78 entries in Dice (large) & Blocks
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Der Blumenwürfel large die on newspaper covered with handkerchief, it changes into flowers (or something else) when cloth is removed
Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 114
Unknown Der Verwandlungs-Würfel die changes color
Feb. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 88
Unknown Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft "Boscos Zauberwürfel, Alea jacta est, der in freier Hand verschwindende Würfel"
die block penetrates hat, plate and table, vanishes on glass disc or newspaper, another vanishes in the hands
Related to Nov. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 69
Robertini Der wandernde Würfel with apparatus and shell
Jan. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 9
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Wander-Reigen routine with large dice and rhyming patter
Apr. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 56
Carl Willmann Leuchter und Würfel "Ein Entree-Kunststück"
candle with stand appears from large die
Aug. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 119
Oswald Rae The Sucker Die Box presentation and joker, brief routine outline
1929 More Practical Patter 39
Joseph Ovette A Sock Die Box Twist after die appears in hat, rabbits are produced, with sucker presentation
1940 Fast Ones 29
Shaman The Farmer's Daughter thieves and sheep with hats and different colored blocks, gaffed
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 25
Tom Sellers A Sliding Card Frame die box with card and a frame
1942 That's Good! 6
Wilbur Nesbitt The Match Box Die Box idea
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 32
Robert Lotz Koko and the Jumping Block short cube a libre routine with a jack-in-the-box
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 64
Don Tanner Another Penetration wooden block with hole is threaded on thread and penetrates it under cover of a handkerchief
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 8
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko - The Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 220) 879
Arthur M. Pope Patter for Block-Kord block release from rope, patter
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 19
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko the Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 229
Eli Hackman, Stewart James Sure-Shot Dice Box Small box that allows dice in it to rattle but not turn over. Includes trick by Stewart James (sum prediction)
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 108
James Auer Mental Blocks spectator and performer put different colored cubes in a tube, same order, both blindfolded
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 48
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Block von "Lefcadio" blocks with letters are moved, without looking performer divines amount of moves
Inspired by
  • Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein's "Der Name des Freundes" in Charly Eperny's "Das Rohnsteinbuch 4", 1959
Also published here
1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 69
Richard Smiley Die Box Routine different design of the die
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 24
Bert Douglas Safety Magic series of tricks / presentations about safety and accident prevention
  • A Safety Introduction
  • The ABC of Safety (paper cutting routine)
  • Think (ABC card manipulation)
  • Don't Take Chances (Brent's Bill to Matches & Atomic Candle Trick)
  • How Come? (Blow book)
  • We All Do Crazy Things - Sometimes (Milk Pitcher routine)
  • Safety Begins at Home (Multiplying Thimble)
  • Don't Gamble with Safety (Die Box)
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 21
Paul Stadelman The Dizzy Die large die with hole penetrates ribbon
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 71
Kirk Stiles Exchange Extraordinaire combination of Block-Kord and Marshall's Jinking Rings, block and rings on rope transposition
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 118
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Visible Block Penetration tube is pierced with two pieces of glass, block visibly penetrates through glass
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 103
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Alphabet Block block vanishes from box and appears in hat, similar to the die-box
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 125
Karl Fulves Babel David Roth, mirror image numbers puzzle, Die Box anecdote
Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 858
Robert Albo, Patrick Page, Marvin Burger Die Box and Chimney Vanishes exploration of various models and methods
  • Apparatus: Dies, Die Shell and Die Boxes
  • Apparatus: Chimneys
Related to 1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 9
Jack Hughes Rod and Block Release block with a hole penetrates a rod
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 82
Unknown Die, Cage and Canary cage vanishes and die changes into a canary
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 71
Floyd G. Thayer Mysterious Die, Flag and Casket die in crystal casket transposes with a flag in a hat
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 30
Edward Massey Squeeze-Away Block block vanishes in a cabinet which has no front or back
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 66
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Phantom Die Cabinet big die vanishes from a box and appears in a hat, including variations by Thayer (Phantom Die Cabinet), Lloyd (Jewel Chest of Ching See), Beckman (Beckman Die Box ) and the Crystal Die Box
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 22
Jack Hughes Visible Penetrating Block (Vampire Block) block in a tube penetrates a rod
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 84
Floyd G. Thayer Vanishing Three Blocks three blocks vanish from a tube, well table
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 68
Unknown Block Box different colored blocks appear and disappear in a box, similar to a die box
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 40
Oscar Oswald Visible Block Release large die in a tube penetrates a rod
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 86
Unknown Die Drawer Box die in drawer box appears or disappears
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 43
Unknown Vanishing Die in Mirror Box large die
Related to 1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 76
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, P. T. Selbit Bewildering Blocks (Cube Libre)
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 96
Unknown Confusing Blocks blocks in a box form to selected card
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 62
Unknown, Floyd G. Thayer Block-Go block penetrates glass, with two tubes
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 32
Eddie Taytelbaum Miniature Visible Block Penetration block in a tube penetrates a solid bar
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 90
Unknown Appearing Die in Crystal Casket jumbo die
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 44
Len Sewell Vanishing and Reappearing Block jumbo die vanishes from a box and appears in other box on a rod
  • Tip-Over Die Vanish
  • Norman Die Vanish
  • Block-on-Rod Reappearance
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 36
Len Belcher Cube of Confucius large die on stand vanishes behind a screen
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 88
Unknown Find-the-Lady Cubes three blocks with cards printed on them in a tube with three doors, find the lady
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 64
Unknown Block and Ribbon Release block in a frame penetrates ribbon
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 52
Unknown Mysterious Blocks blocks in a box penetrate needle
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 104
Len Belcher House of Chin Lee large die appears in a box which is designed like a house
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 94
Floyd G. Thayer Passe, Passe Jumbo Dies jumbo die travels from one tube to another, then it disappears and can be found in a hat
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 49
Len Belcher Altar of Allah large die on stand / altar vanishes behind a screen
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 92
Unknown The Sliding Die Box with hat
1976 The Big Book of Magic 235
Jack Hughes Block Penetration a large die with a hole is threaded with ropes on a stand, penetration
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 74
Unknown Block Release block threaded on a rope is released
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 78
Unknown Block and Cage Transposition three blocks on a stand, center one transposes with a bird cage, under handkerchief and bird cage in small box
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 54
Oswald Williams Die Flyto handkerchief in a box transposes with big die on a tray, visible transformation of die into handkerchief
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 26
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Baffling Blocks (ABC Blocks) three blocks on a stand, center one vanishes and appears in a hat, with a tube
  • Alternate Block Vanish
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 46
Louis Histed Histead Block Release block threaded on a ribbon is released, block in a container
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 80
Eric C. Lewis Eric Lewis' Miraculous Blocks blocks in a box form chosen animals, then they change into a live rabbit
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 59
Unknown Block Transposition two different colored blocks in two boxes change places
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 28
Unknown Goblin Die large die vanishes from skeleton frame and appears in a hat
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 50
Unknown Block to Flowers big die changes into flowers, two designs
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 214
Unknown Die Boxes various models and methods, which did not appear in Vol. II, with playing cards and cages etc.
Related to 1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 237
Unknown Block to Cage and Canary die transforms into bird cage inside box
Related to 1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 214
Unknown Transposition Blocks big die in stand is covered with handkerchief travels to other stand
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 211
Unknown Visible Block Vanish inside box on pedestal
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 224
Bob Fitch Block Off String "Extras - Variations - 12)"
block vanishes
1980 Topit Again & Again 7
Philip T. Goldstein Die-Lex prediction of a word, die is thrown, limitation process of the die throw down to two numbers
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 264) 1319
Al Mann The Falling Block block of wood falls, discussion on different methods
Related to
  • Ed Mellon's MentalWise, Vol. II #12 and Vol. III #1, and George Arrowsmith's idea with playing cards "Arrowsmith's Assorted Myseries", Tom Fitzgerald's "A Block from the Wall of Jericho" in Sam Dalal'
1981 The Shattered Chalice 11
Jim Moore Rubik's Die Box cube in die box, solves there
1982 The Magic of the Cube 8
Pavel Tuch-Würfel handkerchief in big dice change places, then dice change color, with tubes
1983 Neue Magische Ideen 3
Charlie Miller The Croquet Cabinet Die Box routine with ball or round object instead of die
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 124
Ali Bongo Bongo's Ball- und Würfeltrick dice in a bag changes place with a ball behind cardboard
1991 Ali Bongo 3
Jim Steinmeyer Small Packages die grows in stages inside cardboard carton, then woman appears inside
Inspired by
  • Buatier de Kolta's Growing Die Illusion
1991 Device and Illusion 71
Robert Parrish The Die Box routined for adults, two cat food cans as final loads from hat
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 8
Christian Scherer Die Aufnahmeprüfung Sympathetic cubes / Cube-a-libre routine, seven phases
2014 Schlaglichter 348
Dr. Stanley Jaks Blocks of Lefcadio blocks with letters are moved, without looking performer divines amount of moves
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 109
Gene Anderson Anderson Die Box with Gospel Magic parody presentation
A. Props
B. Gene's script
C. Final message
2016 Gene Anderson - The Book 32