Project: Magic Inventors

Ian Adair's Encyclopedia of Dove Magic makes a good attempt to credit sources when they are known. This inventors index to the Encyclopedias does not replace the Encyclopedia's own index, because it only lists those effects with credited inventions. Also, there is some confusion about effects that Ian Adair himself invented or is only describing without revealing the source. Where there is any doubt as to the source of an effect, it is not included.

The completed index with all three volumes is also available as an Excel file which will be e-mailed free of charge by request to inventors and authors of dove magic.

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Dove Effect

Inventor

Page

Swivel Wand From Table

Ian Adair

21

Dowel Dove Perch

Supreme

23

Underneath The Lamp Post

Ted Devolyn

24

Wrought Iron Chair Perch

Ted Devolyn

26

Merry-Go-Round

P.C. Sorcar

26

From Hoop to Hoop

P.C. Sorcar

26

Up The Ladder

T.Norman Stone

27

Abbott's Super Dove Production

Percy Abbott

36

One Handed Holder

Ian Adair

37

A Neat Hat Steal

Ian Adair

50

Dove Cascade (Ribbon Cascade)

Ian Adair

53

The Rogers Excello Holder

Jimmy Rogers

56

William's Dove Production

Billy McComb

56

Elastic Topped Pocket

Ian Adair

58

Twin Dove Production From Silks

Ian Adair

59

Chapter 3 Dove Productions

   

Chinese Folding Box

Ian Adair

66

Crash Thru Box

Ian Adair

72

Sliding Die Box Dove Production

Ian Adair

76

The Box With The Inner Door

Bill Findlay

77

Visible Dove Production

Michael Scott

78

Grant's Carton Production

U.F.Grant

86

Stupendo

Supreme

87

Producto

Supreme

88

Double Drum Production

Supreme

91

Champagne Surprise

Ian Adair

94

Dove In The Bottle

Ian Adair

95

Chingalee's Egg

Chingalee

100

Spacious Production

Jack Hughes

101

Dove From Poster

Ian Adair

105

Snow White Described

Supreme

107

Dove From Magazine

Ian Adair

107

Rabbits (or Doves) A-Plenty

Robert Harbin

115

Barehand Dove Catch

Ian Adair

117

In The Air Dove Production

Tommy Cooper

118

Tarbell Cone

Harlan Tarbell

129

Feather Duster Dove

Ian Adair

133

Dove Trio

Mark Weston

137

Ring-A-Ding Dove

Mark Weston

137

Dove Timing

Mark Weston

138

Artist's Delight

Mark Weston

139

Cabaret Ring and Dove

Robert Sinclair

140

Silken Wings

Johnny Geddes

142

Dove From Billiard Balls

Franklin

148

Easy Eight-Ball Routine

Mark Weston

151

Chapter 4 Dove Vanishes

   

Dove Van

Ian Adair

156

Dove Cote Vanish

Supreme

157

Suit-All Suitcase

Ian Adair

159

Intriguing Vanish

Ian Adair

159

Skeleton Dove Vanish

Ian Adair

160

Cabaret Dove Vanish

Ian Adair

161

Dove Sucker Tube

Ian Adair

163

Tri-Ang Screen Vanish

Ian Adair

164

Gambini Dove Vanish

Derrick Latham (Gambini)

165

Whip-Whap Dove Vanish

Ian Adair

166

The End - Goodnight Banner

Ian Adair

167

Floor Show 'Cage Vanish'

Val Andrews

169

Newspaper Vanish

Ian Adair

170

Breakdown Vanish

Inventor Uncertain

171

Rabbit Vanish Supreme

Jack Gwynne

171

Crazy Dove Vanish

Ian Adair

172

Tear Apart Vanish

Inventor Uncertain

173

Surprise Dove Vanish

Ian Adair

173

Bengal Net

U.F.Grant

174

Ireland's Box

Inventor Uncertain

175

Red, White and Blue Boxes

Inventor Uncertain

176

Smash Down' Television Vanish

John Martin

179

Adair's Ribbon Vanish Box

Ian Adair

180

Adair's Crash Through Dove Screen

Ian Adair

181

The Phantom Dove Cote

Ian Adair

183

Climax Television Dove Vanish

Ian Adair

184

Flash Eight Dove Vanish

Ian Adair

186

Dove Penetrations, Cremations, Etc.

   

Dove Thru Glass

G.E. Arrowsmith

190

Floating Dove

…after Joe Karson

191

Dove-O Penetration

Ian Adair

192

Dove Dagger Box

Inventor Uncertain

193

The Barred Bird

Johnny Geddes

195

Super Dove Levitation

Inventor Uncertain

196

Dove Cremation

O-Yama

198

Dove Transpositions

   

Homing Dove

Inventor Uncertain

206

Flying Dove

Inventor Uncertain

207

An Unusual Dove Effect (Bread Loaf)

Inventor Uncertain

208

Sucker Dove Box

Johnny Geddes

209

Dove Changes

   

Flip Over Box

Jack Gywnne

212

Instant Dove Change Vanish

Ian Adair

213

Bouquet To Dove

Ian Adair

213

Dove to Confetti

Inventor Uncertain

214

Coloured Silk to Coloured Dove

June Merlin

214

Cage and Dove

Jimmy Rogers

215

Dove to Scarf

Billy McComb

216

Dove in Balloon Effects

   

Barehand Dove in Balloon

Ian Adair

220

JH Dove in Balloon

Jack Hughes?

221

Balloon Basket

Inventor Uncertain

222

A Tray Method

Inventor Uncertain

225

Dove Cote Balloon

Ian Adair

226

Children's Dove in Balloon

Johnny Geddes

228

Effects with a Rubber Dove

   

Abbott's Brilliant Dove Act

Percy Abbott

239

Tricks With Coloured Doves

   

Never Say Dye

Ian Adair

254

Carnival Ribbons

Ian Adair

256

Children's Dove Effects

   

The Invisible Bird

Ian Adair

263

Camera Capers

Ian Adair

265

Drawing Dunce

Ian Adair

267

Pop-Away Pop

Ian Adair

269

Mag-Pie Pie

Mark Weston

270

New "Fall-Apart" Production Box

Ian Adair

272

Dove Surprise

Trinka

273

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