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Theodore Annemann The Modernized Reading for single reading or getting one ahead
Variations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divined
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
Stewart James The Candy King Miraskill with candies
Variations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 151
Sam H. Sharpe Domination of Thought key card, originally from Conjured Up
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 72
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 245
Theodore Annemann Whim of Tituba page travels into nested signed envelopes, "pegasus page", see also pages 468 & 472 for credits
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 67) 463
Fredric Kolb Nirvana Nos. one of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selections
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 475
Sid Lorraine Idea of 40,000 Words dictionary test, whole in book
Related toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 131) 751
Walter B. Gibson Pay Off spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phases
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 1
Joseph Dunninger Sealed Mystery sealed message reading system, razor thumb tip
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 133
Don Medley This Is It! reading mind over phone, see Back Room #96 for correction
Related toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 94) 380
Dai Vernon Cutting The Aces
Related toVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 27
Bruce Elliott Fate male and female names are selected, one by sliding a paperclip on a list, second by rolling the dice, the names match and represent a famous pair from history
Related toVariations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 708
George B. Anderson "No Questions Written" - A New Concept of Question Answering in the Mental Magic Act on answering questions, psychology
Related to It Must Be Mindreading 5
Al Baker New Light on the Center Tear describing standard method
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 288
Ormond McGill Spirit Communications thread with weight is attached in empty bottle and begins to move, pendulum
Related to Psychic Magic — Vol. 5 6
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks' Subtlest Secret word is encircled on clipboard
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 223) 890
Jack Yates Clip Line newspaper clipping, some lines from top and bottom are cut away and the cross total of the remaining lines leads to a line which is divined
Related to Minds in Close-Up 7
Tony Corinda, Eric Mason No. 13. The Card in Glass card with prediction put in a glass, hole in glass
Related to The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda (1) The Billet Pencil loading a billet in an envelope
Related toVariations Predictions 86
Dr. Stanley Jaks One Is Face Up spectator reverses a card in the deck and seals it, another spectator divines it, clever pre-show wording
Related toAlso published here More Miracles in Mentalism 8
Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prophecies treatise on the one-ahead triple prediction, sheets labeled with A, B & C
  • Part II (replacing force with known data)
  • Part III (on the selection of people, apparently random)
  • Part IV (staging the routine)
  • Part V (staging for Brainwave)
  • Part VI (handling for the Billet Knife)
  • Part VII (handling for Chuck Smith's M-T Pad)
Related toVariations Omar's Prophecies 1
The Amazing Maurice Maurice's Handy Andy impression method with envelopes and a note pad, carbon paper
Related to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 20
Robert A. Nelson Al Mann short bio on al mann
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 26
Al Mann A Mental Puzzle cards are put in a bag, spectator removes some, performer too and the rest is given to a second spectator, performer divines amount of red and black cards each spectator is holding
Related to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 26
Dick Johnson The Spirit Speaks thread with weight is attached in empty bottle and begins to move, pendulum
Related to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 29
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Acrobatic Paperclips paper clips suspend on each other and finally a finger ring as well, when examined the paperclips have linked together to form a chain with the ring
Variations The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 101
Al Mann Delphic Dominoes featuring envelope with four compartments that can deliver one of twelve predictions, here used with pictures of dominoes
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 590
Karl Fulves Babel Charlie Miller disappointed with lecture in England, Majorie Stanes, Lorayne force book joke, UFOs, Al Mann
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 652
Al Mann The 'G-3' Phenomena three words from dictionary are divined
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 91) 453
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part One longer article on using calculators
  • Forward
  • General Patter Outline
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 832
Al Mann Golden Digits two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
  • First Method
  • Revised Method
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 832
Al Mann The Griffin Envelope Switch switching two signed envelopes secretly with stack, used for prediction in which spectator's billet is used as actual prediction
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 741
Al Mann Instant Mindreader
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 744
Al Mann Mind Cloud making a cloud disappear
Also published here The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 113) 562
Al Mann Retrospective excerpts from future Al Mann manuscript on slate effects, part two
  • The Flap Slate
  • The Baker-Gysel Flap
  • Other Flap Slates
  • Keeler's Baffling Slate Test
  • Spirit Slate
  • Spirits By The Numbers
  • Fourth Dimensional Math
  • Dunninger's Miracle Slate
  • Mental Epic
  • The Mystic Slate
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 982
Pierre L. O. A. Keeler Keeler's Baffling Slate Test theory by Al Mann
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 982
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part Two more on calculators and addition machines
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 838
Al Mann Alpha And Omega several spectators call out three-digit-numbers, total predicted, using calculator
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 838
Al Mann 1001 Mysteries on multiplying with 1001
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 838
Al Mann The Phantom Digits number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 838
Al Mann The Five-Digit Phantom number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 840
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part Three more on calculators and addition machines
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 862
Al Mann Psychic Calculator three chosen numbers put into three calculators, all sums divined
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 862
Al Mann Adithot Improved sixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted
  • The Calculator Version
Inspired by
  • "Adithot" (Swami)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 862
Karl Fulves Interlocutor - 1 purpose of the magazine
  • The Magazines
  • Close-Up Folios
  • Reprints
  • About This Sheet
  • Al Mann's Book Test
  • Other Manuscripts
  • After Epilogue
  • The Bad News
Interlocutor (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Super Clipline by Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 4) 14
Al Mann Retrospective excerpts from future Al Mann manuscript on slate effects, part one
  • The Evolution Of Slate Writing
  • 1850
  • 1852
  • Dr. Henry Slade
  • Slade's Impact
  • Slade's Method
  • Truesdell and Slade
  • The W. S. Moses Sitting
  • Eglinton and S. J. Davey
  • 1877
  • 1882
  • 1882
  • 1884
  • 1888
  • Final Notes
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 971
Al Mann The Isomeric Card card with three indices, fan force
Variations The Third Ecstasy 22
Al Mann The Reverse Fan Force Supreme five cards thought of from a fan are named, with several isomeric cards / multi-indices card
Variations The Third Ecstasy 23
Al Mann The Cut Force sewn cards
The Third Ecstasy 27
Al Mann The Master of the Cards - A Discussion on the Psychic Feats of Olof Jonsson
The Third Ecstasy 28
Al Mann, Olof Jonsson Olof Jonsson's Card Feats
The Third Ecstasy 28
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann ESP shuffled ESP deck in envelope, cards are divined
The Third Ecstasy 29
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Over the Telephone shuffled ESP cards in envelope, order is divined over phone
The Third Ecstasy 29
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Spectator Becomes the Mindreader spectators name top cards from a shuffled ESP deck
The Third Ecstasy 30
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Mind Control spectator selects a quartet from a shuffled deck
The Third Ecstasy 30
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Clairvoyance spectator puts cards in envelopes and those envelopes in a bigger envelope, light is turned off and performer names the cards
The Third Ecstasy 31
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Levitation chosen card appears on top of the deck after spectator shuffled the deck, psy presentation
The Third Ecstasy 32
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Teleportation selected card vanishes and is found on spectator's chair, two cards glued together on one end
The Third Ecstasy 32
Al Mann Foreword
Mental-Ettes
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Seeing Through a Brick Wall spectator in other room holds card on a wall, performer in other room divines the card
The Third Ecstasy 33
Al Mann A Link with Eternity - An Object Lesson in the Art of Mindreading presentation and analysis of a mentalism routine
Related to Mental-Ettes 1
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Sensative Finger Tips and X-Ray Eyes performer removes named card from face down spread
The Third Ecstasy 33
Al Mann Cagliostro (1743-95) episode on Cagliostro
Mental-Ettes 4
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Psychological Force queen of hearts, probability and verbal force
The Third Ecstasy 34
Al Mann Charles H. Foster (1838-88) anecdote of Foster
Mental-Ettes 4
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Developing ESP spectator learns to cut at the same ESP symbol every time, shuffled deck
The Third Ecstasy 34
Al Mann To Command the Elements! making clouds disappear, cloud busting
Also published here Mental-Ettes 5
Al Mann Test by Fire match box impression device, carbon
Mental-Ettes 7
Al Mann Passing Thoughts thought is divined, written on a pad
Mental-Ettes 8
Al Mann Metal-Kinesis spoon bends under handkerchief, Dick Van Brummer's "The Solid Ghost"
Mental-Ettes 9
Al Mann Dinner Table Yoga playing with a burning cotton ball, eventually eating it
Mental-Ettes 10
Al Mann Foreword
Master Slate Secrets — Part I
Al Mann The Mystery of the Triplets after some calculations by the spectator the total is divined
Mental-Ettes 11
Al Mann, Harry Faber, Samuel Berland The Spirit of the Faberlands two slates, flapless, apparently showing all four sides empty, message appears on two sides
Inspired by
  • Faberlands' "Spirits?" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 20, No. 3
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 1
Al Mann Spirits by the Number two slates, flapless, apparently showing all four sides empty, message appears on one side, numbered sides
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 5
Al Mann The Center Tear Controversy on the history of the first publishing of the center tear, includes Baker, Thompson, Loraine, Dunninger, Sunshine, plus other takes on the center tear, The Sans Tear Center Method (Annemann), The Unseen Tear (Ron Baillie) and Sealed and Torn Messages (Al Mann)
Related to Mental-Ettes 13
Al Mann Gemel's Messages alternative center tear handling, no pre-fold and lengthier questions possible
Mental-Ettes 18
Al Mann The Tretology of Dionysus center tear method, four questions can be stolen
Mental-Ettes 19
Al Mann The Mystic Chalice requisite for burning the papers when doing a center tear or other billet routines
Mental-Ettes 19
Al Mann Typhon's Tongs envelopes are gathered and burnt with tongs
Mental-Ettes 20
Al Mann Psychic Feedback answering different questions, sitter answers her questions with a pendulum
Mental-Ettes 21
Al Mann Suspended Animation thread with weight is attached in empty bottle and begins to move, pendulum, different bottles, with threads of different lengths
Related toAlso published here Mental-Ettes 22
Al Mann The Pharaoh's Palm billets are switched on palm of performer, fake palm
Mental-Ettes 23
Al Mann Messages from Babel four seance slate methods, several ungimmicked slates
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 8
Al Mann To Read a Question with nine normal slates, wrapped in newspaper
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 9
Al Mann Many Voices nine small slates and a bigger one, messages appear on two slates
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 9
Al Mann The Uproar nine small slates messages appear on five slates
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 12
Al Mann Let it Be Written slate secrets in literature
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 13
Al Mann, Henry Slade The Ultimate Slate Test
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 15
Al Mann, J. F. Orrin The 13th Veil normal slate
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 17
Al Mann The Flap history of the flap, locking flap, flap designs
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 19
Al Mann A Magnetic Flap
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 21
Al Mann, E. J. Moore The Cloak of the Unseen camouflage pattern on slate, flap
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 22
Al Mann The Telepathic Artist design divination of five people, with slate, flap
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 23
Al Mann The Locking Flap Dr. Q slates
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 25
Al Mann Multiple Slate Writing with Dr. Q Slates with stand
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 25
Al Mann The ESPrit Message chosen ESP sign appears on slate
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 26
Al Mann Minute Man's Locking Flap rubber cement coating
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 27
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Al Mann Exclusives by Al Mann
short comment on "Master Slate Secrets" and "The Thinking Machines"
Interlocutor (Issue 13) 50
Al Mann Foreward
Acidus
Al Mann Acidus introduction and rave for the move
Variations Acidus 1
Al Mann The Preparations prefolding
Acidus 4
Al Mann The Presentation and Method preparing the switch
Acidus 5
Al Mann Opening and Reading the Billet secret reading, with dummy still in hand
Acidus 8
Al Mann The Display Flourish opening the billet right side up to the audience
Acidus 11
Al Mann TIps on Practicing tips on practicing the Acidus method, on the First-Finger-Grip, on Opening the Billet, and on the Temple Switch
Acidus 12
Al Mann The Moral of the Story D. Tsukalas selling "The Mysterious Panel Board" around New York City, why it looks perfect in his hands and why people buying it are disapponted
Acidus 14
Al Mann Challenges and Outs tips on the Acidus
Acidus 14
Al Mann Precautions how to ensure that the billet is not folded more then twice, Acidus
Acidus 15
Al Mann The Telephone Effect random person phoned, name divined, method for "On the Wire"
Inspired by Acidus 15
Al Mann Final Notes
Acidus 16
Al Mann A Short Cut alternative handling for Acidus
Acidus 16
Al Mann Foreword
The Third Ecstasy
Al Mann A Tractate on Fabulous Card Effects for the Mentalist
  • The Pros and Cons
  • Do's and Don'ts
The Third Ecstasy 1
Al Mann, Sam H. Sharpe Domination of Thought key card
Inspired by The Third Ecstasy 7
Al Mann The Devastators three selected cards are predicted, duplicates in wallet, magnetic himber
The Third Ecstasy 11
Al Mann The Invaders two decks, three selected cards are predicted, duplicates in wallet, magnetic himber
The Third Ecstasy 12
Danton Century 21 Prediction headline prediction, Koran's binary prediction
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 159) 791
Al Mann The D-ESP-Erados
The Third Ecstasy 13
Al Mann The Third Extasie prediction of a card, in envelope in wallet
The Third Ecstasy 13
Al Mann Astral Sight deck cut in several piles, cards on bottom are named by performer
The Third Ecstasy 15
Al Mann The Mounds of Ishtar four cards selected and put in four envelopes are divined, flap envelope
The Third Ecstasy 17
Al Mann The Psychic Poker Player handcuffed, gaffed table
The Third Ecstasy 20
Al Mann Foreword
Break Through
Al Mann Break Through card and headline prediction, nest of envelope sent to a member of the audience by mail
Break Through 1
Walter B. Gibson, Al Mann Walter's Letter prediction in nest of envelopes, sent to spectator by mail
Break Through 10
Al Mann Foreword
The Photon Shield
Al Mann The Photon Shield seemingly transparent clipboard, for different uses
The Photon Shield 1
Al Mann The Photon Shield Impression Envelope coin envelopes, carbon
The Photon Shield 2
Al Mann The Photon Shield Sealed Envelope sealed envelope, that can be opened any time
The Photon Shield 3
Al Mann The Prediction Caper previously mailed nest of envelopes
The Photon Shield 4
Al Mann On the Spot Predictions to end a show, two letters in envelope
The Photon Shield 5
Al Mann Other Uses for the Photon Shield Sealed Envelope for card or bill to envelope
The Photon Shield 6
Al Mann Instant Thought Reading written thought is divined, with Photon Shield Clipboard and Impression Envelope
The Photon Shield 7
Al Mann Reading Thoughts that Have Not Been Written or Spoken
The Photon Shield 9
Al Mann The Underlined Thought line from newspaper is underlined and divined, two methods
The Photon Shield 9
Al Mann The Word in the Circle word on newspaper is encircled and performer removes same paper, with same word marked from his wallet, carbon paper
The Photon Shield 10
Al Mann Foreword
Of Words and Wizards
Al Mann Foreword on sealed message reading
Related to The Sibylline Messages
Al Mann The Invisible Agents spectator writes question down with invisible ink
The Photon Shield 11
Al Mann, Joseph Dunninger The Ghost of the Unborn two envelopes, spectator can chose one and a word from a book, word is predicted in envelope, in other envelope is prediction which envelope will be chosen
Of Words and Wizards 1
Al Mann The Sibylline Messages cards in envelopes with questions and messages on it are divined and answered
The Sibylline Messages 1
Al Mann, George B. Anderson Two Words Q&A ploy, giving the impression that no question has been written down by several spectators
Related to The Photon Shield 12
Al Mann The Preparation constructing The Sibylline Envelope
The Sibylline Messages 2
Al Mann Only One Key finger ring is put on a lock, keys put in envelopes and one envelopes selected, envelopes was predicted and key opens lock
The Photon Shield 12
Al Mann The Voice from the Abyss chosen card or word appears on a blank paper sealed in a signed envelope, Abyss envelope
The Sibylline Messages 7
Al Mann Thoughts Amock Book Test three books, three words are predicted
The Photon Shield 14
Al Mann The Legal Tenders serial number is divined, with Abyss envelope
The Sibylline Messages 8
Al Mann The Flight of the Griffins spectator writes a question and drops it addressed to the performer into the mail box, performer does the same with the answer, the next day they find out it is correct, with Sibylline envelopes
Inspired by
  • Spencer Thornton's "Anytime, Anywhere - For Newspaper Publicity" in "Secrets of Mental Magic"
The Sibylline Messages 9
Al Mann Notes ideas and tips for the Sibylline Envelope
The Sibylline Messages 11
Al Mann The Master of the Word with two words from two books, prediction
Of Words and Wizards 4
Al Mann The Adonis Book Test book test, with sensitiv fingertips presentation
Of Words and Wizards 7
Al Mann Adonis, Aphrodite and Zeus with three books
Of Words and Wizards 8
Al Mann Fifth Row Center Aisle divination of a word and prediction of position on page, several books
Of Words and Wizards 9
Al Mann The Shades of Thought freely chosen chapter is predicted
Of Words and Wizards 11
Al Mann The Uninvited three books, unknown person is called which names the chosen words
Of Words and Wizards 13
Al Mann Forcing the Word from a book
Of Words and Wizards 15
Al Mann Forcing Three Words from a book
Of Words and Wizards 16
Al Mann At the Blackboard prediction of three chosen words from three books
Of Words and Wizards 16
Al Mann The Chain of Thought three words are divined from three books
Of Words and Wizards 17
Al Mann The Book Mark two books with bookmarks, spectator chose a word and find that bookmarks are envelopes with predictions of the chosen words
Of Words and Wizards 18
Al Mann 50'000 Words
Inspired by Of Words and Wizards 20
Al Mann Small Worlds dictionary book test, page is selected with number cards
Of Words and Wizards 21
Al Mann The Surrealist
Of Words and Wizards 22
Al Mann The Locked Book with locked book, forcing a limited choice, numbers written in a row and three are encircled
Of Words and Wizards 22
Al Mann The Books in the Locked Chest three books
Of Words and Wizards 23
Al Mann Forword
Classified
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prognosis triple prediction, sheets are labeled A,B & C, third spectator selects a card
Inspired by Classified 1
Al Mann Enchantment - A most Fabulous Book Test three books and three envelopes are passed out to three spectators, each one choses a word which was already predicted in the envelope
Classified 9
Al Mann Lorant - Long Range Telepathy reading mind over phone, streamlined version of This Is It!
Inspired by Classified 12
Al Mann The Abstract Thought Lorant, with two thoughts
Inspired byVariations Classified 15
Al Mann Foreword
Psycho-Mentisis
Al Mann The Bends coin is bent and folded
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 1
Al Mann A Pause on moves and magnets in mentalism
Psycho-Mentisis 2
Al Mann Permutation of Matter - A Solid Through Solid Effect safety pins link together, three phases
Part I - three pins link in spectator's hand
Part II - safety pin links with finger ring, phase with Andrus Linking Pin gimmick
Part III - pins are magnetized (inspired by Rink's Acrobatic Paperclips)
Inspired byRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 3
Al Mann The Spikes of Asmodeus historical comments on bending nails, nail bending act with several nails and spectator participation
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 8
Al Mann The Frankenstein Affair several dead ants and a dead fly come back to life, ladybug recommandation
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 12
Al Mann Imponderable Energy abnormal lift, person is lifted by four spectators on their index fingers
Related to
  • Professor Nika in Teral Garrett's "Psycho-Gizmo Vol. 4"
Psycho-Mentisis 14
Al Mann The Reach of the Mind box with several pendulums of different lengths, chosen one starts to move
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 16
Al Mann Merlin's Magic Marionettes puppet starts to move (wiggle, move head and hands) on performer's command
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 17
Al Mann The Secret of the Ancients levitation off a chair, brief discussion on seance levitation
Inspired by
  • U.F. Grant's "Bodies in Orbit", 1963
Psycho-Mentisis 18
Al Mann Notes on The Bends, Permutation of Matter, The Nail Act, Merlin's Marionettes, The Frankenstein Affair
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 22
Al Mann Foreward
The Apodosis
Al Mann Nothing More Beyond history of the center tear
The Apodosis 3
Al Mann Foreword
The Tesseract
Al Mann, Al Baker Al Baker's Masterwork on Baker's improvements
Related to The Apodosis 6
Al Mann Where Eagles Perch on forcing the same card to several people and the use of a onw way and three way forcing deck
The Tesseract 1
Al Mann The Improvisitor impromptu version of Baker's center tear, in depth explanation
Related to The Apodosis 7
Al Mann The Tesseract three predictions are handed out to different spectator, three spectator select a number, city and word, predictions match
Related to The Tesseract 3
Al Mann Flight of the Phoenix different center tear handling
The Apodosis 12
Al Mann Panoramas of Thought six cards are written on a pad by different spectators, three spectator select a card, three of the written cards are chosen, they correspond with the selections
The Tesseract 5
Al Mann Through the Magic Door coincidence, spectator and performer select the same word from a newspaper, center tear with marked word in a newspaper
The Apodosis 14
Al Mann Mass Telepathy five words are thought of by performer, several words are written by various spectators all the the thought of words are divined by the spectators, Bank Tray
The Tesseract 7
Al Mann Mentalist Richard Osterlind
The Apodosis 16
Al Mann AME Flashes!
The Tesseract 7
Al Mann An Opener prediction written on a card, and card is folded, move to turning card over and presenting the outside as the inside, with special paper clip by Bruce Elliott
Inspired by The Tesseract 8
Al Mann Another Chapter on the Center Tear on the history of the Center Tear, on Joe Ovette, Annemann, Sid Lorraine
The Tesseract 12
Al Mann What is it? letter from Sid Lorraine to Al Mann about the history of the Center Tear, comments by Mann and xerox of Lorraine's notes from 1928, copy of the manuscript "What is it?" by Joseph Ovette from 1931
The Tesseract 12
Al Mann Don Pedro story of Don Pedro from Buenos Aires, witnessing a center tear and ashes on arm routine in 1926
The Tesseract 18
Al Mann The Majesty of Things quote
The Tesseract 18
Al Mann De-Pleated Thoughts several questions on one piece of paper, folded paper is stapled
The Tesseract 19
Al Mann, Mr. Zodiac A Bonus - Through the Threshold spectator writes question on a business card, which is then sealed, question is divined / answered
The Tesseract 21
Al Mann The Circean Vessels flapless envelope switch
The Tesseract 22
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Al Mann Exclusives by Al Mann
Master Slate Secrets Parts 2-4
Interlocutor (Issue 17) 66
Al Mann The New Lexicon Phenomena - Foreword
The Lexicon Phenomena i
Al Mann The New Lexicon Phenomena three words are chosen and divined
The Lexicon Phenomena 1
Al Mann The New Lexicon Phenomena - A History
The Lexicon Phenomena 12
Al Mann The New Lexicon Phenomena - Appendix on translating the test in different languages
The Lexicon Phenomena 20
Al Mann, Bobby Hughes Bottle BanG-G-G! thread with weight is attached in empty bottle and begins to move, pendulum, different bottles, with threads of different lengths
Related to
  • David Abbott "Behind the Scenes with the Mediums", 1907
Also published here
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 206) 1029
Al Mann Test Conditions book is destroyed, down-under-deal with pages of a book
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 210) 1049
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Maurice Fogel, Al Mann, Liz and Tommy Tucker, Kate Shiels
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 219) 1094
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Al Mann Publications - Classified by Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 37) 148
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Arca by Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 37) 148
Karl Fulves (reviewer) AME Mental Parcel by H. Penn (written by Al Mann) Interlocutor (Issue 37) 148
Gene Nielsen Front Page based on Albert Spackman's "Clip Line"
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 239) 1191
Al Mann Foreward
Acidus Plus
Al Mann Millard Longman short biography
Acidus Plus 1
Al Mann Al Mann short biography
Acidus Plus 4
Al Mann The Azonic Force peek for reading several information on a billet
Acidus Plus 5
Al Mann The Azonic Rent method for the center tear, based on Mann's "The Azonic Force"
Acidus Plus 10
Al Mann Acidus Plus - A History
Acidus Plus 12
Al Mann A Casual Letter part of a letter by Millard Longman about the Acidus and Acidus Novus
Acidus Plus 12
Al Mann The Thirteen anecdote of New York City Magic Club "The Thirteen", members are Bob Haines, Charles Reynolds, Dennis Marks and others, in conjunction with Acidus Novus and The Azonic Force
Acidus Plus 13
Al Mann The Secret of Abonutichus message reading from sealed envelope, like a center tear
Related to Acidus Plus 14
Al Mann, John Smetana, Bobby Hughes Mindblow inspired by a David Berglas audio tape (probably Magiccassette by Martin Breese)
Magic Castle Lecture 1
Al Mann The Shattered Link a selected link from a chain breaks
Inspired by
  • a David Berglas routine
Related to
Magic Castle Lecture 3
Al Mann, Jerry Fulton Book-Tear paper back book is torn until one page remains, page is divined or predicted, improvements by Jerry Fulton
Magic Castle Lecture 5
Al Mann The Chain of Thoughts three books and three spectators, "Impact"-Method
Magic Castle Lecture 9
Al Mann The Gold-Bug Predictions three spectators, three books and three slates, book test with the method of proability and a sure fire out, "Impact"-Method
Magic Castle Lecture 10
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Tesseract by Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 29) 114
Raymond Hafler From Ray Hafler on Al Mann
Interlocutor (Issue 31) 120
Al Mann Mind Lock! finger rings locked on padlock, envelopes one containing key, prediction of correct envelope, himber wallet
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 292) 1457
Al Mann Foreword on flip-over wallets
The "H" Factor
Al Mann The Wallets Himber's, Al Koran's Wallet, The Bombshell Wallet
The "H" Factor 1
Al Mann Technique handling a flip-over wallet, the turn-over move
The "H" Factor 1
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on P.C.A.M., FISM, Bob Brown, John Fedko, Al Mann
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Al Mann, Sam Schwartz The Secret Thrust loading, cards, billets or envelopes into a wallet, morse thoughts on flip-over wallets
The "H" Factor 3
Al Mann The Gemel Con! center tear / steal handling
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 295) 1471
Al Mann A History history of flip-over wallets
The "H" Factor 5
Al Mann Page One with an Al Koran Wallet
The "H" Factor 9
Al Mann The Coins from the Pocket spectator puts money in an envelope and seals it, then the performer hands him an envelope with the same amount of coins and of the same denomination, Bombshell Wallet
The "H" Factor 11
Al Mann Life from Space named bugs appear in envelopes, Bombshell Wallet
The "H" Factor 13
Al Mann The Name in the Vault prediction in wallet, Bombshell Wallet
The "H" Factor 14
Al Mann One Message one of five envelopes is selected and it's the only one containing a message, the number of the envelope is also predicted, Himber Wallet
The "H" Factor 15
Al Mann Unknown Forces selection matches prediction card in sealed envelope in Wallet
The "H" Factor 16
Al Mann Homer signed card travels twice into wallet hold by spectator
The "H" Factor 17
Al Mann The Noesis of Nyx card in envelope in wallet, with Al Koran Wallet
The "H" Factor 19
Al Mann One Hundred Clams signed bill is burned and appears restored in an envelope, Al Koran Wallet
The "H" Factor 21
Al Mann Instant Mindreading Al Koran Wallet as a peek wallet
The "H" Factor 22
Al Mann The Mounds of Ashtoreth two decks, spectator selects five cards and signs two, performer duplicates everything with the other deck, Al Koran Wallet
The "H" Factor 23
Al Mann, T. Page Wright, William Larsen The Royal Album torn and restored card, corner as a reference, Al Koran Wallet
Related to
  • Sphinx Vol.27 #9, 1928
The "H" Factor 26
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Al Mann
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Al Mann Forword
Phanta-Graphs
Al Mann Cistella page and word of a book are selected, prediction is in a locked box, same book with a card at the same page, written on it is the chosen word
Related to Phanta-Graphs 1
Al Mann Mightier than the Sword views on the Swami Gimmick
Phanta-Graphs 3
Al Mann Castle Catch spectator writes a number on a card and shows it to another spectator, who opens a book on that page and remembers the first word
Phanta-Graphs 3
Al Mann At the Table prediction of a name
Phanta-Graphs 4
Al Mann, Robert Gysel Gysel's Gimmick swami gimmick variation
Phanta-Graphs 4
Al Mann Misdirection ways to cover the writing of a nail writer
  • In a Book ( window cut)
  • The Bookshelf (window cu)
  • In the Glass (Corinda / Mason)
Related to Phanta-Graphs 5
Al Mann The Time Piece named number or card is written in a pocket watch
Phanta-Graphs 6
Al Mann The AME Double-Writer
Phanta-Graphs 7
Al Mann Invisible Door gaffed book, for using a nail writer
Phanta-Graphs 8
Al Mann An Impromptu Double-Writer
Phanta-Graphs 8
Al Mann A Friend Indeed two selected words from a book are predicted in an envelope, carbon paper
Phanta-Graphs 9
Al Mann The Long Writers swami on a stick
Phanta-Graphs 10
Al Mann The Big Writer named number predicted on a pad in a box, knee writer
Phanta-Graphs 11
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Pantograph copying or enlarging an autograph on a slate
Phanta-Graphs 11
Al Mann, Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mind Warp anecdote of Dunninger convincing everybody not using a nail writer
Phanta-Graphs 12
Al Mann In Memorium anecdote on Syd Bergson
Phanta-Graphs 12
Al Mann The Mag-Eye Move while performer tears billet, message is read, with variation
Phanta-Graphs 13
Al Mann Azrael different colored pens, performer divines dead name and chosen color
Phanta-Graphs 16
Al Mann A History
Phanta-Graphs 17
Al Mann Foreward on mind-over-matter effects
The Shattered Chalice
Al Mann Pyro-Sorcery newspaper starts burning by willpower, eight methods
The Shattered Chalice 1
Unknown The Shattering Chalice glass shatters in bag, two methods
Related to The Shattered Chalice 6
Al Mann The Ghost Bullet gimmick for shattering glasses or light bulps
The Shattered Chalice 9
Al Mann The Pulverized Window Pane car window breaks with same gimmick as above
The Shattered Chalice 9
Al Mann Notes other ways to break a glass and bend keys
The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann The Falling Block block of wood falls, discussion on different methods
Related to
  • Ed Mellon's MentalWise, Vol. II #12 and Vol. III #1, and George Arrowsmith's idea with playing cards "Arrowsmith's Assorted Myseries", Tom Fitzgerald's "A Block from the Wall of Jericho" in Sam Dalal'
The Shattered Chalice 11
Al Mann Cosmic Notion pendulums with different lengths are hanging in a frame, chosen pendulums begin to move
The Shattered Chalice 13
Al Mann Remote Psycho-Motion pendulum in bottle begins to swing without touching the bottle nor the table with the hands
The Shattered Chalice 15
Thomas Alan Waters Center-Tear analysis and handling
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 166
Al Mann The Long Range Control other version
The Shattered Chalice 16
Al Mann The Psychic Tray three pendulums in three bottles on a tray, spectator thinks of one, which begins to swing
The Shattered Chalice 16
Al Mann For the Researcher chain of people, one holds a pendulum it begins to swing when any (?) person in the group thinks of the pendulum
Related to
  • Frank Lind's "My Occult Case Book"
The Shattered Chalice 16
Al Mann An Experiment why a pendulum works and how
Related to
  • Ormond McGill's "Psychic Magic" Vol. 6
The Shattered Chalice 17
Al Mann The Cobra snake charming a cobra, the psychology of the cobra
Related to The Shattered Chalice 18
Al Mann The Snake-Charmer-Magician how to charm a snake, what cobra to use and how to treat them
The Shattered Chalice 19
Al Mann The Mongoose how a mongoose kills a cobra
The Shattered Chalice 20
Al Mann The Troupe review of a show of professional magicians in Bangkok
The Shattered Chalice 21
Al Mann The Cobra Act how to train a cobra not to bite your hand
The Shattered Chalice 22
Al Mann The Living Death Al Mann on how he ordered a Cobra for the Cobra act
The Shattered Chalice 23
Gene "Phantini" Grant Card Challenge card divination with Al Mann's Isomeric Cards
Inspired by Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 30
Al Mann The Wocus Center-Tear combination CT and Wocus II
The Wocus Legacy 8
Al Mann The Ballot Box Miracle billet box with trap door
The Wocus Legacy 8
Al Mann Vampire Thoughts with two people
The Wocus Legacy 9
Al Mann The Mneme's Numen spectator writes question down, erases it and notes another, both are divined/answered
The Wocus Legacy 10
Al Mann The Glided Gates poem
The Wocus Legacy 11
Al Mann Foreward on the effect of seeing through a wall
Through a Wall, Mistily!
Al Mann The Seat of the Mighty seeing through a wall and describing the other room
Through a Wall, Mistily! 1
Al Mann The Hole in the Wall spectator goes in other room selects a book, performer looks through the wall and divines the selection
Through a Wall, Mistily! 2
Al Mann Mist divination of a selected box' content, seeing through the wall theme
Through a Wall, Mistily! 4
Al Mann Thot on Titles "The Hole in the Wall" in a strange home
Through a Wall, Mistily! 5
Al Mann One Thousand Skulls seeing through the wall theme, spectator in other room draws two miniature skulls from a bag, the skulls are either red or white, four phases
Related to Through a Wall, Mistily! 6
Al Mann Camera Obscura seeing through the wall theme, design duplication, singing blackboard, limited choice
Related to
  • "Singing Blackboard" in Amazing Maurice's "Mentalistrix Encore" 1969
Through a Wall, Mistily! 9
Al Mann Fail Safe out for the "Camera Obscura", prepared book
Through a Wall, Mistily! 11
Al Mann The Jupiter Effect seeing through a wall, which book is chosen and where opened
Related to Through a Wall, Mistily! 12
Al Mann Foreword
The Knight's Gambit
Al Mann The Knight's Gambit named chess figure is predicted, red circle in a chess book around figure, with a letter
The Knight's Gambit 1
Al Mann A Word in Orbit word is named by spectator, same word is marked in other book, forcing book
The Knight's Gambit 4
Al Mann The Five Star Gambit with the Five Star Miracle Deck, single card prediction in envelope, four-way envelope
The Knight's Gambit 5
Al Mann Gifts Most Rare three spectator get an envelope, they select a word from a book each and the words match with prediction in envelopes, several methods
The Knight's Gambit 8
Ned Rutledge File Box message in a box, writing method
Related to A Boon for All Seasons 29
Al Mann Foreword mentalism with newspapers
Six Columns
Al Mann The Code spectator choses a column of a newspaper, performer divines content, dit-dah Morse-type coding
Related to Six Columns 1
Al Mann Jaks' Secret several spectators circle words on a sheet of newspaper, performer divines them
Inspired by Six Columns 4
Al Mann Power of the Press newspaper is torn and a piece selected, performer divines content
Related to Six Columns 8
Al Mann The News Force newspaper torn into 16 squares, one is selected and content predicted
Inspired byRelated to Six Columns 10
Al Mann The Chain of Thought from three pieces of newspaper, performer divines three words
Six Columns 14
Al Mann Public Notices prediction printed in newspaper
Six Columns 15
Al Mann Five-Star Headlines selected card is found on the headline of a newspaper, or selected word
Six Columns 16
Al Mann The Want Ad Mystery word from a want ad section is selected and divined
Six Columns 18
Al Mann