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Theodore Annemann The Modernized Reading for single reading or getting one aheadVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divinedRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
Stewart James The Candy King Miraskill with candiesVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 151
Sam H. Sharpe Domination of Thought key card, originally from Conjured UpVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 72
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paperRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 245
Theodore Annemann Whim of Tituba page travels into nested signed envelopes, "pegasus page", see also pages 468 & 472 for creditsRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 67) 463
Fredric Kolb Nirvana Nos. one of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selectionsRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 475
Sid Lorraine Idea of 40,000 Words dictionary test, whole in bookRelated toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 131) 751
Walter B. Gibson Pay Off spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phasesRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 1
Joseph Dunninger Sealed Mystery sealed message reading system, razor thumb tipRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 133
Don Medley This Is It! reading mind over phone, see Back Room #96 for correctionRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 94) 380
Dai Vernon Cutting The Aces Related toVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 2, No. 2) 27
Bruce Elliott Fate male and female names are selected, one by sliding a paperclip on a list, second by rolling the dice, the names match and represent a famous pair from historyRelated toVariations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 708
George B. Anderson "No Questions Written" - A New Concept of Question Answering in the Mental Magic Act on answering questions, psychologyRelated to It Must Be Mindreading 5
Al Baker New Light on the Center Tear describing standard methodRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 288
Ormond McGill Spirit Communications thread with weight is attached in empty bottle and begins to move, pendulumRelated to Psychic Magic - Vol. 5 6
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks' Subtlest Secret word is encircled on clipboardRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 223) 890
Jack Yates Clip Line newspaper clipping, some lines from top and bottom are cut away and the cross total of the remaining lines leads to a line which is divinedRelated to Minds in Close-Up 7
Tony Corinda, Eric Mason No. 13. The Card in Glass card with prediction put in a glass, hole in glassRelated to The Swami Gimmick 21
Dr. Stanley Jaks One Is Face Up spectator reverses a card in the deck and seals it, another spectator divines it, clever pre-show wordingRelated toAlso published here More Miracles in Mentalism 8
Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prophecies treatise on the one-ahead triple prediction, sheets labeled with A, B & C
- Part II (replacing force with known data)
- Part III (on the selection of people, apparently random)
- Part IV (staging the routine)
- Part V (staging for Brainwave)
- Part VI (handling for the Billet Knife)
- Part VII (handling for Chuck Smith's M-T Pad)
Related toVariations Omar's Prophecies 1
The Amazing Maurice Maurice's Handy Andy impression method with envelopes and a note pad, carbon paperRelated to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 20
Robert A. Nelson Al Mann short bio on al mann Still More Miracles in Mentalism 26
Al Mann A Mental Puzzle cards are put in a bag, spectator removes some, performer too and the rest is given to a second spectator, performer divines amount of red and black cards each spectator is holdingRelated to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 26
Dick Johnson The Spirit Speaks thread with weight is attached in empty bottle and begins to move, pendulumRelated to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 29
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Acrobatic Paperclips paper clips suspend on each other and finally a finger ring as well, when examined the paperclips have linked together to form a chain with the ringVariations The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 101
Al Mann Delphic Dominoes featuring envelope with four compartments that can deliver one of twelve predictions, here used with pictures of dominoes The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 3) 590
Karl Fulves Babel Charlie Miller disappointed with lecture in England, Majorie Stanes, Lorayne force book joke, UFOs, Al Mann The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 652
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part One longer article on using calculators
- Forward
- General Patter Outline
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 832
Al Mann Golden Digits two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
- First Method
- Revised Method
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 832
Al Mann The Griffin Envelope Switch switching two signed envelopes secretly with stack, used for prediction in which spectator's billet is used as actual prediction The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 741
Al Mann Instant Mindreader The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 744
Al Mann Retrospective excerpts from future Al Mann manuscript on slate effects, part two
- The Flap Slate
- The Baker-Gysel Flap
- Other Flap Slates
- Keeler's Baffling Slate Test
- Spirit Slate
- Spirits By The Numbers
- Fourth Dimensional Math
- Dunninger's Miracle Slate
- Mental Epic
- The Mystic Slate
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 982
Pierre L. O. A. Keeler Keeler's Baffling Slate Test theory by Al Mann The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 982
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part Two more on calculators and addition machines The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 838
Al Mann Alpha And Omega several spectators call out three-digit-numbers, total predicted, using calculator The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 838
Al Mann 1001 Mysteries on multiplying with 1001 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 838
Al Mann The Phantom Digits number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 838
Al Mann The Five-Digit Phantom number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 840
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part Three more on calculators and addition machines The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 862
Al Mann Psychic Calculator three chosen numbers put into three calculators, all sums divined The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 862
Al Mann Adithot Improved sixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted
- The Calculator Version
Inspired by
  • "Adithot" (Swami)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 862
Karl Fulves Interlocutor - 1 purpose of the magazine
- The Magazines
- Close-Up Folios
- Reprints
- About This Sheet
- Al Mann's Book Test
- Other Manuscripts
- After Epilogue
- The Bad News
Interlocutor (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Super Clipline by Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 4) 14
Al Mann Retrospective excerpts from future Al Mann manuscript on slate effects, part one
- The Evolution Of Slate Writing
- 1850
- 1852
- Dr. Henry Slade
- Slade's Impact
- Slade's Method
- Truesdell and Slade
- The W. S. Moses Sitting
- Eglinton and S. J. Davey
- 1877
- 1882
- 1882
- 1884
- 1888
- Final Notes
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 8) 971
Al Mann The Isomeric Card card with three indices, fan forceVariations The Third Ecstasy 22
Al Mann The Reverse Fan Force Supreme five cards thought of from a fan are named, with several isomeric cards / multi-indices cardVariations The Third Ecstasy 23
Al Mann The Cut Force sewn cards The Third Ecstasy 27
Al Mann The Master of the Cards - A Discussion on the Psychic Feats of Olof Jonsson The Third Ecstasy 28
Al Mann, Olof Jonsson Olof Jonsson's Card Feats The Third Ecstasy 28
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann ESP shuffled ESP deck in envelope, cards are divined The Third Ecstasy 29
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Over the Telephone shuffled ESP cards in envelope, order is divined over phone The Third Ecstasy 29
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Spectator Becomes the Mindreader spectators name top cards from a shuffled ESP deck The Third Ecstasy 30
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Mind Control spectator selects a quartet from a shuffled deck The Third Ecstasy 30
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Clairvoyance spectator puts cards in envelopes and those envelopes in a bigger envelope, light is turned off and performer names the cards The Third Ecstasy 31
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Levitation chosen card appears on top of the deck after spectator shuffled the deck, psy presentation The Third Ecstasy 32
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Teleportation selected card vanishes and is found on spectator's chair, two cards glued together on one end The Third Ecstasy 32
Al Mann Foreword Mental-Ettes
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Seeing Through a Brick Wall spectator in other room holds card on a wall, performer in other room divines the card The Third Ecstasy 33
Al Mann A Link with Eternity - An Object Lesson in the Art of Mindreading presentation and analysis of a mentalism routineRelated to Mental-Ettes 1
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Sensative Finger Tips and X-Ray Eyes performer removes named card from face down spread The Third Ecstasy 33
Al Mann Cagliostro (1743-95) episode on Cagliostro Mental-Ettes 4
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Psychological Force queen of hearts, probability and verbal force The Third Ecstasy 34
Al Mann Charles H. Foster (1838-88) anecdote of Foster Mental-Ettes 4
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Developing ESP spectator learns to cut at the same ESP symbol every time, shuffled deck The Third Ecstasy 34
Al Mann To Command the Elements! making clouds disappear, cloud bustingRelated to
  • Al Mann's "Mind Cloud" in "Magik" 1974
Mental-Ettes 5
Al Mann Test by Fire match box impression device, carbon Mental-Ettes 7
Al Mann Passing Thoughts thought is divined, written on a pad Mental-Ettes 8
Al Mann Metal-Kinesis spoon bends under handkerchief, Dick Van Brummer's "The Solid Ghost" Mental-Ettes 9
Al Mann Dinner Table Yoga playing with a burning cotton ball, eventually eating it Mental-Ettes 10
Al Mann Foreword Master Slate Secrets - Part I
Al Mann The Mystery of the Triplets after some calculations by the spectator the total is divined Mental-Ettes 11
Al Mann, Harry Faber, Samuel Berland The Spirit of the Faberlands two slates, flapless, apparently showing all four sides empty, message appears on two sidesInspired by
  • Faberlands' "Spirits?" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 20, No. 3
Master Slate Secrets - Part I 1
Al Mann Spirits by the Number two slates, flapless, apparently showing all four sides empty, message appears on one side, numbered sides Master Slate Secrets - Part I 5
Al Mann The Center Tear Controversy on the history of the first publishing of the center tear, includes Baker, Thompson, Loraine, Dunninger, Sunshine, plus other takes on the center tear, The Sans Tear Center Method (Annemann), The Unseen Tear (Ron Baillie) and Sealed and Torn Messages (Al Mann)Related to Mental-Ettes 13
Al Mann Gemel's Messages alternative center tear handling, no pre-fold and lengthier questions possible Mental-Ettes 18
Al Mann The Tretology of Dionysus center tear method, four questions can be stolen Mental-Ettes 19
Al Mann The Mystic Chalice requisite for burning the papers when doing a center tear or other billet routines Mental-Ettes 19
Al Mann Typhon's Tongs envelopes are gathered and burnt with tongs Mental-Ettes 20
Al Mann Psychic Feedback answering different questions, sitter answers her questions with a pendulum Mental-Ettes 21
Al Mann Suspended Animation thread with weight is attached in empty bottle and begins to move, pendulum, different bottles, with threads of different lengthsRelated to Mental-Ettes 22
Al Mann The Pharaoh's Palm billets are switched on palm of performer, fake palm Mental-Ettes 23
Al Mann Messages from Babel four seance slate methods, several ungimmicked slates Master Slate Secrets - Part I 8
Al Mann To Read a Question with nine normal slates, wrapped in newspaper Master Slate Secrets - Part I 9
Al Mann Many Voices nine small slates and a bigger one, messages appear on two slates Master Slate Secrets - Part I 9
Al Mann The Uproar nine small slates messages appear on five slates Master Slate Secrets - Part I 12
Al Mann Let it Be Written slate secrets in literature Master Slate Secrets - Part I 13
Al Mann, Henry Slade The Ultimate Slate Test Master Slate Secrets - Part I 15
Al Mann, J. F. Orrin The 13th Veil normal slate Master Slate Secrets - Part I 17
Al Mann The Flap history of the flap, locking flap, flap designs Master Slate Secrets - Part I 19
Al Mann A Magnetic Flap Master Slate Secrets - Part I 21
Al Mann, E. J. Moore The Cloak of the Unseen camouflage pattern on slate, flap Master Slate Secrets - Part I 22
Al Mann The Telepathic Artist design divination of five people, with slate, flap Master Slate Secrets - Part I 23
Al Mann The Locking Flap Dr. Q slates Master Slate Secrets - Part I 25
Al Mann Multiple Slate Writing with Dr. Q Slates with stand Master Slate Secrets - Part I 25
Al Mann The ESPrit Message chosen ESP sign appears on slate Master Slate Secrets - Part I 26
Al Mann Minute Man's Locking Flap rubber cement coating Master Slate Secrets - Part I 27
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Al Mann Exclusives by Al Mann
short comment on "Master Slate Secrets" and "The Thinking Machines"
Interlocutor (Issue 13) 50
Al Mann Foreward Acidus
Al Mann Acidus introduction and rave for the moveVariations Acidus 1
Al Mann The Preparations prefolding Acidus 4
Al Mann The Presentation and Method preparing the switch Acidus 5
Al Mann Opening and Reading the Billet secret reading, with dummy still in hand Acidus 8
Al Mann The Display Flourish opening the billet right side up to the audience Acidus 11
Al Mann TIps on Practicing tips on practicing the Acidus method, on the First-Finger-Grip, on Opening the Billet, and on the Temple Switch Acidus 12
Al Mann The Moral of the Story D. Tsukalas selling "The Mysterious Panel Board" around New York City, why it looks perfect in his hands and why people buying it are disapponted Acidus 14
Al Mann Challenges and Outs tips on the Acidus Acidus 14
Al Mann Precautions how to ensure that the billet is not folded more then twice, Acidus Acidus 15
Al Mann The Telephone Effect random person phoned, name divined, method for "On the Wire"Inspired by Acidus 15
Al Mann Final Notes Acidus 16
Al Mann A Short Cut alternative handling for Acidus Acidus 16
Al Mann Foreword The Third Ecstasy
Al Mann A Tractate on Fabulous Card Effects for the Mentalist - The Pros and Cons
- Do's and Don'ts
The Third Ecstasy 1
Al Mann, Sam H. Sharpe Domination of Thought key cardInspired by The Third Ecstasy 7
Al Mann The Devastators three selected cards are predicted, duplicates in wallet, magnetic himber The Third Ecstasy 11
Al Mann The Invaders two decks, three selected cards are predicted, duplicates in wallet, magnetic himber The Third Ecstasy 12
Al Mann The D-ESP-Erados The Third Ecstasy 13
Al Mann The Third Extasie prediction of a card, in envelope in wallet The Third Ecstasy 13
Al Mann Astral Sight deck cut in several piles, cards on bottom are named by performer The Third Ecstasy 15
Al Mann The Mounds of Ishtar four cards selected and put in four envelopes are divined, flap envelope The Third Ecstasy 17
Al Mann The Psychic Poker Player handcuffed, gaffed table The Third Ecstasy 20
Al Mann Foreword Break Through
Al Mann Break Through card and headline prediction, nest of envelope sent to a member of the audience by mail Break Through 1
Walter B. Gibson, Al Mann Walter's Letter prediction in nest of envelopes, sent to spectator by mail Break Through 10
Al Mann Foreword The Photon Shield
Al Mann The Photon Shield seemingly transparent clipboard, for different uses The Photon Shield 1
Al Mann The Photon Shield Impression Envelope coin envelopes, carbon The Photon Shield 2
Al Mann The Photon Shield Sealed Envelope sealed envelope, that can be opened any time The Photon Shield 3
Al Mann The Prediction Caper previously mailed nest of envelopes The Photon Shield 4
Al Mann On the Spot Predictions to end a show, two letters in envelope The Photon Shield 5
Al Mann Other Uses for the Photon Shield Sealed Envelope for card or bill to envelope The Photon Shield 6
Al Mann Instant Thought Reading written thought is divined, with Photon Shield Clipboard and Impression Envelope The Photon Shield 7
Al Mann Reading Thoughts that Have Not Been Written or Spoken The Photon Shield 9
Al Mann The Underlined Thought line from newspaper is underlined and divined, two methods The Photon Shield 9
Al Mann The Word in the Circle word on newspaper is encircled and performer removes same paper, with same word marked from his wallet, carbon paper The Photon Shield 10
Al Mann Foreword Of Words and Wizards
Al Mann Foreword on sealed message readingRelated to The Sibylline Messages
Al Mann The Invisible Agents spectator writes question down with invisible ink The Photon Shield 11
Al Mann, Joseph Dunninger The Ghost of the Unborn two envelopes, spectator can chose one and a word from a book, word is predicted in envelope, in other envelope is prediction which envelope will be chosen Of Words and Wizards 1
Al Mann The Sibylline Messages cards in envelopes with questions and messages on it are divined and answered The Sibylline Messages 1
Al Mann, George B. Anderson Two Words Q&A ploy, giving the impression that no question has been written down by several spectatorsRelated to The Photon Shield 12
Al Mann The Preparation constructing The Sibylline Envelope The Sibylline Messages 2
Al Mann Only One Key finger ring is put on a lock, keys put in envelopes and one envelopes selected, envelopes was predicted and key opens lock The Photon Shield 12
Al Mann The Voice from the Abyss chosen card or word appears on a blank paper sealed in a signed envelope, Abyss envelope The Sibylline Messages 7
Al Mann Thoughts Amock Book Test three books, three words are predicted The Photon Shield 14
Al Mann The Legal Tenders serial number is divined, with Abyss envelope The Sibylline Messages 8
Al Mann The Flight of the Griffins spectator writes a question and drops it addressed to the performer into the mail box, performer does the same with the answer, the next day they find out it is correct, with Sibylline envelopesInspired by
  • Spencer Thornton's "Anytime, Anywhere - For Newspaper Publicity" in "Secrets of Mental Magic"
The Sibylline Messages 9
Al Mann Notes ideas and tips for the Sibylline Envelope The Sibylline Messages 11
Al Mann The Master of the Word with two words from two books, prediction Of Words and Wizards 4
Al Mann The Adonis Book Test book test, with sensitiv fingertips presentation Of Words and Wizards 7
Al Mann Adonis, Aphrodite and Zeus with three books Of Words and Wizards 8
Al Mann Fifth Row Center Aisle divination of a word and prediction of position on page, several books Of Words and Wizards 9
Al Mann The Shades of Thought freely chosen chapter is predicted Of Words and Wizards 11
Al Mann The Uninvited three books, unknown person is called which names the chosen words Of Words and Wizards 13
Al Mann Forcing the Word from a book Of Words and Wizards 15
Al Mann Forcing Three Words from a book Of Words and Wizards 16
Al Mann At the Blackboard prediction of three chosen words from three books Of Words and Wizards 16
Al Mann The Chain of Thought three words are divined from three books Of Words and Wizards 17
Al Mann The Book Mark two books with bookmarks, spectator chose a word and find that bookmarks are envelopes with predictions of the chosen words Of Words and Wizards 18
Al Mann 50'000 Words Inspired by Of Words and Wizards 20
Al Mann Small Worlds dictionary book test, page is selected with number cards Of Words and Wizards 21
Al Mann The Surrealist Of Words and Wizards 22
Al Mann The Locked Book with locked book Of Words and Wizards 22
Al Mann The Books in the Locked Chest three books Of Words and Wizards 23
Al Mann Forword Classified
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prognosis triple prediction, sheets are labeled A,B & C, third spectator selects a cardInspired by Classified 1
Al Mann Enchantment - A most Fabulous Book Test three books and three envelopes are passed out to three spectators, each one choses a word which was already predicted in the envelope Classified 9
Al Mann Lorant - Long Range Telepathy reading mind over phone, streamlined version of This Is It!Inspired by Classified 12
Al Mann The Abstract Thought Lorant, with two thoughtsInspired byVariations Classified 15
Al Mann Foreword Psycho-Mentisis
Al Mann The Bends coin is bent and foldedRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 1
Al Mann A Pause on moves and magnets in mentalism Psycho-Mentisis 2
Al Mann Permutation of Matter - A Solid Through Solid Effect safety pins link together, three phases
Part I - three pins link in spectator's hand
Part II - safety pin links with finger ring, phase with Andrus Linking Pin gimmick
Part III - pins are magnetized (inspired by Rink's Acrobatic Paperclips)
Inspired byRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 3
Al Mann The Spikes of Asmodeus historical comments on bending nails, nail bending act with several nails and spectator participationRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 8
Al Mann The Frankenstein Affair several dead ants and a dead fly come back to life, ladybug recommandationRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 12
Al Mann Imponderable Energy abnormal lift, person is lifted by four spectators on their index fingersRelated to
  • Professor Nika in Teral Garrett's "Psycho-Gizmo Vol. 4"
Psycho-Mentisis 14
Al Mann The Reach of the Mind box with several pendulums of different lengths, chosen one starts to moveRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 16
Al Mann Merlin's Magic Marionettes puppet starts to move (wiggle, move head and hands) on performer's commandRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 17
Al Mann The Secret of the Ancients levitation off a chair, brief discussion on seance levitationInspired by
  • U.F. Grant's "Bodies in Orbit", 1963
Psycho-Mentisis 18
Al Mann Notes on The Bends, Permutation of Matter, The Nail Act, Merlin's Marionettes, The Frankenstein AffairRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 22
Al Mann Foreward The Apodosis
Al Mann Nothing More Beyond history of the center tear The Apodosis 3
Al Mann Foreword The Tesseract
Al Mann, Al Baker Al Baker's Masterwork on Baker's improvementsRelated to The Apodosis 6
Al Mann Where Eagles Perch on forcing the same card to several people and the use of a onw way and three way forcing deck The Tesseract 1
Al Mann The Improvisitor impromptu version of Baker's center tear, in depth explanationRelated to The Apodosis 7
Al Mann The Tesseract three predictions are handed out to different spectator, three spectator select a number, city and word, predictions matchRelated to The Tesseract 3
Al Mann Flight of the Phoenix different center tear handling The Apodosis 12
Al Mann Panoramas of Thought six cards are written on a pad by different spectators, three spectator select a card, three of the written cards are chosen, they correspond with the selections The Tesseract 5
Al Mann Through the Magic Door coincidence, spectator and performer select the same word from a newspaper, center tear with marked word in a newspaper The Apodosis 14
Al Mann Mass Telepathy five words are thought of by performer, several words are written by various spectators all the the thought of words are divined by the spectators, Bank Tray The Tesseract 7
Al Mann Mentalist Richard Osterlind The Apodosis 16
Al Mann AME Flashes! The Tesseract 7
Al Mann An Opener prediction written on a card, and card is folded, move to turning card over and presenting the outside as the inside, with special paper clip by Bruce ElliottInspired by The Tesseract 8
Al Mann Another Chapter on the Center Tear on the history of the Center Tear, on Joe Ovette, Annemann, Sid Lorraine 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 The Tesseract 12
Al Mann Don Pedro story of Don Pedro from Buenos Aires, witnessing a center tear and ashes on arm routine in 1926 The Tesseract 18
Al Mann The Majesty of Things quote The Tesseract 18
Al Mann De-Pleated Thoughts several questions on one piece of paper, folded paper is stapled The Tesseract 19
Al Mann, Mr. Zodiac A Bonus - Through the Threshold spectator writes question on a business card, which is then sealed, question is divined / answered The Tesseract 21
Al Mann The Circean Vessels flapless envelope switch The Tesseract 22
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Al Mann Exclusives by Al Mann
Master Slate Secrets Parts 2-4
Interlocutor (Issue 17) 66
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Al Mann Publications - Classified by Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 37) 148
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Arca by Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 37) 148
Karl Fulves (reviewer) AME Mental Parcel by H. Penn (written by Al Mann) Interlocutor (Issue 37) 148
Al Mann Foreward Acidus Plus
Al Mann Millard Longman short biography Acidus Plus 1
Al Mann Al Mann short biography Acidus Plus 4
Al Mann The Azonic Force peek for reading several information on a billet Acidus Plus 5
Al Mann The Azonic Rent method for the center tear, based on Mann's "The Azonic Force" Acidus Plus 10
Al Mann Acidus Plus - A History Acidus Plus 12
Al Mann A Casual Letter part of a letter by Millard Longman about the Acidus and Acidus Novus Acidus Plus 12
Al Mann The Thirteen anecdote of New York City Magic Club "The Thirteen", members are Bob Haines, Charles Reynolds, Dennis Marks and others, in conjunction with Acidus Novus and The Azonic Force Acidus Plus 13
Al Mann The Secret of Abonutichus message reading from sealed envelope, like a center tearRelated to Acidus Plus 14
Al Mann, John Smetana, Bobby Hughes Mindblow inspired by a David Berglas audio tape (probably Magiccassette by Martin Breese) Magic Castle Lecture 1
Al Mann The Shattered Link a selected link from a chain breaksInspired by
  • a David Berglas routine
Related to
Magic Castle Lecture 3
Al Mann, Jerry Fulton Book-Tear paper back book is torn until one page remains, page is divined or predicted, improvements by Jerry Fulton Magic Castle Lecture 5
Al Mann The Chain of Thoughts three books and three spectators, "Impact"-Method Magic Castle Lecture 9
Al Mann The Gold-Bug Predictions three spectators, three books and three slates, book test with the method of proability and a sure fire out, "Impact"-Method Magic Castle Lecture 10
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Tesseract by Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 29) 114
Raymond Hafler From Ray Hafler on Al Mann Interlocutor (Issue 31) 120
Al Mann Foreword on flip-over wallets The "H" Factor
Al Mann The Wallets Himber's, Al Koran's Wallet, The Bombshell Wallet The "H" Factor 1
Al Mann Technique handling a flip-over wallet, the turn-over move The "H" Factor 1
Al Mann, Sam Schwartz The Secret Thrust loading, cards, billets or envelopes into a wallet, morse thoughts on flip-over wallets The "H" Factor 3
Al Mann A History history of flip-over wallets The "H" Factor 5
Al Mann Page One with an Al Koran Wallet The "H" Factor 9
Al Mann The Coins from the Pocket spectator puts money in an envelope and seals it, then the performer hands him an envelope with the same amount of coins and of the same denomination, Bombshell Wallet The "H" Factor 11
Al Mann Life from Space named bugs appear in envelopes, Bombshell Wallet The "H" Factor 13
Al Mann The Name in the Vault prediction in wallet, Bombshell Wallet The "H" Factor 14
Al Mann One Message one of five envelopes is selected and it's the only one containing a message, the number of the envelope is also predicted, Himber Wallet The "H" Factor 15
Al Mann Unknown Forces selection matches prediction card in sealed envelope in Wallet The "H" Factor 16
Al Mann Homer signed card travels twice into wallet hold by spectator The "H" Factor 17
Al Mann The Noesis of Nyx card in envelope in wallet, with Al Koran Wallet The "H" Factor 19
Al Mann One Hundred Clams signed bill is burned and appears restored in an envelope, Al Koran Wallet The "H" Factor 21
Al Mann Instant Mindreading Al Koran Wallet as a peek wallet The "H" Factor 22
Al Mann The Mounds of Ashtoreth two decks, spectator selects five cards and signs two, performer duplicates everything with the other deck, Al Koran Wallet The "H" Factor 23
Al Mann, T. Page Wright, William Larsen The Royal Album torn and restored card, corner as a reference, Al Koran WalletRelated to
  • Sphinx Vol.27 #9, 1928
The "H" Factor 26
Al Mann Forword Phanta-Graphs
Al Mann Cistella page and word of a book are selected, prediction is in a locked box, same book with a card at the same page, written on it is the chosen wordRelated to Phanta-Graphs 1
Al Mann Mightier than the Sword views on the Swami Gimmick Phanta-Graphs 3
Al Mann Castle Catch spectator writes a number on a card and shows it to another spectator, who opens a book on that page and remembers the first word Phanta-Graphs 3
Al Mann At the Table prediction of a name Phanta-Graphs 4
Al Mann, Robert Gysel Gysel's Gimmick swami gimmick variation Phanta-Graphs 4
Al Mann Misdirection ways to cover the writing of a nail writer
- In a Book ( window cut)
- The Bookshelf (window cu)
- In the Glass (Corinda / Mason)
Related to Phanta-Graphs 5
Al Mann The Time Piece named number or card is written in a pocket watch Phanta-Graphs 6
Al Mann The AME Double-Writer Phanta-Graphs 7
Al Mann Invisible Door gaffed book, for using a nail writer Phanta-Graphs 8
Al Mann An Impromptu Double-Writer Phanta-Graphs 8
Al Mann A Friend Indeed two selected words from a book are predicted in an envelope, carbon paper Phanta-Graphs 9
Al Mann The Long Writers swami on a stick Phanta-Graphs 10
Al Mann The Big Writer named number predicted on a pad in a box, knee writer Phanta-Graphs 11
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Pantograph copying or enlarging an autograph on a slate Phanta-Graphs 11
Al Mann, Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mind Warp anecdote of Dunninger convincing everybody not using a nail writer Phanta-Graphs 12
Al Mann In Memorium anecdote on Syd Bergson Phanta-Graphs 12
Al Mann The Mag-Eye Move while performer tears billet, message is read, with variation Phanta-Graphs 13
Al Mann Azrael different colored pens, performer divines dead name and chosen color Phanta-Graphs 16
Al Mann A History Phanta-Graphs 17
Al Mann Foreward on mind-over-matter effects The Shattered Chalice
Al Mann Pyro-Sorcery newspaper starts burning by willpower, 8 methods The Shattered Chalice 1
Unknown The Shattering Chalice glass shatters in bag, two methodsRelated to The Shattered Chalice 6
Al Mann The Ghost Bullet gimmick for shattering glasses or light bulps The Shattered Chalice 9
Al Mann The Pulverized Window Pane car window breaks with same gimmick as above The Shattered Chalice 9
Al Mann Notes other ways to break a glass and bend keys The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann The Falling Block block of wood falls, discussion on different methodsRelated to
  • Ed Mellon's MentalWise, Vol. II #12 and Vol. III #1, and George Arrowsmith's idea with playing cards "Arrowsmith's Assorted Myseries", Tom Fitzgerald's "A Block from the Wall of Jericho" in Sam Dalal'
The Shattered Chalice 11
Al Mann Cosmic Notion pendulums with different lengths are hanging in a frame, chosen pendulums begin to move The Shattered Chalice 13
Al Mann Remote Psycho-Motion pendulum in bottle begins to swing without touching the bottle nor the table with the hands The Shattered Chalice 15
Thomas Alan Waters Center-Tear analysis and handlingRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 166
Al Mann The Long Range Control other version The Shattered Chalice 16
Al Mann The Psychic Tray three pendulums in three bottles on a tray, spectator thinks of one, which begins to swing The Shattered Chalice 16
Al Mann For the Researcher chain of people, one holds a pendulum it begins to swing when any (?) person in the group thinks of the pendulumRelated to
  • Frank Lind's "My Occult Case Book"
The Shattered Chalice 16
Al Mann An Experiment why a pendulum works and howRelated to
  • Ormond McGill's "Psychic Magic" Vol. 6
The Shattered Chalice 17
Al Mann The Cobra snake charming a cobra, the psychology of the cobraRelated to The Shattered Chalice 18
Al Mann The Snake-Charmer-Magician how to charm a snake, what cobra to use and how to treat them The Shattered Chalice 19
Al Mann The Mongoose how a mongoose kills a cobra The Shattered Chalice 20
Al Mann The Troupe review of a show of professional magicians in Bangkok The Shattered Chalice 21
Al Mann The Cobra Act how to train a cobra not to bite your hand The Shattered Chalice 22
Al Mann The Living Death Al Mann on how he ordered a Cobra for the Cobra act The Shattered Chalice 23
Gene Grant Card Challenge card divination with Al Mann's Isomeric CardsInspired by Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 30
Al Mann The Wocus Center-Tear combination CT and Wocus II The Wocus Legacy 8
Al Mann The Ballot Box Miracle billet box with trap door The Wocus Legacy 8
Al Mann Vampire Thoughts with two people The Wocus Legacy 9
Al Mann The Mneme's Numen spectator writes question down, erases it and notes another, both are divined/answered The Wocus Legacy 10
Al Mann The Glided Gates poem The Wocus Legacy 11
Al Mann Foreward on the effect of seeing through a wall Through a Wall, Mistily!
Al Mann The Seat of the Mighty seeing through a wall and describing the other room Through a Wall, Mistily! 1
Al Mann The Hole in the Wall spectator goes in other room selects a book, performer looks through the wall and divines the selection Through a Wall, Mistily! 2
Al Mann Mist divination of a selected box' content, seeing through the wall theme Through a Wall, Mistily! 4
Al Mann Thot on Titles "The Hole in the Wall" in a strange home Through a Wall, Mistily! 5
Al Mann One Thousand Skulls seeing through the wall theme, spectator in other room draws two miniature skulls from a bag, the skulls are either red or white, four phasesRelated to Through a Wall, Mistily! 6
Al Mann Camera Obscura seeing through the wall theme, design duplication, singing blackboard, limited choiceRelated to
  • "Singing Blackboard" in Amazing Maurice's "Mentalistrix Encore" 1969
Through a Wall, Mistily! 9
Al Mann Fail Safe out for the "Camera Obscura", prepared book Through a Wall, Mistily! 11
Al Mann The Jupiter Effect seeing through a wall, which book is chosen and where openedRelated to Through a Wall, Mistily! 12
Al Mann Foreword The Knight's Gambit
Al Mann The Knight's Gambit named chess figure is predicted, red circle in a chess book around figure, with a letter The Knight's Gambit 1
Al Mann A Word in Orbit word is named by spectator, same word is marked in other book, forcing book The Knight's Gambit 4
Al Mann The Five Star Gambit with the Five Star Miracle Deck, single card prediction in envelope, four-way envelope The Knight's Gambit 5
Al Mann Gifts Most Rare three spectator get an envelope, they select a word from a book each and the words match with prediction in envelopes, several methods The Knight's Gambit 8
Ned Rutledge File Box message in a box, writing methodRelated to A Boon for All Seasons 29
Al Mann Foreword mentalism with newspapers Six Columns
Al Mann The Code spectator choses a column of a newspaper, performer divines content, dit-dah Morse-type codingRelated to Six Columns 1
Al Mann Jaks' Secret several spectators circle words on a sheet of newspaper, performer divines themInspired by Six Columns 4
Al Mann Power of the Press newspaper is torn and a piece selected, performer divines contentRelated to Six Columns 8
Al Mann The News Force newspaper torn into 16 squares, one is selected and content predictedInspired by Six Columns 10
Al Mann The Chain of Thought from three pieces of newspaper, performer divines three words Six Columns 14
Al Mann Public Notices prediction printed in newspaper Six Columns 15
Al Mann Five-Star Headlines selected card is found on the headline of a newspaper, or selected word Six Columns 16
Al Mann The Want Ad Mystery word from a want ad section is selected and divined Six Columns 18
Al Mann The Longest Word how to make fake want ad sections for thought divination Six Columns 19
Al Mann The "Impact" Ad Mystery want ad pages are torn and put in a bowl, three spectators select a piece and think of a word, all are divined Six Columns 20
Al Mann The Clip Line variation on Albert Spackman's "Clip Line"Inspired byRelated to Six Columns 20
Al Mann, Max Andrews Coded Headlines coding a card with a newspaper Six Columns 22
Al Mann Haunting Headlines newspaper page is selected and headline is circled, prediction in envelope Six Columns 23
Al Mann Easy-Do Tele-Thought Related to Six Columns 25
Al Mann Pegasus Page first selected page of a newspaper is predicted then it vanishes and appears in envelope, two versionsRelated to Six Columns 26
Al Mann Foreword Tr-Id
Al Mann Tr-Id board with different designs in different colors, three person select one and draw the design on a board, performer divines designs and colorsInspired byRelated to Tr-Id 1
Al Mann Awards Headliner! newspaper is torn and parts eliminated, headline from last piece was predicted in envelope, multiple out envelope Tr-Id 5
Al Mann The See Through GM Board Gary Mason's The Mastic Mysteries impression device, with a see through board Cero-Mentics 2
Al Mann The RMS Principal RMS (Reversed Magic Slate), see through impression device, picture duplication without touching the clipboard Cero-Mentics 3
Al Mann The Deluxe Jupiter Gimmick impression gimmick falls in performer's handRelated to Cero-Mentics 4
Al Mann The Gemini Slate design duplication slate, impression device for design duplications, dated to 1968 Cero-Mentics 5
Al Mann, Anthony Raven, Anna Eva Fay Cero-Mentics wax impressions devices, Fay type Cero-Mentics 7
Al Mann Thought Prints on impression devices Cero-Mentics 7
Al Mann The Fellow Traveler Gimmick index card attached to newspaper with a paper clip, impression device, carbon, see also p. 11 Cero-Mentics 8
Al Mann The Unseen Specter impression device book, carbon Cero-Mentics 10
Al Mann The Inverted Mark note pad, carbon, reversed impression Cero-Mentics 10
Al Mann The Medium's Tablet school board impression device, wax Cero-Mentics 12
Al Mann Conclusion comments on impression devices Cero-Mentics 13
Al Mann The Genii in the Bottle something written on paper and put into a bottle, performer divines thought Cero-Mentics 13
Al Mann The Book from Sumer word from a book is noted and billet burnt, performer opens book at the page and ashes are rubbed on page, chosen word appears Cero-Mentics 14
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