78 entries in Black Art
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Unknown Die verschwindende Dame "Eins-Zwei-Drei", person suspended on a chair behind a glass sheet vanishes Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Unknown Der Blumenwürfel large die on newspaper covered with handkerchief, it changes into flowers (or something else) when cloth is removed Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 114
Carl Willmann Das Verschwinden einer Person in front of a door in living room performances Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 125
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die schwarze Kunst on black art on stage, Charles Arbé (alia Carl Baum) creditedRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 75
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei continuation on black art, description of a performance without methods (see future installments for those)Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 87
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei continuation, explanation of different vanishes, appearances, transformations with different objectsRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 108
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei continuation of black art effects, drawn skeleton comes to lifeRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8) 124
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei further effects with the black art principle on stage
- Die Südfrüchte
- "Fata Morgana"/"Cocon"
- Die Wunder der Fakire
- "In luftigen Regionen"
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 141
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei further effects with the black art principle on stage
- Das Geisterfass
- Die Lotusblume
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10) 157
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei further effects with the black art principle on stage
- das Leben einer Büste
- "Der Geisterskat"
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 170
Unknown The Spirit Envelope three selections, slip of paper with their names appears in previously empty envelope New Era Card Tricks 173
Unknown Das unerklärliche Verschwinden eines lebenden Pferdes samt Stallknecht "Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei"
horse and person vanish
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 89
Unknown Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft "Boscos Zauberwürfel, Alea jacta est, der in freier Hand verschwindende Würfel"
die block penetrates hat, plate and table, vanishes on glass disc or newspaper, another vanishes in the hands
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 69
Ferdinand Hügelin Der mysteriöse Zahnarzt "Ein Scherz", performer rips out a front tooth and puts it back in, black strip of paper and horse tooth, see also p. 176 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 160
Unknown Das mysteriöse Loch im Taschentuch hole apparently cut into borrowed handkerchief, one can see the performer's sleeve through the hole, restored Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 169
Carl Willmann Willmann's Miniatur-Bühne backdrop construction to put onto impromptu stages Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 106
Josef Löffler Der wandernde Thaler coin with black back and hook, vanished and ditched by hanging it on the clothing, borrowed coin vanishes and reappears Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 54
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 112
Max Auzinger, Carl Willmann Aus und mit dem Leserkreise black art credit claim/information Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 192
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, credit information on black art Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5) 80
Carl Willmann Entstehen und Vergehen production balls, black back for black art vanish Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 72
Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert envelope hangs on stage, answers to questions appear inside, switch on tray, black art Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 172
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradis neuer Kartenstern "new card star", using black art to hide the hiding place, five cards appear at end of star apparatusInspired by Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 72
Unknown The Coin Through the Hat using black-backed coin, black art The Art of Magic 267
Lu Brent Watch - Ho!! Pocket watch manipulation routine, production of pocket watches, uses black art stand, glove gimmick Novel Magic 29
Ivor Smith Various Routines 2 Uses a black art table and a tri-color thimble and has a lemon production Thimble Magic 33
Paul Studham, Laurie Ireland The Spirit Bar bar with bottles on table, drinks are wished and mixed by spirits, black art principle Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 7
Unknown Black-Art Switch using servante in table 25 Methods for Switching Decks 14
Syl Reilly A Ghost Show Routine black art, luminous paint, skeletons appear and dance Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 412
Howard D. Wise A New "Find the Lady" Illusion with board, black art and shell My Best 150
Judge E. H. C. Wethered Black Art Tray Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 329
J. W. Sarles Transit Silks three silks vanish behind screen, reappear knotted on wand when it is tossed in air, black art The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 215
Unknown The Phantom Black Art Platform Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 324
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Zombie Cabinet cabinet for Zombie ball, ball vanishes eventually or changes into a skull The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 87
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, David Tobias Bamberg Checker Cabinet box with three doors, pile of checkers placed under a tube and a glass with a handkerchief into the box, transposition The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 127
Karl Fulves Launch Pad on building black art possibilities into close-up padRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 4) 11
Jan Torell A Giant Card to Silk card to silk, then more handkerchiefs and cards are producedVariations Magic by Jan Torell 13
Oswald Williams Die Flyto handkerchief in a box transposes with big die on a tray, visible transformation of die into handkerchief Classic Magic with Apparatus 26
Unknown, Carl Owen Ultimate Drawer Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 118
Floyd G. Thayer Expanding Ball ball visibly expands, on a stand Classic Magic with Apparatus 206
Philip T. Goldstein Severence Pay-Off rope cut in paper tube, black art shuffled lecture 7
Mark Lefler Back in the Box copper coins vanish visually under glass and reappear in okito box, then change to silver, using black art Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 785
Stephen Minch Mindcast written on six pieces of paper, non-forcing method Mind Melds 9
Philip T. Goldstein Severence Pay-Off rope cut in paper tube, black art NYCANOTES 2
Jim Steinmeyer The Artist's Daydream person appears in black cabinet with easel lookInspired by
  • "The Artist's Dream"
Device and Illusion 43
Harlan Tarbell "Society Special" Black Art Table Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 262
Dondrake The Early Years History of black art Black Art Breakthroughs 5
Dondrake BlackArt in the Parlor More history on black art Black Art Breakthroughs 6
Dondrake Build a Wizard's Window Black art background Black Art Breakthroughs 7
Dondrake Building a BlackArt Backdrop Black art curtains Black Art Breakthroughs 12
Dondrake Using the Right Material Black Art Breakthroughs 14
Dondrake BlackArt Lighting How to do lighting on stage for black art illusions Black Art Breakthroughs 15
Dondrake The Wizard's Curtain Three different ways to set up a stage for black art illusions Black Art Breakthroughs 16
Dondrake The BlackArt Table Black Art Breakthroughs 19
Dondrake BlackArt Well Table Black Art Breakthroughs 20
Dondrake Wizard's Table Black Art Breakthroughs 21
Dondrake The Flying Carpet Magicians levitates while sitting on flying carpet Black Art Breakthroughs 24
Dondrake The Hindu Rope Trick Rope levitates out of basket, boy climbs up, disappears in smoke, rope falls down Black Art Breakthroughs 25
Dondrake Fantasy Dove Cardboard dove visually changes into real dove in full view Black Art Breakthroughs 26
Dondrake Floating Into and Out of the Body Girl levitates, gets absorbed into magician's body, then comes out of his body before floating down Black Art Breakthroughs 27
Dondrake Stretching Rope Rope stretches in length Black Art Breakthroughs 28
Dondrake BlackArt Prediction Use black art to load prediction Black Art Breakthroughs 29
Dondrake Jumbo Card Frame Three card monte with jumbo cards in a frame, using black art Black Art Breakthroughs 30
Dondrake BlackArt Milk Routine Milk poured into newspaper cone, liquid vanishes Black Art Breakthroughs 31
Dondrake Paper Bag Productions Produce bulky items from empty paper bag Black Art Breakthroughs 32
Dondrake Darwin's BlackArt Striptease Lady's clothes slowly float away from her body one by one into a basket, then clothes in basket vanish Black Art Breakthroughs 33
Gary Darwin Darwin's Missing Fingers Magician visually pulls off fingers off of gloved hand and places fingers into top hat. Glove removed, fingers pop back onto hand Black Art Breakthroughs 34
Gary Darwin Darwin's Ever Loaded Hat Method to secretly load top hat Black Art Breakthroughs 36
Gary Darwin Darwin's BlackArt Lota Lota vase keeps refilling indefinitely, longer than it should Black Art Breakthroughs 37
Gary Darwin Darwin's Steel Rod Through Body Push steel rod through body Black Art Breakthroughs 38
Gary Darwin Darwin's Exorcist Live! Woman brought on stage begins to get possessed by a demon, head floats around, body levitates etc. Black Art Breakthroughs 39
Chad Sanborn The Cloned Lady Hand pulled off a lady, and then put back Black Art Breakthroughs 42
The Future of Magic, Ken and James The Broken and Restored Heart Girl vanishes behind newspaper, newspaper torn and restored, girl appears again Black Art Breakthroughs 43
Al Baker Plate-Biting Stunt biting out a piece of a dinner plate, black art The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 571
Jack Avis Black Art Reference Mahatma, Vol. 1 No. 3 Rara Avis 200
Tom Stone Black Drop black art, vanish of small object Vortex 206
Alexander de Cova Riesenmünzen-Finte black art jumbo coin Seminar-Leviten 11
John Hostler Convoid flap in middle of bill is opened and closed againRelated to Magnum Opossum 123