82 entries in Light & Fire / Flash Paper & Material
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown Flash Handkerchief More Magic 227
W. J. Collins A Magical Explosive chemical Later Magic 60
Professor Ernst Watch Vanish in Flash Paper Later Magic 140
Unknown The Wedding Ring and Flag finger ring wrapped in flash paper vanishes, flag changes into flowers, flag with ring inside appears in covered glass Later Magic 204
Joseph Michael Hartz Card, Coin and Candle coin wrapped in paper vanishes, reappears in chosen card, piece of paper into piece of candleRelated to Later Magic 686
Oswald Rae A Suggested Combination wand wrapped in newspaper, signed cigarette changes into wand and newspaper is crushed, cigarette later found inside a candleAlso published here
  • "A Suggested Combination" in "The British Ring"
Original Magic 45
Jean Hugard Production of the First Thimble: Various Methods five ways to produce a single thimble in a dramatic manner, some involving fire/flash paper Thimble Magic 20
Unknown Revealed by Fire name of selected card appears on card in flash of fire Greater Magic 226
Unknown Flash Paper recipe Greater Magic 874
Theodore Annemann Formula for making Colored Flashpaper The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 318
Theodore Annemann Tip on Lighting Flash Paper The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 604
Martin Gardner Japanese Paper Bird bird fold that flaps its wings, application with flash paper and coin appearing from bird or traveling in birdInspired by
  • "Houdini's Paper Magic" (p. 117)
Related to
  • "Scientific Recreations" (Tissandier, 1881, French work)
After the Dessert 11
Sid Lorraine A "Flash" Opener flash paper bill vanish My Best 320
Paul Curry I.O.U dime is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a penny. Under the npenny is a little circle of paper "IOU 9ct"Related to My Best 161
Shaman Shaman's Lucifers two matchboxes, in one the matches are burnt, then they change places with the unburnt matches in the other matchboxRelated to
  • Stuart Robson's "Tips on Flashpaper"
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 83) 336
James Upchurch Cold Fire - The Magic Torch fake blow torch, effects with cold fire (bulb of flash light), melting metal, boiling water and more Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 15
Unknown Flash Paper some information Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 23
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Flaming Napkin paper napkin bursts into flames, using only little flash paper Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 23
Kenny Grosse Flashpaper idea The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 658
Unknown How to make Flash Paper Principles and Deceptions 80
Jerry Hornak Producing two Flashes of Flame when lighting a cigarette Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 16
John Howie Pyromaniac with two paper matches and flash paper The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 700
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bruce Elliott Mortell selected card appears on a paper under skull, flash paper The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 173) 692
Bob Hummer Hot Head with flash paper under cover of a hatAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 699
Jack Yeager "Flash" Cigarette in Handkerchief flash paper in thumb tip Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 16
Jack Chanin From the Private Files of Chanin paper napkin bursts into flame and restores again, three variations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 774
Bill Nord Ex-straw-dinary paper from a straw twists like a snake when water is dropped on it, then when touched with a cigarette it vanishes The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 937
Leslie Spiewak Lucifer's Sleight as "Les Spewack", coin is produced in a flash, matchbox The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 937
Dick Piser Piser's Flaming Boutonniere handkerchief changes into boutonniere in a flashRelated to The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 242) 969
Norman Jensen Cigarette on Flashpaper The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 257) 1029
Dick Piser Flash on the Glass piece of paper napkin bursts in flames and vanishes The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 264) 1056
Don Alan Flash String Ideas -with a coin box
-string puzzle
- deck is bound with flash string, cards fall performer holds selection
Pretty Sneaky 39
Bobby Bernard Flash Gypsy Thread after restoring the thread, it vanishes in a flame Magic in Miniature 5
Bobby Bernard Entertaining Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Coin in Ball of Wool brief, with flash string Magic in Miniature 6
Bobby Bernard Original Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Magic Music. brief, chosen tune on paper cannot be burnt Magic in Miniature 7
Tony Corinda The Flames of Zor with flash paper and water Billets 194
Al Koran Inexplicable spectator writes city on a billet and a clipped with a bulldog clip, several more billets are introduced, when touched with a cigarette they vanish, except one on which the same city is noted as on the spectator's billet Billets 195
Gerald Bruning The Flash Silver and Copper silver and copper coin wrapped in flash paper in ash tray, lighted, copper penetrates ash tray The New Modern Coin Magic 471
Piet Forton The Popokatepetlpaper Produce dollar bill with flash paper Piet Forton Lecture Notes 7
Len Gardner Mad Money One, Five and Ten dollar bills borrowed and dropped in glasses, One and Five dollar bills vanish in flame and reappear folded inside Ten dollar bill, see p. 289 for referenceRelated to
  • suggestion by John Hudak on p. 314
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 287
Art Spring Divining Cup numbered slips with information written by spectators in cup, performer divines contents, slips secretly burned via flash paper The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 367
Roy Walton Devilish Die die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath dieRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 383
Peter Warlock Flash Paper and Silks two blue silks with yellow silk in between bundled up, flash paper changes into yellow silk, between blue silks is now flash paper Dingle's Deceptions 10
Wilfrid Jonson Swindles comedy patter about swindles, silk vanishes and reappears, paper fold vanish of coin with flash paper, coin reappears in orange, borrowed watch vanishes and does not reappear with gag, see also p. 565 and p. 585Inspired by
  • a monologue by G. W. Hunter in an early Wizard or Magic Wand issue
Also published here
  • "Swindles" (Thayer's Trick Of The Month Club, Series 2, No. 10, April 1933)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 8) 529
Robert (Bob) Hess Flame Test two paper slips, on one the spectator draws a demonic symbol, this vanishes in a flash The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 653
Carl Newton Inspiration from the French two cards selected from ten-card packet, cards in row on card stand and a piece of tissue in front of each, tissue touched with cigarette, bright flashes at selectionsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 603
Paul Curry IOU quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. Under the nickel is a little circle of paper "IOU 20ct" Paul Curry Presents 25
Amedeo Vacca Flash Teatro fire flashs appear in the hands, opening Amedeo's Continental Magic 18
Amedeo Vacca, Milbourne Christopher Flash-X pieces of paper in spectator's hand, Xs drawn on other pieces, the vanish in fire, Xs now on pieces in spectator's hand Amedeo's Continental Magic 33
Faucett Ross Fountain of Silks Lots of silks are produced Magic With Faucett Ross 45
Eddie Fields Spongeball Climax Spongeballs burst into flames The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 73
David Berglas Flash Magic on pyro flash material The David Berglas File No. 1 11
David Berglas Match Replay paper is ignited with blown out match, then paper is blown out and match burns again The David Berglas File No. 1 13
David Berglas F-L-A-S-H! fire flash appears, apparently strong drink, using cigarette to ignite flash paper The David Berglas File No. 1 15
David Berglas Flick-Flash shooting a fire ball through the room, flash paper ball The David Berglas File No. 1 17
Paul Fox Cashing a Cheque paper transforms into bill in flash Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 144
Karl Fulves More Real more ideas with the paper animation idea, flash paper application, fortune telling fish Interlocutor (Issue 43) 170
Bob Hummer Hot Head with flash paper under cover of a hatAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 2
Bob Hummer Take Your Hat Off same as Hot Head, not explained (1944)Also published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 23
David Ben Holy Smoke rolled flash paper becomes cigarette, 2 half dollars appear and change into bill Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 1) 972
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Cinders several paper balls, on is selected, the other are out of flash paper and are burned, the selected one has a prediction written on it A Boon for All Seasons 29
George Schindler Flaming Assembly small Rubik's cube solves itself when covered in flash paper and ignited, switch The Magic of the Cube 15
Michael Ammar Flash Coins coins appear in pyro flashes, with lighterAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 11) 841
Joseph Dunninger Into the Air Method 8 (with flash paper) Selected Sealed Message Reading Methods 15
Michael Ammar Flash Coins three coins appear from flame of lighter, then lighter changes into fourth coin, topitAlso published here Encore III 11
Pascal Monmoine On Flash Thread ideas and gags Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 6) 1236
Roy Cottee The Hole(y) Tearer routine with paper napkin
- hole torn in center, torn out piece is smaller than hole
- both rolled up and bigger ball vanishes when lit
- match vanishes and found in smaller ball
Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 115
Dai Vernon Cashing a Check check is torn, burned in flash, changes to bill The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 156
Gary Kurtz Flash Glitter Finale finale for coin routine, coins are wrapped in paper, paper is ignited and they vanish in a flash of fire, leaving a shower of glitter Continuations and Departures 20
Ken Simmons A Flashy Change prediction on paper is wrong, paper changes into selected card in flashInspired by
  • "Flash Card Production" (Dick Piser/Harry Lorayne, Flash Paper Tips)
Finally! 15
Gary Kurtz Flash Glitter Finale coins wrapped in (flash) paper disappear Prinzipien in der Praxis 45
Chad Long Flash Vanish coin vanishes as fire is tossed onto it The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume Two 5
Unknown The Wrap Stab deck wrapped in newspaper or flash paper The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 14
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a cardAlso published here A Teen's Routines 42
Steve Mayhew Cut Myself on Angel's Hair and Baby's Breath producing a flower from flash paper Impressing Jodie Foster 7
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a cardAlso published here Magic Atlas 119
Paul Curry IOU quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. Under the nickel is a little circle of paper "IOU 20ct" Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 321
Jay Sankey A Match By Any Other Name... Lit match used to set all the matches in a matchbook on fire. Original match is restored, and then whole matchbook is restored to original condition Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Memorable Images) 11
Sveroni Tee Recycling tea bag is destroyed and all parts put in little envelope where tea bag is served, thread is ignited and it transforms back to tea bag, envelope is empty and torn and restores as a climaxRelated to ... oder so! 10
John Carney, Roberto Giobbi Flash Production of a Sponge Ball Related to Secret Agenda (Issue June 11) 174
Roberto Giobbi, Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin Lyophilized Money burnt white paper transforms into bill, then into higher denomination bill, inspired by Robert-Houdin's "La pièce fusible" Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 21) 250
Roberto Giobbi Opener for a Card Session cased deck, pyro flash, changes into fan, posed as problem Hidden Agenda (Issue Sep 10) 261