442 entries in 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 La Balle Jettée Dans la Petite Maison à Trois Portes & Sortant Par l'une des Trois à Volonté a ball is thrown in a little house with three doors and is coming out of the chosen door La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 44
Unknown The Ball Box ball vase Modern Magic 295
Unknown The Red-and-Black-Ball Vases Modern Magic 296
Unknown Morison's Pill-box also called "La Pilule du Diable", even more complex ball vase Modern Magic 298
Unknown The Ball which changes to a Rose in ball vase Modern Magic 300
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-Eugène 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
Unknown The Obedient Ball stops on string, "of Japanese origin"Variations Modern Magic 301
Unknown To Palm a large Ball two methods Modern Magic 293
Unknown To Vanish a Large Ball with the aid of the Table four methods, servante Modern Magic 294
Unknown The Cannon-balls in the Hat loading ball in (borrowed) hat from table/servante, further production of fake balls Modern Magic 304
Unknown Multiplying Balls fake cloth-covered balls with spring Modern Magic 307
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rodRelated to More Magic 395
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cannon-Ball Globe giant ball vase with longer routine More Magic 295
Professor Hoffmann On Shell Props More Magic 273
Professor Hoffmann The Chameleon Ball small ball changes color multiple times More Magic 274
Unknown The Obedient Ball (Improved) - orange stops on string
- ball stops and even travels upwards (mechanical)
Inspired by More Magic 279
Unknown Ball Throw Vanish dropped in tail topit/profonde More Magic 264
Buatier de Kolta, Prof. Robert Hellis The Billiard-Ball Trick one ball becomes three, then one again which vanishes More Magic 261
Professor Hoffmann Another Method More Magic 265
Professor Hoffmann The Cannon-Ball Trick "improved", cannon-ball from hat More Magic 291
Unknown The Japanese Ball Trick stop ball on string The Modern Conjurer 313
Charles Bertram The Billard-Ball Trick The Modern Conjurer 192
Unknown To Pick a Floating Indiarubber Ball up from a Basin of Water with the Mouth non-magical science experiment The Modern Conjurer 295
Unknown Ring Servante for balls Later Magic 22
Maurice Garland The Pneumatic Sucker suction cup as holder, with loop over finger or pull attachment Later Magic 78
Hamley Brothers The Ball Clip Later Magic 81
Unknown A Handkerchief Changed to a Billiard-Ball Later Magic 277
Unknown The Glass Ball, for Changing a Handkerchief to a Billiard-Ball freely chosen colored handkerchief changes into like-colored ball Later Magic 279
Unknown The Flag and Worsted Ball wool ball in glass, cardboard cylinder over another tumbler, silk in tumbler, they transposeRelated to
  • improved from early Mahatma
Later Magic 357
Carl Willmann The Vanished Cannon-Ball from under cloth covering Later Magic 468
Unknown Color Change with Four Solid Balls four red balls to four white balls The Art of Magic 313
Unknown One-Hand Roll Production ball rolls down along thumb to between thumb and first finger The Art of Magic 307
T. Nelson Downs The Four-Ball Trick, with Novel Passes four solid balls The Art of Magic 305
Unknown The Traveling Balls red and black ball each wrapped in paper transpose The Art of Magic 314
Unknown Passing Four Solid Balls from Hand to Hand with shell The Art of Magic 310
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routineRelated toAlso published here Later Magic 602
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routineAlso published here Magical Titbits 55
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls Related to Later Magic 612
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls Magical Titbits 65
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shellVariationsAlso published here Later Magic 669
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation Inspired byAlso published here Later Magic 672
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation Also published here Magical Titbits 129
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shellAlso published here Magical Titbits 127
Tom Sellers Rollo ball balances on ropeRelated to Sellers' Secrets 11
Laurie Ireland The New Multiplying Golf Balls two shells, clinging shell feature Ireland Writes a Book 5
Laurie Ireland The Simultaneous Production of One to Eight Balls no body loads Ireland Writes a Book 8
Laurie Ireland A Combination Move with Two Balls and a Shell Ireland Writes a Book 7
Theodore Annemann The Color-Tell Billiard Balls several different colored balls, one is placed in a box and held by performer behind back, he divines the color The Book Without A Name 51
Laurie Ireland More Golf Ball Moves routine with soft and hard billiard balls Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 3
Tom Sellers The Floating Bullet steel ball floats on water Quick Tricks 22
Ottokar Fischer An Original Ball-Dropper The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 75
Jean Hugard 4 - Liaison Trick Transition from thimble routine to billiard ball, with thimble transforming into billiard ball balancing on fingertip Thimble Magic 39
Laurie Ireland Super Billiard Ball Pass practical vanish, put type Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 16
Edward Victor A Few Words on "Angles" Magic of the Hands 54
Edward Victor An Original Colour-Change Magic of the Hands 58
Edward Victor A Continuous Ball Production Magic of the Hands 60
Edward Victor The "Direct Palm" Vanish Magic of the Hands 55
Edward Victor The "Throw-up" Vanish Magic of the Hands 56
Edward Victor The "Push-in" Vanish Magic of the Hands 57
Edward Victor An Elbow Vanish Magic of the Hands 57
W.J. Nixon The Floating Ball thread Greater Magic 950
John Northern Hilliard Billiard Balls Greater Magic 621
Laurie Ireland The New Multiplying Golf Balls description of set of balls Greater Magic 644
Unknown The Vanish Greater Magic 659
Unknown The Rolling Golf Ball rolling itself up in a borrowed handkerchief, ungaffed objects Greater Magic 837
Franklin M. Chapman Disintegrosphere bottle with small steel ball in it vanishes from under handkerchief, rattle of ball can be heard until last moment Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 5) 1
Unknown Billiard Ball Gimmicks - The Shell Greater Magic 626
Eric Peterson Special Balls - Pin Ball Greater Magic 630
Unknown Thimble Ball Greater Magic 631
Unknown Ball with Hole Greater Magic 631
Unknown Needle and Cork Ball Greater Magic 631
Unknown The Lozenge dummy part of a ball for a convincing vanish Greater Magic 633
Unknown The Best Dminishing Billiard Ball Trick gaffed Greater Magic 642
Laurie Ireland The Diminishing Golf Ball gimmick applied to golf ball Greater Magic 649
Unknown Ball Holders: 1. Individual Holders
2. Holders for Several Balls
two individual and four multiple ball holders Greater Magic 627
Unknown The Cuff Servante sleeve cuff servante for billiard ball Greater Magic 629
Unknown Palming classic and finger palm Greater Magic 622
Unknown The Change Over Palm two methods Greater Magic 625
Unknown Filtration Through a Handkerchief Greater Magic 636
Henry Gordien Knee Penetration Greater Magic 647
Unknown A Billiard Ball Phantasy four different colored solid balls Greater Magic 637
Unknown Production of a Billiard Ball from a Playing Card Greater Magic 641
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Billiard Ball Stands - Conradi Stand to vanish and produce balls Greater Magic 631
Unknown Wooden Stand to hold and produce balls Greater Magic 632
Unknown Playing Card Changed to a Billiard Ball Greater Magic 640
Unknown Palming a Ball in Apparently Taking it in the Other Hand Greater Magic 623
Unknown Palming a Ball in the Act of Apparently Placing it in the Other Hand Greater Magic 624
Unknown Pockets topit, application for billiard ball or deck of cards Greater Magic 628
Unknown Pulls for billiard ball vanish Greater Magic 628
Unknown A Subtle Vanish Greater Magic 642
Unknown The One to Four Multiplication with shell Greater Magic 634
Unknown Multiplication to Four Solid Balls two shells used, "modern" Greater Magic 644
Unknown Simultaneous Production of Four Balls in Each Hand four shells and four solid balls, roll-out with both hands Greater Magic 646
Laurie Ireland Effective Golf Ball Move Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938) 15
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishesRelated to
  • p. 610, p. 814
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
Franklin M. Chapman Crystal Gag Hollow Glass Ball, fills with smoke under silk Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 2) 4
Jean Hugard Mutilation billiard ball penetrates borrowed handkerchief, for repeat it gets stuck and handkerchief is cut and burned, then restored (Hanky Panky) The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 413
Val Evans Discs of Dir ball and disc threaded on string, they impossibly change places The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 68) 467
Tom Sellers Balls and Pillar two balls with a hole are slid over a pillar, a third ball vanishes and appears between the others Scots Magic 18
Paul Curtis Equiloball ball balances on ropeRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 106) 637
Walter B. Gibson Bewildering Blocks (with a Sucker Finish) prop trick with colored blocks in tube The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 110) 658
Stanley Collins Transit Spheres four small balls travel from hand to hand The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 567
Stewart James Sleightly Off threaded ping pong ball is removed underneath cloth The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 767
Walter B. Gibson Ball-Istics four balls appear one by one and vanish againRelated to
  • corrections and improvements on p. 28
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 4) 13
Walter B. Gibson, Henry Hatton, Adrian Plate In the Pocket two different colors change places, hand and pocket The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 55
Walter B. Gibson, Han Ping Chien Gaglets - Gibson's wand vanish
- Han Ping Chien swallowing billard ball vanishes
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 77
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Theodore Annemann Ball From Beyond steel ball between two soup plates, answers questions The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 83
Unknown Rainbow Billiard Balls rainbow chicagoer routine Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 308
Unknown Billard Ball Manipulation hinge shell gimmick Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 293
Unknown The Multiplying Golf Balls different design Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 306
Unknown Special Adjuncts for Ball Manipulators body load holder for balls Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 307
Unknown Handkerchief to Billiard Ball hollow ball Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 331
Unknown A Mysterious Ball Transposition two balls in silk and glass goblets transpose Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 313
Bert Douglas The Elusive Rainbow 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 333
Bert Douglas Spot The Red 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 337
Unknown Adam and Eve four ball production and vanish, longer routine with several sleights and shell Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 295
Walter B. Gibson Billard Ball Act - perfect color change
- extra ball getaway
- down the ladder
- through the pocket
- gaining white ball
- throw color change
- the vanish getaway
- instant ball to silk
- the smash change
- quick one to four
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 115
Jean Hugard Billiard Balls & Glass traveling to glass Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 6) 23
Jack Blades Balls and Ribbons from the Mouth Routine ping pong balls and ribbon from mouth routine Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 28
Jean Hugard The Penetrating Billiard Ball ball penetrating silk, with cut and restored handkerchief element Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 7) 87
George Starke Hornswoggled bills change total value several timesRelated toVariationsAlso published here Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 7) 85
Jean Hugard Classical Vanishes 1. Vesting Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 4) 70
Jean Hugard, Chung Ling Soo II. The Vanish by the Throw Behind the Back explained with a ball, description of Chung Ling Soo's use of the move for the linking rings and the vanish of an orange Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 5) 77
Jean Hugard Billiard Ball Interlude with different colored billiard balls Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 11) 46
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
Warner Perry Ball to Silk The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 87) 352
Wilbur T. Kattner Billiard Ball Vanish Related to
  • Magic Without Apparatus, Gaultier, Hugard translation, p. 377
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 3) 145
Mark Jacobs Magnetic Spheres four rubber balls with holes stick together My Best 250
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
Sam Leo Horowitz Colour Change Stars of Magic (Vol. 3, No. 4) 52
Mike Bornstein Zombino as Kolma, floating ball, thumb tip with wire and ballRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 117) 469
Sam Leo Horowitz The Egyptian Ball Mystery Stars of Magic (Vol. 3, No. 4) 50
M. E. Faber Triple Climax to Cups & Balls red sponge balls and golf balls with shell Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 23
Billy McComb William's Floating Ball Routine comedy routine on stage, ball is floating up and down and finally vanishes in a box, with assistant The First Book of William 46
Arthur H. Buckley Magic With Billiard Balls - Pointers Principles and Deceptions 175
Arthur H. Buckley Color Changes "Original Methods", four methods Principles and Deceptions 196
Arthur H. Buckley Moving the Ball Down from the Fist Position to the First and Second Fingers Principles and Deceptions 180
Arthur H. Buckley The "Ball Roll" From Finger to Finger Principles and Deceptions 186
Arthur H. Buckley The "Ball Roll" With Another Ball Concealed in your Palm Principles and Deceptions 188
Arthur H. Buckley My Original Billiard Ball and Card Harness Principles and Deceptions 174
Arthur H. Buckley The Wrist Roll showing hands empty Principles and Deceptions 178
Arthur H. Buckley A Ball Held in the Finger Palm Position by the Left Hand is Secretly Removed by the Right Hand in Passing Principles and Deceptions 177
Arthur H. Buckley Concealing a Ball Behind the Hand While Both Palms are Shown interlocked position Principles and Deceptions 194
Arthur H. Buckley The Ball and the Handkerchief penetration Principles and Deceptions 204
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of Eight Solid Balls at the Fingertips without a Shell Principles and Deceptions 206
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of a Ball on the Fist Principles and Deceptions 179
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of a Ball Between the Two Middle Fingers from the Palm Without Aid from the Thumb Principles and Deceptions 182
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of a Ball from Behind the Left Hand followed by the Take Away Vanish Principles and Deceptions 176
Arnold de Biere The De Biere Production of a Ball from the Palm to the Third and Fourth Finger Principles and Deceptions 184
Karrell Fox Jam Auction one dollar bill to five dollar bill, then five transforms into a dime The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 656
Jerry Hornak Billiard Ball to Playing Card Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 17
Unknown A Billiard-Ball Transposition two balls and two glasses The Fine Art of Magic 260
Arthur H. Buckley "The Knee Roll Vanish" Principles and Deceptions 190
Arthur H. Buckley The Strike Vanish Principles and Deceptions 192
Arthur H. Buckley The "Wrist Roll" and Palm Off Vanish Principles and Deceptions 193
Arthur H. Buckley "The Throw Vanish" Principles and Deceptions 202
Wilbert Kirkby To Vanish the Last Ball Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 8
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Audley Dunham Floating Ping-Pong Ball between hands, thread Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 67
Harry G. Franke Rise!! ball with a hole rises and sinks on a strawAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 173) 693
Harry Hardini A Suggestion combining knob of Walsh Vanishing Cane with Ireland's Golf Balls Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 36
Dai Vernon Vanish put-type Stars of Magic (Vol. 5, No. 1) 75
G. Klingman Floating Golf Ball Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
John R. Boyko Catch catching a ball between two fingers The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 180) 721
Herb Poppleton The Easy Comedy Golf Ball Routine with Ireland's Golf Balls, shell and in combination with egg bag Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 8
John R. Boyko Snap II The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 709
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
M. E. Faber A Ping Pong Ball Routine rolls on rope Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 39
Oke Strom A Worthwhile Tip tip for rubber billard ball holders The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 207) 827
Roy Benson Vanish! billard ball vanish sequence The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 204) 815
Dr. Raymond V. Stone (RAMO) Now What? Two wooden balls, third one appears in a flash. Then a ball is selected, wrapped in a handkerchief and put in a box, it vanishes from there and appears in a tube with the other two balls. Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 6
Jack Miller Miller's Mighty Mite flourish with ball, rubber cement The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 227) 906
Nile Rothenbach Wet Cent small balls in tube filled with water are extracted without spilling the water, also with coins The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 226) 904
Edward Marlo Three Ball Routine "same principles and ideas can be applied to sponges"Related to Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 9
Al Leech A Quick Opener three tricks in thirty seconds, a knot appears in a silk, a golfball vanishes and reappears and a coin travels into a glass Manipulating with Leech 11
Bruce Elliott The Eternal Cups and Balls three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence Classic Secrets of Magic 176
Frank Garcia Hoy! ball floats upwards from hand to hand The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 285) 1140
Walter B. Gibson Second Billard Ball Routine with five balls, a handkerchief, color changing ballsRelated to Classic Secrets of Magic 141
Unknown Change Over Palm Classic Secrets of Magic 126
Unknown Ball Production on fist Classic Secrets of Magic 126
Unknown Ball Vanish take vanish Classic Secrets of Magic 129
Walter B. Gibson Billard Ball Routine four ball routine, with handkerchief Classic Secrets of Magic 124
Unknown Shell Move shell and one ball, showing both sides Classic Secrets of Magic 128
Jack Chanin Billiard Ball Sequence quick vanish and production of three balls Classic Secrets of Magic 133
Dick Piser In a Flash ball is wrapped in paper, paper is lighted with a match and changes into a silk The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 51
Harold Blump The Effering Narg Ball balls in box change The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 307 Spoof Issue) 1
Karrell Fox Impromptu Zombie floating roll, fork The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 301) 3
Jesse J. Langston Jr. Zombie zombie with big billiard ball The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 313) 55
C. James McLemore Stop-Go two balls are tied to 2 strings and hanging down, they swing back and forth on command Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 32
Harlan Tarbell Ball on Thread used for continuous production Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 24
Unknown Ball with Thread Loop used for continuous production Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 29
Harlan Tarbell Billard Ball Through Handkerchief using shell Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 17
Unknown Balls from the Air Miser's Dream with balls and paper cone, three methods Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 21
Burling Hull Billard Ball Vanish in Paper Cone Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 21
Roy Benson The Shell Turn The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 118
Nate Leipzig, Roy Benson The Leipzig Drop ball vanish The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 112
Harry G. Franke Rise ball with a hole rises and sinks on a straw (as H. G. Frank)Also published here The Best in Magic 11
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 Ball Through Silk The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 205
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 197
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
Tony Corinda (20) The Haunted Ball tennis ball rolls from table Mediumistic Stunts 292
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selectionRelated to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 126
Ronald B. Edwards Money in Circulation dollar bill and half dollar in envelopes change places The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 259
Charlie Miller David Devant's Silver Ball only effect description The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 80
North Bigbee, Al Baker Ball and Glass Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 374) 325
Max Malini Base-Ball Vanish base ball vanishes (throw vanish) and appears under hat Malini and His Magic 75
David Hoy By Gosh! It Moved! ping pong ball moves spookily, glued bug The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 19
Karrell Fox Foxy Climax one ball becomes four, then all vanish, with handkerchief four ball gaff, see p. 342 for ideas by Dan Tong The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 377) 335
Nate Leipzig Ball Vanish drop vanish Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 152
Robert E. Olson Ball in Hank ball vanishes from handkerchief The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 412
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
John Howie Cylinder, Ring and Cord jardine ellis ring vanish threaded on a rope from under a handkerchief under a cylinder, then the ring passes through a wand and under the cylinder appears a ball The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 320
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
Jack Posetary Silk & Ball Transposition hollow extra ballRelated to
  • suggestion by George de Ghetto on p. 230
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 189
Jon Racherbaumer Petite La Pilule du Diable comments on the Ball and Vase Hierophant (Issue 2) 76
Roland Hurley Notes on the Vase Hierophant (Issue 2) 77
Edward Marlo Marlo's "Pitch" Routine Hierophant (Issue 2) 78
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
David Berglas, Lewis Ganson, Ralph W. Hull The Master Move For 'The Homing Ball' moves for ball and cone The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 182
Karl Fulves The Odd Game small board with hole, billiard ball dropped inside vanishes, repeat, posed as problem, Zone ZeroVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 11) 283
Karl Fulves, Aaron Wainer Three Bottles - tobacco and paper dropped in bottle and shake, transforms into cigarette
- cork pops off second bottle after moving up and down (a la Zombie)
- whistling in third bottle, bottle whistles by itself afterwards, see p. 308 for reference
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 303
Ger Copper A Novel Colourchange two balls between two fingers, one of them changes color Magic from Holland 1
Dai Vernon Ball through Silk Expanded Lecture Notes 20
Jack Posetary Gremlin Glass coin in glass, ball on top, second glass moved in and out and ball jumps to other glass The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 7) 337
Jack Miller Ball from Silk ball appears from silk, repeated for second ball, see also p. 410 for coin version by Harold Bester The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 375
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief Expanded Lecture Notes 18
Ray Bedwell Solution To The Odd Game small board with hole, billiard ball dropped inside vanishes, repeat, posed as problem, Zone ZeroInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3) 314
Carl Ballantine The Diminishing Golf Ball diminishing ball gimmick Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 191
Unknown Change-Over Palm with ball and silk The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 9) 551
Mike Rogers Elusive Sphere longer manipulative ball and silk combination in which ball repeatedly vanishes and reappears The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 9) 545
Stanley Collins A Flourish two balls moved around between the fingers, suggested with coins by Fulves The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 7) 623
Dick Zimmerman Surprise Ball Routine eight balls are produced, then all change colors, loop ball Creative Magic 4
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
Stewart Judah Billiards The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 852
Karl Fulves Zero Gee Lunaball (scientific toy), light metal sphere with magnetic outer surface, close-up levitationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 841
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
Unknown The "Bluff" Vanish The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 59
Unknown The "Toss Vanish" The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 63
Unknown Pretend Take Vanish The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 67
Frank Garcia Spongeball Vanish The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 193
David Berglas Billiard Ball Production idea, brief David Berglas Lecture 10
Bill Chinn A Mental Item five colored balls are selected and divined by blindfolded performer, stooge Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 2) 317
Frank Garcia Veil of Darkness with handkerchief The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 159
Richard Kaufman Basics size, color, holders, steal Balls! 3
Richard Kaufman In Addition Balls! 55
Arthur Setterington Diception ball vanishes in a tube between two dice Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 9) 408
Unknown One-Hand Toss Change Balls! 12
Richard Kaufman Color Change Balls! 19
Richard Kaufman To Roll a Ball between fingers Balls! 7
Richard Kaufman Elevation Eight Ball interlocked four ball production, different colors Balls! 23
Arnold de Biere Ball Production Balls! 11
Richard Kaufman Mirror Image routine, four balls appear, color changing elements, nesting shells Balls! 8
Richard Kaufman Colorific routine, four balls appear, color changing elements, with handkerchief Balls! 16
Richard Kaufman, Albert Warby Rainbow Visions eight ball routine, different colors Balls! 34
Unknown Toss Vanish Balls! 10
Richard Kaufman Ball Vanish Balls! 35
Richard Kaufman Retention of Vision Ball Vanish roll down Balls! 37
Richard Kaufman Silken Billiards routine with handkerchief, four balls Balls! 48
Lewis Ganson Introduction Zombie - The Floating Ball 4
Luis Gavilondo The Gavilondo Start and Finish Zombie - The Floating Ball 11
Luis Gavilondo The Sacred Sun Ball - The Entrance
- Attaching the Gimmick
- The Ball Vanishes
- The Ball Re-Appears
- Showing Both Sides of the Cloth
- The Ball on the Elbow
- The Ball on the Knee
- The Ball Floats - Climax
Zombie - The Floating Ball 21
Lewis Ganson Supreme Moves - Requirements
- Set-Up - The Get-Ready
- The Ball Rises
- The Ball Rises into View
- The Ball Floats along the Arm
- Around the Body
- The Ball Suspends on the Cloth
- The Ball 'Bounces' on the Cloth - A Routine
Zombie - The Floating Ball 5
Will Ayling Will Ayling's Zombie Routine - The Apparatus
- The Routine
- The Start
- The Ball Comes to Life
- The Ball on the Arm
- The Cradle
- The Ball on the Edge of the Cloth
- The Hoop around the Ball
- The Ball around the Body
- The Ball Moves along the Cloth
- The Ball Floats
- The Finish
Zombie - The Floating Ball 13
Luis Gavilondo Additinal Sequence for a Zombie Routine Zombie - The Floating Ball 29
Luis Gavilondo 'Wrong Side' Ball Appearance Zombie - The Floating Ball 33
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Three Ball Routine three paper balls Close-up Cavalcade Finale 103
Danny Korem How to Use the UDT - Vanishing a Rubber Ball pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 3
Danny Korem Another Vanish Sequence for ball, pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 7
Danny Korem Retrieval from the UDT pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 8
Ross Bertram The Egyptian Ball - Bertram Style two balls transpose with goblet and silk, no extra ball Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 106
Karl Fulves The Lizard of Oz ball in silk transposes with plastic ring outsideRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 7) 1128
Erhard Liebenow Ball Production large ball appears behind a card Liebenow On Cards 6
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
Tom Sellers A Billiard Ball Penetration "Retrospective" - Two Tricks
ball on stand covered with silk, then with larger silk, ball is on top when larger silk is removed
The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1230
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
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 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
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
Al Leech Ball Manipulation general comments Al Leech's Legacy 61
Al Leech Chicaco Balls The Chicago Ball Trick And A Routine general comments, with sponge balls Al Leech's Legacy 64
Paul Harris Biological Vanish small rubber ball transforms into finger tip Close-up Fantasies - Book I 69
Al Leech A Color Change Routine several color changes with balls Al Leech's Legacy 74
Danny Korem, Slydini Slydini's Ball Vanish Meets the UDT pendulum holdout, see "Ball Vanish in the Hands" (Encores) The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 26
Al Leech Substitution For Chicago Balls Al Leech's Legacy 72
Al Leech A Rainbow Routine billiard ball routine Al Leech's Legacy 83
Danny Korem, Slydini The UDT Paper Cone and Ball Routine pendulum holdout, see "Capricious Cornucopia" (Encores) The Upside Down Toppit - Volume II 28
Al Schneider The Basic Large Ball Vanish Al Schneider On Close-Up 31
Al Schneider Props - the ball and gimmick
- the cloth
- your clothes - lighting - manipulating the wire - holding the cloth
Al Schneider On Zombie 15
Al Schneider Theory on the floatation of a Zombie Al Schneider On Zombie 29
Al Schneider Drills movements for practicing the Zombie Al Schneider On Zombie 37
Al Schneider The Routine - prepare the ball for performance
- starting the routine
- the main part of the routine
- final sequence of routine
Al Schneider On Zombie 47
Al Schneider Summary & Patter for Zombie Al Schneider On Zombie 87
David Williamson The Striking Vanish - Alternate Handling (closed fist) Encore II 21
Don England The Upper Deck cased deck floats underneath silk Zombie like, then vanishes from case except for selection Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 1
Michael Skinner Bewildering Ball Vase Intimate Magic 15
Neil See The Neil See Ball Vanish retention The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 49
Mike Caveney A Transposition red ball wrapped in red handkerchief and put in a glass transposes with blue ball in a blue handkerchief put in a second glassInspired by
  • a trick (?) from "Rupert Howard Course in Magic"
Ideas 6
Mike Caveney Billard Ball Switch Ideas 6
Keith Charnley, Henry Hay, Paul Harris One in the Eye two-coin routine which ends with glass eye Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 3) 1005
Neville Wiltshire Zombie Cube effect suggestion The Magic of the Cube 11
Mike Gallo i.e., Ball and Vase The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 15) 141
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
Vito Lupo Visual Color Change transposition of different colored billiard balls featuring color change move The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 103
David Williamson Striking Vanish brief Side Effects 14
Jan Torell Billard-Ball-Klammer Rund um den Zaubertisch 27
Michael Ammar Bill to Cigarette first rolled up bill and cigarette change places, then cigarette vanishes bill changes into cigarette eventually bill is found in cigarette Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 112
Andrew Galloway The Chinese Berry Trick three balls turn into lemon as climax The Best of Close-Up Magic 66