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Hen Fetsch Lock and Key method for Keys to Baldpate
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 227
Hen Fetsch Knockout! four four-digit numbers are chosen and added, sum predicted
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 304
Hen Fetsch Ghostatic Touch several coincidences with two decks
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 346
Hen Fetsch, Harrison Reincarnation burned page with writing reappears in envelope, two methods
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 50) 349
Hen Fetsch Travel Thought cities on map are thought of and written on paper, divined by medium in the dark, carbon paper
1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Hen Fetsch In the Mind performer really blindfolded
  • think stop with one selection
  • think stop with three selections
  • a chosen card is named
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 554
Hen Fetsch The Card Knows three cards chosen and one pocketed, the other shuffled back, card with cat picture shown which whispers card in pocket and divines other two cards, stacked deck
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 140) 792
Hen Fetsch Surpasso! two marked cards, envelopes
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 149) 829
Hen Fetsch Future-Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 135
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 136
Hen Fetsch Betcha removing two coins balancing on rim of mouth of a galss, with one hand, bar bet
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 137
Hen Fetsch Gaglet presentation for disappearing wand in a piece of newspaper
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 137
Hen Fetsch Betcha turning over a coin under a beer mug without touching the mug
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 140
Hen Fetsch Gaglet idea for bowl of water from a table
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 140
Hen Fetsch Transition holder for folded silk, clever
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 149
Hen Fetsch Betcha joke, bet that the bottom card is spectator's card, miniature card
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 157
Hen Fetsch Destined Dart dart thrown on dartboard, where several cards are displayed, spectator throws the dart and hit card is found in an other deck reversed
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 165
Hen Fetsch Cute! Huh! one of two coin penetrates a slate, name of selection appears on slate
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
Hen Fetsch In the Mind reprint
Related to 1945 My Best 84
Hen Fetsch "My Best" Club Laugh beer vanishes from paper cone, multum in parvo, gag ending
1945 My Best 301
Hen Fetsch "My Best" Flash Opening milk in paper cone transforms into a dove
Also published here 1945 My Best 303
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout! four numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "Linking Ring" 1942
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 33
Hen Fetsch Future Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
Related to 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 44
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 46
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Hen Fetsch, Richard Himber, Dunninger getting exposed, Milbourne Christopher
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 75) 307
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on R.C. Buff ideas with the Lyons-Elliott Box, Frank Taylor, ideas by Hen Fetsch, Ed Marlo, Bert Allerton and Richard Mc Closkey
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 84) 343
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Bob Nelson, Dariel Fitzkee, Hen Fetsch, Douglas Francis, George Karger
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 351
Bruce Elliott The Back Room ideas by Dr. Belanger and Hen Fetsch
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 89) 363
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ed Marlo, George Karger, Hen Fetsch
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 367
Unknown Popper! from fold in sleeve
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 95) 386
Hen Fetsch Practical Suggestions for the Welsh Rarebit Pan
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 3
Henry A. Colgate Milk and Confetti confetti in glass under handkerchief and milk in cone change places, milk pitcher
Also published here Mar. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 107
Hen Fetsch Surpasso marked selections travel, with envelopes
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 172
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout sum of four apparently random numbers is divined, using 1 stooge
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 196
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Le Magicien, Ralph Read, Wilbur Kattner, Burling Hull, Hen Fetsch
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 428
Hen Fetsch Spirit Bumps ghost in handkerchief with Pop Up Tie
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 112) 452
Hen Fetsch Forword written in 1946
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 4
Hen Fetsch General Information About the "Pitcher"
  • Its Care
  • Type of Liquids
  • Presentation
  • Milk Marker
  • Showmanly Spills
  • A Blackstone Tip
  • Personal Preference
  • The Paper Cone
  • Opening the Cone
  • Loading the Cone
  • Handling the Cone
  • Water-Proof Cone
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 5
Hen Fetsch Rice Silks or Beer milk is poured in bottle changes into rice silks or beer
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 8
Hen Fetsch Liquid Flowers milk poured in cup turns into bouquet of flowers
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 8
Hen Fetsch Flower Silk milk poured in cup turns into bouquet of flowers, then cup changes into silk
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 9
Hen Fetsch Rice Silk cup is filled with milk and from the liquid a silk is produced, then milk changes into confetti
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 9
Hen Fetsch Bowl and Pitcher milk pitcher combined with the rice bowls
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 10
Hen Fetsch Snow Time milk poured in paper cone changes to confetti, with fan
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 10
Hen Fetsch Flower Flash liquid poured in pot and flowers appear in a flash
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 10
Hen Fetsch Bunko Beans bean seeds change into beans, in a pot
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 11
Hen Fetsch Garden Hat carrots and cabbage are produced from hat
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 11
Hen Fetsch Milk Go milk vanishes from glass, in a flash
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 12
Hen Fetsch Milko Twist in combination with "Milko", glass vanish in tube
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 12
Hen Fetsch Can It milk poured in can changes into paper streamer and flowers
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 12
Hen Fetsch Bouquet Beauty seeds placed in paper cone turn into flowers
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 13
Hen Fetsch Curtain to Finale milk poured in cone changes into silk with two flower bouquets
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 14
Hen Fetsch Blooming Beauty milk poured in cone changes into silk with two flower bouquets, blooming type
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 14
Hen Fetsch Fire Flowers paper cone is filled with milk and ignited, changes to flowers
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 14
Hen Fetsch Coffee Cream milk poured in cone changes to small cream bottle
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 15
Hen Fetsch Condenso entire content of milk pitcher is poured into small cream pitcher
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 15
Hen Fetsch Milk Stream milk changes into streamer, in combination with the "Confetti Streamer Bowls"
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 15
Hen Fetsch Mr. Bunny milk poured in paper bag changes into rabbit
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 15
Hen Fetsch Juggling Joker gag, bowl filled with milk is balanced on a pole then apparently thrown into audience, liquid transforms into rice or confetti
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 16
Hen Fetsch Joker Juggling gag, filled cups are balanced and apparently fall into audience
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 16
Hen Fetsch Dove Flash milk poured into paper cone, cone is ignited and changes into dove
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 17
Hen Fetsch Cream Conjuring milk poured in cup, child shall hold it over head and turn it over, changes into ice cream
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 17
Hen Fetsch Milk Bag Fun milk poured in a paper bag vanishes, gag
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 17
Hen Fetsch Bunny Making "flat" bunny is placed inside hat and milk is poured on top, transformation into real rabbit
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 17
Hen Fetsch Combo combination with "Effective Liquid Appear", penetration of liquid
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 18
Hen Fetsch Comedy Combo combination with "Abbott's Comedy Glass", milk disappears in cone and glass is stretched to make room for milk to reappear
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 18
Hen Fetsch Cow Cutie sucker trick, liquid vanish
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 18
Hen Fetsch My Best Club Laugh beer vanishes in paper cone and glass shrinks, comedy routine, using "Abbott's Comedy Beer Mug"
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 19
Hen Fetsch My Best Flash Opening milk transforms into dove, with flower bouquet and paper cone
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 19
Hen Fetsch Bouncing Milk milk transforms into ball, inside paper cone
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 20
Hen Fetsch Liquid Snake gag, milk changes into fake snake, Adam Snake C
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 20
Hen Fetsch Soft Soap washing theme, handkerchief of spectator is soiled and cleaned again, with a box
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 21
Hen Fetsch Undercover Soaft Soap idea, washing routine with panties and handkerchiefs
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 22
Hen Fetsch The Christmas Tree liquid poured into paper cone changes into christmas tree, paper tree with decoration
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 22
Hen Fetsch Vanishing Cow milk vanishes in paper cone, with moo-ing can gag
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 23
Hen Fetsch Pump Presto "human pump" routine with milk pitcher instead of Foo Can
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 24
Hen Fetsch Confusing with "Liquid Appear" glass, liquid poured in hat without harm then appears in glass
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 24
Hen Fetsch The Spirit Drinks sympathetic glasses, two glasses filled with liquid, performer drinks one and other one is empty as well
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 25
Hen Fetsch Triple Mystery milk vanishes in a hat and rabbit appears
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 25
Hen Fetsch Pants Pour gag, penny dropped in funnel which is in pockets, milk is poured inside funnel
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 25
Hen Fetsch On Head milk changes into rice, over spectator's head, comedy routine
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 26
Hen Fetsch School Day Magic milk vanish as kicker, cup covered with paper is turned over as premise
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 26
Hen Fetsch Airplane Gag milk vanishes in paper cone, then cone is torn into pieces and changes into paper plane
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 26
Hen Fetsch Your Move red and black liquid change into checkers, inside paper cone
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 27
Hen Fetsch Sucker Sorcery cocktail shaker and liquid vanish from paper cone
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 27
Hen Fetsch Back Again liquid vanishes in paper cone and appears back in cup
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 28
Hen Fetsch Circus Conjuring lemonade poured in bag changes into peanuts
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 28
Hen Fetsch Happy Birthday milk and other invisible ingredients are placed inside cone, they change to cookies and message appears on cone
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 28
Hen Fetsch Mandy Andy picture is formed to cone, milk vanishes inside and picture transforms
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 29
Hen Fetsch Unity milk, rice and a handkerchief change places, with funnel and "Genii Tube"
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 29
Hen Fetsch New Uses for the "Pitcher"
  • As a Loading Device
  • As a Means of Exchange
  • As a Visible Vanish
  • As a Trap
  • As a Chemical Prop
  • As a Load Chamber
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 32
Robert Fairthorne The Malkin voodoo effect, two paper dolls are rolled up and pinched with a needle, at the same places
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 521
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Frakson, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Hen Fetsch, Max Katz
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 133) 536
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Hen Fetsch, Frank Taylor, Karrel Fox, Paul Fleming, Milbourne Christopher
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 649
Hen Fetsch Not Far Fetsched ideas for the pop up tie
  • Pop Bell (spirit bell)
  • Pop Spots (luminous paint)
  • Pop Brush (spectator feels ghost brushing on face)
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 656
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope, see p. 690 for tips and ideas by Hen Fetsch
Related toAlso published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 165) 660
Hen Fetsch Fetsch's Grandpopper ideas with Popper
  • Popper Silk
  • Three Silk Popper
  • Popper Blendo
  • Popper Color Change
  • Popper Expanding Silk
  • Popper Card Silk
  • Popper Cig to Silk
  • Popper Gloves to Flower
  • Popper Gloves to Silk
  • Popper Flash Silk
  • Popper Flash Flowers
Inspired by 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 166) 664
Hen Fetsch Tearing the Corner From Two Bills making identical corners with two bills
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 172) 690
Hen Fetsch Magical Business
  • Buzz Watch (gag by Ed Heyel)
  • Dad Betcha (tearing a paper in half 9 times)
  • Plate Break (biting a plate)
  • Candle Out (blowing a candle out through sleeve, gimmicked)
  • Three Links (producing bottle from three linked rings)
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 34
Hen Fetsch Band-It Card selection is lost in the deck and encircled with two rubber bands, deck is placed behind back and when shown again selection is on face of the still encircled deck
1949 Band-It Card 1
Hen Fetsch Click Locator Card thick card only glued at center
1949 Band-It Card 1
Hen Fetsch Band-It Card Cache same effect as Band-It Card, more rubber bands and clean at the end
1949 Band-It Card 3
Hen Fetsch Band-It Card Escape removing selection from deck, encircled with rubber bands
1949 Band-It Card 6
Oscar Weigle Poison Trick chosen / poisoned glass is found, see also p. 849
Related toVariations 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 211) 845
Audley Walsh, Ken Allen, Gerald R. Blount, Leslie Spiewak, Mike Millet, Ken Beale Given Goblet chosen / poisoned glass is found, several methods
Related to 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 215) 858
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Cy Endfield, Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Dr. Braude, Max Katz, Martin Gardner, Audley Walsh, Hen Fetsch, Cardini, Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon, T. Nelson Downs
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 235) 941
Hen Fetsch Simulacrum spectator pushes needle through doll, performer knows where, voodoo
Related to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 236) 942
Hen Fetsch Only the Magician Nose! with envelopes and blindfolded, perfume marking
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 236) 943
Hen Fetsch Perfume Presto! chosen / poisoned glass is found
Related to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 236) 943
Hen Fetsch Betcha!
  • reading the date of a coin through a paper
  • predicting the right card, gag (two versions)
  • showing five kings in a deck
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 236) 944
Hen Fetsch Date Man Duplication day on calendar sheet is encircled, divination
Variations 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 238) 952
Stylesmith Predictor tripple prediction, three envelopes on big black board, different colored crayons
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 967
Hen Fetsch In and Out with handkerchief, copper/silver coin
1952 Modern Coin Magic 249
Hen Fetsch Up Their Sleeve coin in spectator's sleeve and magician's sleeve transpose, copper/silver
1952 Modern Coin Magic 250
Hen Fetsch Buddha's Coin silver coin is sandwiched between two copper coins, it transposes with a copper coin wrapped in Buddha Papers, double facer
Also published here 1952 Modern Coin Magic 252
Dr. Weyeneth Tisch-Trick coin is pushed through a small slit in a card, from "Hokuspokus" magazine, see p. 997 for idea by Gerald Kosky
Variations 1952 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 247) 987
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rotator prop to write down the order of a shuffled deck and use it as a memorized deck
Related to 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 256) 1023
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Hen Fetsch, Keith Clark, Stars of Magic, Dr. Jaks, Frank Garcia, Norman Jensen, Fred Keating, George Karger
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 257) 1029
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Hexappeal pseudo psychometry with names of famous people
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1042
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Hole the Coin coin transforms in process
Inspired by 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1043
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Cheap Faro! ideas for Rusduck's Rotator
Inspired by 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1043
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Mind Your Future! two decks, selection is divined and predicted
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1044
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Double sequence, card is half red and half black
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1044
Bill Simon, Hen Fetsch The Coin Transposition and Climax silver & copper transpose with one coin in spectator's handkerchief
1954 Sleightly Sensational 37
Hen Fetsch Card in the Balloon
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 83
Jay Marshall Midwestern Opportunity on Hen Fetsch
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 146
Hen Fetsch Bag O' Locks seven locks, seven keys in bag, selected keys open locks, index bag
1960 Magic of the Mind 73
Don Tanner The Back Room on Hen Fetsch, Al Munroe, Ronald Haines, Bob Pearce, Bob Olson, Steranko
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 250
Aldini, Hen Fetsch Major Miracle Prediction card placed by spectator next to card
Inspired by
  • "Minor Miracle" (Hen Fetsch)
1969 Roughingly Yours 33
North Bigbee Symbolepathy with Jumbo ESP card
Inspired by
  • inspired by Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 97) 483
Barrie Richardson Lock & Key Mystery
Inspired byVariations 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 413
Hen Fetsch Double Envelope
1978 Notions 11
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Magic At Your Finger Tips by Hen Fetsch (written by Milbourne Christopher) 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume III 67
Larry Becker Espitome two sets of five cards, matching
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic" and Barry Stevenson's "C.I.D."
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 180
Hen Fetsch Calendar Force
Related to 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 848
Ken De Courcy, Hen Fetsch Super Spell gaffed deck, spelling to any named card, count-spell
Inspired by
  • "Magic Spell" (Hen Fetsch, ca. 1950)
1980 Super Spell 2
Hen Fetsch The Joker Version if joker is named, giant joker from behind back
1980 Super Spell 5
Johnny Thompson Polish Epic
Inspired by
  • "Mental Epic" (Hen Fetsch)
Related to
  • "Twin Prediction Miracle" (The New Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mentalism, Vo. 2)
Also published here
1981 Polished Polish Prestidigitation 23
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Wallet Wallop Plus by Hen Fetsch 1982 Epoptica (Issue 2) 113
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Pair-A-Gone Ropes: The "Lost" Rope Miracle by Hen Fetsch 1982 Epoptica (Issue 2) 114
Thomas Alan Waters Pinance doll drawn on paper is pinched by a needle performer divines where
Inspired byRelated to 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 247
Thomas Alan Waters Glimpression page is torn from book and a word circled, word is divined
Inspired by 1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 725
Hen Fetsch Buddha's Coin silver coin is sandwiched between two copper coins, it transposes with a copper coin wrapped in Buddha Papers
Also published here 1988 Magic with a Copper/Silver Coin 18
Hen Fetsch Wallet Wallop ungaffed wallet, repeat
1991 Card to Wallet 5
Hen Fetsch "U-NO" ungaffed wallet
1991 Card to Wallet 7
Hen Fetsch Force & Vanish gaffed, similar concept to Geiger Gaff
1991 Card to Wallet 5
Karl Fulves, Hen Fetsch Poker Logic No. 77, with two Royal Flushes
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 116
Barrie Richardson Impromptu Psychic Matching business cards torn in quarters to make two sets of five symbols, matching with those
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
Also published here
  • Club 71, Christmas 2002
2005 Act Two 74
Nick Trost Trost on Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 556
Karl Fulves Inkubator written letters on blank card are covered with Post-It note, they travel onto selection
Inspired by
  • "A Minor Miracle" (?), Hen Fetsch
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 558
Barrie Richardson Symbologic Revisited coins with colored stickers, two sets of five, spectator matches colors unseen in two phases
  • Phase I - Three Matches
  • Phase II - Five Matches
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
Also published here
  • The Magician, Aug./Sep. 2006
2011 Curtain Call 93
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia ESP Reading two sets of five, performer starts putting cards on table, standard method
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic" and a routine by Derren Brown
Also published here
2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 47
Steve Beam Court Order matching with spectator, two Royal Flushes used
Inspired by
  • inspired by Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 58