116 entries in Ball / "Small" Ball
  
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Unknown Of the ball, and the manner of legierdemaine therewith, also notable feats with one or diverse balles magic with small balls The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown To make a little ball swell in your hand till it be verie great one or more small balls taken into other hand and become big there, shuttle pass The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown How to rap a wag upon the knuckles sucker gag in which spectator is rapped on handRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown False Transfer The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown To consume (or rather to conveie) one or manie balles into nothing lapping ball after false transfer for complete vanish The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown The Cone, or Skittle also "La quille", cone with shell changes place with ball under paper cone cover, also with larger cone and orange Modern Magic 360
Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Decanter and the Crystal Balls clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, two methodsRelated to Modern Magic 426
Unknown Pass 1 right hand classic palm, fake transfer to left (described with coin but for all small objects) Modern Magic 147
Professor Hoffmann The Chameleon Ball small ball changes color multiple times More Magic 274
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routineRelated to Later Magic 602
Tom Sellers The Floating Bullet steel ball floats on water Quick Tricks 22
Unknown The Vanish Greater Magic 659
Stanley Collins Transit Spheres four small balls travel from hand to hand The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 567
Jack Blades Balls and Ribbons from the Mouth Routine ping pong balls and ribbon from mouth routine Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 28
T.J. Crawford Under the Pan four balls travel from under four plastic pans under one My Best 200
Earl Morgan The Earl Morgan Floating Ball (Vest Pocket Style) Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 18
Stanley Collins Marbles And Marvels marbles reappear in hand and turn to potatoes in the endRelated to My Best 199
John Scarne Classic Ball Routine Stars of Magic (Vol. 1, No. 1) 9
Dai Vernon Vanish put-type Stars of Magic (Vol. 5, No. 1) 75
William Satchell William Satchell's Ball and Tube ball goes through tube which is smaller in diameter Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 32
Wally Dean Deanball drop ball vanish The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 202) 806
Edward Marlo Three Ball Routine "same principles and ideas can be applied to sponges"Related to Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 9
Bruce Elliott The Eternal Cups and Balls three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence Classic Secrets of Magic 176
John Scarne, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Ben Dalgin Spheroid Skulduggery balls appear, split and change into small skull then into igger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket Top Secrets of Magic 57
Unknown Shuttle Pass Top Secrets of Magic 60
Unknown Push Through Drop Vanish Top Secrets of Magic 58
Dai Vernon Three Ball Transposition classic effect with silk as table and pop-up-moveVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 61
Dave Ossip, Irving M. Lewis Three Small Balls on handkerchief stretched between spectators 26 Originals 13
Alan Brown, Al Baker The Borgia Glass two balls in glass penetrate silk around glassInspired byRelated to
  • p. 133 for suggestion by David Harrell
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 119
John Benzais 4-D Ball Trick three balls vanish one by one, reappear The Best of Benzais 52
Arthur Setterington Joe's Master Mystery five colored balls in a bowl, one color is selected all the other balls vanish, three methods The Joe Smith Mysteries 15
Kirk Stiles Ballabout one-ball routine with small ball, it is pressed flat as climax Epilogue (Issue 5) 35
E. Leslie May Nelson's Column three people choose colored balls, performer knows who has which and has it predicted HEX! 54
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Chink-A-Chink Simplified with four small balls The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 118
Kirk Stiles Odd Venusian Family rubber balls appear with weird story line The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 8) 263
Oscar Pladek A Modern Chinese Marvel "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, credit information on the plot, with pop-up move, five phasesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 6) 611
Edward Marlo On the Roll-Up Move pop-up move information, see referencesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 12) 679
Oscar Pladek Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel reply to Ed Marlo's letter on p. 679Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 2) 695
Unknown Simple Switch for small objects Amedeo's Continental Magic 33
Sam Aaronson The Basic Sleight false transfer The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 778
Amedeo Vacca Never Say Die! two in the hand one in the pocket Amedeo's Continental Magic 44
Edward Marlo Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel reply to Oscar PladekRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 726
Herb Zarrow, John E. Mintz Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel more credit claimsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9) 757
Al Schneider Basic Vanish very clear instructions, also possible with other small objects Al Schneider On Coins 6
Slydini Third Routine ball vanishes, appears, repeat The Best of Slydini ...and More 46
Slydini A Direct Palm with Checkpoints The Best of Slydini ...and More 23
Frank Garcia Veil of Darkness with handkerchief The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 159
Arthur Setterington Diception ball vanishes in a tube between two dice Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 9) 408
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Three Ball Routine three paper balls Close-up Cavalcade Finale 103
Frank Garcia Requirements basic props and moves for Thee Balls & Net Routines The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 10
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz' Secret Move move for routine The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 19
Frank Garcia The "Frank Garcia" Routine The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 22
Romaine The Perplexing Persian Pearls - The Production
- The 'Split' To Two
- The Table Transposition
- The Pocket Transposition
- The Split To Three
- First Three Ball Transposition
- Second Three Ball Transposition
- Hiding Them In The Sand
- Finding Them In The Sand
- The Fourth Dimension
- Plucking From The Air, The Stroke
- Eyes And Ears
- The Gambling Game
The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 45
Dr. Jacob Daley Chromo-Spheres different colored balls, including variation by Frank GarciaVariations The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 76
Frank Garcia Practice makes Perfect on the pop-up move The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 21
Lewis Ganson Solid Dust appearance of some small balls Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 15
Derek Dingle Roll Your Own cigarette produced, broken in three parts, they change into three balls, back to single cigaretteInspired by
  • routine from Coe Norton lecture, ca. 1968
The Chronicles (Issue 19) 1245
Frank Garcia The "Garcia" Master Vanish Moves false transfer for small ball The Very Best of Cups and Balls 24
Unknown The Finger Palm with steel ball The Very Best of Cups and Balls 82
Unknown Basic Ball Vanish - Method One false transfer The Chop Cup Book 49
Unknown Basic Ball Vanish - Method Two wand pushed through fist with ball The Chop Cup Book 53
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon False Transfer from One Hand to the Other Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 13
Lewis Ganson The Extra Ball Principle in Practice Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 8
Lewis Ganson The Climax foreign object as climax Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Gerald Kosky How Many? dice routine Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Lewis Ganson The Hand over Hand Move showing hands and balls while hiding extra ball Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 14
Unknown Sweet Trick sugar cubes appear, two in the hand... routine, jumbo sugar cube finale Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 17
Lewis Ganson Coke Capers using Ravelle & Andree's "Coke Capers" props Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 29
Ken De Courcy A Routine for Coke Capers using Ravelle & Andree's "Coke Capers" props Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 29
Dai Vernon, Lewis Ganson Bells classic effect with silk as table and pop-up-moveInspired by Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 23
Lewis Ganson Other Routines using other props for "Two in the hands..." routines
- Cigarettes
- Matches
- Coins
- Dice
- Miniature Models
- Toys
Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 32
Paul Harris Biological Vanish small rubber ball transforms into finger tip Close-up Fantasies - Book I 69
David Williamson The Striking Vanish - Alternate Handling (closed fist) Encore II 21
Neil See The Neil See Ball Vanish retention The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 49
Stewart James Balldown big ball is in tube, small ball is dropped in and penetrates big ball and falls out on bottom Arcane (Issue 10) 119
David Williamson Striking Vanish brief Side Effects 14
Andrew Galloway The Chinese Berry Trick three balls turn into lemon as climax The Best of Close-Up Magic 66
Turk Pipkin S'No Ball ping-pong ball vanishes as it is tossed in the air The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 116
Max Malini, Charlie Miller, Frederick Braue A Deceptive Palm for the Cups and Balls false transfer, detailed, "It should be again stressed that the sleight must be performed very slowly, very casually" The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 8
N. Kuronuma The Subliminal Switch for two small balls Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 5) 1206
Jonathan Townsend Best Ball-Retention Pass according to Jonathan Townsend, Andrew Galloway uses a similar vanish Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 1215
Sol Stone The Chaperone two in hand, 1 in pocket Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9) 1249
Joe Givan Day of the Jack-less toy jacks appear, they and rubber ball vanish, topit Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 7) 6
Juan Tamariz Second Example: False transfer handling details The Five Points in Magic 23
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag Without 9
Michael Weber Hour Glass color changing ball La Magie de Michael Weber 5
Harvey Rosenthal The Retention Toss coin vanish adapted for small ball Impossibilia 84
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag Smoke and Mirrors 79
David Williamson Striking Vanish The Magic of Michael Ammar 16
John Carney The Thirteenth Victim bullets travel from hand to hand, presentation for marble trick Carneycopia 259
Alexander de Cova, Roy Benson Fake Transfer described with fake egg Ein Profi packt aus... 28
Joe Rindfleisch Three Balls Through Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 9) 2406
Paul Gertner False Transfer with steel ball Steel and Silver 197
Harold Cataquet Re-Retention Vanish Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 7) 2531
Harold Cataquet Roll-A-Ball/Squeegee Move using pop-up-move Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 5) 2647
Milton Kort Chromo-Sphere Switch L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 93
John Luka Chromo Balls different colored balls, with color change beginningInspired by L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 93
Milton Kort Kortospheres Three ball trick with different colored ballsInspired by Kort 299
Milton Kort Improved Pop-Up Move Improved handling of the classic Pop-Up move for Three Ball Trick Kort 302
Chad Long Bounce/No-Bounce Opener Some Other Stuff... 1
Christian Scherer Small Ball Production from Purse Frame Kreative Magie 13
Christian Scherer Der angehende Zauberkünstler oder der kleine weisse Ball routine with purse frame and little ball, ball appears from frame and vanishes under handkerchief, reproduced from frame again, wand appears and eventually ball and frame disappearVariations Kreative Magie 12
John Carney, Dai Vernon The French Drop The Book of Secrets 251
Ron Bauer Fake Put Sequence Take Vanish vs. Put Vanish (Charlie Miller), En Route Principle Dixie 18
John Carney Three Ball Vanish The Book of Secrets 133
John Carney Off the Vine using grapes The Book of Secrets 248
Al Baker Ball and Glass two balls in glass penetrate silk around glass, cleverVariations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 537
David Acer High Invisibility Ball vanishes and reappears held between two fingers visually Random Acts of Magic 251
Unknown The Classic (False) Pass Street Cups and Balls 44
Unknown The French Drop Street Cups and Balls 47
Oliver Meech Trampolining Ball bounces on drawing of trampoline on business card - doesn't bounce when picture is a broken trampoline Plot Twists 66
Tom Stone Wooing Annette idea for blocking balls-and-net routine Vortex 115
Roberto Giobbi The Rossini Insight "It's Better to Take Than to Put", on false transfers Confidences 139
Christian Scherer Die Kraft des Qi two in the hand one in the pocket with Baoding Balls, then a big ball appears just to vanish under a handkerchief Schlaglichter 60
Christian Scherer Magisches Minigolf three golf balls vanish and appear under a bowl with a hole, then they appear in the box they were extracted in the beginning, with collapsible golf club as magic wand, crazy golf presentation Schlaglichter 376
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