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Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Wrapping Coin in Handkerchief fake wrapping, two methods
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 166
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Watch Box for vanishing a watch
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 219
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Shower of Sweets sweets appear on plate from loading bag with handkerchief, another loading bag from Robert-Houdin
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 251
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Pack being divided into Two Portions, placed in the keeping of two different Persons, to make Three Cards Pass invisible from the One to the Other beginning with sealed deck
1876 Modern Magic 86
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Rose in the Glass Vase empty glass vase on pedestal, rose appears inside, mechanical
1876 Modern Magic 400
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Decanter and the Crystal Balls clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, two methods
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 426
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Vanishing Pocket Handkerchief, found in a Candle borrowed handkerchief burned, then inside candle
1876 Modern Magic 470
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Light and Heavy Chest electro-magnetism
1876 Modern Magic 482
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Crystal Cash-Box coins appear in box that hangs on strings, electrical
1876 Modern Magic 487
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Aerial Suspension
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 495
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin To Palm the Bottom Card of the Pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 17
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin)
1889 Tricks with Cards 122
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack three selections, "General Pack"
1889 Tricks with Cards 140
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve
1889 Tricks with Cards 144
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve, and the Diminishing and Increasing Cards "dexterous card-palming supple­mented by unflinching audacity", diminishing cards as fake explanation
1890 More Magic 57
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Two Hats coins travel at once from one hat to another, acoustical illusion, brief outline
Related to
  • Secrets of Conjuring & Magic, p. 124
1890 More Magic 147
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cannon-Ball Globe giant ball vase with longer routine
1890 More Magic 295
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Eduard W. Lufa Das Kind in der Zeichenmappe child from folder
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 190
Professor Hoffmann The Flight of Time routine with watch, sight gags, watch vanishes from box, apparently shot with pistol into spectator, wand pushed into spectator
Related to 1903 Later Magic 183
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Joseph Michael Hartz The Mystic Glove and Rings four finger rings borrowed, placed in pistol, glove put over glass tube, pistol shot, glove blows up with ring on each finger
  • The Old Method
  • The Hartz Method
Also published here 1903 Later Magic 198
Unknown The Shower of Sweets (Improved Method) shower of bonbons falls from handkerchief
Related to 1903 Later Magic 344
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Production of the Wand
  • From the Sleeve (Robert-Houdin)
  • From the Purse
Related to
  • "The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic"
1903 Later Magic 102
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Joseph Michael Hartz The Mystic Glove and Rings four finger rings borrowed, placed in pistol, glove put over glass tube, pistol shot, glove blows up with ring on each finger
  • The Old Method
  • The Hartz Method
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 215
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routine
Related toAlso published here 1911 Later Magic 602
Al Baker "Say When!" two cards, partial forcing deck
Related to 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 91
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Jean Hugard The Peek or Glimpse
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 135
Ralph W. Read, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Original "Stop" Trick three selection, three-bank forcing deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 320
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Arthur Leroy Self Control any card is removed and put in pocket where it sticks out, any card named, card from pocket is named card
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Diminishing Cards fans
1938 Greater Magic 12
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin With Unprepared Cards, Without Forcing card laid face down on table proves to be card mentally selected
1938 Greater Magic 325
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switches
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 327
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin a. Effect thought-of card by one spectator is chosen by second spectator
1938 Greater Magic 330
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack of Cards full deck changes to duplicates of three selections, deck of divided cards, with deck switch
1938 Greater Magic 490
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Thirty Cards brief, described by Hugard
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 32
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Primapara with cards
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 194
Unknown Whose? same as Expansion of Texture - Expanded!
Related to 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 68) 278
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Now! attributed to Robert-Houdin, three cards selected, three times stop by spectator to find their cards
Related to Jan. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 34
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Maxims quotes
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 168
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Memoirs of Robert-Houdin by Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
New Edition
1946 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume II 45
Theodore Annemann Mentalex? three selected cards are found by spectators stopping at the right card
Related to 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 4
Unknown Copper Penetration two coins, one is wrapped into a handkerchief and hold by the spectator, the other coin penetrates the silk
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 178
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, L'Homme Masqué, Dai Vernon The Expansion of Texture - Expanded! two coins, one is wrapped into a handkerchief and hold by the spectator, the other coin penetrates the silk
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 181
L'Homme Masqué, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Dai Vernon Expansion of Texture
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 108
Jay Marshall, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Letter of Robert-Houdin to Shelton MacKenzie translation from french, on Robert-Houdin's biography
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 173
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Translation of Letter by Robert-Houdin to Abbe
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 347) 212
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Robert Houdin's Levitation levitation of a boy, two poles, with variation
Related to 1965 Magician's Magic 82
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Two Hats two coins travel from one hat to another, with sound illusion when coins are dropped in one hat but apparently in the other
Aug. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 555
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Reversible Drawer Box
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 112
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Pillar of the Magi apparatus, figure on stand catches selections flying out of a box, different methods
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 74
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Card Sharpers. Their Tricks Exposed by Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 214
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Frech Drop Clink Pass
July 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 942
Eric F. Impey In Reverse center reversal during Charlier Cut
Related toAlso published here 1987 Secret Session — Part Two 47
Karl Fulves Swindle Switch chapter intro
Related to 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 65
Will Ayling, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Moving Pip Card moving pip in conjunction with rising cards, anecdote of De Kolta's daughter manufacturing multi pip cards
1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 26
Stephen Minch (reviewer) Les Secrets de la Prestidigitation et de la Magie (1868) by Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin 1991 From Witchcraft to Card Tricks 17
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Eric F. Impey, Karl Fulves One-Hand Cut Production card dragged out with thumb
Related to 1991 28 Card Tricks 57
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Roberto Giobbi The Top Change
1995 Card College — Volume 1 233
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack No. 45, three selections, "General Pack"
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 183
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Ribbon Spread Force bold
2000 Card College - Volume 4 793
John Carney Legends: Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
2002 The Book of Secrets 178
Roberto Giobbi, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Lyophilized Money burnt white paper transforms into bill, then into higher denomination bill, inspired by Robert-Houdin's "La pièce fusible"
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 21) 250
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Roberto Giobbi Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin's Birthday
Related to
  • "Les métamorphoses" (Robert-Houdin, Comment on devient sorcier)
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 7) 350