112 entries in Candle
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown L'Ecriture Cachée Dans une Tabatiere, d'où on la Tire, Sans la Toucher, Pour la Faire Trouver Dans une Bougie signed piece of paper is burnt and appears in selected candle, switch with a box, with assistant notes from 1788 mention method for paper to orange and signature duplication La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 24
Unknown To Put a Candle under Water, a-light, without its going out. diving bell principle Breslaw's Last Legacy 59
Unknown The Handkerchief that will not Burn passed through flame without harm Modern Magic 237
Unknown The Handkerchief cut up, burnt, and finally found in a Candle with assistant Modern Magic 249
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Vanishing Pocket Handkerchief, found in a Candle borrowed handkerchief burned, then inside candle Modern Magic 470
Unknown A Card found in a Candle two methods (fake or ordinary candle) Tricks with Cards 189
Unknown The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle Tricks with Cards 239
Unknown To Produce Coins from a Lighted Candle mechanical candle which holds coins More Magic 157
Unknown Handkerchief to Candle mechanical candle More Magic 230
Unknown To Produce Eggs from the Flame of a Candle four eggs More Magic 340
Professor Hoffmann The Vanishing Pocket-handkerchief found in a Candle "New Method", with phase in which borrowed handkerchief shrinks in two phases More Magic 221
Unknown The Card in the Candle torn-up card fired with pistol on candle, card appears on top of candle More Magic 421
Unknown Candle-Lighting extraordinary candle lighted by going over it with hand More Magic 355
Unknown The Obedient Candle candle extinguishes and relights itself at pleasure More Magic 358
Unknown Der Kartenleuchter No. 3, flame of candle changes into selection Der Kartenkünstler 66
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering questions, "Teosophische Gesellschaft", self-lighting candles after they are extinguished Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 112
Unknown Der Kartenleuchter card appears in flame of candle Der moderne Kartenkünstler 187
J. Marcellin Die Vermehrung der Kerzen multiple candles are split into two Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 40
H. F. C. Suhr Das wandernde Licht oder Verschwinden und Erscheinen candle wrapped in paper, crumpled up, candle rises out of bottle, then ignites by itself, wine poured from bottle Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 70
Unknown Das Lichtanzünden "by K. B.", chemical Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 90
Unknown Der Lichtanzünder "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
gimmicks to light a candle, part two
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 129
Unknown Der Zauberstab zum Lichtanzünden "after Ludwig P., Vienna", wand to light candles Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 141
Unknown Der Lichtanzünder "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
gimmicks to light a candle
Related toVariations Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 8) 113
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Licht dans Séances oder "mehr Licht" No. 3, candle blown out and lit again with only the fingers, repeat, hidden flame gimmick in hand or chemical method Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 20
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, recipe for glowing paint, chemical way to ignite candles in a hat, "die dressierte Fliege"Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 64
Josef Löffler Ein Kerzen-Manöver manipulative vanish and reproduction of candle, using rubber band around finger for no-palm concealment Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 59
Unknown Zum Elektrisierten Spazierstock clarifying illustration for the effectRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 30
Carl Willmann Leuchter und Würfel "Ein Entree-Kunststück"
candle with stand appears from large die
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 119
Ernst Ehrhardt Das Licht im Portemonnaie candle vanishes in paper and reappears in purse Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 153
Unknown Coin in Card, Paper in Candle Trick marked coin travels into card, piece of paper into candleRelated to The Modern Conjurer 249
Unknown The Safety Reading Lamp non-magic tip The Modern Conjurer 289
Unknown Cardboard Figures Blow Out and Light a Candle non-magical science experiment The Modern Conjurer 306
Arthur Lokesch Das Verschwinden eines brennenden Stearinlichtes Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 136
Buatier de Kolta Reproduction from a Candle - Buatier de Kolta's Method
and other methods
Later Magic 299
Carl Willmann Die Karte am Licht I. card appears at top of candleRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 50
Carl Willmann Die Karte am Licht II. card appears at top of candleRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 68
Carl Willmann Eine Reichsmark auf Reisen "Ein niedliches Handkunststück", question written on paper and cut in two, marked coin wrapped inside on half, vanishes in flash, coin reappears under previously selected, rolled up (to a tube) and tabled card, other half of billet reappears inside candle Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 10) 151
Unknown Gegenstände aus dem "Weltausstellungs-Cylinder", "Carmens Tamburin" etc. aquarium that folds up, chandelier that folds up Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 31
Major Ferber Das sich vermehrende Licht routine with candle shells, multiplying candles Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 22
Geo Welli Ein neuer Lichtanzünder gimmick to light a candle, made from coin so gimmick is produced as finaleInspired by Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 39
Unknown The Valladon Cards on Glass cards adhere to sheet of glass, spectator shoots on glass but candle goes out, performer shoots and all cards drop except selections The Art of Magic 235
Carl Anderson, William G. Edwards Tricks of the Trade compilation of tips on:
1. painting metal
2. glueing cloth
3. table tops
4. painting tables
5. table tops
6. "Anderson Inlaid Top"
7. silk handkerchief quality
8. sheet brass
9. soft & hard brass
10. velvet
11. brass tubing
12. "lighted candle from pocket"
13. candle oil
14. servante for glass of water
15. thread
16. wax
The Art of Magic 289
L'Homme Masqué Magically Lighting a Candle or Cigarette gimmick on ring The Art of Magic 333
Joseph Michael Hartz Card, Coin and Candle coin wrapped in paper vanishes, reappears in chosen card, piece of paper into piece of candleRelated toAlso published here Later Magic 686
Joseph Michael Hartz Card, Coin and Candle coin wrapped in paper vanishes, reappears in chosen card, piece of paper into piece of candleAlso published here Magical Titbits 145
Albert Fellows, Stanley Collins Bottled Sunshine longer routine, tissue paper bursts into in fire, hole is burnt in a playing card with a reading-glass, three candles catch alight, third candle begins to melt Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 90
Oswald Rae Candle and Bouquet two candles covered with tubes, transform into flower bouquets, one vanishes in the hands More Practical Patter 28
L. Vosburgh Lyons Prophecy Plus colored handkerchief and candle are chosen and predicted, see page 172 for improvement The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 122
Theodore Annemann Candle Interlude The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 22) 126
Martin Sunshine Candle to Drink The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 97
Unknown Fire-Eating routine with assistant and some byplay, relighting candle, candle bit off, smoke out of mouth, pole and ribbons from mouth, umbrella production The Magic Annual for 1937 107
Unknown The Divination Candles four candles, one is put in tube, performer divines it Greater Magic 856
Unknown Candle Shells tip Greater Magic 875
Franklin M. Chapman Itzariot! Candle Tube routine, with handkerchief Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 1) 2
Georges Poulleau Transmigration of a Silk and a Candle candle in metal tube, silk vanishes, silk in tube, candle lighted from pocket The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 64
Unknown Light Candle Production from pocket Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 351
Unknown The Silk and the Flame candle silk transposition Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 350
Unknown The Candle, the Silk, and the Paper Tube silk and candle transposition Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 356
Tom Sellers Rising and Revolving Candle thread That's Good! 18
Tom Sellers Borrowed Note in Candle gimmicked knife Magical Mixture 16
Tom Sellers Night-Cap candle vanishes, reappears lighted from pocket Magical Mixture 29
Joseph Ovette Candle and Fan candle under silk changes into fan, which vanished in performer's hands Tricks and Illusionettes 29
Jean Hugard Silk Production from Candle Flame silk production, with gimmick Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 102
R. J. Cooper Wand Shells, Candle Shells etc. how to build shells Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 109
Jean Hugard Lighting a Candle Magically portion of flame is carried with bare hands to light another candle Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 102
Laurie Ireland A Dollar Bill in Candle Effect in chosen candle Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 12
Arthur C. Nelson Nelson's Candle Trick "Sacred Candle of India", candle vanishes wrapped in paper and appears in tube Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 15
Unknown The Comedy of Errors transposition of a candle and a handkerchief plus a mind reading gag The Fine Art of Magic 313
Hen Fetsch Magical Business - Buzz Watch (gag by Ed Heyel)
- Dad Betcha (tearing a paper in half 9 times)
- Plate Break (biting a plate)
- Candle Out (blowing a candle out through sleeve, gimmicked)
- Three Links (producing bottle from three linked rings)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 34
Malcolm McCallum A Self Lighting Candle Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 10
Louis Tannen Idea for Himber's Eternal Light The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 314) 60
Richard Himber, Karrell Fox Candlerama ideas for Himber's Eternal Light, candle relighting itself
- Directions for Himber's Eternal Light
- Light Race
- Liberace
- Happy Birthday
- Flight of Light
- Candle and Match Combination
- Truth Candle
- Karrell Fox
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 49
Tony Corinda (13) The Spirit Candles three candles go out one by one Mediumistic Stunts 283
Piet Forton The Popokatepetlpaper Produce dollar bill with flash paperAlso published here Piet Forton Lecture Notes 7
Piet Forton Popokatepetl-Paper production of dollar bill with flash paper, burning candle from inside the coatAlso published here Piet Forton Seminar 6
Sam Lebeoff A Canticle candle does not extinguish underneath glass, but when it is removed The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 233
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Color Changing Candle colors of handkerchief and candle transpose, apparatus The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 76
Juan Tamariz Los Viajes de la Vela y el Pañuelo candle vanishes from newspaper and handkerchief is found on its place, candle is produced from jacket Aprenda Ud. Magia 68
Jan Torell A Hint for the Multiplying Candles Also published here Magic by Jan Torell 28
Donald Holmes The Tea Chests of Wang Foo handkerchiefs vanish and appear inside candle, then placed inside one of three chests, covered with a tube and handkerchiefs travel from chest to chest More Classic Magic with Apparatus 235
Van Cleve Curse of Darkness "Curiosities"
candle is lighted, flame shrinks to glow and expands again
Also published here
  • "Curse of Darkness" (Van Cleve, Weird Magic)
The Chronicles (Issue 15) 1211
Brenda Bell, Book, and... Brenda! turning key, self extinguishing candle and Ball from Plate for two people, using assistant on stageInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 270) 1347
Bob Fitch The Vanishing Candle "Extras - Variations - 16)" Topit Again & Again 9
Mike Caveney Tearable Times lighted candle appears from rolled up newspaper, newspaper is then torn, partially burnt and finally restored again Magicomedy 85
Thomas Alan Waters Candelabra Quantimental stand with candlesRelated to
  • Eric Lewis' "Whosgotwot Plus One" in "The Crowning Miracles" p. 203
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 288
Jan Torell Ein Tip für die Multiplying Candles Also published here Rund um den Zaubertisch 42
Eugene Burger Spirit Candle in the Bottle wand in the bottle with a candle The Performance of Close-Up Magic 83
John Kennedy Haunted Candle Flame candle flame travels around Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 8) 18
Fantasio Die schwebende und sich verwandelnde Kerze candle floats inside a tube and transforms into handkerchief Fantasio 15
Fantasio Die erscheinende und verschwindende Kerze candle appears and disappears under handkerchief Fantasio 28
Fantasio Kerze zu Tuch mit klarer Handhabung candle transforms into silk Fantasio 12
Fantasio Kerze zu Tuch zu Stock candle transforms into handkerchief and later into cane Fantasio 37
Fantasio Die wirklich verschwindende Kerze candle vanishes under handkerchief Fantasio 24
Fantasio Arretierung einer auseinandergezogenen Kerze locking mechanism for vanishing candle Fantasio 35
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 3 hinged thumb tip, insides look like candles, or rolled dollar bill, for clean vanish Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 47
David Garrard Candle Appearance in a flash Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 5) 2218
Fantasio Das Challenger Gimmick method for locking a vanishing cane or candle without extra props Fantasio 6
Fantasio Die Challenger Kerze vanishing candle, with challenger preparation Fantasio 11
Christoph Borer Feuer und Tod cards in front of burning candles, candle with dead person in front extinguishesAlso published here Seminar 1997 7
Karl Fulves Blow Out "Unsolved Mysteries"
candle in glass, lit candle outside, blowed on glass, outside candle goes out and other one is now lit, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 9) 268
Bobby Bernard Utility Altar Light transposition of flames of flame from candle to candle, with glassesInspired by
  • Gen Grant's "Altar Light"
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10) 6
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Juan Mayoral Aparición Mágica de un Bastón fireball from candle in which a cane is produced, and then a handkerchief La Magia Española del Siglo XX 324
Al Baker The Flying Candle from paper cone to coat pocket where it is produced lighted The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 633
Christoph Borer Feuer und Tod cards in front of burning candles, candle with dead person in front extinguishesAlso published here Compilation 137
Tom Stone Light Stretching production of Fantasio Appearing Candle Vortex 188
Patrick Page Topsy Turvey Candle burning candle in tube turns over Magic Page by Page 246
Patrick Page A Flaming Candle fake candle gag Magic Page by Page 285
Roy Benson See the Pretty Thing candle changes to feather, feather thrown on floor and lands with loud clang Magic Page by Page 289
Patrick Page OOOOOOOHH! candle and flash paper, gag Magic Page by Page 293
Vanni Bossi Chink-a-Flame chink-a-chink with lit candles, only effect described The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 18
Christoph Borer Die echte Hexe five wooden pawns behind five candles, fire of candle in front of chosen pawn goes out, prediction on pawn Mentale Notizen 120