47 entries in Spongeball / Appearance & Production
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Surprise Sponge Climax three sponges two in spectator's hand, when spectator opens his hand, several small ones appear
Related to 1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7) 2
Milbourne Christopher Sponge Ball Idea sticking sponge ball on end of pencil before production
Jan. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 185
Hubert Lambert The Leapin' Leprechauns small sponge balls under glass, glass covered with newspaper, large ball finish
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 30
Don Alan It's Flashy! sponge balls appear in a flash, with flash paper
1951 Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 5
Bill Simon Sponge Surprise fifteen to twenty small sponge balls appear
1954 Sleightly Sensational 33
Slydini Sorcery With Spheres Two sponge balls, one travels from the magician's hand to the spectator's hand. Next a third appears and then a fourth. At the end two balls transform in many tiny balls in the spectator's hand.
1960 The Magic of Slydini 88
Slydini Spherical Switchcraft Four sponge balls are put in the right hand and then they disappear. To reappear from the spectator's pocket
1960 The Magic of Slydini 98
Remo Inzani Sponge Ball Routine potato as finale
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 297
Fred Kaps Chinese Chow spongeball under bowl multiplies and then fruits appear, with chopsticks
Inspired by 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 304
Phoa Yan Tiong Rice Bowl and Balls two final loads under bowl
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 310
Jerry Mentzer Something From Something production from sponge ball
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 116
Amedeo Vacca Spongeball "Split" ball split with finger
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 53
Jerry Mentzer Something from Something sponge ball multiplies into three balls
Also published here
  • "Something from Something" (Linking Ring, February 1971)
1975 Close Up Cues 1
Unknown "Wrapper Magic" sponge ball from cigar wrapper
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 25
Frank Garcia My Version of the "10" Count balls appear from purse frame
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 95
Unknown "The Slow Motion Transposition and Impromptu Routine" sponge from purse frame, split in two, one in each hand, travel into one
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 102
Unknown Flash Opening balls from flash paper flash
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 137
James Renaux Jimmy Reneaux's Idea
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 155
Frank Garcia The Grand Finale purse frame, many small balls appear
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 183
Frank Garcia Imaginary Sponge
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 200
Harvey Rosenthal A Novel Sponge Production
1976 Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 14
Karrell Fox The "Wiggly" Apple green balloon apple made, burst, a sponge rubber snake appears from within
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 35
Erhard Liebenow Ball Production large ball appears behind a card
1978 Liebenow On Cards 6
Karrell Fox Havin' a Ball sponge balls appear and are put in paper bag, also invisibly with landing sound, giant sponge ball comes out of bag
1979 Another Book 184
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
Johnny "J.J." Johnston Cointraption reverse coin through table, small trapdoor, spongball kicker
Nov. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 936
Ken De Courcy Married Sponges sponges appear in paper fortune teller fold
1980 Blue Spotitis 6
Jim Cellini Something for Nothing purse frame and sponge ball routine
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 85
Jay Sankey Sponge Ball Production in Power Case
1983 Powerful Magic 87
Tommy Wonder Dice Climax climax for dice stacking routine, sponge 4
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 137
Peter Samelson Samelson's Sensational Sponge Ball Surprise cigarette paper changes to sponge ball in flash of fire,
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 35
Peter Samelson The Samelson Split clean handling for splitting of ball into two on the table
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 37
Meir Yedid Continuous Sponge Balls between fingers, at once
1986 Stage Stuff 47
John Carney Current Classic two spongeballs appear and travel together in spectator's hand
1986 (ca.) Notebook 2
John Carney Sponge Ball Production visual
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 1
Karrell Fox "Shell-Shock" sponge balls appear under shells as finale
1988 My Latest Book 40
John Carney Sponge Ball Production visual
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 4
Dan Garrett Thumb Tipnique on producing large things from oversized thumb tips
Also published here 1991 Garrett Does The U.K. 13
Aldo Colombini Tip Top cards with clowns with different colored noses, one color is selected and performer appears to wear the same colored clown nose
1991 FISM Lecture Notes 2
Dan Garrett Thumb Tipnique on producing large things from oversized thumb tips
Also published here 1992 Garrett In The U.S.A. 13
Dan Garrett The Cosmic Egg egg materializes in empty hands and is cracked into glass, also for sponge ball appearance
2002 2002 — The Last Palindrome 3
Tom Stone Benson Burner stand-up Benson Bowl routine with dozens of sponge balls as final load
2010 Vortex 195
John Carney, Roberto Giobbi Flash Production of a Sponge Ball
Related to 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 11) 174
Troy Hooser The Bottomless Box Objects produced from bottomless box, strange things happen when placed in it (Produce crystal balls, linking ribbons, spongeball routine, ring links on ribbon)
Inspired by 2010 Moments 41
Michael Sondermeyer Lubor-Würfel mit Inhalt appearance of sponge balls, special way to hang parts of the boxes onto the fingers
Related toAlso published here
  • "Lubor-Würfel mit Inhalt" in "Magische Welt", Nr.1, 1993. P. 11.
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Roberto Mansilla, Roberto Giobbi, Jim Cellini Spongeball Production from Purse Frame
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