117 entries in Liquid / Vanish
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
How to vanish a glasse full of Beere coin on table, glass with beer placed on top, "is coin in or under glass?", verification used to lap full glass, coin stuck to fingers is reproduced from nose and glass from pocket
1634 33
Colonel Stodare The Flying Glass of Water with ring dummy in handkerchief, glass with water disappears and then reappears
1876 367
Der Hut als Waschbecken water poured into top hat, liquid vanishes when turned over or put on head
Dec. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Carl Willmann Die mysterieuse Weinkaraffe clear bottle empties itself into secret compartment in cigar box on which it is placed
Related to Aug. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8)
Das ausgetrunkene Getränk, genannt das Geisterwasser glass placed on table, isolated with paper strip construction, lights out, then glass is empty
Jan. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Antonio Molini Der aus dem Glase verschwindende Wein wine vanishes from wine glass under handkerchief cover, sponge
Jan. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Carl Willmann Die Durchdringung der Materie full glass sealed with a fitting glass or celluloid disc, can be handled without spilling, glass through hat (visibly) application, top hat has spring-powered flap in bottom, see also p. 159
Related to July 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7)
Japans Volksbelustigung water vanishes from vase, then silks and other things are produced from it
Jan. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5)
Zum Behälter für das Ablaufen des Weines finesse for liquid system in which liquid drops down to vanish from a glass or bottle into container underneath
Related to Jan. 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 1)
Fortuné Hechinger Wie man den Inhalt einer Weinflasche verschwinden lassen kann "How to vanish the content of a wine bottle", content runs out into cigar box underneath
July 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Das wandernde Glas Wasser No. 14, full glass vanishes from silk and is reproduced from back pocket, glass filled from jug which is used as servante to unload the glass under silk which has disc sewn in
1900 138
Emil Clauß "Mit Wasser bleib' mir fern!" water vanishes from glass, is then reproduced via funnel from elbow of spectator, nesting glasses
Apr. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4)
Carl Willmann Willmann's magische Kaffeetasse coffee poured in cup on saucer transforms into confetti or something else
Related to July 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XXIV. Ein magisches Mirakel
  • 1. Die Puppentücher (silks change into ribbon)
  • 2. Eine gelungene Reparatur (ribbon vanishes and appears as normal silk in a glass)
  • 3. Der Flüchtling (silk placed back inside glass, both vanish unter handkerchief)
  • 4. Wiederkunft (glass filled with red wine appears under handkerchief)
  • 5. Farbenwechsel (red wine changes into white wine)
  • 6. Der unsichtbare Abfluss (liquid vanishes from bottle)
  • 7. Pariser Zuckerbäckerei (bran placed inside glass, changes into candy)
1903 209
Carl Willmann Die magische Waschschale water in bowl changes to flowers when tossed into audience
Feb. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2)
Carl Willmann Die unerschöpfliche Japan-Vase cylindrical bowl filled with water, which vanishes and changes into spring flowers
Feb. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2)
Joseph Michael Hartz The Dematerialised Glass of Water full glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, performed with spectator on stage, with handling variations
Also published here 1911 672
Joseph Michael Hartz The Dematerialised Glass of Water full glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, performed with spectator on stage, with handling variations
Also published here 1911 131
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Fata-Morgana oder das Wasser-Phantom water vanishes from paper tube, then paper strip grows in size
1922 60
Edward Bagshawe A Dark Deception paper in envelope, tumbler of ink, ink vanishes gradually, word chosen from dictionary appears as white writing in ink blob on paper
1924 63
Dr. R. "Finkelle" Finkle Glass of water vanish glass filled in bowl of water, vanishes under handkerchief
1933 22
Theodore Annemann Water in Hat Stunt "Thoughts in General", Foo Can, gag
Sep. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 12)
Tom Sellers A Vanishing Glass of Milk glass disappears from underneath handkerchief
1935 13
Al Baker The Milky Way glass of milk vanishes from paper, reappears in hat
Also published here 1935 38
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water celluloid fake is pushed up the sleeve under handkerchief cover
1937 61
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Glass of Water Vanish from Bamboo Rod handkerchief with disc, servante in pitcher
1937 62
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water a la Okito with tray
1937 63
James Stewart Whisko shot glass vanishes under handkerchief
June 1939
The Jinx (Issue 57)
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 69)
Jan Rex Verschwinden aus einer Krämertüte liquid vanishes in paper cone
Also published here
  • "Magikeren"
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4)
Shaman Bartender's Nightmare water to wine, glass of wine vanishes
The Jinx (Issue 107)
Enox Enigma glass with milk is placed inside paper cone and vanishes, table
July 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 7)
Bruce Elliott Grade-A-Vanish milk vanishes from glass, covered with a cardbord cylinder, see p. 8 for further idea with beer
Jan. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 1)
Walter B. Gibson, Chung Ling Foo Filtration liquid vanishes after performance of the hydrostatic glass
May 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 9)
G. Gloria Flüssigkeit-Zauber coffee and milk are poured in a paper tube and vanish, confetti is placed in second tube and changes into the liquids, liquid in balloon for production
Aug. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 8)
Will Goldston Gone! water vanishes in midair, naphtha, from Goldson's "Tricks and Illusions"
Jan. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 27)
Yogi Ray Yogi Ray's Night Club Milk Glass handling for the Patriotic Glass
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944)
Tom Fitzgerald Bromo Seltzer to the Resuce impromptu thumb tip for vanishing liquid and making salt travel
Aug. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 67)
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
  • The Ball in the Glass
  • The Knotted Handkerchief
  • The Ring on the Tape
  • The Smoked Cigar
  • Drinking the Milk
Also published here 1944 105
George L. Neilson An Original Routine with the Milk Pitcher and other Items most Magicians Have
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945)
Vynn Boyar An Amusing Interlude wine visibly vanishes from glass, when it is raised to the lips
Variations 1945 291
Hen Fetsch "My Best" Club Laugh beer vanishes from paper cone, multum in parvo, gag ending
1945 301
R. M. Jamison Milko milk vanishes, building a milk pitcher out of a bottle
June 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 85)
Louis Tannen Wine Go principle for vanishing liquid, pouring out two different liquids from a bottle
July 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 88)
Hen Fetsch Milk Go milk vanishes from glass, in a flash
1946 12
Hen Fetsch Joker Juggling gag, filled cups are balanced and apparently fall into audience
1946 16
Hen Fetsch Milk Bag Fun milk poured in a paper bag vanishes, gag
1946 17
Hen Fetsch Comedy Combo combination with "Abbott's Comedy Glass", milk disappears in cone and glass is stretched to make room for milk to reappear
1946 18
Hen Fetsch Cow Cutie sucker trick, liquid vanish
1946 18
Hen Fetsch My Best Club Laugh beer vanishes in paper cone and glass shrinks, comedy routine, using "Abbott's Comedy Beer Mug"
1946 19
Hen Fetsch Vanishing Cow milk vanishes in paper cone, with moo-ing can gag
1946 23
Hen Fetsch Confusing with "Liquid Appear" glass, liquid poured in hat without harm then appears in glass
1946 24
Hen Fetsch The Spirit Drinks sympathetic glasses, two glasses filled with liquid, performer drinks one and other one is empty as well
1946 25
Hen Fetsch Pants Pour gag, penny dropped in funnel which is in pockets, milk is poured inside funnel
1946 25
Hen Fetsch School Day Magic milk vanish as kicker, cup covered with paper is turned over as premise
1946 26
Hen Fetsch Airplane Gag milk vanishes in paper cone, then cone is torn into pieces and changes into paper plane
1946 26
The Vanishing Bowl of Water using assistant
1948 390
U. F. Grant Color Splash white silk produced, changes to red, water changes to red water and is poured in paper bag, red silk vanishes and is produced from paper bag in place of water
Oct. 1948 11
Wally Dean Beerie full glass of beer on a tray covered with handkerchief vanishes
Feb. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 274)
Dr. Ben B. Braude Ben's Cone milk pitcher idea
Aug. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 288)
John L. Dennerlein Thin Air Liquid Vanish using two square tubes
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955)
Eugene Gloye Telinkesdo -A Step Beyond Television ink in glass is linked to a paper bag with a string, ink flows into bag, card silk presentation
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955)
Leonard Austin Milk Round milk in glass vanishes and appears, using a Ghost Tube
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Gumidaumen-Tip water vanishes in rolled bill
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 5)
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning How I Vanish Milk milk poured inside milk carton
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Russel Swan Glass of Milk Vanish
1961 77
George Wood, Jr. The Many Uses of Chen Lee various ideas for the Chen Lee Water Suspension trick
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961)
Max Malini The Vanishing Whisky at a bar, secretly drinking Whisky of friend
Also published here 1962 53
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Daumenspitze various brief ideas using a thumb tip
  • Eine Zigarettenverwandlung
  • Inflation - Deflation
  • Der wasserdichte Geldschein
  • Verbrannter Geldschein
  • Der Geldschein als Likörglas
  • Geldscheintrick
  • Würfelzucker-Fabrikation
  • Tuchwanderung
  • Geld und Seidenband
  • Die Geldverlosung
  • Die verschwundene Karte
  • Die verschwundene Zigarette
  • Gelöste Knoten
  • Geldschein im Ei
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 26 No. 1)
George Davenport To Vanish a Full Glass of Whisky
1966 13
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny A Visit From Space coin vanishes in water and starts to bubble, knife is placed inside and glass with water can be liftet with knife, then water vanishes in tube (Liquidair)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Neal Thomas Law of Gravity Hydrostatic Bottle with milk, milk vanishes visibly partially in bottle, see also p. 342 & 348
Apr. 1970 329
Mitchell Dyszel Spirit Shot full shot glass covered with hand and it is empty when hand is removed
July 1973 636
Faucett Ross Glass of Milk Vanish Glass of milk vanishes, appears in hat
1975 83
Karrell Fox Vanglass full glass vanishes close-up from handkerchief, reappears from sleeve
1976 45
Patrick Page The Vanishing Bowl of Water on a tray under handkerchief
1976 159
The Exaporating Liquid liquid poured in paper cone vanishes
1976 161
The Aquarius Tube liquid poured in paper tube transforms into paper stream
1976 229
J. F. Orrin Ein Guter Eröffnungstrick glass covered with tube, milk poured in and shown in glass, glass and milk both vanish from tube
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1339, Sep. 1971
Dec. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4)
Don Tanner Silks & Liquids milk poured in cloth bag, silk comes out, silk changes color, then silk changes to a filled glass in bag
Also published here 1978 11
Johnny Cooper Liquid in Newspaper liquid poured in newspaper, vanishes, reappears
1980 45
Eugene Burger Water Suspension water is suspended in spectators bill
Also published here 1982 22
John Kennedy Instant Liquid Production & Vanish using silk and stemmed wine glass without base
1983 28
Peter A. McDonald Aus dem Hut child holds hat above head, performer pours milk in hat through funnel, changes to silks
Also published here
  • The Magic Wand #254, 1958
Jan. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4)
Bob King Slush Vanish vanishing glass with liquid
1989 18
Michael Weber Cream Vanishes from Coffee additional idea
1991 18
Michael Weber Sub-Strategy filled glass vanishes under handkerchief, seated
Related to
  • John Scarne's "The Uncrushable Glass" in "Scarne's Magic Tricks" p. 200
1991 35
Michael Weber The Wrigley Device quickly build gimmick to vanish/ produce cigarettes, liquids
Related to
  • "Abra", January 1951
1991 91
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 12 clear tube with liquid vanishes, unfinished idea
1991 55
Chris Moore The Ghost Martini liquid vanishes from cocktail shaker
May/June 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Jim Steinmeyer Squeeze-Away Milk "Poor Man's Milk Pitcher", squeeze bottle
June 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Doug Edwards Half Empty-Half Full coke is poured in paper and disappears
Also published here June 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 6)
Ichiro Moriya The River Styx liquid rises up in straw and vanishes
Mar. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Doug Edwards Half Empty - Half Full Coca cola poured into paper cone, liquid vanishes
Also published here 1997 17
Dondrake BlackArt Milk Routine Milk poured into newspaper cone, liquid vanishes
1998 31
Stanley Best Silk Squeeze glass with milk covered with red silk, white silk appears and vanishes, in glass is now shot glass with white silk inside, lead-in for Chanin's TV Production
1999 11
Bob Read The Long-Handled Spoon liquid poured into shoe vanishes
Mar. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3)
Eugene Burger Water Suspension water is suspended in spectators bill
Also published here 2000 77
Karl Fulves Chatter drink visibly vanishes when chattering teeth are thrown in
Discoverie (Issue 3)
Christian Scherer Ein Falschspiel water monte with three cups, then water turns into confetti
Related to 2002 35
Al Baker The Milky Way glass of milk vanishes from paper, reappears in hat
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book)
Al Baker Al Baker's Method ink from pitcher to glass
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 36 No. 3, May 1937
2003 654
Al Baker Glass of Water and Coin glass with water vanishes
2003 715
Dirk Losander Con-Dense-A-Bill water poured in bill vanishes and reappears
June 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 6)
David Kaye Milk Pitcher Plus Milk poured into newspaper cone, vanishes
2005 93
Sveroni Instant Tee tea travels to covered mug, then tee and water is mixed just to vanish and from the mug falls confetti
Inspired by
  • David Williamson's "Saline Solution"
2009 7
Frank Lugo Smash Glass glass full of water vanishes under handkerchief
Prolix (Issue 7)
Patrick Page The Vanishing Liquid over head of spectator
2011 318
Patrick Page Variation 1
2011 318
Patrick Page Variation 2
2011 318
Christian Scherer Dumm gelaufen water monte with three cups, then water turns into confetti, improved method
Related to 2014 237
Christoph Borer Der Sultan auf dem Basar script for coin routine and vanishing liquid, storytelling presentation, fairy tale
2016 193
Alexander de Cova Milchglas Trick glass with milk produced, paper tube put over glass and milk poured out, milk reappears in glass, glass vanishes under handkerchief (hole in table handling)
Inspired by
  • U. F. Grant's imitation milk glass
2016 43
Alexander de Cova Slush Powder
2017 84
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Nobody Trusts Magicians monte game with three cups, one of which has water in it, water vanishes after several comedy phases, slush powder
2020 239
John Carney Great Leon's Haunted Doll House doll house used for seance effects
  • "Spiritual" Inspiration
  • The House and Hookup
  • The Effects
    • Jump-Rope
    • Milk-Go Glass
    • School Slate
    • Doll's Hand
    • The Wind-up Monkey
    • Flash of Light
    • Gimmicked Frame/Floating Ghostly Face
    • The Tray
    • Wand/Thread Hooking Up
  • The Routine
Inspired by
  • "Miniature Haunted House" (Leon, manuscript)
2020 222
Max Malini Spectator's Whisky Vanish at a bar, secretly drinking Whisky of friend, gag
Also published here 2022 222