94 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)
1903 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 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 8
Lu Brent The Protean Pack o' Cigs Face of cigarette box keeps changing to different brands, three times
1932 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
Dec. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 39)
262
Edward Victor Changing a Cigarette into a Cigar. (Sleight-of-Hand Method)
1937 78
Edward Victor "Cigar to Money" cigar pushed into the fist changes into four pennies
1937 81
A Cigarette Routine - 1. Cigarette from an empty paper cigarette paper rolled into cigarette shape, suddenly filled with tobacco
1937 20
Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Rolling" a Cigarette loose tobacco and paper change into cigarette
1937 15
Franklin M. Chapman The Makin's paper and tobacco in handkerchief change into cigarette
Sep. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 3)
4
Eddie Joseph Curing a Bad Habit cigarette and/or matches change into coin
1942 105
Franklin M. Chapman Cigarette to Carnation lit cigarette to small flower bouquet which is attached to lapel
1942 2
Franklin M. Chapman Cigarette to Match cigarette changes to match in hand
1942 2
The Burning Cigarette and Silk Handkerchief cigarette into silk, thumb tip
1942/27 141
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Cigarette to Rope three different methods
1942/27 349
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 7
Bob Hanko Flash light cigarette transforms into a silk with a flash
Mar. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 56)
230
Bob Weill Cig to Pipe
1945 338
Milbourne Christopher Rope to Cigarette
Aug. 1945 143
Milbourne Christopher Cigarette to Foulard cigarette changes to large handkerchief
July 1946 232
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 4
Frank Garcia H2O lit cigarette is dunk into glass of water and then rolled between the hands, transformation into rolled wet bill
June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 127)
511
Milbourne Christopher Cigarette Machine tobacco and paper placed in changing bag turn to cigarettes
Oct. 1947 359
Don Greenwood Match to Cigarette Opening
Sep. 1948 463
Norman Jensen Cigarette on Flashpaper
Also published here June 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 257)
1029
Eddie Joseph Transmigration cigarette changes to match and back to cigarette, seated using a handkerchief
1954 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
Das Finale cigarette transforms to paper with "finale" written on it
Also published here
  • in "Triks"
1956
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 2)
433
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 14
Tom Fitzgerald Tom Fitzgerald's Cut and Restored Rope to Cigarette end cut and placed in mouth where it changes to cigarette
1968 232
Scurti The Magician Abbott's Long Smoke borrowed cigarette is stretched and transforms into rope, piece is cut off and changes back to cigarette
1968 303
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 303
Jack Chanin Gee Whiz - It's Spiked cigarette from hand to hand, then changes into railroad spike
1973 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 43
Jochen Zmeck Die Tuch Cigarette burning cigarette changes into silk
1973
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 2)
26
Jochen Zmeck Meine Tuchtrio-Eröffnung handkerchief opening routine, cigarette to silk, silk is split into two, silk vanishes from tube and watch appears knotted between two silks
1973
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 5)
82
Jan Torell Cigarette Box cigarette box changes into pack of playing cards, piece of paper changes into thimble
1975 21
Lawrence Nudelman Cigarettes Into Money in a Flash cigarette changes into rolled-up dollar bill in a flash
1975-1978 ca. 6
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 12
Mark Weston Variation - Card Revelation after continuous production, cigarette changes into selection
1977 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 15
Jochen Zmeck Zigarettenschachtel zu Blumenstrauß cigarette case changes to spring flower bouquet
1978 12
Jochen Zmeck Brennende Zigarre zu Blumenstrauß lit cigar changes to spring flower bouquet
1978 14
Don Tanner Cigarettes loose tobacco and cigarette paper are put in cloth bag, cigarettes come out
Also published here 1978 13
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
Don Tanner Cigarettes loose tobacco and cigarette paper are put in cloth bag, cigarettes come out
Also published here 1981
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 42 No. 2)
41
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 3
Michael Powers Packman cigarette pack transforms into cased deck of cards
1983 90
Dick Piser Le Coin de Jean de Merry: K.O. Cigarettes cigarette paper and tobacco is placed in hand, they change into 4-5 cigarettes
Also published here
  • "Genii"
1983
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 44 No. 5)
148
Jan Torell Das andere Kunststück card is selected, deck turns into cigarette box, and cigarette turns out to be rolled up selection
1984 7
Karl Fulves Cigarette Paper to Cigarette crumpled up cigarette changes into cigarette when snapped onto a bill à la egg on fan
1985 69
Fred Kaps Cigarette to Coin
1986 12
Karl Fulves Card Is Cigarette with signed card, four methods
Related to 1987 64
Pat Conway Pipe Dream cigarette travels to pocket, rises out of fist, manipulative sequences, changes into pipe
1987 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 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
Cigarette to Silk visual transformation
1988 38
Karrell Fox A "Pack O' Silk" full pack of cigarettes, silk vanishes from paper, cigarettes changes into silk inside case
1988 106
Rocco Silano Match to Cigarette match slowly and visually changes into lit cigarette
1990 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 71
Karrell Fox Cig-Flowers cigarette to bouquet of flowers
1991 87
David Harkey Havana Gold golden cigar band changed into borrowed finger ring
1991 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
Jim Steinmeyer Cigars Sala Bim
  • Conjuring
smoke travels to glass presentation, cigars change to flowers
Oct. 1992
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2)
41
Chuck Fayne Roll Your Own tobacco and cigarette paper placed in left hand, they change to cigarette
1993 10
Bob King Cigarette to Bill borrowed bill torn up, borrowed cigarette put in metal tube where it vanishes, bill appears instead
1997 2
Richard Osterlind Puff Pasteboard miniature duplicate of selected card inside matchbook, cigarette transforms into selection (pull)
1999 23
David Regal Fool 'Em If You Got 'Em Box of cigarettes changes into box of chewing gum
1999 83
David Stone Cigarette to Lighter Transformation
1999 15
John Cornelius A Smoke for Old Scratch flash paper to cigarette
Also published here 2001 99
David Stone Cigarette to Lighter Transformation
2001 15
Alexander de Cova Karte IST Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 22
Jackie McClements Cigarette Pull cigarette butt stretched into full cigarette
Also published here
  • The Crimp, p. 231
2004 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 212
Alexander de Cova Karte-Chick? cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 5
Alexander de Cova Karte ist Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 1
Román García La Varita de los Cigarrillos two cigarettes morph together so they look like a magic wand
2010 217
Alexander de Cova Karte IST Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Inspired byAlso published here 2010 27
Alexander de Cova Card IS Cigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Inspired byAlso published here Jan. 2010 7
Alexander de Cova Karte IST Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Inspired byAlso published here Mar. 2013 36
Juan Luis Rubiales El Cigarrillo Autorrelleno empty cigarette and tobacco are placed inside hand and transform into real cigarette
2014
El Manuscrito (Vol. 7 No. 28)
940
Alexander de Cova Karte ist Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 105
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 68
Alexander de Cova Zigarette zu Ballon cigarette changes into white modelling balloon
2017 68
Alexander de Cova Die Zigarettenproduktion loose tobacco and paper transform into cigarette
2017 75