Written by U. F. Grant

1948-1949
Work of U. F. Grant, Various

128 pages (Stapled), published by U. F. Grant
Illustrated with drawings.
Language: English

(198 entries)

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U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • Grant's Cheek to Cheek
  • Flash Paper
  • Jumbo Climax Six Card Repeat
  • See-Bee Color Change
  • The Princess Wedding Bracelets
  • Grant's Egg in Paper
  • Terrific Collapsible Production - New Life-Like Rubber Creations
  • Slate of Mind - Formerly Called "Grant's Cards & Slate"
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948
U. F. Grant The General Says "In this issue I have included some of the best material from the mimeographed issue."
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 2
U. F. Grant News and Notes of Interest on Russell Swann, George Karger, Bobo, New York State Conclave convention, Winston Freer, Harlan Tarbell, Syl. Reilly
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 2
U. F. Grant, Winston Freer The Effect of Freer's Challenge Lite Bulb recount of Winston Freer's floating light bulb, method posed as a challenge to readers
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 3
Felix Korim Sir Felix Korim cigarette switch with ash tray
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 3
U. F. Grant Elmer Eckam description of Eckam's bill in cigarette and cards across, no explanations
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 4
Russell Swann Comedy Rabbit Trick flat rabbit put in dove pan with bicycle pump, out comes live rabbit
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 4
U. F. Grant Half Dollar in Bottle coin in bottle as a practical joke for bar tender
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 4
U. F. Grant A Coin Trick with Music empty glass with silk set aside, coins travel audibly into it, clinking sound on record with music
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 5
U. F. Grant Dealing a Royal Flush performer receives Royal Flush on second deal, claim of principle
Related to Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 6
U. F. Grant Rising and Vanishing Match match rises out of matchbox, vanishes in handkerchief
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 7
U. F. Grant Thirteen of Diamonds forcing Thirteen of Diamonds and Fourteen of Spades on two spectators and then making fun of them
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 8
U. F. Grant Crystal Card Trick card chosen behind back is divined by performer with help of crystal ball, index corner secretly torn off behind back
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 8
Syl Reilly The G. Man Card Trick card located in packet and clock layout with tactile key card
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 9
U. F. Grant Knots in Paper Sack spectators make many knots in rope, it is held in paper bag with top visible, knots vanish
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 9
U. F. Grant Cut and Restored String, Ribbon or Rope thin rope or string looped around pencil, cut and restored, really cut off-center and short piece stolen away
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 10
U. F. Grant Two on a Match match blown out, yet can still ignite flash paper which then ignites match again
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 11
U. F. Grant Round Table Salt Vanish salt poured in hand vanishes, poured straight through fist into lap
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 11
U. F. Grant Color Splash white silk produced, changes to red, water changes to red water and is poured in paper bag, red silk vanishes and is produced from paper bag in place of water
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 11
Don Tanner One in Five five design cards chosen, then one of those chosen, assistant comes from other room and knows which one, code via position of match in match book
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 12
Don Tanner Cinderelas' Wardrobe wardrobe cabinet with dress shown, then woman appears inside wearing the dress
Variations Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 13
U. F. Grant Chalk Penetration chalk mark is rubbed through a table or surface and appears on the performer's other previously examined hand
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 14
U. F. Grant Quarter Thru Finger Ring coin in handkerchief, corner threaded through ring, coin pulled through, wafer cookie
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 15
U. F. Grant Bargains for Inner Circle Members
Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2 Oct. 1948 15
U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • Zella Two Word Code
  • Fan-Ta-Bill
  • The Zella Master Move
  • Grant's Egg in Paper
  • Grant's Think-a-Deck
  • Slate of Mind
  • Ramons Aerial Card
  • The Watch Box
  • The Magician at the Bridge Table (A. H. Stafford)
  • Zella Coins Thru Plate
  • Harrison Spear-It Knife
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Fruit-Vegetables & What Not - Realistic Rubber Items
  • Souvenir Postcards
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948
U. F. Grant The General Says
  • Special Announcement (Felix Korim Mystery Show)
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 2
U. F. Grant Bill Neff on Bill Neff visiting Grant's shop
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 3
U. F. Grant Fetaque Sanders on Fetaque Sanders visiting Grant's shop
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 3
Frank Csuri, Scurti The Magician Scuri Dye Tube Idea ("Frank Scuri", or Scurti? typo?)
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 4
Doctor Lowry A Cigarette Cutie cigarette is ignited with blown-out match
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 4
U. F. Grant A Kid Tip tip for showing a container empty and having the kids say it out loud instead of the performer
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 4
Russell Prunier The Vanishing Smoke smoke in bottle with alcohol fumes, match dropped in and smoke instantly vanishes
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 5
U. F. Grant A Loaf of Bread rubber loaf produced from paper bag
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 5
U. F. Grant The Midget's Lunch Box production routine with rubber food
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 5
Don Tanner Think...this one over presentation for Grant's effect (which seems to be a force), prediction mailed to chairman weeks before show
Inspired by
  • "Think" (U. F. Grant)
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 6
U. F. Grant The Cover Picture about Sir Felix Korim (on cover of this issue)
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 6
Don Tanner Rice, Silk and Water with Paper Cups "No Covers or Discs", rice bowls
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 7
Elwood Spring (reviewer) Blackstone Show by Harry Blackstone Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 8
U. F. Grant Wine and Water Trick water poured into glasses, water becomes colored, performer drinks the glasses, then makes wine and beer for the audience
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 8
U. F. Grant The Nickle and Penny spectator distributes nickel and penny in his two hands, has to do some calculations without telling the result, then performer knows which is where, also as phone effect
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 8
Arthur Leroy Conjuror's Carousel on Richiardi, Jr.
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 10
Don Tanner Writing with Fire lit cigarette touched on paper, a flame starts burning along a line on the paper, writing a word or design, chemical
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 11
McGregor Dusting Out the Attic routine combo with a few marketed items
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 12
Don Tanner Dye Extracting Dye Tube glass of colored liquid poured out of dye tube as finale
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 12
U. F. Grant From Grant's Tomb anecdotes by Jess Kelly about kids magic and fish catching
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 13
U. F. Grant Any Number over Telephone rough-smooth forcing deck, a person called who should name any odd number
Related to Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 13
Donald Holmes Fish from Empty Hands
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 13
Unknown Girl from Lamp brief
Vol. 1 No. 3 Dec. 1948 13
U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • Grant's Production Skunk
  • Miniature Dye Box
  • Maguire's Salt Vanish
  • The Hollis Gizeh Card
  • Deluxe Chink Cans
  • Deluxe Clock Vanish
  • Devil's Ashtray (George Blake)
  • Cen-Tri-Fic (E. J. Moore)
  • Brain Echo (Syl Reilly)
  • Grant's Annula of Magic
  • Grant's Patter Folio
  • Worlds Best Hat Loader
  • Spring Rabbits
  • Slate-of-Mind
  • Egg in Paper
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Zella Two Word Code
  • Grant's Think-a-Deck
  • Private Instructions
  • Open House
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949
U. F. Grant From Grant's Tomb on Eddy Patch, Houdini, Max and Tess Holden, Bill Williston anecdote with bottomless glass
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 2
U. F. Grant Card to Shoe attached to bottom of shoe with thumb tack
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 3
U. F. Grant Zella Living and Dead Test using pencil that can change the color with repel/propel mechanism
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 3
U. F. Grant Keys and Padlock hook key
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 3
Arthur Leroy Conjuror's Carousel - Television Review commenting on television appearances of Gali Gali, Lucille & Eddie Roberts, Doc Marcus, Russell Swann, Dagmar, Prince Mendes, Joseph Dunninger
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 4
U. F. Grant The Green Buddha hidden buddha statue found blindfolded, ticking clock inside
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 5
U. F. Grant Coin-Ception three coins taped onto cardboard by spectator, put in envelope and then thumb tacked on wall, performer divines order of coins, gravity/balance
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 6
Don Tanner The Magnetic Dye Tube sticky surfaces for display, originally developed for through-fist method
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 7
U. F. Grant The Spotter Card Trick a Four spot reverses and is used to count to selection
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 8
Tom Osborne Cheek to Cheek Clicks on Television short mention that Osborne performed the trick on television
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 9
U. F. Grant The Flying Glass of Water glass of water from under cloth into hat, disc in handkerchief, "visible or invisible"
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 9
U. F. Grant Grant's Follow the Leader ten red and ten black cards mixed together, separate again, a bit unclear with dealing
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 10
U. F. Grant Oops False Shuffle reversed card to key the bottom of deck after only-cuts-overhand-shuffle
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 10
U. F. Grant The Egg Cup bottomless egg cup
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 11
U. F. Grant 18th Annual Magi-Fest convention program listed
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 11
U. F. Grant Grant's Torn Card Trick with matching corner as proof
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 12
McGregor Dusting Out the Attic
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 12
Bob Lewis Coin in Flash Paper coin becomes smaller coin after being wrapped in flash paper which is burned, funny message remains on left-over paper circle
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 12
Jim Wheeler Sleeving a Lit Cigarette
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 12
U. F. Grant The Spirit House light in doll house goes on and off to answer questions
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 13
Don Tanner Why the Bill in the Lemon on using different fruit, details for banana
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 13
Bert Douglas A Comedy Wand wand bends in hands of spectator
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 14
U. F. Grant Magical Extraction glass of milk put in container, then coins, silk and smaller glass of tomato juice produced from it, glass of milk is now almost empty
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 14
U. F. Grant Cups and Balls Finale small cups, one filled with drink
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 14
U. F. Grant The Cover Picture about Howard & Elvonne (on cover of this issue)
Vol. 1 No. 4 Jan. 1949 14
U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • The Devil Glass
  • Grant's Repeat Coin Cups
  • Slate of Mind
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Egg Papers
  • Climax Flat Rabbit
  • Skeleton Rabbit
  • Grant's Production Skunk
  • Grant's Card Wallet (index wallet)
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949
U. F. Grant The General Says on Magi-Fest, Chri Charlton, Walter Gibson
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 2
Don Tanner Cinderela's Trunk cardboard carton shown empty, dress thrown inside and lady with that dress steps out
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 3
Felix Korim On Safari with Sir Felix on E. J. Oeinck, amateurs
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 4
M. J. Oeink Charlier Cut Force one-handed, apparently card in center shown and deck given out
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 4
Felix Korim Drawing Duplication as Publicity Stunt drawing sealed in block of cement on display until performance, impression clip board
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 4
Harry Opel The Magic Man poem
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 5
U. F. Grant The Bill, Egg and Walnut bill travels into nest of egg and walnut, duplicate bill made by cutting two bills in half and joining them together with one half switched
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 6
U. F. Grant Summer Course on Magic
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 7
Don Tanner Brain Tickler of the Month: Fill the Bath Tub
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 7
Arthur Leroy Conjuror's Carousel on Dorothy Wolf, John Mulholland, Kuda Bux, Maurice, Norman Jensen
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 8
U. F. Grant Fire Reading center tear, center piece sticks to card
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 10
Don Tanner Let's Talk Television on Joseph Dunninger, getting paid for television work
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 11
Don Tanner Tanner's Cigarette Change switching a borrowed cigarette for bill in cigarette with match box
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 12
U. F. Grant The Cover Picture about Jack Courtney (on cover of this issue)
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 12
Don Tanner Another Impossible Card Flight light bulb shown empty, wrapped in handkerchief and given to spectator, card travels inside
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 13
U. F. Grant A Free Trick
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 13
U. F. Grant Zella Card Stabbing stabbing into run of spades in paper-wrapped deck, value then is used to count to selection
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 14
U. F. Grant Zella Poker Deal simple poker deal from spectator's cut, performer draws the four Aces
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 14
U. F. Grant Bird Cage Tips
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 14
U. F. Grant Brain-Storms in Magic - Flight of a Handkerchief borrowed handkerchief burned in a flash, reappears in paper cone, "by WT"?!
Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6 Mar. 1949 15
U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • Grant's Candle-Lite
  • The Devil Glass
  • Grant's Think-a-Deck
  • Grant's Card Wallet
  • Easy-Do Card Miracle
  • Slate of Mind
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Egg Papers
  • Tanner's Ace Trick (Don Tanner)
  • Special Cards
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949
U. F. Grant Generally Speaking on Al Flosso, Nate Leipzig, John Scarne and movie star Chester Morris, Jim Wheeler, Professor Kreiger
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 2
U. F. Grant Ding-Dong-Bell alarm clock rings to answer questions
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 3
Felix Korim On Safari with Sir Felix on E. J. Oeinck/Oeink
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 4
Felix Korim Silk to Light Bulb
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 4
Felix Korim Classic Force Tip
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 4
Felix Korim Publicity Stunt Prediction low tech
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 4
Harry Opel Professors poem
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 5
Arthur Leroy Conjuror's Carousel on death of magic, Richiardi Jr., Kuda Bux, Ade Devval, Doc Marcus, Dagmar
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 6
Don Tanner The Impossible Flight card travels between two glasses that are opening to opening and sealed with tape
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 8
Don Tanner Having Fun in Your Own Home ideas for a wireless microphone, transmitting conversation into next room
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 8
Don Tanner The Modern Card Fountain using a miniature motor
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 9
Don Tanner A Bill Restoration And Transposition borrowed dollar bill burns in a flash and appears in previously empty envelope
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 9
Don Tanner The Dead Return spectator writes question on card which is put in envelope, envelope burns in a flash and question is now on other side of envelope
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 11
U. F. Grant Grant's Musical Piano Act tunes on billets, pianists plays chosen tunes
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 12
U. F. Grant Scarem scary impromptu make-up
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 12
U. F. Grant Grant's Mutilated Hanky borrowed handkerchief, ink spots, cut up, then restored
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 13
U. F. Grant The Cover Picture about Don Tanner (on cover of this issue)
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 13
Frank Csuri Carnation flowers produced from smoke, using Ireland Match to Flower
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 14
McGregor A Gag with a Queen Queen forced, pretty girl picture at end of telescope, telescope used to divine card
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 14
Buhla the Magician Blooming Bouquet Tip
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 14
Robert L. Henderson Grant's Cartoon Production using "Grants Cartoon Production" for children routine, production of rubber things
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 14
Scurti The Magician For Radio, Television, or Newspaper calculation trick
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 15
U. F. Grant Gag with Rubber Ice Cream Cone water runs out of rubber cone once given to spectator
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 15
U. F. Grant Balloon Restored balloon put in paper bag, it bursts, then restored
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 15
Cliff Lesta A Good Liquid Combination glass with milk vanishes, Zombie Glass
Vol. 1 No. 7 Apr. 1949 15
U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • Deluxe Dizzy Drinks
  • Grant's Card in Balloon
  • Slate of Mind
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Egg Papers
  • Climax Flat Rabbit
  • Easy-Do Card Miracle
  • Grant's Card Wallet
  • Grant's Candle-Lite
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949
U. F. Grant Generally Speaking
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 2
Cliff Lesta There Goes Another Deck card found under handkerchief, rest of deck vanishes, by "Lesta the Magician"
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 3
U. F. Grant The Cover Picture about The Lestas (Cliff and Ace, on cover of this issue)
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 3
Don Tanner Visible Bill Transposition borrowed, marked bill put in one envelope, that and another envelope held in front of candles and bill shadow can be seen to vanish in one and appear in the other envelope
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 4
Harry Opel Celebrities poem
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 5
Arthur Leroy Conjuror's Carousel Jay Marshall, Cardini, Charles Cartes, Richiardi Jr., Lester Mack, Wally Dean, Dagmar
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 6
McGregor More Dust From The Attic
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 7
Joseph C. Keller Spirit Slates & Rising Cards effect combo, deck fastened to slate and card rises, then name of card appears on slate
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 7
U. F. Grant The Phantom Stage Carpenter vanishing carpenter, with gag intro in which explanation of trick cannot be heard because of loud banging noice
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 8
Don Tanner The Spirit Bell bell answers questions, hangs on stick which sits on two glass tumblers, thread
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 8
Joseph C. Keller Meet Joe Keller
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 9
U. F. Grant From Grant's Tomb
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 10
U. F. Grant Ten and Five of Diamonds gag with Fifteen of Diamonds
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 10
U. F. Grant Another 15 Diamonds Gag gag with Fifteen of Diamonds, calculation
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 10
U. F. Grant A Table Combination combining vanishing glass under newspaper with vanishing coin under glass with cut-out paper circle over mouth of glass
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 10
U. F. Grant Grant's Winter Time in China
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 11
U. F. Grant The Deaf-Mute Card Trick gag in which jumbo card version of selection is produced from pocket
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 12
U. F. Grant How I Found Your Card selection's back color changes
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 12
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Force
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 12
Herman Guelpa Milk and Snakes milk poured into can, later spring snakes shoot out
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 12
U. F. Grant Seeing Is Not Believing purse shown, it is unfolded to long purse, beer bottle taken out and put in paper bag, changes into coke bottle there, rubber bottle
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 12
U. F. Grant Change Please half dollar in hand changes into quarter, two dimes and a nickel
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 13
Don Tanner The Dead Card Rise living dead test with the dead person rising out of a box, "Bakerize Box"
Vol. 1 No. 8 May 1949 14
U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • Zella Bill Reading / Zella Bill Switch / Zella Torn Bill Production
  • Grant's Improved Vanishing Lamp
  • Grant's Coin Bucket
  • Grant's Slate-Of-Mind
  • The Fairy Glass is Back
  • Interlaced Fingers Coin Product'n (Frank Csuri)
  • Chrome Phanto Tubes
  • Jungle Torture Illusion (Arturo)
  • New G. & M. Nite Club Table
  • Influence
  • Magic by Hoyam
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949
U. F. Grant Generally Speaking Frank Chapman, Bill Neff
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 2
U. F. Grant Bill Neff Not All Spooks on Bill Neff's show
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 3
U. F. Grant The Cover Picture about Doctor Carroll Ritchey (on cover of this issue)
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 3
U. F. Grant Meet Winston Freer on Freer, mention of Knife thru Wrist and rice bowls
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 4
Winston Freer It's Done wWith A Mirror magazine changes into different magazines and newspapers a few times, also of different sizes
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 4
Harry Opel The Wife poem
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 5
Arthur Leroy Conjuror's Carousel
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 6
B. J. McGory B. J. McGory Gives Us An M. C. Gag wallet taken out of second pair of trousers
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 7
Don White Don White praising the Grant Chrome Presto Clock
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 7
Don Tanner On Location spectator marks a card with an X behind his back, performer locates it behind his back
  • Method No. 1 (deck of double backers)
  • Method No. 2 (deck switch behind back)
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 8
Don Tanner The Phantom Typewriter typewriter types by itself
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 8
Don Tanner An Easy Sealed Boards Mystery card travels between two stapled cardboards
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 9
U. F. Grant How Many Spots Five of Diamonds forced, Nine of Diamonds produced, then shown that four spots have been torn off
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 10
U. F. Grant Stuck
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 10
Bill Williston, Ray Cox Half Dollar in Egg
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 10
U. F. Grant Slate-of-Clock alarm clock set to any time by spectator, chalk clock face on slate becomes the same time
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 10
U. F. Grant Silks Ahoy two different-colored silks transpose in borrowed hats, hollow ping pong balls as gimmicks
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 11
George F. Wright The Wright Silk in Lite Bulb
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 11
U. F. Grant Book Matches
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 11
U. F. Grant Annual Picnic
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 11
Cliff Lesta A Couple of Letters from Cliff Lesta
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 12
Cliff Lesta Pantomime Pipe pipe production
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 12
Cliff Lesta Smoke Rays Handling
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 13
U. F. Grant An Old-Time Gag pretending to be dumb
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 13
Felix Korim On Safari with Sir Felix Carter Harrison, Miss Choai
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 14
Felix Korim Alphabet Soup Divination letters of alphabet soup form selection
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 14
Felix Korim Flame from Candle to Bulb flame carried from candle to light bulb
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 14
Felix Korim Egg on Fan Finale egg vanishes
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 15
Felix Korim Blown Egg Shell Gag cracking egg with water in it on someone
Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10 July 1949 15
U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • Tanner's Six Card Mental Test (Don Tanner)
  • Impromptu Bill Tear
  • New Comedy Cigars
  • Cotton to Milk Glass
  • Jungle Torture Illusion (Arturo)
  • Glo-Lac Fluorescent Chalk
  • Grant's Devil Derby
  • Pierced
  • Climax Egg Bag
  • Grant's Visible Walking Thru Ribbon
  • Houdini Outstripp'd
  • Jen-Jan Rice Act / Jen-Jan Silk Flight / Jen-Jan Phanto Flower Garden / Jen-Jan Parasol Special / Jen-Jan Silk Production
  • Super Bontania
  • Jumbo Touch Prediction / Jumbo Climax Six Card Repeat / Jumbo Two Card Monte / Jumbo Cards to Pocket / Grant & Judah Jumbo Monte
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949
U. F. Grant Generally Speaking
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 2
B. J. McGory B. J. McGory Idea using Grant's Candle Lite to visualise a traveling/transposition effect, the flame goes out on one candle and on on the other
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 3
U. F. Grant Atomic Energy fire explosion in glass
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 3
U. F. Grant Cover Picture about U. F. Grant (on cover of this issue), image materializes in luminous paint in the dark
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 3
Arthur Leroy Conjuror's Carousel Coney Island, Dreamland Park, Roltaire, Sea Lion Park
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 4
Don Tanner Utility Bag paper bag with trap door at the back
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 6
Don Tanner Candle Silk Transposition
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 6
Don Tanner Production Cage
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 6
Don Tanner Switch!!! performer in oriental costume, flat paper carton build up, out comes performer and in oriental costume is now assistant
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 7
Don Tanner Another Penetration wooden block with hole is threaded on thread and penetrates it under cover of a handkerchief
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 8
Don Tanner Blind Vision nail nick
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 8
Don Tanner Triple Threat spectator writes current time, bill number and city on a board, blindfolded performer divines all, assistant at back of room writes same info on large slate (good luck)
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 9
Don Tanner A Lazy Man's Card Transposition two cards in envelopes transpose
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 9
Don Tanner Coin Thru the Hand two methods (sticky and sleeving)
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 10
U. F. Grant A Free Glass of Milk gag at restaurant with fake milk
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 10
Frank Csuri Frank Csuri Tips thimble or ball holder
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 10
U. F. Grant Black Coffee stiring cream in black coffee, then complain at the waitress, gag
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 10
Felix Korim Exploding the Exposee Myth on exposure
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 11
U. F. Grant Grant's Terrific Telephone Test deck dealt onto table in row with every other card reversed, reversed one chosen, then any person called who names an odd number, card is there, half forcing deck
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 12
U. F. Grant Touch as a phone prediction with random people called during performance
Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 12
U. F. Grant Grant's Triple Stop Card Trick three people select cards, then three decks are dealt in unison until someone calls stop, the three cards are the selected ones
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12 Sep. 1949 12
Harry Opel "Texas Pete" poem
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