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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Magic Coffers tin boxes for switching (e.g. beans to coffee-berries)
1876 Modern Magic 333
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards three cards selected, which are then multiplied (e.g. a dozen aces of hearts), then all duplicates vanished
1889 Tricks with Cards 198
Unknown Substitute for the "Table" e.g. wooden box
1890 More Magic 6
Dr. G. St. L'homme masqué - Widmung poem about L'homme masqué
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 79
Noll Marcellin Das verschwindende Wasserglas vanishing glass in silk, disc in silk as well as a metal rod that can be stuck into tray so the empty silk can stand upright by itself
Variations Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 136
Unknown Changement verschiedenfarbiger Flüssigkeiten
  • I. Ausführung
different colored liquids remain separate in glass cylinder, then become clear
Related to Aug. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 8) 123
Dr. G. Runschke Zum Changement verschiedenfarbiger Flüssigkeiten chemical recipes for color-changing liquids
Related to Oct. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 10) 154
Michaelis Hermann, Robert Lenz, G. Restell Aus und mit dem Leserkreise
Related to Apr. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 63
Carl Willmann, T. Nelson Downs, Robert Lenz, Michaelis Hermann Aus und mit dem Leserkreise credit discussion of Downs coin sleights, back and front palming, with letter by Downs himself
Related to Mar. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3) 47
Clement de Lion Clement de Lion's Eskamotier-Volte left fingers flip top packet of deck book-wise over towards the right where they are palmed during body turn
Related to Sep. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 132
Guglielmo Bernardi Halbfertige Ideen vanish of several balls with paper bag
Related to Dec. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 190
Dr. G. Runschke Beitrag zum "magnetischen Zahlenkästchen" improvement, using a wand made from glass
Inspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 372
Jan. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 11
G. Restell Zur Eskamotier-Volte multiple cards
Related to Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 148
G. Restell Zum Schellenexperiment
Related to Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 155
G. Restell Der Zauberstab zum Münzenfang coin catching wand
Nov. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 168
G. Restell Zum Schellenexperiment
Related to Aug. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 123
G. Restell Zu den Zugvorrichtungen snap hook as universal attachment
Aug. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 124
Dr. G. Runschke Halbfertige Ideen idea for flower production in paper cone
Related to Mar. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 46
Dr. G. Runschke Zum verschwindenden Wasserglas vanishing glass in silk, two discs in silk as well as a connecting rod so the empty silk can stand upright by itself
Inspired by Feb. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 24
G. W. Hunter Watch It! (Another Method) watch travels around body, "one watch routine", thread and hook watch
Related to 1903 Later Magic 167
P. T. Selbit Watch It! watch travels around body, "one watch routine", hook watch
Related toAlso published here
  • "The Magician's Handbook" (Selbit, p. 58)
1903 Later Magic 165
G. Munsch Eine neue Handfesselung knotting method
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 155
William G. Edwards Named Card Rise mentioned without method
1909 The Art of Magic 211
Carl Anderson, William G. Edwards Tricks of the Trade compilation of tips on:
1. painting metal
2. glueing cloth
3. table tops
4. painting tables
5. table tops
6. "Anderson Inlaid Top"
7. silk handkerchief quality
8. sheet brass
9. soft & hard brass
10. velvet
11. brass tubing
12. "lighted candle from pocket"
13. candle oil
14. servante for glass of water
15. thread
16. wax
1909 The Art of Magic 289
William G. Edwards "Eggsample" card changes into egg
1909 The Art of Magic 304
William G. Edwards The Rope Tie Par Excellence
1909 The Art of Magic 341
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Silk Production from Empty Hands No. 2, four silks, colors named and corresponding silks produced
1920 Ten New Pocket Tricks 4
Theodore Annemann, Dr. Edward G. Ervin A New Apparatus for the Pellet Switch with a matchbox
1931 The Book Without A Name 38
G. Brownlow A Little-Known "Glimpse" top card of lower half
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 64
Tom Sellers The Paired Card card from odd-backed deck matches prediction in glass
Related to 1934 Card Tricks That Work 14
G. W. Hunter Hunter False Shuffle
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 61
Theodore Annemann The Question for the Month idea for card production from tambourine
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
James G. Thompson Jr. "Surprise!!" deck appears from tambourine, solution
Inspired by 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 10) 51
Theodore Annemann Greta Annemann's Eyes of the Unknown writing of three face down cards is revealed in darkness
Variations 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 8
James G. Thompson Jr. Penetrating Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief
Related to 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 12
James G. Thompson Jr. Impromptu Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 83
Edward Victor, G. W. Hunter The "Super" Sympathetic Silks silks hanging from a rod, using a chair and a table, silk fall on their own
1937 Magic of the Hands 46
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mephisto Sealed Billet Reading
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 26
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Match Box Monte rattle gimmick
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 36
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cut and Restored Turban
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 48
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Card Monte six red and one black card, long-short glued pairs, jumbo card
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 55
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Stretching Handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 64
Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Any Color" Silk silk of named color produced, body loading
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 49
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Silk Routine two silks appear in empty hand (yanked out on thread), vanish and reappear from collar, written up by Max Holden
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 62
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Phantom Tobacco Trick loose tobacco vanishes from one hand and appears in the other
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 40
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Diminutive Wine and Water chemical
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 57
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Needle Trick spectator examines mouth with flash light
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 58
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Subtle Penetration handling for wand or pencil through handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 42
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Find the Joker with three jumbo cards, long-short glued pairs
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 56
Glenn G. Gravatt Card Detectives spectator pockets two cards and performer divines them, basically a bold force
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 22
Glenn G. Gravatt Mental Vision four cards chosen and divined, pencil dot card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Table Levitation with gimmick and light table
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 32
Glenn G. Gravatt Twin Aces sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 108
Glenn G. Gravatt A Real Magical Vanish odd-backed card from deck into spectator's pocket (where other cards are), two-color double backer, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cut and Restored Lemon with lemon shell
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 80
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Untying Silk thread
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 78
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Egg and Lemon egg and lemon each in silk transpose
Also published here
  • "An Illusive Metamorphosis" (The Sphinx, June 1921)
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 76
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telling the Time on a Watch time on wrapped watch divined
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 53
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Table Knife Levitation clings to hand, with a gimmick
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 41
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Transformo billiard ball into handkerchief, balloon as billiard ball
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 52
Glenn G. Gravatt Cards and Slates chosen card appears between two slates, Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 260
Glenn G. Gravatt Coincidence Mene Tekel two cards chosen from different decks match, Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 260
Glenn G. Gravatt The Advantages of the Stripper Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 278
Glenn G. Gravatt Card and Envelope No. 2 card added from underneath envelope
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Comedy Slate Test humorous message appears on one of two slates
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 33
Arthur de Mello G-Men story trick with two blue and five red cards, thieves sheep
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 220
Theodore Annemann, Michael F. Zens Call Your Hand ten card set-up, see credit claim by Val Evans on page 259
Variations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 243
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telepathic Prediction named number appears in chosen color on paper stuck to piece of wood, optional repeat phase
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 34
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum P. and G. Cut and Restored Ribbon
1937 You'd be Surprised 63
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Needle Trick - Self-Contained Method
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 59
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ultra Dollar Bill and Cigarette Effect with method to make two bills with same serial number
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 19
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Lighted Cigarette Vanish in handkerchief, with vanisher gimmick attached to handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 17
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cigarette in Electric Light Bulb bulb lights in hand, vanished cigarette appears inside
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 18
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Sucker Production red brick produced from spectator's clothing
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 45
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Torn and Restored Tissue accidentally dropping pieces with are also restored
Related to
  • The Sphinx, September 1920
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 39
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Secret Whisper to make the spectator write up additional information on billet
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One-Hand Watch Production thin imitation watches from edge grip, see previous item
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 25
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Bill and Lemon Routine burnt in envelope, actual same bill found in lemon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 22
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Coins from Nowhere up to five coins produced singly, featuring an edge grip
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 24
Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Rolling" a Cigarette loose tobacco and paper change into cigarette
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 15
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Borrowed Cigarette through a Dinner Plate using two forks and glass tumblers in the construction
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 13
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Twelve Card Transposition twelve picture cards in one glass, twelve spot cards in other, one card exchanged, rest follows, written up by Max Holden
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 50
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Burned and Restored Handkerchief borrowed
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 54
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ringing a Ribbon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 51
Dr. Edward G. Ervin An Impromptu Production glass with water produced from wrapping paper
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 46
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Table Acquitment glass with water penetrates table under handkerchief cover, secret paper cup poses as glass
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 36
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Little Demon Silk Production with hollow gaff, one-handed or two-handed production of large silk
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 37
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Inverted Match Through Fist match turns over as it is pushed through fist
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 38
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Diabolical Die die changes orientation while under a cover
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 43
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Milk Transposition milk poured into borrowed hat, then glass with milk removed from it, it vanishes in container and is found back in hat
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 60
Dr. Edward G. Ervin New Version Want Ad Test ads cut out of newspaper and put in envelope, one chosen, content divined
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 28
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Repeating Vanishing Bill rolled-up bill vanishes, reappears, vanishes again, fake stuck to first finger for vanish
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 21
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cigarette Switch
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 20
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Variations 1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 31
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Inspired byAlso published here 1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Switch
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 30
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water celluloid fake is pushed up the sleeve under handkerchief cover
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 61
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cone Load
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, July 1921
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 79
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Another Paper Tearing Trick
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, September 1921
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 77
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Times - And Out kicker transformation for color changing silk routine
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 75
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Spooky Yarn yarn remains sustained in midair
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 74
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mighty Lak a Rose rose starts in hidden tube in vest
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 73
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Dissolving Cigarette dissolving cane type gaff
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 72
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Color Changing Silk
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 71
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Rising Card from Tumbler weighted thread gimmick
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 69
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Marvello Paper Tearing duplicate paper glued in corner of paper
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 67
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Restored Ribbon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 65
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water a la Okito with tray
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 63
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Glass of Water Vanish from Bamboo Rod handkerchief with disc, servante in pitcher
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 62
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Suggestions on using a hat as a prop in a performance
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 44
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Torn Cigarette Paper Idea idea to get extra piece, named number appears on restored paper
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 49
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cigar Fake construction of fake (shell) cigar
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 16
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Lighted Cigarette through Handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 12
G. W. Hunter To Retain the Whole Paock in a Certain Order: 1a. By means of the overhand shuffle
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 167
Unknown g. Running Cut
1938 Greater Magic 179
George G. Kaplan The "Impossible" Location clever
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 269
George G. Kaplan The Five Card Problem two cards, stacked deck
1938 Greater Magic 283
George G. Kaplan A Brain Teaser card chosen behind back is divined, stacked deck
1938 Greater Magic 285
George G. Kaplan Modern Long Distance Mind Reading card put from one half into the other is located, clocking
1938 Greater Magic 286
Glenn G. Gravatt A Curious Coincidence two selections from two decks are put in a glass and match, menetekel deck & normal deck
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 440
George G. Kaplan Cagliostro's Card. A Prediction 20$ are bet on the outcome, six duplicates, short card, double backer
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 486
G. W. Hunter Continuous Impromptu Production of Cigarettes
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 743
Glenn G. Gravatt The Cigarette Rising from a Package
1938 Greater Magic 745
William H. McCaffrey The Jumping Match or Toothpick
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 830
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Cut
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
James G. Thompson Jr. Who Killed Mr. X? written name is divined with story presentation
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 291
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A New Torn Cigarette Paper Wrinkle
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 309
Dr. Edward G. Ervin An Invisible Card Shiner painting lacquer nail polish on hand
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 309
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Paper Cup and Silk Routine water vanishes, reappears in cup, silks appear from cup
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 309
James G. Thompson Jr. Mephisto Thot medium divines things written on papers
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 313
James G. Thompson Jr. Gabbatha
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 50) 347
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dr. Ervin's Psychic Cigarette cigarette rolls towards performer on table
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dr. Ervins Straw Trick straw is cut into pieces, one piece is stretched to a full size straw again
Related to 1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 4) 1
Franklin M. Chapman More Odds & Ends on credits, the Cigarette from Nowhere, Oriental Papers, Ervin's Straw Trick
Related to 1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11) 1
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Magnetized Plate cigarette moves on plate
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 1) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Here's How shot glass vanishes and reappears under handkerchief
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5) 4
James G. Thompson Jr. Financial Nightmare bill transposition with story presentation
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 405
James G. Thompson Jr. Court of Intrigue verbal puzzle
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 58) 419
James G. Thompson Jr. Court of Intrigue verbal puzzlepu
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 424
James G. Thompson Jr. Red and Blue Futurama free selection in predicted on odd-backed card and changes back color
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 437
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Otto Waldmann An Improved Fake Hat e.g. for production
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 68) 470
Dr. L. Rothbart Thought Transmission flash light code
Related to 1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11) 2
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Coin Load holder for Miser's Dream, with hat and slate
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11) 3
Dr. Edward G. Ervin In Reverse! cig papers change color
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 12) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Bombay Propaganda inverted match thru fist with cigarette
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 9) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Number Thot number "randomly" calculated divined, interesting principle
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 515
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement
Related toAlso published here 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 519
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Adhesive Tape Tie
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 526
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Clayton Rawson Sixth Finger Card Rise
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 511
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Sixth Finger
Inspired by 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 539
James G. Thompson Jr. The Passing of Sherlock Holmes medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card)
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 621
Paul Rosini A Futile Lesson in Magic spelling lesson with thirteen cards, see page 650 for missing set-up
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 631
G. W. Hunter Backhanded reprinted from The Magic Wand, card sticks to back of hand, key card location
Also published here 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 110) 660
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deck
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Magician's Cone production of various stuff from paper cone
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 120) 705
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Tips on thin coins, matches and gamblers
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 4
Sid Lorraine Cigars continuous cigar production
Inspired by 1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 10) 1
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Nine from Three three coins from pocket travel to three coins in other hand, stack to hide coins
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 9) 4
H. G. Cleveland The Triple Deal improved 21 card trick
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 748
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness thorough discussion of his and Julia Thompson's Two-Person Code Act, involving flash light for coding, ESP coding, see also p. 348 of Pallbearers Review for credit claim
Related to 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 135) 769
Bob Hummer The Four G Men card is divined, name of cards printed on four cards, with newspaper black art
Also published here 1941 Six More Hummers 3
G. W. Hunter The G.W. Hunter Shuffle
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 254
G. W. Hunter The Magical Bow Knot
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 374
James G. Thompson Jr. Embers billet in envelope burnt and divined
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Silver Arrow
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 38
George Armstrong The G.A. Card Changing Tray
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 13) 51
James G. Thompson Jr. Blackout Magic writing of three face down cards is revealed in darkness
Inspired by 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 61
James G. Thompson Jr. Builder-Upper revelation of a writing, luminous paint
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 62
James G. Thompson Jr., Bruce Elliott The Coin Dowser coin is found with a dowsing rod in the dark
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 63
James G. Thompson Jr., Charles Nyquist Daub securing it and what to use
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 24) 101
Franklin V. Taylor Peek Deck
Related toVariations 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 103
William G. Edwards Edwards' Magnetic Wand other things stick to wand
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 63
George G. Kaplan, Audley Walsh, Al Baker A Clever Card Discovery mathematical, based on Telephone Mystery
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 208
James G. Thompson Jr. Than Which No Whicher one of the kings is chosen, cards dealt and performer says stop when the king is reached
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 107
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Sefalaljia III ring tied on string, without cover
Related toVariations 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 108
James G. Thompson Jr. Mystery on the Half Shell coin production, vanish and penetration of the pocket
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
James G. Thompson Jr. Digit-Telepathy medium reveals card
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
James G. Thompson Jr. Coin Betcha
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 118
James G. Thompson Jr. T.T.T.
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
Unknown Improved "The Eyes Have It"
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Pointer card is secretly signed on one side of the face, put back and spread so the signature is not seen, card is found
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 133
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Key Card Placement
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 133
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Hen Fetch, John Scarne, James G. Thompson Jr. Orson Welles, Dunninger and Tom Osborne
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 138
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on using adult methods when learning magic, John Scarne, James G. Thompson, Annemann, Miss Vivian St. John, Paul Curry and Russel Swann
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 154
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on why this issue is called G.I. Stuff, the solution to Dr. Lyons match puzzle from page167, Bob Gysel and Annemann's bullet catching
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 171
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Popper Upper match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates it twice, match vanishes in the end
Related toVariations 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 176
James G. Thompson Jr. "Peek-Deck" Pappy Taylor's Peek Deck, as a code
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 188
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on L. Vosburgh Lyons, a demonstration where a doc is beheaded, an improvement to Taylor's Peek Deck by James G. Thompson Jr., Fred Mosteller and his spelling trick ("Bravo!")
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 199
James G. Thompson Jr. Duo-Finale three spectators think of something, write it down and seal their thought in an envelope, performer divines all three
1943 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 51) 208
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Worth Knowing An Invisible Card Shiner, painting lacquer nail polish on hand
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 16
Unknown Ring, Rope And Pin borrowed ring penetrates rope
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 81
G. W. Hunter Puzzle Knot knot without letting go of the ends
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 101
George G. Kaplan 3-2-1 divination of a total of three rolled dice
June 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 55
George G. Kaplan Numerology??? two decks, three cards are counted to in both decks and they match
May 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 49
James G. Thompson Jr. The Phoenix Routine - Accent on Extemporaneous Variety no cards program with tricks from Phoenix
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 56) 228
James G. Thompson Jr. Life Liberty Or - trick performing for friends over phone
Related toAlso published here 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 57) 234
James G. Thompson Jr. One Way to One-Way using slop shuffle for orientating a borrowed deck which has a one-way feature
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 244
James G. Thompson Jr. Fantasy in Red and Black slop shuffle red black separation, card location, lead in for a red black riffle shuffle set-up
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 245
James G. Thompson Jr. Yoo Hoo, Dear! several cards are remembered by putting a knife somewhere in the deck
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 245
James G. Thompson Jr. Double or Nothing coin held with clothespin is put in a handkerchief and vanishes
Variations 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 67) 272
Bruce Elliott The Back Room response to John Snyder jr. letter, on Walter Gibson, the Annemann parade in the Linking Ring, James G. Thompson Jr., Richard Himber, Dariel Fitzkee and Harry Blackstone
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 67) 275
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Richard Himber, a strange bar bet by Mystic Craig, idea by Paul Morris for Thompson's Double or Nothing, Puzzle
Inspired by 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 68) 279
Floyd G. Thayer Matchless steel ball through filled match box, angles
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 71) 288
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on DeLand, J. G. Thompson, Bill Larsen, Orville Meyer, Jack Vosburgh, Scarne and Walsh
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 71) 291
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on George G. Kaplan
Dec. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 90
George G. Kaplan A Winning Wager five cards shuffled in placed on a stand, selected one is predicted on a slate with houlette and duplicates
Variations Oct. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 5) 73
George G. Kaplan Coin Extraction Perfected two coins wrapped in handkerchief, chosen one penetrates fabric
Mar. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 10) 43
G. E. Bunnell Rodeo Magic two routines with for rodeo, magic funnel and laundry bag escape with horse, flag production
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 29
George G. Kaplan Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deck
Related toVariations 1945 My Best 94
Franklin V. Taylor, Warner Perry, James G. Thompson Jr., R. C. Buff Peek Deck with several ideas and handlings
1945 My Best 111
James G. Thompson Jr. Out of These Hands
1945 My Best 115
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Impromptu Bill Reading
1945 My Best 163
James G. Thompson Jr. Double or Nothing Coin disappears with the help of a spring clothes-pin and a handkerchief
1945 My Best 195
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness with flashlight bulb attached to the performer's rear
Related to 1945 My Best 265
James G. Thompson Jr. Biographical Sketches of Contributors
  • Theo. Annemann
  • Charles Arbuthnot
  • George E. Arrowsmith
  • Roger Barkann
  • Sylvan Barnet
  • Joseph L. Barnett
  • Raymond L. Beebe
  • Eugene Bernstein
  • J. B. Bobo
  • John N. Booth
  • Tom Bowyer
  • Vynn Boyar
  • Joan Brandon
  • Fred Braue
  • John Braun
  • Lu Brent
  • R. C. Buff
  • Clyde F. Cairy
  • Loring Campbell
  • Jack Chanin
  • Frank Chapman
  • Forest V. Chesbro
  • Milbourne Christopher
  • Eddie Clever
  • Stanley Collins
  • Mystic Craig
  • Thomas J. Crawford
  • John J. Crimmins, JR.
  • Paul J. Curry
  • Del Monte
  • Harry Dobrin
  • Ronald B. Edwards
  • Bruce Elliot
  • Professor El-Tab
  • Dr. E. G. Ervin
  • Dr. Henry Ridgely Evans
  • Val Evans
  • "Hen" Fetsch
  • Thomas B. Fitzgerald
  • Dariel Fitzkee
  • Sid Fleischman
  • Joseph Harman Fries
  • Martin Gardner
  • Teral Garrett
  • Walter B. Gibson
  • Arnold L. Grubin
  • Nelson C. Hahne
  • Hathaway
  • Royal V. Heath
  • Charles H. Hopkins
  • Jean Hugard
  • Mark Jacobs
  • R. M. Jamison
  • F. H. Jeudevine
  • Maurice Kains
  • George G. Kaplan
  • George Karger
  • Joseph A. Karson
  • Wilbur Kattner
  • Gerald Lynton Kaufman
  • Howard B. Kayton, M.D.
  • The Great Kolar
  • Gerald Kosky
  • Abril Lamarque
  • William W. Larsen
  • Sid Lorraine
  • Art Lyle
  • L. Vosburgh Lyons
  • Richard F. Madden
  • Greer Marechal, JR.
  • George McAthy
  • William H. McCaffrey
  • Jack McMillen
  • Harry Mendoza
  • Orville Meyer
  • John W. Mifflin
  • Chester Morris
  • Paul Morris
  • Frederick Mosteller
  • Robert A. Nelson
  • C. A. George Newmann
  • Grady S. Nicholson
  • Dr. Cecil E. Nixon
  • Charles Walter Nyquist
  • Dell O'Dell
  • Tom Osborne
  • George Harrison Pittman
  • Julien J. Proskauer
  • Clayton Rawson
  • Ralph W. Read
  • Dolf Rudin
  • Herb Rungie
  • Ned Rutledge
  • James J. Sanders
  • Lucille Pierce Saxon
  • Sigmar - The Magician
  • Jerry Sorensen
  • Willard S. Smith
  • George Starke
  • Dr. Raymond V. Stone, SR. (RAMO)
  • Harlan Tarbell
  • DR. Franklin Taylor
  • J. G. Thompson, JR.
  • Jack F. Trebel
  • M. Van Reese
  • Jack Vosburgh
  • Audley Valentine Walsh
  • Peter Warlock
  • Herman L. Weber
  • Bob Weill
  • William H. Wilson
  • Tommy Windsor
  • Howard H. Wise
  • Ed. Wolff
  • Michael F. Zens
1945 My Best 347
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Also published here 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 28
Dr. William T. Palchinas, George G. Kaplan A Sensational Prediction five cards shuffled in houlette and placed on a stand each, four removed, last one is predicted
Inspired by 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 50
Franklin V. Taylor Taylor's Cups and Balls three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cup
VariationsAlso published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 75) 304
James G. Thompson Jr. The Phoenix Routine #2 - Accent on Mediumistic Ease program with tricks from Phoenix
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 85) 344
James G. Thompson Jr. The Phoenix Routine #3 program with tricks from Phoenix
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 91) 368
Edward Marlo One-Way Sorting with Slop Shuffle
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 367
George G. Kaplan Cut and Restored Rope "Tying the Knot after Cutting the Loop"
Related to Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 149
Leon Maguire, Mihlon Clayton The Cut and Restored Rope Trick handling of classic method
Inspired byRelated to Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 140
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related to Feb. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 99
George G. Kaplan One in Five spectator adds four card to selection, performer divines it
Jan. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 8) 94
Unknown Back to Front Hand Card Vanish e.g. for last card in cards up the sleeve
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 185
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley's Reverse from bottom to center, while riffle shuffling
VariationsAlso published here 1946 Card Control 39
R. G. Kraus Tic Tac Toe - A Super Mental Stunt preventing spectator to win game, without looking
1946 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 27
Edward G. Love The Waterfall Shuffle
1946 Card Fantasies 42
Edward G. Love The Triple Cut
Also published here 1946 Card Fantasies 38
Edward G. Love The Double Cut
Also published here 1946 Card Fantasies 40
Edward G. Love Bread and Cheese Cut three packets
Also published here 1946 Card Fantasies 34
James G. Thompson Jr. Homing Eagle marked half dollar and english penny change places, with handkerchief
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 101) 407
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson's Discontented Card
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 105) 422
Edward G. Love, Sidney Smith Flash Fan back design of fan transforms
1946 Card Fantasies 30
Jean Hugard (reviewer) To Whom it May Concern by James G. Thompson Jr.
commentary on material taken and republished without consent
Jan. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 190
Edward G. Love The Weave Shuffle more or less faro shuffle
1946 Card Fantasies 45
Edward G. Love Turnover Cut
Also published here 1946 Card Fantasies 36
Edward G. Love Cuts
1946 Card Fantasies 32
Edward G. Love A Complete Routine card flourish routine
1946 Card Fantasies 48
Paul Fleming (reviewer) My Best by James G. Thompson Jr. 1946 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume II 115
Edward G. Love Switching a Colour Fan Pack with rising deck from case
Related to 1946 Card Fantasies 46
Edward G. Love Colour Fans fanning cards
1946 Card Fantasies 29
Edward G. Love The Split Fan double fan, split in two
1946 Card Fantasies 25
Edward G. Love The Giant Fan
1946 Card Fantasies 23
Edward G. Love The Blank Fank reverse fan, one-handed
1946 Card Fantasies 18
Edward G. Love Closing the Pack closing fan one-handed
1946 Card Fantasies 16
Edward G. Love The Two-Handed Fan
1946 Card Fantasies 12
Edward G. Love Practice
1946 Card Fantasies 11
Edward G. Love The Set-Up
1946 Card Fantasies 10
Edward G. Love How to Treat the Cards
1946 Card Fantasies 9
Edward G. Love Cards to Use "At all time bridge size cards should be used, especially for making the cuts."
1946 Card Fantasies 9
Edward G. Love Care of the Hands
1946 Card Fantasies 9
Edward G. Love Preface
1946 Card Fantasies 7
Edward G. Love Springing the Pack from hand to hand
1946 Card Fantasies 40
Edward G. Love The Continuous Cut
Also published here 1946 Card Fantasies 40
Edward G. Love The Multiple Cut
Also published here 1946 Card Fantasies 37
Edward G. Love Sandwich Cut
Also published here 1946 Card Fantasies 37
Edward G. Love The Single Cut charlier type
1946 Card Fantasies 33
J. B. Bobo, James G. Thompson Jr. Silver and Copper
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
1947 Watch This One! 108
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Silent Mora, Joe Karson, The Great Virgil, Sid Lorraine, Walter Floyd, Bill Grasham, Arnold Grubin, Jamison, J. G. Thompson, L. Vosburgh Lyons
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 117) 472
James G. Thompson Jr. Hoiman the Spirick comedy presentation for spirit buzzer, spirit bell, rapping hand etc.
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 119) 479
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Phoenix Prize Contest, James G. Thompson Jr, Jay Marshall
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 548
Unknown A Poker Player's Picnic no-touch, little bit of dealing involved
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 16
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Fan Cut method to bring corner short to the top
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 9
George G. Kaplan Locating the Corner-Short, and the Delayed-Action Control using the corner-short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 6
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Control of a Glimpsed Card by Means of the Corner-Short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 12
George G. Kaplan Retaining Control of several Glimpsed Cards by Means of the Corner-Short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 14
George G. Kaplan Controlling Three Selected Cards by Means of the Corner-Short Hindu Shuffle handling
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 16
George G. Kaplan To bring a Prearranged Packet above a Chosen Card by Means of the Corner-Short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 18
George G. Kaplan Obtaining a Desired Packet Instantly by Means of the Corner-Short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 19
George G. Kaplan Using the Corner-Short to Retain a Prearranged Deck in Order using corner-short as divider
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 19
George G. Kaplan The Secret Gadget using nail-clip to short corners
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 5
George G. Kaplan Advantages of the Corner-Short Procedure general comments on the use of corner shorts
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 5
George G. Kaplan Avoiding Contrasts how to address the problem of white edges after cutting corners short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 8
George G. Kaplan Impromptu Marking of Cards rubbing thumb-nail on pencil
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 37
George G. Kaplan Out-of-the-Room Selection using the corner-short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 42
George G. Kaplan Will-o'-the-Wisp Routine sympathetic cards through newspaper with one cover only
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 56
George G. Kaplan New Card Affinity using distant key card to count to spectator's card
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 65
George G. Kaplan Revello Card Circle thirteen cards and a lot of counting
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 67
George G. Kaplan The "Stop!" Fan Discovery fan force
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 69
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related toVariations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 72
George G. Kaplan A Lesson in Misdirection "self-worker"
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 74
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon The Royal Assembly ace, king, queen and jack of each suit separate into piles of their own kind
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 94
George G. Kaplan The Captain Kidd Card (First Version) using a distant key card and a "natural"
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 101
George G. Kaplan The Captain Kidd Card (Second Version) impromptu version
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 103
Unknown The Lie Detector
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 110
George G. Kaplan Giant Trio-Flight three selected jumbo cards across with envelopes
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 113
George G. Kaplan Card-Stabbing three cards are stabbed from a gaffed tallyho deck
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 119
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Rising Cards several cards rise from a houlette
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 124
George G. Kaplan The Card in the Balloon torn and restored card in balloon
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 128
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Torn and Restored Card restored card is strung on a ribbon in an envelope
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 137
George G. Kaplan The Calcutta Mystery (First Version) two card prediction written with different colored pencils, one ahead
Inspired by
  • "The Bombay Mystery" (George Kaplan, marketed)
Variations
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 148
George G. Kaplan The Calcutta Mystery (Second Version) without the colored pencils, but with spectators initials, one ahead
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 152
George G. Kaplan Do As I Do top card as key card
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 155
George G. Kaplan The Yogi´s Secret putting flesh-colored daub on spectators forehead for an out of the room selection
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 163
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon The New Brain-Wave Deck ordinary deck, using hindu force
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 165
Unknown Crystal Clairvoyance featuring a napkin force
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 179
George G. Kaplan Mind-Figures using a convex mirror
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 214
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Coin Switch
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 236
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Okito-Box Presentation pushing a coin through a tiny hole in the lid through the box and a card into glass
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 237
George G. Kaplan The Brema Tube and Bill loading the tube while showing it
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 263
George G. Kaplan The Trap-Door `Kerchief device for switching objects
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 268
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon, Al Baker The Game of "Thirty-One" Played with a Dice
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 275
George G. Kaplan, Emil Jarrow The Lemon Trick two bills with similar numbers
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 292
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Nest of Boxes Routine for closeup
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 319
George G. Kaplan Natural Card using numerical value on card to count to selection that fits by chance, see also page 101
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 49
Syl Reilly The G. Man Card Trick card located in packet and clock layout with tactile key card
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 9
Gerald Kosky Matchaskill miraskill with matches
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 145) 581
James G. Thompson Jr. Pocket Seance blank cards, name is divined and message appears
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 150) 601
James G. Thompson Jr. XX one of four cards is selected and packet wrapped with a rubber band, medium divines card
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 610
Roy Benson It's Magic Benson bowl routine
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 156) 627
James G. Thompson Jr. Specious Specie lengthy coin transposition routine, then multiple coin production and vanish, with handkerchief
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 157) 630
James G. Thompson Jr. Pip Pip cutting at a thick card, pips
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 647
George G. Kaplan Righting Move
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 240
Harry G. Franke Rise!! ball with a hole rises and sinks on a straw
Also published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 173) 693
G. Klingman Floating Golf Ball
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37