56 entries in Light & Fire / Light
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on fluorescent paint, Prof. Herrmann
Feb. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 32
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, recipe for glowing paint, chemical way to ignite candles in a hat, "die dressierte Fliege"
Related to Apr. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 64
Robert Gysel Spirit Light luminous paint on bottom of shoe
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 1
Howard Warringer The Flashing Fetish flashlight lights on it's own, also when batteries are removed, answers questions
Inspired by
  • "The Flashing Fetish" in "Genii" March, 1938. P. 232.
Mar. 1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 9) 1
Syl Reilly Ghostly Card in the Dark card image appears in dark room, luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 373
Syl Reilly Date on a Borrowed Coin date appears as image in dark room, luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 375
Syl Reilly A Selected Word word appears as image in dark room, luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 375
Syl Reilly Spirit Answers word appears as image in dark room, luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 375
Syl Reilly "Ghostlite" in the Dark Seance The Evil Eye, Spooky Lights, Apparitions of Spirit Articles, Ghostly Faces, Ectoplasm, Ghost Materialization, using luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 379
Edward Saint Spirit Lights under Test Conditions seance style, luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 383
Robert A. Nelson Spirit Flashes in the Dark burning balls of red fire
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 18
U. F. Grant The Spirit House light in doll house goes on and off to answer questions
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 13
Karrell Fox A Highlight gag with light
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 30
Tony Corinda (10) Spirit Lights small sparks of light, wire wool and battery
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 281
Dr. William Weyeneth Die rote Birne red light bulb, red writing is invisible, some ideas
1961 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 6) 126
Marvyn Roy Spook Light small flash light is dropped in a bottle, starts to move
1971 Magick (Issue 14) 68
Karl Fulves Chink-a-Chink Ideas puzzle pieces gather and assemble themselves, different versions, no methods given
1976 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #5) 929
Eric Mason Cubism card is burnt into flash cube
Sep. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 1) 458
Stephen Tucker Kodek rising card from case, with
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 68
Stan Blumenthal Light Source crystal ball starts to glow green
1981 Magick (Issue 293) 1462
Leo Kostka Aura Effect flash cube flashes by concentrating on it
1981 Magick (Issue 296) 1479
Paul Brignall Micky. microphone on radio, cable / wire cut and restored
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 178
John Carney Crystal Flash crystal inside handkerchief lights up over selection
1983 Carney Knowledge 52
Unknown Fingertip Ghosts No. 20, luminous paint
1983 101 Psychic Tests 6
Unknown Diabolical Eyes No. 21, light shoots from eyes of medium in dark seance room
1983 101 Psychic Tests 7
Unknown Luminous Eyes No. 22, eyes on poster glow in the dark, luminous paint
1983 101 Psychic Tests 7
Jan Torell Die Ghost-Tube und der besondere Dreh handkerchief production with ghost tube, way to apparently show both sides, with flash light
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 38
Dick Koornwinder Magicube revisited tip on releasing flash cube as addition to photographic coin routine
1984 Diverting Kreations 12
Steve Beam Camera Tricks FISM Flash gag
1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 9) 155
Michael Ammar Lighter Vanish topit
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 36
Wayne Kyzer Night Writer prediction, blank card, writing is seen with flashlight, see also p. 264 for additional ideas by Phillip Young
1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 14) 240
Karrell Fox The Flasher flash cube flashes without touching it, FISM Flash
Also published here May 1987 Magick (Issue 389) 1941
Karrell Fox The "Flasher" flash cube flashes without touching it, FISM Flash
Also published here 1988 My Latest Book 81
Michael Ammar Lighter Vanish topit
1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 212
Karl Fulves Theory Only bet with polarizing light filters
Also published here
  • "The Dancing Wu Li Masters" (G. Zukav, 1979)
1991 Cheat Sheet (Issue 7) 71
Steve Dusheck Flasher flash cube flashes by itself
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic 105
Sveroni Das Tuch in der Taschenlampe spectator holds flashlight and performer holds a handkerchief, suddenly flashlight stops working and handkerchief transforms into battery, silk is found in flashlight
1995 Typisch Sveroni 25
David Acer The Camera Never Lies deck used as camera, FISM Flash, previously indifferent card changes into selection
Variations 1995 Natural Selections 81
Karl Fulves Glowing Crystals "Unsolved Mysteries"
getting a crystal to glow, posed as a problem
1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 77
Mark Garetz, Al Koran Persistence of Thought with camera flash unit
Inspired by 1997 Virtual Foolery 12
Richard Bartram, Jr. Crackflasher firecracker is lit in hand but does not detonate, suddenly it flashes and fire cracker disappears, FISM flash
1997 Trephine 85
Joe Mogar Thimbles Lite thimble glows on command
1997 Digital Effects 147
David Acer Supernova balloon animal, big flash after apparently building up some static electricity, FISM Flash
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 103
Nathan Kranzo Bande Du Soleil tan line of wrist watched is moved to different position on arm
  • Afterthoughts
  • Credits
  • Notes
  • More Ideas from the Tan Man
Also published here 2001 Bande Du Soleil 2
David Berglas Regulite spectator thinks of an object on the table, then he holds to wires from a lamp and choses a light bulb and when concentrates on his object, the lamp lights up, eventually the object vanishes from the table and is fount inside the light bulb
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 109
Jay Sankey Revival Make light bulb held at fingertips suddenly flash brightly
2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 30
Michel Huot D'Christmas Tree red light bulb, light plucked out (D'Light) and tossed back
VariationsAlso published here 2003 Seven By Michel Huot 16
Arthur Trace Light Flip Switch paintbrush vanishes, two light dots appear, paintbrush is back
Apr. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 4) 69
Alan Wakeling Scotland uv paint produces glowing assistant, and glowing skull which answers questions with his jaw (talking skull)
  • Notes (Jim Steinmeyer)
Sep. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 9) 86
Michel Huot D'Christmas Tree red light bulb, light plucked out (D'Light) and tossed back
Also published here Dec. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 12) 39
Patrik Kuffs Bank Lite one of four different-colored glow sticks chosen, prediction held behind back
Mar. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 3) 22
Oliver Meech Bike Light Card appears rolled up in battery compartment mini torchlight that was previously working (D'lite)
2010 Plot Twists 12
Tom Stone Tesla's Knot cut and restored cable
2011 Maelstrom 131
Rob Testa Forensic Specialist on wrong card appears name of selection with UV light, then changes into card
2013 Seventeen Secrets — Volume 2 46
Michael Stelzer Fusion Ice ice cubes "become" two grey heart-shaped cubes in a glass to match a forced Two of Hearts, d'light glow in glass
May 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 5) 73
Michael Liptack Bright Box light appears in card case which is blown out, using hidden LED
Also published here
  • MAGIC, July 2006
2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 519