1943-1965
Written by Jean Hugard
Work of Various
2,488 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Abril Lamarque
Language: English
1,345 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page AA Categories
Jean Hugard Hugard's Billiard Ball Finale ball changes to rose, large bouquet of roses is produced under foulard, with assistant
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 263
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher Broken Match broken match in handkerchief is restored, extra match in necktie
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher Steel Ball Puzzle idea for puzzle with ball in metal vase, ball should be lifted from vase
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher That Trick Again MC bit, several magicians show the same trick
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher, Emmett Barbee Squeeze when spectator squeezes closes fist coin bends in hand or sponge ball shrinks
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher For Magicians Only insider joke on Harlan Tarbell
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher Reel Knot knot appears on rope, reel
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher Massey Slate Tip gag
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher Salt Passe salt vanishes and appears back in hand, hollow pencil
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Milbourne Christopher Shooting Surprise shooting wand and toy pistol gag
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 264
Howard A. Adams Uncanny Coincidence after odd calculation, four cards are located which match total
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 265
Gerald Kosky Telephonic Telepathy
  • Telepathy Made Easy
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 265
Jean Hugard Coin "Apport" coin appears in hand, seance presentation
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 266
Milton Tropp Invisible Reverse bottom card reverse while turning the deck over
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 266
Jean Hugard Can You Deal A Good Poker Hand? first round while explaining bottom deal, player with winning hand can be chosen for second phase
Variations Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 267
Victor Farelli With the Fred Braue Invisible Pass side-steal and cut after pass
Inspired by Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 267
Frederick Braue Roundabout on Charlie Miller, Frakson, Al Baker, Clayton Rawson, Malini and more
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 268
Joseph K. Schmidt The Old Match Game two versions of game of NIM, using thirteen matches
Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov. 1946 269
Larry Russell Predicting the Unknown deck is cut and half dealt into four piles, one is selected and bottom card predicted on billet
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 271
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column several ideas on book tests
  • Best seller book test
  • Bold Book Test
  • Conclusion
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 272
Jean Hugard Throughth Flourish similar to the Cups and Balls sequence, where one cup falls through second cup, done with billiard balls
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 272
Victor Sendacz, Vic Sendax The Walking Ball billiard ball rolls over and under first and second finger
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 272
The Best Impromptu Four Aces with signed cards
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 274
Bottom Change brief, bottom change with three cards
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 274
George Sands Super Optical Illusion four blue backed cards reverse themselves and changes faces and backs, see p. 320 for comment
Related toVariations Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 275
Buckle Count
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 275
Ben Dalgin The Smith Family small ball multiplies, two in the hand sequence then balls transform to baby's rubber nipple
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 276
Milbourne Christopher Christmas Conjuring ideas for Christmas themes magic
  • Card in Ball
  • Walnut Wizardry
  • Mistletoe Magic
  • Christmas Card Trick
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 277
Zovello Basic English for Magicians - Cigarette Magic
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 277
Frederick Braue Roundabout on Carlyle, Sam Horowitz, Trenis Jones, Carl Jones, Max Holden and more
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 278
Calendar Trick brief, for the 20th century
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 278
Frank Dobrina Challenge Color Change card stolen from back
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 279
R. M. Jamison MOOLA betting game, Jacks on table covered with indifferent card, spectator has to find indifferent card, three phases
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 279
Dr. Rolland Fraser How I Eat Lighted Cigarettes done with medical intervention, rumination
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 280
That Necktie Again knot in necktie unties itself
Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 280
Frederick Braue, Dai Vernon Vernon + Braue variation of Vernon routine, any thought-of card from packet can be spelled to, see p. 320 for correction, idea by Joe Schmidt on p. 342
Inspired by Vol. 4 No. 7 Dec. 1946 281
Jean Hugard Hugard's Cords, Watch and Silk Combination grandmother's necklace, borrowed pocket watch vanishes and appears in loaf of bread
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 283
Frank C. Caton Happy New Year! poem
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 283
Jean Hugard, Jerry Lukins Telephonic Telepathy on the international response to Lamarque's routine, method by Lukins
Inspired by Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 285
Carl Herrmann The Carl Herrmann Spread Force bridged deck
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 285
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 286
Milbourne Christopher The Card Revealed two cards are selected, name of one card appears on second card
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 286
Milbourne Christopher Mental Miracle chosen card and name are divined
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 286
M. D. Overholser The Anatomy of the Hand - Essential Facts for Magicians
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 287
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Richard Himber, Houdini, Orson Welles, Aaron Weiss and more
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 288
Frederick Braue Card Trick interlocking chains principle, suit stack
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 288
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Stanley Jaks
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 288
Jean Hugard Abracadabra and the Invisible Pass on an article by S.H. Sharpe in Abracadabra
Vol. 4 No. 8 Jan. 1947 288
Mitchell Dyszel A Royal Drama story trick about Kings, transformation packet trick
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 291
Leslie P. Guest The Magician Borrows
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 292
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 293
Milbourne Christopher Silk Race Do As I Do with spectator, who is quicker untying a silk, Albenice Serpent Silk
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 293
Milbourne Christopher Pormor Prestidigitation comedy but using Merv Taylor's Pormor Filmor, shot glass filled from pitcher, assistant always drinks shot
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 293
Milbourne Christopher Magnetic Magic magnetic holdout in trousers at back of leg
Related to Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 293
Milbourne Christopher Light, Please! candle produced as joke, when someone asks for a lighter
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 293
Milbourne Christopher Daub Tip impromptu daub from shoe
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 293
Milbourne Christopher Flash Bill Idea flash paper idea when doing chop cup / cups and balls with rolled up bills
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 293
Milbourne Christopher Wooden Nickels wooden coins as giveaways
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 293
Chester "Dr. DeMille" Miller Telepathy for Two letter/number code
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 294
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Peter Casson, Richard Himber, The Five-Best Poll (card tricks), Wilbur Kattner, Ernest Partington, Paul Fleming, Charles Hudson, Jean Hugard, Keith Brooks, Frank Werner, Don Medley, Edward Kullman
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 295
Sylvester A. Keny The Push-In Fist Vanish vanish
  • Bending a Borrowed Half Dollar
Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 296
Jean Hugard Card Magic -- Continued
  • Ninth Overhand Shuffle
  • Tenth Overhand Shuffle
  • The Lift Shuffle Force
Related to Vol. 4 No. 9 Feb. 1947 297
George C. Engel Guessing Is Fun one card and two chosen words, predictions written on index cards, see p. 320 for comment by Eddie Clever
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 299
Clayton Rawson Merlini's Magic pack with blank faces becomes a normal deck, humorous presentation
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 300
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 301
Milbourne Christopher Ring From Rope
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 301
Milbourne Christopher The Knotted Ring
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 301
Don'ts
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 301
Jean Hugard Card Magic Continued
  • The Pass
  • The Riffle Pass
  • The Spread Pass
  • The Spring Pass (Rezvani)
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 302
Zovello Basic Language For Magicians
  • Cigarette Magic
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 302
Frank Garcia Visbo-Coin-Go snap vanish with sleeving
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 303
Gustave Southall Perfect Poker Problem as "Gus Southhall", false dealing routine, apparently bottom dealing the Tens, ending up with Royal Flush, duplicates
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 303
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Bert Allerton, Lyle Laughlin, Martin Gardner, Cardini, Dante, The Five-Best Poll (cards), Don Medley, Stanley Collins, Stewart James, Neal Elias, Jack Crimmins, Don Lawton, Bert Fenn, Paul Morris, Frederick Carter and more
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 304
Gustave Southall False One Hand Riffle Shuffle brief
Inspired by Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 304
E. H. Borden A New Color Change
Vol. 4 No. 10 Mar. 1947 305
Jean Hugard Torn and Restored Tissue paper ribbon with three different colored parts is torn and restored several times, then livestock is produced from it
Vol. 4 No. 11 Apr. 1947 307
Clayton Rawson Merlini's Magic - How to Build a Routine description of a long routine
Related to Vol. 4 No. 11 Apr. 1947 308
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column ideas and tips of spring flowers
  • Non-Tangle Bouquets
  • Safety Pin Tip
  • Flowers From Cones
  • Scotch Tape Aid
  • Finger Tip Flowers
  • Slide Power
  • Loading Spring Flowers
  • Double Bouquet Production
Variations Vol. 4 No. 11 Apr. 1947 309
Dr. Arnold Boston Load a Card silk produced from rolled card
Vol. 4 No. 11 Apr. 1947 310
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Martin Gardner, Stewart James, Erdnase, Art Lyle, Walter Gibson, Max Holden, Ben Braude, Stanley Collins, The Five-Best Poll, Bob Stull, Lloyd Jones, Eddie Clever, Milbourne Christopher, Elwin Shaw and more
Vol. 4 No. 11 Apr. 1947 311
Harold E. Haber, Jr. The Lazy Man's Miracle five cards are selected and placed inside envelope, names written on pieces of paper and one selected, that card vanishes from envelope and appears somewhere else
Inspired by
  • Louis Nikola's "An Impudent Imposition" in Percy Naldrett's "Further Expert Magic" 1923.
Also published here
Vol. 4 No. 11 Apr. 1947 313
Jean Hugard The Flight of Time Watch Silk and Tumbler Combination watch vanishes from tissue paper and appears inside hat, then watch is placed inside handkerchief and inside glass, all disappear one by one and appear inside the hat
Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 315
Clayton Rawson Merlini's Magic - How to Build a Routine description of a long routine part two
Related to Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 316
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 317
Milbourne Christopher Tobacco Pass cigarette is torn open, tobacco vanishes and appears again and paper vanishes in a flash
Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 317
Milbourne Christopher Money to Burn piece of newspaper is torn and rolled up into balls, one changes to rolled up bill which then vanishes in a flash
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christopher's "More Tips on Tricks"
Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 317
Milbourne Christopher Indestructible Dollar burnt and restored bill, flash bill
Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 317
Milbourne Christopher Toss Through Knot ring on rope, knot appears, illustrations on p. 301
Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 317
Ross Bertram The Diamond Penny ungaffed "Dime and Penny Trick"
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 319
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Eddie Clever, Carl Jones, Tom Hickey, Dr. Jaks, Gus Southall, Devant, Stewart James, The Five-Best Poll, Victor Farelli, Ronald B. Edwards, Edward Ritchell, Warren Corning, John Stanley, Orville Meyer, R. C. Buff, Richard Himner, Leslie Guest, Francis Haxton, Al Thompson and more
Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 320
Jean Hugard A Vested Interest - A Close-Up Version signed card vanishes and appears under performer's vest and shirt
Vol. 4 No. 12 May 1947 321
Jean Hugard Burned and Restored Handkerchief marked coin in borrowed handkerchief, then handkerchief is burnt and coin falls on the table, could be repeated
Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 323
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column several ideas using the card silk
  • The Silk in the Case
  • The Sensitized Silk
  • The Pips Pass
  • Conclusion
Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 325
Clayton Rawson Merlini's Magic on suspense
Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 326
Clayton Rawson The Counterfeiter's Dream borrowed five-dollar bill is burned, then one-dollar bill changes into silk and then into five one-dollar bills
Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 326
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on the five best card tricks poll
  • Card Transits
  • Coincidences
  • Predictions
  • Telepathy or Mind Reading
  • Reverses
  • Changes
  • Spellers
  • Transpositions
  • A Show of Skill
Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 327
Harold J. Kelly The Ubiquitous Matches - A Routine three heads of paper matches, two in the hand type
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 328
R. J. Cooper A Table Interlude balancing a Dime on a folded bill, on the table
Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 329
Harry Graham Reversing a Card while cards are separated and riffle shuffled
Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 329
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Jay Marshall
Vol. 5 No. 1 June 1947 329
Clayton Rawson The Little Wonder Thought Projector spectator divines selection of other spectator, using egg beater as comedy prop, see p. 370 for idea by Edwin Shaw using a tray
VariationsAlso published here Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 331
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column idea for sucker egg trick, egg changes to confetti
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
James F. Herpick Finger Tip Tip as Jimmy Herpeck, metal thumb tip inside rubber thumb tip
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Milbourne Christopher M. C. Item production of bowl of fire, when someone asks for a lighter
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Milbourne Christopher Copenetro Hint idea for Bob Kline's Copenetro
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Milbourne Christopher, Hen Fetsch Flower Production loading device for spring flowers in paper cone
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Milbourne Christopher Burning Mystery bill dipped in alcohol is set on fire, unharmed
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Milbourne Christopher Publicity Suggestion
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Milbourne Christopher Watch Winder Comedy idea
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Milbourne Christopher Head Through Card putting head through business card, puzzle
Related to Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Milbourne Christopher Tabletop Mystery idea for props and tables
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 332
Max Katz Max Katz's Interlace False Shuffle in the Air packet moved a bit forward before cascade, the two halves end up separated and can be stripped
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 333
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Vernon, Orville Meyer, Eddie Clever, Clayton Rawson, Jaks, Paul Morris, and more
  • The Five Best Poll
    • Humorous Tricks
    • Novelty Tricks
    • Rising Cards
    • Diminishing Cards
    • Discoveries
    • Miscellaneous
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 334
Frederick Braue Kwik Trik placing and removing lit match in various pockets
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 334
Max Katz The Max Katz Double-Lift double is split when replaced, outjog finesse
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 335
Dick Lee The Automatic Laundry Soft Soap presentation
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 335
R. M. Jamison Turn the Button optical thing with a line on a square sheet of cardboard
Inspired by Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 336
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 336
Jean Hugard Heads I Win, Tails You Lose coin appears and vanishes, under pretext of tossing a coin
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 336
Matt Schulien Colin Kelly's Calling Card as "Mat Schulein, Sr.", deck dropped/sprung onto table, signed selection is found in spectator's glass
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 337
Arthur P. Drury Russian 'Rithmetic odd way to multiply numbers
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1947 337
Jean Hugard Wristwatch Challenge using watches and placing ropes and everything else in a box
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 3 Aug. 1947 339
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column ideas for various tricks
  • Lit cigarette hold on thumb covered with handkerchief
  • idea for Al Baker's addition slate
  • on Lou Tannens shooting wand
  • Milk Pitcher
  • Brainwave Deck
  • gag with flash bill
  • Floating Ball
  • card location
Vol. 5 No. 3 Aug. 1947 341
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Vernon, Norman Jensen, Harold Robinson, Jerry Lukins, Elwin Shaw, Malini, Joe Schmidt, Paul Morris, Stewart James, Allerton, Jack Crimmins, John Howie, Clayton Rawson, K. S. Jaffrey, Murray Rosenthal, Jack Potter and more
  • The Five Best Poll
Vol. 5 No. 3 Aug. 1947 342
Clayton Rawson Knots of Flame do as i do cut and restored ropes, second knot vanishes in a flame
Vol. 5 No. 3 Aug. 1947 343
Al Baker Change for a Dollar five coins from bill
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 3 Aug. 1947 344
Harold J. Kelly The Marvel Card Trick faced deck straightens out
Vol. 5 No. 3 Aug. 1947 344
R. M. Jamison Anti-Gravico Perfected using pencil to load gimmick on bottle
Vol. 5 No. 3 Aug. 1947 345
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Milbourne Christopher
Vol. 5 No. 3 Aug. 1947 345
Jean Hugard Ball Magic
  • Hand to Hand Finger Transfer
  • The Roll Finger Production
  • Production of Four Solid Balls Without the Use of a Shell
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 347
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column on silks, Freddy Sanborn
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 349
Milbourne Christopher Silk Change green silk placed inside pocket, red silk held in front of microphone stand, silk changes color / transposition
  • Tips on silk change
  • Further Variations
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 349
Milbourne Christopher Silk and Ring silk used to polish ring changes color
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 349
Gerald Kosky The Hop Ping Koyne Trick Han Ping Chien with two coins, brief routine, see p. 360 for name corrections
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 350
Howard Schwarzman An Invisible Top Card Palm deck bevelled, left fingers squaring cards under card to be palmed
Related toVariations Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 350
Clayton Rawson Magic Is Easy spectator touches a card and it's card named before by performer, repeated, then card reversed
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 351
Clayton Rawson The Clairvoyant Spectator faced deck is turned over
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 351
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Jean Hugard, Bobo, Eddie Clever, Thomas Duncan, Elwin Shaw, Clayton Rawson, Five Best Poll, Frank Drobina, Charles Nyquist,Arthur Gross, Ernest Bourne, Jack Crimmins and more
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 352
Jean Hugard Torn and Restored Card with Borrowed Deck chosen card found reversed in center of the deck, then card is torn, pieces put in tissue paper and burnt, card found restored and reversed inside the deck
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 353
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Sigurd Nathan, Gerald Kosky
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 353
Milbourne Christopher Head Through Card putting head through business card, different cutting system, see p. 370 for idea by Joe Schmidt
Related to Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 354
Jean Hugard Card Magic - The Spring Pass brief
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 354
Jean Hugard The Spring Palm
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 354
Jean Hugard The Riffle Palm multiple cards
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 354
Eddie Clever Two Are Seen two cards are predicted
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 355
Easy Force small number named
Related to Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 355
Jean Hugard Magicana on Eric Hatch and more
Vol. 5 No. 4 Sep. 1947 355
Jean Hugard Ball Magic (Continued) two routines with billiard balls, glasses, handkerchief
  • 1. Dyeing a Ball
  • 2. A magical transposition
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 357
Milbourne Christopher, George Karger Milbourne Christopher's Column idea for stack of coins, using a rubber magnifying glass as cover
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 359
Milbourne Christopher Making a Flower presentation for Flower in Button Hole
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 359
Milbourne Christopher Walking Through a Ribbon presentational idea
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 359
Milbourne Christopher Cigarette Machine tobacco and paper placed in changing bag turn to cigarettes
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 359
Milbourne Christopher Buzz Saw Illusion performance idea
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 359
Milbourne Christopher Hippity-Hop Rabbit idea
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 359
Milbourne Christopher Penny Puzzler paddle routine with knife, pennies attached to blade with wax
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 359
Milbourne Christopher Coin Catching Comedy jumbo coin gag, in a routine
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 359
Clayton Rawson The Two-Faced Stranger selection turns over, then wrong card turns over, transformation to correct card in the hand of spectator
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 360
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Haskell
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 360
Franklin V. Taylor Hallucination two card change places, then one card held on palm vanishes, just to again appear in the wallet, see p. 377 for corrections
VariationsAlso published here Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 361
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Al Baker, Sam Margules, Dorny, Dr. Braude, Lloyd Jones, Hen Fetch, J. B. Bobo, Bill Woodfield, L. W. Biebigheiser and more
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 362
Coin Trick piano trick with coins
Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 362
Leon M. Dick, Jean Hugard A Gambler's Nightmare first round while explaining bottom deal, player with winning hand can be chosen for second phase, from new deck order
Inspired by Vol. 5 No. 5 Oct. 1947 363
Jean Hugard, Jack Olten Tilt a Ring ring wrapped in handkerchief, pencil placed under handkerchief penetrates it with ring without harming handkerchief
VariationsAlso published here Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 365
Frederick Braue A New Control card control, showing indifferent cards in process
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 366
Jack Chanin The Lopeared Rabbit tearing rabbit from paper
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 366
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column sponge ball changes to ice cube
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 367
Milbourne Christopher Squaring the Circle ideas
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 367
Milbourne Christopher Prediction Chest idea for problem of prediction boxes, large box and small billets
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 367
Milbourne Christopher Cane Conjuring idea for appearing cane
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 367
Milbourne Christopher Smoke Combination idea, smoke appears between two glasses
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 367
Milbourne Christopher Vanishing Beer gag, then glass vanishes in bag
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 367
Milbourne Christopher "Doozy Dumbbell" Tip
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 367
Clayton Rawson Spirit Script name of chosen card appears on card, deck moves, plate lifter
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 368
Alfred Elting Clothes Make the Magician Too!
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 368
J. Lockhart Davidson Floral Routine - A Good Opener flower production
Inspired by Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 369
Jean Hugard How Did I Do That? two cards in two halves are selected, one selected by performer and one by spectator, deck is completed and spectator reverses card behind back a which lands next to selections
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 369
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Dr. Jaks, Dunninger, Paul Fleming, Dai Vernon, Baldwin, Scarne, Lloyd Jones, Joe Stanley and more
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 370
Fricke Fricke's Trick 1089 for book test
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 370
Magimathics Pennies, Nickels and Dimes are used for mental arithmetic, performer divines amount of each coins
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 370
R. M. Jamison Paddle Pets paddle routine, with hat and rabbit pictured
Vol. 5 No. 6 Nov. 1947 371
Abril Lamarque Santa Claus Returns! drawing of Santa Claus in a large frame, hole is torn in picture and huge amount of candies etc are produced
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 373
George Starke Three Card Monte in Excelsis multiple phases, based on multiple lifts, in the end card from pocket
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 375
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column folded bill is pierced with pencil and threaded on string, release under handkerchief
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 376
Milbourne Christopher Grandma's Pet Trick marked coin to ball of wool
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 376
Milbourne Christopher It's a Gift card to spectator's wallet, only in special occasions possible
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 376
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Dai Vernon, Franz Polgar, Lyle Laughlin, Carter and more
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 377
Frederick Braue On the Top Change brief tip
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 377
Frederick Braue On the Vanishing Cigarette tips, with thumb tip
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 377
Frederick Braue Table Lifting
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 377
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Thotransference code while driving in a car
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 377
Frederick Braue Quickie Do As I Do
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 377
Frederick Braue Thimble Move
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 377
Frederick Braue Divinumber single card location, using hidden principle of 9 / 9 force
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 377
Clayton Rawson The Obliging Queen visual transformation when card is pushed through deck, adding half card to borrowed deck
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 378
Joseph K. Schmidt One Hand Snap Turn-Up Flourish
Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 378
Dr. William Weyeneth Snaked Out! selection is found using wooden snake
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 380
Paul Curry Thoughts of "Hallucination" various ideas for Taylor's routine
Inspired by Vol. 5 No. 7 Dec. 1947 381
Jean Hugard Flowers and Candy - An Opening Act flowers and candy production from handkerchief
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 383
Clayton Rawson Double Hallucination Four/Two of Hearts gaff
Inspired by Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 384
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 385
Milbourne Christopher, Eddie Roberts The Phantom Flame flame is removed from lighter and placed back, Zippo style
Variations Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 385
Milbourne Christopher Flash Cigarette cigarette vanishes in a flash and appears again, with lighter
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 385
Milbourne Christopher Move for Mentalists reading center, while lighting cigarette
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 385
Milbourne Christopher Melting Money coin vanish, with lighter
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 385
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Frank Clinton, Jean Hugard, Wilson Mizner, Bill Larsen, Carter, Paul Fleming, Max Malini, Servais Leroy, stage lighting, applause and more
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 386
Jean Hugard The Magic Ring ring vanishes from performer's finger which is held by spectator, ring penetrates coin in handkerchief and eventually is passed on a wand, half ring
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 387
Magic I Would Like to See "by The Looker-On"
  • Walsh canes
  • Bush producing roses
  • Japanese Butterfly Trick
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 388
Jean Hugard Magicana
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 388
Tom Bowyer Psychological Stop Trick
Vol. 5 No. 8 Jan. 1948 390
Arnold Belais The Test of the Fibre handkerchief places over glass and attached with a fing, cigarette used to burn hole into handkerchief which is then fully restored
Variations Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 391
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
Ron Johnson Trouser Leg Steals stealing stuff from trouser leg, when performing kneeling on the floor
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
George Mackenzie M. C. Item ashes of cigarette bit
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
Bill Simon Ashes Away flash paper cone as ash tray, in the end paper an ashes disappear in a flash
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
Joe Karson Double Sucker Effect torn and restored napkin combine with silk to egg, brief idea outline
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
James F. Herpick Rubber Thumb Idea liquid poured inside bill, tip
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
Phil Thomas Coin Switch coin switch, using thumb tip
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
David Robbins Fixing Celluloid tip to fix a broken plastic glass
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
Earl Leon Cannon Transparent Passe Passe
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
Vin Carey Costly Cover gag
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 392
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Clayton Rawson, Neal Elias, John & Ethel McArdle, Houdini, T. Page Wright, Carl Lohrey, Dr. Hooker, John Mulholland, Al Baker, match lighting ideas, and more
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 393
Frank Shields Rub-A-Dub-Dub sequence using the move, card to pocket
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 393
Donovan W. Brown The Clatter Shuffle gag shuffle
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 393
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Prisoner's Escape handling for Grandmother's Necklace
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 394
Milt Kristt One Hand Strike! striking match with one hand, paper match
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 394
Robert Stull William Tell's Apple paddle with William Tell theme apple and arrow
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 395
J. Stewart Smith Follow the Leader 8x8
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 395
Jean Hugard Hypnotized? coin under handkerchief vanishes and appears over selection in the deck, with sucker element, apparently coin sewn in corner of handkerchief
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 396
Milton Tropp Rear Palm of the Bottom Card
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 397
Lyle Laughlin Synthetic Sorcery
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 397
Magic I Would Like to See "by The Looker-On"
  • Cigarette Manipulations
  • Hat Productions
Vol. 5 No. 9 Feb. 1948 397
Jean Hugard The Linking Rings Stage Routine tips and sequences for stage routine, ten rings
  • 1. The Clash Linking
  • 2. The Unlinking Spin
  • 3. The One Hand Unlinking Spin
  • 4. The One Hand Unlinking in the Air
  • 5. The Throw in the Air and Linking into a Key
  • Showmanship
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 399
Jean Hugard Important Announcement
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 400
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 401
Milbourne Christopher The Magic Mirror small pocket mirror is signed and vanishes from handkerchief, appears in sleeve of performer which was secured with rubber band, presentation about clichés
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 401
Milbourne Christopher Tobacco and Salt tobacco and salt are mixed in the hands and separated again, sleeving of tobacco
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 401
Otis Manning Impromptu Card Reading cards are apparently marked, routine
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 402
Glimpse in the center of deck at break, while pointing at card on table
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 402
Max Katz Think of a Number spectator thinks of a number and has free choice of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing several times, divination of chosen number
Related to Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 402
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Carl Jones, Arnold Belais, Clayton Rawson, Zovello, Charlie Miller, Cardini, Robert Lund, Jack Merlin, Dr. Daley, David Devant and more
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 403
Frederick Braue Follow the Leader 10x10, not full routine, only method for transferring cards in the beginning
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 403
Jean Hugard Insulted! back of chosen card changes to odd card and back to normal
Variations Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 404
The Test of the Fiber thoughts on Belais' routine, handkerchief places over glass and attached with a fing, cigarette used to burn hole into handkerchief which is then fully restored
Inspired by Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 404
Donovan W. Brown One Hand Somersault Deal
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 405
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Al Baker
Vol. 5 No. 10 Mar. 1948 405
Joseph L. Barnett Fire Proof burning match held under hand without harm, cigarette in fist vanishes, hands are immune from injury presentation
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 407
John J. Crimmins Jr. Book Profiles
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 408
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) The Royal Road to Card Magic by Jean Hugard (written by Frederick Braue) Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 408
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Annemann's Miracles of Card Magic by Theodore Annemann Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 408
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Magic as a Hobby by Bruce Elliott Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 408
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 409
Milbourne Christopher Spectacles to Monocle action with rope which spectator cannot imitate, two loops to one loop
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 409
Milbourne Christopher The Pull-Through rope knotted to circle, penetration of performer's hand
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 409
Milbourne Christopher Nautical Puzzle rope knotted to circle, puzzle spectator cannot imitate
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 410
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Al Baker, Walter Gibson, Paul Le Paul, Frakson, Jack Merlin, Joe Karson and more
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 411
Frederick Braue Reverse Count-Down triumph, reversed card as indicator to find selection
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 411
Frederick Braue Number Please Variation 1 cards held behind back during selection procedure
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 411
Frederick Braue Clincher for 4-Acing method to show packets of cards all different, before starting ace assembly, top change dynamics, not full routine
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 411
Jean Hugard Card Magic on the key card, distant key
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 412
Jean Hugard Impossible packet from top and bottom are cut and placed on the table, card selected from rest and deck cut, performer cuts deck so that selection ends up at total of one of the packets on the table
Variations Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 412
Steve Shephard The Glide Cut
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 413
Magic I Would Like to See "by The Onlooker"
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 413
Harold J. Kelly Traveling Pop two bottles with different colored liquids change places, inside bags
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 414
Seymour Kessler Seymour Kessler's Coin Roll Color Change coin changes on the second coin roll
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 414
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) 50 Tricks with a Thumb Tip by Milbourne Christopher Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 415
Max Katz Think of a Number corrections to routine published on p. 402
Related to Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 415
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Cliff Green
Vol. 5 No. 11 Apr. 1948 416
Dr. Jacob Daley The Magic Carpet two card penetrate postcard/ menu / magazine
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 417
E. F. W. Salisbury Cardiographic Silks two silk placed inside paper tube, pictures of selections appear on silks, dye tube
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 418
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 419
Milbourne Christopher X-04 Thumb Penetration rope through thumb
Related toVariations Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 419
Milbourne Christopher Together Again using a phantom tube
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 419
Milbourne Christopher One Into Two appearance of second rope
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 420
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Val Voltame, Cardini, Roy Benson, Blackstone Walter Gibson, R. C. Buff, Milbourne Christopher, Poker Odds and more
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 421
Frederick Braue Coin & Card photographic coin, method to get rid of shell, brief
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 421
Robert A. Nelson Prediction Dodge written prediction kicker for brainwave deck
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 421
Frederick Braue Think-a-card six crimped cards shuffled in the deck
Related to Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 421
Frederick Braue Cardtration card penetrates performer's hand, handling
Inspired by Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 421
Dr. Jacob Daley The Daley Switch tabled, cards side jogged at bottom are cut to top, cards are added / switched
Related to Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 422
Dr. Jacob Daley An Ace Opener four touched cards turn out to be the Aces, using the Daley Switch
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 422
Dr. Jacob Daley The 999th Ace Trick using the Daley Switch
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 422
Chung Ling Soo, Victor Farelli Chung Ling Soo's Initial "Move" (With The Linking Rings)
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 423
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) The Card Expert Entertains by Dariel Fitzkee Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 424
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Sleeve Magic by Jack Chanin Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 424
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Burtini's Linking Rings Routine by Fabian Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 424
Francis J. Rigney The Thimble Vanish using thumb tip
  • The Vanish
  • The Recovery
Variations Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 425
Jean Hugard False Cut for Pre-Arranged Deck center part pushed out of the deck and placed on top, deck is just cut in process
Vol. 5 No. 12 May 1948 426
Jean Hugard A Nikola Presentation starting with a shuffled deck
  • Naming the cards at any numbers called
  • Naming the position of any card called
  • Naming the number of cards cut by a spectator
  • A hand at poker
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 427
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Houdini, Frakson, Emil Jarrow, Carl Jones, Ade Duval, Paul Fleming, Carroll Lisby, Jean Hugard, Eric de la Mare, Bill Morton, Harry Mendoza, Charlie Miller, Tony Kardyro, Richard Himber, Bill Larsen and more
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 428
Leon Maguire Impromptu Card Stand newspaper over chair, as a display for stand-up performances
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 428
Milton Borger Thimble Telepathy five different colored thimbles, chosen one is divined and others vanish
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 429
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Jarrow
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 429
Magicana
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 429
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column on magic for children
  • Participation
  • Taboos
  • Pleasing parents
  • Humor?
  • Give-Aways
  • Applause
  • Sucker tricks
  • Presents
  • Volunteers
  • Curiosity
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 430
Frederick Braue, Harry Mendoza The Linking Rings - Some New Moves
  • I. The No Key Move - Fred Braue
  • II. Right Angle Unlink - Fred Braue
  • III. The Swing Unlike - Harry Mendoza
  • IV. The Transposing Rings - Harry Mendoza
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 431
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Open Sesame by Eric C. Lewis
with Wilfred Tyler
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 432
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Right Under Your Nose by Douglas Francis Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 432
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Twenty-Five Foolers with a Foo Can by Johnny Sayer Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 432
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) A Devilish Miracle by Edward Marlo (written by Carmen D'Amico) Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 432
Francis J. Rigney The "Cock-Eyed" Compass
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 433
Frederick Braue Card Memory on memory work, Samuel Renshaw
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 433
Magicana
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 433
Frederick Braue Gambler vs. Magician (A New Handling) four-of-a-kind ends up in pocket
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 434
Elmer Biddle The Biddle Card Vanish Biddle Steal
Also published here
  • Elmer Biddle's "Transcendent" in "Genii" April, 1947.
Vol. 6 No. 1 June 1948 434
George G. Kaplan Alice in Wonderland - A New Adventure die box with appearing rabbit as climax, Alice in Wonderland story
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 437
Arthur Punnar Stem-Glass Coin Catching
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 438
Charles Aste Jr. Coming Thru card changes into selection when pushed through deck
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 438
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column various idea based on Popper
  • Silk from Smoke
  • Two silk production
  • Flash Silk
  • Foulard Production
  • Paper to Bouquet
  • Rope from Smoke
Inspired by Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 439
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Mandrake, SAM convention, Paul Fleming, Orson Welles, Paul Morris, George Karger, Jerry Lukins, Dante, Frank Chapman, Roy Benson, Charles Chance, Joe Karson, Herrman, Kellar, Herman Miller and more
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 440
Francis J. Rigney Five Knots - One Impossible!
Variations Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 441
Franklin M. Chapman The Rising Cigarette from pack
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 442
Cliff Green Precognition several bills borrowed and placed inside a hat, serial number of chosen bill is divined
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 443
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Doing Magic for Youngsters by Bert Easley
with Eric P. Wilson
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 444
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Conjunioring by John Brearley Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 444
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Showstoppers with Cards by Jean Hugard
with Fred Braue
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 444
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Your Deck - Your Card by Tony Kardyro (written by Harold L. Robinson, Jr.) Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 444
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Ten Nights In a Card Room by Stewart James Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 445
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on George Jason
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 445
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Jack Miller
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 445
Magicana
Vol. 6 No. 2 July 1948 445
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Coin Transposition coins can be marked, with handkerchief
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 447
Milbourne Christopher The Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 449
Milbourne Christopher The Spinner cased deck is thrown into the air and selection produced
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 449
Milbourne Christopher The Cards From Pocket cased deck placed inside performer's pocket, selections are fished out very fast
Related to Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 449
Milbourne Christopher The Stick Up deck tossed on magazine held by the performer, selection sticks to magazine
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 449
Milbourne Christopher Card and Ribbon deck placed inside a bag, bag pierced with ribbon where selection is found threaded on to it
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 450
Joseph H. Fries Spooky Hanky handkerchief held in hand moves from side to side and replays to questions, without gimmicks
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 450
Don Greenwood A Card Caper transposition using the Downs Change to exchange and reverse a card
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 451
Harry G. Franke A Handy Vanisher for Coins hook attached to finger ring, wax
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 451
Magicana on being casual, Don Greenwood
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 451
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Gerald Kosky, Merv Taylor, Billy Muir, Gus Southall, Jean Valton, Paul Morris, Houdini, Groucho Marx, Bert Allerton, Lloyd Jones, Eddie Clever, Charles Jordan, Bill Holden and more
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 452
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Gerald Kosky, Merv Taylor, Billy Muir, Gus Southall, Jean Valton, Paul Morris, Houdini, Groucho Marx, Bert Allerton, Lloyd Jones, Eddie Clever, Charles Jordan, Bill Holden and more
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 452
Robert Novak Thimble Vanish using thumb tip
Inspired by Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 453
Charles Nyquist The Ribbonspread Reverse ribbon spread hideout, when spread is turned over card appears reversed
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 453
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Percy Abbott
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 453
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Melo-Dy-Namo by Leslie P. Guest Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 454
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Mentale Mysterier by Aage Darling Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 454
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Super-Sensitive Fingertips by Howard Albright Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 454
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Super-Psychic Mental Effects by Howard Albright Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 454
Don Greenwood Bill and Nest of Envelopes signed bill vanishes from purse and appears in nest of envelopes
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 455
Abril Lamarque, Leon Maguire Tips on Tricks
  • Confetti Egg (Lamarque)
  • Thumb Tips (Maguire)
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 455
Franklin M. Chapman The EZST Card Control
Vol. 6 No. 3 Aug. 1948 456
Jean Hugard A Spirit Seance medium tied to chair
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 457
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 459
Don Grosini Red Ashes Climax red tissue paper is ignited and restored from ashes, when repeated instead of restoration a lit cigarette is produced
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 459
Don Grosini A Colorful Opening milk poured in paper bag, bag pierced with cane and flowers appear on cane, then cane changes into silk
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 459
Don Grosini Flowery Finish production of flowers, using a fan
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 460
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Tommy Tucker
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 460
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on the SAM convention, Orville Meyer, Graham Greene, Paul Fleming, Carl Jones, Cantu, Gus Southall, Graham Adams, Herrmann, Joe Stanley, Gertrude Stein, Sam Horowitz, Slydini and more
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 461
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Mainly Mental Vol. 1 by C. L. Boarde Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 462
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Mind Out of Time by Peter Warlock Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 462
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Skullo-Cation by Bill Nord Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 462
An After Dinner Diversion cutting skin of lemon, parts are interlocked
Also published here
  • "Journal de la Prestidigitation" No. 143, July-August. 1948.
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 462
Don Greenwood Match to Cigarette Opening
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 463
Don Greenwood Billiard Ball Moves
  • I. Vanishing Knot and Ball Productions
  • II. Billiard Ball Visibly Changed Into a Silk Handkerchief
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 463
Jean Hugard Frozen Wine wine appears to frozen in wine glass
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 464
Norman Houghton Humoring the Hobbyist two selections are lost in the deck, three cards and center card is reversed packet cut into the center and performer holds it behind back, when placed on table two selections are found next to reversed card
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 464
Wallace Lee Multiplying on the Fingers multiplying numbers from five to ten using the hands
Related to Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 465
Abril Lamarque New Teeth in Old Saws presentation for reversed card
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 465
Magicana
Vol. 6 No. 4 Sep. 1948 465
Ned Rutledge The Mental Type three dice are thrown several times, three digit numbers are added and total predicted, principle of 7
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 467
Fitch Cheney Double Loop Penetration rope knotted into ring, then penetrates neck
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 468
Bill Nord Touching Tricks card is selected and replaced, deck placed inside pocket and card removed, repeated with named card, card found reversed in the deck
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 468
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 469
Milbourne Christopher Ring Away using Chefalo knot
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 469
Milbourne Christopher Super Stab cased deck
Variations Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 469
Hugh Scott The "Topsy-Turvy" Waterfall Shuffle in the hands riffle shuffle flourish, bottom-up riffle
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 470
Jerry Hornak Birth of Bills production of bills from a single bill
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 470
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on George Kaplan, Frank J. Rigney, The Fine Art of Magic
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 470
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Paul Rosini's passing, Chang, Vernon, Rufus Steele, Jordan, Arthur Finley, Annemann, Paul Curry, Stewart James, Rober Lund, Paul Fleming and more
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 471
Frederick Braue Skull-ocation Variation using the Biddle Vanish, with handling variation
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 471
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) The Fine Art of Magic by George G. Kaplan Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 472
Jack Potter A Ring and a Rope ring ends up knotted on rope
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 472
Francis J. Rigney Another Cutting Up weird method to cut an apple
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 473
Don Greenwood Magicana
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 473
Don Greenwood Opener for a Mental Routine chosen card placed inside pocket, behind back
Vol. 6 No. 5 Oct. 1948 474