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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Louis Tannen A "Passing" Coin Interlude four coins in each hand, travel into one hand one by one
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 60
Louis Tannen Winter-Time in China second method
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 305
Louis Tannen Change, Please! bill into signed envelope, envelope is cut, bill vanishes and two coins fall out
Variations 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 84
Louis Tannen A Pack Full Of Pep deck from case, rubber
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 235
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
Louis Tannen Simplified Stabbing Trick spectator stabs knife into pack
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 279
Louis Tannen, Harlan Tarbell The Snap-Away Silk and Knot silk tied on rope
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 295
Louis Tannen Yankee Vase rope and vase, without cork
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 52) 213
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 248
Louis Tannen Wine Go principle for vanishing liquid, pouring out two different liquids from a bottle
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 88) 356
Louis Tannen Spirit Writer name of card appears written on spectator's palm, rubber stamp, see Back Room #96 for additional idea
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 88) 357
Louis Tannen No Fake vanishing wand, breakaway wand
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 88) 358
Louis Tannen Lou's Waste Paper Container paper basket as a deposition for props, in the end it's empty
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 88) 358
Louis Tannen "Cuff"-ing a Coin
Oct. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 5) 156
Louis Tannen A Mindreading Joke cards are marked with big bold letters on the back
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 80) 327
Bruce Elliott (reviewer) Stars of Magic by Louis Tannen 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 112) 452
Louis Tannen Flash Flower match to flower routine
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 529
Louis Tannen No Shoes! producing shoes from a box, everybody recognizes that performer did not wear shoes before
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 529
Louis Tannen Canny Cane! opening, table with cane and hat, gloves are thrown in the air and they come down with small parachutes, then the cain is put into the hat, where it vanishes
Related to 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 529
Louis Tannen, Mac MacDonald Just a Thumb Tip how MacDonald performed the vanishing cigarette with one arm and handling tips for the thumb tip
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 530
Louis Tannen Straight Through! thimble through handkerchief
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 530
Billy McComb William's New Glove Opening gloves are thrown into the air, small parachute opens and they float slowly down
Related to 1947 The First Book of William 20
Louis Tannen The Psychic Number 7 using telephone code
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 188
Louis Tannen Squeeze 'Em two of diamonds turns into ace of diamonds
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 189) 758
Dr. E. M. Roberts, Louis Tannen, Unknown Cuffing two methods
1952 Modern Coin Magic 96
Louis Tannen Idea for Himber's Eternal Light
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 314) 60
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
Roy Benson The Birdcage on Jay Marshall, Fred Keating, Kuma, Bob Lewis, Johnny Platt, Louis Tannen, Bruce Elliott, Cecil Lyle, Chris Carlton, Bill Neff
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 115
Louis Tannen Blasted coin penetrates inverted glass which is on gaffed tray
Related to 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 486
Louis Tannen Blasted, Jr.
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 488
Dirk Van Brummer, Sam Hughes, Frank Garcia, Louis Tannen The Thing solid ghost appears under a handkerchief, makes noises and vanishes again
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 154
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 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 74
Harry Crawford, Louis Tannen "Ear It Is" impromptu vanishing sequence of pen and paper, behind ear
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 199
Louis Tannen The Travelers kickback ending
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 302
Louis Tannen, Frank Thompson One-Hand Okito Box Sequence coin vanishes and reappears, credit correction on page 192
Oct. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 117
Louis Tannen, Bruce Elliott Die verschwindende Zigarette Elliott: in spectators necktie
Aug. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 2) 62
Bruce Cervon "Blasted" Routine with Blasted set, glass on coaster, coin through glass
Related to 1985 (ca.) Tricks of Conjuring 5
Karl Fulves Half and Half No. 60, borrowed one-dollar bill in envelope, cut in two, two half dollar coins come out
Inspired by 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 72
Mac King Bill Vanishin' Cigarette Cigarette used as magic wand to vanish a bill - first cigarette vanish to behind the ear, then bill vanish and appear inside the cigarette
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 Howdy! I'm Mac King! 4
Doc Eason "Make my bill disappear..." behind ear
Related to 1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 27
Mac King Stick It in Your Ear corner torn from bill, bill vanished with cigarette and found within
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 1) 8
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Card Palming Techniques in Stars of Magic by Louis Tannen 2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 19) 332