79 entries in Dark Room Effects
  
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Unknown How to terrify such as are entirely unacquainted with the Nature of Phosphorus writing and drawing on walls, glowing in the dark, lighting a match Breslaw's Last Legacy 96
Theodore Annemann Help Wanted in the Dark ads are cut from newspaper and sealed in envelopes, light is out and content of two ads is revealed SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 4
Theodore Annemann Greta Annemann's Eyes of the Unknown writing of three face down cards is revealed in darknessVariations Mental Bargain Effects 8
Theodore Annemann Get It! deck is handed to three spectators in the dark, everyone selects a card and when the light is on again, performer reveals all three cards Mental Bargain Effects 15
Unknown Naming Cards in the Dark cards are divined by touch with lights out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Unknown Do As I Do In The Dark to be done with lights out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 72
U. F. Grant The Midnight Marvel four of a kind reversed itself in dark room, duplicates Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 295
Theodore Annemann Get it in the Dark three cards chosen in dark room are divined, three forcing decks Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Arthur Monroe Voodoo hole coin on string is put in box and hidden, light turned out, in glowing light performer is seen to have box again and coin drops off cord, combined with card divination on blank cardRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 208
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paperRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 245
Hen Fetsch Travel Thought cities on map are thought of and written on paper, divined by medium in the dark, carbon paper The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Eddie Clever Encore Voodoo card is put in envelope with ribbon band and hidden by spectator, light out, performer suddenly has card and mutilates it, when spectator retrieves card it has same appearance, dressed up Chinese Laundry TicketRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 358
George Delaney A Magnetic Personality - magnetic/mesmerised cards
- buzzing sound when touching metal
- fire flash in the dark
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 438
Henry Hardin Trance Vision flashlight in bag to put over head to read in the dark The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Tom Sellers Through the Eye of a Needle needle threaded in dark while wrists held That's Good! 3
Bruce Elliott Blackout Magic - Adam's Apple wrists of performer held by spectator's, apple travels from one hand to the other The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 61
James G. Thompson Jr. Builder-Upper revelation of a writing, luminous paint The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 62
James G. Thompson Jr., Bruce Elliott The Coin Dowser coin is found with a dowsing rod in the dark The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 63
James G. Thompson Jr. Blackout Magic writing of three face down cards is revealed in darknessInspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 61
Syl Reilly Ghostly Card in the Dark card image appears in dark room, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 373
Syl Reilly Date on a Borrowed Coin date appears as image in dark room, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 375
Syl Reilly A Selected Word word appears as image in dark room, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 375
Syl Reilly Spirit Answers word appears as image in dark room, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 375
Edward Saint Spirit Lights under Test Conditions seance style, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 383
Jos. Kellar Ghost Eyes cards and billets are put in a bag and read in the darkness Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 30
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the tableAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 348
Edward Clinkscale, Franklin V. Taylor Shades of Houdini selection is put back and deck hidden in other room, performer is tied to a chair and lights turned off, after some seconds the spectator gets the hidden deck and found the selection reversed and signed by the performer The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 684
George Schindler Lights Out lit cigarette goes out The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 785
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Dark Thoughts thoughts on the center tear, reading the piece in the dark Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 4
Ormond McGill Ectoplasmic Lights luminous paint, two versions Psychic Magic - Vol. 5 8
Nelmar Eyes in the Dark eyes glow in the darkRelated to
  • Nelmar's "20 Hypnotic Tricks"
Psychic Magic - Vol. 6 6
Bob Somerfeld, Eddie Clever Night Owl book test in dark room Pieces of Mind 15
Tony Corinda (3) Astral Signs signs in mid air in the dark, luminous paint Mediumistic Stunts 281
Tony Corinda (4) The Spirit Hand hand appears and tries to grasp at the audience, luminous paint Mediumistic Stunts 281
Tony Corinda (5) Carboard Skeleton luminous paint Mediumistic Stunts 281
Tony Corinda (6) Fire Balls table tennis balls and luminous paint Mediumistic Stunts 281
Tony Corinda (7) "It" luminous appearance, paint Mediumistic Stunts 281
Tony Corinda (8) Ectoplasm producing ectoplasm, luminous paint Mediumistic Stunts 282
Tony Corinda (9) Apports tapping noises in the dark Mediumistic Stunts 282
Tony Corinda (10) Spirit Lights small sparks of light, wire wool and battery Mediumistic Stunts 281
Tony Corinda (11) The Icy Hand weird touches in the dark, wet and cold Mediumistic Stunts 283
Tony Corinda (12) The Message in Mid Air writing appears in mid air then it vanishes, luminous paint Mediumistic Stunts 283
Tony Corinda (23) Corinda's Ghost Walk ghost appears, luminous paint Mediumistic Stunts 294
Tony Corinda (24) Spirit Moulding ghost mould his hand in wax, as a proof Mediumistic Stunts 295
Punx (30) Strike a Light match is marked an put back in matchbox, light goes out and performer strikes the initialed match and gives it to the right person, luminous paint Mediumistic Stunts 300
Loel Nelson Spirit Kisses spectators feel kisses in the darkVariations More Miracles in Mentalism 20
Harry Lorayne Blackout! spectator finds card that is marked on back, can only be performed in totally dark room Close-up Card Magic 183
Karl Fulves The Black Room silk/tissue of chosen color travels from glass tumbler behind spectator's back to wrapped tumblerRelated to
  • p. 20 for idea by Sid Lorraine
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 4
Paul Curry A Simple Spirit Séance Magician's Magic 224
Ralph Gironda A Stitch in Time small needle on black thread, big needle on white thread, change places after lights are out The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 32
Karl Fulves Method for Madness medium in other room, card cut to in borrowed deck in darkness with flashlight, medium divines card, then has actual card in handRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 22
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Time Out of Mind medium divines setting on watch in bag in dark room, then actually wears the spectator's watch The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 1) 218
Ben Christopher Pendragon Rings rope rings move from spectator's arm to his head in dark room The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 226
Peter Alexis Triple Telepathy two spectators write word on face-up deuces in deck, "ghostlike piece of paper" appears in almost dark room from cased deck, performer divines words The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2) 231
Jay Weiler Blackout box with two cards hidden in dark room, performer takes on out in the dark, flap box The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 10) 275
Robert Gysel Lights Out way to prove that performer is standing at the wall in dark room when he is actually free to move around The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 8) 341
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Clairvoyance spectator puts cards in envelopes and those envelopes in a bigger envelope, light is turned off and performer names the cards The Third Ecstasy 31
Unknown Stage Method solo levitation in the dark with glowing shoes and hands, shoes stick together The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1080
Karl Fulves Darknot rope tied around table leg, people distributed around and on top of table, lights out and on, now rope suddenly around another table leg The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1273
Thomas Alan Waters Demon Key demon appears in the dark, monkey Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 290
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan The Up-Down System out-of-room 4 spectators seal cards in envelope, performer divines them in dark room, featuring stacking systemInspired by
  • "Satan's Trance" (Charles Jordan)
After Jordan 7
Unknown Many Ghosts! No. 19, ghosts appear near mouth of bottle 101 Psychic Tests 6
Unknown Fingertip Ghosts No. 20, luminous paint 101 Psychic Tests 6
Unknown Diabolical Eyes No. 21, light shoots from eyes of medium in dark seance room 101 Psychic Tests 7
Unknown Luminous Eyes No. 22, eyes on poster glow in the dark, luminous paint 101 Psychic Tests 7
Al Mann Causing Beutifull Explosions in the Seance Room No. 25, glowing bubbles explode when set on fire 101 Psychic Tests 7
Al Mann Apparitions No. 27, face of ghost appears, gets bigger and smaller and eventually disappears 101 Psychic Tests 8
Unknown The Spirit Snooperscope! No. 29, using night vision goggles in a seance room 101 Psychic Tests 8
Unknown The Tongues of Hades No. 91, flames are seen in dark seance room 101 Psychic Tests 26
Unknown The Spirit Violin No. 96, violin starts to play in dark room 101 Psychic Tests 27
Unknown The Spirit Harmonica No. 97, harmonica plays on its own 101 Psychic Tests 27
Unknown The Spirit Trumpet No. 98, trumpet plays on its own 101 Psychic Tests 27
Thomas Alan Waters, Sydney Bergson Glowsure spectator finds container with object, in the dark Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 604
Michael Weber Sight of Hand reading in the dark Life Savers 110
Unknown The Dark Seance at the Table things with tambourine, bell, and the like happen in the dark Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 22
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the tableAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 258
Mark Levy Bux Vision random cards are named, can only be performed in totally dark room Best of Friends - Volume III 463
Mark Levy Pitch Black Triumph can only be performed in totally dark room Best of Friends - Volume III 466
Roberto Giobbi Dr. Rodolfo Roll Triumph presentation Hidden Agenda (Issue June 11) 167