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Al Baker Living and Dead Test
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 471
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 The Billet Test
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 467
Al Baker Two-Person Slate Test
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 465
Al Baker The Pack that cuts itself thread
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 470
Al Baker Two Souls with but a single Thought coincidence & prediction, two cards
Related to 1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 476
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 Pack, 2.
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 479
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 1. Al Baker's Pack
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 479
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 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 Introduction
1931 The Book Without A Name 7
Al Baker Al Baker's Famous Two Souls Trick coincidence & prediction, two cards
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
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 486
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 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 The Card Counting Mystery cutting same amount than spectator, short and wide cards
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 481
Al Baker Al Baker's Pack, 3.
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 480
Al Baker 4. Al Baker's Pack
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 480
Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Mystery three billets, envelopes, including the umbrella move
Related to 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 92
Al Baker Al Baker's Pet Hat Trick hat as a utility prop to exchange billets...
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 77
Al Baker The Pack that cuts itself thread
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 73
Al Baker Al Baker's Rising Cards
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 78
Al Baker The Matchmakers two cards torn, spectator sort out the pieces face down, props...
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 89
Al Baker The Impossible Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches
Variations 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Al Baker "Say When!" two cards, partial forcing deck
Related to 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 91
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
Variations 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 76
Al Baker Cards of Thought
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 84
Al Baker Pocket Switch twice in context
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 86
Al Baker Feel My Pulse!
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 80
Al Baker The One-Man "Lights Up" Seance for hands
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 75
Al Baker Another Rope is Cut and Restored!
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 87
Al Baker The Self-Unknotting Handkerchief thread, not fixed to body
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 96
Al Baker The Al Baker Wrist Tie through spectator's arm
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 81
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 Out on Location interesting
Also published here 1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 489
Al Baker Eyes All Around performer produces card with value of number of cards by spectator
1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 490
Al Baker Color Flight
1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 487
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, Al Baker The Perfect Club Slate Routine name written up secretly on paper appears on slate
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 22
Theodore Annemann The Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stacked
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Al Baker The Name Is - ! one billet, using a leather book
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 118
Al Baker Baker's Bill Switch
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 114
Al Baker Pass the Salt! using salt, one card of three
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 116
Al Baker Gee!! Deck vanish
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 103
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Al Baker Your Pulse Tells spectator's index finger finds card, thick card ("click")
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 108
Al Baker Me and Miss Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 119
Al Baker A Card and A Number - Second Method same method, with short cards to mark positions
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 109
Al Baker Another Four-Ace Trick! more stand up, one packet in a glass
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 106
Al Baker A Novel Escape
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 120
Al Baker A Glass Vanish with liquid
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 101
Al Baker A Milky Way glass of milk vanishes from paper, reappears in hat
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 122
Al Baker Button Button! thread-penetration, using mini-drawer box
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 117
Al Baker Undercover drawing duplication, mirror (!)
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 105
Al Baker Something from Nothing interesting loading principle from table
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 115
Al Baker Sex Appeal ring moves on table, thread
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 113
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Master Mind two decks, three cards are predicted
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
Theodore Annemann April 1935 on the death of John Northern Hilliard, Al Baker, over-proof, simplicity
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 25
Theodore Annemann Editor Speaking on Frank Lane, Max Holden, Harlan Tarbell, exposure, Jacob Steisel, Al Baker
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 82
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 "Lend Me Your Pack" 12
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
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 22) 125
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 "En Rapport" 6
Al Baker Twin Souls two cards
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 17
Al Baker The Finger Points muscle reading, thought of card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 29
Al Baker Out on Location
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 186
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 3. Al Baker's Method No. 1 pocket work
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 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 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Al Baker A Card and a Number two decks openly used
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Al Baker Impossible Card Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Al Baker "Say When" two cards, partial forcing deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 322
Al Baker Think "Stop" wax pellet
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 323
Al Baker, Audley Walsh Number Please
  • Audley Walsh Method
  • Al Baker Method
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 325
Al Baker Pocket Gesture Deck Switch
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
John Northern Hilliard II. Al Baker Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro
1938 Greater Magic 542
Al Baker A Problem in Plumbago stacked and daub
1938 Greater Magic 67
Al Baker The Incomprehensible Divination Row of Ten Cards, see original longer introduction on page 1128
1938 Greater Magic 150
Al Baker Another Baker Twist on the old Ten-Card Trick Row of Ten Cards
1938 Greater Magic 153
Al Baker The Magic Thrust. II spectator pushes card reversed next to selection behind back
1938 Greater Magic 262
Al Baker The Migrating Cards odd backed, all at once in spectators' pockets
1938 Greater Magic 292
Al Baker With Prepared Cards name of a red card is written on every black card in stacked deck
1938 Greater Magic 343
Al Baker A Prediction svengali deck, with half-deck clean-up switch
Also published here 1938 Greater Magic 433
Al Baker "Cherchez La Femme." (Find the woman.) using stand with three cases with holes onto it
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 512
Al Baker Red-Black Detection method to set up during trick
1938 Greater Magic 542
Al Baker Mysterious Divination spectators put packets in pocket, performer divines number of cards for each, stacked deck
Also published here 1938 Greater Magic 544
Al Baker Al Baker's Dyeing Silks dye tube
1938 Greater Magic 609
Al Baker Dime Under One of Three Cards spectator puts dime beneath one of three card, performer divines which card
1938 Greater Magic 681
Al Baker The Reborn Cigarette with initialed cigarette
1938 Greater Magic 748
Al Baker The New Rice Bowls
1938 Greater Magic 839
Al Baker Nufind two key cards
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 299
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 Effect 2 cut-deeper flair challenge location
1939 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 498
Al Baker Effect 1 roughed
1939 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 497
Unknown, Al Baker Nested Envelopes Switch
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 67) 465
Dr. Victor M. Trask Traveling Sugar adaption of Al Baker's Salt Vanish with Rice Bowls
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 107) 641
Theodore Annemann Lady and Gentleman two card prediction with billet index
Inspired byRelated to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 529
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 236
Al Baker The Quick and the Dead living and dead test with reading of dead name
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 265
Al Baker Baker Pellet Switch
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 265
Al Baker The Erectile Dollar Bill lengthwise folded bill moves to stand upright, thread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 188
Al Baker Dollar Bill and Cigarette
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 184
Al Baker The Dollar Bill Switch in envelope
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 189
Al Baker The Saturday Post Feat using memory
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 227
Al Baker Any Telephone Book Test number adding
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 223
Al Baker The Number and Book Test numbers on billets in changing bag
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 224
Al Baker The Magician at Home thread, on the floor (!)
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 147
Al Baker The Walking and Jumping Card thread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 162
Al Baker The Knife Dial to find a card in the spread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 166
Al Baker The Swinging Rising Cards for Club Work, with hanging houlette
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 168
Al Baker The Pairs Re-Paired using memory, for credit information see reference
Related to 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 240
Al Baker One Deck Do as I Do
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 151
Al Baker Concentration spectator crimps his card without knowing
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 219
Al Baker Effect 2 double backer, cut-deeper flair
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 198
Al Baker The Knife Dial earlier version
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 270
Al Baker Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 171
Al Baker ACME Mind Reading Effect name of card written on paper, impression
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 212
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Al Baker Outguessing the Spectator thought-of Numbers, two spectator, roughed deck
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 159
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 233
Al Baker The Ambitious Card two phases
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 156
Al Baker A Super-Superprediction person names card which magician has transfered to another deck, roughed
Also published here 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 216
Al Baker A Miracle of Memory using real memory, about thirteen cards are removed
Variations 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 238
Al Baker Miniature Card in Balloon
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 172
Al Baker The Half Card and Cigarette Trick
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 153
Al Baker A Lesson in Magic three cards, they travel back (!)
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 141
Al Baker Red-Black Transposition envelopes
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 149
Al Baker "Roughing" It recipe & comments
Also published here 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 158
Al Baker Herrmann's Vanoish of a Fan of Cards pull
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 157
Al Baker Improved Card Code for Two Persons verbal + nonverbal
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 161
Al Baker Ambitious Card impromptu duplicate
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 157
Al Baker A Lesson in Magic context of cards across
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 143
Al Baker Slipping the Cut - Table Method Draw Shift variation
Variations 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 167
Al Baker The Half Card and Cigarette Trick
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 155
Al Baker Dollar Bill and Cigarette
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 186
Al Baker The Rising Coin coin dropped in glass, rises out and drops out, thread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 180
Al Baker The Stack of Quarters
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 178
Al Baker The Dinner Table Trick coin through tablecloth
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 181
Al Baker The Magical Filtration of Four Half Dollars
Related to 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 175
Al Baker Bending a Half Dollar
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 182
Al Baker A Knotty Problem into handkerchief held by spectator in which spectator tied a knot
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 183
Al Baker Envelopes and Coin in paper and three envelopes
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 191
Al Baker Baker Steal
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 176
Al Baker Levitation of a Glass of Liquid clings to silk, thread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 253
Al Baker The Glass Penetration penetrating a sheet of glass (!), standard prop with finessed handling
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 261
Al Baker The Naomi Goldfish Bowl Production
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 255
Al Baker Ink Filtration from pitcher to glass on table
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 257
Al Baker The Flying Match Head
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 262
Al Baker A Silk Force colored silks
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 199
Al Baker The Cut and Restored Necktie using change bag
Variations 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 267
Al Baker The Baker Slate Easel for appearing writing
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 221
Al Baker Kiddie Party Slate name of two children appears on slates, preshow, flap slate contruction
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 262
Al Baker Seeing through solid Matter
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 214
Al Baker Al Baker Number Force with cards, waxed or roughed
Also published here 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 220
Al Baker The Flapless Envelope Switch
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 164
Al Baker Welded Flash Paper
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 260
Al Baker The Torn and Restored Paper Napking
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 264
Al Baker Phantom Tube handling
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 196
Al Baker The Celebrity Feat stooge codes celebrity name with playing cards
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 234
Al Baker The Polish Psychic number through name
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 235
Al Baker Phenomenal Memory
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 231
Al Baker The Addition of the Key Ring using jacket
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 247
Al Baker Linking Rings Opening starting with eight ring chain, thread and really linked rings
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 243
Al Baker Linking Rings addition of key ring
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 270
Al Baker Thread Links without key, several methods in the routine
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 245
Al Baker The Linking Rings The Baker Opening Routine and Some Novel Moves
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 244
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 209
Al Baker Give a Magician enough Rope and... stage version of the c&r effect
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 207
Al Baker Spirits At Work thread, unknotting with short knot sequence
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 197
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks counting four seperately while two are knotted
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 202
Al Baker The Knot that just won't
Variations 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 200
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks knotting two silks together
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 204
Al Baker The Sympathetic Silks "Streamline Version", four silks
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 201
Al Baker The Twentieth Century Silk Trick with dye tube and paper cornucopia
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 193
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Related toAlso published here 1941 Our Mysteries 9
Unknown (reviewer) Philadelphia's Greater Magic Show
show review, Elmer Eckam, "Balloons" Bonnert, John Mulholland,Roberta & Marlon, Al Flosso Miaco, Al Baker
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 759
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 101-151 (Issue 129) 743
Unknown Al Baker
1941 Our Mysteries 59
Al Baker Al Baker's "Twin Soul" Card Prediction two spectators select cards via counting, see also here
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 229
Al Baker Al Baker's Handkerchief Through the Arm
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 385
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 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
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 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 39
George G. Kaplan, Audley Walsh, Al Baker A Clever Card Discovery mathematical, based on Telephone Mystery
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 208
Al Baker, Audley Walsh Telephone Mystery
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 210
Al Baker Rising Cards from Goblet - Al Baker Method different hook up
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 249
R. M. Jamison Odds and Ends tips and hints for
  • Clippo
  • Baker's Salt Trick
  • Oriental Restoring Powder
Related to Nov. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 6) 23
Al Baker Nufind two key cards
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 33
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 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 34
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Magical Ways and Means by Al Baker 1944 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume I 2
Cyril Marriott Your Thought three billets, reading billets in hat, secretly opening and closing , method, umbrella move
Related to 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 68) 276
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker, Carl Rosini, Paul Rosini, Max Sterling, Jay Marshall and some gambling ruses
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 239
Al Baker Dear Harold in the "Letter to Harold" tradition from "The Sphinx"
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 223
Al Baker Al Baker's Best Card Trick two cards, duplicate bank
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 222
Al Baker One Night idea for dagger chest illusion
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 221
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 221
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Al Baker, Bill Gresham, Bill Henderson
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 91) 371
Al Baker 20th Century Silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 344
Al Baker Sympathetic Silks
Variations 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 347
Unknown, Al Baker A Remarkable Giant 20th century silks
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 350
Al Baker Slip of Paper Force switch while putting it in envelope
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 383
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"
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 108) 436
Al Baker The Deck that cuts itself thread
1948 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Card Trio) 504
Al Baker Prediction Trick gaffed, prediction written on Joker
1948 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Card Trio) 501
Al Baker Cards Across three, signed, envelopes
1948 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Card Trio) 502
Al Baker The Three-Billet Test No. 1
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 193
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon, Al Baker The Game of "Thirty-One" Played with a Dice
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 275
Al Baker Sugar Cube quickly unwrapping a sugar cube, bar bet
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 152) 618
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
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 148) 596
Al Baker The Dead Man's Name
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 332
Al Baker Out of the Air
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 320
Al Baker Al Baker's Envelope Switch window envelopes
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 306
Al Baker Pellet Reading with secret opening and reading method
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 316
Al Baker Pseudo Fortune Telling Séance for "can you tell fortunes?"-situations
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 329
Al Baker Secret Reading of Billets
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 326
Al Baker The Baker Billet Switch
Variations 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 280
Al Baker The Baker Switch No. 2
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 324
Al Baker Bill-Epathy using Baker Billet Switch
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 283
Al Baker The Pulse of the People three cards
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 334
Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 337
Al Baker Baker's Eight-Card Trick using assistent and code
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 302
Al Baker Parlor Telepathy similar to "silent code"
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 313
Al Baker Impossible! cool method... READ IT
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 315
Al Baker Telepathy For Two two cards, one to ten, forcing banks
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 339
Al Baker A Telemirakel actually assistant on phone
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 293
Al Baker Over the Phone medium names free selection, code
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 297
Al Baker Telephony card is forced
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 299
Al Baker Unconscious Clairvoyance normal cards
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 341
Al Baker Chicken Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Related to 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 311
Al Baker The Magic Bell ghost bell, answering to questions
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 343
Al Baker Thought Transmission performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 304
Al Baker The New Baker Method reading immediately after tearing
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 288
Al Baker New Light on the Center Tear describing standard method
Related to 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 288
Al Baker Envelope as an Accessory slit
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 310
Al Baker Co-Incidentally performer writes the same name as spectator, centre tear
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 291
Al Baker Mnemonics as applied to Conjuring numbers, cards, theory
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 345
Al Baker Baker's Eight-Card Trick card is coded by calling out other cards
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 303
Al Baker No-Nomonics linking initals with objects
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 301
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Erdnase, Al Baker, The Great Jasper, Clayton Rawson
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 762
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 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 185) 739
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Another Here, There and Everywhere using Baker's Cherchez la Femme stand
Inspired by 1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 5
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Willard Smith, Jack LeDair, Max Katz, Sid Lorraine, Maurice Fogel, Audley Walsh, Frances Ireland, Al Baker
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 854
Al Baker, Dr. Ben B. Braude You Do as I Do (Using one pack of cards) No. 14, Do As I Do, performer picks out spectator's card, asks spectator to take out similar card and is able to divine it
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 29
Al Baker Goldfish Production sixth finger
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 453
Al Baker Rabbit Production
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 456
Al Baker Mental Masterpiece performer duplicates words written by spectator
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 415
Al Baker Magnetisn't with animation
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 438
Al Baker One-Man Billet Reading
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 413
Al Baker The Baker Billet Switch
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 413
Al Baker The Telepathic Miracle design or word duplication by medium
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 419
Al Baker The Bill in the borrowed Lemon gaffed knife
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 430
Al Baker Fun with the Money-Making Machine ideas for this prop
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 429
Al Baker The Baker Bill Tear impromptu
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 423
Al Baker The Balancing Card thread
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 361
Al Baker The Deck that cuts itself
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 365
Al Baker The Card from the Hat thread
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 362
Al Baker The Simplex Rising Cards thread
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 367
Al Baker Double Impossibility cards are fairly chosen, leave deck, appear in performers hand
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 396
Al Baker The Obedient Snake snake basket version
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 458
Al Baker The Spectator Does The Trick spectator finds four cards, gaffed
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 400
Al Baker Double Thought two cards, clean, gaffed
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 411
Al Baker Long-Distance Telepathy marked
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Al Baker Mental Discernment marked
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 405
Al Baker The Clairvoyant Spectator marked
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Al Baker The Lie Detector marked
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes
Related to 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 391
Al Baker The Card between Glass Plates
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 407
Al Baker The Baker Chewing Gum Trick card to borrowed chewing gum
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 439
Al Baker Color Flight envelopes
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 398
Al Baker The Baker "Readers" Angel-Back brand
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 404
Al Baker Giant Gambling royal flush
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 409
Al Baker Jumbo Switch prop
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 408
Al Baker How to Force a Card finesse
Related to 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 407
Al Baker Dime and Penny Gag for magicians only
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 430
Al Baker The Stack of Quarters improved method
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 426
Al Baker Coin Production threaded stack of coins
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 382
Al Baker The Vanishing Quarter using ring and two playing cards and shell
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 428
Al Baker Coin Production threaded stack of coins
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 383
Al Baker Egg Finale gag with egg and glass
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 456
Al Baker The Short Highball visible enlargment
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 459
Al Baker Floating Glass of Milk thread
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 377
Al Baker The Vanishing Glass of Water
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 448
Al Baker Bar Trick Fooler finesse
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 455
Al Baker The Grandfather Clock Trick large clock pendulum moves, thread
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 370
Al Baker The Al Baker Arabian Beads pearls taken from thread rethread by themself
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 373
Al Baker Al Baker Arabian Beads, The - Repeat Method
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 375
Al Baker The Al Baker Lightning Pull
Variations 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 386
Al Baker Salt Flight from hand to container
Related to 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 450
Al Baker Sugar Cube Vanish
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 452
Al Baker The Baker Spirit Photo freely (...) chosen person appears on paper as photograph
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 433
Al Baker Center Tear Tip
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 415
Al Baker The Rising Ring thread, wand
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 369
Al Baker Variation on Stretching a Rope
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 389
Al Baker The Instantaneous Visible Restoration pull
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 385
Al Baker Ring and Tpe Penetration
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 388
Al Baker Finesse with the Dye Tube great steal for gimmick
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 444
Al Baker Silk Transposition two glasses with silks
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 451
Al Baker The Hindu Thread Trick
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 378
Al Baker The Baker General Utility Hook-Up
Variations 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 359
Al Baker, Dr. Jacob Daley The Double-Breasted Hook-Up
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 360
Al Baker The Double-Ended Hook-Up
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 360
Al Baker Hair Secrets
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 357
Al Baker Miscellaneous Hair Tricks
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 371
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Don Castello, Gen Grant, Audley Walsh, Martin Gardner, Frank Joglar, Fred Keating, Jay Marshall, Al Baker, Norman Jensen, Lou Tannen
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 245) 978
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker's dead, Leslie Barrie, Willard Smith, Bill Simon, Herman Hansen
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 969
Al Baker Bar Trick Fooler finesse
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 230) 921
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on James G. Thompson Jr., Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Al Baker, Harry Blackstone, Gali Gali, Washington Irving Bishop
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 229) 917
Al Baker, Dai Vernon Al 'n Dai Again stranger card, sandwiched, see p. 1061 for more details
Related to 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 263) 1050
Theodore Annemann Mentalex? three selected cards are found by spectators stopping at the right card
Related to 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 4
Al Baker, Frank Garcia The Magical Filtration of Four Half Dollars four coins through the table, one by one, with a variation on the last coin by Frank Garcia
Related toVariations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 193
Al Baker Al Baker's Rice Bowls
Related to 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 39
Roy Benson Al Baker Anecdote
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
Al Baker Al Baker's Numero Convert the final sum into a word, which becomes the name of the spectator
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 172
Unknown Predicting a Sum Magician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magician
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 170
Al Baker Al Baker's Version Predict sum of numbers
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 160
Lu Brent A Unique Location
Inspired by
  • "Telephone Card Trick" (Al Baker, Audley Walsh)
Related to
1956 Fifteen Star Card Effects 12
Milton Kort Gambling Expose long routine, including memory, poker face, false dealing demo, stacking demo, in the end cards vanish under a handkerchief except four aces
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 8) 3
Tony Corinda, Patrick Page, Al Baker (6) The Billet Index Patrick Page's Q.5. Pocket Index for billets
Related to
  • "Construction of the Annemann Billet Index" in Annemann's "Practical Mental Magic" p. 79
1958 Predictions 92
Tony Corinda, Al Baker The Application of the Mnemonic Number Code (1) for mental arithmetic
(2) for coding at the phone (Al Baker)
(3) two person act, arithmetic
(4) Corinda's "Fourteenth Book Test", coding with medium
Related to 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 78
Al Baker No. 8. Living and Dead.
1958 The Swami Gimmick 19
Al Baker The Pack that cuts itself
1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 30
Dai Vernon, Al Baker