4,107 entries in Mental Magic
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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
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 191
Unknown To make one danse naked spectator is made to throw away clothes and dance and stomp, stooge
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXX) 192
Reginald Scot Of private confederacie, and of Bandons pigeon on using stooges, for example for burnt and rediscovered card
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
Reginald Scot Of publike confederacie, and whereof it consisteth on stooges
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
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XV) 175
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
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
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 52
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
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 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 27
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
Breslaw's Last Legacy 40
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
Breslaw's Last Legacy 13
Unknown Of Moles in every Pat of the Body and the Explanation of them birthmarks on the body and what they signify
Breslaw's Last Legacy 104
Unknown The Art of Fortune-telling by Cards system of reading playing cards
Breslaw's Last Legacy 99
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
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 58
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
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 104
Unknown Palmestry displayed, or the Art of telling Fortunes by Lines in the Hands palmistry
Breslaw's Last Legacy 102
Unknown To take a Bird out of a Cage, and make it appear as dead, or to roll it about as you please.
Breslaw's Last Legacy 37
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
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 35
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
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 91
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
Breslaw's Last Legacy 48
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
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 32
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 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 262
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 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 47
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
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 235
Henri Decremps Cadrans Sympathiques two dials with letters, needle is placed on one letter and needle moves by its own on other dial
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 150
Unknown Divination du montant d'argent expliqué Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator from p. 29 explained
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 78
Unknown Divination d'un montant d'argent Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 29
Unknown Divination d'un nom Divination of a name
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 36
Unknown Cartomancie Fortune telling / cold reading with cards
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 28
Unknown Divination d'un nom expliqué Divination of a name explained
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 82
Unknown Reading Blindfold one-ahead bluff, blindfolded assistant divines names on cards
More Magic 250
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
More Magic 87
Unknown To Predict the Sum of Five Rows of Figures
More Magic 241
Robert Heller, Professor Hoffmann "Second Sight" Tricks with code outline
More Magic 243
Unknown The Box of Numbers four numbered blocks put in closed box, performer divines arranged number, magnetism
More Magic 257
Unknown The Bewitched Skull answers yes/no questions
More Magic 424
Unknown The Talking Hand wax hand, answering yes/no questions
Related to More Magic 427
Dr. Lynn The Thinkophone name on paper is divined, using changing ladle
Related to More Magic 255
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 168
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 2. Methode medium fulfills wishes (like taking spectator's watch out of his pocket) that have been whispered to performer
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 70
Unknown See-Through Blindfold
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 121
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 136
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Carl Willmann Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon comments on code acts and that they are more or less transparent memory demonstrations
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 14
Carl Willmann Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon further comments, followed by methods
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 25
Unknown 3. Experimente mit Zahlen medium divines sum of numbers that spectators put on a slate
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 56
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 182
Unknown Erklärung explanation of bill divination code
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 54
Unknown 2. Experimente mit Banknoten medium divines denomination and number of bill, explanation in reference
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 41
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 120
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 137
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 152
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 106
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen No. 4, spectator writes name of card on paper, card divined by performer, impression on silver plate
Der Kartenkünstler 6
Unknown Nested Multiple Out Envelope four nested envelopes with four predictions, unpacked until required prediction is accessible
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 87
Unknown Der Hellseher question written on billet, answered by performer, impression device with white soap and metal plate
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 140
Unknown Der Hellseher second part of explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 155
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Unknown Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" continuation of explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 35
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli II. Blutschwitzen oder Stigmatisieren "Klerikale Wunder"
sweating blood & stigmata
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 125
Unknown Experimente mit Uhren medium describes watch
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Hellseher several spectators chose cards and seal them in envelopes, performer divines the cards inside, marked envelopes
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Experimente mit Münzen coding coins
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 18
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 153
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on melting spoons
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 16
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft cards given to blindfolded performer are named by him
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Anna Eva Fay Das Tischrücken I. Nach Miss Fay
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8) 121
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett second part of description
Also published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 151
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett glass sheet on two stands, spirit cabinet build on it, things happen inside it
Also published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 9) 142
Unknown Experimente mit Banknoten medium knows value of bill
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 8
Unknown Das Tischrücken II. Methode
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 3) 43
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanation, verbal code method
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 104
Unknown X Rays cards in envelopes are divined, two methods, envelopes marked visually or haptically
Related to New Era Card Tricks 144
Unknown Ein X-Strahlen-Zauberabend hand, violins and objects float and glow in dark room
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 8) 123
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 50
Unknown Magische X-Strahlen performer is able to read content of envelope, x-ray patter, alcohol
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 106
Unknown Spiritistische Sitzung description of a seance
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 12) 186
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 174
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 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 172
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 59
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit part three, electronic connection to medium on chair to give signals
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 92
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 44
Carl Willmann Der Hellseher der Neuzeit part two, morse code
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 75
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 184
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel oder "Das spiritistische Schreibmedium" on spirit writings on slates, Henry Slade
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 172
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel part two
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 187
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 164
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on claims of mind readers, disclaimer
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 128
Hänsel Kastner Rätselhaftes Aufsuchen einer verborgenen Nadel needle hidden with a spectator whose name is written down, needle found
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 94
Hänsel Kastner Die drei mystischen Zahlen one of three numbers thought-of and predicted or divined, index with three predictions
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 14
Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert envelope hangs on stage, answers to questions appear inside, switch on tray, black art
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 172
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 39
Henry Slade Das Notizbuch à la Slade impression pad
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 83
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
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)
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 150
Unknown The Quick or the Dead
The Art of Magic 346
Unknown The Trained Half Dollar "Animated Coin", borrowed coin dropped in glass jumps up and down, thread & assistant
The Art of Magic 266
Henry Hardin The Trance Vision First Method, Q&A
The Art of Magic 344
Yank Hoe The Trance Vision (Second Method) Q&A
The Art of Magic 345
Frederick E. Jones Tips on Finding the Knife tips on muscle reading
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 8
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
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 24
Frederick E. Jones Mind Reading, Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading on muscle reading
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 3
Joseph Michael Hartz The Second-Sight Trick
Also published here Magical Titbits 176
Frederick E. Jones Writing of any Combination of Figures guessing numbers, while writing them again on a blackboard, held by the spectator
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 18
Joseph Michael Hartz The Second-Sight Trick
Also published here Later Magic 715
Unknown Blindfold seeing with a blindfold
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 8
Frederick E. Jones Second Test in Sealed Billet Reading envelope is found by muscle reading, then question is answered
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 21
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
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 12
Frederick E. Jones Street Drive driving blindfolded through the city and finding hidden object
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 15
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
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
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 27
Frederick E. Jones Instructions for Performing Test No. 3 impression on a table, wax, with assistant
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 28
Frederick E. Jones First Test in Mind Reading finding a hidden knife
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 7
Frederick E. Jones First Test in Reading Sealed Billets envelope is found by muscle reading, then content is revealed, electric torch
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 20
Frederick E. Jones Writing the Date of a Coin guessing number on a coin, while writing it together with spectator, muscle reading and probability
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 19
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
Ten New Pocket Tricks 16
Stanley Collins Bead Frame Color Force
Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 63
Charles T. Jordan The Mesmerized Alarm Clock No. 1, alarm clock set at any time by spectator and covered with napkin, hour divined
Ten New Pocket Tricks 3
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
Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 17
Al Baker Living and Dead Test
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 471
Oswald Rae A Complete Silent Thought Transference Act visual and verbal code, objects gathered to groups
Between Ourselves 66
Oswald Rae Two Simple Forces
  • To Force a Colour
  • To Force an Article
probability forces, brightness and size
Between Ourselves 51
Oswald Rae A Trick Blindfold using two handkerchiefs
Between Ourselves 78
Oswald Rae Original Sealed Billet Reading with five billets, two ahead
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
Between Ourselves 85
Oswald Rae Musical Thought Transference tunes written on paper, sealed in envelopes, piano
Between Ourselves 60
Tom Sellers A Novel Match Box and Die Trick multiple out one out of six prediction
Variations Tricks That Work 16
Tom Sellers Living or Dead? olfactory method
Tricks That Work 9
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
Sub Rosa 77
Oswald Rae A Neat Colour Force 4x4 square numbered, to force a color
Sub Rosa 66
Oswald Rae Selected Smokes cigarettes of different brands are put in a bag, named brands are removed by performer, by touch
Sub Rosa 18
Oswald Rae The Spirit Slate sum and name of actor appear on slate in paper bag, marked slates, Eureka flap
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
Sub Rosa 72
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
Sub Rosa 82
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"
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"
Original Magic 53
Tom Sellers The "Mind's Eye Discs" colored discs put in envelope, colors divined by performer
Sellers' Secrets 16
Tom Sellers Oriental Ashes assistant names color of burnt paper ashes, coding
Sellers' Secrets 17
Theodore Annemann Jimmy Valentine Opens a Safe performer cracks the code of a safe where his assistant is locked
The Book Without A Name 61
Stuart Robson Mental Coloring Telepathy in Silk six handkerchiefs, one is selected, medium enters room and knows which one
The Book Without A Name 49
Theodore Annemann Find the Lady a queen and four aces are put in five envelopes, performer finds envelope with odd card
The Book Without A Name 41
Theodore Annemann Seeing in the Dark reading in the dark
The Book Without A Name 52
Tom Sellers The Psychic Tissues feeling colors behind back
Sellers' Secrets 10
Theodore Annemann A Prophecy of the Koran multiple prediction on business cards, sealed in envelope
The Book Without A Name 58
Tom Sellers Spook Pencils four pencils of different color, spectator writes with one of them and performer knows which color has been used
Magical Pleasantries 5
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
The Book Without A Name 51
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Method No. 2 Same effect, different type of coding system
Related to Novel Magic 35
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Blindfolded magician able to tell which cigarette was selected apparently by its smoke
Related to Novel Magic 33
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 484
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Tom Sellers An Amazing Dictionary Feat word selected as performer is out of the room is divined by him, secret message inside pencil
More Secrets 13
Tom Sellers Touch Counters several counters/chips of different colors in bag, initialed one found by performer
More Secrets 14
Tom Sellers A New Idea for the "Living and Dead" Effect watermark system
More Secrets 11
Tom Sellers Pin Divination spectator pushes pin in any cigarette in a box and turns it over, cigarette found by performer
More Secrets 5
Al Baker The One-Man "Lights Up" Seance for hands
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 75
Paul Rosini Gesture-Remark Glimpse performer turns around briefly to make a remark and back, secretly glimpses required information
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Theodore Annemann Dead or Alive?
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Theodore Annemann The Mindreader's Dream with assistants, mirror bowl
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 32
Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attribution
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Theodore Annemann Dead Men Tell No Tales!
Variations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 44
Theodore Annemann A Rule of the Thumb book / magazine test
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
Theodore Annemann Music in the Air with pianist, verbal code
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 34
Stuart Robson Your Nose Knows
Also published here SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 7
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Perfect Club Slate Routine name written up secretly on paper appears on slate
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 22
Unknown A Blindfold Detection marked coins shuffled among others coins in hat, performer finds first coin blindfolded, second penetrates hat
Related to Coin Magic 60
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
Theodore Annemann Pseudo-Psychometry marked envelopes and personal items, see also page 404
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometry
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
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
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 10
James G. Thompson Jr. Penetrating Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief
Related to Mental Bargain Effects 12
Fred DeMuth A Divination with Matches number of remaining matches divined, see page 99 for improvement by Herbert R. Hood
Also published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Unknown An Envelope Mystery forced cards put in envelopes with punch marks, including "A Variation"
Mental Magic with Cards 14
Theodore Annemann Extra-Sensory Perception design duplication with stacked picture cards, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 10) 52
Theodore Annemann The Impromptu Mind Reader center tear
Mental Bargain Effects 14
Theodore Annemann The Sealed Envelope Dodge spectators seal their questions fairly on their seats
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 21
Theodore Annemann Two Mindreading Publicity Effects center tear presentation as newspaper test or living/dead test
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 24
Tom Sellers Living and Dead billets on threads, only thread at dead name doesn't burn
Quick Tricks 21
Theodore Annemann, Charles Peet A Living and Dead Combination combination with The Dead Name Test, p. 8
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 20
Unknown A Thought Reading Trick two ways, first coin is discovered in correct hand and then under correct drawer of a matchbox
Coin Magic 27
Theodore Annemann Advance Information getting information before a show about the guests
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 22
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 70
Al Baker Undercover drawing duplication, mirror (!)
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 105
Tom Sellers Novel Telepathy medium divines things in boxes, one ahead
Quick Tricks 18
L.E. Duncanson Thought Rays writing on cleared slate read, oil
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Theodore Annemann The Impression Moderne wax coating on envelope as impression device
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Unknown The Impression or Carbon System two methods
Mental Magic with Cards 26
Unknown Method Two card and number written down, performer shuffles deck, card is at number, carbon paper
Mental Magic with Cards 27
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Mental Masterpiece impression device on card box, carbon
Variations Mental Bargain Effects 5
Ralph W. Read The Spirit Pencil pencil taps by itself
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 22
Wm. Hewitt, Theodore Annemann 30th Century Television with gimmicked block, mirror
Mental Bargain Effects 10
Unknown The Talking Coin coin dances in glass, answering questions, assistant
Coin Magic 40
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Diablo Pellet Reading one question written on billet is burnt and later answered by performer
Mental Bargain Effects 1
Theodore Annemann Greta Annemann's Eyes of the Unknown writing of three face down cards is revealed in darkness
Variations Mental Bargain Effects 8
Theodore Annemann Telepathy Plus written question and name are divined ends with a picture duplication
Related to Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 13
Theodore Annemann Pencil Reading method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down
Related to Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 23
Theodore Annemann The Telephone Drama name and telephone number are divined
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 7
Wm. Hewitt The Modern Mindreader several questions put in envelopes
Related to Mental Bargain Effects 2
Unknown Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together
Mental Magic with Cards 21
Theodore Annemann The Mirror Reflector peeking a drawing on a slate while covering it with a handkerchief
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 20
Theodore Annemann Lipreading tip
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
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 102
Theodore Annemann Living Dead Test Idea with flash paper
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 103
Dr. Jacob Daley Death Divination flashy divination via flash paper
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 146
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 165
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Comedy Bullet Catching Trick huge lead bullet, spring gun
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 4
Theodore Annemann Cards Divination by Medium three times
"En Rapport" 5
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Table Levitation with gimmick and light table
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 32
Theodore Annemann Serial Number Divination number is divined by medium, in random order
Related to "En Rapport" 10
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Secret Whisper to make the spectator write up additional information on billet
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
Oscar Weigle Alias Divination several spectators write names on slips which are later correctly assigned, one of the names divined as well
You'd be Surprised 11
Bertram Adams The Krazy Kode word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagrams
VariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 200
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
You'd be Surprised 22
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
"En Rapport" 6
Theodore Annemann, Audley Walsh Coin Experiment three spectators put a coin in an envelope, medium divines value, date and owner
"En Rapport" 11
Theodore Annemann, Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 173
Theodore Annemann Word, Number and Picture Divination medium divines word, number and duplicates a drawing
Related to "En Rapport" 13
Theodore Annemann, Ellis Stanyon Challenge Card Divination shuffling a stacked deck
"En Rapport" 9
Unknown The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
U. F. Grant Living and Dead Test with one-way playing cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 153
Orville Wayne Meyer Dead!
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Inspired byAlso published here The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
James T. Deacy Just an Echo method to double write secretly on a prediction in envelope, confabulation
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 185
Unknown Ashes! spectator selected tissue which is burned, ashes brought to medium who divines color of tissue, code in how ashes are brought over
The Magic Annual for 1937 30
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Comedy Slate Test humorous message appears on one of two slates
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 33
Unknown A Match Divination number of matches in matchbook divined after tearing some out and adding digits
The Magic Annual for 1937 88
James Maxwell Telepathic Selection carbon card, originally in Magic Wand, March 1920
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 303
Theodore Annemann Mental Masterpiece carbon case
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 304
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 245
Robert Parrish Strange Interlude words from magazine and dead name divined, subtle impression device use
You'd be Surprised 15
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writer
Related to You'd be Surprised 20
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
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 216
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Variations The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 31
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telling the Time on a Watch time on wrapped watch divined
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 53
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 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 208
Unknown Telepathic Cards medium in other room divines cards, pocket writing
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mephisto Sealed Billet Reading
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 26
Theodore Annemann En Rapport two person telepathy act, code for numbers, cards and coins
"En Rapport" 2
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telepathic Prediction named number appears in chosen color on paper stuck to piece of wood, optional repeat phase
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 34
Eddie Joseph Fifth Test separating black and white balls
Intuitional Sight 15
Eddie Joseph The Handkerchiefs blindfold, two variations
Intuitional Sight 8
Eddie Joseph Part Two: The Act setting and patter
Intuitional Sight 12
Eddie Joseph Part One: What Is "Intuitional Sight?"
Intuitional Sight 3
Eddie Joseph Second Test performer writes called out numbers on blackboard and adds them together, blindfolded
Intuitional Sight 13
Wm. Hewitt Modern Mind Reading
Related to Greater Magic 884
Eddie Joseph Ninth Test copying a word in a foreign language
Intuitional Sight 16
Unknown The Three Cigarette Papers paper with dead name moves by itself
Greater Magic 832
James G. Thompson Jr. Gabbatha
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 50) 347
Eddie Joseph Fourth Test 52 cards are behind a glass, performer points to the named cards
Intuitional Sight 14
Henry Christ Fatal Number coincidence with name list and name cards, slate writing
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 334
Eddie Joseph Seventh Test describing objects from the audience
Intuitional Sight 16
Eddie Joseph Part Three: The Inner Secret additional tips and ideas
  • The Undressing
Intuitional Sight 17
Eddie Joseph Third Test cards are named
Intuitional Sight 14
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
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 2) 2
Eddie Joseph Sixth Test describing members from the audience, one ahead
Intuitional Sight 15
James Maxwell Prepared Carbon Card. A Mindreading Trick spectator thinks of card and writes it on piece of paper (carbon card)
Greater Magic 492
Theodore Annemann Carbon Card Case
Greater Magic 494
William H. McCaffrey Geomancy drawn design is duplicated, carbon
Greater Magic 891
Hen Fetsch Travel Thought cities on map are thought of and written on paper, divined by medium in the dark, carbon paper
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Eddie Joseph First Test different colored ribbons, picking the right one blindfolded
Intuitional Sight 13
Eddie Joseph The Cotton and the Surgical Bandage
Intuitional Sight 7
Eddie Joseph "The Blindfold" and Its Accessories
Intuitional Sight 4
Eddie Joseph Tenth Test correcting a misspelled word
Intuitional Sight 17
Eddie Joseph The Flour Paste dough on eyes
Intuitional Sight 4
Eddie Joseph Eighth Test describing a written word / number on a slate
Intuitional Sight 16
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
Robert Parrish The "Direct" Divination joke, spectator choked if he does not comply
Related to Do That Again! 17
Dr. L. Rothbart Thought Transmission flash light code
Related to 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
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 12) 2
Len Barker Phoney Telepathy gag routine, one sucker
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 2) 4
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
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 425
Frank Kelly A Telepathic Experiment number and geometric design divined
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 116
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters
The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Peter Warlock Pencil Note on Nail secret cue sheet, recipe
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 390
Tom Sellers The Winner name of racehorses in envelopes, one is predicted
Scots Magic 22
Tom Sellers Living and Dead rough/glazed paper
Scots Magic 24
Theodore Annemann No Pain fakir stunt combination:
  • burning cigarette on tongue
  • needle through arm (real)
  • eating pepper
  • putting hand in trap
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 423
Robert Parrish Picture Projection slate as mirror
VariationsAlso published here Do That Again! 19
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
Strictly Magic 4
Burling Hull, Theodore Annemann New Sheet Reading questions in numbered envelopes answered by medium, Q&A
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
James Stewart Ghosto person vanishes from trunk and comes in from door, party/seance trick/gag
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 401
Tom Sellers The Spirit Guide thought of number vanishes from a card, this number was predicted as well
Scots Magic 5
Charles T. Jordan, Theodore Annemann Telethot also "Telethought", design duplication with medium, eight slips of paper, Jordan's Yogi Force
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 361
Charles Rose Problem Dept. facial expression changes in seance, witnessed by Charles Rose
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 392
Brainerd Baker Color Waves five chips with dots of different colors, performer removes named color from pocket without looking
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Tom Sellers An Old Trick Simplified three spectator select a color disc and an amount of business cards, all is divined
Scots Magic 20
Theodore Annemann Mental Dollars three bills folded and put in handkerchief, one is selected and the serial number is divined, the Accessory
The Incorporated Strange Secrets 10
William Ruesskamp A New Slant on Pellet Reading switch with hat, billets are numbered
Fast Ones 21
Ralph W. Read The Impulse stick/pencil taps by itself
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 695
L. Vosburgh Lyons Graphology spectators write on paper cards, performer assigns them correctly, pseudo-psychometry
Related toAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 74) 493
Charles Hopkins 51 - Pencil reading.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Paul Studham, Laurie Ireland The Spirit Bar bar with bottles on table, drinks are wished and mixed by spirits, black art principle
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 7
Joseph Ovette Slate Message Reading three pieces of information are written on a slate and divined by performer
Fast Ones 24
Henry Hardin The Ghost Hand living dead with rough smooth edge
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 597
Unknown The Carbon Card see title for method...
Expert Card Technique 416
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Ponsin on Thought Reading lip-reading
Expert Card Technique 338
Henry Hardin The Finest Sealed Letter Test impression device
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Charles Hopkins 9 - Impression methods. Using carbon paper to make a copy
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 25
Unknown 54 - Pad impressions.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins 55 - Trick notebooks. Carbon paper in notebooks
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins 10 - Pencil reading.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Dr. L. Rothbart The Spectre Slate chosen object is divined, with slate, hard and soft chalk
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 4
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 601
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 588
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.
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 9) 1
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)
After the Dessert 12
Tom Sellers Graphology Supreme five spectators write the same word
Condensed Conjuring 12
Al Baker Kiddie Party Slate name of two children appears on slates, preshow, flap slate contruction
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 262
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 236
Al Baker The Quick and the Dead living and dead test with reading of dead name
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means)