92 entries in Reviews / Shows
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Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster (reviewer) Show Description by L'Homme Masqué
on a performance by L'homme masqué and a list of the effects
Apr. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 8) 128
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Die Svengalis by Die Svengalis Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 138
Hans-Paul Wipf (reviewer) Bericht über die Festvorstellung des M.R.S. review of the show of the Swiss magic circle on the 7th of May 1939 in Berne, Dr. Münch, Paul Schwab, Adolph Kämpfer, Minelli, Marfini, Leist-Bernini, Maurice Rolly, Mr. Nobody 1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4) 1
Lucien "Bacara" Méroz (reviewer) La Partie Artistique de la Séance du Cercle Magique Suisse review of the show of the Swiss magic circle on the 7th of May 1939 in Berne, Oscarelli, H.P. Wipf, Minelli, Marfini, Leist-Bernini, Dr. Münch, Adolph Kämpfer, Rollys, Paul Schwab 1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4) 3
Edwin Leist-Bernini (reviewer) Aus Bern critical review of show by juggler and comedy magician Hans Bosshard in Berne 1939, most likely written by Leist-Bernini 1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4) 31
Dr. William Weyeneth (reviewer) Bei Borosco vor und hinter den Kulissen on Borosko performing at "Trischli" in St. Gallen 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 1) 8
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey (reviewer) Stanley und ein Streifen Papier on Stanley Jaks performing at "Trischli" in St. Gallen 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 1) 17
Unknown (reviewer) Schweiz. Zauber-Kongress 1941 on the the public show of the Swiss magic convention in Berne 1941, Oscarelli, Magnus, Minelli, Mr. Nobody, Dr. Münch, Maxwell, Wipf, Borosko, Leist-Bernini, Stanley Jaks 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 2&3) 20
Unknown (reviewer) L'opinion de la presse sur la Gala du Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin newspaper articles on the public sho from the 15th November 1941 of the Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin in Geneva Nov. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 11) 8
Dr. William Weyeneth (reviewer) Zaubersoirée im Kaufleuten Zürich am 28-30 November 1941 on the public show in Zürich, Oscarelli, Gissler, Berchtold, Trio Sabebo, Gaston Borgeaud, Schreck, Marfini, Jong-Fu, Karli Schmdit, Albani, Stanley Jaks, Hans-Paul Wipf Dec. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 12) 1
Unknown (reviewer) La presse et le second Gala du Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin press review of the public show of the Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin at the 6th december 1941, Harlox, Tarah-Bey, Jean Flow Wolf, Jacky, Uty-Clowns, Bob Harry, Dikalo, Mac Yuken, Jack Son, Hixe, Barbey Dec. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 12) 8
Unknown (reviewer) Les Galas du Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin as L.V., on the public shows of the Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin in Geneva, Magicas, Dikalo, Bob Harry, Rogellys, Jackson, Harlox, Anderson, Uty-Clown, Sauty, Bloodson, Nil'Ebu, Les Dicksonn, Les Freddys Jan. 1941 La Baguette Magique (Issue 1) 6
Charles-Emile "Prof. Rex" Sauty (reviewer) Schweiz. Zauberer-Kongress on Swiss magic convention in Berne, Oscarelli, Minelli, Paul Schwab, Münch, Max Well, Wipf, Borosko, Magnus, Leist-Bernini, Jack Stanley, Uty Apr. 1941 La Baguette Magique (Issue 4) 6
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) The Blackstone Show by Harry Blackstone 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) Carl Rosini In the Roosevelt Patio, Jacksonville, Florida. March 26, 1942 by Carl Rosini 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 27
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) The Knights of Magic - April 25, 1942 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 30
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) Chicago Assembly S.A.M. Annual Show - May 8th, 1942 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) The S.A.M. Convention Shows - May 22 and 23, 1942 show with artists like Dell O'Dell, Clayt Rawson, Al Baker and Cardini, later did not his famous act and got a bad review 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 39
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) Magic's-A-Poppin IBM New York Ring 26, Dell O'Dell, Chaplain Willard S. Smith, Jay Marshall, Ann Garland, Arthur Elmer, Samy Birch, Richard Dubois, Jack Miller, Miaco 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 23) 98
Unknown (reviewer) Der Abend des Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin (Section Lausanne) 27-28 März 1942 perfomance of magic circle, Claude, Rettys, Pierval, Chaussett, Dr. "Albani" Münch, Paulus II, Magirus, Bovet, Ben-Hit Apr. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 4) 3
Unknown (reviewer) L'opinion de la presse sur les galas de la Section Vaudoise du Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin press reviews of the show by the Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin (Section Lausanne) from the 27 & 28 march 1942 , Münch, Claude, Magirus, Chaussett, Rettys, Bovet, Pierral, Paulus, Ben-Hit Apr. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 4) 7
Unknown (reviewer) On Bovet and Harry Job without proper title, brief critique of shows by Bovet and Harry Job June 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 6) 3
Alfred "Agys" Gysler (reviewer) Die Martino's in der "Urania" Zürich 15. - 31. Mai 1942 show review, Martino and Trudy Aug. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 8) 4
Unknown (reviewer) Journée Borosko on a show by Les Boroskos on the 9th of August in Morges Sep. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 9) 8
Unknown (reviewer) L'opinion de la presse sur les galas 1942 de la section genevoise du Cercle Suisse Robert-Houdin various newspaper reports of the public show by the Cercle Suisse Robert-Houdin at the Casino de Saint Pierre in Geneva, Lucky, Hixe, Bob Harry, Mac Yuken, Dikao, Bengalis, Paulus II, Harlox, Jackson Dec. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 12) 9
Dr. William Weyeneth (reviewer) Gala-Vorstellung Cercle Suisse Robert Houdin im Casino St. Pierre, Genf as W, review of public show by the Cercle Suisse Robert-Houdin, 21. November 1942, at the Casino de Saint Pierre in Geneva, Jackson, Magirus, Hixe, Bob Harry, Paulus I, Paulus II, Mac Yuken, Bengalis, Harlox, Rex Sauty, Lucky Dec. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 12) 9
Alfred "Agys" Gysler (reviewer) Die Zaubersoiree vom 29. März 1943 in Zürich on the annual meeting of the Swiss magic cercle, review of public show in Kaufläuten Zürich, Old Brecht, Jonny, Pinocchio, Wipf 1943 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 5 No. 2) 3
Alvarez Gonzales (reviewer) Shaman's Show by Shaman 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 69) 283
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) Magician's Guild Show, January 21st, 1945 Cardini, Flosso, Jarrow, Hal Haverland, Warren Simms, Litzka, Douglas Geoffrey, Hardeen and Julian Proskauer 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 315
Unknown (reviewer) John Calvert Show 1943 by John Calvert 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 95) 387
Jean "Es-Zed" Sandoz (reviewer) Soirée Magique 1945 on public show of the Swiss magic circle in Zürich, Sasso, Fantome, Oscarelli, Bert Alas, Ben Allas, Schwindelmeier, Jean-Marc Bujard, Severus 1945 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 1&2) 12
Charles-Emile "Prof. Rex" Sauty (reviewer) In Paris - Ein Phantastischer Gala-Abend on a show in Paris, October 19th 1945, Alma, Charly Carts, Marcalbert, Illusio, Geo Teros, Andreas, Roger Perrin, Mireldo, Al Carthy, Sana, Menito, Freddy Fah, Die Waltons, followed by french translation "A Paris - Un gala fantastique" Nov. 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 6) 11
Unknown (reviewer) Der "Magische Ring" in Zürich as H. G., show of the magic circle Zürich on the 1st December 1945 in hotel Krone Unterstrass, Alfred Gysler, Oscarelli, Bert Alas, Wernini, Magus, Johannes, Virgini, Emilio, Azed, Sonntag, Severus, Agi Akasa 1946 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 4) 10
Ernst "Ernesto" Müllhaupt (reviewer) Notizen über den Zauberabend im Familienkreis "...veranstaltet durch die Ortsgruppe Winterthur im 'Brühleck' am 29. Dezember 1945.", on a public show in Winterthur, Alfred Gysler, Oscarelli, Sasso, Emilio, Hermann Hediger, Gasbor, Werner Nussbaumer, Old Brecht, Johannes 1946 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 4) 13
Jean La Coquille (reviewer) A Genève critic on show by the Cercle Suisse des Prestidigitatuers from Geneva, Scigam, Bob Harry, G. D. Trucs, Hixe, Nostram, Pinsonnet Sep. 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 11) 13
Ogé (reviewer) À l'Académie Suisse de Magie on a public show by Rex-Sauty, Bengalis, Roger Perrin, Rama & Ravana, Lucky, followed by german translation "In der Schweizer Zauber-Akademie" Sep. 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 11) 15
Jack Miltour (reviewer) A l'Académie suisse de magie on a show with Freddy Fah in Geneva, Sauty, Akira, Ben Aria, Portus. followed by german translation "In der Académie suisse de magie" Jan. 1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 13) 13
Dr. William Weyeneth (reviewer) Une soirée avec Valentino Graziadei on a performance by Graziadei, followed by german translation "Ein Abend bei Valentino Graziadei" 1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 16) 11
Elwood Spring (reviewer) Blackstone Show by Harry Blackstone Dec. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 8
Arthur Leroy Conjuror's Carousel - Television Review commenting on television appearances of Gali Gali, Lucille & Eddie Roberts, Doc Marcus, Russell Swann, Dagmar, Prince Mendes, Joseph Dunninger
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 4
Alfred "Agys" Gysler (reviewer) Der Magische Ring der Schweiz zaubert vor geladenen Gästen on a public show by the Swiss magic circle on the 26th March in Hotel Krone Zürich, William Weyeneth, Allenspach, Lötscher, Corini, Sala, Hans Ernst, Oscarelly, Adlatus 1949 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 10 No. 2) 11
Carl "J. N. Teroga" Schnetzer (reviewer) Gala magique à Bâle on annual meeting of Swiss magic circle and public show, Bert Alas, Edoardo, Lötscher, Müllhaupt, Olaf Spell, Sala, Alfony, Jémès, Old Brecht, Tschan 1951 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 12 No. 3) 13
Dr. William Weyeneth (reviewer) Zauberabend im Pfrundhaus am 27. Mai 1952 brief report on public show of the magic circle Zürich, Hans Meier 1952 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 4) 37
Unknown (reviewer) Zauber-Abend in Konstanz report of public show in Konstanz, Gustav Fischer, Wilhelmy, D'Oree, Emil Thoma 1952 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 4) 38
Robert Orben (reviewer) On Richard Himber's Show and Lecture by Richard Himber 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 284) 1137
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey (reviewer) ... und nun die Galavorstellung on public show in Basel, Werner Wirth, Rolf Andra, Edoardo, Willana, Polux Wano, Tschanelli 1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 1) 264
A. Flotiront (reviewer) Gala Magique à Bienne report of public show of the magic circle Biel at Théeatre de Poche, Willana, Marcello, Jémès, Wirth von Kaenel Gillanos, Roger-Alain, Edoardo, Wirz 1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 2) 289
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey (reviewer) Das St. Galler Festival der Magier report on publish show in St. Gallen, Piet Forton (Benjamino), Rigoletto, Pollux, Salivari, Olaf, Rolf Andra, Cherry Maxim, Die 3 Luzerner, Signor Canteforte, J.N. Teroga, Willy Faster, Wirth von Kaenel 1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 4) 321
Willi Faster (reviewer) On the Festival der Zauberer in Luxenburg report of public show in Luxemburg, Phao Yan Tiong, Courcelles, Ritany, Loar, Dagbert, Hellstroem, Corinag & Indra, Marconic, Reni Hemeri, Rene Breckler & Partner 1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 5) 353
Unknown (reviewer) Festival des MRS in Luzern on a show in Lucerne 1956, Marfini, Dr. Salivary, Signor Canteforte, Tschanelli, Cherry Maxim, Teroga, Mister X, Pollux, Olaf Spell, Rolf Andra, Old Brecht 1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 1) 388
Dr. William Weyeneth (reviewer) Künstler Festival in Wil brief report of public show, Willi Faster, Oscarelli, Thoma, Pollux, Wirz 1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 3) 417
Pol Pollux (reviewer) Magierfestival in Luxemburg report on public shows in Luxembourg, Jempy Leer, Raymonde Plaisance, Tumsar, Robertson & Lucile, Strevelo le Pentre, Thonny van Dommelen, Albinio & Tiny, Alberto Sitta, Ilyko / Ilico, Pollux, Kaques Loar 1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 1) 456
Sid Lorraine Kalanag and his Magical Musical Revue review of "Sim Sala Bim" with Gloria de Vos
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 347) 211
Unknown (reviewer) Dank an die Magier newspaper article from "Die Tat" on a show by the magic circle Zürich, Hans Meier, 1957 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 5) 543
Dr. William Weyeneth (reviewer) Gala-Abend der Zürcher-Magier im neuen Klublokal "Eintracht" report of show by magician club Zürich, Hans Meier, John Dee, Old Brecht 1957 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 6) 557
Dr. William Weyeneth (reviewer) Festival der Magie in Herisau on the general assembly of the Swiss magic Cirlce, Willy Bucheli, Oscarelli, Hans Meyer, Marius, Roberto, Kirwin, Graf X, Franz Opawski, Old Brecht, Mirax, Chun-Chin-Fu, Sasso, Brusini, Marino & Rino, Pollux, John Dee 1958 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 2) 643
Unknown (reviewer) Die Kindervorstellung children show review in Herisau 1958, Old Brecht, Jean Feller, Mephisto, Almeico, Walter Junker, Carl Baumgartner, Werner Wirth 1958 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 3) 646
Sven Maro (reviewer) Vorstellung OR. Basel public show in Basel report, Cherry Maxim, Piet Forton, Cajano. Willex, Johnny Black, J. N. Teroga, Ravelli, Olaf Spell, Sven Maro, Pollux 1958 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 3) 660
Unknown (reviewer) Abrakadabra Vorstellung der Zürcher-Magier show review of magic circle Zürich, Weyeneth, Pollux, Marino, John Dee 1958 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 6) 749
Fritz Moser (reviewer) Marvelli jr. in Basel on Marvelli performing in Basel 1958 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 6) 762
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey (reviewer) Festival Kreuzlingen public show of the Swiss magic circle in Kreuzlingen, Manello, Popp, Elberto, Ernesto, Hermanion, Alwelli, Old Bercht, Moser, Pollux, Ludino, Roberto, John Dee, Bütler, Marius 1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 5) 843
David Britland Paul Daniels - It's Magic on Paul Daniels, Fred Peter's Dancers, Jean-Claude and Yvette, The Compagni Philippe Genty, Karen Kay
1981 Babel (Issue 1) 8
Frederick Braue (reviewer) Charles Miller Show - West Room, Hotel Oakland by Charlie Miller
show review with list of all tricks, 1941-05-23
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 9
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) Wayne Dobson at the Palladium by Wayne Dobson Sep. 1987 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) Wayne Dobson on Television by Wayne Dobson Oct. 1987 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) Gerry Sadowitz in Total Abuse by Jerry Sadowitz Dec. 1987 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 4) 4
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) Hypnotic Lecture-Demonstration by Martin Taylor Jan. 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 5) 15
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) Paul Daniels Magic Show by Paul Daniels
on the tv show
Related to Apr. 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 8) 9
Richard McDougall (reviewer) David Copperfield Live in Brazil by David Copperfield July 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 11) 6
Johnny "J.J." Johnston (reviewer) Laughing Matters: A review of Michael Davis in London by Michael Davis Apr. 1989 Opus (Vol. 2 No. 8) 7
Johnny "J.J." Johnston (reviewer) Fay Presto in Edinburgh by Fay Presto
part of the Presto Pack
Related to June 1989 Opus (Vol. 2 No. 10) 2
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) Mystique by Russ Stevens
supporting act Bradley Walsh
June 1989 Opus (Vol. 2 No. 10) 7
Paul Kieve (reviewer) Siegfried and Roy in Tokyo by Siegfried Fischbacher (written by Roy Horn) Aug. 1989 Opus (Vol. 2 No. 12) 9
Johnny "J.J." Johnston (reviewer) A Kind of Magic by Wayne Dobson Sep. 1990 Opus (Vol. 3 No. 5) 12
Chris Winter (reviewer) Little White Lies by Richard McDougall Dec. 1990 Opus (Vol. 3 No. 7) 4
Jörg Alexander Weber (reviewer) Little White Lies by Richard McDougall Dec. 1990 Opus (Vol. 3 No. 7) 5
Thomas Alan Waters (reviewer) David Copperfield: Magic for the 90's by David Copperfield
longer review of his show in Los Angeles, 1991
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 19
Chris Power (reviewer) Mask, Myth and Magic by Jeff McBride
"Jeff McBride at the London International Mime Festival", one-man show
Feb. 1992 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 2) 8
Chris Power (reviewer) Simon Drake's Secret Cabaret by Simon Drake Aug. 1992 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 4) 5
John Woolvett (reviewer) Simon Drake's Secret Cabaret by Simon Drake Aug. 1992 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 4) 8
Chris Power (reviewer) The Invisible Man Nov. 1992 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 7) 15
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Pallbearers Revue by Jerry Sadowitz
comments on BBC show, reproductions of numerous print reviews from newspapers
1993 Verbatim (Issue 1) 2
Johnny "J.J." Johnston (reviewer) The Master by David Copperfield
Thoughts on the David Copperfield Show
Jan. 1995 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 3) 9
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) The Magic of David Copperfield by David Copperfield Jan. 1995 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 3) 11
Apollo Hammersmith (reviewer) The Best of David Copperfield by David Copperfield Dec. 1995 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 5) 11
R. Paul Wilson (reviewer) Thinking in Person by Max Maven Oct. 1997 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 7) 14
R. Paul Wilson (reviewer) The Magic Show by Ian Kendall Oct. 1997 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 7) 15
R. Paul Wilson (reviewer) The Magic Of... by James James Oct. 1997 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 7) 16
R. Paul Wilson (reviewer) The Expert at the Card Table by Guy Hollingworth Oct. 1997 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 7) 16
Chris Power (reviewer) Ricky Jay and his 52 Assistants by Ricky Jay Sep. 1999 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 10) 15
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Magic: On the Edge - Trick-Soup For Dummies? by Jim Steinmeyer
Television Review: Jim Steinmeyer’s "Magic On The Edge", Fox Family Cable Network FAM-TV Friday, September 10, 1999
2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 54
Johnny Thompson Dai Vernon's Magic Castle Act from late Sixties
  • The Cups and Balls
  • Han Ping Chien
  • Winged Silver
  • Copper/Silver
  • Matching the Cards
  • Ambitious Card
  • Color-Changing Deck
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 81