218 entries in Light & Fire / Flash Paper & Material
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Flash Handkerchief
1890 More Magic 227
H. F. C. Suhr Der moderne Phönix No. 3, card torn to pieces and burnt in a flash on a bowl, restored card underneath bowl, see Zauberspiegel for Suhr attribution
Also published here 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 89
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on Conradi/Conrady & Horster, on legal performances for money, Wunderkinder, Melanie Leichtmann, Madame Médéa, flash paper
June 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 96
Camill Bihler Der verschwundene Ring "Ein Gesellschaftsscherz"
cup upside down on table, borrowed finger ring wrapped in paper and put on bottom of cup and burned, ring is found underneath cup
Nov. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 172
H. F. C. Suhr Der moderne Phönix card torn to pieces and burnt in a flash on a bowl, restored card underneath bowl
Also published here Aug. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 179
Unknown Neues Blitzpapier flash paper recipe, chemical
Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 155
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes
  • Ein Zauberer als Millionär (Barney Barnato)
  • Fragekasten
flash material
Dec. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12) 191
Unknown Ein Tellschuss object placed in paper cone which is attached to a target, cone and content vanish in a flash when fired upon it
Nov. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 3) 38
Professor Ernst Das Verschwinden eines Gegenstandes item like borrowed watch wrapped into flash paper, it vanishes from there
Related to Jan. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 1) 12
Emil Clauß Ein Wort zum "Schiessen im Salon" flash material instead of classic load to make less of a mess
Oct. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 10) 158
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der animalische Transport No. 6, two birds travel from small glass box to cage
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 29
Unknown Flash Paper Card
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 72
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
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 97
H. F. C. Suhr Der bezauberte Fünfmarkschein bill vanishes in flash of fire, appears again, flash paper bill
July 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 109
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 8. stick burns away when broken
Related to Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 10
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 9. paper burns away
Related to Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 10
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Recipe for Flash Paper
1902 Moderne Magie 89
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XIX. Suggestion eines Obolus 1. Ein Autodafé (coin folded in paper vanishes in a flash)
2. Phönix (coin appears in glass, covered with silk)
3. Die wahrsagende Münze (coin in glass jumps, to answer questions, coding systems)
4. Der Karzer (glass and coin are covered with silk and placed inside a box where they vanish)
1902 Moderne Magie 178
W. J. Collins A Magical Explosive chemical
1903 Later Magic 60
Professor Ernst Watch Vanish in Flash Paper
Related to 1903 Later Magic 140
Unknown The Wedding Ring and Flag finger ring wrapped in flash paper vanishes, flag changes into flowers, flag with ring inside appears in covered glass
1903 Later Magic 204
Unknown Feuerzauber apparatus stand from which a card vanishes in a flash
Sep. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9) 139
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, stealing a silk, flash paper card
June 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 95
H. F. C. Suhr La carte du diable card vanishes in flash of fire, made from flash paper, ignites by itself
Jan. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2) 18
Joseph Michael Hartz Card, Coin and Candle coin wrapped in paper vanishes, reappears in chosen card, piece of paper into piece of candle
Related toAlso published here 1911 Later Magic 686
Joseph Michael Hartz Card, Coin and Candle coin wrapped in paper vanishes, reappears in chosen card, piece of paper into piece of candle
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 145
Oswald Rae A Suggested Combination wand wrapped in newspaper, signed cigarette changes into wand and newspaper is crushed, cigarette later found inside a candle
Also published here
  • "A Suggested Combination" in "The British Ring"
1930 Original Magic 45
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
1936 Thimble Magic 20
Unknown Revealed by Fire name of selected card appears on card in flash of fire
1938 Greater Magic 226
Unknown Flash Paper recipe
1938 Greater Magic 874
Theodore Annemann Formula for making Colored Flashpaper
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 318
Unknown A Silk Interlude silk vanishes in flash, actually flash paper
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 66
Theodore Annemann Tip on Lighting Flash Paper
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 604
Martin Gardner Japanese Paper Bird bird fold that flaps its wings, application with flash paper and coin appearing from bird or traveling in bird
Inspired by
  • "Houdini's Paper Magic" (p. 117)
Related to
  • "Scientific Recreations" (Tissandier, 1881, French work)
1941 After the Dessert 11
Russel Walsh The Flash Card Stab deck wrapped in flash paper
Variations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 282
Bob Hummer Take Your Hat Off (This will burn 'em up) with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here 1944 Six-Trix for 1944 6
Paul Curry I.O.U dime is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a penny. Under the npenny is a little circle of paper "IOU 9ct"
Related to 1945 My Best 161
Sid Lorraine A "Flash" Opener flash paper bill vanish
1945 My Best 320
Shaman Shaman's Lucifers two matchboxes, in one the matches are burnt, then they change places with the unburnt matches in the other matchbox
Related to
  • Stuart Robson's "Tips on Flashpaper"
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 83) 336
James Upchurch Cold Fire - The Magic Torch fake blow torch, effects with cold fire (bulb of flash light), melting metal, boiling water and more
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 15
Joseph K. Schmidt Flash Paper Interlude flash appears, cigarette ignites palmed flash paper
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 164
Henry Weisl, Robert Greene Letters of Fire card value burns itself into paper stretched in a frame, paper index on back of cards
Related to Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 166
Milbourne Christopher Flowers from the Flame bouquet from flash of fire, one-handed production from sleeve
Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 172
Unknown Flash Paper some information
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 23
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's Flaming Napkin paper napkin bursts into flames, using only little flash paper
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 23
Milbourne Christopher Colored Flash Paper uses for colored flash paper for: silk vanish, torn and restored tissue, silk to egg, lapel flower
Jan. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 184
Hen Fetsch Flower Flash liquid poured in pot and flowers appear in a flash
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 10
Hen Fetsch Fire Flowers paper cone is filled with milk and ignited, changes to flowers
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 14
Hen Fetsch Dove Flash milk poured into paper cone, cone is ignited and changes into dove
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 17
Hen Fetsch Comedy Combo combination with "Abbott's Comedy Glass", milk disappears in cone and glass is stretched to make room for milk to reappear
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 18
Kenny Grosse Flashpaper idea
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 658
Unknown How to make Flash Paper
1948 Principles and Deceptions 80
Jerry Hornak Producing two Flashes of Flame when lighting a cigarette
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 16
U. F. Grant Two on a Match match blown out, yet can still ignite flash paper which then ignites match again
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 11
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bruce Elliott Mortell selected card appears on a paper under skull, flash paper
Also published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 173) 692
Bob Hummer Hot Head with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 699
John Howie Pyromaniac with two paper matches and flash paper
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 700
Jack Yeager "Flash" Cigarette in Handkerchief flash paper in thumb tip
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 16
Unknown Penny Game puzzle with cigarettes, glass, coin and paper, set-up for joke with flash paper
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 24
Bob Lewis Coin in Flash Paper coin becomes smaller coin after being wrapped in flash paper which is burned, funny message remains on left-over paper circle
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 12
U. F. Grant Brain-Storms in Magic - Flight of a Handkerchief borrowed handkerchief burned in a flash, reappears in paper cone, "by WT"?!
Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 15
Don Tanner A Bill Restoration And Transposition borrowed dollar bill burns in a flash and appears in previously empty envelope
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 9
Don Tanner The Dead Return spectator writes question on card which is put in envelope, envelope burns in a flash and question is now on other side of envelope
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 11
Cliff Lesta Smoke Rays Handling
Inspired by July 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 13
U. F. Grant Atomic Energy fire explosion in glass
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 3
Jack Chanin From the Private Files of Chanin paper napkin bursts into flame and restores again, three variations
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 774
Bill Nord Ex-straw-dinary paper from a straw twists like a snake when water is dropped on it, then when touched with a cigarette it vanishes
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 937
Leslie Spiewak Lucifer's Sleight as "Les Spewack", coin is produced in a flash, matchbox
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 937
Dick Piser Piser's Flaming Boutonniere handkerchief changes into boutonniere in a flash
Related to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 969
Don Alan It's Flashy! sponge balls appear in a flash, with flash paper
1951 Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 5
Jack Yeager Pistol and Silk with flash paper cone
Also published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 10
Norman Jensen Cigarette on Flashpaper
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 257) 1029
Dick Piser Flash on the Glass piece of paper napkin bursts in flames and vanishes
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 264) 1056
Roy Benson Dollar Poof flash bill gag
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 24
Dick Piser In a Flash ball is wrapped in paper, paper is lighted with a match and changes into a silk
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 51
John Murray A Flash Gordon Stunt Flash Gordon them, Flash Paper
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 80
Don Alan Flash String Ideas gags and ideas
  • No.3 card is found with flash string and stripper deck
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 87
Unknown Flash String Idea for cut and restored string
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 88
Yellowstone Tricky Tidbits ideas, gags and puns
  • Joy Buzzer
  • Flexible Glass
  • Bill in Cigarette
  • Sucker Silk Vanish
  • Coin in Egg
  • Dancing Hanky
  • Egg Bag Finish
  • Swallowing Wand Gag
  • Stamp Album
  • Diminishing Bills Finale
  • Torn and Restored Paper
  • Floating Bulb
  • Milk in Light Bulb
  • Handkerchief Frame
  • Hat Production
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954)
Don Alan Flash String Ideas
  • with a coin box
  • string puzzle
  • deck is bound with flash string, cards fall performer holds selection
1956 Pretty Sneaky 39
Bobby Bernard Flash Gypsy Thread after restoring the thread, it vanishes in a flame
1958 Magic in Miniature 5
Bobby Bernard Entertaining Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Coin in Ball of Wool brief, with flash string
1958 Magic in Miniature 6
Bobby Bernard Original Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Magic Music. brief, chosen tune on paper cannot be burnt
1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Tony Corinda The Flames of Zor with flash paper and water
1959 Billets 194
Al Koran Inexplicable spectator writes city on a billet and a clipped with a bulldog clip, several more billets are introduced, when touched with a cigarette they vanish, except one on which the same city is noted as on the spectator's billet
1959 Billets 195
Oran Bailey Dent Trickities II more ideas
  • Scarf Tray (scarf on table to reduce mess of confetti etc.)
  • Portable Flash Pot Filament
  • Simplicity Card Box (to vanish or produce a card, Z-Fold)
  • Wallpaper Decoration
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 5
Hubert Lambert Phoenix Phantastique card is torn and put in napkin which is lighted, card it is reproduced in a flash
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 271
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks Totenkopfexperiment name of card appears on piece of flash paper, with miniature skull
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 42
Leo Behnke Fortune Stars stone in spectator's hand changes color several times, then wrapped in paper it disappears in a flash, fortune telling presentation
1962 Entertaining Close Up 12
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning The Flash Silver and Copper silver and copper coin wrapped in flash paper in ash tray, lighted, copper penetrates ash tray, "Gerald Bruning"
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 471
Piet Forton The Popokatepetlpaper Produce dollar bill with flash paper
Also published here 1967 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 7
Piet Forton Popokatepetl-Paper production of dollar bill with flash paper, burning candle from inside the coat
Also published here 1968 Piet Forton Seminar 6
Len Gardner Mad Money One, Five and Ten dollar bills borrowed and dropped in glasses, One and Five dollar bills vanish in flame and reappear folded inside Ten dollar bill, see p. 289 for reference
Related to
  • suggestion by John Hudak on p. 314
Oct. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 287
Art Spring Divining Cup numbered slips with information written by spectators in cup, performer divines contents, slips secretly burned via flash paper
Oct. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 367
Roy Walton Devilish Die die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die
Related to Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 383
Lee Wayne Paper to Silver as Le Wayne, two coins vanish in piece of paper and are produced from burnt bill
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 134
Walter B. Gibson Ashes of the Phoenix burnt and restored paper
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 16) 77
Al Portwood Thought Picture ghost photo à la Ted Serious, index of selection appears, fake camera
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 20) 97
Gerald Kosky Up in Flames several pieces of paper, marked "fire proof" and one "up in flames", that paper burns when touched with a match
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 34) 168
Peter Warlock Flash Paper and Silks two blue silks with yellow silk in between bundled up, flash paper changes into yellow silk, between blue silks is now flash paper
1971 ca. Dingle's Deceptions 10
Wilfrid Jonson Swindles comedy patter about swindles, silk vanishes and reappears, paper fold vanish of coin with flash paper, coin reappears in orange, borrowed watch vanishes and does not reappear with gag, see also p. 565 and p. 585
Inspired by
  • a monologue by G. W. Hunter in an early Wizard or Magic Wand issue
Also published here
  • "Swindles" (Thayer's Trick Of The Month Club, Series 2, No. 10, April 1933)
June 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 529
Carl Newton Inspiration from the French two cards selected from ten-card packet, cards in row on card stand and a piece of tissue in front of each, tissue touched with cigarette, bright flashes at selections
Related to Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 603
Robert (Bob) Hess Flame Test two paper slips, on one the spectator draws a demonic symbol, this vanishes in a flash
Sep. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 653
Paul Curry IOU quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. Under the nickel is a little circle of paper "IOU 20ct"
1974 Paul Curry Presents 25
Amedeo Vacca Flash Teatro fire flashs appear in the hands, opening
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 18
Amedeo Vacca, Milbourne Christopher Flash-X pieces of paper in spectator's hand, Xs drawn on other pieces, the vanish in fire, Xs now on pieces in spectator's hand
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 33
Pete Biro Glittering ring vanishes and appears in a flash (paper) at end of a pointer
Related toVariations 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 125
Faucett Ross Fountain of Silks Lots of silks are produced
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 45
Jerry Mentzer I. O. U. silver dollar wrapped in paper, ignited, flash, giant penny remains with an "I.O.U. 99 cent" note
Inspired by
  • trick by Pete Watt from MAES Convention, 1971
1975 Super Cents 20
Jim Alfredson Mind Flare flash in hand, with lighter
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 138) 688
Eddie Fields Spongeball Climax Spongeballs burst into flames
1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 73
David Berglas Flash Magic on pyro flash material
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 11
David Berglas Match Replay paper is ignited with blown out match, then paper is blown out and match burns again
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 13
David Berglas F-L-A-S-H! fire flash appears, apparently strong drink, using cigarette to ignite flash paper
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 15
David Berglas Flick-Flash shooting a fire ball through the room, flash paper ball
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 17
Jerry Mentzer Matchbook to Silk
1976 Second Lecture 1
Karrell Fox Tarzan Rope Trick with a "Flashy" Finish rope cut in half, knotted together, knot ignited and it burns away in a flash
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 135
Karrell Fox Hot Flashes center fold in Playboy magazine with "bunny" picture gos up in flames
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 195
Danton Voodoo Doll voodoo doll in box, body part is pierced by spectator, five pellets are contacted with lighter and four disappear in a flame, written on the fifth is the selected body part
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 171) 851
Paul Fox Cashing a Cheque paper transforms into bill in flash
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 144
Stephen Minch The Eye of Alhazred chosen symbol appears chemically on paper, with fire
Also published here 1979 Lovecraftian Ceremonies 11
Stephen Minch Pickman's Model stain appears on table under statue, then statue moves and disappears
Also published here 1979 Lovecraftian Ceremonies 16
Karl Fulves More Real more ideas with the paper animation idea, flash paper application, fortune telling fish
1980 Interlocutor (Issue 43) 170
Bob Hummer Hot Head with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 2
Bob Hummer Take Your Hat Off same as Hot Head, not explained
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 23
Stephen Tucker Kodek rising card from case, with
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 68
Tom Craven Poof! pellets wrapped in aluminium foil and held over flame, paper with dead name vanishes inside foil
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 288) 1438
David Ben Holy Smoke rolled flash paper becomes cigarette, two half dollars appear and change into bill
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 972
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Cinders several paper balls, on is selected, the other are out of flash paper and are burned, the selected one has a prediction written on it
1982 A Boon for All Seasons 29
George Schindler Flaming Assembly small Rubik's cube solves itself when covered in flash paper and ignited, switch
1982 The Magic of the Cube 15
Wayne Dobson Chain Reaction ring appears on chain, with flash paper
Related toVariations 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 300
Stephen Tucker Zap small piece of paper is put in cloths pin and ignited, a coin appears in a flash, see also p. 388 for comments by Phil Goldstein
Related to 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 308
David Britland Shocker paper burns in a flash and becomes a coin
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 329
Paul Brignall Whoooooosh!!! joke for vanishing cigarette, flash paper
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 47
Richard Tuckerman Torn and Restored Paper flash paper
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 391
Meir Yedid Production of a Coin with Flash Paper
1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 12
John Cornelius, Meir Yedid Flash Cigarette Papers
1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 21
Michael Ammar Flash Coins coins appear in pyro flashes, with lighter
Also published here Nov. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 841
Joseph Dunninger Into the Air Method 8 (with flash paper)
1983 Selected Sealed Message Reading Methods 15
Michael Ammar Flash Coins three coins appear from flame of lighter, then lighter changes into fourth coin, topit
Also published here 1983 Encore III 11
Eddie Taytelbaum, Stephen Tucker Flash of Light collection of ideas
  • for the rising card, two cards rise aligned (Taytelbaum)
  • card changes while removing rubber band from wrist (Taytelbaum)
  • Miracle Aces, to produce a Full House (Tucker)
  • rope restoration with flash paper (Tucker)
  • rope vanish idea (Tucker)
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 455
Stephen Tucker Soul Searcher contract with devil, vanishes in flames, gag
Related to 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 531
Pascal Monmoine Flashy glass through table idea, flash paper
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 29) 558
Pascal Monmoine On Flash Thread ideas and gags
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1236
Roy Cottee The Hole(y) Tearer routine with paper napkin
  • hole torn in center, torn out piece is smaller than hole
  • both rolled up and bigger ball vanishes when lit
  • match vanishes and found in smaller ball
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 115
Jerry Mentzer Glitter Ring borrowed finger ring crushed to dust, reappears when flash paper is burned
1984 Magic with Finger Rings 58
Peter Samelson Samelson's Sensational Sponge Ball Surprise cigarette paper changes to sponge ball in flash of fire,
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 35
Stephen Minch The Silver Key key turns on hand, then on spectator's hand, the key on chain swings by itself over selected disk, then key is wrapped in paper and vanishes in flash of fire
Also published here 1987 The Three Faces of Steve 31
John Cornelius Flash Appearance of a Cigarette flash paper is lit and transforms into cigarette, paper to bill as variation
Related toAlso published here 1988 Creative Secrets No. 1 2
Karrell Fox Half and Half flash dollar bill transforms into two half dollars when ignited in a flash
1988 My Latest Book 23
Dai Vernon Cashing a Check check is torn, burned in flash, changes to bill
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 156
Gary Kurtz Flash Glitter Finale finale for coin routine, coins are wrapped in paper, paper is ignited and they vanish in a flash of fire, leaving a shower of glitter
1989 Continuations and Departures 20
Ken Simmons A Flashy Change prediction on paper is wrong, paper changes into selected card in flash
Inspired by
  • "Flash Card Production" (Dick Piser/Harry Lorayne, Flash Paper Tips)
1990 Finally! 15
Rocco Silano Fire and Ice: The Formal Presentation cotton burned in flash, ice produced from flame, sleeving
1990 If it fits... Sleeve it! 45
Rocco Silano Fire and Ice: The Informal Presentation filter of cigarette removed and a piece burned, it changes to solid plastic, another piece burns in a flash and ice is produced from flash
1990 If it fits... Sleeve it! 47
Rocco Silano Shaken, Not Stirred cotton touched to lips and then burned in flash, to prove that gasoline was drunk, gag
1990 If it fits... Sleeve it! 48
Rocco Silano Flash Paper Ring on Cigarette method to produce fire from cigarette
1990 If it fits... Sleeve it! 51
Harald Kurz F - Feuerring on appearing flame in hand
1991 Hardcore 33
Harald Kurz S - Speisefarben food coloring to color liquids or flash strings
1991 Hardcore 36
Sven Heubes, Ravi Pazhur Vacuum Cigarette flash thread into cigarette, two handlings
Related to 1991 Hardcore 110
Ravi Pazhur Whirl Pool card appears in flash
1991 Hardcore 116
Gary Kurtz Flash Glitter Finale coins wrapped in (flash) paper disappear
1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 45
Douglas Cameron Ring of Fire "Professional Routines"
ring appears on chain, with flash paper
Inspired by 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 10
Muneo Yokoi Flying Small Card Card selected and lost in mini deck of cards. A lighter is lit, a huge flame is produced, lighter transforms into the mini selected card
1993 Volum 5 Lecture Note 18
Jerry Mentzer Glitter-Ring ring vanishes from flash paper, reappears on key chain
1994 Close-Up File 12
Michael Weber Wreck Creation borrowed finger ring vanishes, reappears in tea bag which is burned away in a flash
Inspired by 1994 Correctors Workshop
Chad Long Flash Vanish coin vanishes as fire is tossed onto it
1995 The Lost Cheesy Notebooks — Volume Two 5
Karrell Fox Fantom Fire performer can make paper napkin flash when touched with cigarette, spectators cannot
1995 Much Ado About Something 26
Karrell Fox A "Flashy" Logo flash paper on board, company name appears in flash, trade show
1995 Much Ado About Something 92
Yuji Yamamoto Noch eine Zugabe handkerchief appears in flash, and changes into cane
1996 Ideen von Yuji Yamamoto 7
Unknown The Wrap Stab deck wrapped in newspaper or flash paper
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 14
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Flashpack flash paper ignited, deck appears in flame
1997 Ah-ha! 47
John Alley, Richard Bartram, Jr. In Wind In the Canyon lighting a fart on fire, spurts of flame, two ways to gimmick lighter
1997 Trephine 93
Simon Lovell Flashburn 2! card lost, coin wrapped in flash paper and put on deck and burned, paper circle under coin has name of selection, selection is torched
Inspired by
  • "Meltdown" (Harry Baron & Simon Lovell)
1997 Simon Says! 151
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here 1998 A Teen's Routines 42
Steve Mayhew Cut Myself on Angel's Hair and Baby's Breath producing a flower from flash paper
1999 Impressing Jodie Foster 7
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here 1999 Magic Atlas 119
David Stone Rosebud real rose appears in flash paper flash, holder in jacket
Also published here 1999 Mietek — Lecture Notes 1
Barrie Richardson The Very Last Chance
Also published here
  • Club 71, Summer 1989
1999 Theater of the Mind 157
Paul Curry IOU quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. Under the nickel is a little circle of paper "IOU 20ct"
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 321
John Cornelius Flashes flash paper ideas
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 99
John Cornelius A Smoke for Old Scratch flash paper to cigarette
Also published here 2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 99
John Cornelius My Card, Sir flash paper to business card, back palm
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 100
John Cornelius Hot Silver flash paper to coin
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 101
John Cornelius Fanning the Flames flash paper to automatic card fan
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 102
John Cornelius The IncrediBill Routine Bill Change routine
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 129
David Stone Rosebud real rose appears in flash paper flash, holder in jacket
Also published here 2001 X-Rated 12
R. Paul Wilson Fl-Ash piece of paper is placed on back of card and burnt, ashes form index of selection, then Joker changes into selection
Inspired by
  • Michael Sibbernsen's "Knowledge From Fire" in "Enigmas", 1997.
2002 13 16
Wayne Dobson Ring Flash 2 ring materializes on chain in flash of fire
Inspired by
  • "RingFlash" (Wayne Dobson, Pro-File)
Related to
2002 Dobson's Choice 12
Jay Sankey A Match By Any Other Name... Lit match used to set all the matches in a matchbook on fire. Original match is restored, and then whole matchbook is restored to original condition
2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Memorable Images) 11
Rick Bronson Lighter, Then Air gag of throwing flame of lighter across, then flame becomes fire ball and lighter vanishes
2005 Seven By Rick Bronson 4
Jack Avis Message from Hades card and colored counter selected, package has many paper pieces, all burn in a flash except one with the correct prediction
2006 Rara Avis 193
Ralf Gagel Flash Bill with flash paper
Inspired by 2006 Switch 299
Robert E. Neale Phoenix Fold flash paper into a bird, vanish it with fire (with weird "animation" sequence in the middle that is just the magician openly tapping on the bird)
2008 This Is Not a Book 376
Guy Hollingworth Method for the Torn and Restored Card torn business card restores in flash
Dec. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12) 23
Sveroni Tee Recycling tea bag is destroyed and all parts put in little envelope where tea bag is served, thread is ignited and it transforms back to tea bag, envelope is empty and torn and restores as a climax
Related to 2009 ... oder so! 10
Stephen Minch The Eye of Alhazred chosen symbol appears chemically on paper, with fire
Also published here 2009 The Book of Forgotten Secrets 35
Stephen Minch Pickman's Model stain appears on table under statue, then statue moves and disappears
Also published here 2009 The Book of Forgotten Secrets 45
John Carney, Roberto Giobbi Flash Production of a Sponge Ball
Related to 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 11) 174
Roberto Giobbi, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Lyophilized Money burnt white paper transforms into bill, then into higher denomination bill, inspired by Robert-Houdin's "La pièce fusible"
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 21) 250
Patrick Page The Davenport Deception deck is face up on table, a coin is placed on the top card and flash paper is ignited on the coin, the card under coin changes
2011 Magic Page by Page 54
Peter Newcombe A Flashy Gag flash in the pan joke
2011 Magic Page by Page 285
Patrick Page OOOOOOOHH! candle and flash paper, gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 293
Patrick Page Smoke Signals packet is ignited and flash and smoke appears
2011 Magic Page by Page 295
Wolfgang Moser Stuntman stickman drawn on paper is set on fire, paper disappears and hole of a stickman appears burnt on selection
2011 Kreationen 8
Scott Wells Heartburn paper heart is torn and pieces placed on stick, when ignited paper restores
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 269
Jan Logemann Three-Layered Silver (Dreilagiges Silber)
paper snippets turn into coin when burned in a flash, one-coin routine, jumbo coin, more coins appear
2013 Stand-Up Fantasies 14
Jan Logemann Bill Paperfold to vanish ring in flash
2013 Stand-Up Fantasies 18
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mortell selected card appears on a paper under skull, flash paper
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 195
Roberto Giobbi Opener for a Card Session cased deck, pyro flash, changes into fan, posed as problem
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Sep 10) 261
Joaquín Matas Aparición "Flash" production of a large envelope or similar object in a flash, with candle
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 181
G Fire Spell (火炎咒) Paper with "fire" written on it suddenly bursts into flames
2016 Emotion 72
Asi Wind Torn, Marked, Stabbed, Crumpled, Burned & Restored Page page is torn from a magazine and a word selected by randomly sticking a pin in that page, the page is burned and reappears crumpled back in the book, with a hole in the chosen word and burned edges, printed flash paper
Inspired by 2018 Repertoire 87
Kieron Johnson Lolly 2.0 cards with words on them, one chosen, it says lolly, in flash of fire a lolly appears, cards in case also change to lollies
Related to 2018 The Time Traveller 32
Kieron Johnson Flower Power cards with words on them, one chosen, it says flower, in flash of fire a flower appears, cards in case change to soil which is dumped out and flower planted into it
Related to 2018 The Time Traveller 61
Kieron Johnson Flash Paper Advice tips and usage
2018 The Time Traveller 68
Kieron Johnson To The Max block of ice produced in flash of fire
Inspired by 2018 The Time Traveller 70
Helge Thun Acht Voraus! four signed cards lost and found in different ways, they change into Aces, original cards found in different spots (folded in match box, wallet, case, sealed deck)
2019 Seminah 40