100 entries in Light & Fire / Fire
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown How to breathe fire out of your mouth
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 29
Unknown La Lampe Sympatique lamp can be blown out with a tube even when tube is pointed to other direction
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 41
Unknown How to terrify such as are entirely unacquainted with the Nature of Phosphorus writing and drawing on walls, glowing in the dark, lighting a match
Breslaw's Last Legacy 96
Unknown The Bowls of Water and Bowls of Fire produced from a Shawl
Modern Magic 371
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen
  • wand for continuous cigarette production
  • wand to ignite candle, chemical or with match
  • coin catching wand, two versions (one with folding coin, continued in next issue)
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 33
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on Gustav Stampfl, Cumberland, chemical fire eating
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 64
Unknown Der magische Name paper burnt, letters of a name remain unburnt, chemical
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 30
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, fireproof materials, flames of different colors, exposure in magazines
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 95
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Licht dans Séances oder "mehr Licht" No. 3, candle blown out and lit again with only the fingers, repeat, hidden flame gimmick in hand or chemical method
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 20
Unknown Red Fire with chemicals
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 108
Unknown Selbstverbrennung einer Karte und ihre Wiederherstellung No. 16, card placed on stand, burns on command, reappears in bottle that is broken to get it out, flap folding card in bottle
Der Amateurzauberer 97
Unknown Ein Licht anzünden, ohne dessen Docht zu berühren No. 3, blowing out a candle an igniting a match by being only near the wick
Der Amateurzauberer 158
Unknown Die Flammenschrift writing burns into piece of paper
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 175
H. F. C. Suhr Der bezauberte Fünfmarkschein bill vanishes in flash of fire, appears again, flash paper bill
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 109
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XIII. Variatio Delectat 1. Feuer in den Fingerspitzen (flame of candle is ignited again with fingers)
2. Kerzen-Metamorphose (candle transforms into silk, wrapped in paper)
3. Wanderschaft (Tuch- und Teller-Kunststück) (silk vanishes and appears under plate)
4. Das Chamäleon-Tuch (silk changes color inside tube)
5. Das verschwindende Seidentuch (silk vanishes in paper cone)
Moderne Magie 140
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 11. liquid catches fire by itself on spoon, chemical
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 10
Unknown Cardboard Figures Blow Out and Light a Candle non-magical science experiment
The Modern Conjurer 306
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli 3. Der Lichtanzünder transferring flame from candle to candle, held with the fingertips, special gimmick
Moderne Magie 58
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli V. Spiritistische Spiegelfechtereien 1. Wanderung von Tinte und Wasser (ink and water transposition, glass and bottle)
2. Die Macht der magischen Mixtur (silk vanish, one placed over candle vanishes in a flash, silk appears in small bottle)
3. Feuer und Wasser (water starts to burn)
4. Das verschwindende Wasserglas (glass filled with water vanishes under handkerchief)
Moderne Magie 92
Carl Willmann Die Feuerschale fire bowl production
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1) 7
A. J. Verschiedenes on travels to China and tricks he has seen there (eggs appear under bowl, ball to bird head, hay catches fire)
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 7) 109
Carl Anderson, William G. Edwards Tricks of the Trade compilation of tips on:
1. painting metal
2. glueing cloth
3. table tops
4. painting tables
5. table tops
6. "Anderson Inlaid Top"
7. silk handkerchief quality
8. sheet brass
9. soft & hard brass
10. velvet
11. brass tubing
12. "lighted candle from pocket"
13. candle oil
14. servante for glass of water
15. thread
16. wax
The Art of Magic 289
L'Homme Masqué Magically Lighting a Candle or Cigarette gimmick on ring
The Art of Magic 333
Albert Fellows, Stanley Collins Bottled Sunshine longer routine, tissue paper bursts into in fire, hole is burnt in a playing card with a reading-glass, three candles catch alight, third candle begins to melt
Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 90
Jean Hugard Production of the First Thimble: Various Methods five ways to produce a single thimble in a dramatic manner, some involving fire/flash paper
Thimble Magic 20
Unknown Fire-Eating routine with assistant and some byplay, relighting candle, candle bit off, smoke out of mouth, pole and ribbons from mouth, umbrella production
The Magic Annual for 1937 107
Unknown Hindu Fire Eating classic, stick with fire into mouth
The Magic Annual for 1937 114
Max Holden The Whole Art of Smoke Pictures blackening a plate with torch, then pictures are made by wiping out parts, longer write-up
The Magic Annual for 1937 115
Roy Chapman A Practical Flashpot
Greater Magic 875
Lenz Glowing Embers eating fakir stunt
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 412
George Delaney A Magnetic Personality
  • magnetic/mesmerised cards
  • buzzing sound when touching metal
  • fire flash in the dark
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 438
Abril Lamarque Match Gag gag in which match doesn't go out and is then put in pocket lightened
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 498
Theodore Annemann Paper Burns by Itself phosphor spit on it
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 109) 652
Earl Morgan Rising Flame flame from match floats up to light cigarette
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 15
Joan Brandon The Flaming Punch flame from liquid, piece for a magic bar routine
My Best 292
James Upchurch Cold Fire - The Magic Torch fake blow torch, effects with cold fire (bulb of flash light), melting metal, boiling water and more
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 15
Joseph K. Schmidt Flash Paper Interlude flash appears, cigarette ignites palmed flash paper
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 164
L. Hopple, Ed. Prendergast Aladdin's Lamp handkerchief turns into lighted lamp
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 30
Billy McComb William's Hot Book flames from a book
Related to The First Book of William 32
Billy McComb William Amid the Fakirs gazing at a match causing it to ignite
The First Book of William 42
Don Tanner Writing with Fire lit cigarette touched on paper, a flame starts burning along a line on the paper, writing a word or design, chemical
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 11
Unknown Indestructible Bill bill soaked in whiskey burns without damage
Over the Coffee Cups 6
Felix Korim Flame from Candle to Bulb flame carried from candle to light bulb
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 14
U. F. Grant Atomic Energy fire explosion in glass
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 3
Floyd Catlin Magic Flame rolling up a newspaper an blowing through it, with lighted match, flame comes from tube
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 27
Eugene L. Bulson May I Borrow Your Light, Sir? clever gimmick to remove a flame from lighter / candle
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 30
Allessandro A Cigarette Routine cigarettes are produced, then removing flame from candle and vanishing candle with handkerchief
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 13
Tony Corinda Novel Revelation of a Selected Word page is set on fire, everything burns down except a circle with the selected word
Book Tests 212
Al Hancuff Book a Blaze self-made burning book
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 45
Sam Lebeoff A Canticle candle does not extinguish underneath glass, but when it is removed
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 233
Jack Bateman Flaming Torch to Cane
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 25
Pete Biro Funkenring Fun
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 55
Amedeo Vacca Flash Teatro fire flashs appear in the hands, opening
Amedeo's Continental Magic 18
Al Mann Dinner Table Yoga playing with a burning cotton ball, eventually eating it
Mental-Ettes 10
Burling Hull Ball of Paper Held by Spectator Bursts into Flame chemical
The Amazing World of Mentalism 32
Jan Heins, Carl Lauchli Firewater gag, with a lighter a burst of flame comes from a half empty drink
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4) 343
Jock Crombie A Gag From Crombo lighter gag
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 280
Fred Robinson, Mark Weston, Tommy Wonder Where There's Smoke pencil gag, magnetic (Mark Weston)
flame of a lighter and handkerchief (Jos Bema / Tommy Wonder)
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 514
Fred Robinson, Bob Hamilton Where There's Smoke
  • bar bet with a match box
  • matchbox and coin, divine if heads or tails, stooge
  • match in hand, matchbox balanced on back of the hand, box is tossed and match ignited
  • remove flame from lighter to light cigarette, gag
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 588
Karrell Fox, Fred Robinson, Martin Breese, Fred Snooks Where There's Smoke
  • smoking thumb, by inhaling smoke of a match (sent in by Martin Breese)
  • smoke a matchbox
  • split a burning match to give fire
  • extinguish a match by blowing in the opposite sleeve, paper match (Karrel Fox)
  • joke, matches and water (Fred Snooks)
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 11) 603
John Cornelius Fireworks "Curiosities"
lit match is placed behind back and comes out out (gag), then in repeat it comes out lit again
The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1181
Van Cleve Curse of Darkness "Curiosities"
candle is lighted, flame shrinks to glow and expands again
Also published here
  • "Curse of Darkness" (Van Cleve, Weird Magic)
The Chronicles (Issue 15) 1211
Shogen / Zen Heat Wave medallion becomes really hot, foil
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 255) 1272
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
Terry Tyson Burn, Witch with evil name, wrapped in foil, becomes hot
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 269) 1341
Tony Andruzzi Hot Stuff paper with information starts to burn, information is revealed
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 271) 1352
Paul Harris Heart Burn corner of card stroken on match-book, ignites and burns
Also published here Close-up Fantasies Finalé 99
Al Mann Pyro-Sorcery newspaper starts burning by willpower, eight methods
The Shattered Chalice 1
Unknown Arrested Oxidation paper does not burn until performer wants to
The Shattered Chalice 5
Al Mann Causing Beutifull Explosions in the Seance Room No. 25, glowing bubbles explode when set on fire
101 Psychic Tests 7
Unknown The Tongues of Hades No. 91, flames are seen in dark seance room
101 Psychic Tests 26
Unknown Fireworks No. 14, orange peeling squeezed over flame
101 Psychic Tests 6
Al Mann Card Location No. 15, selection is found by holding it over a flame and little fireworks is seen
101 Psychic Tests 6
Al Mann Fireballs No. 17, in dark seance room
101 Psychic Tests 6
Unknown The Flame Thru the Hanky flame of lighter is moved around handkerchief, no harm
Magic from the Parade #1 6
Steve Beam Flash Finale flames from coin purse, as a finale to The Thing, gag
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 196
John Kennedy Haunted Candle Flame candle flame travels around
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 8) 18
Gary Hipp Scorcher match burns and apparently performer forgets it, it burns without burning the fingers
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 19) 323
Karl Fulves Sparky spark-plug releases sparks in hand, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 52) 261
Karrell Fox A "Hot" Item trade show presentation for flaming book
My Latest Book 128
Asako Suda Cane from Fireball
New Magic Of Japan 43
Rocco Silano Fire and Ice: The Formal Presentation cotton burned in flash, ice produced from flame, sleeving
If it fits... Sleeve it! 45
Rocco Silano Shaken, Not Stirred cotton touched to lips and then burned in flash, to prove that gasoline was drunk, gag
If it fits... Sleeve it! 48
Rocco Silano Flash Paper Ring on Cigarette method to produce fire from cigarette
If it fits... Sleeve it! 51
Rocco Silano Funkenring Tip "Trio of Tips"
If it fits... Sleeve it! 52
Michael Weber Flame Thrower improvised flash divice, flame thrower
Life Savers 92
Harald Kurz D - Daumen, brennender burning thumb
Hardcore 32
Harald Kurz F - Feuerring on appearing flame in hand
Hardcore 33
John Scarne Traveling Flame flame taken off lighter and tossed back, credit information, lighter covered with silk and use of Storm King lighters
Rigmarole (Issue 5) 53
Fantasio Flammende Daumenspitze building a thumb tip flame, removing flame from lighter
Fantasio 21
Paul Harris Heartburn corner of card stroken on match-book, ignites and burns
Also published here The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale) 65
Karl Fulves Heat Rises tinfoil gets hot on spectator's hand, voodoo type presentation
Related to Underworld (Issue 5) 65
Richard Bartram, Jr. Burning a Big One after burnt match appears back in matchbook, matchbook bursts into flames
Trephine 113
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Bonfire matches in shot glass start to burn by themselves, chemical
Related to
  • "The Art of Eddie Joseph"
Ah-ha! 60
Bobby Bernard Utility Altar Light transposition of flames of flame from candle to candle, with glasses
Inspired by
  • Gen Grant's "Altar Light"
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10) 6
Karl Fulves Blow Out "Unsolved Mysteries"
candle in glass, lit candle outside, blowed on glass, outside candle goes out and other one is now lit, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 9) 268
Jay Sankey Voodoo Card signed and lost in deck, a white index card is folded in quarters and selected card is found folded in the deck. Then corner of selected card is burnt, and index card is found to be burnt in the corner too
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 25
Oliver Meech Flaming Voodoo Paper held by performer bursts into flames
The Plot Thickens 64
John Houdi Burning Things on Stage tip to avoid failing lighter
Vortex 172
G Fire Spell (火炎咒) Paper with "fire" written on it suddenly bursts into flames
Emotion 72