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Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attribution
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1934
The Jinx (Issue 1)
James G. Thompson Jr. Impromptu Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief
Related toAlso published here 1936
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
Bert Reese Bert Reese Secrets Berthold Riess, billet reading information, soft paper
VariationsAlso published here 1936
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1936)
Eddie Clever Only an Image some card names written down by spectators that think of any one, one of them selected, blank card first becomes wrong card (re. Elmsley gag, someone might be thinking of that one or not), then right card, fainted card (Larsen idea), see page 166 for credit correction
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 26)
Mike Trent Okito Goes Mental billet in Okito Box
Related toAlso published here 1946
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946)
George B. Anderson Words and Music prediction of a selected music record
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947)
George B. Anderson The First Prediction - Or Another Way of Saying "Preface"
1949 3
George B. Anderson "No Questions Written" - A New Concept of Question Answering in the Mental Magic Act on answering questions, psychology
Related to 1949 5
George B. Anderson "Easy Money" Mindreading matchbook and carbon paper
Variations 1949 9
George B. Anderson Playing Card Mindreading spectator removes cards which helps performer to categorize his question
1949 10
George B. Anderson Torn Center Deluxe apparently failing, spectator has to write the word again, almost the same as Somerfeld's idea
Related toVariations 1949 11
George B. Anderson Palmistry Versus Mindreading playing "Twenty Questions" to get answer, with palm reading
1949 13
George B. Anderson My Best Billet Switch with packet of cigarettes
Variations 1949 14
George B. Anderson Getting the Impression questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Variations 1949 15
George B. Anderson Another Sealed Envelope - Which I Call "The Bonded Fifth" in envelopes
Related to 1949 18
George B. Anderson One-Man Clip-Board Readings carbon
1949 21
George B. Anderson Alibi Answers for tricky questions, plant and comedy plant questions
1949 22
George B. Anderson The Vital Spot - In the Question Act how to end the act
1949 28
George B. Anderson The "Truth or Consequences" Prediction comedy routine, prediction what spectator A does to spectator B, and performer knows their names
1949 29
George B. Anderson A Mental Illusion two hidden objects are found in the audience, looks like contact mind reading, detective presentation
1949 31
George B. Anderson The Mental Artist carbon clipboard, six people
1949 34
George B. Anderson "Do As I Do" Book Test two books, performer and spectator select the same word, gimmicked
1949 37
George B. Anderson The "No-Hands" Book Test numbers are added, first three digits get a word in a book, last three digits get the same word in another
1949 38
George B. Anderson The Human Equation living and dead test with signatures, cards in envelopes, spectator lets a coin fall on the right envelope
1949 39
George B. Anderson Mental Card Magic on cards in mentalism
1949 41
George B. Anderson Card Muscles with contact mindreading
1949 42
George B. Anderson The Ultimate Prediction - A "No Smudge" Swami prediction in envelope, secret writing method
Related to 1949 44
George B. Anderson The Pocket Mindreader - Solved: The used Razor Blade Problem cards in a box, method to see writing, shimmed cards
1949 46
George B. Anderson The Crystal of the Future (Neither Tried Nor Proven) audience members look into crystal ball and see things, movie projector
1949 47
George B. Anderson A Lesson in Living From Magic on the blindfold drive, playing theaters and business
1949 49
George B. Anderson A Haphazard Bibliography on mentalism books
1949 54
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) It Must Be Mindreading by George B. Anderson Nov. 1949 604
Cliff Lesta Smoke Rays Handling
Inspired by June/July 1949 13
George Schindler Note to Hand billet switch with matchbox
Inspired by June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 204)
Bob Somerfeld Centear movie presentation, ruse for tearing the paper
Related to 1951 6
Tony Corinda (2) Light
Related to 1959 344
George B. Anderson Birth of a Book
1968 5
George B. Anderson The Basic Premis on the idea of this book, spectator's reading minds
1968 7
George B. Anderson Here's Your Number spectator divines number, coding with word on cigarette
1968 10
George B. Anderson Impossible Mindreading apparently member of audience interrupts performance by thinking a number, person has to raise hand
Related to 1968 12
George B. Anderson The Blackboard Gimmick submitting message secretly to spectator who divines thought of other spectator, using a blackboard for children
1968 13
George B. Anderson The Bystander Book Test spectator divines chosen word from book by writing it on a slate
1968 18
George B. Anderson Tuning In on a Mindreader word is written on slate and erased, divination of word, oiled chalk
1968 19
George B. Anderson A Guide for Word Divinations puns/lines to use for divining each letter of the alphabet
1968 20
George B. Anderson Let the Volunteer Do It transmitting message to spectator, using a hooked coin
1968 21
George B. Anderson Pseudo Psychometry Improved spectator can chose some envelopes from a bunch, cyclical marking system
1968 24
George B. Anderson Improved Pseudo Psychometry Improved using dowsing rods for pseudo psychometry
1968 25
George B. Anderson Find the Killer five people select a weapon, spectator gets dowsing rod and finds person with weapon that matches prediction
Variations 1968 27
George B. Anderson Duplicating a Drawing frames with cardboard
1968 29
George B. Anderson World's Easiest Message Reading information written on business card, pile of business cards wrapped in handkerchief
Related to 1968 34
George B. Anderson Ultimate Dollar Bill Divination spectator divines serial number of Dollar bill
1968 36
George B. Anderson, Mike Trent Hi, There, Theo! billet in Okito Box, with clearer instructions than in the Yearbook
Also published here 1968 39
George B. Anderson Theo Plus Bert Reese routine using the Okito Box
Berthold Riess, billet reading information, soft paper
Inspired by 1968 40
George B. Anderson Muscle Reading brief
1968 41
George B. Anderson A Flash Prediction roll of paper unrolled on stage as prediction, name in telephone book, number
1968 42
George B. Anderson Your Props on the use of props in mental magic
1968 44
George B. Anderson The Anderson Blindfold Routine various practical and off-beat methods for the blindfold, thorough analysis of the blindfold drive
1968 45
George B. Anderson Want More Tricks? on new tricks and the working repertoire
1968 54
About the Author on George B. Anderson
1968 60
George B. Anderson Three-Way Prediction predicting a letter, shape and one-digit number
1976 18
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 1977 12
Richard Mark Mantra Mental matchbook as impression device, impromptu
Inspired by 1978
Magick (Issue 198)
George B. Anderson The Water Witch dowsing rod made of coat-hangers, finding water in a box and pseudo psychometry
Magick (Issue 219)
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Inspired by 1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions II questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Inspired by 1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
George B. Anderson Anderson on Mentalism
  • "You Must Entertain"
  • Someone Will Know the Gimmick
  • If the Impulses Apply
  • We're More Alike than Different
  • A Stock Final Reading
  • Keep Your Test Few and Simple
  • A Blockbuster Finish
  • Concerning Style
  • Questions Can Be Entertaining too
Magick (Issue 239)
George B. Anderson Your Microphone Can Do It All
  • A Tool of Your Trade
  • Mike-Conscious
  • The Cordless Microphone
  • What they Cost
  • Is It Worth It?
  • If You Don't Have a Wireless Mike
  • Tips on Microphone Use
Magick (Issue 243)
George B. Anderson Soap Suds easy impression device method, soap
Magick (Issue 245)
George B. Anderson Dynamite Mentalism fifteen minutes routine of mind reading / answering questions (no-props cold reading)
  • Opening Remarks
  • 18-35 Male
  • 18-35 Female
  • 35-55 Male
  • 35-55 Female
  • Over 55- Male
  • Over 55- Female
  • Three Alternate Final Questions
  • It's Not New
  • "Outs"
  • A "Prompter" Device
1979 3
George B. Anderson The Magic Pendulum booklet on the pendulum or sex detector
1980 3
George B. Anderson Introduction and Routine intro on pendulums and routine where filled can is found amount empty cans with a pendulum
1980 3
George B. Anderson The Signature Effects five spectators sign a file card, tear it in half and mixed all together, the corresponding halves are found with the pendulum
1980 6
George B. Anderson ESP Cards ESP card is chosen and found with a pendulum, stack
1980 7
George B. Anderson One of Five living and dead with male female theme, pendulum finds female
1980 8
George B. Anderson The Pendulum Picks a Playing Card card is found with pendulum, selection is shuffled among several other cards and found
1980 8
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and Random Numbers number is divined with pendulum, number force
1980 9
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and the Ouija Board book test, word is divined with pendulum and ouija board
1980 11
George B. Anderson Untouched by Human Hands pendulum in bottle, to gaffed versions
1980 12
George B. Anderson The Pendulum Weight suggestions for what to use as the weight
1980 14
George B. Anderson Variation on the Previous Routine
1980 18
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and a Deck spectator pockets unknown card, pendulum finds card which indicate suit and value
1980 20
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and a Magic Shop Deck two cards are reversed in the deck and found with pendulum, first by performer, second by spectator
1980 21
George B. Anderson Pendulum ESP Test prediction, spectator choses ESP card with pendulum
1980 23
George B. Anderson Serial Number Divination serial number of folded bill is divined with pendulum, switch
1980 24
George B. Anderson Let The Audience Do The Show
1980 3
George B. Anderson, Jay Marshall Let The Audience Do It several ideas and mentalism routines with audience involvement, brief
1980 3
George B. Anderson The Floating Table four spectators have hand on table, table starts moving
1980 5
George B. Anderson Burning Four Of Five Envelopes five envelopes on five clips, four are burnt (on clip) bill found in remaining envelope
1980 6
George B. Anderson Rabdomancy spectator look in goblet with water as divination tool, more a presentational idea
1980 8
George B. Anderson A Daylight Darkroom Seance routine for just one spectator on stage, à la Power of Darkness, Hermann rope tie to imitate a Dark room Seance
1980 9
George B. Anderson Poker Chip Prediction Miraskill with Poker Chips
1980 12
George B. Anderson An Uncanny Divination five names written on a slate
1980 14
George B. Anderson The Proper Balance
1980 16
George B. Anderson A Few Words About the Cordless Microphone
1980 112
George B. Anderson Authentic Mentalism
  • Without Gimmicks
  • Your 'Hits' Will Amaze Even You
  • Attempt the Impossible
  • Think of a Card
  • Other Effects
  • Play Your Hunches
  • You're not Perfect
  • Handling Questions
Magick (Issue 289)
Roy Johnson The Murder Game three spectators with weapons, fourth spectator locates murder
Inspired by 1989 66
Jonathan Cooke (reviewer) It Must Be Mindreading by George B. Anderson Sep. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 3)
Doc Dougherty Counter Point: The View From Behind the Counter on George B. Anderson, Fulves, Annemann, Larry Baukin
Nov. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 5)