42 entries in Ball / Billiard Ball / Routines / Routines
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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 1876 Modern Magic 426
Unknown Billardkugelkunststücke two billiard queues from borrowed handkerchief, then handkerchief to billiard ball, ball routine, borrowed handkerchief reappears in a candle
Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 57
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
Martignoni Martignoni's Billardspiel I. Ausführung
routine with ball and cup, shell
Related to Feb. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 25
Martignoni Martignoni's Billardspiel II. Ausführung
Related to Mar. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 37
Carl Willmann Der verschwindende und erscheinende Billardball suction cup with loop for appearing and vanishing billiard ball
Feb. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 22
T. Nelson Downs The Four-Ball Trick, with Novel Passes four solid balls
1909 The Art of Magic 305
Unknown Color Change with Four Solid Balls four red balls to four white balls
1909 The Art of Magic 313
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation
Inspired byAlso published here 1911 Later Magic 672
C. O. Williams Multiplying Billiard Ball Variation
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 129
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shell
Also published here 1911 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
Related toAlso published here 1911 Later Magic 602
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls
1911 Magical Titbits 65
Joseph Michael Hartz Hartz Finale for Crystal Balls
Related to 1911 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
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 55
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplying Billiard Ball with shell
VariationsAlso published here 1911 Later Magic 669
Tommy Tucker Manipulative Billiard Ball ball with hole to stick finger into it to simplify moves
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 21
Unknown Production of Four Solid Billiard Balls without using a Shell "very rapid and effective"
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 74
Walter B. Gibson Ball-Istics four balls appear one by one and vanish again
Related to
  • corrections and improvements on p. 28
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 4) 13
Herb Poppleton The Easy Comedy Golf Ball Routine with Ireland's Golf Balls, shell and in combination with egg bag
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 8
Jerry Hornak Master Billiard Ball Routine using two shells on one ball
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 15
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
Related toVariations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 197
Karrell Fox Foxy Climax one ball becomes four, then all vanish, with handkerchief four ball gaff, see p. 342 for ideas by Dan Tong
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 377) 335
David Berglas, Lewis Ganson, Ralph W. Hull The Master Move For 'The Homing Ball' moves for ball and cone
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 182
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 18
Mike Rogers Elusive Sphere longer manipulative ball and silk combination in which ball repeatedly vanishes and reappears
July 1972 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
1973 Creative Magic 4
Patrick Page One to Four Manipulation
1976 The Big Book of Magic 108
Patrick Page One to Eight Manipulation two shells
1976 The Big Book of Magic 113
Richard Kaufman Mirror Image routine, four balls appear, color changing elements, nesting shells
1977 Balls! 8
Richard Kaufman Colorific routine, four balls appear, color changing elements, with handkerchief
1977 Balls! 16
Richard Kaufman, Albert Warby Rainbow Visions eight ball routine, different colors
1977 Balls! 34
Al Leech A Rainbow Routine billiard ball routine
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 83
Danny Korem, Slydini The UDT Paper Cone and Ball Routine pendulum holdout, see "Capricious Cornucopia" (Encores)
1980 The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II 28
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
1982 The Ramsay Finale 9
Karl Fulves Joggled balls vanish and appear during juggling, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 51) 248
Harry Riser Ball, Cone, and Box Routine with credit information
Related to 1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 154
Harry Riser The Golf Lesson one golf ball multiplies to five, no shell
1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 240
Harry Riser The Close-Up Billiard Ball Routine with shell
Also published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1988
1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 257
Miguel Aparicio Variaciones del Cono y la Bola with handkerchief, variations
Inspired by 2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 187
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 2010 Vortex 141
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)
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 432