Written by Carl Willmann

1895-1904
Work of Various, John Willmann

1920 pages (Stapled), published by Julius Sussmann, Hamburg
Illustrated with drawings by Carl Willmann.
Language: German

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Unknown Das Erscheinen eines Tuches in freier Hand with gimmick between fingers, silk hangs behind hand
Vol. 10 No. 3 38
Ben-Zur "Telegraphie ohne Draht" four blank paper pieces rolled up and inserted into fingers of borrowed gloves, four questions asked, fingers cut off and paper removed, questions and answers found on paper pieces, glove restored
Vol. 10 No. 3 39
Carl Willmann Der Münzenstern six coins appear at points of star apparatus
Vol. 10 No. 3 40
Reinhold Kankel Die magische Tuchfärberei silk changes color in liquid, chemical
Also published here Vol. 10 No. 3 41
Carl Willmann Der runde Vogelkäfig im Hut
Vol. 10 No. 3 41
Robertini Ein kleines Fahnenmanöver flag production routine
Vol. 10 No. 3 43
Carl Willmann Der Klopfgeist in der Flasche glass cork put on glass bottle, it moves and answers questions
Related to Vol. 10 No. 3 44
Unknown Das Knopfabschneiden button cut off spectator's jacket and restored
Vol. 10 No. 3 46
Carl Willmann Hat sich die Magie überlebt? part three
Related to Vol. 10 No. 3 47
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes
Vol. 10 No. 3 48
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Revelacões da Magia Moderna by Frederico Carlos Vol. 10 No. 3 48
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen V. report from Willmann's America travels
Vol. 10 No. 4 49
Carl Willmann Die vier Buben auf Wanderschaft four cards chosen, they are the Jacks, shuffled back and produced from up the sleeve, duplicates
Vol. 10 No. 4 51
Carl Willmann Der Kartenpokal card appears in glass container with glass lid
Vol. 10 No. 4 52
A. J. Ein neuer Kartenstecher punch device at shirt button
Vol. 10 No. 4 52
Ernst Ehrhardt Die durch ein Kartenspiel wandernde Münze coin slapped onto deck that lies on top of glass, coin penetrates deck
Vol. 10 No. 4 54
Carl Willmann Das seine Farbe in freier Hand wechselnde Tuch silk pulled through hand changes color, involved mechanical container
Vol. 10 No. 4 54
Carl Willmann Der Schellenbaum bells vanish and reappear by itself on stand apparatus
Vol. 10 No. 4 56
Paul Freny Ein neues Fahnenkunststück flag transposes with borrowed handkerchief, see p. 79 for correction
Vol. 10 No. 4 57
Carl Willmann Ventil-Verschluss method to seal holes in containers with liquids
Vol. 10 No. 4 59
Carl Willmann Der Klopfgeist in der Flasche part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 4 60
Unknown Die Cigarre, welche von drei Herren zu gleicher Zeit geraucht werden kann "by A. H.", cigar can be smoked by three people simultaneously
Vol. 10 No. 4 61
Ben-Zur Indischer Münzentrick coins travel from hand to hand with a han ping chien type action
Vol. 10 No. 4 61
Carl Willmann Hat sich die Magie überlebt? part four
Related to Vol. 10 No. 4 62
Carl Willmann F. W. Uferini
Vol. 10 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Uferini's Zaubertheater
Vol. 10 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann (reviewer) Later Magic by Professor Hoffmann Vol. 10 No. 4 63
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VI. report from Willmann's America travels
Vol. 10 No. 5 65
A. J. Kartenzauber corner of a card torn off, it restores visually, two selections shuffled back, one of the selections appears in a glass container, punch with paper weight that is sitting on card at one point
Vol. 10 No. 5 67
Unknown Glimpse of Palmed Card while showing another card with same hand
Vol. 10 No. 5 69
A. J. Eine geheimnisvolle Flucht Jacks, Queens, Kings and Aces put into four packets on the table, packet chosen with dice and a suit chosen as well, that card becomes a blank card and the selection is in previously empty envelope, quartet gaff
Vol. 10 No. 5 69
Carl Willmann Der Ring im Wollknäuel ring to ball of wool
Vol. 10 No. 5 72
Carl Willmann Willmann's wandernde Tücher traveling silks with glass cylinders that have a metal bottom and top
Vol. 10 No. 5 74
Carl Willmann Willmann's Vogelkäfig egg cracked into hat by "mistake", then bird cage with birds taken out of hat
Vol. 10 No. 5 76
Fr. Berndt Betrachtungen eines alten erfahrenen Zauberkünstlers über die Magie "Einst und Jetzt"
Related to Vol. 10 No. 5 78
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Ein Fauler Zauber
Vol. 10 No. 5 79
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on becoming a professional magician
Vol. 10 No. 5 79
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VII. report from Willmann's America travels
Vol. 10 No. 6 81
A. J. Die magischen Asse combination in which an Ace is chosen, it changes to another Ace, vanishes and reappears, then a chosen Ace travels into a wooden card case, then all Aces from deck into a pocket
Vol. 10 No. 6 84
Unknown Showing Ace of Hearts as Diamonds black Aces in front of Ace of Hearts at an angle so only the tip of the heart can be seen simulating a Diamond
Vol. 10 No. 6 86
A. J. Eine neue Methode, um eine beliebig grosse Münze oder eine Kartenecke in ein Brot zu bringen ungaffed knife with item stuck to its blade that should be loaded into bread
Vol. 10 No. 6 86
Paul Freny Der Schuss nach dem Licht two candles and two silks, chosen silk travels into chosen candle
Vol. 10 No. 6 87
Richard Janke Ein neuer Tuchhalter holder for silk that can be attached to table or chair
Vol. 10 No. 6 88
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der wandernde Ball glasses covered with cylinders, ball travels from glass to glass
Vol. 10 No. 6 89
Mellini Kegel- und Ei-Changement à la Mellini routine with eggs and solid wooden cones with covers
Vol. 10 No. 6 90
H. David Ein Hoch den Freuen rhyming patter for referenced trick
Related to Vol. 10 No. 6 93
Otto Werner Wie man sich eine Nadel durch den Kopf schlagen kann needle apparently pushed into forehead and removed from back of head
Vol. 10 No. 6 94
Fr. Berndt Betrachtungen eines alten erfahrenen Zauberkünstlers über die Magie "Einst und Jetzt" part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 6 94
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, stealing a silk, flash paper card
Vol. 10 No. 6 95
Carl Willmann Reiseerinnerungen VIII. report from Willmann's America travels
Vol. 10 No. 7 97
Carl Willmann Die Verwandlung der vier Point-Achtkarten four cards chosen, they are the Eights and tabled, then they transpose with the four Sevens (three Eights with a cover Seven fanned and vice versa)
Vol. 10 No. 7 99
A. J. Die Streichholzschachtel im Dienste der Magie uses of match box in magic tricks, back palm with matchbox
1. appearing silk
2. vanishing silik
3. color change with matchbox cover as secret tube
4. matchboxes travel from one hat to another
5. vanishing matches
6. coin travels from box to box
7. double color changing silk in rolled up paper, silk to paper streamer
8. appearing spring flowers
Vol. 10 No. 7 101
Carl Willmann Tuch und Karaffen two glass bottles are covered with handkerchiefs, silk travels from inside one bottle into the other
Vol. 10 No. 7 104
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Ei egg vanishes in borrowed handkerchief
Vol. 10 No. 7 106
Carl Willmann Die Taschentuchmühle borrowed handkerchief cut up in mill apparatus
Vol. 10 No. 7 107
A. J. Verschiedenes on travels to China and tricks he has seen there (eggs appear under bowl, ball to bird head, hay catches fire)
Vol. 10 No. 7 109
Carl Willmann, Prof. Carlo Arminio Verschiedenes Albertini
Vol. 10 No. 7 109
Carl Mordhorst Episoden aus dem Leben reisender Zauberkünstler in Süd-Amerika report from south American travels
Related to Vol. 10 No. 7 110
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Compars Herrmann
Vol. 10 No. 7 112
Carl Willmann Antonio Blitz
Vol. 10 No. 8 113
A. J. Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken oder "Die Sehergabe des indischen Marabus" three selections and their positions in the deck predicted, faced deck, two methods with or without an off-stage assistant, pocket writing of numbers with stencil
Vol. 10 No. 8 115
A. J. Vertical Bottom Deal deck held with backs towards audience, right hand boldly draws out bottom card
Vol. 10 No. 8 118
A. J. Back Palm Envelope Loading item loaded behind envelope from back palm
Vol. 10 No. 8 119
Carl Willmann Die sympatisierenden Karten card chosen, card chosen from second deck matches
Vol. 10 No. 8 119
Carl Willmann Jetzt! stop trick with three cards, triple forcing deck
Vol. 10 No. 8 120
Carl Willmann Die aus freier Hand verschwindende Münze coin put on open hand, other hand covers it and then coin is gone, using pull with sticky end, raven
Vol. 10 No. 8 120
Carl Willmann Der dressierte Taler glass covered with newspaper piece, coin vanishes and visibly drops into glass and dances
Vol. 10 No. 8 121
Carl Willmann Der Teller für Eierkuchen im Hut hollow plate for cake in hat routine
Vol. 10 No. 8 122
A. J. Billardball und Ei routine with eggs, diminishing balls, hat
Vol. 10 No. 8 123
Carl Mordhorst Episoden aus dem Leben reisender Zauberkünstler in Süd-Amerika part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 8 125
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, Hartz on production routine
Vol. 10 No. 8 128
Carl Willmann Prof. Velle
Vol. 10 No. 9 129
Emil Clauß Zum Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk routine for mechanical clockwork rising cards
Inspired by Vol. 10 No. 9 131
Carl Willmann Die Kartenpoints auf der Glasplatte pips appear on glass sheet (switched in newspaper)
Vol. 10 No. 9 133
Carl Willmann Apfelsine und Taler coin to orange, identically marked duplicate coins with same date
Vol. 10 No. 9 134
Hans Fischer Das magische Taschentuch borrowed ring vanishes from handkerchief (duplicate ring sewn in corner), reproduced from spectator's pocket
Vol. 10 No. 9 135
Carl Willmann Fahne und Bouquet tissue paper set on fire and tossed into audience, becomes paper streamers which are pulled back, flag produced, bouquet produced
Vol. 10 No. 9 136
Carl Willmann Der Geisterknoten multiple knots appear in rope
Vol. 10 No. 9 138
Leo Wolton Der neue Wunderschrank box on wheels, performer changes into girl, then boy, then back
Vol. 10 No. 9 140
Unknown Die Verirflasche gag with perfume bottle which leaks onto spectator's hand when he opens it
Also published here Vol. 10 No. 9 141
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes miser's dream, Alfred Uferini
Vol. 10 No. 9 142
W. L. Günther Uferini Poem
Vol. 10 No. 9 142
Dr. Kurt Boeck Sehr geehrte Redaktion on magic in India
Related to Vol. 10 No. 9 142
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 10 No. 9 144
Carl Willmann Verbeck
Vol. 10 No. 10 145
Carl Willmann Ein Spaziergang der vier Asse four Aces in square formation on a cloth or paper, two covered, they travel upwards through the cloth/paper one by one
Vol. 10 No. 10 146
Unknown Das Umdrehen eines ausgebreiteten Kartenspiels table spread and turnover flourish
Vol. 10 No. 10 148
Dr. Costa Brito Der Name einer von einem Zuschauer gedachten Karte erscheint auf einem in einem Glase befindlichen Papier geschrieben piece of paper crumped up and put in glass, name of (forced) selection appears on it
Vol. 10 No. 10 148
A. J. Zum mysteriösen Cigarettenpapier spectator crumples up piece of cigarette paper, word or number appears on it in chosen color
Inspired by
  • Das Mysteriöse Cigarettenpapier (a book by H. F. C. Suhr)
Vol. 10 No. 10 150
A. J. Ballmysterien ball becomes two, one covered in hand with handkerchief, other put in hat, travels to other one under handkerchief, one becomes red, they transpose, shell
Vol. 10 No. 10 151
Carl Willmann Billardball und Taschentuch billiard ball in glass transposes with silk in hand
Vol. 10 No. 10 153
Carl Willmann Das in freier Hand erscheinende Bouquet
Vol. 10 No. 10 154
Hugo Wohlers Ein japanischer Reistrick loose rice vanishes in hand, secret purse container with spring-powered opening
Vol. 10 No. 10 155
G. Munsch Eine neue Handfesselung knotting method
Vol. 10 No. 10 155
Carl Willmann Zum Kapitel des Aberglaubens "Das sechste und siebente Buch Moses", on superstition
Related to Vol. 10 No. 10 156
Dr. Kurt Boeck Sehr geehrte Redaktion part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 10 158
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes Prof. C. Herrmann from Vienna, magic in Brazil, Dr. Costa Brito, old playing cards and history of playing cards, cheated magic dealer anecdote
Vol. 10 No. 10 159
Carl Willmann (reviewer) O Prestigiador Moderne by Dr. Costa Brito Vol. 10 No. 10 159
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 10 No. 10 160
Carl Willmann H. Robin
Vol. 10 No. 11 161
A. J. Ueber künstliches Mischen slow shuffling method that re-organizes the cards, working backwards, with tables for different numbers of cards that show how the cards change positions with each shuffle, see p. 166
Related to Vol. 10 No. 11 164
A. J. Die Anziehungskraft gezogener Karten spectator finds his own card, using an unexplained switch of a card for a palmed card
Vol. 10 No. 11 165
A. J. Gedankenerraten mit Hülfe eines Kartenspieles card and its position remembered and later card found and three other selections produced from pocket
Vol. 10 No. 11 167
Carl Willmann Die ihre Plätze wechselnden Billardbälle two billiard balls of different color are wrapped in paper and transpose
Vol. 10 No. 11 168
Unknown Das magische Tuchfärben silk changes color in liquid, chemical
Also published here Vol. 10 No. 11 169
Carl Willmann Der neue Zauberstab zum Geldfang coin wand
Inspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 144
Vol. 10 No. 11 169
Unknown Die prismatischen Wasser coloring water as it is poured into a bowl over some coloring substance
Vol. 10 No. 11 170
Carl Willmann Wie man Cigarren aus der Nase ziehen kann cigar from nose
Vol. 10 No. 11 171
Unknown Das spiritistische Band ribbon knotting system
Vol. 10 No. 11 171
Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert envelope hangs on stage, answers to questions appear inside, switch on tray, black art
Vol. 10 No. 11 172
Carl Willmann Zum Kapitel des Aberglaubens part two
Related to Vol. 10 No. 11 173
Fr. Berndt Originelle Zauberkünstler
Vol. 10 No. 11 175
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters
Vol. 10 No. 11 176
Carl Willmann An die geehrten Leser! introduction to last issue
Vol. 10 No. 12 177
Carl Willmann John Willmann
Vol. 10 No. 12 178
Carl Willmann Eine Kartenmetamorphose four cards chosen, fourth card changes into each of the other selections and back
Vol. 10 No. 12 179
Carl Willmann Ihr Wille geschehe! card chosen and shuffled back by spectator, small number named and card is there, gambling for seven with outs
Vol. 10 No. 12 180
A. J. Sonderbare Uebereinstimmung deck shuffled, spectator cuts and count off the top few cards, one of the Aces chosen, the counted-off cards are of the same suit, two methods
Related to Vol. 10 No. 12 181
A. J. Showing Five as Four counting off cards one by one, last one is double
Vol. 10 No. 12 182
Carl Willmann Der verschwindende Billardball ball on pull
Vol. 10 No. 12 183
Carl Willmann Die verschwindenden Taler four coins vanish from a small box
Vol. 10 No. 12 183
Jentry Jentry's Ei- und Tuchkunststück egg in glass in hat transposes with silk
Vol. 10 No. 12 185
Carl Willmann Kunst und Natur at the end of spring flowers from cone there appear real flowers inside, switch with basket
Vol. 10 No. 12 186
A. J. Hellsehen mit Karten medium knows order of cards after "spectator' shuffles, stooge, medium in dark bag with flash light
Vol. 10 No. 12 188
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes St. Roman, Dr. Saram R. Ellison, Francis King goes into asylum (p. 191)
Vol. 10 No. 12 189
Carl Willmann (reviewer) King Koko by Professor Hoffmann Vol. 10 No. 12 189
Carl Willmann Der gefoppte Bauer
Vol. 10 No. 12 189
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, so-called de Kolta Rising Cards,
Vol. 10 No. 12 191