4,599 entries in Mental Magic
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Reginald Scot Of private confederacie, and of Bandons pigeon on using stooges, for example for burnt and rediscovered card
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
Reginald Scot Of publike confederacie, and whereof it consisteth on stooges
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIV) 175
Reginald Scot How men have beene abused with words of equivocation, with sundrie examples thereof on cold reading and claiming coincidences
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XV) 175
Unknown Juggling knacks by confederacie, and how to know whether one cast crosse or pile by the ringing heads or tails divined repeatedly, stooge with verbal code and psychology
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 191
Unknown To make a pot or anie such thing standing fast on the cupboard, to fall downe thense by vertue of words stooge with thread
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Unknown To make one danse naked spectator is made to throw away clothes and dance and stomp, stooge
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Hocus Pocus Junior Of Confederacy listing some effects with stooges, most of them can be found in "Discoverie of Witchcraft" by Reginald Scot
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 52
Unknown Trois Canifs Ayant été Mis Dans un Gobelet d'Argent, l'un des Trois Saute par Terre au Commandement du Spectateur three pocketknives put in a golden goblet, one is chosen and that jumps out of the goblet, forcing of the middle one, with and out where apparently not hearing correctly which one
Related to 1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 27
Unknown L'Oiseau Mort, & Ressuscité an egg is chosen and the spectator asked if she rather has a mouse or a bird, she chooses a bird and inside the egg is a bird, the bird days and comes back to life, concepts of forcing of proximity and preference, two versions
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 32
Unknown La Tête d'or Sautant & Dansant Dans un Verre, pour Répondre à Diverses Questions a golden miniature head moves in a glass to answer questions, with assistant
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 35
Unknown La Baguette Divinatoire coin is found in one of several boxes with the aid of a divining rod, longer treatise on the use and function of dowsing also in combination with automatons
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 58
Henri Decremps Tour Extraordinaire Nouvellement Inventé question is written on a piece of paper and the letter burnt, answer appears in a box in another pavilion written in the demanded colors, suddenly spooky phenomenons occur, presented by Van Estin, Impression Device method
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 91
Henri Decremps Sur un Vers Latin qu'on Peut Retourner de Plus de Trois Millions de Manieres, on Fait une Opération par laquelle il Semble qu'il Est Possible de Prévoir ou de Contraindre la Pensée d'autrui. "Autre Opération Mystérieuse Sur Deux Cents Mots, Dont les définitions réunies forment un logogryphe très - scientifique." (title continued)
box with latin words, words are arranged and order is divined as well as one word is predicted, with other word with bigger choice is divined with an optical box, multiple out prediction, Van Estin anecdote
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 104
Unknown The Air Balloon described and how to make one, as has lately been done in France and England how to make air balloons with inflammable air, followed by an introduction to planets and zodiac signs and their astrological meaning
  • To make Inflammable Air
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 13
Unknown To take a Bird out of a Cage, and make it appear as dead, or to roll it about as you please.
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 37
Unknown How, on delivering a Ring to a Number of Persons, to find which Person has got it, which Hand it is on, which Finger, and which Joint. people seated in a row and numbered, calculation is made and result gives answers
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 40
Unknown To tell if a Person holds Gold in one Hand and Silver in the other, which Hand the Gold is in, and which the Silver is in mathematical calculation, sum shows positions
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 48
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
Unknown The Art of Fortune-telling by Cards system of reading playing cards
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 99
Unknown Palmestry displayed, or the Art of telling Fortunes by Lines in the Hands palmistry
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 102
Unknown Of Moles in every Pat of the Body and the Explanation of them birthmarks on the body and what they signify
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 104
Henri Decremps Ancienne méthode de faire le Tour des trois Canifs. "Divers moyens de cacher un Compere, & de faire croire qu'on n'en a point, lors même qu'on emploie plusieurs." (title continued) more tricks by Pilferer, knife jumps from glass, long discussion about confederates and secret helpers, fake automatons
Related to 1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 47
Henri Decremps Cadrans Sympathiques two dials with letters, needle is placed on one letter and needle moves by its own on other dial
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 150
Henri Decremps Tour des trois Bijoux rendu plus simple & plus merveilleux. three objects (jewelry, watch, cigarette case) are selected by three people and all get some playing cards which are added after some rules, performer divines who has which object
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 235
Henri Decremps Le Cygne ingénieux. swan in basin moves by its own, moves to letters to form chosen word, anagram method with words on cards (variation of Guyot's method)
Related to 1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 262
Unknown Cartomancie Fortune telling / cold reading with cards
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 28
Unknown Divination d'un montant d'argent Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 29
Unknown Divination d'un nom Divination of a name
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 36
Unknown Divination du montant d'argent expliqué Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator from p. 29 explained
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 78
Unknown Divination d'un nom expliqué Divination of a name explained
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 82
Unknown To name the Article taken by each of Four Persons four objects pocketed while performer is out of room, but linked to four memorized punch-marked cards
1890 More Magic 87
Unknown To Predict the Sum of Five Rows of Figures
Variations 1890 More Magic 241
Robert Heller, Professor Hoffmann "Second Sight" Tricks with code outline
1890 More Magic 243
Unknown Reading Blindfold one-ahead bluff, blindfolded assistant divines names on cards
1890 More Magic 250
Dr. Lynn The Thinkophone name on paper is divined, using changing ladle
Related to 1890 More Magic 255
Unknown The Box of Numbers four numbered blocks put in closed box, performer divines arranged number, magnetism
1890 More Magic 257
Unknown The Bewitched Skull answers yes/no questions
1890 More Magic 424
Unknown The Talking Hand wax hand, answering yes/no questions
Related to 1890 More Magic 427
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen No. 4, spectator writes name of card on paper, card divined by performer, impression on silver plate
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 6
Carl Willmann Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon comments on code acts and that they are more or less transparent memory demonstrations
Related to Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 14
Carl Willmann Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon further comments, followed by methods
Related to Feb. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 25
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 1. Methode - 1. Experiment mit Karten medium on chair divines selected cards, marked and coded by performer in way he holds the card
Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown 2. Experimente mit Banknoten medium divines denomination and number of bill, explanation in reference
Related to Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 41
Unknown Erklärung explanation of bill divination code
Related to Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 54
Unknown 3. Experimente mit Zahlen medium divines sum of numbers that spectators put on a slate
Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 56
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 2. Methode medium fulfills wishes (like taking spectator's watch out of his pocket) that have been whispered to performer
Related to May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 70
Unknown Nested Multiple Out Envelope four nested envelopes with four predictions, unpacked until required prediction is accessible
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to June 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 87
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to July 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 106
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 120
Unknown See-Through Blindfold
Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 121
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 136
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 3. Methode medium blindfolded with black hood, medium draws picture of chosen object, draws chosen landscape, draws chosen playing cards and coin
Related to Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 137
Unknown Der Hellseher question written on billet, answered by performer, impression device with white soap and metal plate
Related to Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 140
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Oct. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 152
Unknown Der Hellseher second part of explanation
Related to Oct. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 155
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Nov. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 168
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Dec. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 182
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
Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft cards given to blindfolded performer are named by him
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Hellseher several spectators chose cards and seal them in envelopes, performer divines the cards inside, marked envelopes
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Experimente mit Münzen coding coins
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Unknown Experimente mit Uhren medium describes watch
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Unknown Experimente mit Banknoten medium knows value of bill
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 8
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on melting spoons
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 16
Unknown Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" medium leaves room, meanwhile several things are selected (letters on a slate, word in book, cards, number, number of cigars, time on watch), performer leaves room and medium comes back and divines everything, code of silence
Related to Feb. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 18
Unknown Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" continuation of explanation
Related to Mar. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 35
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli II. Blutschwitzen oder Stigmatisieren "Klerikale Wunder"
sweating blood & stigmata
Aug. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 125
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett glass sheet on two stands, spirit cabinet build on it, things happen inside it
Also published here Sep. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 9) 142
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett second part of description
Also published here Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 151
Unknown Zur Tachypsychographie oder Hellsehen by "C. K. from Hannover", placement on table cloth codes card to assistant, code of silence, also other objects like coins possible
Related to Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 153
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanation, verbal code method
Related to Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 104
Anna Eva Fay Das Tischrücken I. Nach Miss Fay
Apr. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8) 121
Unknown Das Tischrücken II. Methode
May 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 140
Unknown Die Geisterstimme performer tied on chair, lights out, from different part of room comes a voice and talks or answers questions
Nov. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 3) 43
Unknown X Rays cards in envelopes are divined, two methods, envelopes marked visually or haptically
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 144
Unknown Magische X-Strahlen performer is able to read content of envelope, x-ray patter, alcohol
Mar. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 106
Unknown Ein X-Strahlen-Zauberabend hand, violins and objects float and glow in dark room
Apr. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 8) 123
Unknown Spiritistische Sitzung description of a seance
June 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 12) 186
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
Oct. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 50
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 May 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 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
May 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 174
Unknown Die dressierte Fliege fake fly divines things by moving on a board that has a grid with the alphabet and letters, secret (small) assistant behind board and magnet
Related to Mar. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 44
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit tube to chair on which medium sits for voice transmission, or piece of chair that moves and can give secret signals
Related to Apr. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 59
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit part two, morse code
Related to May 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 75
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit part three, electronic connection to medium on chair to give signals
Related to June 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 92
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine Gedanken-Photographie spectator writes card on paper, two blank business cards put in box, on one appears image and on other name of selection
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 184
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written down, another spectator divines it via equivoque, it vanishes from deck and appears in envelope
Also published here Nov. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 164
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel oder "Das spiritistische Schreibmedium" on spirit writings on slates, Henry Slade
Related to Nov. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 172
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel part two
Related to Dec. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 187
Hänsel Kastner Rätselhaftes Aufsuchen einer verborgenen Nadel needle hidden with a spectator whose name is written down, needle found
June 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 94
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on claims of mind readers, disclaimer
Aug. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 128
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XII. Weissagen wider Willen (Ein Kartenkunststück), spectator selects a card and writes name on paper, which is sealed in envelope, other spectator guesses card and selection vanishes from deck and appears in second envelope
1902 Moderne Magie 136
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XVIII. Prädestination (Vorherbestimmung)
1. Die Karten (prediction of chosen pile, cards can be divined, Koran type)
2. Die Blumen (name of chosen flower appears on paper in sealed envelope, half forcing deck)
1902 Moderne Magie 174
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XIX. Suggestion eines Obolus 1. Ein Autodafé (coin folded in paper vanishes in a flash)
2. Phönix (coin appears in glass, covered with silk)
3. Die wahrsagende Münze (coin in glass jumps, to answer questions, coding systems)
4. Der Karzer (glass and coin are covered with silk and placed inside a box where they vanish)
1902 Moderne Magie 178
Hänsel Kastner Die drei mystischen Zahlen one of three numbers thought-of and predicted or divined, index with three predictions
Jan. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 14
Ben-Zur "Telegraphie ohne Draht" four blank paper pieces rolled up and inserted into fingers of borrowed gloves, four questions asked, fingers cut off and paper removed, questions and answers found on paper pieces, glove restored
Mar. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 39
A. J. Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken oder "Die Sehergabe des indischen Marabus" three selections and their positions in the deck predicted, faced deck, two methods with or without an off-stage assistant, pocket writing of numbers with stencil
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 115
A. J. Zum mysteriösen Cigarettenpapier spectator crumples up piece of cigarette paper, word or number appears on it in chosen color
Inspired by
  • Das Mysteriöse Cigarettenpapier (a book by H. F. C. Suhr)
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 150
Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert envelope hangs on stage, answers to questions appear inside, switch on tray, black art
Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 172
Henry Slade Das Notizbuch à la Slade impression pad
May 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 83
Unknown The Trained Half Dollar "Animated Coin", borrowed coin dropped in glass jumps up and down, thread & assistant
1909 The Art of Magic 266
Henry Hardin The Trance Vision First Method, Q&A
1909 The Art of Magic 344
Yank Hoe The Trance Vision (Second Method) Q&A
1909 The Art of Magic 345
Unknown The Quick or the Dead
1909 The Art of Magic 346
Frederick E. Jones Mind Reading, Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading on muscle reading
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 3
Frederick E. Jones First Test in Mind Reading finding a hidden knife
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 7
Unknown Blindfold seeing with a blindfold
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 8
Frederick E. Jones Tips on Finding the Knife tips on muscle reading
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 8
Frederick E. Jones Second Test in Mind-Reading word in dictionary is selected and the book and a pin are hidden, performer finds objects and word, blindfolded
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 12
Frederick E. Jones Street Drive driving blindfolded through the city and finding hidden object
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 15
Frederick E. Jones Writing of any Combination of Figures guessing numbers, while writing them again on a blackboard, held by the spectator
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 18
Frederick E. Jones Writing the Date of a Coin guessing number on a coin, while writing it together with spectator, muscle reading and probability
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 19
Frederick E. Jones First Test in Reading Sealed Billets envelope is found by muscle reading, then content is revealed, electric torch
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 20
Frederick E. Jones Second Test in Sealed Billet Reading envelope is found by muscle reading, then question is answered
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 21
Frederick E. Jones Third Test in Sealed Billet Reading question is folded and put in an envelope, which is sealed with wax and sewn, performer finds the hidden envelope and reveals the question
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 24
Anna Eva Fay The Anna Fay Method apparently Fey's method of billet reading, spectator keep the billet, medium is under a sheet or blindfolded, impression device in tablets and electronic transmitter (like a phone), with assistant
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 25
Frederick E. Jones Instructions for Preparing the Waxed Impression Sheet for Billet Test No. 3 building an impression device
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 27
Frederick E. Jones Instructions for Performing Test No. 3 impression on a table, wax, with assistant
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 28
Joseph Michael Hartz The Second-Sight Trick
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 715
Joseph Michael Hartz The Second-Sight Trick
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 176
Stanley Collins Bead Frame Color Force
1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 63
Charles T. Jordan The Letter-Mailing Mystery No. 7, stack of chips with numbers, set of envelopes, envelope and postage chosen with stack of chips are divined
1920 Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan The Mesmerized Alarm Clock No. 1, alarm clock set at any time by spectator and covered with napkin, hour divined
1920 Ten New Pocket Tricks 3
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Mind Reader No. 8, sixteen words written on numbered papers, one chosen and divined, with memory system for sixteen items
1920 Ten New Pocket Tricks 16
Al Baker Living and Dead Test
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 471
Edward Bagshawe The Circle of Coincidence five different-colored silks are put in envelopes and attached to a star stand, five color cards are shuffled and matched up with the silks, tray to switch cards
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 11
Edward Bagshawe The Educated Ribbon slate is covered and put on a stand, a ribbon moves up from under the cover by itself and is then shown to be in the configuration of a previously chosen design of a set of design cards
Variations 1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 19
Edward Bagshawe A "Spirit Divination" Mystery name of card appears on empty paper
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 42
Edward Bagshawe "Thought Precipitation" stage version, slate is covered and put on a stand, a ribbon moves up from under the cover by itself and is then shown to be in the configuration of a previously chosen design of a set of design cards
Inspired by 1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 84
Oswald Rae Two Simple Forces
  • To Force a Colour
  • To Force an Article
probability forces, brightness and size
1926 Between Ourselves 51
Oswald Rae Musical Thought Transference tunes written on paper, sealed in envelopes, piano
1926 Between Ourselves 60
Oswald Rae A Complete Silent Thought Transference Act visual and verbal code, objects gathered to groups
1926 Between Ourselves 66
Oswald Rae A Trick Blindfold using two handkerchiefs
1926 Between Ourselves 78
Oswald Rae Original Sealed Billet Reading with five billets, two ahead
1926 Between Ourselves 79
Oswald Rae Mems From My Note Book "Being a selection of useful recipes gathered at various times from different sources too numerous to enumerate"
  • To Render Fabric Fireproof
  • Fireproofing Wood
  • To Clean Velvet or Plush
  • To Clean Glassware
  • To Gloss and Clean Ivorine Balls
  • Red Billiard Ball Dye
  • To Dye Flags, etc
  • Various Coloured Inks or Dyes (Red, Blue, Gold, White Ink)
  • Varnishes
  • To Harden a Felt Hat, etc.
  • Varnish Remover
  • Paint Remover
  • Luminous Paint
  • Porcelain Fekes, etc.
  • Celluloid Varnish
  • To Apply Sealing Wax Evenly
  • Pads for Thought Readers
  • Reading Through Sealed Envelopes
  • Ink for Lightning Artists
  • Stains
  • Black Crayon for Lightning Artists
  • Dull Black Paint
  • Spirit Gum Substitute
  • Gold Paint
  • Chemical Slate Writing
  • Trick Seals
1926 Between Ourselves 85
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das zweite Gesicht. No. 7, seven words or questions are written down and sealed in seven numbered envelopes
1926 Magische Miniaturen 29
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das Geheimnis der Uhr. No. 11, pocket watch placed under silk, contains prediction of name, selected card and total of numbers
1926 Magische Miniaturen 39
Tom Sellers Living or Dead? olfactory method
1927 Tricks That Work 9
Tom Sellers A Novel Match Box and Die Trick multiple out one out of six prediction
Variations 1927 Tricks That Work 16
Oswald Rae Selected Smokes cigarettes of different brands are put in a bag, named brands are removed by performer, by touch
1928 Sub Rosa 18
Oswald Rae A Neat Colour Force 4x4 square numbered, to force a color
1928 Sub Rosa 66
Oswald Rae The Spirit Slate sum and name of actor appear on slate in paper bag, marked slates, Eureka flap
1928 Sub Rosa 68
Oswald Rae Forcing a Name of a Celebrity probability psychological force, and surefire force where names are written on piece of paper
1928 Sub Rosa 72
Oswald Rae Psycho-Analysis performer divines card and thought of name of a spectator by holding his wrist, then spectator divines thought of card from spectator
1928 Sub Rosa 77
Oswald Rae Clairvoyance (A Method of Answering Sealed Questions, etc., Specially Devised for Close Work with a Small Audience), envelopes on a tray, with medium
1928 Sub Rosa 82
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Musical Mind Reading spectator chooses one from twelve cards with pieces of music, medium plays one of twelve records, it's the selected one, repeated, repeated once more with medium isolated in another room, two methods used
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 1
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Devil's Phone six spectators write questions on billets which are burned, performer phones the devil (or medium) and gets answers to all questions
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 5
Oswald Rae Travelling Cigarettes several different brands of cigarette boxes, one is selected and a number is named, that amount of cigarettes travels in a sealed box
Also published here
  • "Travelling Cigarettes" in "The Magic Wand"
1930 Original Magic 10
Oswald Rae A Novel Book Test page selected and line chosen by the aid of playing cards, line from page appears on blank card sealed in envelope
Also published here
  • "A Novel Book Test" in "The Sphinx"
1930 Original Magic 53
Tom Sellers The Psychic Tissues feeling colors behind back
1931 Sellers' Secrets 10
Tom Sellers The "Mind's Eye Discs" colored discs put in envelope, colors divined by performer
1931 Sellers' Secrets 16
Tom Sellers Oriental Ashes assistant names color of burnt paper ashes, coding
1931 Sellers' Secrets 17
Theodore Annemann Find the Lady a Queen and four Aces are put in five envelopes, performer finds envelope with odd card
Also published here 1931 The Book Without A Name 41
Stuart Robson Mental Coloring Telepathy in Silk six handkerchiefs, one is selected, medium enters room and knows which one
1931 The Book Without A Name 49
Theodore Annemann The Color-Tell Billiard Balls several different colored balls, one is placed in a box and held by performer behind back, he divines the color
1931 The Book Without A Name 51
Theodore Annemann Seeing in the Dark reading in the dark
1931 The Book Without A Name 52
Theodore Annemann A Prophecy of the Koran multiple prediction on business cards, sealed in envelope
1931 The Book Without A Name 58
Theodore Annemann Jimmy Valentine Opens a Safe performer cracks the code of a safe where his assistant is locked
1931 The Book Without A Name 61
Tom Sellers Spook Pencils four pencils of different color, spectator writes with one of them and performer knows which color has been used
1931 Magical Pleasantries 5
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 484
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Blindfolded magician able to tell which cigarette was selected apparently by its smoke
Related to 1932 Novel Magic 33
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Method No. 2 Same effect, different type of coding system
Related to 1932 Novel Magic 35
Al Baker The One-Man "Lights Up" Seance for hands
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 75
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Tom Sellers Pin Divination spectator pushes pin in any cigarette in a box and turns it over, cigarette found by performer
1933 More Secrets 5
Tom Sellers A New Idea for the "Living and Dead" Effect watermark system
1933 More Secrets 11
Tom Sellers An Amazing Dictionary Feat word selected as performer is out of the room is divined by him, secret message inside pencil
1933 More Secrets 13
Tom Sellers Touch Counters several counters/chips of different colors in bag, initialed one found by performer
1933 More Secrets 14
Robert Gysel Spirit Light luminous paint on bottom of shoe
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 1
Unknown Apple, Egg and Orange spectators take objects and a number of cards each according to rules, performer then knows who has which object
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 8
Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attribution
Related toVariations 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Paul Rosini Gesture-Remark Glimpse performer turns around briefly to make a remark and back, secretly glimpses required information
Related to 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Theodore Annemann Dead or Alive?
1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Stuart Robson Your Nose Knows
Also published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 7
Theodore Annemann A Rule of the Thumb book / magazine test
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Perfect Club Slate Routine name written up secretly on paper appears on slate
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 22
Theodore Annemann The Mindreader's Dream with assistants, mirror bowl
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 32
Theodore Annemann Music in the Air with pianist, verbal code
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 34
Theodore Annemann Dead Men Tell No Tales!
Variations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 44
Al Baker Undercover drawing duplication, mirror (!)
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 105
Theodore Annemann Two Mindreading Publicity Effects center tear presentation as newspaper test or living/dead test
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 24
L.E. Duncanson Thought Rays writing on cleared slate read, oil
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Theodore Annemann Pseudo-Psychometry marked envelopes and personal items, see also page 404
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometry
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Theodore Annemann The Impression Moderne wax coating on envelope as impression device
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Theodore Annemann Extra-Sensory Perception design duplication with stacked picture cards, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 10) 52
Fred DeMuth A Divination with Matches number of remaining matches divined, see page 99 for improvement by Herbert R. Hood
Also published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 70
Tom Sellers Novel Telepathy medium divines things in boxes, one ahead
1935 Quick Tricks 18
Tom Sellers Living and Dead billets on threads, only thread at dead name doesn't burn
1935 Quick Tricks 21
Unknown An Envelope Mystery forced cards put in envelopes with punch marks, including "A Variation"
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 14
Unknown Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 21
Unknown The Impression or Carbon System two methods
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 26
Unknown Method Two card and number written down, performer shuffles deck, card is at number, carbon paper
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 27
Theodore Annemann The Telephone Drama name and telephone number are divined
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 7
Theodore Annemann The New Nile Divination a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 10
Theodore Annemann Telepathy Plus written question and name are divined ends with a picture duplication
Related to 1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 13
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
Theodore Annemann The Mirror Reflector peeking a drawing on a slate while covering it with a handkerchief
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 20
Theodore Annemann, Charles Peet A Living and Dead Combination combination with The Dead Name Test, p. 8
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 20
Theodore Annemann The Sealed Envelope Dodge spectators seal their questions fairly on their seats
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 21
Ralph W. Read The Spirit Pencil pencil taps by itself
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 22
Theodore Annemann Advance Information getting information before a show about the guests
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 22
Theodore Annemann Pencil Reading method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down
Related to 1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 23
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Diablo Pellet Reading one question written on billet is burnt and later answered by performer
1935 Mental Bargain Effects 1
Wm. Hewitt The Modern Mindreader several questions put in envelopes
Related to 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 2
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Mental Masterpiece impression device on card box, carbon
Variations 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 5
Theodore Annemann Greta Annemann's Eyes of the Unknown writing of three face down cards is revealed in darkness
Variations 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 8
Wm. Hewitt, Theodore Annemann 30th Century Television with gimmicked block, mirror
1935 Mental Bargain Effects 10
James G. Thompson Jr. Penetrating Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief
Related to 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 12
Theodore Annemann The Impromptu Mind Reader center tear
1935 Mental Bargain Effects 14
Unknown A Thought Reading Trick two ways, first coin is discovered in correct hand and then under correct drawer of a matchbox
1935 Coin Magic 27
Unknown The Talking Coin coin dances in glass, answering questions, assistant
1935 Coin Magic 40
Unknown A Blindfold Detection marked coins shuffled among others coins in hat, performer finds first coin blindfolded, second penetrates hat
Related to 1935 Coin Magic 60
Theodore Annemann Lipreading tip
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 101
Tom Sellers Death Flight! blank cards with names, card with dead name travels to another pile, envelopes, see page 172 for improvement by Andrew Brennan
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 102
Theodore Annemann Living Dead Test Idea with flash paper
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 103
Dr. Jacob Daley Death Divination flashy divination via flash paper
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 146
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 165
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Comedy Bullet Catching Trick huge lead bullet, spring gun
1936 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 4
Edward Bagshawe A Visitor from Down Under séance on stage with lights on, magician is tied to chair with screen around him and still from within the screen a bell rings, writing appears, knots tie in a rope, etc., trapdoor for assistant to reach under
1936 ca. Twenty Magical Novelties 74
Unknown The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
U. F. Grant Living and Dead Test with one-way playing cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 153
Howard Albright Seeing with the Finger Tips
  • No. 1 Lip Reading Test
  • No. 2 Here's Your Card
  • No. 3 The Master's Touch
three phases with stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 216
Unknown Telepathic Cards medium in other room divines cards, pocket writing
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
James Maxwell Telepathic Selection carbon card, originally in Magic Wand, March 1920
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 303
Theodore Annemann Mental Masterpiece carbon case
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 304
Theodore Annemann, Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 173
James T. Deacy Just an Echo method to double write secretly on a prediction in envelope, confabulation
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 185
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Bertram Adams The Krazy Kode word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagrams
VariationsAlso published here 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 200
Arthur Monroe Voodoo hole coin on string is put in box and hidden, light turned out, in glowing light performer is seen to have box again and coin drops off cord, combined with card divination on blank card
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 208
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 245
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Orville Wayne Meyer Dead!
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Oscar Weigle Alias Divination several spectators write names on slips which are later correctly assigned, one of the names divined as well
1937 You'd be Surprised 11
Robert Parrish Strange Interlude words from magazine and dead name divined, subtle impression device use
1937 You'd be Surprised 15
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writer
Related to 1937 You'd be Surprised 20
Robert Parrish The Ultimate One Man Sealed Message Reading System 1. Collecting the Envelopes
2. Reading the Messages
3. Returning the Card and Envelope
4. Returning the Next to the Last Message
5. Reading the Last Message
1937 You'd be Surprised 22
Theodore Annemann En Rapport two person telepathy act, code for numbers, cards and coins
1937 "En Rapport" 2
Theodore Annemann Cards Divination by Medium three times
1937 "En Rapport" 5
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker Medium Writes Card Predictions three predictions of a selected written on a piece of paper next to the name of the spectator and thrown into a bowl
1937 "En Rapport" 6
Theodore Annemann, Ellis Stanyon Challenge Card Divination shuffling a stacked deck
1937 "En Rapport" 9
Theodore Annemann Serial Number Divination number is divined by medium, in random order
Related to 1937 "En Rapport" 10
Theodore Annemann, Audley Walsh Coin Experiment three spectators put a coin in an envelope, medium divines value, date and owner
1937 "En Rapport" 11
Theodore Annemann Word, Number and Picture Divination medium divines word, number and duplicates a drawing
Related to 1937 "En Rapport" 13
Unknown Ashes! spectator selected tissue which is burned, ashes brought to medium who divines color of tissue, code in how ashes are brought over
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 30
Unknown A Match Divination number of matches in matchbook divined after tearing some out and adding digits
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 88
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mephisto Sealed Billet Reading
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 26
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Inspired byAlso published here 1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Secret Whisper to make the spectator write up additional information on billet
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Variations 1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 31
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Table Levitation with gimmick and light table
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 32
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Comedy Slate Test humorous message appears on one of two slates
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 33
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telepathic Prediction named number appears in chosen color on paper stuck to piece of wood, optional repeat phase
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 34
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telling the Time on a Watch time on wrapped watch divined
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 53
James Maxwell Prepared Carbon Card. A Mindreading Trick spectator thinks of card and writes it on piece of paper (carbon card)
1938 Greater Magic 492
Theodore Annemann Carbon Card Case
1938 Greater Magic 494
Unknown The Three Cigarette Papers paper with dead name moves by itself
1938 Greater Magic 832
Wm. Hewitt Modern Mind Reading
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 884
William H. McCaffrey Geomancy drawn design is duplicated, carbon
1938 Greater Magic 891
Hen Fetsch Knockout! four four-digit numbers are chosen and added, sum predicted
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 304
Henry Christ Fatal Number coincidence with name list and name cards, slate writing
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 334
James G. Thompson Jr. Gabbatha
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 50) 347
Hen Fetsch Travel Thought cities on map are thought of and written on paper, divined by medium in the dark, carbon paper
1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Eddie Joseph Part One: What Is "Intuitional Sight?"
1938 Intuitional Sight 3
Eddie Joseph "The Blindfold" and Its Accessories
1938 Intuitional Sight 4
Eddie Joseph The Flour Paste dough on eyes
1938 Intuitional Sight 4
Eddie Joseph The Cotton and the Surgical Bandage
1938 Intuitional Sight 7
Eddie Joseph The Handkerchiefs blindfold, two variations
1938 Intuitional Sight 8
Eddie Joseph Part Two: The Act setting and patter
1938 Intuitional Sight 12
Eddie Joseph First Test different colored ribbons, picking the right one blindfolded
1938 Intuitional Sight 13
Eddie Joseph Second Test performer writes called out numbers on blackboard and adds them together, blindfolded
1938 Intuitional Sight 13
Eddie Joseph Third Test cards are named
1938 Intuitional Sight 14
Eddie Joseph Fourth Test 52 cards are behind a glass, performer points to the named cards
1938 Intuitional Sight 14
Eddie Joseph Fifth Test separating black and white balls
1938 Intuitional Sight 15
Eddie Joseph Sixth Test describing members from the audience, one ahead
1938 Intuitional Sight 15
Eddie Joseph Seventh Test describing objects from the audience
1938 Intuitional Sight 16
Eddie Joseph Eighth Test describing a written word / number on a slate
1938 Intuitional Sight 16
Eddie Joseph Ninth Test copying a word in a foreign language
1938 Intuitional Sight 16
Eddie Joseph Tenth Test correcting a misspelled word
1938 Intuitional Sight 17
Eddie Joseph Part Three: The Inner Secret additional tips and ideas
  • The Undressing
1938 Intuitional Sight 17
William Larsen Boutonniere four packets of garden seeds, one is selected and some seeds poured in hand, they vanish and written on the palm is the name of the flower, as a climax the flower appears
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 2) 2
Robert Parrish The "Direct" Divination joke, spectator choked if he does not comply
Related to 1939 Do That Again! 17
Robert Parrish Picture Projection slate as mirror
VariationsAlso published here 1939 Do That Again! 19
Charles T. Jordan, Theodore Annemann Telethot also "Telethought", design duplication with medium, eight slips of paper, Jordan's Yogi Force
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 361
Orville Wayne Meyer Tervil word written on billet predicted on another billet
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 383
Peter Warlock Pencil Note on Nail secret cue sheet, recipe
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 390
Charles Rose Problem Dept. facial expression changes in seance, witnessed by Charles Rose
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 392
James Stewart Ghosto person vanishes from trunk and comes in from door, party/seance trick/gag
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 401
Theodore Annemann No Pain fakir stunt combination:
  • burning cigarette on tongue
  • needle through arm (real)
  • eating pepper
  • putting hand in trap
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 423
Kent Arthur Faker! one of four cards is signed and they're cut into deck, then three cards reverse with face-down in between which turns out to be signed card, medium/seance situation
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 425
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
Burling Hull, Theodore Annemann New Sheet Reading questions in numbered envelopes answered by medium, Q&A
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
Tom Sellers The Spirit Guide thought of number vanishes from a card, this number was predicted as well
1939 Scots Magic 5
Tom Sellers An Old Trick Simplified three spectator select a color disc and an amount of business cards, all is divined
1939 Scots Magic 20
Tom Sellers The Winner name of racehorses in envelopes, one is predicted
1939 Scots Magic 22
Tom Sellers Living and Dead rough/glazed paper
1939 Scots Magic 24
Theodore Annemann Mental Dollars three bills folded and put in handkerchief, one is selected and the serial number is divined, the Accessory
1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 10
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters
1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Eddie Joseph The Call of the East names of eastern cities are written on pieces of paper and folded, then mixed with other billets, the performer finds all the eastern cities, without opening the billets
1939 Strictly Magic 4
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Thought Transmission flash light code
Related to 1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11) 2
Bob Weill Corker three corks with names of drinks on them, one is selected and performer divines drink while holding cork behind back
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 12) 2
Len Barker Phoney Telepathy gag routine, one sucker
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 2) 4
Brainerd Baker Color Waves five chips with dots of different colors, performer removes named color from pocket without looking
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Frank Kelly A Telepathic Experiment number and geometric design divined
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 116
Paul Scheldon Unter Magischem Zwange two piles with different amount of matches, selected one is predicted
Related to 1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2) 3
Unknown Die Geisterschrift pellet on pin, named number appears
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2) 8
Aage Rasmussen Lebende und Tote brief
Also published here
  • "Magi"
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4) 14
Unknown Die Macht des Willens named number appears in chosen color on rolled up cigarette paper, pocket writing with different colored pencils
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 5) 12
Edward Bagshawe SYKO chips with numbers from 1 to 4 are placed inside four envelopes, spectator can chose envelope and name number, they match
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 5) 14
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Ponsin on Thought Reading lip-reading
1940 Expert Card Technique 338
Unknown The Carbon Card see title for method...
1940 Expert Card Technique 416
Paul Studham, Laurie Ireland The Spirit Bar bar with bottles on table, drinks are wished and mixed by spirits, black art principle
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 7
L. Vosburgh Lyons Graphology spectators write on paper cards, performer assigns them correctly, pseudo-psychometry
Related toAlso published here 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 74) 493
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 588
Henry Hardin The Ghost Hand living dead with rough smooth edge
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 597
Henry Hardin The Finest Sealed Letter Test impression device
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 601
Ralph W. Read The Impulse stick/pencil taps by itself
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 695
Charles Hopkins 9 - Impression methods. Using carbon paper to make a copy
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 25
Charles Hopkins 10 - Pencil reading.
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Charles Hopkins 51 - Pencil reading.
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Unknown 54 - Pad impressions.
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins 55 - Trick notebooks. Carbon paper in notebooks
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Howard Warringer The Flashing Fetish flashlight lights on it's own, also when batteries are removed, answers questions
Inspired by
  • "The Flashing Fetish" in "Genii" March, 1938. P. 232.
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 9) 1
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart The Spectre Slate chosen object is divined, with slate, hard and soft chalk
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 4
William Ruesskamp A New Slant on Pellet Reading switch with hat, billets are numbered
1940 Fast Ones 21
Joseph Ovette Slate Message Reading three pieces of information are written on a slate and divined by performer
1940 Fast Ones 24
Eddie Joseph Mystic Rectical picture cards with different symbols and letters on the back, alphabet is called and cards touched, last card is chosen symbol, repeated with more cards
1940 ca. Original Tricks 1
Al Baker Bending a Half Dollar
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 182
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 236
Al Baker Kiddie Party Slate name of two children appears on slates, preshow, flap slate contruction
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 262
Al Baker The Quick and the Dead living and dead test with reading of dead name
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 265
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Bruce Elliott Entity Alone
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 133) 763
Orville Wayne Meyer Hit Parade spectator thinks of song from top ten, pianist starts playing it, verbal code
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 139) 787
Tom Sellers Telepathy Simplified spectator writes something on a piece of paper and later burns it, the content is divined
1941 Condensed Conjuring 11
Tom Sellers Graphology Supreme five spectators write the same word
1941 Condensed Conjuring 12
Unknown Tapping Table Objects spectator thinks of one of seven objects, performer taps them while spectator spells silently, at end of word performer taps thought-of object, progressive anagram
Also published here
  • "New Magician's Manual" (Walter Gibson)
1941 After the Dessert 12
Unknown Bending the Spoon against table, optical illusion gag, done for real as gag
1941 After the Dessert 14
Eddie Joseph Predicting the Spots die placed in match box and rattled, number predicted
1941 How Gamblers Win 20
Dr. Stanley Jaks Duplex performer divines name written on billet, switch with thumb tip
Aug. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 8) 4
Harry Bertall Présentation inédite de la Cabine Spirite sans médium small spirit cabinet without medium, balloon blows up, rings separate etc.
Related to Nov. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 11) 5
Lloyd W. Chambers L-W-C Telepathy three objects are divided between three spectators, magician knows who has what, stooge codes using pencil’s position on table
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 1