13 entries in Battery
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Bagshawe "Lighting a Lighthouse" flashlight battery vanished from silk and reappears in flashlight which sits in a lighthouse model
1924 67
Howard Warringer The Flashing Fetish flashlight lights on it's own, also when batteries are removed, answers questions
Inspired by
  • "The Flashing Fetish" in "Genii" March, 1938. P. 232.
Mar. 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Larry Becker Super Charged battery in tube, brand is divined, bill tube
Related to
  • Bob Driebeek's "No Looking" in "Pentagram", 1957.
1979 147
Dennis Marks Power Drain battery is drained and filled up again, using a battery tester
Related to
  • "Brain Drain" (Moshe Botwinick aka Marc Salem, Invocation #63, June 1991)
  • "Free of Charge" (Tom Craven, The Linking Ring, Vol. 71 No. 9, Sep. 1991)
Sep. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 3)
Sveroni Das Tuch in der Taschenlampe spectator holds flashlight and performer holds a handkerchief, suddenly flashlight stops working and handkerchief transforms into battery, silk is found in flashlight
1995 25
Philip T. Goldstein Electrovoyance
  • The Other Month
various AA batteries are mixed in bag, level of charge from a chosen battery is divined
Inspired by
  • "Free of Charge" (Phil Goldstein, Linking Ring, Sep. 1991)
Mar. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 3)
Eric Mead Discharge a battery is drained
Also published here Apr. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 8)
David Regal Battery Power two in the hands... with climax
2002 190
Philip T. Goldstein Power Trip power of fully charged battery is transferred to empty one
May/June 2002
The Penumbra (Issue 1)
Eric Mead Discharge a battery is drained
Also published here 2003 9
Andy Nyman Pop Out battery is popped out of a playing card
Also published here
  • The Crimp 37
2010 245
Josh Janousky Charged Up battery rolled along tabled spread stops at selection, card clings to battery
Apr. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 4)
John Bodine Battery Break battery removed from borrowed watch and slapped back inside with Striking Vanish
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Oct. 2004
2022 337