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 The title popularly used by magicians for this close-up, animated handkerchief effect, comes from "​Glorpy,​ the Gerkulating Ghost",​ marketed by Bill Madden and Bernie Trueblood in 1963. Madden and Trueblood'​s Glorpy was an improvement on George Blake'​s "​Haunted Hanky",​ marketed the year before. Blake'​s version in turn built on Dik Van Brummer'​s "The Solid Ghost" (aka "​It"​),​ published in the November 1957 issue of //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​3006/​Gen+Vol+13/​205|The Gen]]//, Vol. 13 No. 7, p. 205. For a full history of these tricks and their evolution, see Max Maven'​s "A Brief History of '​It'"​ in //MAGIC//, Vol. 9 No. 9, May 2000, p. 78. The title popularly used by magicians for this close-up, animated handkerchief effect, comes from "​Glorpy,​ the Gerkulating Ghost",​ marketed by Bill Madden and Bernie Trueblood in 1963. Madden and Trueblood'​s Glorpy was an improvement on George Blake'​s "​Haunted Hanky",​ marketed the year before. Blake'​s version in turn built on Dik Van Brummer'​s "The Solid Ghost" (aka "​It"​),​ published in the November 1957 issue of //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​3006/​Gen+Vol+13/​205|The Gen]]//, Vol. 13 No. 7, p. 205. For a full history of these tricks and their evolution, see Max Maven'​s "A Brief History of '​It'"​ in //MAGIC//, Vol. 9 No. 9, May 2000, p. 78.
  
-Also see [[misc:​it_or_the_solid_ghost|It or The Solid Ghost]] and [[misc:​glorpy_as_spirit_writer|Glorpy as Spirit Writer]].+Also see [[misc:​it_or_the_solid_ghost|It or The Solid Ghost]] and [[mental:​glorpy_as_spirit_writer|Glorpy as Spirit Writer]].