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Theodore Annemann Annemann's Psychic Writing appearing writing on paper card answers question
Related toVariations 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 4
Theodore Annemann Open Letter to Burling Hull on Hull's publication Stage Magic
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 62
Theodore Annemann November 1935 on Burling Hull, Phil Smith, Howard Albright and the mechanical Gileegaloo Bird that finds a card, Mr. Rouclere
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 65
Burling Hull To Annemann
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 68
Theodore Annemann Response to Burling Hull's Letter
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 68
Theodore Annemann December 1935 on Otis Manning,Gene Gordon, Andrew Brennan doing a trick with a business card, Burling Hull, exposure
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 71
Theodore Annemann January 1936 on Sam Margolies, Cardini, John Mullholand, Julian Proskauer, Eugene Homer, Percy Abbott, Doctor Wilson, Burling Hull
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 77
Burling Hull To Our Associated Dealers
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 94
Theodore Annemann April 1936 on L. J. Jenkins, Mystic Craig, Burling Hull, Frank Lane, Herman Hansen
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 103
Theodore Annemann May 1936 on Harlan Tarbell, Fred Keating, Theodore Arnold, Frank Lane, Dr. Jacob Daley, Glenn Gravatt, Max Holden, Burling Hull, Henry Ford
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 20) 110
U. F. Grant Giant Acrobatic Cards some jumbo cards are dealt face up face down alternating, they turn over again while a second packet is now mixed alternately, double backers
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Stage Magic" (Burling Hull, 1932)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 127
Unknown, Burling Hull The Magnetized Cards card attached to hand, three methods
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 353
Burling Hull The Svengali Deck handling tips and getting into it from divided svengali deck
1938 Greater Magic 430
Burling Hull The Mene Tekel Deck construction and handling
1938 Greater Magic 438
Dr. Ford Rogers Rogers' Ever Ready Forcing Pack short forcing cards glued on long indifferent cards
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 451
Burling Hull, Theodore Annemann New Sheet Reading questions in numbered envelopes answered by medium, Q&A
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
Burling Hull Slip Control selection switched out with slip force type action
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Expert Billiard Ball Manipulation (Parts I and II) by Burling Hull 1944 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume I 92
Henry Hardin, Harlan Tarbell, Burling Hull Telepathic Deck of Cards early tossed out deck versions with one card
Related to 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 244
Burling Hull Svengali Deck
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 245
Jack Miller Jack Miller Slate Routine two slates, no flap
Related to 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 396
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Le Magicien, Ralph Read, Wilbur Kattner, Burling Hull, Hen Fetsch
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 428
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Mike Bornstein, Karrel Fox, Stuart Jules, Martin Gardner, Burling Hull
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 116) 468
Ormond McGill Answering the Questions examples of answers
Related to 1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 21
Cy Keller Brahman Bell stop trick, spectator rings a bell when he wants, with Burling Hull's PopEyed Popper Deck
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 233) 932
Burling Hull Billard Ball Vanish in Paper Cone
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 21
Tony Corinda, Burling Hull No. 3. Second Variation of the No. 1 Principle slip of paper is sealed between two pennies, spectator receives a though of date
1958 The Swami Gimmick 17
Jean Hugard, Burling Hull Reverse against Body
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 23
Burling Hull Mephisto's HKF Production handkerchief appears in smoke from cigarette
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 374) 323
Don Tanner The Back Room on Don Alan, Burling Hull idea for Spongeball climax (plastic mice), E. W. Brady, Russ Burgess
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 379) 346
Burling Hull on Dunninger's Slate Trick and Al Baker's improvement
June 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 105
Karl Fulves Babel Burling Hull, magic & mentalism mix
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 120
Sid Lorraine, Ed Morrisey, George Blake, Burling Hull Etcetera business card idea by Burling Hull
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 122
Edward Marlo, Burling Hull Variation on Hull's Prediction tabled card turns out to be any named card, sticky substance
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 114
Burling Hull Black Book three-digit number chosen, first word on this page divined, p. 241 for further reference
Dec. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2) 231
Mo Howarth, Ray Bedwell, Burling Hull, John Widmayer, Lu Brent Etcetera
Sep. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 282
Burling Hull Slate Trick Master Slate Writing, writing appears on slates, described thanks to Mickey Hades (see p. 460)
Inspired by Sep. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 441
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Stage Illusions by Burling Hull
brief
Jan. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 582
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Dictionary of Mentalism by Burling Hull Feb. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 599
Phil Willmarth, Burling Hull Pull the Knot & Ring Off
Related to
  • J. G. Thompson, Jr. "Top Secrets of Magic Vol. 2" P. 227
1975 The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 34
Burling Hull Number-Vision Flight spectator writes three-digit number on a slate, performer divines it, palmed diminishing mirror
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 13
Burling Hull All-Fair Want Ad Test ads cut out by spectators and put in glass bowl, one selected, word on it chosen and divined, specially printed ad page with force words
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 15
Burling Hull Forcing Methods to force a number
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 19
Burling Hull Volta Spiro-Predicto word or prediction appears on blank card with spectator's signature on other side, switching paper with stack of envelopes
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 19
Burling Hull Master Memory Feats about six hundred digits in a grid brought by the performer, demonstration of having it memorized
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 23
Burling Hull Thought Transference Superb word and number predicted with different-colored pencils, presented as "spectator reads minds", carbon-paper and swami with metal point instead of writing tip
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 25
Joseph Dunninger, Burling Hull Dunninger's "Television" spectator makes simple geometric drawing, performer duplicates it, three versions
  • Method 1. With Cards (shiny reflective card)
  • Method 2. With Note-Book (reflector card inside notebook)
  • Method 3. With Bare Hands (mirror/reflector on back of hand)
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 28
Burling Hull Ball of Paper Held by Spectator Bursts into Flame chemical
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 32
Burling Hull Burling Hull's Super Psychic Billet Switch with sticky wax part in cup, billet poured into hand
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 33
Burling Hull Volta's Giant "ESP" Thot Projection deck with twenty-five symbols/designs, spectators cut off a small pile each and remember bottom card, key cards brought openly to bottom with a ruse
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 34
Burling Hull Miracle Newspaper Test spectator makes circle on newspaper
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 41
Burling Hull Yoga Pulse Test and Volta Light Test pulse and blood flow demonstration
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 43
Burling Hull The Who Dunnit Mystery four weapons in row on table, selected weapon, victim and murderer divined
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 44
Burling Hull Getting an Audience Member on Stage
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 41
Burling Hull The Two Fold Miracle spectator shuffles deck and cuts to any card, its value used to count down in second deck, same card found there
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 49
Burling Hull The Double Force spectator pushes card reversed in deck, cards on either side are forced
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 50
Burling Hull "Visual Thought Projection" five unknown cards from jumbo deck put on stand, one chosen, same card is reversed and odd-backed in another deck
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 50
Burling Hull Crystal Ball Telepathy spectator sees name of card in crystal ball
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 51
Burling Hull Duke Outdone six cards chosen, divined by spectators in crystal ball
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 53
Burling Hull An Experiment in the Science of Impossibility two spectators reverse a deck each under cover of a cloth attached to their jackets, they are the same and match a reversed card in a third deck, double facer deck
Related to 1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 55
Burling Hull Volta's "All-Fair" Dictionary Feat numbers written on card or slate are used to arrive at sentence in dictionary, forcing a range of nine numbers
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 61
U. F. Grant, Burling Hull Grant's "Predicto" Book and Card Test number up to fifty-two named, that card value used to count to a page and word in book, word written on reversed card in deck
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 65
Burling Hull Volta's Master Bok Test Mystery several two-digit numbers on paper, cut out, two pieces chosen and all digits added, first sentence on that page divined
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 67
Burling Hull Premier Magazine Book Test page chosen with playing cards
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 71
Burling Hull Word Divino playing card pushed into book, first sentence on that page divined or predicted, duplicate card secretly in other end of book
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 73
Burling Hull Word Divino #2 playing card pushed into book, first sentence on that page divined or predicted, duplicate card secretly in other end of book, book cracked open at that spot
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 74
Burling Hull An Old Word Force double-pocket bag with numbered chips
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 74
Burling Hull, Al Wheatley A Clever Book Test luminous paint on every page
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 75
Burling Hull The Invisible Hand Writes writing appears on slate (visibly), Burling Hull Chemical Chalk
Related to 1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 79
Burling Hull, U. F. Grant "The Spirits Know All" - A Living and Dead Combination name of dead person appears gradually on slate
  • The Grant Method
  • Burling Hull Method
  • Another Hull Materialization
  • Volta Name Appearance
  • The Daring Volta Method
  • Mediums Dead and Alive Discovery
Related to 1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 82
Burling Hull The Performer Presents a Number Test row of numbers written on slate, a number arrived at by calculation, numbers wiped away and calculated number appears (1089)
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 86
Burling Hull The "Spirits" Correct a Mistake slate filled with letters, wiped clean, name of chosen card appears on slate
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 88
Burling Hull A Mind Reading Number Divination number chosen, it appears spelled out on slate
  • With a Flap
  • Without the Flap
  • Another "No Flap" Method
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 89
Burling Hull Spirits From China Chinese characters appear on slate, performer translates into anything he wants
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 92
Burling Hull Combination with Dunninger Slater Number Feat combined with visible appearing writing
Inspired by 1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 94
Burling Hull Thrilling Colored Spirit Paintings Burling Hull Chemical Chalk, visible appearing writing in colors, with forced picture card
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 94
Burling Hull Seventy Years of Progress in Thought Transmission Acts introduction on code acts
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 99
Burling Hull The Burling Hull Second Sight Act
  • The Stage Second Sight Act
  • The Improved Burling Hull Plan
  • Heightening Effect
  • Selecting Easiest Objects
  • How to Describe Unfamiliar Articles
  • Surprise Reading of Coins
  • Coding Information (Colors, Metals, Shapes, Sizes, Nature, U.S.A. Coins)
  • Blackboard Tests
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 107
Burling Hull The Volta Improved Second Sight Question Act verbal and none verbal codes for answering questions, q&a
  • To Speak Exactly the Same Sentence Each Time
  • The Volta Verbal Code
  • Alternative Applications
  • The Volta Verbal Code Table
  • The Exact Qualification of the Question
  • A Memorizing System
  • The Volta System of Silent Fixed Position Codes (The Head Position Code, Hand Position Signal Code, Double-Up Fixed Position Code, Left/Right Hand Codes)
  • Question Classifications
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 117
Burling Hull Stage Methods of Reading and Rendering Spectators' Questions
  • The Hold Out (with assistant who collects billets)
  • The Box Entrance Method
  • Switch Basket Method
  • Back of Orchestra Switch
  • Box Collection Method
  • Hull's Brass Burning Bowl Method
  • The Mirror Bowl
  • Switch Bag Methods
  • The Method of Communicating to Performer
  • The Wireless Phone
  • Direct Connection
  • Metal Ball
  • Ball Stand
  • Roller Hand Device
  • Projector Method
  • Blackboard Method
  • Sleeve Transmission Method
  • Glass of Water Transmission Method
  • Faro Method
  • Lead-Off
  • The "Chicago" Metal Ball
  • Simplified Metal Ball: "Eureka" Model
  • Burling Hull's Non-Electrical Method
  • Hull's Deluxe Question Transmitter (table with crystal ball on it)
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 133
Burling Hull The Super-Stage Method Mind Reading Act giant buddha statue on stage with assistant in it, wireless connection
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 141
Burling Hull Complete Mind Reading Acts and Systems for Club, Banquet and Parlor
  • Burling Hull Sealed Message Reading Pyramid
  • "Mind Devination"
  • Puhl's "Sealed Letter Reading Supreme"
  • "The Unique Question Reading Act"
  • The Stylus and Envelope Method
  • The Hull-Poole Try Reading Method
  • The Envelope Package Reading Idea
  • The Book Reading Device
  • Gysels Envelope Pile Method
  • The Burling Hull Sheet Readings
  • "Reado Method" Sealed Readings
  • "The Famous $25.00 Sealed Letter Test"
  • The Burling Hull Improved Letter Test
  • The Fay Readings
  • Burling Hull's Club Stationary - Crystal Gazing Act
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 143
Burling Hull Close Work or Clairvoyant Methods
  • Sealed and Burned
  • Hull Box and Ashes Reading
  • Hull Folded Question Reading
  • Clairvoyant Envelope Reading
  • Hull's Dark Seance Reading Method
  • The Dr. Q. Dark Readings
  • Clairvoyant Writing Table Method
  • Clip Board Method
  • The Cardboard Clipboards
  • The Hull-Pool Universal Sealed Reading Act
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 159
Burling Hull The Question Answering Act
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 169
Burling Hull Practice Method for Fast Answering
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 172
Burling Hull The Exclusive Volta Supper Club Reading
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 177
Burling Hull The Master Volta Method for Supper Club Readings with Hull Card, flipped inside out one-handed
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 185
Burling Hull The Volta "Lecture" Readings Method
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 188
Burling Hull The Volta Table Sealed Question Reading
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 189
Burling Hull Pointers and Tips from Experience on Working Tables
  • Handling Hecklers
  • Charity Drives
  • Fees and Gratuities
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 199
Burling Hull The Ultra Question Answering Act - With No Questions Written
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 205
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Max Maven, Burling Hull, Kate Shiels, David Hoy
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 220) 1100
Theodore Annemann, Burling Hull Spirit Writing No. 48, message appears on one of two slates, false count
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 76
Orville Wayne Meyer Brain Shock 2 using the Burling Hull reversible card, inside out fold
Inspired by 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 225) 1123
Joseph Dunninger The Miracle Slate Test (The Baffling 16 Digit Effect) closing effect, four four digit numbers are added and sum divined, flap
Variations 1983 Dunninger's Act 9
Thomas Alan Waters SideSidAl combination of Lorraine's and Baker's book tests
Related to 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 376
Burling Hull The Mene Tekel Deck reproduced ad from 1908 as "The Devil's Pass"
1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 5
Karl Fulves The Svengali Principle explaining the principle, with reproduced ad by Burling Hull from 1909
  • short ends
  • short corners
  • scallop shorts (& combined cuts)
  • roughed Svengali deck
1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 10
Unknown Hull vs. Leroy Burling Hull complaining about W. D. Leroy's imitated products in 1910
1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 12
Jack Miller, Burling Hull Slate Display Sequence done with cardboard
Related to 1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 97
Francis Carlyle, ? Truzi, Burling Hull, Paul Harris The Client Confidence Sugar Shocker nine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain number
Related to 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 263
Burling Hull, Karl Fulves Electra-Trance Card mirror on back of joker
1996 Blocking Off 151
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note credit information, idea of having a shiner behind stamp at bottom of stack of envelopes and glimpsing card that is put in top envelope, multiple cards put in separate envelopes, mixed and divined
Inspired byRelated to
  • Burling Hull, Sealed Mysteries, 1910
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 12
Burling Hull The Vanishing Card No. 15, "Ghost Card", five cards fanned with Joker at front, one thought-of except Joker, all placed in hat, all cards removed and shown on both side, selection has vanished
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 132
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note details on handling, alternative gaffs with corners stuck on
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 133
Burling Hull The Card Problem No. 24, fake indices
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 139
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note credit information
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 140
Burling Hull Super Supreme Force Hofzinser Spread Force variation, reprinted from "Bulletin of Latest Sleights and Tricks" (1914)
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 27
Burling Hull, Karl Fulves Mid-Nite Marvel performer finds a four-of-a-kind below table, those transpose with some card in the deck, changed from dark room effect to below table
  • Second Approach (involving the location of a selection)
Inspired by
  • "Mid-Nite Marvel" (Burling Hull, Clever Card Collection of 1932)
2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 403
Jack Parker Simply Mental Card selected via eliminating face down cards in face up-face down deck matches previously made prediction (selection process similar to that of using double-headed coin)
Inspired byRelated to 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 90
Burling Hull The Spirit of Little Bo Peep plunger
Also published here
  • Stage Magic #3, 1935
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 479
Denis Behr The Dark Force spectator reverses any card below table, forced, SBS
Related to 2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 41