34 entries in Fan
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The Bewitched Fan break-away fan
1890 388
Der Kartenfächer selection appears at fan (not card fan)
Also published here 1896 186
Tuchkunststücke silk changes into cut-up silk in hand of spectator, broken and restored fan
Jan. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Der Kartenfächer selection appears at fan (not card fan)
Also published here May 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Antonio Molini, Carl Willmann Der bezauberte Fächer coin appears on edge of fan, mechanical
Apr. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4)
Hänsel Kastner Der Fächer als Kartenmagnet card vanishes in fan (not a card fan) and reappears from fan
July 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 7)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli IV. Mimikry routine with tissue paper and hat
  • 1. Die Papierfabrik in der Hand (paper ball changes to confetti with fan, snow storm)
  • 2. Vergehen und Erstehen (paper ball travel to cone inside a hat)
  • 3. Die sich vermehrenden Bälle (ball multiplies under hat and inside balls are presents for spectators)
  • 4. Das japanische Schmetterlingsspiel (butterflies are formed from paper and they start to fly with the aid of a fan, thread on forehead)
1903 86
Franklin M. Chapman Fan It! snowstorm first with red then wit white paper, wet paper and fan
Sep. 1938
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Joseph Ovette Candle and Fan candle under silk changes into fan, which vanished in performer's hands
1944 29
Don Grosini Flowery Finish production of flowers, using a fan
Sep. 1948 460
Milbourne Christopher, Charley Jones Break-Away Fan Idea
June 1950 675
Karrell Fox They're All Aces - Take a Card any card ideas and gags
  • Old Money (bill with beard)
  • Bedroom Eyes (beds on glasses)
  • Genii Weenie (hot dog from Aladin lamp)
  • Bounced (rubber check joke)
  • Candelabra (original way to light three matches on a matchbook)
  • Nose Nonsense (spoon on nose gag)
  • Fan Fun (fan gag)
July 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 311)
Leonard Austin Triple Transportation transposition with candle, silk and fan, in envelopes and tube
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning Coin Fan coin is produced on a fan, repeated
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Walter Slasor New Routines for Your Shelved Magic different trick combinations, ideas
  • 1. Tricky Tumbler (Grant), Vanishing Wand (Walsh)
  • 2. The Handkerchief Pedestal
  • 3. Drawer Box, Spring Rabbit, Dot's A Dandy (Allen)
  • 4. Comedy Pump (Ireland)
  • 5. Devil's Handkerchief, Menge Tricky Tumbler
  • 6. Saltsation (Grant)
  • 7. Rubber Egg (Weller), Milk in Hat (Grant)
  • 8. Comedy Silks (Fox)
  • 9. Temple Screen (Grant)
  • 10. P&L Candlestick coin holder
  • 11. Magic Funnel, Slate
  • 12. Magic Funnel
  • 13. Breakaway Fan, Bang Gun
  • 14. Dial X (Grant), Wrist Watch Tape Measure (Tannen)
  • 15. German Milk Glass (Grant), Confetti Cannister (Grant)
  • 16. Ceylon Strip (Torsberg), Hypnotic Card Box
  • 17. Ghost Glass (Grant)
  • 18. Tricky Tumbler, Color Book (Windsor)
  • 19. Stiff Rope (Grant)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia Pañuelos Era Actual routine, silk produced from deck of cards and one produced from purse frame, breakaway fand and twentieth century silks to finish
1967 67
Alfred Herrmann Opium Pipe Newspaper change bag to change opium pipe into fan
1968 86
Lawrence Nudelman The Money Fan - Cool It! fan made of bills taken out of pocket and opened to fan some fresh air, sight gag
1975-1978 ca. 2
The Color Changing Fan
1976 212
Jochen Zmeck Das Vier-Farben-Wunder routine with fan, paper confetti and colors, ends with flower bouquet production
  • Der Farbenfächer
  • Die Konfettifärbung
  • Tuchfärben und Blumenerscheinen
  • Tücher verwandeln sich in Blumen
1978 21
Shigeo Takagi Owan to Tama "Japanese Cups and Balls"
with three bowls, fan as wand
1990 94
Keiichi Yamamoto Notes on Wazuma historical notes and ideas on three routines
  • 1. Flying Butterfly and Hyoko
  • 2. Goldfish Fishing & Goldfish Transportation
  • 3. A Tune of a Fan
1990 103
Jim Steinmeyer The Fan Act introduction and effect description of Alan Wakeling's act
  • A Fantasy in Fans
1993 89
Alan Wakeling The Barehanded Fan Production multiple fans, choreography with assistant
1993 93
Alan Wakeling The Fan in the Bag egg bag type routine with fan
1993 102
Alan Wakeling The Mutilated Fan mutilated parasol routine with fan
1993 104
Alan Wakeling The Billiard Balls and Finale: An Additional Ending giant fan production
1993 108
Alan Wakeling Variations on the Fan Act and Illusions several optional components of the Fan Act, briefly described
1993 109
Alan Wakeling The Traveling Fan fan vanishes under silk, is found on table, vanishes again, found in inside pocket, second fan produced, both tossed up and one vanishes and is found in table, repeat, change into giant fan
1993 110
Steve Dusheck Patrick's Paddle St. Patrick's Day themed paddle trick, colored fan of paper appeares when paddle is pulled apart
1994 49
Jeff Sheridan The Cut and Restored Fan
May 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 5)
Alan Wakeling Japan routine for Candle Tube, match to flower, fan and candle transpose
  • Notes (Jim Steinmeyer)
Sep. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 9)
Patrick Page Breakaway Fan
2011 295
Alberto de Figueiredo Los pañuelos y la caja routine with two children where handkerchiefs should travel to box, several handkerchiefs turn into a big one, using break-away fan and comedy wand, Clatter Box
2019 109