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Eduard W. Lufa Ben-Ali-Bey
Related to June 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 81
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Alex Weyer, Dr. Saram R. Ellison, German imposter in Russia, Harry Houdini, Fr. Mulack, Ben-Ali-Bey, Mr. Lorenz und Mss. Kennedy, Clement Lion
June 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 94
Eduard W. Lufa Ben-Ali-Bey
Related to July 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 7) 97
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Dr. Saram R. Ellison, Franz Martinka, Fr. Mulack, Ben-Ali-Bey, Mr. Robertini
Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 159
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Ben-Ali-Bey, St. Roman, Wallini, Carl Hertz, Clement de Lion, Adelaide Hermann
Nov. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 175
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Dr. A. M. Wilson, Robert Lenz, Ben-Ali-Bey, Direktor Mellini, Le petit Nelusce, L. Fritz, Hofzauberkünstler Bellachini
Jan. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 15
Prof. Carlo Arminio Aus und mit dem Leserkreis on Ben-Ali-Bey
Sep. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 9) 143
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes death of Hartz, Henry French, Sreigotto, Ima Serintam, Clement de Lion, Ben-Ali-Bey, Hofzauberkünstler Bellachini
Jan. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1) 15
Sidi-Ali Papierfaltekunst 2. Die Palme (paper tree)
3. Die Himmelsleiter (ladder version of paper tree)
Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 43
Peter Warlock Pagan Papers different colored tissue papers are rolled up inside each other and put in glasses, inner paper travels to other glass
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 62) 439
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's "Double Cross" eight paper pieces, four with X on them are burnt, X now on other pieces
VariationsAlso published here 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 53
Unknown Ben Ali´s Rope using extra loop
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 286
Ali Ali's Eyeful gags and puns with a fake eyeball
1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 31
Ali Bongo Deolali Dice short two-dice routine with cup, they grow in the fist as climax
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 74
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo's Addition magical needle threading combined with Hindu Thread
Also published here 1956 Unconventional Magic 58
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo's Zusatz zum "Gypsy-Thread" magical needle threading combined with Hindu Thread
Also published here 1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 6) 877
Ali Bongo Magazine Test prediction, with riffle page force
1960 Magic of the Mind 31
Unknown All About Ali "This series originally appeared in Goodliffe's 'Abra'."
1966 The Bongo Book 2
Ali Bongo Doves A La Carte cards on tray turn into card castle, which can be opened and doves appear
1966 The Bongo Book 5
Ali Bongo Snowstorm in Pongolia three pieces of paper pushed into a tube, performer mimes to cut them with scissors and confetti come out
Related to 1966 The Bongo Book 8
Ali Bongo Out of the Picture framed picture of vase of flowers, flowers disappear, then spring flowers appear
1966 The Bongo Book 10
Ali Bongo Witch Switch hat (paper cone) changes color under handkerchief, sucker ending
Related to 1966 The Bongo Book 12
Ali Bongo The Tearable Ogre newspaper torn as face of ogre
Related to 1966 The Bongo Book 15
Ali Bongo Penetration Minus big metal disc in envelope is penetrated with object, then vanishes entirely
1966 The Bongo Book 18
Ali Bongo The Lady's Not for Burning eight paper pieces, four are burnt, letters appear on other pieces to form a name
Inspired byRelated to 1966 The Bongo Book 21
Ali Bongo Bongo's Blooming Bush bush is covered briefly and blossoms appear
Related toVariations 1966 The Bongo Book 24
Ali Bongo The Printer's Nightmare water put in magazine, water comes out black and magazine is blank
1966 The Bongo Book 28
Ali Bongo Fruit Salad two in the hand with miniature fruits, can of fruit salad as climax
1966 The Bongo Book 31
Ali Bongo The Balancing Yogi sucker trick with a small doll, spectator cannot balance it
1966 The Bongo Book 34
Ali Bongo One Rope Only rope is threaded through hole in big wooden board, rope penetrates assistant
1966 The Bongo Book 36
Ali Bongo The Baffling Bangle bracelet appears knotted to a rod, under handkerchief
1966 The Bongo Book 40
Ali Bongo Jail Break cards with pictures of a prisoner, prisoner vanishes and appears on other card
1966 The Bongo Book 43
Ali Bongo Symbols in the Sand sand in box, spectator draws a letter and shows it around, then letter is erased by shaking the box, medium divines letter
Inspired by
  • Ron Baillie's "The Finger of Fate" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol. 5, No. 6, 1951.
1966 The Bongo Book 46
Ali Bongo Bouquets and Bangers glove is tossed in the air and changes into flowers, other glove changes into sausages
1966 The Bongo Book 49
Ali Bongo The Houdini Pin pin vanishes from corked tube and appears in small box
Related to 1966 The Bongo Book 52
Ali Bongo Now Is the Hour large clock in envelope, hand changes to chosen hour
1966 The Bongo Book 55
Ali Bongo Blooming Assistant cup is filled with milk and placed on spectator's head, milk changes into flowers
1966 The Bongo Book 57
Ali Bongo Second Thoughts more ideas on the items in the booklet
Related to 1966 The Bongo Book 60
Ali Bongo Pongolian Production Box
1966 The Bongo Book 62
Karl Fulves Babel Gary Moore hour, Harrison Beale, sleight-heavy card tricks, Ali Bongo lecture, Mexican Joe Crimp
Jan. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 74
Jay Marshall, Karrell Fox, Duke Stern, Ali Bongo, "Senator" Clark Crandall An ABC of Magicomedy Bits various comedy bits
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 17
Ali Bongo Tisch Kebob three balls from tissue paper vanish and appear on dagger held by spectator, with tube
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 48
Unknown Our Album with pictures of Bruce Armstrong, Scalzo & Co., Bob Brown, Ted Serios, Randi, Charlie Miller, Clifford Guest, Dell O'Dell, Helena & Arthur Buckley, Elmar Jones, Mr. Gustafson, Ali Bongo, Kio
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 102
Ali Bongo Bongo Hat Expanding newspaper hat
1968 Newspaper Magic 103
Karl Fulves Babel Dai Vernon, Skinner on Tonight Show, Houdini, George Daily, Doug Henning's "The Magic Show", lengthening fingers in candle by Ali Kasim Dheen (anecdote from Sphinx)
May 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 732
Ali Bongo Sterling Embryo two different-colored tissue papers and borrowed bill are rolled up and put on upside-down glasses, bill vanishes, white paper burns, in red paper is white paper and inside bill
Inspired by
  • "Embryo" (Pentagram)
Related toAlso published here
  • New Pentagram, Dec. 1972
Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 28
Fred Robinson Focus on Fred Kaps, Ricky Jay, Richiardi Junior, John Fisher, Ali Bongo, Ken Brooke, Jack Avis, Paul Stone, Nick Bolton
Nov. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 3) 330
Ali Bongo Mit besonderem Gerät - (d) card balloon with balloon attached to top of bottle
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 20
Ali Bongo Mentaleffekte - 3. six different-colored balloons, performer has paper bag over his head, spectator bursts balloons one by one and performer names correct colors
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 31
Obie O'Brien USA Happenings on Lou Tannen, Frank Garcia, Harry Lorayne, Bill Wisch, Barry Levy, Ali Bongo, Howard Flint, Paul Gertner, Al Goshman, Bob Little, Peter Kersten, Phil Goldstein
Aug. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 608
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Switzerland, Fugi Fuchs, David Nixon, Paul Daniels, John Fisher, Ali Bongo, Charles and Regina Reynolds, Siegfried & Roy
May 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 5) 684
Fred Robinson Oasis on FISM Brusssels, Ray Grismer, Larry Jennings, Howard Schwarzman, Obie O'Brien, Gordon Bruce, Frank Farrow, Bob Read, Paul Daniels, Tommy Wonder, John Fisher, Ali Bongo, Roy Walton
July 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7) 703
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Scotty York, Ali Bongo
July 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7) 709
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Mitch Devano, Rex Cooper, Ali Glennon
Dec. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 966
Ali Bongo, David Nixon Ali Bongo's Experience
  • The Thread or Cotton
  • Shows for Children
  • The Needle Threading Addition
  • Jewelled Scabbard Gag
  • Humorous Gypsy Thread
  • Disposal of the Pieces
  • Breaking the Thread
  • Displaying the Pieces
  • David Nixon's Idea
  • The Bongo Gypsy Thread Suit
  • A Note on the Preparation
  • Chadwick's Mending Cotton versus Tacking Thread
  • Repeating Impromptu
  • Dany Ray
1980 The Hindu Thread Trick 15
Ken De Courcy First Guest: Ali (The Thief of Bad-Gags) short intro
1980 After Dinner Technique 46
Ali Routine for the Six Card Repeat after every phase a mug of beer is emptied by performer
1980 After Dinner Technique 47
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson Fun & Frolics in Great Yarmouth IBM convention in Great Yarmouth, Da Silva Puppet Theatre, Shaun McCree, Crisco, John Cornelius, Ali Bongo, Peter Warlock, Jack Mayes, Terry Herbert, Mike Gancia, Walt Lees, Mark Leveridge, Eddie Dawes, John Palfreyman, Peter Lane, John Salisse, Peter Kersten, Josephine, Joe Nex, Chu Chin Fu, Jan Madd & Chantal, Johnny Thompson, Jeffrey Atkins, Joe Marvel, Pierre Brahma, Jacqueline, Eddy & Company, Harry Nicholls, Frans Biemans, Tommy Wonder, Hans Van Senus, Bob Little, Roger Crosthwaite
1981 Babel (Issue 2) 16
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson News in Brief on the passing of Kuda Bux, Mohammed Ali, Wally Boyce, Harry Lorayne, David Bamber, Larry Kettlehake
1981 Babel (Issue 2) 30
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Frances Marshall's "You Don^t Have To Be Crazy", IBM Convention, Mark Raffles, Ali Bongo, Trevor Lewis
Sep. 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1154
Ali Bongo Pongolian Handcuffs wrists are tied with a rope, rope in 30cm tube to separate hands
1983 1983 1
Ali Bongo Flutter-Bugs how to build flutter-bugs from rubber bands and plastic, gag
1983 1983 2
Ali Bongo Vanishing Cane Tip knob alternative
1983 1983 2
Ali Bongo Voodoo Card deck in bag, selected card is pierced with pencil and burnt with a candle, same card in other deck has same stigmata
Also published here 1983 1983 3
Ali Bongo Force Wheel wheel to force a number, with folded pieces of paper, for banknight etc.
1983 1983 4
Ali Bongo Bill in Pumpkin... or Can of Beans or Block of Ice... or Almost Anything! cryptic description, bill is burnt and appears somewhere else
1983 1983 5
Ali Bongo Photo Phorce forcing a photo from a photo album
1983 1983 6
Ali Bongo Instant Art empty frame is wrapped in newspaper, picture appears
Related to 1983 1983 7
Ali Bongo Houdini Coin coin in tube penetrates two nails
1983 1983 8
Ali Bongo Ribbon Fountain Finale from hat, with flowers at the end of ribbon
1983 1983 9
Ali Bongo Simple Silk Cut handkerchief in folded paper
1983 1983 10
Ali Bongo Revolving Card Fan / Revolving Anything cards, bill, pack of cigarettes revolve on palm-up hands
1983 1983 11
Ali Bongo Ring on Rope in paper bag, extra ring
1983 1983 12
Ron Wilson Ali Bey Story
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 28
Ron Wilson Muhammed Ali Story
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 34
Karl Fulves The Greatest Muhammed Ali doing magic tricks, with newspaper clipping
Related to 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 49) 216
Ian Keable-Elliott Editorial Russ Abbot, Ali Bongo, Guillotine trick
Jan. 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 5) 2
Ian Keable-Elliott Ali Bongo and Television Magic
July 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 11) 9
Ali Bongo Einleitung
1991 Ali Bongo 2
Ali Bongo Bongo's Ball- und Würfeltrick dice in a bag changes place with a ball behind cardboard
1991 Ali Bongo 3
Ali Bongo Streichholzschachtel-Kümmelblättchen monte with matchboxes and a coin
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 6
Ali Bongo Bongo-Bingo-Box box with numbered balls, forcing numbers
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 8
Ali Bongo Forcieren mit einem Tuch forcing with a devil's handkerchief
1991 Ali Bongo 10
Ali Bongo Forcieren eines Farb-Chips chips on strings in a bag, to force a color
1991 Ali Bongo 12
Ali Bongo Tafel mit zwei Botschaften slate wrapped in handkerchief, writings appear on both sides, similar to Instant Art
Related to 1991 Ali Bongo 14
Ali Bongo Knetgummizerschneiden magically cutting modeling clay into three pieces
1991 Ali Bongo 16
Ali Bongo Die farbenwechselnde Rose color changing rose, with tube
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 18
Ali Bongo Bongo-Blüten-Busch blossoms can be removed, silks, different method than in the Bongo Book
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 20
Ali Bongo Bongo Blendo
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 23
Ali Bongo Bongo-Zick-Zack-Falter cardboard to produce handkerchief
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 26
Ali Bongo Fred und Lulu
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 29
Ali Bongo Voodoo-Karten deck in bag, selected card is pierced with pencil and burnt with a candle, same card in other deck has same stigmata
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 31
Ali Bongo Der Gordische Knoten
Also published here
  • Genii
June 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 1) 22
Ali Bongo Do It Yourself Pompons faster way to make pompoms form wool
Also published here
  • Genii
June 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 1) 23
Ali Bongo Anagrams
1994 Verbatim (Issue 10) 146
Ali Bongo Four Kings Easy Kings vanish and appear in envelope, with four glasses, brief
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 1
Ali Bongo Lucky Number prediction of a number from 1-10 in envelope
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 2
Ali Bongo Pick-A-Pencil / Pick-A-Lollipop bunch of pencils, all removed but one, prediction
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 3
Ali Bongo Bongo's Blooming Bush blossoms can be removed, silks, different method than in the Bongo Book
Inspired byAlso published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 4
Ali Bongo Bongo Blendo
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 4
Ali Bongo Color Change Rose with tube
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 5
Ali Bongo Silk to Rose silk is transformed into head of rose, then it is attached to stem
1994 Lecture Notes '94 5
Ali Bongo Stretch-A-Link two rope rings, penetration and one ring is stretched
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 6
Ali Bongo Zig Zag Folder cardboard to produce handkerchief
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 7
Ali Bongo Matchbox Monte with coin inside, brief
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 7
Ali Bongo Chung Ling Hoo-Dini coin penetrated by chop sticks, then vanishes and appears somewhere else, brief
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 8
Ali Bongo Rund um die Fluchtkiste
  • Wie erzielt man Lacher, ohne sich zu bemühen?
  • Ein Vorhang-Blitz-Löse-Mechanismus
  • Sicht von oben
  • Eine schnelle Sack-Befreiung
  • Die Pongolianischen Handschellen
Also published here
  • Genii
May 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 3) 107
Ali Cardabra Comedy Tuchverschwinden comedy silk vanish with change bag in which one side goes through bottom
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 188
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
Ali Bongo Schloss und Schlüssel spectator locked to chair
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 4&5) 160
Ali Bongo Die schwebende Schrumpfmumie mummy floats up, changes into girl
Inspired by
  • Vanishing Ladies and other Magic, Norman Hunter
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 4&5) 164
Ali Bongo Unfolding Future folded multi-level prediction as in Simon Aronson's "Shuffle-Bored"
Inspired by
  • Ludow, from Paris
Related toVariations
2000 Off The Books (Issue 2) 11
Ali Bongo Future Notes comments on the procedure
Related to 2000 Off The Books (Issue 2) 12
Karl Fulves Ala Bongo no-stack version
Inspired by 2000 Off The Books (Issue 2) 13
Ali Bongo Ali Bongos Trinkgeldtip inducing tips
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 1) 32
Mark Lewis The Mark Lewis Svengali Routine eight phases, with credit commentary on each phase (Ali Bongo, Ron MacMillan, Eric Ward, Johnny Neptune, Nelson Holt, Sammy Holmes, David Cronin)
2001 The Long and the Short of it 20
Mark Lewis On Ali Bongo
2001 The Long and the Short of it 25
Ali Bongo Patterns for Making the Mini Gozinta Boxes
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 1
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo's Wrong Ring... La Fausse Bague presentation for the Gozinta Box with finger ring
Also published here 2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 2
Ali Bongo The Bunny-Copter paper bunny spirals down when thrown into air, gag
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 4
Ali Bongo Vodka Surprise beverages written on backs of cards, named card and beverage is predicted
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 5
Ali Bongo Pongolian Palette silks vanish from palette and appear tied to other handkerchief in breast pocket
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 6
Ali Bongo Chung Ling Hoo-Dini coin penetrated by chop sticks, then vanishes and appears somewhere else, brief
Also published here 2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 7
Ali Bongo The Happy Medium cards shuffled and placed into houlette, spectator has bag over the head and divines cards
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 8
Ali Bongo Galloping Prediction musical chairs game, prediction of winner
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 9
Ali Bongo Plane Design six chips with symbols, one is predicted
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 10
Ali Bongo Foxy Wrist Tie easy wrist tie escape
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 11
Ali Bongo Alichemy five coins change in spectator's hand from copper to gold
Also published here 2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 12
Ali Bongo Here's Some Magic You Can Do vanishing Leprechaun / Disappearing Dwarf / Hat puzzle, Bongo design
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 13
Ali Bongo Shuffle-Board Variation folded prediction, brief
2002 Lecture Notes — Geneva 2002 16
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo's Wrong Ring... La Fausse Bague presentation for the Gozinta Box with finger ring
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 1
Ali Bongo Four Kings Easy Kings vanish and appear in envelope, with four glasses, brief
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 2
Ali Bongo Pick-A-Pencil / Pick-A-Lollipop bunch of pencils, all removed but one, prediction
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 3
Ali Bongo Chung Ling Hoo-Dini coin penetrated by chop sticks, then vanishes and appears somewhere else, brief
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 4
Ali Bongo Bongo's Patent Pink Pills to brief to understand effect
2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 5
Ali Bongo La Pièce dans la Boule de Laine coin in ball of wool
2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 6
Ali Bongo Bongo's Bingo Box box with numbered balls, forcing numbers, brief
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 7
Ali Bongo The Flying Saucers! cardboard plates with numbers, one has a prize, very brief description
2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 7
Ali Bongo Sympathetic Colours two spectator selects same colored ball from bag
2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 8
Ali Bongo Lucky Number prediction of a number from 1-10 in envelope
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 9
Ali Bongo Stretch-A-Link two rope rings, penetration and one ring is stretched
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 10
Ali Bongo Fred and Lulu brief
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 11
Ali Bongo Amida Kuji bank night, prize boxes, board with lines to follow, very brief
2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 11
Ali Bongo Alichemy five coins change in spectator's hand from copper to gold
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 12
Ali R. Amir-Moez Limit of a Function and a Card Trick mathematical article with connection to Twenty-One Card Trick
Also published here
  • Mathematics Magazine, Vol. 38 No. 4, Sep. 1965
2007 7-7-7 185
Christoph Borer Ali, der unglückliche Fakir three phases, rope routine
2016 21 185