106 entries in Cup / Cups & Balls / One Cup & Chop Cup Routines
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Clement de Lion Ein Würfelkunststück die vanishes in dice cup and reappears, match stuck inside cup to keep the die in place
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 143
Tommy Vanderschmidt Gone Ball ball vanishes from under cup and appears in pocket, then ball penetrates handkerchief
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1111
"Senator" Clark Crandall "Senator" Clark Crandall's Cup and Balls one cup and three balls, no magnet
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 39
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 197
Edward Marlo Chop Cup Idea using an additional magnet
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 366) 292
David Price Hocus Pocus with Chop Cup not the collector David Price, Chop Cup routine
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 47
Phoa Yan Tiong Rice Bowl and Balls two final loads under bowl
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 310
Arthur Setterington Joe Smith - Hypnotist paper ball travels from pocket to under cup, the third time it changes color
The Joe Smith Mysteries 6
Dan Tong Cup & Three Balls three phase routine, see p. 200 for reference
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 174
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen One Cup - Two Balls chop cup, two large balls as climax
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 130
David Berglas, Lewis Ganson, Ralph W. Hull The Master Move For 'The Homing Ball' moves for ball and cone
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 182
Kirk Stiles Cop Out one-cup routine performed on left hand, using silk and second cup
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 279
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
Expanded Lecture Notes 18
Bob Zraick Zraick's Chop Cup Move
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 79
Steve Spillman 39c Routine chop cup with Oriental ceramic cup
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 26) 128
Paul Swinford A Chop Cup Routine with small opaque glass as part of routine
Related to Lecture Notes 1
Fred Kaps, Larry Jennings Combination. Larry Jenning's One Cup-Three Ball & Chop Cup Routine
Related to Fred Kaps Lecture 3
Don Nielsen Dice Cup dice chop cup, used for visual die through cup
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 1) 821
Dai Vernon The Cone, Ball and Handkerchief short comments
The First California Lecture 10
Frank Garcia The Soft Chop-Chop or You Don't Have to Be Chinese to Do This Trick chop cup routine with sponge balls, magnet in sponge
The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 173
Paul Harris Bayberry Bag Swindle chop cup routine with paper bag and paper ball loads
Also published here The Magic of Paul Harris 3
Larry Jennings The Larry Jennings Chop Cup Routine
Related toVariations Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 57
David Carré Impromptu Cup & Ball impromptu chop cup with a mug
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 6) 370
Barry Govan Cup and Ball Trio one cup and three balls, four phases
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 121
Unknown Beer Can Routine bottomless beer can for cup and three balls (rolled-up bills) routine
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 139
David Carré, Larry Jennings One Potato Two Patato
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 543
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff UnCanny chop cup routine with can which is resealed at the end
Variations Las Vegas Close-Up 10
Karl Fulves Random Walk on Op-Trik, Bob Fitch, coin banks that look like cans, chop cup with dollar bill cone
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 24) 91
John F. Mendoza The Chop Cup
The Book of John 105
Fred Kaps, Larry Jennings Kombination - Larry Jenning's Chop-Cup Routine mit einem Becher und drei Bällen
Related to Fred Kaps Lecture 4
Mark Wilson Introduction
The Chop Cup Book 1
Mark Wilson The Cup
The Chop Cup Book 3
Mark Wilson The Simplex Routine
The Chop Cup Book 5
Mark Wilson A Simplex Variation with color changing ball
The Chop Cup Book 17
Mark Wilson The Final Load from lap
The Chop Cup Book 25
Mark Wilson The Multiplication Cup ball multiplies into 4 balls during routine
The Chop Cup Book 31
Mark Wilson One Cup - Three Balls
The Chop Cup Book 57
Earl Nelson The Nelson Chop Cup Routine
The Chop Cup Book 71
Alan Wakeling The Pseudo Cup ungaffed cup, with sponges
The Chop Cup Book 87
John F. Mendoza "Big Load" Technique for chop cup, dice stacking, ...
Close-up Presentations 23
John F. Mendoza On the Solid Block Climax to chop cup type routines
Close-up Presentations 79
Allan Hayden One-Cup Routine ungaffed cup
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 417
Barry Govan Las Vegas Dice one cup routine using dice instead of balls
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 629
Frank Garcia The Chop Cup Revisited using three different colored balls
The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part II 51
Bob Follmer The Orange Chop chop cup with juice can
Fork Full of Appetizers 54
John Brown Solidarity idea for Solid Cup Routine, apparently filling cup with milk
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 16
Ron Fredrick The Ron Fredrick Chop Cup Routine with small opaque glass as part of routine
Related to The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick 35
Edward Marlo Bill, Egg, and Glass bill vanishes and reappears under paper-covered glass, egg appears, vanishes, bill reappears in egg
Arcane (Issue 9) 111
Roy Baker The Big Clock Produce large ringing alarm clock at the end of a Chop Cup routine
Baker's Capers 29
Michael Ammar Beenie Weenie chop cup routine with can which is resealed at the end
Inspired by Encore III 36
Meir Yedid The Other Side Of Time chop cup routine with spaceship patter, toy spider finale
Off the Wall 4
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Instant Chop Cup with bottomless spray can, becomes real spray can as climax
Lecture Magic 32
David Roth Revised Chop Cup Routine seated
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 21
Bill Brodersen No-Magnetic Chop-Cup Routine
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 958
Curtis Kam Coffee & Dough using mug and crumpled bills
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 961
Gerald Deutsch "Watch" the Bill/Cup coffee cup, wrist watch final load, see page 1092
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1064
Danny Korem New Wave Chop Cup stand-up routine, with silk, deceptive loads
Korem without Limits 52
Martin Lewis Dice Propagation Chop Cup routine with dice, dice change color, produce large dice, final load is lots of small dice
Martin's Miracles 133
Larry Jennings Single Cup & Balls Routine
Related to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 249
Karrell Fox "Imprompchop" ungaffed, rolled-up bill in any cup
For My Next Trick... 15
John Carney Cup and Bill Routine chop cup routine with bill and coffee cup, lemon appears, bill inside lemon
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 1
Ron Wilson The Uncanny Chop Cup with cardboard coffee cup, glass and handkerchief, drink appears as final load
The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 78
Finn Jon The New Theory Chop Cup
Spectacle 111
John Bannon Chop2
Impossibilia 66
John Carney Fruit Cup chop cup routine with bill and coffee cup, lemon appears, bill inside lemon
Carneycopia 98
Thomas Hierling Not Another Chop Cup Routine
Hardcore 40
Stephen Tucker For Whom the Bell Tolls cups and balls with disjointed bell, clapper vanishes and appears attached inside bell
New Close-Up Lecture 7
Arturo de Ascanio, "Senator" Clark Crandall, Santiago de la Riva El Juego del Cubilete longer routine, jumbo balls finish
La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 150
Scotty York My Lady's Teddy Bear with three olives and a coffee cup, lemon and teddy bear as final loads
For Your Eyes Only 51
Paul Gertner Tea Party chop cup with tea bag and cup, loose tea as final load
Steel and Silver 125
Dan Tong One Cup and Balls one cup and three balls
Related to Close-Up File 119
Jerry Mentzer Chop Cup an Balls one cup and three balls
Inspired by Close-Up File 126
Jerry Mentzer Magnet Gimmick finger palmed/clipped
Close-Up File 132
R. Paul Wilson Lean Chop practical Chop Cup Routine
Also published here The Little Black Book 17
Chad Long Playing With Doh chop cup routine with play doh container
The Lost Cheesy Notebooks — Volume Two 17
John Riggs Solipsist Cup and Ball Routine ball, wand and cup, different loads then solid cup ending
The Magic of John Riggs 5
John Riggs Further Thoughts on Cups and Balls
The Magic of John Riggs 10
R. Paul Wilson Lean Chop
Also published here Chaos Theories 41
Tommy Wonder, Bob Stencel Chop-Cup Load loading technique
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 94
Paul Harris The Bayberry Bag Swindle chop cup routine with paper bag and paper ball loads
Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 63
Jim Steinmeyer, Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff Uncanny chop cup routine with can which is resealed at the end
The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 225
Michael Fesenmeier Sphere, Cone and Stone ball and cone routine, with big stone as surprise
Trephine 121
Rainer Pfeiffer, Helge Thun, Manuel Muerte The Fruit Cups two-cup routine with two different colored balls
The Book 35
Mike Gallo The Shaker Neal Prete prop, salt shaker chop cup
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1473
Stephen Bargatze Chops and Balls humorous chop cup routine with a gun, baseball and turnip
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1475
James Swain, Larry Jennings Larry Jennings' Famous Chop Cup Routine new handling
Inspired by 21st Century Card Magic 149
David Regal My Best Friend Chop Cup routine involving mice under a cup, appearing cheese and final load of lots of fake mice
Close-Up & Personal 90
David Acer, Richard Sanders The Time Machine chop cup presentation
Natural Selections — Volume II 180
David Acer The Chop Mug and Creamers coffee mug and creamers for chop cup routine, only the idea
Natural Selections — Volume II 181
Helge Thun Easy Chop Cups and Balls one of the three cups is a chop cup
Faustdick hinterm Schlitzohr 25
David Ben Worse Habits cups & balls with a cigarette paper and a bottle cap
Tricks 23
Jay Sankey The Chop Suey Subterfuge Ball travels into cup held by spectator during Chop Cup routine
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 60
Miguel Aparicio Variaciones del Cono y la Bola with handkerchief, variations
Inspired by La Magia Española del Siglo XX 187
Curtis Kam Praise The Load cup shown empty, then final load appears, no small ball sequence at all
Dangerous Notions 46
Ron Bauer Introduction on the Chop Cup and different cup styles
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 1
Don Alan The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 6
Don Alan Don Alan Chop Cup Loading Technique
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 20
Don Alan The Big Bang chop cup loading technique with bang on table
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 25
Karl Fulves Abridged Version cups and balls routine outline for standup, using first three then two then one cups
Prolix (Issue 4) 219
Axel Hecklau Ein Becher Just a Cup precursor
"Details" 40
Curtis Kam Cup One with coffee cup and rolled-up napkin, two final loads
Inspired by The StageCoach 5
Trevor Lewis Commecial Chop Chup Routine routine, two large loads, eyeball
Routines Matter 59
Tom Stone Conic Relief ideas and sequences for Dai Vernon's "Ball, Cone and Handkerchief"
  • The Cone as a Holdout
  • The Cone as a Servante
  • Combinations
  • Vernon's Basic Vanish
  • Changes
  • The Surprise Load
  • Extending it Outward
Related to Vortex 141
Patrick Page The Mini-Money Miracle rolled-up bill travels under cup, then stack of coin appears under cup
Magic Page by Page 251
Hiroshi Sawa ティー・ブレイク (The Tea Break) Chop Cup type of routine with coffee cup, sugar cubes and lemon as a final load
Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 151
Joaquín Matas Los Cubiletes de Vernon "Tuneados" with three cups, one chop cup
Inspired by A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 253