86 entries in Random Object / Two in the Hand, One in the Pocket
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Other very pretty tricks with Bals "Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket" precursor, one phase
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 16
Unknown The Three Wandering Sponge Balls spectator's hand and two in the hand, one in the pocket
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 163
Edward Marlo Triple Dice Routine two in hand one in pocket, with surprises (shrinking dice, coin appearance)
1943 Shoot the Works 9
Harry Blackstone, Walter B. Gibson Super Magic two in the hand, one in the pocket with paper balls and variations
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 224
Bruce Elliott Dice Tip sort of two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with small dice
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 531
Harvey P. Graham Peas two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with peas, Mendel's laws of genetic presentation
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 209) 836
Lu Brent Making a Production out of the Pyramid Puzzle using the Magic Pyramid Puzzle for Do As I Do, then Two in the Hand
1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 7
J. B. Bobo, George F. Wright The Gadabout Coins two in the hand, one in the pocket
Inspired by
  • "The Alleurian Coins" by George F. Wright in "The Linking Ring" 1/1950
Variations
1952 Modern Coin Magic 182
Milton Gitlin Eeny, Meeny, Miny two in the hand one in the pocket patter
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 286) 1145
Bruce Elliott The Eternal Cups and Balls three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 176
John Scarne, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Ben Dalgin Spheroid Skulduggery balls appear, split and change into small skull then into igger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket
1956 Top Secrets of Magic 57
Dai Vernon Climax for a Dice Routine two in the hand one in the pocket start, ending with jumbo and miniature die
Related to 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 183
Jerry McDermott Nuts To You surprising final load
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 406
Ali Bongo Fruit Salad two in the hand with miniature fruits, can of fruit salad as climax
1966 The Bongo Book 31
Royal H. Brin, Jr. Stand-Up Coin Opener two coins in left hand, one travels to right and is put in pocket, then travels back
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 389
Milton Kort The Mexican Gadabout Coins with purse in which coins travels back at the end, two handlings
Inspired by 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 405
Horace E. Bennett Unfair Shake two in the hand (here dice cup) one in the pocket, then die change color and size twice, as a kicker a shot glass appears under the cup
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 113
Frederica Three Little Pigs two in the hand, one in the pocket with plastic pigs, as a kicker the pigs change into a bigger toy fiugre
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 281
Gerald Kosky The Magic Ring ring and three colored stones, variation of two in the hand, one in the pocket, as a climax the ring has three stones set in it
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 283
Allan Ackerman Small Change combo
1971 The Esoterist 21
Dr. James Hoy Bills of Beelzebub! "two in the hands, one in the pocket" with crumbled bills and a three-dollar bill
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 48) 238
Horace E. Bennett The Half Crown Affair american penny and half crown in hand, one placed in pocket & travels back, transposition with spectator in which one coin grows
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 68
Oscar Pladek A Modern Chinese Marvel "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, credit information on the plot, with pop-up move, five phases
Related to Apr. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 611
Arthur Setterington Disc-O bottle tops assembly, through table and two in the hand one in the pocket, with chinese coin finale
1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 30
Patrick Page 5. The Sponge Ball Move "two in the hand one in the pocket" sequence
1974 Ten Thoughts on Close-Up 4
Amedeo Vacca Never Say Die! two in the hand one in the pocket
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 44
Father Cyprian A Dice Opener two in the hand one in the pocket, using Lin Searles squashed die and pop-up die under close-up mat, six phases
Apr. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 956
David Bornstein Orient Express "Coin Tricks"
Aug. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1037
Jerry Mentzer 3 Penny Trick jumbo coin finale for "two in the hands, one in the pocket"
1975 Super Cents 9
Jerry Mentzer Sponge Shenanigans "two in the hands - one in the pocket" routine, with different ball or object as climax
1975 Close Up Cues 5
Frank Garcia The "Slick" Routine two in hand, one in pocket
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 118
Bob Elliott The Bob Elliott Razzle Dazzler two in the hand, one in the pocket
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 171
Larry Jennings Coins and Handkerchief
Related toAlso published here 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 3) 325
Frank Garcia Two in the Hand, One in the Pocket Bit
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 206
Patrick Page The Sponge Ball Effect two in the hands routine
1976 The Big Book of Magic 115
Larry Jennings Vernon Ball Routine Done With Coins
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 9
Wilbur T. Kattner All Together "two in the hand one in the pocket" with three unshelled peanuts, then washer, nut and bolt
1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 22
Harry Lorayne Three Times and Out
1977 The Magic Book 260
Stephen Minch Fly-Catcher plastic flies in amber-colored plastic, two in the hands and one in the pocket routine, plastic frog finale
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 49
Jim Cozzens Two in the Hand is Worth Three on the Table two in one hand and one in the other hand
1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 4
Frank Garcia The "Frank Garcia" Routine
1978 The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 22
Romaine The Perplexing Persian Pearls
  • The Production
    - The 'Split' To Two
    - The Table Transposition
    - The Pocket Transposition
    - The Split To Three
    - First Three Ball Transposition
    - Second Three Ball Transposition
    - Hiding Them In The Sand
    - Finding Them In The Sand
    - The Fourth Dimension
    - Plucking From The Air, The Stroke
    - Eyes And Ears
    - The Gambling Game
1978 The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 45
Dr. Jacob Daley Chromo-Spheres different colored balls, including variation by Frank Garcia
Variations 1978 The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 76
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 7
Lewis Ganson Coke Capers using Ravelle & Andree's "Coke Capers" props
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 29
Lewis Ganson The Extra Ball Principle in Practice
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 8
Ken De Courcy A Routine for Coke Capers using Ravelle & Andree's "Coke Capers" props
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 29
Lewis Ganson The Climax foreign object as climax
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Lewis Ganson Other Routines using other props for "Two in the hands..." routines
  • Cigarettes
  • Matches
  • Coins
  • Dice
  • Miniature Models
  • Toys
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 32
Gerald Kosky How Many? dice routine
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 34
Unknown Sweet Trick sugar cubes appear, two in the hand... routine, jumbo sugar cube finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 17
Eddie Joseph Back Again coin, ring and key used for "two in the hands..." routine, coin shower as finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 20
Gerald Kosky The Magic Ring ring and three different colored stones, "two in the hands..." routine, stones in ring as finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 21
Dai Vernon, Lewis Ganson Bells classic effect with silk as table and pop-up-move
Inspired by 1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 23
Mary Wolf A Little Bit of Coke (a-Cola) "two in the hand..." with miniature cans, then miniature bottle, normal bottle and coins appear
1980 John: Verse Two 131
Stephen Tucker Goodness Gracious Great Balls of ......Sponge? sponge rabbit climax, routine with two in the hand, one in the pocket phase
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 195
Stephen Tucker A New Move with Sponge Eggs move to steal two balls in two in the hand, one in the pocket routines
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 196
Ron Fredrick The Sponge Routine routine with purse frame, "two in the hands one in the pocket", using cubes instead of balls/spheres
1982 The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick 24
Ross Bertram Minus Equals Plus one of three coins removed, comes back to spectator's hand
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 72
Roy Baker The What's It's Name Dice Trick two in the hand, one in the pocket with dice, climax with jumbo dice production
1983 Baker's Capers 17
Peter Samelson "The Peter Production" final production of some item like lime
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 42
John M. Bauman The Missing Link three chain links for "two in hand - one in pocket" with lock appearance finale
Sep. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1110
Sol Stone The Chaperone two in hand, one in pocket
Sep. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 1249
Larry Jennings Coins and Handkerchief silk is held by spectators as table
VariationsAlso published here 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 107
Edward Marlo Gad-About Aces four Aces shown, named one vanishes and is taken from pocket, repeated, then five Aces shown and one put in pocket, repeat
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1963
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 32
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One from Two No. 4, two coins clearly shown, one placed in pocket, it comes back, featuring three-coin arrangement that can be shown from both sides as two coins, also for six-as-three coins
Variations 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 5
Gary Para Para Hands two in the hands one in the pocket with doll hands, eye ball as climax, Mr. Jimmy
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 673
Unknown Come-Back Bread Crumb two in hand, one away, it returns, repeat
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 64
Paul Gertner Chinese in the Hand two in the hand, one in the pocket with transformation of all three into Chinese coins
1994 Steel and Silver 79
Nate Leipzig Two in the Hand... with sugar cubes, short note from Hilliard's notebook
1994 More Greater Magic 1091
Gerald Deutsch As Should You with two bills
July 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 7) 2671
John Luka Chromo Balls different colored balls, with color change beginning
Inspired by 1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 93
Sam Schwartz Bottled penny and quarter in hand, hand-pocket sequence, chosen coin travels into miniature bottle, first marketed in 1964
Related to 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 151
David Regal Found $ Two in the hand, one in the pocket routine with crumpled bills, then turn into twenty dollar bills
1999 Close-Up & Personal 153
Milton Kort The Nomad Coins Three different coins fly from hand to hand, pocket to hand, hand to under card
Inspired by 1999 Kort 183
Ron Bauer Gadabout Coins Revisited
Inspired by 2000 Gadabout Coins Revisited 1
Christian Scherer Der Glücklose Würfelspieler - Eine Dice-Stacking Routine four phases
1. three in the hands one in the pocket
2. dice stacking and traveling of dice from hand to under cup
3. spectator has to guess where the red die is and loses
4. jumbo die production
2000 Der glücklose Würfelspieler 16
David Regal Battery Power two in the hands... with climax
2002 Constant Fooling 1 190
Jack Avis Three Pellet Routine "Two in Hand, One in Pocket"
2006 Rara Avis 211
Sveroni Die Kunst der Ablenkung sponge balls routine, two in the hands element, color change of balls
2009 ... oder so! 28
Christian Scherer Die Kraft des Qi two in the hand one in the pocket with Baoding Balls, then a big ball appears just to vanish under a handkerchief
2014 Schlaglichter 60
Dr. Stanley Jaks Life - Wisdom - Death two in the hands one in the pocket with two miniature skulls and an owl
Also published here
  • "Life - Wisdom - Death" in "The Sphinx" September, 1951.
2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 176
Christian Scherer Die Vierte Dimension portal presentation for three ball routine / balls and net, with two in the hands elements
2018 Die Vierte Dimension 4
Johnny Thompson Balls in the Net with credit information, Silent Mora, Ed Marlo, Oscar Pladek, David Roth
  • Phase I
  • Phase II: The Repeat
  • Phase III: Pocket to the Hand
  • Phase IV: Twice to Pocket
  • Phase V: The Three Ball Vanish
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 147
Kostya Kimlat Back Into the Nest peanut in shell, shell vanishes, "two in the hands, one in the mouth", back reappears around peanuts
May 2020 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 1 (Spring #2)) 221