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 Das Erscheinen eines Tuches in freier Hand with gimmick between fingers, silk hangs behind hand Vol. 10 No. 3 38
Ben-Zur "Telegraphie ohne Draht" four blank paper pieces rolled up and inserted into fingers of borrowed gloves, four questions asked, fingers cut off and paper removed, questions and answers found on paper pieces, glove restored Vol. 10 No. 3 39
Carl Willmann Der Münzenstern six coins appear at points of star apparatus Vol. 10 No. 3 40
Reinhold Kankel Die magische Tuchfärberei silk changes color in liquid, chemicalAlso published here Vol. 10 No. 3 41
Carl Willmann Der runde Vogelkäfig im Hut Vol. 10 No. 3 41
Robertini Ein kleines Fahnenmanöver flag production routine Vol. 10 No. 3 43
Carl Willmann Der Klopfgeist in der Flasche glass cork put on glass bottle, it moves and answers questionsRelated to Vol. 10 No. 3 44
Unknown Das Knopfabschneiden button cut off spectator's jacket and restored Vol. 10 No. 3 46
Carl Willmann Hat sich die Magie überlebt? part threeRelated to Vol. 10 No. 3 47
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Vol. 10 No. 3 48
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Revelacões da Magia Moderna by Frederico Carlos Vol. 10 No. 3 48
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen V. report from Willmann's America travels Vol. 10 No. 4 49
Carl Willmann Die vier Buben auf Wanderschaft four cards chosen, they are the Jacks, shuffled back and produced from up the sleeve, duplicates Vol. 10 No. 4 51
Carl Willmann Der Kartenpokal card appears in glass container with glass lid Vol. 10 No. 4 52
A. J. Ein neuer Kartenstecher punch device at shirt button Vol. 10 No. 4 52
Ernst Ehrhardt Die durch ein Kartenspiel wandernde Münze coin slapped onto deck that lies on top of glass, coin penetrates deck Vol. 10 No. 4 54
Carl Willmann Das seine Farbe in freier Hand wechselnde Tuch silk pulled through hand changes color, involved mechanical container Vol. 10 No. 4 54
Carl Willmann Der Schellenbaum bells vanish and reappear by itself on stand apparatus Vol. 10 No. 4 56
Paul Freny Ein neues Fahnenkunststück flag transposes with borrowed handkerchief, see p. 79 for correction Vol. 10 No. 4 57
Carl Willmann Ventil-Verschluss method to seal holes in containers with liquids Vol. 10 No. 4 59
Carl Willmann Der Klopfgeist in der Flasche part twoRelated to Vol. 10 No. 4 60
Unknown Die Cigarre, welche von drei Herren zu gleicher Zeit geraucht werden kann "by A. H.", cigar can be smoked by three people simultaneously Vol. 10 No. 4 61
Ben-Zur Indischer Münzentrick coins travel from hand to hand with a han ping chien type action Vol. 10 No. 4 61
Carl Willmann Hat sich die Magie überlebt? part fourRelated to Vol. 10 No. 4 62
Carl Willmann F. W. Uferini Vol. 10 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Uferini's Zaubertheater Vol. 10 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Later Magic by Professor Hoffmann Vol. 10 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VI. report from Willmann's America travels Vol. 10 No. 5 65
A. J. Kartenzauber corner of a card torn off, it restores visually, two selections shuffled back, one of the selections appears in a glass container, punch with paper weight that is sitting on card at one point Vol. 10 No. 5 67
Unknown Glimpse of Palmed Card while showing another card with same hand Vol. 10 No. 5 69
A. J. Eine geheimnisvolle Flucht Jacks, Queens, Kings and Aces put into four packets on the table, packet chosen with dice and a suit chosen as well, that card becomes a blank card and the selection is in previously empty envelope, quartet gaff Vol. 10 No. 5 69
Carl Willmann Der Ring im Wollknäuel ring to ball of wool Vol. 10 No. 5 72
Carl Willmann Willmann's wandernde Tücher traveling silks with glass cylinders that have a metal bottom and top Vol. 10 No. 5 74
Carl Willmann Willmann's Vogelkäfig egg cracked into hat by "mistake", then bird cage with birds taken out of hat Vol. 10 No. 5 76
Fr. Berndt Betrachtungen eines alten erfahrenen Zauberkünstlers über die Magie "Einst und Jetzt" Related to Vol. 10 No. 5 78
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Ein Fauler Zauber Vol. 10 No. 5 79
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on becoming a professional magician Vol. 10 No. 5 79
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VII. report from Willmann's America travels Vol. 10 No. 6 81
A. J. Die magischen Asse combination in which an Ace is chosen, it changes to another Ace, vanishes and reappears, then a chosen Ace travels into a wooden card case, then all Aces from deck into a pocket Vol. 10 No. 6 84
Unknown Showing Ace of Hearts as Diamonds black Aces in front of Ace of Hearts at an angle so only the tip of the heart can be seen simulating a Diamond Vol. 10 No. 6 86
A. J. Eine neue Methode, um eine beliebig grosse Münze oder eine Kartenecke in ein Brot zu bringen ungaffed knife with item stuck to its blade that should be loaded into bread Vol. 10 No. 6 86
Paul Freny Der Schuss nach dem Licht two candles and two silks, chosen silk travels into chosen candle Vol. 10 No. 6 87
Richard Janke Ein neuer Tuchhalter holder for silk that can be attached to table or chair Vol. 10 No. 6 88
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der wandernde Ball glasses covered with cylinders, ball travels from glass to glass Vol. 10 No. 6 89
Mellini Kegel- und Ei-Changement à la Mellini routine with eggs and solid wooden cones with covers Vol. 10 No. 6 90
H. David Ein Hoch den Freuen rhyming patter for referenced trickRelated to Vol. 10 No. 6 93
Otto Werner Wie man sich eine Nadel durch den Kopf schlagen kann needle apparently pushed into forehead and removed from back of head Vol. 10 No. 6 94
Fr. Berndt Betrachtungen eines alten erfahrenen Zauberkünstlers über die Magie "Einst und Jetzt" part twoRelated to Vol. 10 No. 6 94
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, stealing a silk, flash paper card Vol. 10 No. 6 95
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VIII. report from Willmann's America travels Vol. 10 No. 7 97
Carl Willmann Die Verwandlung der vier Point-Achtkarten four cards chosen, they are the Eights and tabled, then they transpose with the four Sevens (three Eights with a cover Seven fanned and vice versa) Vol. 10 No. 7 99
A. J. Die Streichholzschachtel im Dienste der Magie uses of match box in magic tricks, back palm with matchbox
1. appearing silk
2. vanishing silik
3. color change with matchbox cover as secret tube
4. matchboxes travel from one hat to another
5. vanishing matches
6. coin travels from box to box
7. double color changing silk in rolled up paper, silk to paper streamer
8. appearing spring flowers
Vol. 10 No. 7 101
Carl Willmann Tuch und Karaffen two glass bottles are covered with handkerchiefs, silk travels from inside one bottle into the other Vol. 10 No. 7 104
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Ei egg vanishes in borrowed handkerchief Vol. 10 No. 7 106
Carl Willmann Die Taschentuchmühle borrowed handkerchief cut up in mill apparatus Vol. 10 No. 7 107
A. J. Verschiedenes on travels to China and tricks he has seen there (eggs appear under bowl, ball to bird head, hay catches fire) Vol. 10 No. 7 109
Carl Willmann, Prof. Carlo Arminio Verschiedenes Albertini Vol. 10 No. 7 109
Carl Mordhorst Episoden aus dem Leben reisender Zauberkünstler in Süd-Amerika report from south American travelsRelated to Vol. 10 No. 7 110
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Compars Herrmann Vol. 10 No. 7 112
Carl Willmann Antonio Blitz Vol. 10 No. 8 113
A. J. Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken oder "Die Sehergabe des indischen Marabus" three selections and their positions in the deck predicted, faced deck, two methods with or without an off-stage assistant, pocket writing of numbers with stencil Vol. 10 No. 8 115
A. J. Vertical Bottom Deal deck held with backs towards audience, right hand boldly draws out bottom card Vol. 10 No. 8 118
A. J. Back Palm Envelope Loading item loaded behind envelope from back palm Vol. 10 No. 8 119
Carl Willmann Die sympatisierenden Karten card chosen, card chosen from second deck matches Vol. 10 No. 8 119
Carl Willmann Jetzt! stop trick with three cards, triple forcing deck Vol. 10 No. 8 120
Carl Willmann Die aus freier Hand verschwindende Münze coin put on open hand, other hand covers it and then coin is gone, using pull with sticky end, raven Vol. 10 No. 8 120
Carl Willmann Der dressierte Taler glass covered with newspaper piece, coin vanishes and visibly drops into glass and dances Vol. 10 No. 8 121
Carl Willmann Der Teller für Eierkuchen im Hut hollow plate for cake in hat routine Vol. 10 No. 8 122
A. J. Billardball und Ei routine with eggs, diminishing balls, hat Vol. 10 No. 8 123
Carl Mordhorst Episoden aus dem Leben reisender Zauberkünstler in Süd-Amerika part twoRelated to Vol. 10 No. 8 125
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Hartz on production routine Vol. 10 No. 8 128
Carl Willmann Prof. Velle Vol. 10 No. 9 129
Emil Clauß Zum Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk routine for mechanical clockwork rising cardsInspired by Vol. 10 No. 9 131
Carl Willmann Die Kartenpoints auf der Glasplatte pips appear on glass sheet (switched in newspaper) Vol. 10 No. 9 133
Carl Willmann Apfelsine und Taler coin to orange, identically marked duplicate coins with same date Vol. 10 No. 9 134
Hans Fischer Das magische Taschentuch borrowed ring vanishes from handkerchief (duplicate ring sewn in corner), reproduced from spectator's pocket Vol. 10 No. 9 135
Carl Willmann Fahne und Bouquet tissue paper set on fire and tossed into audience, becomes paper streamers which are pulled back, flag produced, bouquet produced Vol. 10 No. 9 136
Carl Willmann Der Geisterknoten multiple knots appear in rope Vol. 10 No. 9 138
Leo Wolton Der neue Wunderschrank box on wheels, performer changes into girl, then boy, then back Vol. 10 No. 9 140
Unknown Die Verirflasche gag with perfume bottle which leaks onto spectator's hand when he opens itAlso published here Vol. 10 No. 9 141
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes miser's dream, Alfred Uferini Vol. 10 No. 9 142
W. L. Günther Uferini Poem Vol. 10 No. 9 142
Dr. Kurt Boeck Sehr geehrte Redaktion on magic in IndiaRelated to Vol. 10 No. 9 142
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Vol. 10 No. 9 144
Carl Willmann Verbeck Vol. 10 No. 10 145
Carl Willmann Ein Spaziergang der vier Asse four Aces in square formation on a cloth or paper, two covered, they travel upwards through the cloth/paper one by one Vol. 10 No. 10 146
Unknown Das Umdrehen eines ausgebreiteten Kartenspiels table spread and turnover flourish Vol. 10 No. 10 148
Dr. Costa Brito Der Name einer von einem Zuschauer gedachten Karte erscheint auf einem in einem Glase befindlichen Papier geschrieben piece of paper crumped up and put in glass, name of (forced) selection appears on it Vol. 10 No. 10 148
A. J. Zum mysteriösen Cigarettenpapier spectator crumples up piece of cigarette paper, word or number appears on it in chosen colorInspired by
  • Das Mysteriöse Cigarettenpapier (a book by H. F. C. Suhr)
Vol. 10 No. 10 150
A. J. Ballmysterien ball becomes two, one covered in hand with handkerchief, other put in hat, travels to other one under handkerchief, one becomes red, they transpose, shell Vol. 10 No. 10 151
Carl Willmann Billardball und Taschentuch billiard ball in glass transposes with silk in hand Vol. 10 No. 10 153
Carl Willmann Das in freier Hand erscheinende Bouquet Vol. 10 No. 10 154
Hugo Wohlers Ein japanischer Reistrick loose rice vanishes in hand, secret purse container with spring-powered opening Vol. 10 No. 10 155
G. Munsch Eine neue Handfesselung knotting method Vol. 10 No. 10 155
Carl Willmann Zum Kapitel des Aberglaubens "Das sechste und siebente Buch Moses", on superstitionRelated to Vol. 10 No. 10 156
Dr. Kurt Boeck Sehr geehrte Redaktion part twoRelated to Vol. 10 No. 10 158
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Prof. C. Herrmann from Vienna, magic in Brazil, Dr. Costa Brito, old playing cards and history of playing cards, cheated magic dealer anecdote Vol. 10 No. 10 159
Carl Willmann (reviewer) O Prestigiador Moderne by Dr. Costa Brito Vol. 10 No. 10 159
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Vol. 10 No. 10 160
Carl Willmann H. Robin Vol. 10 No. 11 161
A. J. Ueber künstliches Mischen slow shuffling method that re-organizes the cards, working backwards, with tables for different numbers of cards that show how the cards change positions with each shuffle, see p. 166Related to Vol. 10 No. 11 164
A. J. Die Anziehungskraft gezogener Karten spectator finds his own card, using an unexplained switch of a card for a palmed card Vol. 10 No. 11 165
A. J. Gedankenerraten mit Hülfe eines Kartenspieles card and its position remembered and later card found and three other selections produced from pocket Vol. 10 No. 11 167
Carl Willmann Die ihre Plätze wechselnden Billardbälle two billiard balls of different color are wrapped in paper and transpose Vol. 10 No. 11 168
Unknown Das magische Tuchfärben silk changes color in liquid, chemicalAlso published here Vol. 10 No. 11 169
Carl Willmann Der neue Zauberstab zum Geldfang coin wandInspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 144
Vol. 10 No. 11 169
Unknown Die prismatischen Wasser coloring water as it is poured into a bowl over some coloring substance Vol. 10 No. 11 170
Carl Willmann Wie man Cigarren aus der Nase ziehen kann cigar from nose Vol. 10 No. 11 171
Unknown Das spiritistische Band ribbon knotting system Vol. 10 No. 11 171
Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert envelope hangs on stage, answers to questions appear inside, switch on tray, black art Vol. 10 No. 11 172
Carl Willmann Zum Kapitel des Aberglaubens part twoRelated to Vol. 10 No. 11 173
Fr. Berndt Originelle Zauberkünstler Vol. 10 No. 11 175
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Vol. 10 No. 11 176
Carl Willmann An die geehrten Leser! introduction to last issue Vol. 10 No. 12 177
Carl Willmann John Willmann Vol. 10 No. 12 178
Carl Willmann Eine Kartenmetamorphose four cards chosen, fourth card changes into each of the other selections and back Vol. 10 No. 12 179
Carl Willmann Ihr Wille geschehe! card chosen and shuffled back by spectator, small number named and card is there, gambling for seven with outs Vol. 10 No. 12 180
A. J. Sonderbare Uebereinstimmung deck shuffled, spectator cuts and count off the top few cards, one of the Aces chosen, the counted-off cards are of the same suit, two methodsRelated to Vol. 10 No. 12 181
A. J. Showing Five as Four counting off cards one by one, last one is double Vol. 10 No. 12 182
Carl Willmann Der verschwindende Billardball ball on pull Vol. 10 No. 12 183
Carl Willmann Die verschwindenden Taler four coins vanish from a small box Vol. 10 No. 12 183
Jentry Jentry's Ei- und Tuchkunststück egg in glass in hat transposes with silk Vol. 10 No. 12 185
Carl Willmann Kunst und Natur at the end of spring flowers from cone there appear real flowers inside, switch with basket Vol. 10 No. 12 186
A. J. Hellsehen mit Karten medium knows order of cards after "spectator' shuffles, stooge, medium in dark bag with flash light Vol. 10 No. 12 188
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes St. Roman, Dr. Saram R. Ellison, Francis King goes into asylum (p. 191) Vol. 10 No. 12 189
Carl Willmann (reviewer) King Koko by Professor Hoffmann Vol. 10 No. 12 189
Carl Willmann Der gefoppte Bauer Vol. 10 No. 12 189
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, so-called de Kolta Rising Cards, Vol. 10 No. 12 191