26 entries in Chain / Endless Chain
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown Die mysterieuse Schlinge leather band rolled up, endless chain type game
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 174
L. Vosburgh Lyons On the Barrel Head fast and loose with a rope
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 164
Lewis Ganson The Figure Eight basic
  • handling the loop
  • 1. the move for catching the finger
  • 2. the false move
  • 3. a finger is placed in each side of figure 8
  • 4. laying out the chain with one finger
the novel moves
  • 1. knot of the loop
  • 2. the ring off the loop
outline of a routine
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 86
Jack Salvin, Fred Lowe Triple Circle Routine with triple loop, routine
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 95
Karl Fulves Robot Ring betting game like endless chain with ring and rope
  • The Win/Lose Option
  • The Must-Lose Option
  • The Must-Win Option
see p. 1149 for comment by Jerry Fulton
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 6) 1118
Unknown A Borrowed Loop endless chain type layout with rubber band, knowing when pencil or finger will be caught
Elastrix 35
Jimmy Ray The Magic Figure 8
A Ray of Magic 33
Neal Elias Cooper's Swindle
  • Straight Layout
  • Losing Layout
  • Reversed Straight Layout
  • Double Straight Layout: First Method, Seoncd Method
Arcane (Issue 7) 75
Robert L. Brooks All-in-Air Endless Loop no table handling
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 817
Bobby Bernard "Can't Lose" Belt Loop
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 968
Robert E. Neale Off The Barrelhead stand-up endless chain routine
  • Introduction (credit information)
  • Simple Pickup
1. Right Loop Catches
2. Left Loop Catches
3. Neither Loop Catches
4. Both Loops Catch
  • Advanced Pickups
  • Basic Routine: String Game
  • Advanced Routine: Cord Con
  • Notes
Contemporary Rope Magic - Part III 71
Karl Fulves Cloverleaf Bet "On the Barrelhead", three loops formed from rope
The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1402
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #5 endless chain idea with three loops
Interlocutor (Issue 51) 242
Gene Maze What's the Catch? Routine
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 10) 1981
Karl Fulves Chain Reaction endless chain as game between two participants
Swindle & Cheat 35
Karl Fulves Catch - No Catch endless chain type routine with piece of string
Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 30
Karl Norman The Carnival Loop knot appears on a solid metal chain, knot is plugged off the chain, loop pentetrates spectator's thumb
40 Years at the Forks 72
Robert L. Brooks Fast and Loose Clover no table
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 5) 2641
Harold Cataquet The Mouse Trap using string
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 8) 2821
David Acer Endless Chain: The Finger Ring Subtlety with a ring on a loop of rope
Natural Selections — Volume II 121
Bill Wisch Chain of Events
Prolix (Issue 8) 494
Unknown Five-Finger Exercise with rope, in-the-hands
  • The Apparatus
  • The Can't Win option
  • The Can't Lose Option
  • A Twist To The Tale
Prolix (Issue 10) 660
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Robert E. Neale Inside-Outside Endless Chain / Pricking the Garter

  • A Fair Throw
  • A Cheating Throw
  • A Superfair Throw
Magical Mathematics 164
Paul Vigil Our Kind of Gir(d)l(e) "or Playing Fast and Loose"
chain is made into a figure eight, spectator has to choose which loop is the winning loop, but can never win
Classic Fantastic 93
Paul Vigil Three New Throws formed in the air
  • Throw One (Lose/Lose)
  • Throw Two (Lose/Win)
  • Throw Three (Win/Lose)
Classic Fantastic 106
Unknown A Classic Throw A: The One-Finger Throw (Win/Lose)
B: The One-Finger Throw (Lose/Lose)
Classic Fantastic 115