106 entries in Ball / Billiard Ball / Sleights / Vanish
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To Vanish a Large Ball with the aid of the Table four methods, servante
1876 294
Ball Throw Vanish dropped in tail topit/profonde
1890 264
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Manschette als Verschwindungs-Mechanik using a removed cuff to vanish a ball, egg, lemon etc.
Dec. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 12)
Francis King La balle tournée kind of back-palm vanish with billiard ball
Nov. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Harry Valcarte The Miracle Move ball pressed to body
1933 38
Laurie Ireland Super Billiard Ball Pass practical vanish, put type
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936)
Edward Victor The "Direct Palm" Vanish
1937 55
Edward Victor The "Throw-up" Vanish
1937 56
Edward Victor The "Push-in" Vanish
1937 57
Edward Victor An Elbow Vanish
1937 57
Jean Hugard Two Billiard Ball Moves two vanishes
1937 65
Palming a Ball in Apparently Taking it in the Other Hand
1938 623
Palming a Ball in the Act of Apparently Placing it in the Other Hand
1938 624
Pockets topit, application for billiard ball or deck of cards
1938 628
Pulls for billiard ball vanish
1938 628
Needle and Cork Ball
1938 631
The Lozenge dummy part of a ball for a convincing vanish
1938 633
A Subtle Vanish
1938 642
Sam Margules The Drop Vanish
Related toAlso published here 1939 70
Edward Victor Billiard Ball Section – An Effective Vanish and Recovery ball is dropped out of fist into other hand as it makes a pass over it
1940 ca. 93
Edward Victor A Comedy Ball Move gag, thumb stuck into hole in ball, ball is false-transferred being held by thumb, after vanish it is revealed stuck on thumb
1940 ca. 95
Adam and Eve four ball production and vanish, longer routine with several sleights and shell
1942 295
Jean Hugard Classical Vanishes 1. Vesting
Sep. 1944 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
Oct. 1944 77
Wilbur T. Kattner Billiard Ball Vanish
Related to
  • Magic Without Apparatus, Gaultier, Hugard translation, p. 377
Aug. 1945 145
The Fist Drop ball apparently dropped from left fist into right fist but really retained in left
1945 19
The Scoop right hand steals ball from left fingers as it passes over it and left fingers close
1945 19
Sam Margules The Drop Vanish
Also published here May 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Jean Hugard The Strike Vanish
June 1946 229
Jean Hugard The Two Finger Vanish
June 1946 229
Wilbert Kirkby To Vanish the Last Ball
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948)
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of a Ball from Behind the Left Hand followed by the Take Away Vanish
Also published here 1948 176
Arthur H. Buckley A Ball Held in the Finger Palm Position by the Left Hand is Secretly Removed by the Right Hand in Passing
1948 177
Arthur H. Buckley The Wrist Roll showing hands empty
1948 178
Arthur H. Buckley "The Knee Roll Vanish"
1948 190
Arthur H. Buckley The Strike Vanish
1948 192
Arthur H. Buckley The "Wrist Roll" and Palm Off Vanish
1948 193
Arthur H. Buckley Concealing a Ball Behind the Hand While Both Palms are Shown interlocked position
1948 194
Arthur H. Buckley "The Throw Vanish"
1948 202
John Ramsay "Vanish" of a Large Ball in the Air
1948 65
John Ramsay The Drop
1948 71
John R. Boyko Snap II
May 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 177)
Paul V. Mullen Radio-Active Billiard Balls two different colored balls placed under handkerchief, one vanishes
June 1949 553
Roy Benson Vanish! billard ball vanish sequence
June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 204)
Eddie Joseph Glass and Orange glass under newspaper cover, orange vanishes, glass vanishes, both found in spectator's clothing, stand-up without lapping
1950 48
Methods of Vanishing a Billiard Ball
  • 1st Method
  • 2nd Method
  • 3rd Method
  • 4th Method
  • 5th Method
1952 99
Ball Vanish take vanish
1953 129
Nate Leipzig, Roy Benson The Leipzig Drop ball vanish
The New Phoenix (Issue 326)
Ball Vanish
1960 3
Max Malini Base-Ball Vanish base ball vanishes (throw vanish) and appears under hat
Related to 1962 75
Nate Leipzig Ball Vanish drop vanish
1963 152
Robert E. Olson Ball in Hank ball vanishes from handkerchief
Apr. 1965
The New Phoenix (Issue 395/396)
Patrick Page To Vanish a Billiard Ball
1966 3
George Davenport The Vanishing Billiard Ball under a Glass spectator holds a tray, ball covered with glass vanishes
1966 12
Tony Slydini Ball Vanish in the Hands ball vanishes and reappears multiple times, ball with thread loop
  • Slydini "Touches"
Related to 1966 67
False Transfer ball sinks into fist while other hand apparently takes it
1969 23
Ball Vanish in Handkerchief sleeving
1969 31
Mike Rogers Elusive Sphere longer manipulative ball and silk combination in which ball repeatedly vanishes and reappears
July 1972 545
Peter "Peki" Kinnigkeit Alles verschränkt interlocked production methods for ball and cigarette
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 36 No. 4)
The "Bluff" Vanish
1976 59
The "Toss Vanish"
1976 63
Pretend Take Vanish
1976 67
Frank Garcia Spongeball Vanish
1976 193
French Drop
1976 124
1976 126
1976 127
Palm Vanish
1976 128
Palm Roll Vanish
1976 131
Toss Vanish
1977 10
Richard Kaufman Ball Vanish
1977 35
Richard Kaufman Retention of Vision Ball Vanish roll down
1977 37
Danny Korem How to Use the UDT - Vanishing a Rubber Ball pendulum holdout
1978 3
Danny Korem Another Vanish Sequence for ball, pendulum holdout
1978 7
Throw Vanish
1978 200
Arthur H. Buckley A Buckley Production and Vanish
Also published here 1978 202
Al Schneider The Basic Large Ball Vanish
1980 31
Danny Korem, Tony Slydini Slydini's Ball Vanish Meets the UDT pendulum holdout
Related to 1980 26
Bob Fitch Vanishes vanishing a ball or an object with the topit
  • I. Direct Toss
  • II. Indirect Toss
  • Variations
  • III. Indirect Drop
  • IV. Direct Pirouette Vanish
  • V. Reverse Slide Vanish
  • VI. Direct Purse Toss
  • VII. Paper Cup Toss
  • VIII. Silk Covered Toss for Secret Objects
  • IX. Silk-Cover Toss for Direct Objects
  • X. Tube Cover
  • XI. Extra
1980 2
Bob Fitch Billiard Balls "Extras - Variations - 17)"
1980 9
Ball Vanish
1982 11
Turk Pipkin S'No Ball ping-pong ball vanishes as it is tossed in the air
1985 116
Dai Vernon Cone Vanish large ball disappears under cone
1986 256
Bob Fitch, Michael Ammar Bouncing Ball Vanish Variation topit
1986 35
Ken Krenzel Vanish of Small Object with impromptu finger servante
1990 164
Bob Fitch, Michael Ammar Bouncing Ball Vanish Variation topit
1991 211
Maurice Rooklyn Coin Vanish coin tossed up and caught with other hand apparently, originally with ball
Dec. 1991
Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 4 & 5)
Ronnie Ramin A Natural Ball Vanish false take
1991 2
Aldo Colombini Squeeze Ball Move ball starts between first and second finger of one hand
1994 141
Spider Vanish with thumb palm, brief
1994 2
French Drop variation slightly different grip
1994 3
Harry Riser Basic Ball & Cone Sleight
1996 155
Gregg Webb The Wand Spin and Vanish as a Color Change
  • The WebbMaster
Sep. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 9)
The Baron The Baron's Drop Vanish hand secretly drops in other hand, with silk or cigarette, credit information
  • The Baron's Move
Related to 2002 222
Romaine The Blow Vanish ball temporary held in elbow
Apr. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 4)
Tom Stone Back to De Kolta hold-out principle for balls
Also published here 2007 7
Tom Stone The shell as Topit
Also published here 2007 8
Tom Stone Shell Lapping
Also published here 2007 10
Tony Slydini Thrown For A Loop bare-handed vanish of billiard ball, thread loop on ball
Prolix (Issue 5)
Dai Vernon Vernon's Basic Vanish ball & cone vanish
2010 150
Patrick Page Ball Drop Vanish no details
Nov. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 11)
Tom Stone Back to de Kolta hold-out principle for balls
Also published here 2011 112
Tom Stone The Shell as Topit
Also published here 2011 113
Tom Stone Shell Lapping
Also published here 2011 115
Patrick Page The Pageboy Ball Vanish while turning hand, bold vanish
Also published here 2011 197
Patrick Page A Ball Vanish applying misdirection to the drop vanish
2011 306
Max Malini Toss Vanish vanish of random item while tossing it up, glass vanish, ditch in side pocket or behind back
Related to 2022 228