From MagicPedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
- See also: a short lived electronic magic magazine The Foo Can.
is a magic prop that looks like a odd shaped can, sometimes shaped like a pitcher. It can perform effects similar to a change bag
(with solid objects) to vanish, transform or produce liquids.
Said to be named after Ching Ling Foo, it had been described by Heron of Alexandria.
- 25 Foolers with a Foo Can by Johnny Sayer (1948)
- Tips on the Foo Can and Funnel by Imp Smith (1959)
- ↑ An Illustrated History of White Magic Before Robert-Houdin by Fanch Guillemin (2002)
- ↑ Conjuring Credits' article on misc:foo_can