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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann To Force three Cards together three cards repeat itself, spectator cuts anywhere
Variations 1890 13
David Devant "Magnetisierte Wasser" with glass cylinder
Dec. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Carl Willmann, David Devant Wie Devant einen Ring vertauscht long intro about apparatus vs. sleight-of-hand, ring switch in which ring is put on second finger and duplicate is already on bent-in first finger, fingers switched while walking on stage
Sep. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9)
David Devant The Vest Servante
Related to 1903 25
David Devant Concatenation Extraordinary - Devant's Method chain pieces link, glass with one foot but two bowls in right angle attached
1903 99
David Devant Colour-Changing by the Aid of a Paper Tube
  • The Elementary Method
1903 247
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself
Variations 1903 303
David Devant Devant's "Transvaal Flag" Trick flag apparently cut in two with sword but vanishes instead, then a small flag becomes larger
1903 361
David Devant The Flying Thimble with one-handed palm and retrieval onto first finger
1903 502
David Devant The Jar of Water and Hat glass of water vanishes from paper bag and appears in hat, click sound effect with coin as glass is apparently set on plate, repeat with glass in handkerchief
1903 538
David Devant The Bag of Mystery egg appears in spectator's hand covered with paper bag, expanding bird cage produced from bag, borrowed ring put in beaten egg, vanishes, reappears in nest of envelopes
1903 544
David Devant, T. Nelson Downs The Magician's Will Power with one-way deck improvement by Downs
1909 176
David Devant The Devant "Mark-Off" how to establish break under certain number of card
1933 55
Jean Hugard Thaumaturgy Credits David Devant with inventing thimble manipulation, plus describes different types of thimbles
1936 3
David Devant The Triangle Trick twenty-six double facers
Also published here 1937 133
David Devant Thought Card Discovered punching selection secretly
1937 306
David Devant The Triangle twenty-six double facers
Also published here 1938 441
David Devant Dyeing the Silks credit information
1938 608
David Devant The Ghost
1938 975
David Devant David Devant's Hindoo Rope Trick
1941 ca. 394
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Lessons in Conjuring by David Devant 1944 22
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Carl Jones, Arnold Belais, Clayton Rawson, Zovello, Charlie Miller, Cardini, Robert Lund, Jack Merlin, Dr. Daley, David Devant and more
Mar. 1948
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 5 No. 10)
Victor Farelli, David Devant Hew Devant Used to Force method to force three cards, three cards repeat itself, spectator cuts anywhere
Inspired by Nov. 1949 601
David Devant The Triangle twenty-six double facers
Also published here 1959 26
Charlie Miller, David Devant A Lesson in Magic with assistant, one claims to teach "handkerchief to lemon", handkerchief changes to small pieces, to ribbon, then to lemon, handkerchief inside, center cut out of two handkerchiefs, mismade handkerchief restoration, handkerchief to liquid, restored handkerchiefs reappear
1961 41
Charlie Miller David Devant's Silver Ball only effect description
1961 80
Charlie Miller Sun and Moon borrowed handkerchief, center sections transpose
Related to 1961 81
David Devant Coin Transfer while counting and showing each coin in one hand,coins are transferd to the other hand
1967 194
David Devant, Faucett Ross Eggs from Hat Produce lots of eggs from a hat, keep dropping on the floor, comedy routine
1975 114
T. Nelson Downs, David Devant 3. Downs' Flag Production Produce flags from suitcase on telescopic staff
1975 180
Peter Wilker Geschichte um kleine + grosse Zauberer on David Devant, T. Nelson Downs, Nate Leipzig, Dai Vernon, Baron Bodo von Münchhausen
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 37 No. 2)
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Our Magic by John Nevil Maskelyne (written by David Devant)
Second Edition
1979 10
David Devant, Dai Vernon Nimble Nickels No. 49, ten coins in two rows, picked up in pairs, one coin moved across, they all travel across, double toss
1989 51
Alexander de Cova Body Servante construction, techniques and applications
Related to 1992 135
Michael Weber (reviewer) Our Magic by John Nevil Maskelyne, David Devant Apr. 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 8)
Johnny "J.J." Johnston Opus talks to David Devant made-up "interview"
Related to Mar. 1994
Opus (Vol. 5 No. 1)
John Nevil Maskelyne Dear Opus fictitious fax by Maskelyn
Related to Sep. 1994
Opus (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Robert Parrish The Well of Invisibility "The Japanese Box" routine
Related to
  • David Devant ("The Best Tricks and How to Do Them")
Also published here
1995 54
David Devant Change of a Half "Unsolved Mysteries"
half crown in hand changes to any combination of change the spectator chooses, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 120
David Devant Linking Finger Rings "Unsolved Mysteries"
description of classic effect, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 120
David Devant Reverse Writing "Unsolved Mysteries"
writing on blotting paper is not reversed/mirrored, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 120
David Devant Tiger Tiger "Unsolved Mysteries"
tiger rug shaken and tiger produced, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 120
Jim Steinmeyer Contagious Red
  • Conjuring
in a paper tube, several things change to red: silk, light bulb, cd
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Reminding and Deceiving, 1997 lecture notes
Dec. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 4)
The Century - Those Who Impacted The Art In America
  • Max Maven
  • Harry Kellar (1849-1922)
  • Don Alan (1926-1999)
  • David Devant (1868-1942)
  • Harry Anderson
  • Stewart James (1908-1996)
  • Marshall Brodien
  • Albert Goshman (1920-1991)
  • Milbourne Christopher (1914-1984)
  • Dante (1883-1955)
  • Cardini (1896-1973)
  • The Century Top Ten
with voting card insert
Sep. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
David Devant Overhand Shuffle Control
2000 76
Paul Curry, Michael F. Zens, David Devant Out of the Past deck is separated in halves, two cards thought of and one is selected, performer puts one card from the half into the other, first card is missing, second spectator touches a card, that is put into the other half and also his card is missing, third card invisibly travels into the other half
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Genii" vol. 7 no. 4, 1942
2001 102
John Carney Legends: David Devant
2002 258
David Devant Egg from Empty Glass - Second Method: Devant's Visible Production egg appears visibly in glass
Also published here
  • "Egg Caught in Wine Glass" (Magic, Vol. 9 No. 1, Oct. 1908, p. 2)
2002 53
W. Donald Forsyth The Caledonian Mystery egg appears, one-egg routine, egg vanishes, egg and hat routine in which more eggs appear, large egg climax
Also published here
  • David Devant, Secrets of My Magic, 1936, p. 222
2002 276
David Devant Signs on the Road to Magicland
  • 68 Years Ago
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Aug. 1933
Feb. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 6)
Jim Steinmeyer David Devant and Beau Brocade
Related to Dec. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 4)
Jack Winston Historical Coverage
  • Mail
Related to Feb. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 6)
Roberto Giobbi Devant and Goliath of David Devant
Secret Agenda (Issue June 15)
Roberto Giobbi Catchphrases of Famous Performers list, Charles Bertram, Max Malini, José Frakson, Dante, Kalanag, Silvan, Juan Tamariz, Horace Goldin, Dr. Giovanni, David Devant, Bruce Cervon, Allan Ackerman, Tommy Cooper, Paul Daniels, Sirdani, Dani DaOrtiz
Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 2)
Kainoa Harbottle Devant at the Bar... Or A Judicious Bibliography of Coin Vanishes
  • By Means of Metal
on a newspaper report about a court appearance of David Devant performing coin vanishes
Jan. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 1)