51 entries in Book / Telephone Book Test
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Theodore Annemann The Unknown Subject apparently random name in phone book divined, person phoned names cards which are divined The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 47
Theodore Annemann Book Mentalism Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 12
Robert Parrish Telephone Telepathy word chosen with cards You'd be Surprised 9
Robert Parrish Telephone Telepathy Again cards used for word selection, word can be predicted You'd be Surprised 11
John Mulholland The Telephone Book Test Greater Magic 885
Oscar Weigle Wrong Number page force by pushing several cards in book at random positions Do That Again! 7
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Al Baker Any Telephone Book Test number adding The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 223
Al Baker The Number and Book Test numbers on billets in changing bag The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 224
Alvin R. Plough Gaglet calculation and multiple outs The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 148
Paul Curry Out of this Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a bookRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 53) 216
Bruce Elliott The Back Room idea for Curry's "Out of this Phone Book", eliminating the cards and presentation for card frame both by Audley WalshRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 220
Jack Trepel Telephone Book Trick two versions, second as two person telepathy My Best 211
Theodore Annemann The Test of the Tiber Related to My Best 280
Paul Curry Out Of This Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a bookRelated toAlso published here Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 20
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number forceRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
Franklin V. Taylor, Joseph Dunninger Black Magic with playing cards and slit in book The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 116) 465
Sam Pavloff Glimpse the Future playing card pushed in telephone book, moved around there and then name at the position read, predicted, pages fastened together with tape, for name correction of S. Pabloff see page 193 Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 183
Unknown Do-As-I-Do Telephone Test forcing a number with cards The Fine Art of Magic 209
Franklin V. Taylor Looped telephone book test, where card is put in book to chose page, method that extra card does not fall out The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 613
Sydney Bergson Thought Anticipation Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 203
Gene "Phantini" Grant Psychic Phone Book Test prediction of a selected name Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 11
Jack Yates Operator Calling cards with names and telephone numbers, medium divines several numbers Minds in Duplicate 21
Tony Corinda Tele-Directory Test with assistand Book Tests 213
Tony Corinda (7) The Third Man two telephone books, with medium Two Person Telepathy 268
Ned Rutledge Payola name from telephone book prediction, box with numbers to select name Between Two Minds 49
Sam Schwartz Telephone Number Prediction Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 357
Nathan Stark Clipped! with paper clip, spectator puts clip in book, name in loop of clip is divined The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 70) 347
John A. Novak Last Man on Earth Related to The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 123) 612
Joseph Dunninger Mind Power needle pin through page of book, last name and city are predicted The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 130) 647
Alan Shaxon The Great Directory Test Also published here Practical Sorcery 26
Barrie Richardson One In A Million miscall and paper clip force Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 498
Unknown The Printed Word No. 30, spectator cuts deck and takes two cards, values added and phone book opened on that page, 14-15 stack Self-Working Mental Magic 48
Leslie Anderson The Sixth Sign! telephone book test, three numbers written on three pieces of papers or formed into three digit number, see also p. 1160 for corrections The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 229) 1141
Frederick M. Shields The Man Who Saw Tomorrow with three telephone books The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 281) 1401
Bob Farmer Jadoo telephone book test with specially composed telephone directory Epoptica (Issue 3) 170
Al Mann Wizard's Walk telephone book test over the phone, mathematical principleRelated to
  • "Arithmetical Whoopee" in Royal Vale Heath's "Math-E-Magic", 1953
Phantom Voices 8
Unknown A Name in Millions No. 22, spectator looks at name in phone book, it is divined, bold Self-Working Paper Magic 45
Karl Fulves Unsolved Problems person from phone book chosen, that instant the phone rings an it is this person, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 48) 202
Karl Fulves The Two-Phone Trick two phone books, two spectators chose a name, they live on the same street, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 52) 261
Robert Lund Letters joke divination with Tulsa telephone directory Interlocutor (Issue 52) 263
Stephen Tucker Upper Right impromptu Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 2002
Diabelli Buchtest Allerlei Experi-Mentales 40
Thomas Alan Waters Hellaphone spectator choses a number on a telephone, name is divined, not real phone numbers, first published in "New Invocation" No. 31, 1986 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 441
Alan Shaxon Der grosse Telefonbuch-Test Also published here Alan Shaxon Lecture 14
Paul Curry Out of This Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book, first peek book in literatureAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 153
Al Baker With any Telephone Book Test The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 595
Karl Fulves Little Black Book page number chosen with playing cards, index of possible page numbers Prolix (Issue 1) 66
Joseph Dunninger, Doug Edwards Dunninger's Directory off-beat gimmick Nukes 93
Dr. Stanley Jaks Behind My Blackboard questionnaire adds up to a number which leads to a name in a telephone book, number is predicted on a blackboardAlso published here
  • "Behind My Blackboard" in "The Gen" May, 1959
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 102
Christoph Borer Die Zeitungsvorhersage prediction printed in newspaper, chosen name from telephone book, different ideas for method and presentation Mentale Notizen 143