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Unknown Cups and Balls Routine Pass I. Having Placed a Ball under each Cup, to draw it out again without Lifting the Cup
Pass II. To make a Ball Travel invisibly from Cup to Cup
Pass III. Having placed a Ball under each of the end Cups, to make them pass successively under the Middle Cup
Pass IV. Having placed two Balls under the Middle Cup, to make them pass under the two Outer Ones
Pass V. To pass three Balls in succession under One Cup
Pass VI. To place three Balls one after the other upon the top of one of the Cups, and to make them fall through the Cup on to the Table
Pass VII. To pass three Balls in succession upwards through the Table into one of the Cups
Pass VIII. To pass two Balls in succession from one Cup to another without touching them
Pass IX. To make three Balls in succession pass under the Middle Cup
Pass X. The "Multiplication" Pass
Pass XI. To Transform the Small Balls to Larger Ones
Pass XII. To again Transform the Balls to still Larger Ones
Modern Magic 279
Charles Bertram The Cups and Balls The Modern Conjurer 183
Laurie Ireland The Cup and Balls including moves
- Pass
- To load the ball under the cup from the finger palm
- To pass the ball into the left hand
- The Palm
Related to Ireland Writes a Book 33
Laurie Ireland Cups and Balls Moves and Ideas including moves
- Finger Palm
- Finger Palm curled in
- To pass a ball
- To pass a ball to left hand
- To pass a ball under cup
- The Crotch Palm
- To raise a cup that is really empty and show a ball under it
- To raise a cup with a ball under it without exposing the ball
- To change a small ball to a large one
- New surprises with loads
- Servante for Cups and Balls
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 4
Laurie Ireland Cups and Dollar Bills with rolled up bills Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 6
Unknown Routine Greater Magic 661
Dr. Jacob Daley Dr. Jacob Daley's Cup and Ball Routine The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 332
Charlie Miller My Cups and Bills three coffee cups and rolled up billsAlso published here Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 12) 2
Harlan Tarbell The Cups and Balls three cups, with several sleights Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 157
Jean Hugard Cups and Bills with rolled up bills and cups, three final loadsRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 5) 17
Franklin V. Taylor Taylor's Cups and Balls three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cupVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 75) 304
Dai Vernon Impromptu Cups and Balls Stars of Magic (Vol. 5, No. 1) 69
Bruce Elliott The Eternal Cups and Balls three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence Classic Secrets of Magic 176
Franklin V. Taylor Taylor's Cups and Balls three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cupAlso published here Classic Secrets of Magic 187
Charlie Miller Cups and Balls three coffee cups and rolled up billsRelated toAlso published here Classic Secrets of Magic 192
Ande Furlong, Joe Berg Cups and Balls Classic Secrets of Magic 199
Harlan Tarbell Flower Pots and Oranges cups and balls with flower pots and small oranges, inflatable melon final load Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 48
James G. Thompson Jr., Franklin V. Taylor Cups and Balls - Taylor's Cups and Balls Variation
- Cups and Balls, classic routine with three cups
- Benson Bowl Routine Variation
Inspired by Top Secrets of Magic 93
Dai Vernon The Cups and Balls Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 125
Alex Elmsley Cups and Balls salt as final loadAlso published here Low Cunning 3
Eugene Gloye Further Routines with Fan-Ta-Cups - A Novel Routine with Fan-Ta-CupsRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 367) 296
Edward Marlo Cups and Balls three cup routines, no extra ball Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 18
Tony Cole A Three Cup Routine with sponge balls, billiard ball loads The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 138
Alex Elmsley Cups & Balls salt production as finale, see also p. 206Related to
  • suggestion by Jules Conway on p. 216
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 203
Edward G. Brown A Routine for the Cups & Balls Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 6) 251
Kirk Stiles Cop Out one-cup routine performed on left hand, using silk and second cup The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 11) 279
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Cups And Balls using servante, actually page 298A The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3rd Folio) 298
Edward G. Brown Cups & Balls part 2, see p. 265 for further referencesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 7) 259
Dai Vernon Cups and Balls Routine Expanded Lecture Notes 3
Peter Alexis Routine very short two-cup routine with final load The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 368
Peter Alexis Canterbury Cups with various sleights and loadsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 11) 359
Al Baker Cups & Balls routine via John Braun, H. Adrian Smith, Lou Tannen
eight phases
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 381
Stewart Judah, John Braun Stewart Judah's Cups & Balls "An Article by John Braun" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5) 408
Sam Leo Horowitz Cups and Balls six phases, see also p. 476Also published here
  • The Sphinx, September 1938
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5th Folio) 454
David Lederman Thimbles & Pea cups and balls routine with thimbles and pea, sponge ball final loads Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 187
Sam Aaronson Cups and Balls see also p. 780 for note by Mike Rogers, p. 863 for Al Cohn credit by Richard Stride, p. 1053 for comment by Milton TroppRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 778
Scotty York The "X-Rated" Cups and Balls Routine three cups, no loads from pockets, seated Cups & Balls 1
Scotty York The "Technicolor X-Rated" Cups and Balls with different colored balls Cups & Balls 13
Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon Cups and Balls Based on Vernon's routine with different endings Magic With Faucett Ross 135
Max Malini A Malini Note on his cups and ball routine, glasses wrapped in newspaper The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 8) 974
Dai Vernon Cups and Balls "short, very direct Cups and Balls routine" The First California Lecture 8
Al Cohn Cups & Balls five phases, see p. 1053 for comment by Milton TroppRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #6) 940
Aldo Colombini The Cups and Balls - The Colombini Presentation
- Requirements
- Set-Up
- Getting Ready
- Performance
Colombini's Cups and Balls 7
Dai Vernon Cups and Balls without wand, five phasesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #7) 997
Francis Carlyle The Cups and Balls baby chicks as final loads Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 132
Barry Nelson The Flash Cups very short routine (one minute) that ends with final loads The Book of John 116
Paul Gertner The Cups and Balls with Steel Ball Bearings The Very Best of Cups and Balls 81
Sam Leo Horowitz S. Leo Horowitz's Cup & Ball Routine The Very Best of Cups and Balls 91
Frank Garcia The Frank Garcia Million Dollar Cups and Balls Routine - First Phase of Frank Garcia's Routine
- Variation on the "Oldest Deception"
- Phase #2
- Phase #3
- Phase #4
- Phase #5
- Phase #6
- Phase #7
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 17
Robert Parrish On Rosini's Cups & Balls Routine Interlocutor (Issue 32) 124
David Garrard Shell-Shocked! cups and balls routine with plastic egg shells and coins Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 2) 305
Al Schneider Quickcups with magic kit cups and balls Al Schneider On Close-Up 137
Danny Korem The Routine three cups and balls routine using pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 16
Ray Mertz, Dai Vernon Cards & Coins Ala Cups & Balls Vernon's routine with jumbo cards and coins Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 10) 546
Jim Ryan Bare Bones of the entire routine Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 16
Carl Brema 31. The Cups and Balls simple routine Self-Working Table Magic 38
Milton Cups and Balls Minus One routine with no extra ball Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 1004
Frederick Braue Braue Cups and Balls Routine - First Phase
- Second Phase
- Third Phase
- Fourth Phase
- Extra Phase: Single Ball Movements
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 4
Jay Sankey The Cups Runneth Over monster routine, inspired by Frank Garcia's "Five Ball Routine" Sankey Panky 110
Randy Wakeman Randy's Cups & Balls Routine based on Vernon's routine, no wand, no fake explanation phase Special Effects 46
Steve Draun Cups and Balls routine with no extra ballAlso published here The Magic of Steve Draun 39
Michael Ammar Stand-up Cups & Balls Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 4,5&6) 1
David Williamson The Gold Cups two cupsVariations Williamson's Wonders 86
John Bannon Of Cups and Fuzzballs Impossibilia 82
Michael Ammar Stand-Up Cups & Balls detailled explanation The Magic of Michael Ammar 1
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Cups and Balls Routine salt as final loadAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 205
Gary Kurtz The G.K. Cups and Balls balls change color, seven final loads
- Phase One - Introducing the Props
- Phase Two - Countering Expectations
- Phase Three - Variation on Vernon's Travelling Sequences
- Phase Four (All Three Balls Appear under the Centre Cup)
- Part Five: The Final Loading Sequences (Part One)
- Phase Six: Producing Three Oranges (and Reloading)
- Phase Seven: The Final Stretch
The Cups and Balls 1
Steve Draun Three Cups and Three Balls Routine with no extra ballAlso published here Secrets Draun from Underground 145
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Oranges cups and balls routine with flower pots Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 76
Paul Gertner The Steel Balls and Cups using steel balls for routine and final loads Steel and Silver 195
Fred Kaps Cups and Balls three cups with sponge balls
- Sequence One: Three balls appear under three cups
- Sequence Two: Three balls gather under the center cup
- Sequence Three: Three balls go beneath the right side cup
- Sequence Four: Three balls vanish and reappear under the cups
- Sequence Five: The balls vanish from the left hand and appear under the center cup
- Sequence Six: A ball appears to travel from under the middle cup to either end cup
- Sequence Seven: The fake explanation leading to the loading of the four final loads
Related to Fred Kaps' Cups and Balls 5
Tommy Wonder The Two-Cup Routine - Phase One: The Opening
- Phase Two: The Permeable Cups
- Phase Three: Twin Ascension
- Phase Four: Air Transport
- Phase Five: Sshuwit! Sshuwit!
- Phase Six: Two in the Hand, One in the Bush
- Phase Seven: No Room at the Inn
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 105
Dominique Duvivier Cups, Balls, and a Cup Cups and Balls routine which produces a fourth cup Magie Duvivier 138
Rainer Pfeiffer, Helge Thun, Manuel Muerte The Fruit Cups two-cup routine with two different colored balls The Book 35
Steve Beam Nectar of the Cups humorous bar bet routine, with cups and balls The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1478
David Regal Cups & Balls & Cups & Balls Constant Fooling 1 160
John Carney Muscade Magic streamlined Vernon routineInspired by The Book of Secrets 120
Ron Bauer Dixie cups & balls routine with torn pieces of fake bill as balls and cotton balls as final loads Dixie 2
Al Baker Cups and Balls The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 701
Ron Bauer Effect easy routine, three small cups, one sponge ball as final load Basic Cups & Balls Technique 2
Gazzo The Routine Gazzo's Cups and Balls routine with patter description Street Cups and Balls 53
Al Schneider LA Street Cups balls travel from cup to cup one by one, vanish and reappear under the cups, one final load Al Schneider Magic 688
Christian Scherer Angewandte Physik two cups routine, balls first appear from purse frameInspired by Schlaglichter 190
Christian Scherer Cagliostro der Alchimist cups and balls routine with two steel mortars and steal balls Schlaglichter 210