158 entries in Pull & Holdouts
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown Ring Pull duplicate finger ring on elastic in sleeve Modern Magic 225
Unknown To Pass a Ring from the one Hand to either Finger of the other Hand substitute ring on pull, temporary hook servante behind leg Modern Magic 227
Professor Hoffmann Card-Vanisher pull with clip More Magic 133
Unknown French Card-Vanisher pull with clip More Magic 137
Buatier de Kolta The Buatier "Pull" Related to More Magic 209
Buatier de Kolta The "Bare-armed Vanish" pull without sleeve More Magic 211
Buatier de Kolta Silk from Bottle Vanish sleeve pull, classic More Magic 217
Unknown Red, White and Blue one silk becomes threeRelated to More Magic 220
Professor Hoffmann The Vanishing Pocket-handkerchief found in a Candle "New Method", with phase in which borrowed handkerchief shrinks in two phases More Magic 221
Unknown Card Punch on Pull in sleeve Der moderne Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Die mysteriöse Verbindung deck vanishes (via pull in sleeve) and is reproduced from spectator's pocket as a festoon with all cards tied to a string Der moderne Kartenkünstler 152
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die thatsächlich verschwindende Karte card pull into sleeve Der moderne Kartenkünstler 183
Unknown The Eclipsed Pack of Cards fan of cards thrown in air vanishes New Era Card Tricks 269
Frank Kennard Pulley Vanish from Glass Related to The Modern Conjurer 232
Carl Willmann Improved "Pulls" - Willmann's Vanisher
vanishing handkerchief application
Later Magic 33
Unknown Improvements in the Direct, or Non-Mechanical, Pull Later Magic 39
Unknown Guides, for Use with Pulls metal guides Later Magic 40
C. O. Williams The "Multum-in Parvo" Vanisher clip between fingers for vanishing things Later Magic 67
Maurice Garland The Pneumatic Sucker suction cup as holder, with loop over finger or pull attachment Later Magic 78
Unknown "Exchanging" a Watch various methods, with props or pull Later Magic 142
Unknown The American Vanisher for vanishing a watch Later Magic 145
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Ellis Stanyon Various Methods of Colour-Changing - The Conradi Tube
- Sundry Appliances for Colour-Changing
Related to Later Magic 242
Unknown The Nickel Tube, with Pull Later Magic 283
Unknown The "Lamp-Chimney" Vanish silks disappear visually from glass tube, pullRelated to Later Magic 284
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself Later Magic 303
Professor De Vere The Closed Glass Tube (LÉtui en Cristal) closed glass cylinder with silk put in hat, vanishes from tube therein Later Magic 317
Unknown A Handkerchief Changed to Paper Ribbons Later Magic 322
Unknown "Vanishing" the Gloves Later Magic 366
Unknown The Glove Passed Into the Wand Later Magic 368
Hamley Brothers A Special Egg Vanisher Related to Later Magic 407
Dr. Avon Dr. Avon's Glove Trick routine with gloves, sand frame, smoke apparatus, pull, ...Also published here
  • "Die Zauberwelt", Vol. 3, p. 166
Later Magic 385
Oswald Rae Candle and Bouquet two candles covered with tubes, transform into flower bouquets, one vanishes in the hands More Practical Patter 28
Oswald Rae A Lightning Silk Production handkerchief appears at fingertips, lapelAlso published here
  • "A Lightning Silk Production" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 31
Laurie Ireland Silks to Streamers, or A Color Change two silks change into four streamers in hand, pull Ireland Writes a Book 3
Laurie Ireland Double Streamer or Silk Production Ireland Writes a Book 3
Henry E. Dixie The Henry E. Dixie Cigarette Vanish pull, see also page 162 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 10) 51
Lu Brent A Visible Cigarette Vanisher pull The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 78
Dr. Jacob Daley Handkerchief Ball Pull The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 170
John Goodrum The Super Thimble Vanish thread You'd be Surprised 54
Unknown Pulls for billiard ball vanish Greater Magic 628
Unknown Vanishing a Cigarette with a Pull. Correct Method Greater Magic 741
Percy Abbott The New Vanishing Glass "Squash", with rubber ball pull Greater Magic 854
Dave Roberts A Novel Pull for birdcage Greater Magic 873
Unknown A useful Pull Greater Magic 873
Unknown Pulls tip Greater Magic 875
Theodore Annemann The $10,000 Challenge Silk Vanish pull to confederate The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 452
Alexander Herrmann Dinner Table Pull for vanishing objects, bag that is pulled up the back when standing up, see page 506 for Sachs credit The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 504
Theodore Annemann The Invisible Pull thumb tip at pull, applied to paper restoration, silk/cigarette vanish The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 546
L. Vosburgh Lyons Chain of Circumstance key chain travels from hand to hand, elaborate set-up in sleeve The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 100) 609
L. Vosburgh Lyons The "Good-Bye" Coin coin on pull The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 100) 610
Bill Williston Willistons's Pull magician's gag The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 4) 16
Greer Marechal Jr. Greer's Gadget pull for making a handkerchief appear or disappear, clever design The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 31) 127
Harold Denhart The Prize Winner Rope Trick rope is stretched, then fairly cut and restored Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 2
Charlie Levett Idea on the Miracle Egg Trick silk to egg variation Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 7
Neal Elias Torn Card Vanish with Pull At the Table Tricks 13
Laurie Ireland Method for an Unprepared Blendo Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 11
Floyd Jones Key or Coin? key and coin change places The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 483
Karrell Fox Jam Auction one dollar bill to five dollar bill, then five transforms into a dime The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 656
Audley Walsh Hold Out card vanish and reproduction, needle hold out gimmick The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 657
Franklin V. Taylor Shoulder Card card to inside pocket or wallet, no palmingAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 656
Arthur H. Buckley The Magnetic Pass with One or Several Coins magnetic holdout in trousers at back of leg Principles and Deceptions 76
Lee Noble Watch the Birdie! disappearing bird cage The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 680
Clettis V. Musson The Flight of Thought three pencils, named colored one vanishes Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 25
Clettis V. Musson The Mystic Ringer horseshoe vanishes from under handkerchief and appears around a peg Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 26
Al Baker The Al Baker Lightning Pull Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 386
Unknown Release! ring off ropeRelated to The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 246) 984
Horace E. Bennett Cut and Restored Rope with borrowed ring The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 322) 95
Roy Benson Capsule making a pull with a film container The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
James Shannon Jim-Dandy Vanisher easy self-made pull vanisher The Best in Magic 1
Franklin V. Taylor Shoulder Card card to inside pocket or wallet, no palmingAlso published here The Best in Magic 165
Tony Corinda (10) The Billet Switch (Corinda's Billet Pull) six methods to switch billets with a pull, pull on paper clip Billets 178
Tony Corinda Bird of a Feather a lot of cut card pieces, four are selected and form one card, with variationsVariations Card Tricks 320
Roy Fromer Nail Writer Gimic More Miracles in Mentalism 32
Unknown Sleeve Pull fishing weight An Evening with Charlie Miller 46
Max Malini Silk Vanish silk vanish from a tube Malini and His Magic 21
Al Baker Purse Vanish original described in the sphinx The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 110
Unknown Improved Pull The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 110
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
Frederica The Great Purse Swindle three half crowns in a purse transform into three pennies, again three half crowns are put into the purse and everything wrapped in a handkerchief, purse travels to the pocket and again contains three pennies The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 106
Edward Marlo Laser Card to Pocket no palm, Bean Shooter type pull Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 300
Al Baker Coins & Purse three coins removed from purse vanish, the reappear in two pockets and underneath purse, then purse with coins vanishes The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 475
Wilfrid Jonson Swindles comedy patter about swindles, silk vanishes and reappears, paper fold vanish of coin with flash paper, coin reappears in orange, borrowed watch vanishes and does not reappear with gag, see also p. 565 and p. 585Inspired by
  • a monologue by G. W. Hunter in an early Wizard or Magic Wand issue
Also published here
  • "Swindles" (Thayer's Trick Of The Month Club, Series 2, No. 10, April 1933)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 8) 529
Dick Zimmerman Super Sucker Rope Trick cut and restored rope with sucker presentation, double action pull Creative Magic 3
Dick Zimmerman The Ultimate Vanish silk vanishes from long glass jar with screwed lidRelated toVariations Creative Magic 5
Mitchell Dyszel Spirit Shot full shot glass covered with hand and it is empty when hand is removed The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 9) 636
Cecil Tebbitt Biro Cap Vanish pen cap pull Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 6) 65
Faucett Ross A Glass and a Silk Silk placed in tumbler, sealed off with white handkerchief. Silk vanishes, magician produces silk of different color from collar, changes it to the correct color. Magic With Faucett Ross 28
Karl Fulves Holdouts on holdout work in close-up magic Interlocutor (Issue 4) 12
Unknown Cigarette Vanisher with pull, standard The Magic of Francis Carlyle 35
Jan Torell The Pull to make a large silk vanish, with examplesAlso published here Magic by Jan Torell 3
Frank Garcia Behind the Tie holdout behind the tie The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 16
Frank Garcia The "Gaff" Vanish pull The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 88
Alf Goodwin The Legpull clever Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 12) 296
David Berglas Using a Pull general remarks on how to use a pull David Berglas Lecture 15
Danny Korem Commentary on the Upside Down Toppit (UDT, Pendulum Holdout)
- What is it?
- Where did it come from?
- The Pursuit
- A Word of Caution
The Upside Down Toppit 1
Danny Korem How to Use the UDT - Vanishing a Rubber Ball pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 3
Danny Korem Another Vanish Sequence for ball, pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 7
Danny Korem Retrieval from the UDT pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 8
Danny Korem Key Points Regarding Use of UDT pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 10
Danny Korem Two Methods of Hooking Up - Method 1: A Magnet
- Method 2: Metal Hook Disc
The Upside Down Toppit 11
Danny Korem Ramsey's Triple Restoration tissue paper, with spectator, pendulum holdoutVariations The Upside Down Toppit 20
Ross Bertram Coin Pull Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 26
Al Schneider Cigarette Pull Finesse tips about the pull handling Al Schneider On Close-Up 104
Danny Korem The Routine three cups and balls routine using pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 16
Danny Korem Seven Signed Cards to the Pocket to pockets, teeth, wallet, pendulum holdoutRelated to The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 4
Danny Korem The UDT Cups and Ball Routine clean vanish of ball from cup, pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 15
Danny Korem Color Changing Hank pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 21
Danny Korem Clean-up for Cap and Pence Routine pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 25
Danny Korem, Slydini Slydini's Ball Vanish Meets the UDT pendulum holdout, see "Ball Vanish in the Hands" (Encores) The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 26
Danny Korem, Slydini The UDT Paper Cone and Ball Routine pendulum holdout, see "Capricious Cornucopia" (Encores) The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 28
Danny Korem Egg Bag ala UDT pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 30
Danny Korem The Disposal Gimmick pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 44
Danny Korem Commentary The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 1
Mike Caveney Purse Switch Magicomedy 16
Dick Christian New Life for Squash vanishing whisky glass, pull Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 685
George Schindler Quick Change Cube small Rubik's cube changes into normal die, pull The Magic of the Cube 31
Fantasio Any Reel - Locking Reel how to make a locking reel out of a non-locking reel The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 123
Jan Torell Der Fadenzug to make a large silk vanish, with examplesAlso published here Rund um den Zaubertisch 46
Jan Torell Der Super-Fadenzug improvised pull, able to move arms freely Rund um den Zaubertisch 49
Jan Torell Das Tuchverschwinden aus der durchsichtigen Plexi-Röhre transparent tube is filled with three silks, middle one vanishes Rund um den Zaubertisch 50
Danny Korem, Jean Merlin French Cut Restoration loop on reel Korem without Limits 104
Danny Korem The Korem Deck Switch as deck is put in case, pendulum holdout Korem without Limits 170
Eugene Burger How to use a Cigarette Pull The Performance of Close-Up Magic 43
Gary Kurtz Smoker routine with cigarettes and a lighter, cigarette rises from pack, lighter appears and changes into squirting lighter, finally lit cigarette turns into chewing gum Continuations ... Departures 2 5
John Bannon I/O Holdout Input/Output, clip for stealing and retrieving flat body loads Without 4
Alexander de Cova, Carlos Corda, Channing Pollock Eine Seidentuchproduction rubber band powered Horizons 33
John Bannon I/O Holdout Input/Output, clip for stealing and retrieving flat body loads Smoke and Mirrors 30
Michael Weber Improvised Pulls with rubber bands
- Band Together
- Hole-der
- Looper
- Pen Ultimate
Life Savers 88
Michael Weber The Wrigley Device quickly build gimmick to vanish/ produce cigarettes, liquidsRelated to
  • "Abra", January 1951
Life Savers 91
Howard Thurston Howard Thurston Rising Cards cards in glass, selection jumps out, different versionsRelated to Knowing The Rising Cards 6
Alexander de Cova, Carlos Corda, Channing Pollock Snappy Silk Production rubber band powered Ein Profi packt aus... 155
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottleInspired byAlso published here Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2, No. 3) 39
Alexander de Cova Four Cigarettes Vanish Secrets No. 1 97
Alexander de Cova Vanishing Bird Cage with clean-up Secrets No. 1 102
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottleInspired byAlso published here Secrets No. 1 87
Joel Givens Sugarless gum transforms to sugarless gum and packet of sugar The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 4) 7
Alexander de Cova Invisible Magnetic Holdout magnet in trouser above knee Verblüffend Einfach - Einfach Verblüffend 27
Tommy Wonder Reel Pull The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 304
Tommy Wonder On the Pendulum Holdout The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 206
Tommy Wonder The Frozen Lock addition to the Jack Miller Holdout The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 212
Tommy Wonder The Express Pull very detailed description of improved sleeve pull (e.g. for bird cage)
- The Sleeve Tunnel
- The Cord-stop
- The Reel Housing
- The Reel Strap
- The Cover Cuff
- Momentum Discovered
- After the Vanish
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 239
Tommy Wonder The Single-Action - Double-Action Pulley System - Sleeve Management The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 250
Steve Beam Chapped lip balm tube vanishes The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 62) 1203
Alexander de Cova Double Action Pull System Related to Seminarunterlagen 1997 15
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottleInspired byAlso published here Seminarunterlagen 1997 16
Pete Biro Billion-Dollar Bill Switch switch that ends clean, magnet unload in back pocket Virtual Foolery 5
Jas Jakutsch "IOU" AKA "The Serpent" spectator jots down any amount and performer divines it by placing the exact amount of money from his wallet and purse on the table, then he shows, that he did not have more money, so he predicted the amount beforehand Completely Mental - Vol. 1 25
Paul Curry The Sliding Knot rope held by two assistants, cut and knotted, knot can be moved and opened at any point, see also Douglas Dexter "The Cut and Restored Rope" in Will Goldston's "Great Magicians' Tricks", 1931Related to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 359
Paul Curry Restoration Supreme cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restorationInspired by Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 370
John Carney Vanish from the Hands silk becomes smaller and vanishes, lightning pull The Book of Secrets 30
John Carney Vanish from a Glass lightning pull, moment of vanish hidden The Book of Secrets 31
John Carney Rubbed Away lightning pull
- Release Position
- Threading the Loop
Inspired byRelated to
  • Buatier de Kolta Pull
The Book of Secrets 22
John Carney Ascension four selections, one rises underneath silk, one floats into hand, fountain for last card The Book of Secrets 300
Al Baker Tricks I Like - 2. purse vanishes from spectator's hand, pull attached to coin, gaff in handkerchief The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 675
Tom Stone Back to de Kolta holdout principle for balls Maelstrom 112
Alexander de Cova, Carlos Corda Seidenproduktion rubber band powered Seminar-Leviten 2
Guy Hollingworth Pendulum Holdout paper clip Renovations 20
John Lovick Mutilation & Restoration with Explanation (and Additional Restoration) paper torn and restored, fake explanation with grappler or sock (credit info about Harry Anderson), torn pieces restored as well The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 199