25 entries in Key / Key Bending
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Bob Hamilton Bent Upon Deception.. key bend with the aid of other keys
Jan. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 58
Barry Govan The Bending Key
June 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10) 115
Philip T. Goldstein Chaos gathered metal objects put in a handkerchief and react on their own, some of them are bent
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 27
Philip T. Goldstein Onstage Bender staging for key-bending
1977 The Green Book of Mentalism 18
Dr. Dan J. Alessini PSI-Key key turns over on hand, then it is twisted
Inspired by
  • Henk Vermeyden's Skeleton Key
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 205) 1021
Stephen Tucker Bend! key bending
1978 The Talon (Issue 2) 21
Curt Walter Zaebos key in handkerchief bends in spectator's hands
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 261) 1301
Ted Lesley The Glass Key keys put in glass, glass explodes keys are bent
1981 The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann Notes other ways to break a glass and bend keys
1981 The Shattered Chalice 10
Steve Beam Key Bender old car keys, borrowed, bent and unbent
1984 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 6) 91
Bob King Key Bender
Nov. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1133
John Riggs Bent Over Double
Related to 1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 204
Ben Harris The Psychology Behind the Key Bend
  • The Metal Bend
  • The Amazement Factor
  • Suspension of Disbelief
  • The Involvement Factor
  • The Authority Factor
1985 Gellerism Revealed 11
Ben Harris Natural Bends exploiting already bent spoons like Uri Geller
1985 Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Standard Bends
  • In the Hands
  • The Table Bend
  • The Chair Bend
  • The Microphone Bend
1985 Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Not so Standard Bends
  • The Shipi Bend
  • Long-Distance Bends
  • The Natural Key Gimmick
1985 Gellerism Revealed 35
Ben Harris The B.H. Gimmick for key bending
  • The Handling
  • The Two-Handed Method
1985 Gellerism Revealed 37
Ben Harris The Bobo Switch applied to key bending
1985 Gellerism Revealed 45
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Subtleties
  • The Pivot Move with Key No. 1
  • The Pivot Move with Key No. 2
  • The Flat Edge, Cut Edge Move
  • The Multi-Bend and Drop
  • The Key to Success Move
  • The Finger Cover and Turn
  • The Spectator Hold
  • The By-Play
  • Keep Rubbing
  • The Time Lag
  • The "Can You Feel It?" By-Play
1985 Gellerism Revealed 48
Bob Nixon Mind Over Matter borrowed key is bent
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 9
David Neighbors Bent Outta Shape several keys are bent, with spectator
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 1
John Riggs Key Shocker
Related to 1995 The Magic of John Riggs 70
Wylee Packer Off On A Bender bending a key
June 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2656
Al Baker Yale Lock Key Trick key through rope, second method with wooden curtain ring
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 763
Doug Edwards Safety Bend bending a key
2013 Nukes 90