54 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Traveling / Twentieth Century Silks
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Das fliegende Tuch silk vanishes from glass cylinder (pull) and reappears knotted between two silks that are rubber-banded together in a bundle
Variations June 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 88
Unknown Der Kobold im Glase two small red silks knotted together by spectator and put in beer glass, blue silk vanishes visibly from second glass and appears knotted between red silks
Jan. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 104
Eduard Hensel Gervinus twentieth century silks with silks in glass cylinders, then hydrostatic glass with a cylinder, then color changing silks in paper tube, then silks vanish and reappear between two plates
Related to Apr. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 152
Unknown Gervinus second part of description
Related to May 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 165
Frank Kennard The Mysteriously-Joined Handkerchiefs 20th century silks
1902 The Modern Conjurer 231
Carl Willmann Zum Kunststück "Das fliegende Tuch"
Inspired by Apr. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 59
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself
1903 Later Magic 303
Unknown Neuestes Flaggen-Manöver two silks and small flag appear, silks put in glass, flag vanishes again and reappears between the two silks in glass, false finger and pull
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 92
Theodore Annemann Twenty-first Century Silks
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 153
Jerry Lukins A Magical Sketch - Professor Woofledust and the Neophyte
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 122
Orville Wayne Meyer Satan's Silks 20th century silks (originated by Frank Ducrot) variation, then silks visually come together and tie themselves, thread
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 364
Franklin M. Chapman Capture of Black Carew patter in rhymes for 20th Century Silks
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 7) 1
Al Baker The Twentieth Century Silk Trick with dye tube and paper cornucopia
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 193
Dai Vernon Twentieth-Century Handkerchief Trick
1941/49 Select Secrets 37
Unknown Twentieth Century Silks
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 327
Bert Douglas The Elusive Rainbow 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 333
Bert Douglas Spot The Red 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 337
Unknown 11 - Twentieth Century Silks using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 90
Tom Sellers Creepy Creepy 20th Century using change bag
1943 Magical Mixture 27
Harlan Tarbell Hat and Silk Combination 20th century silks, then silks vanish an reappear in hat
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 311
Hart Fisher A Routine for the Twentieth Century and Other Standart Magic outline of a routine with wand, saltshaker and silks
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 13
Eugene Gloye The Unique Twentieth Century Silks traveling silk is wrapped in paper
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 2
George Sitkiewitz A New Idea on the 20th Century Trick
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 30
Francis Carlyle 20th Century Silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 341
Al Baker 20th Century Silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 344
Unknown, Al Baker A Remarkable Giant 20th century silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 350
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Impromptu Twentieth Century Silks on a tray
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 4
Karrell Fox 20th Century Silks using Eddie Joseph's Hank Gun
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 35
Mc Gregor the Magician Twenty First Century Trick with gloves
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 35
Bert Douglas Modern Club Act with Patter routine and patter for 20th Century Silks
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 17
Jack Yeager Visible 20th Century Silks using a cabinet
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 19
William J. Smith Supersonic Silks silk knotted between two other silks vanishes and appears knot between two more silks
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 53
William J. Smith How Did You Do That? with a changing bag
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 54
John Hamilton Silk Flight silk into paper cone, rope waved over cone and silk is shown to have disappeared, rope torn in two and between the ends appears the silk à la 20th century
Aug. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 355
Peter Warlock Flash Paper and Silks two blue silks with yellow silk in between bundled up, flash paper changes into yellow silk, between blue silks is now flash paper
1971 ca. Dingle's Deceptions 10
Patrick Page The Twentieth-Century Handkerchief with change bag
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 64
Jerry Mentzer Novel 20th Century
1976 Second Lecture 10
Unknown The Twentieth Century Silk Trick
  • Vanish of the Duplicate
1976 The Big Book of Magic 237
Hen Fetsch Kombination mit Ei egg in glass with two red silks, yellow silk changes in egg and silk is then between red silks
Oct. 1982 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3) 103
Rudolf Braunmüller Der Schwiegermuttertrick intro
Oct. 1982 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3) 103
Hen Fetsch Eine Blitztransposition silk shot between two other with a pistol
Oct. 1982 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3) 103
Karl Fulves Twentieth-Century Silks chapter intro
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 127
Unknown Come Back Silk No. 44, silk vanishes from paper cone and reappears knotted to silk given previously to spectator
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 127
Fantasio 20th Century-Stock nach neuer Art two handkerchiefs appear on ends of a cane, third handkerchief vanishes, then cane vanishes and handkerchief can be found knotted two other two silks
1988 Fantasio 2
Lyle Laughlin Twentieth-Century Silks No. 46
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 133
Jean Garance Eine Seidentücher-Routine handkerchief routine
  • color change
  • cut and restored
  • Twentieth Century Silks
  • Blendo
  • production of object / animal
1990 Jean Garance 29
Unknown A Derby and Silk Routine 20th Century Silks variation
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 70
Amado Narvaez Der Schwiegermutter-Trick im modernen Gewand combination with appearing silks (pulled out of jacket at threads, appearing cane, Twentieth Century Silks
Also published here
  • Genii, 1989
May 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 3) 86
Pavel Die Jahrhundert-Tücher magnetic
1995 M wie Magie 12
Edward Marlo 20th Century Handkerchiefs with repeat
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3) 119
Edward Marlo 30th Century Handkerchiefs silk in hand transforms into two silks previously placed aside - asymmetric silks transposition
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3) 121
Pat Fallon The Black & White 21st Century Silks normal and routine for children
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5) 14
Al Baker Twentieth-Century Handkerchief Trick dye tube
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 757