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Yank Hoe The Sympathetic Coins on corners of handkerchief
Variations 1909 The Art of Magic 251
Dr. Jacob Daley, Lawrence "Larry" Grey The "Ad Lib" Spelling two cards spelled to
Related toVariations 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 138
George G. Kaplan Righting Move
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 240
Lewis Ganson Preface Germany, 1950
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 4
Lewis Ganson Presentation of Manipulation
  • The Performer
    • (a) Personality
    • (b) Dress and Appearance
    • (c) Care and use of the hands
    • (d) Speech
    • (e) Behaviour
    • (f) Make-up
  • His Outside Aids
    • (a) Stage Setting
    • (b) Lighting
    • (c) Music
    • (d) Apparatus
  • Technical Ability
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 5
Lewis Ganson The Production of Lighted Cigarettes longer routine
  • Two cigarette droppers
Also published here 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 16
Lewis Ganson "How Right You Are!" routine with mirage deck, with roughing fluid formula
  • The "Rough and Smooth" Pack
  • To Show the Cards All Different
  • To Shuffle the Cards (overhand)
  • The Force
  • To Take Two Cards as One
  • The Routine (see following items)
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 29
Lewis Ganson Phase 1 stop trick
Related to 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 32
Lewis Ganson Phase 2 six heaps made, spectator puts coin on one, on top is his selection
Related to 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 33
Lewis Ganson Phase 3 card stabbed in newspaper-wrapped deck
Also published here 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 34
Lewis Ganson Climax card appears on back of spectator
Also published here 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 34
Lewis Ganson Fan Finale routine with double giant fans
  • The Double Pack
    • (a) The type of cards to be used
    • (b) Preparing the packs
  • The First Fan
  • Closing the Giant Fan
    • Method 1
    • Method 2
  • The Second Fan
  • The Colour Changing Giant Fan
  • Splitting the Fans
  • To Close the Fans
  • The Single Handed Giant Fans
  • The Circle of Cards
  • The Routine
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 41
Lewis Ganson "Crazy Fans" faro giant fan
  • Preparation
  • The "Weave"
  • To Alter the Angle of the Packs
  • To Make a Giant Fan
  • Possible Angles for the Packs
  • The Routine
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 50
Lewis Ganson The "Weave"
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 50
Lewis Ganson The Multiplying Lighted Candles multiplying candles apparatus, between fingers
  • Routine No. 1 (Four candles)
  • Routine No. 2 (Eight candles)
  • Routine No. 3 (Eight candles)
Also published here 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 54
Lewis Ganson "Fred Robinson Explains" intro
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 61
Lewis Ganson "The Walnut Shells and Pea"
  • 1. The Shells
  • 2. The Pea
  • 3. The Working Surface
  • 4. The "Basic" Move
    • (a) How to hold the shell (right hand)
    • (b) How to move a shell
    • (c) How to steal and replace the pea
  • 5. The "Kick" Steal
    • (a) The "Steal"
    • (b) The Replacement
  • 6. The Finger on the Shell
  • The Routine
  • Additional Sleights for the "Walnut Shells and Pea"
    • To steal the pea
    • The tea cup
    • Pic-a-back
    • The "Spread" (all three shells held between fingers of one hand)
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 65
Lewis Ganson Gambler's Luck poker player's picnic type Kings location, open Bottom Deal demo followed by Aces deal
Inspired by
  • "Tops Four Aces" (Paul Clive's "Card Tricks Without Skill")
  • "The Honest Gambler" (Walter B. Gibson's "Professional Magic for Amateurs")
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 71
Lewis Ganson "The Egg on Fan"
  • How to Prepare the Egg Skin
    • Blowing the Egg
    • Removing the Shell
    • Treatment of the Skin
    • Preparation for Use
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 80
Lewis Ganson "Card Production Supreme"
  • Method for Holding the Cards
  • To Change the Cards from One Hand to Another
  • To Interlock the Fingers
  • To Bring the Cards into the Back Palm Position
  • To End a "Back and Front Palm" Card Routine
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 83
Lewis Ganson My Name - Your Name spectator spells his own name to locate selection
Inspired by 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 91
Lewis Ganson Magic with Coins
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 93
Lewis Ganson A "Coins in Glass" Routine routine for Copenetro
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 97
Lewis Ganson The Smoking Clay Pipes smoke production from clay pipes
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 104
Lewis Ganson "The Chinese Linking Rings" eight rings
  • The Drop Count
  • Joining the Rings
  • I Can - You Can't
  • The Long Chain
  • All in One
  • Dropping the Rings
Also published here 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 110
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ralph Read, Dr. Kayton, John Scarne, Cy Endfield, Lewis Ganson, Frank Garcia, Friday Night Sodality, Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 253) 1013
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Lewis Ganson, Rusduck, Orson Welles, Frances Ireland, hypnotism
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 256) 1025
Lewis Ganson Preface
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 5
Lewis Ganson Money Attracts Money four copper coins travel from one hand to the other one by one to join a silver coin
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 7
Lewis Ganson The Colour Changing Pocket Knife
  • The Type of Knife to Use
  • A Convenient Holder
  • The Routine and Patter
Related to 1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 12
Lewis Ganson Thimble Manipulation on thimble manipulation
  • 1. They are too Small to be Seen from a Stage
  • 2. Thimbles are not usually Associated with a Male
  • 3. There is too much Repetition in the Routines usually seen
Also published here 1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 21
Lewis Ganson The Crystal Prism name of selected card appears in triangular glass prism so spectator can divine it
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 37
Lewis Ganson Card Quota intro to card section
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 38
Lewis Ganson "The Glide"
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 38
Lewis Ganson A New Location method to locate a card in the deck of which a corner has been torn off, without riffle
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 39
Lewis Ganson The Card in Wallet applying the previous New Location
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 40
Lewis Ganson The Card on the Ceiling applying the previous New Location
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 41
Lewis Ganson A Simple Pack Switch cased deck openly pocketed and removed again later
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 41
Lewis Ganson Ken Brooke's Chapter
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 45
Lewis Ganson Colour Change, Penetration and Vanish introduction to tricks with a handkerchief changing tube
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 55
Lewis Ganson The Colour Change routine with tube
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 55
Lewis Ganson Penetration Plus silk through silk routine with tube
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 58
Lewis Ganson Beer is Best beer image on paddle
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 61
Lewis Ganson My Opening Card Routine production routine with gloves
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 66
Lewis Ganson Harold G. Beaumont's "Quartet"
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 78
Lewis Ganson The Sympathetic Discs matrix on four corners of handkerchief with four different colored discs and two covers
  • Suggestion by Terence J. Coates
Inspired by 1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 82
Lewis Ganson, Percy Abbott Egg Bag, Bag Egg egg bag routine, with egg on fan
Also published here 1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 86
Lewis Ganson Modern Billiard Ball Manipulation intro to longer article
  • The Type and Size of Balls to Use
  • The Half Shell
  • The Care and Preparation of the Hands
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 93
Lewis Ganson The Two Palm Positions
  • (a) The Palm Proper
  • (b) The Finger Palm
  • Simulation
  • Exercises with the Palm Proper
  • Exercises with the Finger Palm
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 97
Lewis Ganson The Use of Misdirection
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 116
Lewis Ganson The First Routine
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 118
Lewis Ganson The Second Routine
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 122
Lewis Ganson The "Eight Ball" Routine
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 129
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 133
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 9
Lewis Ganson A Clear Case of Anti-Gravity longer article on Anti-Gravity Glasses, glasses cling to glass sheet
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 15
Lewis Ganson, Hans E. Trixer, Jack Hill, Will Ayling, Chris Marvo, Les Hone, Hal Feben Some Reflections on Anti-Gravity tips for anti-gravity glasses
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 23
Lewis Ganson Requirements and Principles
  • The Type of Sponge to Use
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 99
Lewis Ganson Basic Effect two in the hand, one in the pocket
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 100
Lewis Ganson Adding One Ball to Another
  • Method 1
  • Method 2
  • Method 3
  • Method 4
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 102
Lewis Ganson Placing the Balls Down
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 105
Lewis Ganson Two Subtle Moves
  • To Show Three Balls Only
  • The Spectator Holds a Ball
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 106
Lewis Ganson Vanishes from the Hand
  • First Method
  • Second Method (hand steal)
  • Third Method
  • Fourth Method
  • Fifth Method
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 108
Lewis Ganson A Sponge Ball Routine
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 117
Lewis Ganson, Jack Hughes Accessories additional ideas to incorporate into sponge ball routines
  • Rubber Production Fruit
  • Sponge Ball to Bunny
  • Geometric Designs
  • Handkerchief Colour Changing Tube
  • Handkerchief Pull
  • Sponge Ball to Silk
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 119
Lewis Ganson Rabbit's Habits sponge bunnies
  • Routine 1
  • Routine 2
  • Routine 3
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 121
Peter Burto, Lewis Ganson Burnt and Restored Paper Strip burned and restored paper strip
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 172
Mary Kinson, Lewis Ganson Fan See Card double-fan, outer layer ripped off except selection
VariationsAlso published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 220
Lewis Ganson Brainwave by Telephone presentation in which performer's wife is called
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 223
Lewis Ganson Some Observations on Card Manipulation
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 226
Lewis Ganson The "Back and Front" Palm
  • (A) Cover for the Pivot
  • (B) Acquitments
  • (C) Stealing Extra Stocks of Cards
  • (D) Hiding the Corners of the Cards
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 227
Lewis Ganson The Preparation of Cards for Manipulation preparing cards for stage manipulations
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 230
Lewis Ganson The Continuous Production of Fans of Cards
  • The Production of the Fan
  • Variation No. 1
  • Variation No. 2
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 235
Lewis Ganson The Production of Single Cards - Method No. 1
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 241
Lewis Ganson Manipulation in Gloves
  • Stealing a Stock of Cards From Inside the Glove
  • Producing Cards After Removing the Gloves
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 246
Lewis Ganson The Card Routine
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 251
Lewis Ganson Flourishes
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 253
Lewis Ganson Card Fanning
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 254
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 5
Lewis Ganson To Lighten the Burden on writing the book
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 7
Lewis Ganson Basic Card Sleights chapter intro
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 50
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 4
Cy Endfield Gambler Out-Gambled
Related toVariations 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part III 38
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1956 Unconventional Magic 2
Lewis Ganson Free Choice including a handling adapted for children
Inspired by
  • Raymond Beebe (Genii, Oct. 1945)
Also published here
1956 Unconventional Magic 5
Lewis Ganson Bags of Everything cups and balls with felt bags
1956 Unconventional Magic 15
Lewis Ganson Moves with the Bags and Balls 1. The basic move
2. To show a bag empty when it contains a ball
3. Loading a ball secretly into a bag
4. Loading from the pocket
5. Production of a glass of wine
1956 Unconventional Magic 16
Lewis Ganson Diminishing and Expanding Cards in stages
Inspired by
  • Ganson's routine in "Expert Manipulation of Playing Cards"
1956 Unconventional Magic 41
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 15
Lewis Ganson The Background to a Legend
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 19
Lewis Ganson The Vernon Touch
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 27
Dai Vernon Three Ball Transposition classic effect with silk as table and pop-up-move
Variations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 61
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Lloyd Jones, Vernon publishing with Lewis Ganson
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 9) 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Lloyd Jones, Lewis Ganson, Vernon, Stewart James, Peter Warlock
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 1
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 5
Dai Vernon The Bent Corner Prediction Spectator names number up to 52, card there is predicted by performer
Related to 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 12
Dai Vernon The Shooting Single handed Deal see reference for credit information
Related to 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 74
Lewis Ganson Freie Wahl
Also published here 1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 4) 852
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 4
Lewis Ganson Foreword
1960 Magic of the Mind 1
Lewis Ganson Brainwave by Telephone performing idea for the brainwave deck
1960 Magic of the Mind 50
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1960 The Magic of Slydini 5
Dai Vernon Double Lift from Fan claimed by Marlo in his comments (see references)
Related toVariations 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 31
Dai Vernon The Card Puzzle picture cards and aces assemble - kind of, for credit information see Marlo & Higham references
Related to 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 54
Dai Vernon Double Lift Unload for credit information see Marlo reference
Related toAlso published here 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 70
Lewis Ganson Foreword
1962 Malini and His Magic 5
Lewis Ganson Malini, The Man
1962 Malini and His Magic 9
Lewis Ganson Malinis Full Evening Show Part One
  • Silk Vanish
  • Colour Change
  • Levitation
  • Penetration and Vanish of a Tumbler
  • Card Magic
  • Blindfold Card Stabbing

Part Two
  • The Egg Bag
  • Cut and Restored Ribbon
  • The Coin Game
  • Bills, Lemon and Egg
  • The Button Trick

Part Three
  • Production of Two Bowls of Water
  • The Inertia Trick
1962 Malini and His Magic 15
Lewis Ganson Malini's Methods
1962 Malini and His Magic 21
Lewis Ganson Production of a Bowl of Water brief, body load, chinese costume
1962 Malini and His Magic 40
Lewis Ganson Malini at the Dinner Table
1962 Malini and His Magic 55
Lewis Ganson Malini and a Pack of Cards
1962 Malini and His Magic 65
Lewis Ganson Miscellaneous Magic
1962 Malini and His Magic 75
Lewis Ganson, Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon Malini the Promoter
1962 Malini and His Magic 81
Edwin Dearn Edwin Dearn's Letter letter on Malini to Lewis Ganson
1962 Malini and His Magic 97
Unknown Spectator Locates Card
Related to 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil I 12
Unknown Stabbing in Newspaper
Also published here 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil I 13
Unknown Card on Spectator's Back
Also published here 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil I 13
Lewis Ganson Foreword
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 9
Lewis Ganson Nate Leipzig
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 12
Lewis Ganson Leipzig's Card Sleights
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 22
Lewis Ganson Tricks with Knots
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 76
Lewis Ganson Coin Quickies
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 106
Lewis Ganson Coin Tricks
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 124
Lewis Ganson Off the Beaten Track
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 138
Lewis Ganson Some Favourite Card Tricks
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 156
Lewis Ganson Tricks with Faked Cards
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 176
Lewis Ganson Peeked At
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 188
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
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 11
Lewis Ganson, J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen, Frederica Bangle Delight linking by Rink, unlinking by Frederica
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 40
Lewis Ganson Boxes and Brass introduction to coin boxes
  • German Box
  • Okito Box
  • George Boston Box
  • Brass Coin Cap
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 56
Lewis Ganson Coins Through same structure as Jack Ganson's routine
Related to 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 61
Lewis Ganson It's a Gamble on gambling routines
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 85
Lewis Ganson The Figure Eight basic
  • handling the loop
  • 1. the move for catching the finger
  • 2. the false move
  • 3. a finger is placed in each side of figure 8
  • 4. laying out the chain with one finger
the novel moves
  • 1. knot of the loop
  • 2. the ring off the loop
outline of a routine
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 86
Harry Stanley, Lewis Ganson The Modern Shell Game
  • the shells
  • the pea
  • working surface
  • the basic move
  • the routine (with under glass finale)
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 100
Lewis Ganson Paddle Parade measurements of a paddle and the paddle move
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 122
Lewis Ganson, Harry Hickson, Alan Alan Dual Control two pencils stick to the hand, based on an idea by G.W. Hunter
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 159
Lewis Ganson Ganson's Cushion cushion for easier placement and pick up of object in routines, where lapping is involved
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 223
Lewis Ganson, Slydini, Dai Vernon Coins Through the Table six coins, a ring and Ganson's Cushion
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 225
Lewis Ganson Cigarette Penetration cigarette in tube is penetrated with pins and is finally unharmed
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 262
Lewis Ganson The Bill Tube folded bill vanishes from under handkerchief and appears in locked tube
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 267
Arnold De Seiver Arnold De Seiver's Routine bill tube routine
Inspired by 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 272
Lewis Ganson Moving Around on transpositions
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 281
Lewis Ganson A Little Squeeze history and comments on sponge balls
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 297
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic by Dai Vernon (written by Lewis Ganson)
brief
Feb. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 158
Lewis Ganson Foreword
1968 Prize Winning Magic 5
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic by Dai Vernon (written by Lewis Ganson) 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 91
Lewis Ganson Destroyed & Restored
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 7
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon Three Rings For Dai Vernon
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 32
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 1. Counting the Rings
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 34
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 3. Linking Two Rings
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 36
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 4. Spinning the Rings
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 37
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 5. Unlinking Two Rings
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 38
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 6. Sounding the Rings
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 38
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 7. The Crash Linking
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 40
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 8. The Pull Through
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 41
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 9. A Different Crash Linking
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 43
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 10. Linking the Two Single Rings and the Key Ring
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 43
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 11. Unlinking the Rings
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 44
Lewis Ganson Introducing the Rings In A Close-Up Act
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 47
Lewis Ganson Rink in Close Up short intro on Rink
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 101
Lewis Ganson Bennett on Coins short intro on Horace Bennett
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 137
Lewis Ganson The Magic Sleeves of David Berglas short intro on David Berglas
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 168
David Berglas, Lewis Ganson, Ralph W. Hull The Master Move For 'The Homing Ball' moves for ball and cone
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 182
Lewis Ganson A Session with Bobby Bernard short intro on Bobby Bernard
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 216
Lewis Ganson My Routine With the 'Devano' Pack three cards
Variations 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 237
Lewis Ganson, Charles Kettle The Egg Bag general comments
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 251
Lewis Ganson, Jack Hill Moves For Proving the Bag To Be Empty 1. standing on the bag
2. folding the bag
3. slapping the bag
4. twisting the bag
5. turning the bag inside out
6. to allow a spectator to feel inside the bag

1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 256
Lewis Ganson To Remove the Egg from the Bag
  • by the performer
  • by the spectator
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 262
Lewis Ganson The Routine
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 263
Lewis Ganson Five Eggs from the Bag
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 266
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1973 Transcornered 1
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1973 Wild Card — Plus 1
Lewis Ganson Lewis Ganson Explains intro about Fred Lowe, followed by Dice Stack routine
Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 825
Fred Lowe Dice Stack routine written by Lewis Ganson, elaborate with divided cup, magnets, two dice towers from one cup
  • Unfaked Cup
  • Faked Cup
  • First Routine
  • The Eventual Routine
Variations Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 825
Lewis Ganson Der verbrannte und wiedergewordene Papierstreifen torn and restored paper strip, gimmick attached to finger
Also published here
  • The Gen
Jan. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 50
Lewis Ganson Preface Book is based on compilation of Charlie Miller / Faucett Ross correspondence, done by Frank Csuri
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 8
Lewis Ganson A Magician and his Magic Brief biographical notes about Faucett Ross and his correspondence with Charlie Miller
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 17
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 227
Karl Fulves Introduction on close-up magic
Related to 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 3
Lewis Ganson Meet David Berglas
1976 David Berglas Lecture 1
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Slydini Book by Slydini (written by Lewis Ganson)
comparing Ganson's "The Magic of Slydini" with "The Best of Slydini...and more"
Related to 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 8) 28
Unknown M Move
Related to 1976 The Dancing Cane 15
Unknown Around the Head
Related to 1976 The Dancing Cane 15
Lewis Ganson Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 1. color changing balloon
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 32
Lewis Ganson Produktions- und Verwandlungseffekte - 3. routine for color-changing balloons
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 33
Fred Robinson Focus on David Carré, Lewis Ganson, Frank Farrow
Feb. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 6) 371
Jean Faré Spectator Handles the Devano Devano Rising Card, spectator can hold deck
Inspired by 1977 Card Tricks, French Style 21
Lewis Ganson Introduction effect description, requirements,preparation, to hide the knots, set-up, performance
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 2
Lewis Ganson Stage One - The Pick-Up from a chair, hiding the knots
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 7
Lewis Ganson Stage Two - The Count
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 8
Lewis Ganson Stage Three - Tying the Silks
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 9
Lewis Ganson Stage Four - The Secret Untying
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 10
Lewis Ganson Stage Five - The Sympathetic Tying
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 12
Lewis Ganson Stage Six - The Sympathetic Untying rubber band
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 12
Lewis Ganson The Climax
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 13
Lewis Ganson Notes 1. The Reef or Square Knot
2. Rubber Bands
3. A Different Set-Up
1977 The Sympathetic Silks 14
Lewis Ganson The Floating and Dancing Walking Stick thanks to RINOD
1977 The Floating and Dancing Cane 3
Lewis Ganson The Stick Dances historic remarks
1977 The Floating and Dancing Cane 3
Lewis Ganson The Stick Floats
1977 The Floating and Dancing Cane 5
Lewis Ganson, Rinod The Dancing Walking Stick
  • The Basic Move
  • The Routine
  • Floating Between the Hands
  • The Stick Dances
  • The Walk Past
  • The High Swing
  • The M Move
  • The Twirl
  • Through the Arms
  • Around the Shoulders
  • The Climax
1977 The Floating and Dancing Cane 20
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1977 The Floating and Dancing Cane 27
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1977 Zombie — The Floating Ball 4
Lewis Ganson Supreme Moves
  • Requirements
  • Set-Up - The Get-Ready
  • The Ball Rises
  • The Ball Rises into View
  • The Ball Floats along the Arm
  • Around the Body
  • The Ball Suspends on the Cloth
  • The Ball 'Bounces' on the Cloth - A Routine
1977 Zombie — The Floating Ball 5
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1977 Zombie — The Floating Ball 35
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1977 Colombini's Cups and Balls 5
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1977 Colombini's Cups and Balls 26
Lewis Ganson Introduction with some background on Mark Weston
1977 Continuous Cigarette Production 5
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1977 Continuous Cigarette Production 14
Lewis Ganson Foreword
1977 Three Chinese Rings 3
Lewis Ganson Aldo Colombini's Linking Ring Moves intro
1977 Three Chinese Rings 15
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1977 Matching the Cards 4
Lewis Ganson Tribute to the Card Stars three or even four four-of-a-kinds show up
Inspired by 1977 Matching the Cards 22
Lewis Ganson Double Lift
1977 Matching the Cards 26
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1977 Matching the Cards 32
Lewis Ganson Appreciation
1978 The Crabtree Connection 3
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1978 Rings Supreme 5
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1978 Rings Supreme 23
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 3
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 35
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 4
Lewis Ganson Coin through Box and Hand
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 8
Lewis Ganson Coin through Card
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 9
Lewis Ganson Repeat Penetration through Card
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 10
Lewis Ganson, Bob Gill, Eddie Gibson, J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Magnetic Coins uses of magnetic coins with Okito box
1. coin through box
2. box load (Bob Gill)
3. handlings with box and a card (Bob Gill)
4. Eddie Gibson's Coin Unique gaff set for vanish sequence
5. other magnetic materials (Rink)
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 11
Lewis Ganson Two Times Ten coin penetration with coin box and cigarette pack, using magnetic shell set "Coin Unique" (Eddie Gibson)
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 13
Lewis Ganson Coin Vanish similar to sponge ball vanish
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 15
Lewis Ganson Additional Moves with the Okito Box chapter intro
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 30
Gus Davenport, Lewis Ganson Turnover Mover - After Gus Davenport
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 32
Lewis Ganson Variation on Kaplan's Righting Move
Inspired by 1978 A new look at the Okito Box 33
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 40
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 5
Lewis Ganson The Origins of Card Fans
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 5
Lewis Ganson Cards Suitable for Fanning
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 6
Lewis Ganson Preparation of the Cards
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 7
Lewis Ganson Arranging the Cards
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 7
Lewis Ganson Forming Fans
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 8
Lewis Ganson Standard Fans different versions
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 8
Lewis Ganson The Rosette
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 13
Lewis Ganson MAGICAL Standard Card Fans without visible thumb movement
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 14
Lewis Ganson To Close a Standard Fan one handed
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 16
Lewis Ganson Double Fan Separation
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 17
Lewis Ganson The Flash Change with a card fan deck
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 19
Lewis Ganson Fan, Steal and Production from full palm
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 20
Lewis Ganson Giant Fans
  • The First Fan
  • The Second Fan (different angle of the cards)
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 22
Lewis Ganson To Square the Pack
  • The Rip Off
  • Waterfall Shuffle
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 25
Lewis Ganson The Spring Fan pressure fan
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 27
Lewis Ganson Single Handed Fans
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 28
Lewis Ganson Magical Single Handed Fan without seeing a motion
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 29
Lewis Ganson Fan False Shuffle
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 29
Lewis Ganson The Routine
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 31
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1978 A New Look at Card Fans 32
Lewis Ganson Die Samba-Karte selection rises from deck under silk and floats upwards
1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 92
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 4
Lewis Ganson The Basic Moves with Werry's Fantastic Thimbles
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 5
Lewis Ganson The Lifting Move multiply one thimble into two
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 5
Lewis Ganson A Complete Vanish
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 6
Lewis Ganson A Simple Routine production and vanish of several thimbles
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 7
Lewis Ganson A Novel Opening "thimble set in mouth"
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 8
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 35
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 5
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 23
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Expert Manipulation of Playing Cards by Lewis Ganson 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume III 61
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Routined Manipulation by Lewis Ganson 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume III 159
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Routined Manipulation: Part II by Lewis Ganson 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume III 184
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 7
Lewis Ganson The Extra Ball Principle in Practice
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 8
Lewis Ganson The Climax foreign object as climax
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon False Transfer from One Hand to the Other
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 13
Lewis Ganson The Hand over Hand Move showing hands and balls while hiding extra ball
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 14
Lewis Ganson Solid Dust appearance of some small balls
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 15
Dai Vernon, Lewis Ganson Bells classic effect with silk as table and pop-up-move
Inspired by 1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 23
Lewis Ganson Coke Capers using Ravelle & Andree's "Coke Capers" props
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 29
Lewis Ganson Other Routines using other props for "Two in the hands..." routines
  • Cigarettes
  • Matches
  • Coins
  • Dice
  • Miniature Models
  • Toys
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 32
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 34
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Crabtree Connection by Roger Crabtree (written by Lewis Ganson) 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 35) 140
Eddie McGuire (reviewer) Eddie "Tex" McGuire Letters by Max Malini (written by Lewis Ganson)
excerpts from various letters on Max Malini and the Malini Book, complaints about Dai Vernon, see also p. 235
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 38) 149
Lewis Ganson (reviewer) What they said about "the other book" by Karrell Fox by Karrell Fox 1979 Another Book 239
David Britland (reviewer) The Crabtree Connection by Roger Crabtree (written by Lewis Ganson) Jan. 1979 The Talon (Issue 3) 24
Al Smith (reviewer) The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees by Walt Lees (written by Lewis Ganson) Jan. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1) 787
Walt Lees Editorial on Fred Robinson, the passing of Lewis Ganson
July 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7) 872
Lewis Ganson Introduction biographical sketch of Walt Lees
1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 3
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 27
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 5
Lewis Ganson, Charles Kettle Sleight of Hand Methods
  • The Basic Move
  • Bridging
  • The Overthrow
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 6
Lewis Ganson, Paul Curry, Cy Endfield, Audley Walsh Convincers
  • The Bent Corner
  • The Tacked Card (Paul Curry / Cy Endfield)
  • Paper Clip Climax (Audley Walsh)
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 15
Lewis Ganson Part Two - Routines Using Special Cards
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 20
Lewis Ganson Penny Wise message appears on card, thanks for the penny
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 27
Lewis Ganson The Queen Goes Home message appears on card, gone home to mother
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 29
Lewis Ganson Pimpernel Card clever gaffed card, all cards are the same as a climax
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 29
Lewis Ganson Three Card Fooler corner pocket
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 31
Lewis Ganson Chase the Ace two cards with false indices
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 34
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 39
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1980 Rovi Reveals 5
Lewis Ganson The Top Change
1980 Rovi Reveals 25
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1980 Rovi Reveals 44
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1980 The Hindu Thread Trick 4
Lewis Ganson Easy Gypsy Thread
1980 The Hindu Thread Trick 13
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1980 The Hindu Thread Trick 24
Lewis Ganson Der Geldschein und die Tuchröhre bill travels from under silk into bill tube
Also published here
  • The Gen, Apr. 1960
Oct. 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 3) 98
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Ganson Book by Lewis Ganson 1984 Epoptica (Issue 5) 264
Rudolf Braunmüller Magie a la Ken Brooke intro, following tricks translated from Lewis Ganson publications
Oct. 1987 Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 1) 24
Lewis Ganson Die Kerzenvermehrung multiplying candles apparatus, between fingers
  • Routine Nr. 1 (4 Kerzen)
  • Routine Nr. 2 (8 Kerzen)
  • Routine Nr. 3 (8 Kerzen)
Also published here Oct. 1987 Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 1) 60
Lewis Ganson All Four at Once four coins apparently poured into hand from glass
1991 Profile (Issue 1) 3
Arturo de Ascanio (reviewer) En Torno a un Libro Asombroso - "The Magic of Slydini" by Slydini (written by Lewis Ganson)
more comments than a review on "The Magic of Slydini"
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 132
Lewis Ganson Fingerhut-Manipulation on thimble manipulation
Also published here June 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 1) 6
Lewis Ganson Der brennende Zigarettenfang article on catching lighted cigarettes
Also published here Nov. 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 2) 46
Lewis Ganson Die Routine lit cigarette manipulation routine
Nov. 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 2) 52
Roger Crosthwaite The Diagonal Palm Shift "A Tribute to Lewis Ganson"
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 119
Lewis Ganson Palm-Replacement left hand to top of deck
Also published here 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 120
Roger Crosthwaite The Diagonal Palm Shift "A Tribute to Lewis Ganson"
Also published here Sep. 1994 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 2) 6
Lewis Ganson Palm-Replacement left hand to top of deck
Also published here Sep. 1994 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 2) 7
Edward Marlo (reviewer) Inner Secrets of Card Magic by Dai Vernon (written by Lewis Ganson)
commentary on every item
1995 Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1)) 6
Edward Marlo (reviewer) Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic by Dai Vernon (written by Lewis Ganson)
"Marlo's Personal Annotation", commentary on every item in the book
1995 Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 2)) 30
Lewis Ganson Die Anti-Schwerkraft Gläser longer article on Anti-Gravity Glasses, glasses cling to glass sheet
Also published here 1995 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 4&5) 173
Lewis Ganson, Hans E. Trixer, Jack Hill, Will Ayling, Chris Marvo, Les Hone, Hal Feben Anmerkungen tips for anti-gravity glasses
Also published here 1995 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 4&5) 179
Al Koran Hanky Panky Routine described by Lewis Ganson, borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
  • 1. Ein Bleistift durchdringt das Taschentuch
  • 2. Verbranntes und wieder hergestelltes Taschentuch
  • 3. Zerschnittenes und wiederhergestelltes Taschentuch (Jack Chanin)
  • 4. Fortwährende Münzenproduktion aus Tuch (Jack Chanin)
  • 5. Produktion einer Zigarette und eines Feuerzeugs
  • 6. Produktion eines Glases Wein (Jardine Ellis)
Also published here 1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 1) 27
Fred Kaps Münzen und Glas Routine described by Lewis Ganson
Also published here 1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3) 96
Nick Trost Trost on "Matching the Cards" Four jacks change to Aces, with blank deck ending
Inspired by
  • "Herbert Milton's Rendition of Matching the Cards" (Lewis Ganson, Matching the Cards, 1977)
Related to
  • "Correcting a Mistake" (Hatton & Plate, Magician's Tricks: How They Are Done, 1910)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 184
Ali Bongo Deolali-Würfel short two-dice routine with cup, they grow in the fist as climax, described by Lewis Ganson
Also published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 1) 6
Peter Burto, Lewis Ganson Papierstreifen-Restauration burned and restored paper strip
Also published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 2) 71
Lewis Ganson Brainwave per Telephon presentation in which performer's wife is called
Also published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 2) 76
Mary Kinson, Lewis Ganson Die Fächerkarte double-fan, outer layer ripped off except selection
Also published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 2) 77
Lewis Ganson Kartenpräparation für Manipulatoren preparing cards for stage manipulations
Also published here 1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2) 78
Lewis Ganson Die Chinesischen Ringe eight rings
  • Das Fall-Abzählen
  • Das Verketten der Ringe
  • Ich kann es - Sie nicht
  • Die lange Kette
  • Alle in einem
  • Das Fallenlassen der Ringe
  • Anmerkungen
Also published here 2000 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4&5) 182
Lewis Ganson, Percy Abbott Eierbeutel, Beuteleier egg bag routine, with egg on fan
Also published here 2000 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 1) 6
Steve Beam The Ripper two cards are lost and found using incomplete faro fan and Mary Kinson's "Fan-See Card"
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Hand-Picked Card Tricks 14
Lewis Ganson A Color Change in the Hands of a Spectator knife color change
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 44
Lewis Ganson A. Switching two dissimilar Knives
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 68
Lewis Ganson A Routine by Lewis Ganson color changing knife routine, with handkerchief
Related to 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 82
Steve Beam El Desgarrador two cards are lost and found using incomplete faro fan and Mary Kinson's "Fan-See Card"
Inspired byAlso published here 2014 El Cardquistador 10
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Dai Vernon Book of Magic by Dai Vernon (written by Lewis Ganson)Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1994
2017 Light and Heat 17
Steve Beam The Ripper two cards are lost and found using Mary Kinson's "Fan-See Card"
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 52 33