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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Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page AA Categories
Unknown Das Erscheinen eines Tuches in freier Hand with gimmick between fingers, silk hangs behind hand
Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 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 Mar. 1904 39
Carl Willmann Der Münzenstern six coins appear at points of star apparatus
Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 40
Reinhold Kankel Die magische Tuchfärberei silk changes color in liquid, chemical
Also published here Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 41
Carl Willmann Der runde Vogelkäfig im Hut
Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 41
Robertini Ein kleines Fahnenmanöver flag production routine
Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 43
Carl Willmann Der Klopfgeist in der Flasche glass cork put on glass bottle, it moves and answers questions
Related to Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 44
Unknown Das Knopfabschneiden button cut off spectator's jacket and restored
Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 46
Carl Willmann Hat sich die Magie überlebt? part three
Related to Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 47
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes
Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 48
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Revelacões da Magia Moderna by Frederico Carlos Vol. 10 No. 3 Mar. 1904 48
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen V. report from Willmann's America travels
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 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 Apr. 1904 51
Carl Willmann Der Kartenpokal card appears in glass container with glass lid
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 52
A. J. Ein neuer Kartenstecher punch device at shirt button
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 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 Apr. 1904 54
Carl Willmann Das seine Farbe in freier Hand wechselnde Tuch silk pulled through hand changes color, involved mechanical container
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 54
Carl Willmann Der Schellenbaum bells vanish and reappear by itself on stand apparatus
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 56
Paul Freny Ein neues Fahnenkunststück flag transposes with borrowed handkerchief, see p. 79 for correction
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 57
Carl Willmann Ventil-Verschluss method to seal holes in containers with liquids
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 59
Carl Willmann Der Klopfgeist in der Flasche part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 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 Apr. 1904 61
Ben-Zur Indischer Münzentrick coins travel from hand to hand with a han ping chien type action
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 61
Carl Willmann Hat sich die Magie überlebt? part four
Related to Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 62
Carl Willmann F. W. Uferini
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 63
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Uferini's Zaubertheater
Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 63
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Later Magic by Professor Hoffmann Vol. 10 No. 4 Apr. 1904 63
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VI. report from Willmann's America travels
Vol. 10 No. 5 May 1904 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 May 1904 67
Unknown Glimpse of Palmed Card while showing another card with same hand
Vol. 10 No. 5 May 1904 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 May 1904 69
Carl Willmann Der Ring im Wollknäuel ring to ball of wool
Vol. 10 No. 5 May 1904 72
Carl Willmann Willmann's wandernde Tücher traveling silks with glass cylinders that have a metal bottom and top
Vol. 10 No. 5 May 1904 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 May 1904 76
Fr. Berndt Betrachtungen eines alten erfahrenen Zauberkünstlers über die Magie "Einst und Jetzt"
Related to Vol. 10 No. 5 May 1904 78
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Ein Fauler Zauber
Vol. 10 No. 5 May 1904 79
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on becoming a professional magician
Vol. 10 No. 5 May 1904 79
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VII. report from Willmann's America travels
Vol. 10 No. 6 June 1904 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 June 1904 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 June 1904 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 June 1904 86
Paul Freny Der Schuss nach dem Licht two candles and two silks, chosen silk travels into chosen candle
Vol. 10 No. 6 June 1904 87
Richard Janke Ein neuer Tuchhalter holder for silk that can be attached to table or chair
Vol. 10 No. 6 June 1904 88
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der wandernde Ball glasses covered with cylinders, ball travels from glass to glass
Vol. 10 No. 6 June 1904 89
Mellini Kegel- und Ei-Changement à la Mellini routine with eggs and solid wooden cones with covers
Vol. 10 No. 6 June 1904 90
H. David Ein Hoch den Freuen rhyming patter for referenced trick
Related to Vol. 10 No. 6 June 1904 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 June 1904 94
Fr. Berndt Betrachtungen eines alten erfahrenen Zauberkünstlers über die Magie "Einst und Jetzt" part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 6 June 1904 94
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, stealing a silk, flash paper card
Vol. 10 No. 6 June 1904 95
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VIII. report from Willmann's America travels
Vol. 10 No. 7 July 1904 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 July 1904 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 July 1904 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 July 1904 104
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Ei egg vanishes in borrowed handkerchief
Vol. 10 No. 7 July 1904 106
Carl Willmann Die Taschentuchmühle borrowed handkerchief cut up in mill apparatus
Vol. 10 No. 7 July 1904 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 July 1904 109
Carl Willmann, Prof. Carlo Arminio Verschiedenes Albertini
Vol. 10 No. 7 July 1904 109
Carl Mordhorst Episoden aus dem Leben reisender Zauberkünstler in Süd-Amerika report from south American travels
Related to Vol. 10 No. 7 July 1904 110
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Compars Herrmann
Vol. 10 No. 7 July 1904 112
Carl Willmann Antonio Blitz
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 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 Aug. 1904 115
A. J. Vertical Bottom Deal deck held with backs towards audience, right hand boldly draws out bottom card
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 118
A. J. Back Palm Envelope Loading item loaded behind envelope from back palm
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 119
Carl Willmann Die sympatisierenden Karten card chosen, card chosen from second deck matches
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 119
Carl Willmann Jetzt! stop trick with three cards, triple forcing deck
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 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 Aug. 1904 120
Carl Willmann Der dressierte Taler glass covered with newspaper piece, coin vanishes and visibly drops into glass and dances
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 121
Carl Willmann Der Teller für Eierkuchen im Hut hollow plate for cake in hat routine
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 122
A. J. Billardball und Ei routine with eggs, diminishing balls, hat
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 123
Carl Mordhorst Episoden aus dem Leben reisender Zauberkünstler in Süd-Amerika part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 125
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Hartz on production routine
Vol. 10 No. 8 Aug. 1904 128
Carl Willmann Prof. Velle
Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 129
Emil Clauß Zum Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk routine for mechanical clockwork rising cards
Inspired by Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 131
Carl Willmann Die Kartenpoints auf der Glasplatte pips appear on glass sheet (switched in newspaper)
Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 133
Carl Willmann Apfelsine und Taler coin to orange, identically marked duplicate coins with same date
Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 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 Sep. 1904 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 Sep. 1904 136
Carl Willmann Der Geisterknoten multiple knots appear in rope
Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 138
Leo Wolton Der neue Wunderschrank box on wheels, performer changes into girl, then boy, then back
Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 140
Unknown Die Verirflasche gag with perfume bottle which leaks onto spectator's hand when he opens it
Also published here Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 141
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes miser's dream, Alfred Uferini
Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 142
W. L. Günther Uferini Poem
Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 142
Dr. Kurt Boeck Sehr geehrte Redaktion on magic in India
Related to Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 142
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 10 No. 9 Sep. 1904 144
Carl Willmann Verbeck
Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 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 Oct. 1904 146
Unknown Das Umdrehen eines ausgebreiteten Kartenspiels table spread and turnover flourish
Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 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 Oct. 1904 148
A. J. Zum mysteriösen Cigarettenpapier spectator crumples up piece of cigarette paper, word or number appears on it in chosen color
Inspired by
  • Das Mysteriöse Cigarettenpapier (a book by H. F. C. Suhr)
Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 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 Oct. 1904 151
Carl Willmann Billardball und Taschentuch billiard ball in glass transposes with silk in hand
Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 153
Carl Willmann Das in freier Hand erscheinende Bouquet
Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 154
Hugo Wohlers Ein japanischer Reistrick loose rice vanishes in hand, secret purse container with spring-powered opening
Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 155
G. Munsch Eine neue Handfesselung knotting method
Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 155
Carl Willmann Zum Kapitel des Aberglaubens "Das sechste und siebente Buch Moses", on superstition
Related to Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 156
Dr. Kurt Boeck Sehr geehrte Redaktion part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 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 Oct. 1904 159
Carl Willmann (reviewer) O Prestigiador Moderne by Dr. Costa Brito Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 159
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 10 No. 10 Oct. 1904 160
Carl Willmann H. Robin
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 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. 166
Related to Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 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 Nov. 1904 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 Nov. 1904 167
Carl Willmann Die ihre Plätze wechselnden Billardbälle two billiard balls of different color are wrapped in paper and transpose
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 168
Unknown Das magische Tuchfärben silk changes color in liquid, chemical
Also published here Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 169
Carl Willmann Der neue Zauberstab zum Geldfang coin wand
Inspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 144
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 169
Unknown Die prismatischen Wasser coloring water as it is poured into a bowl over some coloring substance
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 170
Carl Willmann Wie man Cigarren aus der Nase ziehen kann cigar from nose
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 171
Unknown Das spiritistische Band ribbon knotting system
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 171
Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert envelope hangs on stage, answers to questions appear inside, switch on tray, black art
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 172
Carl Willmann Zum Kapitel des Aberglaubens part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 173
Fr. Berndt Originelle Zauberkünstler
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 175
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 10 No. 11 Nov. 1904 176
Carl Willmann An die geehrten Leser! introduction to last issue
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 177
Carl Willmann John Willmann
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 178
Carl Willmann Eine Kartenmetamorphose four cards chosen, fourth card changes into each of the other selections and back
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 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 Dec. 1904 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 methods
Related to Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 181
A. J. Showing Five as Four counting off cards one by one, last one is double
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 182
Carl Willmann Der verschwindende Billardball ball on pull
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 183
Carl Willmann Die verschwindenden Taler four coins vanish from a small box
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 183
Jentry Jentry's Ei- und Tuchkunststück egg in glass in hat transposes with silk
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 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 Dec. 1904 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 Dec. 1904 188
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes St. Roman, Dr. Saram R. Ellison, Francis King goes into asylum (p. 191)
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 189
Carl Willmann (reviewer) King Koko by Professor Hoffmann Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 189
Carl Willmann Der gefoppte Bauer
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 189
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, so-called de Kolta Rising Cards,
Vol. 10 No. 12 Dec. 1904 191