639 entries in Ball
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Unknown Of the ball, and the manner of legierdemaine therewith, also notable feats with one or diverse balles magic with small balls The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown To make a little ball swell in your hand till it be verie great one or more small balls taken into other hand and become big there, shuttle pass The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown How to rap a wag upon the knuckles sucker gag in which spectator is rapped on handRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown False Transfer The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown To consume (or rather to conveie) one or manie balles into nothing lapping ball after false transfer for complete vanish The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown Another one ball split in two The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 17
Unknown Another ball travels from hand to hand The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 17
Unknown How to rap a Wag on the knuckles sucker gag in which spectator is rapped on knucklesRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 20
Unknown How to make a great Ball seem to come through a Table into a Cup from bottom of table to under cup after spectator checked the cup by himself The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 15
Unknown Other very pretty tricks with Bals "Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket" precursor, one phase The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 16
Unknown La Balle Jettée Dans la Petite Maison à Trois Portes & Sortant Par l'une des Trois à Volonté a ball is thrown in a little house with three doors and is coming out of the chosen door La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 44
Unknown The Ball Box ball vase Modern Magic 295
Unknown The Red-and-Black-Ball Vases Modern Magic 296
Unknown Morison's Pill-box also called "La Pilule du Diable", even more complex ball vase Modern Magic 298
Unknown The Ball which changes to a Rose in ball vase Modern Magic 300
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
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Decanter and the Crystal Balls clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, two methodsRelated to Modern Magic 426
Unknown Pass 1 right hand classic palm, fake transfer to left (described with coin but for all small objects) Modern Magic 147
Unknown The Obedient Ball stops on string, "of Japanese origin"Variations Modern Magic 301
Unknown To Palm a large Ball two methods Modern Magic 293
Unknown To Vanish a Large Ball with the aid of the Table four methods, servante Modern Magic 294
Unknown The Cannon-balls in the Hat loading ball in (borrowed) hat from table/servante, further production of fake balls Modern Magic 304
Unknown Multiplying Balls fake cloth-covered balls with spring Modern Magic 307
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rodRelated to More Magic 395
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cannon-Ball Globe giant ball vase with longer routine More Magic 295
Professor Hoffmann On Shell Props More Magic 273
Professor Hoffmann The Chameleon Ball small ball changes color multiple times More Magic 274
Unknown The Obedient Ball (Improved) - orange stops on string
- ball stops and even travels upwards (mechanical)
Inspired by More Magic 279
Unknown Ball Throw Vanish dropped in tail topit/profonde More Magic 264
Buatier de Kolta, Prof. Robert Hellis The Billiard-Ball Trick one ball becomes three, then one again which vanishes More Magic 261
Professor Hoffmann Another Method More Magic 265
Professor Hoffmann The Cannon-Ball Trick "improved", cannon-ball from hat More Magic 291
Unknown Das Verkleinerungsei egg shrinks in stages, nested shell set, optional growing finale Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 19
Unknown Billardkugelkunststücke two billiard queues from borrowed handkerchief, then handkerchief to billiard ball, ball routine, borrowed handkerchief reappears in a candle Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 57
Unknown Billardkugel-Changements red and white billiard balls wrapped in newspaper and put into two goblets, they transpose, two methods, see p. 24 for ending Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 12
Unknown Der in fremder Hand verschwindende Billardball short shell routine, last billiard ball under silk and dropped into glass of water by spectator and vanishes, glass shell, also possible with egg Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 163
Unknown Die auf jedem Stab laufende Billardkugel billiard ball rolls and balances on stick, thread Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8) 120
Professor Haasiani Der seine Farbe verändernde Billardball color changing billiard ball sleight with two balls Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 3
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Entstehung aus dem Nichts! silk to billiard ball, multiplies into six balls, one changes color multiple timesRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 53
Unknown Der seine Farbe wechselnde Billardball multiple times, shellsRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 148
Prof. Carlo Arminio Das Färben von Glaskugeln color changing glass spheres/balls, chemical, finger tips with holes in the tip Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 184
Unknown Der verschwindende Billardball using cut-off slice of billiard ball to fake existence of whole ball, also possible with a lemon Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 24
Eduard Hensel Diminutiv - 2. Der neue Verkleinerungsball ball shrinks in multiple stagesRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 11) 167
Carl Willmann Willmann's Servanten für Billardbälle holder, table edge servante, production stand, see page 95 for correction Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 73
Unknown Der sich vermehrende Billardball multiplying balls, two half balls stuck together, optional vanish by attaching it to a pull loop Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 35
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Entstehung aus dem Nichts! second part of explanationRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 66
Unknown Der verschwindende Billardball ball on pull Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 123
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie third part, on holding the hand correctly when a larger object is apparently in itRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 129
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie fourth part, more on the false transferRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 145
Sydy Seyd Das Billardspiel eines Riesen billiard ball vanishes and reappears under hat in giant sizeVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 120
Emil Clauß Ein Kunstgriff change-over palm and applications Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 10) 153
J. Marcellin Die Verwandlung der Gummibälle in Papierschnitzel rubber balls change into confetti, fake ballsRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 185
Eduard Hensel Münchhausens Entdeckungen traveling effect with large number of balls, balls across, compressible spring balls Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 149
Carl Willmann Der wandernde Billardball billiard ball travels into hat, giant ball final load, also possible with eggs, potatoes, ... Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 10) 156
Unknown Beinahe Carambole billiard ball multiplication routine, ball dropped into glass under silk vanishes (glass shell) Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 12) 180
Unknown Ball aus dem Hut "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, compressible balls with spring
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 121
H. F. C. Suhr Die Aufhebung der Schwerkraft metal ball with holes through it, slipped onto glass rod and floats up and down on itRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 151
Unknown Das Changieren false transfer, multiple methods with different props Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 139
Martignoni Martignoni's Billardspiel II. AusführungRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 37
Martignoni Martignoni's Billardspiel I. Ausführung
routine with ball and cup, shell
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 25
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die diabolische Variation No. 8, four silks of different color, they change into balls in chosen order, hollow glass balls Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 36
Unknown Die Verwandlung eines Tuches in einen Billardball silk of chosen color changes into billiard ball of same color, hollow glass ball Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 101
J. Marcellin Die Verwandlung der Gummibälle in Papierschnitzel second part of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 9
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Manschette als Verschwindungs-Mechanik using a removed cuff to vanish a ball, egg, lemon etc. Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 12) 189
Unknown Der eigensinnige Billardball No. 5, finger spins ball on table, it rolls forward or backwards on command Der Amateurzauberer 159
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der Zauberstab als Billardkugelmagazin billiard ball produced from wand, ball starts in fold of sleeve Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 172
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Variation zur "Ballkassette" construction to have billiard balls vanish in a hatVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 173
John Willmann Ein neues Billardball-Kunststück four balls appear and vanish, full routineVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 167
Carl Willmann Tuch und Billardball auf der Wanderschaft billiard ball in ball vase transposes with silk in hand Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5) 74
Carl Willmann Der sich verwandelnde Billardball color changing billiard ball, one starts in crook of arm Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 152
Guglielmo Bernardi Halbfertige Ideen vanish of several balls with paper bagRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 190
Unknown The Japanese Ball Trick stop ball on string The Modern Conjurer 313
Carl Willmann Der Billardball-Becher routine with ball vase and silk Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5) 70
Carl Willmann Der verschwindende und erscheinende Billardball suction cup with loop for appearing and vanishing billiard ball Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 22
Wilhelm Grüner Zum Billardspiel eines Riesen Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 41
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Halbfertige Ideen Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 31
Charles Bertram The Billard-Ball Trick The Modern Conjurer 192
Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Variation zum Billardball-Kunststück Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 89
Unknown To Pick a Floating Indiarubber Ball up from a Basin of Water with the Mouth non-magical science experiment The Modern Conjurer 295
Carl Willmann Die Aufhebung der Schwerkraft ball floats from one hand to the other, thread Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 6
Unknown Der Billardball als Seiltänzer ball(s) balances on wand or stick and rolls back and forth, thread Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 10) 151
Unknown Ring Servante for balls Later Magic 22
Maurice Garland The Pneumatic Sucker suction cup as holder, with loop over finger or pull attachment Later Magic 78
Hamley Brothers The Ball Clip Later Magic 81
Unknown A Handkerchief Changed to a Billiard-Ball Later Magic 277
Unknown The Glass Ball, for Changing a Handkerchief to a Billiard-Ball freely chosen colored handkerchief changes into like-colored ball Later Magic 279
Carl Willmann Der Magier als Billardkünstler routine with billiard balls, candles and silk Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12) 186
Carl Willmann Der neue Vermehrungsball one ball becomes three and one again, double half shell with hinge Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 108
Carl Willmann Entstehen und Vergehen production balls, black back for black art vanish Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 72
Unknown The Flag and Worsted Ball wool ball in glass, cardboard cylinder over another tumbler, silk in tumbler, they transposeRelated to
  • improved from early Mahatma
Later Magic 357
Carl Willmann The Vanished Cannon-Ball from under cloth covering Later Magic 468
Phantome Der Tellerlauf eines Billardballes ball rolls around the very edge of a plate, thread Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1) 10
Unknown The Cannon-Ball-Globes large ball put in giant ball vase, ball travels into hat and silk and coin are in ball vase instead Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 12
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Billiardball-Tricks intro Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 189
A. J. Billardball und Ei routine with eggs, diminishing balls, hat Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 123
Carl Willmann Willmann's Billardballkunststück routine will balls, production, color change, diminishing, ... Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 23
A. J. Verschiedenes on travels to China and tricks he has seen there (eggs appear under bowl, ball to bird head, hay catches fire) Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 7) 109
Carl Willmann Billardball und Taschentuch billiard ball in glass transposes with silk in hand Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 153
Carl Willmann Die ihre Plätze wechselnden Billardbälle two billiard balls of different color are wrapped in paper and transpose Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 168
A. J. Ballmysterien ball becomes two, one covered in hand with handkerchief, other put in hat, travels to other one under handkerchief, one becomes red, they transpose, shell Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 151
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der wandernde Ball glasses covered with cylinders, ball travels from glass to glass Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 89
Francis King La balle tournée kind of back-palm vanish with billiard ball Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 190
Carl Willmann Der verschwindende Billardball ball on pull Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 183
Hugo E. Mayer Die mysteriösen Billardbälle Ein Abend in der "Berliner Amateur-Vereinigung für magische Kunst" Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 115
A. Breuer Der Chicagoer Billardball-Trick in neuester Ausführung! two routines, three or four balls plus shell Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 11) 169
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Wer spielt mit? three balls appear, then change color and vanish againRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 5
Carl L. Curiel Die geheimnisvolle, schwebende Kugel Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 96
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Wer spielt mit? part twoRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2) 20
Unknown Color Change with Four Solid Balls four red balls to four white balls The Art of Magic 313
Unknown One-Hand Roll Production ball rolls down along thumb to between thumb and first finger The Art of Magic 307
T. Nelson Downs The Four-Ball Trick, with Novel Passes four solid balls The Art of Magic 305
Unknown The Traveling Balls red and black ball each wrapped in paper transpose The Art of Magic 314
Unknown Passing Four Solid Balls from Hand to Hand with shell The Art of Magic 310
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routineRelated toAlso published here Later Magic 602
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routineAlso published here Magical Titbits 55
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls Related to Later Magic 612
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shellVariationsAlso published here Later Magic 669
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls Magical Titbits 65
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation Inspired byAlso published here Later Magic 672
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation Also published here Magical Titbits 129
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shellAlso published here Magical Titbits 127
Charles T. Jordan A Clean Ball Production No. 8, empty glass put in paper tube, ball rolls out, wax Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan A Manipulative Opening No. 9, card, thimble and billiard ball are produced Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 21
Oswald Rae Mems From My Note Book "Being a selection of useful recipes gathered at various times from different sources too numerous to enumerate"
- To Render Fabric Fireproof
- Fireproofing Wood
- To Clean Velvet or Plush
- To Clean Glassware
- To Gloss and Clean Ivorine Balls
- Red Billiard Ball Dye
- To Dye Flags, etc
- Various Coloured Inks or Dyes (Red, Blue, Gold, White Ink)
- Varnishes
- To Harden a Felt Hat, etc.
- Varnish Remover
- Paint Remover
- Luminous Paint
- Porcelain Fekes, etc.
- Celluloid Varnish
- To Apply Sealing Wax Evenly
- Pads for Thought Readers
- Reading Through Sealed Envelopes
- Ink for Lightning Artists
- Stains
- Black Crayon for Lightning Artists
- Dull Black Paint
- Spirit Gum Substitute
- Gold Paint
- Chemical Slate Writing
- Trick Seals
Between Ourselves 85
Tom Sellers Rollo ball balances on ropeRelated to Sellers' Secrets 11
Tom Sellers A Ball Dropper Idea Magical Pleasantries 24
Laurie Ireland The New Multiplying Golf Balls two shells, clinging shell feature Ireland Writes a Book 5
Laurie Ireland The Simultaneous Production of One to Eight Balls no body loads Ireland Writes a Book 8
Laurie Ireland A Combination Move with Two Balls and a Shell Ireland Writes a Book 7
Theodore Annemann The Color-Tell Billiard Balls several different colored balls, one is placed in a box and held by performer behind back, he divines the color The Book Without A Name 51
Tom Sellers A New Cigarette Sleight cigarette rolls over back of hand into other hand, false transfer More Secrets 3
Tommy Tucker Manipulative Billiard Ball ball with hole to stick finger into it to simplify moves Expert Manipulative Magic 21
Tom Sellers Bow Balls three balls of different color threaded on rope, they change places More Secrets 8
Harry Valcarte The Miracle Move ball pressed to body Expert Manipulative Magic 38
Laurie Ireland More Golf Ball Moves routine with soft and hard billiard balls Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 3
Tom Sellers The Floating Bullet steel ball floats on water Quick Tricks 22
Ottokar Fischer An Original Ball-Dropper The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 75
Jean Hugard 4 - Liaison Trick Transition from thimble routine to billiard ball, with thimble transforming into billiard ball balancing on fingertip Thimble Magic 39
Laurie Ireland Super Billiard Ball Pass practical vanish, put type Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 16
Edward Victor A Few Words on "Angles" Magic of the Hands 54
Edward Victor An Original Colour-Change Magic of the Hands 58
Unknown Billiard Ball Shell with Tongue allowing an easy back palm The Magic Annual for 1937 80
Unknown The "Lonzenge" Vanish for a Billiard Ball small circle of ball simulates existence of whole ball The Magic Annual for 1937 81
Unknown Billiard Ball Change Over secretly from hand to hand The Magic Annual for 1937 66
Unknown Production of Four Solid Billiard Balls without using a Shell "very rapid and effective" The Magic Annual for 1937 74
Edward Victor A Continuous Ball Production Magic of the Hands 60
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Transformo billiard ball into handkerchief, balloon as billiard ball The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 52
Unknown Passage of Four Balls from Hand to Hand with shell The Magic Annual for 1937 71
Edward Victor The "Direct Palm" Vanish Magic of the Hands 55
Edward Victor The "Throw-up" Vanish Magic of the Hands 56
Edward Victor The "Push-in" Vanish Magic of the Hands 57
Edward Victor An Elbow Vanish Magic of the Hands 57
Jean Hugard Two Billiard Ball Moves two vanishes The Magic Annual for 1937 65
Unknown The "Limit" Multiplying Billiard Balls with shell
1. Disposition of the balls
2. Production of the second ball
3. Production of the third ball
4. Production of the fourth ball
5. Production of the fifth ball
The Magic Annual for 1937 67
Jean Hugard The Hugard Method Floating Ball on stage with thread
1. The Ball
2. The Box
3. The Thread
4. The Ear-piece
5. The Hoop
The Magic Annual for 1937 100
W.J. Nixon The Floating Ball thread Greater Magic 950
John Northern Hilliard Billiard Balls Greater Magic 621
Laurie Ireland The New Multiplying Golf Balls description of set of balls Greater Magic 644
Unknown The Vanish Greater Magic 659
Franklin M. Chapman Disintegrosphere bottle with small steel ball in it vanishes from under handkerchief, rattle of ball can be heard until last moment Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 5) 1
Unknown The Rolling Golf Ball rolling itself up in a borrowed handkerchief, ungaffed objects Greater Magic 837
Unknown Billiard Ball Gimmicks - The Shell Greater Magic 626
Eric Peterson Special Balls - Pin Ball Greater Magic 630
Unknown Thimble Ball Greater Magic 631
Unknown Ball with Hole Greater Magic 631
Unknown Needle and Cork Ball Greater Magic 631
Unknown The Lozenge dummy part of a ball for a convincing vanish Greater Magic 633
Unknown The Best Dminishing Billiard Ball Trick gaffed Greater Magic 642
Laurie Ireland The Diminishing Golf Ball gimmick applied to golf ball Greater Magic 649
Unknown Ball Holders: 1. Individual Holders
2. Holders for Several Balls
two individual and four multiple ball holders Greater Magic 627
Unknown The Cuff Servante sleeve cuff servante for billiard ball Greater Magic 629
Unknown Palming classic and finger palm Greater Magic 622
Unknown The Change Over Palm two methods Greater Magic 625
Unknown Filtration Through a Handkerchief Greater Magic 636
Henry Gordien Knee Penetration Greater Magic 647
Unknown A Billiard Ball Phantasy four different colored solid balls Greater Magic 637
Unknown Production of a Billiard Ball from a Playing Card Greater Magic 641
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Billiard Ball Stands - Conradi Stand to vanish and produce balls Greater Magic 631
Unknown Wooden Stand to hold and produce balls Greater Magic 632
Unknown Playing Card Changed to a Billiard Ball Greater Magic 640
Unknown Palming a Ball in Apparently Taking it in the Other Hand Greater Magic 623
Unknown Palming a Ball in the Act of Apparently Placing it in the Other Hand Greater Magic 624
Unknown Pockets topit, application for billiard ball or deck of cards Greater Magic 628
Unknown Pulls for billiard ball vanish Greater Magic 628
Unknown A Subtle Vanish Greater Magic 642
Unknown The One to Four Multiplication with shell Greater Magic 634
Unknown Multiplication to Four Solid Balls two shells used, "modern" Greater Magic 644
Unknown Simultaneous Production of Four Balls in Each Hand four shells and four solid balls, roll-out with both hands Greater Magic 646
Laurie Ireland Effective Golf Ball Move Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938) 15
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishesRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
Franklin M. Chapman Crystal Gag Hollow Glass Ball, fills with smoke under silk Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 2) 4
Unknown Billiard Ball Holders The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 88
Jean Hugard Mutilation billiard ball penetrates borrowed handkerchief, for repeat it gets stuck and handkerchief is cut and burned, then restored (Hanky Panky) The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 413
Unknown A Color Change with shell and paper tube The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 71
Sam Margules The Drop Vanish Related to The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 70
Unknown Smoke Ball for Billiard Ball Vanish hollow ball with hole for smoke appearance The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 87
Val Evans Discs of Dir ball and disc threaded on string, they impossibly change places The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 68) 467
Tom Sellers Balls and Pillar two balls with a hole are slid over a pillar, a third ball vanishes and appears between the others Scots Magic 18
Paul Curtis Equiloball ball balances on ropeRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 106) 637
Walter B. Gibson Bewildering Blocks (with a Sucker Finish) prop trick with colored blocks in tube The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 110) 658
Stanley Collins Transit Spheres four small balls travel from hand to hand The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 567
Stewart James Sleightly Off threaded ping pong ball is removed underneath cloth The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 767
Walter B. Gibson Ball-Istics four balls appear one by one and vanish againRelated to
  • corrections and improvements on p. 28
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 4) 13
Walter B. Gibson, Henry Hatton, Adrian Plate In the Pocket two different colors change places, hand and pocket The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 55
Walter B. Gibson, Han Ping Chien Gaglets - Gibson's wand vanish
- Han Ping Chien swallowing billard ball vanishes
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 77
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Theodore Annemann Ball From Beyond steel ball between two soup plates, answers questionsVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 83
Unknown Rainbow Billiard Balls rainbow chicagoer routine Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 308
Unknown Billard Ball Manipulation hinge shell gimmick Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 293
Unknown The Multiplying Golf Balls different design Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 306
Unknown Special Adjuncts for Ball Manipulators body load holder for balls Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 307
Unknown Handkerchief to Billiard Ball hollow ball Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 331
Unknown A Mysterious Ball Transposition two balls in silk and glass goblets transpose Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 313
Bert Douglas The Elusive Rainbow 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 333
Bert Douglas Spot The Red 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 337
Unknown Adam and Eve four ball production and vanish, longer routine with several sleights and shell Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 295
Walter B. Gibson Billard Ball Act - perfect color change
- extra ball getaway
- down the ladder
- through the pocket
- gaining white ball
- throw color change
- the vanish getaway
- instant ball to silk
- the smash change
- quick one to four
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 115
Jean Hugard Billiard Balls & Glass traveling to glass Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 6) 23
Jack Blades Balls and Ribbons from the Mouth Routine ping pong balls and ribbon from mouth routine Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 28
Jean Hugard The Penetrating Billiard Ball ball penetrating silk, with cut and restored handkerchief element Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 87
George Starke Hornswoggled bills change total value several timesRelated toVariationsAlso published here Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 85
Jean Hugard Classical Vanishes 1. Vesting Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 4) 70
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 Billiard Ball Interlude with different colored billiard balls Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 46
T.J. Crawford Under the Pan four balls travel from under four plastic pans under one My Best 200
Earl Morgan The Earl Morgan Floating Ball (Vest Pocket Style) Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 18
Warner Perry Ball to Silk The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 87) 352
Wilbur T. Kattner Billiard Ball Vanish Related to
  • Magic Without Apparatus, Gaultier, Hugard translation, p. 377
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 145
Mark Jacobs Magnetic Spheres four rubber balls with holes stick together My Best 250
Stanley Collins Marbles And Marvels marbles reappear in hand and turn to potatoes in the endRelated to My Best 199
Hen Fetsch Bouncing Milk milk transforms into ball, inside paper cone Milk Pitcher Magic 20
John Scarne Classic Ball Routine Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Sam Leo Horowitz Colour Change Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 52
Mike Bornstein Zombino as Kolma, floating ball, thumb tip with wire and ballRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 117) 469
Sam Leo Horowitz The Egyptian Ball Mystery Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 50
M. E. Faber Triple Climax to Cups & Balls red sponge balls and golf balls with shell Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 23
Billy McComb William's Floating Ball Routine comedy routine on stage, ball is floating up and down and finally vanishes in a box, with assistant The First Book of William 46
Arthur H. Buckley Magic With Billiard Balls - Pointers Principles and Deceptions 175
Arthur H. Buckley Color Changes "Original Methods", four methods Principles and Deceptions 196
Arthur H. Buckley Moving the Ball Down from the Fist Position to the First and Second Fingers Principles and Deceptions 180
Arthur H. Buckley The "Ball Roll" From Finger to Finger Principles and Deceptions 186
Arthur H. Buckley The "Ball Roll" With Another Ball Concealed in your Palm Principles and Deceptions 188
Arthur H. Buckley My Original Billiard Ball and Card Harness Principles and Deceptions 174
Arthur H. Buckley A Ball Held in the Finger Palm Position by the Left Hand is Secretly Removed by the Right Hand in Passing Principles and Deceptions 177
Arthur H. Buckley The Wrist Roll showing hands empty Principles and Deceptions 178
Arthur H. Buckley Concealing a Ball Behind the Hand While Both Palms are Shown interlocked position Principles and Deceptions 194
Arthur H. Buckley The Ball and the Handkerchief penetration Principles and Deceptions 204
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of Eight Solid Balls at the Fingertips without a Shell Principles and Deceptions 206
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of a Ball from Behind the Left Hand followed by the Take Away Vanish Principles and Deceptions 176
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of a Ball on the Fist Principles and Deceptions 179
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of a Ball Between the Two Middle Fingers from the Palm Without Aid from the Thumb Principles and Deceptions 182
Arnold de Biere The De Biere Production of a Ball from the Palm to the Third and Fourth Finger Principles and Deceptions 184
Karrell Fox Jam Auction one dollar bill to five dollar bill, then five transforms into a dime The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 656
Jerry Hornak Billiard Ball to Playing Card Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 17
Unknown A Billiard-Ball Transposition two balls and two glasses The Fine Art of Magic 260
Arthur H. Buckley "The Knee Roll Vanish" Principles and Deceptions 190
Arthur H. Buckley The Strike Vanish Principles and Deceptions 192
Arthur H. Buckley The "Wrist Roll" and Palm Off Vanish Principles and Deceptions 193
Arthur H. Buckley "The Throw Vanish" Principles and Deceptions 202
Wilbert Kirkby To Vanish the Last Ball Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 8
John Ramsay "Vanish" of a Large Ball in the Air John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 65
John Ramsay The Drop John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 71
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Audley Dunham Floating Ping-Pong Ball between hands, thread Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 67
Harry G. Franke Rise!! ball with a hole rises and sinks on a strawAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 173) 693
Harry Hardini A Suggestion combining knob of Walsh Vanishing Cane with Ireland's Golf Balls Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 36
Dai Vernon Vanish put-type Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 75
G. Klingman Floating Golf Ball Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
John R. Boyko Catch catching a ball between two fingers The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 180) 721
Herb Poppleton The Easy Comedy Golf Ball Routine with Ireland's Golf Balls, shell and in combination with egg bag Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 8
John R. Boyko Snap II The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 709
Wally Dean Deanball drop ball vanish The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 202) 806
M. E. Faber A Ping Pong Ball Routine rolls on rope Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 39
Oke Strom A Worthwhile Tip tip for rubber billard ball holders The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 207) 827
William Satchell William Satchell's Ball and Tube ball goes through tube which is smaller in diameter, three inches in diameter Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 32
Roy Benson Vanish! billard ball vanish sequence The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 204) 815
Dr. Raymond V. Stone (RAMO) Now What? Two wooden balls, third one appears in a flash. Then a ball is selected, wrapped in a handkerchief and put in a box, it vanishes from there and appears in a tube with the other two balls. Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 6
Jack Miller Miller's Mighty Mite flourish with ball, rubber cement The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 227) 906
Nile Rothenbach Wet Cent small balls in tube filled with water are extracted without spilling the water, also with coins The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 226) 904
Edward Marlo Three Ball Routine "same principles and ideas can be applied to sponges"Related to Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 9
Al Leech A Quick Opener three tricks in thirty seconds, a knot appears in a silk, a golfball vanishes and reappears and a coin travels into a glass Manipulating with Leech 11
Bruce Elliott The Eternal Cups and Balls three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence Classic Secrets of Magic 176
Frank Garcia Hoy! ball floats upwards from hand to hand The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 285) 1140
Walter B. Gibson Second Billard Ball Routine with five balls, a handkerchief, color changing ballsRelated to Classic Secrets of Magic 141
Unknown Change Over Palm Classic Secrets of Magic 126
Unknown Ball Production on fist Classic Secrets of Magic 126
Unknown Ball Vanish take vanish Classic Secrets of Magic 129
Walter B. Gibson Billard Ball Routine four ball routine, with handkerchief Classic Secrets of Magic 124
Unknown Shell Move shell and one ball, showing both sides Classic Secrets of Magic 128
Jack Chanin Billiard Ball Sequence quick vanish and production of three balls Classic Secrets of Magic 133
Dick Piser In a Flash ball is wrapped in paper, paper is lighted with a match and changes into a silk The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 51
Harold Blump The Effering Narg Ball balls in box change The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 307 Spoof Issue) 1
Karrell Fox Impromptu Zombie floating roll, fork The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 301) 3
Jesse J. Langston Jr. Zombie zombie with big billiard ball The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 313) 55
C. James McLemore Stop-Go two balls are tied to 2 strings and hanging down, they swing back and forth on command Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 32
Harlan Tarbell Ball on Thread used for continuous production Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 24
Unknown Ball with Thread Loop used for continuous production Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 29
Harlan Tarbell Billard Ball Through Handkerchief using shell Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 17
Unknown Balls from the Air Miser's Dream with balls and paper cone, three methods Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 21
Burling Hull Billard Ball Vanish in Paper Cone Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 21
Roy Benson The Shell Turn The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 118
Nate Leipzig, Roy Benson The Leipzig Drop ball vanish The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 112
Harry G. Franke Rise ball with a hole rises and sinks on a straw (as H. G. Frank)Also published here The Best in Magic 11
John Scarne, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Ben Dalgin Spheroid Skulduggery balls appear, split and change into small skull then into igger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket Top Secrets of Magic 57
Unknown Shuttle Pass Top Secrets of Magic 60
Unknown Push Through Drop Vanish Top Secrets of Magic 58
Dai Vernon Ball Through Silk The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 205
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 197
Stewart James The Gofar Ball ball disappears from a tube, travels to under an inverted tumbler under a second tubeAlso published here Magic Mine No. 1 13
Dai Vernon Three Ball Transposition classic effect with silk as table and pop-up-moveVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 61
Dave Ossip, Irving M. Lewis Three Small Balls on handkerchief stretched between spectators 26 Originals 13
Tony Corinda (20) The Haunted Ball tennis ball rolls from table Mediumistic Stunts 292
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selectionRelated to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 126
Ronald B. Edwards Money in Circulation dollar bill and half dollar in envelopes change places The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 259
Charlie Miller David Devant's Silver Ball only effect description The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 80
North Bigbee, Al Baker Ball and Glass Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 374) 325
Max Malini Base-Ball Vanish base ball vanishes (throw vanish) and appears under hat Malini and His Magic 75
David Hoy By Gosh! It Moved! ping pong ball moves spookily, glued bug The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 19
Karrell Fox Foxy Climax one ball becomes four, then all vanish, with handkerchief four ball gaff, see p. 342 for ideas by Dan Tong The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 377) 335
Nate Leipzig Ball Vanish drop vanish Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 152
Robert E. Olson Ball in Hank ball vanishes from handkerchief The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 412
Patrick Page To Switch One Small Object for Another explained with balls as a color change, also as deck switch The Topit Handbook 4
Patrick Page To Vanish a Billiard Ball The Topit Handbook 3
George Davenport The Vanishing Billiard Ball under a Glass spectator holds a tray, ball covered with glass vanishes The Topit Handbook 12
Alan Brown, Al Baker The Borgia Glass two balls in glass penetrate silk around glassInspired byRelated to
  • p. 133 for suggestion by David Harrell
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 119
John Benzais 4-D Ball Trick three balls vanish one by one, reappearVariations The Best of Benzais 52
John Howie Cylinder, Ring and Cord jardine ellis ring vanish threaded on a rope from under a handkerchief under a cylinder, then the ring passes through a wand and under the cylinder appears a ball The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 320
Arthur Setterington Joe's Master Mystery five colored balls in a bowl, one color is selected all the other balls vanish, three methods The Joe Smith Mysteries 15
Horace E. Bennett The Penetration of the Silk Handkerchief Prize Winning Magic 68
Jack Posetary Silk & Ball Transposition hollow extra ballRelated to
  • suggestion by George de Ghetto on p. 230
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 189
Horace E. Bennett Eight Ball Routine production of eight billiard balls, with a handkerchief Prize Winning Magic 66
Jon Racherbaumer Petite La Pilule du Diable comments on the Ball and Vase Hierophant (Issue 2) 76
Roland Hurley Notes on the Vase Hierophant (Issue 2) 77
Edward Marlo Marlo's "Pitch" Routine Hierophant (Issue 2) 78
Kirk Stiles Ballabout one-ball routine with small ball, it is pressed flat as climax Epilogue (Issue 5) 35
E. Leslie May Nelson's Column three people choose colored balls, performer knows who has which and has it predicted HEX! 54
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Chink-A-Chink Simplified with four small balls The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 118