56 entries in Ball / Billiard Ball / Routines / Transformation
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Ball which changes to a Rose in ball vase
1876 Modern Magic 300
Professor Hoffmann The Chameleon Ball small ball changes color multiple times
1890 More Magic 274
Unknown Billardkugelkunststücke two billiard queues from borrowed handkerchief, then handkerchief to billiard ball, ball routine, borrowed handkerchief reappears in a candle
Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 57
Unknown Der seine Farbe wechselnde Billardball multiple times, shells
Related to Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 148
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Entstehung aus dem Nichts! silk to billiard ball, multiplies into six balls, one changes color multiple times
Related to Dec. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 53
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Entstehung aus dem Nichts! second part of explanation
Related to Jan. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 66
J. Marcellin Die Verwandlung der Gummibälle in Papierschnitzel rubber balls change into confetti, fake balls
Related to Dec. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 185
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die diabolische Variation No. 8, four silks of different color, they change into balls in chosen order, hollow glass balls
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 36
J. Marcellin Die Verwandlung der Gummibälle in Papierschnitzel second part of explanation
Related to Jan. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 9
Unknown Die Verwandlung eines Tuches in einen Billardball silk of chosen color changes into billiard ball of same color, hollow glass ball
July 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 101
Unknown A Handkerchief Changed to a Billiard-Ball
1903 Later Magic 277
Unknown The Glass Ball, for Changing a Handkerchief to a Billiard-Ball freely chosen colored handkerchief changes into like-colored ball
1903 Later Magic 279
Carl Willmann Der Magier als Billardkünstler routine with billiard balls, candles and silk
Dec. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12) 186
Carl Willmann Willmann's Billardballkunststück routine will balls, production, color change, diminishing, ...
Feb. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 23
A. J. Verschiedenes on travels to China and tricks he has seen there (eggs appear under bowl, ball to bird head, hay catches fire)
July 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 7) 109
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Wer spielt mit? part two
Related to Jan. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2) 20
Unknown Color Change with Four Solid Balls four red balls to four white balls
1909 The Art of Magic 313
Jean Hugard 4 - Liaison Trick Transition from thimble routine to billiard ball, with thimble transforming into billiard ball balancing on fingertip
1936 Thimble Magic 39
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Transformo billiard ball into handkerchief, balloon as billiard ball
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 52
Unknown Playing Card Changed to a Billiard Ball
1938 Greater Magic 640
Unknown A Color Change with shell and paper tube
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 71
Unknown Handkerchief to Billiard Ball hollow ball
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 331
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 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 115
Warner Perry Ball to Silk
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 87) 352
Jerry Hornak Billiard Ball to Playing Card
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 17
Clettis V. Musson Flash Dollar Bill Change bill changes into two coins, in a flash
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 17
Laurie Ireland Golf Ball to Silk shell
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 15
Dick Piser In a Flash ball is wrapped in paper, paper is lighted with a match and changes into a silk
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 51
Eugene Gloye Cash Value stamps placed inside envelope change into bill
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 14
Unknown Magisches Notizbuch
  • Zwei Ideen zur Vorführung des Kartendegens (Charlie Miller, Harry Mendoza & Faucett Ross in "Genii" July & August 1966)
  • Robert J. Gunther's Würfelkasten ("Genii" May 1966)
  • Ein Ball-Tuch-Effekt von Frank Garcia ("Triks" June 1966)
1966 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 27 No. 5&6) 79
Ellison Poland, Tony Anverdi, Aaron Black A Ball and Silk Routine billiard ball appears in center of silk, travels around, penetrates handkerchief, changes color, balances on edge of silk, vanishes
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 19
Dick Zimmerman Surprise Ball Routine eight balls are produced, then all change colors, loop ball
1973 Creative Magic 4
Al Leech A Color Change Routine several color changes with balls
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 74
Al Leech A Rainbow Routine billiard ball routine
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 83
John Fealey Polo 2 "Po£o", joke for paying in a shop, pound note is found in a roll of Polo mints, half is torn and changes into a coin
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 157
Michael Weber Hour Glass color changing ball
1990 La Magie de Michael Weber 5
David Harkey Dirty Pool black balloon blown up, nozzle torn off, changes into eight ball
Inspired by
  • "Dirty Pool" (David Harkey, Genii, Oct. 1988)
1991 Simply Harkey 135
Steve Beam Community Property bill changes into other as well as the bill on a picture
Also published here 1993 Magic with No Entertainment Value II 15
Joe Rindfleisch Ball-Istic two billiard balls, one changes into sponge ball and back
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 54) 1001
Danny Archer Balls routine with small rubber balls that appear, vanish and change
1994 Working Alone 2
Karrell Fox Don't Miss Your Cue billiard ball to pool cue in bag
1995 Much Ado About Something 158
Tommy Wonder A Sequence with Balls shells & gaffs, multiplying, color changes
  • Phase One: From Red to White
  • Phase Two: A Midair Multiplication
  • Phase Three: The Red Ball Makes an Appearance
  • Phase Four: Red to White Repeated
  • Phase Five: Vanish, Reproduction and...
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 180
Joel Givens Tubular Bills bill travels to a straw, missing corner, bill transforms into wrapper
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 60) 1166
Karl Fulves Penmanship "Unsolved Mysteries"
money maker roller principle with two pens, posed as a problem
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 147
Richard Bartram, Jr. Cash Rap card changes to bill, snap change variation
1997 Trephine 164
Alexander de Cova Ball zu Tuch ball visually changes to silk
Also published here 1998 Secrets No. 2 78
Gregg Webb Cards To Ball
  • The WebbMaster
Nov. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 11) 62
Gregg Webb Segue To Color-Change Section
  • The WebbMaster
ball of idfferent color is produced during balls from silk routine
Jan. 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 1) 58
Jay Sankey Bouncing Baby white ball bounced, changes into real egg
2004 Sankey Unleashed 175
Alexander de Cova Visible Ball to Silk ball visually changes to silk
Also published here 2004 Treasures 11
Kazu Katayama Cup, Ball, Silk, And You
  • Tokyo Workshop
endless ball production with a paper cup, they all change into a silk
Aug. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 8) 41
Joaquín Matas El Billete (La Cinta al Billete y de 20 a 500€) silk ribbon is produced and vanished from borrowed bill, then bill changes to other bill and back
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 215
Alexander de Cova Ball zu Tuch ball visually changes to silk
Also published here 2016 Burners — Vol. 4 191
José Carroll The Entradita packet of cards changed into dollar bills
2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 265
Wolfgang Moser Eisprung white ball transforms into egg and is cracked into a glass
2021 Seminar 2021 4
Juno Tuch- und Ball-Metamorphose silk to ball, then back to silk
2022 Magie Exquisit 2022 11