805 entries in Propless
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Unknown To thrust a bodkin into your head without hurt thin knife through head with blade that slips into handle, optional sponge with blood or wine for additional gore effectRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 196
Unknown To thrust a bodkin through your toong, and a knife through your arme: a pittifull sight, without hurt or danger gimmicked knifes with bend in middle The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To cut halfe your nose asunder, and to heale it againe presentlie without anie salve gimmicked knife with gap, apparently cut through noseRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To cut off ones head, and to laie it in a platter, &c: which the jugglers call the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusionRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown To thrust a dagger or bodkin into your guts verie strangelie, and to recover immediatlie false belly with animal blood The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown To drawe a cord through your nose, mouth or hand, so sensiblie as is woonderful to see crotch with thread through it, really inside the wood around noseRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 199
Unknown To make one danse naked spectator is made to throw away clothes and dance and stomp, stooge The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Unknown To thrust a peece of lead into one eie, and to drive it about (with a sticke) betweene the skin and flesh of the forehead, untill it be brought to the other eie, and there thrust out lead put in one eye (really into hollow wand) and brought out the other The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To put a ring through your cheeke ring apparently through cheek (with slit), is taken off and put onto stick that two people holdRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown How to seeme to cut ones nose halfe off knife with half-moon cut outRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 22
Unknown How to seeme to pull a rope through your nose crotch with thread through it, really inside the wood around noseRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 23
Unknown How to seeme to thrust a Bodkin in your fore-head knife through head with blade that slips into handle, optional sponge with blood for additional gore effectRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 27
Unknown How to put a locke upon ones mouth lock with slit
- The use of it
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 27
Unknown How to seeme to cut off a mans head, it is called the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusionRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 34
Unknown How to seeme to make a tooth drop out with a touch big tooth drops out of mouth, gag? The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 37
Unknown How to breathe fire out of your mouth The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 29
Unknown How to seeme to put a ring through ones cheeke ring apparently through cheek (with slit and spinning illusion), is taken off and put onto stick that two people holdRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 26
Unknown Right-Left Equivoque Modern Magic 171
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code More Magic 242
Unknown Egg Swallowing Related to More Magic 342
Unknown Das Zahlenerraten fifty cards with long numbers, apparently they are memorized and can be called out at request Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 25
Unknown Das Hellsehen No. 17, one of three cards chosen, performer divines, assistant codes with position of cigarette in mouth Der Kartenkünstler 22
Unknown Erklärung explanation of bill divination codeRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 54
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 2. Methode medium fulfills wishes (like taking spectator's watch out of his pocket) that have been whispered to performerRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 70
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 106
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 120
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 136
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of descriptionRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 168
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of descriptionRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 182
Unknown Die Blutschrift der Fakire name of spectator appears on arm in red, chemical Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 127
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, opening spring flower loads, Prof. Hermann (Herrmann), fire eating, sealing filled glasses for productions Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 176
Carl Willmann Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet" third part, on the American Mrs. Abbott ("the little Georgian Magnet") and her experiments Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 56
Carl Willmann Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet" fourth part, on Mrs. Abbott and her experiments Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 72
Unknown Das Umdrehen eines Queues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strong man stunt with billiard queue
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 122
Unknown Das Zurückdrängen eines Billard-Queues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strong man stunt with billiard queue
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 122
Unknown Das Niederdrücken eines Billard-Queues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
"Erste Ausführung", strong man stunt with billiard queue
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 89
Unknown Das Niederdrücken eines Billard-Queues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
"Zweite Ausführung"
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 108
Unknown Das Aufheben eines von 5 Personen belasteten Billardqueues Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strong man stunt with billiard queue
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 139
Unknown Das Erheben einer Person vom Stuhl Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
lifting a person on a chair
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 154
Unknown Das Niederdrücken eines Stuhles Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
spectator cannot push chair down that is held up by performer
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 155
Unknown Das Halten eines Stuhles Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strongman stunt with chair
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 171
Unknown Der Schaukelstuhl Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
strongman stunt with rocking chair
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 171
Unknown Das Aufheben eines Herrn Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
lifting a person
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 186
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon order of cards read off to medium who then directs the spectator to lay out the cards so that they end up sorted in new deck order, three methodsRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 79
Unknown Karten-Experimente coding cards Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 6
Unknown Experimente mit Münzen coding coins Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Unknown Experimente mit Uhren medium describes watch Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Unknown Experimente mit Banknoten medium knows value of bill Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 8
Unknown Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" medium leaves room, meanwhile several things are selected (letters on a slate, word in book, cards, number, number of cigars, time on watch), performer leaves room and medium comes back and divines everything, code of silenceRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 18
Unknown Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" continuation of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 35
Unknown Zur Tachypsychographie oder Hellsehen by "C. K. from Hannover", placement on table cloth codes card to assistant, code of silence, also other objects like coins possibleRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 153
Unknown Magician's Choice equivoque for three objects Der moderne Kartenkünstler 40
Unknown Das Aufheben eines mit mehreren Personen belasteten Stuhles Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
lifting a chair with several persons on it
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 11
Unknown Der nicht zu hebende Knabe Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
boy that cannot be picked up
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 26
Unknown Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
lifting Mrs. Abbott
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 43
Unknown Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
continuation of description
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4) 53
Carl Willmann Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
further comments on Abbott
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 68
Unknown Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
further comments on Abbott
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 85
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli II. Blutschwitzen oder Stigmatisieren "Klerikale Wunder"
sweating blood & stigmata
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 125
Carl Willmann Das Heben der Abbott Die Experimente der Mrs. Abbott, "Der kleine Magnet"
further comments on Abbott
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7) 99
Unknown Magische Gedächtniskunst Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 175
Unknown Magische Gedächtniskunst continuation of explanationRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 180
Unknown Neue Methode, um den Tag eines beliebigen Datums erraten zu können "(Berechnet für das 19. Jahrhundert.)" Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7) 104
Unknown Der unverwundbare Zauberkünstler knife or nail through arm or hand, different gaffs Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 137
Carl L. Curiel Cäsars Riesengedächtnis thirty objects on blank cards memorized in orderRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 75
Carl L. Curiel Cäsars Riesengedächtnis second part of explanationRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 91
C. Wichmann Die natürliche Gedächtniskunst memorizing one hundred objects, mnemonic systemRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 8) 120
Unknown Die natürliche Gedächtniskunst - das Spielkarten-Kunststück mnemonics for playing cards, thirty-two cards memorized by performerRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 138
Ben-Zur Ben-Zur's Riesengedächtnis two or three hundred cards with numbers distributed, spectators write words on them and read them out, performer remembers all, assistant behind stage writes them down and whispers Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 2) 30
Unknown Ein Wunder der Fakire apple on hand of spectator, performer cuts it in two halves with a knife or sword without harming the hand Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 72
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on the size of the print run (less than 500), holding breath under water, speed calculation Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 48
Unknown Modernes Gedankenlesen one of six knifes chosen and a target selected, medium or performer comes into room and divines knife and target, secret signs Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 174
Ferdinand Hügelin Der mysteriöse Zahnarzt "Ein Scherz", performer rips out a front tooth and puts it back in, black strip of paper and horse tooth, see also p. 176 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 160
Carl Willmann Das Salzbannen person cannot stand up from chair, gag, anecdote Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 95
Unknown Wie man für jedes Datum verflossener oder auch zukünftiger Jahre den betreffenden Wochentag finden kann Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9) 141
Carl Willmann Zur Gedächtniskunst Related to
  • Willmann's Moderne Wunder, p. 223
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 10) 156
Unknown Der Ringer "Ein Scherz", person seems to wrestle with a person while back is turned to audience, pantomime type Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 94
Unknown Die Kunst, eine auf dem Stuhl sitzende Person mit den Fingerspitzen zu heben lifting a person with the fingertips Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 175
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on regurgitation Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 176
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr second partRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 122
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr third partRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 138
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr clock dial with months, days and years on itRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 108
Arthur Toskana Magician's Choice one of three cards Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 20
Unknown Von Auge zu Auge No. 9, grain pushed in one eye, comes out of other Der Amateurzauberer 130
Unknown Zu erraten, an welchem Wochentage Jemand geboren ist Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 111
S. v. S. Memorizing a Deck mnemonic system to memorize a stackRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 92
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik part two of the mnemonic systemRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 107
Unknown Die Kunst, eine auf einem Stuhle sitzende Person mit den Fingerspitzen zu heben lifting a sitting person with fingertips Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 14
Unknown Der Bauchtanz face drawn on stomach, "dance" Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 30
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik IV. Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 157
Unknown A Rather Dangerous Trick stunt The Modern Conjurer 300
Unknown Another Similar Feat non-magic balancing stunt The Modern Conjurer 309
Carl Willmann Der blessierte Zauberkünstler apparently a third finger is missing Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 31
Unknown Equivoque about a dozen items Later Magic 151
Otto Werner Wie man sich eine Nadel durch den Kopf schlagen kann needle apparently pushed into forehead and removed from back of head Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 94
Paul von Kalnassy Etwas über Gedächtniskunst Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9) 148
Unknown CHaSeD Mnemonic The Art of Magic 63
Unknown The Giant Memory ten to fifteen people roll a die, performer remembers all the numbers The Art of Magic 343
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Mind Reader No. 8, sixteen words written on numbered papers, one chosen and divined, with memory system for sixteen items Ten New Pocket Tricks 16
Oswald Rae A Complete Silent Thought Transference Act visual and verbal code, objects gathered to groups Between Ourselves 66
Tom Sellers Vibrato medium divines things Tricks That Work 10
Oswald Rae Miracles of Memory mental arithmetic, and list of words, interesting solution and presentation for the mental arithmetic Sub Rosa 91
Oswald Rae Mechanical Method props to help memorizing numbers Sub Rosa 98
Unknown Pulse Stopping Sub Rosa 81
Tom Sellers Oriental Ashes assistant names color of burnt paper ashes, coding Sellers' Secrets 17
Stuart Robson Mental Coloring Telepathy in Silk six handkerchiefs, one is selected, medium enters room and knows which one The Book Without A Name 49
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Blindfolded magician able to tell which cigarette was selected apparently by its smokeRelated to Novel Magic 33
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Method No. 2 Same effect, different type of coding systemRelated to Novel Magic 35
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 86
Theodore Annemann The Bell Mystery coding an object, name is named before number, public telephones SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 41
Tom Sellers A Two Person Telepathy Effect any object coded with cards Card Tricks That Work 12
Theodore Annemann Music in the Air with pianist, verbal code SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 34
Theodore Annemann Publicity Stunt any information is revealed by partner on other end of phone The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 53
Al Baker Me and Miss Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 119
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Theodore Annemann From Out of the Air signaling wireless over radio The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 45
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 70
Tom Sellers Novel Telepathy medium divines things in boxes, one ahead Quick Tricks 18
Unknown Codes for Mind Reading with Cards - Talking Code (First Method)
- Talking Code (Second Method)
- Silent Code (Method One)
- Silent Code (Method Two)
- Silent Code for Confederate
Mental Magic with Cards 22
Jean Hugard Amputation Apparently remove thumb, with thimble as extra convincer Thimble Magic 27
Jean Hugard The Elastic Finger Stretch forefinger with thimble as convincer Thimble Magic 27
Vincent Dalban "How Did He Know?" puzzle The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 89
Theodore Annemann Lipreading tip The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 101
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divinedRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
John Goodrum Lost And Found gag You'd be Surprised 52
Unknown Mnemonics for Cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 366
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Theodore Annemann, Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 173
Louis Lam Clairvoyance three spectators put three objects in pockets, medium knows who has what Watch Me Closely 22
Unknown Shot in the Eye shot grains swallowed, they come out of both eyes The Magic Annual for 1937 98
Unknown Cutting the Thumb apparently cut in thumb with blood The Magic Annual for 1937 99
Unknown Concussion of the Brain head apparently banged on door, knuckles apparently hit violently on table The Magic Annual for 1937 97
Eugene Bernstein the Spirit Grip spectator feels two hands, while only one is touching him Greater Magic 877
David "Fu Manchu" 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
H. Adrian Smith Mnemonics with Cards - An Outline of the System
- The Table of Fixed Ideas
- The Card List
- Association of Ideas
- Memorizing a Shuffled Pack
Greater Magic 902
Baffles Brush Tricks of the Trade - Magician's Wax Greater Magic 873
Baffles Brush Elastic Greater Magic 873
Unknown Flesh Color Paint Greater Magic 873
Unknown Hand Levitation Greater Magic 873
Unknown Thread or line Greater Magic 874
Unknown Egg Stains cleaning for nickel, copper, brass Greater Magic 874
Unknown Grease Spots cleaning Greater Magic 874
Unknown Velvet tip Greater Magic 875
Unknown Gold paint tip Greater Magic 875
Unknown Plush goods tip on cleaning Greater Magic 875
H. Adrian Smith Memorizing a List of Objects Greater Magic 907
James G. Thompson Jr. Mephisto Thot medium divines things written on papers The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 313
Theodore Annemann Wireless Telepathy on the possibility of wireless transmission, see also page 342 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 328
Clayton Rawson Behind That Door! medium in another room divines cards, color, word with various methods The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 322
Unknown Yogi Stuff holding a cigarette at the burning end Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 8) 2
Joseph Ovette Impaled thumb covered with newspaper is pierced with needles Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 4) 2
Kent Arthur Right Number person in book selected, someone phoned who names this nameVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 58) 421
Dr. Van Deusen, Bruce Elliott Finger Finger number of held-up fingers divined repeatedly, see also page 476 for idea by Vosburgh LyonsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 451
Theodore Annemann No Pain fakir stunt combination:
- burning cigarette on tongue
- needle through arm (real)
- eating pepper
- putting hand in trap
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 423
David P. Abbott Magician's Choice out of eight items The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 58) 422
Eddie Joseph Man of Attraction The Human Magnet, sticky substance, prelude with some "body magic" stunts The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 64) 447
John Houdi, Dr. George W. Crane The Houdini Breath Control Method The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 92) 571
Theodore Annemann Weird Wire medium phoned and tells one out of five designs, selected cards and wordVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 558
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movementRelated toAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 519
James G. Thompson Jr. The Passing of Sherlock Holmes medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card) The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 621
Ralph W. Read Animal Magnetism Demonstrations with Common Objects, see following entries for details The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 693
Lulu Hurst The Secret of the Georgia Wonder general information and:
- The Balance Test
- The Downward Thrust
- The Heavy Weight Lifting Test
- The Chair that Won'd be Forced
- The Umbrella Test
- The Uncontrollable Cane or Cue
- The Unruly Chair
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 93) 575
Joseph H. Fries Painless Chirurgery cut in thumb heals The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 730
Lew Smith, L. Vosburgh Lyons The Fairy Goblet spectator remembers long forgotten memory, psychological (and weird) The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 133) 761
Al Baker Phenomenal Memory The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 231
Al Baker The Polish Psychic number through name The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 235
Al Baker The Celebrity Feat stooge codes celebrity name with playing cards The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 234
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness thorough discussion of his and Julia Thompson's Two-Person Code Act, involving flash light for coding, ESP coding, see also p. 348 of Pallbearers Review for credit claimRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 135) 769
Orville Wayne Meyer Hit Parade spectator thinks of song from top ten, pianist starts playing it, verbal code The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 139) 787
Theodore Annemann Headline Hunter magician's choice strategy The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 883
Theodore Annemann Gaglets one object is revealed by medium on telephone The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 81
Walter B. Gibson Mind Over Money memorizing the serial number of a bill and other ideas about quickly memorizing things on a bill The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 3
Bruce Elliott New Finger! Finger! performer divines amount of fingers two person hold up, with his back turned The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 2
Edward Marlo The Hand Behind the Dice Cup hand care Shoot the Works 46
Shaman 13 Steps by placing the deck on the stairs, different positions The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 121
Shaman Mental Mirror word and card are divined by medium, cards code word The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 39) 160
Unknown Improved "The Eyes Have It" Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
Elray Cue It! code with a thread, routine wit cigarettes, a book, cards and numbers The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 141
James G. Thompson Jr. "Peek-Deck" Pappy Taylor's Peek Deck, as a code Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 188
Stuart Robson, James Mc Knight Horrors! pins through tongue, lamb's tongue The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 113
Buatier de Kolta, Carl Brema With Whiskers De Kolta's beard pochette / topit The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Joe Berg Joe Berg's "Double Cross" chalk crosses travel from paper into performer's hand Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 57
James G. Thompson Jr. Life Liberty Or - trick performing for friends over phoneRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 57) 234
Gerald Kosky Touch-Me-Not finding hidden object, fake, code The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 242
Herb Runge Iron Finger! stopping an electric fan with the thumb The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 298
Jean Hugard Foiling the Iron Grip escaping a strong man's grip Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 3) 64
Jean Hugard Forcing the Choice of one of Four Packets several approaches to the magician's choice Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 47
Walter B. Gibson Tom Dick & How Many? three people each raising a different amount of fingersInspired by The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 302
Bruce Elliott Make the Pulse Go Faster The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 91) 371
Don Medley This Is It! reading mind over phone, see Back Room #96 for correctionRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 94) 380
John Booth Pen-Plexity code a number to a medium with a fountain pen My Best 197
Bruce Elliott Finger Finger Related to My Best 202
Jack Vosburgh Trinking Test objects placed in hat, medium knows which were removed My Best 217
Verne Chesbro Chesbro On Heath's "Dy-Cyphering" coding numbers with dice My Best 244
Dr. Cecil E. Nixon Odloscope mind reading machine My Best 328
Wilbur T. Kattner The Perfect Pitch Test chords are transmitted, people hold fingers on piano keys and think of the sound My Best 206
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness with flashlight bulb attached to the performer's rearRelated to My Best 265
Robert A. Nelson A. T. and T. Telepathy selected card is divined by a called person, freely selected in the phone book Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 7
Eddie Clever Out Of the Ether medium in other room reveals, chosen card, words etc. Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 36
John Booth E-Z Mindreading toy telephone to transmit six selected cards to medium Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 53
Laurie Ireland Betchas collection of bar bets, several reprints of the Phoenix Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 6
Tom Fitzgerald Hand(y) Magic - removing thumb and forefinger
- the pendulum (arm swing)
- arm control
- stretching arm and palms up
- hitting hand on the edge of a table, gag
My Best 234
George Starke Elastic Fingers little finger seems to grow Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 133
C. R. Eaton Two Tips on Tricks - needle through thumb ( illusion of blood)
- Silk to Egg (color of the eggs)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 8
Milbourne Christopher Color Code coding colorsInspired by The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 105) 421
Unknown Telepathy without Tears medium reveals number or playing card, non-verbal code with positioning of coins on a magazine Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 191
Billy McComb William's Fantastic Table table lift, with ring, then legs fall off and when the table top is shown, the hand stuck to it apparently cut off from the armRelated to The First Book of William 44
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Memory Plus Miracles list of twenty words is memorized by performer, then medium is called, who divines words too, carbon envelope Gems of Mental Magic 21
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley New Bills for Old ten serial numbers are noted on a blackboard, performer is blindfolded and can call out all the numbers Gems of Mental Magic 44
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Devious Digits serial numbers from bills are put together and multiplied with a number (selected playing card), medium on phone divines total Gems of Mental Magic 5
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Astral Addition medium is blindfolded and reveals numbers written down by spectator Gems of Mental Magic 12
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Birthday Telepathy medium on stage, spectators whisper month of birth and zodiac sign to performer, medium divines both, also to pitch zodiac sheets Gems of Mental Magic 80
Bob Somerfeld Telepaphone phone numbers are written on billets, one is selected, person at other end divines chosen cardInspired by
  • Howard Savage's "The Phantom Phone" in "The Sphinx", June 1929
Related to
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 612
Bob Somerfeld Nice Doggy! medium over phone divines selected object, dog as medium, barking Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 10
John Hamilton Folder! coding a card by a folded sheet of paper The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 160) 643
Bob Somerfeld Paper code Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Louis Tannen The Psychic Number 7 using telephone code Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 188
Stuart P. Cramer Parlour Yoga - pulse stopping
- blood flow
- hand turns white
- pin smashed in table with palm
- hand removed from skunk trap
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 178) 713
Orville Brasher Comedy Bit with the Wrist Chopper cut finger Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 8
Al Baker Al Baker's Envelope Switch window envelopes The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 306
Al Baker Mnemonics as applied to Conjuring numbers, cards, theory The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 345
Al Baker No-Nomonics linking initals with objects The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 301
Tom Fitzgerald ABECEDARIAN stunt where alphabet is written alternately forwards and backwards The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 759
Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 337
Al Baker Parlor Telepathy similar to "silent code" The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 313
Al Baker Baker's Eight-Card Trick card is coded by calling out other cards The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 303
Cy Keller Say it with Music!!! record is selected and medium divines it, interesting presentation The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 752
Unknown The Whispering Queen Queen of Hearts whispers to you identity of person who was secretly chosen by audience when you left the room Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 15
Unknown Fireproof Fingers holding burning cigarette between two fingers Over the Coffee Cups 25
Unknown Knuckle Popping with gimmick, gag Over the Coffee Cups 30
Stanley Collins Thumb Tip Quickie catching thumb gag Over the Coffee Cups 33
Bill Frazee Stretching a Finger optical illusion Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 40
Ormond McGill Blood and Pulse Control stopping and starting pulse at will Psychic Magic — Vol. 5 25
Ormond McGill Black Death pulse in both arms and heart beat stops Psychic Magic — Vol. 5 27
Ormond McGill Yogi Anesthetic human pincushion, needles are pushed in arm, needle through the flesh of a spectator Psychic Magic — Vol. 5 27
Ormond McGill The Trap Mystery activating a jump trap without being harmedRelated to Psychic Magic — Vol. 6 8
Ormond McGill The Brain Illusion spectator looks through the flame of a candle and apparently sees his own brain, optical illusion Psychic Magic — Vol. 6 5
Bob Somerfeld Telephone Code playing card, apparently waiting for the other person to pick up the phone Mind Reader's Digest 3
Ormond McGill A Theatrical Mindreading Act divination of an ESP sign and start of Q&A act by getting a spectator's full name with just having the initials Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 17
John Murray Dancing Dollar communicating with medium, thread The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 225) 900
Nelmar Levitation of a Bar of Iron bar of iron is held by two spectators, it raises and lowers at the performer's fingertips, suggestionRelated to
  • Nelmar's "20 Hypnotic Tricks"
Psychic Magic - Vol. 6 9
Ormond McGill Visible Astral Radiation radiating lines appear between fingertips of the hands, optical illusion Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 13
Ormond McGill The Human Aura making aura visible, with a lamp and black paper, optical illusion Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 14
Ormond McGill Distant Magnetic Force spectator has a sensation of coldness on his hand when performer points on his palm Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 15
Ormond McGill Animal Magnetic Presentation spectator feels presence and energy of performer Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 18
Nelmar Eyes in the Dark eyes glow in the darkRelated to
  • Nelmar's "20 Hypnotic Tricks"
Psychic Magic - Vol. 6 6
Bob Somerfeld Mind over Miles medium on phone divines ESP symbol, playing card and chosen headline from Newspaper Pieces of Mind 13
John Hamilton Nameology giving people seven-figure numbers, being able to name them again years later The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 289) 1155
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist without Cards twenty signed cards are returned later to correct persons, Gibson's Super Memory with business cards, see p. 1177 for correctionsInspired by The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 292) 1168
Aage Darling Suprema medium does psychometry routine with five objects in envelopes I'll Read Your Mind 26
John Hamilton Code in the Chest coding card using case and table The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 307) 26
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 4
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 7
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 10
Jack Yates Money and the Medium bill put in one of several envelopes, medium finds correct one Minds in Duplicate 27
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methodsRelated toAlso published here The Best in Magic 203
Martin Gardner Calendar Memorizing Bibliography and suggested reading list for memorizing calendars Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 50
Tony Corinda The Amazing Memory Test - The First Stage (the system)
- The Second Stage (connecting the objects to the learned list)
- The Application of The Amazing Memory System
- Calling the Objects Back
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 61
Tony Corinda The Photographic Memory list of numbers Mnemonics and Mental Systems 80
Tony Corinda The Knight's Tour Mnemonics and Mental Systems 67
Tony Corinda Chess Trickery Mnemonics and Mental Systems 68
Tony Corinda The Foolproof System of Chess playing against several players simultaneously and winning the majority of themRelated to Mnemonics and Mental Systems 68
Tony Corinda To Play Unlimited Games at Once other system for The Foolproof System of Chess, more people Mnemonics and Mental Systems 69
Tony Corinda (11) Memory Systems Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 141
Tony Corinda, Al Baker The Application of the Mnemonic Number Code (1) for mental arithmetic
(2) for coding at the phone (Al Baker)
(3) two person act, arithmetic
(4) Corinda's "Fourteenth Book Test", coding with medium
Related to Mnemonics and Mental Systems 78
Tony Corinda No. 10. Two Person Telepathy medium in other room gets a selected word from a bookInspired by
  • Frank Chapman and Ralph Read's "20 Stunners with a Nailwriter", 1944
The Swami Gimmick 19
Tony Corinda The Mnemonic Number Code based on the Gregor von Feinaigle memory system Mnemonics and Mental Systems 77
Tony Corinda (1) Psychical Research versus Mentalism esp cards, with assistant Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 146
Tony Corinda (10) Blindfold "Noughts and Crosses" assistant plays tic-tac-toe blindfolded Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 155
Dr. Spencer Thornton Pulse Control slow down, speed up and eventually stop the pulse, method without gimmick Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 2
Tony Corinda A Day for any Date Mnemonics and Mental Systems 71
Tony Corinda Summary of the Day for any Date System Mnemonics and Mental Systems 72
Tony Corinda Performance of the "A Day for any Date" Effect Mnemonics and Mental Systems 72
Tony Corinda Tele-Directory Test with assistand Book Tests 213
Tony Corinda (1) The Code Act: Verbal general remarks on verbal coding systems Two Person Telepathy 238
Walford Taylor Telepathy for Two Introduction
Two Person Telepathy 240
Walford Taylor Section 1 - The Basic Number Code - Telling a Person's Age
- Ticket Numbers
- Dates
Two Person Telepathy 240
Walford Taylor Section 2 - Coins - Coin Code
- Coin Dates
Two Person Telepathy 242
Walford Taylor Section 3 - Colours Two Person Telepathy 243
Walford Taylor Section 4 - Materials Two Person Telepathy 243
Walford Taylor Section 5 - The Alphabet Code Two Person Telepathy 243
Walford Taylor Section 6 - Objects Two Person Telepathy 244
Walford Taylor Section 7 - The Final Object List Two Person Telepathy 245
Walford Taylor Section 8 - Cards Two Person Telepathy 246
Walford Taylor Section 2 - Countries actually section 9 Two Person Telepathy 246
Walford Taylor Section 10 - Christian Names Two Person Telepathy 248
Walford Taylor Conclusion Two Person Telepathy 249
Walford Taylor Appendix - Further Codes
- Procedure
Two Person Telepathy 249
Tony Corinda (2) Sub-Miniature Radio Equipment transmitter/receiver, technical method Two Person Telepathy 250
Tony Corinda How to Code with the Light Communicator - Numbers
- Playing Cards
- The Alphabet
Two Person Telepathy 255
Tony Corinda (4) Summary of the Light Communicator Two Person Telepathy 257
Tony Corinda (3) Electrical Two-Person Communicator Unit: CODE with torchRelated to Two Person Telepathy 252
Tony Corinda Improved Light Communicator based on the Thompson methodRelated to Two Person Telepathy 252
Tony Corinda (5) Miscellaneous Code Systems for Full Routines - Radio-Controlled Pulse
- Action Signals
-Sound Reading
Two Person Telepathy 257
Tony Corinda (9) Time Codes coding, both count at the same timeRelated to Two Person Telepathy 260
Tony Corinda (10) Positional Codes Related to Two Person Telepathy 260
Tony Corinda (27) Cryptopsychism medium reveals word, code Mediumistic Stunts 298
J. G. Reed The Million Dollar Test esp, code with two watches Card Tricks 312
Tony Corinda (2) Smoke Gets in Your Eyes positional code, with ashtray and cigarette Two Person Telepathy 263
Tony Corinda, Punx (8) Musical Mindreading spectator's name composer and pianist starts to play their songs Two Person Telepathy 269
Fredric Kolb Telepathy in HI-FI medium in other room, when she comes back, she divines chosen record and song More Miracles in Mentalism 19
Robert A. Nelson Perpetual Calendar chart, no memory system More Miracles in Mentalism 31
Tom Sellers A Pseudo Memory Feat cities and numbers, on cards, when spectator names city performer knows number Magic of the Mind 66
Gerry Findler Mystic Signs medium divines selected design card Magic of the Mind 90
Gerry Findler Clip Board Substitutes several methods to code a small number to the medium Magic of the Mind 93
Ernest Heldman A Hand-Y Bit three body stunts / gags
- finger are same size
- arm grows
- arm shrinks
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 369) 303
Harry Lorayne Force Prediction equivoque out of about twelve cards Close-up Card Magic 100
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected cardRelated to Magician's Magic 183
Robert Heller Coding System letters, numbers and objects Magician's Magic 176
Aaron Wainer Phonetics random person called during performance says that he also has a magician guest who had him choose a card, they match The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 37
Karl Fulves The Connection assistant phoned, he divines cardAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 44
Karl Fulves Babel Larry Weeks New York convention, Jay Weiler, critics of magazines, Magigram, coding with dog whistle (see also p. 176) The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 68
John Hudak Printer's Demon phoned medium reveals content on a page on freely selected newspaper, see p. 874 for credit informationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 77
Arthur Setterington Thought Reflection two person telepathy, coding system for numbers, sum is divined as well as a word from a book Stranger Mysteries 16
James G. Thompson Jr. Telepathy by the Clock seconds countingRelated to Between Two Minds 34
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Murder, INC. murder game, with ten pieces of information and assistant organizing everything while performer is out of the room Between Two Minds 38
Roger Klause Pin-E-Tration pin through skin of the finger and apparently painless into spectator's wrist The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 242
Wizard Beal A Telling Beat method to make a visual and tactile heart beat, spectator feels heart beat of performer and gets card The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 170
Karl Fulves Babel Willard's thumb tie presentation, coding with dog whistle over telephone (see also p. 68), ectoplasm The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 176
Ben Christopher Other Voices card and color divined by medium in other roomRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 191
Stuart P. Cramer The Parlor Yogi stopping pulse and blood flow HEX! 1
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen, Somerset Maugham Grand Guignol thumb is cut with a knife until the performer bleeds, wound is healedVariations The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 126
Steve Shimm Game-Playing Machines article about simple computer programs applied to (card) games
- Banker And Broker (cutting the high card)
- The Tic-Tac-Toe Machine
- Computer At The Card Table
- The Machine As Innovator
Related to Epilogue (Issue 7) 52
David Robbins Another "Telephone" Effect objects are named over phone Entertaining Mental Miracles 11