91 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Metal Bending
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Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on melting spoons Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 16
Al Baker Bending a Half Dollar The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 182
Unknown Bending the Spoon against table, optical illusion gag, done for real as gag After the Dessert 14
Jay Marshall The Difference spoon bend on tableRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 242
George Karger Karger's Bent Coin switch My Best 172
Nepomuk Nickleplated bending spoon convincerRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 200) 799
Unknown The Bent Penny coin bends in spectator's hand Modern Coin Magic 186
Derek Vernon Nickel-Plated bending spoon convincer, coinInspired byRelated toAlso published here The Best in Magic 7
Edward Marlo Solid-Soft-Solid-Gone coin folded in paper is bent Coining Magic 16
Bert Allerton The Bent Spoon Related to The Close-Up Magician 10
Gene Nielsen Gellerism Plus penny bending The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 81) 402
Karl Fulves Psilver selection of spoon or fork is predicted, they then change places in the hand and pocket of the spectator, then one bends like the other, power of darkness elementsAlso published here Close-Up Mental Magic 51
Bob Hamilton Bent Upon Deception.. key bend with the aid of other keys Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 58
Barry Govan The Bending Key Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10) 115
B.C. Milnov The Mind Benders nail / spike bending The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 127) 631
Stephen Minch Mental Metals nail bending Mind & Matter 13
Stephen Minch Wilting Coinage bending borrowed coin visibly Mind & Matter 47
Philip T. Goldstein Chaos gathered metal objects put in a handkerchief and react on their own, some of them are bent The Blue Book of Mentalism 27
Harvey Rosenthal The Unknown coin bends in two steps, metamorphosis change Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 10
Al Mann Metal-Kinesis spoon bends under handkerchief, Dick Van Brummer's "The Solid Ghost" Mental-Ettes 9
Philip T. Goldstein Onstage Bender staging for key-bending The Green Book of Mentalism 18
Al Mann The Bends coin is bent and foldedRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 1
Al Mann The Spikes of Asmodeus historical comments on bending nails, nail bending act with several nails and spectator participationRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 8
Gene Nielsen The Geller-Effect! spoon bending, two spoons The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 170) 847
Amazing Randi The Amazing Randi spoon bends and eventually breaks The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 183) 911
Fred C. Baumann Metalogic spoon bends and then breaks, extra bowl à la Hiroshi Sawa ("Gary Ueller", Genii)Variations New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Stephen Tucker Spoonerism spoon bendingAlso published here The Talon (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves Psilver No. 44, selection of spoon or fork is predicted, they then change places in the hand and pocket of the spectator, then one bends like the other, power of darkness elementsAlso published here Self-Working Mental Magic 69
Al Mann Notes other ways to break a glass and bend keys The Shattered Chalice 10
Ted Lesley The Glass Key keys put in glass, glass explodes keys are bent The Shattered Chalice 10
Mike Caveney Bent Spoons two spoons, one held wrapped in a napkin, the other one visibly Magicomedy 63
Ben Harris Round the Ben-d spoon bending, it breaks and is restoredInspired by Magic from which Memories are Made! 73
Tom Gagnon Bending Coin Sleightly Original 67
Ross Bertram Eerie Feller metal bending with nail Bertram on Sleight of Hand 202
Unknown Bending a Bar of Steel! No. 61 101 Psychic Tests 16
Unknown Bending a Large Thick Nail with Your Bare Hands! No. 66 101 Psychic Tests 17
Unknown Bending a Nail with Your Teeth! No. 67 101 Psychic Tests 17
Unknown Bending a Steel Bar with the Head! No. 74 101 Psychic Tests 19
Stephen Tucker Spoonerism spoon bends and breaksAlso published here Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 45
Roger Klause Welded! spoon bending routine The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 19) 182
Steve Beam Key Bender old car keys, borrowed, bent and unbent The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 91
Doug Edwards Past Bending fork or spoon is bend and broken Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1053
Bob King Key Bender Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1133
John Riggs One Handed Gellerism spoon bending, slow bend until it breaks The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 198
John Riggs Bent Over Double Related to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 204
Ben Harris The Psychology Behind the Key Bend - The Metal Bend
- The Amazement Factor
- Suspension of Disbelief
- The Involvement Factor
- The Authority Factor
Gellerism Revealed 11
Ben Harris The Physical Methods thoughts about the methods used by Uri Geller
- Television Work / Limited Field of Vision
- Scope of Television Performance
- The Cutlery
- The Switchboard Effect
- Lecture Work / Video Gimmickery
- Chair Chicanery
- Try Trickiness
Gellerism Revealed 21
Ben Harris Natural Bends exploiting already bent spoons like Uri Geller Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Standard Bends - In the Hands
- The Table Bend
- The Chair Bend
- The Microphone Bend
Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Not so Standard Bends - The Shipi Bend
- Long-Distance Bends
- The Natural Key Gimmick
Gellerism Revealed 35
Ben Harris The B.H. Gimmick for key bending
- The Handling
- The Two-Handed Method
Gellerism Revealed 37
Ben Harris The Bobo Switch applied to key bending Gellerism Revealed 45
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Subtleties - The Pivot Move with Key No. 1
- The Pivot Move with Key No. 2
- The Flat Edge, Cut Edge Move
- The Multi-Bend and Drop
- The Key to Success Move
- The Finger Cover and Turn
- The Spectator Hold
- The By-Play
- Keep Rubbing
- The Time Lag
- The "Can You Feel It?" By-Play
Gellerism Revealed 48
Ben Harris The Cutlery Bend chapter intro Gellerism Revealed 63
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Effecting Bends in Cutlery - In the Hands
- The Table Bend
- The Chair Bend
Gellerism Revealed 63
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Revealing Bends in Cutlery - The Twist Move
- The Fair Play Move
- The Pivot
- Bendiferous
Gellerism Revealed 68
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Rigged Spoon bowl falls off
- Handling the Rigged Spoon
- In the Spectator's Hand
Gellerism Revealed 74
Ben Harris Bendsation Out Of His Mind! 119
Bob Nixon Mind Over Matter borrowed key is bent Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 9
Karl Fulves Noops! two spoons, one bent, condition reverses and other spoon is bent now The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1374
Ben Harris Twirl getting a cork-screw twist in handle Off the Wall 60
David Williamson A Little Spoon Bending spoon mending with secret extra bowlAlso published here How Magic Works 7
Bob Friedhoffer Strongarm Variations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1959
Fred C. Baumann The Folding Spoon Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 3) 1901
Michael Weber You're Uri a openly bent spoon is rubbed, it starts to smoke and eventually the spoon is straightened and finally breaks Life Savers 12
Alan Alan Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 4) 2059
Bob King Bend that Spoon! spoon bending routine, transformation into fork Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 11) 2281
David Neighbors Bent Outta Shape several keys are bent, with spectator The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 1
Fred C. Baumann Shades of Geller spoon bending Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 9) 2402
R. Paul Wilson Mr Spoons spoon bending The Little Black Book 15
Alain Nu Silver Wear clever spoon bending routine, three spoons The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1102
John Riggs Key Shocker Related to The Magic of John Riggs 70
John Riggs Slow Motion Gellerism spoon bends and eventually breaks The Magic of John Riggs 73
Karl Fulves Headlines, Jokes, Puzzles Related to The Fine Print (Issue 2) 18
Wylee Packer Off On A Bender bending a key Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2656
Alain Nu, Hiroshi Sawa Fender Bender one handed spoon bending routine The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 62) 1204
Alain Nu Impossibender spoon bending, forming a loop, one handed The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 62) 1205
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Torque coin gets hot, is dropped into drink which boils, bendsVariations Ah-ha! 12
Ken De Courcy Geller for Dinner multi-phase routine with spoon, spoon apparently bends then it vanishes Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 2) 4
Chad Long Stretching Silver borrowed quarter is bent and stretched, then returned Some Other Stuff... 7
David Berglas Uri Geller on Uri Geller, metal bending, Robert Harbin The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 300
David Williamson Prehensil Utensil spoon mending with secret extra bowlAlso published here MagiFest ManiFest 7
David Acer Get Bent As magician tries to bend spoon, tie becomes bent - then spoon suddenly bends Random Acts of Magic 285
Daniel Garcia Clip Trip Straightened paperclip bends visually Limited 19
Unknown Bluff Bending against table, optical illusion gag Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 40
Dee Christopher BPQS gag message appears on spoon after spoon bending The Blackpool Prediction 42
Doug Edwards Geller Coffee bending spoon gag, prop Nukes 151
Tomas Blomberg Brazilian Bend spoon inside a cup of coffee slowly bends without touching Blomberg Laboratories 39
John Wilson The Hypnotic Coin Bend coin bends in spectator's handInspired by
  • "Skin" (Benjamin Earl, DVD, 2008)
You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume I 25
Tino Plaz Mentales Plastik comedy nail bending routine with a straw Moby Trick 4
Paul Vigil ICON Redux "A Multi-Phase Mental Coin Routine"
- Phase 1: Spinning is Everything (heads or tails predicted)
- Phase 2: A Penny for your Thoughts (coin after elimination process predicted)
- Phase 3: Heads Up (date on a chosen coin predicted)
- Phase 4: Eye-Con (coin bends)
- Phase 5: A Supplementary Continuation
- Phase 6: Folie à Plusieurs
- Afterthoughts
- Further Thoughts (incorporating Yigal Mesika's "Electric Touch")
- Notes
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