Written by Carl Willmann

1895-1904
Work of Various, John Willmann

1920 pages (Stapled), published by Julius Sussmann, Hamburg
Illustrated with drawings by Carl Willmann.
Language: German

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Carl Willmann Zum Beginn about the magazine Vol. 1 No. 1 1
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen about the magic wand and some gaffed versions
- hollow wand to produce silk
- hollow wand with section of handkerchief for destroyed & restored routines
Vol. 1 No. 1 2
Unknown Der Saharasand sand is poured into bowl of water and mixed, performer retrieves dry sand from bowl with bare hands, also with sand heaps of four different colorsRelated to Vol. 1 No. 1 4
Unknown Die Bonbondüte paper cone rolled, marked by spectator and filled with confetti, confetti changes into sweets Vol. 1 No. 1 5
Unknown Das Loch im Hut hole cut into borrowed (top) hat, restored Vol. 1 No. 1 6
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten two or three cards selected and lost, one by one they rise out of deck and float into other hand, solo version Vol. 1 No. 1 7
Unknown Das Nennen jeder Karte im Spiel oder das bezauberte Messer borrowed pocket knife stabbed into borrowed deck, performer repeatedly names card above knife, bottom card glimpsed and slipped to stabbed spot Vol. 1 No. 1 9
Carl Willmann Illusionen Vol. 1 No. 1 10
Unknown Die verschwindende Dame "Eins-Zwei-Drei", person suspended on a chair behind a glass sheet vanishes Vol. 1 No. 1 10
Unknown Die Sparkasse im Wasserglase upside down glass placed over coin with handkerchief cover, coin vanishes, secret cover on glass opening of same type as working surface Vol. 1 No. 1 12
Unknown Das Vexir-Fläschchen small bottle, when spectator opens it the liquid runs out the bottom all over him, gagAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 1 13
Carl Willmann Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon comments on code acts and that they are more or less transparent memory demonstrationsRelated to Vol. 1 No. 1 14
Carl Willmann Briefkasten greetings from the editor Vol. 1 No. 1 16
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen - wand with hollow tip for silk production
- different preparations for stealing a silk
- wand penetrates borrowed hat
- object produced from mouth of spectator
- wand with knife tip to secretly cut something like spring flower package
Vol. 1 No. 2 17
Unknown Das Verkleinerungsei egg shrinks in stages, nested shell set, optional growing finale Vol. 1 No. 2 19
Unknown Die Thalerwanderung one-ahead coins across with shell, performed with two cover tubesRelated to Vol. 1 No. 2 20
Unknown Die sich in der Hand eines Zuschauers verwandelnde Karte card placed on spectator's hand changes, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off, detailed explanationRelated to Vol. 1 No. 2 23
Carl Willmann Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon further comments, followed by methodsRelated to Vol. 1 No. 2 25
Unknown Das Zahlenerraten fifty cards with long numbers, apparently they are memorized and can be called out at request Vol. 1 No. 2 25
Unknown Die dressierte Spinne fly stuck to bottom of paper spider, spider moves around, gag, also with other paper figures Vol. 1 No. 2 28
Unknown Der magische Name paper burnt, letters of a name remain unburnt, chemical Vol. 1 No. 2 30
Unknown Scherz-Aufgabe puzzle with three coins Vol. 1 No. 2 30
Carl Willmann Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet" introduction on the superstition of the society Vol. 1 No. 2 31
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on the readers which want trick explanations and novelties, exposure through this magazine Vol. 1 No. 2 32
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen - wand for continuous cigarette production
- wand to ignite candle, chemical or with match
- coin catching wand, two versions (one with folding coin, continued in next issue)
Vol. 1 No. 3 33
Unknown Die Thalerwanderung second part of description, including the traveling of a coin into the spectator's handRelated to Vol. 1 No. 3 36
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der an der Schnur erscheinende Vogel rope across stage, vanished bird reappears on middle of the ropeRelated to Vol. 1 No. 3 37
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 1. Methode - 1. Experiment mit Karten medium on chair divines selected cards, marked and coded by performer in way he holds the card Vol. 1 No. 3 39
Unknown Marked Deck Method marking method for back by Wüst Vol. 1 No. 3 39
Unknown 2. Experimente mit Banknoten medium divines denomination and number of bill, explanation in referenceRelated to Vol. 1 No. 3 41
Carl Willmann Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet" second part, still on superstition, (non-)scientific beliefs and deception Vol. 1 No. 3 41
Unknown Scherz-Fragen gag questions, riddles Vol. 1 No. 3 43
Professor Bellonie, Carl Willmann Ein Stündchen beim Wunderdoktor Ast in Radbruch story presentation about some miracle healer, effect not yet describedRelated to Vol. 1 No. 3 43
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame woman stands on table, cloth tube lowered, smoke comes out, only bones remain when cloth is liftedRelated to Vol. 1 No. 3 45
Unknown Der bezauberte Knopf coin vanishes and is reproduced from a button on the jacket Vol. 1 No. 3 47
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on training doves, "Ein gutes Buch über Kartenkunststücke existiert nicht", L'Homme Masque Vol. 1 No. 3 48
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen - continuation of description of coin catching wand with folding coin
- feather flower tree/bouquet from hollow wand
- wand that can shoot
Vol. 1 No. 4 49
Carl Willmann Der durch den Tisch wandernde Thaler coin penetrates table and is seen dropping into a hat, stuck to bottom of table with thread set-up Vol. 1 No. 4 51
Unknown Die magische Blumendüte paper flowers appears in paper coneRelated to Vol. 1 No. 4 52
Carl Willmann Willmanns mechanische Blume see also p. 67 Vol. 1 No. 4 54
Unknown Erklärung explanation of bill divination codeRelated to Vol. 1 No. 4 54
Unknown 3. Experimente mit Zahlen medium divines sum of numbers that spectators put on a slate Vol. 1 No. 4 56
Carl Willmann Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet" third part, on the American Mrs. Abbott ("the little Georgian Magnet") and her experiments Vol. 1 No. 4 56
Professor Bellonie, Carl Willmann Ein Stündchen beim Wunderdoktor Ast in Radbruch second part of article, story presentation for hotel trick with fours-of-a-kindRelated to Vol. 1 No. 4 58
Unknown Grande clairvoyance mystèrieuse two decks, two chosen cards match, decks marked, one in new deck order, second method with Mexican Turnover, third method in which one card is secretly transferred to the other deck at the beginningRelated to Vol. 1 No. 4 60
Unknown Mexican Turnover Vol. 1 No. 4 61
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame second part of description with the method, mirror triangle under tableRelated to Vol. 1 No. 4 62
Unknown Die sympathetische Tinte chemical method to make writing appear on paper, paper has to be dipped in water Vol. 1 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on Gustav Stampfl, Cumberland, chemical fire eating Vol. 1 No. 4 64
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen - continued explanation of shooting wand
- Chinese Sticks with wands
Vol. 1 No. 5 65
Unknown Die magische Blumendüte second part of description, with holder methods for spring flowersRelated to Vol. 1 No. 5 67
Unknown Das Taschentuch als Sonnenschirm handkerchief spins on a stick, stunt Vol. 1 No. 5 69
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 2. Methode medium fulfills wishes (like taking spectator's watch out of his pocket) that have been whispered to performerRelated to Vol. 1 No. 5 70
Carl Willmann Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet" fourth part, on Mrs. Abbott and her experiments Vol. 1 No. 5 72
Professor Bellonie, Carl Willmann Ein Stündchen beim Wunderdoktor Ast in Radbruch third part of descriptionRelated to Vol. 1 No. 5 74
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen mehrerer gewählten Karten deck dealt into four piles, one chosen, all cards in this pile are predicted Vol. 1 No. 5 76
Unknown Nested Multiple Out Envelope four nested envelopes with four predictions, unpacked until required prediction is accessible Vol. 1 No. 5 76
Unknown Delayed Stack Use starting with a trick that does not change order Vol. 1 No. 5 76
Unknown Wide Cards Vol. 1 No. 5 78
Carl Willmann L'homme masqué - "Der Edelmann mit den Feenhänden" Vol. 1 No. 5 78
Dr. G. St. L'homme masqué - Widmung poem about L'homme masqué Vol. 1 No. 5 79
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, variations on the referenced bird appearanceRelated to Vol. 1 No. 5 80
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen - continuation of Chinese sticks explanation
- omelette appears in pan via hollow wand with egg mixture
- gold fish appear in bowl via hollow wand
Vol. 1 No. 6 81
Unknown Die magische Blumendüte third and final part of description, spring flower production systems, flowers appear in paper cone, borrowed umbrella, clothless umbrella skeleton to display the flowersRelated to Vol. 1 No. 6 83
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame third and final part of description, making the smoke appear and a smell is produced in the audienceRelated to Vol. 1 No. 6 85
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 1 No. 6 87
Unknown Das Niederdrücken eines Billard-Queues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
"Erste Ausführung", strong man stunt with billiard queue
Related to Vol. 1 No. 6 89
Unknown Das Thaler-Kartenspiel "oder Die durch ein Kartenspiel spazierenden Thaler"
deck placed on glass and covered with handkerchief, coin penetrates through deck into glass or flies invisibly into glass
Vol. 1 No. 6 90
Carl Willmann Thaler-Kartenspiel Variation elaborate gaffed deck and table to make coin fly into glass Vol. 1 No. 6 91
Carl Willmann Der künstliche Finger about the fake finger, vanishing and appearing silk application, also with tip of finger removable, flower production application Vol. 1 No. 6 94
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on Conradi/Conrady & Horster, on legal performances for money, Wunderkinder, Melanie Leichtmann, Madame Médéa, flash paper Vol. 1 No. 6 96
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen paper shell wand vanishes in piece of paper Vol. 1 No. 7 97
Carl Willmann Die Kartenschule "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
introduction to Willmann's plan to write a card college in the magazine and comments on card magic
Vol. 1 No. 7 98
Unknown Die Fahnenfabrik in der Hand colored tissue paper to snow storm, then flags appear in hand Vol. 1 No. 7 99
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Tuch intro on vanishing a silk Vol. 1 No. 7 102
Jenkins 1. Die Fadenschlinge nach Jenkins loop around hand to fixate and hide silk Vol. 1 No. 7 102
Unknown Die unsichtbare Wanderung eines Thalers borrowed marked coin vanishes from hand of spectator and reappears in another spectator's pocket, attachable hook gimmick Vol. 1 No. 7 103
H. Röhl Perpetuum-mobile apparent perpetuum mobile construction Vol. 1 No. 7 104
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 1 No. 7 106
Unknown Das Niederdrücken eines Billard-Queues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
"Zweite Ausführung"
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 108
Anna Eva Fay Die Bindeproduktion der Miss Fey - I. Methode
hands tied with sealed with ribbons, spirit cabinet type effects happen
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 110
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering questions, "Teosophische Gesellschaft", self-lighting candles after they are extinguished Vol. 1 No. 7 112
Carl Willmann Die Kartenschule "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
more comments on writing a card college
- Zur Einleitung
Vol. 1 No. 8 113
Unknown Der Blumenwürfel large die on newspaper covered with handkerchief, it changes into flowers (or something else) when cloth is removed Vol. 1 No. 8 114
Unknown Die verschwindenden Goldfische goldfish vanish from glass under handkerchief cover, two methods Vol. 1 No. 8 116
Unknown Appearing Gold Fish three methods, visibly while stirring in a glass with a wand (hollow wand with fish inside) or loaded from table edge with handkerchief cover Vol. 1 No. 8 117
Carl Willmann Der Apparatkasten a box from which a servante at the back can be openedVariations Vol. 1 No. 8 118
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 1 No. 8 120
Unknown See-Through Blindfold Vol. 1 No. 8 121
Unknown Das Umdrehen eines Queues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strong man stunt with billiard queue
Vol. 1 No. 8 122
Unknown Das Zurückdrängen eines Billard-Queues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strong man stunt with billiard queue
Vol. 1 No. 8 122
Anna Eva Fay Die Bindeproduktion der Miss Fey second part of description
- II. Methode
Related to Vol. 1 No. 8 123
Carl Willmann Das Verschwinden einer Person in front of a door in living room performances Vol. 1 No. 8 125
Unknown Die Blutschrift der Fakire name of spectator appears on arm in red, chemical Vol. 1 No. 8 127
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on patter, magic parody Vol. 1 No. 8 128
Carl Willmann Die Kartenschule - Die Griffe "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann" Vol. 1 No. 9 129
Unknown Die Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann" Vol. 1 No. 9 129
Carl Willmann Willmann's Blumenteller spring flowers appear on gaffed plateRelated to Vol. 1 No. 9 131
Unknown Das Orgelspiel oder "Tischlein decke dich"! six numbered tubes which can be nested are in a row on the table, table cloth, glasses and bottle appear along with other things required to set a tableRelated to Vol. 1 No. 9 132
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 1 No. 9 136
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 3. Methode medium blindfolded with black hood, medium draws picture of chosen object, draws chosen landscape, draws chosen playing cards and coinRelated to Vol. 1 No. 9 137
Unknown Der Degen im Frieden card thought of and removed from new deck and noted on piece of paper, shuffled back and deck distributed on floor, stabbed with optionally borrowed sword Vol. 1 No. 9 138
Unknown Deck Switch optionally at table, with vest or behind chair with servante Vol. 1 No. 9 138
Unknown Das Aufheben eines von 5 Personen belasteten Billardqueues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strong man stunt with billiard queue
Vol. 1 No. 9 139
Unknown Der Hellseher question written on billet, answered by performer, impression device with white soap and metal plateRelated to Vol. 1 No. 9 140
Unknown Die auf dem Tablett verschwindende Person in front of a door in living room performances, paper boxes cover person before the vanish Vol. 1 No. 9 141
Unknown Die japanische Leiter ladder from rolled up newspaper or paper à la paper tree Vol. 1 No. 9 143
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, death of Prof. Becker Vol. 1 No. 9 144
Unknown Die Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
continuation of pass description with variation and application as control, time misdirection
Vol. 1 No. 10 145
Unknown Die verschwundene Uhr newspaper on table, watch put on top and covered with handkerchief vanishes, piece of dummy newspaper on thread is pulled to the back into servante Vol. 1 No. 10 147
Antonio Molini Das Orgelspiel oder "Tischlein decke dich"! second part of description, version of MoliniRelated to Vol. 1 No. 10 149
Carl Willmann Vortrag als Einleitung zum Orgelspiel patter for the production tubes Vol. 1 No. 10 150
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of descriptionRelated to Vol. 1 No. 10 152
Unknown Das Zerreissen eines Kartenspieles tearing a deck of cards Vol. 1 No. 10 153
Unknown Das Erheben einer Person vom Stuhl Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
lifting a person on a chair
Vol. 1 No. 10 154
Unknown Das Niederdrücken eines Stuhles Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
spectator cannot push chair down that is held up by performer
Vol. 1 No. 10 155
Unknown Der Hellseher second part of explanationRelated to Vol. 1 No. 10 155
Unknown Der Salon-Herkules gag in which a spoon has to be moved with the mouth, it is secretly filled with mustard Vol. 1 No. 10 157
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut oder "Fünfundzwanzig Charaktere unter einem Hut"
chapeaugraphy
Vol. 1 No. 10 158
Carl Willmann Zur Berichtigung! correction for referenced itemRelated to Vol. 1 No. 10 159
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, recipe for invisible ink that becomes visible Vol. 1 No. 10 160
Unknown Die Volte, mit einer Hand auszuführen "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
- Aeltere Methode
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 161
Unknown Die Volte, mit den Fingerspitzen einer Hand auszuführen "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
- Aeltere Methode
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 162
Unknown Der in fremder Hand verschwindende Billardball short shell routine, last billiard ball under silk and dropped into glass of water by spectator and vanishes, glass shell, also possible with egg Vol. 1 No. 11 163
Unknown Das Verschwinden eines Tuches in freier Hand with extra dummy corner Vol. 1 No. 11 167
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of descriptionRelated to Vol. 1 No. 11 168
Unknown Die verschwundene und wiedergefundene Karte card is burned or vanishes, it reappears gradually as it is pulled out of the bottom of a hat, using a foldable card with black cloth back Vol. 1 No. 11 169
Unknown Das Halten eines Stuhles Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strongman stunt with chair
Vol. 1 No. 11 171
Unknown Der Schaukelstuhl Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strongman stunt with rocking chair
Vol. 1 No. 11 171
Camill Bihler Der verschwundene Ring "Ein Gesellschaftsscherz"
cup upside down on table, borrowed finger ring wrapped in paper and put on bottom of cup and burned, ring is found underneath cup
Vol. 1 No. 11 172
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut I. Ein Cow Boy Vol. 1 No. 11 173
Unknown Der Wunderkrug oder "Das Wasser zu Cana" water poured from pitcher into glasses, makes water, ink, wine, color changing liquids, chemicalRelated to Vol. 1 No. 11 174
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, opening spring flower loads, Prof. Hermann (Herrmann), fire eating, sealing filled glasses for productions Vol. 1 No. 11 176
Unknown Die Volte, mit einer Hand auszuführen "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
- Neuere Methode
Vol. 1 No. 12 177
Unknown Die Zieh-Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
"Das Vertauschen einer Karte mit einer Hand"
top cards exchanged openly, not secretly
Vol. 1 No. 12 178
Carl Willmann Moistening Dry Fingers without the mouth Vol. 1 No. 12 179
Unknown Die verschwundenen Thaler coins after miser's dream are poured on table and then swiped onto a plate where they vanish in a flash, table servante Vol. 1 No. 12 180
Unknown Der Hut als Waschbecken water poured into top hat, liquid vanishes when turned over or put on head Vol. 1 No. 12 181
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of descriptionRelated to Vol. 1 No. 12 182
L'Homme Masqué, Carl Willmann Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel gaff set Vol. 1 No. 12 184
Unknown Das Aufheben eines Herrn Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
lifting a person
Vol. 1 No. 12 186
Unknown Die durchschnittene und wieder reparierte Schnur string through apple is cut and restored Vol. 1 No. 12 187
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut II. Ein Polizeidiener (policeman) Vol. 1 No. 12 187
Unknown Der Wunderkrug oder "Das Wasser zu Cana" three more methods method, chemicalRelated to Vol. 1 No. 12 188
Unknown Slade's spiritistische Knotenlösung knots for escapes or spirit cabinet Vol. 1 No. 12 190
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering questions Vol. 1 No. 12 192
Carl Willmann Zum Beginn des II. Jahrgangs introduction to the second volume Vol. 2 No. 1 1
Unknown Das falsche Mischen - Die französische Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
Charlier type shuffle to control only one card
Vol. 2 No. 1 2
Unknown Die italienische Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
false fan shuffle
Vol. 2 No. 1 2
Albert Anton Die wandernden Thaler coins travel audibly in glass on table which is covered with a handkerchief, sound gimmick with thread behind table Vol. 2 No. 1 3
Unknown Die ihre Farbe wechselnden Tücher silk changes color when pushed through rolled-up white cardboard, secret cylinder gimmickRelated to Vol. 2 No. 1 5
Unknown Blendo two silks pushed through tube, they change into bigger silk with both colors Vol. 2 No. 1 6
Unknown Karten-Experimente coding cards Vol. 2 No. 1 6
Unknown Experimente mit Münzen coding coins Vol. 2 No. 1 7
Unknown Experimente mit Uhren medium describes watch Vol. 2 No. 1 7
Unknown Experimente mit Banknoten medium knows value of bill Vol. 2 No. 1 8
Unknown Die wandernden Kartenpoints selection in glass, borrowed handkerchief on glass, smoke blown onto glass, pips appear on handkerchief and card is now blank, also smoke appears in glass (chemical) Vol. 2 No. 1 8
Carl Willmann Karten-Servante servante on table or behind chair Vol. 2 No. 1 10
Unknown Das Aufheben eines mit mehreren Personen belasteten Stuhles Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
lifting a chair with several persons on it
Vol. 2 No. 1 11
Unknown Die überlistete Gesellschaft, oder "Der Knoten im Taschentuch" tying a knot into a silk without letting go of the end/cornersRelated to Vol. 2 No. 1 13
Unknown Der verhängnisvolle Faden "Ein reizender Gesellschaftsscherz"
thread on jacket, when spectator pulls on it it becomes longer and longer, gag
Vol. 2 No. 1 14
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut III. Ein Ausrufer (bell man) Vol. 2 No. 1 14
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame Buatier de Kolta chairRelated to Vol. 2 No. 1 15
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on melting spoons Vol. 2 No. 1 16
Unknown Das Forcieren einer Karte mit einer Hand "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
one-handed, force card more exposed
Vol. 2 No. 2 17
Unknown Das Forcieren mehrerer Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
forcing multiple cards one after the other
Vol. 2 No. 2 18
Unknown Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" medium leaves room, meanwhile several things are selected (letters on a slate, word in book, cards, number, number of cigars, time on watch), performer leaves room and medium comes back and divines everything, code of silenceRelated to Vol. 2 No. 2 18
Otsenré, Carl Willmann Die Verwandlungs-Mechanik unprepared egg, elaborate egg holder Vol. 2 No. 2 20
Unknown Abenteuer eines Eies und Irrfahrten eines Tuches by "E. C. from Munich", longer routine with egg, egg cup, glass, silk and candleRelated to Vol. 2 No. 2 21
Unknown Die wandernden Könige Kings placed underneath a hat or plate, four cards on the top of the deck transpose with the Kings, four double facers Vol. 2 No. 2 24
Unknown Making Double Facers Vol. 2 No. 2 24
Unknown Faced Deck Packet Switch top cards switched by secretly turning deck over Vol. 2 No. 2 25
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer card holder at table edge or behind prop, for switching deckRelated to Vol. 2 No. 2 25
Unknown Der nicht zu hebende Knabe Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
boy that cannot be picked up
Vol. 2 No. 2 26
Unknown Der geheimnisvolle Knoten one-handed silk knot Vol. 2 No. 2 27
Unknown Zu erraten, wieviel Geldstücke eine Person in ihrer Hand hält spectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins Vol. 2 No. 2 28
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut IV. Ein Chinese Vol. 2 No. 2 28
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 2 No. 2 29
Jenkins Die Geisterschrift writing appears on slate, chemical and pre-written words in mirror image on wrapping paper Vol. 2 No. 2 31
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on diminishing card effect, anonymous letteres Vol. 2 No. 2 32
Carl Willmann Das Forcieren der Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
on the classic force
Related to Vol. 2 No. 3 33
Unknown Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 2 No. 3 35
Prof. Lenz Das Ei für Tuch new design of hollow eggRelated to Vol. 2 No. 3 37
Unknown Der Kopf des Ibikus skull answers question under glass dome with his mouth, thread Vol. 2 No. 3 38
Unknown Das Glas ohne Boden egg vanish application, or vanishing other things, glass disc to be able to drink out of the glassRelated to Vol. 2 No. 3 40
Carl L. Curiel Der Kartenfang in der Luft thread attachment into sleeve, also for production of other items Vol. 2 No. 3 41
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer further designs for deck holders that can be attached to a table or chair, and a holder for body loading, deck vanish via pullRelated to Vol. 2 No. 3 42
Unknown Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
lifting Mrs. Abbott
Related to Vol. 2 No. 3 43
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut V. Ein Jesuit Vol. 2 No. 3 45
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 2 No. 3 45
Carl Willmann Die unsichtbare Wanderung einer Uhr borrowed watch changes into different one, that one vanishes and original one is found in a purse Vol. 2 No. 3 47
Unknown Breast Pocket Ditch as sleeve is pulled up, here with a watch Vol. 2 No. 3 47
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on Bellachini, on allowance to perform for money, making fake cannon balls, Vol. 2 No. 3 48
Carl Willmann Das Forcieren der Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
continuation of explanation, importance of wording (take a card vs. choose a card)
Related to Vol. 2 No. 4 49
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame person vanishes from chair, different construction of chairRelated to Vol. 2 No. 4 51
Unknown Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
continuation of description
Related to Vol. 2 No. 4 53
Hugo Kramer Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel Vol. 2 No. 4 55
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann, Carl Willmann Röntgenstrahlen-Phantasien image of card appears on white cardboard in card case prop, set-up with three stands and x-ray patter, also an image of spectator's hand appears as x-ray on white cardboard, more variations Vol. 2 No. 4 57
Unknown Das Verwandlungsbuch using a book to switch cards or flat things, card case prop alternative Vol. 2 No. 4 62
Carl Willmann On Common Objects avoiding apparatus and using apparent everyday objects, see also p. 122 of Vol. 2 Vol. 2 No. 4 62
Unknown Der gefesselte Medium Related to Vol. 2 No. 4 63
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut VI. Wellington Vol. 2 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Magneta, Aerolite Vol. 2 No. 4 64
Carl Willmann Bartolomeo Bosco Vol. 2 No. 5 65
Unknown Das wiederholte Forcieren ein und derselben Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
forcing the same cards to multiple spectators, general card application
Vol. 2 No. 5 66
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 2 No. 5 67
Carl Willmann Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
further comments on Abbott
Related to Vol. 2 No. 5 68
Unknown Der gefesselte Medium continuation of explanationRelated to Vol. 2 No. 5 69
Carl Willmann Das Tischheben table clings to hands of performer, different attachments including suction cupRelated to Vol. 2 No. 5 70
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft performer blindfolded, spectators hand him cards which he holds to his forehead and divines, palmed mirror Vol. 2 No. 5 73
Carl Willmann Das Eierschlucken producing eggs from mouth, also mouth of spectator Vol. 2 No. 5 73
Bellachini Bellachini's Eggs from Mouth producing eggs from mouthAlso published here Vol. 2 No. 5 73
H. Seidel Der Eiersegen rhyming patter for egg production Vol. 2 No. 5 76
Unknown Das Balancieren mehrerer Münzen balancing two coins on their edges on top of each other between thumb and first finger Vol. 2 No. 5 77
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut VII. Ein englischer Soldat (english soldier) Vol. 2 No. 5 78
Carl Willmann X-Strahlen on x-rays and E. Chambly's experiments Vol. 2 No. 5 78
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on using "professor", Embryoskop (Prof. Dr. W. Preyer), reading letter inside envelope (alcohol), x-rays, colored ashes from bowl of water (sand-like) Vol. 2 No. 5 80
Carl Willmann Die Prophetin von Paris on the medium Couédon Vol. 2 No. 6 81
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame final partRelated to Vol. 2 No. 6 82
Unknown Das Forcieren einer Karte, ohne das Spiel zu halten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
classic force from spread on a tray, card more exposed, Willmann recommends older people as spectators, with an out (performer claims he has seen the card)
Vol. 2 No. 6 83
Unknown Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
further comments on Abbott
Related to Vol. 2 No. 6 85
Carl Willmann Das Tischheben second part of descriptionRelated to Vol. 2 No. 6 87
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut VIII. Die Sennerin (dairymaid) Vol. 2 No. 6 87
Unknown Die Kunst, aus einem Tuche deren zwei zu machen splitting a silk into two Vol. 2 No. 6 88
Carl Willmann Das fliegende Tuch silk vanishes from glass cylinder (pull) and reappears knotted between two silks that are rubber-banded together in a bundleVariations Vol. 2 No. 6 88
Unknown Das Kartenbild burned card shot onto framed glass with pistol, card appears on glass Vol. 2 No. 6 91
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler about naturally marked cardsRelated to Vol. 2 No. 6 93
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, pseudo medicine, card magic literature, Heubeck, Kinematograph vs. Kinetoskop Vol. 2 No. 6 96
Carl Willmann Eugen Bosco Vol. 2 No. 7 97
Unknown Das teilweise Mischen eines Spieles "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
bottom stock preserved, a bit crude
Vol. 2 No. 7 98
Carl Willmann Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
further comments on Abbott
Related to Vol. 2 No. 7 99
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut IX. Ein Künstler (artist) Vol. 2 No. 7 101
Unknown Die Spiegelkarte deck thrown onto mirror, selection sticks, mirror broken when card is removed and restoredRelated to Vol. 2 No. 7 101
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler ending of articleRelated to Vol. 2 No. 7 103
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Klerikale Wunder - I. Die blutende Hostie bleeding altar bread, chemical explanation Vol. 2 No. 7 103
Unknown Neue Methode, um den Tag eines beliebigen Datums erraten zu können "(Berechnet für das 19. Jahrhundert.)" Vol. 2 No. 7 104
Hugo Schröder Die verschwindende Münze Pumpkin Seed Sleeving/VanishRelated to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 101, 1885
Vol. 2 No. 7 105
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tambourin tambourin build from frame and piece of paper, paper streamer comes out of it and some more production itemsVariations Vol. 2 No. 7 107
Hugo Kramer Die ihre Farbe wechselnden Tücher silks change color in paper tube, different routineRelated to Vol. 2 No. 7 108
E. Joung, Camill Bihler Die verwandelte Uhr "Ein magischer Scherz aus dem Repertoire des Prestidigitateurs E. Joung"
glove, watch and cigarette cases borrowed, glove and watch travel nested into one of the cigarette cases
Vol. 2 No. 7 109
Unknown Das verschwundene Ei "nach C. B.", item wrapped into silk handkerchief vanishes, hole in handkerchief Vol. 2 No. 7 111
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on Melot Hermann, practicing, "Entenjagd im Salon", mediums and spiritism, Dr. Cyriax Vol. 2 No. 7 112
Carl Willmann Carlo Bosco Vol. 2 No. 8 113
Unknown Das Mischen und gleichzeitige Ordnen der Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
open mixing procedure which stacks cards, for game Écarté
Vol. 2 No. 8 114
Unknown Die Wanderung einer Karte selection travels from top to center of deck, or from center to top Vol. 2 No. 8 115
Unknown Moisture Palm card clings to hand when pressed on top of tabled deck Vol. 2 No. 8 115
Unknown Das entfesselte Medium Vol. 2 No. 8 117
Unknown Ein Zahlenscherz puzzle about distributing seventeen camels Vol. 2 No. 8 119
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut X. Ein englischer Schulmeister (english teacher) Vol. 2 No. 8 119
Unknown Die indische Sandillusion four different-colored sands are poured into bowl of water and mixed, performer retrieves dry sand of wanted color from bowl with bare handsRelated to Vol. 2 No. 8 120
Carl Willmann Die mysterieuse Weinkaraffe clear bottle empties itself into secret compartment in cigar box on which it is placedRelated to Vol. 2 No. 8 121
Professor Bellonie, Carl Willmann Die Wurfmechanik für Blumen loading mechanism to bring packet of spring flowers into empty paper cone, it is shot into tabled cone from table edge by picking up the wandRelated toVariations Vol. 2 No. 8 123
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli II. Blutschwitzen oder Stigmatisieren "Klerikale Wunder"
sweating blood & stigmata
Vol. 2 No. 8 125
Unknown Sympathetische Tinte three recipes for invisible inkVariations Vol. 2 No. 8 126
Unknown Die ihre Farbe wechselnden Tücher another handling, silks change color in paper tube Vol. 2 No. 8 127
Carl Willmann Todes-Anzeige - Herr Camill Bihler Vol. 2 No. 8 128
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Waagenmensch José Coll (human scale), Vol. 2 No. 8 128
Carl Willmann Cagliostro real name Giuseppe Balsamo Vol. 2 No. 9 129
Unknown Das fächerartige Mischen "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
fan shuffle, false
Vol. 2 No. 9 131
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler on cheaters, cheating Vol. 2 No. 9 132
Max Berol Control via Strippers two decks, concave and convex, belly strippers, deck switched after selection, cards controlled, or for a later force, ... Vol. 2 No. 9 133
Unknown Der Hut als Zielscheibe cards shot onto borrowed hat where they appear Vol. 2 No. 9 135
Unknown Die Kunst, sich auf einen hohen Herrenhut zu stellen performer stands on a top hat without crushing it, two methods Vol. 2 No. 9 137
Otsenré Das Blumenwachsen in der Champagnerschale fake flowers appear in champagne glass Vol. 2 No. 9 138
Carl Willmann Einsatz für Taubenflaschen wine poured out of bottle, then dove appears out of bottle when it is crushed Vol. 2 No. 9 139
Camill Bihler Tuch- und Papierschnitzel-Kunststück paper cuttings vanish from glass, handkerchief changes into paper cuttings in paper tube and backAlso published here Vol. 2 No. 9 141
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut XI. Ein Idiot Vol. 2 No. 9 142
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett glass sheet on two stands, spirit cabinet build on it, things happen inside itAlso published here Vol. 2 No. 9 142
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, recipe for glue, writing on metal, other magazines Vol. 2 No. 9 144
Carl Willmann Joh. Nep. Hofzinser Related to Vol. 2 No. 10 145
Unknown Das Filieren der Karte - I. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
grip change
Vol. 2 No. 10 146
Unknown Der Kartenseher face cards of deck named one after the other, finger ring as shiner Vol. 2 No. 10 147
Carl Willmann Blumen-Körbchen basket for spring flower production Vol. 2 No. 10 148
Unknown Der seine Farbe wechselnde Billardball multiple times, shellsRelated to Vol. 2 No. 10 148
Carl Willmann Harlekin und Blumendüte harlequin puppet appears in paper cone with a load of spring flowers Vol. 2 No. 10 150
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett second part of descriptionAlso published here Vol. 2 No. 10 151
Unknown Zur Tachypsychographie oder Hellsehen by "C. K. from Hannover", placement on table cloth codes card to assistant, code of silence, also other objects like coins possibleRelated to Vol. 2 No. 10 153
Unknown Neues Blitzpapier flash paper recipe, chemical Vol. 2 No. 10 155
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut XII. Der Raucher (smoker) Vol. 2 No. 10 156
Carl Willmann Zur Bekämpfung des unlauteren Wettbewerbs on false advertising by magic shops and magicians Vol. 2 No. 10 157
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes on Herrmann performing in Sing-Sing prison, Carl Hertz, Heinhaus, exposure Vol. 2 No. 10 158
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, serpentine dance inventor Loie Fuller, removing the bottom of a bottle, becoming a professional, hypnotism, Vol. 2 No. 10 159
Carl Willmann St. Roman real name Samuel Thiersfeld Vol. 2 No. 11 161
Unknown Das Filieren der Karte - II. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
bottom change with different cover actions, also a top change cover
Vol. 2 No. 11 162
Unknown Der Kartensteiger in der Hand back card pushed up with two fingers, also with deck in which a hole is in the top half of the deck so the card rises from the centerVariations Vol. 2 No. 11 165
Carl Willmann Willmann's neues Blumenbouquet zum Erscheinen- und Verschwindenlassen feather flower bouquet design, production from sleeve with tube to hold it in placeInspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 456
Vol. 2 No. 11 166
Antonio Molini, Carl Willmann Der kugelfeste Künstler catching the bullets with the hand Vol. 2 No. 11 168
E. Chambly Der Geisterschrank spirit cabinet with see-through lace at front and hands stick out at side, yet things happen inside, two methods Vol. 2 No. 11 170
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut XIII. Ein Mitglied der Heilsarmee (salvation army member) Vol. 2 No. 11 173
Unknown Die gehorsamen Streichhölzer matches in water with heads toward center, the move out in star formation Vol. 2 No. 11 173
Carl Willmann On Hofzinser Hofzinser used the poem "Die Schmetterlinge" by Otto Prechtler for a butterfly effectRelated to Vol. 2 No. 11 175
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes on a show in Arbaff's Zaubertheater, Charles Bertram, Fragekasten Vol. 2 No. 11 175
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, non-verbal codes, glue recipe, the illustrator is Carl Willmann, future of magic Vol. 2 No. 11 175
Unknown Fragekasten Vol. 2 No. 11 175
Willibald Lukesch Ludwig Döbler Related to Vol. 2 No. 12 177
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - I. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
single and multiple top palm, cover actions
Vol. 2 No. 12 179
Unknown Deck Vanish by palming whole deck, ditch in pocket Vol. 2 No. 12 180
Dr. Arnfeld Die verschwindende Karte card vanishes from deck, spectator pushes card into clip in deck which is pulled out Vol. 2 No. 12 181
Carl Willmann Willmann's auslösbare Zugmechanik für Tücher lockable silk pull system, detailedRelated to Vol. 2 No. 12 182
Carl Willmann Willmann's Blumenteller II. Ausführung (second method)Related to Vol. 2 No. 12 185
David Devant "Magnetisierte Wasser" with glass cylinder Vol. 2 No. 12 185
Carl Willmann, K. Grieszler Die unsichtbare Eiwanderung eggs travel from hat to hat, gaffed eggs Vol. 2 No. 12 187
Otsenré Die Blumenkultur des XX. Jahrhunderts Related to Vol. 2 No. 12 189
Unknown Der optische Farbkreisel optical illusion with half colored spinner Vol. 2 No. 12 190
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut XIV. Der Hanswurst Vol. 2 No. 12 191
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes - Ein Zauberer als Millionär (Barney Barnato)
- Fragekasten
flash material
Vol. 2 No. 12 191
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Buatier de Kolta's Cocon Vol. 2 No. 12 192
Unknown Fragekasten Vol. 2 No. 12 192
Willibald Lukesch Ludwig Döbler part twoRelated to Vol. 3 No. 1 1
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - II. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
top palm into kind of clip palm with thumb against first finger
Vol. 3 No. 1 3
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - III. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann" Vol. 3 No. 1 3
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - IV. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann" Vol. 3 No. 1 4
Hugo Schröder Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", layout of all cards on table, performer can name any of the cardsRelated to Vol. 3 No. 1 4
Unknown Der schwebende Stab thread Vol. 3 No. 1 7
Antonio Molini Der aus dem Glase verschwindende Wein wine vanishes from wine glass under handkerchief cover, sponge Vol. 3 No. 1 9
Antonio Molini On the Bottomless Glass removable insert to be able to have liquid in bottomless glassRelated to Vol. 3 No. 1 9
Unknown Der Papierfinger false finger made from tissue paper for silk production, crumpled up at the end Vol. 3 No. 1 10
Le Roi Der behexte Schirm umbrella trick, umbrella wrapped in paper Vol. 3 No. 1 11
Otsenré Die Blumenkultur des XX. Jahrhunderts second partRelated to Vol. 3 No. 1 12
Unknown Die geheimnisvollen Würfel three dice placed on top of each other, some calculations, result divined, two versions Vol. 3 No. 1 13
Leo Errera Der Regen im Wasserglase tiny raindrops in a glass cylinder, chemical Vol. 3 No. 1 14
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut XV. Ludwig XV. Vol. 3 No. 1 14
Carl Willmann Die Rache des Zauberers The Revenge of the Magician, story about how a heckler (photographer) was found next day, face of performer appears as skull, invisible painting on the face Vol. 3 No. 1 15
Carl Willmann Death of Prof. Alexander Herrmann Vol. 3 No. 1 15
Carl Willmann Death of Elisa Döbler Vol. 3 No. 1 16
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, sword through body Vol. 3 No. 1 16
Unknown Fragekasten Vol. 3 No. 1 16
Willibald Lukesch Alexander Vol. 3 No. 2 17
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - V. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
one-handed multiple top palm, crude positioning
Vol. 3 No. 2 20
Unknown Card to Center top card travels to center, replacing palmed packet Vol. 3 No. 2 20
Unknown Too Many or Little Cards deck counted a few times, number is always different, palming off and adding cards Vol. 3 No. 2 20
Francis King Die Karte im Glase card thought of and card chosen and lost, they are the same, it travels into a handkerchief-covered glass Vol. 3 No. 2 21
Unknown Hausmittel gegen Dilettanten-Schmerzen "By E. C., Munich", intro on amateurs vs. professionals, devil's handkerchief, switching deck application Vol. 3 No. 2 22
Unknown Der verschwindende Billardball using cut-off slice of billiard ball to fake existence of whole ball, also possible with a lemon Vol. 3 No. 2 24
Unknown Das mysterieuse Couvert container attached to envelope sealed by spectator, an item can then be produced from apparently the envelopeRelated to Vol. 3 No. 2 25
Unknown Die Schosstaschen des Fracks pockets in tails Vol. 3 No. 2 26
Otsenré Die Blumenkultur des XX. Jahrhunderts third partRelated to Vol. 3 No. 2 27
Unknown Der Traum des Schützen oder "Das Schützenlisl als Trapezkünstlerin" person appears swinging on a trapeze in some construction on stageRelated to Vol. 3 No. 2 27
Unknown Der Apparat zum Bauchreden tube to project voice, apparently doesn't work Vol. 3 No. 2 29
Unknown Der Verwandlungshut XVI. Der Bergmann Vol. 3 No. 2 30
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes on death of Kratky-Baschik Vol. 3 No. 2 31
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on fluorescent paint, Prof. Herrmann Vol. 3 No. 2 32
Unknown Fragekasten Vol. 3 No. 2 32
Antonio Molini Frizzo Vol. 3 No. 3 33
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - VI. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
cards slightly outjogged, right fingers press on them
Vol. 3 No. 3 35
Unknown Die aus dem Spiel verschwindenden Karten thought-of cards vanish, double facer deck with odd cards on one side and even on the other side Vol. 3 No. 3 36
Eduard W. Lufa Zur Markierung der Karten marking method, marks for suit and value closer together for quicker reading Vol. 3 No. 3 37
Unknown Das Erscheinen eines Tuches in freier Hand