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Roy Benson The Glass Trick two handkerchiefs stuffed in glass, handkerchief below second one vanishes
1941 Our Mysteries 14
Unknown Roy Benson
1941 Our Mysteries 59
Cagliostro, Jr. (reviewer) S.A.M. Benefit Show
Show Review with performers: Fred Keating, The Hanlons, Jay Palmer & Co, The Great Le Roy, Al Baker, Dai Vernon, Dagmar & Co, The Five Elgins, Roner, Prince Leon and Gus Wayne, Roy Benson
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 743
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Steve Shepard, Roy Benson as a musician, George Pitman, Frakson
Feb. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 196
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Bill Larsen, E. B. Moore, Greer Marechal, Roy Benson
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 484
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Roy Benson, Ed Marlo, Blackstone, Audley Walsh, Peter Warlock, H. P. Graham
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 138) 556
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Dai Vernon
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 166) 667
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Roy Benson, the Jarrow dinner, Dr. Jaks and a bar bet by Ron Edwards
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 614
Bruce Elliott The Back Room story of a Rupert's drop, on Milbourne Christopher, Roy Benson, Orson Welles, Lloyd Jones, Dr. Jaks
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 155) 626
Roy Benson It's Magic Benson bowl routine
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 156) 627
Roy Benson Spongeball Vanish with a wand
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 156) 627
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Roy Benson, Audley Walsh, Dr Stanley Jaks
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 156) 630
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Kruger and Starke, Dr. Jaks, Martin Gardner, Roy Benson, Paul Draylin, Hal Haber, Bill Simon
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 160) 645
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jean Hugard, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Clayton Rawson, Richard Himber, Roy Benson
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 142) 572
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker, Frank Garcia, Lou Tannen, Greer Marechal, Roger Barkann, L. Vosburgh Lyons, C. L. Boarde, Roy Benson, Dariel Fitzkee, Milbourne Chrisstopher, Jack Chanin
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 148) 596
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Medium Margery, Fred Keating, Aleister Crowley, Ouspensky, Roy Benson, Jay Marshall, Kuda Bux
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 738
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Lee Noble, Roy Benson, Robert Lund, Dante
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 750
Roy Benson Vanish! billard ball vanish sequence
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 204) 815
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on John Mulholland, Paul Fleming, Rudy Miller, Milbourne Christopher, Blackstone, Paul Stadelman, Carl Ballantine, Roy Benson, Dr. Jaks, Norman Jensen
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 216) 865
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dr. Daley, Dudley Fossum, Ade Duval, Milbourne Christopher, Dr. Jaks, Roy Benson
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 213) 853
Roy Benson Bizarre Bag bag is filled with eggs as a climax
Also published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 230) 919
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Roy Benson, Richard Himber, Ande Furlong, Annemann's diary, Peter Warlock, Orson Welles
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 232) 929
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Cy Endfield, Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Dr. Braude, Max Katz, Martin Gardner, Audley Walsh, Hen Fetsch, Cardini, Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon, T. Nelson Downs
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 235) 941
Roy Benson Benson Bowl
VariationsAlso published here 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 209
Roy Benson Spongeball Vanish with a wand
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 209
Roy Benson The Egg Bag lots of eggs appear from bag
Also published here 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 104
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Cy Endfield, Stan Musial, Francis Carlyle, Frank Garcia, Roy Benson, Ballantine, Dante, Don Alan, Del Ray, John Platt, Bert Allerton, Meyer Silberstein, Jack Miller, Leslie Guest, The Seven Circles, Frank Joglar, Raymonde
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 315) 64
Roy Benson The Back of Benson's Hand card vanish and production, hands in prayer position are opened twice, illustrations by Dr. Jaks
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 321) 90
Jay Marshall The Bird Cage on Roy Benson, Bob Orben, Cardini and Mahatma
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 24
Roy Benson Dollar Poof flash bill gag
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 24
Roy Benson Banished several coins vanish on knee and are caught again in the air
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 301) 1
Howard Brooks The Babblings of Brooks ideas and jokes by Brooks
  • watch chain gag
  • wind up teeth
  • way to add a key ring
Variations 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 305) 17
Roy Benson The Capsule watch chain gag idea
Inspired by 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 32
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Bob Hummer, John Platt, Frank Garcia, Roy Benson, Al Keller, Gene Gordon
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 40
"Senator" Clark Crandall One Hand Six Card Repeat funny presentation, credit to Roy Benson?
Related to 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 78
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Bunny Elliott, Roy Benson
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 323) 193
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Don Alan, Neil Forster, Gen Grant, Roy Benson, The Escape Wizard, Jean Hugard, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Eddie Clever, John Braun, Audley Walsh
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 107
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Jean Hugard, Roy Benson, The Wizard Monthly, Doc Baldwin, Audley Walsh, John Hilliard
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 325) 111
Nate Leipzig, Roy Benson The Leipzig Drop ball vanish
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 112
Roy Benson Deck Switches on table with handkerchief
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 112
Roy Benson The Birdcage on Jay Marshall, Fred Keating, Kuma, Bob Lewis, Johnny Platt, Louis Tannen, Bruce Elliott, Cecil Lyle, Chris Carlton, Bill Neff
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 115
Roy Benson CU + AG
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 116
Roy Benson Capsule making a pull with a film container
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
Roy Benson Al Baker Anecdote
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
Roy Benson On Black Photographic Tape
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
Roy Benson Tape Recording spectator locates card
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
Roy Benson Dragnote
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
Roy Benson The Shell Turn
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 118
Roy Benson About this Issue on Connye Shearer, design and illustrations
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 118
Roy Benson The Birdcage on John McManus, Dr. Morris Young, Jay Marshall, Paul Fleming, Chris Carlton, Bob Lewis, SAM Assembly No.9, Neil Foster, Walter B. Gibson, Victor Farelli
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 119
James G. Thompson Jr., Franklin V. Taylor Cups and Balls
  • Taylor's Cups and Balls Variation
  • Cups and Balls, classic routine with three cups
  • Benson Bowl Routine Variation
Inspired by 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 93
Fred Kaps Chinese Chow spongeball under bowl multiplies and then fruits appear, with chopsticks
Inspired by 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 304
Derek Dingle, Roy Benson The French Drop
1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 51
Frank Garcia, Roy Benson Sometimes bowl routine
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 151
Roy Benson The Basic Move Benson vanish with wand
1978 The Book of John 97
Mike Caveney, Duke Stern The Benson Plunger with a plunger, four phases, jumbo pill as klimax
Inspired by 1981 Magicomedy 46
Roy Benson Epitome Vanish of a Stack of Coins on knee
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 28
Alexander de Cova, Roy Benson Fake Transfer described with fake egg
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 28
Roy Benson Black Balled
Jan. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 1) 2451
Roy Benson Benson's Visual-Retention Vanish
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 49
Alexander de Cova, Roy Benson Verschwindegriff
2002 Homemade Magic 24
Roy Benson See the Pretty Thing candle changes to feather, feather thrown on floor and lands with loud clang
2011 Magic Page by Page 289
Roy Benson, Doug Edwards Bowl'em Over
2013 Nukes 100
Roy Benson Benson Ball Vanish with wand
2013 Nukes 102
Roy Benson Balsa Banana zipped banana gag
Inspired by
  • Harry E. Cecil's "Zipped Banana"
2013 Nukes 143
Gene Anderson The Gene Pool on why Roy Benson's Zipper Banana is funny
Related to
  • Levent & Todd Karr's "Roy Benson By Starlight" p. 156.
2016 Gene Anderson - The Book 11