37 entries in Ball / Billiard Ball / Routines / Production & Appearance
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Willmann's Servanten für Billardbälle holder, table edge servante, production stand, see page 95 for correction
May 1897 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
Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 35
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der Zauberstab als Billardkugelmagazin billiard ball produced from wand, ball starts in fold of sleeve
Nov. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 172
Charles T. Jordan A Clean Ball Production No. 8, empty glass put in paper tube, ball rolls out, wax
1920 Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan A Manipulative Opening No. 9, card, thimble and billiard ball are produced
1920 Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 21
Laurie Ireland The New Multiplying Golf Balls two shells, clinging shell feature
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 5
Laurie Ireland The Simultaneous Production of One to Eight Balls no body loads
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 8
Unknown Production of Four Solid Billiard Balls without using a Shell "very rapid and effective"
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 74
Unknown A Billiard Ball Phantasy four different colored solid balls
1938 Greater Magic 637
Unknown Production of a Billiard Ball from a Playing Card
1938 Greater Magic 641
Edward Victor Production of Four Billiard Balls utilizing the previous vanish move and comedy ball concept without revealing as a gag
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 97
Eddie Joseph Producing Three Balls Singly a la Billiard Balls
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 12
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 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 115
Arthur H. Buckley The Production of Eight Solid Balls at the Fingertips without a Shell
1948 Principles and Deceptions 206
Jerry Hornak Production of Four Solid Billiard Balls
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 17
Unknown Balls from the Air Miser's Dream with balls and paper cone, three methods
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 21
Jack Miller Ball from Silk ball appears from silk, repeated for second ball, see also p. 410 for coin version by Harold Bester
Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 375
Dick Zimmerman Surprise Ball Routine eight balls are produced, then all change colors, loop ball
1973 Creative Magic 4
Karrell Fox Ball-o-matic single ball instantly becomes four balls, all attached to each other
Variations 1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 145
Richard Kaufman Elevation Eight Ball interlocked four ball production, different colors
1977 Balls! 23
Tenkai Ishida Überraschende Tuch- und Billardball Produktion silk production after showing both hands empty (bundle on thread behind hand), then ball appears
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1959
Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 26
Karrell Fox Dia-Ball-ical #124 one-to-four sequence, sponge balls
1979 Another Book 259
Karrell Fox Dia-Ball-ical #428 four-to-eight sequence, threaded sponge balls
1979 Another Book 261
Al Leech Chicaco Balls The Chicago Ball Trick And A Routine general comments, with sponge balls
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 64
Al Leech Substitution For Chicago Balls
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 72
Al Leech A Rainbow Routine billiard ball routine
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 83
Don Nielsen One Ball to Three one ball cracked on glass edge into three, only effect description
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 59
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case
VariationsAlso published here 1989 Without 8
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
1989 Without 9
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case
Also published here 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 59
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 79
Tommy Wonder The Big One giant ball production as climax
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 184
Steve Bedwell Ferrero Rocher Anyone? "balls from mouth"
1998 ca. Flexing and Twisting 8
Marc DeSouza Miniature Bowling Ball From Briefcase tiny briefcase, two sponge balls are taken out, then a solid steel ball that wouldn't have fit in
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 17
Tom Stone Mitosis Maneuver one ball becomes two which become four, sequence with shell
2011 Maelstrom 107
Tom Stone Ball Climax molded four-ball-climax
2011 Maelstrom 119
Tom Gagnon Chalk It Up dice stacking routine with pool chalk, eight ball final load
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 428