30 entries in Glass / Levitation
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Le verre qui tient tout seul sous la main The glass that stands alone under the hand
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 199
Unknown To Suspend a Glass Full of Water non-magical science experiment
1902 The Modern Conjurer 317
Unknown Balancing Glass of Water on Edge
1909 The Art of Magic 295
Frank Ducrot Smoked Glasses Tenkai Glass Levitation at book combined with Smoke and new gimmick
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 549
Al Baker Levitation of a Glass of Liquid clings to silk, thread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 253
Unknown Magnetic Wand glass of liquid suspended on wand
July 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 137
Laurie Ireland The Floating Glass with tube and smoke
1946 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 14
Eddie Joseph The Joseph Levitation two glasses cling to two ends of a handkerchief
1951 The Joseph Levitation 1
Al Baker Floating Glass of Milk thread
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 377
Billy McComb An Act for a Lazy Magician complete act
  • Ring on Stick
  • Card through Handkerchief
  • Anti-Gravity Glasses
  • Bill in Cigarette
  • Transformation of Handkerchief ("The End" appears)
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 4
Douglas Francis Glass Levitation glass suspends on knife
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 86
Eddie Joseph Indian Rice Stabbing Illusion first one cup of rice fills six cups, then glass jar of rice clings to stick or knife
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 225
William Humphries Off Beat Ideas various ideas
  • flag appears on wand
  • Gravity Glass
  • Anti Gravico
  • vase and cord
  • Milk Pitcher
  • orange silk changes into lemon
  • Bang Gun
  • Magic Con Block & Coin Slide
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 88
Jan Torell Floating Glasses glass sticks to tray, to silk and floats slowly on a table
1975 Magic by Jan Torell 26
Bill Coomer Stay Up coffee cup clings to hand
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 9) 1154
Unknown Balancing a Glass on the Edge of a Dish
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 43
Al Mann The Suspended Glass of Water No. 5
1983 101 Psychic Tests 2
Jan Torell Schwebende Gläser glass sticks to tray, to silk and floats slowly on a table
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 44
Ken Allen Glass Suspension knife poked into handkerchief-covered glass causes glass to suspend on knife
Also published here 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 4
Ken Allen, Karl Fulves No Strings No. 41, knife poked into handkerchief-covered glass causes glass to suspend on knife
Related toAlso published here 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 119
Hideo Kato The Amazing Dream Glass glass clings to fist
1990 Close Up Illusions 285
Karrell Fox Floating Foam plastic foam cup floats, thumb stuck into it
1991 Goodies 19
Barrie Richardson Suspension of Disbelief glass clings to spoon
VariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 1991
1999 Theater of the Mind 53
Martin Gardner Suspend A Cup "Two Floating Cup Ideas"
plastic cup clings to hand
Inspired by
  • suspended tumbler in Hatton & Plate's "Magician's Tricks" (1919)
Variations
1999 Underworld (Issue 10) 134
Barrie Richardson Suspension of Disbelief II glass clings to spoon, stand-up version, thread
Inspired by 1999 Theater of the Mind 166
Martin Gardner Cheap Zombie "Two Floating Cup Ideas"
styrofoam cup floats between hands, hole in back
Variations 1999 Underworld (Issue 10) 134
Barrie Richardson The Astonishing Rice Jar Suspension filled glass jar of rice clings to knife
Also published here
  • Concepts & Deceptions Lecture Notes, 1999
2005 Act Two 196
J. W. Sarles Great Escape plastic glass clings to hand, silk is pulled out
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 108
Stephen Howe Hydrogen Glass plastic glasses cling to each other and to knife
Variations 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 279
Karl Fulves KF Notes
  • plastic glass clings to knife
  • thread strand in middle of mouth of cup in cups and balls
  • Fred DeMuth's tumbler trick
Inspired byRelated to 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 280