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Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Reading Extraordinary one ahead
1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
463
Al Baker Two-Person Slate Test
1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
465
Al Baker My Method of getting rid of flap while in audience see title
1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
466
Al Baker The Billet Test
1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
467
Al Baker How to exchange a pack of cards a prearranged pack pocket
Related to 1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
467
Al Baker The Pack that Cuts itself thread
1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
470
Al Baker Living and Dead Test
Related to 1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
471
Al Baker Al Baker's Mind-Reading Card Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets
1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
474
Al Baker Al Baker's Deck of Cards with wide locator
1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
474
Al Baker Two Souls with but a single Thought coincidence & prediction, two cards
Related toAlso published here 1920s
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript)
476
Al Baker Two Souls With But a Single Thought coincidence & prediction, two cards
Also published here 1928 9
Mathematical Trick Al Baker's date addition force, result predicted with digits of four cards
Related to 1928 26
Eric F. Impey Stop (Simplified Version)
Inspired by 1928 7
Al Baker Introduction
Also published here 1931 7
Al Baker Al Baker's Pack combo pack
  • 1. One Way
  • 2. Short
  • 3. Wide
  • 4. Si Stebbins
Variations 1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
479
Al Baker The Two-Card Location one-way
Related to 1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
481
Al Baker The Card Counting Mystery cutting same amount than spectator, short and wide cards
Related to 1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
481
Al Baker Mind Reading Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets
1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
483
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing
1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
484
Al Baker Al Baker's Famous Two Souls Trick two spectators select cards via counting, performer writes down two predictions one by one
Related to 1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
485
Al Baker Al Baker's Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
Related to 1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
486
Al Baker To My Friends, Magic Lovers
Also published here 1933 6
Al Baker Al Baker's Pack That Cuts itself thread
Also published here 1933 7
Al Baker The One Man "Lights Up" Seance tie for hands
Also published here 1933 9
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
VariationsAlso published here 1933 11
Al Baker Al Baker's Pet Hat Trick hat as a utility prop to exchange billets or other things
Also published here 1933 12
Al Baker Al Baker's Rising Cards
Also published here 1933 14
Al Baker Feel My Pulse
Also published here 1933 17
Al Baker The Al Baker Wrist Tie through spectator's arm
Also published here 1933 18
Al Baker The Impossible Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches
VariationsAlso published here 1933 21
Al Baker Pocket Switch twice in context
Also published here 1933 21
Al Baker Cards of Thought
Also published here 1933 22
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code
Also published here 1933 25
Al Baker Another Rope is Cut and Restored!
Also published here 1933 27
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
Also published here 1933 28
Al Baker The Matchmakers two cards torn, spectator sort out the pieces face down, pedestal prop
Also published here 1933 30
Al Baker "Say When!" two cards, partial forcing deck
Related toAlso published here 1933 32
Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Mystery three billets, envelopes, including the umbrella move
Related toAlso published here 1933 33
Al Baker The Self Unknotting Handkerchief thread, not fixed to body
Also published here 1933 38
Al Baker Color Flight
1934
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
487
Al Baker Out on Location interesting
Also published here 1934
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
489
Al Baker Eyes All Around a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, set-up
Also published here 1934
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
490
Al Baker The Fall of the Wise sucker for wise guys, gaffed
1934
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
492
Al Baker A Dirty Trick stacked, daub
1934
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
493
Al Baker Al Baker's Stacked Deck eight Kings variant to know positions, fifty cards
1934
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
493
Al Baker The One I Like performer know which object is taken, bloodless hand
Also published here 1934
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
495
Theodore Annemann The Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stacked
Related to 1934 20
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Perfect Club Slate Routine name written up secretly on paper appears on slate
VariationsAlso published here 1934 22
Theodore Annemann April 1935 on the death of John Northern Hilliard, Al Baker, over-proof, simplicity
Apr. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 7)
25
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Master Mind two decks, three cards are predicted
1935 16
The Lady and Man Card Prediction No. 7, two spectators count down in the deck and remember the card at a chosen number, both predicted
Related to 1935 10
Al Baker To My Friends, Professional and Amateur
Also published here 1935 4
Al Baker A Glass Vanish with liquid
Also published here 1935 5
Al Baker Gee!! deck vanish, with handkerchief, unload in pocket
VariationsAlso published here 1935 7
Al Baker Undercover drawing duplication, mirror (!)
Also published here 1935 9
Al Baker Another 4 Ace Trick! more stand up, one packet in a glass
VariationsAlso published here 1935 11
Al Baker Your Pulse Tells spectator's index finger finds card, thick card ("click")
Also published here 1935 14
Al Baker A Card and A Number - 2nd Method same method, with short cards to mark positions
Inspired byAlso published here 1935 16
Al Baker Baker's Bill Switch
Also published here 1935 18
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
VariationsAlso published here 1935 20
Al Baker Sex Appeal ring moves on table, thread
Also published here 1935 22
Al Baker Come Seven! placing three dice onto table in special configuration so different sides add up to seven, spectator cannot duplicate it
Also published here 1935 24
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator
Also published here 1935 25
Al Baker Something from Nothing interesting loading principle from table
Also published here 1935 27
Al Baker Pass the Salt using salt, one card of three
Also published here 1935 29
Al Baker Button Button! thread-penetration, using mini-drawer box
Also published here 1935 30
Al Baker The Name Is - ! one billet, using a leather book
Also published here 1935 32
Al Baker Me and the Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack
Also published here 1935 34
Al Baker A Novel Escape
Also published here 1935 36
Al Baker The Milky Way glass of milk vanishes from paper, reappears in hat
Also published here 1935 38
Theodore Annemann Editor Speaking on Frank Lane, Max Holden, Harlan Tarbell, exposure, Jacob Steisel, Al Baker
1936
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
82
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker A Version of the Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck
Also published here Apr. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 19)
108
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
VariationsAlso published here July 1936
The Jinx (Issue 22)
125
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 27)
165
Victor Farelli Seventeen Down Selection appears at number foretold by magician. Effect allows magician to secretly cull the four Kings to the top for a later routine.
Inspired by
  • (Al Baker, The Sphinx, 1932)
1936 12
Al Baker Twin Souls two spectators select cards via counting, performer writes down two predictions one by one
Also published here 1937 17
Al Baker The Finger Points muscle reading, thought of card
Also published here 1937 29
Al Baker Out on Location
Also published here 1937 186
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 3. Al Baker's Method No. 1 pocket work
Related to 1937 190
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 4. Al Baker's Method No. 2 during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket
1937 190
Al Baker Eyes All Round a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, set-up
Also published here 1937 193
Al Baker A Card and a Number number free, card forced from a second deck
1937 232
Al Baker Impossible Card Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches
1937 284
Al Baker "Say When" two cards, partial forcing deck
1937 322
Al Baker Think "Stop" wax pellet
Related toVariations 1937 323
Al Baker, Audley Walsh Number Please
  • Audley Walsh Method (spectator remembers bottom card, moves that many cards from top to bottom and reads off some cards)
  • Al Baker Method (above method disguised by using a cut and half the deck)
Related toVariations 1937 325
Al Baker Pocket Gesture Deck Switch
Aug. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 35)
237
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker Medium Writes Card Predictions three predictions of a selected written on a piece of paper next to the name of the spectator and thrown into a bowl
1937 6
Al Baker c. The Baker Switch both hands initially shown empty before folding the bill and switching it
1937 11
Al Baker A Problem in Plumbago stacked and daub
Also published here 1938 67
Al Baker The Incomprehensible Divination Row of Ten Cards, see original longer introduction on page 1128
1938 150
Al Baker Another Baker Twist on the old Ten-Card Trick Row of Ten Cards
1938 153
Al Baker The Magic Thrust. II spectator pushes card reversed next to selection behind back
Also published here 1938 262
George G. Kaplan The "Impossible" Location using Natural Card
Related toVariations 1938 269
Al Baker The Migrating Cards odd backed, all at once in spectators' pockets
Also published here 1938 292
Al Baker With Prepared Cards "Albaka", name of a red card is written on every black card in stacked deck
Related toVariations 1938 343
Al Baker A Prediction svengali deck dealt into two piles repeatedly until one card remains, with half-deck clean-up switch
Also published here 1938 433
Al Baker "Cherchez La Femme." (Find the woman.) using stand with three cases with holes onto it
VariationsAlso published here 1938 512
Al Baker Red-Black Detection method to set up during trick
Also published here 1938 542
John Northern Hilliard II. Al Baker Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro
1938 542
Al Baker Mysterious Divination spectators put packets in pocket, performer divines number of cards for each, stacked deck
Also published here 1938 544
Al Baker Al Baker's Dyeing Silks dye tube
1938 609
Al Baker Dime Under One of Three Cards spectator puts dime beneath one of three card, performer divines which card
1938 681
Al Baker The Reborn Cigarette with initialed cigarette
1938 748
Al Baker The New Rice Bowls
1938 839
Al Baker Nufind two key cards
Also published here May 1938
The Jinx (Issue 44)
299
Al Baker Effect 1 roughed
1939
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3)
497
Al Baker Effect 2 double backer, Christ Force type challenge location, setting double back key card
Related to 1939
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3)
498
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle
1939
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3)
499
Al Baker Nested Envelopes Switch
Nov. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 67)
465
Theodore Annemann A Card in Hand card changes in spectator's hand, stabbing presentation, backdated for ten years
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 80)
522
Theodore Annemann Lady and Gentleman two card prediction with billet index
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Mar. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 82)
529
Dr. Victor M. Trask Traveling Sugar adaption of Al Baker's Salt Vanish with Rice Bowls
1940
The Jinx (Issue 107)
641
Cagliostro, Jr. (reviewer) S.A.M. Benefit Show Show Review with performers: Fred Keating, The Hanlons, Jay Palmer & Co, The Great Le Roy, Al Baker, Dai Vernon, Dagmar & Co, The Five Elgins, Roner, Prince Leon and Gus Wayne, Roy Benson 1941
The Jinx (Issue 129)
743
(reviewer) Philadelphia's Greater Magic Show show review, Elmer Eckam, "Balloons" Bonnert, John Mulholland,Roberta & Marlon, Al Flosso Miaco, Al Baker 1941
The Jinx (Issue 132)
759
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Related toAlso published here 1941 9
Al Baker
1941 59
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Die Gedachte Karte card selected and placed on top of the deck, value of selection is used to add cards on top
Inspired by July 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 7)
7
Al Baker Introduction
Also published here 1941 xi
Al Baker A Lesson in Magic three cards, they travel back in second phase
Also published here 1941 1
Al Baker Palm Replacement context of cards across
Also published here 1941 2
Al Baker Undercount from left-hand dealing position into right hand one on top of the next, double push
Also published here 1941 3
Al Baker The Magician at Home thread, on the floor/carpet
Also published here 1941 8
Al Baker Red-Black Transposition envelopes
Also published here 1941 9
Al Baker One Deck Do as I Do
Also published here 1941 12
Al Baker The Torn and Restored Paper Napkin
Also published here 1941 13
Al Baker The Half Card and Cigarette Trick
Also published here 1941 14
Al Baker Cigarette Switch in the hands
Also published here 1941 16
Al Baker The Ambitious Card - Two Novel Methods two phases
Related toAlso published here 1941 17
Alexander Herrmann, Al Baker Herrmann's Vanish of a Fan of Cards pull
Also published here 1941 18
Al Baker "Roughing" It recipe & comments
Also published here 1941 20
Al Baker Outguessing the Spectator thought-of Numbers, two spectator, roughed deck
Also published here 1941 20
Al Baker Improved Card Code for Two Persons verbal and nonverbal
Also published here 1941 22
Al Baker The Walking and Jumping Card thread
Also published here 1941 24
Al Baker The Flapless Envelope Switch "Baker Method"
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 26
Al Baker The Knife Dial to find a card in the spread
Related toAlso published here 1941 28
Al Baker Slipping the Cut - Table Method "Baker Improvement"
Draw Shift variation
VariationsAlso published here 1941 29
Al Baker The Swinging Rising Cards "The Baker Method for Club Work"
with hanging houlette
Also published here 1941 31
Al Baker Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
Related toAlso published here 1941 34
Al Baker Miniature Card in Balloon
Also published here 1941 35
Al Baker The Magical Filtration of Four Half Dollars
  • 1. Passage of the First Coin
  • 2. Passage of the Second Coin
  • 3. Passage of the Third Coin
  • 4. Passage of the Fourth Coin
Related toAlso published here 1941 37
Al Baker Baker Steal
Also published here 1941 38
Al Baker The Stack of Quarters
Also published here 1941 40
Al Baker The Rising Coin - Baker Method coin dropped in glass, rises out and drops out, thread
Also published here 1941 42
Al Baker Bending a Half Dollar
Also published here 1941 44
Al Baker A Dinner Table Trick coin through tablecloth
Also published here 1941 45
Al Baker A Knotty Problem into handkerchief held by spectator in which spectator tied a knot
Also published here 1941 45
Al Baker Dollar Bill and Cigarette
Also published here 1941 47
Al Baker Cigarette Switch in-the-hands
Also published here 1941 49
Al Baker The Erectile Dollar Bill lengthwise folded bill moves to stand upright, thread attached to thumb tip
VariationsAlso published here 1941 50
Al Baker The Dollar Bill Switch in envelope
Also published here 1941 52
Al Baker Envelopes and Coin in paper and three envelopes
Related toAlso published here 1941 54
Al Baker The Twentieth Century Silk Trick - Baker Method with dye tube and paper cornucopia
Also published here 1941 56
Al Baker Phantom Tube - Baker Presentation
Also published here 1941 59
Al Baker Spirits At Work thread, unknotting with short knot sequence
Also published here 1941 60
Al Baker A Silk Force colored silks
Also published here 1941 63
Al Baker The Knot that just Won't
VariationsAlso published here 1941 64
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks "Streamline Version", four silks
Also published here 1941 66
Al Baker The Count counting four silks separately while two are knotted
Also published here 1941 67
Al Baker False Knot for two Silks knotting two silks together
Also published here 1941 69
Al Baker Give a Magician enough Rope and... "A Stage Version of the Popular Cut and Restored Rope Effect"
Also published here 1941 72
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope
Also published here 1941 74
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
Also published here 1941 76
Al Baker ACME Mindreading Effect name of card written on paper, impression
Also published here 1941 77
Al Baker Seeing Through Solid Matter numbers written on slate which is wrapped up, assistant can name total and numbers
Also published here 1941 79
Al Baker A Super-Superprediction person names card which magician has transfered to another deck, roughed
Also published here 1941 81
Al Baker Concentration spectator crimps his card without knowing
Also published here 1941 84
Al Baker Al Baker Number Force with cards, waxed or roughed
Also published here 1941 85
Al Baker The Baker Slate Easel for appearing writing
Also published here 1941 87
Al Baker Any Telephone Book Test number adding
Also published here 1941 89
Al Baker The Number and Book Test numbers on billets in changing bag
Also published here 1941 90
Al Baker The Saturday Evening Post Feat using memory, magazine test
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Also published here 1941 92
Al Baker Phenomenal Memory
Also published here 1941 96
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck
Related toAlso published here 1941 98
Al Baker The Celebrity Feat stooge codes celebrity name with playing cards
Also published here 1941 100
Al Baker The Polish Psychic number coded through name over phone
Also published here 1941 101
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code
Also published here 1941 102
Al Baker A Miracle of Memory using real memory, about thirteen cards are removed
VariationsAlso published here 1941 104
Al Baker The Pairs Re-Paired - New Baker Method using memory, for credit information see reference
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 107
Al Baker Linking Rings Opening starting with eight ring chain, thread and really linked rings
Related toAlso published here 1941 109
Al Baker The Linking Rings "The Baker Opening Routine and Some Novel Moves"
  • The Addition of the Key Ring
  • 1. With the Key Ring, Regular Single Ring, and Small Ring
  • 2. With the Set of Three and a Regular Ring
  • 3. With Two Singles and the Key Ring
  • 4. With Two Single Rings
  • 5. To Apparently Link a Solid Single Ring on a Chain of Three
Also published here 1941 110
Al Baker Thread Links without key, several methods in the routine
Also published here 1941 111
Al Baker The Addition of the Key Ring using jacket
Also published here 1941 113
Al Baker Levitation of a Glass of Liquid clings to silk, thread
Also published here 1941 120
Al Baker The Naomi Goldfish Bowl Production
Also published here 1941 122
Al Baker Ink Filtration - Baker Method from pitcher to glass on table
Also published here 1941 124
Al Baker Welded Flash Paper
Also published here 1941 126
Al Baker The Glass Penetration penetrating a sheet of glass, standard prop with finessed handling
Also published here 1941 127
Al Baker The Flying Match Head
Also published here 1941 129
Al Baker Kiddie Party Slate name of two children appears on slates, preshow, flap slate contruction
Also published here 1941 129
Al Baker The Quick and the Dead "With the Baker Pellet Switch"
living and dead test with reading of dead name, finger tip
Related toAlso published here 1941 132
Al Baker Baker Pellet Switch
Also published here 1941 133
Al Baker The Cut and Restored Necktie using change bag
VariationsAlso published here 1941 134
Franklin M. Chapman, Al Baker Stunner No. 7 list with names, one dead, it is divined by performer
Related toAlso published here 1941 5
Al Baker Al Baker's "Twin Soul" Card Prediction two spectators select cards via counting, performer writes down two predictions one by one
1941/27 229
Al Baker Al Baker's Handkerchief Through the Arm
1941/27 385
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key card, "by no means new", for impromptu method see footnote
Related toVariations 1942 8
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) The S.A.M. Convention Shows - May 22 and 23, 1942 show with artists like Dell O'Dell, Clayt Rawson, Al Baker and Cardini, later did not his famous act and got a bad review May 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 10)
39
U. F. Grant, Danny Morris, Howcani Gaglet Department
  • idea for Al Baker's "Salt Trick" (Morris)
  • idea for cleaning slates, when done with chemical formula (Grant)
  • gag, where two eggs are cracked and one put in pocket, but still three yolks are seen (Howcani)
Inspired by July 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 14)
59
George G. Kaplan, Audley Walsh, Al Baker A Clever Card Discovery mathematical, based on Telephone Mystery
1942/27 208
Al Baker, Audley Walsh Telephone Mystery
Variations 1942/27 210
Al Baker Rising Cards from Goblet - Al Baker Method different hook up
1942/27 249
Al Baker Nufind two key cards
1943 33
R. M. Jamison Odds and Ends tips and hints for
  • Clippo
  • Baker's Salt Trick
  • Oriental Restoring Powder
Related to Nov. 1943 23
Ted Heuber, William H. McCaffrey Variations for "Number Please"
  • Ted Heuber (setting a key card over phone)
  • Bill McCaffrey (version of Baker's routine, value of bottom card used to count to a selection)
Inspired by 1943 8
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket
Also published here Feb. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 54)
221
Al Baker One Night idea for dagger chest illusion
Feb. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 54)
221
Al Baker Al Baker's Best Card Trick two cards, duplicate bank
Feb. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 54)
222
Al Baker Dear Harold in the "Letter to Harold" tradition from "The Sphinx"
Feb. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 54)
223
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker, Carl Rosini, Paul Rosini, Max Sterling, Jay Marshall and some gambling ruses
Apr. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 58)
239
Cyril Marriott Your Thought three billets, reading billets in hat, secretly opening and closing , method, umbrella move
Related to Sep. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 68)
276
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Magical Ways and Means by Al Baker 1944 2
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Now! attributed to Robert-Houdin, three cards selected, three times stop by spectator to find their cards
Related to Jan. 1944 34
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck
Also published here 1944 19
Theodore Annemann Construction of the Annemann Billet Index also for playing cards
Related to 1944 92
Theodore Annemann The Perfect Club Slate Routine name written up secretly on paper appears on slate
Also published here 1944 175
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker, Dr. Jacob Daley Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Also published here 1944 179
Walter Baker, Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
Also published here 1944 207
Franklin M. Chapman, Al Baker The Quick or the Dead No. 8, list with names, one dead, it is divined by performer
Also published here 1944 15
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Al Baker, Bill Gresham, Bill Henderson
Sep. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 91)
371
Al Baker 20th Century Silks
1945/27 344
Al Baker Sympathetic Silks
Variations 1945/27 347
, Al Baker A Remarkable Giant 20th century silks
1945/27 350
Al Baker Slip of Paper Force switch while putting it in envelope
1945/27 383
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Paul Duke, Al Baker, Dell O'Dell, Dr. Belanger, Alan Barnert, Braue, Orson Welles in the show "Around the World"
June 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 108)
436
Frederick Braue The Roundabout on Al Baker, Dapper, Ed Tabor
Mar. 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 10)
202
Frederick Braue Roundabout on Jean Hugard, George Kaplan, John Scarne, Nate Leipzig, Nelson Downs, Al Keene, John Crimmins, Audley Walsh, Gerald Kaufman, George Karger, Dai Vernon, S.A.M. Show, Al Baker, Joe Berg, Kellar, Trenis Jones, Abril Lamarque, Frakson, Paul Fleming, Devant and more
July 1946 236
Frederick Braue Roundabout on Milbourne Christopher, Al Flosse, Al Baker, Stuart Robson, Orson Welles, Mahendra, Dean Moore, Dorny, Dante, Scarne, Aril Lamarque and more
Aug. 1946 243
Frederick Braue Roundabout on Charlie Miller, Frakson, Al Baker, Clayton Rawson, Malini and more
Nov. 1946 268
Al Baker, M. Odin, Verweij Meenderink Body Loads adding the key
1946 72
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column ideas for various tricks
  • Lit cigarette hold on thumb covered with handkerchief
  • idea for Al Baker's addition slate
  • on Lou Tannens shooting wand
  • Milk Pitcher
  • Brainwave Deck
  • gag with flash bill
  • Floating Ball
  • card location
Aug. 1947 341
Al Baker Change for a Dollar five coins from bill
Also published here Aug. 1947 344
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Al Baker, Sam Margules, Dorny, Dr. Braude, Lloyd Jones, Hen Fetch, J. B. Bobo, Bill Woodfield, L. W. Biebigheiser and more
Oct. 1947 362
Al Baker Prediction Trick gaffed, prediction written on Joker
1948 501
Al Baker Cards Across three, signed, envelopes
1948 502
Al Baker The Peck that Cuts itself thread
1948 504
Al Baker The Three-Billet Test No. 2
Variations 1948 194
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon, Al Baker The Game of "Thirty-One" Played with a Die
1948 275
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker, Frank Garcia, Lou Tannen, Greer Marechal, Roger Barkann, L. Vosburgh Lyons, C. L. Boarde, Roy Benson, Dariel Fitzkee, Milbourne Chrisstopher, Jack Chanin
Apr. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 148)
596
Al Baker Sugar Cube quickly unwrapping a sugar cube, bar bet
June 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 152)
618
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Clayton Rawson, Neal Elias, John & Ethel McArdle, Houdini, T. Page Wright, Carl Lohrey, Dr. Hooker, John Mulholland, Al Baker, match lighting ideas, and more
Feb. 1948 393
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Al Baker
Mar. 1948
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 5 No. 10)
405
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Al Baker, Walter Gibson, Paul Le Paul, Frakson, Jack Merlin, Joe Karson and more
Apr. 1948
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 5 No. 11)
411
Dr. Stanley Jaks Pinned ripped page from magazine is pinned, word is divined, see p. 762 for ideas by Al Baker
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 185)
739
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Erdnase, Al Baker, The Great Jasper, Clayton Rawson
Nov. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 190)
762
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on John Scarne, Paul Curry, Al Baker, Bruce Elliott, Think-a-Cards, Gerald Kosky, Stuart Cramer, Milbourne Christopher and more
May 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 12)
541
Magicana anecdote by Al Baker
Aug. 1949 570
Martin Gardner, Jay Marshall Stunts with Paper
  • Paper Bunnies (by Jay Marshall, based on Al Baker's Ring Around Rosie)
  • Paper Movies
  • Cardboard Snapper
Inspired by Sep. 1949 585
Frank Joglar Backstage on Al Baker, Lee Noble, Norman Jensen, Zovello, Jay Marshall, Vic Perry, Devano, Russ Swann
  • Intimately Speaking
  • Puzzle Deparment
  • TV Topics
  • Seen and Overheard
  • In Print
  • More in Print
  • Memory Book
  • Tricks of the Trade
Nov. 1949 602
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) How to Perform Mental Magic by Al Baker Dec. 1949 614
Al Baker Two Souls With But a Single Thought coincidence & prediction, two cards
Also published here 1949 24
Al Baker Foreword
Also published here 1949 ix
Al Baker Chapter 1: First Lesson in Mind Reading Technique intro on billet switches
Also published here 1949 1
Al Baker The Baker Switch
  • I. The Technique
  • II. The Timing
  • III. The Application
VariationsAlso published here 1949 1
Al Baker Bill-Epathy using Baker Billet Switch
Also published here 1949 6
Al Baker Chapter 2: New Light on the Center Tear introductory comments
Related toAlso published here 1949 10
Al Baker The New Baker Method reading immediately after tearing
Also published here 1949 12
Al Baker Co-Incidentally spectator writes the same name as performer did earlier, centre tear
Also published here 1949 18
Al Baker A Telemirakel ten cards from shuffled deck tabled in a row, random person called (really assistant) who names four cards, the cards corresponding with the last four digites of the phone number in the ten-card row are those cards
Also published here 1949 21
Al Baker Packet Addition with Book during handling of phone book
Also published here 1949 23
Al Baker Over the Phone medium names free selection, code
Also published here 1949 26
Al Baker Telephony card is forced
Also published here 1949 30
Al Baker No-Nomonics linking initals with objects
Also published here 1949 32
Al Baker Baker's Eight-Card Trick any eight cards taken and one chosen, other seven called out to assistant who then names selection, effect "Study in Stud" related but not the method
Also published here 1949 34
Al Baker Thought Transmission performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer on first finger tip
Also published here 1949 37
Al Baker Al Baker's Envelope Switch window envelopes, Q&A routine application
VariationsAlso published here 1949 40
Al Baker Envelope as an Accessory slit, steal
Also published here 1949 46
Al Baker Chicken-Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Related toAlso published here 1949 50
Al Baker Parlor Telepathy code by placement on table
Related toAlso published here 1949 53
Al Baker Impossible! "An Experiment in Clairvoyance"
assistant with cloth bag over the head on a chair, performer names selected cards via ventriloquism
Related toAlso published here 1949 57
Al Baker Pellet Reading "Al Baker Method"
contents of three slips are divined, with secret opening and reading method, umbrella move
Also published here 1949 59
Al Baker "Out of the Air" Baker notebook
VariationsAlso published here 1949 65
Al Baker The Baker Switch - No. 2
Also published here 1949 72
Al Baker Secret Reading of Billets with a notepad
Also published here 1949 76
Al Baker Pseudo-Fortune Telling Seance for "can you tell fortunes?"-situations
  • The Seance
Also published here 1949 80
Al Baker The Dead Man's Name with envelopes, one paper fits more loosely than others
Also published here 1949 85