Written by Jean Hugard

1996
Work of Various

328 pages (Hardcover), published by Magico Magazine
Illustrated with drawings by Abril Lamarque.
Language: English

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Jean Hugard The WAACS and the Doughboys hotel story trick, queens and jacks in five envelopes change places
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 1
Jean Hugard Editorial
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 1
Unknown Reverse Count Switch cards counted off into right hand from top of deck, starting with block
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 1
Jean Hugard Presentation card location, behind back, card at position remembered, counting cards from top to bottom, focus on presentation
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 2
Jean Hugard Torn Newspaper to Bouquet newspaper to flowers, brief
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 2
Ching Ling Foo Torn Paper Classic torn and restored paper strip
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 3
Jean Hugard Repetitions rambling on repetition in programs
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 3
John Batton Striking Experiment matchbook put in water, matches can still be ignited
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 3
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias to Lt. Haskell and Spaulding
Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1943 4
Jean Hugard Spectacular Flash Opening paper is ignited, ribbons a silk and an umbrella appear
Vol. 1 No. 2 July 1943 5
Jean Hugard, J. Marsters Linking Ring Climax
  • rings are dropped to the floor (Hugard)
  • bowl formed with rings and flowers appear inside
Vol. 1 No. 2 July 1943 6
Jean Hugard The Long and Short of It "A Sure Force"
forcing an object by letting the spectator selects a match, short piece and normal match
Vol. 1 No. 2 July 1943 6
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Jean-Eralities
  • tip to obtain cotton cord (Hugard)
  • Second Deal idea, card divined at named number (Braue)
Related to Vol. 1 No. 2 July 1943 6
Jean Hugard The Flap Slate
Vol. 1 No. 2 July 1943 7
Jean Hugard Editorial
Vol. 1 No. 2 July 1943 7
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on the Redhills
Vol. 1 No. 2 July 1943 8
Jean Hugard Hugard's Butterflies butterflies are torn from a napkin, then snow storm with butterflies done with fan and water
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 3 Aug. 1943 9
George H. Pittman Double Reverse spectator and performer each hold half of the deck, select a card and exchange it to put it in the other packet, one packet is reversed and placed in the middle of the second packet, finally all cards are face down except the selections
Vol. 1 No. 3 Aug. 1943 10
Unknown Half Pass brief
Vol. 1 No. 3 Aug. 1943 10
Frederick Braue Wand Production in the hands, lapel
Vol. 1 No. 3 Aug. 1943 10
Unknown Classic Coin Fold
Related to Vol. 1 No. 3 Aug. 1943 11
Jean Hugard Do-Nuts to You grandmother's necklace with donuts and ropes going through sleeves of jacket, bowl of water is produced as a finale
Vol. 1 No. 4 Sep. 1943 13
Paul Morris Clothes Pin Mint signed coin vanishes and appears on a clothes pin
Vol. 1 No. 4 Sep. 1943 14
Unknown Ramsay Subtlety
Vol. 1 No. 4 Sep. 1943 14
Unknown Sleeving of a Coin
Vol. 1 No. 4 Sep. 1943 14
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Jack and Mary Trepel
Vol. 1 No. 4 Sep. 1943 14
J. Elder Blackledge Twelve Cards to Pocket with selection
Vol. 1 No. 4 Sep. 1943 15
Jean Hugard Editorial - What is Magic? Hugard's definition what magic is
Vol. 1 No. 4 Sep. 1943 15
Jean Hugard Jean-Eralities on the evolution of court cards and how to pick something up on stage
Vol. 1 No. 4 Sep. 1943 16
Jean Hugard Cups and Bills with rolled up bills and cups, three final loads
Related to Vol. 1 No. 5 Oct. 1943 17
Unknown The Finger-Grip palm of a ball
Vol. 1 No. 5 Oct. 1943 17
Unknown To Load a Bill under a Cup
Vol. 1 No. 5 Oct. 1943 17
Jean Hugard Presentation presentation for "To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons"
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 5 Oct. 1943 18
Jean Hugard Jean-Eralitites on inflation of double paper bag
Vol. 1 No. 5 Oct. 1943 18
Leon Maguire Thumb Nail Writer pencil to hold nail writer
Vol. 1 No. 5 Oct. 1943 19
Paul Morris A Miracle of Coincidence performer writes number and name on unknown card, spectator selects same card again
Vol. 1 No. 5 Oct. 1943 19
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Dell o'Dell
Vol. 1 No. 5 Oct. 1943 20
Jean Hugard Thimble Technique several thimble vanishes, where thimble does not start on finger
Vol. 1 No. 6 Nov. 1943 21
Jean Hugard The Serpent Handkerchief lemon appears, handkerchief in paper changes with fruit of lemon, to dry handkerchief it's held over a candle where it is burnt and eventually found in wrapping paper
Related to Vol. 1 No. 6 Nov. 1943 22
Jean Hugard Interlude a la William Tell slicing pieces of paper with arrow and bow, method to cut paper in half all the times
Vol. 1 No. 6 Nov. 1943 22
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Joseph Dunninger
Vol. 1 No. 6 Nov. 1943 23
Jean Hugard Jean-Eralities on the salt trick (problem of salt and moisture), on the use of a wand
Vol. 1 No. 6 Nov. 1943 23
R. M. Jamison Odds and Ends tips and hints for
  • Clippo
  • Baker's Salt Trick
  • Oriental Restoring Powder
Related to Vol. 1 No. 6 Nov. 1943 23
Jean Hugard Billiard Balls & Glass traveling to glass
Vol. 1 No. 6 Nov. 1943 23
Jean Hugard A New Card Stab cards are stabbed with knife, all cards above selection are pierced and packet cut at that position
Vol. 1 No. 6 Nov. 1943 24
R. M. Jamison Bingo-Bonds bill in one of five bills, four spectators can spell the word "Bingo" and get the envelope they arrive at, with a stand
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 25
Paul Morris Are You Sure? - A Quick Trick with a Novel Finish four Jacks are cut to, then one Jack transforms into selection
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 26
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Control with bridge
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 26
Unknown Bottom Slip Cut hands to table
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 26
R. M. Jamison The Great Escape traveling and transformation of jumbo cards with Disney figures
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 27
Jean Hugard The Serpent Handkerchief (Continued from November Issue)
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 27
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Silent Mora
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 28
Jean Hugard The Back Palm as a Secret Sleight on the history and several techniques
a. The vanish
b. The reverse palm
c. Transfer a card from regular palm to the front palm
d. To back palm a card directly from the deck
Tricks using the back palm as a secret sleight
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 29
Unknown The Crystal Casket chosen card travels to glass which was shown empty and is wrapped in handkerchief
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 31
Unknown A Hat and a Card card penetrates hat
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 31
Unknown Impromptu Rising Card
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 32
Unknown A Surprise Handshake cards are produced after handshake with spectator
Vol. 1 No. 7 Dec. 1943 32
Jean Hugard Evaporation of a Watch pocket watch vanishes in a hat covered with a handkerchief and appears back in performer's pocket on watchchain
Vol. 1 No. 8 Jan. 1944 33
Jean Hugard The Magic Bell
Vol. 1 No. 8 Jan. 1944 34
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Now! attributed to Robert-Houdin, three cards selected, three times stop by spectator to find their cards
Related to Vol. 1 No. 8 Jan. 1944 34
Max Cadet The Magic Bell three cards stopped at, with two hats and a bell
Vol. 1 No. 8 Jan. 1944 34
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Senor Maldo
Vol. 1 No. 8 Jan. 1944 34
Jean Hugard Hey! Presto! selection appears in a glass held by performer
Vol. 1 No. 8 Jan. 1944 35
Jean Hugard Back Palm Change Using a Handkerchief
Vol. 1 No. 8 Jan. 1944 35
Orville Wayne Meyer Magno Touch performer writes name on face of card, spectator selects card and signs it's back, it is the same card
Vol. 1 No. 8 Jan. 1944 36
Dr. H. Walter Grote Ghost Writings name of selection appears on rolled up paper
Vol. 1 No. 9 Feb. 1944 37
Dr. H. Walter Grote Cut and Turnover Force
Variations Vol. 1 No. 9 Feb. 1944 37
Jean Hugard Gestures on gestures, style and manners
Vol. 1 No. 9 Feb. 1944 38
Jean Hugard Bare Stage Bugbear how to move on a stage, fishing rod to get objects from the audience
Vol. 1 No. 9 Feb. 1944 38
Unknown Forcing a Card on a stage
Vol. 1 No. 9 Feb. 1944 38
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Dr. Daley
Vol. 1 No. 9 Feb. 1944 38
Jean Hugard, R. M. Jamison The Egg Bag on the egg bag, routine by Hugard and other ideas by Jamison
Vol. 1 No. 9 Feb. 1944 39
Oscar H. Paulson Flash Opening Trick a handkerchief appears, from which a hat and a rabbit are produced
Vol. 1 No. 9 Feb. 1944 40
Charles Hudson Those Confusing Ladies two queens face up in the center of the deck change places wit the other queens on top of the deck ans all queens are face down, one-handed, deck held behind back
Vol. 1 No. 10 Mar. 1944 41
Jerry Lukins Cigarette Paper Classic torn and restored cigarette paper
Vol. 1 No. 10 Mar. 1944 42
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Dariel Fitzkee
Vol. 1 No. 10 Mar. 1944 42
Frederick Braue Coin Tapping Count normal but elegant count of coins from glass to hand
Vol. 1 No. 10 Mar. 1944 42
George G. Kaplan Coin Extraction Perfected two coins wrapped in handkerchief, chosen one penetrates fabric
Vol. 1 No. 10 Mar. 1944 43
Unknown Coin Sleight - A Novel Finger Grip purse palm and its use by Charles Morritt
Vol. 1 No. 10 Mar. 1944 43
Jean Hugard Gambling newspaper article on cutting off parts of fingers to improve sleights
Vol. 1 No. 10 Mar. 1944 44
Bill Morton, Orville Wayne Meyer Greatest Four Ace Trick three double facer
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 45
Unknown Ace Vanish gaffed
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 45
Jean Hugard Billiard Ball Interlude with different colored billiard balls
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 46
Charlie Miller Reverse Interlude spectator names a number, that amount of cards are found reversed in the deck, with not-hearing strategy (tecnica del sordo)
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 46
LeRoy E. Larson Matchbook Hook transforming a matchbook so it can be used like a hooked coin
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 46
Tom Bowyer Match Vanish after lighting a cigarette
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 46
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Cantu
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 46
Max Katz Cube Root Extraction cube roots of numbers until 100
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 47
Jean Hugard Forcing the Choice of one of Four Packets several approaches to the magician's choice
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 47
Jean Hugard The Linking Rings on a linking ring performance by Richard Himber
Vol. 1 No. 11 Apr. 1944 48
George G. Kaplan Numerology??? two decks, three cards are counted to in both decks and they match
Vol. 1 No. 12 May 1944 49
Arthur Punnar Cut and Restored Rope - Perfected
Vol. 1 No. 12 May 1944 49
George Starke Salt and Water salt travels from hand to hand, then water appears
Vol. 1 No. 12 May 1944 50
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on the open house
Vol. 1 No. 12 May 1944 50
Nat. D. Kane Just a Dream baby chicken appears and vanishes
Vol. 1 No. 12 May 1944 50
George Starke The Thumbnail Writer on the problem of bad handwriting, automatic writing
Vol. 1 No. 12 May 1944 51
Abril Lamarque Foiling the Gremlins gah when magic trick goes wrong, egg with silk inside bearing a message
Vol. 1 No. 12 May 1944 51
Francis J. Rigney Cutting a Dido story trick, tearing a long strip
Vol. 1 No. 12 May 1944 51
Abril Lamarque The Lamarque Rabbit Vanish rabbit appears and vanishes in a box
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 53
Tom Bowyer Routine with a Svengali Deck different effects with a svengali deck, reverse, spelling, counting, all alike
Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 54
Roger Barkann The Rice Bowls focus on presentation, WWII themed
Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 54
Gerald Kosky Impromptu Daub
Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 54
Dr. A. Heller Magnetic Fisherman selection is attracted to magnet
Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 55
Jean Hugard Silks how to twirl a handkerchief, for making knots etc.
Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 55
Jean Hugard Hu-gardnias on Al Flosso
Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 55
George Engel Producing a Rope between palm of hands
Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 55
George G. Kaplan 3-2-1 divination of a total of three rolled dice
Vol. 2 No. 1 June 1944 55
R. M. Jamison The Oracle Speaks answer to a question appears on slate, from Thayer Oracle Numbered Question Book, with change box for billets
Vol. 2 No. 2 July 1944 57
R. M. Jamison The Small Time Magician
Vol. 2 No. 2 July 1944 58
R. M. Jamison The Turn Over Card Control half over break is turned over into the other hand, repeated with second half
Vol. 2 No. 2 July 1944 58
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on John McArdle
Vol. 2 No. 2 July 1944 58
R. M. Jamison Chinese Prayer Vase with transparent bottle
Vol. 2 No. 2 July 1944 58
R. M. Jamison Jumbo Four Ace Routine McDonald aces with jumbo cards
Vol. 2 No. 2 July 1944 59
R. M. Jamison Thumb Writer Telepathy telepathy presentation
Vol. 2 No. 2 July 1944 59
R. M. Jamison Double Back Card Force method to repeat Dr. Grote Cut and Turnover Force with a second card
Inspired byVariations Vol. 2 No. 2 July 1944 60
Paul Morris Three in One
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 61
Jean Hugard Coin Magic on coin magic, general remarks on palming
Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 62
Jean Hugard The Melting Coin coin is apparently bent with both and vanishes in the flame of a match where it is reproduced again
Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 62
R. M. Jamison The Hindu Wands and Cords tip on the Chinese Sticks
Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 63
Jean Hugard, Herbert Hood Dice Production and Tricks 1. Production of a dice (with a handkerchief)
2. A mind reading trick (with a handkerchief)
3. Dipping into the future (prediction on a business card, by Herbert Hood)
Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 64
Phil J. Flad, Jr. A Diminishing Card one card shrinks, back palm handling
Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 64
Jean Hugard Foiling the Iron Grip escaping a strong man's grip
Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 64
Dr. A. Heller The Heller Speller
Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 65
Harry Bernstein Transmutation of Metal two dimes in spectator's hand change into pennies
Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 65
Jean Hugard The Balanced Deck deck balanced on hand
Related to Vol. 2 No. 3 Aug. 1944 66
R. M. Jamison Jamison's Spot Sticks two sticks
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 4 Sep. 1944 67
Jean Hugard Card Magic general comments
Vol. 2 No. 4 Sep. 1944 68
Jean Hugard The Overhand Shuffle 1. Retain control of the top card
2. To keep the bottom card in that position
3. To retain the top and bottom card in position
4. To run cards
5. To jog a card
6. To control a chosen card which has been replaced in the pack
Vol. 2 No. 4 Sep. 1944 68
Jean Hugard Telepathy Plus one of five cards is selected
Vol. 2 No. 4 Sep. 1944 70
Jean Hugard Classical Vanishes 1. Vesting
Vol. 2 No. 4 Sep. 1944 70
Orville Wayne Meyer, R. M. Jamison The Hindu Wands and Cords on the Chinese Sticks
Vol. 2 No. 4 Sep. 1944 71
Jean Hugard Pearls of Magical Wisdom from Decremps and Gaultier
Vol. 2 No. 4 Sep. 1944 72
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Abril Lamarque
Vol. 2 No. 4 Sep. 1944 72
George G. Kaplan A Winning Wager five cards shuffled in placed on a stand, selected one is predicted on a slate with houlette and duplicates
Variations Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 73
Arnold Belais Phoney Dice change of spots using paddle move
Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 74
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Charlie Miller
Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 74
Gerald Kosky The Biter Bit Magic Thrust as an out when someone challenges performer to find thought of card
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 74
Jean Hugard An Optical Illusion four unknown cards selected and placed in performer's pocket, six piles are formed, all ontaining aces, aces are eventually found in pocket
Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 75
Unknown Adding Palmed Cards while cutting deck
Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 75
Jean Hugard Magical Flight marked coin in knotted handkerchief travels into knot of second silk
Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 75
Phil J. Flad, Jr. Lota Bowl combined with change bag, silks are wrung out over lota bowl, transform into Union Jack
Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 76
Clyde Cairy Metamorphoses card rubbed to thigh changes several times, back palm
Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 77
Jean Hugard, Chung Ling Soo II. The Vanish by the Throw Behind the Back explained with a ball, description of Chung Ling Soo's use of the move for the linking rings and the vanish of an orange
Vol. 2 No. 5 Oct. 1944 77
Jean Hugard The Patriotic Tissues three red, blue and white paper balls are put in three bags with the same colors, they rearrange themselves, so in each bag is on ball of each color, then they change into flowers with the corresponding colors
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 79
Jean Hugard More Card Magic (Continued) key card placement with overhand shuffle
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 80
Jean Hugard The Best Impromptu Spelling Trick
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 80
Jean Hugard Coin Interlude (Continued) one of two coins vanishes, the other one is split in two then followed by continuous coin production with candy as a climax
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 81
Jean Hugard, Louis Nikola Pearls of Magical Wisdom Hugard on confidence in magic, Nikola quote on the Mirror Glass
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 81
Jean Hugard The Dream of Ben Asai four deuces in four glasses turn into four queens and back to four twos
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 82
Harry "Roz-On" Rosenblum The Sand Frame technical improvement for the sand frame
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 82
George Starke The Ghost Coins handful of coins vanish, soldered coins
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 83
Jean Hugard More Pearls quotes by Ponsin, Nikola and Hugard
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 83
Frederick Braue Fred Braue Writes Floating Stick version, stick adheres to fingers and nose
Vol. 2 No. 6 Nov. 1944 84
George Starke Hornswoggled bills change total value several times
Related toVariationsAlso published here Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 85
Jean Hugard The Punishment Fits the Crime coin transforms into lemon, under hat
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 86
Jean Hugard Exposures on exposure
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 86
Jean Hugard The Penetrating Billiard Ball ball penetrating silk, with cut and restored handkerchief element
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 87
Tom Bowyer The Upside Down Six six spot turns into nine spot
Variations Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 87
John C. Holoubeck The Spirit Match initials of card appear on head of burnt match
Related to Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 88
R. M. Jamison Up the Sleeve! jumbo card travels to performer's sleeve
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 89
R. M. Jamison Invisible Flight signed jumbo card in envelope transposes with jumbo card held and signed by performer
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 90
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on George G. Kaplan
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 90
Jean Hugard Magicana on practice and repertoire
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 90
Jean Hugard Cards from the Sleeve cards travel from pocket to hand, reverse up the sleeve
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 91
Joseph K. Schmidt, Unknown One Hand Riffle Shuffle tabled
Related to Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 91
Jean Hugard Blindfold brief opinion on the use of blindfolds
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 91
Jean Hugard Shorts on the word necromancy
Vol. 2 No. 7 Dec. 1944 92
Jean Hugard Silks and Soup Plates two handkerchiefs vanish and appear between two soup plates, hollow loop ball
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 93
Jean Hugard More Card Magic (Continued) brief introduction on stacks
  • The Eighth Overhand Shuffle
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 94
George G. Kaplan One in Five spectator adds four card to selection, performer divines it
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 94
Unknown Cut and Restored String multi strands cord, separated in center and twisted again
Related to Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 95
R. M. Jamison The Upside Down Six Six spot turns into Nine spot, with jumbo cards and card has number written on it
Inspired by Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 95
Jean Hugard Coin Interlude on the french drop
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 96
Jean Hugard Through the Table Top coins through table, with glass
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 96
Jean Hugard Through the Knee coins through knee, seated
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 96
Max Katz A "Shuffling" Presentation story presentation, different forms of riffle shuffle cascades
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 97
Dr. Aaron Weiss Rolling a Cigarette with a comb, cigarette rolls on table
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 97
Jean Hugard Magicana quote by Gaultier
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 97
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on George Starke
Vol. 2 No. 8 Jan. 1945 98
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related to Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 99
Jean Hugard, Henri De Manche More Coin Magic
  • The Coin Switch (de Manche switch)
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 100
Henri Decremps The Transposition of Silver and Copper Coins copper /silver transposition, translations from Decremps "Codicille de Jerome Sharp"
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 100
Jean Hugard Magicana quotes by Einstein, Weist, Hugard
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 100
George Starke Penny and Half Dollar Transposition
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 101
Abril Lamarque Heavy Tipper joke for tipping in a restaurant, coin transforms into small heavy ball
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 101
Unknown Coin Switch same as Bobo Switch
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 101
Jean Hugard Silk Production from Candle Flame silk production, with gimmick
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 102
Jean Hugard Lighting a Candle Magically portion of flame is carried with bare hands to light another candle
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 102
Jean Hugard False Cuts
  • False Cut No.1 (on the table three packets)
  • False Cut No. 2 (on the table, five packets)
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 102
Royal Vale Heath "Magic Square" Magic card selection in combination with magic square, total of square indicates position in the rest of the deck
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 103
Jean Hugard Magicana quotes
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 103
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on New York Ring 26, I.B.M.
Vol. 2 No. 9 Feb. 1945 104
George Starke Sleeving as an Art Part I
  • To sleeve a coin from the right hand up the right sleeve
  • Retrieving the sleeved coin
  • Using the right sleeve for a switch
Related to Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 105
George Starke The Magical Transfer of a Coin from one Hand to the Other
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 105
Jean Hugard The Homing Card marked card vanishes from sealed paper and appears in deck at chosen number
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 106
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Dorny
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 106
Henry A. Colgate Milk and Confetti confetti in glass under handkerchief and milk in cone change places, milk pitcher
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 107
Jean Hugard Magicana quotes and wisdom on magic
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 107
Jean Hugard Card Magic - One Way Decks general comments
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 108
Dr. A. Heller You Do as Heller Does with two decks and three cards each
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 108
R. J. Cooper Balancing an Egg on a Plate
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 109
R. J. Cooper Wand Shells, Candle Shells etc. how to build shells
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 109
Charles Kalish Purely Mental card divination, without cards, mathematical divination
Vol. 2 No. 10 Mar. 1945 109
George Starke Hornswoggled - The Smash Finish different ending
Related to Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 111
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Bert Allerton
Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 112
Jean Hugard Magicana quotes and wisdom on magic
Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 112
Jean Hugard The Slate Trick normal slates, change of slates to let both examine
Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 113
Edouard Cartier "The Flip" Double Lift
Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 113
Jean Hugard Card Magic - Substitutes for the Pass
  • The Simplified Pass(turn over and shuffle)
Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 113
Jean Hugard Whole Hole-Y Cigarette Paper two cigarette papers transpose, one has center torn-out and second is torn in quarters with missing corner
Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 114
Jean Hugard Magicana quotes and wisdom on magic
Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 114
Audley Walsh Some New Sleights - 1. The Slip Palm while spectator cuts deck from performer's hand to table
Vol. 2 No. 11 Apr. 1945 115
Jerry Lukins The Homing Coins up the sleeve type, four coins to glass, shell
Variations Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 117
Jerry Lukins Shell Move coin stolen from shell, one handed
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 117
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Hugard's Testimonial Show
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 117
Paul Morris Just Think Stop!
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 118
Jean Hugard Rabbit Vanish from two grocer's bags
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 118
Claude Kimball Card Magic - Substitutes for the Pass card is levered up with pinky
Related to Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 118
Frederick Braue The Secret Addition strange handling, deck in right hand's dealer's grip, cards are flipped over
Related toVariations Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 119
Jean Hugard Cigar Gas gag with cigar and match
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 119
George Engel Love at First Sight story trick, card travels
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 120
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Double Do As I Do
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 121
Jean Hugard Magicana quotes and wisdom on magic
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 121
Paul Morris A Life Saver life saver turns into coins, and is produced from the air
Vol. 2 No. 12 May 1945 122
George Starke The Porous Plate "A Trick with a Climax that Savors of Real Magic"
deck placed on plate, selection travels through plate and is found underneath
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 123
Ross Bertram Gold and Silver dime and penny transpose in performer's hands
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 123
Unknown Magnetized Wand wand moved in hand, thread
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 124
Jean Hugard Interludes on using short magical feats as interludes
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 124
Unknown The Swallowing Wand wand thrust into assistants mouth and out
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 124
Unknown A Knotty Interlude tight knot is resolved, knot appears
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 125
Jean Hugard A Miser Dreams in the Parlor routine with hat and silk handkerchief
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 126
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on C. A. Munson
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 127
Jean Hugard Magicana on Howard de Courcy's one-handed shuffle
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 127
Unknown The Flying Pips two pieces of black cardboard are fastend together with rubber bands, with toy pistol pips of selection are shot away and they are correctly arranged between cardboards
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 128
Unknown Stabbing Force with another card, as an out
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 128
Larry Russell, Unknown The Lightning Change spectator is to close his hand around half dollar at count of three, performer exchanges it quickly and without noticing
Related toVariations Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 129
Unknown A Porous Glass pushing wand through bottom of glass, same method than cups & balls gag
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 130
Unknown A Deep Glass glass is deeper on inside than outside, measured with wand as in cups & balls gag, favorite of Charles Bertram
Vol. 3 No. 1 June 1945 130
Martin Gardner The Flying Cigar Band "An Intriguing Table Interlude", from one finger to another finger of the same hand
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 131
Tommy Dowd A New Card Change during demonstration on how spectator should put his hand on top
Related to Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 132
Tommy Dowd Book or Magazine Load from Flat Palm
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 132
Tommy Dowd Card Addition to Packet with table spread force application
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 132
George Starke Elastic Fingers little finger seems to grow
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 133
Warner Perry To the Top with stranger card (which is not the selection)
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 133
Jean Hugard Ring on the Wand ring dropped into glass under handkerchief, then appears on stick held by spectator, collection of different methods
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 134
R. M. Jamison The Fair Sex and the Magician card tricks for women
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 134
Unknown Production of a Glass of Liquid from silk
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 135
Frederick Braue The Secret Addition improved
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 135
Raynaly Magicana a quote on Fine Arts
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 135
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias to Jack Miller
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 135
Arthur Punnar The Pulse Trick divination presented as pulse-feeling during the asking of questions, featuring wrist turn glimpse while looking at watch
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 135
George Starke Sleeving as an Art Part II
  • Emil Jarrow & Paul Morris (Sphinx, 1937/1938)
  • One-Handed Sleeving
Related to Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 136
Larry Arcuri Cut and Restored Necktie anecdote
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 136
Roger Barkann, Wallace The Lightning Change ideas for referenced item
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 137
Unknown Magnetic Wand glass of liquid suspended on wand
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 137
Elmer Applegit Tips on Laundry Tickets and the Like on adhesive used
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 138
Roger Barkann, Unknown Magicana
  • Air Holes (wax pellets to seal air holes)
  • best pencil for marking card
Vol. 3 No. 2 July 1945 138
Bert Allerton Name Your Number one of six cards chosen, its number used to count to selection
Related to Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 139
Leon Maguire, Mihlon Clayton The Cut and Restored Rope Trick handling of classic method
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 140
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias to Master Sergeant Frank Dobrena
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 140
Sherman Ripley The Handkerchief Force "improved"
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 141
Wilbur T. Kattner No Cigarette Shortage cigarette stump grows two times
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 141
George Starke My Uncle and the Gambler
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 142
Charlier Charlier Pass
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 142
Milbourne Christopher Rope to Cigarette
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 143
R. M. Jamison That Screwy Die Again mis-spotted die routine, with actual mis-spotted die
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 143
Harold B. Leith Indian Rope Trick still a Mystery letter from adventures in India and China
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 143
George Starke Substitutes for the Double Lift article with examples
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 144
George Starke Downs Change Improved
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 144
Bert Allerton The Allerton Change
Related to Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 144
Jean Hugard Note by the editor credit information
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 144
Jean Hugard, Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Magicana quote by Ponsin, see also quote on p. 139
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 144
William D. Forest A Coin Vanish
Related to Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 145
D. M. Amann The Secret Addition Again
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 145
Wilbur T. Kattner Billiard Ball Vanish
Related to
  • Magic Without Apparatus, Gaultier, Hugard translation, p. 377
Vol. 3 No. 3 Aug. 1945 145
Mahatma The Cone and Flowers first spring flowers (de Kolta flowers), then real flowers
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 147
Jean Hugard Magic with Confederates
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 147
Giuseppe Pinetti Borrowed Ring in Fish finger ring shot out the window, fish appears in empty box with finger ring inside, stooge
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 147
Jean Hugard Making a Paper Cone rolling the cone efficiently
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 148
George G. Kaplan Cut and Restored Rope "Tying the Knot after Cutting the Loop"
Related to Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 149
Unknown Interlude - with a Coin at a Bar or Counter coin snapped onto table disappears, sound illusion
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 149
Jean Hugard Card Magic article intro
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 150
Don Medley Impromptu Routine with a Borrowed Deck combination of several effects, see following items, starts with flourishes
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 150
Don Medley 2. The Sloppy Shuffle
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 150
Don Medley 3. Reversed Card Discovery
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 150
Harvey P. Graham Snapping a Knot one-handed
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 150
R. M. Jamison The $1.85 Trick nested shell set, chinese coin as surprise finish
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 151
Edouard Cartier Cartier's Card Reversal and Spelling selection vanishes and appears reversed when spelled to
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 151
Edouard Cartier Palm Placement palmed card inserted at certain position when cards are spread through
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 151
Don Medley 4. Another Reversed Discovery
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 152
Unknown Double Lift Reverse
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 152
Don Medley 5. The Secret Revealed
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 152
Unknown Push-In Change
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 152
Don Medley 6. The Spectator Does It card turns over in deck while it is in spectator's hands, indifferent card palmed onto selection and double replaced as one
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 152
Jean Hugard Magicana quotes by Ponsin, Robert-Houdin
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 152
Stanley Collins A Conjuring Acrostic for solution see p. 157
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 152
Arnold Belais Harlequinade cigarette tossed in vest pocket (juggling), pushed through head and grows
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 153
Edwin Tabor Transmutation of Metal coin changes on palm of hand, magnet, Raven precursor
Vol. 3 No. 4 Sep. 1945 153
Arnold Belais A Stamp Collector's Nightmare paddle routine with stamps on two paddles, "paste spreaders", magnets
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 155
Max Katz Formula for any Spelling Trick spelling through the values of a suit, spectator gets it wrong, how to arrive at the formula
Variations Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 156
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias to the Great Raymond
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 156
Louis Tannen "Cuff"-ing a Coin
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 156
Arthur Punnar The Fist Coin Routine about four coins put in fist vanish, back clip
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 157
Jean Hugard Magicana quote
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 157
Frank Dobrina "Allez Oop" "A Striking Card Discovery"
deck thrown on surface so it spreads, selection turns over via air pressure and slides to center
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 158
Larry Arcuri Your Card business card rises out of cased deck, gag presentation "I will find your card"
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 158
George H. Pittman Follow the Leader
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 159
George H. Pittman Turnover Pass strange handling, both hands turn over their packet on its own
Related to Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 159
Bert Feinson The B. F. Card Control lift shuffle in which only the selection is picked up
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 160
Unknown Interlude with a Marble marble through table, it vanishes from handkerchief above table by secretly locking it in the fabric with a rubber band
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 160
Harry Blackstone Magicana quote from Saturday Evening Post
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 160
Unknown Flourish with 3 Coins coins on back of hand, tossed and caught
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 161
Unknown Dexterity with Scissors spinning flourish between both hands, spectator cannot do it
Variations Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 161
Jean Hugard Magicana quote from New York Tims
Vol. 3 No. 5 Oct. 1945 161
Unknown Instantaneous Production of a Silk silk appears in glass, thread set-up to table
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 163
J. B. Bobo Knots to You "J. S. Bobo" (?), rope curled around hand, number named, that many knots appear in rope, one is blown away
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 164
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Magicana quote
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 164
Joseph K. Schmidt Flash Paper Interlude flash appears, cigarette ignites palmed flash paper
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 164
Unknown Dyeing Silks Joke
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 164
Unknown Blood Writing sum of digits appears on arm in blood red after rubbing
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 165
Unknown A Light Interlude match goes out repeatedly just as a cigarette is about to be lit, same if spectator tries (chemically)
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 165
Henry Weisl, Robert Greene Letters of Fire card value burns itself into paper stretched in a frame, paper index on back of cards
Related to Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 166
Jean Hugard Card Magic article intro
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 167
Jean Hugard A Sub-Conscious Miracle performer blindfolded, deck shuffled by spectator, three cards called and any cards removed by spectator one by one
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 167
Jean Hugard Palm Glimpse glimpsing a card palmed with face to palm
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 167
Unknown Vanishing a Silk from paper cone, with handkerchief ball
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 168
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Maxims quotes
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 168
George H. Pittman Can You Spell? spectator always gets a Nine, then a Joker when a Nine should show up
Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 169
Abril Lamarque How to Save Face After Laying an Egg correction of illustrations
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 6 Nov. 1945 169
Al Cohn Mental Marvels with general comments on mentalism, two numbers thought of and divined (psychological forces), last number or word always is right
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 171
Milbourne Christopher Flowers from the Flame bouquet from flash of fire, one-handed production from sleeve
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 172
Milbourne Christopher The Name Appears names of presidents on slips of paper, put in performer's pocket, one chosen and burnt, ashes rubbed on cigarette, name appears
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 172
Milbourne Christopher The Jumping Silks two different-colored silks held at one corner in each hand visibly change places
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 172
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias to George Karger and George Starke
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 173
Peter "The Magic Man" Pan Entertaining Children
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 173
Royal H. Brin, Jr. The Rising Cigar cigar stands up on palm of hand, ungaffed
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 174
Jackie Flosso Flopso Reverso peeked selection turns over in deck
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 174
Jackie Flosso Center Reverse while deck is turned over
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 174
Howard de Courcy The One-Hand Riffle Shuffle with cascade, illustrated with photographs by George Karger
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 175
Charles Kalish The One-Hand Overhand Shuffle illustrated with photographs by George Karger
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 177
Jean Hugard Silk Dyeing by Hand pushing silk through hand
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 179
Ed Bender Squash presentation for Percy Abbott's vanishing shot glass with whiskey
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 179
Leslie P. Guest A Card Castle construction for production card castle, chosen card appears on silk and deck transforms into card castle on tray
Variations Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 181
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Magicana quote by Ponsin
Vol. 3 No. 7 Dec. 1945 182
Sam Pavloff Glimpse the Future playing card pushed in telephone book, moved around there and then name at the position read, predicted, pages fastened together with tape, for name correction of S. Pabloff see page 193
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 183
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column using "Vampire Flexible Glass" with mirror and break-away wand
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 184
Milbourne Christopher Match to Dollar rebuilding "Match to Flower"
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 184
Don Rose Magic Bar Secret tip on alcohol ingredient
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 184
Milbourne Christopher Colored Flash Paper uses for colored flash paper for: silk vanish, torn and restored tissue, silk to egg, lapel flower
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 184
Bob Baxter Birthday Cake
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 184
Professor Hoffmann Hollow Egg Idea
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 184
Milbourne Christopher Fire and Water foulard burned and restored, bowl of water produced
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 184
Milbourne Christopher Ribbon Fantastique idea for Massey's Ribbon Release
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 184
Milbourne Christopher Chinese Stick Tip
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 185
Milbourne Christopher Sponge Ball Idea sticking sponge ball on end of pencil before production
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 185
Milbourne Christopher The Afghan Bands - The Mobius Strip
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 185
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias to Dr. Chester Miller
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 185
Jean Hugard Maxims for Magicians some quotes
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946 185
R. M. Jamison Specks in Specs glasses of spectator as mirror, drawing on slate duplicated, or bottom card of deck known after spectator's shuffle
Vol. 3 No. 8 Jan. 1946