56 entries in Paper / Animation
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown La figurine dans la main Figurine put in the spectator's hand begins to move
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 33
Unknown La figurine dans la main expliqué Figurine put in the spectator's hand begins to move, from p. 33 explained
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 81
Unknown The Dancing Sailor cardboard head danced between legs, thread
Modern Magic 323
Unknown Die dressierte Spinne fly stuck to bottom of paper spider, spider moves around, gag, also with other paper figures
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Unknown Indische Gaukelei tissue paper crumpled into a ball, clings to hand or finger or floats for a moment, thread from head to wax ball which is attached to a chair
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 41
Unknown Die nach dem Takte der Musik tanzenden Pappfiguren paper figures dance, thread across stage
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 2) 28
Antonio Molini Der kleine Springinsfeld paper figure on cork on card on top of full glass, suddenly jumps up
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 109
Unknown Der schwimmende Papierfisch No. 2, paper fish moves forward on water, oil
Der Amateurzauberer 157
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Papierfähnchen No. 12, piece of paper with grain and apple moves by itself, experiment
Der Amateurzauberer 162
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli IV. Mimikry routine with tissue paper and hat
1. Die Papierfabrik in der Hand (paper ball changes to confetti with fan, snow storm)
2. Vergehen und Erstehen (paper ball travel to cone inside a hat)
3. Die sich vermehrenden Bälle (ball multiplies under hat and inside balls are presents for spectators)
4. Das japanische Schmetterlingsspiel (butterflies are formed from paper and they start to fly with the aid of a fan, thread on forehead)
Moderne Magie 86
Unknown Shark in the Fish-pond non-magical science experiment
The Modern Conjurer 291
Alphonse Wunnenburger Eine elektrische Spielerei paper sticks to hand
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 45
Unknown Perpetual Motion non-magical science experiment
The Modern Conjurer 299
Unknown Just a Cigarette Paper cigarette paper balanced on hat, nose and sleeve, with Cinquevalli anecdote
The Magic Annual for 1937 17
Unknown The Three Cigarette Papers paper with dead name moves by itself
Greater Magic 832
Unknown The Butterfly on the Shoe butterfly from paper flaps its wings
Greater Magic 832
Ralph W. Read Static paper sticks to things, apparent magnetism
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 694
Tom Sellers The Shooting Pellet signed paper jumps from tin
Condensed Conjuring 2
U. F. Grant Ghost living and dead people's names written on slips, slip with dead person jumps in the air
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Don Tanner The Dead Card Rise living dead test with the dead person rising out of a box, "Bakerize Box"
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 14
Unknown Lemon Bug napkin moves eerie over table
Also published here Over the Coffee Cups 18
Unknown Rising Cigar Wrapper
Over the Coffee Cups 19
Unknown Jumping Cigar Band from finger to finger
Over the Coffee Cups 20
Bill Nord Ex-straw-dinary paper from a straw twists like a snake when water is dropped on it, then when touched with a cigarette it vanishes
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 937
Al Baker Magnetisn't with animation
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 438
Morty Rudnick Hair, There and Everywhere imaginary invisible thread is used to animate various things
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 294
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Butterfly Trick tissue paper is torn and pieces placed in small chest, then paper butterflies fly through the air and back into the chest, with a fan
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 55
Patrick Page The Revolving Snake
  • How to Make a Fascinating Novelty
Paper snake on wire is put on lamp and starts to spin as long as the lamp is alight
Tricks with Paper 9
Unknown The Magic Tipper paper fold that moves by itself
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Magic Tipper" (Origami in Action, Eric Kenneway)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 961
Karl Fulves The Dead Awake billet with dead person moves
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 962
Martin Gardner He Does Tricks presentation for Tipper
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 962
Jack Bridwell PSI-Q lead of pencil in crumpled paper, named number appears, paper moves
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 160) 798
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Psychic Motors "Curiosities"
piece of paper spins on the tip of a needle
  • Martin Gardner's Method (Scientific American, April 1975)
  • Streamlined Psychic
  • Stop/Reverse
The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1168
Karrell Fox King "Toots" Tablet scribblings on cardboard visible move to name or selected card
Another Book 275
Unknown The Twirling Cigarette Paper spins on tip of finger, physics
Elastrix 38
Karl Fulves, Thomas Kovachevich, Martin Gardner, Jerry Andrus The Real Thing small paper parts come to life above hot water source, various ideas, see also p. 236
Interlocutor (Issue 43) 169
Karl Fulves Stop & Go No. 11, paper card with holes slides down a string and stops on command
The Children's Magic Kit 11
Karl Fulves More Real more ideas with the paper animation idea, flash paper application, fortune telling fish
Interlocutor (Issue 43) 170
Unknown The Psychic Motor No. 46, piece of paper on a pin sticks in a cork, starts to turn by itself
Self-Working Table Magic 56
Mike Yin Diviner part of a paper is ton away, rest can bend up as a dowsing device
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 7) 125
Paul Harris Fan Dance spectator's initials on small piece of cardboard, it moves up and down a fan and vanishes, initials appear on selection
Close-up Seductions 50
Jerry Andrus Moving Writing cut-out paper letters are filmed, they move around and end up in perfect configuration
Self-Working Paper Magic 54
Eric Kenneway Hungry Dog No. 38, design folded from square stands up
Self-Working Paper Magic 67
Karl Fulves The Educated Rabbit No. 43, paper rabbit on glass flaps ears to answer questions
Self-Working Paper Magic 78
Unknown Living Doll No. 28, paper figures move on cloth that is over hot steam
Self-Working Paper Magic 53
Gordon Jeppesen Turning Point paper tube is balanced on two glasses, one glass moves away then, paper tube turns to audience
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 1) 7
Karl Norman The Polish Rocket tissue paper starts to lifts off into the air when lighted, gag
40 Years at the Forks 71
Karl Fulves Snake On A Tape "Unsolved Mysteries"
calculator with paper tape, it comes out straight up and has a snake printed on it, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 4) 77
Barrie Richardson Mental Motor paper napkin unfolds by itself
Also published here
  • Club 71, Mayday 1991
Theater of the Mind 57
R. Paul Wilson The Camel's Back standing paper falls by itself, three phases, with straw in which air is apparently stored
Omerta 12
Al Baker Magnetisn't billet with special name on it moves, air through tubing in sleeve
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 562
Karl Fulves Drawing Straws straw wrapping paper moves away and towards straw, static electricity
Prolix (Issue 6) 368
Karl Fulves Zombie For Kids rolled up paper napkin clings to hand
Prolix (Issue 8) 550
Tom Stone, Stewart James DacheBox various unfinished ideas for Stewart James' Sefalaljia
- Silks from Another Century
- Wired (featuring idea for Ted Lesley's "Mind Bender")
- Ceiling Thoughts
- Shivers
- Vanishing Sefalaljia
Maelstrom 29
John Carney Creepy Crawly Creature napkin moves eerie over table
Also published here Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 32
Hiroshi Sawa ピアノ・トリック (The Piano Trick) Mini piano keyboard is constructed from pieces of white and black paper. Music is heard when you play on the paper keyboard.
Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 61