of the play of the balls \n \n unknown
1634
the art of legerdemain discovered

Of the Play of the Balls

1634

The Art of Legerdemain Discovered

7



cups and balls routine \n pass i. having placed a ball under each cup, to draw it out again without lifting the cup
pass ii. to make a ball travel invisibly from cup to cup
pass iii. having placed a ball under each of the end cups, to make them pass successively under the middle cup
pass iv. having placed two balls under the middle cup, to make them pass under the two outer ones
pass v. to pass three balls in succession under one cup
pass vi. to place three balls one after the other upon the top of one of the cups, and to make them fall through the cup on to the table
pass vii. to pass three balls in succession upwards through the table into one of the cups
pass viii. to pass two balls in succession from one cup to another without touching them
pass ix. to make three balls in succession pass under the middle cup
pass x. the "multiplication" pass
pass xi. to transform the small balls to larger ones
pass xii. to again transform the balls to still larger ones \n unknown
1876
modern magic

Cups and Balls Routine

1876

Modern Magic

279



the cups and balls \n \n charles bertram
1902
the modern conjurer
Charles Bertram

The Cups and Balls

1902

The Modern Conjurer

183



the cup and balls \n including moves
 pass
 to load the ball under the cup from the finger palm
 to pass the ball into the left hand
 the palm \n laurie ireland \n cups and balls moves and ideas \n laurie ireland \n rutina "ireland" de cubiletes \n laurie ireland
1931
ireland writes a book
Laurie Ireland

The Cup and Balls

Related toAlso published here

1931

Ireland Writes a Book

33



cups and balls moves and ideas \n including moves
 finger palm
 finger palm curled in
 to pass a ball
 to pass a ball to left hand
 to pass a ball under cup
 the crotch palm
 to raise a cup that is really empty and show a ball under it
 to raise a cup with a ball under it without exposing the ball
 to change a small ball to a large one
 new surprises with loads
 servante for cups and balls \n laurie ireland \n the cup and balls \n laurie ireland
1934
ireland's yearbooks
Laurie Ireland

Cups and Balls Moves and Ideas

Related to

1934

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1934)

4



cups and dollar bills \n with rolled up bills \n laurie ireland
1936
ireland's yearbooks
Laurie Ireland

Cups and Dollar Bills

1936

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1936)

6



egg cups and pellets \n alternative props for cups & balls \n unknown
1937
the magic annual for 1937

Egg Cups and Pellets

1937

The Magic Annual for 1937

94



routine \n \n unknown
1938
greater magic

Routine

1938

Greater Magic

661



dr. jacob daley's cup and ball routine \n \n dr. jacob daley \n daley's cups and balls \n dr. jacob daley
1938
the jinx
Dr. Jacob Daley

Dr. Jacob Daley's Cup and Ball Routine

Related to

1938

The Jinx
(Issue 47)

332



my cups and bills \n three coffee cups and rolled up bills \n charlie miller \n cups and balls \n charlie miller
1940
chap's scrapbook
Charlie Miller

My Cups and Bills

Also published here

June 1940

Chap's Scrapbook
(Vol. 2 No. 12)

2



mon jeu de boulettes aux chapeaux \n cups and balls type, using hats and balls rolled from bread \n nil' ebu
1941
la baguette magique
Nil' Ebu

Mon Jeu de Boulettes aux Chapeaux

Mar. 1941

La Baguette Magique
(Issue 3)

3



the cups and balls \n three cups, with several sleights \n harlan tarbell
1941/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 1
Harlan Tarbell

The Cups and Balls

1941/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1

157



the "inko" routine \n two glasses with water and one with ink, covered by cups, monte type game \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

The "Inko" Routine

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

52



the red herring \n monte type routine with cups and balls of two colors \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

The Red Herring

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

54



the jumping frog \n one ball and three cups \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

The Jumping Frog

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

57



the wandering ball \n one ball and three cups \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

The Wandering Ball

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

57



crystalization \n three tumblers and three lumps of sugar \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

Crystalization

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

58



mechanical routine \n gaffed cups \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

Mechanical Routine

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

61



the nudist routine \n no steals from body \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

The Nudist Routine

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

62



the hindu routine \n \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

The Hindu Routine

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

63



the multipalm routine \n fourteen phases \n eddie joseph
1942
the last word on cups and balls
Eddie Joseph

The Multipalm Routine

1942

The Last Word on Cups and Balls

64



cups and bills \n with rolled up bills and cups, three final loads \n jean hugard \n cups and balls \n charlie miller
1943
hugard's magic monthly — volumes i, ii, iii and iv
Jean Hugard

Cups and Bills

Related to

Oct. 1943

Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV
(Vol. 1 No. 5)

17



taylor's cups and balls \n three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cup \n franklin v. taylor \n taylor's cups and balls \n franklin v. taylor \n cups and balls \n james g. thompson jr. \n franklin v. taylor
1945
the phoenix 51100
Franklin V. Taylor

Taylor's Cups and Balls

VariationsAlso published here

1945

The Phoenix 51100
(Issue 75)

304



mardo’s cups and balls routine \n \n senor charles mardo
1945
routined magic
Senor Charles Mardo

Mardo’s Cups and Balls Routine

1945

Routined Magic

13



john ramsay's cups and balls \n with two cups, large balls and paper streamer as climax \n john ramsay
1948
john ramsay's routine with cups and balls
John Ramsay

John Ramsay's Cups and Balls

1948

John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls

37



impromptu cups and balls \n \n dai vernon
1949
stars of magic
Dai Vernon

Impromptu Cups and Balls

1949

Stars of Magic
(Vol. 5 No. 1)

69



ken brooke's cups and balls \n \n ken brooke \n ken brooke's becherspiel \n ken brooke
1950
routined manipulation — part one
Ken Brooke

Ken Brooke's Cups and Balls

Also published here

1950

Routined Manipulation — Part One

74



the eternal cups and balls \n three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence \n bruce elliott
1953
classic secrets of magic
Bruce Elliott

The Eternal Cups and Balls

1953

Classic Secrets of Magic

176



taylor's cups and balls \n three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cup \n franklin v. taylor \n taylor's cups and balls \n franklin v. taylor
1953
classic secrets of magic
Franklin V. Taylor

Taylor's Cups and Balls

Also published here

1953

Classic Secrets of Magic

187



cups and balls \n three coffee cups and rolled up bills \n charlie miller \n cups and bills \n jean hugard \n my cups and bills \n charlie miller
1953
classic secrets of magic
Charlie Miller

Cups and Balls

Related toAlso published here

1953

Classic Secrets of Magic

192



cups and balls \n \n ande furlong \n joe berg
1953
classic secrets of magic
Ande Furlong, Joe Berg

Cups and Balls

1953

Classic Secrets of Magic

199



flower pots and oranges \n cups and balls with flower pots and small oranges, inflatable melon final load \n harlan tarbell
1954/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 6
Harlan Tarbell

Flower Pots and Oranges

1954/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6

48



cups and balls \n ball on a string inside cup
 taylor's cups and balls variation
 cups and balls, classic routine with three cups
 benson bowl routine variation \n james g. thompson jr. \n franklin v. taylor \n taylor's cups and balls \n franklin v. taylor \n it's magic \n roy benson \n automatisches becherspiel \n james g. thompson jr. \n franklin v. taylor
1956
top secrets of magic
James G. Thompson Jr., Franklin V. Taylor

Cups and Balls

Inspired byAlso published here

1956

Top Secrets of Magic

93



bags of everything \n cups and balls with felt bags \n lewis ganson
1956
unconventional magic
Lewis Ganson

Bags of Everything

1956

Unconventional Magic

15



"the short routine" \n using three hindu cups and feeding bottle valves as balls, five phases \n eddie joseph
1956
the hindu cups
Eddie Joseph

"The Short Routine"

1956

The Hindu Cups

18



genuine hindu routine \n three cups \n eddie joseph
1956
the hindu cups
Eddie Joseph

Genuine Hindu Routine

1956

The Hindu Cups

44



the cups and balls \n \n dai vernon \n muscade magic \n john carney \n canterbury cups \n peter alexis \n cups and balls \n dai vernon \n on vernon's pseudoexposure phase \n johnny thompson \n los cubiletes de vernon "tuneados" \n joaquín matas \n dai vernon's cups and balls routine  an alternative final stage \n roberto giobbi
1957
the dai vernon book of magic
Dai Vernon

The Cups and Balls

Related toVariations

1957

The Dai Vernon Book of Magic

125



twin pipes \n routine with two brass tubes and three balls
 tube steal
 tube load
 false load
 extra ball move
 lap vanish
 fist vanish
 slow motion vanish
 ball vanish
 variation of ball vanish
 a utility move
 a routine for twin pipes \n jerry andrus \n twin pipes routine \n jerry andrus
1957
up close with andrus
Jerry Andrus

Twin Pipes

Also published here

1957

Up Close with Andrus

1



cups and balls \n salt as final load \n alex elmsley \n cups & balls \n alex elmsley \n the elmsley cups and balls routine \n alex elmsley
1959
low cunning
Alex Elmsley

Cups and Balls

Also published here

1959

Low Cunning

3



further routines with fantacups \n  a novel routine with fantacups \n eugene gloye \n fantacups \n eugene gloye
1962
the new phoenix 351400
Eugene Gloye

Further Routines with FanTaCups

Related to

1962

The New Phoenix 351400
(Issue 367)

296



cups and balls in miniature \n cups and balls routine done with plastic cups and balls \n milton kort
1962
kort is now in session
Milton Kort

Cups and Balls in Miniature

1962

Kort Is Now In Session

41



chromo cups and balls \n with three different colored cups and balls \n milton kort
1962
kort is now in session
Milton Kort

Chromo Cups and Balls

1962

Kort Is Now In Session

53



cups and balls \n three cup routines, no extra ball \n edward marlo
1965
ed marlo's lecture notes
Edward Marlo

Cups and Balls

1965

Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes

18



a three cup routine \n with sponge balls, billiard ball loads \n tony cole
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Tony Cole

A Three Cup Routine

Winter 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio)

138



cups & balls \n salt production as finale, see also p. 206 \n alex elmsley \n suggestion by jules conway on p. 216 \n cups and balls \n alex elmsley
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Alex Elmsley

Cups & Balls

Related to suggestion by Jules Conway on p. 216
Also published here

Sep. 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 11)

203



eine kleine 3becher routine \n three magnetic cups, using heads of plastic baby dolls \n paul maurer
1968
hokus pokus
Paul Maurer

Eine kleine 3Becher Routine

1968

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 29 No. 3)

49



a routine for the cups & balls \n \n edward g. brown \n cups & balls \n edward g. brown
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Edward G. Brown

A Routine for the Cups & Balls

Related to

Apr. 1969

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 4 No. 6)

251



cups & balls \n part 2, see p. 265 for further references \n edward g. brown \n a routine for the cups & balls \n edward g. brown
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Edward G. Brown

Cups & Balls

Related to

May 1969

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 4 No. 7)

259



cop out \n onecup routine performed on left hand, using silk and second cup \n kirk stiles
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Kirk Stiles

Cop Out

Sep. 1969

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 4 No. 11)

279



cups and balls \n using servante, actually page 298a \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

Cups And Balls

Winter 1969

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio)

298



cups and balls routine \n \n dai vernon
1970
expanded lecture notes
Dai Vernon

Cups and Balls Routine

1970

Expanded Lecture Notes

3



canterbury cups \n with various sleights and loads \n peter alexis \n the cups and balls \n dai vernon \n back story \n karl fulves
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Peter Alexis

Canterbury Cups

Inspired byRelated to

Sep. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 5 No. 11)

359



routine \n very short twocup routine with final load \n peter alexis
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Peter Alexis

Routine

Oct. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 5 No. 12)

368



cups & balls \n routine via john braun, h. adrian smith, lou tannen
eight phases \n al baker
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Al Baker

Cups & Balls

Winter 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio)

381



stewart judah's cups & balls \n "an article by john braun" \n stewart judah \n john braun
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Stewart Judah, John Braun

Stewart Judah's Cups & Balls

Mar. 1971

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 5)

408



cups and balls \n six phases, see also p. 476 \n sam leo horowitz \n the sphinx, september 1938
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Sam Leo Horowitz

Cups and Balls

Also published here The Sphinx, September 1938

Autumn 1971

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio)

454



thimbles & pea \n cups and balls routine with thimbles and pea, sponge ball final loads \n david lederman
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7
David Lederman

Thimbles & Pea

1972

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7

187



daley's cups and balls \n no. 210, "small cloth ball routine" \n dr. jacob daley \n dr. jacob daley's cup and ball routine \n dr. jacob daley
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

Daley's Cups And Balls

Related to

1972

Jacob Daley's Notebooks

51



daley's cups and balls \n no. 211, "large paper ball routine" \n dr. jacob daley
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

Daley's Cups And Balls

1972

Jacob Daley's Notebooks

51



the "garcia" cups and balls routine \n short outline \n frank garcia
1973
lecture notes no. 2
Frank Garcia

The "Garcia" Cups and Balls Routine

1973

Lecture Notes No. 2

28



cups and balls \n see also p. 780 for note by mike rogers, p. 863 for al cohn credit by richard stride, p. 1053 for comment by milton tropp \n sam aaronson \n cups & balls \n al cohn
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Sam Aaronson

Cups and Balls

Related to

Aug. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 10)

778



the penultimate cups and balls \n humorous routine, three different cups, with smashed watch and wandering tip wand \n bob read
1974
the penultimate cups & balls
Bob Read

The Penultimate Cups and Balls

1974

The Penultimate Cups & Balls

2



twin pipes routine \n routine with two brass tubes and three balls
 tip over move
 false load
 slow motion vanish
 twin pipes routine \n jerry andrus \n twin pipes \n jerry andrus
1974
special magic
Jerry Andrus

Twin Pipes Routine

Also published here

1974

Special Magic

8



the "xrated" cups and balls routine \n three cups, no loads from pockets, seated \n scotty york
1975
cups & balls
Scotty York

The "XRated" Cups and Balls Routine

1975

Cups & Balls

1



the "technicolor xrated" cups and balls \n with different colored balls \n scotty york
1975
cups & balls
Scotty York

The "Technicolor XRated" Cups and Balls

1975

Cups & Balls

13



cups and balls \n based on vernon's routine with different endings \n faucett ross \n dai vernon
1975
magic with faucett ross
Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon

Cups and Balls

1975

Magic With Faucett Ross

135



a malini note \n on his cups and ball routine, glasses wrapped in newspaper \n max malini
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Max Malini

A Malini Note

June 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 8)

974



becher, münzen und bälle \n cups and balls with small cups and coins \n j. "rink" van rinkhuyzen \n magigram
1975
intermagic
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen

Becher, Münzen und Bälle

Also published here

June 1975

Intermagic
(Vol. 2 No. 4)

80



a lesson on the "cups and balls" \n outline of routine, very brief \n frank garcia \n a lesson on the "cups and balls" \n frank garcia
1975 ca.
lecture notes no. 1
Frank Garcia

A Lesson on the "Cups and Balls"

Also published here

1975 ca.

Lecture Notes No. 1

8



cups and balls \n "short, very direct cups and balls routine" \n dai vernon
1976
the first california lecture
Dai Vernon

Cups and Balls

1976

The First California Lecture

8



cups & balls \n five phases, see p. 1053 for comment by milton tropp \n al cohn \n cups and balls \n sam aaronson
1976
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Al Cohn

Cups & Balls

Related to

1976

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. CloseUp Folio #6)

940



the cups and balls \n three cups \n patrick page
1976
the big book of magic
Patrick Page

The Cups and Balls

1976

The Big Book of Magic

124



a cups and balls routine \n \n bill tarr
1976
now you see it, now you don't!
Bill Tarr

A Cups and Balls Routine

1976

Now you see it, now you don't!

154



the cups and balls \n  the colombini presentation
 requirements
 setup
 getting ready
 performance \n aldo colombini
1977
colombini's cups and balls
Aldo Colombini

The Cups and Balls

1977

Colombini's Cups and Balls

7



cups and balls \n without wand, five phases \n dai vernon \n the cups and balls \n dai vernon
1977
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Dai Vernon

Cups and Balls

Related to

1977

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. CloseUp Folio #7)

997



cups and flies \n balls change into plastic flies one by one, plastic spider final load and bug aerosol can \n stephen minch
1977
creations of a magical madman
Stephen Minch

Cups and Flies

1977

Creations of a Magical Madman

53



cups and balls \n two cup routine \n tommy wonder \n the twocup routine \n tommy wonder
1977
jos bema — lecture
Tommy Wonder

Cups and Balls

Related to

1977

Jos Bema — Lecture

12



the cups and balls \n baby chicks as final loads \n francis carlyle
1978
magic and methods of ross bertram
Francis Carlyle

The Cups and Balls

1978

Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram

132



the flash cups \n very short routine (one minute) that ends with final loads \n barry nelson
1978
the book of john
Barry Nelson

The Flash Cups

1978

The Book of John

116



with a grain of salt \n salt finale \n horace e. bennett \n the elmsley cups and balls routine \n alex elmsley
1978
on your feet
Horace E. Bennett

With a Grain of Salt

Inspired by

1978

On Your Feet

71



a lesson on the "cups and balls" \n outline of routine, very brief \n frank garcia \n a lesson on the "cups and balls" \n frank garcia
1978
lecture notes — no. 1
Frank Garcia

A Lesson on the "Cups and Balls"

Also published here

1978

Lecture Notes — No. 1

11



the frank garcia million dollar cups and balls routine \n  first phase of frank garcia's routine
 variation on the "oldest deception"
 phase #2
 phase #3
 phase #4
 phase #5
 phase #6
 phase #7 \n frank garcia \n the cups runneth over \n jay sankey
1979
the very best of cups and balls
Frank Garcia

The Frank Garcia Million Dollar Cups and Balls Routine

Variations

1979

The Very Best of Cups and Balls

17



the cups and balls with steel ball bearings \n \n paul gertner
1979
the very best of cups and balls
Paul Gertner

The Cups and Balls with Steel Ball Bearings

1979

The Very Best of Cups and Balls

81



s. leo horowitz's cup & ball routine \n \n sam leo horowitz
1979
the very best of cups and balls
Sam Leo Horowitz

S. Leo Horowitz's Cup & Ball Routine

1979

The Very Best of Cups and Balls

91



on rosini's cups & balls routine \n \n robert parrish
1979
interlocutor
Robert Parrish

On Rosini's Cups & Balls Routine

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 32)

124



shellshocked! \n cups and balls routine with plastic egg shells and coins \n david garrard
1980
apocalypse
David Garrard

ShellShocked!

Feb. 1980

Apocalypse
(Vol. 3 No. 2)

305



quickcups \n with magic kit cups and balls \n al schneider
1980
al schneider on closeup
Al Schneider

Quickcups

1980

Al Schneider On CloseUp

137



the routine \n three cups and balls routine using pendulum holdout \n danny korem
1980
the upside down toppit — volume ii
Danny Korem

The Routine

1980

The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II

16



the two goblets \n with two cups, one chop cup, three large balls as climax \n gary ouellet
1980
the two goblets
Gary Ouellet

The Two Goblets

1980

The Two Goblets

4



cups and balls \n three cups \n ken brooke
1980
ken brooke's magic — the unique years
Ken Brooke

Cups and Balls

1980

Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years

211



cups and balls  the way i do it \n with sponge balls \n johnny cooper
1980
polished presentations
Johnny Cooper

Cups and Balls  the way I do it

1980

Polished Presentations

31



the cups and balls ala smith \n "the speed at which the routine is done is incredible.", large loads shown at beginning \n roger smith
1980
the smith notes!
Roger Smith

The Cups and Balls Ala Smith

1980

The Smith Notes!

5



cards & coins ala cups & balls \n vernon's routine with jumbo cards and coins \n ray mertz \n dai vernon
1981
apocalypse
Ray Mertz, Dai Vernon

Cards & Coins Ala Cups & Balls

Oct. 1981

Apocalypse
(Vol. 4 No. 10)

546



bare bones \n of the entire routine \n jim ryan
1981
jim ryan closeup: the famous cups & balls routine
Jim Ryan

Bare Bones

1981

Jim Ryan CloseUp: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine

16



the cups and balls \n no. 31, simple routine \n carl brema
1981
selfworking table magic
Carl Brema

The Cups and Balls

1981

SelfWorking Table Magic

38



klassische routine \n using three cups \n "joro" bruno hennig \n eine "klassische" routine mit muskaten und drei bechern \n "joro" bruno hennig
1981
joro's becherspiele
"Joro" Bruno Hennig

Klassische Routine

Also published here

1981

Joro's Becherspiele

11



routine für die strasse mit 2 bechern und grossen schwammbällen \n three cups routine, using sponge balls \n "joro" bruno hennig \n eine routine für die strasse mit zwei bechern und grossen schwammbällen \n "joro" bruno hennig
1981
joro's becherspiele
"Joro" Bruno Hennig

Routine für die Strasse mit 2 Bechern und grossen Schwammbällen

Also published here

1981

Joro's Becherspiele

22



tickup \n two cups, hole in bottom of one cup \n stephen tucker
1982
spellbinder
Stephen Tucker

Tickup

1982

SpellBinder
(Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer))

5



automatisches becherspiel \n ball on a string inside cup \n james g. thompson jr. \n franklin v. taylor \n cups and balls \n james g. thompson jr. \n franklin v. taylor
1983
intermagic
James G. Thompson Jr., Franklin V. Taylor

Automatisches Becherspiel

Also published here

Aug. 1983

Intermagic
(Vol. 10 No. 2)

52



cups and balls minus one \n routine with no extra ball \n milton
1984
apocalypse
Milton

Cups and Balls Minus One

Dec. 1984

Apocalypse
(Vol. 7 No. 12)

1004



braue cups and balls routine \n  first phase
 second phase
 third phase
 fourth phase
 extra phase: single ball movements \n frederick braue
1985
the fred braue notebooks
Frederick Braue

Braue Cups and Balls Routine

1985

The Fred Braue Notebooks
(Issue 3)

4



the cups runneth over \n monster routine \n jay sankey \n the frank garcia million dollar cups and balls routine \n frank garcia
1986
sankey panky
Jay Sankey

The Cups Runneth Over

Inspired by

1986

Sankey Panky

110



randy's cups & balls routine \n based on vernon's routine, no wand, no fake explanation phase \n randy wakeman
1987
special effects
Randy Wakeman

Randy's Cups & Balls Routine

1987

Special Effects

46



cups and balls \n routine with no extra ball \n steve draun \n three cups and three balls \n steve draun
1987
the magic of steve draun
Steve Draun

Cups and Balls

Also published here

1987

The Magic of Steve Draun

39



ken brooke's becherspiel \n \n ken brooke \n ken brooke's cups and balls \n ken brooke
1987
intermagic
Ken Brooke

Ken Brooke's Becherspiel

Also published here

Oct. 1987

Intermagic
(Vol. 13 No. 1)

24



standup cups & balls \n \n michael ammar
1988
magical arts journal
Michael Ammar

Standup Cups & Balls

1988

Magical Arts Journal
(Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6)

1



the gold cups \n two cups \n david williamson \n angewandte physik \n christian scherer
1989
williamson's wonders
David Williamson

The Gold Cups

Variations

1989

Williamson's Wonders

86



routine \n three cups, four final loads \n rafael benatar
1989
transit cups and balls
Rafael Benatar

Routine

1989

Transit Cups and Balls

3



of cups and fuzzballs \n \n john bannon
1990
impossibilia
John Bannon

Of Cups and Fuzzballs

1990

Impossibilia

82



my cup runneth over \n with two mini cups, empty cream containers, they are filled again as climax \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff
Michael Powers

My Cup Runneth Over

1990

Top Secret Stuff

155



owan to tama \n "japanese cups and balls"
with three bowls, fan as wand \n shigeo takagi
1990
the amazing miracles of shigeo takagi
Shigeo Takagi

Owan to Tama

1990

The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi

94



standup cups & balls \n detailled explanation \n michael ammar
1991
the magic of michael ammar
Michael Ammar

StandUp Cups & Balls

1991

The Magic of Michael Ammar

1



the elmsley cups and balls routine \n salt as final load \n alex elmsley \n cups and balls \n alex elmsley \n with a grain of salt \n horace e. bennett
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

The Elmsley Cups and Balls Routine

VariationsAlso published here

1991

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1

205



the g.k. cups and balls \n balls change color, seven final loads
 phase one  introducing the props
 phase two  countering expectations
 phase three  variation on vernon's travelling sequences
 phase four (all three balls appear under the centre cup)
 part five: the final loading sequences (part one)
 phase six: producing three oranges (and reloading)
 phase seven: the final stretch \n gary kurtz
1991
the cups and balls
Gary Kurtz

The G.K. Cups and Balls

1991

The Cups and Balls

1



rutina "ireland" de cubiletes \n translation by ascanio
including moves
 pass
 to load the ball under the cup from the finger palm
 to pass the ball into the left hand
 the palm \n laurie ireland \n the cup and balls \n laurie ireland
1992
la magia de ascanio — vol. 5
Laurie Ireland

Rutina "Ireland" de Cubiletes

Also published here

1992

La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5

69



three cups and three balls \n routine with no extra ball \n steve draun \n cups and balls \n steve draun
1993
secrets draun from underground
Steve Draun

Three Cups and Three Balls

Also published here

1993

Secrets Draun from Underground

145



tarbell's oranges \n cups and balls routine with flower pots \n harlan tarbell
1993
tarbell course in magic — volume 8
Harlan Tarbell

Tarbell's Oranges

1993

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8

76



nonsleight routine \n three cups \n someeran
1993
cups & balls (western)
Someeran

NonSleight Routine

1993

Cups & Balls (Western)

1



an advanced routine \n three cups
 phase i  from hand to cups
 phase ii  from cup to cup
 phase iii  three balls assembly
 phase iv  from pocket to cups
 phase v  lemon! lemon! lemon!!!
 phase vi  the climax
 notes \n someeran
1993
cups & balls (western)
Someeran

An Advanced Routine

1993

Cups & Balls (Western)

3



the steel balls and cups \n using steel balls for routine and final loads \n paul gertner \n gertners becherspiel \n alexander de cova
1994
steel and silver
Paul Gertner

The Steel Balls and Cups

Related to

1994

Steel and Silver

195



cups and balls with baby chicks \n \n jerry mentzer
1994
closeup file
Jerry Mentzer

Cups and Balls with Baby Chicks

1994

CloseUp File

113



ultimate cup routine \n two cups, with magnet gimmick in hand \n jerry mentzer
1994
closeup file
Jerry Mentzer

Ultimate Cup Routine

1994

CloseUp File

131



hopping cups & balls \n short routine with two cups, sponge balls, purse frame \n aldo colombini
1994
the closeup magic of aldo colombini
Aldo Colombini

Hopping Cups & Balls

1994

The CloseUp Magic of Aldo Colombini

121



cups and balls \n three cups with sponge balls
 sequence one: three balls appear under three cups
 sequence two: three balls gather under the center cup
 sequence three: three balls go beneath the right side cup
 sequence four: three balls vanish and reappear under the cups
 sequence five: the balls vanish from the left hand and appear under the center cup
 sequence six: a ball appears to travel from under the middle cup to either end cup
 sequence seven: the fake explanation leading to the loading of the four final loads \n fred kaps \n jim ryan's classic cups and balls routine \n jim ryan
1995
fred kaps' cups and balls
Fred Kaps

Cups and Balls

Related to

1995

Fred Kaps' Cups and Balls

5



the twocup routine \n  phase one: the opening
 phase two: the permeable cups
 phase three: twin ascension
 phase four: air transport
 phase five: sshuwit! sshuwit!
 phase six: two in the hand, one in the bush
 phase seven: no room at the inn \n tommy wonder \n cups and balls \n tommy wonder \n wonders of a fragmented vision \n tom stone
1996
the books of wonder — volume 2
Tommy Wonder

The TwoCup Routine

Related to

1996

The Books of Wonder — Volume 2

105



cups, balls, and a cup \n cups and balls routine which produces a fourth cup \n dominique duvivier
1996
magie duvivier
Dominique Duvivier

Cups, Balls, and a Cup

1996

Magie Duvivier

138



harry's cups and balls \n three cups \n harry riser
1996
the feints and temps of harry riser
Harry Riser

Harry's Cups and Balls

1996

The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser

95



coffee and dough \n bill torn and both halves crumbled up for short cups and balls routine, restoration and load of coins \n curtis kam
1996
professional closeup of curtis kam
Curtis Kam

Coffee and Dough

1996

Professional Closeup of Curtis Kam

107



the fruit cups \n twocup routine with two different colored balls \n rainer pfeiffer \n helge thun \n manuel muerte
1998
the book
Rainer Pfeiffer, Helge Thun, Manuel Muerte

The Fruit Cups

1998

The Book

35



nectar of the cups \n humorous bar bet routine, with cups and balls \n steve beam
1998
the trapdoor — volume three
Steve Beam

Nectar of the Cups

1998

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 70)

1478



cyclops \n routine with three cups and one ball, three balls as climax \n bob farmer
1998
cyclops
Bob Farmer

Cyclops

1998

Cyclops

1



the egg bag addition \n incorporating an eggbag in the routine \n bob farmer
1998
cyclops
Bob Farmer

The Egg Bag Addition

1998

Cyclops

6



eine "klassische" routine mit muskaten und drei bechern \n using three cups \n "joro" bruno hennig \n klassische routine \n "joro" bruno hennig
1999
kleines becherspiel kompendium
"Joro" Bruno Hennig

Eine "klassische" Routine mit Muskaten und drei Bechern

Also published here

1999

Kleines Becherspiel Kompendium

38



eine routine für die strasse mit zwei bechern und grossen schwammbällen \n three cups routine, using sponge balls \n "joro" bruno hennig \n routine für die strasse mit 2 bechern und grossen schwammbällen \n "joro" bruno hennig
1999
kleines becherspiel kompendium
"Joro" Bruno Hennig

Eine Routine für die Strasse mit zwei Bechern und grossen Schwammbällen

Also published here

1999

Kleines Becherspiel Kompendium

45



easy chop cups and balls \n one of the three cups is a chop cup \n helge thun
2000
faustdick hinterm schlitzohr
Helge Thun

Easy Chop Cups and Balls

2000

Faustdick hinterm Schlitzohr

25



rubadubdub \n rhyming patter cups and balls \n michael skinner \n "rubadubdub" (gene gordon, marketed)
2000
genii
Michael Skinner

RubADubDub

Inspired by "RubADubDub" (Gene Gordon, marketed)

Nov. 2000

Genii
(Vol. 63 No. 11)

52



cups & balls & cups & balls \n \n david regal
2002
constant fooling 1
David Regal

Cups & Balls & Cups & Balls

2002

Constant Fooling 1

160



muscade magic \n streamlined vernon routine \n john carney \n the cups and balls \n dai vernon
2002
the book of secrets
John Carney

Muscade Magic

Inspired by

2002

The Book of Secrets

120



dixie \n cups & balls routine with torn pieces of fake bill as balls and cotton balls as final loads \n ron bauer
2002
dixie
Ron Bauer

Dixie

2002

Dixie

2



webb's cups and balls (with many new dodges) \n  the webbmaster
only three balls \n gregg webb
2002
genii
Gregg Webb

Webb's Cups and Balls (with Many New Dodges)

Apr. 2002

Genii
(Vol. 65 No. 4)

60



cups and balls \n \n al baker
2003
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

Cups and Balls

2003

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Notebooks)

701



el moro \n los cubiletes del moro, cups and balls routine, with three cups \n luis h. trueba
2003
magia y dramagia
Luis H. Trueba

El Moro

2003

Magia y Dramagia

175



effect \n easy routine, three small cups, one sponge ball as final load \n ron bauer
2004
basic cups & balls technique
Ron Bauer

Effect

2004

Basic Cups & Balls Technique

2



the routine \n gazzo's cups and balls routine with patter description \n gazzo macee
2004
street cups and balls
Gazzo Macee

The Routine

2004

Street Cups and Balls

53



abridged version \n cups and balls routine outline for standup, using first three then two then one cups \n karl fulves
2008
prolix
Karl Fulves

Abridged Version

2008

Prolix
(Issue 4)

219



los cubiletes de j. nepomuk hofzinser \n on hofzinser's cups an balls routine \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n dani daortiz \n richard hatch
2009
el manuscrito
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Dani DaOrtiz, Richard Hatch

Los Cubiletes de J. Nepomuk Hofzinser

2009

El Manuscrito
(Vol. 2 No. 7)

160



los cubiletes de wittgenstein \n routine with two cups, one chop cup \n román garcía
2010
nanomagias
Román García

Los Cubiletes de Wittgenstein

2010

Nanomagias

61



la street cups \n balls travel from cup to cup one by one, vanish and reappear under the cups, one final load \n al schneider
2011
al schneider magic
Al Schneider

LA Street Cups

2011

Al Schneider Magic

688



angewandte physik \n two cups routine, balls first appear from purse frame \n christian scherer \n the gold cups \n david williamson
2014
schlaglichter
Christian Scherer

Angewandte Physik

Inspired by

2014

Schlaglichter

190



cagliostro der alchimist \n cups and balls routine with two steel mortars and steal balls \n christian scherer
2014
schlaglichter
Christian Scherer

Cagliostro der Alchimist

2014

Schlaglichter

210



los cubiletes de vernon "tuneados" \n with three cups, one chop cup \n joaquín matas \n the cups and balls \n dai vernon
2014
a fuego lento — volumen i
Joaquín Matas

Los Cubiletes de Vernon "Tuneados"

Inspired by

2014

A Fuego Lento — Volumen I

253



die routine \n full cups and balls routine
 vorbereitung
 phase i
 becher durch becher
 bälle durch becher
 anmerkung
 phase ii
 die erste wanderung
 die zweite wanderung
 die plötzliche wanderung
 phase iii
 vorbereitung zum charlie miller move
 die erste durchdringung
 die zweite durchdringung
 das beseitigen des fünften balles
 phase iv
 das vorzeigen des bechers
 der horace goldin move
 das laden des ersten schaumgummiballes
 phase v
 ein wechsel
 noch zwei schaumgummibälle
 das erste spiel
 die erste abschlussladung
 der ball in der hand
 two in the hands
 die zweite abschlussladung \n kurti freitag
2014
new avantgarde magic
Kurti Freitag

Die Routine

May 2014

New Avantgarde Magic
(Issue 18)

591



the cups and balls \n multiphase routine with compressible balls à la production balls
 dan sherer (additional comments)
 max maven (additional comments and credit information) \n unknown \n hōkasen, 1764
2016
genii

The Cups and Balls

Also published here

May 2016

Genii
(Vol. 79 No. 5)

70



miller cups and balls \n with black balls
 opening sequence
 phase 1
 phase 2: the miller penetration
 phase 3: the multiplication of balls \n charlie miller
2018
the magic of johnny thompson
Charlie Miller

Miller Cups and Balls

2018

The Magic of Johnny Thompson
(Issue 1)

293



the cups and balls \n routine presented in the style of three magicians
 max malini
 pop krieger
 dai vernon \n johnny thompson
2018
the magic of johnny thompson
Johnny Thompson

The Cups and Balls

2018

The Magic of Johnny Thompson
(Issue 2)

15



transparentes becherspiel \n cups and balls sequence with clear glass cups \n alexander de cova
2018
burners — vol. 6
Alexander de Cova

Transparentes Becherspiel

2018

Burners — Vol. 6

73



die becher des kolumbus \n on christopher columbus themed cups and balls \n alexander de cova \n punx cups & balls presentation (early genii, magische welt)
2018
burners — vol. 6
Alexander de Cova

Die Becher des Kolumbus

Inspired by Punx Cups & Balls presentation (early Genii, Magische Welt)

2018

Burners — Vol. 6

212



caffeinated cups and balls \n with coffee cups and (plastic) grapes
 originality, and creating your routine
 practice + quality thought + courage
 exploring the possibilities
 the props
 the final loads \n john carney
2020
sleights & insights
John Carney

Caffeinated Cups and Balls

2020

Sleights & Insights

254



coffee shop cups and balls \n  material concessions
three paper cups \n david regal
2021
genii
David Regal

Coffee Shop Cups and Balls

May 2021

Genii
(Vol. 84 No. 5)

44



cups & balls \n routine, from private lecture notes by gene matsuura
 cups deeper on the inside than the outside
 cup through cup
 spectator's choice
 all balls under center cup
 climax ball loading
 general comments \n dai vernon
2022
dai vernon: the spirit of magic
Dai Vernon

Cups & Balls

2022

Dai Vernon: The Spirit of Magic

93



the plot \n effect description of slow motion cups & balls, two cups \n guy hollingworth
2022
slow motion cups & balls
Guy Hollingworth

The Plot

2022

Slow Motion Cups & Balls

11



slow motion cups & balls \n two cups
 the set up
 the routine
 introducing the props
 phase 1: the balls vanish and reappear
 phase 2: the effect is repeated but the balls are muddled up
 phase 3: the single cup
 phase 4: the final loads \n guy hollingworth
2022
slow motion cups & balls
Guy Hollingworth

Slow Motion Cups & Balls

2022

Slow Motion Cups & Balls

39


