1,339 entries in Bill
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown L'Ecriture Cachée Dans une Tabatiere, d'où on la Tire, Sans la Toucher, Pour la Faire Trouver Dans une Bougie signed piece of paper is burnt and appears in selected candle, switch with a box, with assistant notes from 1788 mention method for paper to orange and signature duplication
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 24
Unknown 2. Experimente mit Banknoten medium divines denomination and number of bill, explanation in reference
Related to Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 41
Unknown Erklärung explanation of bill divination code
Related to Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 54
H. F. C. Suhr Der bezauberte Fünfmarkschein bill vanishes in flash of fire, appears again, flash paper bill
July 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 109
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Banknoten "Vorträge von J. N. Hofzinser"
patter for burned and restored borrowed bills
Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 3
Ottokar Fischer Ein verblüffendes Tisch-Kunststück coin, finger ring and bill borrowed and put in vest pocket, bill appears inside bread roll, ring inside matchbox and coin under a glass
Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 153
Unknown The Torn Bank Note with repeat
Related toVariations 1909 The Art of Magic 325
Unknown The Bill and Lemon Trick
1909 The Art of Magic 329
Edward Bagshawe A Necromatic Notes borrowed bill put in envelope, deck with chosen card fixed with two rubber bands, bill travels into deck next to selection
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 36
Tom Sellers Treasury Note and Confetti bill is burned by "accident", reproduced from confetti
1927 Tricks That Work 15
Lu Brent A Match Box Melange Dollar bill vanishes, travels to matchbox that was previously full of matches (matches have vanished, leaving only the bill)
1932 Novel Magic 11
Al Baker Al Baker's Pet Hat Trick hat as a utility prop to exchange billets...
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 77
Max Holden Shrinking Dollar Bill "Thoughts in General", from Linking Ring May 1935
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Conrad C. Bush The Lemon and the Dollar see page 99 for improvement by Leo H. Sullivan
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 28
E. D. Wolff Transient Money bill into nest of envelopes, thumb tip
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 32
Al Baker Baker's Bill Switch
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Charles Rosenthal Money Mentalism money is put in envelope, medium names denomination, code
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 123
Theodore Annemann, Charles Peet A Mentalist with Money marked bill is divined among others and its number as well
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 168
Laurie Ireland Cups and Dollar Bills with rolled up bills
1936 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 6
Monty Crowe Inflation bill passes through another bill when rolled
Also published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 20) 114
Jacob Steisal The Itinerant Dollar bill to anything multiple times, erasing last digit
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 85
Theodore Annemann Serial Number Divination number is divined by medium, in random order
Related to 1937 "En Rapport" 10
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Repeating Vanishing Bill rolled-up bill vanishes, reappears, vanishes again, fake stuck to first finger for vanish
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 21
Eddie Clever Out of the Ether medium in other room divines things
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 242
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ultra Dollar Bill and Cigarette Effect with method to make two bills with same serial number
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 19
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Bill and Lemon Routine burnt in envelope, actual same bill found in lemon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 22
Edward Reese Banana Bill bill to banana
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 225
Geoff Sandersons Security! bill into ring box in wool that's sealed in a glass
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 239
Billy O'Connor The Bill in the Envelope burned bill reappears in empty envelope, number checked
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 29
L. Vosburgh Lyons Devil's Luck!
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 310
Unknown A Good Wrinkle for Rolling Bills method for a tight roll for insertion into lemon etc.
1938 Greater Magic 774
Dai Vernon The Short Change with the Long Green
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 779
Unknown The Torn Bill
1938 Greater Magic 767
William H. McCaffrey Cut and Restored Bill
1938 Greater Magic 770
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Cut
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Dave Roberts The Climbing Bill climbing up the wall, reel
1938 Greater Magic 771
Unknown "The Perfect" Lemon and Bill Trick
1938 Greater Magic 771
Bluey-Bluey The Bill in the Envelope burned in envelope, reproduced from spectator's sleeve
1938 Greater Magic 774
Carl Brema Dollar Bill and Tube Trick Bill Tube
1938 Greater Magic 781
Unknown Switching a Bill I
1938 Greater Magic 768
Unknown Switching a Bill II
1938 Greater Magic 769
William H. McCaffrey The Five Dollar Bill Trick $5 to $1 bill, humorous presentation
1938 Greater Magic 777
Louis Lam Coincidence update, combined with bank night and prediction
Inspired by 1939 Be Deceived 19
Sid Lorraine Dollar Day
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 435
Tom Sellers It's Just Chance - Another Version five envelopes, with a stand
1939 Scots Magic 23
Theodore Annemann Mental Dollars three bills folded and put in handkerchief, one is selected and the serial number is divined, the Accessory
1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 10
Robert Parrish A Prediction to End Predictions playing card, word and date on bill are predicted
1939 Do That Again! 9
Kent Arthur Spurious Pelf "do as i do" sequence with spectator and 5 bills each, selected bill remains upside down
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 60) 429
James G. Thompson Jr. Financial Nightmare bill transposition with story presentation
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 405
Theodore Annemann The Dollar-Cigarette Challenge bill in cigarette, serial number duplication
1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 5
L. Vosburgh Lyons Money Method
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 366
Jack Vosburgh Double Dollar bill folded so that it looks like two bills, then it actually doubles
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 122) 711
Charlie Miller My Cups and Bills three coffee cups and rolled up bills
Also published here 1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 12) 2
Dr. Richard Rowe Three Cards and a Bank Note (Bill) three selections & borrowed bill sealed in four envelopes, performer names card and serial number, all vanish and reappear in middle of deck, bill wrapped around the three cards, duplicates
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 43
Henry Hardin Mystic Perception divined whether serial number on dollar bill is odd or even
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 596
Warren E. Simms Bank Night Simplified
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 149) 827
Dave Price, Unknown Naming the Date on a Borrowed Bill bills had certain years on them
1941 After the Dessert 5
Martin Gardner Four Piles and a Dollar Bill spectator deals pile into four piles, the values on top form the year on the bill
1941 After the Dessert 6
Jack Vosburgh Money Enraptured bill becomes giant bill
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 731
Unknown The Curious Fold bill folded and unfolded, then it is upside down
1941 After the Dessert 5
Al Baker The Erectile Dollar Bill lengthwise folded bill moves to stand upright, thread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 188
Al Baker Dollar Bill and Cigarette
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 184
Bruce Elliott, Theodore Annemann Not for the Meek bill to roll of life savers, gaffed knife
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 879
Al Baker The Dollar Bill Switch in envelope
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 189
Unknown Rapid Banking bill transposes with check in two double envelopes
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 189
Walter B. Gibson Mind Over Money memorizing the serial number of a bill and other ideas about quickly memorizing things on a bill
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 3
Walter B. Gibson, Danny Morris Gaglet Department
  • card coding with name badges (Gibson)
  • card in balloon gag (Morris)
  • cut and restored tie performance at army shows without a stooge (Morris)
  • bar bet, naming three numbers of a serial number on a bill
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 38
Bruce Elliott The Back Room bar bet with a coin, gag with a bill (Al Cohn), on semantics, exposure, George Karger, Keith Clark and Bill Larsen
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 68
Wilbur T. Kattner Tricklet stamps are produced from a rolled up bill
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Jack Chanin Gaglets handling for folded bill that turns upside down
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 23) 96
Louis Tannen Change, Please! bill into signed envelope, envelope is cut, bill vanishes and two coins fall out
Variations 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 84
Unknown The Dollar Bill in the Cigarette
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 146
R. M. Jamison Bingo-Bonds bill in one of five bills, four spectators can spell the word "Bingo" and get the envelope they arrive at, with a stand
Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 25
Unknown Bar Bet letting bill fall and spectator has to catch it
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 35) 146
Jean Hugard Cups and Bills with rolled up bills and cups, three final loads
Related to Oct. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 17
Clyde Cairy Hoomdangs result of some calculations with the serial number of a chosen bill, appear on slates
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 123
Tom Sellers The "T.S." Knife to load an envelope
1943 Magical Mixture 11
Tom Sellers Note in Beer Bottle
1943 Magical Mixture 14
Tom Sellers Borrowed Note in Candle gimmicked knife
1943 Magical Mixture 16
Milbourne Christopher Paper Money crumpled piece of newspaper changes in a dollar bill
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 35) 145
Samuel Berland Berland's One to Four bill is cut in fourths, each change to new bill
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 130
Unknown A Dollar makes a "Break" bill to coins, bill breaks pencil (outstreched finger)
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 127
Unknown Sign-A-Bill gag, bills bound into check book
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 135
Unknown A Roll of Bills gag, several bills are glued together at short end and rolled up
Related toAlso published here 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 136
Tom Osborne Instant Number Memorization how to quickly memorize serial number
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 134
Unknown The Topsy-Turvy Bill bill is folded and opened, then upside down
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 129
Milbourne Christopher Novel Burned and Restored Bill bill burned on top of plate is found underneath
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 116
Paul LePaul Le Paul's Torn Bill bill torn in half, one half changes to half dollar, restored
Related to 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 126
U. F. Grant Slow Motion Bill Transposition
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 109
U. F. Grant "Million Dollar" Bill Mystery two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelope
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 112
Unknown The Life Safer bill to life safer package used as pull
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 122
John Scarne John Scarne's Bill Change ungimmicked
Related to 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 106
Unknown Half and Half bill changes to coins into envelope that is cut
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 118
Unknown Making Money to Order cut paper to money
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 133
Jerry Sorensen Poor Man's Bank Night with a package of gum, everybody can select one, in one wrapper is a gum in the other is cradboard
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 69) 282
George Starke Hornswoggled bills change total value several times
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 85
Herb Runge Wholly Smokes! routine with cigarette and match, glass of wine appears and disappears under a handkerchief, bill to cigarette
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 70) 284
Lu Brent Bill to Magazine - Letter to Bruce Elliott bill travels between two pages of chosen book or magazine
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 64) 262
George Starke Hornswoggled - The Smash Finish different ending
Related to Apr. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 111
Ronald B. Edwards Multifly coin tray with glued bills for close up
Variations 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 349
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Impromptu Bill Reading
1945 My Best 163
Ronald B. Edwards Numerology with prepared stage money
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 79) 320
George Starke Hornswoggled bills change total value several times
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1945 My Best 189
Joseph H. Fries Big Money torn and restored bill with false explanation
1945 My Best 239
Steve Eskow I.O.U. spectator's bill transpose with piece of paper in envelope
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 76) 311
Sid Lorraine A "Flash" Opener flash paper bill vanish
1945 My Best 320
Lu Brent Inflation dollar bill assembly, fives and ones
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 87) 353
Tommy Dowd Half A Buck rolling a cigarette with one hand and putting a bill inside
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 366
Gerald Kosky Dollar Bill in Lemon one half of a bill is burnt, other half found in chosen lemon
1945 My Best 252
Herman L. Weber Namreh's "Electrick" handkerchief and bill are shot into a light bulb, apparatus
1945 My Best 337
Ronald B. Edwards Surprise! bill (stage money) to silver coin
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 91) 369
Milbourne Christopher Paper Money piece of newspaper to bill
1945 My Best 161
Harlan Tarbell, William Larsen The Soap Pitchman banknight effect with 3 bars of soap, dollar bill in one package
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 46
Unknown The Dollar Bill on the Ribbon bill with notified serial number and slit penetrates ribbon in envelope
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 323
Unknown Bill Pull
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 47
R. N. Lee Lit-Switch switch of cigarette with a lighter
1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 398
Ronald B. Edwards Box Fight Prediction with bill tube
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 456
Bill Becher Brain Buster with Brema's bill tube, sealed in envelope
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 115) 463
Milbourne Christopher Match to Dollar rebuilding "Match to Flower"
Jan. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 184
Bert Allerton Bamboozle story presentation with bills
Variations 1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 2) 43
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley A Chance in a Billion bill put in a glass and covered with handkerchief
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 41
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley New Bills for Old ten serial numbers are noted on a blackboard, performer is blindfolded and can call out all the numbers
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 44
Bruce Elliott Static borrowed bill sticks to other bill, static electricity presentation, gaffed
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 507
Frank Garcia H2O lit cigarette is dunk into glass of water and then rolled between the hands, transformation into rolled wet bill
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 127) 511
Harvey P. Graham Perfection serial number, free choice of lemon, no switch of bill
Also published here 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 138) 553
Laurie Ireland A Dollar Bill in Candle Effect in chosen candle
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 12
Unknown Billet Switch
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 139) 558
Robert Brinkman Stage Size Six Bill Repeat
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 34
Bob Somerfeld Serial Number Prediction
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 152) 618
Felix Korim Sir Felix Korim cigarette switch with ash tray
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 3
U. F. Grant Elmer Eckam description of Eckam's bill in cigarette and cards across, no explanations
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 4
George G. Kaplan, Emil Jarrow The Lemon Trick two bills with similar numbers
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 292
Steve Miaco Tip on Bill in Lemon
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 145) 584
George G. Kaplan The Brema Tube and Bill loading the tube while showing it
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 263
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope, see p. 690 for tips and ideas by Hen Fetsch
Related toAlso published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 165) 660
Arthur H. Buckley Borrowed Money bill vanishes from envelope, reappears in nest of envelopes, serial number noted (3 made to 8 from consecutive numbers)
1948 Principles and Deceptions 78
Terry Lynn Torn Corner Method bill travels to envelope
1948 Principles and Deceptions 80
Dr. Stanley Jaks Locked Room handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 654
Unknown Bank Night using double envelope
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 179
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's "Bank Night" using sepcial trey
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 183
Unknown Reading the Number on a Borrowed Dollar Bill using double envelope
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 178
Bill Simon Ten Fingers & a Silk coin is produced from silk and vanishes, repeated, continues production of coins, bills as final load
1949 Controlled Miracles 30
Hen Fetsch Tearing the Corner From Two Bills making identical corners with two bills
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 172) 690
Sidney Mayer Dollar Bill Stunt water poured in bill tube turns green
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 35
Unknown Tender and Private gag, folding a Dollar bill to form other words
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 4
Unknown Strike Match on Bill igniting match with Dollar bill
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 4
Unknown Vanishing Creamer creamer vanishes from tube formed with a bill
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 4
Unknown Mushroom, Key, and States folding Dollar bill to make picture of a mushroom
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 6
Dorny Valuable Paper Wad bill is folded to white little packet, curiosity
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 6
Unknown Indestructible Bill bill soaked in whiskey burns without damage
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 6
Unknown Catching the Check catching check / bill between fingers
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 29
Al Baker Bill-Epathy using Baker Billet Switch
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 283
Samuel Berland Berland's Vanishing Bill bill folded to simulate two bills
Variations 1949 Over the Coffee Cups 5
Don Tanner Visible Bill Transposition borrowed, marked bill put in one envelope, that and another envelope held in front of candles and bill shadow can be seen to vanish in one and appear in the other envelope
May 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 4
Verne Chesbro Half a Butt is Better Than One
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 773
Don Tanner Tanner's Cigarette Change switching a borrowed cigarette for bill in cigarette with match box
Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 12
Don Tanner Why the Bill in the Lemon on using different fruit, details for banana
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 13
George Blake Imp-Ossible bill travels from under handkerchief into a bill tube
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 192) 767
George Blake Imp-Aled Brema bill tube with holes, threaded on a needle, bill travels inside
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 771
U. F. Grant The Bill, Egg and Walnut bill travels into nest of egg and walnut, duplicate bill made by cutting two bills in half and joining them together with one half switched
Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 6
Don Tanner A Bill Restoration And Transposition borrowed dollar bill burns in a flash and appears in previously empty envelope
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 9
Milbourne Christopher Paper to Bill newspaper ball changes to bill
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 6
Vern Schoneck Pursepose bill wrapped in a paper and put in envelope transforms into stage money
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 173) 694
Eddie Joseph Money, Money Everywhere coins and bills produced from spectator
1950 The Art of Body Loading & Productions 52
Ed Mishell Mishell's Move hidden bill packet is transferred from one hand to the other behind second bill
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 782
Dr. Jacob Daley, Dr. Stanley Jaks Daley's Device bill switch while putting it in envelope
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 217) 866
Murray Sumner Torn Bill Trick
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 784
Jack Chanin Jap Jape cigarette and two drawer boxes, bill to cigarette finale
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 776
Eddie Joseph Body Productions for Stage or Platform bill to banana, producing women's underwear from spectator during routine
1950 The Art of Body Loading & Productions 43
Al Baker Fun with the Money-Making Machine ideas for this prop
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 429
Toni Koynini One Pound Revelation pound note between cardboards, name of free selection appears on note, then card itself appears between boards
  • Alternative Routine - With Borrowed Cards
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 27
Evans Morgan Paying the Check tearing a bill from a check book. gag
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 34
Al Baker The Baker Bill Tear impromptu
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 423
Edward Marlo The Flash Bill Routine borrowed bill disappears in flash, reproduction from fist
1951 Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 14
Bruce Elliott No Five five dollar bill put on one dollar bill, five dollar bill vanishes
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 225) 898
Al Baker The Bill in the borrowed Lemon gaffed knife
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 430
Don Alan Bill in the Orange
1951 Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 14
Dr. Ben B. Braude Balloon Buster card in on of selected balloon, for magicians, three stooges (!)
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 224) 897
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Locked Room handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 1951 Who is this Dr. Jaks? 9
Edward Marlo Crumpled Bill Switch
1951 Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 15
Gershon Legman Lotus and Bow-Tie bill folded to bow-tie and Lotus
Also published here 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 251) 1003
Paul Curry Fourth Dimensional Turning idea for S.S. Adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 252) 1009
Norman Jensen The Sticky Steal vanish of a bill in envelope / stealing something from an envelope
1952 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 246) 983
Theodore Annemann The Cigarette and Dollar Bill Again signed bill in cigarette
1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 2
Miles E. Hess A Spectacular Check Book check book with dollar bills, miniature bill is removed, gag
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 18
Yellowstone Bank Night with Eggs with card in egg wand
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 38
Karrell Fox A "Tin-Spot" bill repeat gag, bill thrown on floor makes loud noice
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 31
Roy Benson Dollar Poof flash bill gag
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 24
Bill Bowman Clipped clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link, see p. 56 for variation with three clips
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 38
Karrell Fox They're All Aces - Take a Card any card ideas and gags
  • Old Money (bill with beard)
  • Bedroom Eyes (beds on glasses)
  • Genii Weenie (hot dog from Aladin lamp)
  • Bounced (rubber check joke)
  • Candelabra (original way to light three matches on a matchbook)
  • Nose Nonsense (spoon on nose gag)
  • Fan Fun (fan gag)
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 311) 42
Duane Duvall Paper Clip Progression Clipped variation wit two, three an four paper clips
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 319) 84
Ricki Dunn IOU $1.00 spectator's Dollar bill is folded and he holds it, when he opens it up again he holds a paper with "IOU $1.00" written on it, pickpocket presentation
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 21
Karrell Fox A Bill Collector three bills under handkerchief, performer apparently folds them quickly into a ring, bird and bowtie, fourth bill is pushed in fist and changes into a bill folded like an umbrella
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 15
Gaylord E. Hill Gaylord's Impromptu Bill Vanish rolled bill secretly behind ear
Also published here 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 316) 66
Yellowstone Tricky Tidbits ideas, gags and puns
  • Joy Buzzer
  • Flexible Glass
  • Bill in Cigarette
  • Sucker Silk Vanish
  • Coin in Egg
  • Dancing Hanky
  • Egg Bag Finish
  • Swallowing Wand Gag
  • Stamp Album
  • Diminishing Bills Finale
  • Torn and Restored Paper
  • Floating Bulb
  • Milk in Light Bulb
  • Handkerchief Frame
  • Hat Production
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954)
Karrell Fox Light's Out card to lightbulb, missing corner matches
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 18
Bob Ellis Miser's Dream with Dollar Bills
Variations 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 116
Harlan Tarbell "Bank Night" Cardboard method for bank night
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 152
Harlan Tarbell "Bank Night" Envelope method for bank night
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 153
Harlan Tarbell 2 - Here's Your Change 5$ bill in envelope changes to single dollar bills, using Phantom Sticker
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 135
Stewart Judah, George Karger, Al O'Hagan, Jesse J. Langston Jr., G. E. Emme, Stewart James, Paul Curry, Ronald B. Edwards Clipped Again more ideas and tips for Bowman's Clipped
Inspired by 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 105
Stewart James The Corsican Silks clipped variation, handkerchiefs attached to paper clips
Inspired by 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 105
Gene "Phantini" Grant Challenge Dollar Bill Test bill in envelope and between slates, still performer divines serial number
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 10
Billy McComb An Act for a Lazy Magician complete act
  • Ring on Stick
  • Card through Handkerchief
  • Anti-Gravity Glasses
  • Bill in Cigarette
  • Transformation of Handkerchief ("The End" appears)
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 4
Jack Yates Money and the Medium bill put in one of several envelopes, medium finds correct one
1956 Minds in Duplicate 27
Lewis Ganson Free Choice including a handling adapted for children
Inspired by
  • Raymond Beebe (Genii, Oct. 1945)
1956 Unconventional Magic 5
Bill Bowman Pop-Off clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link
Variations 1956 The Best in Magic 3
Dr. Jacob Daley Device bill switch while putting it in envelope
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 213
Royal Vale Heath Heath's Bill Trick Serial number divination, very mathematical
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 52
Bruce Elliott The Rip one of five bills vanishes, practical manipulative method
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 59
Bruce Elliott The Fold-Around one of five bills vanishes, folding method
1956 The Best in Magic 61
Bruce Elliott The Rip one of five bills vanishes, practical manipulative method
Also published here 1956 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 336) 152
Gershon Legman Lotus and Bow-Tie bill folded to bow-tie and Lotus
Related to
  • Mitchell Dyszel's "Bow Knot Money" in "The Jinx" 1942
Also published here
1956 The Best in Magic 33
Clayton Rawson 1. Right in Front of Your Nose
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 151
Don Alan Bill, Lemon and Wrapper part of serial number is written down, featuring a floating burning wrapper
1956 Pretty Sneaky 44
Harvey P. Graham Perfection serial number, free choice of lemon, no switch of bill
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 63
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 235
Don Tanner The Seven Keys to Bank Night one key, seven locks, boxes in one is a price
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 201
Gene Kirk C Note Gag pipe on bill, playing a note, gag
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 40
Max Katz That Torn Corner where to store torn corner
1957 26 Originals 20
Tony Corinda Impromptu "Just Chance"
1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 43
Richard H. Barnett Patter for the Tom Bowyer Repeat Bill Trick
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 21
Tony Corinda (8) Evidence bill in one of five envelopes is found by blindfolded performer
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 154
Carl Ballantine Ballantine's Silver Dollar aluminium foil on bill becomes coin
1958 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 217
Bill Hendricks George Washington's Card Trick prediction on bill
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 38
Tony Corinda (5) The Bartender's Nightmare! divination of a serial number, blindfolded
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Thorntonism Ideas for a serial number divination, switching playing cards and appearance of a message
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 2
Tony Corinda (5) Astrnomical add a number prediction, serial number of a bill
1958 Predictions 109
Stan White Clear-Vu Bill Vanish bill vanishes from plastic box, with rubber band
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 6
Allessandro The Demon Dollar signed bill is placed inside an envelope and burnt, then it bill is found in sealed envelope in performer's pocket
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 12
Dr. Spencer Thornton Serial Number Duplication preparing bills, so they have the same serial number
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 12
Lane Bateman Counterfeiter's Dream routine for Money Printing Machine
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 13
Eric Mason (12) The Star Trap Billet Switch (Eric Mason) spectator throws rolled up bill to performer, who divines the serial number, with star trap towel holder gimmick, bill accidentally dropped
1959 Billets 181
Dr. Spencer Thornton Serial Number Telepathy one of five collected bills is selected and the serial number divined
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 12
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Fantastic Bill Transposition bill vanishes from handkerchief and appears inside envelope, using Corinda Billet Pencil
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 15
Corvello Mentalism in Numbers three bills folded and put in a handkerchief
1960 Magic of the Mind 68
Walter Rollins The Time Machine time machine themed routine
  • small deck changes into large one (Micro Macro)
  • red and blacks separate
  • burnt matches
  • torn and restored bills
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 37
Tom Sellers Note and the Jar bill travels into sealed jar
1960 Magic of the Mind 14
Bruce Elliott ZIP bill to lighter
1960 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 352) 236
Jack Yeager Dollar Bill in Balloon as John Yeager, torn corner proof
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 35
Henry Durkin Prediction #3,469,897 prediction of named card inside locked tube
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 47
Ernest W. Brady Ten Silver Dollar bank night with one marked coin among several, coin in sock spectator has to select one by one
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 259
The Amazing Maurice Mental Currency one of four bills is put in an envelope, performer divines which, olfactory method
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 17
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Notes ideas for Mental Curency
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 17
The Amazing Maurice A Spectator Performs Telepathy spectator divines number from a bill by looking into a glass of water
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 19
Andrew Kennedy, Ernest Heldman Boot Bill Fold see also p. 286 for additional ideas by Robert Myerson and Ernest Heldman
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 363) 280
Jeff Haikara Southern Accent torn and restored bill using Confederate money
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 28
Harry Mendoza Card and Cigarette only comments, "transposition" with tobacco
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 55
Eugene Gloye Balled Bill bill into plastic golf ball
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 272
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Banknotenröhre handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 30
Jack Ketch Magic from Oz paper tree with bills, gag
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 372) 317
Dai Vernon Short Change With Long Green using glued bills
1962 Early Vernon 49
Max Malini Bill in Cigarette
1962 Malini and His Magic 60
Max Malini Bills, Lemon and Egg bill in lemon and bill in egg, bills vanish from handkerchief, with wand
1962 Malini and His Magic 33
Don Tanner Automatic Check Casher check inside card box turns into bill
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 51
Everett Lyda Card & Bill Idea selection changes to bill, bill multiplies in dove pan
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 5
Eugene Gloye Trading Stamp Bank Nite several stamp books, one is full, two methods
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 20
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
Si Weigan Half and Half dollar bill is rolled in a tube and half dollar is produced, half of bill is missing
1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 425
Jack Ketch Torn and Restored Bill Ideas with scotch
Related to 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 394) 406
Karl Fulves The Black Room silk/tissue of chosen color travels from glass tumbler behind spectator's back to wrapped tumbler
Related to
  • p. 20 for idea by Sid Lorraine
Nov. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 4
Jack Chanin Dollar to Dollar dollar coin cleanly transforms into dollar bill
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 416
Piet Forton The Popokatepetlpaper Produce dollar bill with flash paper
Also published here 1967 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 7
Pat Sprake The Phoenix Pound dollar note is put in one of four envelopes and all are shuffled, three of them are burnt, in the last one is the bill
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 111
Don Nielson 5 & 10 two strips of paper or bills are folded together, then pulled apart
Winter 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 139
Harry Lorayne Double Billemma borrowed bill is torn, one half travels somewhere, then bill is restored
1967 Deck-Sterity 58
Lewis Ganson The Bill Tube folded bill vanishes from under handkerchief and appears in locked tube
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 267
Arnold De Seiver Arnold De Seiver's Routine bill tube routine
Inspired by 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 272
Edward Victor I.O.U. signed bill in envelope changes into an IOU slip and back
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 258
F.W. Lindsley, Charlie Miller Cashing A Check torn check is wrapped in paper, when light with a match it transforms into bills
1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 7
Piet Forton Popokatepetl-Paper production of dollar bill with flash paper, burning candle from inside the coat
Also published here 1968 Piet Forton Seminar 6
J. W. Sarles Money Lender
Inspired by
  • "It's Only Chance" (Tom Sellers, Novel Necromancy)
Dec. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2) 232
Earl Keyser Porous Purse bill slides free from Vis-Escape apparatus
Oct. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 212
Milton Kort Contrary Currency 1 $ bill and 5 $ bill penetrate, then change places
Also published here Winter 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 222
Jules Lenier Tip On Chink-A-Chink rolled up dollar bills
July 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 190
Norman Rhodes Ten Shilling Note Trick bill is burnt then found in an envelope (bank night interlude)
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 14
Lou Borin Mind vs. Money ten bills borrowed, performer reveals serial numbers behind back, see p. 246 for further references & p. 258 for Evan Shanahan playing card adaption
Also published here Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 237
Alfred Zorn The X-Ray Match-Box bill is folded and cicled with rubber band then put in matchbox, serial number reading
1969 Entertaining Mental Miracles 7
Albert Spackman Noted Number prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 61
Eddie Joseph The Note Evaporates bill vanish in bare hands, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 336
Dan Tong Bill Antics two bills in left hand, one travels to right hand, featuring fold that makes one bill look like two
1969 HEX! 65
Len Gardner Mad Money One, Five and Ten dollar bills borrowed and dropped in glasses, One and Five dollar bills vanish in flame and reappear folded inside Ten dollar bill, see p. 289 for reference
Related to
  • suggestion by John Hudak on p. 314
Oct. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 287
Eddie Joseph Traversing Ring and Note bill wrapped in handkerchief, finger ring in another handkerchief which is put in paper bag which is impaled on skewer, then ring is found impaled on skewer and bill in other handkerchief
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 184
Ace Gorham Hot Money bill to cigarette, torn halves then change to half dollars
1969 HEX! 19
Roger Crosthwaite Note in Cigarette bill is accidentally burnt
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 25
Joseph M. White Let George Do It marked bill travels to box, paper is cut with silhouette of George Washington
1969 HEX! 76
Roy Johnson The Bargain (with Apologies to Bert Allerton) story presentation, bill vanishes among pieces of newspaper
Inspired by 1970 The Roy Johnson Experience 37
W. Mason Bet-A-Bill betting game, the last digit of which bill is highest
Dec. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 387
Alan Shaxon The Banknote in Walnut bill in walnut in egg in lemon, serial number divination to start
Inspired by 1970 My Kind of Magic 37
Jack Kent Tillar The Third Eye signed bill
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 5) 21
Alan Shaxon, Oswald Rae It's a Hold-Up! ring, watch and bill disappear from handkerchief and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Related toAlso published here 1970 My Kind of Magic 14
Frederick M. Shields The Bills of Laredo
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 12) 57
Roy Johnson Beat the Clock bill in orange with game show presentation
1970 The Roy Johnson Experience 63
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Inflation penny changes to dime, quarter, fifty cent piece and into dollar bill, bill placed inside money maker machine turns into blank paper
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 129
Tom Harris Just Chance with three envelopes, historical comments
Related toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 434
Glenn Falkenstein Mission Impossible five colored jumbo cards, one with an X, tape recorder presentation
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 19) 91
Marshall Weinstein In Mind's Eye! using a Hoy stick
Related to 1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 29) 143
Paul Swinford The Berland-Gardner-Judah-Swinford-York Vanishing Bill Trick bill folded to simulate two bills
Inspired byRelated to
  • Scarne's Magic Tricks, p. 73
1971 Lecture Notes 10
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther The Diabolo Bill! signed bill is burnt and appears in sealed tube
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 31) 151
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch switching small item when wrapping it in handkerchief, for credits and sources see page 24
VariationsAlso published here 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Steve Spillman Dollar Delusion close-up version, with coin envelopes and metal washers
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 45) 222
Norman Houghton Money Count Gag gag when getting money in bank
Feb. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 484
Doc Boston Overdrawn spectator grabs a hand full of bills out of hat, performer knows number of bills
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 31
Paul Siegel Money Madness any bill put in envelope, performer reveal serial number
1972 Doorway to Delusion 17
Roy Baker Bandit Bill with rubber band
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 236
Dr. James Hoy Bills of Beelzebub! "two in the hands, one in the pocket" with crumbled bills and a three-dollar bill
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 48) 238
Vincent Sabatino Bill-Tube Presentation from silk to bill tube
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 271
Chester "Dr. DeMille" Miller Miller's Miracle as explained by North Bigbee, sent prediction in bill tube
Related to 1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 51) 253
Fugi A. Fuchs Ee-Zee Money bill is printed from blank paper
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 289
Fred Kaps Newspaper to Dollar Bills paper to money, constructing information on page 11
Also published here 1972 Fred Kaps Lecture 6
Fred Kaps Constructing Newspaper to Dollar Bills
Also published here 1972 Fred Kaps Lecture 11
Peter Kane Finn Change card to bill, pocket card
Related to 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 91
Sid Lorraine Just Chance - Credit Information
Related to Jan. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 585
Alex Elmsley, Larry West The Elmsley Count with dollar bills, including variation "The Modified Count"
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 144
Morty Rudnick Impromptu Mis-Indexed Bill ten-dollar bill with hundred-dollar index
Related to June 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 628
Cicardi Telep-a-Bill handkerchief switch
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 81) 403
Walter Rollins Hillbilly Bills two sets of One, Five, Ten and Twenty dollar bills, performer predicts which one is chosen and spiked with safety pin
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 154
Jack Chanin Money Mastery borrowed bill, restoration in spectator's hand
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 141
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Poor Man's Prediction Chest bill tube in locked chest, prediction in capsule
Related to 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 69) 341
Dick Zimmerman The Second Switch
1973 Creative Magic 9
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Close-up Cigarette Routine filter torn and cigarette vanishes, torn & restored, filter torn, rest changes into bill and filter into full cigarette
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 43
Bert Jacques, Gene Keeney Two Dollar Bill Tear two-dollar bill torn, halves change into one-dollar bills
Variations 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 135
Larry West Buck-A-Reno four one-dollar bills, one changes into a Fiver
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 143
Ted Danson Give Me A Ring.... three envelopes
1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 17
Stanton Carlisle Colour-Psychology four envelopes, mixture between banknight and coincidence routine
Related to 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
Amedeo Vacca Five to One spectator has crumpled one and five dollar bills, one in each hand, spectator divines where the five dollar bill is, then they transpose
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 91
Unknown A Balancing Trick balancing a glass on a bill
1974 Tricks with Paper 48
Amedeo Vacca Budapest Switch featuring switch of crumpled bill with handkerchief, tabled
1974