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

(1,628 entries)

Image...

Creators Title Comments & References Issue Page Categories
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
Related 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, gag
Also 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 demonstrations
Related 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 tubes
Related 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 explanation
Related to Vol. 1 No. 2 23
Carl Willmann Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon further comments, followed by methods
Related 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 hand
Related 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 rope
Related 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 reference
Related 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 described
Related 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 lifted
Related 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 cone
Related 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 code
Related 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-kind
Related 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 beginning
Related 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 table
Related 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 flowers
Related 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 performer
Related 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 description
Related 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 appearance
Related 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 flowers
Related 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 audience
Related to Vol. 1 No. 6 85
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related 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 explanation
Related 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 opened
Variations Vol. 1 No. 8 118
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related 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 plate
Related 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 table
Related to Vol. 1 No. 9 132
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related 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 coin
Related 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 plate
Related 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 Molini
Related 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 description
Related 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 explanation
Related 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 item
Related 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 description
Related 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, chemical
Related 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 description
Related 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, chemical
Related 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 gimmick
Related 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/corners
Related 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 chair
Related 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 silence
Related 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 candle
Related 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 deck
Related 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 explanation
Related 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 explanation
Related to Vol. 2 No. 3 35
Prof. Lenz Das Ei für Tuch new design of hollow egg
Related 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 glass
Related 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 pull
Related 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 explanation
Related 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 chair
Related 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 explanation
Related 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 explanation
Related to Vol. 2 No. 5 69
Carl Willmann Das Tischheben table clings to hands of performer, different attachments including suction cup
Related 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 mouth
Also 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 part
Related 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 description
Related 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 bundle
Variations 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 cards
Related 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 restored
Related to Vol. 2 No. 7 101
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler ending of article
Related 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/Vanish
Related 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 items
Variations Vol. 2 No. 7 107
Hugo Kramer Die ihre Farbe wechselnden Tücher silks change color in paper tube, different routine
Related 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 hands
Related 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 placed
Related 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 wand
Related 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 ink
Variations 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 back
Also 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 it
Also 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, shells
Related 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 description
Also 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 possible
Related 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 center
Variations 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 place
Inspired 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 effect
Related 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, detailed
Related 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 two
Related 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 cards
Related 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 glass
Related 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 part
Related 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 Alexander Heimbürger
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 envelope
Related 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 part
Related 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 stage
Related 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 silk(s) starts wrapped around the end of the wand
Vol. 3 No. 3 37