116 entries in Bill / Banknight Theme & Variations
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
L. Vosburgh Lyons Devil's Luck!
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 310
Louis Lam Coincidence update, combined with bank night and prediction
Inspired by 1939 Be Deceived 19
Sid Lorraine Dollar Day
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 435
Tom Sellers It's Just Chance - Another Version five envelopes, with a stand
1939 Scots Magic 23
Warren E. Simms Bank Night Simplified
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 149) 827
R. M. Jamison Bingo-Bonds bill in one of five bills, four spectators can spell the word "Bingo" and get the envelope they arrive at, with a stand
Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 25
Jerry Sorensen Poor Man's Bank Night with a package of gum, everybody can select one, in one wrapper is a gum in the other is cradboard
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 69) 282
Harlan Tarbell, William Larsen The Soap Pitchman banknight effect with 3 bars of soap, dollar bill in one package
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 46
Unknown Bank Night using double envelope
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 179
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's "Bank Night" using sepcial trey
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 183
Yellowstone Bank Night with Eggs with card in egg wand
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 38
Harlan Tarbell "Bank Night" Cardboard method for bank night
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 152
Harlan Tarbell "Bank Night" Envelope method for bank night
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 153
Jack Yates Money and the Medium bill put in one of several envelopes, medium finds correct one
1956 Minds in Duplicate 27
Lewis Ganson Free Choice including a handling adapted for children
Inspired by
  • Raymond Beebe (Genii, Oct. 1945)
1956 Unconventional Magic 5
Don Tanner The Seven Keys to Bank Night one key, seven locks, boxes in one is a price
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 201
Tony Corinda Impromptu "Just Chance"
1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 43
Ernest W. Brady Ten Silver Dollar bank night with one marked coin among several, coin in sock spectator has to select one by one
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 259
Eugene Gloye Trading Stamp Bank Nite several stamp books, one is full, two methods
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 20
Pat Sprake The Phoenix Pound dollar note is put in one of four envelopes and all are shuffled, three of them are burnt, in the last one is the bill
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 111
J. W. Sarles Money Lender
Inspired by
  • "It's Only Chance" (Tom Sellers, Novel Necromancy)
Dec. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2) 232
Norman Rhodes Ten Shilling Note Trick bill is burnt then found in an envelope (bank night interlude)
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 14
Tom Harris Just Chance with three envelopes, historical comments
Related toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 434
Glenn Falkenstein Mission Impossible five colored jumbo cards, one with an X, tape recorder presentation
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 19) 91
Steve Spillman Dollar Delusion close-up version, with coin envelopes and metal washers
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 45) 222
Sid Lorraine Just Chance - Credit Information
Related to Jan. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 585
Ted Danson Give Me A Ring.... three envelopes
1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 17
Stanton Carlisle Colour-Psychology four envelopes, mixture between banknight and coincidence routine
Related to 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
George P. Sanderson On Colour Psychology
Related to 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 85
Basil Horwitz The Burning Question bill in one of five envelopes, spectator names a number and finds bill, other envelopes are burnt
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 142) 707
Philip T. Goldstein Psychic Let's Make A Deal
1976 Verbal Control 8
Philip T. Goldstein Reverse Bank Night
1976 Verbal Control 8
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Bank Night four envelopes, with Himber Wallet
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 150) 748
George Sands Reverse Bank Nite using the Lucky 13 prime force
Inspired by 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1100
Larry Becker Mental Case Bonus with coin purses
1978 World of Super Mentalism 103
Karrell Fox Bank Night Plus
1979 Another Book 271
Larry Becker Snakes Alive comedy routine, no gag and spring snakes in tins in combination with "just chance"
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's "Four Color Chance" marketed through Supreme Magic, 1977.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 26
El Duco Bill Prediction five numbered envelopes in glasses, remaining envelope contains bill and remaining number is predicted
1980 El Duco's Lecture Notes 9
Hiram Strait Bank Knight repeated banknight effect, first with colored envelopes then with five manila envelopes
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 263) 1313
Craig Karges Chek Mate bank night, spectators play for performer's fee, psychological twist, clear forcing bag
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 265) 1322
David Ashton, Nikko Psychich Synergy one Dollar bills and one hundred Dollar bill in envelopes, with himber wallet, as game show
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 271) 1351
Philip T. Goldstein Phil Goldstein Beats Inflation everybody can change envelope again at the end
1981 Babel (Issue 1) 18
Stephen Tucker Enveloped with instruction sheet, three envelopes
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 29
Ali Bongo Force Wheel wheel to force a number, with folded pieces of paper, for banknight etc.
1983 1983 4
Piet Forton Zaubern mit Würfeln various easy tricks with dice
  • divination of number
  • forcing a number, with matchbox
  • easy bank night routine with dice
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 5
Thomas Alan Waters, Maurice Fogel Flamulet five envelopes hanging on a stand, attached with a bulldog clip, spectator finds amulet (coin)
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 545
Piet Forton Card to Wallet with Delayed Money Climax signed selection into envelope with chosen color, other envelopes contain money
Variations 1984 Magic Lecture Notes 1984 6
Thomas Alan Waters Pentamoney spectator distribute envelopes and last one to blindfolded performer, only he has money with local currency
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 709
Martin Lewis Technicolor Prediction Prediction effect with three colored envelopes
Variations 1985 Martin's Miracles 143
Philip T. Goldstein Currency Exchange five envelopes in wallet, one contains money, with prediction
1986 Mix '86 8
Philip T. Goldstein Currency Exchange five envelopes in wallet, one contains money, with prediction
1988 Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 21
Philip T. Goldstein Currency Exchange five envelopes in wallet, one contains money, with prediction
1988 Lecture 10
Karl Fulves, Tom Harris, George Blake Pay Day No. 91, envelopes torn to pieces according to spectator's wishes, the one with bill remains unharmed
Inspired by 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 134
Karrell Fox The Winnah bill in thumb tip
Related to 1991 Goodies 91
Karl Fulves Letter of Intent one of three envelopes chosen by exchanging number cards and adding some, number range force
1992 Deceptive Practices 20
Harlan Tarbell Bank Night Revisited
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 144
Graham Richards A Safe Bet five envelopes, one with question mark, after instructions with performer's back turned only the marked one remains and contains the money
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 16) 8
Alan Shaxon Versiegeltes Glück different colored cups, bag with silks, children get candies in the remaining cup is money
1994 Alan Shaxon Lecture 35
Karrell Fox The Lucky Fox bill in thumb tip, Jack London
Related to 1995 Much Ado About Something 114
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Mental-Spiess three colored envelopes on a stick with bulldog clips, two are burnt and in remaining envelope is a bill
1995 Hellsehen... ...kinderleicht 6
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann, Erwin "Erino" Zeitz Verbrannte Gedanken borrowed and signed bill in one of three envelopes, with poker chips to chose envelope
1995 Hellsehen... ...kinderleicht 8
Fantasio Ein grosszügiger Zauberer three ropes hold in hand, on one end is a bill attached, two spectators can select a rope and they will not win the money
1995 Fantasio 27
Peter Duffie Greetings from Peter Duffie Banknight with a card to envelope
1996 Untold 8
Gary Kurtz The Ultimate Chairs Prediction four chairs, mixture with banknight effect, colors in envelopes match backs of chairs
Related to
  • Bruce Bernstein's "Volition Plus" in "20 Effects for the Psychic Entertainer" p.56.
  • Gary Kurtz (Gary Kurtz, 2017)
Variations
1997 The Ultimate Chairs Prediction (Plus) 1
Christoph Borer Bank Night four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins
Related to
  • ckhard Böttcher's "Bank Night verkehrt" in "Magische Perlen Band 1 - Das Beste aus meinem Routinen-Service" 1995, P. 21
  • Black Magic III (Ted Lesley, 1997)
Also published here
1997 Seminar 1997 14
Philip T. Goldstein Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
Also published here 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Ted Lesley Psychokinetic Banknight signed bill in one of four envelopes, several lighters, three envelopes are burnt, envelope with bill remains and last lighter does not work
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Pat Fallon The Raffle with gag prizes
Inspired by
  • Alan Goodall's "Dischance" in "Magigram" October, 1975.
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 2) 12
Ted Lesley Black Magic III four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins, with clever gaffed envelopes
Inspired by
  • Eckhard Böttcher's "Wrong Banknight" in "Magische Perlen Band I", 1995.
Related to
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5) 8
Robert Siepielski No Sweat Bank Night with envelopes, one check
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 1
Philip T. Goldstein Tournamental box with lock, envelopes
Inspired by
  • North Bigbee's "Golden Spell" in "The Mentalist" December, 1962.
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 5
Ted Danson Give Me a Ring with three envelopes, all have a word written on them, in one is a bill
1998 Come A Little Closer 25
Barrie Richardson The Very Last Chance
Also published here
  • Club 71, Summer 1989
1999 Theater of the Mind 157
Karl Fulves Little Futures three envelopes, two chosen, in last one is money
Inspired by 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 59
Philip T. Goldstein Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
Also published here 2001 San Jose Notes 3
Al Baker Oh Bunk three envelopes
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 570
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2003 Penumbra (Issue 6) 10
Philip T. Goldstein Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
2003 Saint Louis Notes 4
Christoph Borer Bank Night four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins
Related to
  • Eckhard Böttcher's "Bank Night verkehrt" in "Magische Perlen Band 1 - Das Beste aus meinem Routinen-Service" 1995, P. 21.
Also published here
2003 Bisingen 03 10
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Little Arrows seven cards, all chosen except one, all lose except last one, George Sands's Prime Number Principle
Variations 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 77
Aldo Colombini Little Arrows with No Arrows five envelopes, all chosen except one, all lose except last one, George Sands's Prime Number Principle
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 160
Ali Bongo Amida Kuji bank night, prize boxes, board with lines to follow, very brief
2003 Lecture Notes - Morges 2003 11
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2004 Applecture 3
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2004 Notes You Covet 4
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2004 MINDvention Notes 4
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2004 Easthournotes 4
Patrik Kuffs Jackpot! five envelopes in a glass
2004 Seven By Patrik Kuffs 26
Jay Sankey Greed
2004 Sankey Unleashed 149
Karl Fulves Last Place "Problems"
six envelopes, the last one chosen contains $100 note, posed as a problem
2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 427
Piet Forton Karte signiert im frei gewählten Couvert in meiner Brieftasche spectator choses color, signed card appears in envelope with same color in wallet, in other three envelopes are bills
Inspired by 2005 Das 2005 — Bühnen-Seminar 9
Barrie Richardson Everyone a Winner
2005 Act Two 25
Christoph Borer Bank Night four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins
Inspired by
  • Eckhard Böttcher's "Bank Night verkehrt" in "Magische Perlen Band 1 - Das Beste aus meinem Routinen-Service" 1995, P. 21.
Also published here
2006 Compilation 104
Sveroni Sveronis Bank Night with four different colored little bags, bag with red silk wins money, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins
2006 Variationen 16
Karl Fulves Unjust Chance "Unexplained"
presentational idea for banknight plot, posed as a problem
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 61
Michael Powers The Money Game card signed and lost, seven envelopes with money, lie detector and answers are spelled with envelopes, remaining envelope contains selection
Variations 2006 Power Plays 168
Christoph Borer Bank Night four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins
Related to
  • Eckhard Böttcher's "Bank Night verkehrt" in "Magische Perlen Band 1 - Das Beste aus meinem Routinen-Service" 1995, P. 21
Also published here
2007 Seminarnotitzen 2007 14
Luke Jermay Giant Shoulders
  • The New Mind
five folded business cards on the table, one chosen, it contains the only true statement ("Luke Jermay is wearing a clown nose"
Inspired by
  • Rick Maue routine
Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 108
Tyler Wilson Bank Shot suggestion for Bank Night
2010 Reinventing the Real 44
Christoph Borer Bank Night four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins
Related to
  • Eckhard Böttcher's "Bank Night verkehrt" in "Magische Perlen Band 1 - Das Beste aus meinem Routinen-Service" 1995, P. 21
Also published here
2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 18
Tom Stone, Bob Ostin, Robert Cassidy Bank Naught marking methods with two presentations:
- Psychic Losery
- Weightmaster
2011 Maelstrom 121
Karl Fulves Klipped Notes ideas for monte trick with stuck together cards
  • Klipped Koncluded
  • Klipped Korner
  • Spread Force
  • Bank Nite
  • Bank Nite With Cards
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 592
Barrie Richardson Choices Have Consequences
2011 Curtain Call 5
Max Maven Just Chintz just chance with paper bags, five bags contain rubbish and one gold, selected by throwing a die
Also published here 2012 Return to Saint Vincent 3
Wayne Dobson Cash Back using George Sands Prime Number Force
2013 More Look No Hands 23
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Illogical Bet five rolled up papers, on four is written 'lose' on one 'win'
Also published here 2014 Lecture Notes 2014 26
Tomas Blomberg Cashing Bank Night effect, using the condition of heads or tails of five coins to select the envelopes
Inspired by
  • "Cache" (Max Maven, Genii Magazine, July 2006)
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 18
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Illgoical Bet five rolled up papers, on four is written 'lose' on one 'win'
Also published here 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 54
Hector Chadwick Enveloper banknight, with named number prediction
2016 Miscellanea 6
Roberto Giobbi One of Four forcing one of four envelopes or flat objects, down-under deal
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 3) 5
Christoph Borer Arsène Lupin five envelopes protrude from a book, last one contains money
2016 21 140
Asi Wind Catch 23 chair prediction effect without chairs, combined with bank night
Inspired by 2018 Repertoire 73
Christoph Borer Bank Night four envelopes, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins
Also published here 2018 Mentale Notizen 64
Christoph Borer Die grosse Beeinflussung five envelopes, apparently goes wrong, four consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins, with words written on envelopes
2018 Mentale Notizen 102
Markus Beldig Free Choice one of four envelopes chosen, tarot card chosen, television program cut where spectator asks, both items predicted in a letter in the chosen envelope, the other envelopes contain money
Inspired by 2019 The Florida Notes 2019 4
Michael Powers The Money Game Revisited card signed and lost, seven envelopes with money, lie detector and answers are spelled with envelopes, remaining envelope contains selection
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 280
Ben Hart Glitterbomb Russian roulette with envelope of glitter
2020 The Darkest Corners 118