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Reginald Scot The conclusion, wherin the reader is referred to certeine patterns of instruments wherewith diverse feats heere specified are to be executed final comments on the chapter about juggling (= magic) The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 199
Reginald Scot The art of juggling discovered, and in what points it dooth principallie consist introduction to sleight-of-hand section
- In what respects juggling is tolerable and also commendable
- The three rpincipall points wherein legierdemaine or nimblenes of hand dooth consist
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXII) 182
Henri Decremps Orgue Jouant de lui-même, Serpens Artificiels 'Oiseaux Méchaniques' Automates Joueurs d'échecs on different automatons, the collection of Van Estin, an organ, snake, singing birds and the chess player La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 69
Henri Decremps Automate Jouant de la Flûte au Commandement, Quoique Bien Isolé, au Milieu d'un Jardin; Nouvelles Tables Sur lesquelles on Fait Mouvoir des Machines à Volonté, Sans Bascules, Sans Fil d'archal & Sans Aimant. musical automaton by Van Estin, playing the flute and instruments, mechanism of moving a table La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 82
Unknown The Visible Invisible writing is washed from mirror and appears again on it, breathing glass, anecdote of a a magician who performed the routine and got caught by the audience, on originality Breslaw's Last Legacy 26
Philip Breslaw The learned little Swan, One of Mr. Breslaw's Grand Deceptions automaton swan swims in a bowl with letters of alphabet on the rim, spelling a name or swims to named letter, on magnets and anecdote of Breslaw being heckled by Francis Blake Delaval Breslaw's Last Legacy 33
Henri Decremps Préface La Magie Blanche Dévoilée iii
Unknown Preface Breslaw's Last Legacy viii
Unknown Sentiments and Toasts Breslaw's Last Legacy 120
Henri Decremps Avis for whom this book is written La Magie Blanche Dévoilée xx
Henri Decremps Divers Tours Anciens & Nouveaux, Extraits d'un Ouvrage Qui n'est Point Encore Imprimé La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 68
Unknown Dedication Sir Ashton Lever Breslaw's Last Legacy v
Unknown The Air Balloon described and how to make one, as has lately been done in France and England how to make air balloons with inflammable air, followed by an introduction to planets and zodiac signs and their astrological meaning
- To make Inflammable Air
Breslaw's Last Legacy 13
Unknown A Person holding Gold in one Hand and Silver in the other, to find which the Gold is and which the Silver Breslaw's Last Legacy 47
Unknown Various Performances and Deceptions with Cards Breslaw's Last Legacy 60
Unknown Containing Geographical Paradoxes ten geographical paradoxes Breslaw's Last Legacy 71
Unknown Dreams and their Interpretations, the Belief in Dreams established from Holy Writ, etc. various symbols in dreams and their interpretations Breslaw's Last Legacy 77
Unknown Electricity. Strange Tricks performed by Electricity on Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Rackstrow, electro shock experiments Breslaw's Last Legacy 89
Unknown To make one tumble and toss all Night, and not be able to sleep horse hair or roach allum to function as itching powder, prank Breslaw's Last Legacy 106
Unknown Comical Stories, Puns, Jokes and Repartees Breslaw's Last Legacy 109
Unknown Riddles six riddles Breslaw's Last Legacy 115
Henri Decremps Extraits de Quelques Journaux different newspaper articles on Decremps books, La Magie Blanche Dévoilée, Supplément à la Magie Blanche Dévoilée & Testament de Jérôme Sharp La Magie Blanche Dévoilée vii
Professor Hoffmann Introduction some rules for conjuring Modern Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann The Value of Personal Instruction Modern Magic 40
Professor Hoffmann Concealing the Cause Modern Magic 69
Professor Hoffmann The "Click" and Delaying the Effect Modern Magic 155
Professor Hoffmann Electrical Tricks general comments Modern Magic 480
Professor Hoffmann Concluding Observations - Hints as to Working up Tricks
- Arrangement of Programme
- Stage Arrangements
- Parting Counsels
Modern Magic 502
Professor Hoffmann Sleeve as Explanation for Spectators More Magic 211
Professor Hoffmann Introductory More Magic 1
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi More Magic 457
Professor Hoffmann Feats of Divination introduction More Magic 236
Professor Hoffmann Tricks with Hats Hartz and his "Hat" Trick More Magic 285
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster On Accidental Convincers Der moderne Kartenkünstler 25
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Vorwort Der moderne Kartenkünstler
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenschule chapter intro to part one Der moderne Kartenkünstler 1
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Mathematische oder Berechnungs-Kunststücke chapter intro to part 3 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 87
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die präparierten Karten on gaffed cards, chapter intro to chapter four Der moderne Kartenkünstler 125
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Präparationen en passant chapter intro Der moderne Kartenkünstler 130
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Apparate und sonstige Hilfsmittel zur Vorführung von Kartenkunststücken chapter intro for chapter five Der moderne Kartenkünstler 175
August Roterberg Introduction New Era Card Tricks 6
August Roterberg Preface with thanks to Conradi for letting him use parts of "Der Moderne Kartenkünstler" (1896) New Era Card Tricks 5
Charles Lang Neil The Principles of Natural Magic The Modern Conjurer 19
Charles Lang Neil Manner and Gesture The Modern Conjurer 23
Charles Lang Neil The Conjurer's Clothes for men & for ladies The Modern Conjurer 27
S. W. Erdnase Confederacy The Expert at the Card Table 19
S. W. Erdnase Uniformity of Action The Expert at the Card Table 22
S. W. Erdnase Deportment The Expert at the Card Table 22
S. W. Erdnase Display of Ability The Expert at the Card Table 23
S. W. Erdnase Effect of Suspicion The Expert at the Card Table 24
S. W. Erdnase Acquiring the Art The Expert at the Card Table 24
S. W. Erdnase Importance of Details The Expert at the Card Table 25
Charles Bertram Introduction The Modern Conjurer 13
S. W. Erdnase Preface The Expert at the Card Table 3
S. W. Erdnase Introduction The Expert at the Card Table 9
S. W. Erdnase Professional Secrets The Expert at the Card Table 13
S. W. Erdnase Legerdemain The Expert at the Card Table 125
Charles Lang Neil Parlour Tricks and Puzzles The Modern Conjurer 287
Charles Lang Neil Apparatus and Requisits for tricks described in the book, with prices The Modern Conjurer 413
S. W. Erdnase Technical Terms The Expert at the Card Table 25
Charles Lang Neil Some Useful Books on Conjuring and Kindred Arts The Modern Conjurer 389
Charles Lang Neil Bibliography of Conjuring and Kindred Arts nineteen pages, with prices and estimation on prices The Modern Conjurer 393
Professor Hoffmann, Professor Anderson Excessive Use of Apparatus Later Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann What is Best? Later Magic 222
Professor Hoffmann Preface Later Magic iii
Professor Hoffmann Introduction Later Magic xvii
Professor Hoffmann Chapter II - Appliances and Expedients of General Utility chapter intro Later Magic 16
Professor Hoffmann Chapter VI - Tricks with Rings Later Magic 189
Professor Hoffmann Chapter IX - Tricks with Gloves chapter intro Later Magic 366
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XII - Miscellaneous Tricks chapter intro Later Magic 471
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi Later Magic 554
Professor Hoffmann Using Shakespeare Quotes in Patter Later Magic 161
Alexander Herrmann Czar Nicholas II. Anecdote anecdote about tearing deck in half The Art of Magic 25
John Northern Hilliard, T. Nelson Downs Don'ts tips The Art of Magic 347
T. Nelson Downs, John Northern Hilliard Introductory three branches of magic, on the state of magic The Art of Magic 11
John Northern Hilliard L'Envoi The Art of Magic 348
John Northern Hilliard Card Tricks with Apparatus and in Combination with Other Objects on apparatus The Art of Magic 224
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIV - Recollections of Hartz the Wizard biographical information on Hartz Later Magic 614
Frederick E. Jones Mind Reading, Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading on muscle reading Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 3
Professor Hoffmann Chapter XIII - New Miscellaneous Tricks Later Magic 557
Professor Hoffmann L'Envoi Later Magic 738
Frederick E. Jones Sealed Billet Reading Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 20
Stanley Collins Foreword Original Magical Creations 7
Stanley Collins Foreword Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 7
Tom Sellers Foreword Tricks That Work 2
Jack Merlin Theory short Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Jack Merlin Practice on practice and other theory aspects Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Charles J. Maly Foreword Merlin's Master Manipulations 2
Arthur W. C. Brumfield Editorial Note credits Merlin's Master Manipulations 24
Arthur W. C. Brumfield Editorial Note same es in part one Merlin at the Card Table 24
Jack Merlin Glossary some gambling terms Merlin at the Card Table 23
Arthur W. C. Brumfield Editorial Note same as in part one and two Merlin's Master Miracles 2
Jack Merlin The Pulse of the Public on doing magic in a vaudeville / varieté environment Merlin's Master Miracles 22
Oswald Rae Foreword Sub Rosa vii
Oswald Rae Foreword More Practical Patter i
Oswald Rae Foreword Original Magic i
Montague Summers Introduction long essay from 1930 edition The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue ) xvii
Montague Summers A Bibliographical Note Upon Scot's "Discouerie" The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue ) xxxiii
Al Baker Introduction The Book Without A Name 7
Theodore Annemann Foreword... The Book Without A Name 8
Tom Sellers Preface Sellers' Secrets 3
Nate Leipzig What a Great Magician has to say about Scarne about John Scarne John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 5
John Scarne About Audley Walsh John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 6
Audley Walsh Foreword John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 10
John Scarne Introduction John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 11
Unknown Familiar Phrases in Gambling - Hipe
- Shills or Cappers
- Money Bag
- Under-throw
- Over-throw
John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 14
Unknown Definition of Gambling Terms John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 15
Theodore Annemann Introduction as Usual SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 1
Laurie Ireland Introduction Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934)
Tom Sellers Foreword Card Tricks That Work 2
Theodore Annemann Introduction Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 1
Brunel White Foreword Would You Believe It? 1
Louis Lam Introduction Would You Believe It? 2
Laurie Ireland Introduction Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 1
Tom Sellers Foreword Quick Tricks 2
Theodore Annemann Requisits props and where to put them, for this particular routine Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 2
Theodore Annemann Author's Note credit information for "Master Mind" Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
Theodore Annemann Author's Note Again Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 19
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. One - A Club Act of Magic combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 133
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. Two - A Mental Club Act combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 143
Jean Hugard Finger Practice Practice routine to master the thimble thumb palmRelated to Thimble Magic 5
Jean Hugard Easy Moves With One Thimble describes four short sequences with one thimble, with some advice on how to execute thimble sleights and magic Thimble Magic 6
Jean Hugard Advanced Finger Practice Practice routine to master the different thimble palms Thimble Magic 19
Victor Farelli For Artists Only Talks about culling, patter, misdirection, plot, selection of cards, building a programme, and building routines "Lend Me Your Pack" 7
Victor Farelli Lady Volunteer Assistants Short essay on how women in the audience should be treated, and why they should probably never be chosen to come on stage, or even pick a card "Lend Me Your Pack" 26
Victor Farelli "Culling" Talks about how culling should be done, mentions Louis Nikola and how he stacks his deck during the course of another routine, also mentions Erdnase's stock securing and cull shufflingRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 12
Jean Hugard Thaumaturgy Credits David Devant with inventing thimble manipulation, plus describes different types of thimbles Thimble Magic 3
Edward Bagshawe Foreword "Lend Me Your Pack" 6
Laurie Ireland Introduction Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 1
Theodore Annemann Suggested Programs No. Three - A Magical Club Routine combining some tricks out of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 194
Theodore Annemann Suggested Routines No. Four - A No Card Mystery Act combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 230
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 2, discussing props, servante, misdirection The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 241
Theodore Annemann Suggested Routines No. Five - "No Code" Telepathy combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 252
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum You'd Be Surprised You'd be Surprised 5
Theodore Annemann Introduction "En Rapport" 1
Louis Lam Appreciation Watch Me Closely 1
Louis Lam Would You Believe It? Watch Me Closely 30
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum And a Routine suggestion for a thirty minute routine with tricks from the book You'd be Surprised 32
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum A Magical "Flash" Routine suggestion for routine with preceding effects You'd be Surprised 65
Theodore Annemann The Jinx "Zipper" Cocktail recipe for cocktail The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 173
John Northern Hilliard I. Theodore Annemann Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 537
John Northern Hilliard II. Al Baker Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 542
John Northern Hilliard III. Cardini Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 545
John Northern Hilliard IV. S. Leo. Horowitz Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 548
John Northern Hilliard V. Stewart Judah Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 555
John Northern Hilliard VI. Nate Leipzig Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 559
John Northern Hilliard VII. William H. McCaffrey Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 563
John Northern Hilliard VIII. Paul Rosini Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 567
John Northern Hilliard IX. John Scarne Card Stars of the U.S.A. introRelated to Greater Magic 572
John Northern Hilliard X. Dai Vernon Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro Greater Magic 575
David Bamberg Stage Presentation tips on stage presentation, discussing:
- Stage Entrance
- Settings
- The Opening Illusion
- The Follow On
- Patter
- Balance
- Assistants
- Audience Work
- Routining
- Apparatus
- Working to Magicians
- The Climax
- Résumé
Greater Magic 936
Orville Wayne Meyer Suggested Routine No. 6 - "Strictly Impromptu" combining some card tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 344
Eddie Joseph Introduction Intuitional Sight 1
Laurie Ireland Preface Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938)
Jean Hugard Robert-Houdin Problem letter by Hugard about a burnt paper restored in nest of envelopes, posed as problemRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 339
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish A Club Routine of General Magic routine of tricks in the book Do That Again! 75
Theodore Annemann A 68 Cent Patent tip on patenting, see page 456 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 62) 441
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle Foreword Do That Again! 5
Louis Lam Dedication Be Deceived 2
Louis Lam Introduction Be Deceived 3
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle Two Routines suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 25
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle An All-Card Routine suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 47
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle A Routine with Silks suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 62
Theodore Annemann Jinx Blazer recipe for a drink The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 370
Paul Rosini Etchings in Magic Rosini writes about his influences in magic The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 629
Oscar Thomson Memory Aid for Programs remembering the order of tricks The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 664
Theodore Annemann Playing Card Squiggles drawing contest The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 681
George Johnson Your Magical Scrapbook tip The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 697
Harry Houdini Houdini's Book Identification System for personal library, mentioned by Ralph W. Read The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 702
Charles Hopkins Whose Fault When Things Go Wrong? "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 15
Charles Hopkins The Psychology of Failure "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 16
Charles Hopkins Use of "Sucker Gag" Technique "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 17
Charles Hopkins Secret And Open Outs Difference between rectifying mistakes secretly (before audience knows about it) and openly (when the mistake is known to everyone) "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 18
Charles Hopkins When Error Is Still Under Cover Techniques to get out of mistakes before audience catches on "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 18
Charles Hopkins When Error May Be Visible Techniques to get out of mistakes when audience knows "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 20
Charles Hopkins Either You Know You Are Wrong - Or Else... "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 21
Charles Hopkins This Time You MUST Be Right Importance of rectifying the mistake clearly to end successfully "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 22
Charles Hopkins Attitudes That Get Co-operation After finding wrong card, how to get selector to reveal the correct card for magician to try again "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 22
Charles Hopkins 8 - Use a thumb writer. How to use thumb writer to get out of sticky situations "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 24
Charles Hopkins 9 - Impression methods. Using carbon paper to make a copy "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 25
Charles Hopkins 10 - Pencil reading. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Charles Hopkins 11 - Friendly mirrors. Using reflective surfaces "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 26
Charles Hopkins Old Ideas Brought Up To Date; Also, A Few New Ones Useful sleights to use for outs "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 27
Charles Hopkins Other Useful Standard Sleights "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 36
Charles Hopkins Fit The Weapon To The Needs "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 36
Charles Hopkins Getting Down To Brass Tacks--- And The Selected Card "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 37
Charles Hopkins "Outs" Productions From Pockets And Other Places "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 42
Charles Hopkins 31 - Use of spectators for "outs" "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 44
Charles Hopkins Apparatus Alibis Outs when apparatus is used to reveal cards, but goes wrong "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 46
Charles Hopkins First Aid For Feeble Memories What to do if spectator forgets card "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 47
Charles Hopkins "Outs" Compared with Challenges "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 51
Charles Hopkins A Word of Caution "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 52
Charles Hopkins Try To Keep As Much Control As Possible "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 53
Charles Hopkins How "Plenty of Rein" Trips Them "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 63
Charles Hopkins The Magician's Little Helpers Mechanical aids "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 66
Charles Hopkins When Information-Getting Becomes Ticklish How to gain information not by pretending to confess to failure, but by proper methods in performance "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 68
Charles Hopkins They Commit Themselves In Writing "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Charles Hopkins 51 - Pencil reading. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Charles Hopkins 53 - Billet index. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Unknown 54 - Pad impressions. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins 55 - Trick notebooks. Carbon paper in notebooks "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins 56 - A "Case of Hambuggery" Annemann's "Mental Masterpiece" "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Charles Hopkins A Prophet In his Own Land "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 72
Charles Hopkins 57 - Thumb writers. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 72
Charles Hopkins What Makes Audiences Get That Way Why do audiences heckle? "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 74
Charles Hopkins Circumstances That Lead Up To Challenges "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 75
Charles Hopkins Specific Handling of Various Situations "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 76
Charles Hopkins The Heckler... Ding Bust His Buttons! "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 76
Charles Hopkins For The Intelligent Analyst Type "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 77
Charles Hopkins Troubles Arising Out of Pure Friendship "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 78
Charles Hopkins Preface "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 5
Charles Hopkins Introduction "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 10
Charles Hopkins More To Come?... Well, Maybe! "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 79
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Tricks of 1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 1
Theodore Annemann Damn The Rain cocktail recipe The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 525
Fulton Oursler The Sane Viewpoint of Exposure reprinted from Linking Ring The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 125) 726
Cagliostro, Jr. Fifth Row, Center Aisle rant on too positive reviews of magic show The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 738
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
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 743
Theodore Annemann Suggested Program No. 7 - "A Varied Magic Act" combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 745
Rhadamanthus, Jr. (reviewer) The Old Timers of the Y.M.H.A. present Master Magicians in "A Night of Magic"
show review
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 749
Edward Marlo Introduction Card Fan Productions 3
Martin Gardner Introduction After the Dessert 3
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) The Blackstone Show by Harry Blackstone The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Carl Brema's shop The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 6) 24
Walter B. Gibson Blackstone Anecdote The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Keith Clark, Al Flosso, George Krage, a coin trick, a card rising gag by Henry Gordien and a joke by Al Plough The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 13) 54
Charles J. Maly The Health Magician program aimed at children on the subject of being healthy, how to dress, tricks and patter ideas Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 18
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on trick exposure The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 20
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on a telephone gag, Blackstone, John Brandon and Russell Swann performing, Jarrow's "Rope Magic" controversy The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the film version of Clayton Rawson "Miracles for Sale", Blackstone, Carlyle The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 8
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 3) 12
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room Otis Manning, Keith Clark, Schlumpini The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 4) 16
Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Russel Swann and on Scarne and Rawson working on a series called "Magicians of the Underworld" The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 28
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dan Morris Russell Swann and Leonard Lyons The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 32
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room Greer Marechal, Clayton Rawson The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Bert Allerton, Lu Brent The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 40
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Fred Keating, John Scarne, Prince Mendez The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 11) 44
Bruce Elliott The Back Room telephone gag, Russell Swann, Jordan, Rawson The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 48
Bruce Elliott The Back Room last ideas by Annemann, on Greer Marechal building a changing bag from a hat, newspaper clippings The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 60
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dante appearing in a Laurel & Hardy Movie, on amateurs telling professionals what to do The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 64
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on exposure, response to Bill Larsen, book exposure like Greater Magic, Modern Magic, Magician's Magic etc. The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 17) 71
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dr. Hurwitz, Al Flosso, U.F. Grant, George Sands' non-make-up version to look like a chinaman, Orson Welles The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 78
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Blackstone, Bert Kalmar The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 86
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dante, Ed Saint, Max Malini The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Tabell Course Volume 2 and performing for children The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 94
Bruce Elliott The Back Room bar bet with a coin, gag with a bill (Al Cohn), on semantics, exposure, George Karger, Keith Clark and Bill Larsen The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 68
Bruce Elliott The Back Room credit information on the speller The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 82
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Bill Larsen and Genii rant, Annemann's bullet catch The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 23) 98
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the "Barnstormer", Bob Hanko, Jean Hugard's dinner, Milbourne Christopher The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 24) 102
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Think-A-Drink-Hoffman, Fred Keating, a bar bet by Stuart Robson, Albenice, Orson Welles, Greater Magic, John Scarne The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 106
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Year Book of 1942 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 1
Edward Marlo Foreword Let's See the Deck 4
Edward Marlo And In Conclusion Let's See the Deck 30
Edward Marlo Foreword Deck Deception 3
Edward Marlo And in conclusion Deck Deception 23
Tom Sellers Foreword That's Good! 2
Edward Saint Letter on how to catch fleasRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 17) 70
Dick Freytag Letter The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 78
Wilbur T. Kattner Letter Genii rant The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 86
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dante selling his show, a Blackstone anecdote, Jay Marshall, J. A. Melrose, Russ Swann, Jack Marshall, Captain Harry Baker The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 179
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Stuart Robson, Al Chris describing a miracle from India, Dell O'Dell, Russ Swann, selling and promotion The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 203
Jean Hugard Editorial - What is Magic? Hugard's definition what magic is Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 4) 15
Bruce Elliott The Back Room presentation idea for 7 keys to baldpate by Fetaque Sanders, on Walter Gibson, Joseph Dunninger, John Scarne The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 110
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Dorny, Hy Mayer and why this is the wacky issue The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 111
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Bill Larsen and genii rant, Jimmy Grippo, Burce Elliott's baby The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 118
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, the book "English Rogue", Jules Romain The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 122
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on flames from the finger tips, Bob Hanko, Annemann, Dunninger, John Scarne, Houdini's library, Arthur Lloyd, Warner Perry, Harry Baker and Russel Swann The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 126
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the show of Dunninger, a letter by Second Deal Sam, Lloyd Jones "The Bat", an idea for Robson's "Leopard Cards" The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 134
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Hen Fetch, John Scarne, James G. Thompson Jr. Orson Welles, Dunninger and Tom Osborne The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 138
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on a show by the IBM ring NYC, John Scarne, Jimmy Grippo, how to soften a deck for back palming, two newspaper clippings from Dunninger The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 31) 130
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Plough, mourning envelopes, Emil Jarrow The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 142
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Stuart Robson, Keith Clark, newspaper clippings The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 35) 146
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Harry Segal, table-lifting, Walter Gibson and Clayton Rawson The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 150
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on using adult methods when learning magic, John Scarne, James G. Thompson, Annemann, Miss Vivian St. John, Paul Curry and Russel Swann The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 154
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jerry Gale and paper puppets, N. Majahara, Bert Kalmar and Edgar Bergen The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 159
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jack Trepel performing magic on the radio, Jay Marshall, Shaman The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 39) 163
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Great Ballantin, Jean Hugard and Fred Braue, Orson Welles, a bingo fraud, Bill Gresham gives some tips on knife throwing The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 167
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on why this issue is called G.I. Stuff, the solution to Dr. Lyons match puzzle from page167, Bob Gysel and Annemann's bullet catching The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 171
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the nadir of publicity, Rajah Raboid and a picture of Bruce Elliott The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 175
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Frances Ireland, Greer Marechal, Jr., Dunninger, Ogden Nash, John Scarne The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 44) 183
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Stuart Robson and the war The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 187
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dunninger, Vantine and Cazan The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 191
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on an article in the Sunday Mirror Magazine about spotting gambling, John Scarne, Frances Ireland, Kolmar, Shaman The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 195
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on L. Vosburgh Lyons, a demonstration where a doc is beheaded, an improvement to Taylor's Peek Deck by James G. Thompson Jr., Fred Mosteller and his spelling trick ("Bravo!") The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 199
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dunninger and Stuart Robson The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 51) 211
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Yearbook of 1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 1
Edward Marlo Foreword Shoot the Works 1
Edward Marlo "It's Old But It's New" intro to Section II Shoot the Works 11
Tom Sellers Preface Magical Mixture 3
Jean Hugard Editorial Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
Max Holden, John J. Crimmins Jr. A Few Words... all tricks are from the Jinx Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks
Jack Strother The Care of Celluloid Gimmicks working with plastic props, reforming them, heat Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 6
Laurie Ireland You Always Have a Handkerchief...! Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 23
Jean Hugard Repetitions rambling on repetition in programs Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 1) 3
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias to Lt. Haskell and Spaulding Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 1) 4
Jean Hugard Editorial Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 2) 7
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on the Redhills Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 2) 8
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Jack and Mary Trepel Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 4) 14
Jean Hugard Jean-Eralities on the evolution of court cards and how to pick something up on stage Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 4) 16
Jean Hugard Jean-Eralitites on inflation of double paper bag Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 5) 18
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Dell o'Dell Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 5) 20
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Joseph Dunninger Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 6) 23
Jean Hugard Jean-Eralities on the salt trick (problem of salt and moisture), on the use of a wand Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 6) 23
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Silent Mora Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 7) 28
Frances Ireland Letter to Bruce Elliott on Majahara's trickRelated to
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The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 39) 163
John R. Boyko Letter to Bruce Elliott on fake explanations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 179
Harrison Kimball Letter to Bruce Elliott on his trip to the east, the mango trick, cups and balls The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 187
Ken Crossen Letter to Bruce Elliott about Bob Weill's and Eddie Clever's writing on Ted Annemann in "The Linking Ring" The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 191
Laurie Ireland Patter for any Newspaper Trick one-liners, comparing newspaper to a woman Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 6
Laurie Ireland A Bit of Patter for the Snake in the Basket, Snake that Unties itself or any other Snake . Trick Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 7
Laurie Ireland Political Gag Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 22
Laurie Ireland Dressing Up the Show on the use of props, practicability and show construction Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 29
Jean Hugard Gestures on gestures, style and manners Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 9) 38
Jean Hugard Bare Stage Bugbear how to move on a stage, fishing rod to get objects from the audience Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 9) 38
Jean Hugard Exposures on exposure Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 7) 86
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 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 52) 212
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Frances Ireland, female magicians, Orson Welles, Tommy Dowd The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 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 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 220
Al Baker Dear Harold in the "Letter to Harold" tradition from "The Sphinx" The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 223
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Stuart Robson, Charley Larson, Dai Vernon, Tommy Dowd, Ducrot The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 227
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Joseph Dunninger, Richard Himber, Dell O'Dell, John Scarne, John Mulholland The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 56) 231
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Joseph Dunninger, Paul Rosini, Bob Novak The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 57) 235
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker, Carl Rosini, Paul Rosini, Max Sterling, Jay Marshall and some gambling ruses The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 239
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Mr. and Mrs. Nicola, Bert Kalmar, Jay Marshall, Bob Novak, Mike Supa, John Mullholand The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 243
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on John Garfield, Kolma, Tommy Dowd, Carl Wiesinger The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 247
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Tommy Dowd, Audley Wals, rings as shiner, ethics, Paul Rosini, Max Holden, Stuart Robson The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 251
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Sachs, Philip Mullentyre, Max Holden, Robert Parrish, Sylvan Garnet The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 255
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on collections, Audley Alsh, Russ Swann, Houdin, Walter Gibson, exposure, Robert A. Nelson The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 259
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Audley Walsh, Maurice Raymond, a number/word puzzle by Blackstone, Sid Lorraine The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 64) 263
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Lloyd Jones, Doug Geoffrey, R. M. Biow, Doc Miller, Houdini, R. Kohler The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 65) 267
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dunninger, Richard Himber, Zanzig, Newton Hall, Milton Kort, Stewart James The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 271
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 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 67) 275
Bruce Elliott The Back Room The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 69) 283
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 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 68) 279
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jim Sherman, Richard Himber, Al Koran, Charlie Miller, Dell O'Dell, Shaman The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 70) 287
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on DeLand, J. G. Thompson, Bill Larsen, Orville Meyer, Jack Vosburgh, Scarne and Walsh The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 71) 291
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Eddie Clever, Elray, R.M. Jamison, Tom Fitzgerald The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 72) 295
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Darriel Fitzkee, Ottis Manning, a gag by Herb Runge, Paul Morris and John Scarne The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 299
Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson The Back Room The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 303
Edward Marlo Introduction Action with Cards
Warren Wiersbe Introduction Action with Cards 1
Paul Fleming Preface The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume I iii
Laurie Ireland Introduction Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 1
James G. Thompson Jr. The Phoenix Routine - Accent on Extemporaneous Variety no cards program with tricks from Phoenix The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 56) 228
Max Sterling The Magic of Japan program of Max Sterling The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 237
Elray Hey...Rube! story of a con men, marking cards at a three card monte game with daub The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 297
Laurie Ireland Buy Bonds Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 5
Edw. C. Jochens A Tip on a Tip using a throat atomizer to spray gimmick Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 5
Hart Fisher A Routine for the Twentieth Century and Other Standart Magic outline of a routine with wand, saltshaker and silks Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 13
Jean Hugard The Magic Bell Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 8) 34
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Senor Maldo Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 8) 34
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Dr. Daley Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 9) 38
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Dariel Fitzkee Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 10) 42
Jean Hugard Gambling newspaper article on cutting off parts of fingers to improve sleights Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 10) 44
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Cantu Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 11) 46
Jean Hugard The Linking Rings on a linking ring performance by Richard Himber Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 11) 48
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on the open house Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 12) 50
Jean Hugard Hu-gardnias on Al Flosso Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 1) 55
R. M. Jamison The Small Time Magician Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 2) 58
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on John McArdle Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 2) 58
Jean Hugard Pearls of Magical Wisdom from Decremps and Gaultier Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 4) 72
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Abril Lamarque Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 4) 72
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on Charlie Miller Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 5) 74
Jean Hugard, Louis Nikola Pearls of Magical Wisdom Hugard on confidence in magic, Nikola quote on the Mirror Glass Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 6) 81
Jean Hugard More Pearls quotes by Ponsin, Nikola and Hugard Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 6) 83
Jean Hugard Hu-gardenias on George G. Kaplan Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 7) 90
Jean Hugard Magicana on practice and repertoire Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 7) 90
Jean Hugard Blindfold brief opinion on the use of blindfolds Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 7) 91
Jean Hugard Shorts on the word necromancy Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 7) 92
Jay Marshall Letter to Bruce Elliott on Marshall's plan of putting out an own magazine and on the Phoenix The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 220
Charles Arbuthnot Letter to Bruce Elliott </