125 entries in Paper / Paper Napkin / Table Napkin
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Henry Gordien Card under the Napkin Greater Magic 224
Sam Leo Horowitz The Burning Table Cloth or Napkin using tube gimmick Greater Magic 590
E. Leslie May A Napkin Sewn comedy restoration with visible sewing lines The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 413
E. D. Wolff Impromptu Change Bag folded napkin The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 503
Al Baker The Torn and Restored Paper Napking The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 264
Unknown Character Reading from the Teeth verbal gag in which spectators must bite onto napkin After the Dessert 16
Unknown Improvised Brassiere folding brassiere out of napkinAlso published here After the Dessert 17
Unknown Japanese Torn and Restored Napkins fake explanation Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 306
S.S. Henry Gaglet: Henry's Paper Switch getting rid of the torn napkin, when doing the torn and restored with fake explanation routine The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 30
Jean Hugard Hugard's Butterflies butterflies are torn from a napkin, then snow storm with butterflies done with fan and waterAlso published here Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 3) 9
Joe Berg Criss-Cross Paper Napkin napkin torn, torn pieces transpose with full pieces, full restoration Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 89
Jean Hugard The Patriotic Tissues three red, blue and white paper balls are put in three bags with the same colors, they rearrange themselves, so in each bag is on ball of each color, then they change into flowers with the corresponding colors Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 6) 79
R. C. Buff Paper Napkin Vanish Related to My Best 157
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Flaming Napkin paper napkin bursts into flames, using only little flash paper Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 23
Frank Garcia Garcia's Grand two cards are found, with napkin and knife, reinvention of "The X-Ray Knife", see also p. 515Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 127) 509
Frank Kelly "I Dood It" napkin, with sucker explanation Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 22
Unknown Lemon Bug napkin moves eerie over tableAlso published here Over the Coffee Cups 18
Unknown The Pyramid removing napkins between glasses Over the Coffee Cups 24
Jack Chanin From the Private Files of Chanin paper napkin bursts into flame and restores again, three variations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 774
William Larsen Peek Stab with napkin The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 260) 1038
Dick Piser Flash on the Glass piece of paper napkin bursts in flames and vanishes The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 264) 1056
Jim Reneaux Tipped cigarette vanishes from burning napkin The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1100
Karrell Fox Impromptu Zombie floating roll, fork The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 301) 3
Don Alan Bowl or Cup Load finish for benson bowl routine, paper napkin wrapped on bowl, production of handkerchiefsVariations Pretty Sneaky 42
George Karger Ghost of the Morro Crab napkin moves over table, orange / lime under it The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 175
Bert Allerton The Jumping Flower paper napkin flower jumps from lapel to lapel, threadVariations The Close-Up Magician 55
Karrell Fox Hocus-Focus picture of chosen cards appears on napkin, photography presentation Comedy a la Card 12
Unknown Switch with pockets while getting a lighter, similar to crossing the gaze The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 271
Hubert Lambert Phoenix Phantastique card is torn and put in napkin which is lighted, card it is reproduced in a flash The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 271
Logan "Dr. Zuko" Pritchett, Walter Zaney Blaney Letter to Don Tanner - idea for A.A. plastic glass
- idea for napkin alternative by Walter Zaney Blaney
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 371) 312
Arthur Setterington X-Ray Coins revelation of the dates on coins, when putting one reversed on the hand and watching through a napkin tube Stranger Mysteries 9
Horace E. Bennett Bennett's Boner torn and restored napkin in a cup, sucker element The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 22
Charles D. Smith Torn & Restored Napkin sucker element The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 98
Charlie Miller The Delicate Touch of Charlie Miller signed paper napkin transposes with matches in matchbox, using the DeLand fakeRelated toAlso published here The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 2) 7
Charlie Miller Miller Revisited Related to The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 11) 54
Gene Nielsen Coffee to Go filled coffee cup through table under napkin The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 17) 83
Billy McComb The Williamised Spider pips from deck vanish and appear on napkinRelated to I Did It My Way 2
Charlie Miller Match Maneuvers signed napkin transposes with matches in matchboxRelated toAlso published here Close-up Cavalcade 107
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Tissue Teaser rolled-up tissue paper travels to second paper ball in spectator's hand, different colors The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 77) 382
Amedeo Vacca A Hole in One napkin torn into four pieces, one magically becomes burn hole Amedeo's Continental Magic 32
Unknown The Patriotic Paper Balls three containers and balls with different colors, travel from container to other container Tricks with Paper 6
Alan Shaxon Sucker Serviettes with sucker explanation and different colored napkin Practical Sorcery 30
Dr. J. Konstantin Garmisch Paper Mate as Garmish, torn and restored tissue, from tissue box The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 144) 718
Eric Meredith Invisible Salt Extraction salt pours from hands, shaker under napkin is then empty Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 33
John C. Wagner Torn and Restored Effects application of Charisma Change to Gypsy Thread, paper napkin, cigarette 7 Secrets 52
Paul Harris, Daniel Cros Paper Chase napkin is torn into four pieces, matrix type assembly, restoration Las Vegas Close-Up 87
Gene Cosnoski Beer Bottle Polka bottle vanishes underneath napkin Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 251
Slydini The Torn and Restored Napkin Corner with repeat phase The Magical World of Slydini 78
Karl Fulves Ethnic Rocket on the rocket paper napkin, see also p. 182 Interlocutor (Issue 36) 142
Karl Fulves Crystal Clear No. 36, secret one-handed center tear with napkin as it is burned Self-Working Mental Magic 57
George Kemp The Force manifestation of the force / ghost under handkerchief, impromptu The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 239) 1192
Al Schneider Salt Shaker Switch with a napkin Al Schneider On Close-Up 130
Al Schneider Bar-None paper balls travel, vanish and reappear, inspired by Slydini, kind of sponge ball routine with crumpled napkins Al Schneider On Close-Up 96
Mike Caveney Bent Spoons two spoons, one held wrapped in a napkin, the other one visibly Magicomedy 63
Unknown Strong Man Stunt No. 38, rolled up napkin can only be torn apart by performer Self-Working Table Magic 48
Stephen Tucker Status Quo torn and restored napkin, step by step restoration Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 7) 115
Jim Sutton, Tom Craven Poor Man's Pencil Thru' Quarter paper napkin cover Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 635
John Kennedy Watch coin vanishes and reappears beneath tables napkin, changes into wrist watch The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 43
Roy Baker "Catch the Cup" Gag, pretend to throw cup at spectator shouting "CATCH" when actually throw napkin Baker's Capers 10
Unknown Cup Lapping Switch cup for napkin Baker's Capers 10
Unknown Slide Under Vanish coin is flicked under napkin The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 225
Martin Gardner Impromptu Vanisher coin vanishes from paper napkin Magic from the Parade #1 2
Roy Cottee The Hole(y) Tearer routine with paper napkin
- hole torn in center, torn out piece is smaller than hole
- both rolled up and bigger ball vanishes when lit
- match vanishes and found in smaller ball
Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 115
John Carney Coin, Glass, and Napkin coin through glass, napkin-covered glass through table The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27) 264
Robert Bengel Flight Unseen three silver coins in napkin change place one by one with 3 copper coins Best of Friends - Volume II 549
Karl Fulves Darkroom Effect No. 52, napkin moved from one one table leg to another in dark roomAlso published here Self-Working Paper Magic 91
John Cornelius Torn & Restored Doodle convincer for torn and restored napkin Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1) 18
Johnny Lindholm The Magic Napkin torn off pieces from a napkin change into coins Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 3) 4
Richard "Lu" Lista Shot Glass Salt Transpo salt vanishes from fist and reappears in shot glass that was wrapped in paper napkin Epoptica (Issue 9) 495
John Carney Predictable Surprise prediction on napkin is correct, selection travels under napkinInspired by Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 7
John Carney Coin, Glass and Napkin coin penetrates bottom of glass multiple times, then glass is covered and penetrates table Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 1
Duraty The Little Cracker a cracker is eaten by spectator except for a piece, found restored in napkin Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 22
Karl Fulves, Fred Culpitt Decapitated Knot No. 47, paper napkin, knot torn off and restored Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 135
Karrell Fox "Center-Piece" Napkin Tear center of paper napkin torn out and restoredInspired by
  • "Center-Tear" (Neil Foster)
My Latest Book 34
David Williamson Beelzebub's Blade napkin ripped by knife, restores and knife vanishes Williamson's Wonders 83
Unknown Crumpled Shown to Simon by random guy in restaurant: Magician crumples up large napkin into a small ball the size of a pea Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 101
Steve Cohen Coins from Napkin three coins are produced from a paper napkin The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Gazzo Folding Knife knife is wrapped in handkerchief and vanishes The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3) 11
Dan Harlan Starcle origami trick, hole is torn from a napkin, torn out piece is a starInspired byVariations The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Michael Ammar, Tom Mullica, Doc Eason The Vanishing Napkin Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 26
Doc Eason, Eric Mead Extra Starcle Perception ESP symbol divination mixed with Harlan's StarcleInspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 4) 8
John Carney Straggler all cards except selection penetrate napkin Carneycopia 15
John Carney Predictable Surprise prediction on napkin is correct, selection travels under napkin Carneycopia 11
John Carney Final Trace deck wrapped in napkin vanishes, napkin is burned and on arm name of card appears after rubbing of ashes Carneycopia 19
Michael Weber A Man for All Seasons rolled up napkin acts as a salt shaker, then pepper is produced and finally sugar from the same napkin Life Savers 21
Michael Weber Hot Production Item spoon penetrates napkin, then a glass/bottle appears, steal on table Life Savers 27
Unknown Spoon Through Napkin method normally with a coinInspired by Life Savers 27
Michael Weber Satan's Serviette impromptu Devil's Handkerchief with paper napkin Life Savers 84
Michael Weber Change of Seasons a salt and a pepper shaker are each covered with a napkin, then they transpose and finally fuse together to a shaker which is filled with half salt / half pepperRelated to Life Savers 31
Paul Gertner The Vanishing Card Stab wrapped in paper napkin and stabbed with knife, deck vanishes as climax Steel and Silver 103
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Paper Tearing torn and restored tissue, one starts on top of the otherAlso published here
  • Thayer's Magical Bulletin
Rigmarole (Issue 7) 79
Chad Long Predic-storation prediction on napkin with pen through it, prediction comes true and napkin restored, Cornelius' "Pen Through Anything" The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume Two 13
Chad Long The Vanishing Pen ... Through Anything! pen vanishes in napkin, using Cornelius' "Pen Through Anything" The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume Two 15
Scott Wells Can't Ketchup Ketchup bottle put on table and covered with napkin, then it shrinks to a miniature bottle The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 2) 4
Karrell Fox Fantom Fire performer can make paper napkin flash when touched with cigarette, spectators cannot Much Ado About Something 26
Paul Harris, Daniel Cros Paper Chase napkin is torn into four pieces, matrix type assembly, restoration The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 211
John Kennedy Flutter coin and paper napkin change places from hand to mouth The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 299
Michael Skinner, R. C. Buff The Trash Compactor torn off cornerInspired by Classic Sampler 68
Ken Krenzel Under Wraps performer knows position of selection in shuffled deck, wrapped in a napkin, deck switch, memorized deck Ingenuities 168
Ken Krenzel Wrap Switch as deck is wrapped in napkin at table edge Ingenuities 170
Bert Allerton, Ken Krenzel Stabbing to Any Named Card deck wrapped in napkin Ingenuities 173
Scott Wells Scott's Well knife through paper napkin The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1314
Bruce Cervon The Sub-Mariner Cards Ace to Three through paper or napkin Hard-Boiled Mysteries 115
Unknown Penny-Trate coin through tissue napkinRelated to
  • Quaker Oats magic booklet
Underworld (Issue 7) 90
Karl Fulves Clink! "Unsolved Mysteries"
napkins in brandy glass change audibly and visibly to ice cubes à la egg on fan, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 8) 233
Martin Gardner Two Stunts - "Bronx cheer effect" with tv screen
- tissue around end of tube, filled with salt, tissue cannot be broken
- affecting television screen with magnet
Underworld (Issue 7) 95
Chuck Smith On A Tear general comments on the "Sucker Torn and Restored Napkin", followed by several handlings Why Not? 9
Chuck Smith Torn and Restored Napkin Opening sucker Why Not? 9
Simon Lovell Twisted Roses making a rose out of paper napkin Son of Simon Says! 157
Jay Sankey, David Acer Uppity Deck on table covered by napkin, deck begins floating ala Zombie Ball, then deck vanishes, leaving only the selected card Random Acts of Magic 46
Unknown Thumb Flick underneath napkin Tangled Web 56
Eric Mead Bar Flight three quarters, two travel to underneath napkin, the last one visibly on top Tangled Web 52
Christoph Borer Die Geisterschrift - Das Verbrennen der Serviette (burning the napkin)
- Schmutz (dirt)
- Wo kann das Symbol aufgetragen werden? (where to put on the symbol?)
- Wie soll das Symbol erscheinen? (who should the symbol appear?)
- Wo ist die Geisterschrift vorführbar? ( where to perform the ashes on arm?)
- Was passiert, wenn das Symbol gar nicht, oder zu schwach erschein? (trouble shooting)
Die Geisterschrift 8
Christoph Borer Ein Wunder mit Spielkarten two selection, first is revealed by tearing a paper napkin into shape of card, then napkin is burnt and ashes on arm to reveal second selection Die Geisterschrift 22
Sveroni Ach, so geht das! torn and restored paper with fake explanation ... oder so! 17
Karl Fulves Zombie For Kids rolled up paper napkin clings to hand Prolix (Issue 8) 550
Al Schneider Sly Napkins paper balls travel, vanish and reappear, inspired by Slydini, kind of sponge ball routine with crumpled napkins Al Schneider Magic 226
Patrick Page A Tissue of...? gag for torn and restored tissue paper Magic Page by Page 288
Patrick Page Bloomer? gag for torn and restores tissue paper, with two different colors Magic Page by Page 295
John Carney Creepy Crawly Creature napkin moves eerie over tableAlso published here Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 32
Unknown Indestructible Napkin knife through handkerchief Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 52
David Corsaro Can I Call You Sometime Spectator-shuffled deck of cards produces the phone number of a fictional female chosen by an audience member from twenty-seven different fictional females whose names are written on napkins.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 27
Steve Beam Draw Poker Magician forms a bag with a napkin and drops a deck of card inside. He asks for poker hand. He not only removes that hand from then napkin, but the highest version of that hand. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 173
Steve Beam Bag Lady Magician introduces a napkin folded into a bag and hands it to a lady. He asks someone in the audience to call out a poker hand. He produces that hand from the napkin and claims it is otherwise empty. He proves it by showing the cards that remain are blank on both sides.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 179
Roberto Giobbi Trick & Practice for Restaurant Magic card of selection appears on napkin Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 6) 225