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Unknown Cups & Balls Sequences phases and sequences with balls and cups or candle holders, saltseller covers, ...
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown Palming Small Balls
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 8
Unknown Apparently Swallowing Ball after false transfer
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 10
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 Of the Play of the Balls
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 7
Unknown 1. To Palm the Ball three methods
Modern Magic 273
Unknown 2. To Reproduce the Palmed Ball at the End of the Fingers
Modern Magic 274
Unknown To Reproduce a Ball from the Wand
Modern Magic 276
Unknown To Return a Ball into the Wand
Modern Magic 277
Unknown 3. To Secretly Introduce the Palmed Ball under the Cup
Modern Magic 275
Unknown 4. To Simulate the Action of Placing a Ball under a Cup
Modern Magic 276
Unknown To Pass one Cup through another
Modern Magic 277
Unknown Cups and Balls Routine Pass I. Having Placed a Ball under each Cup, to draw it out again without Lifting the Cup
Pass II. To make a Ball Travel invisibly from Cup to Cup
Pass III. Having placed a Ball under each of the end Cups, to make them pass successively under the Middle Cup
Pass IV. Having placed two Balls under the Middle Cup, to make them pass under the two Outer Ones
Pass V. To pass three Balls in succession under One Cup
Pass VI. To place three Balls one after the other upon the top of one of the Cups, and to make them fall through the Cup on to the Table
Pass VII. To pass three Balls in succession upwards through the Table into one of the Cups
Pass VIII. To pass two Balls in succession from one Cup to another without touching them
Pass IX. To make three Balls in succession pass under the Middle Cup
Pass X. The "Multiplication" Pass
Pass XI. To Transform the Small Balls to Larger Ones
Pass XII. To again Transform the Balls to still Larger Ones
Modern Magic 279
Martignoni Der schwarze Wollball compressible pompom ball load, starting out under arm or on thread, advantages of sponge balls listed
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 58
Unknown Method of Palming the Ball small ball
The Modern Conjurer 183
Unknown To Hold the Ball whilst conveying under Cups
The Modern Conjurer 184
Charles Bertram The Cups and Balls
The Modern Conjurer 183
Laurie Ireland The Cup and Balls including moves
  • Pass
  • To load the ball under the cup from the finger palm
  • To pass the ball into the left hand
  • The Palm
Related toAlso published here Ireland Writes a Book 33
Laurie Ireland Cups and Balls Moves and Ideas including moves
  • Finger Palm
  • Finger Palm curled in
  • To pass a ball
  • To pass a ball to left hand
  • To pass a ball under cup
  • The Crotch Palm
  • To raise a cup that is really empty and show a ball under it
  • To raise a cup with a ball under it without exposing the ball
  • To change a small ball to a large one
  • New surprises with loads
  • Servante for Cups and Balls
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 4
Laurie Ireland Cups and Dollar Bills with rolled up bills
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 6
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 3, palming methods
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 248
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 4, moves with balls, wand, cups
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 254
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 5
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 260
Unknown Egg Cups and Pellets alternative props for cups & balls
The Magic Annual for 1937 94
Unknown Loading a Cup tip over load
Greater Magic 660
Unknown Removing a Ball Secretly from Under a Cup
Greater Magic 660
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 6
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 266
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 7
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 282
Unknown Routine
Greater Magic 661
Dr. Jacob Daley Dr. Jacob Daley's Cup and Ball Routine
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 332
Laurie Ireland No-Sleight Sponge Ball Method
Greater Magic 663
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 8
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 288
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 9
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 293
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 10
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 302
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 11
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 308
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
R. M. Jamison Illusive Cups-Balls Opening
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 392
Unknown Sleight for the Cups and Balls cup on spectator's hand, ball travels underneath
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 73
Charlie Miller My Cups and Bills three coffee cups and rolled up bills
Also published here Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 12) 2
Charlie Miller Penetration of Cup with Ball
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 12) 3
Harlan Tarbell The Cups and Balls three cups, with several sleights
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 157
Jean Hugard Cups and Bills with rolled up bills and cups, three final loads
Related to Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 17
Tom Sellers Cups and Balls Notion water finale for cups and balls
Magical Mixture 7
Unknown The Finger-Grip palm of a ball
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 17
Unknown To Load a Bill under a Cup
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 17
Franklin V. Taylor Taylor's Cups and Balls three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cup
VariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 75) 304
M. E. Faber Triple Climax to Cups & Balls red sponge balls and golf balls with shell
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 23
Unknown Thumb Palm of ball, brief
John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 41
John Ramsay Loading a Small Ball under the Left Cup
John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 54
John Ramsay Passing the Wand Through the Cups
John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 44
John Ramsay John Ramsay's Cups and Balls with two cups, large balls and paper streamer as climax
John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 37
John Ramsay Secret Introduction of a Large Ball Under Left Cup
John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 58
John Ramsay Secret Introduction of a Tomato under that Cup
John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 63
Dai Vernon Vanish put-type
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 75
Dai Vernon Impromptu Cups and Balls
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 69
U. F. Grant Cups and Balls Finale small cups, one filled with drink
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 14
Unknown, Johnny Paul Cup Through Cup Move with variation by Johnny Paul
Classic Secrets of Magic 204
Ande Furlong, Joe Berg Cups and Balls
Classic Secrets of Magic 199
Bruce Elliott The Eternal Cups and Balls three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence
Classic Secrets of Magic 176
Franklin V. Taylor Taylor's Cups and Balls three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cup
Also published here Classic Secrets of Magic 187
Charlie Miller Cups and Balls three coffee cups and rolled up bills
Related toAlso published here Classic Secrets of Magic 192
Unknown Penetration of Cup with Ball
Also published here Classic Secrets of Magic 196
Edward Marlo Marlo's Move with sponge balls, sequence
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 78
Harlan Tarbell Flower Pots and Oranges cups and balls with flower pots and small oranges, inflatable melon final load
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 48
Lewis Ganson Moves with the Bags and Balls 1. The basic move
2. To show a bag empty when it contains a ball
3. Loading a ball secretly into a bag
4. Loading from the pocket
5. Production of a glass of wine
Unconventional Magic 16
James G. Thompson Jr., Franklin V. Taylor Cups and Balls
  • Taylor's Cups and Balls Variation
  • Cups and Balls, classic routine with three cups
  • Benson Bowl Routine Variation
Inspired by Top Secrets of Magic 93
Lewis Ganson Bags of Everything cups and balls with felt bags
Unconventional Magic 15
Dai Vernon, Silent Mora The Vanish of a Ball whilst Spinning the Wand
The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 137
Charlie Miller Charles Miller's "Cups and Balls Move" penetration of cup with ball
Also published here The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 188
Dai Vernon The Cups and Balls
Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 125
Bob Lewis Cups and Balls Idea
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 347) 215
Alex Elmsley Cups and Balls salt as final load
Also published here Low Cunning 3
Milton Kort Fake Load Pretend to put ball under cup
Kort Is Now In Session 42
Milton Kort Turn Over Load Secretly load ball in cup by turning it mouth down
Kort Is Now In Session 43
Milton Kort One Hand Cup Turnover Flourish for turning cup over
Kort Is Now In Session 43
Milton Kort Two Hand Cup Turnover Flourish for turning cup over
Kort Is Now In Session 44
Eugene Gloye Further Routines with Fan-Ta-Cups
  • A Novel Routine with Fan-Ta-Cups
Related to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 367) 296
Milton Kort Cups and Balls in Miniature Cups and Balls routine done with plastic cups and balls
Kort Is Now In Session 41
Milton Kort Chromo Cups and Balls Cups and balls with three different colored cups and balls
Kort Is Now In Session 53
Eugene Gloye Fan-Ta-Cups cups to make balls appear during the routine
Related to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 365) 287
Edward Marlo Jam It short cups and balls routine, small ball jammed into top of cup
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 366) 291
Edward Marlo Cups and Balls three cup routines, no extra ball
Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 18
Tony Cole A Three Cup Routine with sponge balls, billiard ball loads
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 138
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Move
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 207
Roy Walton Ghost Cup addition for cup-through-cup sequence
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 221
Alex Elmsley Cups & Balls salt production as finale, see also p. 206
Related to
  • suggestion by Jules Conway on p. 216
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 203
Unknown Bounce Steal card thrown under cup stolen, actually page 298A
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 298
Unknown Reverse Spin Steal actually page 298A
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 298
Edward G. Brown A Routine for the Cups & Balls
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 6) 251
Edward G. Brown Cups & Balls part 2, see p. 265 for further references
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 259
Kirk Stiles Cop Out one-cup routine performed on left hand, using silk and second cup
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 279
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Cups And Balls using servante, actually page 298A
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 298
David Berglas, Alex Elmsley The Cups and Balls billiard balls as final loads
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 192
Karl Fulves Visible Penetration ball through cup
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 362
Unknown Tipover Move loading move
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 367
Peter Alexis Clip Steal ball stolen from top of cup as another cup is put onto it
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 368
Peter Alexis Delayed Lapping Move ball lapped from cup
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 368
Unknown Galloping Post sequence with cups and ball
Related to
  • Modern Magic Manual (Jean Hugard)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 369
Ger Copper Cups and Balls sponge balls
  • ball vanishes between two stacked cups
  • showing tabled cup empty despite a ball being underneath
  • dropping classic palmed ball into upright cup when reaching to wand
Magic from Holland 4
Dai Vernon Cups and Balls Routine
Expanded Lecture Notes 3
Peter Alexis Canterbury Cups with various sleights and loads
Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 359
Peter Alexis Routine very short two-cup routine with final load
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 368
Al Baker Cups & Balls routine via John Braun, H. Adrian Smith, Lou Tannen
eight phases
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 381
Stewart Judah, John Braun Stewart Judah's Cups & Balls "An Article by John Braun"
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 408
Sam Leo Horowitz Cups and Balls six phases, see also p. 476
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, September 1938
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 454
David Lederman Thimbles & Pea cups and balls routine with thimbles and pea, sponge ball final loads
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 187
Horace Goldin, Frank Garcia Horace Goldin's Cup & Ball Move ball vanishes when two cups are banged together with ball between them, see also p. 815 for comment by Roger Crabtree
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 635
Karl Fulves Cup & Ball Technique
  • Cup & Ball Opener
three balls placed under three cups gather under one cup, no extra ball
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 641
Karl Fulves Cup & Ball Technique
  • Three To Go
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 646
Karl Fulves Cup & Ball Technique
  • The Close Out
four phases, cup penetrates table as finale
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 657
Sam Aaronson The Basic Sleight false transfer
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 778
Sam Aaronson The Basic Loading Move
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 778
Pete Biro Cup Chop
  • The Karate Acquitment
showing cup empty despite ball underneath
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 723
Karl Fulves Speedball featuring hand-to-hand transfer of ball with cup
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 791
Unknown Loading Move
The Penultimate Cups & Balls 6
Sam Aaronson Cups and Balls see also p. 780 for note by Mike Rogers, p. 863 for Al Cohn credit by Richard Stride, p. 1053 for comment by Milton Tropp
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 778
Bob Read The Penultimate Cups and Balls humorous routine, three different cups, with smashed watch and wandering tip wand
The Penultimate Cups & Balls 2
Scotty York Fake Wand-Spin Vanish
Cups & Balls 7
Scotty York The Basic Move hiding a big ball in the cup
Cups & Balls 3
Unknown Cup through Cup with ball hidden
Cups & Balls 6
Scotty York, Larry Jennings Center of the Mat Cup Load Jennings' loading sequence without the handkerchief
Related to Cups & Balls 12
Sam Leo Horowitz Two Tumblers and a Coin - Horowitz Cup through cup standard illusion, but with coin inside one of the cups
Magic With Faucett Ross 153
Scotty York The "X-Rated" Cups and Balls Routine three cups, no loads from pockets, seated
Cups & Balls 1
Scotty York The "Technicolor X-Rated" Cups and Balls with different colored balls
Cups & Balls 13
Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon Cups and Balls Based on Vernon's routine with different endings
Magic With Faucett Ross 135
Max Malini A Malini Note on his cups and ball routine, glasses wrapped in newspaper
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 974
Ian Baxter My Cup Flippeth Over throwing a loaded cup from hand to hand
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 298
Dai Vernon Cups and Balls "short, very direct Cups and Balls routine"
The First California Lecture 8
Al Cohn Cups & Balls five phases, see p. 1053 for comment by Milton Tropp
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #6) 940
Patrick Page The Cups and Balls three cups
The Big Book of Magic 124
David Berglas Cups and Balls using sleeving
David Berglas Lecture 9
Unknown The Optical Move showing cups empty
Colombini's Cups and Balls 10
Aldo Colombini The Can-Can Move hiding balls in cup, while tossing them from hand to hand
Colombini's Cups and Balls 12
Aldo Colombini The Tilt Move tilting the cup from another cup, stealing a ball
Colombini's Cups and Balls 12
Aldo Colombini The Flying Catch ball is dropped from cup and caught under it, hiding other balls
Colombini's Cups and Balls 14
Charlie Miller Miller's Penetration
Colombini's Cups and Balls 18
Aldo Colombini The Balls Penetrate Two Cups
Colombini's Cups and Balls 19
Aldo Colombini The Ultimate Vanish ball vanishes by hitting two cups against it
Colombini's Cups and Balls 20
Aldo Colombini The Cups and Balls
  • The Colombini Presentation
  • Requirements
  • Set-Up
  • Getting Ready
  • Performance
Colombini's Cups and Balls 7
Dai Vernon Cups and Balls without wand, five phases
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #7) 997
Stephen Minch Cups and Flies balls change into plastic flies one by one, plastic spider final load and bug aerosol can
Creations of a Magical Madman 53
Tommy Wonder Cups and Balls two cup routine
Related to Jos Bema - Lecture 12
Aldo Colombini The Travelling Balls
Colombini's Cups and Balls 15
Aldo Colombini Ball Through Table, Hand and Cups
Colombini's Cups and Balls 16
Aldo Colombini The Final Load
Colombini's Cups and Balls 22
Aldo Colombini The Climax three large balls appear
Colombini's Cups and Balls 25
Frank Garcia Double Post stacked cups, ball secretly between, cups dragged down on table with balls underneath
Inspired by
  • "Galloping Post" (Hugard's Modern Magic Manual, 1939, p. 130, item 4)
The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1076
Francis Carlyle The Cups and Balls baby chicks as final loads
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 132
Barry Nelson The Flash Cups very short routine (one minute) that ends with final loads
The Book of John 116
Horace E. Bennett With a Grain of Salt salt finale
Inspired by On Your Feet 71
Frank Garcia A Lesson on the 'Cups and Ball' outline of routine, very brief
Lecture Notes — No. 1 11
Frank Garcia Passing a Wand Through 3 Nested Cups
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 105
Unknown Basic Ball Vanish - Method One false transfer
The Chop Cup Book 49
Unknown Basic Ball Vanish - Method Two wand pushed through fist with ball
The Chop Cup Book 53
Frank Garcia The "Scoop" or "Lift Up" Move showing cup empty despite ball
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 34
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The "Galloping Post" Move
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 35
Charlie Miller Miller's Drop Through Move
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 51
Horace Goldin "Click" Move ball vanishes between to cups that are banged together
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 61
Paul Gertner Secret Loading of a Ball Underneath a Cup with steel ball
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 82
Paul Gertner The False Load steel ball apparently placed under cup
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 84
Horace Goldin The Horace Golding Baffling Cup gaffed cup to vanish a ball under it
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 103
Unknown Cup Through Cup
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 109
Herb Morrissey Fako Move sequence for showing cups empty
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 111
Unknown To Show that a Cup is Deeper Inside than Out
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 117
Frank Garcia The Frank Garcia Million Dollar Cups and Balls Routine
  • First Phase of Frank Garcia's Routine
  • Variation on the "Oldest Deception"
  • Phase #2
  • Phase #3
  • Phase #4
  • Phase #5
  • Phase #6
  • Phase #7
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 17
Paul Gertner The Cups and Balls with Steel Ball Bearings
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 81
Sam Leo Horowitz S. Leo Horowitz's Cup & Ball Routine
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 91
Robert Parrish On Rosini's Cups & Balls Routine
Interlocutor (Issue 32) 124
Old Pop Kreiger Shower of Balls
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 65
Sam Leo Horowitz Coin Through Cup
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 106
Frank Garcia Additional Sequence
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 117
John F. Mendoza "Big Load" Technique for chop cup, dice stacking, ...
Close-up Presentations 23
Danny Korem The UDT Cups and Ball Routine clean vanish of ball from cup, pendulum holdout
The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II 15
Gary Ouellet The Whoops Move vanish of a ball
The Two Goblets 28
Gary Ouellet The Cenotaph Illusion showing the cups empty
The Two Goblets 9
Gary Ouellet The Cenotaph Placement placing apparently empty cups on table
The Two Goblets 11
David Garrard Shell-Shocked! cups and balls routine with plastic egg shells and coins
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 305
Al Schneider Quickcups with magic kit cups and balls
Al Schneider On Close-Up 137
Danny Korem The Routine three cups and balls routine using pendulum holdout
The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II 16
Gary Ouellet The Two Goblets with two cups, one chop cup, three large balls as climax
The Two Goblets 4
John F. Mendoza The Cup Switch solid cup finale
John: Verse Two 93
Unknown The Tip-Off Move
The Two Goblets 14
Unknown The Put-Down Move
The Two Goblets 15
Gary Ouellet The Shameful Lapping final load move
The Two Goblets 20
Gary Ouellet The Throw-Back Technique final load move, seated
The Two Goblets 20
Bob Fitch Productions - Steals - Loads stealing from the topit, with applications
  • XII-A. Direct Steal
1) Egg on fan
2) Invisible deck
3) Cups & Balls
4) Dye Tube
5) Produce scissors
6) Balloon to Dove
7) Flames from Hands
8) Fishbowl production
9) Fountain of Silks
  • XII-B. Indirect Steal
1) Rabbit and Tray
2) Molding a Rabbit
Topit Again & Again 5
David Williamson The Striking Vanish
  • Alternate Handling (closed fist)
Encore II 21
Unknown Cup Through cup
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 4
Ray Mertz, Dai Vernon Cards & Coins Ala Cups & Balls Vernon's routine with jumbo cards and coins
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 10) 546
Jim Ryan Bare Bones of the entire routine
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 16
Carl Brema The Cups and Balls No. 31, simple routine
Self-Working Table Magic 38
Jim Ryan The Little Finger Steal
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 1
Jim Ryan Slide Steal
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 2
Jim Ryan Phase One - Production of Balls, Display of Cups
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 4
Jim Ryan Phase Two - Two Balls Penetrate the Center Cup
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 6
Jim Ryan Phase Three - A Ball Moves around & Penetrates Upwards
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 7
Jim Ryan Phase Four - In the Spectator's Hand
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 9
Jim Ryan Phase Five - Too Many Balls
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 13
Jim Ryan Phase Six - The Great Finale
Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 15
Jim Cellini The Elevator Move
The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part I 94
Unknown Cup through Cup Move
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 6
Wayne Dobson T 4 U move with cup that has a handle and ball
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 291
Stephen Tucker Tickup two cups, hole in bottom of one cup
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 5
Peter Kane One-Two-One Load for the Cups and Balls loading sequence
Epoptica (Issue 2) 118
George Schindler Great Loads using Rubik's cubes as final loads in cups & balls
The Magic of the Cube 31
Tom Gagnon A Ball Penetration ball on top vanishes and appear under it
Also published here
  • "A Ball Penetration" in "The Blueprint"
Fork Full of Appetizers 56
David Williamson Striking Vanish with alternative handling with closed fist
Also published here For Your Eyes Only 25
David Williamson The Striking Vanish with alternative handling with closed fist
Also published here Striking Magic 21
David Roth, Charlie Miller Cup Penetration Variation with chop cup
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 23
Fabian Han Ping Cup Move
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 109
Milton Cups and Balls Minus One routine with no extra ball
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1004
Frederick Braue Braue Cups and Balls Routine
  • First Phase
  • Second Phase
  • Third Phase
  • Fourth Phase
  • Extra Phase: Single Ball Movements
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 4
Max Malini, Charlie Miller, Frederick Braue A Deceptive Palm for the Cups and Balls false transfer, detailed, "It should be again stressed that the sleight must be performed very slowly, very casually"
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 8
Larry Jennings Fake Transfer
The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 253
Jay Sankey The Cups Runneth Over monster routine, inspired by Frank Garcia's "Five Ball Routine"
Sankey Panky 110
Mark Vincent Take and Leave Load Move taking ball under cup while loading another ball
Gimmick (Issue 3) 15
Unknown Elevator Move brief
Special Effects 47
Randy Wakeman Randy's Cups & Balls Routine based on Vernon's routine, no wand, no fake explanation phase
Special Effects 46
Steve Draun Cups and Balls routine with no extra ball
Also published here The Magic of Steve Draun 39
Dan Fleshman Two C
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 1396
John Ramsay The Ramsay Ball Vanish
The Magic of Steve Draun 41
Steve Draun Shell Load
The Magic of Steve Draun 41
Unknown Push-Through Vanish
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 12
David Williamson Striking Vanish brief
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 14
Dai Vernon The Dai Vernon Wand Spin
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 22
David Williamson One-Handed Ball Steal
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 16
Michael Ammar Stand-up Cups & Balls
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 1
Gary Kurtz Countering Expectations beginning of a cups and balls routine, balls change color
Continuations ... Departures 2 7
Gary Kurtz Countering Expectations cups and balls sequence
Related to Continuations ... Departures 1 & 2 18
David Williamson The Striking Vanish
Williamson's Wonders 17
David Williamson The Open-Hand Vanish striking vanish as overt vanish
Williamson's Wonders 17
David Williamson The Close-Hand Vanish striking vanish as secret steal
Williamson's Wonders 19
David Williamson The Visible Change via striking vanish
Williamson's Wonders 20
Unknown Ball and Wand Transfer ball concealed, hand to hand
Williamson's Wonders 92
Unknown Wand Through Cup
Williamson's Wonders 94
David Williamson Wand Ball Production one end of wand blown into sharply, ball produced
Williamson's Wonders 95
Hippie Torrales EC Cups & Balls Elsmley Count to show cups empty
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 1) 1590
Unknown Cup Through Cup uncredited
Williamson's Wonders 89
Charlie Miller, David Williamson Charlie Miller Move variation
Williamson's Wonders 92
Roy Walton Thru and Thru No. 81, cup dropped through cup, with coin inside as convincer
Self-Working Coin Magic 113
Rafael Benatar Cup Through Cup Variation cup falls through other cups, with all three cups
Transit Cups and Balls 5
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Move
Transit Cups and Balls 11
David Williamson The Gold Cups two cups
Variations Williamson's Wonders 86
Rafael Benatar Routine three cups, four final loads
Transit Cups and Balls 3
Gary Kurtz Countering Expectations beginning of a cups and balls routine, balls change color
Continuations and Departures 16
Charlie Miller Alternative Ending sponge rabbit and carrots as final load
Transit Cups and Balls 18
Unknown The Reverse Stack Count
Impossibilia 83
Unknown Cup Through Cup
Impossibilia 84
John Bannon The Trick Pick - Something New ball removed from cup and reloaded at same time
Impossibilia 84
Unknown The Slide Move - Another Standard Cups Move
Impossibilia 85
John Bannon Shuttleball - Another "New" Sleight
Impossibilia 85
John Bannon Of Cups and Fuzzballs
Impossibilia 82
Unknown Push-Through Vanish ball vanishes as wand is pushed through fist
The Magic of Michael Ammar 12
David Williamson Striking Vanish
The Magic of Michael Ammar 16
Dai Vernon, Silent Mora The Dai Vernon Wand Spin
The Magic of Michael Ammar 26
Gary Kurtz The False Transfer false throw à la Goshman
The Cups and Balls 17
Charlie Miller Miller Penetration Move
The Magic of Michael Ammar 8
Michael Ammar No Tip "Tip-Over" Load
The Magic of Michael Ammar 13
David Williamson One-Handed Ball Steal
The Magic of Michael Ammar 19
Gary Kurtz The Tip-off Load from classic palm
The Cups and Balls 18
Gary Kurtz The Double Load loading an extra ball under the cup
The Cups and Balls 18
Gary Kurtz The Fake Load
The Cups and Balls 19
Michael Ammar Stand-Up Cups & Balls detailled explanation
The Magic of Michael Ammar 1
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Cups and Balls Routine salt as final load
VariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 205
Gary Kurtz The G.K. Cups and Balls balls change color, seven final loads
  • Phase One - Introducing the Props
  • Phase Two - Countering Expectations
  • Phase Three - Variation on Vernon's Travelling Sequences
  • Phase Four (All Three Balls Appear under the Centre Cup)
  • Part Five: The Final Loading Sequences (Part One)
  • Phase Six: Producing Three Oranges (and Reloading)
  • Phase Seven: The Final Stretch
The Cups and Balls 1
Aldo Colombini Laser Cups
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1961
Alex Elmsley Sleeve Loading for the Cups and Balls
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 202
Laurie Ireland Rutina "Ireland" de Cubiletes translation by Ascanio
including moves
  • Pass
  • To load the ball under the cup from the finger palm
  • To pass the ball into the left hand
  • The Palm
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 69
Antonio Casas The Flipover Flourish Load
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 9) 2119
Antonio Casas Switch/Load for Cup & Ball
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2153
Alexander de Cova Becherspiele cup load with ball
Ein Profi packt aus... 161
Karl Fulves Spinout on Mora's original wand spin, sequence with coin outlined
Verbatim (Issue 5) 44
Antonio Casas Striking Vanish
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 8) 2250
Steve Draun Three Cups and Three Balls Routine with no extra ball
Also published here Secrets Draun from Underground 145
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Oranges cups and balls routine with flower pots
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 76
Roberto Giobbi Ouvertüre für ein Becherspiel opening sequence in which balls appear
Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 14
Paul Gertner False Transfer with steel ball
Steel and Silver 197
Paul Gertner Click Convincer steel ball apparently heard inside cup
Steel and Silver 198
Charlie Miller Cup Penetration with steel ball
Steel and Silver 200
Paul Gertner The Steel Balls and Cups using steel balls for routine and final loads
Steel and Silver 195
Jerry Mentzer Cups and Balls with Baby Chicks
Close-Up File 113
Jerry Mentzer Ultimate Cup Routine two cups, with magnet gimmick in hand
Close-Up File 131
Dan Tong Other Ideas A. bottomless cup
B. cup with salt or liquid
Close-Up File 125
Marcelo Contento Cup/Ball/Wand - Twice two ball appearances in the left hand
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 11) 2572
John Riggs Palm-to-Palm Load
The Magic of John Riggs 8
Unknown Ball Steal when covered with cup
The Magic of John Riggs 6
Fred Kaps Cups and Balls three cups with sponge balls
  • Sequence One: Three balls appear under three cups
  • Sequence Two: Three balls gather under the center cup
  • Sequence Three: Three balls go beneath the right side cup
  • Sequence Four: Three balls vanish and reappear under the cups
  • Sequence Five: The balls vanish from the left hand and appear under the center cup
  • Sequence Six: A ball appears to travel from under the middle cup to either end cup
  • Sequence Seven: The fake explanation leading to the loading of the four final loads
Related to Fred Kaps' Cups and Balls 5
Fred Kaps Cup Load ball drop in cup
Related to Fred Kaps' Cups and Balls 9
Bartolomeo Bosco Bosco Palm low finger palm
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 21
Karl Fulves Cup Kink "An idea for the cups & balls"
flexible cups
The Fine Print (Issue 4) 63
Harry Riser Ball under Cup Move ball apparently placed under cup
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 98
Tommy Wonder The Two-Cup Routine
  • Phase One: The Opening
  • Phase Two: The Permeable Cups
  • Phase Three: Twin Ascension
  • Phase Four: Air Transport
  • Phase Five: Sshuwit! Sshuwit!
  • Phase Six: Two in the Hand, One in the Bush
  • Phase Seven: No Room at the Inn
Related to The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 105
Dominique Duvivier Cups, Balls, and a Cup Cups and Balls routine which produces a fourth cup
Magie Duvivier 138
Harry Riser Harry's Cups and Balls three cups
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 95
Tommy Wonder, Peter Kane A Three-Cup Load loading sequence
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 98
Harold Cataquet HPC For Cup And Ball Hand Ping Chien
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 7) 2815
Harold Cataquet Tip No Load
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 7) 2812
Dai Vernon, Silent Mora Wand Spin
The Book 38
Jay Sankey Two Way Toss
The Book 38
David Williamson Drummer's Move
The Book 39
David Williamson Striking Vanish
The Book 40
Unknown The Pickup Move ball under cup secretly picked up with cup
Cyclops 2
Unknown The Centrifugal Move ball stays inside when cup is turned over and tabled
Related to Cyclops 2
Unknown The Cup Steal & Conceal ball apparently rolled from cup into hand
Cyclops 2
Bob Farmer Big Sponge Ball Vanish sponge ball rolled from cup into hand and seen, vanishes
Cyclops 7
Bob Farmer Big Solid Ball Vanish ball rolled from cup into hand and seen, vanishes
Related to
  • "The Vanishing Buckeye" (Eddie Fields' Secret Diary, p. 19)
Cyclops 7
Karl Fulves Penetro "Short Takes"
gaffed cup with trapdoor
The Fine Print (Issue 8) 231
Rainer Pfeiffer, Helge Thun, Manuel Muerte The Fruit Cups two-cup routine with two different colored balls
The Book 35
Steve Beam Nectar of the Cups humorous bar bet routine, with cups and balls
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1478
Bob Farmer Cyclops routine with three cups and one ball, three balls as climax
Cyclops 1
Bob Farmer The Egg Bag Addition incorporating an egg-bag in the routine
Cyclops 6
Unknown The Loading Sequence
Cyclops 2
Helge Thun Easy Chop Cups and Balls one of the three cups is a chop cup
Faustdick hinterm Schlitzohr 25
Dai Vernon The Mora/Vernon Wand Spin Vanish
Constant Fooling 1 180
John Carney Cup Load as hand passes cup
The Book of Secrets 126
Charlie Miller Cup Penetration Move actually credited to Mexican magician by Miller
The Book of Secrets 129
John Carney Three Ball Vanish
The Book of Secrets 133
Ron Bauer Fake Put Sequence Take Vanish vs. Put Vanish (Charlie Miller), En Route Principle
Dixie 18
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Spinning the Wand Vanish
Kreative Magie 21
Unknown Cup through Cup
The Book of Secrets 124
Unknown Measuring inside of Cup
The Book of Secrets 125
David Regal Cups & Balls & Cups & Balls
Constant Fooling 1 160
John Carney Muscade Magic streamlined Vernon routine
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 120
Ron Bauer Dixie cups & balls routine with torn pieces of fake bill as balls and cotton balls as final loads
Dixie 2
Luis H. Trueba Desaparición de una Bola false transfer with ball, while holding wand
Magia y Dramagia 191
Al Baker Cups and Balls
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 701
Luis H. Trueba El Moro Los Cubiletes del Moro, cups and balls routine, with three cups
Magia y Dramagia 175
Unknown The Tip Over Load
Street Cups and Balls 48
Unknown The Scoop
Street Cups and Balls 49
Unknown Stacking Load
Street Cups and Balls 49
Unknown Wand Through Cup Classic
Street Cups and Balls 50
Unknown The Fruit Load From pouch
Street Cups and Balls 50
Karl Fulves Up Cup two cups nested, wand pushed in from below, it seems to penetrate lower cup and lift upper cup
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 361
Ron Bauer Effect easy routine, three small cups, one sponge ball as final load
Basic Cups & Balls Technique 2
Gazzo The Routine Gazzo's Cups and Balls routine with patter description
Street Cups and Balls 53
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
Don Alan Don Alan Chop Cup Loading Technique
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 20
Don Alan The Big Bang chop cup loading technique with bang on table
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 25
Karl Fulves KF Notes
  • plastic glass clings to knife
  • thread strand in middle of mouth of cup in cups and balls
  • Fred DeMuth's tumbler trick
Inspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 5) 280
Karl Fulves Abridged Version cups and balls routine outline for standup, using first three then two then one cups
Prolix (Issue 4) 219
Sam Leo Horowitz Three-Cup Interlude with sponge rubber cubes
Prolix (Issue 5) 310
Román García Los Cubiletes de Wittgenstein routine with two cups, one chop cup
Nanomagias 61
Tom Stone Loading Strategies methods for obtaining loads without body loading
Vortex 9
Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller Cups-and-Balls Pendulum Loading
Secret Agenda (Issue June 17) 180
Al Schneider Rest Positions while palming a ball
Al Schneider Magic 120
Al Schneider Ball Palms palms for cups and balls, Finger Palm, Tweezers Palm, Final Load Palm
Al Schneider Magic 121
Al Schneider Schneider Vanish put-type vanish
Al Schneider Magic 126
Al Schneider Catch Drop Vanish
Al Schneider Magic 142
Al Schneider Palm Shift palm change
Al Schneider Magic 170
Al Schneider Cup Pickup and Replace loading a ball under a cup
Al Schneider Magic 132
Al Schneider Tip Load
Al Schneider Magic 138
Unknown Turnover Move hiding a ball while placing the cups on the table
Al Schneider Magic 145
Al Schneider Tweezers Steal
Al Schneider Magic 147
Al Schneider Tweezers Steal with Large Ball large ball hidden under cup

Al Schneider Magic 153
Al Schneider Tweezers Load
Al Schneider Magic 157
Al Schneider Twist Pickup cup pickup hiding a large ball
Al Schneider Magic 160
Al Schneider Subtlety Pickup cup pickup hiding a palmed ball
Al Schneider Magic 163
Al Schneider Rotate Load
Al Schneider Magic 165
Al Schneider Double Load
Al Schneider Magic 167
Alexander de Cova Geheime Taschenladung final loads handling, using topit
Seminar-Leviten 11
Al Schneider LA Street Cups balls travel from cup to cup one by one, vanish and reappear under the cups, one final load
Al Schneider Magic 688
Roberto Giobbi Overture for Cups and Balls cup moves, three balls appear, travel under cups
Confidences 119
Tom Gagnon