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Unknown The Visible Invisible writing is washed from mirror and appears again on it, breathing glass, anecdote of a a magician who performed the routine and got caught by the audience, on originality
Breslaw's Last Legacy 26
Henri Decremps Préambule du Testament et principes généraux Testament which scrupulously respects the prescriptions of the written law and the custom of Paris. It is intended to bequeath, to its heir readers, that instructions and knowledge.
It also contains thirteen rules of presentation
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 1
Professor Hoffmann Introduction some rules for conjuring
Modern Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann The Value of Personal Instruction
Modern Magic 40
Professor Hoffmann Concealing the Cause
Modern Magic 69
Professor Hoffmann The "Click" and Delaying the Effect
Modern Magic 155
Professor Hoffmann Electrical Tricks general comments
Modern Magic 480
Professor Hoffmann Concluding Observations
  • Hints as to Working up Tricks
  • Arrangement of Programme
  • Stage Arrangements
  • Parting Counsels
Modern Magic 502
Professor Hoffmann Sleeve as Explanation for Spectators
More Magic 211
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster On Accidental Convincers
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 25
Carl Willmann On Common Objects avoiding apparatus and using apparent everyday objects, see also p. 122 of Vol. 2
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4) 62
Carl Willmann, David Devant Wie Devant einen Ring vertauscht long intro about apparatus vs. sleight-of-hand, ring switch in which ring is put on second finger and duplicate is already on bent-in first finger, fingers switched while walking on stage
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 139
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie - Einleitung "School of Magic - Introduction"
on psychology of magic, active and passive deception, positive and negative deception
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 98
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie second part of introduction, on palming, misdirection
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 113
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie third part, on holding the hand correctly when a larger object is apparently in it
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 129
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie fourth part, more on the false transfer
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 145
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Schule der Magie fifth part
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 162
C. Vogel, Carl Willmann Eine neue Volte mit einer Hand "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
part three of description, on delaying the pass, comparing practicing with piano playing
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 20
Charles Lang Neil The Principles of Natural Magic
The Modern Conjurer 19
Charles Lang Neil Manner and Gesture
The Modern Conjurer 23
Charles Lang Neil The Conjurer's Clothes for men & for ladies
The Modern Conjurer 27
S. W. Erdnase Uniformity of Action
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 22
S. W. Erdnase Deportment
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 22
S. W. Erdnase Display of Ability
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 23
S. W. Erdnase Effect of Suspicion
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 24
S. W. Erdnase Acquiring the Art
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 24
S. W. Erdnase Importance of Details
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 25
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Anderson Excessive Use of Apparatus
Later Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann What is Best?
Later Magic 222
John Northern Hilliard, T. Nelson Downs Don'ts tips
The Art of Magic 347
Jack Merlin Theory short
Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Jack Merlin Practice on practice and other theory aspects
Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Lu Brent A Waste Paper Basket Advice on using an ornamental waste paper basket on stage for throwing away paper so as to remove suspicion, instead of throwing the paper off-stage
Novel Magic 5
Jean Hugard Introduction - The Importance of Showmanship
Mental Magic with Cards 7
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. One - A Club Act of Magic combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 133
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. Two - A Mental Club Act combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 143
Jean Hugard Finger Practice Practice routine to master the thimble thumb palm
Related to Thimble Magic 5
Jean Hugard Easy Moves With One Thimble describes four short sequences with one thimble, with some advice on how to execute thimble sleights and magic
Thimble Magic 6
Jean Hugard Advanced Finger Practice Practice routine to master the different thimble palms
Thimble Magic 19
Victor Farelli For Artists Only Talks about culling, patter, misdirection, plot, selection of cards, building a programme, and building routines
"Lend Me Your Pack" 7
Victor Farelli "Culling" Talks about how culling should be done, mentions Louis Nikola and how he stacks his deck during the course of another routine, also mentions Erdnase's stock securing and cull shuffling
Related to "Lend Me Your Pack" 12
Victor Farelli Lady Volunteer Assistants Short essay on how women in the audience should be treated, and why they should probably never be chosen to come on stage, or even pick a card
"Lend Me Your Pack" 26
Theodore Annemann Think It Over! tips on props and performing
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 20) 111
Theodore Annemann Think It Over! tips on props and performing
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 119
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. Three - A Magical Club Routine combining some tricks out of the Jinx into a program
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 194
Theodore Annemann Suggested Routines No. Four - A No Card Mystery Act combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 230
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 2, discussing props, servante, misdirection
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 241
Theodore Annemann Suggested Routines No. Five - "No Code" Telepathy combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 252
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Stage Presentation tips on stage presentation, discussing:
  • Stage Entrance
  • Settings
  • The Opening Illusion
  • The Follow On
  • Patter
  • Balance
  • Assistants
  • Audience Work
  • Routining
  • Apparatus
  • Working to Magicians
  • The Climax
  • Résumé
Greater Magic 936
Orville Wayne Meyer Suggested Routine No. 6 - "Strictly Impromptu" combining some card tricks of the Jinx into a program
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 344
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish A Club Routine of General Magic routine of tricks in the book
Do That Again! 75
Theodore Annemann A 68 Cent Patent tip on patenting, see page 456
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 62) 441
Jean Hugard Introduction - Extempore Magic essay on impromptu magic, special props and magic that happens as a side note, with examples by Tarbell
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 11
Paul Rosini Etchings in Magic Rosini writes about his influences in magic
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 629
Oscar Thomson Memory Aid for Programs remembering the order of tricks
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 664
Theodore Annemann Playing Card Squiggles drawing contest
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 681
George Johnson Your Magical Scrapbook tip
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 697
Harry Houdini Houdini's Book Identification System for personal library, mentioned by Ralph W. Read
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 702
Charles Hopkins Whose Fault When Things Go Wrong?
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 15
Charles Hopkins The Psychology of Failure
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 16
Charles Hopkins Use of "Sucker Gag" Technique
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 17
Charles Hopkins Secret And Open Outs Difference between rectifying mistakes secretly (before audience knows about it) and openly (when the mistake is known to everyone)
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 18
Charles Hopkins When Error Is Still Under Cover Techniques to get out of mistakes before audience catches on
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 18
Charles Hopkins When Error May Be Visible Techniques to get out of mistakes when audience knows
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 20
Charles Hopkins Either You Know You Are Wrong - Or Else...
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 21
Charles Hopkins This Time You MUST Be Right Importance of rectifying the mistake clearly to end successfully
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 22
Charles Hopkins Attitudes That Get Co-operation After finding wrong card, how to get selector to reveal the correct card for magician to try again
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 22
Charles Hopkins 8 - Use a thumb writer. How to use thumb writer to get out of sticky situations
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 24
Charles Hopkins 9 - Impression methods. Using carbon paper to make a copy
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 25
Charles Hopkins 10 - Pencil reading.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Charles Hopkins 11 - Friendly mirrors. Using reflective surfaces
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Charles Hopkins Old Ideas Brought Up To Date; Also, A Few New Ones Useful sleights to use for outs
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 27
Charles Hopkins Other Useful Standard Sleights
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 36
Charles Hopkins Fit The Weapon To The Needs
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 36
Charles Hopkins Getting Down To Brass Tacks--- And The Selected Card
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 37
Charles Hopkins "Outs" Productions From Pockets And Other Places
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 42
Charles Hopkins 31 - Use of spectators for "outs"
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 44
Charles Hopkins Apparatus Alibis Outs when apparatus is used to reveal cards, but goes wrong
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 46
Charles Hopkins First Aid For Feeble Memories What to do if spectator forgets card
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 47
Charles Hopkins "Outs" Compared with Challenges
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 51
Charles Hopkins A Word of Caution
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 52
Charles Hopkins Try To Keep As Much Control As Possible
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 53
Charles Hopkins How "Plenty of Rein" Trips Them
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 63
Charles Hopkins The Magician's Little Helpers Mechanical aids
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 66
Charles Hopkins When Information-Getting Becomes Ticklish How to gain information not by pretending to confess to failure, but by proper methods in performance
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 68
Charles Hopkins They Commit Themselves In Writing
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Charles Hopkins 51 - Pencil reading.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Charles Hopkins 53 - Billet index.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
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 56 - A "Case of Hambuggery" Annemann's "Mental Masterpiece"
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins A Prophet In his Own Land
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 72
Charles Hopkins 57 - Thumb writers.
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 72
Charles Hopkins What Makes Audiences Get That Way Why do audiences heckle?
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 74
Charles Hopkins Circumstances That Lead Up To Challenges
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 75
Charles Hopkins Specific Handling of Various Situations
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 76
Charles Hopkins The Heckler... Ding Bust His Buttons!
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 76
Charles Hopkins For The Intelligent Analyst Type
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 77
Charles Hopkins Troubles Arising Out of Pure Friendship
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 78
Fulton Oursler The Sane Viewpoint of Exposure reprinted from Linking Ring
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 125) 726
Cagliostro, Jr. Fifth Row, Center Aisle rant on too positive reviews of magic show
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 738
Cagliostro, Jr. (reviewer) S.A.M. Benefit Show
Show Review with performers: Fred Keating, The Hanlons, Jay Palmer & Co, The Great Le Roy, Al Baker, Dai Vernon, Dagmar & Co, The Five Elgins, Roner, Prince Leon and Gus Wayne, Roy Benson
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 743
Theodore Annemann Suggested Program No. 7 - "A Varied Magic Act" combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 745
Rhadamanthus, Jr. (reviewer) The Old Timers of the Y.M.H.A. present Master Magicians in "A Night of Magic"
show review
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 749
Charles J. Maly The Health Magician program aimed at children on the subject of being healthy, how to dress, tricks and patter ideas
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 18
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on trick exposure
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 20
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Stuart Robson, Al Chris describing a miracle from India, Dell O'Dell, Russ Swann, selling and promotion
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 203
Jean Hugard Editorial - What is Magic? Hugard's definition what magic is
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 4) 15
Laurie Ireland Dressing Up the Show on the use of props, practicability and show construction
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 29
Jean Hugard Gestures on gestures, style and manners
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 9) 38
Jean Hugard Bare Stage Bugbear how to move on a stage, fishing rod to get objects from the audience
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 9) 38
Jean Hugard Exposures on exposure
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 86
Frank De Sua You Can't Lose - Apparently! system for placing bets, horse race etc.
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 5
Laurie Ireland Routining for the 'Little Fellow' on gaining experience
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 34
J. B. Bobo Bobo System of Card Control
Watch This One! 73
J. B. Bobo The Art of Sleeving
Watch This One! 75
Arthur H. Buckley The Principles of Magic
  • commented list of methods/principles (Manipulation, Substitution, Duplication, Camouflage, Imitation, False Partition, Concealed Mechanism, Falsification, Arrangement, Preparation)
  • list of effects
  • list of aiding factors (Misdirection, Sustained Attention, Diverted Attention, Restriction, Repetition, Conclusion, Climax, Anti-Climax, Mannerism, Surprise, Expectancy, Memory, Mnemonics, Reconstructive Imagination, Dramatics, Humor)
Principles and Deceptions 22
Bob Rettew Cashing in on Close Up Magic in a bar
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 18
Carl D. Shoemaker Magic vs. Science - A Lecture on Magic patter for lecture presentation, infotainment
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 25
Frances Ireland Rabbits is Extra on kids shows
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
Dr. Stanley Jaks Introduction on close-up magic, his book of mysteries, beautiful props appealing to women
Also published here Who is this Dr. Jaks? 1
Bill Simon Specialization
Effective Card Magic 13
Bill Simon The Importance of Practice
Effective Card Magic 13
Bill Simon The Necessity of Trial
Effective Card Magic 14
Bill Simon Understanding Theory
Effective Card Magic 15
Bill Simon The Importance of Studying Simple Moves
Effective Card Magic 15
Bill Simon Manipulation on using flourishes or not
Effective Card Magic 16
Bill Simon Technicalities
Effective Card Magic 16
Bill Simon The Art of Presentation
Effective Card Magic 17
Bill Simon Spontaneous Resourcefulness
Effective Card Magic 18
Bill Simon Conjurer vs. Gambler
Effective Card Magic 19
Bill Simon The Best Magic
Effective Card Magic 19
Bill Simon Handling
Effective Card Magic 20
Bill Simon Cultivating Originality in Presentation
Effective Card Magic 20
Bill Simon Unprepared Cards
Effective Card Magic 20
Bill Simon Present Day Sophistication
Effective Card Magic 21
Bill Simon Audience Participation
Effective Card Magic 22
Bill Simon Patter
Effective Card Magic 22
Bill Simon Poker Cards vs. Bridge Cards
Effective Card Magic 24
Bill Simon Accessories
Effective Card Magic 25
Bill Simon Originality
Effective Card Magic 25
Theodore Annemann Introduction on performing, booklet contains reprints from the Sphinx
Annemann's Buried Treasures
Bill Simon In General on practicing, entertainment
Sleightly Sensational 5
Kirk Stiles How to Learn Magic Tricks read instruction into tape recorder
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 11
John Ramsay A Wee Bit of Advice
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 328) 121
William Lindsay Gresham Education for Magic several tips on performing
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 16
James G. Thompson Jr. The Real Top Secrets
Top Secrets of Magic 117
Dr. Reuben Ligan Facing Your Audience
26 Originals 2
Lewis Ganson The Vernon Touch
The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 27
Don Tanner Mental Communications opening lines for a mentalism show
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 199
Bert Allerton Rules for the Close-Up Magician
The Close-Up Magician 69
Tony Corinda Summary of Technique predictions, comments and tips on presentation
Predictions 100
Bobby Bernard The Purpose of Close Up Magic
Magic in Miniature 6
Bobby Bernard Good Taste in Close Up Magic - Points to Note When Performing. eight points
Magic in Miniature 7
Bobby Bernard T.V. Close Up Magic some thoughts on performing on TV, brief
Magic in Miniature 8
Tony Corinda (1) A Few Simple Rules for Working with Billets
Billets 166
Tony Corinda The Essentials of Good Presentation
Patter and Presentation 292
Tony Corinda (A) Personal Appearance
Patter and Presentation 392
Tony Corinda (B) Manner and Speech
Patter and Presentation 393
Tony Corinda (c) Patter
Patter and Presentation 394
Tony Corinda (D) Good Effects choosing good and fitting material, structure of tricks, applause
Patter and Presentation 398
Tony Corinda (E) Handling
Patter and Presentation 403
Tony Corinda (F) Timing
Patter and Presentation 404
Tony Corinda (G) Misdirection
Patter and Presentation 407
Tony Corinda (H) Co-Ordination
Patter and Presentation 411
Charlie Miller List of 40 Effects suitable for Children Shows
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 95
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's USO Act
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 96
Charlie Miller Club Show (1936) list of effects, "The show I give is almost the same as that given by Malini"
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 97
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's "Shell Christmas" Show Routine
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 98
Charlie Miller Jack Merlin's Act short description
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 101
Alan Milan A Few Thoughts on Radio Publicity
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 69
Dr. Stanley Jaks Lektion in Magie on close-up magic, his book of mysteries, beautiful props appealing to women
Also published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 10
J. B. Bobo Technique on routining coin magic
The New Modern Coin Magic 355
Lewis Ganson The Presentation Of Close-Up Magic
  • approaching people
  • different group sizes
  • examination of objects
  • containers to store props
  • working surface
  • music ("Ganson's Personal Orchestra")
  • close-up effects
  • length of performance
  • practice
  • economy of movement
  • borrowing objects
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 11
Charlie Miller General Remarks tips on performing
Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 4
Charlie Miller My Routine Outlined structure of his professional shows
Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 28
Hugh Miller, Al Koran Professional Presentation including Koran's comments on presentation and on the tricks in the book
Al Koran's Professional Presentations 5
Gene Anderson Rubber Cement How rubber cement can be used
Newspaper Magic 97
Gene Anderson The Torn and Restored Newspaper Analysis of basic methods
Newspaper Magic 135
Gene Anderson Historical Methods Description of different methods (Al Baker, Slydini, Page, Elmsley, Grant, Neil Foster)
Newspaper Magic 135
Gene Anderson Making the Most of the Newspaper Tearing Trick Other patter ideas and tips to enhance your routine
Newspaper Magic 165
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Karl Fulves On the Presentation of Mathematical Tricks
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 297
Roy Johnson Viewpoint
The Roy Johnson Experience 1
Frederick M. Shields Stagemanship
  • Mystify and Entertain
  • Stay in Character
  • Know your Audience
  • Rehearse & Try it Out
  • A Word about Timing
  • End with Talent
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 1) 5
Bascom Jones, Jr. Publicity for Magicians - Part 1
  • Define your Objective
  • Identify Audience & Message
  • Use the Right Tools
  • Newspapers are Fine, but...
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 15
Bascom Jones, Jr. Publicity for Magicians - Part 2
  • Nothing Sacred or Mysterious
  • The Publicity Release
  • How to Prepare it
  • Additional Tips
  • The Promotion Kit
  • Picture Publicity
  • Put it all Together
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 5) 25
Jack Kent Tillar The Magic of Music ... and Vice Versa
  • Same Elements as TV Shows
  • Special Effects
  • On-Site Preparation
  • Tape vs. Records
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 7) 35
Frederick M. Shields Music for Magic
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Don't be too Clever
  • The Music Should Belong
  • Exceptions to every Rule
  • Music from A to Z
  • A Tip on How to Start
  • Get it on Tape
  • Not Easy to Do
  • How Does it Sound?
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 9) 45
Milt Larsen Comedy Magic is Serious Business
  • Bomb Out
  • Has to be Unified
  • Ability Comes from Within
  • Experience Necessary
  • What makes People Laugh?
  • How to Approach Comedy Magic
  • Open, Middle, Close
  • Get Audience Reaction
  • Discipline and Immediate Yardstick
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 11) 55
Rick Johnsson The "Too Perfect" Theory
Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 247
Jules DeBarros Analecta on planting, mime, breathing, tension
The Coins of Ishtar 64
Harold R. Mulligan What to Do About Pre-Performance Jitters
  • Stage or Mike Fright
  • Mastering Your Fear
  • Practice! Practice! Practice!
  • Audience-Related Fears
  • An Audience is Simply Individuals
  • What an Audience Wants
  • Summary
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 13) 65
John Bowery, Maureen Bowery How and When to Use a Microphone
  • Master of the Situation
  • Microphone Comedians
  • Watch the Professionals
  • Seven Tips on Proper Use
  • Microphone "Squeal"
  • Some Information on Types
  • "Special-Purpose" Microphones
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 15) 75
Verne Langdon Tarbell Never Told you About Makeup
  • The Right Amount
  • Highlights and Shadows
  • Just a Little Blush
  • And Speaking of Looking Natural
  • Hair
  • Special Problems
  • If you Have a Bad Skin Condition
  • Cream Cheese and Makeup
  • So there you Have it
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 17) 85
Sid Fleischman The Patter Hangup
  • The Art of Silence
  • Opening Remarks
  • The Segue
  • Who are you?
  • A Cautionary Word about Words
  • How to use Patter Books
  • Gags can be Treacherous
  • Patter by the Yard - or the Inch?
  • Try it Out in Boston
  • Patter in Disguise
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 19) 95
Jules Lenier Close-Up Theater
  • You're On!
  • Establish the Character
  • The Table as a Mini-Stage
  • Watch the Professionals
  • Challenge ... or Entertainment?
  • Structuring your Routine
  • Naturalness is the Key
  • How to Close
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 21) 105
Sandy Singer Tricks of the Trade-Show Trouper
  • What It's Like
  • Sell! Sell! Sell!
  • Turn your Knowledge into Cash
  • Learn Marketing Psychology
  • Know the Product
  • Some of the Work is Done for You
  • Booking your Act
  • Visual Material Helps
  • It's the Name of the Game
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 23) 115
Verne Langdon Build a Better Character - or Else! on character makeup
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 25) 125
David Douglas The Press Release, One Man's Approach or "The Most Effective Promotion Is Free" Part 1
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 39) 195
Fred Kaps Some Things to Think About tips, book recommendations
Fred Kaps Lecture 1
Frank Garcia Doing Close-up Magic
Million Dollar Card Secrets 123
Fred Rickard For Collectors Only on magic collecting
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 45) 225
Frederick M. Shields Actors, the Stage, and Magicians
  • Actor vs. Magician
  • Customers, Coaches, & Set Designers
  • Set Dressers, Makeup Men, Electricians
  • Years Spent Perfecting Techniques
  • Magician vs. Actor
  • Adapt Material to Fit your Style
  • Where to get Help
  • That's What Friends are For
  • Make a Tape of sour Show
  • You Don't Have to Look Like a Bum
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 49) 245
Frederick M. Shields Actors, the Stage, and Magicians - Part 2
  • Basic Stage Talk
  • It Started Long Ago
  • Stage Directions
  • 'Strong' Stage Positions
  • When the Curtains Part
  • Break the Pattern
  • Then What?
  • Shields' Firs 'Law'
  • But Ask for Help if You Need It
  • You Never Whistle the Scenery
  • Check over Your Equipment
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 51) 255
Frederick M. Shields Actors, the Stage, and Magicians - Part 3
  • Need extra Tables, Lights, Special Arrangements?
  • The Ostrich Syndrome
  • Lights Make you Important
  • Your 'Sorcerer's Apprentice^
  • Role to Play
  • A Bibliography of the Theatre
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 53) 265
Harry Collins Magic with the Professional Touch
  • Stage vs. Close-Up Magic
  • What's Best for the Stage?
  • And give them Quality - not Quantity
  • Routine your Act Carefully
  • Choose your Assistant Well
  • Don't Work in the Dark
  • Add Class with Music
  • A Back Drop Will Set you Apart
  • What to Wear
  • Entertain your Audience
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 59) 295
Jerry Mentzer Commentary on the performance of close-up magic, lapping possibilities, gaffed objects
Close-up Cavalcade 3
Edward G. Brown Conjuring for Conjurers a lecture given in 1934
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 125
Edward G. Brown Lecture without a Name lecture from 1939, views on originality, theory, magic in general
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 131
Edward G. Brown, Colin Donister Misdirection lecture from 1943, written by Colin Donister
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 166
Edward G. Brown Forcing lecture from 1945
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 173
Edward G. Brown, Bruce Posgate Sleights and Subtleties lecture from 1947, reported by Bruce Posgate
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 198
Juan Tamariz Fundamentos del Ilusionismo the fundamentals of magic, on talent
a) Psicologia (psychology)
b) Ingenio creativo y habilidad técnica (creative ingenuity and technical skill)
c) Presentación y Personalidad (presentation and personality)
Aprenda Ud. Magia 47
Juan Tamariz La Magia como Diversion y Espectaculo on magic and comedy and various dramatic curves
Aprenda Ud. Magia 75
Juan Tamariz ¿Donde y como se aprende Magia? how to learn magic, essay for beginners
Aprenda Ud. Magia 129
Dorfay Jack of All Trades - Master of One on performing, music, connecting to the audience etc.
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 67) 335
Ron Wilson Two-Dozen Tips on Presentation
  • Look at the Little Things
  • Smile Sincerely when Introduced
  • Please the Women
  • Make it Look Easy
  • Repetition will Banish Nerves
  • Use Humor where it Counts
  • Your Hands are on Display
  • People want to Hear You
  • Never Apologize
  • Answers can be Embarrassing
  • Your Opening Trick is Important
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 73) 365
Fredric Broder You Blew the Trick - So What! - Part 1 on doing mistakes and outs
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 83) 415
Fredric Broder You Blew the Trick - So What! - Part 2 on doing mistakes and outs
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 85) 425
Tony Shiels The Why and How of a Tent Show performing in a tent, touring
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 87) 435
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Stage Magic Technique on performing on stage, TV, presentation, know-how and the future of magic
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 198
Tony Shiels The Case for Cozenage magician vs. trickster
Related to Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Philip T. Goldstein "Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks ...and Some for Those Who Do!" on (un)importance of method vs effect, sleight-of-hand vs gimmick, four basic elements of method:
1. Natural Law Disguised
2. Secret Activity
3. Secretly Prepared Materials
4. Psychology
Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 1
Bascom Jones, Jr. Listen to the Silent Scream on nonverbal communication, body language
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 99) 495
Vic Perry The Effect is the Thing - Part 1
  • Showmanship Plus Effect
  • Magic for Magicians
  • 'Like a Flamenco Dancer'
  • Master the Audience
  • Illusions Don't Make a Showman
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 103) 515
Vic Perry The Effect is the Thing - Part 2
  • You Can't 'Copy' Showmanship
  • Audiences Want to be Entertained
  • The Mind of the Man in the Street
  • You are 'On' Even When You're Offstage
  • Build Toward 'Effect'
  • Use Your Own Brand of Humor
  • Sell Yourself
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 105) 525
Al Schneider Six Properties Of Deception 1. Mechanical Deception
2. Sleight-of-Hand
3. Misdirection
4. Body Language
5. Intention of Reality
6. Intention of Magic

Al Schneider On Coins 1
Fred Kaps Professional Views On Doing Professional Magic For The Layman excerpt from lecture notes
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 82
Walt Lees Pointification guidelines on performing
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 3) 181
Faucett Ross The Beginning How to develop an act and how to work public shows
Magic With Faucett Ross 20
Faucett Ross The Business Side How to become professional in magic (booking shows etc)
Magic With Faucett Ross 20
Faucett Ross Practice How to practise
Magic With Faucett Ross 22
Faucett Ross The Magician How to behave as a magician in public
Magic With Faucett Ross 22
Faucett Ross Showmanship
Magic With Faucett Ross 23
Faucett Ross Advice on Programmes How to structure the programme for a show
Magic With Faucett Ross 23
Faucett Ross Some Great Card Classics Faucett describes his favorite card classics
Magic With Faucett Ross 194
Charles Pecor Get Your Head Right for Improvement on presentation, I-F-D Pattern, originality
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 121) 605
John A. Novak On Being Prepared being prepared for preparing anytime
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 645
John Ramsay, Andrew Galloway On Misdirection
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 231
Ken Hawes An Understanding on Andrew Galloway and John Ramsay
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 236
Philip T. Goldstein Introduction on the basic effects and actions of mentalism
The Blue Book of Mentalism 2
Jerry Andrus The "Clivot" Principle and Jog and Injog disadvantage of breaks and adavantages of jogs
Andrus Card Control 18
Slydini Basic Precepts
  • Slydini's Secret of Entertaining Audiences
  • The Basic Starting Position (for lapping tricks)
  • The Eyes
  • Notes on Natural Magic
  • Developing Grace
  • Coordination
  • Noise
  • Some General Observations
  • To Conclude
The Best of Slydini ...and More 11
Slydini Psychology - Too Good to Be True coin vanish with lapping, psychology, too-perfect theory
The Best of Slydini ...and More 20
Slydini More on Coordination
The Best of Slydini ...and More 29
Slydini Slydini's Concept of Misdirection
The Best of Slydini ...and More 33
Slydini Invisible Sleights
The Best of Slydini ...and More 33
Slydini Misdirection vanish of object using lap
The Best of Slydini ...and More 34
Slydini Timing
  • Checkpoints
  • Applying the Concept of Timing
The Best of Slydini ...and More 37
Alan Shaxon The Magical TV Set children program, based on a box designed like a TV
  • The Aerial
  • The TV Times
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Commercial Break
  • Egg Bag
  • Commercial Time Again
  • The Inevitable Western
  • The Funnel and Foo Can
  • The Givaway Show
  • Sade the Seal
  • Torn and Restored Serviette
  • Radio to Rabbit
Practical Sorcery 49
Bascom Jones 12 Tips on Presentation
  • Showmanship
  • Image
  • Stage Fright
  • Stage Entry
  • What You Say
  • Stage Movement
  • Voice
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 153) 765
Bascom Jones Sell the Sizzle - Not the Steak
  • You've Got to Sell Yourself
  • You are More Important than the Effects
  • Rubber-Stamp Syndrome
  • What Audience See...
  • ... and what the Hear
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 161) 805
Robert Hustwit Non-Verbal Communication - The Secret Edge
  • The Secret Edge
  • Put Signs in Context
  • Six Close-Up Tips
  • When Silence Takes Over
  • The Subconscious
  • With Larger Audience
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 165) 825
Patrick Page Manipulation versus Apparatus pros and cons
  • Illusionist Managers
  • The Present Day
The Big Book of Magic 27
Bert Graham A Plea on business
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 414
Bert Graham Another Plea on writing reviews
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 448
Philip T. Goldstein Introduction on the presentation of mentalism
The Red Book of Mentalism 2
Karl Fulves Fail/Safing The Experts how to practice something for fooling experts with it, example sleeving
Impromptu Holdouts 16
Gordon Hoener These Changing Times ... and You
  • The Trick is Incidental
  • Emphasis on Showmanship
  • Selling the Concept
  • Look Toward the Future
  • Change with the Times
  • Not Stage Magic
  • Stop Feeling Guilty as an Entertainer
  • Become the Part
  • Be Distinctive
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 171) 855
Philip T. Goldstein Heterogeneous Materials: A Problem and Some Solutions
  • The Problem
  • One Solution
  • Writing Tools
  • Equipment Malfunction
  • Original Article Being Used
  • Overstock Your Supplies
  • Logic is the Key
Related to
  • Tony Shiels "Be Consistent" in "Invocation" #5
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 177) 885
Dr. Thomas K. Heino Stage Focus: It's Theory and Practice
  • Lack of Discipline
  • Doing Nothing Well
  • Closed Performance Versus Open
  • Mint-To-Mind Communication
  • The Objectives
  • Motivational Clarity
  • The Bottom Line
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 179) 895
Philip T. Goldstein Beware of Culturally Defined Identities
  • Social Stereotypes
  • Images Are Becoming Less Specific
  • You Must Change with the Trends
  • Work the Individual
  • Texts are Outdated
  • Don't Assume Too Much
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 181) 905
Bob Brown Why, When and Who of an Assistant
  • Youth, Sex-Appeal, and Color
  • Promotion and Publicity Advantages
  • The Part-Time Assistant
  • Where to Look
  • Make Her a Part of the Act
  • What She Should Wear
  • Money Well-Spent
  • The Bottom Line
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 187) 935
Philip T. Goldstein Dealing with Hecklers
  • Disruptive Influences
  • Possibly Jealousy
  • Individual Approach
  • You Must Deal Directly
  • Begging Does Not Work
  • The Advantage Is Yours
  • Use Confidence
  • Underdog Reaction
  • Temper Your Response
  • Don't React Defensively
  • Not One Victory
  • A Fact of Life
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 189) 945
Bascom Jones A Time for Heroes
  • "May the Force Be with You"
  • More than a Trickster
  • You Can't Be Slightly Pregnant
  • What Is an Image?
  • Who Do You Want to Be?
  • The Conflicting Image
  • The Final Step
  • Apple Pie and Ice Cream
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 195) 975
Arturo de Ascanio Atmósfera Magica
  • Concepcion de la Atmosfera Magica
  • Tecnica
  • Naturalidad
  • Soltura y Despreocupacion
  • Diversion
  • Oportunismo
  • Versación
  • Psicología
  • Conclusión
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 4
Arturo de Ascanio Misdirection
  • Consideraciones sobre la "Misdirection"
A.) "Misdirection de grado mínimo
B.) "Misdirection en grado medio
C.) Un tercer grado de "misdirection"
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 11
Arturo de Ascanio Valor de la Técnica en la Magia on the use and value of technique in magic
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 37
Arturo de Ascanio Timing
  • El "Timing" y su Fundamento
  • Las acciones "en tránsito"
  • Elementos de las acciones en tránsito
  • Importancia de las "acciones en tránsito"
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 49
Arturo de Ascanio Conferencia
  • Mecanismo de la Atención
  • Composición y Ejecución

-I. Principios de la Composición
-a). Acentuar la fase inicial
-b). Naturalidad condicionada
-c). Paréntesis anti-contraste
-d). Paréntesis de olvido
-e). Susceptibilidad de ejecución lenta

-II. Principios de la Ejecución
-a). Timing - Acciones en tránsito
-b). Misdirection
-c). Técnica
Related toAlso published here
  • "La Circular de la Escuela Mágica de Madrid" N° 26, 1977.
La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 72
Harry Lorayne Time Misdirection
The Magic Book 92
Ross Bertram At the Card Table
  • Background
  • T.V Gambling Interviews
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 79
Ross Bertram The Rhythm Count on rhythm in sleight-of-hand magic
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 159
John C. Wagner Final Word...
7 Secrets 58
Bobby Bernard The Hands condition of hands and how to moisten them
Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 5
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia's Secret Recipe for Better Magic
The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 89
Ron Wilson Close-Up Magic - Hints, Tips and Observations
Lecture Notes 2
John Northern Hilliard Some Great Quotes
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 119
Walt Lees Constructing a Routine Same Effect... Different Method
Different Effects... Same Props
Secret Preparation... Impossible Finale
Several Tricks... All Done At Once
Routining By Presentation
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 1) 620
Walt Lees Iconoclasms on moves
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7) 708
Walt Lees Iconoclasms No. 2 on entertainment
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8) 723
Tommy Wonder Tommy Wonder On Close-Up
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 729
Walt Lees Iconoclasms No. 3 on the "magically sophisticated semi lay public"
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 736
Father Cyprian The Poetry of Magic reflections on card magic
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 10) 743
Walt Lees Iconoclasms 4 on originality
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11) 761
Ken Hawes Close Upping on table hopping, answering spectator's questions
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 12) 773
Frank Garcia Secret Recipe for Better Magic
The Very Best of Cups and Balls 123
Karl Fulves Approaches to Misdirection
The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1264
John F. Mendoza Magic & Magicians fooling magicians, flourishes, sucker tricks
Close-up Presentations 87
George B. Anderson Your Microphone Can Do It All
  • A Tool of Your Trade
  • Mike-Conscious
  • The Cordless Microphone
  • What they Cost
  • Is It Worth It?
  • If You Don't Have a Wireless Mike
  • Tips on Microphone Use
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 243) 1215
Earl Nelson Why and Why Not
Variations 135
Father Cyprian The Poetry of Magic
  • Interest
  • Clarity
  • Involvement of the Spectator
The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 78
Al Schneider Six Qualities Of The Performance 1. Importance
2. Non-Challenge
3. Quality Of The Performer
4. Control
5. Communication
6. Clarity
Al Schneider On Close-Up 1
Al Schneider A Word On Drills on learning technique
Al Schneider On Close-Up 17
Fred Robinson On Fred Kaps
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 4) 830
Sam Schwartz The Voice Of Experience on organizing close-up shows
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 888
Andrew Galloway Summary on misdirection
Diverting Card Magic 54
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia's Secret Recipe for Better Magic
Exclusive Card Miracles 74
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia's Secret Recipe for Better Magic
Exclusive Card Secrets 78
Daryl Martinez First Things First reason for doing magic
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 1
Daryl Martinez The Best Magical Effect long and short effects, basic and exact effects
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 2
Daryl Martinez The Long Effect
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 4
Daryl Martinez Conditions I, II & III
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 5
Daryl Martinez The Short Effect
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 6
Daryl Martinez Building Strenght Through Repetition
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 6
Daryl Martinez Cancelling Out
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 7
Daryl Martinez Step Two of cancelling out
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 7
Daryl Martinez Jazz Magic
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 8
Daryl Martinez Do Not Challenge
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 9
Daryl Martinez Flourishes
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 10
Bascom Jones Television: A General Overview
  • Insatiable Appetite
  • Not the Place to Learn
  • The TV Talk Shows
  • And the New Shows
  • Community and Public Television
  • What's It All About?
  • An Insider's Tip
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 249) 1245
Sandy Kross Television: Think Big, Start Small
  • Think Big, Start Small
  • In the Beginning
  • Talk-Show Format
  • Types of Effects that Work Best
  • A Booktest is a Booktest is a...
  • Handle Viewers with Care
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 251) 1255
Anonymous Television: What You Need to Know as "The Amazing Q"
  • The Associate Producer
  • Call-Time and Make-Up
  • What to Wear
  • The Green Room
  • The Camera; The Audience
  • A Question of Time
  • Leave Promptly
  • Play it Again, Sam
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 253) 1265
Guy Thompson Chatter isn't Patter
  • Patter Must Have Purpose
  • How Much, When, And in What Manner
  • The Manner Must Be Suitable
  • Don't Overlook Body Language
  • Choosing What to Say... and How
  • Use Patter to Achieve your Objective
  • Avoid the Obvious
  • A Perfectly Ordinary Deck of Cards
  • Don't Make It Harder than it Is
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 255) 1275
Bascom Jones Tips on Techniques the Pros Follow
  • Practice and Rehearsals
  • Your Appearance and Dress
  • Importance of Eye Contact
  • Use the Voice
  • Use a Microphone
  • Physical Energy
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 267) 1335
Jimmy Ray Close-Up Magic: The Art of the Art of Close-Up Magic Do's and Don'ts on close-up magic
A Ray of Magic 5
Ron MacMillan Dress comments on what to wear
Modern Art Of Coin Manipulation 75
Al Schneider Theory on the floatation of a Zombie
Al Schneider On Zombie 29
Mike Caveney Thumb Tips for M.C.'s tip for M.C.'s
Magicomedy 71
Karl Fulves Film To Life filming tricks
Origins 3
Karl Fulves Art And Magic comparing magic to jokes and art
Origins 3
Karl Fulves Improvements
Origins 5
Karl Fulves The Filmed Version objectivity
Origins 5
Karl Fulves Anatomy Of The Effect on definition of effect
Origins 6
Karl Fulves White Line Problem not crossing a line during performance, no-touch condition
Related to Origins 8
Karl Fulves Block Analysis finding opportunity for method
Origins 9
Karl Fulves Suicide Structure "all tricks are self-revealing"
Origins 11
Karl Fulves Boundary Value Problems counting interaction with spectators
Origins 11
Karl Fulves What's The Method?
Origins 12
Karl Fulves The Law Of Stupid Audiences spectators are not stupid
Origins 13
Karl Fulves Art Imitating Art magic doesn't imitate life
Origins 13
Karl Fulves Anatomy Of Method
Origins 14
Karl Fulves Mindreader's Dream can a real mindreader be fooled?
Origins 15
Karl Fulves Effect = Method
Origins 16
Karl Fulves Method Times Five one of five predicted, on multiple out principle
Origins 17
Karl Fulves Shadow vs. Substance
Origins 17
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland How to Tackle Problems
Babel (Issue 2) 23
Liz Tucker, Tommy Tucker Tips on Trade Show Techniques
  • Role of the Entertainer
  • Time Becomes a Factor
  • Who is the Contact?
  • Keep Goals in Mind
  • Major Mistakes
  • How Long an Act?
  • Little Things Count
  • Follow Up on Your Contacts
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 277) 1385
Linda Jonason Echoes from the Darkened Stage
  • Focus Interest
  • Evaluation in Quick-Time
  • The Eyes Have It
  • Let Your Voice Command
  • Big Can Be Small
  • Small Can Be Big, Too
  • Physical Appearance Tells a Lot
  • You Don't Need a Drummer to Dance
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 283) 1415
Vic Perry Behind the Language of the Agents
  • Learning their Language
  • The Cheap Shot
  • And the Special Approach
  • The Favor for a Friend
  • And Being All Wet
  • Try Booking Yourself
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 285) 1425
Tony Shiels My Shadow Wears a Stovepipe Hat -Learning the Hard Way
  • Add a Touch of Wonder
  • Be A Character
  • Importance of the Audience
  • The Xerox Principle
  • On Being Fooled
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 291) 1455
Myriam Ruthchild Anatomy of A Compute Psychic - Part II
  • Can You Afford One?
  • Selecting the Right Type
  • Presentation is Vital
  • Categorical Answers
  • Mail-Order Mentalism
  • Targeted Mailings for Bookings
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 297) 1485
Andrew Jones Makeup Is Not Just for Clowns
  • Who Needs Makeup
  • Not Hard to Use
  • Straight Makeup
  • Judge by Audience Size
  • Techniques pf Application
  • The Base, or Foundation
  • Follow with Rouge
  • Eyes are Important
  • Makeup Under Lights
  • Special Touches
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 299) 1495
Juan Tamariz Magia y Memoria short article on memory and magic
Magia Potagia — Volume I 8
Juan Tamariz Por un Inteto de Comprension del Milagro Magico thoughts on magic
Magia Potagia — Volume I 44
Daryl Martinez In Praise of the Lowly Flourish essay
For Your Entertainment Pleasure 5
Fred Robinson On Competitions
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 974
Roger Crosthwaite An Approach to Magic
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 2) 991
Roger Crosthwaite An Approach to Magic - Part 2
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1028
Roger Crosthwaite An Approach to Magic
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 5) 1041
Mike Caveney Ground Rules on the selection of props and the stage persona
Ideas 1
Bobby Bernard Just a Thought on the "Charlie Chaplin Shuffle" How Bobby uses a false shuffle done by Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush, same thinking as Ron "Ravelli" Wohl
Related to The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 84
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on Misdirection John Ramsay and Max Malini's misdirection skills
The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 112
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "The Actor in Magic"
The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 113
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "Sleight-of-Hand" On what he thinks the most useful sleights are
The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 114
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "The Classics of Close-Up"
The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 115
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on Television On the potential of magic on TV
The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 117
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on the Movies How magicians should be portrayed in movies
The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 118
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on Close-Up Presentation
The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 119
Jim Cellini "Cellini" writes about Magic
The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part I 97
Phillip Young Magicians and Creativity
Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 4
John Ramsay Ramsay on the Real Secrets on misdirection, holding out, timing, moves
The Ramsay Finale 41
Juan Tamariz La Cháchara essay on how the use of patter changed over time
1. Atmosfera y Conjuro
2. Atención: De Prisa de Prisisima
3. Verso y Musica: Ilustración y Emoción
4. Parodia, Bufonda y Risas
5. Defensa y Credibilidad
6. Elegancia y Distinción
7. Ni Fu Ni Fa
8. Algo de Luz
9. El Futuro
Magia Potagia — Volume II 5
Juan Tamariz Video Magic thoughts on using a camera to practice
Related to Magia Potagia — Volume II 59
John Carney The Logic of Deception essay on magic as an art
Carney Knowledge 5
John Carney Study