102 entries in Liquid / Vanish
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown How to vanish a glasse full of Beere coin on table, glass with beer placed on top, "is coin in or under glass?", verification used to lap full glass, coin stuck to fingers is reproduced from nose and glass from pocket
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 33
Colonel Stodare The Flying Glass of Water with ring dummy in handkerchief, glass with water disappears and then reappears
1876 Modern Magic 367
Unknown Der Hut als Waschbecken water poured into top hat, liquid vanishes when turned over or put on head
Dec. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 181
Carl Willmann Die mysterieuse Weinkaraffe clear bottle empties itself into secret compartment in cigar box on which it is placed
Related to Aug. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 121
Unknown Das ausgetrunkene Getränk, genannt das Geisterwasser glass placed on table, isolated with paper strip construction, lights out, then glass is empty
Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 77
Antonio Molini Der aus dem Glase verschwindende Wein wine vanishes from wine glass under handkerchief cover, sponge
Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 9
Carl Willmann Die Durchdringung der Materie full glass sealed with a fitting glass or celluloid disc, can be handled without spilling, glass through hat (visibly) application, top hat has spring-powered flap in bottom, see also p. 159
Related to July 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 102
Unknown Japans Volksbelustigung water vanishes from vase, then silks and other things are produced from it
Jan. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 67
Unknown Zum Behälter für das Ablaufen des Weines finesse for liquid system in which liquid drops down to vanish from a glass or bottle into container underneath
Related to Jan. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 1) 9
Fortuné Hechinger Wie man den Inhalt einer Weinflasche verschwinden lassen kann "How to vanish the content of a wine bottle", content runs out into cigar box underneath
July 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 104
Unknown Das wandernde Glas Wasser No. 14, full glass vanishes from silk and is reproduced from back pocket, glass filled from jug which is used as servante to unload the glass under silk which has disc sewn in
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 138
Emil Clauß "Mit Wasser bleib' mir fern!" water vanishes from glass, is then reproduced via funnel from elbow of spectator, nesting glasses
Apr. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 53
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XXIV. Ein magisches Mirakel
  • 1. Die Puppentücher (silks change into ribbon)
  • 2. Eine gelungene Reparatur (ribbon vanishes and appears as normal silk in a glass)
  • 3. Der Flüchtling (silk placed back inside glass, both vanish unter handkerchief)
  • 4. Wiederkunft (glass filled with red wine appears under handkerchief)
  • 5. Farbenwechsel (red wine changes into white wine)
  • 6. Der unsichtbare Abfluss (liquid vanishes from bottle)
  • 7. Pariser Zuckerbäckerei (bran placed inside glass, changes into candy)
1902 Moderne Magie 209
Carl Willmann Willmann's magische Kaffeetasse coffee poured in cup on saucer transforms into confetti or something else
Related to July 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 104
Carl Willmann Die magische Waschschale water in bowl changes to flowers when tossed into audience
Feb. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 27
Carl Willmann Die unerschöpfliche Japan-Vase cylindrical bowl filled with water, which vanishes and changes into spring flowers
Feb. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 28
Joseph Michael Hartz The Dematerialised Glass of Water full glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, performed with spectator on stage, with handling variations
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 672
Joseph Michael Hartz The Dematerialised Glass of Water full glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, performed with spectator on stage, with handling variations
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 131
Edward Bagshawe A Dark Deception paper in envelope, tumbler of ink, ink vanishes gradually, word chosen from dictionary appears as white writing in ink blob on paper
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 63
Dr. R. "Finkelle" Finkle Glass of water vanish glass filled in bowl of water, vanishes under handkerchief
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 22
Al Baker A Milky Way glass of milk vanishes from paper, reappears in hat
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 122
Theodore Annemann Water in Hat Stunt "Thoughts in General", Foo Can, gag
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Tom Sellers A Vanishing Glass of Milk glass disappears from underneath handkerchief
1935 Quick Tricks 13
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water celluloid fake is pushed up the sleeve under handkerchief cover
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 61
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Glass of Water Vanish from Bamboo Rod handkerchief with disc, servante in pitcher
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 62
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water a la Okito with tray
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 63
James Stewart Whisko shot glass vanishes under handkerchief
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 401
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
Jan Rex Verschwinden aus einer Krämertüte liquid vanishes in paper cone
Also published here
  • "Magikeren"
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4) 14
Shaman Bartender's Nightmare water to wine, glass of wine vanishes
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 107) 640
Enox Enigma glass with milk is placed inside paper cone and vanishes, table
July 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 7) 5
Bruce Elliott Grade-A-Vanish milk vanishes from glass, covered with a cardbord cylinder, see p. 8 for further idea with beer
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 2
Walter B. Gibson, Chung Ling Foo Filtration liquid vanishes after performance of the hydrostatic glass
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
G. Gloria Flüssigkeit-Zauber coffee and milk are poured in a paper tube and vanish, confetti is placed in second tube and changes into the liquids, liquid in balloon for production
Aug. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 8) 1
Will Goldston Gone! water vanishes in midair, naphtha, from Goldson's "Tricks and Illusions"
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Yogi Ray Yogi Ray's Night Club Milk Glass handling for the Patriotic Glass
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 2
Tom Fitzgerald Bromo Seltzer to the Resuce impromptu thumb tip for vanishing liquid and making salt travel
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 67) 273
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
  • The Ball in the Glass
  • The Knotted Handkerchief
  • The Ring on the Tape
  • The Smoked Cigar
  • Drinking the Milk
Also published here 1944 Practical Mental Effects 105
George L. Neilson An Original Routine with the Milk Pitcher and other Items most Magicians Have
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 12
Vynn Boyar An Amusing Interlude wine visibly vanishes from glass, when it is raised to the lips
Variations 1945 My Best 291
Hen Fetsch "My Best" Club Laugh beer vanishes from paper cone, multum in parvo, gag ending
1945 My Best 301
R. M. Jamison Milko milk vanishes, building a milk pitcher out of a bottle
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 85) 346
Louis Tannen Wine Go principle for vanishing liquid, pouring out two different liquids from a bottle
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 88) 356
Hen Fetsch Milk Go milk vanishes from glass, in a flash
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 12
Hen Fetsch Joker Juggling gag, filled cups are balanced and apparently fall into audience
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 16
Hen Fetsch Milk Bag Fun milk poured in a paper bag vanishes, gag
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 17
Hen Fetsch Comedy Combo combination with "Abbott's Comedy Glass", milk disappears in cone and glass is stretched to make room for milk to reappear
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 18
Hen Fetsch Cow Cutie sucker trick, liquid vanish
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 18
Hen Fetsch My Best Club Laugh beer vanishes in paper cone and glass shrinks, comedy routine, using "Abbott's Comedy Beer Mug"
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 19
Hen Fetsch Vanishing Cow milk vanishes in paper cone, with moo-ing can gag
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 23
Hen Fetsch Confusing with "Liquid Appear" glass, liquid poured in hat without harm then appears in glass
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 24
Hen Fetsch The Spirit Drinks sympathetic glasses, two glasses filled with liquid, performer drinks one and other one is empty as well
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 25
Hen Fetsch Pants Pour gag, penny dropped in funnel which is in pockets, milk is poured inside funnel
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 25
Hen Fetsch School Day Magic milk vanish as kicker, cup covered with paper is turned over as premise
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 26
Hen Fetsch Airplane Gag milk vanishes in paper cone, then cone is torn into pieces and changes into paper plane
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 26
U. F. Grant Color Splash white silk produced, changes to red, water changes to red water and is poured in paper bag, red silk vanishes and is produced from paper bag in place of water
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 11
Unknown The Vanishing Bowl of Water using assistant
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 390
Wally Dean Beerie full glass of beer on a tray covered with handkerchief vanishes
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 274) 1096
Dr. Ben B. Braude Ben's Cone milk pitcher idea
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 288) 1153
John L. Dennerlein Thin Air Liquid Vanish using two square tubes
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 20
Eugene Gloye Telinkesdo -A Step Beyond Television ink in glass is linked to a paper bag with a string, ink flows into bag, card silk presentation
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 23
Leonard Austin Milk Round milk in glass vanishes and appears, using a Ghost Tube
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 28
Unknown Gumidaumen-Tip water vanishes in rolled bill
1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 5) 858
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning How I Vanish Milk milk poured inside milk carton
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 20
Russel Swan Glass of Milk Vanish
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 77
George Wood, Jr. The Many Uses of Chen Lee various ideas for the Chen Lee Water Suspension trick
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 34
Max Malini The Vanishing Whisky at a bar, secretly drinking Whisky of friend
1962 Malini and His Magic 53
George Davenport To Vanish a Full Glass of Whisky
1966 The Topit Handbook 13
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny A Visit From Space coin vanishes in water and starts to bubble, knife is placed inside and glass with water can be liftet with knife, then water vanishes in tube (Liquidair)
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 119
Neal Thomas Law of Gravity Hydrostatic Bottle with milk, milk vanishes visibly partially in bottle, see also p. 342 & 348
Apr. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 329
Mitchell Dyszel Spirit Shot full shot glass covered with hand and it is empty when hand is removed
July 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 636
Faucett Ross Glass of Milk Vanish Glass of milk vanishes, appears in hat
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 83
Karrell Fox Vanglass full glass vanishes close-up from handkerchief, reappears from sleeve
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 45
Patrick Page The Vanishing Bowl of Water on a tray under handkerchief
1976 The Big Book of Magic 159
Unknown The Exaporating Liquid liquid poured in paper cone vanishes
1976 The Big Book of Magic 161
Unknown The Aquarius Tube liquid poured in paper tube transforms into paper stream
1976 The Big Book of Magic 229
J. F. Orrin Ein Guter Eröffnungstrick glass covered with tube, milk poured in and shown in glass, glass and milk both vanish from tube
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1339, Sep. 1971
Dec. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4) 148
Johnny Cooper Liquid in Newspaper liquid poured in newspaper, vanishes, reappears
1980 Polished Presentations 45
John Kennedy Instant Liquid Production & Vanish using silk and stemmed wine glass without base
1983 Lecture III 28
Peter McDonald Aus dem Hut child holds hat above head, performer pours milk in hat through funnel, changes to silks
Also published here
  • The Magic Wand #254, 1958
Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 136
Bob King Slush Vanish vanishing glass with liquid
1989 Magician Foolers 18
Michael Weber Cream Vanishes from Coffee additional idea
1991 Life Savers 18
Michael Weber Sub-Strategy filled glass vanishes under handkerchief, seated
Related to
  • John Scarne's "The Uncrushable Glass" in "Scarne's Magic Tricks" p. 200
1991 Life Savers 35
Michael Weber The Wrigley Device quickly build gimmick to vanish/ produce cigarettes, liquids
Related to
  • "Abra", January 1951
1991 Life Savers 91
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 12 clear tube with liquid vanishes, unfinished idea
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 55
Doug Edwards Half Empty-Half Full coke is poured in paper and disappears
Also published here June 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2512
Doug Edwards Half Empty - Half Full Coca cola poured into paper cone, liquid vanishes
Also published here 1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 17
Dondrake BlackArt Milk Routine Milk poured into newspaper cone, liquid vanishes
1998 Black Art Breakthroughs 31
Stanley Best Silk Squeeze glass with milk covered with red silk, white silk appears and vanishes, in glass is now shot glass with white silk inside, lead-in for Chanin's TV Production
1999 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 11
Christian Scherer Ein Falschspiel water monte with three cups, then water turns into confetti
Related to 2002 Kreative Magie 35
Al Baker Al Baker's Method ink from pitcher to glass
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 654
Al Baker Glass of Water and Coin glass with water vanishes
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 715
David Kaye Milk Pitcher Plus Milk poured into newspaper cone, vanishes
2005 Seriously Silly 93
Sveroni Instant Tee tea travels to covered mug, then tee and water is mixed just to vanish and from the mug falls confetti
Inspired by
  • David Williamson's "Saline Solution"
2009 ... oder so! 7
Frank Lugo Smash Glass glass full of water vanishes under handkerchief
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 444
Patrick Page The Vanishing Liquid over head of spectator
2011 Magic Page by Page 318
Patrick Page Variation 1
2011 Magic Page by Page 318
Patrick Page Variation 2
2011 Magic Page by Page 318
Christian Scherer Dumm gelaufen water monte with three cups, then water turns into confetti, improved method
Related to 2014 Schlaglichter 237
Christoph Borer Der Sultan auf dem Basar script for coin routine and vanishing liquid, storytelling presentation, fairy tale
2016 21 193
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Nobody Trusts Magicians monte game with three cups, one of which has water in it, water vanishes after several comedy phases, slush powder
2020 Parlour Tricks 239
John Carney Great Leon's Haunted Doll House doll house used for seance effects
  • "Spiritual" Inspiration
  • The House and Hookup
  • The Effects
    • Jump-Rope
    • Milk-Go Glass
    • School Slate
    • Doll's Hand
    • The Wind-up Monkey
    • Flash of Light
    • Gimmicked Frame/Floating Ghostly Face
    • The Tray
    • Wand/Thread Hooking Up
  • The Routine
Inspired by
  • "Miniature Haunted House" (Leon, manuscript)
2020 Sleights & Insights 222