70 entries in Cigarette/Cigar / Transformation
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli IX. Colorado y maduro
  • 1. Metamorphose (cigarette changes to cigar)
  • 2. Ein Gleichgewichtsproblem (cigar is balanced on plate)
  • 3. Transformation (silk production from smoke of a match)
  • 4. Der gläserne Rauchfang (smoke appears in glass covered with silk)
1902 Moderne Magie 120
Oswald Rae "Gentleman, You May Smoke" lose tobacco and cigarette papers are put in a glass and transform into rolled cigarettes, glass is held by spectator and covered with a handkerchief
1928 Sub Rosa 26
Oswald Rae Card and Cigarette three pieces of a signed and torn card in envelope transform into tobacco, card is found restored in cigarette, last piece fits
1929 More Practical Patter 8
Lu Brent The Protean Pack o' Cigs Face of cigarette box keeps changing to different brands, three times
1932 Novel Magic 14
Lu Brent The Classical Cigarette tobacco and cigarette paper penetrate handkerchief and transform into cigarette, thumb tip
1936 The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 84
Val Evans Smoker's Paradise packet of cigarettes changes brand multiple times
1937 The Jinx (Issue 39) 262
Edward Victor Changing a Cigarette into a Cigar. (Sleight-of-Hand Method)
1937 Magic of the Hands 78
Edward Victor "Cigar to Money" cigar pushed into the fist changes into four pennies
1937 Magic of the Hands 81
Unknown A Cigarette Routine - 1. Cigarette from an empty paper cigarette paper rolled into cigarette shape, suddenly filled with tobacco
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 20
Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Rolling" a Cigarette loose tobacco and paper change into cigarette
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 15
Franklin M. Chapman The Makin's paper and tobacco in handkerchief change into cigarette
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Eddie Joseph Curing a Bad Habit cigarette and/or matches change into coin
1942 Coin and Money Magic 105
Unknown The Burning Cigarette and Silk Handkerchief cigarette into silk, thumb tip
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 141
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Cigarette to Rope three different methods
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 349
Keith Clark Celebrated Cigarettes routine in which lit cigarettes continue to appear, with cigarette to silk, cigarette through silk, lit cigarette appears in mouth after drinking a glass of water
  • As the Spectator Sees It
  • Properties and Preparation
    • For the Cigarette to Silk
    • For the Water Drinking Routine
    • Sleights
    • For the Cigar and Pipe Finish
  • The Public Performance of Celebrated Cigarettes
    • Preparation
    • Presentation
    • Extra Deluxe Routine
    • Water Drinking Finish
    • Cigar and Pipe Finish
  • Special Note
1943 Celebrated Cigarettes 7
Bob Hanko Flash light cigarette transforms into a silk with a flash
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 56) 230
Bob Weill Cig to Pipe
1945 My Best 338
Milbourne Christopher Rope to Cigarette
Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 143
Dr. William Weyeneth Fabrication d'une cigarette dans la main paper and tabac transform into cigarette in fist, using pen, followed by german translation "Fabrikation einer Zigarette, frei in der Hand"
Jan. 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 7) 4
Frank Garcia H2O lit cigarette is dunk into glass of water and then rolled between the hands, transformation into rolled wet bill
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 127) 511
Norman Jensen Cigarette on Flashpaper
Also published here 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 257) 1029
Eddie Joseph Transmigration cigarette changes to match and back to cigarette, seated using a handkerchief
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 18
Reinhold Woda Die Seil-Zigarette piece of rope changes to cigarette
Also published here
  • in "Aladin"
1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 1) 399
Unknown Das Finale cigarette transforms to paper with "finale" written on it
Also published here
  • in "Triks"
1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 2) 433
Unknown Zigarette verwandelt sich in Zauberstab cigarette changes into wand
1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 2) 434
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Daumenspitze various brief ideas using a thumb tip
  • Eine Zigarettenverwandlung
  • Inflation - Deflation
  • Der wasserdichte Geldschein
  • Verbrannter Geldschein
  • Der Geldschein als Likörglas
  • Geldscheintrick
  • Würfelzucker-Fabrikation
  • Tuchwanderung
  • Geld und Seidenband
  • Die Geldverlosung
  • Die verschwundene Karte
  • Die verschwundene Zigarette
  • Gelöste Knoten
  • Geldschein im Ei
1965 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 26 No. 1) 9
Keith Clark, Horace E. Bennett Cigarette to Silk
1968 Prize Winning Magic 14
Karl Fulves, Aaron Wainer Three Bottles
  • tobacco and paper dropped in bottle and shake, transforms into cigarette
  • cork pops off second bottle after moving up and down (a la Zombie)
  • whistling in third bottle, bottle whistles by itself afterwards, see p. 308 for reference
Related to Dec. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 303
Jack Chanin Gee Whiz - It's Spiked cigarette from hand to hand, then changes into railroad spike
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 41
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Close-up Cigarette Routine filter torn and cigarette vanishes, torn & restored, filter torn, rest changes into bill and filter into full cigarette
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 43
Jan Torell Cigarette Box cigarette box changes into pack of playing cards, piece of paper changes into thimble
1975 Magic by Jan Torell 21
Peter Warlock Zigarette und Blume burning cigarette pushed in hand, becomes silvery package from which a real rose is removed
Also published here
  • Pentagram, June 1947
June 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 81
Mark Weston Variation - Colour Change in continuous production, cigarette changes color
1977 Continuous Cigarette Production 12
Mark Weston Variation - Card Revelation after continuous production, cigarette changes into selection
1977 Continuous Cigarette Production 14
Bengt Nilsson, Allan Lambie Everything Happens to Ken Miller routine with cigarettes and money
(1) Brand-Changing Cigarette Packet
(2) Rising Cigarette
(3) Cigarette Packet to Banknote (Allan Lambie)
(4) Banknote to Matches
(5) Coin from Banknote
1977 Continuous Cigarette Production 15
Derek Dingle Roll Your Own cigarette produced, broken in three parts, they change into three balls, back to single cigarette
Inspired by
  • routine from Coe Norton lecture, ca. 1968
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 19) 1245
Karl Fulves Card Is Cigarette rolled "cigarette" appears in mouth when performer turns around which is actually rolled up selection, posed as problem
Related to 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 39) 156
Lu Brent Zigaretten-Metamorphose cigarette to silk
Aug. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 2) 71
F. B. Mordecai Das Magische Zigarettendrehen tobacco and cigarette paper become cigarette
Aug. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 2) 71
Norman Jensen Magisches Zigarettendrehen
Also published here June 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2) 75
Bob Chesbro Roll Your Own loose tobacco put on playing card with crumpled cigarette paper, poured in hand, transforms into cigarette, finger tip
Inspired by 1982 The Tipnician 3
Michael Powers Packman cigarette pack transforms into cased deck of cards
1983 Powerful Magic 90
Jan Torell Das andere Kunststück card is selected, deck turns into cigarette box, and cigarette turns out to be rolled up selection
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 7
Karl Fulves Cigarette Paper to Cigarette crumpled up cigarette changes into cigarette when snapped onto a bill à la egg on fan
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 4) 69
Fred Kaps Cigarette to Coin
1986 It's So Simple 12
Karl Fulves Card Is Cigarette with signed card, four methods
Related to 1987 Secret Session — Part Three 64
Pat Conway Pipe Dream cigarette travels to pocket, rises out of fist, manipulative sequences, changes into pipe
1987 The Pat Way to Con 121
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 Continuations ... Departures 2 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 Continuations ... Departures 1 & 2 20
Unknown Cigarette to Silk visual transformation
1988 Card Kinetics 38
Karrell Fox A "Pack O' Silk" full pack of cigarettes, silk vanishes from paper, cigarettes changes into silk inside case
1988 My Latest Book 106
Rocco Silano Match to Cigarette match slowly and visually changes into lit cigarette
1990 If it fits... Sleeve it! 31
Rocco Silano Cigarette to Rose and Freezing Water cigarette changes to long stem rose, cigarette reproduced from its petals, rose put in vase with water, water changes into ice cubes in vase
1990 If it fits... Sleeve it! 71
Karrell Fox Cig-Flowers cigarette to bouquet of flowers
1991 Goodies 87
David Harkey Havana Gold golden cigar band changed into borrowed finger ring
1991 Simply Harkey 199
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
Chuck Fayne Roll Your Own tobacco and cigarette paper placed in left hand, they change to cigarette
1993 Something Old, Something New 10
Richard Osterlind Puff Pasteboard miniature duplicate of selected card inside matchbook, cigarette transforms into selection (pull)
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 23
David Regal Fool 'Em If You Got 'Em Box of cigarettes changes into box of chewing gum
1999 Close-Up & Personal 83
David Stone Cigarette to Lighter Transformation
1999 Mietek — Lecture Notes 15
John Cornelius A Smoke for Old Scratch flash paper to cigarette
Also published here 2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 99
David Stone Cigarette to Lighter Transformation
2001 Light My Fire 15
Alexander de Cova Karte IST Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
2003 Gambit 22
Jackie McClements Cigarette Pull cigarette butt stretched into full cigarette
Also published here
  • The Crimp, p. 231
2004 A Lecture 16
Ron Jaxon Smokin' cigarette put in mouth, filter at wrong end of cigarette, cigarette reversed but still on wrong end, a few more phases
Inspired by 2006 Power Plays 212
Román García La Varita de los Cigarrillos two cigarettes morph together so they look like a magic wand
2010 Nanomagias 217
Kieron Johnson Cigarettes and Candy cigarette becomes pack of candy, cigarettes in pack change to money
July 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 7) 58
Alexander de Cova Der Kettenraucher cigarette changes into small chain, word gag
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 68
Alexander de Cova Zigarette zu Ballon cigarette changes into white modelling balloon
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 68
Alexander de Cova Die Zigarettenproduktion loose tobacco and paper transform into cigarette
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 75