Written by Franklin M. Chapman

1938-1940
Work of Various

96 pages (Stapled), published by Magico Magazine
Illustrated with drawings by Franklin M. Chapman.
Language: English

(128 entries)

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Franklin M. Chapman Pleased to Meet You Vol. 1, No. 1 1
Franklin M. Chapman Darn Clever These Chinese torn and restored laundry ticket, with Chinese coin Vol. 1, No. 1 2
Franklin M. Chapman Tap-Tap marble vanishes from handkerchief Vol. 1, No. 1 3
Franklin M. Chapman Purse Mys'Try handkerchief with signature vanishes and appears in purse Vol. 1, No. 1 3
Franklin M. Chapman Thank You Vol. 1, No. 2 1
Franklin M. Chapman Just a Cigarette cigarette vanishes and appears again, with gimmick Vol. 1, No. 2 1
William Larsen Boutonniere four packets of garden seeds, one is selected and some seeds poured in hand, they vanish and written on the palm is the name of the flower, as a climax the flower appears Vol. 1, No. 2 2
Franklin M. Chapman Flash Color-Change Silk Vol. 1, No. 2 2
Franklin M. Chapman Mr. Clubb Goes Berserk reversed ace travels from on half of the deck to the other Vol. 1, No. 2 3
Franklin M. Chapman Card Reverse Vol. 1, No. 2 4
Franklin M. Chapman It's the Climax that Counts! chink a chink with two hats and rolled up paper, glass of water appears as climax Vol. 1, No. 2 4
Franklin M. Chapman Let's Get Straight Vol. 1, No. 3 1
Franklin M. Chapman The Human Pump Ching Ling foo water can and magic funnel routine, water from head of spectator is pumped out from elbow Vol. 1, No. 3 2
Howard Warringer With Silk two silks, penetration Vol. 1, No. 3 3
Franklin M. Chapman Fan It! snowstorm first with red then wit white paper, wet paper and fan Vol. 1, No. 3 4
Franklin M. Chapman The Man with the Pipe Vol. 1, No. 4 1
Dr. E. G. Ervin Dr. Ervins Straw Trick straw is cut into pieces, one piece is stretched to a full size straw againRelated to Vol. 1, No. 4 1
Franklin M. Chapman Cocktail Pix cocktail picks with different colors are put in four envelopes, colors are divined behind back Vol. 1, No. 4 2
Franklin M. Chapman Smart Coin Trick coin vanish and ap, with handkerchiefRelated to Vol. 1, No. 4 3
T. Page Wright Bull's Eye! three of six "BB" shot bullets travel from spectator's hand into performer's Vol. 1, No. 4 3
Franklin M. Chapman What Do You Think? Vol. 1, No. 5 1
Franklin M. Chapman Disintegrosphere bottle with small steel ball in it vanishes from under handkerchief, rattle of ball can be heard until last moment Vol. 1, No. 5 1
Franklin M. Chapman Watch-In-Loaf watch is apparently smashed and reappears in loaf of bread Vol. 1, No. 5 2
Franklin M. Chapman "Screwball" Vol. 1, No. 6 1
Franklin M. Chapman Obedient Silks three different colored silks are tied together in a chain, one silk from the ends is chosen and transposes with the silk in the middle Vol. 1, No. 6 1
Franklin M. Chapman Selectosilko one of three handkerchiefs travels into one of three envelopes Vol. 1, No. 6 2
Dr. E. G. Ervin Dr. Ervin's Psychic Cigarette cigarette rolls towards performer on table Vol. 1, No. 6 3
Franklin M. Chapman Psychic Slate Mystery predictions of two selected cards on slate, chalk swami Vol. 1, No. 6 3
Franklin M. Chapman Contest Winners! Vol. 1, No. 7 1
Franklin M. Chapman Capture of Black Carew patter in rhymes for 20th Century Silks Vol. 1, No. 7 1
Franklin M. Chapman Puff ribbon is produced from rolled up paper tube Vol. 1, No. 7 2
Franklin M. Chapman, Paul Morris Sucker Coins dime vanishes from under quarter and appears under second quarter, two versions Vol. 1, No. 7 3
William Larsen For Magi Only! vanish of matches Vol. 1, No. 7 3
Franklin M. Chapman Oriental Papers torn and restored paper stripRelated to Vol. 1, No. 7 4
Franklin M. Chapman Home, Sweet Home Vol. 1, No. 8 1
Franklin M. Chapman En Route Vol. 1, No. 8 2
Unknown Yogi Stuff holding a cigarette at the burning end Vol. 1, No. 8 2
Franklin M. Chapman Emergency Card in Wallet to spectator's wallet Vol. 1, No. 8 2
Frank Chapman, Jack Keyes Picture of a Prophecy matches in matchbook vanish and name of selection appears written inside Vol. 1, No. 8 3
Frank Chapman Again - The Cigarette from Nowhere cigarette and match appear, miming to roll a cigarette, see Chapman "More Odds & Ends" for creditsRelated to Vol. 1, No. 8 4
Frank Chapman Amator Vol. 1, No. 9 1
Art Lyle Scoop!!! wooden cigarette, vesting Vol. 1, No. 9 2
Franklin M. Chapman It's a Date date of borrowed dime appears on disk Vol. 1, No. 9 2
C. R. Mawe "Like Mawe Makes" fake corners for cards, two card transform in two envelopes Vol. 1, No. 9 3
R. D. Spraker, Jr. Bamboo monte with three bamboo tubes and a silk, at the end las tube is filled with liquid Vol. 1, No. 9 4
Franklin M. Chapman Odds & Ends on the Spirit Nut Vol. 1, No. 10 1
Franklin M. Chapman When Your Number turns Up name of deceased person appears on piece of paper, initialed by spectator and sealed in envelope Vol. 1, No. 10 2
Franklin M. Chapman Kontact! name of chosen card appears on initialed paper, half forcing deck Vol. 1, No. 10 3
Franklin M. Chapman By Request signed card to matchbox, foldedAlso published here
  • "The Card in the Matchbox" in Franklin Chapman's "Six Bits"
Vol. 1, No. 10 4
Unknown Mercury Card Fold Vol. 1, No. 10 4
Franklin M. Chapman More Odds & Ends on credits, the Cigarette from Nowhere, Oriental Papers, Ervin's Straw TrickRelated to Vol. 1, No. 11 1
Dr. L. Rothbart Thought Transmission flash light codeRelated to Vol. 1, No. 11 2
Dr. E. G. Ervin A Coin Load holder for Miser's Dream, with hat and slate Vol. 1, No. 11 3
Howard Warringer Resuscitated Cigarette cut and restored cigarette, with small tube Vol. 1, No. 11 4
Franklin M. Chapman Curtain Calls Vol. 1, No. 12 1
Bob Weill Corker three corks with names of drinks on them, one is selected and performer divines drink while holding cork behind back Vol. 1, No. 12 2
Art Lyle Lyle's Coin Vanish coin vanish on leg, trouser fold and appears under knee Vol. 1, No. 12 2
Franklin M. Chapman Impromptu Match Routine - blowing match out through sleeve
- burnt match head pops off, invisible hair
- vanish of pieces
- jumbo match appears
Vol. 1, No. 12 3
John B. Ward Pencil & Peg Mystery three holes in pencil, small peg jumps from hole to hole Vol. 1, No. 12 4
Franklin M. Chapman Prelude to Act II Vol. 2, No. 1 1
Franklin M. Chapman Itzariot! Candle Tube routine, with handkerchief Vol. 2, No. 1 2
Franklin M. Chapman Rollable Wand banner with message can be rolled up to look like a wand Vol. 2, No. 1 2
Art Lyle Hats all Right! gag, apparently smashing a straw hat Vol. 2, No. 1 4
Dr. E. G. Ervin Magnetized Plate cigarette moves on plate Vol. 2, No. 1 4
Franklin M. Chapman The Floating Cigarette similar to "old Floating Match" Vol. 2, No. 1 4
Franklin M. Chapman Hindu Turban cut and restored turban / ribbon Vol. 2, No. 2 1
Unknown Sure I'm Da Phantom! So What? Vol. 2, No. 2 3
Len Barker Phoney Telepathy gag routine, one sucker Vol. 2, No. 2 4
Dr. L. Rothbart Sugar Lumps on of three sugar cubes disappears Vol. 2, No. 2 4
Franklin M. Chapman Crystal Gag Hollow Glass Ball, fills with smoke under silk Vol. 2, No. 2 4
Fred Robert Fred Robert's Famous Moth Trick cigarette paper changes to living moth / butterflyAlso published here Vol. 2, No. 3 1
Howard Warringer The Bashful Bartender empty glass is produced under silk, then covered again and found to be filled with liquid Vol. 2, No. 3 3
Brainerd Baker Color Waves five chips with dots of different colors, performer removes named color from pocket without looking Vol. 2, No. 3 4
Franklin M. Chapman The Makin's paper and tobacco in handkerchief change into cigarette Vol. 2, No. 3 4
Franklin M. Chapman Match-Ic Numbers number appears on head of match, mental calculation Vol. 2, No. 3 4
Unknown The Phantom Vol. 2, No. 3 4
John B. Ward Knife Thru Coat borrowed pocket knife with newspaper through jacket Vol. 2, No. 4 1
Joseph Ovette Impaled thumb covered with newspaper is pierced with needles Vol. 2, No. 4 2
Dr. L. Rothbart X Marks the Spot monte with three blank chips, one has X on one side Vol. 2, No. 4 3
Quong Yen Cig in Bottle bar stunt, paper circle on bottle, cigarette balancing on top Vol. 2, No. 4 4
Franklin M. Chapman Vanishing Glass on Wand under handkerchief Vol. 2, No. 4 4
Unknown The Phantom Vol. 2, No. 4 4
Michael F. Zens Zen's X-Clusive Card Combination several cards are selected from a shuffled deck and replaced, performer finds them, then cards are put in envelopes, inside are predictions which match Vol. 2, No. 5 1
Michael F. Zens Card Addition cards and envelopes Vol. 2, No. 5 2
Joseph Ovette Nite Club Silk Production from a rolled up menu, performer produces stream of silks and as a climax a glass with a goldfish, with a tray Vol. 2, No. 5 3
R. D. Spraker, Jr. Reverse 20th. Cent. one out of three silks vanishes and appears in tube, using Thayer's Silk Cabby Vol. 2, No. 5 4
Dr. E. G. Ervin Here's How shot glass vanishes and reappears under handkerchief Vol. 2, No. 5 4
Al Cerwin A Tip for Your Tip tips on coloring a thumb tip Vol. 2, No. 5 4
Howard Warringer Hoo-Matchpac manipulation idea with matchbook Vol. 2, No. 5 4
Unknown The Phantom Vol. 2, No. 5 4
Eddie Clever Master of Will three cards in three envelopes, same cards are selected from other deck and were predicted Vol. 2, No. 6 1
Tommy Tucker Flash Card Production card production from handkerchief Vol. 2, No. 6 3
Franklin M. Chapman The Fastest Trick in the World with two nest of boxes and matchbox, transposition of two coins Vol. 2, No. 6 3
Art Lyle Restored Rope #7,643,999 stage version for Kolar's straw and string trick, rope in tube Vol. 2, No. 6 4
Nate Leipzig From the Pen of Leipzig two shuffled decks are covered with handkerchiefs, performer removes a card with each hand, they match Vol. 2, No. 7 1
Dr. L. Rothbart Surprise Sponge Climax three sponges two in spectator's hand, when spectator opens his hand, several small ones appearRelated to Vol. 2, No. 7 2
Joseph Ovette A Penny "Sucker" dime and penny version, one coin vanishes Vol. 2, No. 7 3
Franklin M. Chapman Bad-Egg-Bag glass of liquid appears Vol. 2, No. 7 3
Howard Warringer Utility Card Stealing Apparatus card vanish from case, tape in box Vol. 2, No. 7 4
Franklin M. Chapman Performance Counts! feedback to previous issues by Verne Chesbro, Bill Larsen, Al Snyder, Howard Warringer, Eugene Bulson Vol. 2, No. 7 4
John B. Ward Visible Thimble Penetration through silk Vol. 2, No. 8 1
George Pearce, Stanley Collins Comedy of Errors three cards turn into selection, one in pocket Vol. 2, No. 8 2
Dr. L. Rothbart Beats the Band! handling for jumping rubber band Vol. 2, No. 8 3
Joseph Ovette Match-Ic Manipulation five matches vanish and appear in matchbox Vol. 2, No. 8 3
Howard Warringer Silk-'n-Coin Production handkerchief and two coins are produced Vol. 2, No. 8 4
Franklin M. Chapman Making "Modern Magic Catalogs" Modern Vol. 2, No. 8 4
Howard Warringer The Flashing Fetish flashlight lights on it's own, also when batteries are removed, answers questionsInspired by
  • "The Flashing Fetish" in "Genii" March, 1938. P. 232.
Vol. 2, No. 9 1
Dr. E. G. Ervin Nine from Three three coins from pocket travel to three coins in other hand, stack to hide coins Vol. 2, No. 9 4
Dr. E. G. Ervin Bombay Propaganda inverted match thru fist with cigarette Vol. 2, No. 9 4
Art Lyle Coin Go idea for coin vanish from trouser leg Vol. 2, No. 9 4
Art Lyle Long Hairs Vol. 2, No. 9 4
Art Lyle French Safes using condom to cover glass with liquid, tip Vol. 2, No. 9 4
Sid Lorraine Cigars continuous cigar productionInspired by Vol. 2, No. 10 1
George Troseth Troseth's Famous Three Card Routine three cards are lost and found with different methods Vol. 2, No. 10 2
Joseph Ovette A Lulu! coin vanishes and appears in rolled up bill, to small to hold the coin Vol. 2, No. 10 3
Jimmy Muir Coin in Bottle bottle without bottom Vol. 2, No. 10 4
Franklin M. Chapman "The O-So-Easy Torn & Restored Strip of Paper" Vol. 2, No. 11 1
Joseph Ovette Ovette's Paper Strip Tear burnt and restored Vol. 2, No. 11 2
Franklin M. Chapman A Drink - And a Smoke glass with liquid vanishes and burning cigarette appears, Squash variation Vol. 2, No. 11 3
R. D. Spraker, Jr. Cocktail Cup Routine several drinks appear with different methods, outline of routine Vol. 2, No. 11 3
Dr. L. Rothbart The Spectre Slate chosen object is divined, with slate, hard and soft chalk Vol. 2, No. 11 4
Dr. E. G. Ervin Tips on thin coins, matches and gamblers Vol. 2, No. 11 4
Franklin M. Chapman Introduction on Showmanship, Charlie Miller, John Snoddy Vol. 2, No. 12 1
Charlie Miller My Cups and Bills three coffee cups and rolled up billsAlso published here Vol. 2, No. 12 2
Charlie Miller Penetration of Cup with Ball Vol. 2, No. 12 3
Tommy Tucker Aerial Card Production producing cards singly or in pairs Vol. 2, No. 12 3
Bob Pearce A Headline Egg-Bag Routine with lemon, glass of lemonade produced as climax Vol. 2, No. 12 4
Dr. E. G. Ervin In Reverse! cig papers change color Vol. 2, No. 12 4