106 entries in Cup / Cups & Balls / Two & Three Cups Routines / Moves with Cups
  
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Unknown 3. To Secretly Introduce the Palmed Ball under the Cup Modern Magic 275
Unknown 4. To Simulate the Action of Placing a Ball under a Cup Modern Magic 276
Unknown To Pass one Cup through another Modern Magic 277
Unknown To Hold the Ball whilst conveying under Cups The Modern Conjurer 184
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 4, moves with balls, wand, cups The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 254
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 5 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 260
Unknown Loading a Cup tip over load Greater Magic 660
Unknown Removing a Ball Secretly from Under a Cup Greater Magic 660
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 6 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 266
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 7 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 282
Unknown, Johnny Paul Cup Through Cup Move with variation by Johnny Paul Classic Secrets of Magic 204
Charlie Miller Charles Miller's "Cups and Balls Move" penetration of cup with ballAlso published here The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 188
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Move The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 207
Roy Walton Ghost Cup addition for cup-through-cup sequence The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 221
Unknown Bounce Steal card thrown under cup stolen, actually page 298A The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3rd Folio) 298
Unknown Reverse Spin Steal actually page 298A The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3rd Folio) 298
Karl Fulves Visible Penetration ball through cup The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 11) 362
Unknown Tipover Move loading move The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 367
Peter Alexis Clip Steal ball stolen from top of cup as another cup is put onto it The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 368
Peter Alexis Delayed Lapping Move ball lapped from cup The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 368
Unknown Galloping Post sequence with cups and ballRelated to
  • Modern Magic Manual (Jean Hugard)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 369
Ger Copper Cups and Balls sponge balls
- ball vanishes between two stacked cups
- showing tabled cup empty despite a ball being underneath
- dropping classic palmed ball into upright cup when reaching to wand
Magic from Holland 4
Horace Goldin, Frank Garcia Horace Goldin's Cup & Ball Move ball vanishes when two cups are banged together with ball between them, see also p. 815 for comment by Roger CrabtreeRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 9) 635
Pete Biro Cup Chop - The Karate Acquitment
showing cup empty despite ball underneath
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 723
Sam Aaronson The Basic Loading Move The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 778
Karl Fulves Speedball featuring hand-to-hand transfer of ball with cup The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 11) 791
Scotty York The Basic Move hiding a big ball in the cup Cups & Balls 3
Unknown Cup through Cup with ball hidden Cups & Balls 6
Scotty York, Larry Jennings Center of the Mat Cup Load Jennings' loading sequence without the handkerchiefRelated to Cups & Balls 12
Sam Leo Horowitz Two Tumblers and a Coin - Horowitz Cup through cup standard illusion, but with coin inside one of the cups Magic With Faucett Ross 153
Ian Baxter My Cup Flippeth Over throwing a loaded cup from hand to hand Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 12) 298
Unknown The Optical Move showing cups empty Colombini's Cups and Balls 10
Aldo Colombini The Can-Can Move hiding balls in cup, while tossing them from hand to hand Colombini's Cups and Balls 12
Aldo Colombini The Tilt Move tilting the cup from another cup, stealing a ball Colombini's Cups and Balls 12
Aldo Colombini The Flying Catch ball is dropped from cup and caught under it, hiding other balls Colombini's Cups and Balls 14
Charlie Miller Miller's Penetration Colombini's Cups and Balls 18
Aldo Colombini The Balls Penetrate Two Cups Colombini's Cups and Balls 19
Aldo Colombini The Ultimate Vanish ball vanishes by hitting two cups against it Colombini's Cups and Balls 20
Frank Garcia Double Post stacked cups, ball secretly between, cups dragged down on table with balls underneathInspired by
  • "Galloping Post" (Hugard's Modern Magic Manual, 1939, p. 130, item 4)
The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1076
Frank Garcia The "Scoop" or "Lift Up" Move showing cup empty despite ball The Very Best of Cups and Balls 34
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The "Galloping Post" Move The Very Best of Cups and Balls 35
Charlie Miller Miller's Drop Through Move The Very Best of Cups and Balls 51
Horace Goldin "Click" Move ball vanishes between to cups that are banged together The Very Best of Cups and Balls 61
Paul Gertner Secret Loading of a Ball Underneath a Cup with steel ball The Very Best of Cups and Balls 82
Paul Gertner The False Load steel ball apparently placed under cup The Very Best of Cups and Balls 84
Horace Goldin The Horace Golding Baffling Cup gaffed cup to vanish a ball under it The Very Best of Cups and Balls 103
Frank Garcia Passing a Wand Through 3 Nested Cups The Very Best of Cups and Balls 105
Unknown Cup Through Cup The Very Best of Cups and Balls 109
Herb Morrissey Fako Move sequence for showing cups empty The Very Best of Cups and Balls 111
Unknown To Show that a Cup is Deeper Inside than Out The Very Best of Cups and Balls 117
Danny Korem The UDT Cups and Ball Routine clean vanish of ball from cup, pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 15
Gary Ouellet The Cenotaph Illusion showing the cups empty The Two Goblets 9
Gary Ouellet The Cenotaph Placement placing apparently empty cups on table The Two Goblets 11
Unknown Cup Through cup Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 4
Jim Cellini The Elevator Move The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part I 94
David Roth, Charlie Miller Cup Penetration Variation with chop cup The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 23
Fabian Han Ping Cup Move The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 109
Unknown Elevator Move brief Special Effects 47
David Williamson One-Handed Ball Steal Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 4,5&6) 16
Hippie Torrales EC Cups & Balls Elsmley Count to show cups empty Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 1) 1590
Unknown Cup Through Cup uncredited Williamson's Wonders 89
Charlie Miller, David Williamson Charlie Miller Move variation Williamson's Wonders 92
Unknown Wand Through Cup Williamson's Wonders 94
Unknown The Reverse Stack Count Impossibilia 83
Unknown Cup Through Cup Impossibilia 84
John Bannon The Trick Pick - Something New ball removed from cup and reloaded at same time Impossibilia 84
Unknown The Slide Move - Another Standard Cups Move Impossibilia 85
John Bannon Shuttleball - Another "New" Sleight Impossibilia 85
Charlie Miller Miller Penetration Move The Magic of Michael Ammar 8
Michael Ammar No Tip "Tip-Over" Load The Magic of Michael Ammar 13
David Williamson One-Handed Ball Steal The Magic of Michael Ammar 19
Gary Kurtz The Tip-off Load from classic palm The Cups and Balls 18
Gary Kurtz The Double Load loading an extra ball under the cup The Cups and Balls 18
Gary Kurtz The Fake Load The Cups and Balls 19
Antonio Casas The Flipover Flourish Load Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 9) 2119
Antonio Casas Switch/Load for Cup & Ball Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 12) 2153
Alexander de Cova Becherspiele cup load with ball Ein Profi packt aus... 161
Antonio Casas Striking Vanish Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 8) 2250
Paul Gertner Click Convincer steel ball apparently heard inside cup Steel and Silver 198
Charlie Miller Cup Penetration with steel ball Steel and Silver 200
Unknown Ball Steal when covered with cup The Magic of John Riggs 6
Harold Cataquet HPC For Cup And Ball Hand Ping Chien Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 7) 2815
Harold Cataquet Tip No Load Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 7) 2812
Unknown Cup through Cup The Book of Secrets 124
Unknown Measuring inside of Cup The Book of Secrets 125
Charlie Miller Cup Penetration Move actually credited to Mexican magician by Miller The Book of Secrets 129
Unknown The Tip Over Load Street Cups and Balls 48
Unknown The Scoop Street Cups and Balls 49
Unknown Stacking Load Street Cups and Balls 49
Unknown Wand Through Cup Classic Street Cups and Balls 50
Unknown The Fruit Load From pouch Street Cups and Balls 50
Don Alan Don Alan Chop Cup Loading Technique The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 20
Don Alan The Big Bang chop cup loading technique with bang on table The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 25
Al Schneider Cup Pickup and Replace loading a ball under a cup Al Schneider Magic 132
Al Schneider Tip Load Al Schneider Magic 138
Unknown Turnover Move hiding a ball while placing the cups on the table Al Schneider Magic 145
Al Schneider Tweezers Steal Al Schneider Magic 147
Al Schneider Tweezers Steal with Large Ball large ball hidden under cup
Al Schneider Magic 153
Al Schneider Tweezers Load Al Schneider Magic 157
Al Schneider Twist Pickup cup pickup hiding a large ball Al Schneider Magic 160
Al Schneider Subtlety Pickup cup pickup hiding a palmed ball Al Schneider Magic 163
Al Schneider Rotate Load Al Schneider Magic 165
Al Schneider Double Load Al Schneider Magic 167
Alexander de Cova Geheime Taschenladung final loads handling, using topit Seminar-Leviten 11
Roberto Giobbi Overture for Cups and Balls cup moves, three balls appear, travel under cups Confidences 119
Christian Scherer Das Becherspiel als Salonkunststück general remarks on the Cups and Balls
- Der Handlungsablauf beim Becherspiel
- Die Struktur (structure)
- Der Vortrag (patter)
- Die Becher (cups)
- Die Kugeln (balls)
- Der Zauberstab (wand)
- Der Tisch (table)
- Die Tischoberfläche (table surface)
- Die Handhabung der Becher (handling of the cups)
- Die falsche Übergabe (false transfer of a ball)
- Die Ladung (loads)
- Das Platzieren der Ladungen (placement of loads in pockets)
- Die Ladetechnik (loading technique)
- Die Ladung vor den Blicken der Zuschauer verbergen (hiding the loads)
- Indirektes Laden (indirect loads)
- Das Abstellen der geladenen Becher (putting cups with loads on the table)
Schlaglichter 175