61 entries in Cup / Cups & Balls / General Comments
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann The Cups and Balls introduction
1876 Modern Magic 271
Professor Hoffmann General Comments on structure and presentation
1876 Modern Magic 278
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 3, palming methods
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 248
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 1 of ongoing series
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 235
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 2, discussing props, servante, misdirection
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 241
John Northern Hilliard The Cups and Balls The Wand
The Balls
The Cups
1938 Greater Magic 658
Eddie Joseph Connecting the Terminals motivating the climax
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 51
Eddie Joseph Part Three - Routines intro
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 51
Eddie Joseph The Appealing Force of "Cups and Balls"
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 7
Victor Farelli Introduction - History of the Cups and Balls
1948 John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 10
Victor Farelli Bibliography of the Cups and Balls
1948 John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls 91
Bob Tucker Sequin Balls designing balls for final loads with sequins
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 40
Charlie Miller, Max Malini Cups and Balls tip
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 74
Max Malini Malini's Cups and Balls short comment
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 74
Max Malini, Charlie Miller Chicks chicks from Cups & Balls, chicks from eggs
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 74
Charlie Miller Cups and Balls tips, ideas and theory
1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 9
Peter Alexis Cup & Ball Techniques
Oct. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 367
Karl Fulves Cup & Ball Technique
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 791
Tony Shiels The Summer Cups personal anecdotes
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 127
Aldo Colombini The Cups and Balls
  • The Colombini Presentation
  • Requirements
  • Set-Up
  • Getting Ready
  • Performance
1977 Colombini's Cups and Balls 7
Karl Fulves (E) Cup Gaff thin cup shell, posed as problem
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 24) 94
Frank Garcia The Oldest Deception comments
1979 The Very Best of Cups and Balls 15
Frank Garcia Further Ideas and Reflections
1979 The Very Best of Cups and Balls 103
Frank Garcia, Max Malini Magical Odd Facts About the Cups and Balls, Ideas and Further "Reflections" about Malini's Cups and Balls
1979 The Very Best of Cups and Balls 114
Francis Carlyle Francis Carlyle's Patter Introduction to Cups and Balls
1979 The Very Best of Cups and Balls 116
John Northern Hilliard Some Great Quotes by the Late John Northern Hilliard who wrote "Greater Magic"
1979 The Very Best of Cups and Balls 119
Karl Fulves, Slydini Notes Slydini on Okito box magic, Cups & Balls and card tricks
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1238
Mark Wilson The Cup
1979 The Chop Cup Book 3
Jim Ryan Jim Ryan's Classic Cups and Balls Routine three cups, three final loads, with purse frame and sponge balls
Related to 1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 1
Jim Ryan Cups for the Jim Ryan Routine
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: The Famous Cups & Balls Routine 20
Ross Bertram Cups and Balls board to perform on
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 253
Karrell Fox "Cups and Balls Apron"
1986 For My Next Trick... 172
Rafael Benatar In-Transit Actions and the Cups and Balls
1989 Transit Cups and Balls 1
Charlie Miller Some Tips for Rehearsal
1989 Transit Cups and Balls 19
John Bannon The Big Loads - A Few Words On Timing
1990 Impossibilia 86
Gary Kurtz The G.K. Cups and Balls balls change color, seven final loads
  • Phase One - Introducing the Props
  • Phase Two - Countering Expectations
  • Phase Three - Variation on Vernon's Travelling Sequences
  • Phase Four (All Three Balls Appear under the Centre Cup)
  • Part Five: The Final Loading Sequences (Part One)
  • Phase Six: Producing Three Oranges (and Reloading)
  • Phase Seven: The Final Stretch
1991 The Cups and Balls 1
Tommy Wonder Cups and Balls: A Private History
  • A Two-Cup Routine with Three Cups
  • Loads
  • Loading Techniques
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 91
Unknown On Thimble Climaxes jumbo thimble, metal jumbo thimble for cups & balls transition
1997 Digital Effects 98
Bob Farmer Notes
  • Bizarre Ending
  • Armpit Stash
  • Structural Parallels
  • Vanishing Big Balls
  • Right and Left Hand Use
1998 Cyclops 6
Harry Riser Vernon Routine Credit Information
Also published here
  • MUM, July 1997
1999 The Fine Print (Issue 10) 308
Gazzo Animal Farm Story of using chicks as final loads
2004 Street Cups and Balls 19
Unknown The French Drop
2004 Street Cups and Balls 47
Gazzo Timing
2004 Street Cups and Balls 21
Gazzo Hats - A Fair Exchange Getting tips
2004 Street Cups and Balls 29
Gazzo Simplicity
2004 Street Cups and Balls 31
Gazzo Lines Patter for cups and balls
2004 Street Cups and Balls 31
Gazzo In The Beginning About how Gazzo got interested in Cups and Balls
2004 Street Cups and Balls 10
Gazzo Props What props Gazzo uses for his routine (Cups, Balls, Pouch, Table, Wand, Fruit, Hat)
2004 Street Cups and Balls 39
Gazzo To Copy or Not to Copy About whether to copy or create your own routine
2004 Street Cups and Balls 14
Gazzo The Moves Talking about the sleights in Cups and Balls
2004 Street Cups and Balls 43
Gazzo Environment About performing environments for Cups and Balls and how to control it
2004 Street Cups and Balls 17
Gazzo The False Transfer How should a false transfer look?
2004 Street Cups and Balls 44
Roberto Giobbi Thoughts on Cups-and-Balls Loads
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 16) 179
Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller Cups-and-Balls Pendulum Loading
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 17) 180
Karl Fulves Progressive Assembly credit information, also with cups & balls, coins
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 611
Al Schneider Cup and Ball Moves comments on the props
2011 Al Schneider Magic 118
Al Schneider Rest Positions while palming a ball
2011 Al Schneider Magic 120
Christian Scherer Das Becherspiel als Salonkunststück general remarks on the Cups and Balls
  • Der Handlungsablauf beim Becherspiel
  • Die Struktur (structure)
  • Der Vortrag (patter)
  • Die Becher (cups)
  • Die Kugeln (balls)
  • Der Zauberstab (wand)
  • Der Tisch (table)
  • Die Tischoberfläche (table surface)
  • Die Handhabung der Becher (handling of the cups)
  • Die falsche Übergabe (false transfer of a ball)
  • Die Ladung (loads)
  • Das Platzieren der Ladungen (placement of loads in pockets)
  • Die Ladetechnik (loading technique)
  • Die Ladung vor den Blicken der Zuschauer verbergen (hiding the loads)
  • Indirektes Laden (indirect loads)
  • Das Abstellen der geladenen Becher (putting cups with loads on the table)
2014 Schlaglichter 175
Johnny Thompson On Vernon's Pseudo-Exposure Phase
Related to 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 35
Johnny Thompson Dai Vernon's Magic Castle Act from late Sixties
  • The Cups and Balls
  • Han Ping Chien
  • Winged Silver
  • Copper/Silver
  • Matching the Cards
  • Ambitious Card
  • Color-Changing Deck
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 81
Johnny Thompson The Opener using cups and balls as opener for trade show
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 271