56 entries in Toy
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Carl Willmann Der Radiograph "Ein amerikanisches Wunder", Gee-haw whammy diddle (Hui-Maschine), toy Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 9) 142
Unknown Thimble and Trumpet thimble blown through toy trumpet The Magic Annual for 1937 31
Elray Bughouse effects with metal bugs, those you can press a piece of steel to make a sound, in a box makes sound to answer questions The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 57) 233
Ken Beale, Frank Garcia Wormy Gags! gags with a plastic worm The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 854
Don Alan A World of Gags gags with small globe The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 79
Howard Brooks The Babblings of Brooks ideas and jokes by Brooks
- watch chain gag
- wind up teeth
- way to add a key ring
Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 305) 17
Jim Walker The Mechanical Magician card revelation with Slinky The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 218
James Torry Slated for Action ideas with children's toy called Magic Slate
- ESP Revelation
- Before Your Eyes
- Suggestions
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 217
Karrell Fox 2 or 3 from 5 & 10 toy pick, shovel and egg beater as comedy props Comedy a la Card 13
Karrell Fox The Magician's Helping Hand toy hand with miniature card inside Comedy a la Card 18
Frederica Three Little Pigs two in the hand, one in the pocket with plastic pigs, as a kicker the pigs change into a bigger toy fiugre The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 281
Piet Forton Ching Chang Chung, the Never Dieing Chinaman Figurine of Chinese man beheaded when card trick goes wrong - card is changed to correct selection, head is restored Piet Forton Lecture Notes 4
Piet Forton Ching-Chang-Chung - der unsterbliche Chinese Figurine of Chinese man beheaded when card trick goes wrong - card is changed to correct selection, head is restored Piet Forton Seminar 10
Clark Wirthlin Signed, Sealed, & Delivered with one missing piece, put in plastic bag and envelope, plastic bag is vacuum packed, with toy iron The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 22) 107
Roy Walton Once Upon A Time.... Jack and Queen of Hearts removed and put under handkerchief, Jack transforms into rubber frogVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 818
Jesse J. Langston Jr. Shoot Out spectator shoots at a board with cards, with a suction-cup dart gun The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 93) 463
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
Stephen Minch Swami Fly comedy routine with mind-reading plastic fly, buzzes at correct card from three cards, joy buzzer Creations of a Magical Madman 43
Stephen Minch Cups and Flies balls change into plastic flies one by one, plastic spider final load and bug aerosol can Creations of a Magical Madman 53
Stephen Minch Fly-Catcher plastic flies in amber-colored plastic, two in the hands and one in the pocket routine, plastic frog finale Creations of a Magical Madman 49
Stephen Minch Out of the Flying Pan... card chosen and put in pan, fire made, lid closed, giant flapping fly inside, it holds selection Creations of a Magical Madman 63
Lewis Ganson Other Routines using other props for "Two in the hands..." routines
- Cigarettes
- Matches
- Coins
- Dice
- Miniature Models
- Toys
Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 32
Karrell Fox Baffling Blow-Outs party blow-outs used for Chinese Sticks type routine, tube through sleeve Another Book 245
Herb Morrissey Unexpected Vision three plastic turtles of different color, one hidden in box, its color is divined, then their location in the spectator's pocket, multi-phase routine John: Verse Two 96
Roger Crosthwaite Roger's Angels signed card appears between selected pair of queens, then the backs of the queens change into cards with dogs on it, eventually a toy dog appears The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 30
Daryl Martinez Audio Transposition two toys, one squeaks and one rattles, sound is transposedVariations Something for Everyone 9
Meir Yedid Killer Spiders - The Arouser uses for wind-up toys or toy spiders, toy spider jumps out of close-up mat) Off the Wall 3
Martin Lewis Martin's Improved Lie Detector Instructions for electronic lie detector apparatus Martin's Miracles 151
Gaëtan Bloom The King of Yoyos Gimmick to make performer look like a yoyo master Gaetan Bloom 86 14
Terry Seabrooke The Chattering Teeth wind-up/chattering teeth cut pips from newspaper Seabrooke's Book 83
Karl Fulves Idle Chatter chattering teeth "chews" too long card down to size or other things, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 47) 188
Vic Kulich, Daryl Martinez Mother Nature's Mistake squeaky squeeze toy mouse and rattle rubber snake, change soundsInspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3) 5
Rocco Silano Explosive Impact plastic explosive cap for toy gun is tossed up and stabbed in midair with a pocket knife, the cap explodes The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Alexander de Cova Magie mit dem Wurli-Wurm Squirmel/Wonder Worm ideas and routines
- Die Vorbereitung (preparation)
- Die beidhändige Handhabung (two-handed)
- Die einhändige Handhabung (one-handed)
- Auf dem Bleistift (with pencil)
- Die Daumenspitze (thumb tip)
- Aus dem Ärmel (sleeve)
- Die "S" Faltung
- Anstelle der Schaumgummibälle
- Der farbwechselnde Wurm (color change)
- Der ungezogene Wurm
- Der Schlangenkorb (meine Lieblingsroutine)
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 15
Dan Harlan Destination Unknown five foreign coins are placed under five cards, spectator can chose on which is covered with a toy plane, country of selected coin is predicted The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 10
Scotty York The Skill Compatibility Test Two jumbo decks are used. One card is selected from a red deck and placed in an envelope, other deck is sawed in two with a toy saw and two halves are selected. Card in envelope is a split card matching both halves. Banana Split deck For Your Eyes Only 9
Karl Fulves Out of Nowhere No. 32, producing any item from a paper cup, for example a toy car Easy Magic 45
Karl Fulves Body of Evidence "Without Words", non-card version with twenty doll-house furnishings, murder mystery presentation Mutus Nomen 50
Dick Koornwinder The Koornwinder Kar car finds card by stopping next to it when pushed
- The Apparatus Supplied
- Explanation of the Basic Principle
Related to The Koornwinder Kar & The Koornwinder Card Control 4
Dick Koornwinder The Revised Technique for the Koornwinder Kar car finds card by stopping next to it when pushed The Koornwinder Kar & The Koornwinder Card Control 13
Piet Forton Swiss Torpedo ideas with torpedo magnets Das 2005 - Close-Up Seminar 29
Cushing Strout The Left-Handed Clock Cards dealt into clock formation, card is located using a spinning physics toy as the clock handInspired by On the Other Side of the Mirror 24
John Scarne Skullo-Card chosen card appears in jaws of plastic skullInspired by
  • Bill Nord's "Skullo-cation" (marketed 1948)
Prolix (Issue 1) 29
Karl Fulves Auto Kinetic blank cards with street names, spectator writes his street on one, arranged in face-down row on table, ungaffed toy car moves towards spectator's card with rubber band held motionless aboveInspired by
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin, marketed effect)
Related to
Prolix (Issue 1) 1
Jack Avis "Skullo" Handling chosen card left in jaws of plastic skull Rara Avis 125
Mark Lewis The Squirmle - The Basic Move
- The Routine
Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 13
Mark Lewis Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse pitch item, animated small mouse running over the hands by itself
- Properties and Preparation
- The Basic Move
- The Final Phase (using glass and cased card decks, see p. 12)
Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 2
Robert E. Neale Spins and Waves Routine with plastic "rattleback" toy, when spun one way, it will spin backwards after a while. Uses plastic's refractive properties to cause written words to transpose This Is Not a Book 302
Karl Fulves Jacob's Ladder "Unexplained"
tumbling block toy with empty cassette cases, coin put in top one is then in bottom one, posed as a problem
Related to Prolix (Issue 5) 317
Karl Fulves Jacob's Ladder "how made"
construction details
Related to Xtra Credit (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves An Unsolved Problem Jacob's Ladder toy made from card cases, some cards in each except top one, Royal Flush named, top case tumbles down and contains named Royal Flush Xtra Credit (Issue 1) 2
Karl Fulves Flexagons - Part Three more credit informationRelated to
  • Jacob's Ladder in "Magic" (Albert Hopkins, 1897)
Xtra Credit (Issue 8) 41
Troy Hooser The Prize Plastic capsule and toy ring, ring vanishes and appears multiple times, objects start appearing under the cap, including jumbo coin and an explosion of paper moneyVariations Moments 17
Troy Hooser Second Prize Shorter version of The Prize, ending is producing many ringsInspired by Moments 26
Hiroshi Sawa カラー・チェンジング・カー (The Color Changing Car) Presentation for a Bandai toy car that changes Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 56
G Gudetama (蛋黄哥) Using a Gudetama toy, pulls egg yolk out of toy egg, makes it visually penetrate back Emotion 95