Written by Carl Willmann

1895-1904
Work of Various

1920 pages (Stapled), published by Julius Sussmann, Hamburg
Illustrated with drawings.
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 colors 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, gag 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 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 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 opened 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 Vol. 1 No. 9 129
Unknown Die Volte Vol. 1 No. 9 129
Carl Willmann Willmann's Blumenteller spring flowers appear on gaffed plate 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 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 - Aeltere MethodeRelated to Vol. 1 No. 11 161
Unknown Die Volte, mit den Fingerspitzen einer Hand auszuführen - Aeltere MethodeRelated 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
chapeaugraphy
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 - Neuere Methode Vol. 1 No. 12 177
Unknown Die Zieh-Volte "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)
chapeaugraphy
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 Charlier type shuffle to control only one card Vol. 2 No. 1 2
Unknown Die italienische Methode 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 gimmick 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/corners 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
chapeaugraphy
Vol. 2 No. 1 14
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame Buatier de Kolta chair 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 one-handed, force card more exposed Vol. 2 No. 2 17