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Tricks with Paper Cups
by Samuel Berland


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Tricks with Paper Cups by Samuel Berland

Although this booklet was written in the 40s, paper cups are still ubiquituous objects. Go to any fast food restaurant and you will find them, or at parties, at the company water cooler, picknicks, fairs a.s.o. This makes paper cups an ideal item for us magicians - great for an impromptu miracle. Sam Berland teaches 25 amazing tricks, from vanishing liquids to appearing silks in cups. Almost any magical effect can be achieved.

You too should know at least one trick with a paper cup for the next discussion at the water cooler.

1st edition 1942; 26 pages.

  1. Introduction
  2. Liquid Vanishing Cup: How to make a cup for vanishing things
  3. Liquid Goes
  4. Cola to Confetti
  5. The Sugar Hoarder
  6. Water on the Knee: Vanishing and re-appearing whiskey
  7. Jigger thru the Handkerchief
  8. Diminishing Drink
  9. Vanishing Cup of Liquid in Newspaper
  10. Cups go Rice Bowl
  11. Granulated Sugar Lumps: Loose sugar to lumps
  12. The Magic Baker: Eggs, flour,etc. to cupcakes
  13. Multiplying Sugar and Hot Coffee.
  14. Appearing Silk in Cup
  15. Egg and Silk Transposition
  16. Triple Production from Cups: Bran changes to candy, popcorn and soda
  17. Liquid Appears: Two gimmicked cups
  18. Silk and Water
  19. From Cup to Cup
  20. Where Does the Liquid Go? (Uses trap in table)
  21. Cup of Cola thru the Hat
  22. The Homing Cup
  23. Liquid Producing Cup: How to make a liquid production cup
  24. Penetration of Liquid
  25. A Magic Separation: Requires gimmicked pitcher or glass
  26. Transposition of Liquids: Requires gimmicked pitcher or glass
  27. Cups and Balls with Liquid Finish: One paragraph suggestion
  28. Description of Cups Used: Lists all the paper cups and props - ca. 1943

word count: 7962 which is equivalent to 31 standard pages of text