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Reginald Scot The conclusion, wherin the reader is referred to certeine patterns of instruments wherewith diverse feats heere specified are to be executed final comments on the chapter about juggling (= magic) The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 199
Reginald Scot The art of juggling discovered, and in what points it dooth principallie consist introduction to sleight-of-hand section
- In what respects juggling is tolerable and also commendable
- The three rpincipall points wherein legierdemaine or nimblenes of hand dooth consist
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXII) 182
Hocus Pocus Junior The Epistle to the Reader The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 3
Hocus Pocus Junior The Definiton of the Art of Legerdemaine, with its principal parts magic has two parts: magic tricks and work with stooges The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 6
Hocus Pocus Junior The end of the Art of Legerdemaine entertainment vs. deceiving people The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 6
Hocus Pocus Junior The Definition, or description of the Operator The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 6
Hocus Pocus Junior The originall of Legerdemaine, and how it come first into this Kingdome The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 5
Henri Decremps Orgue Jouant de lui-même, Serpens Artificiels 'Oiseaux Méchaniques' Automates Joueurs d'échecs on different automatons, the collection of Van Estin, an organ, snake, singing birds and the chess player La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 69
Henri Decremps Automate Jouant de la Flûte au Commandement, Quoique Bien Isolé, au Milieu d'un Jardin; Nouvelles Tables Sur lesquelles on Fait Mouvoir des Machines à Volonté, Sans Bascules, Sans Fil d'archal & Sans Aimant. musical automaton by Van Estin, playing the flute and instruments, mechanism of moving a table La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 82
Unknown The Visible Invisible writing is washed from mirror and appears again on it, breathing glass, anecdote of a a magician who performed the routine and got caught by the audience, on originality Breslaw's Last Legacy 26
Philip Breslaw The learned little Swan, One of Mr. Breslaw's Grand Deceptions automaton swan swims in a bowl with letters of alphabet on the rim, spelling a name or swims to named letter, on magnets and anecdote of Breslaw being heckled by Francis Blake DelavalRelated to Breslaw's Last Legacy 33
Henri Decremps Préface La Magie Blanche Dévoilée iii
Unknown Preface Breslaw's Last Legacy viii
Unknown Sentiments and Toasts Breslaw's Last Legacy 120
Henri Decremps Avis for whom this book is written La Magie Blanche Dévoilée xx
Henri Decremps Divers Tours Anciens & Nouveaux, Extraits d'un Ouvrage Qui n'est Point Encore Imprimé La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 68
Unknown Dedication Sir Ashton Lever Breslaw's Last Legacy v
Unknown The Air Balloon described and how to make one, as has lately been done in France and England how to make air balloons with inflammable air, followed by an introduction to planets and zodiac signs and their astrological meaning
- To make Inflammable Air
Breslaw's Last Legacy 13
Unknown A Person holding Gold in one Hand and Silver in the other, to find which the Gold is and which the Silver Breslaw's Last Legacy 47
Unknown Various Performances and Deceptions with Cards Breslaw's Last Legacy 60
Unknown Containing Geographical Paradoxes ten geographical paradoxes Breslaw's Last Legacy 71
Unknown Dreams and their Interpretations, the Belief in Dreams established from Holy Writ, etc. various symbols in dreams and their interpretations Breslaw's Last Legacy 77
Unknown Electricity. Strange Tricks performed by Electricity on Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Rackstrow, electro shock experiments Breslaw's Last Legacy 89
Unknown To make one tumble and toss all Night, and not be able to sleep horse hair or roach allum to function as itching powder, prank Breslaw's Last Legacy 106
Unknown Comical Stories, Puns, Jokes and Repartees Breslaw's Last Legacy 109
Unknown Riddles six riddles Breslaw's Last Legacy 115
Henri Decremps Affiche singuliere d'un Faiseur de Tours, où l'on trouve une premiere esquisse des différentes branches de la Jonglerie. "Un homme peut se faire enchaîner de plusieurs maniers, & se détacher adroitement sans rien briser & sans employer les moyens qui paroissent le plus nécessaires" (title continued) in the process of telling the story how the author and Mr. went to see a performer called Pilferer, two methods of escapes are explained, the performer has two rings attached to his trousers which are secured with a rope which is attached to a pillar with a lock Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 1
Henri Decremps Deux moyens différens, l'un ancien, l'autre nouveau, de le faire lier les pouces, & de se délier en un instant. "Métamorphose d'un verre en morceaux de papier. Réflexions sur les fausses théories. Prétention absurde. Preuve captieuse de cette prétention." (title continued) more tricks by Pilferer, two methods for thumb tie and a glass is thrown into the air where it changes into confetti / pieces of cards, seated, thoughts about vanishing an object by throwing it into the air and the advantages of using confetti Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 18
Henri Decremps Prodige arrivé sur la côte d'Afrique, chez un Peuple demi-sauvage. adventure story of an island and of Helioson who could bring the water of a river back Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 108
Henri Decremps Avis Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée viii
Unknown Avertissement Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée i
Henri Decremps Conclusion de ce Chapitre, & premiere réponse aux Détracteurs de la Magie blanche dévoilée. summery and thoughts about different methods for one effect Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 100
Henri Decremps Observations sur le Monde Microscopique. story about using a microscope and thoughts on microorganisms Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 103
Henri Decremps Nouvelles Estampes. on some engravings of supernatural people and objects Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 198
Henri Decremps Le Cocher Escamoteur. Observation sur les Gazettes Anglaises. on Pilferer in the newspaper and how counterfeit money is introduced and changed Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 218
Henri Decremps Le Devin de la Ville. story about Mr. Hill finding thieves in a company by the aid of magic tricks Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 246
Henri Decremps Les Préjugés regnent sur la terre; le Charlatanisme les propage hardiment; le vrai mérite les combat modestement. on revealing charlatanism Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 274
Henri Decremps Trois Figures colossales paraissent en l'air, descendent à terre, & remontent à la priere ou au commandement d'un Sauvage. story of three gods flying down from sky, using a hot air ballon, different theories why the balloon flies Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 119
Henri Decremps Les Sauvages sont des raisonnemens absurdes: on en fait de plus chaquans dans les pays civilisés. "Seconde réponse aux Détracteurs de la Magie blanche." (title continued) on different civilizations and the different colors of human skin Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 133
Henri Decremps L'Epagneul Encyclopédiste. story about educated dog (spaniel), who answered questions by striking his foot and by the aid of an interpretator, questions were asked in three different languages Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 156
Henri Decremps Coup-d'oeil sur une assemblée de Joueurs. meeting Pilferer again in London, different methods for cheating at cards Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 204
Henri Decremps Logogriphe poem Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 286
Henri Decremps Eclaircissemens explanations of some of the incidents found throughout the entire book Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 293
Henri Decremps Extraits de Quelques Journaux different newspaper articles on Decremps books, La Magie Blanche Dévoilée, Supplément à la Magie Blanche Dévoilée & Testament de Jérôme Sharp La Magie Blanche Dévoilée vii
Professor Hoffmann Introduction some rules for conjuring Modern Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann The Value of Personal Instruction Modern Magic 40
Professor Hoffmann Concealing the Cause Modern Magic 69
Professor Hoffmann The "Click" and Delaying the Effect Modern Magic 155
Professor Hoffmann Electrical Tricks general comments Modern Magic 480
Professor Hoffmann Concluding Observations - Hints as to Working up Tricks
- Arrangement of Programme
- Stage Arrangements
- Parting Counsels
Modern Magic 502
Professor Hoffmann Sleeve as Explanation for Spectators More Magic 211
Professor Hoffmann Introductory More Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi More Magic 457
Professor Hoffmann Feats of Divination introduction More Magic 236
Professor Hoffmann Tricks with Hats Hartz and his "Hat" Trick More Magic 285
H. F. C. Suhr About L'Homme Masqué Der Kartenkünstler 114
H. F. C. Suhr Vorwort the author wants to fill a gap with this book, as no books on card magic exist that are worth mentioning (times have changed) Der Kartenkünstler iii
H. F. C. Suhr Erster Teil - Kartenkunststücke ohne Apparate chapter "magic without apparatus" Der Kartenkünstler 1
H. F. C. Suhr Zweiter Teil - Kartenkunststücke mit mechanischen Apparaten - Vorbemerkung
chapter intro
Der Kartenkünstler 61
H. F. C. Suhr Dritter Teil - Eine Kartensoiree - Vorbemerkung
routined show with full patter in this chapter
Der Kartenkünstler 83
H. F. C. Suhr Auftreten und Ansprache introductory patter to greet an audience Der Kartenkünstler 85
H. F. C. Suhr Not to make fun of the Spectator Der Kartenkünstler 124
H. F. C. Suhr Verzeichnis ...der im "Kartenkünstler" vorkommenden Apparate und präparierten Karten mit Preisangabe
(list of mentioned apparatus with price)
Der Kartenkünstler 126
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster On Accidental Convincers Der moderne Kartenkünstler 25
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Vorwort Der moderne Kartenkünstler
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenschule chapter intro to part one Der moderne Kartenkünstler 1
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Mathematische oder Berechnungs-Kunststücke chapter intro to part 3 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 87
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die präparierten Karten on gaffed cards, chapter intro to chapter four Der moderne Kartenkünstler 125
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Präparationen en passant chapter intro Der moderne Kartenkünstler 130
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Apparate und sonstige Hilfsmittel zur Vorführung von Kartenkunststücken chapter intro for chapter five Der moderne Kartenkünstler 175
August Roterberg Introduction New Era Card Tricks 6
August Roterberg Preface with thanks to Conradi for letting him use parts of "Der Moderne Kartenkünstler" (1896) New Era Card Tricks 5
H. F. C. Suhr St. Roman article on St. Roman alias Samuel Thiersfeld Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 1
H. F. C. Suhr Vorwort Jedermann Zauberkünstler! v
H. F. C. Suhr Roman's Tricks und deren Erklärung intro, on St. Roman's stage set-up and appearance Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 12
H. F. C. Suhr Die wichtigsten Kunstgriffe der Magie chapter with basic sleights Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 139
H. F. C. Suhr T. Nelson Downs short biography Der Amateurzauberer 2
H. F. C. Suhr Vorwort Der Amateurzauberer iii
H. F. C. Suhr Erster Teil - Münzenpiecen coin chapter Der Amateurzauberer 1
H. F. C. Suhr Zweiter Teil - Kartenpiecen card chapter Der Amateurzauberer 60
H. F. C. Suhr Dritter Teil - Vermischte Kunststücke miscellaneous chapter Der Amateurzauberer 111
H. F. C. Suhr Vierter Teil - Schnurrpfeifereien Der Amateurzauberer 155
Charles Lang Neil The Principles of Natural Magic The Modern Conjurer 19
Charles Lang Neil Manner and Gesture The Modern Conjurer 23
Charles Lang Neil The Conjurer's Clothes for men & for ladies The Modern Conjurer 27
S. W. Erdnase Confederacy The Expert at the Card Table 19
S. W. Erdnase Uniformity of Action The Expert at the Card Table 22
S. W. Erdnase Deportment The Expert at the Card Table 22
S. W. Erdnase Display of Ability The Expert at the Card Table 23
S. W. Erdnase Effect of Suspicion The Expert at the Card Table 24
S. W. Erdnase Acquiring the Art The Expert at the Card Table 24
S. W. Erdnase Importance of Details The Expert at the Card Table 25
Charles Bertram Introduction The Modern Conjurer 13
S. W. Erdnase Preface The Expert at the Card Table 3
S. W. Erdnase Introduction The Expert at the Card Table 9
S. W. Erdnase Professional Secrets The Expert at the Card Table 13
S. W. Erdnase Legerdemain The Expert at the Card Table 125
Charles Lang Neil Parlour Tricks and Puzzles The Modern Conjurer 287
Charles Lang Neil Apparatus and Requisits for tricks described in the book, with prices The Modern Conjurer 413
S. W. Erdnase Technical Terms The Expert at the Card Table 25
Charles Lang Neil Some Useful Books on Conjuring and Kindred Arts The Modern Conjurer 389
Charles Lang Neil Bibliography of Conjuring and Kindred Arts nineteen pages, with prices and estimation on prices The Modern Conjurer 393
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Anderson Excessive Use of Apparatus Later Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann What is Best? Later Magic 222
Professor Hoffmann Preface Later Magic iii
Professor Hoffmann Introduction Later Magic xvii
Professor Hoffmann Chapter II - Appliances and Expedients of General Utility chapter intro Later Magic 16
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VI - Tricks with Rings Later Magic 189
Professor Hoffmann Chapter IX - Tricks with Gloves chapter intro Later Magic 366
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XII - Miscellaneous Tricks chapter intro Later Magic 471
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi Later Magic 554
Professor Hoffmann Using Shakespeare Quotes in Patter Later Magic 161
Alexander Herrmann Czar Nicholas II. Anecdote anecdote about tearing deck in half The Art of Magic 25
John Northern Hilliard, T. Nelson Downs Don'ts tips The Art of Magic 347
T. Nelson Downs, John Northern Hilliard Introductory three branches of magic, on the state of magic The Art of Magic 11
John Northern Hilliard L'Envoi The Art of Magic 348
John Northern Hilliard Card Tricks with Apparatus and in Combination with Other Objects on apparatus The Art of Magic 224
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIV - Recollections of Hartz the Wizard biographical information on Hartz Later Magic 614
Professor Hoffmann Recollections of Hartz biographical information on Hartz Magical Titbits 67
Frederick E. Jones Mind Reading, Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading on muscle reading Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 3
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIII - New Miscellaneous Tricks Later Magic 557
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi Later Magic 738
Professor Hoffmann Preface Magical Titbits iii
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi Magical Titbits 221
Frederick E. Jones Sealed Billet Reading Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 20
Stanley Collins Foreword Original Magical Creations 7
Charles T. Jordan Preface Thirty Card Mysteries 1
T. Nelson Downs Introduction Thirty Card Mysteries 3
Charles T. Jordan Chapter II - Tricks of an Impromptu Nature "(requiring little or no skill)"
chapter intro
Thirty Card Mysteries 35
Charles T. Jordan Chapter III - Feats Requiring More or Less Manipulative Ability chapter intro Thirty Card Mysteries 50
Charles T. Jordan Chapter IV - Feats Requiring Previous Preparation chapter intro Thirty Card Mysteries 67
Charles T. Jordan Adios Thirty Card Mysteries 80
Stanley Collins Foreword Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 7
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 1
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 1
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 2
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Pocket Tricks 2
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 1
Oswald Rae Foreword Between Ourselves xv
Tom Sellers Foreword Tricks That Work 2
Edwin Hooper Publisher's Foreword The Nikola Card System 4
Louis Nikola The Nikola Card System The Nikola Card System 7
Louis Nikola Argument - History of memorized/stacked decks in magic
- Basic description of some features of the Nikola system
The Nikola Card System 9
Jack Merlin Theory short Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Jack Merlin Practice on practice and other theory aspects Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Charles J. Maly Foreword Merlin's Master Manipulations 2
Arthur W. C. Brumfield Editorial Note credits Merlin's Master Manipulations 24
Arthur W. C. Brumfield Editorial Note same es in part one Merlin at the Card Table 24
Jack Merlin Glossary some gambling terms Merlin at the Card Table 23
Arthur W. C. Brumfield Editorial Note same as in part one and two Merlin's Master Miracles 2
Jack Merlin The Pulse of the Public on doing magic in a vaudeville / varieté environment Merlin's Master Miracles 22
Oswald Rae Foreword Sub Rosa vii
Oswald Rae Foreword More Practical Patter i
Oswald Rae Foreword Original Magic i
Montague Summers Introduction long essay from 1930 edition The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue ) xvii
Montague Summers A Bibliographical Note Upon Scot's "Discouerie" The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue ) xxxiii
Al Baker Introduction The Book Without A Name 7
Theodore Annemann Foreword... The Book Without A Name 8
Tom Sellers Preface Sellers' Secrets 3
Victor Farelli Introduction Controlled Coincidence 3
Lu Brent A Waste Paper Basket Advice on using an ornamental waste paper basket on stage for throwing away paper so as to remove suspicion, instead of throwing the paper off-stage Novel Magic 5
Lu Brent "A Word With You" Novel Magic 2
Ralph W. Hull Foreword "Eye-Openers" 1
Nate Leipzig What a Great Magician has to say about Scarne about John Scarne John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 5
John Scarne About Audley Walsh John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 6
Audley Walsh Foreword John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 10
John Scarne Introduction John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 11
John Northern Hilliard Foreword More "Eye-Openers" 1
Unknown Familiar Phrases in Gambling - Hipe
- Shills or Cappers
- Money Bag
- Under-throw
- Over-throw
John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 14
Unknown Definition of Gambling Terms John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 15
Theodore Annemann Introduction as Usual SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 1
Laurie Ireland Introduction Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934)
Tom Sellers Foreword Card Tricks That Work 2
Jean Hugard Introduction - The Importance of Showmanship Mental Magic with Cards 7
Theodore Annemann Introduction Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 1
Brunel White Foreword Would You Believe It? 1
Louis Lam Introduction Would You Believe It? 2
Laurie Ireland Introduction Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 1
Tom Sellers Foreword Quick Tricks 2
Theodore Annemann Requisits props and where to put them, for this particular routine Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 2
Theodore Annemann Author's Note credit information for "Master Mind" Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
Theodore Annemann Author's Note Again Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 19
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. One - A Club Act of Magic combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 133
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. Two - A Mental Club Act combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 143
Jean Hugard Finger Practice Practice routine to master the thimble thumb palmRelated to Thimble Magic 5
Jean Hugard Easy Moves With One Thimble describes four short sequences with one thimble, with some advice on how to execute thimble sleights and magic Thimble Magic 6
Jean Hugard Advanced Finger Practice Practice routine to master the different thimble palms Thimble Magic 19
Victor Farelli For Artists Only Talks about culling, patter, misdirection, plot, selection of cards, building a programme, and building routines "Lend Me Your Pack" 7
Victor Farelli Lady Volunteer Assistants Short essay on how women in the audience should be treated, and why they should probably never be chosen to come on stage, or even pick a card "Lend Me Your Pack" 26
Victor Farelli "Culling" Talks about how culling should be done, mentions Louis Nikola and how he stacks his deck during the course of another routine, also mentions Erdnase's stock securing and cull shufflingRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 12
Jean Hugard Thaumaturgy Credits David Devant with inventing thimble manipulation, plus describes different types of thimbles Thimble Magic 3
Edward Bagshawe Foreword "Lend Me Your Pack" 6
Laurie Ireland Introduction Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 1
U. F. Grant The Gambler's Expose Act The Gambler's Expose Act 1
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. Three - A Magical Club Routine combining some tricks out of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 194
Theodore Annemann Suggested Routines No. Four - A No Card Mystery Act combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 230
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 2, discussing props, servante, misdirection The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 241
Theodore Annemann Suggested Routines No. Five - "No Code" Telepathy combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 252
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum You'd Be Surprised You'd be Surprised 5
Theodore Annemann Introduction "En Rapport" 1
Louis Lam Appreciation Watch Me Closely 1
Louis Lam Would You Believe It? Watch Me Closely 30
Edward Victor Author's Foreword Magic of the Hands xi
Edward Victor L'Envoi Magic of the Hands 119
Max Holden Foreword The Magic Annual for 1937 7
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum And a Routine suggestion for a thirty minute routine with tricks from the book You'd be Surprised 32
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum A Magical "Flash" Routine suggestion for routine with preceding effects You'd be Surprised 65
Edward Victor Two "Handy" Sleights Magic of the Hands 10
Edward Victor Thimble Sleights Magic of the Hands 64
Edward Victor Cigarette and Cigar Sleights Magic of the Hands 74
Theodore Annemann The Jinx "Zipper" Cocktail recipe for cocktail The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 173
John Northern Hilliard I. Theodore Annemann Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 537
John Northern Hilliard II. Al Baker Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 542
John Northern Hilliard III. Cardini Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 545
John Northern Hilliard IV. S. Leo. Horowitz Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 548
John Northern Hilliard V. Stewart Judah Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 555
John Northern Hilliard VI. Nate Leipzig Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 559
John Northern Hilliard VII. William H. McCaffrey Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 563
John Northern Hilliard VIII. Paul Rosini Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 567
John Northern Hilliard IX. John Scarne Card Stars of the U.S.A. introRelated to Greater Magic 572
John Northern Hilliard X. Dai Vernon Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 575
David Bamberg Stage Presentation tips on stage presentation, discussing:
- Stage Entrance
- Settings
- The Opening Illusion
- The Follow On
- Patter
- Balance
- Assistants
- Audience Work
- Routining
- Apparatus
- Working to Magicians
- The Climax
- Résumé
Greater Magic 936
Orville Wayne Meyer Suggested Routine No. 6 - "Strictly Impromptu" combining some card tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 344
Eddie Joseph Introduction Intuitional Sight 1
Laurie Ireland Preface Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938)
Franklin M. Chapman Pleased to Meet You Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
Franklin M. Chapman Thank You Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 2) 1
Franklin M. Chapman Let's Get Straight Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 3) 1
Franklin M. Chapman The Man with the Pipe Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 4) 1
Franklin M. Chapman What Do You Think? Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 5) 1
Franklin M. Chapman "Screwball" Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 6) 1
Jean Hugard Robert-Houdin Problem letter by Hugard about a burnt paper restored in nest of envelopes, posed as problemRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 339
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish A Club Routine of General Magic routine of tricks in the book Do That Again! 75
Theodore Annemann A 68 Cent Patent tip on patenting, see page 456 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 62) 441
Jean Hugard Introduction - Extempore Magic essay on impromptu magic, special props and magic that happens as a side note, with examples by Tarbell The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 11
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle Foreword Do That Again! 5
Louis Lam Dedication Be Deceived 2
Louis Lam Introduction Be Deceived 3
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle Two Routines suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 25
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle An All-Card Routine suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 47
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle A Routine with Silks suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 62
Franklin M. Chapman Contest Winners! Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 7) 1
Franklin M. Chapman Home, Sweet Home Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 8) 1
Franklin M. Chapman En Route Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 8) 2
Frank Chapman Amator Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 9) 1
Franklin M. Chapman Odds & Ends on the Spirit Nut Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 10) 1
Franklin M. Chapman Curtain Calls Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 12) 1
Franklin M. Chapman Prelude to Act II Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 1) 1
Unknown Sure I'm Da Phantom! So What? Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 2) 3
Franklin M. Chapman More Odds & Ends on credits, the Cigarette from Nowhere, Oriental Papers, Ervin's Straw TrickRelated to Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 11) 1
Unknown The Phantom Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 3) 4
Unknown The Phantom Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 4) 4
Unknown The Phantom Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 5) 4
Hadji Baba Quote by Hadji Baba of Ispahan The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 7
Theodore Annemann Jinx Blazer recipe for a drink The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 370
Paul Rosini Etchings in Magic Rosini writes about his influences in magic The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 629
Oscar Thomson Memory Aid for Programs remembering the order of tricks The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 664
Theodore Annemann Playing Card Squiggles drawing contest The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 681
George Johnson Your Magical Scrapbook tip The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 697
Harry Houdini Houdini's Book Identification System for personal library, mentioned by Ralph W. Read The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 702
Charles Hopkins Whose Fault When Things Go Wrong? "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 15
Charles Hopkins The Psychology of Failure "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 16
Charles Hopkins Use of "Sucker Gag" Technique "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 17
Charles Hopkins Secret And Open Outs Difference between rectifying mistakes secretly (before audience knows about it) and openly (when the mistake is known to everyone) "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 18
Charles Hopkins When Error Is Still Under Cover Techniques to get out of mistakes before audience catches on "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 18
Charles Hopkins When Error May Be Visible Techniques to get out of mistakes when audience knows "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 20
Charles Hopkins Either You Know You Are Wrong - Or Else... "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 21
Charles Hopkins This Time You MUST Be Right Importance of rectifying the mistake clearly to end successfully "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 22
Charles Hopkins Attitudes That Get Co-operation After finding wrong card, how to get selector to reveal the correct card for magician to try again "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 22
Charles Hopkins 8 - Use a thumb writer. How to use thumb writer to get out of sticky situations "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 24
Charles Hopkins 9 - Impression methods. Using carbon paper to make a copy "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 25
Charles Hopkins 10 - Pencil reading. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Charles Hopkins 11 - Friendly mirrors. Using reflective surfaces "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Charles Hopkins Old Ideas Brought Up To Date; Also, A Few New Ones Useful sleights to use for outs "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 27
Charles Hopkins Other Useful Standard Sleights "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 36
Charles Hopkins Fit The Weapon To The Needs "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 36
Charles Hopkins Getting Down To Brass Tacks--- And The Selected Card "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 37
Charles Hopkins "Outs" Productions From Pockets And Other Places "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 42
Charles Hopkins 31 - Use of spectators for "outs" "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 44
Charles Hopkins Apparatus Alibis Outs when apparatus is used to reveal cards, but goes wrong "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 46
Charles Hopkins First Aid For Feeble Memories What to do if spectator forgets card "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 47
Charles Hopkins "Outs" Compared with Challenges "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 51
Charles Hopkins A Word of Caution "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 52
Charles Hopkins Try To Keep As Much Control As Possible "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 53
Charles Hopkins How "Plenty of Rein" Trips Them "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 63
Charles Hopkins The Magician's Little Helpers Mechanical aids "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 66
Charles Hopkins When Information-Getting Becomes Ticklish How to gain information not by pretending to confess to failure, but by proper methods in performance "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 68
Charles Hopkins They Commit Themselves In Writing "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Charles Hopkins 51 - Pencil reading. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Charles Hopkins 53 - Billet index. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Unknown 54 - Pad impressions. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins 55 - Trick notebooks. Carbon paper in notebooks "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins 56 - A "Case of Hambuggery" Annemann's "Mental Masterpiece" "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins A Prophet In his Own Land "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 72
Charles Hopkins 57 - Thumb writers. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 72
Charles Hopkins What Makes Audiences Get That Way Why do audiences heckle? "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 74
Charles Hopkins Circumstances That Lead Up To Challenges "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 75
Charles Hopkins Specific Handling of Various Situations "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 76
Charles Hopkins The Heckler... Ding Bust His Buttons! "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 76
Charles Hopkins For The Intelligent Analyst Type "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 77
Charles Hopkins Troubles Arising Out of Pure Friendship "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 78
Charles Hopkins Preface "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 5
Charles Hopkins Introduction "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 10
Charles Hopkins More To Come?... Well, Maybe! "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 79
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Tricks of 1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 1
Franklin M. Chapman Performance Counts! feedback to previous issues by Verne Chesbro, Bill Larsen, Al Snyder, Howard Warringer, Eugene Bulson Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 7) 4
Art Lyle Long Hairs Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 9) 4
Franklin M. Chapman "The O-So-Easy Torn & Restored Strip of Paper" Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 11) 1
Dr. E. G. Ervin Tips on thin coins, matches and gamblers Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 11) 4
Franklin M. Chapman Introduction on Showmanship, Charlie Miller, John Snoddy Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 12) 1
Theodore Annemann Damn The Rain cocktail recipe The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 525
Franklin M. Chapman Making "Modern Magic Catalogs" Modern Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 8) 4
Fulton Oursler The Sane Viewpoint of Exposure reprinted from Linking Ring The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 125) 726
Cagliostro, Jr. Fifth Row, Center Aisle rant on too positive reviews of magic show The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 738
Theodore Annemann Suggested Program No. 7 - "A Varied Magic Act" combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 745
Rhadamanthus, Jr. (reviewer) The Old Timers of the Y.M.H.A. present Master Magicians in "A Night of Magic"
show review
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 749
Cagliostro, Jr. (reviewer) S.A.M. Benefit Show
Show Review with performers: Fred Keating, The Hanlons, Jay Palmer & Co, The Great Le Roy, Al Baker, Dai Vernon, Dagmar & Co, The Five Elgins, Roner, Prince Leon and Gus Wayne, Roy Benson
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 743
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Introduction The Stripper Deck 3
Edward Marlo Introduction Card Fan Productions 3
Martin Gardner Introduction After the Dessert 3
Dai Vernon Introduction Select Secrets 5
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) The Blackstone Show by Harry Blackstone The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Carl Brema's shop The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 6) 24
Walter B. Gibson Blackstone Anecdote The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Keith Clark, Al Flosso, George Krage, a coin trick, a card rising gag by Henry Gordien and a joke by Al Plough The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 13) 54
Charles J. Maly The Health Magician program aimed at children on the subject of being healthy, how to dress, tricks and patter ideas Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 18
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on trick exposure The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 20
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on a telephone gag, Blackstone, John Brandon and Russell Swann performing, Jarrow's "Rope Magic" controversy The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the film version of Clayton Rawson "Miracles for Sale", Blackstone, Carlyle The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 8
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 3) 12
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room Otis Manning, Keith Clark, Schlumpini The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 4) 16
Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Russel Swann and on Scarne and Rawson working on a series called "Magicians of the Underworld" The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 28
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dan Morris Russell Swann and Leonard Lyons The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 32
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room Greer Marechal, Clayton Rawson The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Bert Allerton, Lu Brent The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 40
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Fred Keating, John Scarne, Prince Mendez The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 11) 44
Bruce Elliott The Back Room telephone gag, Russell Swann, Jordan, Rawson The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 48
Bruce Elliott The Back Room last ideas by Annemann, on Greer Marechal building a changing bag from a hat, newspaper clippings The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 60
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dante appearing in a Laurel & Hardy Movie, on amateurs telling professionals what to do The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 64
Bruce Elliott The Back Room bar bet with a coin, gag with a bill (Al Cohn), on semantics, exposure, George Karger, Keith Clark and Bill Larsen The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 68
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on exposure, response to Bill Larsen, book exposure like Greater Magic, Modern Magic, Magician's Magic etc. The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 17) 71
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dr. Hurwitz, Al Flosso, U.F. Grant, George Sands' non-make-up version to look like a chinaman, Orson Welles The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 78
Bruce Elliott The Back Room credit information on the speller The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 82
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Blackstone, Bert Kalmar The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 86
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dante, Ed Saint, Max Malini The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Tabell Course Volume 2 and performing for children The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 94
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Bill Larsen and Genii rant, Annemann's bullet catch The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 23) 98
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the "Barnstormer", Bob Hanko, Jean Hugard's dinner, Milbourne Christopher The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 24) 102
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Think-A-Drink-Hoffman, Fred Keating, a bar bet by Stuart Robson, Albenice, Orson Welles, Greater Magic, John Scarne The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 106
Jean Hugard Introduction comments on overhand shuffling Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 2
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Year Book of 1942 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 1
Edward Marlo Foreword Let's See the Deck 4
Edward Marlo And In Conclusion Let's See the Deck 30
Edward Marlo Foreword Deck Deception 3
Edward Marlo And in conclusion Deck Deception 23
Tom Sellers Foreword That's Good! 2
Edward Saint Letter on how to catch fleasRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 17) 70
Dick Freytag Letter The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 78
Wilbur T. Kattner Letter Genii rant The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 86
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dante selling his show, a Blackstone anecdote, Jay Marshall, J. A. Melrose, Russ Swann, Jack Marshall, Captain Harry Baker The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 179
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Stuart Robson, Al Chris describing a miracle from India, Dell O'Dell, Russ Swann, selling and promotion The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 203
Jean Hugard Editorial - What is Magic? Hugard's definition what magic is Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 4) 15
Bruce Elliott The Back Room presentation idea for 7 keys to baldpate by Fetaque Sanders, on Walter Gibson, Joseph Dunninger, John Scarne The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 110
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Dorny, Hy Mayer and why this is the wacky issue The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 111
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Bill Larsen and genii rant, Jimmy Grippo, Burce Elliott's baby The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 118
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, the book "English Rogue", Jules Romain The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 122
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on flames from the finger tips, Bob Hanko, Annemann, Dunninger, John Scarne, Houdini's library, Arthur Lloyd, Warner Perry, Harry Baker and Russel Swann The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 126
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on a show by the IBM ring NYC, John Scarne, Jimmy Grippo, how to soften a deck for back palming, two newspaper clippings from Dunninger The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 31) 130
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the show of Dunninger, a letter by Second Deal Sam, Lloyd Jones "The Bat", an idea for Robson's "Leopard Cards" The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 134
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Hen Fetch, John Scarne, James G. Thompson Jr. Orson Welles, Dunninger and Tom Osborne The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 138
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Plough, mourning envelopes, Emil Jarrow The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 142
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Stuart Robson, Keith Clark, newspaper clippings The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 35) 146