31 entries in Ball / Appearance & Production
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Cannon-balls in the Hat loading ball in (borrowed) hat from table/servante, further production of fake balls
1876 Modern Magic 304
Unknown Multiplying Balls fake cloth-covered balls with spring
1876 Modern Magic 307
Professor Hoffmann The Cannon-Ball Trick "improved", cannon-ball from hat
1890 More Magic 291
Unknown Ball aus dem Hut "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, compressible balls with spring
Feb. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 121
Carl Willmann Entstehen und Vergehen production balls, black back for black art vanish
May 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 72
Senor Charles Mardo The Homing Ball Ball and Cone routine, narrow top of cone has natural Chop Cup mechanism, “my variation of the Jameson Mystery”
1945 Routined Magic 8
Al Leech A Quick Opener three tricks in thirty seconds, a knot appears in a silk, a golfball vanishes and reappears and a coin travels into a glass
1952 Manipulating with Leech 11
Unknown Der neue Ballfang balls produced from thin air and placed in paper cone
1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 1) 779
Charlie Miller David Devant's Silver Ball only effect description
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 80
John A. M. Howie Cylinder, Ring and Cord jardine ellis ring vanish threaded on a rope from under a handkerchief under a cylinder, then the ring passes through a wand and under the cylinder appears a ball
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 320
Jerry Andrus Mylar Mystery ball appears and disappears in plastic sheet
Also published here 1974 Special Magic 2
Jerry Andrus Mylar Mystery ball appears and disappears in plastic sheet
Also published here 1977 More Sleightly Slanted 2
Erhard Liebenow Ball Production large ball appears behind a card
1978 Liebenow On Cards 6
Keith Charnley, Henry Hay, Paul Harris One in the Eye two-coin routine which ends with glass eye
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1005
Unknown Billiard Ball Wands ball appears inside cup, cup attached to wand
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 117
Unknown The Goldstone Billiard Ball Stand four balls are removed from triangular stand, vanish and reappear on stand
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 130
Unknown Billiard Ball Stands different models, Thayer, Willmann, Conradi, Klingl, Abbott
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 133
Karl Fulves, Charles R. Brush Curiosities two cannon balls materialize in fish tank
Also published here
  • "Baffles Appearing Cannon Ball" (The Sphinx, May 1925)
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 33) 1394
David Williamson Wand Ball Production one end of wand blown into sharply, ball produced
1989 Williamson's Wonders 95
Mike Rose Pen Gag steel ball from "ball point pen"
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 40) 738
John Scarne Play Ball production of two baseballs, body loads, 1956
Related to
  • "The Odds Against Me" (John Scarne, Chapter 11)
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 1) 1
David Berglas Turning the Clock Back different effects are performed and noted on a board, at the end, time is turned back and everything undone until the board is blank again
  • No. 1: Three balls, disappear and change into a pack of cards
  • No. 2: Four coins vanish and reappear in a glass
  • No. 3: Signed card vanishes and reappears in photo frame
  • No. 4: Arrow stops at chosen number 11
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 182
Martin Lewis Deja-Chew: The Magic Gumball Machine cardboard with colored balls shown, chosen color is removed as real ball
Variations Sep. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 9) 61
David Acer High Invisibility Ball vanishes and reappears held between two fingers visually
2004 Random Acts of Magic 251
Richard Sanders Plop! Small rubber ball visually appears as invisible purse frame is opened
2004 Random Acts of Magic 273
Jerry Andrus Acupressure steel ball production from empty hands
Also published here
  • Genii, Oct. 1989
Sep. 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 9) 73
Troy Hooser The Bottomless Box Objects produced from bottomless box, strange things happen when placed in it (Produce crystal balls, linking ribbons, spongeball routine, ring links on ribbon)
Inspired by 2010 Moments 41
Martin Lewis It's Deja Chew, All Over Again!
  • Making Magic
cardboard with colored balls shown, chosen color is removed as real ball, stage version
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Zone Zero" (Jerry Andrus, Andrus Notes, 2004)
May 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 5) 48
John Gaughan The Miraculous Glass Casket
  • Chamber of Secrets
compressible balls appear in clear box
Oct. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 10) 22
Ben Hart The Human Lottery Machine four-digit number chosen, four balls with those digits are regurgitated by performer
2020 The Darkest Corners 232
Christian Scherer Production of two Ping-Pong balls from purse frame, handling
2022 Der Pokal mit der goldenen Kugel 6