225 entries in Ball / Billiard Ball / Routines
  
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Unknown The Obedient Ball stops on string, "of Japanese origin"
Variations Modern Magic 301
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 methods
Related to Modern Magic 426
Unknown The Ball which changes to a Rose in ball vase
Modern Magic 300
Unknown The Obedient Ball (Improved)
  • orange stops on string
  • ball stops and even travels upwards (mechanical)
Inspired by More Magic 279
Professor Hoffmann The Chameleon Ball small ball changes color multiple times
More Magic 274
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
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
Unknown Der seine Farbe wechselnde Billardball multiple times, shells
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 148
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Entstehung aus dem Nichts! silk to billiard ball, multiplies into six balls, one changes color multiple times
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 53
Eduard Hensel Diminutiv - 2. Der neue Verkleinerungsball ball shrinks in multiple stages
Related 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 explanation
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 66
Unknown Der verschwindende Billardball ball on pull
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 123
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
Sydy Seyd Das Billardspiel eines Riesen billiard ball vanishes and reappears under hat in giant size
Variations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 120
J. Marcellin Die Verwandlung der Gummibälle in Papierschnitzel rubber balls change into confetti, fake balls
Related 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
Martignoni Martignoni's Billardspiel II. Ausführung
Related 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 explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 9
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 hat
Variations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 173
John Willmann Ein neues Billardball-Kunststück four balls appear and vanish, full routine
Variations 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
Guglielmo Bernardi Halbfertige Ideen vanish of several balls with paper bag
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 190
Wilhelm Grüner Zum Billardspiel eines Riesen
Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 41
Carl Willmann Der verschwindende und erscheinende Billardball suction cup with loop for appearing and vanishing billiard ball
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 22
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
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 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
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
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
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
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der wandernde Ball glasses covered with cylinders, ball travels from glass to glass
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 89
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 again
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 5
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Wer spielt mit? part two
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2) 20
T. Nelson Downs The Four-Ball Trick, with Novel Passes four solid balls
The Art of Magic 305
Unknown Color Change with Four Solid Balls four red balls to four white balls
The Art of Magic 313
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
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls
Related to Later Magic 612
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routine
Related toAlso published here Later Magic 602
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shell
VariationsAlso published here Later Magic 669
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation
Inspired byAlso published here Later Magic 672
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls
Magical Titbits 65
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation
Also published here Magical Titbits 129
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shell
Also published here Magical Titbits 127
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routine
Also published here Magical Titbits 55
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
Tom Sellers Rollo ball balances on rope
Related to Sellers' Secrets 11
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
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
Laurie Ireland More Golf Ball Moves routine with soft and hard billiard balls
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 3
Jean Hugard 4 - Liaison Trick Transition from thimble routine to billiard ball, with thimble transforming into billiard ball balancing on fingertip
Thimble Magic 39
Unknown Production of Four Solid Billiard Balls without using a Shell "very rapid and effective"
The Magic Annual for 1937 74
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
Unknown The "Lonzenge" Vanish for a Billiard Ball small circle of ball simulates existence of whole ball
The Magic Annual for 1937 81
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
Unknown The Rolling Golf Ball rolling itself up in a borrowed handkerchief, ungaffed objects
Greater Magic 837
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 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
Unknown Playing Card Changed to a Billiard Ball
Greater Magic 640
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
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
Unknown Smoke Ball for Billiard Ball Vanish hollow ball with hole for smoke appearance
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 87
Paul Curtis Equiloball ball balances on rope
Related to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 106) 637
Walter B. Gibson Ball-Istics four balls appear one by one and vanish again
Related 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
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
Unknown Rainbow Billiard Balls rainbow chicagoer routine
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 308
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
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 times
Related toVariationsAlso published here Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 85
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
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
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
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
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
G. Klingman Floating Golf Ball
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
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
U. F. Grant Silks Ahoy two different-colored silks transpose in borrowed hats, hollow ping pong balls as gimmicks
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 11
M. E. Faber A Ping Pong Ball Routine rolls on rope
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 39
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
Frank Garcia Hoy! ball floats upwards from hand to hand
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 285) 1140
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
Walter B. Gibson Second Billard Ball Routine with five balls, a handkerchief, color changing balls
Related to Classic Secrets of Magic 141
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
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 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
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
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 selection
Related 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
Max Malini Base-Ball Vanish base ball vanishes (throw vanish) and appears under hat
Malini and His Magic 75
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
Horace E. Bennett The Penetration of the Silk Handkerchief
Prize Winning Magic 68
Jack Posetary Silk & Ball Transposition hollow extra ball
Related 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
David Berglas, Lewis Ganson, Ralph W. Hull The Master Move For 'The Homing Ball' moves for ball and cone
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 182
Karl Fulves The Odd Game small board with hole, billiard ball dropped inside vanishes, repeat, posed as problem, Zone Zero
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 283
Dai Vernon Ball through Silk
Expanded Lecture Notes 20
Jack Posetary Gremlin Glass coin in glass, ball on top, second glass moved in and out and ball jumps to other glass
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 337
Jack Miller Ball from Silk ball appears from silk, repeated for second ball, see also p. 410 for coin version by Harold Bester
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 375
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
Expanded Lecture Notes 18
Ray Bedwell Solution To The Odd Game small board with hole, billiard ball dropped inside vanishes, repeat, posed as problem, Zone Zero
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 314
Carl Ballantine The Diminishing Golf Ball diminishing ball gimmick
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 191
Mike Rogers Elusive Sphere longer manipulative ball and silk combination in which ball repeatedly vanishes and reappears
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 545
Dick Zimmerman Surprise Ball Routine eight balls are produced, then all change colors, loop ball
Creative Magic 4
Stewart Judah Billiards
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 852
Unknown The Blondini Ball ball balances on rope
The Big Book of Magic 140
Karrell Fox Ball-o-matic single ball instantly becomes four balls, all attached to each other
Clever.... Like a Fox 145
Patrick Page One to Four Manipulation
The Big Book of Magic 108
Patrick Page One to Eight Manipulation two shells
The Big Book of Magic 113
David Berglas Billiard Ball Production idea, brief
David Berglas Lecture 10
Richard Kaufman Elevation Eight Ball interlocked four ball production, different colors
Balls! 23
Richard Kaufman Mirror Image routine, four balls appear, color changing elements, nesting shells
Balls! 8
Richard Kaufman Colorific routine, four balls appear, color changing elements, with handkerchief
Balls! 16
Richard Kaufman, Albert Warby Rainbow Visions eight ball routine, different colors
Balls! 34
Stephen Minch Milo the Magnificent comedy routine with puppet, comedy wands
  • ball & cone phase
  • milk pitcher
  • finds card after many failed tries, puppet assistant brings jumbo card
Creations of a Magical Madman 87
Richard Kaufman Silken Billiards routine with handkerchief, four balls
Balls! 48
Ross Bertram The Egyptian Ball - Bertram Style two balls transpose with goblet and silk, no extra ball
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 106
Karl Fulves The Lizard of Oz ball in silk transposes with plastic ring outside
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 7) 1128
Tom Sellers A Billiard Ball Penetration "Retrospective" - Two Tricks
ball on stand covered with silk, then with larger silk, ball is on top when larger silk is removed
The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1230
Karrell Fox Dia-Ball-ical #124 one-to-four sequence, sponge balls
Another Book 259
Karrell Fox Dia-Ball-ical #428 four-to-eight sequence, threaded sponge balls
Another Book 261
Al Leech Chicaco Balls The Chicago Ball Trick And A Routine general comments, with sponge balls
Al Leech's Legacy 64
Al Leech Substitution For Chicago Balls
Al Leech's Legacy 72
Al Leech A Rainbow Routine billiard ball routine
Al Leech's Legacy 83
Danny Korem, Slydini The UDT Paper Cone and Ball Routine pendulum holdout, see "Capricious Cornucopia" (Encores)
The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II 28
Al Leech A Color Change Routine several color changes with balls
Al Leech's Legacy 74
Daryl Martinez Multiplying Billiard Balls (First Routine)
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 17
John Ramsay Comedy Billiard Ball Routine four balls, with a hat, at the end balls vanish from hat and appear in performer's mouth
1 - Preliminary
2 - Production of the First Ball
3 - The Ball Penetrates the Hat
4 - Ball Travels to Hat
5 - Production of Second Ball
6 - Ball Behind the Back
7 - Production of Third Ball
8 - Production of Fourth Ball
9 - Disposal of Four Balls in the Hat
10- The Balls Appear in the Mouth
The Ramsay Finale 9
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
Mike Caveney A Transposition red ball wrapped in red handkerchief and put in a glass transposes with blue ball in a blue handkerchief put in a second glass
Inspired by
  • a trick (?) from "Rupert Howard Course in Magic"
Ideas 6
Mike Caveney Billard Ball Switch
Ideas 6
Vito Lupo Visual Color Change transposition of different colored billiard balls featuring color change move
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 103
Michael Ammar Bill to Cigarette first rolled up bill and cigarette change places, then cigarette vanishes bill changes into cigarette eventually bill is found in cigarette
Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 112
Steve Beam CashPack bills change into deck of cards
Related to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 14) 229
Don Nielsen One Ball to Three one ball cracked on glass edge into three, only effect description
Secret Session — Part Three 59
Tom Gagnon The Blink Shrink with miniature card
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 23) 391
Karl Fulves Joggled balls vanish and appear during juggling, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 51) 248
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
Without 9
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case
VariationsAlso published here Without 8
Michael Weber Hour Glass color changing ball
La Magie de Michael Weber 5
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case
Also published here Smoke and Mirrors 59
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
Smoke and Mirrors 79
Joe Rindfleisch Ball-Istic two billiard balls, one changes into sponge ball and back
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 54) 1001
Unknown Billiard Ball Routine
More Greater Magic 1241
Steve Beam The Big Finish card changes into jumbo version of selection, two methods
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 29
Karrell Fox Don't Miss Your Cue billiard ball to pool cue in bag
Much Ado About Something 158
Roy Benson Black Balled
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 1) 2451
Tommy Wonder The Big One giant ball production as climax
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 184
Harry Riser The Golf Lesson one golf ball multiplies to five, no shell
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 240
Harry Riser The Close-Up Billiard Ball Routine with shell
Also published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1988
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 257
Harry Riser Ball, Cone, and Box Routine with credit information
Related to The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 154
Tommy Wonder A Sequence with Balls shells & gaffs, multiplying, color changes
  • Phase One: From Red to White
  • Phase Two: A Midair Multiplication
  • Phase Three: The Red Ball Makes an Appearance
  • Phase Four: Red to White Repeated
  • Phase Five: Vanish, Reproduction and...
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 180
Joel Givens Tubular Bills bill travels to a straw, missing corner, bill transforms into wrapper
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1166
Karl Fulves Penmanship "Unsolved Mysteries"
money maker roller principle with two pens, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 6) 147
Richard Bartram, Jr. Cash Rap card changes to bill, snap change variation
Trephine 164
Alexander de Cova Ball zu Tuch ball visually changes to silk
Secrets No. 2 78
Steve Bedwell Ferrero Rocher Anyone? "balls from mouth"
Flexing and Twisting 8
John Cornelius The Pendulum Principle ball vanish under handkerchief and die vanish
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 105
Miguel Aparicio Variaciones del Cono y la Bola with handkerchief, variations
Inspired by La Magia Española del Siglo XX 187
Jim Steinmeyer Par Two ball in glass, covered with silk, ball penetrates through silk, glass with hole
Inspired by
  • "The Penetrating Ball" (Robert Harbin, Something New in Magic, 1929)
A Tribute to Robert Harbin 16
Tom Stone Conic Relief ideas and sequences for Dai Vernon's "Ball, Cone and Handkerchief"
  • The Cone as a Holdout
  • The Cone as a Servante
  • Combinations
  • Vernon's Basic Vanish
  • Changes
  • The Surprise Load
  • Extending it Outward
Related to Vortex 141
Unknown Net Effect two billiard balls in fishing net, one penetrates net
Prolix (Issue 9) 567
Tom Stone Mitosis Maneuver one ball becomes two which become four, sequence with shell
Maelstrom 107
Tom Stone Ball Climax molded four-ball-climax
Maelstrom 119
Tom Stone Ball Mélange three balls vanish one by one
Maelstrom 117
Joaquín Matas El Billete (La Cinta al Billete y de 20 a 500€) silk ribbon is produced and vanished from borrowed bill, then bill changes to other bill and back
A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 215
Tom Gagnon Chalk It Up dice stacking routine with pool chalk, eight ball final load
Inspired by Gagnon Unfiltered 428
Tom Gagnon A Ballsy Discovery card names written on billiard ball, ball spun on smooth surface with cup over it, it comes to rest with selection on top, crazy cue ball (weighted)
Gagnon Unfiltered 432