81 entries in Rope / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To fasten a Ring or a Six-Pence at the End of a Piece of common Thread, and after burning the Thread, to leave the Ring hanging at the End of the Thread.
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 30
Carl Willmann Zur Berichtigung! correction for referenced item
Related to Oct. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 159
Harlan Tarbell Caesar Gimmick connection
1938 Greater Magic 786
Joseph H. Fries Rope Riting forming word with rope on black board
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 382
Tom Sellers Easy Ropes and Rings intro for the rope and rings trick
1941 Condensed Conjuring 2
L. Vosburgh Lyons On the Barrel Head fast and loose with a rope
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 164
Unknown Bachelor's Needle old pseudo needle threading effect
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 102
Harold B. Leith Indian Rope Trick still a Mystery letter from adventures in India and China
Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 143
Joseph H. Fries Physician's Rope three part rope routine
  • the mystic necktie
  • a sailor's rope
  • rope riting
1945 My Best 240
Melvin Brockhaus The Magic Sharpshooter rope is shot in two with invisible gun
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 11
Billy McComb Assorted Gaglets of the William Brand gags with, thimbles, a mouse trap, a spring snake, with ropes, hair, light bulbs, coffee beans, diminishing cards, cracking a spectator's arm, dead rat
Variations 1947 The First Book of William 37
Tony Lopilato Ring on the Rope ring disappears in handkerchief, reappears on rope
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 328
David E. Kirk Kirk's Comedy Spaghetti Winder Gag Prop gag, ropes from spaghetti box for cooking or rope routine
1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 17
Karrell Fox Shoot it with a Knife gun with a blade, gag for rope tricks
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 7
E. J. Moore "Magnet" Rope magnetic rope connection
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 186
Unknown The Giant's Garter More complex version of Pricking the Garter using a closed loop of string
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 82
Unknown The Puzzling Loop Topological puzzle, loop of rope can escape from loop formed by a person's arm (person must be wearing vest)
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 86
Unknown Garter Tricks Pricking the Garter, basic version, can use belt too
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 81
Stewart James The Astral Dagger straw in tube, held with string is cut into two pieces
1957 Magic Mine No. 1 15
Max Malini Max Malini's Preference comment by Malini
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 67
Dino Mazza, Lu Brent Silks and Ropes Routine three handkerchiefs penetrate ropes, and ropes with different colors fuse together
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 391) 392
Paul Curry String Around the Fingers like the jumping rubber band, with a long string and the fingers are fixed with a rubberband
Related to 1965 Magician's Magic 160
Robert E. Neale The Hanging rope noose tightens only on spectator that is playing the role of being guilty (determined by choosing cards), see p. 206 for idea by John Hudak
Related to June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 181
Bruce Armstrong Prof. Cheer Bits ideas for Cheer's Rope Routine
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 46
Billy McComb Cut 'N Gone Rope rope is coiled up in hand and ends are cut, rope vanishes
1972 I Did It My Way 1
Arthur Setterington Chinese Rope Routine story routine about Confucius and a magician
  • appearance of a knot
  • one handed knot
  • dissolving and appearing knots
  • to "dissolve" a knot
  • to make two knots appear
  • the appearance of two knots
  • to tie a knot in a rope without letting go of the ends of the rope
  • to cause a number of knots to appear
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 31
Pavel Predicta-Rope three colored ropes are knotted together by spectator, color order is predicted
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 24
Unknown Three Rope False Count as required in Professor's Nightmare routines
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 30
Conrad C. Bush Complete Circle three ropes tied into loops, they then form one big loop, then repeat and the big loop is actually one rope
Related to Aug. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 784
Karrell Fox At the End of the Rope pieces of rope intro handkerchief, they arrange into words or a slogan
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 176
Unknown Impromptu Needle-Threading
1977 The Magic Book 108
Karrell Fox, Charlie Cheer Rope-Intro way to introduce next performer
1979 Another Book 207
Slydini New Rope Methods
  • The Gypsy Ring (finger ring tied onto knot with three knots vanishes and reappears)
  • Part One
  • The Gypsy Ring Method
  • The Elusive Knot
  • Exploiting the Switch
  • A Reference Note
Slydin Rope Switch, seated
Variations 1979 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 5
Looy Simonoff Puzzlement 1 & 2 puzzles with rope, not really effects
July 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 507
Unknown The Strangulation Test No. 59, rope is pulled around neck of performer
1983 101 Psychic Tests 16
Eddie Taytelbaum, Stephen Tucker Flash of Light collection of ideas
  • for the rising card, two cards rise aligned (Taytelbaum)
  • card changes while removing rubber band from wrist (Taytelbaum)
  • Miracle Aces, to produce a Full House (Tucker)
  • rope restoration with flash paper (Tucker)
  • rope vanish idea (Tucker)
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 455
Manjunath M. Hegde Chair, Rope, and Finger Ring Puzzle a puzzle with a rope and a finger ring on it that has to be moved from knot to knot
1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 231
Stephen Tucker Beyond transfer of small piece
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 34) 659
Dr. John H. Cunningham The Rabbit in the Hole loop challenge that spectator cannot dupliate
Also published here
  • The Ashley Book of Knots
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part II 36
Karrell Fox "Rope Trick No. 221" (Two to One) two ropes melt together
1986 For My Next Trick... 73
Karl Fulves Here Spot lose knot tied, loop/circle comes off rope
Related toAlso published here 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 37
Karrell Fox Comedy "Ball N' Rope" ping pong ball balanced on short rope, then it is seen that it is stuck to it, gag
1986 For My Next Trick... 77
Karl Fulves Cross Catch do-as-I-do with rope loop, tied around fingers
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part II 52
Karrell Fox "Rope Trick No. 421" four ropes change to one
1986 For My Next Trick... 78
Karl Fulves Rope Problem #2 - Chinese Ropes two ropes, on over each shoulder, when one is pulled, the other moves up à la Chinese Sticks, posed as a problem
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part I 12
Karl Fulves Merger two equal ropes, one shrinks, then back to original length and other one vanishes
Related to 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part I 23
Karl Fulves Rope Problem #4 - Scarecrow signed rope cut, both parts in both sleeves, it restores in jacked, one end them comes out of trousers, posed as a problem
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic - Part II 34
Steve Beam Coon 4 spring raccoon routine, intestine leads to a rope trick
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 16) 271
Karl Fulves Cloverleaf Bet "On the Barrelhead", three loops formed from rope
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1402
Unknown The Flying Bird Flourish (Wright Brother's Knot Lead-In) rope flourish
1989 The Knot Collector 30
Bruce Cervon Cut and Restored Rope Routine mutliple phases, including "spectator cannot cut ends evenly" gag
1990 Ultra Cervon 161
Karl Fulves Here, Spot! No. 25, lose knot tied, loop/circle comes off rope
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 51
Karl Fulves Ropes That Think chapter intro, mental rope magic
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 107
Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz Thought Knots No. 53, spectators tie knots, they are counted and that many words counted down in this book, that word is forced and "of", force book
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 110
Karrell Fox Great Shot toy gun, child shoots rope into two parts
1991 Goodies 55
Karrell Fox Knowing the Ropes trade show patter for Tom Osborne's "Three-to-One Rope" trick
1991 Goodies 140
Barry Wood The Wood Cutter ring of rope without ends is shown fairly and cut again with fingers
1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 789
John Swomley Cut Me Two Times bit of business for cutting a piece of rope with the fingers
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 8
Karl Fulves Loopy Loop two different colored string loops transpose instantly
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 26
Alexander de Cova Endless Loop Gag rope in hat, ends cannot be found
1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 9
Mitsunobu Matsuyama The Knot Scam puzzle
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 194
Fantasio Ein grosszügiger Zauberer three ropes hold in hand, on one end is a bill attached, two spectators can select a rope and they will not win the money
1995 Fantasio 27
Pavel Das Wäscheklammer-Seil rope and different colored cloth pins are placed in a bag, chosen colored cloth pin is found on rope
1995 M wie Magie 10
Steve Bedwell At a Loose End
  • Effect 1 - Stretching the Rope
  • Effect 2 - Cut and Restored Rope
  • Effect 3 - Flying Ends (loop)
  • Effect 4 - Replacing the Ends
1995 ca. Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 1
Steve Bedwell Thumbs Up comedy routine, during a rope cutting routine, performer apparently cuts off his thumb and then puts it back on
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 62) 1216
Barrie Richardson The Psychic Strong Man performer holds two pieces of string or shoe lace, spectators cannot pull them out of performer's hand
Inspired by
  • "The Strong Man's Secret" (Henning Nelms, Magic & Showmanship, p. 14)
Also published here
  • Club 71, Summer 1987
1999 Theater of the Mind 60
Ronnie Lee X-Ray Mind different ropes on board with hooks, performer holds rope and duplicates magically the condition of the selected ropes via color change, appearing knots, and so on
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 52
Robert E. Neale The Little-Finger String Game Cat's cradle (string game) used to trap spectator's finger, but when magician's finger is trapped, can escape easily
2008 This Is Not a Book 29
George Sands The Sands End Switch with extra piece
2010 Vortex 135
Patrick Page That Rope Trick rope gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 291
Patrick Page And Another rope gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 291
Patrick Page The Indian Rope Trick gag with a rope
2011 Magic Page by Page 292
Patrick Page A Dodgy Rope rope moves by itself, turns away from scissors, gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 294
Patrick Page Three to One Rope Trick magnetic
2011 Magic Page by Page 203
Patrick Page Dodgy Rope 2 rope moves by itself, turns away from scissors, gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 294
Peter Newcombe Sharp as a Knife trouser crease is sharp as a knife, cuts rope
2011 Magic Page by Page 285
Pete Biro Whipcrackaway rope cracks like a whip, joke
2011 Magic Page by Page 285
Milbourne Christopher No Smoking rope from cigarette packet
2011 Magic Page by Page 287
Hiroshi Sawa 超能力ロープ (Supernatural Rope) Rope disintegrates upon concentration and rubbing
2013 Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 51
Joaquín Matas La Cuerda Ta-Variada Tabary inspired rope routine, rope is stretched, multiple ends, ends travel and are removed, rope is handed out in the end, with ideas by Jean Merlin and Gabi Pareras
Inspired by
  • Francis Tabary's "The Award Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary"
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 25
Christoph Borer Ali, der unglückliche Fakir three phases, rope routine
2016 21 185