1973-2001
Written by Rudolf Braunmüller
Work of Various
4230 pages (Stapled), published by Rudolf Braunmüller
Illustrated with drawings by Various, Rudolf Braunmüller
Language: German
1,905 entries
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Dai Vernon The Vernon Touch
Also published here
  • Genii, Sep. 1968
Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 3
John Hamilton Die Augen Gottes two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 4
Ace Gorham Uhren-Glas-Seidentuch-Wanderung borrowed watch wrapped in handkerchief and put in glass, glass vanishes and reappears in hat
Also published here
  • Magic and Spells Quarterly
Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 7
Michael Skinner Die Verwirrende Kugeldose
Also published here
  • Magicana, Genii magazine
Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 8
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 11
Edward Marlo Fahrstuhlfahren ohne Doublieren
Inspired by
  • Ron Ferris routine
Also published here
  • Magic and Spells Quarterly
Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 12
Glenn G. Gravatt Tuch, Schnur und Ring Potpourri
Also published here
  • Genii magazine
Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 13
Eric C. Lewis Das As, die Sieben und die Dame with duplicates so the cards that are thrown away are shown every time
Also published here
  • Abracadabra
Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 16
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 1 No. 1 July 1973 18
Dai Vernon The Vernon Touch
Also published here
  • Genii, Oct. 1968
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 21
James G. Thompson Jr. Karten und Kügelchen
  • Einige Grundlegende Griffe
  • Etwas Geschichte
  • Etwas Analyse
  • Etwas Zusammenfassung
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 26
Unknown Grund Griff Nr. 1 poke key card placement
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 26
Unknown Grund Griff Nr. 2 pretense to glimpse selection next to key card
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 26
Ellis Stanyon Grund Griff Nr. 3 shuffling a stacked deck
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 26
Unknown Grund Griff Nr. 4
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 27
Unknown Grund Griff Nr. 5 carbon card
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 29
Unknown Grund Griff Nr. 6 center tear, without explanation
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 30
Unknown Grund Griff Nr. 7 bubble peek
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 30
Unknown Grund Griff Nr. 8 opening billet under arm-fold cover
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 30
James G. Thompson Jr. Einige Frühe Originalroutinen three cards written on billets divined, four methods and some further references and ideas
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 30
Unknown A Maneuver for Stud Poker buckling bottom card glimpse
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 33
James G. Thompson Jr. The Master Move master move bottom slip cut
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 33
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 33
J. B. Bobo Triple Threat Card dotted, corner short, edge marked
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 34
Harry Baron, David Lymer Der Phantom Würfel large die vanishes under handkerchief and reappears in tube
Also published here
  • Magic Info, Ron McMillan
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 36
Dr. Theodore Sack Sack's Punktehexerei three phase routine with dice, pips on dice change
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 38
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1973 40
Dai Vernon The Vernon Touch
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1968
Vol. 1 No. 3 Jan. 1974 45
Bill Lainsbury Die Glückslotterie with five numbered boxes
Also published here
  • Magigram
Vol. 1 No. 3 Jan. 1974 48
Lewis Ganson Der verbrannte und wiedergewordene Papierstreifen torn and restored paper strip, gimmick attached to finger
Also published here
  • The Gen
Vol. 1 No. 3 Jan. 1974 50
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Beachtliche Möglichkeiten mit einem Gewöhnlichen Knoten false knot
  • Der Falsche Knoten
Also published here
  • The Gen
Vol. 1 No. 3 Jan. 1974 52
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Knoten in Hülle und Fülle knot routine with two different-colored ropes
Also published here
  • The Gen
Vol. 1 No. 3 Jan. 1974 54
Alex Elmsley Der ehrgeizige Fremde ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 3 Jan. 1974 60
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde on the translation of Harry Lorayne's Close-up Card Magic, on The Gen, Magigram, New Pentagram
Vol. 1 No. 3 Jan. 1974 62
Dai Vernon The Vernon Touch
Also published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1969
Vol. 1 No. 4 Apr. 1974 67
Roy Walton Card Warp
Also published here
  • marketed by Davenport, Sep. 1973
Vol. 1 No. 4 Apr. 1974 70
Horace Goldin Frank Garcia erklärt Horace Goldin's Becherspiel Griff ball vanishes when two cups are banged together with ball between them
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 4 Apr. 1974 72
Robert E. Neale Zwei Pistolen square with nine sections, two miniature guns moved according to instructions end up in predicted section
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 4 Apr. 1974 73
Wilfred Tyler Version von Warlock's Silberstadtexpress
Inspired by
  • "Silvertown Express" (Peter Warlock, Designs for Magic)
Also published here
  • Pentagram
Vol. 1 No. 4 Apr. 1974 76
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Drei Ring Melodie three ring routine, can end clean, sixteen phases
Also published here
  • The Gen
Vol. 1 No. 4 Apr. 1974 78
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde convention in Luzern
Vol. 1 No. 4 Apr. 1974 84
Peter Pit, Charlie Miller Alles, was Sie schon immer über Magie Wissen Wollten
Also published here
  • Genii, June 1973
Vol. 2 No. 1 July 1974 3
Phoa Yan Tiong Der Ring von Monte Christo
  • colored ring travels from handkerchief to small cone
  • liquid from tube, glass appears
Also published here
  • The Gen
Vol. 2 No. 1 July 1974 7
Oscar Pladek Ein Moderne Chinesisches Wunder "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, with pop-up move, five phases
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 1 July 1974 11
Tommy Fredericks Geheimnisvolles Päckchen using words on cigarette case a card and its position is remembered, a packet is cut off and some counting done to arrive at selection, twenty-one force
Also published here
  • Magigram
Vol. 2 No. 1 July 1974 14
Fred Lowe Zeitungszerreiß-Telepathie newspaper torn into pieces, count-down to named number to arrive at a piece of newspaper, force by binary tearing and assembling
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 1 July 1974 16
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde on Günther Puchinger
Vol. 2 No. 1 July 1974 20
Henrique Vor Einer Million Jahren general tips on magic
Also published here
  • Magigram
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 25
Greer Marechal Jr. 500 Ltd. three digits are named to form a number, ruse to break it down to four possibilities
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 29
R. M. Jamison Ykcowrebby effect with mirror and the reflection of words
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 30
Harry Solomon "Wollen wir Wetten" coin appears in match box, then a losing bet is made
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 31
Roy Benson Es ist Zauberei
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 32
Roy Benson Sponge Ball Vanish with wand
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 32
Martin Gardner Von Hand zu Hand two card location, similar to Hofzinser's two card catch, deck half face up, half face down
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 35
Stewart Judah Die Schwierige Methode coin in handkerchief, ends threaded through a ring, coin penetrates ring
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 35
Clayton Rawson In einer einzigen Sekunde saliva, two cards are found
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 37
Edward Marlo Ein-Hand Kartenkontrolle Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimps
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 38
Bob Hanko Indestructo handkerchief is tied over mouth of a glass and both put into a paper bag, then a knife is pushed through bag and handkerchief, handkerchief is unharmed and a silk is found in the glass
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 38
Verne Chesbro Drei Prophezeiungen three cards are predicted, three mathematical forces
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 41
Milbourne Christopher Nur die Meinung eines Mannes opening gag, paper makes some noise
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 42
Carlo Rossetti Carlo Rossetti's Emporkömmling thimble through handkerchief
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 43
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde on Jack Potter's index and an index on German magic
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1974 43
Unknown Magische Epigramme witty quotes on magic
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 48
Jules Giraud Der Gefangene des Tuches borrowed finger ring in ring case under handkerchief, case vanishes, then silk, silk appears knotted onto glass under tube, ring box with ring in glass
Also published here
  • Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 50
Milbourne Christopher Tuch Weg silk knotted onto center of rope, silk frees itself
Also published here
  • Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 52
Robert Harbin, Ian Adair Instant Origami paper magically folds into chosen origami design
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 52
Fred Lowe Der Kristallhäftling card vanishes from deck and appears in handkerchief-covered glass
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 54
Arthur Carter Die achte Wolke eight different-colored cards in envelope, spectator says stop on one and it is predicted on its back
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 56
Fred Lowe Der Sohn des Morgens two matches vanish one by one
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 57
Phoa Yan Tiong Die Fallschirm Faltung silk fold for production
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 58
Unknown Tale Twisters heading for German translation of Roy Walton's book
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 60
Roy Walton Standortwechsel four picture cards and four number cards, swap one, two, three cards around, always remain separate, as a climax the packets transpose
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 60
Roy Walton Ein Seltsames Treffen assembly, but instead of the Kings the four Aces are found in the last packet and the Kings reversed in the deck
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 60
Roy Walton Farbbegegnung
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 61
Roy Walton Übereinstimmung performer and spectator each take four cards, two mates, rest four Aces
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 62
Roy Walton Eine Unlogische Schlussfolgerung four red cards are changed with four face down cards on the table one by one, cards in the hand remain always red and spectators assume face down cards are red too, they are shown to be black eventually
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 63
Roy Walton Blitztausch packet of red cards and one of black cards, two selections are interchanged between packets, then packets transpose
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 64
Alex Elmsley Der Ghost Count (Elmsley Count)
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 65
Charles T. Jordan Der Jordan Count
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 65
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 2 No. 3 Feb. 1975 65
Walt Lees Walt Lees Close Up Session - Das Einüben von Tricks on how to practice magic tricks
Also published here
  • Magic Info
Vol. 2 No. 4 June 1975 70
Roy Walton Der Magische Eliminator spectator selects red card, but performer goes on to find it among six black cards, sucker
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 4 June 1975 71
Theo Doré Geld steigt einem zu Kopf bills counted and spectator holds them, some vanish and travel onto his hat
Also published here
  • Genii
Vol. 2 No. 4 June 1975 73
Charlie Miller Eine Moderne Version von Alexander's Schlangentuch borrowed handkerchief transforms into different shapes, then travels into lemon
Also published here
  • Genii
Vol. 2 No. 4 June 1975 75
Mitchell Dyszel Ringschwindel
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 4 June 1975 78
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Becher, Münzen und Bälle cups and balls with small cups and coins
Also published here
  • Magigram
Vol. 2 No. 4 June 1975 80
Peter Kane, Gustave Southall Gil's Spiel spectator cannot win in red-black game in which he has to select groups of one color
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Vol. 2 No. 4 June 1975 84
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 2 No. 4 June 1975 85
Eric Williams Eines Nichtswissers Geschwätz
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, Oct. 1955
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 3
Maurice Fogel Fogel im Pentagon with billets
Also published here
  • Genii, May 1961
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 4
Unknown Karten Skriptum heading for German translation of Roy Walton's book
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 6
Roy Walton Einführung
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 6
Roy Walton Die Ebenbildner any two card placed between black Aces turn into red Aces, repeated several times then all four cards change to Queens
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 6
Jack Avis Siva Count show four cards as four, concealing none
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 6
Roy Walton Schiebereien cards turn face up in deck and change to Aces
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 7
Roy Walton Königsgeplänkel two halves, two selections travel from packet to packet and are found sandwiched between Kings
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 8
Unknown ATFUS Handling
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 9
Roy Walton Die Ehrgeizigen ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selection
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 10
Roy Walton Feinschmecker Auswahl spectator guesses suits correctly
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 10
Roy Walton Überraschung, Überraschung five freely selected cards put aside and turn out to be Aces and later chosen selection
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 11
Roy Walton Gefärbter Jordan two decks, mentally selected cards appear in other halves of the deck which are in spectators pockets
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 12
Roy Walton Die grüne Schildkröte Ace changes into selection then vanishes and appears reversed in the center with other Aces
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 12
Roy Walton Die Rückkehr der Kannibalen six cards between cannibal cards
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 13
Ben Christopher Pentragon Ringe rope rings move from spectator's arm to his head in dark room
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 15
Milbourne Christopher Silber zu Gold silver lighter changes into gold lighter
Also published here
  • The Gen, July 1952
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 15
Arturo Sage Messer knife through handkerchief
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #508, Oct. 1955
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 16
Robert Ellenwold Damespielen mit verbundenen Augen checker board, prediction details how to play so chosen color wins
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 17
Eddie Joseph Trimonition Extra three envelopes with predictions, spectator removes some cards from deck, two cards are pocketed, coin vanishes and reappears in rest of deck at position equal to number of removed cards, card at that position as well as other two selections are predicted in envelope
Also published here
  • Genii, Apr. 1973
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 19
Eddie Joseph Coin Vanish from Silk
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 20
Joseph L. Barnett Ausgeschnurt string is cut and restored, with finger ring
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 21
Howard A. Adams Adams Geheimnis five ESP cards in a row, five spectators choose one each with performer's back turned according to instructions, all forced, with ESP symbols to numbers 1-5 mnemonic
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1959
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 22
Richard Merry, George Mackenzie Humoristische Vortragssplitter und Magische Gags various gags
  • Begrüßung
  • Freiwillige Helfer
  • Geld (Münzfang)
  • Handguillotine
  • Kopfguillotine
  • Karten
  • Mentalmagie
  • Schwebeeffekte (Sambakugel)
  • Seile
  • Verschiedenes
  • Wenn das Weihnachtsfest vorbei ist
  • Zauberstab
  • Zigaretten
Also published here
  • The Gen & Genii
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 24
Ali Bongo Sterling Embryo two different-colored tissue papers and borrowed bill are rolled up and put on upside-down glasses, bill vanishes, white paper burns, in red paper is white paper and inside bill
Inspired by
  • "Embryo" (Pentagram)
Related toAlso published here
  • New Pentagram, Dec. 1972
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 28
Bob Driebeek Der sichtbare Topit slit in tie
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, Sep. 1974
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 29
Theodore DeLand Das mysteriöse Streichholz grid with a hundred numbers, spectator places match on it and performer instantly knows total of the numbers, also with back turned
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, Oct. 1972
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 30
Arthur Setterington Davongekommen
Also published here
  • "Getaway", New Pentagram, May 1970
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 30
Jim Reilly Drei kleine Schweinchen story with three little pigs is told with twelve design cards with pictures
Also published here
  • Magigram, Feb. 1975
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 31
Robert E. Neale "Die Innere Außenseite" und "Ausgeflippt" topological origami tube for several effects:
  • Ausgeflippt
  • Die innere Außenseite
  • Der Chinesische Schnurstab
  • Fantasta
  • Platzwechsel
  • Anmerkungen
  • Mit Schaumgummibällen
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 33
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 3 No. 1&2 Nov. 1975 35
Eugene Gloye Wirkungsvolle Reklamephotos on effective publicity photographs
Also published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1962
Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 41
T. Page Wright, William Larsen Eierbeuteleien egg bag ideas
  • Präsentation Nr. 1
  • Präsentation Nr. 2
  • Präsentation Nr. 3
Also published here
  • Genii, Aug. 1961
Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 44
David Berglas Ad Infinitum total of three three-digit numbers is predicted
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 47
John A. M. Howie Der Fingerhutgeist four phase thimble routine, with pencil and tin foil shell
  • Phase 1: Pantomime
  • Phase 2: Das Klopfen
  • Phase 3: Das Knallen
  • Phase 4: Der Beweis
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 48
Franklin V. Taylor Teufelsmutter + Taylor brema nut, nut off rope, with handkerchief
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 50
Jimmy Lake Der Verrückte Kompass oder das Beschwipste Ziffernblatt
Also published here
  • The Gen, Dec. 1953
Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 51
Ron Baillie Würfelschwindel multi-phase sponge dice and cup routine
Also published here
  • The Gen, Nov. 1954
Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 52
Robert Harbin Harbins Dreifache Übereinstimmung three small packets, spectator selects a card of each packet, performer does same with his three packets, three matching value pairs show up
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #425, 20. Mar. 1954
Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 57
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 3 No. 3 Feb. 1976 58
Dai Vernon, Ron Wilson, Loring Campbell, Frank Herman, Whitey Roberts Die "Magic Castle" Bänder transcript of kind of panel discussion at the Magic Castle
Also published here
  • Genii, Jan. - Mar. 1975
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 63
Al Koran Ein Kartentrick für Faule Magier
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, June 1973
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 65
Peter Oran "Do It Yourself" Banknoten pieces cut from newspaper, they change into bills
Also published here
  • The Gen, May 1967
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 66
William Zavis Ring Ab! three phases
Inspired byAlso published here
  • New Pentagram, Aug. 1973
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 68
Glenn G. Gravatt Prophetische Beeinflussung three envelopes with windows, a card is seen sticking out of each, three selected cards are also inserted, then the pairs are shown to match
Also published here
  • Genii, Aug. 1970
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 73
Tan Hock Chuan Willkommen idea for torn and restored newspaper
Also published here
  • Pentagram, June 1947
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 77
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Geldschein und Zitrone bill vanishes, lemon is cut open and inside is an "i owe you" note, this is wrapped in flash paper and burned and changes back to bill
Also published here
  • Pentagram, Feb. 1947
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 77
James Douglas Rückgewinnung cover sheets torn off magazine, they vanish in a flash of fire and are then shown to be back
Also published here
  • Pentagram, Aug. 1947
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 78
Don Nielson 10 & 20 two strips of paper or bills are folded together, then pulled apart
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 79
Ralph Gironda Salzverwandlung salt vanishes inside black silk and becomes white silk, then becomes sugar
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 79
Tom Sellers Ein neues Tuchverschwinden silk vanishes from matchbox covers
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 80
Peter Warlock Zigarette und Blume burning cigarette pushed in hand, becomes silvery package from which a real rose is removed
Also published here
  • Pentagram, June 1947
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 81
Ken Green Humor für Magier
  • Beiläufig gesagt
  • Eröffnung
  • Kurz Sketsch
  • Zuschauerbriefe
  • Nicht für Levante
  • Nur für Magie
  • Für Conferenciers
Also published here
  • from Abracadabra, 1957 & 1958
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 81
Ken Green Der Indische Seiltrick wire inside rope
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, 1957/1958
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 82
Ken Green, Alf Strack, Mo Howarth Kartenstechen Superb comedy routine in which table breaks down during card stabbing routine, at bottom of table is giant selection
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, 1957/1958
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 83
Ken Green Der Verschwindende Eimer vanishing bucket comedy routine
Related toAlso published here
  • Abracadabra, 1957/1958
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 83
Ken Green Karte im Ballon comedy routine for card-in-balloon prop
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, 1957/1958
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 85
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde Ted Lesley on television
Vol. 3 No. 4 June 1976 87
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue "Misdirection" oder "Ablenkung"
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 3
Rudolf Braunmüller Zauberei mit Ballonen magic with balloons, sections:
  • a. Allgemeine Tips und Hinweise
  • b. Durchdringungseffekte
  • c. Der Kartenballon
  • d. Komische Effekte
  • e. Mentaleffekte
  • f. Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte
  • g. Verschiedene Effekte
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 9
Rudolf Braunmüller Der sich selbst aufblasende Ballon self-inflating balloon, chemical
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 9
Rudolf Braunmüller Das Verschließen eines Ballons sealing a balloon
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 10
Rudolf Braunmüller Das Laden eines Ballons mit Produktionsartikeln how to load a balloon with production items
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 11
Rudolf Braunmüller Allgemeine Tips general tips on working with balloons
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 11
Rudolf Braunmüller Ballondurchdringung ohne Bedeckung needle through balloon, no cover
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 12
Rudolf Braunmüller Ballondurchdringung mit Bedeckung penetration with cover tube, intro
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 12
Arthur Setterington Ballondurchdringung mit Hilfe einer präparierten Hülle - (1) penetration of balloon with gaffed cover tube
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 12
Richard Himber Ballondurchdringung mit Hilfe einer präparierten Hülle - (2) penetration of balloon with gaffed cover tube
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 13
Ian Adair Ballondurchdringung mit Hilfe einer präparierten Hülle - (3) penetration of balloon with gaffed cover tube
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 13
Joe Bruno Ballondurchdringung mit Hilfe einer präparierten Hülle - (4) penetration of balloon with gaffed cover tube
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 14
Bill Daukes Ballondurchdringung mit Hilfe einer präparierten Hülle - (5) penetration of balloon with gaffed cover tube
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 15
John A. Cutts Ballondurchdringung mit Hilfe einer präparierten Hülle - (6) penetration of balloon with gaffed cover tube
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 16
Bob McAllister Ballondurchdringung mit Hilfe einer unpräparierten Hülle - (1) penetration of balloon with ungaffed cover tube
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 16
Bill Taylor Ballondurchdringung mit Hilfe einer unpräparierten Hülle - (2) penetration of balloon with ungaffed cover tube
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 17
Rudolf Braunmüller Der Kartenballon introduction to card balloon effect
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 17
Josef Bauer Mit besonderem Gerät - (a) card balloon prop
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 18
Peter McDonald Mit besonderem Gerät - (b) card balloon prop
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 18
Unknown Mit besonderem Gerät - (c) card balloon prop
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 19
Ali Bongo Mit besonderem Gerät - (d) card balloon with balloon attached to top of bottle
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 20
Raaj Kothary Mit besonderem Gerät - (e) card balloon prop with comedy routine
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 21
Brian Eden Mit besonderem Gerät - (f) card balloon prop
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 21
Dick Shoffer Mit besonderem Gerät - (g) card balloon prop
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 22
Hen Fetsch Ohne besonderes Gerät - (a) ungaffed card to balloon
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 22
Ravelle, Andree Ohne besonderes Gerät - (b) card does not appear in balloon, but instead on back of performer
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 23
Ken De Courcy Ohne besonderes Gerät - (c) ungaffed card to balloon
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 24
Peter McDonald, Sam Dalal, Edwin Hooper Komische Effekte gags with balloons, "Die laufenden Frankfurter"
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 25
Val Le-Val Bill in Balloon comedy routine in which bill is burned and appears in one of three balloon
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 27
Kay Thomas Mentaleffekte - 1. when balloons are burst, the name of a chosen child becomes visible
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 29
Don Tanner Mentaleffekte - 2. balloons on board are covering names, spectator tosses darts on them until one bursts, the name that becomes visible is predicted
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 30
Ali Bongo Mentaleffekte - 3. six different-colored balloons, performer has paper bag over his head, spectator bursts balloons one by one and performer names correct colors
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 31
Lewis Ganson Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 1. color changing balloon
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 32
Alan Shaxon Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 2. balloon in drawer box changes into rabbit
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 32
Lewis Ganson Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 3. routine for color-changing balloons
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 33
Hen Fetsch Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 4. balloon to appearing cane
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 33
Rudolf Braunmüller Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 5. self-inflating balloons as production items
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 34
Rudolf Braunmüller Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 6. balloon changes into spring flower bouquet
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 34
Joseph J. Kolar Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 7. vanished silks appear in balloon
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 35
Ian Adair Verschiedene Effekte - 1. nut penetrates balloon
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 35
Theo Doré Verschiedene Effekte - 2. three balloons are in hinged carton construction, one balloon is burst and then seen restored
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 35
Bob McAllister Verschiedene Effekte - 3. linking rings with balloons
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 36
Len Belcher Verschiedene Effekte - 4. routine with balloon and production tubes
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 37
Carlhorst Meier Ein Psycho-Kartenprogramm multi-phase routine performed genuinely blindfolded, comprised of the following effects
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 38
Carlhorst Meier Experiment 1: Die Übertragung eines "Stop" Befehls performer blindfolded, card chosen and lost, performer deals through cards and stops at selection
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 40
Carlhorst Meier Experiment 2: Hellsehen performer blindfolded, card chosen and lost, performer finds it while spreading through the deck while spectator looks at faces
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 41
Carlhorst Meier Experiment 3: Eine perfekte Vorhersage performer blindfolded, card is chosen during shuffling of performer, it is predicted
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 42
Unknown Hindu Force with break
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 42
Unknown Hindu Shuffle
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 43
Carlhorst Meier Experiment 4: Dreikarten-Vision performer blindfolded, three cards selected and pocketed by spectator, one by one he removes them and the performer divines them, card calling
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 43
Unknown Riffle Force break
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 44
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 4 No. 1 Nov. 1976 46
Tony Corinda, Maurice Fogel Ein Interview mit Fogel
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 53
James G. Thompson Jr. Gedankenrendezvous several things written on business cards are divined by performer, living and dead test
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 63
Reinhard Müller Wer sucht, der findet! wild card with monte presentation
Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 70
Peter Warlock Teleportation marked bill and rubber band wrapped in silk and put in glass, then covered with tube, travels in glass under second tube with silk over top of glass held with rubber band
Inspired by
  • "Snaretainer" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Vol. 32 No. 8, p. 91)
Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 74
Stanton Carlisle Einbildung
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, Nov. 1975
Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 78
Roy Walton Der Teufelswürfel die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 80
Norman Houghton, J. W. Sarles Norman Houghton's Hypertuch silk through wand
  • Tuch und Ring
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 82
Vivian St. John Sonne und Mond torn and restored tissue paper, two colors with circle "transposing"
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #560, 20. Oct. 1956
Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 85
Ken Bowell Knopfologie three large buttons are on suit, one dangling, they behave like in Chinese sticks
Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 87
Ken De Courcy Die Erbschaft four messages appear on two slates
Also published here
  • The Gen, Dec. 1951
Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 90
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 4 No. 2 Mar. 1977 92
Eric Williams Eines Nichtswissers Geschwätz on magic clubs
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #399, Sep. 1953
Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 99
Clayton Rawson Der Wundersame Gedankenprojektor egg beater mind reading
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, July 1947
Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 101
Harold J. Kelly Die Allgegenwärtigen Streichhölzer two in the hand, one in the pocket with heads of matches
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, June 1947
Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 103
Franklin V. Taylor Halluzination card on table transposes with card in deck, one vanishes and reappears in wallet
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct. 1947
Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 106
Harold E. Haber, Jr. Ein Wunder für Phlegmatiker five selections are signed and put in envelope, names of cards are written on billets and put in hat, one chosen and that card vanishes from envelope and appears in pocket or elsewhere
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Apr. 1947
  • Further Expert Magic (Percy Ladrett), 1923
Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 109
Unknown Das Unique "Galli-Galli Seil" rope moves by itself between hands of performer
Also published here
  • The Gen, July 1968
Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 111
Harry Lorayne Cointrolle borrowed penny changes to quarter, quarter vanishes, reappears, changes back to penny
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 115
Unknown Pumpkin Seed Vanish
Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 116
James G. Thompson Jr. Modernes Zettellesen envelopes
  • Teil 2 (shorter test with only three envelopes)
  • Teil 3 (as a two-person act)
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 117
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 4 No. 3 July 1977 122
Will Dexter Positive und Negative Markierungen on marking decks, or other objects
Also published here
  • The Gen, Feb. 1953
Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 129
Harlan Tarbell Das Tarbell Seil Mysterium gaffed with connections
Also published here
  • Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks
Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 132
Rudolf Braunmüller Wunder mit ESP Karten introduction
Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 142
Alan Francis ESP Impromptu
Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 142
Howard A. Adams Totale Übereinstimmung three cards are selected from an ESP deck, rest is divided in half and two cards turned over only one pair matches, which is first chosen card, repeated with other selections
Related to Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 144
J. C. Cannel Geistino Hoch Drei three spectators reverse a card in an ESP deck, they match three reversed cards in another deck
Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 145
Howard A. Adams Impulsgebung five spectators select an ESP card, all are divined
Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 146
Rudolf Braunmüller Noch eine Idee several spectators cut off a pile from an ESP deck and remember bottom card, performer divines each, marked and stacked
Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 148
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Vor Drucklegung headline prediction in nest of envelopes, sent by mail
Also published here Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 148
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 4 No. 4 Dec. 1977 152
Vic Perry Nur der Effekt Zählt on presentation
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 4
Unknown Die Kurztrickparade
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 9
Rudolf Braunmüller Magische Scherze und Gags various gags with balloon, butter/knife/bread, bill in cigarette, cigarette, coins
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 9
Rudolf Braunmüller Bücher ideas with books
  • as coin tray
  • as impression device
  • to add cards or switch cards
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 10
Unknown Münzen
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 11
James F. Herpick The "Pencil" Coin Vanish and Reappearance complete vanish and recovery
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 11
Joe Berg Vanishing Coin sleeving technique to be used when sitting
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 11
Unknown Coin through Plate coin spun on plate and slapped onto with match box, it is now under plate
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 11
Unknown Coin Across one of two coins travels across to join the other
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 12
Unknown Coin Vanish under Silk pocket ditch
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 12
John Benzais Coin Transposition transposition between two different-sized coins, secret even bigger coin under table
Related to Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 12
Albert Goshman Vier Karten durch die Zeitung
Also published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1967
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 12
Ned Rutledge Der Mediale Typ divination routine with three dice, can be done over phone
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct. 1948
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 16
Joe Berg Der Joe Berg Tuchknoten
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Feb. 1950
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 19
C. James Rainho Die Marterpfahl Illusion person tied to stake
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1959
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 21
Bert Allerton Verrückte Karten "The Two Card Trick"
  • Die Wiederholung
  • Die Falsche Erkärung
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Aug. 1949
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 24
Bert Allerton Two Card Monte Turnover
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 24
Tenkai Ishida Überraschende Tuch- und Billardball Produktion silk production after showing both hands empty (bundle on thread behind hand), then ball appears
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1959
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 26
Reinhard Müller Ausgewählte Grundanwendungen einer Doppelrückenkarte article on double backer applications, introduction, from second Cardworkshop, April 1976
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 29
Reinhard Müller Eine Doppelrückenkarte kann Karten Austauschen und damit verbunden zum Verschwinden bringen using a double backer to switch or vanish cards
  • Grundhandlungen
  • Anwendung 1 der Situation 3
  • Anwendung 2 der Situation 3
  • Anwendung 3
  • Anwendung 4
Related to Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 30
Reinhard Müller Eine Doppelrückenkarten kann Karten forcieren forcing with double backer
  • Anwendung 1
  • Variante
  • Anwendung 2
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 32
Reinhard Müller Eine Doppelrückenkarte kann eine Gedachte Karte im Spiel Lokalisieren double backer as key card
Related to Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 34
Reinhard Müller Bonus: Ein Zuschauer findet die vier Asse card chosen with cutting procedure, rest cut into three packets, Aces are found
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 35
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1978 37
Gene Anderson Der Teilzeit-Profi on being a part-time pro
Also published here
  • Genii, June 1977
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 44
Fred Lowe Die Wahrheitsmaschine spirit bell as lie detector, body bell
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 47
Harry Baron Plumps coins penetrate a sheet of steel, tube apparatus
Also published here
  • Magic Info, Sep. 1977
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 49
Eric C. Lewis Verjüngungskur
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1166, June 1968
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 50
Harry Lorayne Rot-Schwarz Fantasie spectator pockets some red and black cards, performer divines how many
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 54
Unknown Center Glimpse
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 56
Will Dexter Forcieren - Ein Kurzseminar overview about forcing methods with examples
  • Psychologische Forcen
  • Die Auswahllose Force
  • Die Beschränkte Auswahlforce
  • Die Von-Bis Force
  • Mathematische Forcen
  • Mechanisch oder Automatische Forcen
Also published here
  • The Gen, Apr. 1953
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 60
Will Dexter Forcing from a Forcing Deck comments
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 61
Will Dexter Book Tests comments
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 62
Will Dexter Number Force
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 64
Frank Garcia Meine Lieblingsseilroutine
Also published here
  • Genii, Sep. 1977
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 66
Dr. Jacob Daley Der Salz Trick - Die Perfekte Methode with specially prepared thumb tip that can be kind of purse palmed
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 69
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 5 No. 2 July 1978 71
Robert Lund Pro Trickverrat on exposure
  • Der Ursprung unserer Angst
  • Definition des Trickverrats
  • Magischer Selbstmord
  • Erfindung und Plagiat
  • Die Laienmeinung
  • Ich bin für das Erklären
  • Die Schuldigen
Also published here
  • Sphinx, June 1949
Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 78
Fred Lowe Der Filou
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, Dec. 1972
Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 82
Rudolf Braunmüller Die Mentalmirakel des Dr. Nathan Stark introduction
Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 85
Nathan Stark Zweifache Vorhersage two predictions written one after the other
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 85
Nathan Stark Das Gestern, das Heute und das Morgen with roman numbers I, II and III
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 86
Nathan Stark Der Haltepunkt clever single card prediction in envelope, partial three-way forcing deck
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 88
James G. Thompson Jr. Doppelring-Zeremonie longer routine with two Jardine Ellis Rings, off rope and ribbon, on wand and with a tube where a ball appears
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 89
Ray Grismer Finger rope penetrates second finger of performer
Also published here
  • Genii, July 1976
Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 99
Rudolf Braunmüller Spaß Muss Sein "Vortragssplitter und Gags für Magier und Conferenciers"
  • Afghan Bänder
  • Applaus
  • Assistenten
  • Geld
  • Finger Guillotine
  • Handschellen
  • Hund
  • Karten
  • Kinder
  • Manipulation
  • Mentalmagie
  • Ringspiel
  • Pistole
  • Verschiedenes
  • Würfel
Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 102
Ken De Courcy Die Taubenkasserole - Ein Kurzseminar ideas for the dove pan
  • Bandsprudel
  • Das tanzende Skelett
  • Kartenhaus
  • Kartenproduktion
  • Klappwürfel
  • Kindervorstellung
  • Kravattenzerschneiden
  • Tauben
  • Zigaretten
Also published here
  • Magigram, Vol. 2
Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 105
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1978 108
James G. Thompson Jr. Die Wahren Geheimnisse der Zauberkunst
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 114
James G. Thompson Jr. Presto four coins
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 118
James G. Thompson Jr. Holding Back a Coin
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 119
Unknown Vorträge zu Magischen Evergreens
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 126
Unknown Die Chinesischen Wettermänner patter
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 126
Unknown Ein Altes Märchen patter
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 126
Unknown Blutlose Chirurgie patter
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 128
Unknown Der Kartenvertreter patter for nudist deck
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 130
Unknown Ein Nächtliches Abenteuer patter for six card repeat
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 131
Unknown Das Spaghetti Wunder patter
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 133
Rudolf Braunmüller Die Mathemagischen Kartenwunder des Edward G. Brown intro
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 134
Edward G. Brown Ein Kartenklassiker im Modernen Gewand
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 134
Edward G. Brown Der Zweipäckchen Trick
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 137
Edward G. Brown Zwei Dreipäckchen Tricks
  • Variante 1
  • Variante 2
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 139
Edward G. Brown Die Detektivkarte selection is at same position as face up card in other half
Also published here Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 140
Fred Lowe Die Wodu Puppe performer feels pain where spectator puts needle in voodoo doll
  • Zwei-Personen Mentaldarbietung (as two-person act)
Inspired by
  • "The Manikin" (Roger Fairthorne, Magic Wand, 1947)
Also published here
  • Genii, May 1965
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 141
Sid Lorraine Kunstgetrickse MC gag with painting
Inspired by
  • "Crazy Capers" (Arnold Crowther, Abracadabra #1286)
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1340, Oct. 1971
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 146
J. F. Orrin Ein Guter Eröffnungstrick glass covered with tube, milk poured in and shown in glass, glass and milk both vanish from tube
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1339, Sep. 1971
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 148
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1978 152
Dai Vernon Der Vernon Touch
Also published here
  • Genii, Vol. 41 (various issues)
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 4
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Las Vegas Augen cards apparently marked, several times a card is selected and divined, eventually a card is put face up in the deck and cards named above and below, marking is seen with sunglasses
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 8
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Peek
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 9
George G. Kaplan Alice im Wunderland children's patter for die box
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, July 1948
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 12
Peter Warlock Plattform Schlüssel
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, Feb. 1978
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 15
Geoffrey Buckingham Die Gezwungene Wahl equivoque routine with coins
Also published here
  • Genii, Oct. 1976
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 18
Glenn G. Gravatt Das Tuch und die Kristallschachteln routine with silk in clear plastic boxes with tube
Also published here
  • Genii, April 1976
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 20
Peter Warlock Ein Trick mit Vergangenheit
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, July 1977
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 22
Milton Borger Fingerhut-Telepathie five thimbles of different colors, spectator writes down one color, all thimbles placed in fist and spectator puts finger in fist, all except chosen color vanish
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, June 1948
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 25
Al Baker Impression on Surface powder on bottom of writing surface and shiny table
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 25
Jean Hugard Eine Geister Seance
  • 1. Das Verschwinden des verknoteten Seilknäuels
  • 2. Das Fesseln des Mediums
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Sep. 1948
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 27
Chuck Jones Die "Tor-Produktions" Illusion
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 32
Tony Griffith Das magische Kompass-Quadrat combination of Chinese compass and magic square
Also published here
  • Genii, Sep. 1978
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 34
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 6 No. 1 Apr. 1979 37
Jay Bedsworth Tischmagie als Geschäft close-up magic as business
Also published here
  • Genii, May 1948
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 44
Bayard Grimshaw Die Blitz-Transpo Tafeln two slates, one with writing by performer, one spectator, they transpose
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, May 1972
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 49
Patrick Page Kartenwanderung in die Tasche twelve cards up the sleeve to pocket, with six card repeat sequence
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 53
Unknown Das Buckle-Zählen
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 56
Rudolf Braunmüller Die Daumenspitze longer article on the thumb tip
  • 1. Daumenspitze
    • a. Die Technik der Daumenspitze
    • b. Aufbewahrungsorte (Hosenbein-Tasche, Jackennaht-Tasche)
  • 2. Kunststücke und Effekt mit der Daumenspitze
    • a. Produktionseffekte und Verschwindeeffekte
    • b. Restaurationseffekte
    • c. Transpositionseffekte
    • d. Verschiedene Effekte
    • e. Verwandlungseffekte
  • 3. Spezial-Daumenspitzen
  • 4. Anmerkung
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 60
Louis Tannen, Bruce Elliott Die verschwindende Zigarette Elliott: in spectators necktie
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 62
David B. Saunders Eine Drei-Tuch Routine three silks are produced and then vanish
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 64
Unknown Ein Tip zum Tuchverschwinden dummy corner in thumb tip
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 64
Al Baker Die verschwundenen Münzen coins vanish in purse
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 64
Les Gilbert Das Konfettiwunder paper strips change into confetti, confetti vanishes
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 65
Lu Brent Eine zweifache Wiederherstellung cut and restored ribbon with repeat
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 65
Dick Fitzgerald Das Papierbaumwunder paper strips torn and restored as small paper tree
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 66
Sam Leo Horowitz Das wandernde Band signed ribbon vanishes in one handkerchief and appears inside another
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 67
Ken De Courcy Das Chinesische Klammernspiel linking some paper clips
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 67
Unknown Die Daumenfesselung
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 68
Stanley Collins Eine verrückte Story gag in which the thumb is removed an pocketed
Also published here
  • A Conjuring Melange (Stanley Collins)
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 68
U. F. Grant Ein Tip für Trickspiritisten spectators apparently hold on to both thumbs of the performer through a cloth
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 69
Peter McDonald Die Standhafte Karte card stands upright
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 69
Ravelle, Andree Ballquadratur sponge balls transform into larger sponge die
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 70
Clettis V. Musson Eine Tuchei-Variante
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 70
Lu Brent Zigaretten-Metamorphose cigarette to silk
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 71
F. B. Mordecai Das Magische Zigarettendrehen tobacco and cigarette paper become cigarette
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 71
Eddie Clever Ein Eisbrecher-Trick paper napkin stretched over glass, then a silk produced from a hole
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 72
Theodore Annemann Verschiedene Spezialdaumenspitzen - 1. sponge in thumb tip with chemical that makes envelopes translucent
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 72
Unknown Der Daumenspitzen-Nagelschreiber thumb tip swami
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 73
Unknown Die Markierungs-Daumenspitze gaffed thumb tip for marking cards
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 73
Unknown Die Magnet-Daumenspitze magnetic thumb tip
  • cigarette clings to hand
  • card rises from deck
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 73
Unknown Die Katapult-Daumenspitze pen jumps out of hand (catapult thumb tip), as card location
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 74
T. Nelson Downs Der zerrissene und wiederhergestellte Papierstreifen torn and restored paper ribbon
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 74
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 6 No. 2 Aug. 1979 76
Eugene Gloye Das Einmaleins der Showmanship article on showmanship
  • 1. Auswahl
  • 2. Gliederung
  • 3. Verschiedenartigkeit
  • 4. Betonung
  • 5. Vollständigkeit
  • 6. Abschließende Bemerkungen
Also published here
  • Genii, from Vol. 26/27
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 82
Rudolf Braunmüller Zauberei mit Geldscheinen magic with bills, introduction
  • 1. Gags mit Geldscheinen
  • 2. Bierwetten, Denkaufgaben und Rätsel
  • 3. Der Geldschein und die Büroklammer
  • 4. Verschiedene Tricks und Routinen
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 102
Greer Marechal Jr. Eine verrückte Geldscheinwanderung Twenty dollar bill becomes Ten dollar bill, two Five dollar bills found in cigarette
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 102
Roy Benson Blitzverschwinden flash bill gag
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 102
Milbourne Christopher Noch ein Pyropapier-Geldscheintrick bill burns in a flash instead of slowly, gag
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 103
Jean Hugard Ich zahle stets mit großem Geld bill grows to jumbo bill
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 103
Unknown Hereingefallen! bill put in envelope to present it to spectator, it is obviously pushed out again through hole, gag
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 104
Unknown Der Geldscheinblock pad with bills, one torn off, gag
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 104
Unknown Die Geldscheinrolle paper roll with bills, one torn off, gag
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 105
Milbourne Christopher Der Geldschein an der Decke bill on ceiling, coin inside drops back down
Related to Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 105
Unknown Bierdeckelreklame bill from coaster
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 106
Unknown Ein Reaktionstest bar bet about catching a dropped bill
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 106
Unknown Eine Hundsgemeinheit gag with bill that spectator buys back
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 106
Karrell Fox Geld Auktion one dollar bill to five dollar bill, then five transforms into a dime
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 106
Ricki Dunn Der Meisterdieb spectator's Dollar bill is folded and he holds it, when he opens it up again he holds a paper with "IOU $1.00" written on it, pickpocket presentation
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 107
Unknown Ein Balance Problem balancing a coin on a bill
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 108
John Booth Der Kopfstand bill folded and unfolded, picture then upside down
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 108
G. E. Emme, Harold Turner, Dai Vernon, Elmer Applegit, Jesse Schimmel Der Geldschein und die Büroklammer
  • Zwei-Klammern-Verbindung
  • Drei-Klammern-Verbindung
Related to Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 109
Al Koran, Jack Avis, Roy Walton Ein Pfund für Ihre Karte signed card placed in nest of three envelopes, bill borrowed and serial number noted and then put in purse, card and bill transpose
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 110
Unknown Card Switch behind Envelope
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 112
Tan Choon Tee Das Geldschein-Becherspiel three bills borrowed and crumpled up, they travel under bowl, as finale there is a purse under bowl with bills inside
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 116
N. A. Post Seidengeld silk produced from bill, or small coins
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 117
Bruce Elliott Statische Elektrizität borrowed bill sticks to other bill, static electricity presentation, gaffed
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 118
Bill Woodard Ich möchte lieber Silber bill transforms into two coins of equal value
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 119
Milbourne Christopher Asse zu Zehnmarkscheinen fan of a few cards changes into bills
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Jan. 1949
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 120
Monty Crowe Inflation bill passes through another bill when rolled
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 122
Al Koran Das Schicksal eines Hunderters bill torn and crumpled up and put in ash tray, then shown restored, repeat but then it restores to many bills and some coins that have the same value when added up
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 122
E. Leslie May Mit Dank and Joseph und James three cards chosen with "cut a packet and turn it over", divined or predicted
Inspired by
  • "Nullifactor" (Stewart James, 1951)
Also published here
  • Pentagram, Dec. 1959
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 128
Rudolf Braunmüller Klassikertrio section intro
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 131
Hans E. Trixer Der Hindu Faden Trick
Also published here
  • Pentagram, May 1953
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 131
Peter Warlock Epitaph für Brown
Inspired by
  • Edward G. Brown's "Three Guesses" in "The Sphinx", May 1943, p. 59.
Also published here
  • Pentagram, Nov. 1953
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 137
Unknown Bottom Palm from Small Packet as fan is squared up
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 138
Unknown Palmed Card from Pocket inner jacket pocket
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 141
Unknown Der Hindu Nadel Trick by some "William"
Also published here
  • Pentagram, Dec. 1954
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 141
Rudolf Braunmüller Kartenmagie am Tisch intro to some translated tricks from Devil's Playthings
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 144
Roy Walton Der Karl Le Fong Trick two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 144
Roy Walton Farbmagie cards with different backs
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 146
Roy Walton Kartenetui mystery card in case, four queens are found and mystery card turns out to be selection
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 148
Roy Walton Transpositionsvariante different colored back
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 150
Roy Walton Impact Aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then Ace in envelope turns over
Also published here Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 152
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 6 No. 3&4 Dec. 1979 153
Billy McComb Die erste Epistel von Onkel William
Also published here
  • Magigram, May-Aug. 1970
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 4
Wesley James Die Kannibalen Karten
Also published here Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 9
Wesley James Die Kannibalen-Münze cannibal cards phase with a coin
Also published here Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 14
Rudolf Braunmüller Bierwetten und Rätsel article on bar bets and puzzles, intro
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 16
Unknown Karten collection of three bar bets and puzzles with cards
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 17
Unknown Münzen collection of eight bar bets and puzzles with coins
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 18
Dr. Swenson Quarter Stunt stunt that cannot be duplicated
Also published here Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 20
Unknown Streichhölzer collection of thirteen bar bets and puzzles with matches
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 21
Unknown Verschiedenes collection of eleven bar bets and puzzles with various things and numbers
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 24
Russell Sharp Magie aus Japan tissue paper torn and crumpled up, it animated up and down in glass, then is shown restored, then a phase with paper streamer, then snowstorm
Also published here
  • Pentagram, Mar. 1958
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 26
Milbourne Christopher Eine "Haarwuchs"-Illusion illusion in which a person in a "hair growing apparatus" transposes with masked magician
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Aug. 1948
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 31
Jean Merlin Zündhölzer, Karten und Geldschein spectator reverses card behind back, it matches prediction, card torn up and burned except one piece, another card changes into bill, in wallet are the matches and in match book the restored card
VariationsAlso published here
  • Genii, Sep. 1974
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 34
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 7 No. 1 Mar. 1980 40
Walt Lees Das Einüben von Tricks how to practice
Also published here
  • Magic Info, Sep./Oct. 1974
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 45
Rudolf Braunmüller Fred Lowe und seine Magie introduction to following section, tricks translated from various magazines
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 48
Unknown Kartenkunststücke für Bühne und Salon
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 49
Fred Lowe Blindes Sehen three chosen cards are divined by blind-folded performer, simply a Christ Force
Variations Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 49
Rudolf Braunmüller Die Rudolf Braunmüller Version three chosen cards are divined by blind-folded performer, cards replaced in switched-in normal deck while cards are chosen from short deck
Inspired by Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 50
Fred Lowe, Unknown Der 31-Kartentrick NIM/"The Game of 31" with cards
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 54
Fred Lowe Die Karten-Geisteruhr large clock face on a stand, arrow spins and ends up pointing to selection
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 55
Fred Lowe Die Teleskopkarte spectator selects Eight of Hearts, Ace prediction is pulled long until there are eight pips, gag card
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 58
Fred Lowe Ein kleiner Irrtum Matching The Cards with Royal Flush, last card is of wrong suit and rest changes
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 59
Fred Lowe Kartenstechen with newspaper cover
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 61
Joseph Ovette Der Meistergriff
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 63
Fred Lowe Rot-Blau-Kartenwanderung with envelopes
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 64
Fred Lowe Zeitlupen-Kümmelblättchen
Inspired by
  • "Slow Motion 3-Card Trick" (Clayton Rawson, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 66
Unknown Allgemeine Kunststücke für Bühne und Salon
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 68
Fred Lowe Der Beutel im Ei bag vanishes inside egg
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 68
Fred Lowe Der zerbrochene Eierbeutel routine with comedy props
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 69
Fred Lowe Die Tieruhr cards with animals on them, large clock face on a stand, arrow spins and ends up pointing to selected picture card
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 71
Fred Lowe Eine verrückte Geldscheinwanderung comedy routine in which a borrowed bill travels inside a rope
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 72
Fred Lowe Eine Kinderroutine mit dem Würfelkasten
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 75
David Roth Die hängenden Münzen
Also published here Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 77
Unknown Edge Grip
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 78
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde on Harry Lorayne in Munich
Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 1980 81
Barrows Mussey Warum zaubern Sie? "Why do you do magic?" (J. B. Mussey)
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 88
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Dreifache Übereinstimmung two spectators and performer think of a card at a position in the deck, they all think of the same card
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 90
Jean Hugard Die Maske Cagliostros blank slates shown, blank piece of paper put in envelope, card selected, all cards appear written on slates, in paper appears a message and pattern with holes, when pattern is placed on slate the correct card is visible through holes
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 18 No. 3, 1960
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 93
Gerald Kosky Ein ESP Test im Stillen two cards with list of names, two thought of and divined
Inspired by
  • Tom Sellers effect from The Gen, based on a Bob Hummer principle
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 18 No. 12, 1960
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 96
Peter Warlock Seidenringe two silks knotted into rings, they link, thread
Also published here
  • Pentagram, July 1959
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 98
Orville Wayne Meyer Das Mörderspiel
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 12 No. 12, 1955
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 100
Theo Doré Der Vogel im Käfig drawn bird travels into drawn cage
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1148, Jan. 1968
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 103
Norman Hunter Der Instant-Tisch collapsible table for performances
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1148, Jan. 1968
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 104
Edmund Rowland Zifferntricks twelve puzzles and tricks with numbers
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #576-579, Feb. 1957
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 106
Charlie Miller Der Traum eines Geizhalses
Also published here
  • Genii, July 1965
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 113
Unknown Downs Palm Production
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 116
William H. McCaffrey Die verheirateten Streichhölzer story illustrated with matches
Also published here
  • Genii, July 1977
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 118
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 7 No. 3 Nov. 1980 121
Theodore Annemann "Wen stört's schon, dass ich so traurig bin..." opinions on magic
Also published here
  • translated from various articles in The Jinx
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 128
Rudolf Braunmüller Die James G. Thompson Jr. Trickparade intro to tricks from Thompson Jr.
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 134
James G. Thompson Jr. "A" wie in Asse during a quick mate coincidence, the four Aces are secretly brought to the top, then Aces found by counting to values and other Ace effects
Also published here
  • Magic to Delight, Thompson Jr.
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 135
Dai Vernon Multiple Shift
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 138
Steve Belchou Poker Player's Picnic
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 138
Lin Searles Ace Routine Aces in row on table, three cards put on first Ace, that packet lost, repeated with next two Aces, three cards put on last Ace, packet shown to be Aces
Also published here
  • Ibidem #24
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 138
Stewart James The Four Aces
Also published here Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 139
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Telastrophy Jr. with tricolor pen, three things written on blank cards, match perfectly with what performer has written
Also published here Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 141
James G. Thompson Jr. Das Nusschalenspiel
Also published here Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 142
James G. Thompson Jr. Punktum! routine with blank cards and colored spots/circles on them
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Parade 1967
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 146
Al Honeycutt Honeycutt's Honeycutter
Also published here Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 149
Rudolf Braunmüller Gags für den magischen Conferencier gags and bits for MC
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 158
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde
Vol. 7 No. 4 Jan. 1981 162