Written by Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster

1895-1898,1904-1905
Work of Various

968 pages (Stapled), published by Borwig & Horster
Illustrated with drawings.
Language: German

(541 entries)

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Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Vorwort introduction to magazine
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 1
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenschule introduction to start of a card college series
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 2
Unknown A. Die Volte mit zwei Händen as a control
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 2
Unknown B. Die Volte mit einer Hand bottom half brought to top, only first finger underneath
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 4
Unknown Eine Kartensoirée - 1. Die Kartendressur start of a multi-trick act, flourishes with an electric deck
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 6
Unknown Erklärung zum Vertauschen eines Kartenspiels a. Mit Servante (deck switch with chair servante)
b. Ohne Servante (using holder under vest)
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 8
Unknown Hochmischen der Karten
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 9
Unknown Cards Cling to Hand needle through skin
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 10
Unknown Billardkugel-Changements red and white billiard balls wrapped in newspaper and put into two goblets, they transpose, two methods, see p. 24 for ending
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 12
Unknown Die Geisterquelle Chemische Kunststücke
water poured from pitcher into glasses, makes water, ink, wine, color changing liquids, chemical
Related to Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 14
Unknown Anadyomene person appears in cabinet
Related to Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 16
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering questions
Vol. 1 No. 1 Sep. 1895 16
Unknown Das Filieren der Karten
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 17
Unknown Chicagoer Kartendruckerei normal deck is shown to be all alike one by one
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 18
Unknown End Grip Top Change
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 18
Unknown Das Schleifen der Karten
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 19
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Forcieren der Karten oder die gezwungene Wahl introduction comments to classic force
Related to Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 20
Unknown Der Kartendegen Eine Kartensoirée No. 2
four cards selected and shuffled back by spectator, stabbed at once from card shower
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 20
Unknown Der Kunstschütze Eine Kartensoirée No. 3
card held by spectator is shot at, a hole appears in its middle
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 22
Unknown Der Teufelskopf Eine Kartensoirée No. 4
patter introduction to effect
Related to Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 23
Unknown Der Ring des Polyerates borrowed finger ring put in one hand which is wrapped in a handkerchief, travels into other hand which is also wrapped, prepared table (thread used to pull ring to servante)
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 24
Prof. Robertson Professor Robertson's Ring- und Karten-Kunststück card tied between two chairs, borrowed finger ring appears threaded on loop through hole in card
Related toAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 25
Unknown Die schwarze Hand (aus den Mysterien des Orients) five finger rings borrowed, colored thread on each, black puppet hand in box, rings vanish and appear on the hand, spectators decide which color on which puppet finger
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 25
Jacoby Harms Bindeproductionen hands tied with sealed with ribbons, spirit cabinet type effects happen
Related toVariations Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 28
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen pseudo muscle-reading used to divine a word written on a piece of paper, impression onto metal tray with soap covered paper
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 28
Unknown Anadyomene explanation of the illusion
Related to Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 30
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1895 32
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster I. Die Servante "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
about servante constructions
a. Die Brettservante
b. Die Netzservante
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 33
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Forcieren der Karten continuation of description, forcing deck as alternative
Related to Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 35
Unknown Das Escamotieren einer Karte
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 37
Unknown Das Auflegen der Karten
Related to Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 37
Unknown Der Teufelskopf continuation of description, four cards selected and two borrowed ring put in glass and covered with handkerchief, cards vanish from deck and glass with rings vanishes, cards and rings appear on devil head puppet apparatus
Related to Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 37
Unknown Die unsichtbare Reise Eine Kartensoirée No. 5
two cards placed underneath two plates transpose, duplicate and glide
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 39
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die unsichtbare Reise - Second Method without duplicate, Seven/Eight of Diamonds as pseudo duplicates
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 40
Unknown Die Kartenlaterne Eine Kartensoirée No. 6
card appears in lantern
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 41
Unknown Non plus ultra Eine Kartensoirée No. 7
four cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly with needle attached to ring
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 42
Unknown Meine große Kartenvoltige Eine Kartensoirée No. 8
card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end, card is transformed into a card half its size
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 43
Unknown Das verschwindende Kartenspiel Eine Kartensoirée No. 9
deck vanishes from borrowed hat, long ribbon pours out instead, card triangles attached so they can be fanned, attached to pull
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 44
Buatier de Kolta Buatier de Koltas Tuchkunststück silk vanishes and reappears in candle flame, silk loading from back of matchbox, optional holder that can be attached to candle
Related to Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 45
Unknown Die schwarze Hand (aus den Mysterien des Orients) continuation of explanation, assistant necessary
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 47
Professor Charles Der amerikanische wasserdichte Hut hat borrowed and hands with water and soap are washed inside, water pours out from the bottom, rest changes into flowers, it is given back unharmed
Vol. 1 No. 3 Nov. 1895 48
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster 2. Der Fadenzug "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
about pulls
Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 49
Unknown Das Auflegen der Karten continuation of explanation
Related to Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 51
Unknown Das Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as force
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 51
Unknown Das Colorieren der Karten right thumb goes behind deck and steals card
Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 51
Unknown Die Eintracht der Damen card chosen, then three more cards chosen and the match, then assembly with four double facers
Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 52
Unknown Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for that
Related toVariationsAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 54
Unknown Billardkugelkunststücke two billiard queues from borrowed handkerchief, then handkerchief to billiard ball, ball routine, borrowed handkerchief reappears in a candle
Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 57
Unknown Das Wunder zu Cana "Chemische Experimente"
water poured from pitcher into glasses, makes water, ink, wine, color changing liquids, chemical
Related to Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 60
Jacoby Harms Bindeproductionen continuation of explanation
Related to Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 63
Unknown Die Arche Noah's ship production apparatus, animals and a woman appear inside
Related to Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 64
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 1 No. 4 Dec. 1895 64
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster An unsere hochverehrten Abonnenten!
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 65
Unknown The american strong tric
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 66
Unknown Kartenspiel und Würfel card chosen and lost, six piles made by performer, spectator throws die and the number indicates the pile with the selection
  • 1. Ausführung (six banks of the same six cards each, separated by wide cards)
  • 2. Ausführung (ungaffed)
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 67
Unknown Greek Shuffle kind of fake side-faro shuffle
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 68
Bartholomäus Gebert, Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Ein kleiner Fastnachtscherz oder das Auferstehen einer verbrannten Karte card removed, rest of deck put on glass and covered with handkerchief, card burnt and shot onto glass, card is now upright in glass, it is removed and shrinks and vanishes
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 69
Unknown Die Haarkarte "Mechanische Karten"
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 71
Unknown Tuchkunststücke silk changes into cut-up silk in hand of spectator, broken and restored fan
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 72
Unknown Als Entrée zu empfehlen one glove shrinks and one becomes bigger, then a clear box with confetti is shown, confetti changes into flowers
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 73
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die schwarze Kunst on black art on stage, Charles Arbé (alia Carl Baum) credited
Related to Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 75
Unknown Das ausgetrunkene Getränk, genannt das Geisterwasser glass placed on table, isolated with paper strip construction, lights out, then glass is empty
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 77
Unknown Das Schnellmalen painting appears on white paper in frame
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 78
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon order of cards read off to medium who then directs the spectator to lay out the cards so that they end up sorted in new deck order, three methods
Related to Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 79
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on performing for money
Vol. 1 No. 5 Jan. 1896 80
Unknown Das Abziehen einer Karte The Slip, from top to bottom or from center to bottom
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 81
Unknown Die Unzertrennlichen deck shown mixed and taken under a handkerchief, performer brings out all fours-of-a-kind one after the other, two methods (stacked stripper deck, deck switch)
Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 83
Unknown Marked Wüstsches Deck
Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 84
Unknown Corner Crimp
Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 85
Unknown Der Blumenwachspokal pot with soil, flowers grow out of it, apparatus
Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 86
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei continuation on black art, description of a performance without methods (see future installments for those)
Related to Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 87
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanation
Related to Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 93
Unknown Deck Switch Subtlety adding a card and showing it by accident, switched-in deck has same card on face
Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 93
Unknown Die Arche Noah's explanation
Related to Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 95
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 1 No. 6 Feb. 1896 96
Unknown Die künstliche Reihenfolge der Karten simple cyclical stack, divination of chosen card
Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 97
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope, freely chosen card an card-in-envelope index
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 99
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Card Turnover deck on a tray to achieve reversed replacement
Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 100
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Card Vanish under Handkerchief card vanishes from deck under handkerchief by gripping reversed stripper card with handkerchief when removing it
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 100
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Tuch- und Ei-Kunststück silk to egg which is then given out or cracked, no switch
Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 101
Prof. Lenz Das Eikunststück à la Prof. Lenz hollow egg
Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 102
Unknown Einst und Jetzt egg in glass and covered, silk to egg, in glass is now silk, fake explanation, repeat with marked silk and egg
Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 102
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanation, verbal code method
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 104
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei continuation, explanation of different vanishes, appearances, transformations with different objects
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 108
Unknown Variante der Jacoby Harm'schen Bindeweise "Bindeproductionen"
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 111
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, description of effect in which different colored ashes are taken out of water (not sand effect)
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 Mar. 1896 112
Unknown Das falsche Mischen tabled cuts in multiple packets that retain cyclical order, methods for up to five packets
Related toAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 113
Unknown Der amerikanische Kartenrahmen sand frame
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 114
Unknown Die Blumenkarte "Mechanische Karten"
card changes into flower
Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 117
Unknown Die vierfache Verwandlungskarte "Mechanische Karten"
card taken from the deck and transformed three times
Related to Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 117
Unknown Die knarrende Uhr watch sound gimmick
Related to Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 118
Carl L. Curiel Die wunderbaren Papierschnitzel confetti of three different colors mixed in glass container, every color can be removed on command
Related to Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 119
Unknown Die auf jedem Stab laufende Billardkugel billiard ball rolls and balances on stick, thread
Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 120
Anna Eva Fay Das Tischrücken I. Nach Miss Fay
Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 121
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei continuation of black art effects, drawn skeleton comes to life
Related to Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 124
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on the colored ashes in water effect, Moltke und der Globus
Related to Vol. 1 No. 8 Apr. 1896 127
Unknown Das falsche Mischen continuation of description
Related to Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 129
Unknown I. Methode for single card
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 130
Unknown II. Methode greek shuffle
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 130
Unknown III. Methode confusing description
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 130
Unknown Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel
Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 131
Unknown Der Kartenfächer selection appears at fan (not card fan)
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 132
Unknown "Karte in der Flasche" bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 133
H. F. C. Suhr Der wandernde Rotwein glass bottle with wine placed on tray and covered, wine appears from paper cone and is poured into glass, bottle shown empty and silk is now inside that previously was placed into paper cone, patter bei Conradi
Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 134
Unknown Wein- und Wasser-Kunststücke production of glasses with liquid, rubber covers, double ended stemmed shot glass
Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 137
Unknown Der Changier-Cylinder coins placed in small cylinder coin box vanish
Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 138
Unknown Reproduction of Coins short miser's dream explanation with top hat in step b.
Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 139
Unknown Das Tischrücken II. Methode
Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 140
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei further effects with the black art principle on stage
  • Die Südfrüchte
  • "Fata Morgana"/"Cocon"
  • Die Wunder der Fakire
  • "In luftigen Regionen"
Related to Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 141
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, l'homme masqué, Fritz Jansen
Vol. 1 No. 9 May 1896 144
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verkleinerungsspiel "Original-Ausführung von F. W. Conradi"
Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 145
Carl Braun Diminishing Cards
Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 148
Unknown Das Verschwinden eines Geldstückes in der Hand "Nach einer neuen Idee"
back palm between first and fourth finger with pivot
Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 148
Unknown Die wunderbaren Papierschnitzel second method
Related to Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 149
Unknown Das wandernde Tuch und der Teller silk vanishes and reappears underneath upside down plate, three methods
Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 151
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die magische Blumentüte spring flowers appear in paper cone, only patter claimed by Conradi, spring loading mechanism at table edge
Related to Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 153
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei further effects with the black art principle on stage
  • Das Geisterfass
  • Die Lotusblume
Related to Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 157
Unknown Suggestion und Hypnose four four-digit numbers written down and added, predicted
Related to Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 158
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 1 No. 10 June 1896 160
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 161
Unknown Die Eckkarten "Mechanische Karten"
corner torn off, shot back and it visibly restores, mechanical
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 165
Unknown Der Blumenkorb continuation of "Die magische Blumentüte", spring flowers appear in basket
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 166
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Kunstfärberei glass casket with white paper confetti, confetti changes color a few times, apparatus
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 167
Unknown Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei further effects with the black art principle on stage
  • das Leben einer Büste
  • "Der Geisterskat"
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 170
Unknown Suggestion und Hypnose explanation of the effect
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 172
Carl L. Curiel Die mysteriöse Geisterhand "Home" puppet hand writes named words by itself
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 173
Unknown Magische Gedächtniskunst
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 175
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 1 No. 11 July 1896 176
Unknown Die Eckkarten second method, corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 177
H. F. C. Suhr Der moderne Phönix card torn to pieces and burnt in a flash on a bowl, restored card underneath bowl
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 179
Unknown Magische Gedächtniskunst continuation of explanation
Related to Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 180
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die mysteriöse Geisterhand "Home" only the patter for Curiel's trick
Related to Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 182
Prof. Carlo Arminio Das Färben von Glaskugeln color changing glass spheres/balls, chemical, finger tips with holes in the tip
Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 184
Professor Mattmueller Der Zauberlehrling spectator rolls up borrowed silk, an egg is inside which breaks and ruins silk, silk put in pistol and shot, egg comes out of spectator's vest, handkerchief appears on back of spectator
Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 185
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster The last mysterie à la Conradi envelope sealed by spectator, silk vanishes from glass (loop and pull behind chair), reappears inside
Related to Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 186
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Kunstfärberei patter to the effect
Related to Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 188
Professor Mattmueller Das Chamäleon-Tuch bare handed color-changing silk, tube made in silk color
Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 189
Julian Weber Das Bauchreden introduction to ventriloquism
Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 190
Unknown Die Verschwindungskiste person appears or vanishes from paper carton
Vol. 1 No. 12 Aug. 1896 191
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die neue Zugmechanik "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
lockable pull mechanism
Related toVariations Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 1
Professor Haasiani Der seine Farbe verändernde Billardball color changing billiard ball sleight with two balls
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 3
Unknown Signora Bella's Luftreise bird vanishes and reappears in cage that is hanging from the ceiling
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 5
Bartholomäus Gebert Citrone, Tuch und Ring lemon and handkerchief transpose in two borrowed hats, then borrowed finger ring is dropped audibly into glass under handkerchief cover and vanishes, it reappears in lemon
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 6
Unknown Die magischen Würfel "by H. Sch., Dresden", three dice thrown, calculations with top and bottom numbers, a sum is divined
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 8
Unknown Die magische Blumendüte second part of description
Related to Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 9
Unknown Die Vervielfältigungsblume spring flower multiplies in bare hands
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 10
Giovanni Manfretto Der schwebende Stab à la Giovanni Manfretto wand or similar object clings to hand, thread
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 11
C. Wichmann Pia fraus selection and eleven cards shown, selection vanishes from packet
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 14
Unknown Bottom Block Cover Pass no details, type of pass unclear
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 15
Unknown False Count overcounting by starting to verbally count once the first few cards have been counted off
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 15
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on linking rings
Vol. 2 No. 1 Sep. 1896 16
Unknown Die neueste Blumenmechanik "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
holders for spring flowers
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 17
Unknown Das Tuch auf Reisen silk appears and vanishes in bare hands
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 18
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Carmen's Tamburin à la Conradi tambourine assembled and shown empty, long paper streamer and other objects produced
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 20
Unknown Geldkunststücke coin rolls back and forth on blade of knife, second coin vanishes and reappears, coin with thread loop
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 24
Unknown Das Goldfischglas bowl with water and gold fish is produced from borrowed handkerchief, load from table, see also p. 39 for patter
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 26
Unknown Der pneumatische Kartensteiger rubber ball at end of houlette, when pressed the air pressure shoots out the selections
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 27
Unknown Der Klopfgeist in der Flasche clear bottle with glass cork, cork jumps up and down to answer questions
Related to Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 29
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Silhouetten
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 31
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 2 No. 2 Oct. 1896 32
Unknown Die Drahtschlinge "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
wire loop for body load productions
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 33
H. F. C. Suhr Das mysteriöse Lampen-Kunststück lamp under silk vanishes suddenly (silk collapses) and reappears in paper cylinder
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 34
Unknown Ein Tellschuss object placed in paper cone which is attached to a target, cone and content vanish in a flash when fired upon it
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 38
Unknown Kopf oder Wappen performer can tell whether coin lands heads or tails without looking, different sound
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 41
Unknown Der Luftthaler coin vanishes and is taken from spectator's pocket, clean handling
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 42
Unknown Die Geisterstimme performer tied on chair, lights out, from different part of room comes a voice and talks or answers questions
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 43
Unknown Silhouetten
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 44
F. Henning Der Weinfälscher water pitcher and five wine glasses, in some glasses the water changes to wine, changes back, chemical
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 45
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1896 48
Unknown Der Verschwindungscylinder "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
small black container/cylinder on a pull to vanish objects
Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec. 1896 49
H. F. C. Suhr Die chinesische Kaffeefabrikation brown and white paper confetti changes into coffee and milk, sugar also produced
Related to Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec. 1896 50
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Entstehung aus dem Nichts! silk to billiard ball, multiplies into six balls, one changes color multiple times
Related to Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec. 1896 53
Unknown Der Apfel des Paris thread pushed through apple with needle, apple slides down and can stop anytime on command
Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec. 1896 57
Unknown Ein kleiner Zauberscherz coin clings to wall or door
Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec. 1896 59
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler "by H. Sch., Dresden", deck laid out on table, performer can find any named card from the back, switched for stacked deck
Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec. 1896 60
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten
Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec. 1896 64
Unknown Die Handschale oder Muschel "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
flesh-colored attachment over palm of hand to hide silks, spring flowers, ...
Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 65
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Entstehung aus dem Nichts! second part of explanation
Related to Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 66
Unknown Japans Volksbelustigung water vanishes from vase, then silks and other things are produced from it
Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 67
H. F. C. Suhr Das wandernde Licht oder Verschwinden und Erscheinen candle wrapped in paper, crumpled up, candle rises out of bottle, then ignites by itself, wine poured from bottle
Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 70
Unknown Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen coin marked, it is located by sense of touch by performer among other coins, temperature
Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 71
Unknown Ein Wunder der Fakire apple on hand of spectator, performer cuts it in two halves with a knife or sword without harming the hand
Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 72
Unknown Sylvesterzauber four cards selected and returned, one selection is taken from spectator's pocket, it changes into the other three selections one by one
Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 73
Prof. M. Verbeck Professor Verbecks "Tolle Neune" double facer with multi-pip principle
Also published here Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 74
Carl L. Curiel Cäsars Riesengedächtnis thirty objects on blank cards memorized in order
Related toAlso published here Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 75
Kurt Perels Produktionen egyptischer Zauberkünstler on Egyptian magic and stunts
Related to Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 77
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad woman changes into man in cage, woman now in middle of audience, then woman travels from one cage to another cage
Related to Vol. 2 No. 5 Jan. 1897 80
Unknown Die Blechattrappe "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
container with lids sticking out to hold it between fingers behind hand
Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 81
Unknown Das fliegende Geldstück both hands palm-up, coin on right fingers, both hands turned over and coin secretly tossed under left hand, in effect it travels to left hand
Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 82
H. F. C. Suhr Das magische Aquarium glass with goldfish vanishes from under silk, ink and water transpose visibly
Related to Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 83
Unknown Der Thaler als Trauring finger through coin, coin with hole starts out in a shell, one-handed
Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 85
Unknown Ein Solo coin vanishes and reappears a few times, coin slides on thread that goes into sleeve
Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 87
Unknown Der Verwandlungs-Würfel die changes color
Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 88
Unknown Das unerklärliche Verschwinden eines lebenden Pferdes samt Stallknecht "Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei"
horse and person vanish
Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 89
Unknown Das Lichtanzünden "by K. B.", chemical
Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 90
Carl L. Curiel Cäsars Riesengedächtnis second part of explanation
Related to Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 91
Kurt Perels Produktionen egyptischer Zauberkünstler II. on Egyptian magic and stunts
Related to Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 93
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad second part of description
Related to Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 95
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on Prof. Herrmann's bullet catch method
Vol. 2 No. 6 Feb. 1897 96
Unknown Der Ringzieher "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
reel, vanishing a finger ring, vanishing a card
Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 97
H. F. C. Suhr Das magische Aquarium second part of explanation
Related to Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 100
H. F. C. Suhr Die verschwindende Flasche bottle wrapped in paper vanishes
Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 102
Unknown Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc. production items, table clocks
  • Standuhren
Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 103
J. Smetana Die neue Haarkarte from a Nine into a Ten
Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 104
Unknown Magische X-Strahlen performer is able to read content of envelope, x-ray patter, alcohol
Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 106
Kurt Perels Produktionen egyptischer Zauberkünstler III. on Egyptian magic and stunts
Related to Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 108
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad third part of description, with photograph
Related to Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 110
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 2 No. 7 Mar. 1897 112
Unknown Der Lichtanzünder "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
gimmicks to light a candle
Related toVariations Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 113
Unknown Das verschwindende Ei white egg changes to black egg and back, then vanishes
Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 115
Unknown Das blitzschnelle Kartenchangement card under the hand of spectator transposes with card in hand which visibly changes
Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 117
C. Wichmann Die natürliche Gedächtniskunst memorizing one hundred objects, mnemonic system
Related to Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 120
Unknown Der Wirt im Keller water to wine transformations with multiple phases, chemical
Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 122
Unknown Ein X-Strahlen-Zauberabend hand, violins and objects float and glow in dark room
Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 123
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Doch getäuscht on a trick in Robert-Houdin's autobiography in which a coin vanishes from the spectator's hand and reappears in his pocket
Related to Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 127
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 128
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster (reviewer) Show Description by L'Homme Masqué
on a performance by L'homme masqué and a list of the effects
Vol. 2 No. 8 Apr. 1897 128
Unknown Der Lichtanzünder "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
gimmicks to light a candle, part two
Related to Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 129
Unknown Die vier magischen Münzen four coins vanish from hand at once, coins are on a thread
Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 130
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die höchste Potenz der Geschwindigkeit four large different-colored silks vanish at once, dummy with four corners to fake existence of silks in hand
Related toAlso published here Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 132
Unknown Der fidele Kuchenbäcker cake ingredients poured in borrowed hat, it drops out of the bottom, when turned over the hat is unharmed and full of production items
Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 133
Unknown Die magische Entfesslung bound with ribbons
Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 135
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Concert- oder Kunst-Volte one-handed flourish pass, rubber-banded halves to make it easier
Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 136
Unknown Die natürliche Gedächtniskunst - das Spielkarten-Kunststück mnemonics for playing cards, thirty-two cards memorized by performer
Related to Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 138
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Doch getäuscht second part of article, on Robert-Houdin's bullet catch method
Related to Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 141
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 2 No. 9 May 1897 144
Hugo Schrader Das gezeichnete Kartenspiel "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
fully edge-marked deck
Related toVariations Vol. 2 No. 10 May 1897 145
Unknown Der Saharasand with four colored sands
Vol. 2 No. 10 May 1897 147
Unknown Ein Blumen- und Tauben-Changement flower bouquet and dove, both wrapped in newspaper and a big letter on the newspaper indicated which is wrapped in which, they transpose
Vol. 2 No. 10 May 1897 149
Unknown Der Spiritistenthaler "by Dr. S.", coin through silk, wire ring dummy that is open and pushed through silk
Vol. 2 No. 10 May 1897 151
Eduard Hensel Summer u. Winter. Diminutiv. Malers Traum. Weinreise patter for combination of effects
Related to Vol. 2 No. 10 May 1897 152
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on L'homme masqué
Vol. 2 No. 10 May 1897 160
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Soltau Das gezeichnete Kartenspiel "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
new method to mark the backs of the Wüst backs
Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 161
Unknown Das amerikanische Couvert item put in envelope is switched when envelope is opened again
Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 164
Eduard Hensel Sommer und Winter flowers in glass box change into white "snow"
Related to Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 166
Eduard Hensel Diminutiv - 1. Die Verkleinerungsflasche bottle shrinks two times when covered with tube
Related to Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 167
Eduard Hensel Diminutiv - 2. Der neue Verkleinerungsball ball shrinks in multiple stages
Related to Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 167
Eduard Hensel Des Malers Traum flowers drawn on frame, handkerchief put on top, it moves by itself and then real flowers are underneath
Related to Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 168
Unknown Der neue magische Kartenkreis "by H. Sch., Dresden", two predictions in envelopes, three dice rolled to get two numbers, counted to in a circle of cards, both predicted, Q-principle
Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 170
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Meine Vorstellung beim Prinzen St...... report from a performance of Conradi in which things went wrong, was all a dream
Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 173
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 2 No. 11 June 1897 176
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Manschette als Servante "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
removable shirt cuff placed on table and used as impromptu servante, a bottom folds outs
Related to Vol. 2 No. 12 June 1897 177
Eduard Hensel Weinreise (Die wandernde Flasche)
Related to Vol. 2 No. 12 June 1897 179
Unknown Eine Bildermappenversion cardboard folder as production apparatus
Vol. 2 No. 12 June 1897 181
Unknown Ein Geheimnis deck shuffled and cut into two piles, performer looks at top card of one pile and can name top card of other pile, repeated
Vol. 2 No. 12 June 1897 184
Unknown Spiritistische Sitzung description of a seance
Vol. 2 No. 12 June 1897 186
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster William Henley
Vol. 2 No. 12 June 1897 191
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on Kinetoskope
Vol. 2 No. 12 June 1897 192
Eduard Hensel Zum Beginn des dritten Jahrgangs poem
Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 1
Unknown Der Glaseinsatz "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
tube gimmick to load a silk into a bottle
Related to Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 2
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Durchdringen der Materie liquid-filled glass covered with handkerchief and bottom-down hat, hat visibly sinks down and glass is now inside, ungaffed hat but special table
Related toAlso published here Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 3
Unknown Neues Tuch- und Tellerkunststück two silks vanish and reappear between two plates
Related to Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 9
Unknown Festina lente spectator remembers card and its position, performer tables a card which changes into the selection, originally tabled card taken from envelope, patter by Conradi
Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 11
Unknown Das Pythagoras-Wunder cloth held up by performer with both hands, still things happen behind this screen, fake finger/third hand, ungaffed silk (finger on stick or wire)
Related toVariations Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 14
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 16
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Applications for Edge-Marked Deck also "Magisches Kartenspiel"
locating named card in squared deck and bringing it to top or bottom, identifying removed card
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 16
Unknown Münzfässchen Münzdose, coin vanishes in (wooden) coin box, coin dropped in and its backside is black to become invisible in box
Vol. 3 No. 1 July 1897 16
Unknown Die Kartonröhre "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
Chamäleon-Tücher, silks change color in paper tube
Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 17
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Durchdringen der Materie part two of description, second method with flap in hat
Related to Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 19
Eduard Hensel Magische Potpourri routine of the following tricks, patter by Hensel
  • Das Ei des Columbus
  • Thalerkrisis
  • Die Wandermünze
  • "Vermischtes"
  • Kartenparade
  • Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft
  • Die bezauberte Rose
  • Alles Täuschung
Related to Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 20
Carl L. Curiel Die Südfrüchte oranges appear in hat and are thrown in second hat, then they travel back to first hat
Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 26
Unknown Die verschwundenen Thaler coins put in small box with lid, the vanish, switch of box itself
Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 28
Unknown Die nach dem Takte der Musik tanzenden Pappfiguren paper figures dance, thread across stage
Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 28
Ben-Zur Ben-Zur's Riesengedächtnis two or three hundred cards with numbers distributed, spectators write words on them and read them out, performer remembers all, assistant behind stage writes them down and whispers
Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 30
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on glass vs. celluloid as glass cover
Related to Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 32
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli An F. W. Conradi poem
Vol. 3 No. 2 Aug. 1897 32
Unknown Die neue Zugmechanik "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
new lockable pull mechanism
Related to Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 33
Unknown Der sich vermehrende Billardball multiplying balls, two half balls stuck together, optional vanish by attaching it to a pull loop
Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 35
Unknown Der bezauberte Fingerhut 1. thimble travels from hand to hand, false transfer with finger switch
2. false transfer
Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 36
Unknown Das Ei des Columbus egg balanced upright, then card balanced upright on egg and coin on that, all on wand
Related to Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 38
Unknown Ei- und Kartenvermehrung egg and card apparently ripped in two and they double
Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 39
Unknown Thalerkrisis
Related to Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 39
Unknown Indische Gaukelei tissue paper crumpled into a ball, clings to hand or finger or floats for a moment, thread from head to wax ball which is attached to a chair
Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 41
L'Homme Masqué La carte kinématographique thought-of picture card and all picture cards from same suit vanish from deck and are reproduced from pocket of spectator
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 42
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs, spectator holds deck as it is riffled, non-index cards used here
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 43
Unknown Amadriade large mirror with glass board in front of it, woman steps on board and covered with paravant, she vanishes
Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 45
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, responding to Zauberwelt comment by Carl Willmann
Related to Vol. 3 No. 3 Sep. 1897 48
Unknown La carte tournée card vanishes into back palm
Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 49
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Magisches Fin de siècle one of six colors, coin, domino brick and playing card are chosen, all things predicted in envelope, mix of forces and indexes
Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 50
Unknown Coins vanish from Plate dumped into servante
Related to Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 54
Unknown Die Wandermünze marked coin vanishes, appears inside a lemon which is inside an orange inside a cabbage, then audibly travels inside silk-covered glass
Related to Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 55
H. F. C. Suhr "Vermischtes" - Das wunderbare Changement diverser Flüssigkeiten glasses with red, white and black liquid, all poured in glass cylinder, liquids remain separated, then all becomes clear
Related to Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 55
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Kartenparade - der neue Kartenteller three cards appear at edge of plate, apparatus attached to ungaffed plate with suction device
Related to Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 57
Unknown Die Hut als Henne eggs produced from borrowed hat
Related to Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 57
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Antispiritismus article on anti-spiritism
Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 59
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Geisterschrift à la Conradi numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 61
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 64
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Point-Vier verwandelt sich in Point-Sechs free gaff card comes with issue
Related to Vol. 3 No. 4 Oct. 1897 64
Unknown Das Kartensortieren performer sorts the shuffled into number and court cards without looking at the faces, using the principle that picture cards have more ink on them that (in those days) clings to the card underneath, impromptu rough-smooth
Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 65
Unknown Die aus dem Hute verschwindenden Eier eggs vanish from hat
Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 67
Eduard Hensel Eierhut rhyming patter for egg production and vanish
Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 68
Unknown Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft "Boscos Zauberwürfel, Alea jacta est, der in freier Hand verschwindende Würfel"
die block penetrates hat, plate and table, vanishes on glass disc or newspaper, another vanishes in the hands
Related to Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 69
Unknown Die bezauberte Rose color changing rose behind fan
Related to Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 70
Unknown Alles Täuschung - Die wandernden Tücher two silks transpose in envelopes
Related to Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 70
Bartholomäus Gebert Der Spuk im Rohre long tube shown empty, doves appear from tube, movable container that pivots out
Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 71
Carl L. Curiel Die mysteriöse Uhrenscheibe watch appears on disc/target
Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 73
Unknown Das spiritistische Schreibmedium numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 75
Henry Slade Slade's Geistertafel piece of chalk under nail of thumb, or sticky invisible writing and chalk powder
Related to Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 76
H. F. C. Suhr Mohammeds Sarg girl goes into coffin like box with glass side, legs removed and it floats, giant magnets at side of stage as presentational props
Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 78
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, choreography for vanishing object with pull
Vol. 3 No. 5 Nov. 1897 80
L'Homme Masqué Die Kunstvolte à la L'Homme Masque multiple packets one-handed flourish cut
Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 81
Unknown Magische Potpourri routine of the following tricks
  • Undine und Flora
  • Der moderne Phönix
  • Warentelephon
Related to Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 83
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Blütenbälle à la Conradi "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, spring flower balls
Related to Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 85
Unknown Die sechs amerikanischen Weckeruhren "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, alarm clocks
Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 86
Unknown Der Champagnerkeller "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, bottle shells, but with missing back so all have the same width
Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 87
Unknown Die mysteriöse Geisterhand wax puppet hand pulls cards out of deck à la rising cards
Related to Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 88
Henry Slade Slade's Geistertafel second part
Related to Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 89
Carl L. Curiel Der Künstler ohne Kopf person without head
Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 90
Unknown Der höfliche Künstler hat goes up and down to greet someone by itself
Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 92
H. F. C. Suhr Die sprechende Hand talking hand, historical comments, lefty
Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 93
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on the third hand
Related to Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 95
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Herr F. W. Conradi poem
Vol. 3 No. 6 Dec. 1897 96
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Prosit! poem to the new year
Vol. 3 No. 7 Jan. 1898 97
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie - Einleitung "School of Magic - Introduction"
on psychology of magic, active and passive deception, positive and negative deception
Related to Vol. 3 No. 7 Jan. 1898 98
Eduard Hensel Undine und Flora. Der moderne Phönix. Warentelephon patter for the effect combination
Related to Vol. 3 No. 7 Jan. 1898 100
Unknown Der Kobold im Glase two small red silks knotted together by spectator and put in beer glass, blue silk vanishes visibly from second glass and appears knotted between red silks
Vol. 3 No. 7 Jan. 1898 104
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Ein Hofzinser'sches Kartenkunststück card changes into four selected cards one by one
Vol. 3 No. 7 Jan. 1898 106
Unknown Neueste Geistertafel writing appears on ungaffed slate, soft chalk writing on wrapping paper
Vol. 3 No. 7 Jan. 1898 109
Unknown Die Königin der Rosen on table appears a large flower basket with (fake) lady inside
Vol. 3 No. 7 Jan. 1898 110
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, silk-vanishing pistol
Vol. 3 No. 7 Jan. 1898 112
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie second part of introduction, on palming, misdirection
Related to Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 113
Unknown Die unter dem Glase verschwindende Münze coin placed on paper and covered with glass, it vanishes, paper disc on opening of glass, switching glass or removable paper disc
Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 115
Unknown Der Dilettant bei Tisch servante with elastic, between legs, pulled up into clothing when performer stands up
Related to Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 116
Unknown Undine und Flora
  • Der Goldfischfang in der Luft (goldfish bowl production from silks)
  • Ein Gruss der Göttin Flora (flower bouquet from handkerchief)
  • Die verschwindende Goldfischschale (goldfish bowl vanishes)
  • Die in Wasser mit darin schwimmenden Goldfischen verwandelten Papierschnitzel (confetti in glass casket changes into water with goldfish)
  • Das vom Tablett verschwindende gefüllte Wasserglas (full glass vanishes from tray after covered with tube)
Related to Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 117
Unknown Der moderne Phönix handkerchief ends up torn when held by spectator, then to changes into string of pieces tied together, then vanishes and reappears in fruit, then burned and restored
Related to Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 119
Unknown Warentelephon "Die wandernden Tücher"
two glass cylinders with lids, two silks in one of them, covered with borrowed handkerchief, silks travel to first into hand and then into other cylinder
Related to Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 119
Unknown Blumenstöcke "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, compressible flower pots
Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 120
Unknown Babies "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, compressible spring baby dolls
Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 121
Unknown Ball aus dem Hut "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, compressible balls with spring
Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 121
Unknown Der verschwindende Tannenbaum 40 cm Christmas tree is vanished visibly à la bird cage vanish
Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 122
Unknown Aaron's Schlange two silks change into a fake snake
Related to Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 123
Hugo Schrader Das Erraten dreier gedachter Karten three people are shown two cards each, they should remember one of them, they's found, two divided picture cards and a Seven/Eight of Clubs
Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 124
C. Wichmann Geisterschrift nach Wichmann writing appears on one of two slates, apparently all sides shown
Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 126
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, Rudolf Meunier-Sélar
Vol. 3 No. 8 Feb. 1898 128
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie third part, on holding the hand correctly when a larger object is apparently in it
Related to Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 129
Unknown Classic Palm
Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 130
H. F. C. Suhr Der bezauberte Hut borrowed items placed in borrowed hat, silk put over hat, hat vanishes, items appear on a black board and a person with a package comes into the theater with the hat in the box
Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 131
Unknown Ein Variété-Programm patter by Eduard Hensel
  • Entrée (glove shrinks and becomes stocking)
  • Das Durchdringen der Materie (glass through hat)
  • Glasphänomen (two silk travel from bottle to bottle)
  • Schützenliesl (Queen of Clubs chosen, in a large target appears a woman in Queen of Clubs dress)
Related to Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 134
Unknown Die mechanische Fahne "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, production flag
Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 138
Unknown Rosenzweige und Blumensträuchen "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, feather flowers, weight on the bottom so they stick to floor
Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 139
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ei- und Wein-Change wine in glass and covered, egg vanishes, egg noch in glass with wine inside
Related to Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 140
Hugo Schrader Der forcierte Gedanke two decks, one card placed on top of one deck as prediction, spectator remembers any card and its position in other deck, it matches prediction, then card travels into the other deck as clean-up anti-climax
Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 141
Unknown Die balancierten Geldstücke coins balanced on top of each other, two methods
Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 143
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on Friedrich Hackl
Vol. 3 No. 9 Mar. 1898 144
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie fourth part, more on the false transfer
Related to Vol. 3 No. 10 Apr. 1898 145
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster practicing the classic pass
Vol. 3 No. 10 Apr. 1898 146
Unknown Ein Variété-Programm part two, methods
Related to Vol. 3 No. 10 Apr. 1898 147
Eduard Hensel Münchhausens Entdeckungen traveling effect with large number of balls, balls across, compressible spring balls
Vol. 3 No. 10 Apr. 1898 149
H. F. C. Suhr Die Aufhebung der Schwerkraft metal ball with holes through it, slipped onto glass rod and floats up and down on it
Related to Vol. 3 No. 10 Apr. 1898 151
Eduard Hensel Gervinus twentieth century silks with silks in glass cylinders, then hydrostatic glass with a cylinder, then color changing silks in paper tube, then silks vanish and reappear between two plates
Related to Vol. 3 No. 10 Apr. 1898 152
Hugo Schrader Neues mathematisches Kartenkunststück one of thirty-two cards thought of, eight packets of four cards each given to spectator who should remove some cards that match his value or suit, card found
Vol. 3 No. 10 Apr. 1898 157
Ferdinand Hügelin Der mysteriöse Zahnarzt "Ein Scherz", performer rips out a front tooth and puts it back in, black strip of paper and horse tooth, see also p. 176
Vol. 3 No. 10 Apr. 1898 160
Unknown Die verbesserte Zugmechanik "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
lockable pull mechanism
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 161
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie fifth part
Related to Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 162
Unknown Coin Switch coin hidden in classic palm, visible coin in fingertips, coin thrown in other hand and switched
Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 162
Unknown Cigar/Cigarette Switch
Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 163
Unknown Gervinus second part of description
Related to Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 165
Unknown Silk Vanish from Glass Cylinder
Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 166
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Aufhebung der Schwerkraft rhyming patter for the trick
Related to Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 168
Unknown Das mysteriöse Loch im Taschentuch hole apparently cut into borrowed handkerchief, one can see the performer's sleeve through the hole, restored
Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 169
Unknown Eiersack a dozen eggs produced from egg bag, with rhyming patter, see-through net so eggs can be seen fallen in
Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 170
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written on billet and put in envelope, another empty envelope closed, spectator divines selection (via multiple-step equivoque), card travels from deck into this envelope
Also published here Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 172
Unknown Modernes Gedankenlesen one of six knifes chosen and a target selected, medium or performer comes into room and divines knife and target, secret signs
Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 174
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, recipe for ink that becomes invisible
Vol. 3 No. 11 May 1898 176
Unknown Die Cigarrenklammer "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
cigar holder
Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 177
Unknown Wunderbare Ei- und Weinwanderung wine in glass and covered, egg vanishes, egg noch in glass with wine inside
Related to Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 178
Unknown Beinahe Carambole billiard ball multiplication routine, ball dropped into glass under silk vanishes (glass shell)
Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 180
Eduard Hensel Magische Geldangelegenheiten six coins travel into glass, with deck of cards on top, method not given, patter bei Hensel
Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 182
Unknown Der neue indische Mango-tree Trick flower pot filled with sand, seed put in and covered, then 35 cm feather flower plant has grown
Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 185
Unknown Das Fass des Bacchus small barrel filled with water from top, then many drinks come out of it, then it is shown full with flowers
Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 186
Unknown Der behexte Spiegel deck thrown against mirror, selection sticks to mirror
Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 188
Unknown Der Kopf des Ibikus "neueste Ausführung", skull answers question on glass table, it also speaks, thread
Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 189
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on change of publisher
Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 191
Unknown Fragekasten zur "Pythagoras Hand" thoughts on the third hand gimmick
Inspired by Vol. 3 No. 12 June 1898 192
Unknown Der "Pick-Pocket" Trick "Schule der Magie"
one or more selections travel to trouser pocket, shown empty by pushing the card up in the corner, also for spectator's pocket
Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 1
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Seelenwanderung der Karten four-of-a-kind placed in square formation in a napkin, two card covered with cardboard, they travel upwards one by one through the napkin, preliminary phase in which every Ace does a trick (comes to top, travels from pocket to pocket, to pocket, appears at any number) to switch the ungaffed cards for double facers
Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 2
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das magische Kartentrio three cards appear behind the neck of performer, construction under jacket that pushes three cards up the collar
Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 6
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradis Original-Halsfesselung neck tie
Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 9
Unknown Die Blumenfee living head of woman in flower pot
Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 11
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Traum eines Geizhalses with photographs
Related to Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 14
Unknown Die fliegenden Papierschnitzel paddle routine with paper pieces on knife
Related to Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 15
Unknown Paddle Move
Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 15
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 4 No. 1 Jan. 1904 16
Karl Meyer Die Eskamotage einer oder mehrer Karten "Schule der Magie"
false transfer with card or packet of cards, photograph illustrations
Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 17
Unknown Die drei Kartenakrobaten deck tossed up onto head of performer, three selections remain standing on performer's head
Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 18
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Geheimnis des Lucifer two selections tabled, two Aces used to cover those cards, other two Aces under a plate, selections transpose, then the four cards on the table are the Aces and under the plate are the two selections
Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 19
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Traum eines Geizhalses continuation
a. Das Herbeischaffen der Taler (holder to load from table)
b. Die Einleitung des Kunststückes
Related to Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 23
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster c. Das Erscheinen des ersten Talers coin productions
Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 25
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster d. Das Durchdringen der Taler durch die Wandungen des Hutes coin through hat
Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 26
Unknown Die fliegenden Papierschnitzel second part of description
Related to Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 28
Unknown Der indische Eiersack egg travels from tabled handkerchief into egg bag, then egg bag routine with fake explanation
Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 29
Unknown Gegenstände aus dem "Weltausstellungs-Cylinder", "Carmens Tamburin" etc. aquarium that folds up, chandelier that folds up
Vol. 4 No. 2 Feb. 1904 31
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Die maskierte Eskamotage mehrerer Karten "Dr. Rohnstein, B. A.-V.", "Schule der Magie"
bottom cards palmed into right hand, left first finger starts between the packets
Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 33
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind Gedankenlesen und Zauberei half the deck sealed in envelope, two or three cards thought of from other half, they travel into envelope to the first half, half the deck consists of double facers
Related toAlso published here
  • "Divination et Escamotage" (L'Illusionniste, Feb. 1904, p. 211)
Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 35
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Uhr- und Kartentrick borrowed watch vanishes, card selected, both reappear in frame on a stand
Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 36
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Riesengedächtnis card removed and rest of deck read off for performer who then names the missing card, then number named and performer names card at that position, clocking for both value and suit mod 10 (for thirty-two cards), also clocking with fifty-two cards without mod
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 38
Unknown Von Paris nach London two hats borrowed, marked coins placed in one which is tabled, coins travel into other hat that is held in hand one by one audibly à la miser's dream
Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 40
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die fliegende Lampe vanishing lit petroleum candle, reappears in a frame on a stand
Related to Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 42
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Ein Abend in der "Berliner Amateur-Vereinigung für magische Kunst" club evening report, L'homme de verre, with guest Horace Goldin
Related to Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 45
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on trick "Das Fahnenfest" (flag production)
Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 47
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Zick-Zack list of magicians that perform in Berlin, Georg Hartmann, Mr. Mortonelli, Nordini, Horace Goldin, Ten-Ychi-Truppe, The Yamanottas, Signor Biberty
Vol. 4 No. 3 Mar. 1904 48
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Eine neue Methode des Abzählens "Schule der Magie"
selection placed on top, small number named and card shown at that position, extra card placed on top and then glide/strike second deal
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 51
Unknown Der magnetische Künstler two cards put in center and reproduced at once (from top), Seven/Eight of Clubs and Spades
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 52
Unknown Die magnetischen Karten three cards taken and apparently magnetised, they cling to each other, making a row of three cards that is held at the top, threads across back
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 53
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Riesengedächtnis second part of explanation, card at any position named by memorising four cards and bringing the closest one to named position by pass
Related to Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 55
Unknown Die Münzenschnitte on extra thin manipulation coins
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 57
Unknown Der Münzenfächer coins produced one by one and the form a fan
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 58
Unknown Der mechanische Münzenfächer mechanical coin fan production, two methods
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 59
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die fliegende Lampe second part of explanation
Related to Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 61
Richard Pannwitz Das Tuch mit sieben Zipfeln Ein Abend in der "Berliner Amateur-Vereinigung für magische Kunst"
seven-cornered handkerchief
Related to Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 65
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Zick-Zack on magicians that perform in Berlin, Imro Fox, Signor Bernardi, Herr Roland, Wellini de Masqué, Georg Hartmann, Francis King
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 66
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Vereinsbericht der "Berliner Amateur-Vereinigung für magische Kunst"
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 67
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 67
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster (reviewer) Later Magic by Professor Hoffmann Vol. 4 No. 4 Apr. 1904 67