150 entries in Cigarette/Cigar / Vanish
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Willmann's Cigarrenklammer holder for cigar, for vanishing
Sep. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 134
Edward Bagshawe The "Kum-Bak" Cigarette Mystery cigarette pack hangs on stage, chosen number of cigarette is removed, vanishes and found back in pack
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 76
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
Laurie Ireland A Cigarette Sleight pushed in fist and vanishes
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 32
Tom Sellers The Vanishing Cigarette behind ear
1931 Sellers' Secrets 6
Tom Sellers A New Cigarette Sleight cigarette rolls over back of hand into other hand, false transfer
1933 More Secrets 3
Tom Sellers The "Pass" Cigarette Sleight cigarette in fist, thumb-push out made to secretly transfer cigarette to other waving hand
1933 More Secrets 3
Henry E. Dixie The Henry E. Dixie Cigarette Vanish pull, see also page 162
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 10) 51
Calvert Cole Cigarette Vanish
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 61
Lu Brent A Visible Cigarette Vanisher pull
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 78
Edward Victor The "Closed-Fist" Vanish
1937 Magic of the Hands 74
Edward Victor The "Pull-Out" Vanish
1937 Magic of the Hands 75
Edward Victor The "Thumb-Pivot" Vanish
1937 Magic of the Hands 76
Edward Victor The "Finger-Clip" Vanish
1937 Magic of the Hands 76
Unknown Swallowing a Cigar and Reproduction from Vest
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 14
Unknown Vanish of Cigarettes from a Glass with handkerchief cover, thread
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 24
Unknown A Cigar Vanish hook/pin
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 87
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Lighted Cigarette Vanish in handkerchief, with vanisher gimmick attached to handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 17
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Dissolving Cigarette dissolving cane type gaff
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 72
Unknown The Tiptilt
1938 Greater Magic 728
Unknown The Vanish, Real and Apparent
1938 Greater Magic 728
Unknown The Push Vanish and Recovery
1938 Greater Magic 729
Unknown Vanishing a Cigarette with a Pull. Correct Method
1938 Greater Magic 741
Unknown Another Vanish of a Lighted Cigarette thumb tip
1938 Greater Magic 742
Franklin M. Chapman Just a Cigarette cigarette vanishes and appears again, with gimmick
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 2) 1
Deveen Tourniquet Cig
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 414
Art Lyle Scoop!!! wooden cigarette, vesting
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 9) 2
Theodore Annemann The Invisible Pull thumb tip at pull, applied to paper restoration, silk/cigarette vanish
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 546
Edward Victor Production of Cigars from A Purse cigar extracted from tiny purse , cigar swallowed and reproduced, then another cigar is extracted from purse
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 105
Unknown Cigar Vanish
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 109
Unknown Cigar Vanish different than above
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 111
Unknown Penknife Vanish false transfer
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 129
Unknown Mystery of the Burning Cigarette cigarette vanish in handkerchief, thumb tip
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 118
Unknown The Asbestos Palm cigarette vanish in hand, thumb tip
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 121
Laurie Ireland Ideas For Wiztax something sticky
1. coin vanish with a handkerchief
2. vanish and reproduction of a cigarette
3. vanish and reproduction of a penny
4. torn and restored paper
5. torn and restored cigarette paper
1942 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 6
Eddie Joseph Curing a Bad Habit cigarette and/or matches change into coin
1942 Coin and Money Magic 105
Unknown The Push-In Vanish
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 131
Unknown The Pick-Up Vanish
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 132
Unknown The Pivot Vanish
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 133
Unknown The Throwing Vanish
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 135
Unknown The Pull-Away Vanish
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 136
Unknown To Vanish Cigarette Up The Nose
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 137
Unknown To Swallow Cigarette
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 137
Paul Fox Vanish and Production
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 138
Unknown The Vanishing Cigarette pull
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 144
Unknown An Odd Cigarette Vanish using cigarette clip on finger
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 152
William S. Houghton Getting Rid of the Thumb Tip cigarette vanishes in handkerchief, four methods
Inspired by
  • "A Simple Coin Vanish" (Frank Lane, Ideas No. 2)
1943 The Magic 36 10
Art Lyle Gone! cigarette vanishes under handkerchief
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 238
Charles-Emile "Prof. Rex" Sauty, Dr. William Weyeneth Der Cigarettenspuck production of cigarettes in box, with idea by Weyeneth to vanish several cigarettes from cup under handkerchieffollowed by french translation "Tours de cigarettes
July 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 4) 4
Louis Tannen, Mac MacDonald Just a Thumb Tip how MacDonald performed the vanishing cigarette with one arm and handling tips for the thumb tip
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 530
Unknown The Cigarette Vanish in Handkerchief seated at table
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 267
Gile, Nick Statif pour cigarettes stand to produce and vanish cigarettes, followed by german translation "Das Cigarettenstativ"
Sep. 1948 La Baguette Magique (Issue 23&24) 13
Jack Yeager "Flash" Cigarette in Handkerchief flash paper in thumb tip
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 16
Jim Wheeler Sleeving a Lit Cigarette
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 12
Art Lyle Art-Istic
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 204) 816
Unknown A vanish and recovery
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 21
Jack Yeager Obedient Cigarette burning cigarette is balanced on thumb, then cigarette vanishes in handkerchief, thumb tip with pin
Also published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 5
Eddie Joseph The Burning Cigarette cigarette vanish with handkerchief, as follow up of previous trick "The Vansishing Pen Cap"
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 11
Jim Reneaux Tipped cigarette vanishes from burning napkin
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 275) 1100
Art Lyle Midair Cigarette Vanish
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 290) 1159
Stewart Judah, Max Malini The Divertisements of Stewart Judah
  • Variation of Mutus Nomen
  • on flesh color point for gimmicks (Malini anecdote)
  • on the Paper Snapper
  • Cigar Vanish
  • Malini's Adhering Cigar
Related toVariations 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 319) 82
U. F. Grant Grant's Cigarette Classic clean vanish behind card and reproduction from cigarette pack, using metal tube clipped to thumb
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 142
Harlan Tarbell Royal Cigarette Vanish clean vanish behind card using thumb tip
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 146
Allessandro Allessandro's Cigarette Routine continuous production, vanish in handkerchief and production of cigarette, using matchbox
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 16
Martin Gardner Cigar Vanish
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 96
Bert Allerton The Vanishing Cigarette with pull
1958 The Close-Up Magician 8
Alex Elmsley Cigarette Move vanish, with box
Also published here 1959 Low Cunning 2
Eddie Joseph Vanishing and Appearing Lit Cigarette vanishing lit cigarette in handkerchief, to fool people who know thumb tip method
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 7
Val Andrews Climax for Cigarette Thru Handkerchief appears back in mouth
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 14
Al Thatcher The Real Gone Cigarette for magicians
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 370) 307
Unknown False Transfer
1967 Deck-Sterity 43
Alan Shaxon The Cane and Cigarette Holder cane, lit cigarette and cigarette holder vanish, then cigarette and holder are reproduced and the holder turns into the cane, vanishing & appearing cane
1970 My Kind of Magic 7
Jack Chanin Gee Whiz - It's Spiked cigarette from hand to hand, then changes into railroad spike
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 41
Stan Blumenthal One for the Surgeon General with plastic cigarettes
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 74) 368
Amedeo Vacca Back Clip - Cigarette-Butt Acquitment
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 102
Amedeo Vacca "Molto Bene" Cigarette Vanish manipulative, reproduction
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 105
Unknown Cigarette Vanisher with pull, standard
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 35
David Berglas Pocket Ashtray to vanish a lit cigarette, "The Litcig Vanish"
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 19
Patrick Page The Vanishing Cigarette
1976 The Big Book of Magic 170
Fred Robinson Where There's Smoke vanishing cigarette by leaving it behind the ear
Dec. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 505
Luis Gavilondo The Vanishing "King" - A Follow-Up to Berman's King Size Vanish behind thumb, opening hands
Inspired by
  • Berman's King Size Vanish in MUM Magazine, May 1959
1977 Continuous Cigarette Production 22
Punx Käptn Squinty story trick with multiple effects, thimble and cigarette vanish, production of whiskey glass, brainwave deck
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 53
Walt Lees In Jokes magician's jokes with a long rubber nose
Feb. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 637
Louis Tannen, Bruce Elliott Die verschwindende Zigarette Elliott: in spectators necktie
Aug. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 2) 62
Al Schneider Cigarette Pull Finesse tips about the pull handling
1980 Al Schneider On Close-Up 104
George Blake "Flash!" reading funny things from newspaper, it vanishes in a flash, then cigarette vanishes in handkerchief, with more elaborate version for magicians
1980 After Dinner Technique 49
Unknown False Transfer with Cigarette
1980 Polished Presentations 8
Johnny Cooper Cigarette Vanisher pull set-up
1980 Polished Presentations 12
Danny Korem Extinguished Smoker cigarette vanishes, water appears in hand, two thumb tips
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 93
Bob Chesbro Snort but Sweet inhaling two halves of torn cigarette
Also published here 1981 Encore II 12
Jim Cellini Now You See It, Now You Don't cigarette vanish and reappearance, sticky thumb
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part II 59
Paul Brignall Whoooooosh!!! joke for vanishing cigarette, flash paper
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 47
Bob Chesbro Snort but Sweet cigarette broken and restored, then two halves are inhaled
Inspired byAlso published here 1982 The Tipnician 12
Bob Chesbro Superman Cigarette quarter vanishes, lit cigarette vanishes and coin reappears
1982 The Tipnician 19
Hen Fetsch Die Fingerhutspitze secret inner nesting thimble for
  • threading a button
  • thread restoration
  • cigarette vanish in thimble
Oct. 1982 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3) 87
Charlie Miller Havanish cigar box with cigars, cigars vanish from it
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 122
Paul Fox Smoke Passage cigarette appears ala pantomime cigarette, vanishes, smoke in glass
1983 Arcane (Issue 9) 101
Al Baker, Paul Fox Cigarette Vanish handling with thumb tip
1983 Arcane (Issue 9) 104
Jeff McBride Cigarette Extravaganza production and vanish of two cigarettes using thumb tip, matches, flash paper
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 31
David Harris Line of Sight Cigarette Vanish bare handed
June 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 932
Unknown Cigarette Vanish sleight
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 114
Peter Samelson Smoke-less tobacco vanishes, leaving behind only empty cigarette paper tube
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 31
John Cornelius Where Do The Butts Go? vanishing cigarette butts in bars
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1) 18
Terry Seabrooke Cigarette In The Coat comedy routine with lots of gags, cigarette vanishes in spectator's jacket
1986 Seabrooke's Book 39
Eugene Burger Making Cigarettes Disappear three methods
1987 The Performance of Close-Up Magic 38
Eugene Burger The Pivot Vanish: "Imaginery Powder" seated at table or standing behind bar
1987 The Performance of Close-Up Magic 39
Unknown Up the Nose seated at table or standing behind bar
1987 The Performance of Close-Up Magic 43
Eugene Burger How to use a Cigarette Pull
1987 The Performance of Close-Up Magic 43
Patrick Page Vanishing Cigarette history and different handlings and designs of pulls, John Booth's Master Gimmick
Also published here 1987 The Pull Book 12
Patrick Page Vanishing Cigar same with pen, pull on cap
1987 The Pull Book 18
Michael Ammar Thumb Tip Finesse Technique #1 (vanish a bill)
Technique #2 (vanish a cigarette)
Technique #3 (vanishing with middle finger)
Pocket Loading (pocket management)
Also published here 1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 1
John E. Mintz Cigarette Go
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1395
Patrick Page Die verschwindende Zigarette history and different handlings and designs of pulls, John Booth's Master Gimmick
Also published here Oct. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 1) 26
Patrick Page Die verschwindende Zigarre same with pen, pull on cap
Oct. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 1) 30
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1990 Horizons 27
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 23
Michael Ammar Thumbtip Finesse Technique #1 (vanish a bill)
Technique #2 (vanish a cigarette)
Technique #3 (vanishing with middle finger)
Pocket Loading (pocket management)
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 60
Bob Chesbro Snort but Sweet inhaling two halves of torn cigarette
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 99
Alex Elmsley A Cigarette Vanish
Also published here 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 185
Michael Weber The Wrigley Device quickly build gimmick to vanish/ produce cigarettes, liquids
Related to
  • "Abra", January 1951
1991 Life Savers 91
Steve Dusheck Fireproof Thumb Tip painting inside of thumb tip, metal thumb tip inside plastic one
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 7
Roger Klause Smokeless vanish of lit match, then lit cigarette, thumb tip handling details
Variations 1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 15
T. Page Wright Move Number One lit cigarette vanishes and reappears via thumb-push rise
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 27
T. Page Wright Move Number Two lit cigarette penetrates knee via false transfer
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 30
T. Page Wright Move Number Three lit cigarette, vanish with change-over
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 31
T. Page Wright Move Number Four lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 33
T. Page Wright Move Number Five lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 35
T. Page Wright Move Number Seven lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 38
T. Page Wright Move Number Eight lit cigarette, cigarette held behind other hand so both palms show empty
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 39
T. Page Wright Move Number Nine lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 41
T. Page Wright Move Number Ten lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 42
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 151
Unknown Ein Verschwinden und Wiedererscheinen
Nov. 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 2) 50
Unknown Note on Cigarette Vanish in Thumbtip very brief
1994 More Greater Magic 1247
Alexander de Cova Four Cigarettes Vanish
1994 Secrets No. 1 97
Salvano Die Verschwindende Zigarette vanishing cigarette in silk or in bare hands
  • 1. In einem Taschentuch
  • 2. In der bloßen Hand
1994 Salvano 10
Lou Gallo The Shock cigarette vanishes and reappears multiple times (sticks to back of thumb), then changes into beer bottle
1996 Lou Gallo: The Underground Man 122
Harry Lorayne That Burns Me Up! vanish and reappearance
Dec. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 12) 2878
Doug Conn Smoke Poke cigarette pushed into eye socket, reappears between lips when performer turns around
Related to 1999 Tricks of my Trade 63
Unknown Cigarette Vanish false transfer
1999 Mietek — Lecture Notes 14
Unknown Second-Hand Smoke cigarettes up the nose
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 142
Tom Stone TS Cigarette Vanish cigarette is apparently lighted, it vanishes
2000 ...at first sight 10
John Cornelius SmokeFree cigarette on pull
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 93
John Cornelius Trying to Quit rubber tubing cigarettes, with applications
  • Ephemeral
  • Chain Smoker
  • Lip Service
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 95
Unknown Cigarette Vanish false transfer
2001 Light My Fire 12
John Carney Cigar False Transfer
2002 The Book of Secrets 46
Bob Ostin Flash Cigarette Vanisher cigarette vanishes in a flash
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 148
Patrick Page Striking It Lucky collected cigarettes from audience vanish in cone, gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 288
Patrick Page Sleightly Different vanishing cigarette gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 299
Wolfgang Moser Verschwindende Zigarette using the "trouser-leg-servante"
2011 Kreationen 31