1,037 entries in Rope
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown How to pull laces innumerable out of your mouth, of what colour or length you list, and never anie thing seene to be therein mouth coils
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXII) 194
Unknown To cut a lace asunder in the middest, and to make it whole againe more string than rope, borrowed, extra piece is cut
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXII) 194
Unknown To drawe a cord through your nose, mouth or hand, so sensiblie as is woonderful to see crotch with thread through it, really inside the wood around nose
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 199
Unknown A notable feate of fast or loose; namelie, to pull three beadstones from off a cord, while you hold fast the ends thereof, without removing of your hand grandmother's necklace
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIX) 191
Unknown To cut a Lace asunder in the midst, and to make it whole againe more string than rope, extra piece is cut
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 42
Unknown A very strange tricke whereby you may seeme to cut a piece of Tape into 2. or 4. parts, and make it whole againe with words
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 43
Unknown How to seeme to pull a rope through your nose crotch with thread through it, really inside the wood around nose
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 23
Unknown A notable feat of Fast and Loose; namely, to pull three beadstones from off a Cord, while you hold fast the ends thereof, without removing of your hands
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 40
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
Unknown Les Anneaux Enfilés Dans un Double Ruban grandmother's necklace - routine, with rings and ribbon, referencing Ozanam
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 36
Henri Decremps Affiche singuliere d'un Faiseur de Tours, où l'on trouve une premiere esquisse des différentes branches de la Jonglerie. "Un homme peut se faire enchaîner de plusieurs maniers, & se détacher adroitement sans rien briser & sans employer les moyens qui paroissent le plus nécessaires" (title continued) in the process of telling the story how the author and Mr. went to see a performer called Pilferer, two methods of escapes are explained, the performer has two rings attached to his trousers which are secured with a rope which is attached to a pillar with a lock
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 1
Henri Decremps Deux moyens différens, l'un ancien, l'autre nouveau, de le faire lier les pouces, & de se délier en un instant. "Métamorphose d'un verre en morceaux de papier. Réflexions sur les fausses théories. Prétention absurde. Preuve captieuse de cette prétention." (title continued) more tricks by Pilferer, two methods for thumb tie and a glass is thrown into the air where it changes into confetti / pieces of cards, seated, thoughts about vanishing an object by throwing it into the air and the advantages of using confetti
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 18
Unknown The Cut String Restored
1876 Modern Magic 317
Unknown My Grandmother's Necklace
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 320
Unknown The Mysterious Release
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 348
Unknown Die durchschnittene und wieder reparierte Schnur string through apple is cut and restored
Dec. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 187
Unknown Slade's spiritistische Knotenlösung knots for escapes or spirit cabinet
Dec. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 190
Jacoby Harms Bindeproductionen hands tied with sealed with ribbons, spirit cabinet type effects happen
Related toVariations Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Jacoby Harms Bindeproductionen continuation of explanation
Related to Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 63
Carl Willmann Zur Berichtigung! correction for referenced item
Related to Oct. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 159
Unknown Variante der Jacoby Harm'schen Bindeweise "Bindeproductionen"
Inspired by Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 111
Unknown Der Knoten im Taschentuch No. 6, putting a knot in a handkerchief without letting go of the ends (knotting the arms first)
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 159
Unknown To Take Two Corners of a Handkerchief, one in each Hand, and Tie a Know in it Without Removing either Hand
1902 The Modern Conjurer 292
Carl Willmann Das gefesselte Medium III.
May 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 77
Carl Willmann Der Geisterknoten multiple knots appear in rope
Sep. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 138
G. Munsch Eine neue Handfesselung knotting method
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 155
Unknown Das spiritistische Band ribbon knotting system
Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 171
Ten Ichi, Paul von Kalnassy Bindeproduktion nach Ten-Ichi
Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 40
Unknown The Mystic Tie two pieces of cord tied around performer's neck, gets free
1909 The Art of Magic 337
Prof. Jacoby The Jacoby Rope Tie
Also published here 1909 The Art of Magic 338
William G. Edwards The Rope Tie Par Excellence
1909 The Art of Magic 341
Stanley Collins A New Ropes and Rings Experiment similar to Grandmother's Necklace, with jacket, ropes and rings
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 84
Charles T. Jordan The Cord Restored No. 1, with borrowed stiff cord
1920 Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 2
Charles T. Jordan A New Ring Release No. 2, inside paper box
1920 Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan The Psychic Ring Release No. 7
1920 Ten New Pocket Tricks 14
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die entfesselten Symbole. No. 15, rings and balls penetrate rope
I. Die wunderbare Kordelschnur
II. Dr. Slades Ringexperiment
1926 Magische Miniaturen 50
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der antigordische Knoten. No. 4, using two ropes and several objects
1926 Magische Miniaturen 19
Tom Sellers Rollo ball balances on rope
Related to 1931 Sellers' Secrets 11
Tom Sellers The Phantom Ring
1931 Sellers' Secrets 13
Tom Sellers The Rings and Cord several rings on rope get free
1931 Sellers' Secrets 19
Tom Sellers The Loop and the Ring ring penetrates onto loop of string
1931 Magical Pleasantries 5
Al Baker Another Rope is Cut and Restored!
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 87
Al Baker The One-Man "Lights Up" Seance for hands
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 75
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Rubber Band Thumb Tie Method thumb tie with rubber bands
1934 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 1
Tom Sellers The Triple Chefalo Knot dissolving loop knot
1935 Quick Tricks 7
Tom Sellers Stretching a Rope
1935 Quick Tricks 14
Joseph H. Fries A Sailor's Rope with extra loop
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 256
John Goodrum A Sleight of Hand Rope Method
1937 You'd be Surprised 62
Edward Victor "My Rope Trick" - An Original Cut and Restored Rope Routine three phases
Related toVariations 1937 Magic of the Hands 84
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Restored Ribbon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 65
Joseph H. Fries The Mystic Necktie
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 33) 213
Danny Dew Walking Through a String of Beads
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 131
Unknown The Spirit Bracelet hands of performer and spectator tied with string between them, wooden ring penetrates in three phases
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 220
Ottokar Fischer Ropes, Fans and Silks
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 121
Unknown Cords, Fan and Silks Variation involving jacket
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 123
Harry C. Bjorklund The Slow Motion Restoration
1938 Greater Magic 797
Unknown The Rising and Falling Tube. A Genuine Hindu Trick bamboo tube travels up and down a cord
1938 Greater Magic 838
Karl Germain Cut and Restored String
1938 Greater Magic 785
Harlan Tarbell Cut and Restored Rope with Snap Fasteners
1938 Greater Magic 786
Harlan Tarbell Caesar Gimmick connection
1938 Greater Magic 786
Harlan Tarbell The Tarbell Hindu Rope Mystery - Loop method. Simplified form
1938 Greater Magic 787
U. F. Grant Impropmtu Method
1938 Greater Magic 790
Mihlon Clayton Mehlon Clayton's Method
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 792
Henry Gordien Henry Gordien's Method
1938 Greater Magic 793
Herman Hanson The Climax Rope Trick
1938 Greater Magic 799
John Northern Hilliard Magic With Ropes
1938 Greater Magic 783
Unknown Ropes fixing ends
1938 Greater Magic 874
Milbourne Christopher Stretching a Rope
1938 Greater Magic 794
Unknown Second Method
1938 Greater Magic 796
Martin Gardner The Houdini Pen
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 278
Unknown The Porous Broomstick rope through broomstick
1938 Greater Magic 850
Chung Ling Soo Shooting an Arrow and a Rope Through a Woman
1938 Greater Magic 968
Unknown Walking Through a Ribbon
1938 Greater Magic 971
Robert Parrish Parrish's Three to One cut in three pieces
1939 Do That Again! 64
Oscar Weigle Weigle's Three to One cut in three pieces
1939 Do That Again! 66
Oscar Weigle Quadruple Cut cut in four pieces
1939 Do That Again! 68
John Goodrum A Cut and Restored Shoe Lace
1939 Do That Again! 73
Robert Parrish The Cut and Restored Lace Tips
1939 Do That Again! 74
Art Lyle Restored Rope #7,643,999 stage version for Kolar's straw and string trick, rope in tube
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 6) 4
Tom Sellers The Jumping Ring knotted ring jumps to another knot
Related to 1939 Scots Magic 13
Joseph H. Fries Rope Riting forming word with rope on black board
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 382
John Goodrum The Magic Laces unequal laces are stretched several times
1939 Do That Again! 70
Unknown Shoe Lace that Stretches to Twice its Length
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 91
Herb Runge Neckfright rope through neck, snap-fasteners
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 72) 483
Unknown Cutting a Woman in Half rope through body of assistant
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 126
Franklin M. Chapman Odds & Ends on the Spirit Nut
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Unknown Gimmick for the Rope, Coat and Rings Trick
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 86
Paul Curtis Equiloball ball balances on rope
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 106) 637
Dr. Jacob Daley Never Fail instructions to rope trick appear on slates
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 541
Harry Houdini Malay Escape rope tie
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 551
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Adhesive Tape Tie
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 526
Eddie Joseph The Damsel Escapes escape tied up on chair with rope, rings and silk
1940 ca. Original Tricks 6
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 209
Al Baker Give a Magician enough Rope and... stage version of the c&r effect
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 207
Tom Sellers Easy Ropes and Rings intro for the rope and rings trick
1941 Condensed Conjuring 2
Tom Sellers A Different Stretching Rope metal hook on back
1941 Condensed Conjuring 13
Stewart James Sleightly Off threaded ping pong ball is removed underneath cloth
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 767
Harry Kellar Kellar's Cut and Restored Cord really cut by spectator, using brown wrapping cord
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 145
Karl Germain Comedy Version of Germain Cord Effect
Related to 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 149
Unknown An Impromptu Cut and Restored Cord Effect
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 152
Unknown The Vanishing Ring on Tring knot-ring vanishes from rope
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 144
Unknown Walking Through Tapes ropes through body
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 342
Unknown Patriotic Rings and String three paper rings on string, named color penetrates
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 140
Unknown The Rope and Tape Principle grandmother's necklace - principle with applications
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 321
Unknown Coats, Tapes, and Rings grandmother's necklace - routine
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 321
Unknown Coat, Ropes and Rings grandmother's necklace - routine
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 329
Unknown The Prisoner's Escape - Hanging Oneself with Ropes grandmother's necklace - principle, rope through neck
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 334
Unknown Another Tapes Release grandmother's necklace - routine
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 344
Walter B. Gibson The Furloined Rope Trick removing knots from rope
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 85
Unknown Self-Untying Rope thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 349
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Thread to Rope thin thread changes visibly into rope
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 347
Unknown Hocus Pocus" Cut and Restored Rope"x
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 359
Unknown Magician's Cut and Restored Rope
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 363
Unknown Perplexo Cut and Restored Rope
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 366
Richard Himber Himber's Rope Mytersy
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 367
Ted Collings Ted Collin's Panama Rope Mystery
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 368
Harlan Tarbell Type of Rope used
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 339
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Three Knots in a Rope three knots appear, one disappears, one is untied, one is taken off
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 339
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Jumping Knot knot jumpes from one position on rope to another
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 342
Unknown The Phantom Knot disappearing knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 353
Unknown Hindu Knots knots appear and disappear
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 355
Chefalo Chefalo's Knot disappearing knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 358
Harlan Tarbell, Chefalo Tarbell's Triple Chefalo Knot disappearing knots
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 358
Unknown A Novel Knot Steal stealing a knotted on knot
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 362
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Cigarette to Rope three different methods
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 349
Louis Tannen Tannen's Ring, Knot and Rope borrowed finger ring travels from handkerchief in knot on rope
Variations 1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 344
Harold Denhart The Prize Winner Rope Trick rope is stretched, then fairly cut and restored
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 2
Tom Fitzgerald "Take It Off" knot is slid on rope then taken off
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 202
Unknown Slip Knot
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 202
L. Vosburgh Lyons On the Barrel Head fast and loose with a rope
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 164
Tom Sellers A Useful Thumb Tie
1943 Magical Mixture 18
Jean Hugard Do-Nuts to You grandmother's necklace with donuts and ropes going through sleeves of jacket, bowl of water is produced as a finale
Sep. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 4) 13
Unknown An Easy False Knot
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 85
Dr. Zina Bennett Nifty Knots knots appear in rope
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 96
Unknown Vanishing Knot Flourishes five methods
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 99
G. W. Hunter Puzzle Knot knot without letting go of the ends
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 101
Unknown Bachelor's Needle old pseudo needle threading effect
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 102
Unknown Ring, Rope And Pin borrowed ring penetrates rope
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 81
Tom Osborne "Ring and Spirit Knot" ring put in knot under handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 83
Unknown The Ring in the Knot ring put in knot under handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 86
Louis Tannen, Harlan Tarbell The Snap-Away Silk and Knot silk tied on rope
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 295
George Engel Producing a Rope between palm of hands
June 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 55
Arthur Punnar Cut and Restored Rope - Perfected
May 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 49
Herb Lehwald Rope Through the Neck rope and small tube
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 22
J. Ray Beffel The Hindu Rope Trick rope in bowl on table starts to rise up and sinks down again
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 19
Joseph L. Barnett St(R)ung
Related to 1945 My Best 155
Joseph H. Fries Physician's Rope three part rope routine
  • the mystic necktie
  • a sailor's rope
  • rope riting
1945 My Best 240
Joseph L. Barnett Strung! string is cut and restored, with finger ring
Related toAlso published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 79) 322
Ronald B. Edwards El Ropo Cutto
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 94) 382
Unknown Cut and Restored String multi strands cord, separated in center and twisted again
Related to Jan. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 8) 95
Leon Maguire, Mihlon Clayton The Cut and Restored Rope Trick handling of classic method
Inspired byRelated to Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 140
George G. Kaplan Cut and Restored Rope "Tying the Knot after Cutting the Loop"
Related to Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 149
Joseph Keen Slip Knot
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 350
Harvey P. Graham Snapping a Knot one-handed
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 150
J. B. Bobo Knots to You "J. S. Bobo" (?), rope curled around hand, number named, that many knots appear in rope, one is blown away
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 164
Melvin Brockhaus The Magic Sharpshooter rope is shot in two with invisible gun
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 11
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
Milbourne Christopher Rope to Cigarette
Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 143
Ten Ichi Ten Ichi Thumb Tie longer routine
Also published here 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 264
Unknown Modernized Ten Ichi Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 271
Unknown Tip-Top Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 272
Harlan Tarbell Chow Sen Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 274
Frank Ducrot Frank Ducrot Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 275
Jack Miller Jack Miller Thumb Tie knotting method
Variations 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 276
Harlan Tarbell Simplex Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 277
Harlan Tarbell "Li Ling" Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 279
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Tape Tie tape is simply cut through
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 280
Harlan Tarbell Chinese Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 281
Mel Forrester Rubber Band Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 283
Ottokar Fischer The Cords of Phantasia two ropes are penetrated by silks, grandmother's necklace
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 357
Francis J. Rigney Knots on Two Ropes at Once one-handed knot with both hands
Feb. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 196
Francis J. Rigney A Rope Cutting Tie-Up scissors are tossed onto rope loop and are then linked to rope
Feb. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 193
Harvey P. Graham Jersey Rope idea for cut and restored rope
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 548
J. B. Bobo Throwing a Knot
Related to 1947 Watch This One! 120
J. B. Bobo Knots to You rope in hand, number named, that many knots appear, then one is blown off
1947 Watch This One! 121
Laurie Ireland Tying and Untying Knots in a Cord without Letting Go of the Ends one and two knots
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 3
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
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"
Related toVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 496
J. B. Bobo The Ring on the String
1947 Watch This One! 123
Paul Curry On and Off two ribbon rings threaded through a nut and lowered into a hat, under a handkerchief the selected ribbon penetrates the nut
Related to 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 127) 512
Jack Yeager The Jack Yeager Thumb Tie Trick gimmicked cord
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 20
Unknown Tying the Knot for the Rope Trick "easy, smooth procedure"
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 272
Unknown Ben Ali´s Rope using extra loop
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 286
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope, see p. 690 for tips and ideas by Hen Fetsch
Related toAlso published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 165) 660
Blackstar The Tamawama's Rope Mystery two cuts, fake knots
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 34
U. F. Grant Cut and Restored String, Ribbon or Rope thin rope or string looped around pencil, cut and restored, really cut off-center and short piece stolen away
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 10
U. F. Grant Knots in Paper Sack spectators make many knots in rope, it is held in paper bag with top visible, knots vanish
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 9
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Ching Ling Foo Master Tape Mystery tape really cut
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 271
Ching Ling Foo Royal Tape Mystery
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 277
Unknown The Chinese Burning Tapes double restoration
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 280
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Hindu Rope Mystery gaffed with connections, eight methods including Bombay, Calcutta, Dehli, and Inner Circle Methods
Related to 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 297
Tony Lopilato Rope-Saver rope used to wrap a package
Related to 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 321
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Hindu Rope Mysteries discussion of rope connections
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 292
Unknown Chinese "Chefalo" Knot using cloth tape
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 285
Tony Lopilato The Tony Lopilato Knot dissolving knot
Variations 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 323
Charles Roltare The Double Knotter appearance of two knots
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 326
Unknown Chinese Tape Release From Leg
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 263
Tony Lopilato Ring on the Rope ring disappears in handkerchief, reappears on rope
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 328
Tony Lopilato "Book Mark" stretching rope with book
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 330
Harlan Tarbell Rings and Growing Rope wooden rings penetrate rope which grows
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 332
Unknown Japanese Multiple Tape Tie penetrating several persons
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 269
Unknown Chinese Ring on the Tape wood ring on and off cloth tape
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 288
Unknown Simplex Coat and Tape Release grandmother's necklace - principle
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 265
Tony Lopilato "Judge Lynch's Necktie Party" grandmother's necklace - principle, tie appears on rope
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 336
Dr. Wiener Not At All! rope is cut twice and knotted together
Also published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 172) 688
James F. Herpick Ropelbow
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 181) 725
Jack Yeager The Appearing Knot
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 19
Harry Hardini A Possible Impossibility escape from rope
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 35
Larette A Close-Up Indian Rope Trick
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 210) 839
Slydini Knots
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 195) 778
John Hamilton Hamilton's Idea sliding knot, that can also be picked off the rope
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 203) 812
John A. M. Howie Caught Knot knots appear on rope
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 856
Norman Houghton Laundry on the Line two silks knotted on rope, chosen one penetrates knot
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 37
Elizabeth Warlock Linklater with a piece of wood, similar working to Dean's Box
Inspired by 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 212) 846
Al Baker The Instantaneous Visible Restoration pull
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 385
Dr. Jacob Daley The Doctor Cuts a Rope finessed display
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 388
George "Cub" Bahr Rope Knots one handed and two handed knots
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 24
Al Baker Variation on Stretching a Rope
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 389
Al Baker Ring and Tpe Penetration
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 388
John Hamilton Rip It handkerchief tied on rope, is pulled free
Related toAlso published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 222) 886
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
Unknown Release! ring off rope
Related to 1952 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 246) 984
Sam Leo Horowitz Mohammed Bey's Ring on Rope Routine
Also published here 1952 Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick and Ring on Rope 3
Eddie Turner Serepent Rope Serpent Silk and Reel routine, done with a rope, idea
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 34
Jimmy Trimble The Famous Jimmy Trimble Rope Routine cut and restored rope routine, with patter, using rubber cement
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 3
"Senator" Clark Crandall Clarke Crandall on the Linking Ropes based on E. J. Moore's linking ropes
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 33
Jack Avis Loops Entwined under handkerchief
Inspired byAlso published here 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 275) 1098
John R. Boyko A Twist Thru the Wrist string through spectator's wrist, string loop with two paperclips
VariationsAlso published here 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 288) 1150
Arthur M. Pope Patter for Block-Kord block release from rope, patter
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 19
Tenkai Ishida Knots Supreme - Tenkai Silk and Tapes grandmother's necklace
1953 Six Tricks by Tenkai 4
Norman Jensen Kolar Kut? rope in paper tube is cut and restored
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 309) 35
Unknown Flash String Idea for cut and restored string
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 88
Karrell Fox Shoot it with a Knife gun with a blade, gag for rope tricks
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 7
Franklin V. Taylor Brema + Taylor brema nut, nut off rope, with handkerchief
Also published here 1954 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 297) 1186
Bob Ellis Vishnu Rope Mystery cut into three pieces and restored
Related toAlso published here 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 159
U. F. Grant Another Ending for Zella Ring on the Rope with restoration
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 179
U. F. Grant E Z Cut and Restored Rope Mystery extra piece
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 178
E. J. Moore "Magnet" Rope magnetic rope connection
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 186
U. F. Grant Ghost Knot false knot, wax on rope, convincing
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 106
Robert Gysel Spirit Tie for the spirit cabinet
Also published here 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 309
Unknown The Marvel Wrist Tie
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 312
Harry Kellar The Kellar Rope Tie
Also published here 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 314
Harlan Tarbell Linking Rope Ring Routine using magnetic connection
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 187
Graham Adams Ring, Chair and Rope penetration of ring, body and chair
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 113
Unknown Single Knot Handkerchief Through Rope knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 263
L. Vosburgh Lyons Handkerchief from Rope knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 265
James F. Herpick Single Knot Release knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 266
Harlan Tarbell, Harold Rice Dissolvo Handkerchief Knot knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 269
Roger Middleswart The Middleswart Handkerchief Knot knotted silk through rope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 272
Unknown Chinese Tape Through Neck
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 324
U. F. Grant Bombay Ropes and Rings several rings and hat, grandmother's necklace principle
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 181
Horace E. Bennett Cut and Restored Rope with borrowed ring
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 322) 95
Dave Hagan Sympathetic Linking Ropes sympathetic presentation, in boxes
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 14
John A. M. Howie Ring and Rope penetrates rope three times
Inspired by
  • U.F. Grant's "Ellis Ring on Rope" in "M.G.A. Inc. Lecture" 1952
  • Peter Warlock's "A Trick Wrongly Named Sefalaljia" in "The Magic Circular" Vol. 46, No. 507.
  • Tannen's Ring, Knot and Rope (Louis Tannen, 1942/27)
1955 Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 26
Jay Marshall Kid Show Idea for Monkey Bar
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 331) 133
Frances Ireland Marshall Routine for the Monkey Bar
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 45
Dr. Wiener Not At All rope is cut twice and knotted together
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 89
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 235
Martin Gardner String and Rope intro
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 81
Slydini Knots impossible knot
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 81
John A. M. Howie Caught Knot knots appear on rope
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 87
Unknown More String Tricks Examples of knots in strings/ropes that can allow penetration effects or escape effects
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 84
Unknown Garter Tricks Pricking the Garter, basic version, can use belt too
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 81
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
Clare Cummings, Bob Lewis The Idiot Rope Trick
1956 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 339) 167
Eugene Burger Linking Rope Routine based on E. J. Moore's linking ropes
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 5
John R. Boyko A Twist Through the Wrist string through spectator's wrist, string loop with two paper clips
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 5
Franklin V. Taylor Brema Plus Taylor Brema Nut, nut off rope, with handkerchief
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 73
John Hamilton Tear It handkerchief tied on rope, is pulled free
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 84
Allessandro Magic Quickies
  • Deep Freeze Trick
  • Head Chopper
  • Children's Shows
  • Thumb Tie
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 18
H. E. Wiedenkeller Gags by H. E. Wiedenkeller
  • Beer Penetration (using a stooge and a Foo Can)
  • Rubber Beer Bottle routine
  • Monkey Bar
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 35
Bert Douglas The Sash Cord Mystery with rope loop
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 19
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's False Knot
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 155
Jack Miller Sliding Knot
Also published here 1957 26 Originals 4
Stewart James The Astral Dagger straw in tube, held with string is cut into two pieces
1957 Magic Mine No. 1 15
Stewart James Double Ring Ceremony two rings on string in a box, forerunner of Dean Dill's "Dean's Box"
Related to 1957 Magic Mine No. 1 9
Dai Vernon The Thumb Tie
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 231
Don Ausman Vanishing Dove on Rope rope raises form basket, dove in bag vanishes
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 56
Oran Bailey Dent The Princess and the Royal Rope with patter story
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 4
Robert L. Henderson Rope Cutting Fun cut and restored rope routine, with a lot of byplay with child assistant
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 23
Tony Corinda (15) The Stage Spirit Cabinet different effects (instruments etc.) special rope
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 286
Alex Elmsley Physical Medium jacket is removed while thumbs are tied
Also published here 1959 Low Cunning 2
Jack Yeager Arosol Magic as John Yeager, inventor theme for magic act, Poona Poona Rope, foil paper heating up, Blooming Rose Bouquet, ropes penetrate wand
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 34
Everett Lyda Patter Presentations patter for Rope Epic (Four to One Rope) and the Egg Bag
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 6
Larette Seiltrick
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 140
Oran Bailey Dent Trickities 3
  • "Watch Pocke" Gag
  • "Gone" Line
  • Production Gag
  • Rope Gimmick Tip
  • Liquid Air Hole Release
  • Balloon Breaking Gimmick
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 22
Max Malini Max Malini's Preference comment by Malini
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 67
Bert Douglas Safety, A United Effort as D. R. Smith, safety presentation for Linking Ropes
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 13
Walter Slasor New Routines for Your Shelved Magic different trick combinations, ideas
1. Tricky Tumbler (Grant), Vanishing Wand (Walsh)
2. The Handkerchief Pedestal
3. Drawer Box, Spring Rabbit, Dot's A Dandy (Allen)
4. Comedy Pump (Ireland)
5. Devil's Handkerchief, Menge Tricky Tumbler
6. Saltsation (Grant)
7. Rubber Egg (Weller), Milk in Hat (Grant)
8. Comedy Silks (Fox)
9. Temple Screen (Grant)
10. P&L Candlestick coin holder
11. Magic Funnel, Slate
12. Magic Funnel
13. Breakaway Fan, Bang Gun
14. Dial X (Grant), Wrist Watch Tape Measure (Tannen)
15. German Milk Glass (Grant), Confetti Cannister (Grant)
16. Ceylon Strip (Torsberg), Hypnotic Card Box
17. Ghost Glass (Grant)
18. Tricky Tumbler, Color Book (Windsor)
19. Stiff Rope (Grant)
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 29
Martin Gardner Knotty Problems
  • The Impossible Knot
  • Knot Box
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 368) 299
Everett Lyda Knot Routine
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 41
Nate Leipzig Double-Trible Knot two and knots are made at the same time
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 79
Dino Mazza The Silk on the Rope handkerchief appears knotted on rope
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 384) 363
North Bigbee Marked Center Cut cut & restored rope with marked position to cut
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 396
Jack Yeager Convincing Cut Rope
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 29
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
Howard Berman Miki's Methods
  • P&L Vanishing Wand Routine
  • Methods for Professor's Nightmare & Linking Ropes
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 72
Paul Curry The Cut and Restored String
1965 Magician's Magic 145
Paul Curry A Simple Spirit Séance
1965 Magician's Magic 224
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
Edward Marlo Marlo's Thumb Tie
1965 Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 17
Unknown The "Eagle" Rope Restoration joke
Apr. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 28
Ali Bongo One Rope Only rope is threaded through hole in big wooden board, rope penetrates assistant
1966 The Bongo Book 36
J. W. Sarles Quadrangular Cup first cup, then ring is magically threaded onto rope under handkerchief
May 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 36
J. W. Sarles The Golden Ring ends of rope in cup, ring thrown inside, penetrates rope
June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 38
John Benzais The Cut & Restored Rope extra piece
1967 The Best of Benzais 92
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's Rope Trick Tarbell's rope mystery without preparation
Related to 1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 14
Ed Mishell Roperama Professors's nightmare with restoration
Related to
  • p. 109 for reference
July 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 109
John Benzais The Secret of Gorius Gordius, knot vanishes and reappears while spectator hold both ends
1967 The Best of Benzais 99
Raymond Hafler Travelling Ring ring knotted on rope jumps to two other knots
Related to 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 44
Ravelle, Andree Ring, Rope and Silks middle of the rope and a ring are placed into a hat, ring is threaded on the rope, magnet
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 53
Jack Ganson Brema Nut Routine nut through string
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 145
Fred Lowe Bolted Brema Nut, bolt with drilled hole is threaded on a string, nut on bolt
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 147
Arnold De Seiver With the Brema Nut with a ribbon
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 151
John Lyon 2 To 1 Rope two pieces instantly become one, see p. 265 for further reference
Winter 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 223
Arthur Setterington The Indian Rope Trick knot disappears twice in rope and appears again, story of the indian rope trick
1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 7
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 toAlso published here June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 181
Ben Christopher Pendragon Rings rope rings move from spectator's arm to his head in dark room
Also published here Winter 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 226
Arthur Setterington Joe i' London ring off and on rope in a box, magnetic rope
1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 10
Karl Fulves Babel Willard's thumb tie presentation, coding with dog whistle over telephone (see also p. 68), ectoplasm
May 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 176
Ralph Gironda Enough Rope ungimmicked rope cut twice and restored, see p. 276 for reference
Aug. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 10) 273
Eddie Joseph Unyielding Rope unusual cut and restored rope with rings and a bag
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 240
Eddie Joseph Full View Flash Escape hands tied with rope and a handkerchief
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 235
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Rope Through Neck
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 121
Dan Tong Rope and Ring
1969 HEX! 68
John Hamilton Scientific Rope magnetic ends, held together with thread
  • cut & restored
  • Disappearing Knot
  • Penetration Of A Wand Or Pencil
Aug. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 353
Tom Hubbard The Sliding Knot
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 83
Horace E. Bennett Flying Knot knot jumps off the rope into air
Related to Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 363
J. W. Sarles Not a Knot long and short rope tied together, then knot slid in center and ropes untied, sliding knot
Variations Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 371
Bruce Armstrong Prof. Cheer Bits ideas for Cheer's Rope Routine
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 46
Roger Sylwester The professor's incubus
Related toAlso published here 1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 122
Pete Biro Professor's Nightmare Seit Up cutting piece of rope in front of spectators intro three pieces
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 46
Joseph K. Schmidt Rope Thru rope through performer's body
Variations June 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 344
Joseph K. Schmidt Rope Thru Variation
Inspired by Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 363
Roy Johnson Rope Thru Impromptu!
Inspired by Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 364
Jack Bateman Indian Maid Escape rope penetrates assistant
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 23
Kirk Stiles Blok-Ring Transpo blok on thread and small ring off thread transpose underneath silk, uses Blok-Kord apparatus
Feb. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 322
Paul Rosini, Dai Vernon The Thumb Tie
1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 28
Pavel The Knot Off the Rope knot is shot off with a gun
1970ca. Successful Magic 13
Pavel Newspaper Knotting II newspaper cone, rope and knot thrown into it, knot found on rope, repeated with different colored knot
1970ca. Successful Magic 15
Pavel Encore the Silk in the Knot handkerchief disappears and appears knotted on rope over neck
1970ca. Successful Magic 21
Pavel A Rope Circle Routine three knotted rope rings become one large ring, then small rings again which are then linked
1970ca. Successful Magic 7
Karl Fulves The Left-Handed Knot comedy rope routine with two spectators and ring, woman can free rope from ring and man cannot
  • Handling of the Knot
  • Outline of the Routine
  • The Psychic Release
see also p. 676 for anecdote
Related to May 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 421
Dick Jarrow Knot-So as Richard Jarrow, knot around tube dissolves
Variations 1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 16) 78
Sid Lorraine The Tubey Knot different knot, with tube
Inspired by 1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 22) 109
Randy Atha 'Professor's (Second) Nightmare' three different sized ropes end up to be the same size and examinable
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 25) 122
Bunny Quik Rope Twick small and long rope in each hand, small one grows and long one shrinks
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 28) 139
J. W. Sarles End Result in-the-hands version
Inspired byVariations Nov. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 465
Harlan Tarbell Chinese Rope Chain
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 145
Harlan Tarbell The Many-Cut Rope Mystery
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 147
Unknown Crocheting With Your Teeth cut and restored rope with rather thin string
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 156
Unknown, Joseph L. Barnett Borrowed Ring on Loop of String featuring cut and restored string
Related to 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 159
Billy McComb The Magician's Rabbit Does a Trick in a box, apparently rabbit does the trick
1972 I Did It My Way 11
Sam Schwartz Three Way Ropes
  • Equal-Unequal
  • Knotting the Ropes
  • Three to One
see p. 520, p. 550 and p. 1300 for credit information on the plots
Mar. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 506
Arthur Setterington Tibetan Cord Mystery cord threaded through a frame is cut and restored
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 10
Tan Hock Chuan The Phoenix Rope three lengths of rope are cut and restored simultaneously, loops
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 43) 211
Harry Lorayne Rope Magic
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 143
Harlan Tarbell Sympathetic Ropes two ropes in bowls, knots travel
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 150
Harlan Tarbell Zip-Over Rope Mystery knotted and unknotted piece of rope change place
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 153
Mike Tannen Sliding & Vanishing Knot
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 381
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
Flip Hallema Knot Able knot routine, different false and flourish knots
1972 Fl!p Qu!k Tr!k Str!p 5
Pavel Predicta-Rope three colored ropes are knotted together by spectator, color order is predicted
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 24
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
Tan Hock Chuan Mystic Twist loop of string through thumb
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 40) 199
Glenn G. Gravatt Color Ring Transposition inspired by Stewart James' Sefalaljia
Related to 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 181
Glenn G. Gravatt Color Ring Penetration several rings on ribbon
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 183
Dick Jarrow Right On!
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 56
Theodore Annemann Psychic Ring rope tied on both wrists of the performer, spectator's as well but with hands behind him, plastic ring is linked onto spectator's rope, then also his own rope then only performer's rope, see also p. 513
Related toVariations Apr. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 511
Tom Fitzgerald Tom's Thumb Tie Illusion illusion, wooden block penetrates hands, thumb tied around a guillotine-like stand
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 48) 239
Dick Zimmerman Super Sucker Rope Trick cut and restored rope with sucker presentation, double action pull
1973 Creative Magic 3
Eric F. Impey Impromptu Rope Cut variation of Hindoo Turban effect, from 1929
Variations Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 609
Robert E. Neale New Hunter Knot never-letting-go-knot, string
Also published here Feb. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 597
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot knot while the spectator holds both ends, in the end the rope is linked to performer's buttonhole
Inspired by
  • "Secret of Gordius" (John Benzais, The New Jinx #58)
Also published here
May 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 619
Dr. J. Konstantin Garmisch No More Tangles Chefalo knot variation, presentation of knot vanish
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 83) 412
Unknown Three Rope False Count as required in Professor's Nightmare routines
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 30
Roger Sylwester The Professor's Incubus
Also published here 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 25
Unknown Unequal Ropes
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 31
Dick Zimmerman Sleeveless Stretching
1973 Creative Magic 6
Conrad C. Bush The Linking Ropes
Inspired by Oct. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 679
Rick Johnsson Quicksilver metal ring rises up a rope and penetrates
Inspired by 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 34
A. Kojima Lightning Link see also p. 684 for credit information, and p. 757 for more credit information by Sid Lorraine regarding Dr. Fred Ervis and Richard Durham
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 675
Karl Fulves Lightning Unlink
Inspired byAlso published here Oct. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 679
G. W. Hunter Latest Rope & Ring multiple knots appear on rope and ring in chosen knot, see also p. 711
Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 689
Glenn G. Gravatt Tuch, Schnur und Ring Potpourri
Also published here
  • Genii magazine
July 1973 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 13
Karl Fulves Knot Possible knot tied in loop of rope, in the end the knot drops off as ring, three phases
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christophe Routine in The Sphinx
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 746
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
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Beachtliche Möglichkeiten mit einem Gewöhnlichen Knoten false knot
  • Der Falsche Knoten