2003
Written by Al Baker, Various
Work of Al Baker
912 pages (Hardcover), published by The Miracle Factory - Todd Karr
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Clayton Rawson, Harlan Tarbell, Steve Miaco, Katlyn Breene, Kwakenat
Language: English
584 entries
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Todd Karr Credits
  • Illustration Credits
2003 21
Eugene Burger A Teacher I Never Met
2003 25
John Carney Al Baker and the Magical Ideal
2003 29
Teller The Recipe on Al Baker's Cake in Hat
2003 33
Al Baker Cake in Hat baking cake in spectator's hat
2003 33
Phoebe Baker The Cake Al Baker's wife's recipe for cake in hat
2003 35
Todd Karr Editor's Note on Al Baker
  • Al Baker's Anthology
2003 41
Jay Marshall The Cat Kept Walking on Al Baker
2003 53
Todd Karr, Jay Marshall Conversations with Jay Marshall on Al Baker
2003 55
Jay Marshall Al Baker and Dennis on Al Baker's Ventriloquism act
2003 65
Al Baker Sketch of My Life
2003 67
Unknown Al Baker's Book (1933)
Al Baker's Book 2003 68
Al Baker To My Friends, Magic Lovers
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 71
Al Baker The Pack that cuts itself thread
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 73
Al Baker The One-Man "Lights Up" Seance tie for hands
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 75
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 76
Al Baker Al Baker's Pet Hat Trick hat as a utility prop to exchange billets or other things
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 77
Al Baker Al Baker's Rising Cards
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 78
Al Baker Feel My Pulse!
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 80
Al Baker The Al Baker Wrist Tie through spectator's arm
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 81
Al Baker The Impossible Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 83
Al Baker Pocket Switch twice in context
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 83
Al Baker Cards of Thought
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 84
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 86
Al Baker Another Rope is Cut and Restored!
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 87
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 88
Al Baker The Matchmakers two cards torn, spectator sort out the pieces face down, pedestal prop
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 89
Al Baker "Say When!" two cards, partial forcing deck
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 91
Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Mystery three billets, envelopes, including the umbrella move
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 92
Al Baker The Self-Unknotting Handkerchief thread, not fixed to body
Also published here Al Baker's Book 2003 96
Unknown Al Baker's Second Book (1935)
Al Baker's Second Book 2003 97
Al Baker To My Friends, Professional and Amateur
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 99
Al Baker A Glass Vanish with liquid
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 101
Al Baker Gee!! deck vanish, with handkerchief, unload in pocket
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 103
Al Baker Undercover drawing duplication, mirror (!)
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 105
Al Baker Another Four-Ace Trick! more stand up, one packet in a glass
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 106
Al Baker Your Pulse Tells spectator's index finger finds card, thick card ("click")
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 108
Al Baker A Card and A Number - Second Method same method, with short cards to mark positions
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 109
Al Baker Baker's Bill Switch
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 110
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 110
Al Baker Sex Appeal ring moves on table, thread
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 113
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 114
Al Baker Come Seven placing three dice onto table in special configuration so different sides add up to seven, spectator cannot duplicate it
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 114
Al Baker Something from Nothing interesting loading principle from table
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 115
Al Baker Pass the Salt! using salt, one card of three
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 116
Al Baker Button Button! thread-penetration, using mini-drawer box
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 117
Al Baker The Name Is - ! one billet, using a leather book
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 118
Al Baker Me and the Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 119
Al Baker A Novel Escape
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 120
Al Baker The Milky Way glass of milk vanishes from paper, reappears in hat
Also published here Al Baker's Second Book 2003 122
Unknown Magical Ways and Means (1941)
Magical Ways and Means 2003 125
Elmer P. Ransom Foreword
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 129
Al Baker Introduction
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 131
Al Baker A Lesson in Magic three cards, they travel back in second phase
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 141
Al Baker Palm Replacement context of cards across
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 143
Al Baker Undercount from left-hand dealing position into right hand one on top of the next, double push
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 143
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Bottom Palm no credit
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 145
Al Baker The Magician at Home thread, on the floor/carpet
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 147
Al Baker Red-Black Transposition envelopes
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 149
Al Baker One Deck Do as I Do
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 151
Al Baker The Half Card and Cigarette Trick
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 153
Al Baker Cigarette Switch in the hands
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 155
Al Baker The Ambitious Card - Two Novel Methods two phases, with impromptu duplicate
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 156
Alexander Herrmann, Al Baker Herrmann's Vanish of a Fan of Cards pull
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 157
Al Baker "Roughing" It recipe & comments
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 158
Al Baker Outguessing the Spectator thought-of Numbers, two spectator, roughed deck
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 159
Al Baker Improved Card Code for Two Persons verbal and nonverbal
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 161
Al Baker The Walking and Jumping Card thread
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 162
Al Baker The Flapless Envelope Switch "Baker Method"
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 164
Al Baker The Knife Dial to find a card in the spread
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 166
Al Baker Slipping the Cut, Table Method "Baker Improvement"
Draw Shift variation
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 167
Al Baker The Swinging Rising Cards "The Baker Method for Club Work"
with hanging houlette
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 168
Al Baker Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 171
Unknown Scallop Short Card
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 171
Al Baker Miniature Card in Balloon
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 172
Al Baker The Magical Filtration of Four Half Dollars
  • 1. Passage of the First Coin
  • 2. Passage of the Second Coin
  • 3. Passage of the Third Coin
  • 4. Passage of the Fourth Coin
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 175
Al Baker Baker Steal
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 176
Al Baker The Stack of Quarters
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 178
Al Baker The Rising Coin "Baker Method"
coin dropped in glass, rises out and drops out, thread
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 180
Al Baker A Dinner Table Trick coin through tablecloth
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 181
Al Baker Bending a Half Dollar
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 182
Al Baker A Knotty Problem into handkerchief held by spectator in which spectator tied a knot
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 183
Al Baker Dollar Bill and Cigarette
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 184
Al Baker Cigarette Switch in-the-hands
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 186
Al Baker The Erectile Dollar Bill lengthwise folded bill moves to stand upright, thread attached to thumb tip
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 188
Al Baker The Dollar Bill Switch in envelope
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 189
Al Baker Envelopes and Coin in paper and three envelopes
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 191
Al Baker The Twentieth Century Silk Trick "Baker Method"
with dye tube and paper cornucopia
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 193
Al Baker Phantom Tube "Baker Presentation"
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 196
Al Baker Spirits At Work thread, unknotting with short knot sequence
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 197
Al Baker A Silk Force colored silks
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 199
Al Baker The Knot that just Won't
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 200
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks "Streamline Version", four silks
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 201
Al Baker The Count counting four silks separately while two are knotted
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 202
Al Baker False Knot for two Silks knotting two silks together
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 204
Al Baker Give a Magician enough Rope and... "A Stage Version of the Popular Cut and Restored Rope Effect"
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 207
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 209
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 211
Al Baker ACME Mind Reading Effect name of card written on paper, impression
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 212
Al Baker Seeing Through Solid Matter numbers written on slate which is wrapped up, assistant can name total and numbers
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 214
Al Baker A Super-Superprediction person names card which magician has transfered to another deck, roughed
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 216
Al Baker Concentration spectator crimps his card without knowing
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 219
Al Baker Al Baker Number Force with cards, waxed or roughed
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 220
Al Baker The Baker Slate Easel for appearing writing
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 221
Al Baker Any Telephone Book Test number adding
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 223
Al Baker The Number and Book Test numbers on billets in changing bag
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 224
Al Baker The Saturday Evening Post Feat using memory, magazine test, two methods
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 227
Al Baker Phenomenal Memory
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 231
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 233
Al Baker The Celebrity Feat stooge codes celebrity name with playing cards
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 234
Al Baker The Polish Psychic number coded through name over phone
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 235
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 236
Al Baker A Miracle of Memory using real memory, about thirteen cards are removed
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 238
Al Baker The Pairs Re-Paired "New Baker Method"
using memory, for credit information see reference
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 240
Louis Nikola The Nikola Card System
Magical Ways and Means 2003 242
Al Baker Linking Rings Opening starting with eight ring chain, thread and really linked rings
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 243
Al Baker The Linking Rings "The Baker Opening Routine and Some Novel Moves"
  • The Addition of the Key Ring
  • 1. With the Key Ring, Regular Single Ring, and Small Ring
  • 2. With the Set of Three and a Regular Ring
  • 3. With Two Singles and the Key Ring
  • 4. With Two Single Rings
  • 5. To Apparently Link a Solid Single Ring on a Chain of Three
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 244
Al Baker Thread Links without key, several methods in the routine
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 245
Al Baker The Addition of the Key Ring using jacket
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 247
Al Baker Levitation of a Glass of Liquid clings to silk, thread
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 253
Al Baker The Naomi Goldfish Bowl Production
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 255
Al Baker Ink Filtration "Baker Method"
from pitcher to glass on table
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 257
Al Baker Welded Flash Paper
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 260
Al Baker The Glass Penetration "Baker Method"
penetrating a sheet of glass, standard prop with finessed handling
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 261
Al Baker The Flying Match Head
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 262
Al Baker Kiddie Party Slate name of two children appears on slates, preshow, flap slate contruction
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 262
Al Baker The Torn and Restored Paper Napkin
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 264
Al Baker The Quick and the Dead "With the Baker Pellet Switch"
living and dead test with reading of dead name
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 265
Al Baker Baker Pellet Switch
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 265
Al Baker The Cut and Restored Necktie using change bag
Also published here Magical Ways and Means 2003 267
Todd Karr Appendix - Manuscript Materials
Magical Ways and Means 2003 269
Al Baker A Lesson in Magic bit for Card Across
Magical Ways and Means 2003 269
Al Baker The Knife Dial earlier version
Magical Ways and Means 2003 270
Al Baker Linking Rings addition of key ring
Magical Ways and Means 2003 270
Unknown Mental Magic (1949)
Mental Magic 2003 273
Al Baker Foreword
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 275
Al Baker First Lesson in Mind-Reading Technique on billet switches
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 279
Al Baker The Baker Switch
  • 1. The Technique
  • 2. The Timing
  • 3. The Application
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 280
Al Baker Bill-Epathy using Baker Billet Switch
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 283
Al Baker New Light on the Center Tear introductory comments on standard method
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 287
Al Baker The New Baker Method reading immediately after tearing
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 288
Al Baker Co-Incidentally spectator writes the same name as performer did earlier, centre tear
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 291
Al Baker A Telemirakel ten cards from shuffled deck tabled in a row, random person called (really assistant) who names four cards, the cards corresponding with the last four digites of the phone number in the ten-card row are those cards
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 293
Al Baker Packet Addition with Book during handling of phone book
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 294
Al Baker Over the Phone medium names free selection, code
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 297
Al Baker Telephony card is forced
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 299
Unknown Cross Cut Force
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 300
Al Baker No-Nomonics linking initals with objects
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 301
Al Baker Baker's Eight-Card Trick any eight cards taken and one chosen, other seven called out to assistant who then names selection, effect "Study in Stud" related but not the method
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 302
Al Baker Thought Transmission performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer on first finger tip
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 304
Al Baker Al Baker's Envelope Switch window envelopes, Q&A routine application
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 306
Al Baker Envelope as an Accessory slit, steal
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 310
Al Baker Chicken Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 311
Al Baker Parlor Telepathy code by placement on table
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 313
Al Baker Impossible! "An Experiment in Clairvoyance"
assistant with cloth bag over the head on a chair, performer names selected cards via ventriloquism
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 315
Al Baker Pellet Reading "Al Baker Method"
contents of three slips are divined, with secret opening and reading method, umbrella move
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 316
Al Baker Out of the Air
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 320
Al Baker The Baker Switch No. 2
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 324
Al Baker Secret Reading of Billets with a notepad
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 326
Al Baker Pseudo Fortune Telling Séance for "can you tell fortunes?"-situations
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 329
Al Baker The Dead Man's Name with envelopes, one paper fits more loosely than others
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 332
Al Baker The Pulse of the People three cards
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 334
Al Baker Mental Card Tricks chapter intro
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 334
Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 337
Al Baker Telepathy For Two two cards appear at chosen numbers from one to ten, forcing banks
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 339
Al Baker Unconscious Clairvoyance ungaffed cards
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 341
Al Baker The Magic Bell ghost bell, answering to questions
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 343
Al Baker, Adrian Plate Mnemonics as applied to Conjuring numbers, cards, theory
Related to
  • Magician's Tricks by Hatton & Plate
Also published here
Mental Magic 2003 345
Al Baker Cartomancy, or The Meaning of the Cards in a Deck
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 349
Al Baker Recapitulation of Al Baker's Rules for Effective Mental Magic nine rules
Also published here Mental Magic 2003 350
Unknown Pet Secrets (1951)
Pet Secrets 2003 353
Dai Vernon Foreword
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 355
Jean Hugard Introduction
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 356
Al Baker Hair Secrets
  • What to use
  • Where to get it
  • Color
  • Length
  • How to keep it
  • Substitutes for hair
  • Nylon thread
  • Wax, magician's wax
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 357
Al Baker The Baker General Utility Hook-Up
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 359
Al Baker, Dr. Jacob Daley The Double-Breasted Hook-Up
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 360
Al Baker The Double-Ended Hook-Up
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 360
Al Baker The Balancing Card card stands upright on performer's palm, thread
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 361
Al Baker The Card from the Hat thread
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 362
Al Baker The Deck that Cuts Itself
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 365
Al Baker The Simplex Rising Cards thread
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 367
Al Baker The Rising Ring thread, wand
VariationsAlso published here Pet Secrets 2003 369
Al Baker The Grandfather Clock Trick large clock pendulum moves, thread
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 370
Al Baker Miscellaneous Hair Tricks
  • cup moves on the table
  • animated bill
  • remote haunted deck
  • rising coin/card from glass
  • throwing a loose deck of cards to a spectator over some distance
  • balancing cane/umbrella
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 371
Al Baker The Al Baker Arabian Beads pearls taken from thread re-thread by themselves
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 373
Al Baker The Al Baker Arabian Beads - Repeat Method
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 375
Al Baker Floating Glass of Milk thread
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 377
Al Baker The Hindu Thread Trick
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 378
Al Baker Coin Production threaded stack of coins
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 382
Al Baker The Instantaneous Visible Restoration pull
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 385
Al Baker The Al Baker Lightning Pull
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 386
Dr. Jacob Daley The Doctor Cuts a Rope finessed display
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 388
Al Baker Ring and Tape Penetration
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 388
Al Baker Variation on Stretching a Rope
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 389
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes
Related toAlso published here Pet Secrets 2003 391
Al Baker Double Impossibility cards are fairly chosen, leave deck, appear in performers hand
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 396
Al Baker Color Flight envelopes, paired double cards
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 398
Al Baker The Spectator Does The Trick four cards chosen from one deck by four spectators, another spectator cuts a second deck and the four cards at that spot match selections
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 400
Al Baker Double-Ended Case to add cards to deck
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 400
Clayton Rawson The Impossible Force
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 402
Al Baker The Baker "Readers" Angel-Back brand
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 404
Al Baker Mental Discernment marked
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 405
Al Baker Long-Distance Telepathy marked
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 406
Al Baker The Clairvoyant Spectator marked
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 406
Al Baker The Lie Detector marked
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 406
Al Baker The Card between Glass Plates "Baker Improvement"
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 407
Al Baker How to Force a Card finesse, four cards under break
Related toAlso published here Pet Secrets 2003 407
Al Baker Jumbo Switch stand prop
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 408
Al Baker Giant Gambling royal flush
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 409
Al Baker Double Thought two spectators open deck in another room to choose a card, performer divines them, accordion-connected triples
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 411
Al Baker One-Man Billet Reading
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 413
Al Baker The Baker Billet Switch
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 413
Al Baker Mental Masterpiece performer duplicates words written by spectator
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 415
Al Baker Center Tear Tip
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 415
Al Baker The Telepathic Miracle "A Two-Person Mental Act"
design or word duplication by medium
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 419
Al Baker The Baker Bill Tear impromptu
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 423
Al Baker The Stack of Quarters "New Method"
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 426
Al Baker The Vanishing Quarter using ring and two playing cards and shell
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 428
Al Baker Fun with the Money-Making Machine ideas for this prop
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 429
Al Baker The Bill in the Borrowed Lemon gaffed knife
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 430
Al Baker Dime and Penny Gag for magicians only
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 430
Al Baker The Baker Spirit Photo "freely" chosen person appears on paper as photograph
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 433
Al Baker The Force Deck to force a number
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 436
Al Baker Magnetisn't with animation
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 438
Al Baker The Baker Chewing Gum Trick card to borrowed chewing gum
Related toAlso published here Pet Secrets 2003 439
Al Baker Finesse with the Dye Tube great steal for gimmick
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 444
Al Baker The Vanishing Glass of Water
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 448
Al Baker Salt Flight from hand to container
Related toAlso published here Pet Secrets 2003 450
Al Baker Silk Transposition two glasses with silks
Related to Pet Secrets 2003 451
Al Baker Sugar Cube Vanish
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 452
Al Baker Goldfish Production sixth finger
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 453
Al Baker Bar Trick Fooler finesse, coloring substance hanging from a thread
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 455
Al Baker Rabbit Production from gathered-up paper coils
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 456
Al Baker Egg Finale gag with egg and glass
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 456
Al Baker The Obedient Snake snake basket version
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 458
Al Baker The Short Highball visible enlargment
Also published here Pet Secrets 2003 459
Unknown Manuscripts
2003 461
Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Reading Extraordinary one ahead
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 463
Unknown The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript (1920s)
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 2003 463
Al Baker Two-Person Slate Test
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 465
Al Baker My Method of getting rid of flap while in audience see title
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 466
Al Baker The Billet Test
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 467
Al Baker How to exchange a pack of cards a prearranged pack pocket
Related to The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 467
Al Baker The Pack that Cuts itself thread
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 470
Al Baker Living and Dead Test
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 471
Al Baker Al Baker's Mind-Reading Card Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 474
Al Baker Al Baker's Deck of Cards with wide locator
The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 474
Al Baker Two Souls with but a single Thought coincidence & prediction, two cards
Related toAlso published here The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript 1920s 476
Al Baker Al Baker's Pack combo pack
  • 1. One Way
  • 2. Short
  • 3. Wide
  • 4. Si Stebbins
Al Baker's Pack 1932 479
Unknown Al Baker's Pack (1932)
Al Baker's Pack 2003 479
Al Baker The Two-Card Location one-way
Related to Al Baker's Pack 1932 481
Al Baker The Card Counting Mystery cutting same amount than spectator, short and wide cards
Related to Al Baker's Pack 1932 481
Al Baker Mind Reading Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets
Al Baker's Pack 1932 483
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing
Al Baker's Pack 1932 484
Al Baker Al Baker's Famous Two Souls Trick coincidence & prediction, two cards
Related to Al Baker's Pack 1932 485
Al Baker Al Baker's Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
Related to Al Baker's Pack 1932 486
Al Baker Color Flight
Cardially Yours 1934 487
Unknown Cardially Yours (1934)
Cardially Yours 2003 487
Al Baker Out on Location interesting
Also published here Cardially Yours 1934 489
Al Baker Eyes All Around a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, set-up
Also published here Cardially Yours 1934 490
Al Baker The Fall of the Wise sucker for wise guys, gaffed
Cardially Yours 1934 492
Al Baker A Dirty Trick stacked, daub
Cardially Yours 1934 493
Al Baker Al Baker's Stacked Deck eight Kings variant to know positions, fifty cards
Cardially Yours 1934 493
Al Baker The One I Like performer know which object is taken, bloodless hand
Also published here Cardially Yours 1934 495
Al Baker Effect 1 roughed
Effects 1, 2, and 3 1939 497
Unknown Effects 1, 2, and 3 (1939)
Effects 1, 2, and 3 2003 497
Al Baker Effect 2 double backer, cut-deeper flair challenge location
Effects 1, 2, and 3 1939 498
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle
Effects 1, 2, and 3 1939 499
Al Baker Prediction Trick gaffed, prediction written on Joker
Card Trio 1948 501
Unknown Card Trio (1948)
Card Trio 2003 501
Al Baker Cards Across three, signed, envelopes
Card Trio 1948 502
Al Baker The Peck that Cuts itself thread
Card Trio 1948 504
Unknown Contributions
Contributions 2003 505
Al Baker A Prediction svengali deck, with half-deck clean-up switch
Also published here Contributions 2003 507
Al Baker Cherchez la Femme using a card stand, gaffed
Also published here Contributions 2003 508
Al Baker Eye-Witnesses three different disagree on the value of a bill
Also published here
  • A Real Magic Show, Frank Lane, p. 3
Contributions 2003 509
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Also published here Contributions 2003 511
Al Baker The Magic Thrust spectator stabbs card next to selection
Also published here Contributions 2003 513
Al Baker The Migrating Cards odd backed, packet in spectator's pocket
Also published here Contributions 2003 514
Al Baker Mysterious Divination stacked deck
Also published here Contributions 2003 515
Al Baker A Problem in Plumbago stacked deck, daub on table
Also published here Contributions 2003 516
Al Baker Red-Black Detection getting in divided deck impromptu
Also published here Contributions 2003 517
Al Baker Snappy Number short card
Related toAlso published here
  • Super-Sensitive Fingertips (Howard Albright, 1948, p. 33)
Contributions 2003 518
Al Baker Switching The Deck pocket
Related to Contributions 2003 519
Al Baker Think "Stop"
Also published here
  • Elliott's Last Legacy, 1923, p. 114
Contributions 2003 519
Al Baker Twin Souls
Also published here Contributions 2003 520
Unknown Instructions
Instructions 2003 520
Al Baker, Dai Vernon Al-N-Dai stranger card
Related toAlso published here
  • marketed 1941
Instructions 2003 523
Al Baker, Unknown "Al" Producto silk production from newspaper
Also published here
  • marketed 1934
Instructions 2003 526
Al Baker Albaka card is written on card, gaffed
  • Advanced Version
  • Added Suggestions
Also published here
  • marketed 1933
Instructions 2003 527
Al Baker Albakerdabra princess like, using ten divided cards
Also published here
  • marketed 1936
Instructions 2003 529
Al Baker Al'N'Nate coins through table using brass box
Also published here
  • marketed 1934
Instructions 2003 531
Al Baker Bakerise deck put in larger box
Also published here
  • marketed 1942
Instructions 2003 533
Al Baker Bakerscope different handling
Also published here
  • marketed 1936
Instructions 2003 535
Al Baker Ball and Glass two balls in glass penetrate silk around glass, clever
VariationsAlso published here
  • marketed 1941
Instructions 2003 537
Al Baker Bead Trick
Instructions 2003 538
Al Baker Cut and Restrung Bead Trick
Instructions 2003 539
Al Baker, Conrad H. Haden Bak-Had Bead Trick cut and restrung in mouth
Also published here
  • marketed 1947
Instructions 2003 540
Al Baker Best Card Trick two cards, duplicate bank
Also published here
  • marketed 1932
Instructions 2003 541
Al Baker A Borrowed Cigarette Remade
Also published here
  • Thayer's Trick of the Month Club, 1931
Instructions 2003 543
Al Baker Card and Envelope envelope to vanish card(s)
Also published here
  • marketed 1945
Instructions 2003 544
Al Baker Card in Pocketbook
Also published here
  • marketed 1932
Instructions 2003 545
Al Baker Thumb Clip Palm top card in right hand
Instructions 2003 546
Al Baker Checking the Dead Name using a slate
Also published here
  • Thayer's Trick of the Month Club, series 2, release No. 12, June 1932
Instructions 2003 547
Al Baker Cutting a Card knife cuts through card, restored
Related toAlso published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 548
Al Baker Dictionary Trick postcard gimmick
Also published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 549
Al Baker Diminishing Cards elaborate gaffs
Related toAlso published here
  • marketed 1933
Instructions 2003 551
Al Baker Dyeing Tube Method
Also published here
  • marketed 1932
Instructions 2003 554
Al Baker The Great Purse Game two silver coins put in purse change to copper
Also published here
  • marketed 1937
Instructions 2003 555
Al Baker Improved Swami nail writer
Also published here
  • marketed 1934
Instructions 2003 557
Al Baker Jo-Baka prediction on joker, rough smooth, seventeen jokers
Also published here
  • marketed 1944
Instructions 2003 558
Al Baker Living and Dead Problem
Also published here
  • Thayer's Trick of the Month Club, series 1, release no. 3, 1931
Instructions 2003 560
Al Baker Magnetisn't billet with special name on it moves, air through tubing in sleeve
Also published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 562
Al Baker Mindreading Trick carbon paper notebook
Also published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 562
Al Baker Monte Surprise transformation kicker, part of card glued on other card
Also published here
  • marketed 1930s
Instructions 2003 564
Al Baker My Pet Card Trick card at thought-of number is thought of, magician controls it
Also published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 565
Al Baker Newspaper Trick
VariationsAlso published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 565
Audley Walsh Number, Please - Audley Walsh Method
Also published here Instructions 2003 568
Al Baker Number, Please - Al Baker Method
Also published here Instructions 2003 569
Al Baker Oh Bunk three envelopes
Also published here
  • marketed 1941
Instructions 2003 570
Al Baker Plate-Biting Stunt biting out a piece of a dinner plate, black art
Also published here
  • marketed 1936
Instructions 2003 571
Al Baker Ribbon Trick using thumb tip
Also published here
  • marketed 1933
Instructions 2003 571
Al Baker Al Baker Cut and Restored Rope using thumb tip
Instructions 2003 573
Al Baker Rice Bowls
Related toAlso published here
  • marketed 1935
Instructions 2003 573
Al Baker Ring around Rosie paper is torn and image "appears" on what is left
Also published here
  • marketed 1934
Instructions 2003 575
Al Baker Rope Routine
Also published here
  • marketed 1930
Instructions 2003 575
Al Baker Salt Trick salt vanish, gaffed salt shaker with cone inside
Also published here
  • marketed 1940
Instructions 2003 577
Al Baker Spirit Slates - Master Addition Slate locked flap
Also published here
  • marketed 1929
Instructions 2003 578
Al Baker Spirit Slates - Lock Spirit Slate slate with moving flap
Also published here
  • marketed 1940
Instructions 2003 579
Al Baker Tea Table Telepathy spectator thinks of name, it is printed on the back of fortune telling cards, one letter on each
Related toAlso published here
  • marketed 1934
Instructions 2003 582
Al Baker Telepathic Selection carbon card gaff
Also published here
  • marketed 1932
Instructions 2003 584
Al Baker Thought Transcription several designs on billets, designs are duplicated, thumb tip
Also published here
  • marketed 1932 ca.
Instructions 2003 585
Al Baker Torn and Restored Colored Paper Strip
Also published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 587
Al Baker Tri-Coin - The Photographic Coins chosen card appears on piece of paper between two coins, shell
Related toAlso published here Instructions 2003 589
Al Baker Copper or Silver: Which? two coins, one transforms in smaller coin, shell
Also published here
  • marketed 1934
Instructions 2003 590
Al Baker The Cards and Coins shell
Also published here
  • marketed 1934
Instructions 2003 591
Al Baker Vanishing Lead Pencil in paper bag
Also published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 592
Al Baker Vanishing Wand wand shell
Also published here
  • marketed 1932
Instructions 2003 593
Al Baker Vocalepathy alone or with medium
VariationsAlso published here Instructions 2003 593
Al Baker With any Telephone Book Test
Also published here
  • marketed 1931
Instructions 2003 595
Leon Maguire Leon Maguire Magazine Test
Also published here
  • marketed 1943
Instructions 2003 597
Unknown Magazines
Magazines 2003 599
Al Baker A Letter
Also published here
  • Brotherhoos Secrets supplement, Vol. 1 No. 2, ca. 1914
Magazines 2003 601
Al Baker Strip Tease wet tissue paper is dryed in hand, thumb tip & finger tip
Also published here
  • Genii, Vol. 6 No. 8, April 1942
Magazines 2003 603
Al Baker Two Ideas of Al Baker ideas for the penetration of one glass through another filled one
Also published here
  • Genii, Vol. 36 No. 11, Nov. 1972
Magazines 2003 605
Al Baker Change for a Dollar five coins from bill
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 5 No. 3, Aug. 1947
Magazines 2003 609
Al Baker Finger Palming Multiple Coins of different sizes, purse palm
Magazines 2003 609
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
Also published here Magazines 2003 611
Al Baker Nufind two key cards
Also published here Magazines 2003 613
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket
Also published here Magazines 2003 615
Al Baker Card-Rising Wand
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 9 No. 2, April 1910
Magazines 2003 617
Al Baker Some Useful Hints for the Young Magician
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 9 No. 10, Dec. 1910
Magazines 2003 617
Al Baker More Hints
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 9 No. 11, Jan 1911
Magazines 2003 618
Al Baker Limerick
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  • The Sphinx, Vol. 13 No. 10, Dec. 1914
Magazines 2003 618
Al Baker If the Editor Printed the Things he Would Like to Say
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 23 No. 1, Mar. 1924
Magazines 2003 618
Al Baker Al Baker Says
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 23 No. 2, April 1924
Magazines 2003 619
Al Baker Burlesques by Al Baker
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  • The Sphinx, Vol. 26 No. 1, Mar. 1927
Magazines 2003 620
Al Baker Al Baker's Reflections
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  • The Sphinx, Vol. 26 No. 2, April 1927
Magazines 2003 621
Al Baker Al Baker's Philosophy
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 26 No. 4, June 1927
Magazines 2003 622
Al Baker Al Baker's Phantasies
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  • The Sphinx, Vol. 26 No. 12, Feb. 1928
Magazines 2003 623
Al Baker Wisdom and Wizardry "In Which Two Escellent Tricks and Considerable Sage Advice is Offered"
colored strips of paper
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 4, June 1930
Magazines 2003 624
Al Baker Lota Bowl Finesse
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 4, June 1930
Magazines 2003 625
Al Baker More Tricks and Wisdom position of chosen card is predicted, kind of stop trick presentation
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 6, Aug. 1930
Magazines 2003 627
Al Baker Torn & Restored Tissue Paper thumb tip, tissue paper
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 6, Aug. 1930
Magazines 2003 628
Al Baker The Houdini Escape card travels from wooden card box into deck, torn corner convincer
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 6, Aug. 1930
Magazines 2003 629
Al Baker More Tricks and Wisdom
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 7, Sep. 1930
Magazines 2003 630
Al Baker Living Dead Test using sharp pencil ruse
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 7, Sep. 1930
Magazines 2003 631
Al Baker More Tricks and Wisdom
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 8, Oct. 1930
Magazines 2003 632
Al Baker The Flying Candle