33 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Animation
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown The Dancing Handkerchief thread
- Parlour Method
- Stage Method
Later Magic 335
Al Baker The Self-Unknotting Handkerchief thread, not fixed to body The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 96
Unknown The Dancing Lady sight gag Greater Magic 611
Unknown The Self Tying Silk thread Greater Magic 612
Unknown The Rolling Golf Ball rolling itself up in a borrowed handkerchief, ungaffed objects Greater Magic 837
Orville Wayne Meyer Satan's Silks 20th century silks (originated by Frank Ducrot) variation, then silks visually come together and tie themselves, thread The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 364
George Delaney An Acrobatic Handkerchief impromptu dancing handkerchief The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Al Baker Spirits At Work thread, unknotting with short knot sequence The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 197
Unknown The Invisible Hair napkin or handkerchief animates as if drawn by invisible hair After the Dessert 17
Unknown The Educated knot silk unties itself, thread Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 376
Edward Marlo Divining Hanky handkerchief finds card by bending its corner by itself to identify it Deck Deception 18
Hart Fisher Glorifying the Dancing Handkerchief with two handkerchiefs, routine without explanation Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 13
Audley Walsh Lead in Your... handkerchief is balanced on finger in impossible ways, gimmickInspired by
  • Sid Fleishman's "Million Dollar Gimmick" and Thayer's "Kobra"
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 75) 306
Unknown Divining Hanky animated handkerchief nods above selection Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 58
Hen Fetsch Spirit Bumps ghost in handkerchief with Pop Up Tie The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 112) 452
Bert Allerton Impromptu Handkerchief Routine The Close-Up Magician 44
Bert Allerton The Invisible Hair The Close-Up Magician 46
Tony Cole Haunted Silk white silk clings to black silk, then moves up and behind black silk and vanishes, reel The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 43
Tony Cole Haunted Silk II silk with knot clings to wall and unknots itself there, reel The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 43
Dirk Van Brummer, Sam Hughes, Frank Garcia, Louis Tannen The Thing solid ghost appears under a handkerchief, makes noises and vanishes again The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 154
Alan Alan A Tip From Alan Alan tip for the gimmick The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 159
Roy Johnson Hypno-Hank gag, handkerchief moves up and down, invisible hair presentation Second Time Around 11
Ed Thiele He Has It! handkerchief nods on the selection in tabled row, but it's not it, it's in the handkerchief instead, see also p. 410 for comment by Steve Holland, p. 420 for comment by Leslie May The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 3) 396
Pavel The Jumping Silk from hand to hand and back Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 318
Jan Torell The Pocketlift silk rises from breast pocket Magic by Jan Torell 6
Philip T. Goldstein The Spirit Is Willing (to Write) spirit writing on signed business card, glorpy The Blue Book of Mentalism 16
Martin Gardner Jumping Hanky Magic from the Parade #1 5
Keith Allen Impromptu Haunted Hank Magic from the Parade #1 5
Jeff McBride Necktie Party tie is removed, knot undoes itself, vanishes, reappears around neck The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 50
Unknown The Light Touch effects and gags with match, cigarette, silk that bounces back from floor The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 21
Karl Fulves Ghost in Silk bag formed with handkerchief, animation inside, posed as problem Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 44
Jack Miller Knot Trick untieing, thread, very brief note More Greater Magic 1247
Karl Fulves Night Moves card in center of tabled deck, covered with handkerchief, movement, card now on top The Vampire Chronicles 26