26 entries in Doll & Puppet / Animation
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown La Tête d'or Sautant & Dansant Dans un Verre, pour Répondre à Diverses Questions a golden miniature head moves in a glass to answer questions, with assistant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 35
Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
Unknown The Demon's Head papier maché head rolls eyes and moves mouth, deck put in mouth, chosen cards fly out of mouth and appear between horns
Related to Modern Magic 458
Unknown The Talking Hand wax hand, answering yes/no questions
Related to More Magic 427
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deck
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 75
Carl L. Curiel Die mysteriöse Geisterhand "Home" puppet hand writes named words by itself
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 173
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die mysteriöse Geisterhand "Home" only the patter for Curiel's trick
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 182
Unknown Der Kopf des Ibikus skull answers question under glass dome with his mouth, thread
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 38
Unknown Die mysteriöse Geisterhand wax puppet hand pulls cards out of deck à la rising cards
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 88
Unknown Der Kopf des Ibikus "neueste Ausführung", skull answers question on glass table, it also speaks, thread
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 12) 189
Unknown Der Kopf des Ibikus im Hut No. 15, fake head answers questions by nodding or shaking the head, discussing previous methods by Buatier de Kolta, Belachini-Strack
Der Amateurzauberer 140
H. F. C. Suhr Der Geistertisch bell on (gaffed) table answers questions, or ball rolls, rapping hand, electro-magnetic
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 30
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XXIII. Totentanz 1. Das erscheinende Papp-Skelett (paper skeleton appears behind silk)
2. Ein Ballett (skeleton starts to dance on table)
3. Der zersprungene Spiegel (broken mirror is restored)
4. Der Doppelgänger (mirror image from skeleton starts to become real and dances as well)
5. Verwandlung von Milch in Tinte (glass of milk changes to ink, back to milk and then to water)
Moderne Magie 204
Carl Willmann Die Geisterhand rapping puppet hand answers questions, thread
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 2) 26
Unknown The Knee Thread animating figure or puppet while sitting, puppet on floor, Pipitilla
The Magic Annual for 1937 89
Stuart P. Cramer Mortmain book test, word is written by a puppet hand, which moves on its own, thread
Also published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 119) 477
Stuart P. Cramer Mortmain book test, word is written by a puppet hand, which moves on its own, thread
Also published here The Best in Magic 218
Robert L. Henderson Doll Production and Levitation and Vanish
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 5
Joseph M. White Betty Hal-Astra Gal combination of several tricks, Grant's See Thru Cylinders, Ireland's Dove Thru Glass, Fabjance Miniature Levitation
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 51
Albert Spackman Miniature Rapping Hand miniature doll hand in box rapping and answering questions, different routine ideas,
  • word and card divination and with spirit slates
  • stop trick with cards
  • whistle put into the box and the hand moves and the whistle blows
  • gipsy thread is restored in the box, while hand moves
  • in conjunction with "The Thing"
  • card turnover

Related to The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 74
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dim The Lights small hand taps out value of first selection, then finds second selection by dragging top half away, see also p. 340
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 316
Frederick M. Shields The Spirit of the Thing rapping glove / hand on table to answer questions
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 18) 87
Karl Fulves (6) The Mary Shelley Problem doll pieces examined and assembled, then comes to life, electronics, no details given, isoforms, also for non-thread animation of origami figures or Haunted Deck, pipe dreamy
Interlocutor (Issue 6) 22
Al Mann Merlin's Magic Marionettes puppet starts to move (wiggle, move head and hands) on performer's command
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 17
Robert Parrish Do the Spirits Return? rapping hand answers questions, rising cards with the hand, card stands upright
Inspired byRelated to Great Tricks Revisited 25
Michael Close The Haunted Deck named card, memorized deck, small hand
Related to Workers Number 5 148