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Unknown Business Cards of various artists, Sid Lorraine, Lu Brent, Morris Loewy, Le Paul, Arthur Lloyd, Phil Dallee, Paul Rosini and more
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 67
Sid Lorraine Addition to Elliott's Crimp nail nick
1938 Greater Magic 52
G. W. Hunter Continuous Impromptu Production of Cigarettes
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 743
Sid Lorraine The Sealed Message sealed and burned message is divined
1938 Greater Magic 889
Sid Lorraine The Magic Blotter answer to question appears on paper
1938 Greater Magic 890
Sid Lorraine Dollar Day
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 435
Sid Lorraine Magical Business Card quick transformation effect as card is given out
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 444
Sid Lorraine Prediction method for sealed prediction envelope
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 456
U. F. Grant Tomato Cocktail tomato vanishes from paper bag, where only tomato skin remains, in cup appears tomato juice
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 623
Jack Vosburgh, Sid Lorraine, Theodore Annemann Cherchez La Lady performer finds money card in different situations
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 687
Sid Lorraine Cigars continuous cigar production
Inspired by 1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 10) 1
Sid Lorraine That Nazti Man weird number gag
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 750
Sid Lorraine Idea of 40,000 Words dictionary test, whole in book
Related toVariations 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 131) 751
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Audley Walsh, Maurice Raymond, a number/word puzzle by Blackstone, Sid Lorraine
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 64) 263
Sid Lorraine The Four Burglars two parts
1945 My Best 144
Sid Lorraine A "Flash" Opener flash paper bill vanish
1945 My Best 320
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
Sid Lorraine, Arthur H. Buckley Slop Shuffle
1946 Card Control 196
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Patter by Sid Lorraine 1946 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume II 7
Paul Fleming (reviewer) A Magician in the House by Sid Lorraine 1946 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume II 13
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
Sid Lorraine A Tipsy Trick slop shuffle
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 183
Sid Lorraine, Bert Douglas Watch the Lemon lemon is supposed to travel into glas, only skin remains, lemonade in glass
Inspired by
  • "The 'Lemon Crush' Mystery" (Sid Lorraine, Linking Ring Vol. 2 No. 11, 1924)
Related toVariations
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 75
J.C. Whyley Elusive Lady with three cards, see p. 781 for credit information by Sid Lorraine
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 770
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Willard Smith, Jack LeDair, Max Katz, Sid Lorraine, Maurice Fogel, Audley Walsh, Frances Ireland, Al Baker
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 854
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on George Kaplan, Milbourne Christopher, Martin Gardner, Mike Millet, Bill Simon, Dr. Jaks, Francis Carlyle, Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon, John Boyko, Sid Lorraine, Leo Rullman, Keith Clark, Fu Manchu
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 226) 905
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the S.A.M - I.B.M. convention, Sid Lorraine, Dai Vernon, Dr. Jaks, Frank Garcia, Bill Simon, Ross Bertram, Johnny Platt, Chic Schoke, Leslie Barrie, Gene Bernstein, Tom Hanlon, Russell Swann, Audley Walsh, Del Ray, Jay Marshall
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 231) 925
Sid Lorraine Off the Record card prediction on a record
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 232) 926
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Ed Stoddard, Sid Lorraine, Ralph Read, Knights of Magic, Dai Vernon, Dr. Braude, Gerald Kosky, Gershon Legman
1952 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 249) 997
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, The Friday Night Sodality, E. Brian Mc Carthy, Fred Keating, Sid Lorraine, Bill Simon
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 290) 1161
Sid Lorraine Dictionary Message Reading using peek dictionary to read billets put into it
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 209
Sid Lorraine Kalanag and his Magical Musical Revue review of "Sim Sala Bim" with Gloria de Vos
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 347) 211
Don Tanner O. Henry Monte - Two Card Monte Perfected with traveling kicker, see also p. 336 for ideas by Sid Lorraine
Variations 1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 376) 331
Don Tanner The Back Room on Magi-Fest, Micky Hades, Elmer Skippy Huber, U. F. Grant, Sid Lorraine, Walt Rollins, Dino Mazza
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 377) 338
Sid Lorraine A Backward Spell divination of a word on a small billet, folded and clipped, N.C.R Paper
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 379) 343
Karl Fulves The Black Room silk/tissue of chosen color travels from glass tumbler behind spectator's back to wrapped tumbler
Related to
  • p. 20 for idea by Sid Lorraine
Nov. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 4
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther, Sid Lorraine, Victor Marsh, Gari Diringer, John Hudak, George McLean Etcetera
Feb. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 20
Sid Lorraine Snap! rubber band around folded business card, both cut but rubber band remains intact, should be called "Snappy"
Related to Aug. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 49
Karl Fulves Paper Clip Holdout inside case
Related to
  • p. 122 for idea by George Blake
Variations
July 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 112
Karl Fulves Babel Hooker Rising Cards, George McAthy's books, Bruce Posgate, Sid Lorraine Business card line
Aug. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 114
Sid Lorraine Blowing Your Own Horn writing on business card changes from "musician" to "magician"
Aug. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 117
Sid Lorraine, Ed Morrisey, George Blake, Burling Hull Etcetera business card idea by Burling Hull
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 122
Sid Lorraine, Karl Fulves Modified Paper Clip Holdout inside case
Inspired by Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 122
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
1967 Between Two Minds 9
Sid Lorraine Cliplink paper clips link in chain
1969 HEX! 94
Art Spring Crushed orange is supposed to travel into glas, only skin remains, orange juice in glass, simplified, see p. 337 for Sid Lorraine reference
Inspired by Mar. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 325
Ed Morrisey Word Completion Puzzle see p. 348 for Sid Lorraine puzzles and p. 352
Apr. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 332
Sid Lorraine, John Holt Etcetera word puzzles
July 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 348
Karl Fulves Parablox paper box used to take props from it, at the end it changes to solid block of wood, posed as problem, see also p. 402 for solution by Bill Taylor
Related to
  • "Boxes or Blocks" (The Magic Wand, June-Sep 1933)
Variations
Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 374
Sid Lorraine Solution to Parablox paper box used to take fruit and food from it, at the end it contains a solid die that fills up the entire box
Inspired by Mar. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 405
Tom Harris Just Chance with three envelopes, historical comments
Related toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 434
Roy Walton Chameleon Cards color changing backs small packet routine, four blue-backed queens and green joker shown, situation reverses, then queens become red-backed, see also p. 486
Inspired by
  • "Look An Illusion" (Larry Jennings, Genii Magazine)
Variations
Oct. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 464
Sid Lorraine Out of Sight... Out of Mind! revelation of multiple cards, phone number as memory aid
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 15) 71
Dick Jarrow Knot-So as Richard Jarrow, knot around tube dissolves
Variations 1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 16) 78
Sid Lorraine The Tubey Knot different knot, with tube
Inspired by 1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 22) 109
Sid Lorraine Token Trickery metal token with performer's name engraved, it changes into name of selection
Feb. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 485
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Double Feature by Sid Lorraine
brief
Sep. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 11) 558
Milbourne Christopher Tuning In! people write down their favorite TV shows and performer allocates all correctly
Variations 1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 41) 201
Sid Lorraine Think Dot different marking system than Tuning In!
Inspired by 1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 47) 232
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Al Koran, Sid Lorraine, T. Page Wright
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 63) 314
Sid Lorraine Just Chance - Credit Information
Related to Jan. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 585
A. Kojima Lightning Link see also p. 684 for credit information, and p. 757 for more credit information by Sid Lorraine regarding Dr. Fred Ervis and Richard Durham
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 675
Chandler Mason Personal Voodoo voodoo doll on paper, x-mark appears at same position on second and signed drawing
Variations 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 66) 327
Roy Walton Once Upon A Time.... Jack and Queen of Hearts removed and put under handkerchief, Jack transforms into rubber frog
Variations Oct. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 818
Sid Lorraine 4 Girls & a Janitor patter for Walton's "Chameleon Cards"
Inspired by Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 828
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Sid Lorraine and the history of the center tear, Jules Lenier
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 112) 560
Karl Fulves Babel Sid Lorraine, machine-produced music, Lu Brent, Jack Chanin, IBM lecture on the magazine, Spellbinder, Slydini lecture
Jan. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 834
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Magic Manor by Sid Lorraine 1975 Interlocutor (Issue 4) 14
Sid Lorraine Foreword
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 3
Sid Lorraine Voodoo Revisited voodoo doll on paper, x-mark appears at same position on second and signed drawing, carbon paper
Inspired by 1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 167) 833
Al Mann 50'000 Words
Inspired by 1977 Of Words and Wizards 20
Sid Lorraine Words, Words, Words word STARLING on slate, one letter erased at a time to form a new word, gag patter
Inspired by
  • Rupert Slater item, The Magic Wand
1977 The Magic Book 150
Philip T. Goldstein, Sid Lorraine Maybe-Plus variation by Sid Lorraine
1978 The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 4
Al Mann Another Chapter on the Center Tear on the history of the Center Tear, on Joe Ovette, Annemann, Sid Lorraine
1978 The Tesseract 12
Al Mann What is it? letter from Sid Lorraine to Al Mann about the history of the Center Tear, comments by Mann and xerox of Lorraine's notes from 1928, copy of the manuscript "What is it?" by Joseph Ovette from 1931
1978 The Tesseract 12
Philip T. Goldstein Earth-Ward! ten cards, seated
Inspired byVariations 1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 203) 1011
Sid Lorraine Earth-Ward II with ESP symbols on blank cards
Inspired byRelated to 1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 204) 1018
Sid Lorraine Two-Faced spectator turns over card behind back, is predicted, deck of double facers
Related to July 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 224
Sid Lorraine Karrell Fox
1979 Another Book 19
Barry Wiley Earth-Ward III out of this world type, with business cards
Inspired byRelated to 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 226) 1127
Stan Lobenstern "Impromptu" Headline Prediction credit correction on page 612, additional credit to Donn Davidson, Sid Lorraine, Ted Annemann
Sep. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 535
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo Double Trouble predicting card the spectator reverses behind back
Inspired by July 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 656
Reinhard "Stutt" Stuttman Chinese Numbers party stunt with matched
Variations July 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 658
Sid Lorraine Apocalypse Variations Or Additions party stunt
Related to Apr. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 767
Jeff Busby (reviewer) A Talk about Patter: Write Yourself by Sid Lorraine 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 197
Thomas Alan Waters SideSidAl combination of Lorraine's and Baker's book tests
Related to 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 376
Steve Beam Upside Down Chinese compass effect with the words "up" and "down", square plaque, several moves, see also p. 51 for additional ideas and remarks by Martin Gardner, Dan Garrett and Sid Lorraine, more ideas on p. 990 by Lee Fred
Related toVariations 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves J. C. Whyley's Elusive Lady comments and letter by Sid Lorraine
Related to 1983 Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 7
Sid Lorraine Old Spell - New Twist "This is your card" is spelled to find selection, these words are also found printed on card, duplicate
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 34
Sid Lorraine Sid Lorraine's Liquor Card Trick packet with liquors printed on them, selection divined, method guess by Fred Braue
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 24
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Stage Size Magic Manor by Sid Lorraine 1987 Epoptica (Issue 9) 491
Jeff Busby (reviewer) E.S.P. Money Saver by Sid Lorraine 1987 Epoptica (Issue 12) 565
Sid Lorraine An American Expression "Two Tricks"
blank card with credit card print
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1398
Sid Lorraine Prince Charming "Two Tricks"
Jack of Hearts and Queen of Diamonds, Jack turns over, Queen is blushing, Jack is now blank card with frog folded from dollar bill
Inspired by 1988 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1399
Karl Fulves What From Whom various credit information
  • "Parallax" (David Britland, New Talon #1)
  • "Angel Card Rise" (David Britland)
  • "Dollar Con" (Terri Rogers)
  • "Moon Rock" Rip Off (Sid Lorraine)
  • Marlo Move in New Tops, June '85
  • "Double Vanish & Recovery"
  • "BoTop Change"
  • "Immediate Bottom Placement"
Related to 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 48) 205
Brother John Hamman, Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle Variation
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 90
Sid Lorraine Red/Black Shuffle jog shuffle, added to later printing than 1989 (no year given)
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 8
Sydney Bergson Bottom Slip Force here credited to Sid Lorraine
1990 Secret Weapons 7
John Bannon On Sid Lorraine's Slop Shuffle
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 25
John Bannon Minus One Force here credited to Sid Lorraine
Inspired by 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 39
Sydney Bergson Bottom Slip Force here credited to Sid Lorraine
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 70
Sid Lorraine Comed Magicians I Have Known on Larry Gray, Judson Cole, Frank van Hoven, ...
1991 Goodies 159
Sid Lorraine A Percentage Trick
1994 More Greater Magic 1227
Unknown, Sid Lorraine Variant of Sid Lorraine's Cut Rubber Band used with string
1994 More Greater Magic 1238
Karrell Fox The Sloppy Fox Rollover with eight-packet display that is "rolled up"
Inspired by
  • Sid Lorraine
1995 Much Ado About Something 49
Sid Lorraine A Novel Card Discovery miniature card jumps out of deck when riffled, reprinted from Linking Ring, March 1928
Related to 1996 New Card Rises 20
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 74
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 176
Sid Lorraine, Ron Bauer Sid Lorraine's Slop Shuffle
2002 Fair & Sloppy 22
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
2004 Random Acts of Magic 139
Sid Lorraine, Ron Bauer Slop Shuffle Triumph brief
2004 Time Machine 12
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
2004 Sankey Unleashed 1
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 53
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 286
Sid Lorraine To Vanish a Card card in middle of faced deck, deck is twistet several times and card is no longer there
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 149
Sid Lorraine, Tom Bowyer Digging into the Past thought off cards are divined by placing them on table, duplicate
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 150