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Genii Volume 05 (Sep 1940 - Aug 1941) by William W. Larsen

September 1940 - August 1941
Official American Organ for The International Alliance of Magicians Including S.A.M. and M-U-M pages
Mr. and Mrs. William W. Larsen, Editors

420 pages

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 1 - September 1940 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Bernard A. Giannini
  3. Bernard A. Giannini - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. Index- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Nite Club Magic - Milbourne Christopher and Russell Swann
    • Opening Tricks and Gags
      • A Blare of Trumpets
      • A Pin Please
      • Introducing the Magician
      • The Rising Cane
  8. The Whirling Drum - Len J. Sewell
  9. Shooting a Handkerchief Through a Girl - Loring Campbell
  10. L. W. Card Through Silk - Page Wright and Wm. Larsen
  11. Herman Weber Says [re: Keeping shoelaces tied]
  12. The Impossible Coin Fold - Dr. E. G. Ervin
  13. The Genii Card Prediction - Edward Reese
  14. The Scrap Book - poem - Harry Opel
  15. A Trick in Timing - Dr. Jacob Daley
  16. "London Lowdown" - Lamonte
  17. Did You Know That - bits of news
  18. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Sixteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Pasadena Magique Show Success! - Spencer Crilly
    • Hot Dog! - Robert Schroeder
  19. Billiard Balls, No Less - Sid Fleischman
  20. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  21. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  22. Meyerettes - Orville Meyer
  23. Orlo Moody - Winner of Subscription Contest
  24. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  25. New England Convention in New Haven Sept. 21-22
  26. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  27. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad Larsen
    • "Wand"-ering Down Magic Lane - Rouclere Jr.
    • Magigals
    • Justa Note - Gerrie
    • Brownie Delight - Brownie Cooper
  28. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  29. Trikartoons - Tom S. Lawless
  30. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  31. Kanter's Komments
  32. New Title Contest
  33. Dr. Ervin Says
  34. Ribbins - C.T.
  35. A Gem from a Master - Thorburn Snape
  36. Didja Ever - Frank Stratton
  37. Southwest Magic Convention - Harry McDaniel
  38. Notice
  39. The Headless Lady - review - William W. Larsen
  40. Congratulations to the Irelands - marriage of Frances Vandevier and L. L. Ireland
  41. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  42. Max & Skully - vent - Max Terhune
  43. Seattle News - Charles N. Smith
  44. Chaps Corner - Frank M. Chapman
  45. Weller's Wireless Woozer - Dr. Ervin
  46. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  47. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  48. Pasadena Magicians' Guild - Bill McGee
  49. Northern California Comments - Bob Stull
  50. Uncle Charley's "Epigrams"

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 2 - October 1940 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - The Houdinis
  3. Houdini Said - quotation
  4. The Houdinis - biographical notes
  5. Index- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Nite Club Magic - Tricks for the Floor Show - Milbourne Christopher and Russell Swann
    • Part Two - The Show Goes On
      • His Super Set
      • Red, Yellow or Blue
      • The Lemon Again
  8. An Artistic Conjuring Table - Len J. Sewell
  9. A Puzzler - Chalidenig
  10. Chambers' Mentoplastic Effect - Lloyd W. Chambers
  11. A Code Effect For Two People - Caryl S. Fleming
  12. "Think It" - A magazine or book test - Edward Reese
  13. It's Gone - unknown
  14. Seeing Through Envelope - Henry W. Braumann
  15. Psychology of Prestidigiitation - Harry Houdini
  16. National Magic Day
  17. Dallas Magic Circle - S.A.M. Milk Fund Benefit Show
  18. The Eighth Annual New England Convention of Magicians
  19. Ribbins - C.T.
  20. Max Terhune & Skully - vent - Monogram Studios, Hollywood, Calif.
  21. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  22. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  23. E-Column-izing the Ladies Page - Gerrie Larsen
    • Gloria Jerome
  24. In Memoriam of Caryl S. Fleming
    • Caryl S. Fleming - Wm. Larsen
    • A brief biography - Bill Larsen
    • Photo
  25. Excerpts from Letters and Wires of Tribute To Caryl from his Friends
    • Charles N. Smith
    • Mrs. Harry Houdini
    • Carl Jones
    • Percy Abbott
    • Gladys Abbott
    • "Our Friend" - L. [sic] O. Gunn
    • Charles Larsen
    • last picture of Caryl Fleming
    • Julien J. Proskauer
    • Edward Saint
    • Harry Shaw
    • Laury and Francis Ireland
    • Mike Kanter
    • Frank Chapman
    • Robert C. Anderson
    • "Gig and Mom" Miller
    • Harlan Tarbell
    • Capt. Charles Howard
    • Russ Walsh
    • Resolutions Unanimously Passes September 7, 1940 by the Parent Assembly Society of American Magicians - Julien Proskauer
    • Arnold Furst
    • There Was A Man - Caryl Fleming writing of W. W. Durbin
    • thanks from his mother Grace R. Glaser
  26. The 8th Annual Piff Paff Poof
  27. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  28. Seattle News - M. C. Hickerson
  29. Copping a Column - Bob Weill
  30. Nelson Enterprises Move To New Location
  31. English Notes - Peter Warlock
  32. Pacific Northwest to Hold Magic Round Table
  33. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  34. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  35. Kanter's Komments
  36. Spokane News - C. W. Talbot
  37. Los Magicos - Rudy Miller
  38. Chaps Corner - Frank M. Chapman
  39. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  40. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  41. The Great Leon Testimonial - October 25, 25, 27, Pasadena, Calif.

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 3 - November 1940 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Magi-Minister Issue
  3. Magi Ministers - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. Index- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. "The Sermonizing of Magic" - Russell S. Balsiger
  8. Magi-Ministers - poem - Harry Opel
  9. "How to Make the Sunday School Grow" = Rev. Sherman H. Epler
    • Beautiful Deeds
    • Breaking the Power of Evil
    • Getting New Members
    • Notes
  10. Books for the Minister Magician
  11. Theological Professor Teaches Magic After Hours - Dr. Gurdon Corning Oxtoby
  12. What is a "Magi-Minister?" - Alden L. Dillenback
  13. "With Every Temptation there is a Way of Escape" - Rev. Fred A. Mills
  14. "The Bonney Workers" - Rev. Gerald E. Bonney
  15. How I Use Magic - Rev. Charles C. Morrison
  16. Houdini Said - quotation
  17. "Why I Left Magic to Enter the Ministry" - John Booth
  18. Some Notes by Homer Rodeheaver
  19. "Gospel Cylindricals" - Rev. Clarence S. Long
  20. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad Larsen
    • "Magic in the Pulpit" - Rev. Mildred Bangs Wynkoop
  21. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  22. S.A.M. - Gerald Kosky
  23. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  24. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  25. Convention City News - Charles N. Smith
  26. Kanter's Komments
  27. November 1st, 1940 - A personal message to each individual member, from the President of the P.C.A.M.-I.A.M.
  28. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  29. Magicians Honor Great Leon
  30. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  31. Anent Brunel White
    • The World's Fair, Saturday, Sept. 14, 1940
    • The World's Fair, Saturday, Sept. 14, 1940 - letter to Jim Sherman
  32. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  33. Chaps Corner - Frank M. Chapman
  34. Winner of Title Contest [Frank Herman]
  35. Twentieth Annual Installation-Dinner of the Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  36. Billet from Buffalo - The Doc
  37. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  38. The New York State Round-Up - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  39. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  40. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  41. Mystic Thirteen of Southern California News - Bob Gunther
  42. Max & Elmer - vent - Max Terhune
  43. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  44. An Open Letter to a Magician of Draft Age - J.J.P.

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 4 - December 1940 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - The Ushers
  3. The Ushers - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. Index- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Predictopack - Orville Meyer
  8. cartoon
  9. Make No Mistake - Sidney Fleischman
  10. "Have a Drink!" - R. M. Jamison
  11. The Enemy - Allegorical - T. Page Wright
  12. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  13. Nite Club Magic - Tricks for the Floor Show - Milbourne Christopher and Russell Swann
    • The Vanishing Glass
    • Incidental Bits
      • Money to Burn
      • Bullet Catching
      • Spilled Goldfish
      • Premiere
  14. The Flight of Fame - adapted by Caryl S. Fleming
  15. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  16. On the Spot - Dr. Jacob Daley
  17. Correction to Abbott's ad
  18. Kanter's Komments
  19. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  20. Max & Elmer - Monogram Studios - vent - Max Terhune
  21. Magiminister Page - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
    • The Use of "Mystery" in the Pulpit - Rev. Charley Grant
  22. Chaps Corner - Franklin M. Chapman
  23. "King of Coins" - poem - Harry Opel
  24. Dallas Magic Day - Carl Hunt
  25. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad Larsen
    • Lady Genii Speaks
    • Magigals Have a Studio Party
    • "Wand"-ering Down Magic Lane - Rouclere Jr.
  26. Do You Know That - Maury Kains
  27. Billet from Buffalo - The Doc
  28. Sorcery from San Antonio - J. Dittmar
  29. Sprinklings of Whuffle Dust - Myron Scott
  30. I.M.P.S. Notes - Thorburn C. Snape
  31. The Minnesota Houdini Club Stages It [sic] Premier
  32. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  33. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  34. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  35. Convention City News - Charles N. Smith
  36. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  37. Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  38. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  39. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  40. Houdini Said - quotation
  41. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  42. A Gem from the Masters - Thorburn C. Snape

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 5 - January 1941 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Happy New Year
  3. It's 1941
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. Index- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Rice bowls Up-to-Date - Dr. Raymond L. Beebe
  8. correction - Infra-Red - Ray should be credited to Ross A. Burley
  9. A Simple Card Stabbing - T. Page Wright
  10. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  11. ESP Again! - Fred Rickard
  12. More Nite Club Magic - Tricks for the Floor Show - Milbourne Christopher
    • Watch the Handkerchief
    • Milk to Confetti - a quickie
    • Torn and Restored - a suggestion
    • The Secret Snake - a presentation for Albenice's Serpent Silk
  13. Match Through Match Illusion - Martin Gardner
  14. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  15. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Eighteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • It's Magic - Robert Schroeter
      • One Plus Two - One - Or A Rope Trick
    • An Idea
  16. St. Louis Briefs - Paul S. Limerick
  17. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  18. Trikartoons - Tom S. Lawless
  19. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  20. Magiminister Page - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
    • "God's Increase" - Rev. J. Allen Sheterom
  21. Chaps Corner - Franklin M. Chapman
    • Toast at New Year
  22. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  23. Billet from Buffalo - The Doc
  24. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad Larsen
    • Happy New Year
    • The Hybrid - poem - Chalidenig
    • Magigals
    • Lines for Pent-A-Maid - Joan Nash
    • Recipes Of The Month - Carrie A. Mawe
      • Jelly Cranberry Salad
      • Spiced Tea
  25. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  26. San Jose Mystic Thirteen Installation of Officers
  27. L.A.S.M.
  28. Houdini Said - quotation
  29. Convention City News - Charles N. Smith
  30. Some Personal Reminiscences of Dr. A. M. Wilson - Dr. Ervin
  31. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  32. Chicago Notes - Jim Sherman
  33. Max Terhune & Elmer - Monogram Studios, Hollywood, Calif. - vent - Max Terhune
  34. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  35. Portland Prestidigitation - Hugh Riley
  36. Kanter's Komments
  37. Knights of Magic News - Lew Dick
  38. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  39. Repairing the Walsh Cane - Orville Meyer
  40. Gwen - poem - Harry Opel
  41. Mystic 27 Advise
  42. Did You Know That - Maury Kains

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 6 - February 1941 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Jack Gwynne
  3. Jack Gwynne - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. Index- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. The Expanding Card Frame - Len J. Sewell
  8. Judge Charles W. Fricke's Mutilation of a Handkerchief - Judge Fricke
  9. How to Cure a Cold - Dr. Raymond L. Beebe
  10. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  11. Trikartoons - Tom S. Lawless
  12. Houdini Said - quotation
  13. A New Pickpocket Problem - T. Page Wright
  14. cartoon - Walt Kaeber
  15. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  16. "My Impromptu Gimmick Case" - Winston H. Freer
  17. Cards of Satan - A One Act Play - Clayton Rawson
  18. The Spirit Mirror - Loring Campbell
  19. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  20. Tricks for Table, Pocket and Bar - William W. Larsen
    • Number 1. Match Divination
    • Number 2. Publicity Item
    • Number 3. Quick Table Trick
    • Number 4. Nut Cup and Sugar
    • Number 5. Double Header
    • Number 6. There's Money in Tea
    • Number 7. Melted!
    • Number 8. The Hat
    • Number 9. Recent Note
    • Number 10. Stuffed Olive
  21. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Eighteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Die Box Routine - Robert Schroeder
    • Fu Lum Card Prediction - Bill Pitts
    • Ark and Saw Notes - Bill Pitts
    • cartoon
  22. Chaps Corner - Franklin M. Chapman
    • Reincarnation
  23. Prologue for a Magic Show - Fred Faltersack
  24. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  25. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad Larsen
    • Editorial
    • Magigals Installation Dinner
    • Recipes Of The Month - Blanche Nathan
      • Orange Ice Box Cake
      • Ginger Wafer for Dessert
  26. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  27. Mystic Thirteen of Southern California
  28. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  29. Magiminister Page - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
    • Minister or Magician? - Rev. Willard S. Smith
    • A Thumb Tie - Rev. J. J. Sessler
  30. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Dr. Raymond Beebe
  31. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  32. Northern California Comments - Bob Stull
  33. Billet from Buffalo - The Doc
  34. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  35. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  36. Kanter's Komments
  37. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  38. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  39. News from the Wigwam - Chief Blackstar
  40. Convention City News - Charles N. Smith
  41. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  42. Veteran's Hospital Show - Hans Hjorth
  43. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  44. The Knights of Magic 20th Anniversary Magic Show - Lew Dick
  45. St. Louis Briefs - Paul S. Limerick
  46. Max Terhune and Elmer - vent - Max Terhune

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 7 - March 1941 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Eugene Laurant
  3. Eugene Laurant - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. Index- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. The Eight in the Side Pocket - Dai Vernon
  8. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  9. Gammatration - Frederick Kolb
  10. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  11. Jamisonian Kinks - R. W. Jamison
  12. The Proskauer Prediction - Julien J. Proskauer
  13. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  14. The "New Century" Thimble Routine - Winston H. Freer
  15. The Problem of the Five Coins - Orville Meyer
  16. Houdini Said - quotation
  17. Blossom Time
  18. Sugar Routine - Bill McCaffrey
  19. Any Gum Called For - Dr. R. V. Stone
  20. An Impromptu Quicky - Dr. R. V. Stone (Ramo)
  21. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Eighteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Silks and Balloon Trick - Bascom S. Jones, Jr.
    • The "Do That Again" Glasses - Bob Koller
    • Where's My Card? - Sidney Kimmelman
    • Diminishing Money - Bob Schroeder
  22. Billet from Buffalo - Bob Weill
  23. Max Terhune & Elmer - vent - Max Terhune
  24. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  25. Albini - Program Presented September 19, 1910 - R. V. Stone
  26. Chaps Corner - Franklin M. Chapman
  27. Expert Card Technique - reviewed by Frank Stratton
  28. Mystic Thirteenia - Bob Gunther
  29. Magiminister Page - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
    • God Supplies Our Needs
  30. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  31. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  32. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  33. International News
    • English Notes - Peter Warlock
    • A Gem from the Masters - Thorburn Snape
    • I.M.P.S. Notes - Thorburn C. Snape
    • Rex, the Ace Magician Adds
  34. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Dr. Raymond Beebe
  35. Convention City News - Charles N. Smith
  36. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  37. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  38. Announcement
  39. The Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  40. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  41. St. Louis Briefs - Paul S. Limerick
  42. cartoon - Tom S. Lawless
  43. Northern California Comments - Robert J. Stull
  44. Cards of Satan - Correction
  45. Snakes? Shure ... and it is the month of St. Patrick!!
  46. Kanter's Komments
  47. Magigals
  48. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 8 - April 1941 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Bert Allerton
  3. Bert Allerton - biographical notes
  4. We Hope You Are Like One of These - testimonials
  5. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  6. The Die-Box Without a Shell - Dr. Raymond L. Beebe
  7. A Dinner Table Trick - C. R. Mawe
  8. The Instant Speller - T. Page Wright
  9. Fingertip Telepathy - Milbourne Christopher
  10. Improved Dollar Bill Mindreading - Martin Gardner
  11. The New in the Old - Lu Brent
  12. The Last Medicine Man - Chief Blackstar
  13. The L. W. Wonder Detection - T. Page Wright
  14. Quizz - poem - Harry Opel
  15. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  16. Duo-Sympathy - Peter Warlock
  17. Modern Dollar Bill in Egg - J. Karson
  18. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Eighteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Top Hat - Bob Koller
    • Tips on Magnets - Arend V. Dubee, Jr.
    • Routine - Sylvan Barnet
    • Routine - Hugh Shepley
  19. cartoon - Walt Kaeber
  20. Chaps Corner - Franklin M. Chapman
  21. Do You Remember When? - Harry Opel
  22. Northern California Comments - Bob Stull
  23. Dens of Deception - Magic Rooms in Homes
    • Ren and Billie Clark
  24. Care of Magazines - C. R. Mawe
  25. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  26. I.A.S.M. Doings - David E. Swift
  27. Houdini Said - quotation
  28. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  29. Notes from Miami Beach, Florida - Jim Sherman
  30. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad Larsen
    • Editorial
    • Recipe Of The Month - Jean Neville
      • Tuna and Noodles
    • The Ladies Do Magic
    • Magigals
  31. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  32. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  33. Detroit News - Harold Sterling
  34. Magiminister Page - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
    • Jesus At the Center - Dr. Sessler
  35. Ottokar Fischer - November 10, 1873 - December 1, 1940 - Dolf Rudin
  36. Fifth President of S.A.M. Dies at Eighty [William A. Ransom]
  37. S.A.M. Convention News - Chas. Rosskam
  38. James Sherman, Magician - Edward Saint
  39. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  40. Magicians' Use of Photography Revealed In Photographic Magazine
  41. Billet from Buffalo - Bob Weill
  42. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  43. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  44. A Gem fro0m the Masters - Thorburn Snape
  45. Kanter's Komments
  46. St. Louis Briefs - Paul S. Limerick
  47. Convention City News - Charles N. Smith
  48. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  49. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Dr. Raymond Beebe
  50. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  51. What's New In Books - Dr. Raymond Beebe
    • Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks
    • Dai Vernon's Select Secrets
  52. Did You Know That

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 9 - May 1941 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - A. M. Wilson
  3. Dr. Wilson - biographical notes
  4. Constructive Criticism - Do You Agree? - letters
  5. In This Issue- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
    • Please Note
  7. Comic Capers - Sid Lorraine
  8. Chameleon Ink - Dr. R. V. Stone (Ramo)
  9. Three Card Monte - Paul Morris
  10. The "New Century" Thumb-Tie - Winston H. Freer
  11. It's Merely My Opinion - Eddie Clever
    • Part One
  12. Tap-It Variations - Tricks for Table, Pocket and Bar - Dr. Raymond Bebee [sic]
  13. Milbourne Christopher's Telltale Flower
  14. The Magician and the Hat Check Girl - Frank Herman
  15. Ten Tricks You'll Do
    • 1. The Bending Spoon - Bob Stull
    • 2. Match Monte - Bill Allstrand
    • 3. Cup and Napkin - Bill McCaffrey & Russ Walsh
    • 4. Along the Same Line - Bill McCaffrey & Russ Walsh
    • 5. Odd or Even - Bill McCaffrey
    • 6. Bank Night - Russ Walsh & Floyd Thayer
    • 7. Most Simple Glove to Dove - Bob Stull
    • 8. Diving Match - Bob Stull
    • 9. Boomerang - Bill Allstrand
    • 10. Flower Matches - Mardoni
  16. A Card Table Detection - T. Page Wright
  17. Genii Juniors - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • Die Box - Hugh Shipley
  18. The Mystic Circle - Thimbleny
  19. Veteran's Show - Hans Hjorth
  20. Do You Remember When? - Harry Opel
  21. Kanter's Komments
  22. News From Bombay, India - Jehangir
  23. St. Louis Briefs - Paul S. Limerick
  24. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  25. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  26. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  27. I.A.S.M. News
  28. Billet from Buffalo - Bob Weill
  29. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  30. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Dr. Raymond Beebe
  31. Spokane Magic Club - E. Vaughn Klein
  32. Prestidigitation Portland - Hugh Riley
  33. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  34. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  35. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  36. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  37. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  38. Convention News
    • S.A.M. - May 30-31 June 1 - Providence, R.I. - Chas. A. Ross Kam
    • I.B.M. - Cincinnati, Ohio - June 17, 18, 19, 20
    • P.C.A.M. - Seattle, Wash. - July 22, 23, 24 - Charles N. Smith
  39. Chaps Corner - Frank M. Chapman
  40. Mystic Thirteenia - Bob Gunther
  41. Northern California Comments - Bob Stull
  42. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad Larsen
    • Editorial
    • Magigals - Carolyn Trask
    • letter from Beatrice Houdini
    • Recipe Of The Month - Josephine Wright
      • Magic Kisses
  43. The Last Medicine Man - Chief Blackstar
  44. Pratt and Gwynne Greater Shows - Bill Larsen
  45. Advice - poem - Harry Opel
  46. Tricks of the Times - book & apparatus reviews
    • Reel Magic - Albenice
    • More Than a Trick - Jack Vosburgh
    • Magic and Mysteries of India - Eddie Joseph
    • Ten Stunners With a Nail Pencil - Chapman
    • Chick-A-Dee Pan - Percy Abbott
    • Kleen Kut Water Vanish - Holden?
    • Floating Glass of Milk - Thayer
    • cigarettes to matchbox - Orville Meyer
    • convex mirrors - Kanter
    • Sneak Peek Mirrors - Kanter
    • Mr. and Mrs. Green - Kanter
    • Mummy in Cabinet - Lew Smith
    • Sword Blocks - Lew Smith
    • arm amputation illusion - Thayer
    • pocket files - Thayer
    • Dr. Stone's Any Gum Called For
    • glass suspension - Thayer

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 10 - June 1941 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - John Snyder, Jr.
  3. John Snyder, Jr. - biographical notes
  4. At the S.A.M. Annual Banquet in New York, May 24th - picture
  5. In This Issue- Contents
  6. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  7. Improved Bare Hand Needle Threading - W. H. Freer
  8. Kling Klang - C. R. (Dick) Mawe
  9. The Vanishing Alarm Clock - Milbourne Christopher
  10. Two Practical Effects - Dr. R. V. Stone (Ramo)
    • By-Play Involving Inertia
    • Indian Head-Dress - A Paper Tear
  11. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  12. Ten More Tricks You'll Do
    • 1. improvement on Abbott's Squash - Maury Kains
    • 2. a use of the Squash gimmick - Frank Stratton
    • 3. Handkerchief constructed mouse - Fred Kapp
    • 4. Torn and restored straw - John W. Joslyn
    • 5. Bottle suspension on a rope - Fred Kapp
    • 6. Key to key ring - Phil Dillinger
    • 7. Another key to key ring - Phil Dillinger
    • 8. Quizz trick - Billy Hockey
    • funny incident - cut and restored necktie - Ed Drew & Sheldon Atterbury
    • 9. Cigar bands in place of thimbles - Russ Walsh
    • 10. Okito Coin Box - Page Wright
  13. The Belt of Fidget the Fixer - Rev. Willard S. Smith
  14. It's Merely My Opinion - Eddie Clever
    • Part Two
  15. Letter from Life - Hilda Scott for the Editors of Life
  16. Magigals - Carolyn Trask
  17. Thayer's Passing Parade
  18. The Mystic Circle - Thimbleny
  19. I.A.S.M. - D. E. Swift
  20. Campbell Completes Sixteenth Season
  21. Veteran's Show
  22. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  23. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Dr. Raymond Beebe
  24. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • The Annual Meeting
    • The Annual Show and Banquet
  25. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • Omaha Assembly No. 7
    • Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11
    • Worcester Assembly No. 16
    • National Council Notice to All Assemblies
    • National Council - members
    • Harry Houdini Assembly No. 29
    • Northern Conn. Assembly No. 21
    • Texas Assembly No. 19
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Royal Vilas Assembly No. 20
    • Southern Calif. Assembly No. 22
    • Philadelphia Assembly No. 4
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • Rouclere Assembly No. 25
    • Robert Houdini Assembly No. 24
    • Chicago Assembly No. 3
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • Indianapolis Assembly No. 31
  26. Northern California Comments - Bob Stull
  27. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  28. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  29. Chaps Corner - Frank M. Chapman
  30. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  31. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  32. Billet from Buffalo - Bob Weill
  33. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  34. St. Louis Briefs - Paul S. Limerick
  35. Clever? - Poem - Harry Opel
  36. Convention News
    • Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Society of American Magicians
    • P.C.A.M. - Convention City News - Charles N. Smith
  37. Kanter's Komments
  38. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  39. Connecticut Conjuring - Vynn Boyar
  40. Central State Magicians to Hold Carnival and Play Day on August 1, 2 & 3, 1941 at Cedar Point, Ohio

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 11 - July 1941 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Pacific Coast Association of Magicians Convention Issue
  3. Seattle
  4. In This Issue- Contents
  5. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  6. The Hindu Rope Trick - George Marquis
  7. A Mistake, But ... - T. Page Wright
  8. The Perfect Bill Switch - Irwin Tarr
  9. "Vernon's" Find the Queen - Vernon Cook
  10. Genii Juniors - A Page For Junior Magicians (Under Eighteen Years Of Age) - Billy Larsen, Jr., editor
    • Editorial
    • 20th Century Slick Silk - Robert Schroetter
    • Rising Cards - Sidney Kimmelman
  11. Operator-Operator - Charles Arbuthnot III
  12. A Good Paper Routine - Walt Kaeber
  13. The Facts - Cold But True - Of "Finding Your Place in Magic"
    • Finding "Your Place in Magic"
  14. Magigals
  15. Thayer's Passing Parade
  16. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  17. Northern California Comments - Bob Stull
  18. Chaps Corner - Frank M. Chapman
  19. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  20. Billet from Buffalo - Bob Weill
  21. Dear Bill - letter from Doc Harad
  22. In Memoriam
    • Fred H. Roberts - by Harold McFaddan
    • Homer S. Woodworth - 1842-1941
    • Carl Heilbron - 1881-1941
    • Tribute to a Memory of Caryl S. Fleming
  23. One Hundred Percent Guaranteed - A Review of Tricks and Books - the Editors
    • linking ring routine - Winston Freer
    • Marvels of Mystery - John Booth
    • Percy Abbott
      • Sand and Sugar Trick
      • Grant's Haunted Hank
      • Magic Mallets
      • Shrunken Head Illusion
      • Milk Thru Body
      • Headless Girl Illusion
      • burning handkerchief
      • large size Exciting Milk Vanish
    • Karson
      • "flash" production of a silk on a rod
      • Vision Tester
      • New Rising Cigarettes
      • Cig-O-Bill
    • Al Baker
      • new catalog
      • Diminishing Cards
      • Drying Silks
      • Ball and Glass Trick
      • Break Away (locking) Wand
    • Max Holden - new catalog
    • Robert Nelson - new catalog
    • Magic Wand - George Johnson, editor
    • Something Borrowed, Something New - Paul Curry
    • Cardology of Tomorrow - Mike Zens
    • Massey's new miniature guillotine - Max Holden
    • silks - Max Holden
    • After the Desert - Martin Gardner
    • Dual Predicto
    • Hydrostatic Glass - Mike Kanter
    • large cups for baby chick routine - Mike Kanter
    • Original Ideas in Magic - Lloyd Chambers
    • Our Mysteries
    • two deck card trick - Sam Horowitz (Hartz) & Dai Vernon
    • John Snyder, Jr.
      • Grab a Dollar - Doc Harad
      • Blok Cord
      • Judah's Flying Matches
      • giant card trick with ten cards and an easel
    • Highlight Magic - Ben Berger
    • Diary of a Magician's Wife - Geraldine Larsen
  24. Annual Meeting of National Council [S.A.M.] - Leslie P. Guest
  25. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council Notices
    • Omaha Assembly No. 7
    • Dallas Assembly No. 13
    • Harry Houdini Assembly No. 29
    • Worcester Assembly No. 16
    • Philadelphia Assembly No. 4
    • Texas Assembly No. 19
    • Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11
    • Southern Calif. Assembly No. 22
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Royal I. Vilas Assembly No. 20
    • Harry Rouclere Assembly No. 25
    • "The Clinic"
    • Society of American Magicians Assembly Register
    • National Council - members
  26. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  27. Spokane Magic Club - E. V. Klein
  28. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  29. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  30. Kanter's Komments
  31. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  32. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  33. Convention News
    • Cincinnati Spotlight [I.B.M.]
    • The I.B.M. Stage Show - Charles Arbuthnot III
    • P.C.A.M.
      • Convention City News - Charles N. Smith
    • Piff Paff Poof - Bob Weill
    • All Magicians Welcome At Central States Magic Play Day and Carnival - Baffles Brush
    • News from the New England Convention - Carl Miller

  1. Genii - Volume 5, Number 12 - August 1941 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Max Terhune as "Hammo the Great"
  3. Max Terhune - biographical notes
  4. In This Issue- Contents
  5. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  6. The Affable Aces - Dr. Jacob Daley
  7. Three Shell Game - A Startling Version - R. M. Jamison
  8. It Is? It Isn't! - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
  9. An Idea - R. M. Jamison
  10. Just Paragraphs - Herman L. Weber
  11. Matchik - Roger Barkann
  12. A Pointed Discovery - Kingdon Brown
  13. Cup and Ball Routine - O. W. Meyer
  14. A Magic Word - Edward Saint
  15. Genii Juniors - Billy Larsen, Jr.
    • Dart-A-Card - Robert Schroetter
  16. Psychic Memory - Jerome Ash & Gerald Kosky
  17. Loring Campbell Suggests - Three Ideas for Tricks
    • The Parachute Card
    • Seeing Serpents
    • Any Vase a Flag Vase
  18. A Magician's Life in the U.S. Army - Dolf Rudin
  19. Do You Remember When? - Harry Opel
  20. Baby Chicks - Jack Handy
  21. The Facts - Cold But True - Of "Finding Your Place in Magic"
    • Part Two
  22. Expose? - Doc Harad
  23. Northern California Comments - Bob Stull
  24. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Conrad Larsen
    • A Few Suggestions for the Woman's Page - Milbourne Christopher
    • By the Wife of One - poem - Virginia Rozum
    • Magigals
    • Ladies at the Convention [P.A.C.M.]
  25. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • S.A.M. Membership List
  26. Clinical Therapy - Roger Barkann
  27. Chaps Corner - Frank M. Chapman
  28. The Path - poem - Harry Opel
  29. Scatted Shots - L.O. Gunn
  30. Kanter's Komments
  31. Chicago Notes - George Troseth
  32. Billet from Buffalo - Bob Weill
  33. Magic of the East - Max Holden
  34. St. Louis Briefs - Paul S. Limerick
  35. Portland Prestidigitation - Hugh Riley
  36. Magiministers - Rev. Gordon W. Mattice
  37. Los Magicos Legerdemain - Rudy Miller
  38. Chicago Chatter - Jim Sherman
  39. cartoon/advertisement
  40. The Last Medicine Man - Chief Blackstar
  41. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  42. From Wisconsin - Walter The Magician
  43. Great Show for Veterans - Hans Hjorth
  44. Pasadena Magicians Guild - Dr. Raymond Beebe
  45. cartoon/advertisement
  46. Convention News
    • Seattle Summary - 1941 [P.C.A.M.]
    • Pertinent Facts About the Ninth Annual New England Convention of Magicians

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