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Genii Volume 04 (Sep 1939 - Aug 1940)

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Genii Volume 04 (Sep 1939 - Aug 1940) by William W. Larsen

September 1939 - August 1940
Official American Organ for The International Alliance of Magicians
William W. Larsen, Editor and Publisher

403 pages

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 1 - September 1939 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Maldo
  3. Maldo - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. The Inevitable Rabbit - Jon Kirby
  8. "Vernon's" Spirit Slate Routine - Vernon Cook
  9. Scattered Shots - L.O. Gunn
  10. By Touch Alone - Harlan Tarbell
  11. The Traveling Stamps - Loring Campbell
  12. Handkerchief Restored - Caryl S. FLeming
  13. Noting To DO - Paul Morris
  14. Chambers' Ghost Tube - Lloyd Chambers
  15. The L. W. Master Poker Deal - Wright and Larsen
  16. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  17. In Memory [George Barth]
  18. Repeat "Clippo" Routine - Bert Douglas
  19. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  20. Of Tricks and Men - Being a Variety of Magical Ideas
    • Dr. E. G. Ervin - bill trick
    • T. Page Wright - mental effect
    • Fritz Braue - card trick
    • Orville W. Meyer - pipe trick
  21. cartoon - Walt Kaeber
  22. Ribbins - C.T.
  23. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Wrinkles - Spencer Crilly
      • Book Test
    • Junior Guild Show Success - Spencer Crilly
    • Martin Levy Wins Trophy
    • A Clever Card Effect - Marvin (Marvin A. Levy)
    • Calling All Junior Magicians
    • Junior Magicians Meeting - Spencer Crilly
  24. Silk Secrets - Harold Rice
    • Creating a Silk Act
  25. Hoffman Centennial
  26. Adage
  27. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  28. Max and Skully - vent - Max Terhune
  29. Kanter's Komments
  30. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • Coastess to Coastess - Marie Therese Kaufman
    • Bagdette
    • Recipe Of The Month - Genii Brown Derby Special - John Wheeler
    • Magigals Picnic
  31. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  32. P.A.C.M. Mutterings - Bob Weill
  33. The Little Magic Man - cartoon - Al-Fagaly
  34. Programmes of Famous Magicians - Dr. R. V. Stone
    • Carter, The Great
  35. Dr. Bridges, Owner of World's Largest Magic Book Collection, Dies
  36. P.A.C.M.-I.A.M. Official Bulletins - Caryl S. Fleming
    • Expose & Ethics Committee
    • International Magic Day Committee
  37. New York State Convention - Roy A. Dohs
  38. P.A.C.M. Trophy Winners - San Francisco 1939
  39. International News
    • "Magichatter" - Cedric
    • cartoon
    • News From Bombay, India - Jehangir
    • The Word Over - Charles Waller
  40. Club Reports
    • Los Magicos Meeting - Rudy Miller
    • Pasadena Magician's Guild - Wm. H. McGee
    • Spokane Mystic Club - E. V. Klein
    • Val Nap Magic Circle
    • Oakland Magic Circle - Claude Burke
  41. cartoon - Walt Kaeber
  42. Foibles In Fable - Bob Weill
  43. West Coast Men Feted - Mueller and Dethlefsen Entertained
  44. One Man Board Of Review - A Review of Tricks and Magical Literature - Bob Weill
    • Improved Card in Balloon - Caroselli
    • Improved "Al 'n Nate" - Berg
    • "Markers" - Thayer
    • Impalement - Abbott
    • The Be-Deviled Egg - Abbott
    • Torn Newspaper to Bouquet - Holden
    • "All You Wish" - Hathaway
    • Frank Lane's Ideas No. 6
    • The Linking Ring, August
    • The Sphinx, August
    • Chap's Scrapbook, July
    • Chap's Scrapbook, August
    • The Jinx, no. 59, August
    • Funny Talk, July
    • The Tops, August
    • Davenport's Demon Telegraph, April-June
    • L. L. Ireland advertising

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 2 - October 1939 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Beatrice Houdini
  3. Beatrice Houdini - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. The Master Club Illusion - Jon Kirby
  8. The Cups and Balls - John Braun
  9. A Simple Rope Restoration - Dr. Harlan Tarbell
  10. Report of the Expose and Ethics Committee of the P.A.C.M.-I.A.M. - Hubert Brill
  11. Twenty-Fifth Century Mental Test - Edw. Reese
  12. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  13. Presentation for the Pig Turns Round - Wm. W. Larsen
  14. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  15. Remote Control - Hubert T. Brill
  16. Magical Proverbs From the little black book - Kenneth Sheelor
  17. Silk Secrets - Harold Rice
    • Selecting The Correct Silk Size
  18. The Little Magic Man - cartoon - Al-Fagaly
  19. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Die Box Routine - Billy Pitts
    • Wrinkles - Spencer Crilly
      • The Floating Glass
  20. Making "Modern Magic" Modern - Dariel Fitzkee
  21. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  22. Max Terhune & Skully - vent
  23. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  24. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • Bagdette
    • Recipe Of The Month - Genii Gems - Wava Gilbertson
    • Women In Magic - Dorothy Jenkins
    • A Magic Bride
    • Magigals
  25. A Letter From Europe - Dr. Van Dusen
  26. "Magichatter" - Cedric
  27. Los Magicos Legerdermain [sic] - Rudy Miller
  28. Ribbins - C.T.
  29. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  30. Kanter's Komments
  31. The Seventh Annual Piff Paff Poof
  32. cartoon - Walt Kaeber
  33. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  34. Pasadena Magicians' Guild - Wm. H. McGee, Jr.
  35. New Jersey Magicians Society - Al Minder
  36. Seattle News - Charles N. Smith
  37. The Hit And Miss Parade - Bob Weill
    • The Knave and the Jeweler - Lane
    • Sympathetic 13
    • New Pencil and Peg Mystery - Thayer
    • Berg's Water Cups
    • Yogi Block and Ribbon Mystery - Chanin
    • Levante's Spectacular Production - Abbott
    • The Mike Passe - Holmes
    • The Linking Ring, September
    • The Sphinx, September
    • Te Tohunga, August - New Zealand Society of Magicians
    • The Dragon, August
    • The Jinx, September
    • Funny Talk, September
    • The Tops, September
    • The Goofus, September

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 3 - November 1939 - 40 pages including a four page insert
  2. Cover - W. R. Walsh
  3. Russ Walsh - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. With A Phone Book - Hubert T. Brill
  8. Card Flight - Jon Kirby
  9. The Little Star Prediction - Oscar Weigle, Jr.
  10. Chink-A-Card - Judson Brown
  11. Spirit Photography - Loring Campbell
  12. The Card in Pocket Transposition - Page Wright & Wm. W. Larsen
  13. The Return Match - Val Evans
  14. Murder Mystery with Cards - Robert Gunther
  15. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Wrinkles - Spencer Crilly
    • To A "Master" Mind - poem - Chalidenig
    • Birth of American Flag - Will Chetum
    • Guild Meeting - Pasadena Jr. Magicians - Spencer Crilly
  16. Making "Modern Magic" Modern - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Chapter Two
  17. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  18. Childhood Photo of a Well-Known Magician [Bert Kalmar]
  19. Kanter's Komments
  20. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • Magigals 1939
    • Bagdette
    • Women In Magic - Miss Suee Sen
    • Recipe Of The Month - Jessie Kalmar
    • Cazan
  21. The New York State Conclave - Gordon W. Mattice
  22. A Friend of Magic - Edward Saint
  23. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  24. Ribbins - C.T.
  25. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  26. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  27. In Memoria - Nate Leipzig - photo
  28. Nate Leipzig - A Eulogy
  29. "A Gallant Gentleman Has Passed On!"
  30. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  31. News from Blackstar Indian Magician
  32. A Letter From Europe - Dr. Van Dusen - continued
  33. Why Magicians Go Mad - Herman E. Krimmel
  34. "Magichatter" - Cedric
  35. News From Bombay, India - Jehangir
  36. The Little Magic Man - cartoon - Al-Fagaly
  37. Visitors From Singapore
  38. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  39. Max Terhune & Skully - vent
  40. Los Magicos Legerdermain [sic] - Rudy Miller
  41. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  42. Didja Ever? - Frank Stratton
  43. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  44. Pictures Threaten Damaging Exposures - Caryl S. Fleming
  45. Guild Show Success
  46. Review in Rococo - Bob Weill
    • Fortune Telling Ball - Thayer
    • Haskell's Frying Pan - Thayer
    • The Arabian Bead Mystery - Kanter
    • Lu Brent's Torn and Restored Magazine Covers - Kanter
    • Comedy Rabbit - Kanter
    • Passe Passe Beer Cans - Ireland
    • Ireland's Button Trick - Ireland
    • Levante's Beautiful Plume - Abbott
    • Abbott's Rabbit Vanish - Abbott
    • Caroselli's Daub Shading Box - Abbott
    • Lane's Grandfather Trick - Abbott
    • De Luxe Egg Bag - Sterling
    • Hanson's Rice Bowls - Holden
    • Mr. and Mrs. Green - Holden
    • Yogi Block and Ribbon Trick - Chanin
    • Chinese Torn and Restored Newspaper - Chanin
    • Chap's Scrapbook, September
    • The Linking Ring, October
    • The Sphinx, October
    • The Tops, October
    • The Dragon, September
    • The Goofus, October
    • National Magic Co. Supplement No. 6
    • Silk King Studios Catalog No. 20

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 4 - December 1939 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Christmas Issue
  3. Season Mood - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. The Penetrative Pips - Len J. Sewell
  8. Mental Detection - Hubert Brill
  9. "Four Tens Repeat" - R. M. Jamison
  10. Daub-Olical Deceptions - Orville Meyer
  11. Self-Working Effects - Julien J. Proskauer
    • A New Elimination Idea!
    • A Clock Dial Effect
  12. The Vampire - Eddie Clever
    • Chapter One - Faust Explains
    • Chapter Two - The Vampire Walks
  13. Of Tricks
    • card trick - George W. Pughe
    • shell game move - Paul Morris
  14. My Magic Wand and I - poem - Arthur Milton Pope
  15. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  16. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Some Magical Ideas - Dick Norwood
    • Pasadena Junior Magicians Guild Changes Name [Mystic Circle] - Spencer Crilly
    • The Ghost Camera - Jack Lohr
    • Dont's [sic] for Junior - cartoon - Walt Kaeber
    • Wrinkles - Spencer Crilly
      • Merry Christmas! A Christmas Trick
      • Slate Photography - A Spirit Slate Routine
  17. Ribbins - C.T.
  18. Oakland Magic Circle - Claude Burke
  19. The Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  20. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Wm. H. McGee, Jr.
  21. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • Bagdette
    • holiday rhyme
    • Magigals
    • Christmas Cakes
  22. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  23. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  24. Los Magicos Legerdermain [sic] - Rudy Miller
  25. International News
    • "Magichatter" - Cedric
    • Impish Jottings - "Thorburn"
    • Resolution Unanimously Passed by the National Council Society of American Magicians - re: Nate Leipzig
  26. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  27. Max Terhune & Skully - vent
  28. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  29. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  30. Didja Ever? - Frank Stratton
  31. Why Magicians Go Mad - Herman E. Krimmel
  32. Kanter's Komments
  33. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  34. Justo Hijo Jottings
  35. Hands of Well Known Magicians [Al Caroselli]
  36. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  37. Revelations of a Reviewer - Bob Weill
    • Trial By Fire - Haenchen & Co.
    • Mysto-Mysto - Haenchen & Co.
    • Perfection Number Exchange - Kanter
    • Midget Pea Can - Kanter
    • Supreme Master Vanishing Alarm Clock - Marshall
    • Stick of Candy Changes to Salted Peanuts - Marshall
    • Complete Set of Magic Tables - Marshall
    • Tantalacto - Abbott
    • Animated Duck - Abbott
    • Nu-Koin Mystery - Lane
    • Cigarette Message - Lane
    • Three Royal Dukes - Thayer
    • Six for One Dollar - Thayer
    • Exhibition Card Fans - Goodlette Dodson
    • Eckham's Bargain Mindreading and Spirit Mysteries
    • The Dragon, October
    • The Tops, November
    • The Linking Ring, November
    • The Jinx, No. 61 through No. 67
    • Frank Lane's Funny Talk, October
    • Chap's Scrapbook, October
    • The Sphinx, November
  38. advertising
  39. Bagdad ... at Christmas Time
  40. St. Louis News - Mardoni
  41. Paul Cuttlow - obituary
  42. Letter of Interest - Maldo

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 5 - January 1940 - 28 pages
  2. Cover - McDonald Birch
  3. McDonald Birch - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. The Problem of Presentation - T. Page Wright and William Larsen
  8. Oriental Penetration Illusion - Rudy Roxo
  9. Ten Questions - You Should Be Able To Answer
  10. Practical Advice - Wm. W. Larsen
  11. Pluckit - Orville W. Meyer
  12. Superior Livestock Vanish - Jon Kirby
  13. Note for the Vampire
  14. The Vampire - Eddie Clever
    • Chapter Three - How It Came About
  15. Jealous Deck - Grant Stuart
  16. Utility Device - Dr. Victor M. Trask
  17. In Memorium - Herman Alfred Schmidt - obituary
  18. Making "Modern Magic" Modern - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Chapters IV-XVII, inclusive
  19. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Black and White Passe-Partout - The Nutt Club
    • Junior Magicians - re: Spencer Crilly
    • Editorial
  20. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • "Wand"-ering Down Magic Lane - Rouclere Jr.
    • Women In Magic - Mabel Sperry Birch
    • Magigals
  21. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  22. Mr. Goes to Washington with Skully - vent
  23. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  24. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  25. cartoon - Walt Kaeber
  26. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  27. Answers to "Ten Questions"
  28. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  29. "Do That Again" - review - Frank Stratton
  30. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  31. Dope on Deception in Detroit - Rudy Roxo
  32. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  33. Los Magicos Meeting - Rudy Miller
  34. Correction - Sterling ad in November
  35. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  36. Kanter's Komments
  37. The Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  38. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Bill McGee
  39. Magic's Greatest Vice? - Grant Stuart
  40. Didja Ever? - Frank Stratton
  41. Ideas of Idle Moments - Lu Brent
    • Cut, Knotted and Restored
    • Three Card Monte Idea
  42. As We Go to Press
  43. The Little Magic Man - cartoon - Al-Fagaly
  44. "Septemviri In One" - Bob Weill
    • Pop Silks - Sterling
    • J.C. Climax Envelope Mystery - Chanin
    • J.C. Visible Coin Vanish - Chanin
    • Silko Box - National Magic Co.
    • Linko - National Magic Co.
    • Headline Sensation - Abbott
    • Checko - Abbott
    • Chango Paco - Abbott
    • The Funny Hammer - Ireland
    • Hugard's Paper Tearing - Holden
    • The Magic Funnel - Holden
    • A Magician in the House - Sid Lorraine
    • Modern Magic Manual - Jean Hugard
    • Chap's Scrapbook, November
    • The Dragon, November
    • The Tops, December
    • The Jinx, No. 68
    • The Jinx, No. 70
    • The Jinx, No. 71
    • The Sphinx
    • The Magic Wand, December
    • The Linking Ring, December

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 6 - February 1940 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Julian Boehm
  3. Julian V. Boehm - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Sponge Ball Routine - Bill McCaffery
  8. Creation - Rudy Roxo
  9. Ten Questions - Frank Stratton
  10. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  11. Los Magicos Legerdermain [sic] - Rudy Miller
  12. Comedy Rabbit Box - Jon Kirby
  13. News Flash - re: Frank Pickard
  14. Do As I Do - Orville Meyer
  15. Hands Above the Table - Sid Fleischman
  16. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Solid Through Solid - Stewart Grant
    • My Pet Club Trick - Billy Pitts
    • Wrinkles - Spencer Crilly
      • Midget Doll House Production
  17. This Is Magic - Hubert Brill
  18. The Little Magic Man - cartoon - Al-Fagaly
  19. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  20. A Magician You Should Know - re: Don Sweet
  21. cartoon - Lawless
  22. Ribbins - C.T.
  23. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • Bagdette
    • Tricks With Food - Frances Bowen
    • "Wand"-ering Down Magic Lane - Rouclere Jr.
    • Magigals
  24. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  25. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  26. Answers to "Ten Questions"
  27. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  28. Twin City News - Loring Campbell
  29. cartoon - Lawless
  30. Kanter's Komments
  31. Dope on Deception in Detroit - Rudy Roxo
  32. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  33. New Year Party of P.M.C. - a Huge Success
  34. Just A Gag - Max & Skully
  35. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  36. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  37. Max Terhune & Skully at Appommattox [sic], Virginia- vent
  38. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  39. San Diego Invites You!
  40. S.A.M. Ladies' Night - Max Holden
  41. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  42. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Bill McGee
  43. Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  44. International News
    • "Magichatter" - Cedric
    • Sawing a Woman in Half - William Hyer
  45. Letters of the Month
    • Cedric
    • Bud Spraker
  46. Book Reviews - Bob Weill
    • Bill Larsen's Choice of the Best Items Advertised in 1939 - list only
    • J.C. Grand Finale - Jack Chanin
    • Grant's 50 Crazy Card Stunts
    • Tips on Bill in Cigarette
    • Exhibition Card Fans
    • Entertaining Children with Magic
    • Funny Talk, December
    • Chap's Scrapbook, December
    • The Dragon, December
    • The Tohunga, November
    • The Sphinx, January
    • Tops, January
    • The Linking Ring, January

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 7 - March 1940 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Carl W. Jones
  3. Carl W. Jones - biographical notes
  4. In Appreciation
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Together Again - R. C. Duff
  8. Flash! - re: Hull's Double Blank deck & Zufall memorization system
  9. Another Ink Mystery - Len J. Sewell
  10. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  11. Of Tricks and Men - William Larsen
    • Dr. Harlan Tarbell - card force
    • Frank Stratton - writing on the arm
    • J. Mark Hall - card houlette
    • Irving Joslyn - tea cart as nite club table
    • Paul Morris - Miser's Dream
    • William Paul Bricker - walking through a ribbon patter
    • Richard N. Lee - early Squash idea
    • Louis Haley - trick using fruit
    • Charles Waller - Miser's Dream
  12. A Few Tricks and Ideas - U. F. Grant
  13. Vase Oriental - Ed Reese
  14. Introductory Patter for the Linking Rings - Dr. Victor Trask
  15. Helpful Hints for the Amateur Magician - "How Bad Ami" (Blair Gilbert)
  16. Weber's Color Changing Wand - Herman Weber
  17. The Mindreading Pencils - Loring Campbell
  18. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Club Report - Spencer Crilly
    • Cube and Marble - Stewart Grant
    • The Phantom Spots - Bill Sanborn
  19. Dariel Fitzkee and His Show - review of International Magicians in Action - Wm. W. Larsen
  20. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  21. Ten Questions - You Should Be Able To Answer - Frank Stratton
  22. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  23. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • Magigals
    • Patter For a Prestidigitette for the Glass Penetration - Carolyn Trask
    • In Memory - Dorothy McGee
    • An Ancient Recipe of Womans Creation - Lenn Gunn
    • Recipe Of The Month
      • Sweet Chocolate Cookies - Mrs. Carl Heilbron
      • Tuna Casserole
  24. Broadcast, K.E.C.A., January 25, 1940
  25. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  26. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  27. "... and a Pack of Cards" [Jack Merlin] A Review - Frank Stratton
  28. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  29. Dates Set For P.A.C.M. Convention - Carl Heilbron
  30. Answers to "Ten Questions"
  31. The Little Magic Man - cartoon - Al-Fagaly
  32. Announcing the Leaders - of the Subscription Contest
  33. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  34. Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  35. Kanter's Komments
  36. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  37. Max Terhune & Skully at the Hermitage - vent
  38. Ribbins - C.T.
  39. P.A.C.M.-I.A.M. Official News
  40. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  41. Seattle News - Charles N. Smith
  42. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  43. Didja Ever - Frank Stratton
  44. New Contest - carton caption
  45. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 8 - April 1940 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - R. Anderson
  3. Robert C. Anderson - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Aunt Martha's Thimble - Page Wright and William W. Larsen
    • Addenda
  8. UI.B.M. Election
  9. Card Thru Silk - Grant Stuart
  10. An Amazing 'Interlude' - Dr. Ervin
  11. Anent Clippo - Richard N. Lee
  12. 10 Questions - Frank Stratton
  13. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  14. Did You Know That [re: Gerald Kaufman]
  15. Numerology - Victor Conrad
  16. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Magique Club Report - Spencer Crilly
    • Magical Ingredients - Billy Pitts
    • Magic Squares - Gustaf Ayer
    • "The Conjurii" - Dick Wilcox
    • Wrinkles - Spencer Crilly
  17. "Scholarship in Legerdemain" - John Booth
  18. Swinging the Stick - Bob Weill
  19. A Letter From Egypt
  20. Old Lace And Johdpurs [sic] - Another Faust Adventure - Eddie Clever
  21. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • House Party Mystery - Dolores Dostie
    • Did You Know That [re: Joan Brandon]
    • Bagdette
    • Magigals
    • Recipe Of The Month - Cheese Sandwich Spread - Maude Terhune
    • "Wand"-ering Down Magic Lane - Rouclere Jr.
  22. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  23. The Magic Circle - Ernest Castro
  24. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  25. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  26. Max and Skully at Key West, Fla. - vent - Max Terhune
  27. SAINTly Thots and IMPressions - E.S.
  28. [cartoon] Title Contest Winners
  29. Kanter's Komments
  30. Portland Presidigitations [sic] - Hugh Riley
  31. Seattle Election
  32. Did You Know That [re: John Booth]
  33. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  34. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  35. Northern California Comments - Bob Stull
  36. Los Magicos Legerdrmain - Rudy Miller
  37. Chicago Notes - Les Sholty
  38. News from Poona, India - Dr. K. B. Lele
  39. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  40. Reveal Plans of I.B.M. Convention - Donald Hendricks
  41. P.A.C.M. 1940 Convention Committee
  42. P.A.C.M. Convention News - Carl H. Heilbron
  43. Ribbins - C.T.
  44. A Banner Event at the Society of Minnesota Magicians - Harry Bjorklund
  45. Answers to "Ten Questions"

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 9 - May 1940 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Julien J. Proskauer
  3. Julien J. Proskauer - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. The Card In The Balloon - And Its Presentation
  8. The Sympathetic Candle - Len J. Sewell
  9. Vernon's Card in Wallet - Vernon Cook
  10. Didja Ever - Frank Stratton
  11. A Subtle Effect - Julien J. Proskauer
  12. Open Letter - Dr. Ervin
  13. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Cups and Balls Routine - Bob Swanson
    • Pocket Silks - Donald McEwan
  14. "Magic Mystery to Many Masons" - Carroll Shuff
  15. I.M.P.S. [Independent Magical Performers of Sydney] Notes - Thorburn C. Snape
  16. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  17. Society of Detroit Magicians
  18. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  19. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • Bagdette
    • Magigals
    • Women In Magic
    • Recipe Of The Month - Silver Cake - Mrs. Vernon Cook
  20. Did You Know That - bits of news
  21. Kanter's Komments
  22. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  23. Ribbins - C.T.
  24. Mystic 27 Election
  25. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  26. Padding the Cell - Bob Weill
  27. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  28. Max & Skully - vent - Max Terhune
  29. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  30. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  31. Seattle News - Charles N. Smith
  32. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Bill McGee
  33. Sid Fleishman tells us
  34. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  35. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  36. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  37. New Contest - cartoon title
  38. I.B.M. Convention Sho's - Donald Hendricks
  39. S.A.M. Conference
  40. P.A.C.M. Convention News - Carl H. Heilbron
  41. Did You Know That - bits of news

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 10 - June 1940 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Donald Hendricks
  3. Donald Hendricks - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Routine For The Firecracker Trick - Bob Weill
  8. Of Tricks And Men - William Larsen
    • Frank Stratton - paper tree as firecracker
    • T. Page Wright & William Larsen - routine for Petrie-Lewis Firecracker
    • Senor Maldo - egg stunt
    • Victor M. Trask - rising cards houlette
    • Ralph Gallenger - Pope wand levitation
    • John Joslyn - patter for Al Baker's Cherchez La Femme
    • suggestion for a dealer to make a bowl for Wintertime In China
  9. The Triple Surprise Speller - William W. Larsen & T. Page Wright
  10. The Black and White Poodle Illusion - Len J. Sewell
  11. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  12. "Famous Fantastic Fiction" - Vernon Cook
  13. Cosmopolitan Magazine Test - William & Geraldine Larsen
  14. Psychomatch - W.W.L.
  15. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Master Card Trick - Bob Steiner
    • Magique - Spencer Crilly
    • What Should the Junior Magician Buy - Billy Larsen, Jr.
  16. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  17. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  18. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  19. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • We're For Star Spangled Magic - Francis Vandevier
    • Recipe Of The Month - Helen E. Tickard (Mrs. Fred)
      • Omelette
      • Tuna - Mushroom Sauce
    • Magigals
    • "Wand"-ering Down Magic Lane - Rouclere Jr.
  20. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  21. Max & Skully - vent - Max Terhune
  22. Seattle News - Charles N. Smith
  23. Kanter's Komments
  24. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  25. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  26. Again We Say - Watch Examples You Set for Children
  27. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  28. Beating It Out - Bob Weill
  29. Shame On You, Mr. Alden I. Dillenback!
  30. Convention News
    • S.A.M. Chicago Conference
    • The Gathering of the Magi - poem - Willard S. Smith
    • I.B.M. - Donald Hendricks
  31. P.C.A.M. - July 21-22-23-24-25
    • P.C.A.M. Convention News - Carl H. Heilbron
    • The Magic Show at San Diego - Claude Burke
    • In Memoriam - Charles Wesley Fait
    • Notice from PCAM Secretary
  32. The Book Of Modern Puzzles [Gerald Lynton Kaufman] - review - Dr. Leo Levi
  33. Mystery Magazines

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 11 - July 1940 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Carl H. Heilbron
  3. Carl H. Heilbron - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. In This Issue - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Signs Of The Zodiac - Frank Stratton & William Larsen
  8. Traffic Lights - Dr. Raymond Beebe
  9. Calendared Thoughts - Wm. Larsen
  10. Didja Ever - Frank Stratton
  11. Multi-Mentality - Orville Meyer
  12. Ghost Rap Projector - Edward Saint
  13. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Magique - Spencer Crilly
    • Robert Stenner
    • A Penetration Trick - Robert Schroter
  14. Fu Manchu - Carl Jones
  15. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  16. One The Beat! - Bob Weill
  17. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  18. Los Angeles Society of Magicians - Arthur Valli
  19. Ribbins - C.T.
  20. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  21. New Haven Magic Club Honors Charles Larson - Vynn Boyar
  22. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  23. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  24. Max & Skully - vent - Max Terhune & Skully
  25. Kanter's Komments
  26. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  27. Spokane Magic Club - E. V. Klein
  28. Trikartoons - Tom S. Lawless
  29. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  30. International News
    • "Magic Chatter" - Cedric
    • The Society of Indian Magicians - Reports News From Bombay (India) - Jehangir
    • A Letter From Cedric
  31. Convention News
    • S.A.M. - June 14-15-16 - Chicago Notes - George Troseth
    • I.B.M. - June 19-21-21 - Davenport Notes - Bob Weill
  32. Highlights of the 1940 PCAM Convention - Carl H. Heilbron
  33. More Magic Shows at San Diego - Claude Burke
  34. Seattle Invites You - M. C. Hickerson
  35. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  36. Gwynne Party

  1. Genii - Volume 4, Number 12 - August 1940 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - J. Elder Blackledge
  3. J. Elder Blackledge - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. Index - Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. The Rod And Rings - A Self Contained Version - Dr. E.G. Ervin
  8. The Heptagons
  9. Ideas For Illusionists - William W. Larsen
  10. The Sun and Moon Trick - Loring Campbell
  11. Seemingly Impossible - T. Page Wright
  12. Classified Ad Test - William W. Larsen
  13. The Society of India - Jehangir
  14. Of Tricks And Men
    • Dr. Victor Trask - Al Baker's salt vanish
    • Lou Little - salt reappearance
    • Frank Stratton - dice for Grandmother's Necklace
    • Ralph Gallinger - patter for Grandmother's Necklace
    • R. M. Jamison - Clippo
    • Caryl S. Fleming - horoscope pocket index
    • combination effect - Karson's Slicko, Val Evan's glass penetration & Rod through glass
    • Herman L. Weber - gaffed chair
    • Orville Meyer - coin in nest of boxes idea
    • Roland Hamblen - card trick
  15. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Robert Schroeter
    • Presentation Ideas for Die Box - Robert Schroeter
    • "Card-To-Wallet" - Spencer Crilly
  16. "I Know What's Wrong With Magic!" - Walter M. Pratt
  17. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  18. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  19. Did'ja Ever - Frank Stratton
  20. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad
    • Editorial
    • Magigals
    • Recipes Of The Month
      • Genii Pineapple Fluff - Orra Dillinger
      • Recipe for Cheesecake - Blanche Nathan
  21. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  22. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  23. Kanter's Komments
  24. The Letter Edged In Black - Bob Weill
  25. Seattle in 1940 - M. C. Hickerson
  26. Night Club Buzz Saw Illusion - Bill Larsen
  27. Ribbins - C.T.
  28. P.C.A.M. Convention News
  29. Convention Highlights - pictures
  30. Eight Annual Piff Paff Poof - Bob Weill
  31. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  32. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  33. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  34. Open Letter - Edward Saint
  35. Physical Phenomena - San Francisco, California, 1898
  36. Anent The Ghost Rap Projector - W. W. Larsen
  37. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Bill McGee
  38. In Memory - Will T. Morris
  39. Genii-Midwest Contest for Effects With Alphabet Cards
  40. Winners of [cartoon] Title Contest
  41. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  42. Max Terhune & Skully - vent
  43. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  44. Bagdad
  45. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  46. As We Go To Press

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