1,265 entries in Mental Magic / Principles
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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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
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 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 Cartomancie Fortune telling / cold reading with cards
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 28
Unknown Divination d'un nom Divination of a name
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
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 78
Unknown Divination d'un nom expliqué Divination of a name explained
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 82
Unknown To Predict the Sum of Five Rows of Figures
More Magic 241
Unknown Reading Blindfold one-ahead bluff, blindfolded assistant divines names on cards
More Magic 250
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen No. 4, spectator writes name of card on paper, card divined by performer, impression on silver plate
Der Kartenkünstler 6
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 Nested Multiple Out Envelope four nested envelopes with four predictions, unpacked until required prediction is accessible
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
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 X Rays cards in envelopes are divined, two methods, envelopes marked visually or haptically
Related to New Era Card Tricks 144
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
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
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
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
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
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
Moderne Magie 136
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)
Moderne Magie 178
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
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
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
Stanley Collins Bead Frame Color Force
Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 63
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 Two Simple Forces
  • To Force a Colour
  • To Force an Article
probability forces, brightness and size
Between Ourselves 51
Tom Sellers A Novel Match Box and Die Trick multiple out one out of six prediction
Variations 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
Sub Rosa 18
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 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 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
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
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing
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 Novel Magic 33
Tom Sellers A New Idea for the "Living and Dead" Effect watermark system
More Secrets 11
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Theodore Annemann A Rule of the Thumb book / magazine test
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
Theodore Annemann Dead Men Tell No Tales!
Variations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 44
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
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
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
Unknown Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together
Mental Magic with Cards 21
Unknown An Envelope Mystery forced cards put in envelopes with punch marks, including "A Variation"
Mental Magic with Cards 14
Theodore Annemann The Sealed Envelope Dodge spectators seal their questions fairly on their seats
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 21
Tom Sellers Novel Telepathy medium divines things in boxes, one ahead
Quick Tricks 18
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
Wm. Hewitt The Modern Mindreader several questions put in envelopes
Related to Mental Bargain Effects 2
Theodore Annemann Advance Information getting information before a show about the guests
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 22
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Comedy Bullet Catching Trick huge lead bullet, spring gun
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 4
Theodore Annemann Lipreading tip
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 101
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Secret Whisper to make the spectator write up additional information on billet
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Wm. Hewitt Modern Mind Reading
Related to Greater Magic 884
Eddie Joseph Sixth Test describing members from the audience, one ahead
Intuitional Sight 15
Peter Warlock Pencil Note on Nail secret cue sheet, recipe
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 390
Orville Wayne Meyer Tervil word written on billet predicted on another billet
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 383
Unknown The Carbon Card see title for method...
Expert Card Technique 416
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
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 588
Charles Hopkins 10 - Pencil reading.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Charles Hopkins 51 - Pencil reading.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Ponsin on Thought Reading lip-reading
Expert Card Technique 338
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
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
Eddie Joseph The Pellet Test three numbered paper slips, three cards chosen and written on the slips, all mixed in hat, one chosen, performer divines card, ungaffed impression on deck
Greater Card Tricks 66
Eddie Joseph The Writing on the Wall card chosen and some personal information written on paper, card reverses and information divined, impression with daub
Greater Card Tricks 69
Walter B. Gibson Lost in the Shuffle medium reveals three cards, pocket writing on playing card
Variations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
George Armstrong What's On Your Mind? word from a book is predicted on a billet
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
Walter B. Gibson Clip Color four different colored cards are cut into different amount of pieces and sealed in envelopes, chosen color is spelled and found
Also published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Eddie Joseph Money Sense three different coins in three glasses, performer can name coin when he is handed a glass blindfolded, or when a coin is dropped into a glass
Coin and Money Magic 106
Eddie Joseph Stop! Fire! several cards chosen, highest card noted, all cards written on billets and burned one by one, performer stops burning of highest card's billet and names it
Greater Card Tricks 24
Dr. Aaron Weiss Mathematics of Magic numbers are called and added, prediction
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 11) 43
Bruce Elliott Blackout Magic - Adam's Apple wrists of performer held by spectator's, apple travels from one hand to the other
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 61
Theodore Annemann Forecast three people think of a word, medium writes them on separate papers, numbers them and throws them in a hat, clever one ahead routine
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 19
Walter B. Gibson Sooth Sayer with different colored paper instead of numbered slips
Inspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Eddie Joseph The Masked Helper blindfolded spectator takes coins one by one, performer divines dates, one ahead, with gag sequence in which spectator holds on to dummy wax hand without knowing
Coin and Money Magic 63
Eddie Joseph "A Letter from Satan" named card predicted in letter, index
Greater Card Tricks 80
Dr. Douglas Kelley Douglas Kelley's Telephone Trick spectator calls with a toy telephone and reveals selected card
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 13
Jerry Sorensen "-and having writ-" sealed message reading, mixed with psychometry and handwriting analysis
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 186
E.E. Hammill, Frank N. Dodd, John Scarne Cleromantic Chicanery page of newspaper is crumbled and page number is the prediction, three dice are stacked and the hidden numbers added
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 184
Hen Fetsch Future-Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 135
E.E. Hammill Websterian Wizardry prediction of a chosen word from a dictionary
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
Vivian St. John Disembodied C.P.A. lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 153
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 13
Jean Hugard The Long and Short of It "A Sure Force"
forcing an object by letting the spectator selects a match, short piece and normal match
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Cyril Marriott Mark It way to mark a deck, plus one way
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 298
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott Gold Seal Mystery coins, objects and colors are chosen and predicted, in an envelope and the coin in a box and inside wool
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 240
Edw. C. Jochens Your Mind Has Told Me So cards with songs, in envelope
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 20
Jean Hugard Forcing the Choice of one of Four Packets several approaches to the magician's choice
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 47
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Bead Rack Abacus to force a color, two rows
Tricks and Illusionettes 10
Jack Vosburgh Colorvoyance shape or number is written down with one of three colors, both is divined
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 25
Jack Vosburgh Impression Device carbon paper, coin envlopes
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 25
Al O'Hagan Frame Of Mind empty frame, person is written on paper and divined, powder and glass impression divice
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 31
Dr. H. Walter Grote Try This On Your Piano on a piano
Inspired by Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 32
Richard Lindahl Psychic Match Mystery card is selected which has the same value as the amount of secretly moved matches
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 9
Andrew Smythe Mentalism With Alphabet Cards word is divined
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 60
Jean Hugard Magic with Confederates
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 147
Stewart Judah Sealed Billet Reading De Luxe card, number and city written on cards which are put in sealed envelopes, all are divined
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 8
Hen Fetsch Future Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
Related to Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 44
John Hamilton Date? Name? triple prediction
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 392
Unknown Crystal Ball spectator sees information in crystal ball
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 37
Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson Page Force pages are torn out of a a magazine
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 329
Al Cohn Mental Marvels with general comments on mentalism, two numbers thought of and divined (psychological forces), last number or word always is right
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 171
Ralph W. Read Perfected Mental Masterpiece impression device, dealer's item, application mentioned
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 206
Unknown The Yogi's Prediction prediction, kind of confabulation, carbon envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 209
Unknown Telepathic Pictures design duplication, carbon paper
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 216
Anna Eva Fay, Ralph W. Read The Excelsior Mind Reading Act different methods to ascertain information, long discussion of this type of work
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 231
Eddie Clever Answer to a Mentalist's Prayer indetectible method to mark an envelope and several applications
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 202
Cyril Marriott Affinities thought of card and unknown selection in envelope are predicted, with mental masterpiece card case and Pop-Eyed Popper cards
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 107) 431
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Memory Plus Miracles list of twenty words is memorized by performer, then medium is called, who divines words too, carbon envelope
Gems of Mental Magic 21
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Crime Doctor several spectators select a crime and write it down, performer divines all
Gems of Mental Magic 69
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Impressions that Stick thought divination
Gems of Mental Magic 98
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Psychometry blindfolded performer, psychometry and Q&A
Gems of Mental Magic 29
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Second Sight at First Glance performer is blindfolded, accurate description of the people who put a personal object in an envelope
Gems of Mental Magic 54
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Projection six spectators write something on a blackboard, everything was predicted in an envelope
Gems of Mental Magic 15
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Better Than Rabbits spectators initial billets, on which they wrote song and book titles, performer divines all
Gems of Mental Magic 94
James Auer The N. E. Book Test page force by calculating cross total
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 21
Eddie Joseph Turn-Around Glimpse performer turns around briefly to make a remark and back, secretly glimpses required information
Heart Throb 5
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley It's A Small World spectator marks any place on a globe, prediction, envelope switch behind chair
Variations Gems of Mental Magic 9
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Pennies, Nickels and Dimes two spectators remove a handful of coins from a bag with pennies, nickels and dimes, performer divines the exact amount of each
Gems of Mental Magic 18
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Great Book Test electrical method
Gems of Mental Magic 83
Edward Clinkscale, Eugene Taylor Thru the Looking Glass spectator writes something on paper and the paper is rolled into a ball, that ball is pressed into a mirror and removed again, now the writing of the spectator is backwards
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 597
Felix Greenfield Brained! spectator divines a phone number from another spectator
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 160) 642
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Harvey P. Graham Inside Job forcing a page by putting a magazine in a paper bag and stabbing a knife somewhere in it
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 600
C. L. Boarde, Theodore Annemann Magician's Choice with books
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 162) 651
George B. Anderson "Easy Money" Mindreading matchbook and carbon paper
Variations It Must Be Mindreading 9
George B. Anderson One-Man Clip-Board Readings carbon
It Must Be Mindreading 21
George B. Anderson The Mental Artist carbon clipboard, six people
It Must Be Mindreading 34
John Howie Eyes Right spectator writes his name on a paper and balls it up, performer divines name but written reversed and when the paper is opened the spectator's name is also reversed with his handwriting
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 182) 727
George Schindler Newspaper Test carbon paper in newspaper
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 189) 757
Al Baker Chicken Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 311
George B. Anderson The Human Equation living and dead test with signatures, cards in envelopes, spectator lets a coin fall on the right envelope
It Must Be Mindreading 39
Unknown The Whispering Queen Queen of Hearts whispers to you identity of person who was secretly chosen by audience when you left the room
Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 15
Robert Lund A Story Goes With It one of four match boxes is predicted
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 186) 744
George B. Anderson Getting the Impression questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Variations It Must Be Mindreading 15
Bob Somerfeld Thumb Fun duplication of letters, drawing and figures, with slates
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 7
George B. Anderson Palmistry Versus Mindreading playing "Twenty Questions" to get answer, with palm reading
It Must Be Mindreading 13
Dr. Stanley Jaks Pinned ripped page from magazine is pinned, word is divined, see p. 762 for ideas by Al Baker
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 185) 739
George B. Anderson The "Truth or Consequences" Prediction comedy routine, prediction what spectator A does to spectator B, and performer knows their names
It Must Be Mindreading 29
Bruce Elliott Fate male and female names are selected, one by sliding a paperclip on a list, second by rolling the dice, the names match and represent a famous pair from history
Related toVariations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 708
Unknown Mental Prediction three psychological forces, 37
Over the Coffee Cups 31
Cyril Marriott An Amazing Demonstration five cards are selected, medium finds all and gives them to the people who originally selected them
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 219) 876
Hugh Carroll, Charles Hopkins Out!
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 202) 808
George Schindler Lights Out lit cigarette goes out
Also published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 785
John Hamilton Loaded prediction of a word in a book
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 201) 804
Oscar Weigle Poison Trick chosen / poisoned glass is found, see also p. 849
Related toVariations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 211) 845
Greer Marechal Jr. Coloss-Index ideas for an index, with bigger billets than usual
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 205) 819
Ormond McGill Telepathic Drawing drawing duplication on slates
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 11
Theodore Annemann Envelope Marking Method
Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 18
Bob Somerfeld Supelletive three billet routine, umbrella move
Mind Reader's Digest 15
Ormond McGill A Novel Presentation separating colors, handkerchief & cards, objects and obstacle course with people standing on stage
Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 10
Stylesmith Predictor tripple prediction, three envelopes on big black board, different colored crayons
Inspired by The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 967
Ormond McGill Secrets of the "Theatre" Mentalist set up for Q&A before the show, in theatre setting, specifics of the audience in that venue
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 14
Bob Somerfeld Ripping! envelopes with items inside, selection with back turned is divined, sound reading
Variations Mind Reader's Digest 1
Fred Peterson Pins forcing word on newspaper, pushing a pin through
Related to The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 222) 888
Bob Somerfeld Threediction triple prediction on blank cards, number, name and city
Related to Mind Reader's Digest 9
Bill Pugley Bill Pugley's Sight! peek method with index cards, stack with a hole
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 240) 960
C. E. Young The Invisible Window special design for window envelope, peek
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 26
Theodore Annemann My Original Swami Test number and color are predicted on business card in envelope
Annemann's Buried Treasures 12
Milbourne Christopher Out of Town living and dead test with people who live in town, one out of town
One Man Mental Magic 6
Milbourne Christopher Super Psychometry blindfolded, objects in envelopes
One Man Mental Magic 8
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Hexappeal pseudo psychometry with names of famous people
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1042
Bob Somerfeld Situation Wanted on hot reading, pre-show information
Pieces of Mind 3
John Hamilton Force force of a color, several pieces of colored paper in different envelopes
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 259) 1035
Walter Essman Clipped Thoughts impression device, clipboard
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 276) 1104
Aage Darling Pin Up Girl Test five men select a picture of a girl and put them in envelopes, medium divines who chose which picture
I'll Read Your Mind 22
Aage Darling Symbol Test spectator selects a ESP card and puts all five cards in envelopes, performer finds correct envelope and divines symbol
I'll Read Your Mind 30
Aage Darling Tele-Hypnosis girl sits on one of seven chairs, with alternative method for large cards
VariationsAlso published here I'll Read Your Mind 12
Bruce Elliott The Die is Cast invisible die is thrown and outcome predicted with a matchbox, see p. 1185 for additional ideas by Frank Huck
Variations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 292) 1166
Aage Darling Suprediction add a number sum and selected card are predicted in envelope
I'll Read Your Mind 33
Don Tanner Mental Opener brainwave deck with number cards, thought number is reversed
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 291) 1164
Walter Essman S.R.S. prediction of two selected words, forcing device, paper with hole is moved on longer paper with words written on it
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 274) 1095
E. J. Norman Glassed prediction of a words selected from a newspaper, prediction in glass
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 10
Jack Yates Perfected Publicity word from publicity sheet is divined, extended anagram
Minds in Close-Up 14
Jack Yates Clip Line newspaper clipping, some lines from top and bottom are cut away and the cross total of the remaining lines leads to a line which is divined
Related to Minds in Close-Up 7
Dr. Stanley Jaks Taped selected objects, one selected and put in a pill box which is attached to an index card with scotch tape, object is divined
Also published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 9
George Sands An Oddity paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 50
Al Koran A Word in Thousands carbon paper
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 247
Jack Avis Message from Hades freely chosen card predicted, pocket writing
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 221
Robert Parrish Telepathic Drawings design duplication with slates, wet slate as mirror
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 195
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Miracle Mental Routine messages in envelopes reading routine, drawing duplication as climax, blindfolded
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 1
Gene "Phantini" Grant Million Dollar Sealed Message Test
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 8
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Graphic Impression (A Utility Mental Gimmick) wax impression pad, with radar pencil, two methods
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 19
Leslie P. Guest NeCRomancy white carbon paper
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 328) 121
Fitch Cheney Magic Montes divination of a chosen card, cards with months written on it
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 145
Gene "Phantini" Grant Remoto unconventional Q&A routine
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 3
Howard A. Adams Fate Again male and female names are selected, the names match and represent a famous pair from history
Inspired by The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 332) 138
Bobby Bernard Your Choice, M'sieu' chosen drink appears inside cocktail shaker, using spiral bound svengali type pad to force drink
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 38
Gene "Phantini" Grant Psychia-Trik spectator turns over and choses a card, performer finds it
Related to Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 8
Gene "Phantini" Grant Miracle Design Duplication with slates
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 13
Theodore Annemann The Perfect Book Test medium divines chosen word from a book
Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 8
Theodore Annemann Impromptu Frame Up two cards are selected and blindfolded medium divines them, then three cards are selected and put in an envelope each, the envelopes are shuffled and the medium divines the cards again
Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 6
Walter B. Gibson Clip Color four different colored cards are cut into different amount of pieces and sealed in envelopes, chosen color is spelled and found
Also published here The Best in Magic 200
Louis Jaeger Match Book Divination imaginary die is thrown, number revealed with matchbook
Inspired by The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 341-2) 177
Al Baker Al Baker's Version Predict sum of numbers
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 160
Stewart James Slatest symbol and color are selected, appear on slate, with cards and chips
Magic Mine No. 1 22
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip
  • Par X Prediction (number prediction)
  • Variations
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 10
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Pocket Writer model of a pocket writer
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 24
Dr. Spencer Thornton Two Man Mentalism medium divines three selected card
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 24
Dr. Spencer Thornton Using Your Bottomless Glass prediction of a card put in a glass and covered by a handkerchief
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 26
Tony Corinda (1) Sujan Location colored card is divined
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 43
Tony Corinda (2) With a Pinch of Salt!
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 43
Tony Corinda (13) Stooges comments, trick where two spectator's select the same card
Predictions 99
Tony Corinda (2) One Ahead System applied to blindfolds
Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 136
Tony Corinda (7) Another Application of the Touch Reading Envelope several ideas of identifying envelopes by touch, envelope index tip
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 49
Tony Corinda Part One: Pencil Reading general remarks
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 28
Tony Corinda (1) When To Do It
  • Favourable Conditions
  • Unfavourable Condtions
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 29
Tony Corinda (2) The Pencil Used for Writing
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 30
Tony Corinda (3) The Card Used When Writing Is Done
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 31
Tony Corinda (4) The Distance Between You and the Spectator
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 31
Tony Corinda (5) Safety Checks to Eliminate Errors
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 31
Tony Corinda (6) Pencil Reading of Numbers
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 32
Tony Corinda (7) Pencil Reading Words
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 32
Tony Corinda (8) Pencil Reading by Position
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 33
Tony Corinda Summary
Related to Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 33
Tony Corinda (1) "Get-outs Gallore" written word is divined, with outs
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 33
Theodore Annemann (2) Strange Coincidence spectator and performer always write the same numbers, one behind
Related to Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (3) The Total Result add-a-number divination
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (4) A Debt Repaid spectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda Part Two: Lip Reading
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 35
Tony Corinda (1) Any Card Called For
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 35
Tony Corinda (2) Reconstructed Evidence a thought of shape is drawn by a selected color, both are divined, blindfolded
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 36
Tony Corinda (3) The Whispering Buddha revealing facts of a person, that were whispered to a Buddha statue
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 37
Tony Corinda Part Three: Sound Reading
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 38
Tony Corinda (1) Written Information Discovered by Sound Reading
  • The Designs to Use
  • The Numbers to Use
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 38
Tony Corinda (2) Sound Reading Applied to Action - Not Writing coin dropped in which box, coin lands head or tails up
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 39
Archie Byford Living and Dead Test
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 40
Tony Corinda, Jon Tremaine, Alex Elmsley (1) Tapping Card Location spectator thinks of one of seven cards and taps the cards with a pencil, performer stops him when he taps the thought of card
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 41
Tony Corinda (2) Paranormal Precognition one of five symbols is drawn on a blackboard and divined by the spectator
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 41
Tony Corinda (3) A Pocket Trick pencil is removed from a box, color is divined, fake pencil
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 42
Tony Corinda (4) Clean Cut Card Trick Card is written on board and then divined
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 42
Tony Corinda Part Four: Touch Reading
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 42
Tony Corinda Impromptu "Just Chance"
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 43
Tony Corinda (3) Marked Playing Cards
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 45
Tony Corinda (4) Psychic Sorting Ghost Deck, performer divides deck in to red and black by touch, then sorts the red into hearts and diamonds and odd and even
Related to Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 45
Tony Corinda (5) Colour Conscious with the Ghost Deck, selected card is found at position performer names
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 47
Tony Corinda (6) Another Version of the Princess Card Trick Ghost Deck, with handkerchief
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 48
Tony Corinda (b) Force general comments, with props and different objects
Predictions 98
Tony Corinda, Joseph Dunninger, Maurice Fogel (3) De Profundis a color, number and city are predicted in a clear box attached to a rope, held by spectator
Variations Predictions 105
Tony Corinda (20) Nicely Suited verbal force
Predictions 122
Tony Corinda (14) The Prophesy card is selected and predicted in a letter
Variations Predictions 119
Vivian St. John The Clip Book word from a book is found in a dictionary, muscle reading presentation
Book Tests 218
U. F. Grant Impromptu Impression Board not really impromptu
More Miracles in Mentalism 20
Robert A. Nelson On Carbon Paper tip
More Miracles in Mentalism 28
Gene Kirk Seek A Peek Plexiglas Clip Board impression device with see-through board, powdered impression
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 7
Tony Corinda (15) Marking of Billets
Billets 185
Tony Corinda (4) Centre Tear (Corinda's "Backward" Variation) magician's joke
Billets 173
Tony Corinda (7) The Third Man two telephone books, with medium
Two Person Telepathy 268
Tony Corinda (6) The Stooge for instance for setting up a one ahead routine
Question and Answer (Readings) 346
LaVerne Duvall Four Count Telepathy three spectators write different things on a paper and seal them in an envelope, while performer is not in the room, when he returns he divines the content and the spectators who wrote it
More Miracles in Mentalism 13
Tony Corinda Three Little Questions
Billets 189
Dr. Stanley Jaks One Is Face Up spectator reverses a card in the deck and seals it, another spectator divines it, clever pre-show wording
Related toAlso published here More Miracles in Mentalism 8
Sydney Bergson Subliminal Perception spectator draws two symbols which performer divines, with large cards
More Miracles in Mentalism 7
Tony Corinda Page Force same as David Hoy's
Related to Book Tests 205
Tony Corinda Table of Probabilities - Explanation what people are concerned about
Question and Answer (Readings) 355
Tony Corinda Part Two: Dealing with Questions Unknown
Question and Answer (Readings) 356
Tony Corinda Main Objectives when Cold Reading overview on cold reading
Question and Answer (Readings) 357
Tony Corinda Conclusion
Question and Answer (Readings) 359
Robert A. Nelson On Zodiac Readings
More Miracles in Mentalism 27
Prof. R. J. Hofemann Thought Control spectator can manipulate objects on a table, result is predicted
More Miracles in Mentalism 16
Ken De Courcy The One-man Full-Vu Prediction triple prediction in envelope, with carbon paper in envelope
Magic of the Mind 17
Jack Shepherd The Second Seer performer divines two selected card from crystal ball, then thought of card is divined by spectator
Magic of the Mind 46