101 entries in Thimble / Routines
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Der bezauberte Fingerhut 1. thimble travels from hand to hand, false transfer with finger switch
2. false transfer
Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 36
Unknown Der bezauberte Fingerhut small cone made from paper and put on table, thimble vanishes and reappears underneath, nesting thimbles
May 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 77
David Devant The Flying Thimble with one-handed palm and retrieval onto first finger
1903 Later Magic 502
August Roterberg, Maurice Garland The Multiplying Thimble with holder, eight thimbles
1903 Later Magic 508
Laurie Ireland Four Thimble Vanish and Reproduction
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 4
Jean Hugard 12 - Four Thimbles From Hand to Hand Thimble-fly: four thimbles fly from hand to hand
1936 Thimble Magic 26
James Shannon Various Routines 1 Eleven identical thimbles
1936 Thimble Magic 32
Ivor Smith Various Routines 2 Uses a black art table and a tri-color thimble and has a lemon production
1936 Thimble Magic 33
Jean Hugard Various Routines 3 - Routine With Nested Thimbles
1936 Thimble Magic 34
Jean Hugard Catching Thimbles a la Miser's Dream: Special Thimbles Miser's Dream with thimbles, with ideas on how to end the routine and what gimmicked/special thimbles to be used
Related to 1936 Thimble Magic 37
L.E. Duncanson Thimbles no End! production routine
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 261
John Goodrum The Passing Thimbles Again five thimbles from hand to hand
1937 You'd be Surprised 52
John Goodrum A Routine
1937 You'd be Surprised 56
John Goodrum A Coin, A Match, And A Thimble head of match broken off, placed on coin and covered with thimble, restores back on match
Related toVariations 1937 You'd be Surprised 58
Edward Victor The Hopping Thimble from finger to finger of one hand
1937 Magic of the Hands 64
Edward Victor A Sleight with Four Thimbles four thimbles travel from hand to hand
1937 Magic of the Hands 70
Laurie Ireland Thimble Surprise four thimble ending, thimble through pocket
1938 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938) 12
James G. Thompson Jr. T.T.T.
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
Paul Morris Three in One
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 3) 61
Paul Morris Three In One
Inspired byAlso published here 1945 My Best 181
Warren Wiersbe Tantalizing Thimbles longer impromptu thimble routine, with three different colored thimbles, nested
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 26
Martin Gardner The Flying Cigar Band "An Intriguing Table Interlude", from one finger to another finger of the same hand
July 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 131
Unknown A 16-Thimble Routine long routine with all kinds of effects and body loading
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 73
Unknown The Miser's Dream with Thimbles
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 97
R. M. Jamison Thumble! short routine with jumbo thimbles
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 101) 407
Milbourne Christopher My Thimble Routine "Milbourne Christopher's Column", thimbles and spool of thread appear, thimbles travel and vanish
Feb. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 197
John Howie Ghost Thimble four phase thimble routine, with pencil and tin foil shell
Related toAlso published here 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 281) 1122
John Howie Ghost Thimble four phase thimble routine, with pencil and tin foil shell
1. Pantomime
2. Taps
3. Pop
4. Proof
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 20
Frederica Close-Up Thimble Routine Part 1 - The Production
Part 2 - The Vanish (with silk)
Related to 1956 Unconventional Magic 36
Paul Rosini Impromptu Thimble Routine thimbles jump from hand to hand
Variations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 217
Geoffrey Buckingham, Ethel Buckingham A New and Novel Thimble Routine routine, including the "Buckingham" multiple silk penetration
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 27
Al Leech Marksmanship thimble travels to other hand
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 7
Al Leech A Surprise thimble guessing game, which hand, two different thimbles in the hands
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 8
Al Leech Topsy Turvy transposition
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 8
Al Leech Complete Confusion color change and production routine
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 9
Al Leech Rainbow Thimbles color change and production routine
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 10
Al Leech Four Thimble Vanish and Recovery
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 13
Al Leech The Multiplying Thimbles
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 16
Hubert Lambert, Billy McDonald A Deception from Dublin thimbles on one hand vanish and appear on other hand, one by one
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 18
Nate Leipzig Thimble Routine a thimble vanishes and appears, travels, eight thimble production as a climax
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 32
Bert Douglas Safety Magic series of tricks / presentations about safety and accident prevention
  • A Safety Introduction
  • The ABC of Safety (paper cutting routine)
  • Think (ABC card manipulation)
  • Don't Take Chances (Brent's Bill to Matches & Atomic Candle Trick)
  • How Come? (Blow book)
  • We All Do Crazy Things - Sometimes (Milk Pitcher routine)
  • Safety Begins at Home (Multiplying Thimble)
  • Don't Gamble with Safety (Die Box)
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 21
Bob Ostin Thimble Box thimble vanishes and appears in a box
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 179
David Lederman Thimbles & Pea cups and balls routine with thimbles and pea, sponge ball final loads
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 187
Patrick Page A Thimble Routine ending with eight thimbles
1976 The Big Book of Magic 155
David Carré Rosini Thimbles
Inspired by 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 391
Punx Käptn Squinty story trick with multiple effects, thimble and cigarette vanish, production of whiskey glass, brainwave deck
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 53
Lewis Ganson A Simple Routine production and vanish of several thimbles
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 7
Werner "Werry" Geissler Technicolour Thimbles production of thimbles, all different colors
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles - Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 17
Ken De Courcy Uncle Henry's Thimble Trick traveling and color changing thimbles
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles - Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 20
Dean Metcalfe Dean Metcalfe's Fantastic Thimble Routine
  • First Production
  • Thimble Penetrates Silk
  • Production of Second Thimble
  • Vanishing One Thimble
  • Production of Third Thimble
  • Production of Fourth Thimble
  • Stealing Two Extra Sets
  • The Stack of Four
  • Production of Eight Thimbles
  • Additional Climax
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles - Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 25
Karrell Fox, Russel Walsh Walsh's Multiplying Golf Tees, Revisited instead of thimbles
1979 Another Book 265
Al Leech Thimble Theme thimbles vanish and appear
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 90
Al Leech A Surprise
Related to 1980 Al Leech's Legacy 103
Al Leech Thimble And Thread based on "Topsy Turvey", with a thread spool
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 105
Al Leech Complete Confusion
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 107
Al Leech Rainbow Thimbles
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 109
Al Leech Four Thimble Vanish And Recovery four stacked thimbles disappear and appear
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 116
Al Leech Come And Go
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 120
Al Leech The Multiplying Thimbles
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 121
Billy McComb, Hubert Lambert A Deception From Dublin
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 124
Daryl Martinez Ten Seconds with Three Thimbles color change of thimble twice
Inspired by
  • John Lewis's "Color Thimbles" in Lewis Ganson's "Routined Manipulation Finale"
1980 Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 12
Al Koran, Patrick Page The Al KORAN Thimble Routine finally having eight thimbles
Also published here 1980 Magic Page by Page 3
Patrick Page The Thumble Trick production and vanish of four thimbles
1980 Magic Page by Page 5
Mike Caveney The Appearing Jumping Rising Vanishing and Reappearing Thimble
1981 Magicomedy 121
Mike Caveney The Thimble Bag multiple production of thimbles from a empty bottomless bag
1981 Magicomedy 130
Joe Safuto Thimble-E-Na routine with a thimble and a rubber fingertip
Aug. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 661
John Ramsay Original Five Thimble Production
1982 The Ramsay Finale 45
Peter Samelson Thimble Opening using a small close-up pad
Also published here Dec. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 853
Peter Samelson Cigarette From Thimble production from thimble
Related to Aug. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 951
Peter Samelson Mat and Thimble thimble vanish and reproduction routine
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 22
Peter Samelson Cigarette and Thimble Dance close-up manipulation routine with a thimble and cigarette
Related to 1984 Theatrical Close-Up 25
Hippie Torrales Thimblast
Oct. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 10) 1842
Al Koran, Patrick Page Die Al Koran - Fingerhut-Routine finally having eight thimbles
Also published here 1993 Lecture Patrick Page 6
Robert L. Brooks "Four-Gone" & Back Thimbles
Oct. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 10) 2416
Joe Mogar Power Thimbles four thimbles are produced
Also published here 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1104
Joe Mogar The Belcher four thimbles put in hand vanish at once
Also published here 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1107
Joe Mogar Presidential Opener thimble produced from bill, then three more as a climax
Also published here 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 65) 1286
Joe Mogar Power Thimbles four thimbles are produced
Also published here 1997 Digital Effects 56
Joe Mogar Rag Production four thimble production routine with silk handkerchief
1997 Digital Effects 60
Joe Mogar Super Star six-thimble production
1997 Digital Effects 70
Joe Mogar The Thimble Monster four white thimbles appear, they change to red, four more white ones appear
1997 Digital Effects 73
Joe Mogar The Belcher four thimbles put in hand vanish at once
Also published here 1997 Digital Effects 82
Joe Mogar Four by Four vanish and reproduction of four thimbles
1997 Digital Effects 99
Joe Mogar Thimble Apocalypse four thimbles produced and vanished
1997 Digital Effects 102
Joe Mogar Finger Painting production routine with color changes
1997 Digital Effects 117
Joe Mogar Presidential Opener thimble produced from bill, then three more as a climax
Also published here 1997 Digital Effects 135
Joe Mogar The Chorus Line four thimbles on the fingers, thimbles jump from hand to hand
Inspired by
  • Een vingerhoedgreß (Anverdi, Lezing Seminar Lecture)
Also published here
1997 Digital Effects 154
Joe Mogar Overdrive thimbles jump around fingers
1997 Digital Effects 156
Ed Burchell, Geoffrey Buckingham, Joe Mogar Leapfrog thimble jumps from finger to finger under handkerchief, vanishes, reappears
1997 Digital Effects 159
Steve Beam The Chaser thimble jumps around
1997 Digital Effects 168
Joe Mogar Silk Opener stack of thimbles starts in sleeve
1997 Digital Effects 191
Joe Mogar Flash Production four thimble production in empty hands, sleeving
1997 Digital Effects 192
Joe Mogar The Dirty Dozen production of twelve thimbles, sleeving
1997 Digital Effects 194
Joe Mogar Easy Opener silk and thimble combination
1997 Digital Effects 199
Joe Mogar The One-Two Punch four thimbles travel to other hand, then four more appear
1997 Digital Effects 200
Joe Mogar Presidential Opener thimble produced from bill, then three more as a climax
Also published here 1997 Sound Effects 8
Joe Mogar The Chorus Line four thimbles on the fingers, thimbles jump from hand to hand
Inspired by
  • Een vingerhoedgreß (Anverdi, Lezing Seminar Lecture)
Also published here
1997 Sound Effects 12
Joe Mogar Sew Sew Thimble Vanish one by one, four thimbles vanish from fingertips of the right hand
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1461
John Carney Thimble Collection five thimbles produced, then travel to other hand
Inspired by 2002 The Book of Secrets 350
Tom Stone Oh No! Thimbles routine
2011 Maelstrom 77
Al Koran, Patrick Page The Al Koran Thimble Routine finally having eight thimbles
Also published here 2011 Magic Page by Page 187