Project: Magic Inventors

In writing articles for The Wizards' Journal, I try to credit magic inventors when they are known. As a result of my work on the inventor's index to the Rice Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Volumes 1 to 3, I heard of an "unauthorized" Fourth Volume produced by Mark Trimble in memory and in honor of Harold Rice.

Please note that this is not the same as the contributor's index to Volume Four Encyclopedia of Silk Magic by Mark Trimble. That index is more complete, being a standard index in alphabetical order of contributors to the work. My inventor's index below is in page order and omits a great deal of information from the Encyclopedia simply because the contributor cited is not necessarily the inventor of the effect, or the effect was deemed to be in the realm of "general magic knowledge" with an unknown creator or creators. However, it should also be noted that this index is more accurate, correcting many of the page number errors and typographical errors that still exist in the original work.

Silk Magic CONTRIBUTORS- All are from Volume Four Encyclopedia of Silk Magic by Mark Trimble - published by Hank Lee's Magic Factory, and Magic City , 1993

Last Name First Name Silk Effect Page Number
Lupo Vito New Silk Holder

1556

Lupo Vito Grip Ring for Silk Productions

1558

Lupo Vito Large Silk Holder

1558

Pittsworth Chris Pro Silk Holder

1560

Lupo Vito Semi-Impromptu Silk Production

1562

Hugard Jean Finger Ring and Thread

1565

Gustafson Dick Carnation to Silk

1566

Hugard Jean From The Mouth

1567

Gustafson Dick Barehanded Silk Production

1569

Christe   Silk In Boards

1571

Hades Micky Hurrah

1572

Hades Micky A Flag Staff

1574

Brown Jonathan Neal Silk on Cane

1576

Lessner Lawrence Silk On Cane

1576

Cottee Roy Vanishing and Appearing Silk

1578

Cooper John Pop-Gun Production

1579

Thorner Frank Parachute Silk

1580

Pavel   Selected Silk in Balloon

1582

Lessner Lawrence Silk on Rope

1584

Pavel   Knot-The-Silk Routine

1586

Ellis Bob Magic Canister

1588

Brewe Bill Inexpensive Triple Cylinders

1589

Strickland Bill Miser's Dream Fold

1596

Christopher Milbourne Pop-Through Production Frame

1599

Howard Max The Elusive Hank

1600

Hugard Jean Flash Paper Vanish

1602

Day Billy Blow-Van

1604

Lessner Lawrence Enhanced Bungee Pull

1606

Bergeron Bev Silk Gun

1608

Massey Edward Sure-Fire Handkerchief Pistol

1610

Mentzer Jerry Silk Shower

1613

Mentzer Jerry Matchbook to Silk

1614

Trimble Mark Twirling Silk to Cane

1615

Strickland Bill Change in a Paper Cone

1618

Rosini Carl Rosini Changer

1620

Ammar Michael Bouncing Fireball to Silk

1621

Lambie Alan Cigarette to Silk Streamers

1624

Trimble Mark Thin Paper Bag Switch

1626

Werner Frank Comedy Shooting Hank

1628

Ginn David One Hand Tissues to Silk

1629

Sudbrack Ted ("Suds") Silk to Flower

1631

Sudbrack Ted ("Suds") Color Changing Silk to Flower

1632

Fukai Masahira Visible Liquid to Silk

1634

Trimble Mark Rainbow Silks

1635

Trimble Mark Target Assembly

1638

Brown Jonathan Neal One-Hand Cane to Silk

1640

Zimmerman Dick Digital Delusion

1644

Allen Stan Sealed Cutter

1649

Van Tiong Phoa Phoa Cut and Restored Silk

1651

Ginn David The Light That Heals

1653

Supreme Magic   Color Changing Streamer

1654

Fareed John Dragon Fantasy

1655

Berg Joe Berg Silksation

1657

Trimble Mark Silksation Variation

1659

Gustafson Dick Dye Tube Steal from the Hand

1662

Schoefflei Paul W. Hank Ball Steal with Thumb

1664

Brent Lu Silk Dyeing

1665

Pavel   Pavel Change Tube

1666

Boston Doc Sucker Color Change

1667

Tee Tan Choon Streamer Afloat

1669

Strickland Bill Crazy 20th Century Silks

1671

Fantasio   The Twenty-First Century Silk

1673

Foster Neil Unprepared Blendo

1678

Mentzer Jerry No Gaff Blendo

1680

Hades Micky Lazyman Blendo

1683

Bongo Ali Bongo Bag

1686

Sudbrack Ted ("Suds") The Bumper Bag

1688

Ginn David Cheat Blendo

1691

Pavel   Balloon Box Blendo

1693

Pavel   Quadsilx

1694

Pavel   Sucker Blendo

1696

Berg Joe The Berg Knot

1697

Pavel   Knots Off Silk

1700

Ammar Michael Topitized Silk to Egg Routine

1702

Zimmerman Dick The Zimmer-Egg

1703

Massey Edward Silk from Candle Flame I

1705

Massey Edward Silk from Candle Flame II

1707

Stephens Warren Candle-Silk Transposition

1709

Lambie Alan Silk Drink

1712

Trimble Mark Behind the Assistant's Back

1719

Trimble Mark Behind a Tray or Board

1725

Berg Joe Berg Load Bag

1727

Stephens Warren From the Front of a Table

1728

Stephens Warren From Inside a Special Table

1730

Cellier Kemi From Behind the Ear

1733

Stephens Warren The Double Monofilament Loop

1735

Hugard Jean Large Load Holder

1736

Ginn David From A Collapsed Hat

1737

Stephens Warren On the End of a Streamer

1738

Mentzer Jerry Rainbow Cascade

1741

Jacoby Joe Silk Fountain

1743

Slydini Tony Silk Cascade

1745

Fenichel Joseph Metamorpho Spots

1748

Smith Walter The Acrobatic Silks

1750

Hughes Jack The Clatter Box

1752

Aldini   Aldini Silkola Bag

1755

Spooner Bill Silk-N-Confetti

1757

Ginn David Snake Can

1759

Stern Duke Dye-Version

1762

Fox Karrell Kornsilks

1763

Stephens Warren Invisible Silk Transport

1765

Moorehouse Hank Sonic Cleaning Chamber Routine

1766

Moorehouse Hank Production From a (Tom Palmer) Gag Bag

1768

Repro   Spotty the Dog

1769

Adair Ian H. Silken Butterfly

1771

Stephens Warren Transparent Bag Production

1774

Stephens Warren Elbow Silk Production

1776

Stephens Warren Instant Flag on Flag staff

1778

Stephens Warren Insta Silk

1779

Stephens Warren Change Cylinder

1781

Stephens Warren Mag-O-Silks

1782

Stephens Warren Auto Silk Production

1784

Stephens Warren Silken Surprise

1785

Stephens Warren Bowl-o-Silks

1786

Stephens Warren Silks From a Toy Drum

1788

Stephens Warren Production Spectacular

1790

Stephens Warren Hoo-Vial

1793

Stephens Warren The Silk That Was

1794

Stephens Warren Swish

1797

Stephens Warren Comedy Vanishing Silk

1799

Stephens Warren Criss Cross Silk

1802

Stephens Warren Wacky Silks

1804

Stephens Warren Mis-Made Bouquet

1806

Stephens Warren Crystal Dye-llusion

1808

Stephens Warren Striped

1811

Stephens Warren Splendo

1813

Stephens Warren Easy Blend

1815

Stephens Warren Alley Oops

1817

Stephens Warren Flip Back Hank

1819

Stephens Warren Kangaroo Silk

1820

Stephens Warren What Hoppen Silk

1822

Stephens Warren Ring Hank Penetration

1824

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