72 entries in Light & Fire / Lighter
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Bruce Elliott Force forcing an ace with a special lighter
Oct. 1942 89
Walter Essman Light(er) lighter gag, with fake lighter
Sep. 1952 1056
Eugene L. Bulson May I Borrow Your Light, Sir? clever gimmick to remove a flame from lighter / candle
1953
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
30
Gaylord E. Hill Snappo Zippo! Zippo lighter snaps open and is lighted with a snap
Related to Oct. 1955 132
Bruce Elliott Pennysworth of Magic coin on Zippo lighter
Dec. 1960 235
Bruce Elliott ZIP bill to lighter
Dec. 1960 236
Leo Behnke "Allow Me" lighter transforms into matchbook
1962 11
Patrick Page To Vanish a Cigarette Lighter
1966 7
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia Otro Gags para el Mago
  • gag with watch and measuring tape
  • lighter changes to matchbox
  • cigarette starts to burn quicker than usual
1967 58
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia Humo Mágico flame from lighter gets bigger and bigger to reach cigarette, production from smoke in the hand
1967 74
Bob Ostin The "Four-In-One" Routine coin changes to matches, coin flurry, coin changes to cigarette and lighter is produced
Inspired byVariations 1968 17
Patrick Page 3. Lighter through Table with a Miller- Holdout
Also published here 1974 3
Jim Alfredson Mind Flare flash in hand, with lighter
1975
Magick (Issue 138)
688
Milbourne Christopher Silber zu Gold silver lighter changes into gold lighter
Also published here
  • The Gen, July 1952
Nov. 1975
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1 & 2)
15
Erwin Schussel Psi-Q chosen one of three lighters is made to not work anymore
1976
Magick (Issue 167)
832
Bob Ostin Four In One Routine - Plus One variation on routine in Fingertip Fantasies, coin changes to matches, coin flurry, coin changes to cigarette and lighter is produced
VariationsAlso published here 1976 ca. 10
Stuart Williams Thermo Static! electric lighter lights even without battery
1980
The Talon (Issue 6)
89
Ken Brooke Penknife Routine
Also published here 1980 50
Michael Ammar Flash Coins coins appear in pyro flashes, with lighter
Also published here Nov. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 11)
841
Michael Ammar Flash Coins three coins appear from flame of lighter, then lighter changes into fourth coin, topit
Also published here 1983 11
Wayne Kyzer Over Lightly gag, anti-smoking, lighter transforms into small sign
1987 285
Patrick Page Penetrating Lighter through table
Also published here 1987 50
Gary Kurtz Smoker routine with cigarettes and a lighter, cigarette rises from pack, lighter appears and changes into squirting lighter, finally lit cigarette turns into chewing gum
Also published here 1988 5
Gary Kurtz Maybe I Won't Smoke After All "comedy of errors", routine with cigarettes and a lighter, cigarette rises from pack, lighter appears and changes into squirting lighter, finally lit cigarette turns into chewing gum
Also published here 1988 20
Patrick Page Impromptu gag, producing lighter from purse frame
1988 11
Patrick Page For the Smoker cigarette and lighter are produced from purse frame
1988 13
Fantasio Feuerzeug zu Streichholz match is removed from a non-working lighter and ignited
1988 10
Patrick Page Eine Feuerzeug-Durchdringung through table
Also published here Dec. 1988
Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2)
63
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1990 27
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1990 23
Ken Brooke Meine Färbemesser-Routine
Also published here Oct. 1990
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4 & 5)
141
David Harkey Firebrand lighter transforms into match, with a false transfer for a lighter
1991 56
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1992 151
Jack Yeager Lighter Touch prediction of one of three chosen lighters
Oct. 1992
Magick (Issue 479)
2394
Gary Kurtz Smoker routine with cigarettes and a lighter, cigarette rises from pack, lighter appears and changes into squirting lighter, finally lit cigarette turns into chewing gum
Also published here Feb. 1992
Profile (Issue 6)
1
Muneo Yokoi Flying Small Card Card selected and lost in mini deck of cards. A lighter is lit, a huge flame is produced, lighter transforms into the mini selected card
1993 18
John Scarne Traveling Flame flame taken off lighter and tossed back, credit information, lighter covered with silk and use of Storm King lighters
1993
Rigmarole (Issue 5)
53
Steve Dusheck Pezazz lighter transforms into Pez dispenser
1994 72
Steve Dusheck Rat Pack gag messages written on match book, also lighter gag which is actually a lock
1994 136
Fantasio Flammende Daumenspitze building a thumb tip flame, removing flame from lighter
1995 21
Fantasio "Todsicheres" Produzieren eines brennenden Streichholzes out when produced match is not burning, match changes to lighter
1995 25
Bob King Lightning color changing knife, changes into lighter
1995 29
Jon Allen Twins lighter is split in two
1995 3
Ted Lesley Psychokinetic Banknight signed bill in one of four envelopes, several lighters, three envelopes are burnt, envelope with bill remains and last lighter does not work
July 1997 10
John Alley, Richard Bartram, Jr. In Wind In the Canyon lighting a fart on fire, spurts of flame, two ways to gimmick lighter
1997 93
Karl Fulves Any Transpo any two small borrowed items are put in two different pockets and transpose
1999
The Fine Print (Issue 10)
315
David Stone Light My Fire cigarette and lighter manipulation routine
  • Phase #1: Let's do it (The Mad Cigarette, Now for the lighter)
  • Phase #2: Complete disappearance (Vanishing cigarette...vanishing lighter!, Everything disappears!)
Also published here 1999 13
David Stone Cigarette to Lighter Transformation
1999 15
David Stone Light My Fire cigarette and lighter manipulation routine
  • Phase #1: Let's do it (The Mad Cigarette, Now for the lighter)
  • Phase #2: Complete disappearance (Vanishing cigarette...vanishing lighter!, Everything disappears!)
Also published here 2001 11
David Stone Cigarette to Lighter Transformation
2001 15
Nathan Kranzo Low Tide three coins appear from lighter flame
2001 8
Tom Stone What the...? lighter and cigarette transpose, lighter suddenly in mouth and cigarette in hand in place of lighter
Also published here 2002 11
Eric Mead A Fine Howdy Do lighter produced, flame turns to quarter, switches with copper in spectator's hand
2003 7
Cigarette Pivot Production for production of lighter
2003 8
Jackie McClements Syphon lighter doesn't work, apparently gas from borrowed lighter is transferred with tube into own lighter, gag
2004 11
Alexander de Cova Another Bar Stunt lighter vanishes, sleeving technique
2004 19
Rick Bronson Lighter, Then Air gag of throwing flame of lighter across, then flame becomes fire ball and lighter vanishes
2005 4
Bob Ostin The "Four-In-One" Routine - Plus One! variation on routine in Fingertip Fantasies, coin changes to matches, coin flurry, coin changes to cigarette and lighter is produced
Also published here 2005 50
Eric Mead A Fine Howdy Do lighter produced, flame turns to quarter, switches with copper in spectator's hand
2006 9
Cigarette Pivot Production for production of lighter
2006 13
Nathan Kranzo, Rune Klan Hot Hands coin put in hand, lighter gas transferred from lighter to hand and ignited, coin explodes into smaller coins
July 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 7)
22
Patrick Page Lighter Thru Table with a holdout
Also published here 2011 188
Alexander de Cova Boxed signed bill vanishes and reappears inside lighter that is inside a rubber-banded pack of cigarettes
Related toAlso published here Nov. 2013 5
Ron Jaxon Bill Burner bill wrapped around clear plastic lighter, hand close and opened, bill vanished, small piece of hand print card (à la DeLand's Fadeaway Card) as kind of paper sanada gimmick
2013 2
Alexander de Cova Boxed "The Ultimate Signed Bill in Zippo-Lighter"
signed bill vanishes and reappears inside lighter that is inside a rubber-banded pack of cigarettes, optional nest of boxes extension
Also published here Dec. 2013
Scrapbook (Issue 2)
9
Alexander de Cova Boxed signed bill vanishes and reappears inside lighter that is inside a rubber-banded pack of cigarettes
Also published here 2015 52
Tom Gagnon Re-Entry marked coin into lighter, then back out into glass, blister on finger heals
Inspired byVariations 2019 414
Nathan Kranzo The Lighter Tip Using lighter with thumbtip to make stealing it out of pocket easier
2021 39
Tom Stone Lighter Than lighter and cigarette transpose, lighter suddenly in mouth and cigarette in hand in place of lighter
Also published here 2022 198
Jeff Pierce Light My Fire price tag on lighter changes position, then lighter shrinks
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Aug. 2005
2022 422
Dave Forrest Clipper Coins three coins produced from flame of lighter, vanish and reproduction, last coin changing into lighter
  • Phase 1: Three Coins from Fire
  • Phase 2: The Coins Vanish
  • Phase 3: The Coins Return
  • Final Phase: The Last Coin Changes into the Lighter
Also published here
  • MAGIC, June 2008
2022 744
Alex Pandrea Arson card selected, lighter is vanished, burn mark on back of selection, lighter reproduced from card, burn mark is gone, magnet in back pocket as hold-out
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Sep. 2010
2022 975