61 entries in Bill / Traveling / Impossible Location / Fruit
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown L'Ecriture Cachée Dans une Tabatiere, d'où on la Tire, Sans la Toucher, Pour la Faire Trouver Dans une Bougie signed piece of paper is burnt and appears in selected candle, switch with a box, with assistant notes from 1788 mention method for paper to orange and signature duplication
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 24
Unknown The Bill and Lemon Trick
1909 The Art of Magic 329
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ein sonderbarer Geldschrank two methods, coin in lemon and bill in lemon, vanish from under handkerchief
  • Variante I
  • Variante II
1927 Leichte Zauberei 60
Conrad C. Bush The Lemon and the Dollar see page 99 for improvement by Leo H. Sullivan
1935 The Jinx (Issue 7) 28
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Bill and Lemon Routine burnt in envelope, actual same bill found in lemon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 22
Unknown "The Perfect" Lemon and Bill Trick
1938 Greater Magic 771
Unknown A Good Wrinkle for Rolling Bills method for a tight roll for insertion into lemon etc.
1938 Greater Magic 774
Gerald Kosky Dollar Bill in Lemon one half of a bill is burnt, other half found in chosen lemon
Also published here 1945 My Best 252
Harvey P. Graham Perfection serial number, free choice of lemon, no switch of bill
Also published here 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 138) 553
George G. Kaplan, Emil Jarrow The Lemon Trick two bills with similar numbers
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 292
Steve Miaco Tip on Bill in Lemon
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 145) 584
Don Tanner Why the Bill in the Lemon on using different fruit, details for banana
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 13
Eddie Joseph Body Productions for Stage or Platform bill to banana, producing women's underwear from spectator during routine
1950 The Art of Body Loading & Productions 43
Don Alan Bill in the Orange
1951 Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 14
Al Baker The Bill in the Borrowed Lemon gaffed knife
Also published here 1951 Pet Secrets 83
Dr. William Weyeneth Praktische Winke tip for loading bill in lemon, when lemon is inside pocket
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 4) 212
Don Alan Bill, Lemon and Wrapper part of serial number is written down, featuring a floating burning wrapper
1956 Pretty Sneaky 44
Harvey P. Graham Perfection serial number, free choice of lemon, no switch of bill
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 63
Dr. William Weyeneth Neue Version zum Banknoten-Zitronen-Trick bill with torn corner in lemon, restoration of bill as finale
1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 4) 851
Max Malini Bills, Lemon and Egg bill in lemon and bill in egg, bills vanish from handkerchief, with wand
Related toAlso published here 1962 Malini and His Magic 33
Alan Shaxon The Banknote in Walnut bill in walnut in egg in lemon, serial number divination to start
Inspired by 1970 My Kind of Magic 37
Roy Johnson Beat the Clock bill in orange with game show presentation
Variations 1970 The Roy Johnson Experience 63
Faucett Ross, Max Malini Bill in Lemon Uses a Malini move to vanish the bill
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 122
T. Nelson Downs 1. Downs' Banknote in Lemon
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 176
Gerald Kosky Dollar Bill in Lemon dollar bill torn in half, half travels into lemon
Also published here 1975 The Magic of Gerald Kosky 238
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Geldschein und Zitrone bill vanishes, lemon is cut open and inside is an "i owe you" note, this is wrapped in flash paper and burned and changes back to bill
Also published here
  • Pentagram, Feb. 1947
June 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 77
Ray Grismer Limey three signed bills to lime wrapped in plastic
1981 Limey 1
Emil Jarrow, Danny Dew, Richard M. Biow Emil Jarrow's Close-Up Bill in Lemon Stand-Up Version
Close-Up Table Method
1984 Arcane (Issue 12) 154
John Carney Cup and Bill Routine chop cup routine with bill and coffee cup, lemon appears, bill inside lemon
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 1
John Carney Fruit Cup chop cup routine with bill and coffee cup, lemon appears, bill inside lemon
1991 Carneycopia 98
Chuck Fayne Bill in Lemon tip on loading
1993 Something Old, Something New 20
Rudolf Braunmüller Zitronen-Trick in der Tüte lemon with hole in paper bag
  • Varianten
  • Hierzu eine Kurzgeschichte
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 2) 65
Edward Marlo Die Kugelröhre als Verschwinde-Gimmick steel ball tube for vanishing bill, bill in lemon or potato
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3) 123
Robert E. Olson Bill in Lemon bill is torn in halves and one part burnt in envelope, other half ends up in lemon
1998 Ultimate Bill in Lemon 2
Barrie Richardson Bill in Lemon preloaded, torn corner and signature finesses
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Classic Bill in Lemon" (Club 71, Mayday 1993)
1999 Theater of the Mind 34
Gregg Webb Bill In Lemon For Standup Manipulators
  • The WebbMaster
torn corner
July 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 7) 52
David Groves Bill in Lemon Paranoia
Sep. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 9) 73
Max Malini Dollar Bill in Egg - Second Method: The Malini Treatment bill in lemon and bill in egg, bills vanish from handkerchief, with wand
Also published here 2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 263
Bill Kalush Bill in Lemon Credit Information Felix Favian
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 264
Joseph Ovette Dollar Bill in Egg - Third Method: Ovette's Version
Also published here
  • "Bill, Lemon, and Egg" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 28)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 265
Al Baker The Bill in the Borrowed Lemon gaffed knife
Also published here 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 430
Bill Palmer The Paring Knife of Doom tip for bill in lemon, special knife for spectator to cut lemon safely
2003 2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 26
Wayne Dobson Banana-Drama bill in banana
2003 Dobson's Choice 2 9
Derek Dingle Card in Lemon "The Dingle I Knew", written up by Simon Lovell
May 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 5) 75
Lance Pierce The World-Famous Bowl Routine signed bill vanishes from hand, Benson bowl routine with sponge productions, multiple balls appear under bowl, lemon appears with bill inside
2005 The World-Famous Bowl Routine 32
Michael Ammar Bill to Lemon Closer signed bill, lemon in bag
  • Comments
  • Preparing the Lemon
  • Performance
  • Bringing Home the Happy Ending
  • Cutting the Lemon
Related to 2006 Bill to Lemon Closer 1
Bill Malone Opening Act Bill in Lemon
Also published here
  • On the Loose!, Vol. 2 (DVD, 2002)
2006 Switch 220
Reed McClintock Peño Envy bill to jalapeño
Feb. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 2) 64
Roberto Giobbi Bill in Lemon Concentrate analysis of problems
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 25) 189
James Alan Bill in Melon inspired by Emil Jarrow's handling
2013 Seventeen Secrets — Volume 2 6
Alexander de Cova Killer-Kiwi bill in kiwi
  • Für Table-Hopper
  • Die Table-Hopping Sequenz
  • Die Meridian-Technik (Mark Elsdon)
Also published here May 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 6) 14
Alexander de Cova Killer-Kiwi bill in kiwi
  • Für Table-Hopper
  • Die Table-Hopping Sequenz
  • Die Meridian-Technik (Mark Elsdon)
Inspired by
  • Carl Cloutier's Bill in Kiwi
Also published here
2015 Burners — Vol. 1 66
Alexander de Cova Geldschein in Zitrone bill put into envelope unfolded, secretly folded and extracted as envelope is handled and closed
2015 Burners — Vol. 2 35
Alexander de Cova Tip Jar lemon loaded when inserting spectator's bill into tip jar
Inspired by
  • Cody Fisher's Bill in Lemon using Tip Jar
2015 Burners — Vol. 3 286
Christoph Borer Geldschein in Zitrone lemon as surprise in paper bag
Related to 2016 21 158
Joaquín Matas, Alberto de Figueiredo Billete a la Lima bill appears in chosen lemon, one of three, with humorous banana gag
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 283
Alexander de Cova Geldschein in Zitrone impro theater presentation for bill in lemon, three spectators on stage
Inspired by
  • Charles Waller routine
2016 Burners — Vol. 4 40
Matt Baker Foiled by the Origami Test, Saved by the Lemon Law Presentation idea for the Bill in Lemon routine, with a brief description of the method
2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 116
Yves Carbonnier 5. La carte au Citron card in lemon
2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 186
John Graham The Lemon Trick torn corner and spectator's initials
Inspired byRelated to 2021 Stage by Stage 211
Max Malini Bills in Lemon and Egg longer discussion, bill in lemon and bill in egg, two bills vanish from handkerchief, with knife, gaffed wand discounted by Malini's son ("Vernon was a pest.") who gave the real method in 1989
Related to 2022 Max Malini 385