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Unknown Boxes to alter one graine into another, or to consume the graine or corne to nothing box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanishRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 192
Unknown How to conveie (with words or charmes) the corne conteined in one box into an other previous box used to vanish grains, it reappears in bell type box that has grains behind leather separater that drops down when set hard on table (chop cup like)Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 193
Unknown Boxes to change Graine box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanish, also appearance in bell type boxRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 32
Unknown Another Trick with Quick-Silver dumplings jump out of a pot when boiled, mercury Breslaw's Last Legacy 24
Unknown The Cake (or Pudding) in the Hat Related to Modern Magic 312
Alexander Herrmann The Rice and Orange Trick orange and rice change places, using props (cone and vase) Modern Magic 337
Professor Hoffmann Loading a Lemon Modern Magic 248
Unknown The Bran and Orange Trick bran put in coffer (special tin box) travels back in other box, orange in there instead Modern Magic 335
Unknown The Cone, or Skittle also "La quille", cone with shell changes place with ball under paper cone cover, also with larger cone and orange Modern Magic 360
Unknown The Die and Orange large die and orange transpose Modern Magic 423
Unknown The Transformed Handkerchief "one of Herrmann's favourite tricks", borrowed handkerchief transforms into pieces, reappears in produced lemon, burned and restored once moreRelated to Modern Magic 246
Unknown The Coffee Trick Coffee berries changed to Hot Coffee, White Beans to Sugar, and Bran to Hot Milk, prop heavyVariations Modern Magic 388
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Shower of Sweets sweets appear on plate from loading bag with handkerchief, another loading bag from Robert-HoudinRelated to Modern Magic 251
Unknown Sweets from Wand gaffed wand to produced sweets Modern Magic 253
Unknown Apple to Onion with humorous "Reflex" presentation Modern Magic 357
Unknown To Produce Eggs from an empty Handkerchief - Another Method
- "Patter" for this and a "Cake" Trick (baking cake in trick saucepan)
More Magic 327
Unknown Bran Disappearing from a Glass, and Reappearing under a Plate More Magic 362
Unknown The Obedient Ball (Improved) - orange stops on string
- ball stops and even travels upwards (mechanical)
Inspired by More Magic 279
Prof. Taylor Watch to Bread Loaf More Magic 192
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der fidele Kuchenbäcker No. 25, cake dough poured in borrowed hat, becomes cake Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 75
Wilson Cake Baking Device gimmick that allows cake dough to apparently pour through borrowed hat Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 76
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Tuch und Apfel No. 22, silk vanishes and reappears inside apple or potato Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 68
Unknown Die magische Schnellbäckerei No. 7, from borrowed hat flowers and cigarettes are produced, then a cake is baked in it by pouring ingredients in and taking cake out, fake hollow cake Der Amateurzauberer 125
Unknown Von Auge zu Auge No. 9, grain pushed in one eye, comes out of other Der Amateurzauberer 130
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Papierfähnchen No. 12, piece of paper with grain and apple moves by itself, experiment Der Amateurzauberer 162
Unknown Reis und Orange No. 18, rice in one container transposes with an orange under a cover Der Amateurzauberer 150
Unknown Der hüpfende Apfel No. 9, some quicksilver put in apple, it jumps when put on heating, chemical Der Amateurzauberer 161
Unknown A Novel Way to Slice a Pear non-magical science experiment The Modern Conjurer 312
Unknown A Cake Baked in a Hat (Improved Method) Related to Later Magic 456
Hamley Brothers A Borrowed Watch Changed to a Lemon fake lemon with ticking clockwork Later Magic 156
Unknown The Bewitched Orange long ribbon produced from orange Later Magic 434
Curiel The Wandering Oranges oranges produced from borrowed hat, they then travel to another hat Later Magic 459
William E. Robinson A Borrowed Ring Found in a Potato actual ring loaded into potatoRelated to Later Magic 194
Joseph Michael Hartz The Glass with Mirror Partition appearing candy, silk transformation, removing partition, methods for turning glass around, as servante
- Different Forms of the Glass
- Illustrations of its Uses
Later Magic 42
Unknown The Shower of Sweets (Improved Method) shower of bonbons falls from handkerchiefRelated to Later Magic 344
Harry Stork Hot Oysters from Hat The Art of Magic 334
Unknown The Vanishing Rice rice vanishes between hands, flesh-colored bagAlso published here Later Magic 566
Unknown The Vanishing Rice rice vanishes between hands, flesh-colored bagAlso published here Magical Titbits 11
Oswald Rae Something from Nothing tube is sealed with paper and rubber bands on both ends, hole in paper and at will, black coffee, milk or milk coffee is produced, eventually sugar and biscuits are poured out Sub Rosa 36
Oswald Rae The Magic Chimney Pot christmas themed routine, three empty socks are placed in a chimney model, socks fill up with food, then silks, flags and flowers are produced from the chimneyAlso published here
  • "The Magic Chimney Pot" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 16
Unknown Coin and Apple coin and apple change places, under paper cones Coin Magic 22
Ivor Smith Various Routines 2 Uses a black art table and a tri-color thimble and has a lemon production Thimble Magic 33
Stewart James The Candy King Miraskill with candiesVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 151
Otis Manning Brrr!! (meaning 'very cold'), coin transforms into fake ice cream cone The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 79
Edward Reese Banana Bill bill to banana The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 225
Unknown The Four Sugar Cubes matrix type assembly Greater Magic 825
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 12, including
- The Travelling Sugar
- Four Paper Balls and Plates
- The Walnut Shells and Pea
- Thimble Rigging
- Chinese Marbles
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 314
Franklin M. Chapman Watch-In-Loaf watch is apparently smashed and reappears in loaf of bread Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 5) 2
Dr. L. Rothbart Sugar Lumps on of three sugar cubes disappears Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 2) 4
Audley Walsh Pop...Did...Dee...Pop...Pop!!!! cooking popcorn with children The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 102
U. F. Grant Tomato Cocktail tomato vanishes from paper bag, where only tomato skin remains, in cup appears tomato juiceRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 623
Bruce Elliott Fisherman's Fancy goldfish cut out of carrot becomes real The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 104) 627
Bob Pearce A Headline Egg-Bag Routine with lemon, glass of lemonade produced as climax Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 12) 4
Dr. Victor M. Trask Traveling Sugar adaption of Al Baker's Salt Vanish with Rice Bowls The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 107) 641
Eddie Joseph Suspensamus bowl with rice suspends on knifeRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 741
Tom Sellers The T.S. Safety Rice Bowls Condensed Conjuring 5
Unknown The Bewitched Banana self cutting banana, number of slices matches selected number card Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 290
Unknown The Magic Orange thread through orange penetration Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 338
Greer Marechal Jr. Greer's Growth rice bowls with a appearing flower bouquet as a finish The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 17) 69
Greer Marechal Jr. Streamlined Hoffmann Inspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 81
Bruce Elliott Blackout Magic - Adam's Apple wrists of performer held by spectator's, apple travels from one hand to the otherRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 61
Unknown Puffing Rice in a Cone making popcorn in paper cone Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 85
Jean Hugard The Serpent Handkerchief lemon appears, handkerchief in paper changes with fruit of lemon, to dry handkerchief it's held over a candle where it is burnt and eventually found in wrapping paperRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 6) 22
Jean Hugard The Serpent Handkerchief (Continued from November Issue) Related to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 7) 27
Laurie Ireland The Utility Loaf of Bread fake loaf of bread Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 12
Jean Hugard Do-Nuts to You grandmother's necklace with donuts and ropes going through sleeves of jacket, bowl of water is produced as a finale Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 4) 13
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Sugar Mark pencil mark from sugar cube to saucer Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 58
Roger Barkann The Rice Bowls focus on presentation, WWII themed Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 1) 54
Jean Hugard, Chung Ling Soo II. The Vanish by the Throw Behind the Back explained with a ball, description of Chung Ling Soo's use of the move for the linking rings and the vanish of an orange Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 5) 77
Jean Hugard The Punishment Fits the Crime coin transforms into lemon, under hat Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 7) 86
Paul Morris A Life Saver life saver turns into coins, and is produced from the air Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 12) 122
Thos. W. Duncan The Inexhaustible Hat routine, handkerchiefs transform, change and then reappear under hat, later fruits, paper streamer and finally rabbit is produced Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 22
Greer Marechal Jr. Purse Pastry cake in the hat with spectator's purse The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 114) 457
Bob Baxter Birthday Cake Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 8) 184
Laurie Ireland Drink Your Milk milk pitcher routine, milk to candy Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 12
Laurie Ireland Candy from the Air production box, candy Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 15
Eugene Gloye Magic in Milk Containers ideas with milk container, gaffed
- A Gag I Call "As You Wish, Sir"
- The Milk Man has a hard Time
- Passe Passe Bottles with a Milk Bottle
- Very Best Cake in Hat
- Dove Bottle ala Milk Carton
- A Lota Effect
- Topsy Turvy Bottle
- Perfect Passing Glass of Milk
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 28
Sam Leo Horowitz Malini-Bey Chink-A-Chink Stars of Magic (Vol. 3, No. 3) 46
L. Vosburgh Lyons Inhale This! with benzedrine inhaler, spectator drops amount of different colored candies in the inhaler and performer knows how many from each color The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 122) 489
Billy McComb William's Ice Cream Production cup filled with confetti changes into ice cream The First Book of William 14
Billy McComb More About Ice Cream four more ideas with ice cream tricks The First Book of William 16
Bert Douglas Ice Cream Cone Production from handkerchief, fake, gag Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 11
Al Baker Sugar Cube quickly unwrapping a sugar cube, bar bet The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 152) 618
Sid Lorraine, Bert Douglas Watch the Lemon lemon is supposed to travel into glas, only skin remains, lemonade in glassInspired by
  • "The 'Lemon Crush' Mystery" (Sid Lorraine, Linking Ring Vol. 2 No. 11, 1924)
Related toVariations
Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 75
Harlan Tarbell Orange and Die die and orange change places, prop magic Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 251
Unknown Popping Corn in a Hat popcorn production Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 78
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Quick Popper popcorn production, kind of waste basket Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 83
Jack Yeager Finish for a Cigarette Act cake from spectator's hat as a finish Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 28
Tony Lopilato Baker's Dream bread is produced from a box, baker The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 172) 689
Bert Douglas Rubber Ice Cream Cone Routine ice cream in pocket, licked during the show as running gag Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 15
Cardini, Dai Vernon, Nate Leipzig, Francis Carlyle, Martin Gardner, John Scarne The Initials Will Tell No. 38, Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil) Scarne on Card Tricks 68
Harvey P. Graham Peas two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with peas, Mendel's laws of genetic presentation The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 209) 836
Al Baker Sugar Cube Vanish The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 452
Don Alan Bread Sandwich selection is found between two slices of bread Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 11
Milbourne Christopher Popsicle ice cream taken from pocket, small explosion The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 229) 914
Norman Jensen Wet Ice Cream gag, water from cone of ice cream, fake The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 230) 918
Martin Gardner Cubism sugar cubes travel from one hand to the other and back The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 254) 1016
John Ramsay The Routine four beans are put in eyes and ears and appear one by one between the lipsRelated to
  • Edwin Sachs' "Chinese Marble Trick" in "Sleight of Hand"
Four Little Beans 7
John Ramsay Section I. Preliminary 1. Initial Position
2. On the Table
3. Moistening the Beans
4. Poition
Four Little Beans 7
John Ramsay Section II. Disposal of the Beans 5. Behind the Right Ear
6. Behind the Left Ear
7. Into the Right Eye
8. Into the Left Eye
9. Position
Four Little Beans 10
John Ramsay Section III. Reappearance of the Beans 10. From the Left Eye
11. From the Right Eye
12. From the Right Ear
13. From the Left Ear
14. All Clear!
Four Little Beans 13
Victor Farelli Afterword annotations to the Ramsay routine Four Little Beans 17
Unknown The Rice Bowls Classic Secrets of Magic 33
Al Baker Al Baker's Rice Bowls Related to Classic Secrets of Magic 39
Karrell Fox They're All Aces - Take a Card any card ideas and gags
- Old Money (bill with beard)
- Bedroom Eyes (beds on glasses)
- Genii Weenie (hot dog from Aladin lamp)
- Bounced (rubber check joke)
- Candelabra (original way to light three matches on a matchbook)
- Nose Nonsense (spoon on nose gag)
- Fan Fun (fan gag)
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 311) 42
Karrell Fox The Vendor Pitch Act gag bit, production of hot dogs, cigars, bananas etc Kornfidentially Yours 44
Karrell Fox Pop-Up Banana banana joke, after taking a bite, banana pops back in original form Kornfidentially Yours 6
Karrell Fox Impromptu Zombie floating roll, fork The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 301) 3
Gerald Kosky Beans three beans are swallowed and brought back, then they travel from one hand to the other The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 22
Don Alan Pop Corn Swallowing like needle swallowing, for children The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 29
Paul LePaul Holy Potatoes piercing a potato with a straw The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 106
Roger Lane Sticky and Tricky two sugar cubes stick together The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 330) 128
George Karger Ghost of the Morro Crab napkin moves over table, orange / lime under it The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 175
Harlan Tarbell Multiplying Corn Flakes and Milk rice bowls variation with cups The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 343) 197
Bert Allerton The Sugar Cube sugar cube penetrates wrapping and hand The Close-Up Magician 41
Louis Ackero Idea for Rice Bowls mixing glitter with rice The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 360) 270
Charlie Miller, David Devant A Lesson in Magic with assistant, one claims to teach "handkerchief to lemon", handkerchief changes to small pieces, to ribbon, then to lemon, handkerchief inside, center cut out of two handkerchiefs, mismade handkerchief restoration, handkerchief to liquid, restored handkerchiefs reappear An Evening with Charlie Miller 41
John V. Hope Sugar Go sugar put in handkerchief penetrates table The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 249
Robert A. Nelson Life Savers with an ESP Flavor bag with different flavored Life Savor candies, spectator takes one and eats it, performer divines taste Still More Miracles in Mentalism 11
Al Baker Al Baker's Apple Trick effect description The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 66
Dr. Helmut Teumer, Dr. Stanley Jaks Der südamerikanische Kürbistrick message appears on pumpkinAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 98
Max Malini Lump Sugar sugar turns into sugar cube in performer's hand, other ideas with sugar cubes Malini and His Magic 58
Jay Weiler Picture Cake Production pictures of flour, eggs, ... transform into picture of cake The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 34
Tony Cole Inversion inverted glass with ring inside covered with paper tube, rice poured in, rice and ring transposeRelated to
  • p. 88 for further comments
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 73
Ralph Gironda Salt Go salt vanishes inside black silk and becomes white silk, then becomes sugar The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 141
Roy Baker Jack & The Chocolate Bean Stalk Kid's trick, storytelling about Jack and the Bean Stalk, produce shower of candy/M&Ms at the end Newspaper Magic 74
K. Yost Silk Monte silks and glasses travel behind two screens, as guessing game, as finale silk changes to orange The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 9) 267
Parker Swan How to Force a Watermelon card or silk in watermelon, gag How to Force a Watermelon 3
Art Spring Crushed orange is supposed to travel into glas, only skin remains, orange juice in glass, simplified, see p. 337 for Sid Lorraine referenceInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 5) 325
Lloyd E. Jones Eggs-Actly! longer routine with eggs for children, egg bag, cake-in-the-pocket The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 14) 69
Stan Blumenthal Jump Up selection is found with 'Mexican Jumping Beans', beans on ribbon spread, one jumps and lands on selection The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 55) 272
Bob Read Hats and Corks four paper balls under hat, through table, two hats, small bread appears as a finalyRelated to Thanks to Pepys... 44
Robert E. Neale 5-Second Rice rice in double Foo-Can, tube that is open on both ends and rice does not fall out when poured into it and also not when turned over, but on turning back it does, with notes by Karl FulvesAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 783
Gene Nielsen Sweet Swindle with sugar packets, written on paperInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 97) 482
Patrick Page The Shower of Sweets sweets are produced from handkerchief Tricks with Handkerchiefs 18
Amedeo Vacca Coffee Break coffee beans eaten and they reappear from mouth Amedeo's Continental Magic 36
Roger Crabtree 14 Carats probabilistic force of vegetable "carrot" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 777
Unknown Odd Optic the floating finger illusion, gag, produce a sausage Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 1) 157
Faucett Ross Rabbit to Sausages Produce rabbit, change it into sausages Magic With Faucett Ross 113
Fredric Broder Fortune's Cookies prediction of message from fortune cookies, lot of cookies in a box, several are selected The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 129) 641
Joseph Dunninger Trick Sugar sugar cube thrown in bowl of water, it first sinks but then rises back to surface, chemical The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 5) 869
Max Malini Malini's Chink-A-Chink sugar cubes, see p. 1053 for Johnny Thompson creditRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 842
Faucett Ross Candy Bowl Presentation Bowl filled with confetti becomes bowl filled with candy Magic With Faucett Ross 66
Frank Garcia Rubber Frankfurter Finish The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 219
Frank Garcia Hollow Egg and Lemon Idea The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 206
Unknown Salt and Sugar sugar packet or cube and salt shaker vanish, reappear in coat, lapping Close-up Cavalcade Finale 8
John F. Mendoza, Steve Spain Steve France hot dog production after Jean Merlin's bill routineInspired by
  • "The Little Travellers" (Jean Merlin)
The Book of John 108
Tieneblas PK sugar cube floats in coffee The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 197) 982
Unknown The Lemon Pig pig figure constructed from lemon and matches Elastrix 40
Slydini Sweet Salt salt poured in spectator's hand and tasted, then vanishes from magicians hand, reappears but is now sugar, paper tube gimmick, salt simply lapped The Magical World of Slydini 5
Slydini Sugar Express sugar packet poured in hand, empty packet placed on hand, it travels back into packet The Magical World of Slydini 8
Unknown Sweet Trick sugar cubes appear, two in the hand... routine, jumbo sugar cube finale Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 17
Karrell Fox A Couple of "Thumb"-Tips - Short & Sweet lose sugar changes to sugar cube Another Book 47
Karrell Fox A Matter of Taste sugar put in hands of different people, some taste sugar and some salt Another Book 48
Karrell Fox Silver Sugar marked quarter coin to sugar packet Another Book 51
Karrell Fox P. "Nutty" Sandwich producing lots of food from lunch box, finally a peanut butter sandwich with full glass of peanut butter between the bread Another Book 311
Unknown Crash - Diving Submarine raisins in club soda rise up and down, physics Elastrix 38
Al Smith, Arthur Day, Fred Snooks Fumdubulators - producing false teeth and a skull
- floating crisp
- producing a potato from a crisp bag (Arthur day)
- Irish Key Ring, key ring on false end of a key, gag (Arthur Day)
- bar bet with matchbox (Fred Snooks)
Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 4) 836
Dick Turpin Turpin's Turnip heads tails game under a hat, eventually a turnip and a full glass of liquid appears, see also "The Modern Magic Manual"Related to Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 9) 902
Johnny Thompson, Max Malini Chink-a-Chink sugar cubes
- Comments on Palming Technique
- Background
Related to Polished Polish Prestidigitation 29
Unknown An Amazing Apple No. 34, apple thrown on the floor bounces back, behind table Self-Working Table Magic 44
Karl Fulves The Apple Monster No. 35, apple thrown on the floor bounces back, behind table, large bite has been taken from apple Self-Working Table Magic 46
Bob Chesbro Fortune Cookie rubber saltine cookie shown and placed aside, later it changes into real one with signed folded selection inside The Tipnician 45
Kennedy Smith Smarty Cube hole in tray, cube in box put on top, colored spots fall through hole (smarties), cube is now black, black hole presentation Rubik Cubik Magik 7
John Fealey Polo 2 "Po£o", joke for paying in a shop, pound note is found in a roll of Polo mints, half is torn and changes into a coin Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 9) 157
Meir Yedid Card Flakes small box of corn flakes turns into deck of cards, inside box are the corn flakes and cards appear from mouth Close-Up Hallucinations 30
Edward Marlo, Meir Yedid Rise, Rise, Rise to change small box of corn flakes into deck of playing cards Close-Up Hallucinations 31
Unknown Fireworks No. 14, orange peeling squeezed over flame 101 Psychic Tests 6
Unknown The Mystery of the Oranges No. 81, signed orange is mixed with other oranges in a bag, performer locates the signed one without looking 101 Psychic Tests 22
John Carney Crystal Sugar sugar cubes routine, turn into a crystal Carney Knowledge 50
Unknown Cutting the Apple No. 26, apple on palm is hit by knife, apple splits in two but hand is unharmed 101 Psychic Tests 8
Unknown The East Indian Bean Trick No. 99, three beans are eaten and reproduced from mouth 101 Psychic Tests 27
Patrick Martin Hard to Swallow fish-shaped carrot becomes goldfish The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 21
Steve Beam Hot Dog! repeated hot dog production, put in bag and all vanish, like sponge banana production, see p. 104 for additional idea by Kevin Justice The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 64
David Ben Ringing in the Gaff matrix effect with dice or sugar cubes Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 314
Paul Harris Sweet Stuff coin and sugar in sugar packet change placesAlso published here Close-up Seductions 140
Roger Crosthwaite The Umbrella Thing a small umbrella appears, then two coins are produced and they change places in the hands of the performer, coins turn into a small cheese and eventually a large cheese is produced The Best of Close-Up Magic 27
Pat Hazell The Great Sugar-Swindle routine for ring in sugar packet The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 38
David Ben Shorter and Sweeter Sugar vanishes, reappears in coffee Epoptica (Issue 7) 427
James Swain Up The Sleeve sugar up the spectator's sleeve, thumb tipRelated to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 34, 35 & 36) 386
Karl Fulves Animal Crackers No. 47, spectator puts two empty napkins in empty cracker box, crackers appear, over-the-head principle Self-Working Paper Magic 85
Karrell Fox "Geni-Weenie" rubber sausage appears on lamp, gag For My Next Trick... 86
Ray Kosby The Sidewinder Pretzel straight bar-pretzel is pushed into fist and comes out at impossible angles, finally transforms into knotted standard pretzel The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 108
Steve Beam Happy Food gag for banquet performances The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 223
Frank Herman Fearless Fido Charlie Miller's Royal Rising Pencil with a hot dog weenerInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 347
John Cornelius Bowl Routine Cake Production final load for benson bowlRelated to Creative Secrets No. 1 16
Gary Kurtz Orange red and yellow ball rolled up in sheet of paper turn into orangeRelated to Continuations ... Departures 2 18
Duraty The Little Cracker a cracker is eaten by spectator except for a piece, found restored in napkin Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 22
Gary Kurtz Orange lemon and tomato change into fruit in cardboardRelated to Unexplainable Acts 43
Jay Sankey, Gary Kurtz Exodus sugar/salt vanish, pen cap instead of thumb tip 100% Sankey 23
Bob Sheets The Sugar Trick initial on sugar travels on spectator's hand Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3, No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 77
Rocco Silano Coins and Kisses four coins vanish with wave of wand, then candy kisses appear in hand If it fits... Sleeve it! 26
Bruce Elliott Adam's Apple No. 70, wrists of performer tied, apple travels from one hand to the otherRelated to Self-Working Rope Magic 147
Jesse Dicamillo Breaded Fish live goldfish from bread roll Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3, No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 66
Steve Beam Roller Derby while doing the coin roll, a dinner roll appears The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 33) 592
Mac King Fork You In The Eyes Stick fork in eye, cream shoots out (gag with coffee creamer) Howdy! I'm Mac King! 11
Rocco Silano Popped Corn corn changes to popcorn in hands If it fits... Sleeve it! 67
Michael Weber To Feed Many food (grapes, nuts or the like) placed in bowls, even though some are eaten the amount stays the same, mathematical principle (edge counting)Variations Life Savers 103
Karrell Fox Here Doggy rubber sausage appears from top hat, sight gag Goodies 62
Michael Weber, Michael Close, Eric Maurin Coffee Machine time machine presentation while drinking coffee, sugar packet is restored, coffee free of sugar and spoon vanishes from mug and is resting dry on the table again Life Savers 15
Michael Weber Torn and Restored Sugar Packet Inspired by Life Savers 16
Ray Kosby Tear For Two two sugar packets are torn and restored Life Savers 25
Michael Weber A Man for All Seasons rolled up napkin acts as a salt shaker, then pepper is produced and finally sugar from the same napkin Life Savers 21
Steve Dusheck Additional Thoughts sugar packet torn open, sugar poured in hand, crumpled paper as well, restoredRelated to
  • "Sweet and Low" (Richard Osterlind, Challenge Magic video, 1990)
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 27
Tony Cachadiña Sugar Special Packet to load a coin Lecture Notes 11
Mark Sicher The Famous Popcorn Trick gag, eating popcorn from the floor in a movie theaterAlso published here
  • "The Famous Popcorn Trick" in "Try It... You'll Like It"
The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 2) 7
Alexander de Cova Heba's Fez egg from hand to hat/fez multiple times, two melons as final loads, with spectator on stage Ein Profi packt aus... 25
Gerald Deutsch Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 12) 2158
Gerald Deutsch Sugar Tube Through Table Variations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 6) 2082
James Swain Up the Sleeve poured sugar disappears from fist and reproduced from spectator's sleeve, credits Roger Klause and Don StapletonRelated to Don't Blink 13
Harlan Tarbell Anytime Cake in the Hat Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 49
Unknown The Hindu Jar of Grain grain disappears from jar Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 112
Unknown The Hindu Disappearing Grain grain disappears from can Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 113
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Oranges cups and balls routine with flower pots Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 76
Unknown Have a Banana real banana is taken from drawing Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 207
Unknown A Lemon While You Wait lemon is drawn and removed from drawing, it is real Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 209
Harlan Tarbell Orange Vase Combination orange as ball Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 234
Harlan Tarbell Potato and Die large die and potato transpose with hat Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 72
Chris "Doc" Dixon Spitting Image as Chris Buylla, part of pretzel is broken off, performer eats rest, later pretzel is found in banded card case The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 4) 10
Giovanni Livera Karate Kracker Karate Coin done with a cracker The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 2) 4
Martin Gardner Blow Up marshmallow grows to twice the size in vacuum and then instantly collapses again Rigmarole (Issue 1) 10
Unknown Come-Back Bread Crumb two in hand, one away, it returns, repeat Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 64
Joe Rindfleisch Slim to None building an eatable wand The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 2) 9
Martin Gardner Rising Marble marble rises to the top in rice-filled glassAlso published here
  • "Physics Teacher" (Sept. 1994)
Rigmarole (Issue 10) 115
Curtis Kam Fortunate Break ring vanishes and appears in chosen fortune cookie, other cookies are smashed with a hammer The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 1) 1
Michael Close Cu/Ag/C12H22O11 Thieves and Sheep with sugar packets, double sided packet Workers Number 4 38
Nate Leipzig Two in the Hand... with sugar cubes, short note from Hilliard's notebook More Greater Magic 1091
Joel Givens Sugarless gum transforms to sugarless gum and packet of sugar The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 4) 7
Ray Kosby The Bite apple changes color Tricks 5
Karl Fulves Jury Rigged card to cereal box, "cereal killer" patterRelated to Crooked Tales 84
Steve Beam Subscriptions using cereal boxes as magazine holders, which brand fits which magazine The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 981
Karl Fulves Gambler's Switch Method simplified "Jury Rigged", card to cereal boxRelated to Crooked Tales 86
R. Paul Wilson Ingrained Reaction card appears written on a grain of rice The Little Black Book 1
John Riggs, Warren Stephens Sweet Mystery three pink sweetener packets travel to other hand joining three sugar packets, winged silver The Magic of John Riggs 11
Karrell Fox Willie The Worm spring snake from snake can comes out of apple apparently Much Ado About Something 76
Karrell Fox The Cereal Killer favorite breakfast cereal chosen from multiple boxes, prediction Much Ado About Something 64
Paul Harris Hot Chocolate folded up chocolate paper is unfolded and chocolate reappears inside The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 21
Robert E. Neale Orange impossible/fascinating object with an orange The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 261
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Leaf leaf from plant is torn off and restored The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 53
Paul Harris The Burbling of a Pea floating a pea above the mouth The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 269
Brad Stine, Gregory Wilson Vanish 5000 sugar from sugar packet vanishes in hand without thumb tip The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Gregory Wilson) 285
Paul Harris, Eric Mead The Swing Thing sugar packet is torn and sugar poured into folded bill, grains travel back and packet restors itself The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 49
Paul Harris Sweet Stuff coin and sugar in sugar packet change placesAlso published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Close-up Seductions) 191
Francis Carlyle, ? Truzi, Burling Hull, Paul Harris The Client Confidence Sugar Shocker nine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain numberRelated to The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 263
Peter Gröning What's Up, Doc? sugar cubes disappear in the hand and appear in performer's mouth The Warpsmith Returns 25
Chris "Doc" Dixon The Dry Look joke, apparently urinating whit powder because performer is dehydrated The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1192
John Riggs Sugar Vanish poured in hand, impromptu thumb tip version The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1196
Michael Kaminskas Candy Caper m&m bag is torn open and sealed again Miracle Material 94
Paul Harris Apple torn and restored apple The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue New Stuff) 35
Paul Harris Peanut Butter and Jellyfish top slice of sandwich floats up and moves around The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 27
Karl Fulves Eve's Apple silk through wrist, apple produced from silkRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 6) 136
Robert E. Olson Production of the Lemon from handkerchief Ultimate Bill in Lemon 5
Stephen Bargatze Chops and Balls humorous chop cup routine with a gun, baseball and turnip The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1475
Robert E. Olson Signed Coin in Cut and Restored Apple Ultimate Bill in Lemon 14
Steve Bedwell Ferrero Rocher Anyone? "balls from mouth" Flexing and Twisting 8
Bob King Card in Orange Plus deck changes in lemon, with torn-off corner, with fake bloody fingers as comedy propInspired by Private Notes 4
David Regal Sweet Tooth Spectator selects candy from a stack of cards, prediction is a bag of that selected candy in an envelope Close-Up & Personal 218
David Regal My Best Friend Chop Cup routine involving mice under a cup, appearing cheese and final load of lots of fake mice Close-Up & Personal 90
Jörg Alexander Weber Zaubersalz salt packet torn, salt poured in hand vanishes and packet restoresInspired by
  • "Sweet and Low" (Richard Osterlind, Challenge Magic video, 1990)
ZauberKunstStücke - Band 1 18
Chad Long Mint Busters candy cane is transformed into ball, then flat mint Some Other Stuff... 2
John Cornelius The Ball, The Bowl, and the Big, Big Cake very involved cake production as final loadRelated to The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 147
Kurt Weiss Ghost Detector red and white silk tied together, they untie by themselves, apple in paper bag transforms into two oranges, rubber apple Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 204
John Carney Astral Projection Hawaii chosen as travel destination, performer transforms into Hawaii tourist, sand from shoe, towel and pineapple production The Book of Secrets 159
David Berglas Pear in a Bottle bottle is knotted on a string and hang outside a window, fruit is selected and ends up in bottle, more brief routines with fruits, banana cuts itself into named amount of pieces The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 387
Nathan Kranzo Palm Burst wrapped candy penetrates hand, as finale only candy penetrates leaving wrapping behind Penumbra (Issue 3) 12
David Berglas Hot Foil tin foil becomes hot in spectator's hand, candy wrapper The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 487
David Berglas Creating Mysteries Off the Stage on linking two Life Savers / Polo Mints, predicting which gush spring spouts next The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 549
John Carney Off the Vine using grapes The Book of Secrets 248
David Ben Bitter Sweet Sugar vanishes, reappears in coffee Tricks 11
David Ben Ringing In The Gaff matrix effect with sugar cubes Tricks 30
Jay Sankey Raising Sugar Cane Torn and restored sugar packet Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 50
Jay Sankey Sweet Bread Sugar packet and crumpled bill transposition Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 56
Joseph K. Schmidt Trapdoor Coin stream of rice produced from hole in Chinese coinRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 345
Unknown The Fruit Load From pouch Street Cups and Balls 50
Unknown The Hat Load Melon Street Cups and Balls 51
Gazzo Revealing the Melon Presentational idea for revealing melon under hat Street Cups and Balls 51
Nathan Kranzo Ear Candy gummi bear placed in mouth is extracted from ear Penumbra (Issue 7) 10
Tyler Wilson Coke Inhabit coin travels into large cola gummy bearAlso published here Twisting To The Acers 22
Tyler Wilson Coke Inhabit coin travels into large cola gummy bearAlso published here Just be Glad my Name isn't Greg 45
David Kaye The Bread Trick Red transform to white handkerchief, white handkerchief change into bread, then change back to red Seriously Silly 63
Christoph Borer Pralinen five spectators select a chocolate-truffle from a box, they are all brown, the one that is remaining is white, poison storyAlso published here Compilation 34
Thomas Otto, Christoph Borer Sugar Blues sugar packet vanishes and appears over selection in deckAlso published here
  • Sugar Blues in "Was ist wo?", 1990
Compilation 172
Tyler Wilson Coke Inhabit coin travels into large cola gummy bearAlso published here Dominatricks 79
Chas. D. Willis M'Wave sliced grape put in microwave, it sparks Prolix (Issue 2) 83
Christoph Borer Pralinen five spectators select a chocolate-truffle from a box, they are all brown, the one that is remaining is white, poison story, two methodsAlso published here Seminarnotitzen 2007 5
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Sealed & Revealed Method to achieve small object to sealed sugar packet, how to unseal and seal Organic 34
Hector Chadwick Sweeties Predict which M&M sweet is left uneatenRelated to The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 135
Robert E. Neale Breaking Bread Small pieces of bread placed in groups that form a square, even though some are eaten, the amount of bread stays the same, mathematical principle (edge counting)Inspired by This Is Not a Book 16
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Edamame Edamame beans travel back into the empty pod, pod ends up sealing itself back Organic 23
Oliver Meech Touching Transposition Coin transposes with sugar cube, both in magician's hands, spectator can feel the cube before the transposition The Plot Thickens 28
Oliver Meech Every Flavour Jelly Beans Jelly beans have the flavour that was freely chosen by spectator The Plot Thickens 62
Unknown The Obedient Lemon stop-on-string ball with lemon Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 19) 311
Oliver Meech Love/Hate Printed words on Love Hearts candy changes Plot Twists 72
Karl Fulves Rising Sphere marble rises to top of rice-filled glass by shaking Prolix (Issue 9) 605
Tom Stone Going Bananas 2-person comedy act in which fake banana becomes real Maelstrom 206
Patrick Page A Green Pair? socks change into fruit, trick based on a pun Magic Page by Page 297
Alexander de Cova Der Schottische Apfel silk to apple Seminar-Leviten 3
Patrick Page The Vanishing Apple apple disappears under handkerchief, with assistant Magic Page by Page 284
Karl Fulves Cereal Secret corn flakes and bran flakes in bowl, bran flakes rise to the top by shaking Prolix (Issue 9) 605
Hector Chadwick Six M&Ms Breakdown on Sweeties routine, magician predicts which M&M spectator chooses out of six colors, explains how this routine avoids the problems mentioned previouslyRelated to Vok Voak Vokay 13
Dr. Helmut Teumer, Dr. Stanley Jaks South American Melon Trick message appears on pumpkinAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 224
Ricky Smith Birthday Cake Vanish performer comes to table with small dessert which vanishes Nothing as it Seems 7
Unknown A Magical Hoax gag in which balls of bread are swallowedRelated to
  • "Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques" (Jacques Ozanam, 1692, p. 427)
Hidden Agenda (Issue June 20) 178
Adrian Vega Tequila Güey (Apilamiento Dados) magical dice stacking routine where lemon, salt shaker and glass of Tequila appears Area 52 61
Max Malini, Johnny Thompson Sugar Cube Assembly with a gaffed cube that appears wrapped from one side and unwrapped from the otherRelated to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 301
Johnny Thompson, Fred Kaps On Palming tips for palming sugar cubes off the table for chink-a-chink The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 302