47 entries in Ball / "Small" Ball / Routines
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Of the ball, and the manner of legierdemaine therewith, also notable feats with one or diverse balles magic with small balls
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 182
Unknown To make a little ball swell in your hand till it be verie great one or more small balls taken into other hand and become big there, shuttle pass
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown How to rap a wag upon the knuckles sucker gag in which spectator is rapped on hand
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIII) 183
Unknown Another one ball split in two
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 17
Unknown Another ball travels from hand to hand
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 17
Unknown How to rap a Wag on the knuckles sucker gag in which spectator is rapped on knuckles
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 20
Unknown The Cone, or Skittle also "La quille", cone with shell changes place with ball under paper cone cover, also with larger cone and orange
1876 Modern Magic 360
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Decanter and the Crystal Balls clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, two methods
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 426
Professor Hoffmann The Chameleon Ball small ball changes color multiple times
1890 More Magic 274
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routine
Related toAlso published here 1911 Later Magic 602
Professor Hoffmann The Crystal Balls (Improved Method) clear glass balls produced and then "molded" into single ball which then changes color, detailed routine
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 55
Tom Sellers The Floating Bullet steel ball floats on water
1935 Quick Tricks 22
Franklin M. Chapman Crystal Gag Hollow Glass Ball, fills with smoke under silk
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 2) 4
Eddie Joseph One Hand Production of Three Single Balls
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 11
Eddie Joseph One-Hand Production of Two Balls Together
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 11
Jack Blades Balls and Ribbons from the Mouth Routine ping pong balls and ribbon from mouth routine
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 28
T.J. Crawford Under the Pan four balls travel from under four plastic pans under one
1945 My Best 200
Earl Morgan The Earl Morgan Floating Ball (Vest Pocket Style)
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 18
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
Laurie Ireland The Magnetic Ball rubber ball rolls alone to find selection
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 14
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
John Benzais 4-D Ball Trick three balls vanish one by one, reappear
Variations 1967 The Best of Benzais 52
E. Leslie May Nelson's Column three people choose colored balls, performer knows who has which and has it predicted
1969 HEX! 54
Kirk Stiles Ballabout one-ball routine with small ball, it is pressed flat as climax
1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 35
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Chink-A-Chink Simplified with four small balls
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 118
Kirk Stiles Odd Venusian Family rubber balls appear with weird story line
June 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 263
Slydini Third Routine ball vanishes, appears, repeat
1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 46
Punx Indisches Märchen pearl necklace is cut and restored, pearls travel to hand and necklace enlarge
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 25
Lewis Ganson Solid Dust appearance of some small balls
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 15
Derek Dingle Roll Your Own cigarette produced, broken in three parts, they change into three balls, back to single cigarette
Inspired by
  • routine from Coe Norton lecture, ca. 1968
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 19) 1245
Paul Harris Biological Vanish small rubber ball transforms into finger tip
Variations 1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book I 69
Stephen Tucker Escalier steel ball changes into marble and silver coin
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 21) 407
Karrell Fox Comedy "Ball N' Rope" ping pong ball balanced on short rope, then it is seen that it is stuck to it, gag
1986 For My Next Trick... 77
Daryl Martinez The Bell of the Ball steel ball and bell are fused together to create a hollow ball that rings
1988 Daryl does Den Haag 2
Daryl Martinez The Effect-Less Method after rubber ball is bounced on the floor it turns into steel
1988 Daryl does Den Haag 24
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
1989 Without 9
Michael Weber Hour Glass color changing ball
1990 La Magie de Michael Weber 5
Gary Ouellet The Mystery of the Crystal Chamber small ball vanishes and appears in transparent plastic box
1990 Close Up Illusions 21
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 79
Bob King Three Ball Production
Inspired by
  • Ed Marlo One-Man Parade, Linking Ring 1960s
Related to
1999 Private Notes 14
John Cornelius The Jawbreakers three balls vanish one by one, reappear
Inspired by 2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 123
Christian Scherer Der angehende Zauberkünstler oder der kleine weisse Ball routine with purse frame and little ball, ball appears from frame and vanishes under handkerchief, reproduced from frame again, wand appears and eventually ball and frame disappear
Variations 2002 Kreative Magie 12
Christian Scherer Small Ball Production from Purse Frame
2002 Kreative Magie 13
David (Foote) Drake The Steel Balls three steel balls diminish in number but increase in size, large ball remains
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 71
Christian Scherer Magisches Minigolf three golf balls vanish and appear under a bowl with a hole, then they appear in the box they were extracted in the beginning, with collapsible golf club as magic wand, crazy golf presentation
2014 Schlaglichter 376
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
Christian Scherer Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu three steel balls are removed from a box, penetrate a transparent silk one by one and then they vanish just to be found in the box again
Inspired by
  • Lou Serrano's "Steel Ball Routine"
2019 Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu 3