551 entries in Illusions
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To cut off ones head, and to laie it in a platter, &c: which the jugglers call the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusion
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown How to seeme to cut off a mans head, it is called the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusion
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 34
Henri Decremps Affiche singuliere d'un Faiseur de Tours, où l'on trouve une premiere esquisse des différentes branches de la Jonglerie. "Un homme peut se faire enchaîner de plusieurs maniers, & se détacher adroitement sans rien briser & sans employer les moyens qui paroissent le plus nécessaires" (title continued) in the process of telling the story how the author and Mr. went to see a performer called Pilferer, two methods of escapes are explained, the performer has two rings attached to his trousers which are secured with a rope which is attached to a pillar with a lock
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 1
Henri Decremps Trois Figures colossales paraissent en l'air, descendent à terre, & remontent à la priere ou au commandement d'un Sauvage. story of three gods flying down from sky, using a hot air ballon, different theories why the balloon flies
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 119
Unknown La figurine dans la main Figurine put in the spectator's hand begins to move
1786 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
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 81
Colonel Stodare The Sphinx head in box is alive, mirrors
1876 Modern Magic 471
John Henry Pepper, Thomas Tobin The Cabinet of Proteus mirrors, for vanish, transformation, ...
1876 Modern Magic 475
Colonel Stodare The Indian Basket Trick
1876 Modern Magic 477
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Aerial Suspension
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 495
Buatier de Kolta The Vanishing Lady de Kolta chair
1890 More Magic 448
Carl Willmann Illusionen
Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Unknown Die verschwindende Dame "Eins-Zwei-Drei", person suspended on a chair behind a glass sheet vanishes
Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame woman stands on table, cloth tube lowered, smoke comes out, only bones remain when cloth is lifted
Related to Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 45
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame second part of description with the method, mirror triangle under table
Related to Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 62
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame third and final part of description, making the smoke appear and a smell is produced in the audience
Related to June 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 85
H. Röhl Perpetuum-mobile apparent perpetuum mobile construction
July 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 104
Anna Eva Fay Die Bindeproduktion der Miss Fey
  • I. Methode
hands tied with sealed with ribbons, spirit cabinet type effects happen
Related to July 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 110
Anna Eva Fay Die Bindeproduktion der Miss Fey second part of description
  • II. Methode
Related to Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 123
Carl Willmann Das Verschwinden einer Person in front of a door in living room performances
Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 125
Unknown Die auf dem Tablett verschwindende Person in front of a door in living room performances, paper boxes cover person before the vanish
Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 141
Unknown Slade's spiritistische Knotenlösung knots for escapes or spirit cabinet
Dec. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 190
Unknown Anadyomene person appears in cabinet
Related to Sep. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 16
Jacoby Harms Bindeproductionen hands tied with sealed with ribbons, spirit cabinet type effects happen
Related toVariations Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Unknown Anadyomene explanation of the illusion
Related to Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 30
Jacoby Harms Bindeproductionen continuation of explanation
Related to Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 63
Unknown Die Arche Noah's ship production apparatus, animals and a woman appear inside
Related to Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 64
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame Buatier de Kolta chair
Related to Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 15
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanation
Related to Feb. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 29
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanation
Related to Mar. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 45
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame person vanishes from chair, different construction of chair
Related to Apr. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4) 51
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanation
Related to May 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 67
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame final part
Related to June 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 82
Unknown Das entfesselte Medium
Aug. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 117
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett glass sheet on two stands, spirit cabinet build on it, things happen inside it
Also published here Sep. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 9) 142
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett second part of description
Also published here Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 151
E. Chambly Der Geisterschrank spirit cabinet with see-through lace at front and hands stick out at side, yet things happen inside, two methods
Nov. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 11) 170
Unknown Die Arche Noah's explanation
Related to Feb. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 95
Unknown Variante der Jacoby Harm'schen Bindeweise "Bindeproductionen"
Inspired by Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 111
Unknown Die Verschwindungskiste person appears or vanishes from paper carton
Aug. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 191
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, sword through body
Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
Unknown Der Traum des Schützen oder "Das Schützenlisl als Trapezkünstlerin" person appears swinging on a trapeze in some construction on stage
Related to Feb. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 27
Unknown Der Traum des Schützen oder "Das Schützenlisl als Trapezkünstlerin" second part of explanation
Related to Mar. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 44
Unknown Die unsichtbare Wanderung oder "Das ungelöste Rätsel" two boxes, performer goes into bottom one, lady comes out of it and performer is in other one, performer then vanishes and appears in middle of audience
May 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 75
Carl Willmann Flora's Erwachen oder "Die Königin der Rosen" a small curtain is lowered from the ceiling onto a table, a flower pot and girl appear behind it
June 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 6) 90
Unknown The Mystery Oh! oder "The Kamasoutra Wonder of Benares"
Related to July 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 107
Unknown The Mystery Oh! oder "The Kamasoutra Wonder of Benares" second part
Related to Aug. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 125
Carl Willmann Das Pythagoras-Wunder cloth held up by performer with both hands, still things happen behind this screen, fake finger/third hand, ungaffed silk (finger on stick or wire)
Related toVariations Oct. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 152
Carl Willmann Die Arche Noahs box on stage, spectator examines it, animals and people appear inside
Related to Nov. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 11) 170
Carl Willmann Die Arche Noahs second part
Related to Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 188
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad woman changes into man in cage, woman now in middle of audience, then woman travels from one cage to another cage
Related to Jan. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 80
Unknown Das unerklärliche Verschwinden eines lebenden Pferdes samt Stallknecht "Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei"
horse and person vanish
Feb. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 89
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad second part of description
Related to Feb. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 95
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad third part of description, with photograph
Related to Mar. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 110
Unknown Die magische Entfesslung bound with ribbons
May 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 135
Unknown Das Pythagoras-Wunder cloth held up by performer with both hands, still things happen behind this screen, fake finger/third hand, ungaffed silk (finger on stick or wire)
Related toVariations July 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 14
Unknown Amadriade large mirror with glass board in front of it, woman steps on board and covered with paravant, she vanishes
Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 45
H. F. C. Suhr Mohammeds Sarg girl goes into coffin like box with glass side, legs removed and it floats, giant magnets at side of stage as presentational props
Nov. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 78
Carl L. Curiel Der Künstler ohne Kopf person without head
Dec. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 90
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, living head in bottle, dove load from vest into hat, on competing Zauberspiegel, magic with apparatus
Apr. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 63
Carl Willmann Die Glücksspinne from America, giant web on stage with spider with the head of a woman, mirror
June 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 91
Michaelis Hermann Bungalow girl in container on stage, with curtain around her but one meter above ground, surrounded by spectators, curtain drops and she vanishes and reappears in audience
July 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 105
Carl Willmann Vorbereitung zum Ball woman vanishes in front of a mirror behind Spanish paravent
Related to Aug. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 124
Carl Willmann Vorbereitung zum Ball second part
Related to Sep. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9) 140
Unknown Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad woman changes into man in cage, woman now in middle of audience, then woman travels from one cage to another cage, with photograph
Related to Nov. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 11) 171
Unknown Die Königin der Rosen on table appears a large flower basket with (fake) lady inside
Jan. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 110
Unknown Ein Variété-Programm patter by Eduard Hensel
  • Entrée (glove shrinks and becomes stocking)
  • Das Durchdringen der Materie (glass through hat)
  • Glasphänomen (two silk travel from bottle to bottle)
  • Schützenliesl (Queen of Clubs chosen, in a large target appears a woman in Queen of Clubs dress)
Related to Mar. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 134
Unknown Ein Variété-Programm part two, methods
Related to Apr. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 147
Chevalier Thorn Der schwebende Fakir
Feb. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 29
Unknown Ein neues Sack-Kunststück No. 13, escape from large bag behind paravent
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 137
Eduard W. Lufa Das frei in der Luft schwebende Mädchen on the floatation à la Robert-Houdin, removing the last stick
Nov. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 174
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Eduard W. Lufa Das Kind in der Zeichenmappe child from folder
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 190
Unknown Der singende Kopf in der Kiste living head in nest of boxes
Jan. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 12
Fred. "St. Germain" Gaudy Das Verbrennen einer Person aus dem Publikum person "burnt" on stage
Feb. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 28
Baron Robert Hacke Eine Geistererscheinung empty box, ghost appears from it and vanishes back inside, collapsible ghost figure pulled up from off-stage
Related to Mar. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 45
Baron Robert Hacke Die Blumenparade large flower bouquet from silk, vanishes again, with assistant pulling it up from off stage
Related to Apr. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 61
Hänsel Kastner Eine Illusion performer tied with chains and lock
Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 11
Carl Willmann Mysteriöse Kofferkunststücke I. person steps into large suitcase which is bound, vanishes and reappears in audience
Inspired by
  • "Der Wunderkoffer" (Willmann's Moderne Wunder, p. 98)
May 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5) 76
Carl Willmann Mysteriöse Kofferkunststücke II. different suitcase design
June 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 92
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke III. vanish from wooden box
July 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 7) 109
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke IV. another wooden box from which person can vanish/escape
Aug. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 125
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke V. another suitcase from which person can vanish/escape
Sep. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 141
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke VI. large box with sliding top, coffin shaped
Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 155
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke VII. wooden suitcase, person appears inside
Nov. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 170
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke VIII. wooden box with secret opening
Dec. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 188
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke IX. another suitcase for a vanish
Jan. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 13
Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Das gefesselte Medium I. apparently the Fly & Slade method
Mar. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 3) 44
Carl Willmann Das gefesselte Medium II.
Apr. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 60
Carl Willmann Das gefesselte Medium III.
May 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 77
Carl Willmann Der sprechende Kopf "the talking head", longer article
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 171
Carl Willmann Der Cocon box with tissue front, woman in butterfly costume appears inside
Dec. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12) 189
H. Dersy Eine Illusion "Black and White", white dog vanishes from box, then black dog appears in the box, then one dog collects watches from the audience with a basket which travel to basket held in mouth of other dog
Related to Jan. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1) 13
H. Dersy Eine Illusion part two, explanation
Related to Feb. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 29
Leo Wolton Der neue Wunderschrank box on wheels, performer changes into girl, then boy, then back
Sep. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 140
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters
Sep. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 144
G. Munsch Eine neue Handfesselung knotting method
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 155
Unknown Das spiritistische Band ribbon knotting system
Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 171
Unknown Die Blumenfee living head of woman in flower pot
Jan. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 11
Unknown Der geheimnisvolle Kopf living head in aquarium bowl on table
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 100
H. F. C. Suhr Das Schleiermedium
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 11) 179
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Zick-Zack photograph of Chevalier Thorn with illusions "Der dupierte Spiritist" and "Avatar"
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 11) 182
Unknown Undine person floats through the air, pepper's ghost
Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 41
Oswald Rae The Life Ray shadow cabinet, performer introduces life ray, shadow appears and performer (!) appears in cabinet
1928 Sub Rosa 102
Lu Brent Just a Shadow Performer stands behind a lit screen to cast a shadow, the Devil comes on stage to peel off the shadow, performer then disappears, Devil shown to be the performer (no method given, only the presentation)
1932 Novel Magic 41
Lu Brent Jealousy of Time Performer gets into a big drum that is designed like a giant alarm clock. Person enters to destroy the clock to find performer has vanished, and the second person is shown to be the performer (no detailed method given, only the presentation)
1932 Novel Magic 42
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Rabbit Trap two rabbits are produced from a box / rabbit trap
Variations 1934 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 15
Edward Bagshawe Through the Frame with hands chained, magician passes through paper frame without damaging it
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 71
Edward Bagshawe A Visitor from Down Under séance on stage with lights on, magician is tied to chair with screen around him and still from within the screen a bell rings, writing appears, knots tie in a rope, etc., trapdoor for assistant to reach under
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 74
Edward Bagshawe “Projecta”: A Shadow Illusion shadow of assistant tied to a post is visible from behind screen, magician shoots gun at screen and assistant’s has vanished, reappears in back of hall
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 77
Laurie Ireland The Human Pin Cushion Torture Box woman standing in box is pierced with spikes
1937 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 5
Laurie Ireland A Modern Noah's Ark from a miniature ark cages with birds, a dog, a rabbit, a duck and a girl are produced
1937 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 14
Laurie Ireland The Artist Draws a Picture of a Rabbit and the Picture Comes to Life
1937 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 17
Unknown Gag Floatation comic strip
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 82
Unknown XXth Century Spirit Seance "Walking away from One's Shadow"
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 126
Danny Dew Walking Through a String of Beads
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 131
Unknown The Sword Box
1938 Greater Magic 955
Unknown The New Sword Cabinet
1938 Greater Magic 956
U. F. Grant The Head Pincushion
1938 Greater Magic 957
Fred Culpitt The Doll's House
1938 Greater Magic 958
W.J. Nixon Where do the Ducks Go?
1938 Greater Magic 960
Unknown Burning a Woman Alive skeleton remains
1938 Greater Magic 961
Amac Find the Lady
1938 Greater Magic 963
Lester Lake, Percy Abbott The Chinese Chopper for head and both arms
1938 Greater Magic 966
Chung Ling Soo Shooting an Arrow and a Rope Through a Woman
1938 Greater Magic 968
Herr Boelke Creo kind of puppet becomes person
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 973
David Devant The Ghost
1938 Greater Magic 975
Charles Waller Transmogrification one person becomes another
1938 Greater Magic 976
Torrini Sawing a Woman in Half
1938 Greater Magic 978
P. T. Selbit Selbit's Version of Sawing a Woman in Half
1938 Greater Magic 980
Horace Goldin Horace Goldin's Version of Sawing a Woman in Half
1938 Greater Magic 982
Unknown Method Using One Girl of Sawing a Woman in Half
1938 Greater Magic 986
Unknown A Living Miracle - The Circular Saw Method of Sawing a Woman in Half
1938 Greater Magic 988
Unknown The Headless Woman
1938 Greater Magic 989
James Stewart Ghosto person vanishes from trunk and comes in from door, party/seance trick/gag
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 401
Unknown Cutting a Woman in Half rope through body of assistant
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 126
Paul Studham, Laurie Ireland The Spirit Bar bar with bottles on table, drinks are wished and mixed by spirits, black art principle
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 7
Theodore Annemann On Winston Freer's Dinner Table Levitation see also pages 514, 516, 520
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 502
Joseph Ovette Clean Rabbit Vanish in a tube, with two trays
1940 Fast Ones 18
A. N. Rossi Phantom Vanish box build with frames, to vanish livestock
1940 Fast Ones 26
Magini Fishbowl Production with assistant
1941 Our Mysteries 44
Steve Miaco Production of Two Pigeons also works with rabbit, from handkerchief
1941 Our Mysteries 49
Alban's Equilibre instable par attraction magnétique chair suspension, person placed on two chairs
Related to Dec. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 12) 6
Lloyd W. Chambers Shooting Through A Woman ribbon is shot through fan of cards held by assistant, penetrating through the signed selection, through the assistant, and hits a target behind her, thread reel
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 9
Horace Goldin Gaglet Department
  • on routining a fishbowl production/vanish (Goldin)
  • person vanish in cabinet bit
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 66
Unknown The Mystery of King Tut two persons change place
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 387
Unknown Who and Which two persons change place
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 395
Unknown Who and Which (Simple Method) two persons change place
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 401
Unknown Three Kings and a Queen person appears in paravent
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 403
Hart Fisher The Patriotic Illusion two figures of Hitler and Tojo change into a two soldiers, also flags change
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 8
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Cotton Rabbit cylinder mold is filled with cotton, living rabbit appears
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 29
Shaman Big Man! person grows and shrinks, gag
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 112
Unknown Line Up! twelve men appear in a cabinet, then a girl vanishes from that cabinet
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
U. F. Grant The Farmer and the Witch person transposition
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 405
Unknown The Man in the Box big man is put in small box
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 408
Syl Reilly A Ghost Show Routine black art, luminous paint, skeletons appear and dance
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 412
Hart Fisher Chix-Levitation chicken on board levitates
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 5
Al Baker One Night idea for dagger chest illusion
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 221
Abril Lamarque The Lamarque Rabbit Vanish rabbit appears and vanishes in a box
Also published here June 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 53
Joseph Ovette A Novel Opening Number doves and rabbit produced from two bowls on two tables, with handkerchiefs
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 4
Joseph Ovette Magic Bunny Rings three wooden rings are stacked and covered with a tray, rabbit appears
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 9
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Tube confetti in tube changes to a rabbit
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 12
Joseph Ovette Stack of Fish Bowls production, three bowls on small table under cover of handkerchief
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 14
Joseph Ovette Bunny Production Box
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 16
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage bird vanishes from newspaper and appears in cage in previously empty box, flip over box variation
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 23
Joseph Ovette The Vanishing Lamp lamp on table, with assistant
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 25
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage Illusion transposition of two different colored birds, frames and cages, using bags and silks
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 27
William Dolezal The William Dolezal Escape Box
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 34
Dariel Fitzkee My Favorite Trunk Routine magicians disappears from inside a bag in a box and appears in the audience
1945 My Best 305
Walter B. Gibson The Four Door Production Cabinet objects appear from a box with four doors
1945 My Best 308
Joe Karson Karson's A La Die Box Illusion woman appears in box
1945 My Best 315
Unknown Gross Illusionen - Die zersägte Dame in der Kiste sawing a lady in half, followed by french translation "Les grandes illusions - La femme sciée dans une caisse"
May 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 3) 5
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Girl from the Light girl appears in shadow box
Related to 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 413
Laurie Ireland Paper Lady - An Illusion for Production of a Girl with screen, shown empty and formed to triangle, person appears
1946 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 16
Henry J. Young The Magic House house to produce objects, chimney as card rise houlette, plans and routine
1946 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 19
Henry J. Young Checkers to Pear to Rice production and transformation box
1946 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 22
Alyett Le grand supplice illusion act, person is beheaded and interchanges with executioner, followed by german translation "Die grosse Qual"
Mar. 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 8) 5
Charles-Emile "Prof. Rex" Sauty La fée des frontièrs appearance of a person, two boxes designed as luggage, followed by german translation "Verbotene Zollpassage"
May 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 9) 2
A. Vantur La cabine spirite en miniature small spirit cabinet, different experiments with bell, slate etc., followed by german translation "Die spiritistische Kammer im Kleinen"
July 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 10) 4
Alyett Evasion d'une caisse emballage non truquée escape from box, followed by german translation "Flucht aus einer Packkiste die nicht vorbereitet ist"
Sep. 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 11) 4
Alyett Le Mystère de Brahme two person transposition, one behind curtain other with costume, followed by german translation "Das Geheimnis von Brahmanen"
Nov. 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 12) 4
Carlton King Carlton King's Rabbit Box box consisting of three parts, production box with table
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 10
Billy McComb William Turns Gravity Upside Down board on two trestles with three bricks on top, trestles are removed and the rest floats, then board, lowermost and middle brick are removed one by one, still suspended in the air
1947 The First Book of William 49
Bruce Elliott Misdirection for Rabbit-From-The-Hat with false finger
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 128) 514
A. Vantur La fée des fleurs flowers and person appear in large vase, mirror illusion, followed by german translation "Die Blumenfee"
May 1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 15) 6
Alyett Un grand truc des Folies-Bergères à Paris stage illusion, large pool with water where people enter and exit
Dec. 1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 18) 10
H. Levenson Rabbit Out of Top Hat rabbit from hat spectator is wearing
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 6
Don Tanner Cinderelas' Wardrobe wardrobe cabinet with dress shown, then woman appears inside wearing the dress
Variations Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 13
Unknown Girl from Lamp brief
Dec. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
Nick, Gile Menottes escape from handcuffs, rings with chain, followed by german translation "Handschellen"
Aug. 1948 La Baguette Magique (Issue 22) 6
Unknown Production of a Child using body loading and chinese costume
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 387
Unknown The Egyptian Mummy mummy changes to person in cabinet
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 395
R. C. Buff Idea for the Rabbit Trap
Inspired by 1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
Dr. Raymond V. Stone (RAMO) The Golden Illusion to vanish objects, box, construction plan
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 38
Don Tanner Cinderela's Trunk cardboard carton shown empty, dress thrown inside and lady with that dress steps out
Inspired by Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 3
U. F. Grant The Phantom Stage Carpenter vanishing carpenter, with gag intro in which explanation of trick cannot be heard because of loud banging noice
May 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 8
Don Tanner Switch!!! performer in oriental costume, flat paper carton build up, out comes performer and in oriental costume is now assistant
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 7
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther A House of Cards presentation for the Doll House
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 6
Chas. "Colta" Jones The Escaping Shadow box to put hands in, handcuffed with light and shadow effect
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 33
Don Armon Night Club or TV Version, Okito's Ubiquitous Duck production of a duck
Inspired by
  • Okito's "Ubiquitous Duck" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 48. No. 10. 1949. P. 249.
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 26
Floyd Catlin The Rabbit Trap Production production box looks like an animal trap, construction plans
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 26
Eddie Turner Sawing A Woman, Plus humorous presentation for sawing a woman in half, blindfolded
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 34
Bob Fisher Revolutionary Flower Bowl Production from a foulard, with a table
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 36
C. James Rainbo Trash Can Escape person locked in trash can
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 40
Bob Evison Humor-Hypnose piercing a person's head with a sword, under handkerchief, only images
Also published here
  • in "Genii"
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 1) 173
Unknown The Substitution Trunk Mystery
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 280
Unknown The Canvas Box Substitution
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 292
Robert Gysel Spirit Tie for the spirit cabinet
Also published here 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 309
Fred Culpitt, Milbourne Christopher The Doll House Illusion
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 393
David E. Kirk Top Hat Square Circle Ten Rabbit Production production of silks and rabbits, construction plans for apparatus
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 11
Eugene Gloye Rapid Rabbit production box for rabbit
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 30
Eugene Gloye Haunted House Illusion haunted house design
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 32
Glendi Magic from Magic production cabinet to produce entire act
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 33
Dr. Robert Hubert Hoops and Girl person vanishes in hula hoop rings, rings always moving
Also published here
  • "The Linking Ring"
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 36
Leonard Austin Aladdin's Lamp production of a lamb
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 22
Leonard Austin Instantaneous Production of a Rabbit in a box, construction details
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 27
Leonard Austin Bird in a Gilded Cage person appears in cage
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 28
Leonard Austin Chest of Wah Ling performer with mask steps into box, performer is found at the other end of theater and assistant is inside box
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 29
Eugene Gloye Two-In-One Illusion Apparatus plan to build cabinet
  • Effect 1: Girl Production
  • Effect 2: Penetration Illusion
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 32
Eugene Gloye Build-It-Yourself Production Illusionette based on tip over box, on stand
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 22
Gene Kirk Kirk's Cage animals appear in cage, construction details
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 43
Gary Brenz Zombie Sword Cabinet construction details
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 24
Lane Bateman Arm Cutting Illusion Plans box with hinge, arm inside is cut and box can be folded to show separation, construction details
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 31
Richard A. Butler Safety Talk Gag transformation of baby chick to rubber duck, with Flip Over Box
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 58
Tony Corinda (15) The Stage Spirit Cabinet different effects (instruments etc.) special rope
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 286
Val Andrews Hola Havana! production of person in giant cigar tube
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 11
Jim Sommers Milk Carton Dove Bottle milk is poured from carton, then a dove / rabbit is produced
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 26
Robert F. Ve Verka Bubble Trouble illusion designed as shower, person appears from bubbles, bubble making machine
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 25
Maurice Blackman How to do the Most Popular Trick in the World rabbit from the hat
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 52
Maurice Blackman Another Rabbit from Hat Method
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 54
Maurice Blackman Rabbit from Tambourine
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 54
Maurice Blackman Boldness is the Key on producing rabbits, with assistant
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 54
Maurice Blackman Producing a Rabbit from Spectator's Coat
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 55
Maurice Blackman Vanishing the Rabbit with tray
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 56
Maurice Blackman Production or Vanish in a Plastic Bag
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 59
Maurice Blackman Tripple Rabbit Production
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 60
Maurice Blackman Rabbit from Lettuce
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 61
Maurice Blackman Chocolate Box to Rabbit
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 61
Maurice Blackman The End rabbit placed inside banner, vanishes and picture of rabbit appears on banner
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 63
Richard Bair Comedy Sawing Ending feet box starts to walk away
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 59
Allessandro Santa Production from two large cardboards
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 42
Unknown The Anna Eva Fay Act spirit cabinet type, playing instruments
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 59
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Robert Houdin's Levitation levitation of a boy, two poles, with variation
Related to 1965 Magician's Magic 82
John Nevil Maskelyne Maskelyne's Levitation assistant levitates on a board in front of the magician
1965 Magician's Magic 89
Thomas Tobin The Sphinx mirrors, only head
1965 Magician's Magic 103
Paul Curry Where Does the Ducks Go? break-away box
1965 Magician's Magic 110
Herr Boelke The Vampire kind of puppet becomes person
Related to 1965 Magician's Magic 126
Unknown Production of a Bowl of Water gaffed table
1965 Magician's Magic 132
Paul Curry Made Whole Again on sawing a person in half
1965 Magician's Magic 137
Unknown Sawing a Lady in Half fake legs method
1965 Magician's Magic 138
S. E. Josolyne, Harry Houdini Walking Through a Wall
1965 Magician's Magic 155
Jack Gwynne The Turn-Over Vanish The Gwynne Flip Over Box, vanish of animal
Also published here
  • "The Turn-Over Vanish" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 34, No. 1. March, 1935.
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 6
Paul Stadelman Unique Live Stock Production from roll of paper
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 68
Paul Stadelman The Spider Box box to make small animal disappear
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 69
Paul Stadelman Production Box For Live Stock
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 75
Ali Bongo Penetration Minus big metal disc in envelope is penetrated with object, then vanishes entirely
1966 The Bongo Book 18
Ali Bongo One Rope Only rope is threaded through hole in big wooden board, rope penetrates assistant
1966 The Bongo Book 36
Ali Bongo Pongolian Production Box
1966 The Bongo Book 62
Unknown Impromptu Levitation pushup on floor
June 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 102
Val Andrews Nervous Man on the Subway Produce lady behind newspaper
1968 Newspaper Magic 29
Val Andrews A Modern Miss Behind The Times! Stage illusion to produce lady with frame of newspaper
1968 Newspaper Magic 34
Glenn G. Gravatt Spooky Paper Floating / acrobatic cane with newspaper
1968 Newspaper Magic 80
Eddie Joseph Full View Flash Escape hands tied with rope and a handkerchief
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 235
Tom Palmer Book of Illusion person appears from giant book
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 103
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Magic Camera mirror production box that looks like a big camera
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 124
Alan Shaxon Packing Case Substitution substitution trunk, designed so it can be examined beforehand
1970 My Kind of Magic 56
Harry Lorayne Illusions General Comments
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 90
Unknown The Phantom Black Art Platform
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 324
Unknown The Girl-in-the-Trunk Mystery people transposition
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 329
Unknown Girl in the Audience girl vanishes and reappears in audience
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 332
Unknown Sawing a Woman in Half
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 336
Unknown The Sword Box
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 344
Unknown The Penetrating Steel Bars
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 347
Unknown The Indestructible Girl
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 350
Arthur Setterington Walking through a Sheet of Metal wooden box, assistant walks through sheet of metal
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 46
Tom Fitzgerald Tom's Thumb Tie Illusion illusion, wooden block penetrates hands, thumb tied around a guillotine-like stand
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 48) 239
Billy McComb Opening the Magic Society Show two large sheets shown empty on stage, a person appears and makes up a sandwich-board man with the sheets that have relevant messages on them
1972 McComb's Magic — 25 Years Wiser 19
Billy McComb Again "Sawing in Half"... Lengthwise...
1972 McComb's Magic — 25 Years Wiser 75
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Riddle of the Rabbit break-away box, rabbit vanish
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 34
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Water Bowl Production huge bowl under large foulard
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 37
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mysterious Dove dove disappears in small hanging box
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 56
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Bird Cage dove appears in cage
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 58
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mandarin Jewel Caskets boxes placed in a casket transform into a doll
Related to
  • "Okito on Magic"
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 65
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Matter Thru Matter canvas of fabric is penetrated and unharmed
Related to
  • Will Goldston's "Magazine of Magic" December, 1914.
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 79
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Box production box, to produce a rabbit and flowers
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 84
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Zombie Cabinet cabinet for Zombie ball, ball vanishes eventually or changes into a skull
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 87
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Flip-Over Vanish animal vanishes from a box
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 92
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Magical Incubator bird in a cage appears in canister
Related to 1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 96
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mignon production box, four sides can drop down
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 98
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Confetti Trick glass is filled with confetti from a box, confetti changes into rabbit, uses the Substitution Principle
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 108
Robert Albo, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Eric C. Lewis "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - A Discussion on Origins and Methods on the history of the break-a-way box to make a duck disappear
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 119
Theo "Okito" Bamberg "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - The Okito Versions three versions, box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type
Also published here 1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 120
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - The Fu-Manchu Version box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 122
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Scare Mask and Dove dove vanishes from mouth of a hanging mask and appears in casket
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 132
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Multum in Parvo animals are produced from two boxes, loading system with chair and tip-over mechanism
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 136
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Dolls and the Lanterns production of lanterns, with lights
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 139
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Crystal Casket dove appears in clear casket
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 145
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito's Miraculous Production production of objects from empty box and clearly shown table
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 147
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Mat Trick production of flowers, huge tube and other objects behind suspended mat
  • Construction
  • Setting Up
  • The Harness for the Performer
  • The Harness for the Assistant
  • The Mat
  • The Operation
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 153
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Carl Rosini, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Triple Production three metal bowls containing five ducks appear under handkerchiefs
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 160
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Fu-Manchu Super Production production of several animals and objects under a cloth
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 166
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Eight Glasses Production tray with eight glasses filled with liquid are produced
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 172
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Magic Book person appears from giant book
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 206
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Flash Appearances "Flash Illusion", appearance of a person
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 212
Cyril Yettmah, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Girl from the Light girl appears in shadow box
Related to 1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 215
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Cremation Illusion assistant is burnt in a cabinet and skeleton can be seen, then assistant appears somewhere else
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 219
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Pendulum Illusion ( Visible Sawing)
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 224
Theo Hardeen The Book of Life person appears from a giant book
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 6
Howard Thurston Tree to Girl Transformation small tree to girl, behind cloth
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 8
Harry Blackstone White and Black magician with black robe and assistant with white robe transpose behind two screens
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 10
Shaman Chest of the Lamas production cabinet, rabbit
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 12
Rudy Roxo The Cauldron big cauldron on a glowing fire, performer throws dead animals inside and they come back out alive, then a girl appears
Related to
  • Chung Ling Soo's "The Witch's Cauldron"
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 14
Cmdr. C. Adair Out of the Dog House dog appears from small house
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 16
Harry Blackstone Vanishing Automobile vanishing car
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 18
Harry Blackstone Two Door Doll House doll house, where the doors can be opened front and back
Related to
  • Will Goldston's "Denton's Cabinet"
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 21
Theodore DeLand DeLand's Floating Skeleton
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 22
Joseph Ovette Miss Boots sawing a lady in half, longitudinal
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 23
Rudy Roxo A Question of Color girl steps in box, then color of box and of dress change
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 24
Stanley Beck Nu Production Box box carried under arm, three pieces, production of objects or animal
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 26
Rudy Roxo The Follies Girl Illusion box with light and silhouette is seen, girl vanishes
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 27
Rudy Roxo The Chest of Celestial Bliss spike box
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 30
Kroger Kroger's Chariot Illusion! two person appearance from a chariot
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 32
Unknown Burmese Pagoda oriental version of the doll house
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 34
Walter B. Gibson Double "A" Production Cabinet for handkerchiefs etc
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 36
George Pfisterer Glass Penetration frame with glass, spiked with rods
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 38
Herman Hanson Santa Claus Illusion producing santa from two large gift boxes
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 40
P. C. Sorcar The Rabbit Out of A Hat
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 43
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Pillar of Fire appearance of a pillar with a burning bowl on top, behind cloth
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 44
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Invisible Flight dove vanishes from cave and appears inside tubes
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 46
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Phantom Fowls three ducks appear in a cabinet
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 48
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mystery of the 7 Stones oriental torture cage, person vanishes
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 50
Felix Korim East Indian Rope Trick stage version, boy vanishes
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 53
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Stowaway Illusion three boxes are filled with tea, piled up and a girl appears
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 54
William A. Hoch A Stage Illusion Idea
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 56
Howard A. Adams A Chinese Apparition with folding screen
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 57
George LaFollette The Flight of the Mandarin performer wrapped in sheet, transforms into assistant, performer appears in audience
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 58
Johnny Cooper Flash Vanish guinea pigs appear from box
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 60
Stanley Collins The Triple Mystery performer wrapped in sheep with donkey mask, transposes with assistant
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 62
Harry Blackstone The Girl and the Ladder girl vanishes on a ladder behind a big umbrealla
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 65
Joseph Ovette The Appearing Lion
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 66
Eddie Erold, U. F. Grant Mermaid Illusion classic appearance with two foldable screens
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 67
Felix Korim Cloak of Invisibility girl disappears under cloak
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 67
Horace Goldin Walking on Water
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 68
Joe Karson No Feet - Some Feat legs disappear
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 69
Rowan Brooks Beer and Girl from Barrel
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 70
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Coverless Dove Pan with table
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 71
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Evolution of a Lady duck and girl are produced from a box
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 72
Unknown Practical Production Tray vase of flowers
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 74
Gene Glove To Life giant queen of hearts is covered with a tube, girl appears and queen on card has vanished
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 75
Unknown Tom-Tom Illusion production of a girl
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 77
Bill Joy Revelry in a Haunted House doll house used for seance effects
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 78
Harry Blackstone Blackstone's Studio Illusion magician dresses as artist, draws himself on a canvas, then he appears from canvas, dressed normal
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 79
Harry Blackstone Walking Away from a Shadow upper body in a box, shadow is seen, then he walks out and shadow stays in box
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 80
Unknown The Sucker Rabbit Box
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 81
Joseph Yadah Girl Thru Tape with two assistants, behind piece of cardboard
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 82
Tommy Windsor Yankee Doodle Hat à la phantom tube
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 84
Felix Korim 4th Dimensional Glass needle through big piece of glass
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 86
Ed Balducci Impromptu Levitation with presentation angle by Martin Gardner (reaching up)
Related to July 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 755
David Douglas Palladino Lift table sticks to hand, with ring
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 142) 709
Alan Shaxon Balloon to Rabbit balloon in hutch transforms into rabbit
Also published here 1976 Practical Sorcery 34
Alan Shaxon Cabaret Rabbit Vanish similar to a break-away box
1976 Practical Sorcery 43
Karrell Fox Beauty and the Least bathing beauty as stage illusion
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 128
Unknown The Vanishing Bunny break-away table
1976 The Big Book of Magic 195
Unknown The Dog Kennel production of a dog, box looks like small house
1976 The Big Book of Magic 200
Unknown The Rabbit Cage box to produce rabbit
1976 The Big Book of Magic 202
Unknown The Vanishing Cage of Doves on table
1976 The Big Book of Magic 205
Patrick Page Magic Spectaculars general comments on illusions
1976 The Big Book of Magic 255
P. T. Selbit, Unknown Sawing a Woman in Half several methods
1976 The Big Book of Magic 256
John Nevil Maskelyne, Unknown The Levitation
1976 The Big Book of Magic 261
Unknown The Sword Cabinet with vanish ans reappearance
1976 The Big Book of Magic 265
Unknown The Substitution Trunk
1976 The Big Book of Magic 268
Unknown The Three Swords Suspension balanced on a sword
1976 The Big Book of Magic 271
Unknown The Cremation Illusion burnt in a box
1976 The Big Book of Magic 273
Fred Culpitt The Doll's House Illusion
1976 The Big Book of Magic 276
Unknown The Vanishing Motor Car same method as old vanishing horse on stage
1976 The Big Book of Magic 279
Unknown The Indian Basket Illusion person vanishes and appears in basket, sword is pushed through basket
1976 The Big Book of Magic 281
Unknown The Step Ladder Illusion person appears on a ladder
1976 The Big Book of Magic 284
Unknown The Guillotine Illusioin
1976 The Big Book of Magic 285
Unknown The Crinoline Illusion person appears, theatrical production, dress is built
1976 The Big Book of Magic 288
Unknown The Chair Suspension
1976 The Big Book of Magic 290
Unknown The Sack Escape mail bag escape
1976 The Big Book of Magic 292
Unknown The Straitjacket Escape
1976 The Big Book of Magic 293
Unknown The Chain Gang Escape chain with two rings and padlock
1976 The Big Book of Magic 301
Unknown The Handkerchief Tie with handkerchief and rope
1976 The Big Book of Magic 303
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Phantom Die Cabinet big die vanishes from a box and appears in a hat, including variations by Thayer (Phantom Die Cabinet), Lloyd (Jewel Chest of Ching See), Beckman (Beckman Die Box ) and the Crystal Die Box
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 22
Eric C. Lewis Eric Lewis' Miraculous Blocks blocks in a box form chosen animals, then they change into a live rabbit
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 59
Unknown Bird Production: Cage I
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 167
Unknown Bird Production: Cage II two canaries
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 169
Unknown Bird Production: Cage III
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 170
Unknown Bird Production: Cage IV
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 172
Unknown Dove Cage Vanish and Reappearance
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 174
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Magical Incubator brief, bird in a cage appears in canister
Related to 1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 179
Unknown Balloon to Rabbit Cage
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 180
Unknown Pyramid Production rabbit appearance under pyramid prop
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 200
Al Mann The Secret of the Ancients levitation off a chair, brief discussion on seance levitation
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