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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Unknown Zum Behälter für das Ablaufen des Weines finesse for liquid system in which liquid drops down to vanish from a glass or bottle into container underneathRelated to Vol. 4 No. 1 9
Carl Willmann Wie man eine Taube in den Hut bringt dove loaded into hat and produced, multiple methods Vol. 4 No. 1 9
Carl Willmann Das Celluloid-Ei fake eggs made from celluloid Vol. 4 No. 1 11
Professor Ernst Das Verschwinden eines Gegenstandes item like borrowed watch wrapped into flash paper, it vanishes from thereRelated to Vol. 4 No. 1 12
Carl Willmann Zur Füllung der Blumendüte loading paper cone with spring flowersRelated to Vol. 4 No. 1 13
Carl Willmann Der Roman eines Wunderknaben on Adolph Jobst Vol. 4 No. 1 15
Unknown Fragekasten Vol. 4 No. 1 15
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on spiritism charlatan in Hamburg, who is the best magician, becoming professional, L'Homme Masqué Vol. 4 No. 1 15
Carl Willmann Alexander Herrmann third partRelated to Vol. 4 No. 2 17
Carl Willmann Die Vergrößerung und Verkleinerung eines Kartenspieles ungaffed à la Robert-Houdin Vol. 4 No. 2 19
Carl Willmann Zur Füllung der Blumendüte second partRelated to Vol. 4 No. 2 22
Unknown Glaskassette und Tücher silks travel from paper cone to clear glass casket Vol. 4 No. 2 24
Unknown Die Durchdringung der Stoffe paper cone place upside down onto glass, coin travels audibly into glass Vol. 4 No. 2 26
John C. Rodgers, Carl Willmann Die zerlegbare Servante removable table edge servante Vol. 4 No. 2 27
Peter Wahl Das rätselhafte Papierband flowers produced from torn paper ribbonRelated to Vol. 4 No. 2 28
Unknown Elektrisches Wachstum "by E. C. from Munich", seed placed in soil in can and covered, grows to plant Vol. 4 No. 2 29
Otsenré Fragekasten long text on full-evening one-man shows by magicians by "E. C., from Munich"Related to Vol. 4 No. 2 31
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, making fake goldfish Vol. 4 No. 2 32
Carl Willmann Bellachini Related to Vol. 4 No. 3 33
Charlier Die Charlier'sche Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
charlier pass with fourth finger at end, as control (after first holding a break)
Related to Vol. 4 No. 3 35
Unknown Die Damen auf Reisen four Queens travel from one half of the deck to the other Vol. 4 No. 3 37
Carl Willmann Willmann's Whistmarkendose routine with coin box, done with some kind of poker chips or coins, box has loose bottoms, boston feature and more Vol. 4 No. 3 38
Carl Willmann Willmann's Stift-Servante hook servante that can be attached to table edge to hang loads there Vol. 4 No. 3 40
Carl Willmann Der Talisman des Zauberers wand pulled out of small purse Vol. 4 No. 3 40
Carl Willmann Tuch und Karaffe tube gimmick to load a silk into a bottleRelated to Vol. 4 No. 3 42
Carl Willmann Die unsichtbare Henne im Hut eggs produced from borrowed hatRelated to Vol. 4 No. 3 43
Professor Bellonie Die im Hut verschwindenden Eier eggs vanish from borrowed hat Vol. 4 No. 3 44
Unknown Der gebannte Korken bar bet with cork on a bottle Vol. 4 No. 3 45
Unknown Drei Würfel werden auf den Tisch geworfen und in eine Reihe gelegt, worauf man die Augen eines jeden derselben errät three dice thrown, spectator does calculations with the top numbers, then performer can divine them, see also p. 48 for version with two dice Vol. 4 No. 3 46
Carl Willmann Ein fauler Zauberer on Lehmann alias Mr. Barring, Dario Paini Vol. 4 No. 3 47
Otsenré Fragekasten long text on full-evening one-man shows by magicians by "E. C., from Munich", part twoRelated to Vol. 4 No. 3 47
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on producing eggs, spiritism Vol. 4 No. 3 47
Carl Willmann Bellachini second partRelated to Vol. 4 No. 4 49
Unknown Das Erscheinen und Verschwinden einer Karte in freier Hand "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
vanish and production of single card with back palm, with pivot to show both hands empty
Vol. 4 No. 4 51
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger in der Hand first finger pushes up card, fake finger, all fingers apparently visibleInspired by Vol. 4 No. 4 53
Martignoni Die Verwandlung einer Karte selection clings to another card via moisture, tossed in the air and caught before unload on deck Vol. 4 No. 4 54
Unknown Transformation via Top Change wrong card changes into right one via top change, short routine Vol. 4 No. 4 54
Carl Willmann Willmann's Cigarrenkiste mit Fallklappe servante in cigar boxRelated to Vol. 4 No. 4 56
Martignoni Der schwarze Wollball compressible pompom ball load, starting out under arm or on thread, advantages of sponge balls listed Vol. 4 No. 4 58
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuch-Servante holder for silk behind table or box Vol. 4 No. 4 59
Unknown Der Käfer im Bierglas fake insect to be dropped into a glass of beer Vol. 4 No. 4 61
Carl Willmann Eine unfreiwillige Reklame Vol. 4 No. 4 62
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, living head in bottle, dove load from vest into hat, on competing Zauberspiegel, magic with apparatus Vol. 4 No. 4 63
Otsenré Rudolf Becker Related to Vol. 4 No. 5 65
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
elevated dealing position, left first finger pushes bottom card against right fingers into palm, as color change preparation
Related to Vol. 4 No. 5 68
Unknown Card to Bottom top and bottom cards shown indifferent, then selection travels to the bottom Vol. 4 No. 5 69
Carl Willmann Die Einwirkung des Luftzuges auf eine Karte thread attached with wax to borrowed deck Vol. 4 No. 5 69
Carl Willmann Die Tuchmechanik discussions of different pulls, pendulum, sleeve, celluloid containerVariations Vol. 4 No. 5 71
Carl Willmann Die Cigarrenkiste als Servante using cigar box as servanteRelated to Vol. 4 No. 5 74
Hans Meckel Das unter einem Glas erscheinende und wieder verschwindende Ei egg appears and vanishes under glass under handkerchief coverAlso published here Vol. 4 No. 5 75
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Eine Variante zum Ringspiel with figuresRelated to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 189
Vol. 4 No. 5 76
Unknown Der folgsame Schmetterling "By St. ...", tissue paper butterfly kept in air with fan, new thread hook-up Vol. 4 No. 5 77
Carl Willmann Die knarrende Uhr watch sound gimmickRelated to Vol. 4 No. 5 78
Unknown Was verstehen Sie unter "kompakt"? gag question that results into predictably funny hand movements Vol. 4 No. 5 78
Carl Willmann Döbler's Abschied von Wien Vol. 4 No. 5 79
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on Clement de Lyong, Mr. Bland from London, Carl Herz Vol. 4 No. 5 79
Otsenré Rudolf Becker second partRelated to Vol. 4 No. 6 81
C. Vogel, Carl Willmann Ein erhöhter Erfolg des Forcierens "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
out for classic force, getting it down to one of two cards, weird
Vol. 4 No. 6 84
Unknown Prediction in Notebook by Spectator Vol. 4 No. 6 84
Unknown Muscle Reading Location Vol. 4 No. 6 85
Unknown Divination on Slate two spectators connected with rope for "thought transmission", name of card apparently written on slate by spectator Vol. 4 No. 6 85
Carl Willmann Die das Tuch durchdringenden Karten three cards one by one Vol. 4 No. 6 85
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen on switching decks, using pockets and vestRelated to Vol. 4 No. 6 87
Carl Willmann Die knarrende Uhr part two, applications for the watch sound gimmickRelated to Vol. 4 No. 6 89
Robert Heller Der Hut als Brütmaschine "by E. C. from Munich", on the egg production from a hat by Robert Heller Vol. 4 No. 6 90
Carl Willmann Die Glücksspinne from America, giant web on stage with spider with the head of a woman, mirror Vol. 4 No. 6 91
Unknown Der Knoten im Tuch tying a knot into a silk without letting go of the end/cornersRelated to Vol. 4 No. 6 94
Carl Willmann Das Salzbannen person cannot stand up from chair, gag, anecdote Vol. 4 No. 6 95
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, fireproof materials, flames of different colors, exposure in magazines Vol. 4 No. 6 95
Carl Willmann Robert Lenz Related to Vol. 4 No. 7 97
C. Vogel Die Karte als Streber "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
top card pushed in center, shown back on top, repeated multiple times, top change
Vol. 4 No. 7 99
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen part two on deck switchesRelated to Vol. 4 No. 7 99
C. Vogel Die unzertrennlichen vier Damen four Queens placed on four packets and assembled, the Queens travel together in the deck, with variation Vol. 4 No. 7 100
Unknown Ein Reiserlebnis "by E. C. from Munich", rice poured in the hand vanishes, using secret container, Japanese origin Vol. 4 No. 7 101
Carl Willmann, Mr. Plessing Die Wanderung der Tücher two different-colored silks in two glass cylinders visibly transpose Vol. 4 No. 7 101
Hans Meckel Die Cigarrenkiste im Dienste der Magie "by E. C. from Munich", two ideas to use a cigar box to switch something or to use it as a servanteRelated to Vol. 4 No. 7 103
Carl Willmann Das Verschwinden einer brennenden Petroleum-Lampe vanishing lit petroleum candle, using a fake strapped-on arm Vol. 4 No. 7 104
Michaelis Hermann Bungalow girl in container on stage, with curtain around her but one meter above ground, surrounded by spectators, curtain drops and she vanishes and reappears in audience Vol. 4 No. 7 105
Professor Bellonie Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin production routine Vol. 4 No. 7 107
Antonio Molini Der kleine Springinsfeld paper figure on cork on card on top of full glass, suddenly jumps up Vol. 4 No. 7 109
Camill Bihler Caro als Gedächtniskünstler about training a dog to answer math problems and spelling wordsRelated to Vol. 4 No. 7 110
Unknown Aus und mit dem Leserkreise "by E. C. from Munich" Vol. 4 No. 7 111
Carl Willmann In eigener Sache on exposure in magazinesRelated to Vol. 4 No. 7 111
Unknown Fragekasten Vol. 4 No. 7 111
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, illusion "Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad" Vol. 4 No. 7 112
Carl Willmann Robert Lenz Related to Vol. 4 No. 8 113
Unknown Das Vertauschen einer Karte auf dem Tisch "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann" Vol. 4 No. 8 114
Unknown Die Verwandlung der obersten Karte des Spieles in einer von einer fremden Person gezogene und wieder in das Spiel gemischte Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
top card shown, it then changes into selection
Vol. 4 No. 8 115
Unknown Palm Replacement springing the deck as cover Vol. 4 No. 8 115
Unknown Double Lift picking up two cards as one, not very subtle, held in palm position Vol. 4 No. 8 115
Unknown Palm Change crude handling Vol. 4 No. 8 116
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen II. more on switching decks, on multiple deck switches in a performance (up to six decks), giving a possible routining with six decksRelated to Vol. 4 No. 8 116
Unknown Einleitung eines Kartenmanövers "by St. ...", deck vanishes, reappears, vanishes again and performer turns around once and then has the deck back in his hand, deck on pull Vol. 4 No. 8 118
Hugo Kramer Die verbrannte und wieder entstandene Karte card at any number force (palmed card replaced when named number is reached), card burned and reappears in cage Vol. 4 No. 8 119
J. Marcellin Die verunglückte Uhr glass of borrowed watch breaks, it is then restored Vol. 4 No. 8 120
Sydy Seyd Das Billardspiel eines Riesen billiard ball vanishes and reappears under hat in giant sizeVariations Vol. 4 No. 8 120
J. Marcellin Sympatetische Tinte "sympathetisch", recipe for vanishing and re-appearing ink Vol. 4 No. 8 122
Emil Clauß Das wandernde Zweimarkstück marked coin to matchbox that is in the hand of the spectator Vol. 4 No. 8 123
Carl Willmann Vorbereitung zum Ball woman vanishes in front of a mirror behind Spanish paraventRelated to Vol. 4 No. 8 124
Camill Bihler Caro als Gedächtniskünstler part twoRelated to Vol. 4 No. 8 125
Carl Willmann An unsere geehrten Abonnenten about a lottery, "Silber-Lotterie" Vol. 4 No. 8 126
Carl Willmann In eigener Sache part two of articleRelated to Vol. 4 No. 8 126
Carl Willmann Döbler Anecdote Vol. 4 No. 8 127
Professor Bellonie Fragekasten on Otto Kaufhold Vol. 4 No. 8 127
J. Marcellin Aus und mit dem Leserkreise about magicians in Munich Vol. 4 No. 8 127
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on Le Tort, Imro Fox, L'Homme Masqué, female magicians, Melot Hermann, Vol. 4 No. 8 128
Eduard W. Lufa Ritter von Pinetti Related to Vol. 4 No. 9 129
Unknown Die Umsteck-Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
bottom half pivoted to top over right edge as top half is replaced, Alexander Herrmann used it according to Willmann, but he is not credited with its invention
Vol. 4 No. 9 132
Unknown Umsteck-Volte Variant bottom half moved to top over right edge as top half is replaced, no finger under bottom packet, or only first finger Vol. 4 No. 9 133
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die Manschette als Servante removable shirt cuff placed on table and used as impromptu servante, a bottom folds outs, various coin steal applicationsRelated to Vol. 4 No. 9 134
Unknown Der magische Flaschenstöpsel folding corn in hollow cork with release mechanism Vol. 4 No. 9 136
Emil Clauß Das Schellen-Experiment four bells vanish one by one and reappear, sound gimmick in cuffInspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 363
Vol. 4 No. 9 137
Professor Bellonie Die behexten Papierschnitzel confetti changes into egg, then a small bird appears in glass of confetti and egg when coveredRelated to Vol. 4 No. 9 138
Carl Willmann Vorbereitung zum Ball second partRelated to Vol. 4 No. 9 140
Unknown Wie man für jedes Datum verflossener oder auch zukünftiger Jahre den betreffenden Wochentag finden kann Vol. 4 No. 9 141
Unknown Der Postkarten-Lese-Schlüssel mask to lay over postcard, words in cut-out holes make up a secret message Vol. 4 No. 9 142
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes on Bellachini Vol. 4 No. 9 143
Unknown Aus und mit dem Leserkreise "by Dr. B." Vol. 4 No. 9 143
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on the Lenz hollow eggRelated to Vol. 4 No. 9 143
Eduard W. Lufa Ritter von Pinetti second partRelated to Vol. 4 No. 10 145
Carl Willmann Zur Charlier'schen Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
cover movements for the Charlier pass, turning deck over, moving the top card secretly to the center
Related to Vol. 4 No. 10 147
Hugo Schrader Die getrennten und wieder vereinten Paare four King-Queen pairs on table, put together and cut by spectator, Kings and Queen separated under table by performer, cut again, then performer brings out pairs from under table Vol. 4 No. 10 148
Professor Bellonie Die behexten Papierschnitzel second part, methodRelated to Vol. 4 No. 10 150
Carl Willmann Wie man unter der Weste verborgene Gegenstände in den Hut bringt loading objects from under the vest into a hat Vol. 4 No. 10 153
Emil Clauß Ein Kunstgriff change-over palm and applications Vol. 4 No. 10 153
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Der Apparat zum Anfeuchten der Finger sponge apparatus to moisten fingers, can be attached to table Vol. 4 No. 10 154
Prof. Hillers Das wandernde Bierglas glass with beer travels into hat, using fake with painted beer Vol. 4 No. 10 155
Carl Willmann Der wandernde Billardball billiard ball travels into hat, giant ball final load, also possible with eggs, potatoes, ... Vol. 4 No. 10 156
Antonio Molini Das Glas als Lungenprüfer two glasses into each other, one has to remove the inner glass without touching either, solution is blowing Vol. 4 No. 10 158
Emil Clauß Ein Wort zum "Schiessen im Salon" flash material instead of classic load to make less of a mess Vol. 4 No. 10 158
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes on Bosco, Döbler Vol. 4 No. 10 159
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on founding a magic club Vol. 4 No. 10 159
Eduard W. Lufa Ritter von Pinetti third partRelated to Vol. 4 No. 11 161
Unknown Eine vom Spiel abgeschleifte Karte zwischen dem Zeige- und Mittelfinger der rechten Hand erscheinen zu lassen "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
palmed card produced from the air
Vol. 4 No. 11 165
Martignoni Die Anziehungskraft der Erde deck held upright in hand, selection drops out, using two halves that are solid blocks (glued or sewn in a way that they can be slightly spread and riffled)Also published here Vol. 4 No. 11 166
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die magischen Münzen im physikalischen Laboratorium coins are melted into (real!) quicksilver, then changes into smoke and then back to coins, uses quicksilver, woods metal, chemical Vol. 4 No. 11 167
Carl Willmann Das Verschwinden einer massiven Kanonenkugel vanishing cannon ball, ends up hanging behind the body Vol. 4 No. 11 169
Unknown Production Sequence from Borrowed Hat various things, including cannon ball which vanishes again Vol. 4 No. 11 169
Carl Willmann Zum Tuchverschwinden on the silk vanish with black celluloid eggInspired by Vol. 4 No. 11 170
Unknown Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad woman changes into man in cage, woman now in middle of audience, then woman travels from one cage to another cage, with photographRelated to Vol. 4 No. 11 171
Unknown Das Glas als Geldschrank small coin in shot glass, sealed with bigger coin that gets stuck halfway in glass, challenge to remove small coin without touching anything, blowing Vol. 4 No. 11 174
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes on Döbler, with poem by Karl Meisl Vol. 4 No. 11 174
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, gossip about Conradi Vol. 4 No. 11 175
Eduard W. Lufa de Grisy-Torrini Related to Vol. 4 No. 12 177
C. Vogel Eine neue Volte mit einer Hand "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
one-handed pass, top half moved out with left fingers and bottom half pivoted up with left thumb crotch
Related to Vol. 4 No. 12 179
Unknown Die Karten auf Wanderschaft four pairs of cards chosen, Ladies' Looking Glass revelation, last pair apparently forgotten and then caught from shower Vol. 4 No. 12 182
Otsenré Das Horoskop eight nesting tubes shown, borrowed finger ring put in glass of water, tubes placed over glass one by one, glass with content vanishes, glass reproduced from handkerchief with flower bouquet in which the ring is foundRelated to Vol. 4 No. 12 183
J. Marcellin Die Verwandlung der Gummibälle in Papierschnitzel rubber balls change into confetti, fake ballsRelated to Vol. 4 No. 12 185
Unknown Die Brütmaschine cage apparatus to produce a small animalRelated to Vol. 4 No. 12 187
Carl Willmann Willmann's Hosenbein-Servante servante/pocket that can be hooked to back or side of trousers Vol. 4 No. 12 189
Emil Clauß Ein niedlichen Kunststück am Theetisch chink-a-chink with sugar cubes Vol. 4 No. 12 190
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on amateurs, celluloid eggs, on illusions and delusions in the brain Vol. 4 No. 12 191
Carl Willmann Zum Beginn des V. Jahrgangs introduction to the new volume Vol. 5 No. 1 1
Eduard W. Lufa de Grisy-Torrini part twoRelated to Vol. 5 No. 1 2
C. Vogel Eine neue Volte mit einer Hand "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
part two of description, one-handed pass in which the selection is simultaneously reversed, performing one-handed pass with hand at the side, hanging behind the leg
Related to Vol. 5 No. 1 4
Unknown Pinky Separation one-handed, no details, probably pull-down Vol. 5 No. 1 5
Unknown Top, Bottom or Center spectator decides whether his selection should appear on top, bottom or in the center Vol. 5 No. 1 5
Carl Willmann Der Hut als Zielscheibe two cards burned and shot on top hat, they reappear stuck to bottom of top hat Vol. 5 No. 1 6
Otsenré Das Horoskop second part of explanationRelated to Vol. 5 No. 1 8
J. Marcellin Die Verwandlung der Gummibälle in Papierschnitzel second part of explanationRelated to Vol. 5 No. 1 9
Unknown Die Brütmaschine second part of explanationRelated to Vol. 5 No. 1 10
Francis King Das wandernde Tuch und Glas glass with silk vanishes from paper tube, reappears in borrowed hatRelated toAlso published here Vol. 5 No. 1 11
J. Marcellin Wie man einen Ring verschwinden lässt ring vanishes on finger, half ring Vol. 5 No. 1 12
Carl Willmann Die Bedeutung des Fadenzuges on thread pulls and attachments without use of assistantRelated to Vol. 5 No. 1 13
Antonio Molini Der widerspenstige Korken blowing a cork in the bottle Vol. 5 No. 1 14
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes J. Henriks, Rob. Ankele Vol. 5 No. 1 15
Carl Willmann (reviewer) 20th Century Magic by Monroe Hopkins Vol. 5 No. 1 15
Fortuné Hechinger Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 5 No. 1 15
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, exposure during performances, making a fake cannon ball, camera obscura Vol. 5 No. 1 16
Eduard W. Lufa de Grisy-Torrini part threeRelated to Vol. 5 No. 2 17
C. Vogel, Carl Willmann Eine neue Volte mit einer Hand "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
part three of description, on delaying the pass, comparing practicing with piano playing
Related to Vol. 5 No. 2 20
Emil Clauß Der neue Kartendegen "the new card sword", borrowed deck and marked cardRelated to Vol. 5 No. 2 21
Francis King Die unsichtbare Wanderung eines gefüllten Wasserglases full glass travels, using pitcher as servante to ditch a glass Vol. 5 No. 2 22
H. F. C. Suhr Zur Füllung der Blumendüte spring flowers from paper cone Vol. 5 No. 2 23
Martignoni Martignoni's Billardspiel I. Ausführung
routine with ball and cup, shell
Related to Vol. 5 No. 2 25
Carl Willmann Die Bedeutung des Fadenzuges part twoRelated to Vol. 5 No. 2 27
Unknown Die Brütmaschine part threeRelated to Vol. 5 No. 2 27
Chevalier Thorn Der schwebende Fakir Vol. 5 No. 2 29
Unknown Streichholz-Rätsel layout puzzle Vol. 5 No. 2 31
Otsenré Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 5 No. 2 32
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, F. A. Heinhaus, patenting a trick Vol. 5 No. 2 32
Eduard W. Lufa de Grisy-Torrini part fourRelated to Vol. 5 No. 3 33
Julius Kupka Die mystirieuse Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
card is apparently not in one half of the deck, but then it is, card stuck to back of hand with moisture
Vol. 5 No. 3 36
Martignoni Martignoni's Billardspiel II. AusführungRelated to Vol. 5 No. 3 37
Unknown Cagliostro's Wunderdose production tube for silks, flower bouquet or something like thatRelated to Vol. 5 No. 3 38
Francis King Das wandernde Tuch und Glas II. AusführungRelated to Vol. 5 No. 3 39
Emil Clauß Der Hut als Geldsieb hat placed opening up onto glass, one of three coins marked, all three coins tossed into hat and marked one penetrates hat into glassVariations Vol. 5 No. 3 40
Francis King Wie Francis King eine Uhr vertauscht switching a borrowed watch in course of "one watch routine" Vol. 5 No. 3 41
Hans Meckel Die Handschuhfärberei color-changing gloves, with additional props Vol. 5 No. 3 42
Unknown Die dressierte Fliege fake fly divines things by moving on a board that has a grid with the alphabet and letters, secret (small) assistant behind board and magnetRelated to Vol. 5 No. 3 44
Francis King, Fortuné Hechinger, Josef Löffler Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 5 No. 3 47
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Vol. 5 No. 3 48
Eduard W. Lufa Robert-Houdin Related to Vol. 5 No. 4 49
Unknown Das Verwandeln der ersten Karte des Spieles "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
face card of deck changes, one-handed, also to transfer one card from face to back or vice versa or in the center
Related to Vol. 5 No. 4 52
Emil Clauß Das neue Kartenbild selected cards appear behind glass in frame Vol. 5 No. 4 53
Julius Kupka Die verschwindende Münze foil impression of coin as coin imitation which can be vanishes or apparently eaten Vol. 5 No. 4 54
Josef Löffler Der wandernde Thaler coin with black back and hook, vanished and ditched by hanging it on the clothing, borrowed coin vanishes and reappears Vol. 5 No. 4 54
Unknown Die Eichenlaub-Guirlande production festoon Vol. 5 No. 4 55
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Wasserglas gaffed table to vanish glass
- I. Ausführung
Related to Vol. 5 No. 4 56
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit tube to chair on which medium sits for voice transmission, or piece of chair that moves and can give secret signalsRelated to Vol. 5 No. 4 59
Talmi Bellachini Ein Streichholzscherz burning a match with its head down without burning oneself Vol. 5 No. 4 62
Ottokar Fischer Georg Heubeck Vol. 5 No. 4 62
Carl Willmann Zum Kapitel des "Erklären" "Aus und mit dem Leserkreise"
on exposure
Vol. 5 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, recipe for glowing paint, chemical way to ignite candles in a hat, "die dressierte Fliege"Related to Vol. 5 No. 4 64
Eduard W. Lufa Robert-Houdin part twoRelated to Vol. 5 No. 5 65
Unknown Die Kartentasche "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
secret pockets on back of trouser
Vol. 5 No. 5 68
Unknown Wie man ein Kartenspiel verschwinden lässt manipulative deck vanish, unload under armpit Vol. 5 No. 5 69
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Wasserglas - II. Ausführung
- III. Ausführung
- IV. Ausführung
- V. Ausführung
Related to Vol. 5 No. 5 69
Professor Bellonie Der Ring am Bouquet borrowed finger ring vanishes from paper cone and reappears on flower bouquet that appears in a water glass Vol. 5 No. 5 71
Servais LeRoy Die unerschöpfliche Münzenquelle coins appear within the audience and are poured into hat, stacks kept together with thread Vol. 5 No. 5 72
Carl Willmann Die Thaler im Hut holder attached to hat Vol. 5 No. 5 73
Unknown Zum Ringspiel linking borrowed finger rings, one or two have slits, no details on routine, then linking two ungaffed finger rings with secret thread (not really linked) Vol. 5 No. 5 75
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit part two, morse codeRelated to Vol. 5 No. 5 75
W. Evers Zum Schellen-Experiment bells vanish one by one and reappear, sound gimmick in cuffInspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 363
Related to
Vol. 5 No. 5 77
Unknown Der bezauberte Fingerhut small cone made from paper and put on table, thimble vanishes and reappears underneath, nesting thimbles Vol. 5 No. 5 77
Professor Bellonie, Antonio Molini, Peter Wahl, Carlo Lasson, Henry Schwarz, Noll Marcellin Aus und mit dem Leserkreise on exposure Vol. 5 No. 5 79
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Vol. 5 No. 5 80
Eduard W. Lufa Robert-Houdin part threeRelated to Vol. 5 No. 6 81
Unknown Das Filieren der Karte - III. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
end grip, also with packet (no details for packets though)
Vol. 5 No. 6 84
Arthur Toskana Der Weg zum Herzen four Queens put in deck, they travel one by one to between vest and jacket Vol. 5 No. 6 86
Unknown Das magische Kartenspiel fully edge-marked deck, divining missing card or reversed cardRelated to Vol. 5 No. 6 87
Unknown Die Spinne container gimmick between fingers that can pivot in front of or behind the fingers Vol. 5 No. 6 89
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Wasserglas - VI. AusführungRelated to Vol. 5 No. 6 90
Julius Kupka Die Hutservante using hat as servante Vol. 5 No. 6 91
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit part three, electronic connection to medium on chair to give signalsRelated to Vol. 5 No. 6 92
Unknown Der Ringer "Ein Scherz", person seems to wrestle with a person while back is turned to audience, pantomime type Vol. 5 No. 6 94
Unknown Die gut sitzende Weste gag question that results into predictably funny movement to display vest Vol. 5 No. 6 95
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes anecdote about David Tobias Bamberg, Okito Vol. 5 No. 6 95
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Vol. 5 No. 6 96
Eduard W. Lufa Robert-Houdin part fourRelated to Vol. 5 No. 7 97
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die springenden Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
card pops out of deck into air
Variations Vol. 5 No. 7 99
Unknown Die Verwandlung eines Tuches in einen Billardball silk of chosen color changes into billiard ball of same color, hollow glass ball Vol. 5 No. 7 101
August Roterberg Zum Ei- und Tuchkunststück signed egg placed in glass and covered, it transposes with borrowed silkRelated to Vol. 5 No. 7 102
Noll Marcellin Das seine Farbe wechselnde Tuch silk knotted around wand changes color, secret tubes that can slide on and off wand Vol. 5 No. 7 103
Fortuné Hechinger Wie man den Inhalt einer Weinflasche verschwinden lassen kann "How to vanish the content of a wine bottle", content runs out into cigar box underneath Vol. 5 No. 7 104
Unknown Ein Papierschnitzel-Kunststück "By E. B. from Berlin", sands of the desert with paper confetti Vol. 5 No. 7 105
Carl Willmann Willmann's Miniatur-Bühne backdrop construction to put onto impromptu stages Vol. 5 No. 7 106
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr clock dial with months, days and years on itRelated to Vol. 5 No. 7 108
Unknown Scherz-Aufgabe cutting a paper circe into eight equal pieces with three cuts Vol. 5 No. 7 111
Unknown Ein Zauberquadrat magic square for the number 1899 Vol. 5 No. 7 111
Eduard W. Lufa Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 5 No. 7 111
Carl Willmann Zum Schellenexperiment Related to Vol. 5 No. 7 111
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on magic clubs Vol. 5 No. 7 112
Willibald Lukesch Louis Haselmayer Related to Vol. 5 No. 8 113
Eduard W. Lufa Die berühmte Partie Piquet eines Blinden rules of the game piquet, playing it blind à la Comus & de Grisy-Torrini, flexible stack that allows decisions by spectatorRelated to Vol. 5 No. 8 116
Fr. Maubach Das Verschwinden von vier verschiedenfarbigen Tüchern four large different-colored silks vanish at once, dummy with four corners to fake existence of silks in hand, pullRelated to Vol. 5 No. 8 119
Unknown Der frei an den Fingern schwebende Stab wand clings to fingertips, ungaffed, like the knife method, also with walking stick Vol. 5 No. 8 120
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr second partRelated to Vol. 5 No. 8 122
Unknown Die Kunst, in ein ringförmig geschlossenes band einen Knoten zu machen "The art of making a knot into a closed circle", moebius/möbius strip routine, seven different rings are cut with up to three double-twists Vol. 5 No. 8 125
Carl Braun Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 5 No. 8 127
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Vol. 5 No. 8 128
Carl Willmann Offener Brief an den Zauberkünstler Adam Bröndum (alias Dr. Epstein) Vol. 5 No. 8 128
Willibald Lukesch Louis Haselmayer part twoRelated to Vol. 5 No. 9 129
Arthur Toskana Das Riesengedächtnis order of shuffled deck read to performer who can repeat it, deck switched for "memorized" deck with easy systemRelated toVariations Vol. 5 No. 9 131
Professor Bellonie Das wandernde Tuch small bottled wrapped in borrowed handkerchief, silk vanishes from matchbox and reappears in the bottle, travels back Vol. 5 No. 9 133
Frizzo Polyphon Der moderne Kuchenbäcker baking cake in borrowed hatVariations Vol. 5 No. 9 135
Noll Marcellin Das verschwindende Wasserglas vanishing glass in silk, disc in silk as well as a metal rod that can be stuck into tray so the empty silk can stand upright by itselfVariations Vol. 5 No. 9 136
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die springenden Münzen flourish to make a coin jump into the airInspired by Vol. 5 No. 9 137
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr third partRelated to Vol. 5 No. 9 138
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Die Svengalis by Die Svengalis Vol. 5 No. 9 138
Unknown Der seekranke Passagier puppet made from orange, wine glass and handkerchief, gag with it Vol. 5 No. 9 140
Unknown Ein Vexierbild optical illusion with dice pattern Vol. 5 No. 9 142
Arthur Toskana An die Vereinigung zur Förderung der magischen Kunst poem Vol. 5 No. 9 142
Carl Willmann Zum Kapitel des "Erklären" more on exposure Vol. 5 No. 9 143
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Svengalis, exposure Vol. 5 No. 9 144
Arthur Toskana Der Zauberkünstler am Ende des neunzehnten Jahrhundert "Zeitgemäße Betrachtung"
the magician at the end of the nineteenth century
Related to Vol. 5 No. 10 145
Georg Winter Die wandernden Karten four to eight selections put in envelope and placed in inner pocket, they are then produced from the air, tube from inner pocket to tails pocket on the back Vol. 5 No. 10 148
Unknown Die neue Haarkarte Vol. 5 No. 10 149
Fr. Maubach Zum "Hut als Geldsieb" coins through hatInspired by Vol. 5 No. 10 150
Unknown Das magische Glas gaffed glass in which coins can appear Vol. 5 No. 10 150
Wilhelm Meves Zum "Pythagoras-Wunder" stick with pivot joint in the middle in top of silkInspired by Vol. 5 No. 10 152
Carl Willmann Willmann's "Erwachen der Blumen" feather bouquet on a stand, it blooms visibly Vol. 5 No. 10 153
Carl Willmann Zur Gedächtniskunst Related to
  • Willmann's Moderne Wunder, p. 223
Vol. 5 No. 10 156
Unknown Der Schnellzeichner drawing appears on paper sheet when rubbed on it with cloth Vol. 5 No. 10 158
Unknown Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 5 No. 10 159
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Alexander Herrmann Vol. 5 No. 10 160
Arthur Toskana Der Zauberkünstler am Ende des neunzehnten Jahrhundert part twoRelated to Vol. 5 No. 11 161
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen der Gedanken spectator stops during deal, number of dealt cards matched prediction, long card under predicted number, excess cards palmed and transferred Vol. 5 No. 11 164
Emil Clauß Das Riesengedächtnis rhyme to remember value sequence of all eight valuesInspired by Vol. 5 No. 11 165
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das verschwindende Kartenspiel deck put in glass case and covered with handkerchief, deck vanishes and silk is in case, secret inner case that slides outAlso published here Vol. 5 No. 11 166
Unknown Das aus freier Hand verschwindende Tuch Vol. 5 No. 11 168
Unknown Der Changiercylinder Boston box, with or without lid, short sequences Vol. 5 No. 11 168
Antonio Molini Das bezauberte Tablett egg picked up from tray vanishes, gaffed tray Vol. 5 No. 11 170
T. Nelson Downs Bald hier, bald dort back and front palming with a coin, routine suggestions, coin with two sharp points on top and bottom for practicing Vol. 5 No. 11 172
Unknown Die mysterieuse Schlinge leather band rolled up, endless chain type game Vol. 5 No. 11 174
Unknown Die 36 Nullen grid of 6x6 zeros, puzzle Vol. 5 No. 11 174
Unknown Die Kunst, eine auf dem Stuhl sitzende Person mit den Fingerspitzen zu heben lifting a person with the fingertips Vol. 5 No. 11 175
Stuart Lancourt Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 5 No. 11 175
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on regurgitation Vol. 5 No. 11 176
Arthur Toskana Ein Künstler-Jubiläum on Carl Willmann Vol. 5 No. 12 177
Arthur Toskana Der Zauberkünstler am Ende des neunzehnten Jahrhundert part threeRelated to Vol. 5 No. 12 179
Professor Bellonie Das Kartentuch deck placed in silk, performer takes out cards and names them apparently by touch, silk with pocket for cards insideVariations Vol. 5 No. 12 181
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ein Münzenchangement back thumb palmRelated to Vol. 5 No. 12 183
Carl Willmann Das Zerreiben einer Münze I. one-handed vanish into back clip between first and second finger, recovery with third finger while showing both sides of handRelated to Vol. 5 No. 12 185
Noll Marcellin Der magische Blumenkranz a linking ring changes into spring flower ring Vol. 5 No. 12 186
Unknown Der bezauberte Ring finger ring slides up and down a wand Vol. 5 No. 12 188
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Manschette als Verschwindungs-Mechanik using a removed cuff to vanish a ball, egg, lemon etc. Vol. 5 No. 12 189
Unknown Der magnetisierte Bleistift pencil lies off-balanced on fingers and erects, needle comes out of one end, also with wire in cigarette Vol. 5 No. 12 190
Arthur Toskana Herrn Carl Willmann "zur freundlichen Erinnerung an den 14. November 1874 gewidmet"
long poem
Vol. 5 No. 12 191
W. Joachim-Bellachini, Dr. Adams Epstein Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 5 No. 12 191
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, T. Nelson Downs, Charton & Gray, Welsh Miller Vol. 5 No. 12 192
Carl Willmann Zum Beginn des VI. Jahrgangs introduction to the new volume Vol. 6 No. 1 1
Carl Willmann T. Nelson Downs Vol. 6 No. 1 2
Unknown Die Geheimnisse des Thierkreises elaborate, mathematical selection procedure, translation by John WillmannAlso published here Vol. 6 No. 1 4
T. Nelson Downs Das Zerreiben einer Münze II. one-handed vanish into back clip between second and third finger, recovery, with back and front palming afterwards (credited to Downs)Related to Vol. 6 No. 1 8
T. Nelson Downs Das Verschwinden von zwanzig Münzen nacheinander in Freier Hand twenty coins vanish one by one, transferred back into left hand as each new coin is placed into right handVariations Vol. 6 No. 1 9
Carl Willmann Simplified Coin Vanish Routine coins vanished one by one, ditched behind table one by oneInspired by Vol. 6 No. 1 11
Carl Willmann Change-Over Palm hand washing to show both hands empty Vol. 6 No. 1 11
Carl Willmann Die Verwandlungsblume I. spring flower changes color twice Vol. 6 No. 1 12
Eduard W. Lufa Die Verwandlungsblume II. poem patter for color-changing spring flower Vol. 6 No. 1 13
W. Evers Eine Variation zum Ringspiel two linked rings and one unlinked ring examined, then they are linked, no slit, separate ring slightly bigger Vol. 6 No. 1 14
Arthur Toskana Noch einmal "Das Riesengedächtnis" clarificationRelated to Vol. 6 No. 1 14
Belachini-Strack, Carl Willmann Aus und mit dem Leserkreise on different Belachinis/Bellachinis Vol. 6 No. 1 15
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Zum VI. Jahrgang der "Zauberwelt" poem Vol. 6 No. 1 16
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Vol. 6 No. 1 16
Carl Willmann Karl Stengel Vol. 6 No. 2 17
Arthur Toskana My Darling card named by spectator, three cards chosen and tabled, then one of those chosen, it is the named selection, trying for verbal King of Hearts force Vol. 6 No. 2 19
Arthur Toskana Magician's Choice one of three cards Vol. 6 No. 2 20
Karl Schröder Ein neues Hilfsmittel zum Erraten gezogener Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
coin secretly palmed and inserted next to selection in deck, deck tabled to delay pass or control
Vol. 6 No. 2 21
Emil Clauß Ein Blumenstrauss erscheint plötzlich auf einer unbedeckten Glas- oder Porzellanschale flower bouquet appears in bowl Vol. 6 No. 2 22
T. Nelson Downs Das einzelne Erscheinen einer Anzahl vorher verschwundener Münzen in freier Hand coins appear one by one in the hand in fan configuration, see p. 46 for correction regarding illustration Vol. 6 No. 2 22
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann, Carl Willmann Die Stuhl-Beutelservante servante construction behind chair Vol. 6 No. 2 23
Unknown Die wandernden Thaler bottle with wide neck and filled with water is corked, coins travel into the bottle one by one, mechanical cork that releases coins one by oneVariations Vol. 6 No. 2 25
Emil Clauß Zum chinesischen Ringspiel "(Eine Verbesserung)"
ring shell to make a ring appear or vanish
Vol. 6 No. 2 27
Carl Willmann Die Drehmünze coin with pivot points to facilitate back and front palm pivoting Vol. 6 No. 2 27
Arthur Toskana Ein Münzen-Jongliertrick juggling stunt, throwing or flicking coin up and catching it Vol. 6 No. 2 29
H. F. C. Suhr Der Geistertisch bell on (gaffed) table answers questions, or ball rolls, rapping hand, electro-magneticRelated to Vol. 6 No. 2 30
Emil Clauß, Robert Lenz Aus und mit dem Leserkreise Vol. 6 No. 2 31
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering questions, on the claim "Hofkünstler" Vol. 6 No. 2 32
Carl Willmann Karl Stengel Vol. 6 No. 3 33
Eduard W. Lufa Die Lieblingsfarbe three or four pairs of cards chosen, placed on small table, suit chosen, all cards change into that suit Vol. 6 No. 3 35
Arthur Toskana Vae victis! "(Wehe dem Besiegten)"
Kings placed in envelope, Jacks placed under four newspaper pieces, then Jacks are in envelope and Aces under newspaper, Kings found elsewhere
Vol. 6 No. 3 37
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Griffe und Kunststücke mit Münzen und Karten nach T. Nelson Downs introduction to following items
A. Münzengriffe und Münzen-Kunststücke nach Downs
Vol. 6 No. 3 39
T. Nelson Downs I. Wie Downs palmiert classic palm on edge Vol. 6 No. 3 40
T. Nelson Downs II. Die eleganteste Manier, während eines Münzen-Kunststückes eine Hand von beiden Seiten als scheinbar leer vorzeigen zu können showing hand empty from both sides while hiding a coin Vol. 6 No. 3 42
Carl Willmann Die ihre Farbe wechselnden Tücher color changing silks in rolled-up paper carton, tube container hidden in silkRelated toAlso published here Vol. 6 No. 3 43
H. F. C. Suhr Der Geistertisch part twoRelated to Vol. 6 No. 3 46
Carl Willmann, T. Nelson Downs, Robert Lenz, Michaelis Hermann Aus und mit dem Leserkreise credit discussion of Downs coin sleights, back and front palming, with letter by Downs himselfRelated to Vol. 6 No. 3 47
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Stendler, Thorn Vol. 6 No. 3 48
Michaelis Hermann Monhaupt Vol. 6 No. 4 49
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by John WillmannAlso published here Vol. 6 No. 4 51
Wilhelm Schiele Zum Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck order, method to achieve set-upInspired by Vol. 6 No. 4 52
T. Nelson Downs III. Kombination des Leerzeigens beider Hände während eines Münzkunststückes showing both hands empty while hiding a coin Vol. 6 No. 4 52
T. Nelson Downs IV. Eskamotage einer Münze zwischen Daumen und Zeigefinger back thumb palm and recoveryRelated to Vol. 6 No. 4 54
Carl Willmann Die ihre Farbe wechselnden Tücher part twoRelated to Vol. 6 No. 4 56
Carl Willmann Der neue Thalerkorken different mechanical cork than in referenceInspired by Vol. 6 No. 4 57