Written by Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson

1943-1946
Work of Various

200 pages (Hardcover), published by Louis Tannen

Language: English

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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 51 208
Al O'Hagan Allow Me matchbook opens and a match stands up on it's own 51 210
Phil Weisbecker 3 Jacks & A Pat two hands, spectator always gets thee jacks, royal flush finaleRelated to 51 210
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dunninger and Stuart Robson 51 211
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ireland's Yearbooks, an effect Annemann used to do, Lou Tannen, the death of Ben Ehrens, Tommy Dowd, a scam with bills and John Scarne 52 212
Louis Tannen Yankee Vase rope and vase, without cork 52 213
Unknown, Walter B. Gibson "Free" French Drop like spider grip vanish, as a fake french drop, as a switch, pretending to be a master sleever 52 213
Jay Marshall On and Off gag, showing two openings in the key ring 52 214
Bruce Elliott Back To Back coin appears between two matchbooks 52 215
Paul Curry Out of this Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a bookRelated toAlso published here 53 216
L. Vosburgh Lyons Nine forcing nine 53 217
Tom Fitzgerald A Cute Betcha match balancing on edge of a match, everything is covered under a glass, removing match without touching anything 53 217
Shaman Bifocals eight people look at a card individually, they all see the same card, glasses presentationRelated to 53 218
Milbourne Christopher, Bob Hummer Under Cover ideas with a matchbook, as an ambush for a list, for a shiner, to pick up daub, picking up a coinAlso published here 53 218
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Frances Ireland, female magicians, Orson Welles, Tommy Dowd 53 219
Tommy Dowd Pick Pocket Idea pretending to steal 53 219
Bruce Elliott The Back Room idea for Curry's "Out of this Phone Book", eliminating the cards and presentation for card frame both by Audley WalshRelated to 54 220
Jay Marshall Letter to Bruce Elliott on Marshall's plan of putting out an own magazine and on the Phoenix 54 220
Charles Arbuthnot Letter to Bruce Elliott experience while performing "Back to Back"Related to 54 220
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket 54 221
Jay Marshall Foo pochette in sleeve for sleeving a coin 54 221
Al Baker One Night idea for dagger chest illusion 54 221
Unknown Receptacle for Dye Tube 54 221
Al Baker Al Baker's Best Card Trick two cards, duplicate bank 54 222
Al Baker Dear Harold in the "Letter to Harold" tradition from "The Sphinx" 54 223
Harry Blackstone, Walter B. Gibson Super Magic two in the hand, one in the pocket with paper balls and variations 55 224
L. Vosburgh Lyons Dizzy Discs speed summation and subtraction with number discs 55 226
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Stack It spectator stacks the hand while apparently losing the cards in the deck, as RusduckRelated to 55 226
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Stuart Robson, Charley Larson, Dai Vernon, Tommy Dowd, Ducrot 55 227
Bill Nord Card Trick from Sphinx deck put on the wall held by flash paper, when ignited all cards fall down except selection 55 227
Bill Nord Card from Deck to Envelope 55 227
James G. Thompson Jr. The Phoenix Routine - Accent on Extemporaneous Variety no cards program with tricks from Phoenix 56 228
The Brain Guys, Charles T. Jordan Brain Guys & Jordan (Double Prediction) two cards remembered from twenty, in the hands antifaro, prediction of places 56 229
Bob Hanko Flash light cigarette transforms into a silk with a flash 56 230
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Joseph Dunninger, Richard Himber, Dell O'Dell, John Scarne, John Mulholland 56 231
Lasher In Your Hat coins displayed in the space between the hat band and the crown of the hat, one coin after the other is put under a handkerchief and vanishes 57 232
Elray Bughouse effects with metal bugs, those you can press a piece of steel to make a sound, in a box makes sound to answer questions 57 233
Otis Manning Seven Cent Sorcery while trying to snatch a coin from spectator's hand, it transforms into an other coin 57 233
James G. Thompson Jr. Life Liberty Or - trick performing for friendsRelated to 57 234
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Joseph Dunninger, Paul Rosini, Bob Novak 57 235
Frederick Mosteller Encore! spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, count-spellInspired byVariationsAlso published here 58 236
Tom Fitzgerald Daffy Dime! coin transforms wrapped in paper (Buddha papers), transforms again (Adam's penny and dime trick) then travels into silver boxes inside of wool 58 236
Max Sterling The Magic of Japan program of Max Sterling 58 237
Art Lyle Gone! cigarette vanishes under handkerchief 58 238
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker, Carl Rosini, Paul Rosini, Max Sterling, Jay Marshall and some gambling ruses 58 239
L. Vosburgh Lyons Puzzle figure, what's the size of the surface, solution on page 246 58 239
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott Gold Seal Mystery coins, objects and colors are chosen and predicted, in an envelope and the coin in a box and inside wool 59 240
Tom Fitzgerald A Cute Betcha penknife sticked in top of door arch falls directly in a bottle 59 241
Gerald Kosky Touch-Me-Not finding hidden object, fake, code 59 242
Jay Marshall The Difference spoon bend on tableRelated to 59 242
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Mr. and Mrs. Nicola, Bert Kalmar, Jay Marshall, Bob Novak, Mike Supa, John Mullholand 59 243
James G. Thompson Jr. One Way to One-Way using slop shuffle for orientating a borrowed deck which has a one-way feature 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 60 245
James G. Thompson Jr. Yoo Hoo, Dear! several cards are remembered by putting a knife somewhere in the deck 60 245
Unknown Red-Black Riffle Shuffle 60 245
Unknown Red-Black Overhand Shuffle 60 245
Theodore Annemann Any Deck One-Way making a one way deck, dirt 60 246
Theodore Annemann One-Way Mark Located how to spot a one way deck (or any marked deck) 60 246
Phil Thomas Neat Slop Shuffle different handling for the slop shuffle triumphRelated to 60 246
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on John Garfield, Kolma, Tommy Dowd, Carl Wiesinger 60 247
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope 61 248
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Build Up six hands, two rounds, as RusduckRelated toVariations 61 249
Orson Welles Fruit Cup coin in egg in lemon in orange in grapefruit using a clothespinInspired by 61 250
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Tommy Dowd, Audley Wals, rings as shiner, ethics, Paul Rosini, Max Holden, Stuart Robson 61 251
L. Vosburgh Lyons Pieces of Fate folding and cutting a piece of paper into a circle, a swastika, the words hell and peace are formed, themed to the WW2 62 252
Sylvan Barnet Wuxtra! chosen headline appears on newspaper 62 254
Ronald B. Edwards Free Force forcing 14 or 15 with playing cards, see reference for correctionRelated to 62 254
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Sachs, Philip Mullentyre, Max Holden, Robert Parrish, Sylvan Garnet 62 255
Unknown Card and Thread wrong card is pierced with a needle and threaded, when thread is pulled, right card hangs on on it, from "The Secret Out" 62 255
Frank Kelly Double Double prediction of two cards on double blank card, card is inserted in the deck next to the predicted one'sRelated to 63 256
Frank Kelly Card Switch card is on palm, deck placed on it and card switched 63 257
Walter B. Gibson The Poor Man's Anti-Gravico hydrostatic bottle 63 257
Walter B. Gibson Switched while doing fan manipulations, in two parts 63 258
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on collections, Audley Alsh, Russ Swann, Houdin, Walter Gibson, exposure, Robert A. Nelson 63 259
Ben Fineson A Routine with Liquids combination of the Lota Bowl, water funnel and Anti Gravico 63 259
Herb Runge Rising Sun Set card with flag, flag changes from a sun to the american flag, WW2 theme 64 260
Mike Tannen Off the Bottom one handed bottom palm 64 261
Ronald B. Edwards Phone(y) Telepathy selection is apparently revealed by stranger 64 262
Lu Brent Bill to Magazine - Letter to Bruce Elliott bill travels between two pages of chosen book or magazine 64 262
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Audley Walsh, Maurice Raymond, a number/word puzzle by Blackstone, Sid Lorraine 64 263
Bruce Elliott (reviewer) Encyclopedia of Mentalism by Robert A. Nelson 64 263
Audley Walsh Fancy Free making a double fan, with an interesting procedure, different designs Also published here 65 264
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Lloyd Jones, Doug Geoffrey, R. M. Biow, Doc Miller, Houdini, R. Kohler 65 267
L. Vosburgh Lyons Paper Puzzle turning a square of paper into an equilateral triangle 65 267
Walter B. Gibson, L. Vosburgh Lyons Release From Reason silk and rope 66 268
Dr. Kolma Double Dyed two dye tubes 66 270
Stewart James, Russell "Rusduck" Duck Variation on Rusduck's Stack It Inspired by 66 270
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dunninger, Richard Himber, Zanzig, Newton Hall, Milton Kort, Stewart James 66 271
Jerry Sorensen Speller Idea full stack 66 271
James G. Thompson Jr. Double or Nothing coin held with clothespin is put in a handkerchief and vanishesVariations 67 272
Tom Fitzgerald Bromo Seltzer to the Resuce impromptu thumb tip for vanishing liquid and making salt travel 67 273
Otis Manning Crystal Clear Q&A, after information is obtained, way that assistant brings them to performer, bottle, in combination with his billet box, see referenceRelated to 67 274
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 67 275
John Snyder Letter to Phoenix sarcastic letter about card splitting 67 275
Cyril Marriott Your Thought three billets, reading billets in hat, secretly opening and closing , method, umbrella moveRelated to 68 276
Herb Runge Blob as Herb Rungie, two cigarettes with different brands, one put in the pocket one in the box, performer always knows which one is where 68 277
Unknown Whose? same as Expansion of Texture - Expanded!Related to 68 278
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Richard Himber, a strange bar bet by Mystic Craig, idea by Paul Morris for Thompson's Double or Nothing, PuzzleInspired by 68 279
Frederick Braue Bravo Encore Reprise count-spellInspired by 69 280
Nate Leipzig Kneesy! as Nate Leipsig, coin on knee vanishRelated to 69 282
Jerry Sorensen Poor Man's Bank Night with a package of gum, everybody can select one, in one wrapper is a gum in the other is cradboard 69 282
Bruce Elliott The Back Room 69 283
Alvarez Gonzales (reviewer) Shaman's Show by Shaman 69 283
Herb Runge Wholly Smokes! routine with cigarette and match, glass of wine appears and disappears under a handkerchief, bill to cigarette 70 284
Otis Manning XX pocket funnel for coin to ball of wool 70 285
Jean Irving Peek 70 286
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jim Sherman, Richard Himber, Al Koran, Charlie Miller, Dell O'Dell, Shaman 70 287
Thayer Matchless steel ball through filled match box, angles 71 288
Theodore DeLand Home Made Magic gaffed matchbox, slide turns 180°, matches fall out 71 289
Will Goldston Diminuendo matchbox shrinks twice 71 290
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on DeLand, J. G. Thompson, Bill Larsen, Orville Meyer, Jack Vosburgh, Scarne and Walsh 71 291
Carl Hunkins Hunkins' Hex ring, ribbon, wand and handkerchief are tied and held by spectator, handkerchief is removed 72 292
Tom Fitzgerald Stamped stamp appears on selection 72 293
R. M. Jamison Force Box 72 294
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Eddie Clever, Elray, R.M. Jamison, Tom Fitzgerald 72 295
Vivian St. John Letter to Bruce Elliot rope and vase variation 72 295
Franklin V. Taylor The Chinese Parrot two selected cards put in book, cards and content of the pages is divinedAlso published here 73 296
Elray Hey...Rube! story of a con men, marking cards at a three card monte game with daub 73 297
Cyril Marriott Mark It way to mark a deck, plus one way 73 298
Herb Runge Iron Finger! stopping an electric fan with the thumb 73 298
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Darriel Fitzkee, Ottis Manning, a gag by Herb Runge, Paul Morris and John Scarne 73 299
Ronald B. Edwards Travel Thought two cities are divined, with cards and a map, mutus nomen principle 74 300
R. M. Jamison Speedy card vanishes from deck and raises from coat breast pocket 74 301
Walter B. Gibson Tom Dick & How Many? three people each raising a different amount of fingersInspired by 74 302
Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson The Back Room 74 303
Richard Himber Letter to the Phoenix on being mentioned in every issue and some copyright issues 74 303
Franklin V. Taylor Taylor's Cups and Balls three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cupVariationsAlso published here 75 304
Audley Walsh Lead in Your... handkerchief is balanced on finger in impossible ways, gimmickInspired by
  • Sid Fleishman's "Million Dollar Gimmick" and Thayer's "Kobra"
75 306
L. Vosburgh Lyons Telepsyche location of the card 75 306
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Hen Fetsch, Richard Himber, Dunninger getting exposed, Milbourne Christopher 75 307
Bruce Elliott Card Box prop without a flap, for magicians 75 307
Bruce Elliott The Back Room "a suffering spectator speaks his mind", impromtu card stand with a newspaper, the five star frolics 76 308
Steve Eskow The Card Slates business card with prediction appears between two playing cards 76 309
J. W. Sarles Know-How decks in pockets, "Bill Sarles" but it's J. W. Sarles according to Fulves in "Six Impromptu Card Tricks" (1982, p. 38) 76 310
Steve Eskow I.O.U. spectator's bill transpose with piece of paper in envelope 76 311
R. N. Lee Dictionary Diabolism word from dictionary is written on a card and divined 77 312
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number forceRelated toVariations 77 313
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Ribbon Spread card is hdden, spectator and performer remove a card each from the face up deck, when all cards are removed the missing card is named, as RusduckVariations 77 314
Bruce Elliott The Back Room "a suffering spectator speaks his mind" part two, Max Holden 77 315
Bruce Elliott (reviewer) Practical Mental Effects by Theodore Annemann 77 315
Frank Ducrot Card Through Card two cards, gimmick 77 315
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) Magician's Guild Show, January 21st, 1945 Cardini, Flosso, Jarrow, Hal Haverland, Warren Simms, Litzka, Douglas Geoffrey, Hardeen and Julian Proskauer 77 315
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Frances Ireland, Russ Swann, Max Holden, John Snyder, Jean Hugard's testimonial show 78 316
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp 78 317
Edward Marlo The Wishing Card Trick cards placed on table turns out to be any card namedAlso published here 78 317
Edward Marlo One Hand Control aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only 78 318
Edward Marlo The Marlo Miracle saliva 78 319
Ronald B. Edwards Numerology with prepared stage money 79 320
The Great Fataque In the Fold coin vanishes in trouser fold, also as a penetration into pocket 79 321
Joe Barnett Strung! string is cut and restored, with finger ringRelated to 79 322
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Maurice Zolotow, Dai Vernon, Bert Allerton, Annemann's use of the nail writer, Tom Osborne, Jay Marshall 79 323
Tom Fitzgerald The Rabbit's Head marked coin into handkerchief, handkerchief folded as a rabbitRelated to 80 324
Walter B. Gibson Sextuple Stranger Than Hallucination three people look at the bottom card and remove it, all think of the same cardInspired by 80 325
Bruce Elliott, Tom Sellers, Stanley Collins Combo one of three cards vanishes from an envelope and appears in a series of envelopes 80 326
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on John Snyder, Dr. Beebe and Tommy Dowd 80 327
Milbourne Christopher A Match Tip a burning match is split in two 80 327
Louis Tannen A Mindreading Joke cards are marked with big bold letters on the back 80 327
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson, Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson Boxed piece of a magazine is put on a string and the ends of the string thread through two holes in a box, a word is selected and when checked on the piece on the string all words are crossed out except the selected oneRelated to 81 328
Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson Page Force pages are torn out of a a magazine 81 329
C. L. Boarde Prophetics mini slate, two flaps 81 330
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Connie Haden, Jay Marshall, Shaman, Dr. Beebe and John Snyder, S.B. Blodgett 81 331
Bruce Elliott (reviewer) Scarne on Dice by John Scarne (written by Clayton Rawson) 81 331
Jean Hugard Solomon's Seal six cards stack, presentation with a drawn star, cards are laid on the corners of the star and spectator thinks stop 82 332
Jean Hugard The Ace Assembly two covers 82 334
Jean Hugard Tickets for Two two decks, two selections change places 82 335
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Robert Parrish, Bob Nelson, Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Osborne 82 335
Bruce Elliott Silver Walls piece of paper is put between two coins, any number appears on the paperRelated to 83 336
Shaman Shaman's Lucifers two matchboxes, in one the matches are burnt, then they change places with the unburnt matches in the other matchboxRelated to
  • Stuart Robson's "Tips on Flashpaper"
83 336
Bob Hanko Indestructo handkerchief is tied over mouth of a glass and both put into a paper bag, then a knife is pushed through bag and handkerchief, handkerchief is unharmed and a silk is found in the glass 83 337
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Bill Henderson and Jean Hugard 83 339
Bruce Elliott (reviewer) Original Magic by Richard Heinemann 83 339
Bruce Elliott (reviewer) Off the Cuff by Edward Marlo 83 339
Verne Chesbro Three Weirds three cards are predicted, three mathematical forces 84 340
Tom Fitzgerald The Hindu Prayer Vase Up to Date tip for vase and rope 84 341
C. L. Boarde Prepositions word and position is predicted in a newspaper, spectator can chose publishing date 84 342
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on R.C. Buff ideas with the Lyons-Elliott Box, Frank Taylor, ideas by Hen Fetsch, Ed Marlo, Bert Allerton and Richard Mc CloskeyRelated to 84 343
M. T. Coogan A Drop in the Bottle with a bottle, a cigarette and a paper loop 84 343
James G. Thompson Jr. The Phoenix Routine #2 - Accent on Mediumistic Ease program with tricks from Phoenix 85 344
Herb Runge Time Will Tell cards laid around a watch, hour and card is selected, card vanishes and appears in pocket 85 346
R. M. Jamison Milko milk vanishes, building a milk pitcher out of a bottle 85 346
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Clayton Rawson, hypnotism, Harry Blackstone, "Die Magie" and fascism 85 347
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the tableAlso published here 86 348
Ronald B. Edwards Multifly coin tray with glued bills for close up 86 349
Joseph Keen Slip Knot 86 350
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Bob Nelson, Dariel Fitzkee, Hen Fetsch, Douglas Francis, George Karger 86 351
Mystic Craig Acrobatic Cane with a reel, dancing cane 86 351
Kolmar, Clayton Rawson Detail Does It do as i do with three coins 86 351
Warner Perry Ball to Silk 87 352
Tom Fitzgerald Calling Card torn and restores business card, card is from spectator 87 353
Lu Brent Inflation dollar bill assembly, fives and ones 87 353
John Hamilton Super Slop Shuffle two phases, separating into odd and even, all odd in one direction and evens in the other after real face-up/face-down shuffle, then triumph effect, see Back Room #90 for Ed Marlo ideasRelated to 87 354
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on George Starke, George Karger, Emil Jarrow, Bert Allerton, the "Swami" Magazine, puzzles by Fred Mosteller, Audley Walsh, Bob Novak and Charles Bertram 87 355
Louis Tannen Wine Go principle for vanishing liquid, pouring out two different liquids from a bottle 88 356
Louis Tannen Spirit Writer name of card appears written on spectator's palm, rubber stamp, see Back Room #96 for additional idea 88 357
Louis Tannen No Fake vanishing wand, breakaway wand 88 358
Louis Tannen Lou's Waste Paper Container paper basket as a deposition for props, in the end it's empty 88 358
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Tarbell Course, Frank Taylor 88 359
R. M. Jamison The Jumping Jacks leader card is on top of the deck 88 359
L. Vosburgh Lyons Match'em! spectator pushes middle of the center out with a knife / pencil, two times it's the mate of a previously tabled mate 89 360
L. Vosburgh Lyons Stab Force pushing center of the deck out with knife / pencil 89 360
C. L. Boarde Hot News! 89 361
Tom Fitzgerald Rings On Your Fingers linking three small plastic rings, like finger rings 89 362
Bruce Elliott The Back Room ideas by Dr. Belanger and Hen Fetsch 89 363
Tommy Dowd Liars! three poker chips with a different stamps on it are selected, one of three spectators has to lie the other two tell the truth, performer knows who has which chipInspired by
  • an idea of Jack Vosburgh's "More than a Trick"
90 364
Tommy Dowd, Milbourne Christopher Model Asrah! wand levitates under handkerchief and vanishes, breakaway wand 90 365
Tommy Dowd John Doe ... Magician speller, miscalling selected card, for magiciansVariationsAlso published here 90 366
Tommy Dowd Half A Buck rolling a cigarette with one hand and putting a bill inside 90 366
Frederick Mosteller Fred Mosteller's Solution to No. 87 logic word puzzle, weight problem with a fake coin 90 366
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ed Marlo, George Karger, Hen Fetsch 90 367
Dr. William E. Belanger Clippo Routine 90 367
Edward Marlo One-Way Sorting with Slop Shuffle Related to 90 367
James G. Thompson Jr. The Phoenix Routine #3 program with tricks from Phoenix 91 368
Ronald B. Edwards Surprise! bill (stage money) to silver coin 91 369
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Gin! as Rusduck, strategy and subterfuge to win at Gin Rummy 91 370
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Al Baker, Bill Gresham, Bill Henderson 91 371
Bruce Elliott Make the Pulse Go Faster 91 371
Bruce Elliott 3c Worth of Magic two different stamps on two cards, one card on the table one on the face of the deck, two rubber bands to hold everything in place, stamps change placesVariations 92 372
Bert Easley Coiner! ideas for a miser's dream structure 92 374
Milbourne Christopher An Oldie with a New Twist coin travels into empty matchbox 92 374
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dell O'Dell, Ken Crossen, Paul Curry 92 375
George Armstrong Avatara borrowed deck, card is selected one is thought of, selected is burnt, and the other card vanishes from borrowed deck, both appear in a nest of envelopes in the performer's wallet held by spectator 93 376
Jerry Sorensen No Swami in envelope, slitVariations 93 377
John Hamilton Hamilton's Hoax! four cards are thrown into a book on different places, performer names page number and cards, svengali book 93 378
Clyde Cairy Coin Vanish 93 378
Bruce Elliott The Back Room About the Life, Hard Times and Unseemly Death of Shaman, Shaman was invented by Annemann and Bruce Elliott 93 379
Don Medley This Is It! reading mind over phone, see Back Room #96 for correctionRelated toVariations 94 380
Ronald B. Edwards El Ropo Cutto 94 382
Russell "Rusduck" Duck From the Middle as Rusduck, side palm, card is returned and cards pushed togetherRelated to 94 382
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dariel Fitzkee, Annemann 94 383
Bert Easley Heads or... 95 384
Unknown Popper! from fold in sleeveRelated to 95 386
Albenice Light Up! pantomime rolling of a cigarette, appearance Related to 95 386
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on how to win half the games at simultaneous chess, TangramRelated to 95 387
Unknown (reviewer) John Calvert Show 1943 by John Calvert 95 387
Jack Miller Jack Miller's Dis-Cards spectator puts amount of cards on the table and removes some again, the rest is named by the performerRelated toAlso published here 96 388
Jack Miller Count Ten! on from ten cards is divined, also possible over the phone 96 389
Jack Miller Pick Up coin drops, after beeing picked up it vanishesRelated to 96 389
Jack Miller Twist It! 96 390
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Bill Neff, George Karger, Jingo Jones, Kolma, Tom Fitzgerald 96 391
John Hamilton Date? Name? triple prediction 97 392
C. L. Boarde In His Hands spectator riffles cards himself and thinks of one, card is located 97 393
Tom Fitzgerald Advertising Stunt two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divinedRelated to
  • see also "The 'Q' Trick" in Hoffmann's " Modern Magic" p.560
97 394
Bruce Elliott The Back Room 97 395
Clayton Rawson Letter to Bruce Elliott on Popper and Light UpRelated to 97 395
Elray On Clippo routine idea 97 395
Phil Huckabee Money Money Money six coins are produced and vanish again, on spectator's lapel 98 396
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Heaps as Rusduck, spectator finds his own card, a lot of dealing, TantalizerVariations 98 397
R. N. Lee Lit-Switch switch of cigarette with a lighter 98 398
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on "Le Magicien" Milbourne Christopher, Larry Arcuri, Mardo, Stewart James, Orson Welles, Loring Campbell 98 399
Bruce Elliott Odds On spectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket 99 400
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Felix Greenfield, Bill Henderson, R.C. Duff, Senor Mardo, Richard Himber's list of his personal favorite magicians 99 403
Clayton Rawson Double-Lift Deceptions double-lift descriptionRelated toAlso published here 100 404
Clayton Rawson 1: Right in Front of Your Nose! Also published here 100 405
Clayton Rawson 2: Magic Taught in One Easy Lesson card transforms into selection, apparently spectator does the transformationAlso published here 100 405
Clayton Rawson 3: Stream-Lined Hypnotism duplicate Also published here 100 405
Unknown Bottoms to Top to shuffle two cards on top, thumb break 100 406
Theodore Annemann Riffle Force with break 100 406
Clayton Rawson 4: The Absent-Minded Spectator one person "forgets" card (he was shown a blank card), other can not find it, duplicate and blankAlso published here 100 406
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Phoenix, C. L. Boarde, the brain guys 100 407