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Theodore Annemann The Tune Detective card found by dealing to selected song lyric / beat
Related toAlso published here 1934 31
Theodore Annemann July 1935 on Jack Vosburgh, Arthur Felsman, Harry Blackstone, John Mulholland, Dave Alliston, Pablo, U. F. Grant, Frank Lane
July 1935
The Jinx (Issue 10)
What Card Am I Thinking Of? No. 46, spectator does calculation with any thought-of card and performer names it
Also published here 1935 41
Harry Blackstone Card and Number number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position, belly stripper card
Variations 1938 461
Harry Blackstone Spirit Cartography selected card appears on initialed "photographic paper"
1938 500
Harry Blackstone The Half Dollar and Ginger Ale Bottle folding coin
1938 677
Harry Blackstone Triumph of the Triumvirate rapping hand divines which key opens lock and which card was selected
Also published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 99)
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) The Blackstone Show by Harry Blackstone Feb. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 2)
Harry Blackstone, Walter B. Gibson Super Magic two in the hand, one in the pocket with paper balls and variations
Mar. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 55)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room response to John Snyder jr. letter, on Walter Gibson, the Annemann parade in the Linking Ring, James G. Thompson Jr., Richard Himber, Dariel Fitzkee and Harry Blackstone
Aug. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 67)
Harry Blackstone Triumph of the Triumvirate rapping hand divines which key opens lock and which card was selected
Also published here 1944 137
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Clayton Rawson, hypnotism, Harry Blackstone, "Die Magie" and fascism
June 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 85)
Harry Blackstone Magicana quote from Saturday Evening Post
Oct. 1945 160
Harry Blackstone Blackstone Routine
Also published here
  • Secrets of Magic
1946 103
Harry Blackstone Mathematical Discovery spectator does calculation with any thought-of card and performer names it
Also published here 1946 33
Elwood Spring (reviewer) Blackstone Show by Harry Blackstone Dec. 1948 8
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Blackstone's Tricks Anyone Can Do by Harry Blackstone Apr. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 11)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Harry Blackstone, Martin Gardner, Dr. Jaks, Audley Walsh, Bobby Baxter, gag by Bob Hummer
Sep. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 212)
Harry Blackstone Cardology --or, A Card Trick Without Cards No. 118, magician divines thought-of card after spectator follows mathematical procedure and announces the result
1950 229
Harry Houdini, Howard Thurston, Harry Blackstone, Max Malini, Louis Nikola, Carl Rosini Card on Ceiling No. 119
1950 231
Harry Blackstone Easy Enigma two cards chosen and returned into ribbon-spread are found
1950 56
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on James G. Thompson Jr., Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Al Baker, Harry Blackstone, Gali Gali, Washington Irving Bishop
May 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 229)
Bill Frazee Squawks on Harry Blackstone, The Shinx, Kellar, Sam Bailey
Dec. 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 323)
Harry Blackstone Introduction
1956 vii
Jay Marshall, Frances Ireland Marshall BackTalk on the Tops, Harry Blackstone, Otis Manning, Ben Braude, Dai Vernon, Mardoni, Ron Urban, Ed Drane, Del Ray, Wilton Clements
Apr. 1957
The New Phoenix (Issue 344)
Harry Blackstone Foreword
Our Album of Working Professionals with pictures of Harry Blackstone jr., Rene Lavand, Silvan, Clarence Slyter, The Keeners, Barclay Shaw
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64)
Harry Blackstone, Harry Louine Der Zuschauer als Zauberkünstler spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet, without credit
Also published here 1964
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 25 No. 6)
Harry Blackstone, Harry Louine Blackstone's 10-Card Trick spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet
Also published here Dec. 1965 11
Informationen-ABC on Harry Blackstone, announcement of various conventions, Claude Bercantal, Claude Rix, Willi Faster, Sitta, Vermeyden, Jean Garance, Maxim, Piet Forton, Damao, Pavel, Roger Jaquet, Maison Robert-Houdin, Olaf Spell, Joe Wildon, Max Giebe, Durox
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 27 No. 3)
Frances Ireland Marshall The Brotherhood of Magic pictures of the Marshall collection, a young Harry Blackstone sr., Houdini, Davenports, Compars Hermann, Alexander Hermann, Theo Hardeen, Nicola, Howard Thruston, Harry Thurston, Von Arx
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Album with pictures of Jack Bateman, Mike Caldwell, Leslie Guest, Mohammed Bey (Sam Horowitz), Bud Dietrich, Pete Biro, Phoa Yan Tion, Sam Schwartz, Mark Leddy, Jimmy Stewart, Al Flosso, Pete Martino, Bill Broderson, Jerry Lukins, John Mullholland, Abril Lamarque, Richard Cardini, Harry Blackstone, Al de Lage, Kent Richards, Norm Nielsen
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Dai Vernon Vernon On Blackstone's Pet No. 97, number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position
Inspired by 1972 29
Harry Blackstone Blackstone's Chinese Linking Rings No. 392, multi-phase routine
1972 107
Edward Marlo Royal Monte Royal Flush to Four Tens to Royal Flush, ungaffed
Inspired by 1974 113
Harry Blackstone White and Black magician with black robe and assistant with white robe transpose behind two screens
1974 10
Harry Blackstone Vanishing Automobile vanishing car
1974 18
Harry Blackstone Two Door Doll House doll house, where the doors can be opened front and back
Related to
  • Will Goldston's "Denton's Cabinet"
1974 21
Harry Blackstone The Girl and the Ladder girl vanishes on a ladder behind a big umbrealla
1974 65
Harry Blackstone Blackstone's Studio Illusion magician dresses as artist, draws himself on a canvas, then he appears from canvas, dressed normal
1974 79
Harry Blackstone Walking Away from a Shadow upper body in a box, shadow is seen, then he walks out and shadow stays in box
1974 80
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Harry Blackstone Jr., Uri Geller
Magick (Issue 144)
Ross Bertram Harry Blackstone
1978 71
Magisches aus aller Welt on the Magic Castle Awards 1978, Harry Blackstone jr., Walter B. Gibson, Edmund Spreer, Philippe Theodore, June Leith, John Ramsay Award, Anne Warlock, Kratky-Baschik-Weg, AFAP convention, Sara Kabigujina-Sultangali Schukurow
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 40 No. 3)
Peter Wilker Geschichten um kleine und grosse Zauberer on Billy O'Connor, Doug Henning, Dunninger, Harry Blackstone
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 43 No. 6)
Steve Beam Leftovers on David Copperfield, Daryl, Darwin Ortiz, Mendoza, Harry Blackstone jr.
1983 10
Harry Blackstone, Juan Tamariz Tres Monedas Magneticas No. 5, threes selections are found with three coins
1983 7
Steve Beam Leftovers on The Equinox, an All Backs Joke by John Riggs, John Murray, Kevin Justice's birthday card idea, Walter Gibson, Harry Blackstone Sr., Lloyd Jones, James Bazemore, birth of Casey Lauren Beam
1984 88
Steve Beam Leftovers on Harry Blackstone, Jr., John Riggs, Wayne Kyzer, Don Morris
1986 228
Harry Blackstone, Ian Keable-Elliott An Interlude with Harry Blackstone
Oct. 1987
Opus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Larry Jennings Larry's Favorite performer cuts off named of number of cards, last card is selection, based on "Blackstone's Favorite" (probably reference)
Related toVariations 1988 1
Steve Beam Leftovers on David Copperfield, Harry Blackstone Jr., Stephen Minch
1988 384
Edward Marlo A Number For Fast Company spectator cuts selections into deck, performer names its position and cuts off that many cards, crimp, memorized deck
Related to Feb. 1991 12
Harry Blackstone Foreword
1991 10
Harry Blackstone, Jr. Harry Blackstone
June 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Harry Blackstone, Jr. Revolving Pass
1992 53
Finally Harry Blackstone photograph
Jan. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5)
Finally photo with Harry Blackstone and Thurston's daughter Jane
Aug. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Harry Blackstone, Jr., Stan Allen In His Words: Harry Blackstone Jr.
Related to June 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 10)
William L. Ingram End of an Era
  • Letters
Related to July 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 11)
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Blackstone: A Magician's Life by Harry Blackstone (written by Daniel Waldron) Oct. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 10)
The Century - Those Who Impacted The Art In America
  • Al Baker (1974-1951)
  • Uri Geller
  • Michael Ammar
  • Servais LeRoy (1865-1953)
  • Billy McComb
  • Horace Goldin (1874-1939)
  • Channing Pollock
  • Dariel Fitzkee (1898-1977)
  • Don Wayne
  • John Northern Hilliard (1872-1935)
  • Harry Blackstone Sr. (1885-1965)
  • Harry Blackstone Jr. (1934-1997)
Related to Apr. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 8)
John Moehring (reviewer) Blackstone, A Magician's Life: The World and Magic Show of Harry Blackstone by Harry Blackstone (written by Daniel Waldron)Related to Sep. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
Daniel Waldron, Bob Behrens Blackstone
  • Letters
Related to Oct. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 2)
John Moehring The Century - Those Who Most Affected the Art in America balloting results:
  • 10 - Howard Thurston
  • 9 - Siegfried & Roy
  • 8 - Mark Wilson
  • 7 - Cardini
  • 6 - Harlan Tarbell
  • 5 - Doug Henning
  • 4 - Harry Blackstone, Sr.
  • 3 - David Copperfield
  • 2 - Dai Vernon
  • 1 - Harry Houdini
Related to Dec. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Blackstone's Card No. 48, spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet
Also published here 2001 70
Finally Harry Blackstone with Laurel and Hardy photograph
Nov. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 3)
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Blackstone Book of Magic & Illusion by Harry Blackstone, Jr. July 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 7)
Michael Close (reviewer) The Blackstone Book of Magic and Illusion by Harry Blackstone, Jr. Apr. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 8)
Walter B. Gibson, Roberto Giobbi, Harry Blackstone The Happy Birthday Card Trick card found by dealing to song lyrics, from Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks
Related to 2003 1157
Matthew Field (reviewer) American Pioneers Vol. 3 - Harry Blackstone by Bill McIlhany Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
Stuart P. Cramer In Person drawing and comments by Cramer on the following magicians:
  • Dai Vernon
  • Eugene Laurant
  • Herbert Leon Cope
  • Karl Germain
  • Carl Rosini
  • Harlowe R. Hoyt
  • Robert Harbin
  • Cardini
  • Winston Freer
  • George Bailey
  • John Mulholland
  • E. J. Moore
  • Paul Fleming
  • Jean de Jean
  • Eddie Tullock
  • Bert Allerton
  • Kuda Bux
  • Okito
  • Igor Kio
  • Joseph Dunninger
  • Russell Swann
  • J. B. Bobo
  • Stanley Jaks
  • George Jason
  • Doc Nixon
  • Bert Easley
  • Hardeen
  • Albert H. Jacques
  • John Nicholls Booth
  • John Grdina
  • Harry Blackstone
  • Dante
  • Albert Goshman
  • Jay Marshall
  • Ralph Emerson Powell
  • Al Saal
  • Walter Gibson
  • Russ Walsh
  • Harlan "Doc" Tarbell
  • Stuart P. Cramer
June 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 10)
Michael Close (reviewer) American Pioneers Volume 3 - Harry Blackstone Sr. (1951 & 1955) by Bill McIlhany Feb. 2004
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 6)
Eugene Burger, Harry Blackstone The Showmanship Interviews: Harry Blackstone
Nov. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 11)
Patrick Page All Around Square-Up Glimpse card is in full palm
Also published here
  • Charles and Regina Reyonolds' "The Harry Blackstone Book of Magic and Illusion" 1985.
2011 102
Thomas A. Ewing The Life and Death of the Blackstone Magic Company on Harry Blackstone Sr., Percy Abbott, Walter Gibson
Apr. 2022
PM2 (Issue 23)