51 entries in Match & Matchbox / Match / Miscellaneous
  
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Unknown How to terrify such as are entirely unacquainted with the Nature of Phosphorus writing and drawing on walls, glowing in the dark, lighting a match Breslaw's Last Legacy 96
Unknown The Mysterious Match match blown out through sleeve The Art of Magic 332
Tom Sellers Match Monte finding burnt match between fingers Quick Tricks 4
Theodore Annemann, John Northern Hilliard More Higher Magic match is tossed to ceiling and hangs there on headRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 87
Unknown Striking a Match in the Air flourish Greater Magic 828
Harry Stern Equine Matchistry creating horse figure out of paper matches The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 280
Paul Lesser Light That Was blowing match out through sleeve with new method The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 392
Abril Lamarque Match Gag gag in which match doesn't go out and is then put in pocket lightened The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 498
Unknown Match Folder Wager bet that spectator cannot light twenty matches in a row with one strike After the Dessert 10
Unknown The Nazi Cross gag After the Dessert 11
Laurie Ireland Matchless Magic match is blown out normally and second one through the sleeve, then both are relighted and when blown at one both go out Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 4
Byron Churchill First Fumes performer mimes rolling a cigarette, lights a match and later blows smoke from his mouth The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 187
John Batton Striking Experiment matchbook put in water, matches can still be ignited Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 1) 3
Jean Hugard The Long and Short of It - A Sure Force forcing an object by letting the spectator selects a match, short piece and normal match Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 2) 6
Richard Himber Match on Edge match on edge stunt with new method Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 70
Milbourne Christopher A Match Tip a burning match is split in two The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 80) 327
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
Unknown The Fifteen Match-Sticks Puzzle game/puzzle The Fine Art of Magic 279
Russell Swann The Photographic Match Card is selected, match is lit and when extinguished, name of card appears on head of match Scarne on Card Tricks 65
Unknown The Very Peripatetic Paddle paddle move and routine with knife and pieces of paper and matches Classic Secrets of Magic 46
Eric Mason Uriker match slowly breaks in half Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 1) 7
Karl Fulves Sleight of Crime four coins in four matchboxes, spectator secretly removes on coin and mixes the matchboxes, a match is light and goes out in front of the empty box, then the date of the coin is revealed Close-Up Mental Magic 36
Martin Gardner With Magnets picking up metal things with match, see also p. 834 for clarification, p. 874 for obtaining magnetsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 829
T. Nelson Downs The Reversing Match Match reverses when pushed through handVariations Magic With Faucett Ross 182
Fred Robinson, Jan Heins Where There's Smoke - cigarette rolls over the table and back, version where it rolls to on side.
- light a match with a cigarette and smoke it (Jan Heins)
- cigarette is smoked through without any ash falling off
Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 3) 489
Fred Robinson, Bob Hamilton Where There's Smoke - bar bet with a match box
- matchbox and coin, divine if heads or tails, stooge
- match in hand, matchbox balanced on back of the hand, box is tossed and match ignited
- remove flame from lighter to light cigarette, gag
Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 10) 588
Karrell Fox, Fred Robinson, Martin Breese, Fred Snooks Where There's Smoke - smoking thumb, by inhaling smoke of a match (sent in by Martin Breese)
- smoke a matchbox
- split a burning match to give fire
- extinguish a match by blowing in the opposite sleeve, paper match (Karrel Fox)
- joke, matches and water (Fred Snooks)
Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 11) 603
John Cornelius Fireworks "Curiosities"
lit match is placed behind back and comes out out (gag), then in repeat it comes out lit again
The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1181
Karl Fulves Notes Sarles story about driving a match into wood, linking rings with alternative objects (phone wire, tires), psychics and spirit raps story by Jay Weiler The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1282
Unknown 18. Who Pays the Bills? bar bet, matches broken in half, one who takes the last one has to pay, favorite of Nate Leipzig Self-Working Table Magic 20
Tom Mullica Schizophrenia crazy cigarette - match - potpourri The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 75
Reinhard "Stutt" Stuttman Chinese Numbers party stunt with matchedVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 7) 658
Sid Lorraine Apocalypse Variations Or Additions party stuntRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 767
Unknown Striking a Match Magically! No. 23, flourish 101 Psychic Tests 7
Unknown The Light Touch effects and gags with match, cigarette, silk that bounces back from floor The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 21
Unknown Miscellaneous Forces - forcing four cards with (re)dealing
- odd-even number of things to force one of two spectators (matches or corners of newspaper)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 30
Gary Hipp Scorcher match burns and apparently performer forgets it, it burns without burning the fingers The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 323
Christoph Borer 4. Der geschickte Zauberer matchbox is thrown into the air and match is litAlso published here Seminarheft 8
Christoph Borer 3. Der Geschickte Zauberer matchbox is thrown into the air and match is litAlso published here Seminarheft 22
Ken Krenzel Turn-Tail Match match turns over when pushed through fistInspired by Close-up Impact! 28
Tomo Maeda Match Transposition match is torn out of matchbook and lit, it transposes with all the unlit matches in the matchbook Five Times Five - Japan 39
Unknown The Mysterious Cross mark appears on spectator's hand, with match Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 61
William H. McCaffrey The Newlywed Match Trick paddle effect with paper matches and story More Greater Magic 1111
Chad Long Insta-Match match touched to striking surface lights, when touched on other side goes out The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume One 14
Marc Paul, Anthony Owen Matchmaker two signed matches travel back in the hand, then they fuse together The Minotaur (Vol. 7, No. 1) 1
Angelo Carbone Striking Art performer removes match from drawn matchbox on a pad and strikes it on striking surface on paper The Minotaur (Vol. 7, No. 1) 9
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Boga-Boga matchbox is thrown in the air and a match is litAlso published here Anam Cara 23
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Boga-Boga matchbox is thrown in the air and a match is litAlso published here Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 12
Al Baker Card and Safety Match Trick name of card appears on tip of burned match The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 686
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Boga-Boga matchbox is thrown in the air and a match is litAlso published here Compilation 24
Christoph Borer 3. Der geschickte Zauberer matchbox is thrown into the air and match is litAlso published here Compilation 159