Silk Magic Inventors- All are from Rice's Encyclopedia of Silks, Volume 3 www.silkkingmagic.com

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Silk Effect Inventor Page
Sympathetic Silks Hatton & Plate circa 1910
Tarbell's Sympathetic Silks Harlan Tarbell Page 1056
The Sympathetic Silk Stand Joe Berg Page 1060
Victor's Stand Victor Page 1060
Uniting The Colors Edward Bagshawe Page 1062
Sympathetic Silk (Display) Methods Percy Abbott Page 1062
Weber's Method Herman L. Weber Page 1062
Sten's Mdethod Carl Sten Page 1062
A Chair Display Harlan Tarbell Page 1064
Hugard's (False) Count Jean Hugard Page 1064
Tarbell's (False) Count Harlan Tarbell Page 1066
Rice's (False) Count Harold R. Rice Page 1067
Nu-Way Double Knot Harlan Tarbell Page 1068
Quick Release Double Knot Harlan Tarbell Page 1070
Slydini's Knot Slydini Page 1070
Proudlock's Version (Routine) Edward Proudlock Page 1070
Four Silks Routine Al Baker Page 1082
Two Silks Routine Al Baker Page 1086
Clark's Sympathetic Silks Keith Clark Page 1087
Furst's Sympathetic Silks (Rubber Band) Arnold Furst Page 1088
Bellman's Method Dan Bellman Page 1092
One Hand Method Prince Mendes Page 1096
Coleman's Routine Walter Coleman Page 1098
Rice's E-Z Method Harold R. Rice Page 1101
The Phantom Knots Joe Berg Page 1103
Sympathetic Silk Effect Bob Hanko Page 1104
Lopilato's Sympathetic Silks Anthony Lopilato Page 1105
Snappy Knotting Silks (Magnets) Anthony Lopilato Page 1107
Sympathetic Knots Louis Tannen Page 1108
Sympathetic Rose Foo Ling Yu Page 1112
Bobo's Tips J.B. Bobo Page 1114
Bobo's Patter J.B. Bobo Page 1115
Bobo's Repeat J.B. Bobo Page 1117
The Mohammedan Dr. Chang Page 1118
Visible Sympathetic Silks Francis B. Martineau Page 1120
Martineau's Repeat Francis B. Martineau Page 1122
Silk Sympathy Edward Bagshawe Page 1122
As U Like It Stewart Judah Page 1124
Silks Do As You Do Oscar Weigle, Jr. Page 1126
Untying Sympathy James Douglas Page 1127
My Silken Princess Harold R. Rice Page 1129
Passe Passe Knots George Johnstone Page 1134
Comedy Sympathetic Silks (Changing Bags) Julian Gresham Page 1135
Chameleon Knots Robert Harbin Page 1137
20th Century Sympathy Len Belcher Page 1140
Twin Sympathy Oscar Weigle, Jr. Page 1143
In-A-Bag Harold R. Rice Page 1145
Birds of Burma Clifford Lesta Page 1148
Switch-Over Silks Sid Miller & Sol Hirsh Page 1150
Magnetic Sympathetic Silks Rink, The Dutch Magician Page 1151
Upset Square Knot Dick Du Bois Page 1154
Knotriump Hen Fetsch Page 1156
Knotted Silks Murphy & Hamilton Page 1160
Blendo Effects    
Perfection Flag Trick Frank Ducrot Page 1162
Rice's Blendo Harold R. Rice Page 1166
Improved Blendo Harry Baker Page 1168
A Flash Blendo Opener Arnold Furst Page 1171
Another Flash Blendo Arnold Furst Page 1172
Berg's Ribbon Blendo Joe Berg Page 1174
Rice's Silks to Flag Harold R. Rice Page 1176
Thayer's New Blendo Floyd Thayer Page 1178
Mendes Blendo Prince Mendes Page 1180
Holden's Blendo Max Holden Page 1182
White's Blendo Ralph L.White Page 1184
Blending of the Colors Dr. Milton Bridges Page 1186
Hanks and Flag T.J. Peters Page 1188
Modern Blendo Vernon Cook Page 1189
Nu-Blent John Penrose Page 1193
Booth Blendo John Booth Page 1195
The Mystic Ribbons Harlan Tarbell Page 1197
Burgette's Blendo Burgette Page 1199
Silk Gloves Hen Fetsch Page 1202
Color Blend Milbourne Christopher Page 1203
Color Blending C.E. Knille Page 1204
Greer's Blendo Greer Marechal Page 1205
Blendette Pat Egans Page 1206
Rice's Patriotic Blendo Harold R. Rice Page 1208
Rice's Mismade Blendo Harold R. Rice Page 1209
Jack Rose Ed Massey Page 1210
Nu Type Silk Blend Bafflin' Bill Page 1211
A Silken Mixup Vernon Cook Page 1213
Naughty Silks (The Art of Silk Knots)  
Louis Gerber introduces a silk act based entirely on silk knots (circa 1930)
Thru the Neck * Ishida Tenkai Page 1260
Unknotable Hank Will Blyth Page 1279
A Knot At Last Harold R. Rice Page 1279
Removable Knot Jean Hugard Page 1280
Knot in Reverse Harold R. Rice Page 1281
Silks Thru the Legs Stanley Collins Page 1282
Chair Release Harlan Tarbell Page 1284
Hank Thru Wrist Al Baker Page 1285
Double Dissolving Silk Release Edwin Tabor Page 1286
Knot Transposition S.Leo Horowitz Page 1287
Boy to Rabbit Fetaque Sanders Page 1288
Novel Vanishing Knot Anthony Lopilato Page 1289
Another Snap Knot Mitchell Dyszel Page 1290
New Vanishing Knot John Thornton Page 1291
Deluxe Impossible Knot L.L. Ireland Page 1294
Quick Knot Silks Anthony Lopilato Page 1294
The Switchover Knot Sid Miller Page 1296
Single Knot Release Jimmy Herpick Page 1297
The Handkerchief Knot Roger Middleswart Page 1299
Triple Hank Release Harlan Tarbell Page 1301
Knot Effect Variation Tan Hock Chuan Page 1302
Ideal Solid Thru Solid Glenn Gravatt Page 1303
Ring-On Larry Becker Page 1304
Rope and Silk Penetration Henry Holava Page 1306
Silk and Ring John Thornton Page 1308
Quick-Pent Larry Becker Page 1312
Silks and Eggs    
Kling Klang No. 1 Colonel Stodare Page 1316
Kling Klang No. 2 George De Lawrence Page 1318
Kling Klang No. 3 Al Baker Page 1319
Cling Clang 20th Century Hen Fetsch Page 1321
Egg, Glass, and Hank El Barto Page 1323
Kling Klang Konfetti Harold F. Puff Page 1326
Modernized Egg, Hank, and Glass Harlan Tarbell Page 1328
Silk to Egg Harold R. Rice Page 1332
Silk-N-Egg Harold R. Rice Page 1334
Eggs-traordinary Eggs-planation Harlan Tarbell Page 1337
Egg and Hank Routine U.F.Grant Page 1341
No-Gimmick Silk to Egg U.F.Grant Page 1342
I've Got Your Money Gordon James Bell Page 1345
Thumb Egg Tips Clarence T. Little Page 1347
Hank Spider Barney Lederman Page 1348
A B C 20th Century A.N. Ross Page 1349
Silk Gone Mad Gordon McKenny Page 1350
"No Switch" Egg Jim Conley Page 1351
Soup Plates and Silks Bautier DeKolta  
Soup Plate and Hanks Harlan Tarbell Page 1356
Mystic Silks H.C. Enslow Page 1360
Hanks and Soup Plates Mdlle. Patrice Page 1360
Plate and Silk Byron Churchill Page 1362
Under a Soup Plate Len J. Sewell Page 1363
Silks and Soup Plates Jean Hugard Page 1366
Beneath a Soup Plate Professor Hoffmann Page 1369
Silks Between Arturo Page 1371
Prepared Soup Plates:  
Thayer Soup Plate Thayer Page 1373
Abbott Soup Plate Percy Abbott Page 1374
Goldston Soup Plate Will Goldston Page 1374
Rice's Soup Plate Harold R. Rice Page 1375
Newspaper Method Will Goldston Page 1375
Magic With Plates Carlos H. Colombi Page 1376
Plate and Flying Silks Wilfred Jonson Page 1378
Flying Hank and Plates George De Lawrence Page 1380
Phoenix Silk Sid Lorraine Page 1382
Silks and Candles    
Flying Hank and Candle Hatton & Plate Page 1386
Knotted Hanks Collins Pentz Page 1388
Silk and Flame Harlan Tarbell Page 1390
Candle, Silk, and Tube Harlan Tarbell Page 1394
The Repeat Candle Percy Abbott Page 1396
Silk From Candle Jean Hugard Page 1398
Silk and Candle Transmigration Georges Poulleau Page 1399
A Question of Color George Lorimer Page 1401
A New Candle and Hank Oswald Rae Page 1409
Candle Smoke Ed Massey Page 1410
With A Candle Eddie Clever Page 1413
Problems In Silk and Wax Max Sterling Page 1415
Openers    
Air Mail Silk Production Bill Chaudet Page 1422
Double Silk Production Percy Abbott Page 1423
Snappy Barehand Silk Production Louis Tannen Page 1424
Silk Stretch Harold Beaumont Page 1426
Instant Color Change Ross Bagley Page 1427
Mini-Cone Production Len J. Sewell Page 1429
See-Thru Holder Ian H. Adair Page 1431
Atomic Silk Peter Warlock Page 1433
Silks On Rope Scotty Lang Page 1434
The Mixture - Not "As Before"! Len Belcher Page 1437
Transposition Extraordinary Okito (Theo Bamberg) Page 1440
Spectacular Opening Harold R. Rice Page 1444
Flash Opener Larry Becker Page 1447
"Magnetized" Hank Doc Weiss Page 1448
Miracle Silk Francis B. Martineau Page 1449
Glass and Silk Routine T. Nordines Page 1454
Dual Silk Production Glenn Gravatt Page 1457
Spectacular Flash Opening Jean Hugard Page 1464
Show Opener in Silks Roy Cotter Page 1468
Another Opener Jean Hugard Page 1472
Flash Silk Appearance Joe Karson Page 1474
Rainbow Silk Appear Leonardo Page 1476
Dove Streamer Ricki Dunn Page 1477
Silken Bombshell Marconick Page 1479
Prisoner Silk Marconick Page 1481
Flying Silks ** Marconick Page 1487
Fountain of Silks ** Marconick Page 1490
Lightning Production Hen Fetsch Page 1494
Curtain To Finale Hen Fetsch Page 1496
Grandpoppers Hen Fetsch Page 1498
Cigarette and Holder to Silk Sam Berland Page 1504
Jap Hank Box ***    
The New Inexhaustible Box Ellis Stanton Page 1508
"Do-It-Yourself" Box Len A. Belcher Page 1512
Holmes' Production Donald Holmes Page 1517
Wright's Radio Box Larsen and Wright Page 1524
Hanky Panky Routine Herman L. Weber Page 1532
* Most knot ties cannot be attributed to specific inventors. In the rope literature, this particular move has been attributed to Tenkai
** Not necessarily limited to being used as an "Opener."
*** First appears in magic literature in 1937 (Glenn Gravatt's "Jap Box Tricks")

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