89 entries in Doll & Puppet / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown How to make the face of a Childe to appeare in a pot of water small fake head secretly dropped into water bottle, also with frog
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 36
Unknown Bonus Genius or Nuntius invisibilis small wooden figure vanishes in cap, head comes off and body is secretly removed in advance
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 31
Henri Decremps Poupée parlante. doll can speak and answer questions
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 180
Unknown The "Bonus Genius," or Vanishing Doll
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 321
Unknown A Dozen Babies from a Hat cloth covered production puppet
1876 Modern Magic 309
Unknown Die schwarze Hand (aus den Mysterien des Orients) five finger rings borrowed, colored thread on each, black puppet hand in box, rings vanish and appear on the hand, spectators decide which color on which puppet finger
Also published here Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 25
Unknown Der Teufelskopf continuation of description, four cards selected and two borrowed ring put in glass and covered with handkerchief, cards vanish from deck and glass with rings vanishes, cards and rings appear on devil head puppet apparatus
Related to Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 37
Unknown Der Teufelskopf No. 6, devil's head mask on which four cards appear, fourth one comes out of mouth
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 70
Carl Willmann Harlekin und Blumendüte harlequin puppet appears in paper cone with a load of spring flowers
Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 150
Unknown Der Teufelskopf devil's head mask on which cards appear
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 190
Unknown The Hand of Cagliostro model of hand used in rising card presentation
Variations 1897 New Era Card Tricks 217
Unknown Babies "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, compressible spring baby dolls
Feb. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 121
Unknown Der seekranke Passagier puppet made from orange, wine glass and handkerchief, gag with it
Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 140
Unknown Der Riese costume to make a person look like a giant
Apr. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 62
Unknown Magnetised Marionettes non-magical science experiment
1902 The Modern Conjurer 314
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)
1902 Moderne Magie 204
Unknown Half a Dozen Babies from a Hat
1903 Later Magic 450
Albert Fellows Ginger and the Apple doll in miniature cannon ends up in hat, held by spectator
1915 Original Magical Creations 90
Stanley Collins The Yellow Idol big die, spot moves then its placed in a box and travels to a crystal box and back, then a small figure / doll appears
1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 77
Oswald Rae Cinderella doll in box, spectator produces puppet clothes in a box, then they change into the dress the doll was wearing and the produced clothes found on the doll
Also published here
  • "Cinderella" in "The Magic Wand"
1930 Original Magic 26
Walter B. Gibson Voodoo sword cabinet with a pins and a voodoo doll in a box
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 24) 99
Unknown The Little Hindu forming a Hindu puppet with a handkerchief
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 25
N. M. Hopkins, Unknown Nuts! small elephant imitation appears and vanishes, see also Hopkins' "20th Century Magic"
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 113
U. F. Grant The Spirit House light in doll house goes on and off to answer questions
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 13
"Senator" Clark Crandall Some Gags by Senator Crandall as given to Don Alan
  • doll house cleanup set for restaurant / bar work
  • bulldog clip in sleeve, to produce a coin anytime
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 31
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko - The Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 220) 879
Ali Ali's Eyeful gags and puns with a fake eyeball
1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 31
Laurie Ireland Mickey Mouse and his Magic Coats Mickey doll traveling to box, hand puppet
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 8
Leonard Austin Dolly's Dresses four doll's dresses of different colors, chosen one vanishes and appears in chosen envelope
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 24
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko the Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 229
Robert L. Henderson Suggested Routine outline of routine with a puppet mouse, an egg and a napkin, an egg bag, Devil Handkerchief and a Tricky Tumbler, Kling Klang Routine
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 40
Robert L. Henderson Doll Production and Levitation and Vanish
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 5
Art Irwin The Tricky Bear toy mechanical bear lifts three selections from the deck
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 54
Oran Bailey Dent Beanie Puppet Routines 1&2 hand puppet, in hat routines
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 30
Maurice Blackman Rabbit to Silk
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 58
Unknown The Little Messenger puppet with cape, puppet vanishes only cape remains
Related to 1965 Magician's Magic 20
Ali Bongo The Balancing Yogi sucker trick with a small doll, spectator cannot balance it
1966 The Bongo Book 34
Joseph M. White Betty Hal-Astra Gal combination of several tricks, Grant's See Thru Cylinders, Ireland's Dove Thru Glass, Fabjance Miniature Levitation
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 51
Arthur Setterington A Lock and a Chain and a Key chain fastened with a lock penetrates a wooden hand
1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 19
Hans G. Stumpf Sawing A Fakir In Half with a fakir doll
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 89
Saverio Russo Out of My Hat puppet rabbit in hat routine, various effects
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 95
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
Patrick Page 7. An Impromptu Puppet with a handkerchief and rubber bands
Related to 1974 Ten Thoughts on Close-Up 5
Unknown Finger Puppets finger puppets made with paper
1974 Tricks with Paper 57
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Puppet with a handkerchief and rubber bands
Related to 1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 43
Walt Lees Crocodile Tears story, includes toy crocodile and appearing toy gladiator
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 133
Karrell Fox The Persistent Bunny bunny puppet used in card trick
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 79
Karrell Fox A School for Vent voice from little school house
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 171
Punx Das Märchen von Elfchens Zaubertüchlein presentation for Ottokar Fischer's Klein-Elfchen, silk vanishes and appears back in glass, small figure of a kind appears under tube
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 19
Stephen Minch Milo the Magnificent comedy routine with puppet, comedy wands
  • ball & cone phase
  • milk pitcher
  • finds card after many failed tries, puppet assistant brings jumbo card
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 87
Henry Pettit Elwood's Dead Brother production of wands and a fake rabbit from hat
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 4
Unknown The Demon's Head (The Saytr's Head), head rolls eyes and moves mouth, deck put in mouth, chosen cards fly out of mouth and appear between horns or in mouth, different methods
Related to 1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 70
Karrell Fox Puppet-Intro bunny puppet introduces next performer
1979 Another Book 204
Joe Safuto Porous Potholder cards through potholder, then rubber hand holding Royal Flush is produced
Related to 1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 41
John Carney Kitty's Treat coin routine "explained" via surprise appearance of mouse
Variations 1983 Carney Knowledge 45
Derek Dingle Hands Off small rubber hand appears in hands and takes a coin which vanishes
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 40
John Riggs The Thing small puppet hand in coin purse, throws coin out, more ideas on "Mr. Jimmy" by Steve Beam
Related toAlso published here 1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 193
Meir Yedid Godzilla 2001 little finger vanish, apparently Godzilla puppet eats it
Related to 1985 Finger Secrets 27
John Riggs Purse Snatcher puppet hands and feet appear between performer's hand, joke, Mr. Jimmy
Also published here 1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 13) 217
Greg Atkinson The One Armed Assistant gag, assistant is introduced, big jar with arm sticking out
1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 14) 232
Bud Whitford The Thing Returns Again more ideas on "The Thing", Mr. Jimmy, baby between hands urinates
Related to 1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 14) 238
Bud Whitford And Again more ideas on "The Thing", Mr. Jimmy, baby between hands
Related to 1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 14) 238
John Riggs Count on Me gag, counting fingers, rubber hand
1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 14) 239
John Riggs Jimmy Revisited more ideas on The Thing and puppet hand finds card, Mr. Jimmy
Related to 1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 13) 216
John Harwood The Thing - The Sequel more ideas with miniature hands, Mr. Jimmy / The Thing
  • The Fly
  • Sponge Balls
  • Applause
Related to 1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 18) 309
Stephen Kradolfer Ringer gag for floating ring, with Barbie doll
1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 35) 640
Stephen Kradolfer Slight A Hand coin cut with doll hand, Mr. Jimmy
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 672
Gary Para Para Hands two in the hands one in the pocket with doll hands, eye ball as climax, Mr. Jimmy
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 673
Roger Sherman Herbie the Hand with rubber doll hand, three card monte, money card jumps to magician's hand
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 736
Karrell Fox A Mouse in the House mouse from handkerchief becomes cotton stuffed mouse
1991 Goodies 27
John Riggs Glass Houses coin produced from purse frame, with doll hand, Mr. Jimmy
Related to 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 671
Mark Young The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animated
Also published here 1991 Garrett Does The U.K. 12
Dan Garrett The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animated
Also published here 1992 Garrett In The U.S.A. 12
Roger Sherman Eye Opener doll hand vanishes, with eye ball gag, with variation by Steve Beam, see also p. 838 for ideas by Mike Rose
Variations 1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 791
John Riggs Purse Snatcher puppet hands and feet appear between performer's hand, joke, Mr. Jimmy
Also published here 1993 Magic with No Entertainment Value II 15
John Riggs Mr. Jimmy puppet hand in coin purse, throws coin out
Also published here 1995 The Magic of John Riggs 14
John Riggs Mr. Jimmy Exposed puppet hands and feet appear between performer's hand, joke, more ideas
Also published here 1995 The Magic of John Riggs 17
Dan Garrett The Mouse That Roared animated mouse puppet
Also published here
  • marketed item
1996 Top 10 13
Steve Beam Optical Illusion doll hand vanishes, with eye ball gag
Inspired by 1996 Magic For The British Aisles 8
Steve Beam Eye Opener II doll hand vanishes, with eye ball gag
Inspired by 1997 Sound Effects 17
Ian Adair The Sound of Music video casette put in its case, it vanishes and in its place is a dancing ballerina puppet
1997 Virtual Foolery 4
Don Alan Stanley hand puppet monkey in basket finds selection
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 117
Mark Lewis Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse pitch item, animated small mouse running over the hands by itself
  • Properties and Preparation
  • The Basic Move
  • The Final Phase (using glass and cased card decks, see p. 12)
2006 Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 2
Robert E. Neale The First Mystery or The Wisdom of the Worm Story trick about Adam and Eve using six playing cards and a worm sock puppet which locates the selected card
2008 This Is Not a Book 101
Jörg Alexander Weber, John Carney Zaubermaus puppet mouse appears and vanishes
Inspired by 2011 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 3 20
Kevin Ho Little Hand Vagina Bob Farmer's "Little Hand" appears
2014 Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 32
Dr. Stanley Jaks Life - Wisdom - Death two in the hands one in the pocket with two miniature skulls and an owl
Also published here
  • "Life - Wisdom - Death" in "The Sphinx" September, 1951.
2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 176
Alex Ng 幽冥鬼手 (Spirit Ghost Hand) Little hand appears to emerge from creepy photo of doll, hand grabs a coin placed on hand, coin later appears printed on the photograph
2015 In the Mind of Dr. Alex 1
Christian Scherer Süchtig nach Baumnüssen walnuts appear, vanish and travel to glas under tube, then walnuts vanish again and jumbo walnut appears, using nutcracker and toy squirrel
Inspired by 2020 Süchtig nach Baumnüssen 3