161 entries in Pen/Pencil / Pen / Pencil
  
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Unknown To Palance a Lead Pencil puzzle The Modern Conjurer 302
Tom Sellers Bending a Pencil Quick Tricks 13
Ralph W. Read The Spirit Pencil pencil taps by itself Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 22
Theodore Annemann Pencil Routine outline The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 142
David E. Swift The Pencil Fountain water is produced from borrowed pencil Greater Magic 831
Martin Gardner The Houdini Pen The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 278
Martin Gardner Fountain Pen Gone pen vanishes from handkerchief The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 278
Peter Warlock Pencil Note on Nail secret cue sheet, recipe The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 390
Ralph W. Read Ascension rising stick/pencil on hand The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 694
Ralph W. Read The Impulse stick/pencil taps by itself The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 695
Connor Everready Pencil Trick vanish and production of a pencil Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 4
Martin Gardner Pen Kink borrowed pen is placed away and then produced againAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 759
Unknown Travelling Fountain Pen traveling from performer's inner pocket to a spectator's pocket, stooge After the Dessert 13
Tom Sellers Four Colour Change Pencil That's Good! 12
Laurie Ireland A Suggestion For A New "Levitator" sticky stuff for levitating small objects Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 16
Ed Reno The Vanishing Pencil pull Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 146
Unknown A Fountain Pen Nifty cap of fountain pen vanishes and reappears on pen Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 88
Unknown A Dollar makes a "Break" bill to coins, bill breaks pencil (outstreched finger) Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 127
Ralph W. Read Tapping Pencil spectator feels "impulses" that still pencil makes My Best 184
Jimmy Sanders Perpetual Pencil bullet-type pencil with disk rolls on table until order is given My Best 185
John Booth Pen-Plexity code a number to a medium with a fountain pen My Best 197
Robert A. Nelson Radar Pencil Mental Routine one of four card is picked up secretly, card is detected, radar pencil Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
Ralph W. Read Tapping Pencil spectator feels "impulses" that still pencil makesRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 259
Howard A. Adams Interstices piece of glass is put in envelope and pierced with pencil and knife, stays unharmed The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 499
Floyd Catlin Silk Vanishing Pencil same mechanism as silk vanishing wand, in paper cone Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
Clettis V. Musson The Flight of Thought three pencils, named colored one vanishes Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 25
Don Alan The Inflation Pencil gag pencil, to vanish objects Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 7
Bill Nord Bill Nord's Ring on Pencil pencil pushed through a folded card, ring penetrates pencil, with Bill-Z-Bub gimmickVariations Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick and Ring on Rope 7
John Murray Murray's Muse ideas for Herpick's Phantom Pencil The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 279) 1115
George Schindler Radar Magnet idea for the radar pencil The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 279) 1115
Vin Carey Boxed gag, pencil does not write on paper The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 279) 1115
Alex Elmsley Effort for the Ultra Close-Up Worker torn and restored pencil lead The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Karrell Fox "Neversharp" Pencil giant pencil gag Kornfidentially Yours 31
John Howie John Howie's Ring on Pencil pencil pushed through a folded card, ring penetrates pencilInspired by Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 14
Martin Gardner Pencilvania ideas for effects with pencils, with ribbon, naming color The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 146
Don Alan Ball Point Pen gag, ball appears on pen Pretty Sneaky 37
Don Alan It's a Small World gags with a small pencil sharpener globe Pretty Sneaky 42
Harry Lorayne RingToo on pen The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 337) 158
Tony Corinda (5) The Swami and the Pencil performer writes a prediction, spectator writes the same Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (3) A Pocket Trick pencil is removed from a box, color is divined, fake pencil Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 42
Tony Corinda (1) The Billet Pencil loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 86
Tony Corinda (19) X - Marks the Spot prediction of one card, spectator marks one card on the face behind his back Predictions 122
Tony Corinda Publicity Pencils branded pencils Publicity Stunts 385
Peter Strange In the Pen message appears on pen The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 348
Paul Curry A Pencil - A Ring - and Gravity ring levitates up and down on pencil, then pencil levitates Magician's Magic 95
Lewis Ganson, Harry Hickson, Alan Alan Dual Control two pencils stick to the hand, based on an idea by G.W. Hunter The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 159
Cecil Keech Gozinta Pencils two different colored pencils change places, tube and pocket, then both pencils are put into the tube, which should be too small The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 275
Fred Lowe Kicker Ending extra long pencil comes from the tube The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 279
David Berglas Producing A Pen, Pencil Or Cigar from sleeve The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 199
David Berglas, Milbourne Christopher The Autograph Hunter's Nightmare pen vanishes and appear several times, in the end it travels to spectator's breast pocket The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 200
David Berglas Pen To Keys as alternative when giving autographs The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 205
Harry Crawford, Louis Tannen "Ear It Is" impromptu vanishing sequence of pen and paper, behind earVariations Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 199
Sam Dalal Double Vision two cards predicted on paper slips, using ballpoint pen with pencil lead, mirage deckAlso published here
  • Magigram (Rough-Smooth part, by Sam Dalal)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 743
Trevor Dawson Goldfinger ring penetrates pencil and paper tube then pencil vanishes Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 6) 65
Charlie Miller The Rising Pencil - Charlie Miller Rising pencil on palmRelated to Magic With Faucett Ross 181
Francis Carlyle Germain's Paper billet switch with pencil, unclear if by Germain or Jacques Remanaux The Magic of Francis Carlyle 126
Mark Weston Continuous Ball Pen Production similar to the cigarette continuous production Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 10) 273
Karl Fulves (1) The Pencil That Remembers What It Writes after examining pencil, performer knows what was written with it, electronics, no details givenRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 6) 20
Barrie Richardson The Magnetic Force spectator is unable to pick up a pencil on performer's open hand Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 4) 504
Unknown Salt Routine salt vanishes from hand, reappears in pen Close-up Cavalcade Finale 5
Al Mann The Frankenstein Affair several dead ants and a dead fly come back to life, ladybug recommandationRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 12
Fred Robinson, Mark Weston, Tommy Wonder Where There's Smoke pencil gag, magnetic (Mark Weston)
flame of a lighter and handkerchief (Jos Bema / Tommy Wonder)
Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 5) 514
Philip T. Goldstein Card In Mind card prediction, blanko card with message is presented as playing card Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 5) 521
Paul Harris Pen-Ultimate* card clipped on pen is covered and then impaled on pen Las Vegas Close-Up 1
Jerry Sadowitz Colour Cap change cap of pen and seemingly the ink Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 4) 667
Looy Simonoff, Paul Harris Breaking Point cap and pen interlude Close-up Fantasies - Book II 31
Unknown 2. Mystery Vanish spectator holds two coins and performer tries to make one vanish by tapping them with a pencil, pencil vanishes and appears in pocket, behind ear Self-Working Table Magic 3
Unknown 44. The Mind Dowser paper balanced on the edge of a coin moves when pen comes close Self-Working Table Magic 54
Karl Fulves 49. The Mind Transmitter pen code, coin value divined by medium Self-Working Table Magic 60
Karl Fulves 55. Tale Twister variation on Elmsley's Twister with two pens Self-Working Table Magic 68
Ken Beale 61. A Quick Getaway rubber band penetrates pencil held by spectator, with business card Self-Working Table Magic 74
Unknown 69. Popper Up pencil penetrates handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 83
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner 70. Comedy Vanish pencil under handkerchief vanishes and appears in mouth Self-Working Table Magic 84
Sam Lloyd 89. Buttonholed pen with looped string through button hole, puzzle Self-Working Table Magic 112
Karl Fulves 90. Loophole Logic pen with looped string through handle of mug, puzzle Self-Working Table Magic 114
G. W. Hunter 91. The Snapper snapper with cap and pen Self-Working Table Magic 114
Unknown 92. The Hands Only pen clipped between thumbs is twisted in other position which is impossible to duplicate Self-Working Table Magic 115
Unknown 93. Invisible Ink pen vanishes under handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 117
Martin Gardner 94. Pen Kink borrowed pen is placed away and then produced againAlso published here Self-Working Table Magic 118
Karl Fulves 95. Write Off pen transforms into pencil Self-Working Table Magic 118
Unknown 96. Ink of Another Color pen writes in named color Self-Working Table Magic 119
Howard Wurst 97. Pen Ultimate pencil put in one sleeves comes out from other sleeve, then it is stretched Self-Working Table Magic 120
Unknown Pencil-in-Buttonhole Method without jacket Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 10) 838
Roy Baker Two Stunts with a Pen Stunts / gags with sleeving pens Baker's Capers 13
Unknown Pen Sleeving Technique Baker's Capers 14
Karl Fulves Sharpening Pencil in Card Case "the old pencil-sharpener in thumb tip gag" Ace Machine 6
Al Mann The Suspended Pencil No. 7, on fingertips 101 Psychic Tests 3
Unknown The Animated Pencil No. 8, pencil stands up on hand 101 Psychic Tests 3
Unknown Passing a Pencil Through a Loop of String Half as Long as the Pencil No. 9, pencil with string through coat button hole 101 Psychic Tests 3
Michael Weber Buster pencil visibly breaks in two halfs The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 46
Jay Sankey RemarkerAble production of three magic markers, sleeve The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 70
Steve Beam Pen Vanish first pen then cap vanish, entire pen is eventually produced from pocket The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 56
Steve Beam Pen Reverse pen is pushed through hand and reverses in doing so, cap on other side The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 57
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops FISM Madrid 1985 2
Daryl Martinez The Multi-Colored Pen starting with "pen writes any color"-gag, out to lunch principle The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 15
Tom Sellers Dryed-Out Marker Principle Sankey Panky 26
Jay Sankey Compressed Pen pen is pushed in cap and variations Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 1) 6
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops Mix '86 4
Karl Fulves Helium glass covered with silk, pen or other items pushed in glass with silk shoot out again Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 2
Karl Fulves Holdup valuables vanish from folded handkerchief (ungaffed) and appear from paper bagRelated to Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 19
Karl Fulves Half Thru pen penetrates borrowed handkerchief and is stuck halfway through Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 25
Flip Hallema Flipstick Move with pen Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 3
Flip Hallema Pen Steal apparently putting pen in pocket Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 3
Flip Hallema Body Holdout holding pen against body Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 5
Flip Hallema Flip-pen-cy flip stick routine with pen and borrowed pen which transform into each other, appear, travel Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 1
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 1
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #4 - "Unexchange", pseudo-switch of two small items, like chess figures or Okito boxes
- secretly exchanging the pen caps of two pens even though apparently nothing happens
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 50) 239
Steve Beam The Magic Maker marker is put in pocket without putting cap on it, big ink stain on shirt, then cap vanishes and reappears on pen and ink stain vanishes The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 489
Dan Harlan Now U Z It pencil through billRelated to The Minotaur (Vol. 1, No. 4) 13
Jay Sankey Dough pen through billRelated to 100% Sankey 43
Doc Eason "Make my bill disappear..." Related to Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3, No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 27
Steve Beam Suspenders pen balanced on finger, sucker routine The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 625
Richard Bartram Pen-Nacle pen is suspended in front and behind a playing cardVariations The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 625
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops NYCANOTES 1
John Carney Calligraphic Cash signed bill changes place with ink cartridge from ball-point pen Carneycopia 241
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 1
John Riggs The Jerk with a Pen spectator cannot remove cap from pen, performer can do it easily The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 665
Steve Beam My Cap Runneth Over spectator cannot replace cap on pen, performer can do it easily, see also p. 1172 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 667
Ken Krenzel Upward ideas and handling for Pen-nacleInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 668
Mike Rose Pen Gag steel ball from "ball point pen" The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 738
Anthony Lindan Forget to Remember business cards threaded on chain, one marked by spectator turns over The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 1) 1
Stephen Tucker The Chameleon Pen color changing pen Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 8) 2101
Alexander de Cova Felt Tip Pen Sleeve Vanish flip stick with sleeving Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 6) 25
Steve Beam Unleaded several mechanical pencils, spectator removes lead from one which performer divines The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 825
Mike Powers Pun pen up the nose The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 3) 13
Anthony Lindan Rainbow Writing named color is written on business card, then writing has same color by extracting one of the primary colors of the black ink and transfer it to another business card The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 2) 1
Chad Long Pen pen & cap flurry The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume One 8
Gene Anderson, Dan Harlan Penned In dollar bill changes into piece of paper and will be found in pen, held by spectator The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 1) 8
Chad Long The Vanishing Pen ... Through Anything! pen vanishes in napkin, using Cornelius' "Pen Through Anything" The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume Two 15
Chad Long Predic-storation prediction on napkin with pen through it, prediction comes true and napkin restored, Cornelius' "Pen Through Anything" The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume Two 13
Unknown Pencil Production from empty hand Notes from The Summit 4
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops Connotes 1
Gregory Wilson ReCap 5-phase routine with pen and its cap The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Gregory Wilson) 289
Paul Harris Twinkie Too pen drops through hole in washer into bottle The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 44
Looy Simonoff, Paul Harris Breaking Point cap and pen interlude The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 221
Don Tanner, Paul Harris The Twinkie Bottle pen drops through hole in washer into bottle The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 43
Ken Krenzel The Million Penny Mystery pencil vanish and appearance, clean Ingenuities 100
Unknown Rising Pencil pencil moves to stand upright on hand, brief The Vampire Chronicles 53
Milton Kort Pen-etration Pen penetrates handkerchief twice, then vanishes Kort 315
Joshua Jay A Perplexing Pen Production Use sleeve as a holdout Magic Atlas 37
Chuck Smith New Will-O-Th-Wisp visual sequence with dollar coin and ball-point pen using the sleeve Why Not? 14
Karl Fulves Hypodermic Needle Gag actually a pen, comedy prop Lost Vampire Secrets 151
Jörg Alexander Weber Wachsender Edding tiny felt tip pen grows to normal sizeAlso published here
  • "Der Edding-Schwindel" (First There Was a Dream, Thomas Hierling, 1988)
ZauberKunstStücke - Band 1 36
Christoph Borer Alcon words written on paper change color, clever switching padAlso published here Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 7
David Berglas The Press Club Prediction prediction of an object, a word and a number, plus a knocked over bottle by a spectator and a dried up pen The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 297
Al Baker Vanishing Lead Pencil in paper bag The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 592
Al Baker Developing Messages before the Audience secretly reading extruded messages The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 708
Jay Sankey The Pen Is Mightier Spectator unable to pull cap off the pen Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Tricks of the Trade) 37
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops Singapore Notes 1
Jay Sankey, David Acer Cap In Hand Sharpie cap vanishes, reappears on Sharpie Random Acts of Magic 264
Wesley James One-handed Pen Re-Cap Enchantments 175
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops Applecture 1
Christoph Borer Alcon words written on paper change color, clever switching padAlso published here Compilation 14
Homer Liwag Marksmanship marker grows, steel ball appears from cap, marker becomes giant marker The Rice Papers 23
Oliver Meech Unwritten Spectator signs on business card with pen, but signature disappears and pen cap becomes stuck on pen The Plot Thickens 60
Steve Beam, Roberto Giobbi The Vanishing Pen Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 10) 302
Michael Feldman End for End Pen and cap vanishes, reproductions, and color changes The Opposite of People 16
Chris Westfall Time Cap cap and pen routine Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 48
Roberto Giobbi Classy Sharpie Hidden Agenda (Issue Apr 12) 107
Roberto Giobbi Vanishing Anything actually paper and pencil vanished Hidden Agenda (Issue May 17) 141
Rick Maue Maue's Pen humorous demonstration on controlling the spectator's decisionAlso published here
  • Rick Maue, Raw, 2008 & The Road, 2010
The Doors of Deception 89