51 entries in Magnet
  
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Philip Breslaw The learned little Swan, One of Mr. Breslaw's Grand Deceptions automaton swan swims in a bowl with letters of alphabet on the rim, spelling a name or swims to named letter, on magnets and anecdote of Breslaw being heckled by Francis Blake Delaval Breslaw's Last Legacy 33
Unknown The Box of Numbers four numbered blocks put in closed box, performer divines arranged number, magnetism More Magic 257
Dr. E. G. Ervin Dr. Ervin's Psychic Cigarette cigarette rolls towards performer on table Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 6) 3
Theodore DeLand Floating Smoke cigarette floats in hat, loop passed over it The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 85
Arnold Belais A Stamp Collector's Nightmare paddle routine with stamps on two paddles, "paste spreaders", magnets Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 5) 155
George B. Anderson A Mental Illusion two hidden objects are found in the audience, looks like contact mind reading, detective presentation It Must Be Mindreading 31
U. F. Grant Lilly - Levi knife in paper cup, knife is held and cup remains suspendedRelated to
  • Stewart James in Tops, April, 1940.
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 231
James G. Thompson Jr. Five to One billets in hat, secret divination and reading The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 353) 239
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks magische Kraft six ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by writing them on the envelopes with chalkRelated to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 92
Martin Gardner Variable Magnetic Lie Detector lie detector using the Variable Magnetic Executive Tranquilizer The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 393) 399
Henry Lannering Magnetized Needle needle clings to razor blade The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 46
Bento Sympathetic Matches two paddles, name appears, four matches from a matchbook separately on a handkerchief join in one corner with the paddle as cover, the matches are placed in a stand and are covered, they vanish and reappear in the matchbook The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 127
Bob Ostin Thimble Box thimble vanishes and appears in a box The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 179
Norman Gilbreath Colour Magnets three colored magnets only attracts disc with same color, then all discs are not attracted by any magnet The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 183
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Acrobatic Paperclips paper clips suspend on each other and finally a finger ring as well, when examined the paperclips have linked together to form a chain with the ringVariations The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 101
John Hamilton Scientific Rope magnetic ends, held together with thread
- cut & restored
- Disappearing Knot
- Penetration Of A Wand Or Pencil
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 353
John Cornelius Magnetic Fork powerful magnet below table makes fork magnetic above tableRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 7) 733
Martin Gardner With Magnets picking up metal things with match, see also p. 834 for clarification, p. 874 for obtaining magnetsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 829
Karl Fulves Zero Gee Lunaball (scientific toy), light metal sphere with magnetic outer surface, close-up levitationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 841
Karl Fulves Silent Thought Transmission two origami crows on table, circle of cards around them, they move to two selections The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 7) 960
Philip T. Goldstein Power Drain magnet loses his force The Red Book of Mentalism 18
Al Mann Permutation of Matter - A Solid Through Solid Effect safety pins link together, three phases
Part I - three pins link in spectator's hand
Part II - safety pin links with finger ring, phase with Andrus Linking Pin gimmick
Part III - pins are magnetized (inspired by Rink's Acrobatic Paperclips)
Inspired byRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 3
Al Mann Merlin's Magic Marionettes puppet starts to move (wiggle, move head and hands) on performer's commandRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 17
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card Close-up Fantasies - Book II 111
Mike Caveney A Bloody Prediction murder story, prediction of a stabbing wound, comedy routine Magicomedy 57
Gene Grant Uncanny Impulses pencil run over card with letters and stops at several letters, letters form a word a second spectator is thinking of Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 56
Richard Bartram "This Ain't Psychokinesis!!" "UP" elevator button always turn over in performer's hand Close-Up of the Damned 19
Richard Bartram This Ain't Psychokinesis, Either! coin under glass moves and spins Close-Up of the Damned 21
Frederick Braue The Wandering Pip Five into Four of Diamonds, magnetic (1943) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 13
Unknown Magnetic Shim Marking Amperthand 4
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper Mix '86 7
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 10
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper NYCANOTES 3
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 12
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Coin Trick edited reprint from 1964, coin penetrates silk into glass twiceInspired by
  • "The Marconick Coin Trick", ca. 1963
Variations
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 4) 11
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper Connotes 8
Alexander de Cova Invisible Magnetic Holdout magnet in trouser above knee Verblüffend Einfach - Einfach Verblüffend 27
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 225
Tom Stone Across the Void no touch version, with rubberbands The Warpsmith Returns 5
Chad Long Spray Paint ball bearing in can is silenced at will More Stuff... 4
Pete Biro Billion-Dollar Bill Switch switch that ends clean, magnet unload in back pocket Virtual Foolery 5
Alexander de Cova Der Magnethalter und seine Anwendungen magnetic holder system for body loading Secrets No. 2 65
Alexander de Cova Das De Cova - Haltesystem holder system for body loading Secrets No. 2 69
Bob King Magnet Miller on the Jack Miller Hold-out Private Notes 7
Christian Scherer Bewegungskontrolle disk is spun on mirror and on performer's wish it either twists quickly or almost does not stop, Euler's Disk Schlaglichter 102
Dr. Stanley Jaks His Cup of Tea tea leaves reading with wallet, Q&A, magneticRelated toAlso published here
  • "His Cup of Tea" in "M.U.M" November, 1973
  • "His Cup of Tea" in Ed Mellon's "Mental-Wise"
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 156
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Image five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by writing them on the envelopes with chalkRelated toAlso published here
  • "Mental Image" in "Magick" #157
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 187
Vanni Bossi Under a Tack signed card appears thumb tacked to underside of table The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 106
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Project Fear spectator writes a fear on a paper, performer divines it Project Fear 5
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Psychometry with an Envelope several ideas, drawings in envelopes Project Fear 15
Tom Cutts The Gift spectator selects a picture with different presents, the same picture is found in an envelope and the person receives the gift as a climax Project Fear 19