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Genii Volume 08 (Sep 1943 - Aug 1944)

by William W. Larsen
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Genii Volume 08 (Sep 1943 - Aug 1944) by William W. Larsen

September 1943 - August 1944
Including S.A.M. and M-U-M pages - and Magigals
Mr. & Mrs. William W. Larsen, Editors

432 pages

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 1 - September 1943 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Del Monte
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. The King and Queen and a Bet! - Julien Proskauer
  5. Markers - R. M. Jamison
  6. The Relentless Reel - Charles Waller
  7. Two Favorites - Walter the Magicians
    • The Ghost Knots and Flying Silks
    • Cigarette and Fire
  8. You Didn't Notice It? - R. M. Jamison
  9. Del Monte [Charles Reagan] - interview by mail by Geraldine Larsen
  10. Pitcher Pips - "Hen" Fetsch
  11. The Invisible Cocktail - George McAthy
  12. Rose Production Table Top - Dr. Stuart A. Mahuran - drawn by Tom Lawless
  13. The Pin Box - Dr. Stuart A. Mahuran - drawn by Tom Lawless
  14. It's In The Cards - Gerald Kosky - drawn by Tom Lawless
  15. Chung-Ling Soo (W. E. Robinson) - Dr. R. V. Stone
  16. Magic Bandits - Frances Ireland
  17. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Jerry Doughboy Reports
      • Marvin Burger TM 3/c
      • Sgt. James Hawkins
      • S/Sgt. Dale S. Walter
      • Pvt. J. C. Walter
      • John Gambling
      • Arnold Furst
      • Lt. Fred G. Taylor, Jr.
      • Arthur Zander
      • Major Cliff Craig
      • Jack and Mary Trepel
    • Sgt. William Price being decorated with the Air Medal - photo
  18. San Jose Conclave - report
  19. San Jose Conclave - photos
  20. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Tom Osborne
    • Max Holden
    • Harry McDaniel
    • Wallace
    • Edw. L. Little
    • Arnold Furst
    • Pfc. C. Thos. Magrum
    • Dr. Aaron Weiss
    • Mike Kanter
    • Bill Heisel
    • Gene Owen
    • Jim Sherman
  21. In Memoriam
    • Ray B. Chellis
  22. Magigals - Geraldine Larsen
    • Parent Assembly Magigals
    • Pasadena Magigals
    • Seattle Assembly
    • Houdini Assembly
    • San Jose Magigals
  23. cartoon - Walt Kaeber
  24. Do You Remember When? - Harry Opel
  25. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council - applications
    • National Council Notes - Leslie P. Guest
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11
    • Southern California Assembly No. 22
    • Rouclere Assembly No. 25
  26. Magicians ... and their Audience - photos by Irving Desfor

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 2 - October 1943 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Hardeen - Houdini Memorial Issue
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. Ten Tricks of the Times
    • Fred Rickard - suspension effects
    • Loring Campbell - egg bag as sailor's duffle
    • Lieut. Frank Csuri - card effect
    • Lieut. Frank Csuri - another card effect
    • Capt. T. Jones, Jr. - hooked coin
    • Dolf Rudin - two ideas for Grant's Altar Light
    • Tommy Woo - Mora Bamboo Wands
    • Irving Joslyn - sponge dice
    • Melvin Richardson - giant knife for color changing knives climax
    • Major Victor Trask - roll of bills gag
  5. Moron Magic - Mandroop the Magician (George McAthy)
    • The Color-Changing Billiard Ball
  6. A Production Box - Loring Campbell
  7. The Supreme Closing Effect - Walter the Magician
  8. Suggestions and Questions - Bill Larsen
    • Soft Soap in patriotic form
    • Soft Soap combined with the Sun and Moon silk effect
    • glass bowl from bottle
    • phone book test [from Judge Charles Fricke]
    • toy pump and Lota Bowl
    • slate "Gone Fishing" effect
    • peace pipe
    • billiard balls using real numbered balls
    • Horace Goldin's color changing silk
    • effect with rivets
  9. To Market, To Market - Francisco (Arthur F. Bull)
  10. Hardeen - Brother of Harry Houdini
  11. Were Houdini Alive Today, What Would He Be Doing? - W.W.L.
  12. The Slip - R. M. Jamison - drawn by Tom Lawless
  13. The Tie in the Balloon - James Lewis - drawn by Tom Lawless
  14. My Magical Masters - Peter Godfrey
    • (1) Horace Goldin
  15. Analysis of Goldin's Programme 1900-1933 - Dr. R. V. Stone
  16. Anent Baker, Himber and Steel Wool - Lieut. Fred G. Taylor, Jr.
  17. Coin Cuffing - Harry Mendoza
  18. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Jerry Doughboy Reports
      • Sgt. Tom Auburn
      • Dearld Schullian
      • Pfc. J. C. Walters
      • Pvt. Louis Danley
      • Sgt. Thomas Porter
      • Pvt. Harold Shelton
      • Arnold Furst
      • Poogie Poogie Alstrand
    • When Majors Become Minors - photo of Blackstone and Corporal Chaudet
  19. In Memory of the Houdinis
  20. Magigals Page
    • Letter from Mrs. Marie Hinson re: passing of Beatrice Houdini
    • Last photo of Mrs. Houdini
  21. There Were Always Magigals - Frances Ireland
  22. Trick Photography - Irving Desfor
  23. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • September Meeting
    • After Meeting Show
  24. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council - applications
    • Chicago Assembly No. 3
    • Dallas Assembly No. 13
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Omaha Assembly No. 7
    • Texas Assembly No. 19
    • National Council Notes - Leslie P. Guest
    • Notice of National Council Meeting
    • Robert Houdin Assembly No. 24
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • Stamford Assembly No. 33
    • Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11
    • Magicians Club of New Orleans Assembly No. 36
    • Rhode Island Assembly No. 26
    • Harry Houdini Assembly No. 29
    • Rouclere Assembly No. 25
    • Washington Assembly No. 29 [sic]
  25. Seattle News - Charles N. Smith
  26. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Bill Heisel
    • T. J. Crawford
    • J. A. Prescott
    • Paul Morris
    • Jim Sherman
    • Wally Anderson
    • Gene Owen
    • Mike Kanter
    • Max Holden

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 3 - November 1943 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Jimmy Sanders
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. The Improved Wine and Water - Alan Wakeling
  5. Magical Caricatures - Abril Lamarque
    • Wallace Lee
  6. [Jimmy] Grippo The Magnificent - Sydney Omarr
  7. Angles for Canteen Magicians - Julien J. Proskauer
  8. As a Result of an Error - A Trick is Made Better - Chester Morris
  9. Herrmann Item - Milbourne Christopher
  10. Moron Magic - Mandroop the Magician (George McAthy)
    • How to Get Out of Tricks That Go Wrong, Gracefully
  11. Forgotten Routines - Peter Godfrey
  12. Fish Factory - Sid Fleischman - drawn by Tom Lawless
  13. Magical Ideas - Loring Campbell - drawn by Tom Lawless
    • A Shooting Wand
    • Thimble Holders
    • Magical Radio
    • slate idea
    • Magic Gun
    • Candle from Pocket
    • Coin Pail for Miser's Dream
  14. Cigarette to Dollar Bill Trick - Tommy Woo
  15. Tip on Chinese Stick - Tommy Woo
  16. A Letter to the Editor - The Grate Gus - humor
  17. The Society of Indian Magicians - Report for the Year 1942
  18. Jimmy Sanders - Kolar
  19. My Magical Masters - Peter Godfrey
    • Chapter II - Maskeleyne and Devant
  20. Magigals
    • Magigals Parent Assembly
    • Magigals Pasadena Assembly
    • St. Louis Magigals
    • Seattle Assembly
    • Houdini Assembly
    • Oakland Magigals
    • San Jose Magigals
    • Los Angeles Magigals
  21. There Were Always Magigals - Frances Ireland
  22. Magic's Queen of Mystery - poem - D. K. Hayden
  23. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Poogie Poogie Ahllstrand [sic] - S/Sgt. Eugene C. Pronk
    • Poogie Wows Gobs - photo
    • Retribution! - re: Howard Van Brunt
  24. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Wally Anderson
    • Bill Brier
    • Milbourne Christopher
    • Paul Morris
    • Arthur Nelson
    • Mildred Rice
    • Lyle Laughlin (Carlyle)
    • G. S. Higgins
    • Nicola
    • Mike Kanter
    • Bill Heisel
    • Harry Baker
    • Ruth Dore
    • Bert Allerton
    • Charles N. Smith
    • Max Holden
    • National Federation of Magicians (England)
    • E. V. Klein
  25. In Memoriam
    • Judson Cole
    • Staff Sgt. Dale S. Walter - killed in action
    • Mrs. Bertha Lord Sargent
    • Lucien Pitzer
  26. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • October Meeting
    • Family Night Show
  27. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council - applications
    • Dallas Assembly No. 13
    • Northern Conn. Assembly No. 21
    • Chicago Assembly No. 3
    • Southern Calif. Assembly No. 22
    • Omaha Assembly No. 7
    • Queen City Assembly No. 11
    • Indianapolis Assembly No. 31
    • Houston Assembly No. 19
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • Washington Assembly No. 23
    • Valley Conjurer's Assembly No. 17
    • New Orleans Assembly No. 36
    • Robert Houdin Assembly No. 24
    • Rhode Island Assembly No. 26
    • Southern Calif. Assembly No. 22
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
  28. Hybolt Library Sold!
  29. Peter Rabbit Passport - photo
  30. Chester Morris with crew of plane named for him - photo
  31. They'll Do It Every Time - Jimmy Halto cartoon - in advertisement

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 4 - December 1943 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - Christmas Issue
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. Numismatic Telepathy - E. E. Hammill
  5. Ashes - Dan Bellman
  6. Moron Magic - Mandroop the Magician (George McAthy)
  7. Razor Blades - Paul Beckerdite
  8. Patter for Ashes - Don Bellman
  9. Magic - Willard S. Smith
  10. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  11. My Magical Masters - Peter Godfrey
    • Chapter 3 - at Maskeleynes
  12. Kattner-Nelmar - re: similar tricks - W.W.L.
  13. The Prisoner Can't Escape - Paul Morris - drawn by Tom Lawless
  14. Boy to Rabbit - Fetaque Sanders - drawn by Tom Lawless
  15. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Magic Overseas - Major Clifton M. Craig
    • Jerry Doughboy Reports
      • Bud Swift
      • Billy Bishop
  16. Magigals - Geraldine Larsen
    • Magigals Parent Assembly
    • Magigals Pasadena Assembly
    • Seattle Magigals
    • St. Louis Assembly
    • Ruth Dore
    • Los Angeles Assembly of Magigals
    • Houdini Club Magigals
    • Oakland Magigals
  17. Our Christmas Cover
  18. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Julian V. Boehm
    • Poogie Poogie Alstrand
    • John Brown Cook
    • Jim Sherman
    • Gene Owen
    • Arthur Nelson
    • Dr. Truman J. Seiler
    • Harold Rice
    • Fran O'Brien
    • Mike Kanter
    • Len Gunn
    • Bill Heisel
    • Joe Walter
  19. The Magic of Tomorrow - Dr. Richard Straussberg
  20. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • November Meeting
    • National Council Show
    • Ladies' Night Show
  21. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council Meeting - Nov. t6, 1943 - Leslie P. Guest
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Dallas Magic Circle No. 13
    • Cleveland Assembly No. 10
    • Reno Assembly No. 28
    • Worcester Assembly No. 16
    • National Council - applications
    • Application for Charter as a New Assembly
    • Robert-Houdin Assembly No. 24
    • Indianapolis Assembly No. 31
    • New Orleans Assembly No. 36
    • Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • Texas Assembly No. 19
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • Southern Calif. Assembly No. 22
    • Valley Conjurers Assembly No. 17
    • Royal Vilas Assembly No. 20
  22. Howard Thurston in school photo - in advertisement

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 5 - January 1944 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Charles Carrer
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. The Impromptu Floating Card - Sid Fleischman & Bob Gunther
  5. Routine for "Torn Corner Card" and "Caroselli Type Card In Balloon" - Carl Stein
  6. Real Smoke!!! - Jim Conley & Frank Herman
  7. A Van Good Idea - Bill Van
  8. Notes on Tricks - Milbourne Christopher
    • Memory Aid
    • Blackout Drive
    • Super Production Box
    • Patter Bit
    • Canteen Conjuring
  9. Chinese Rice Vanish - Alan Wakeling
  10. Tables - Ed Ralston
  11. Tables - Ed Ralston - drawn by Tom Lawless
  12. Dog Tag Deception - Cpl. Jim Conley
  13. Baffo Billet - Frank Herman & Jim Conley
  14. Easy Mnemonics - Frank Herman & Jim Conley
  15. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  16. The Magic of Tomorrow - Dr. Richard Starussberg
  17. Moron Magic - Mandroop the Magician (George McAthy)
  18. cartoon - Jack Miller
  19. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • E. V. Klein
    • Vernon Cook
    • Gene Owen
    • Wally Anderson
    • Al Weiner
    • Bill Heisel
    • Walt Kaeber
    • Dell O'Dell
    • The Golden Gate Guardian, military paper - re: retirement of Lt. Col. Albert J. Treichler
    • Jim Sherman
  20. Charles Carrer - biographical sketch
  21. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Magic Overseas - letter re: Harry Mendoza from A. L. (Nick) Tomei, Y 1/c
  22. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • December Meeting
    • First Nighters Show
  23. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council - applications
    • Salt Lake Assembly No. 34
    • Northern Conn. Assembly No. 21
    • Rouclere Assembly No. 25
    • Application for Charter as a New Assembly
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Robert Houdin Assembly No. 24
    • New Orleans Assembly No. 36
    • Texas Assembly No. 19
    • Colorado Society of Magicians Assembly No. 37
    • Omaha Assembly No. 7
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • Valley Conjurers Assembly No. 17
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Southern Calif. Assembly No. 22
  24. Magigals - Geraldine Larsen
    • Magigals Parent Assembly
    • Magigals Pasadena Assembly
    • Magigals Los Angeles Assembly
    • The Chicago Branch of Houdini Assembly
    • Magigals of Oakland
    • Seattle Magigals
  25. In Memoriam
    • Jesse D. Thornton

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 6 - February 1944 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Jack Miller
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. Extra Joker Prediction - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
  5. The Last Word - Sylvan Barnet
  6. A Pilgrimage - (Chaplain) Willard S. Smith
  7. Still More Tips on Tricks - Milbourne Christopher
    • Serpent Silks
    • Cigarettes
    • Mental Miracle
    • Trick of a Different Color
    • Surprise Conclusion
  8. The Triple Alliance - Richard Charles Lindahl
  9. Ye Old Mirror Glass - R. M. Jamison
  10. The Real Stuff - Richard Buffum, Y 3c USCGR
  11. In Memory of Ben Erens
  12. More About The Telephone Trick - Orville Meyer
  13. Moron Magic - Mandroop the Magician (George McAthy)
  14. A Letter to the Editor - The Grate Gus - humor
  15. cartoon - Jack Miller
  16. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  17. The Magic of Tomorrow - Dr. Richard Straussberg
  18. Jack Miller - biographical sketch
  19. The Bunny "Costume" Trunk - drawn by Tom Lawless
  20. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Gene Owen
    • Charlie Hoffman
    • Mike Kanter
    • Jack and Mary Trepel
    • Bill Heisel
    • George G. Kaplan
    • Sgt. James L. Hawkins
    • Fran O'Brien
    • Edw. Dart
    • Paul Smith
    • Arthur Nelson
    • Judge Frank Carter
    • Julien Proskauer
    • Wally Anderson
  21. Magigals - Geraldine Larsen
    • Parent Assembly Magigals
    • Pasadena Magigals
    • Los Angeles Magigals
    • Seattle Magigals
    • San Jose Magigals
    • Houdini Club Magigals
    • Houdini Bedspread Winner
  22. In Memory of Beatrice Houdini
  23. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • 433rd Meeting
    • After Meeting Show
  24. Two Ideas
    • John Poole - rice bowl idea
    • Orson Welles - Doll House idea
  25. In Memoriam
    • Jean Irving
  26. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council Meeting
    • National Council - applications
    • Atlanta Assembly No. 30
    • Colorado Society of Magicians, Assembly No. 37
    • Indianapolis Assembly No. 31
    • Kansas City Assembly No. 38
    • Washington Assembly No. 23
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • Northern Connecticut Assembly No. 21
    • Texas Assembly No. 19
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • Cleveland Assembly No. 10
    • Houdini Assembly No. 29
    • Rouclere Assembly No. 25
    • Southern California Assembly No. 22
    • Valley Conjurers' Assembly No. 17
    • Queen City Assembly No. 11

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 7 - March 1944 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - William and Verna Van Berkel
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. A Duo of Mystery - Glenn G. Gravatt
    • Appearing Rose
    • Silk Color Change and Cigarettes
  5. I.O.U. to Dollar Bill - Dolf Rudin
  6. The M. F. Zens Magic Table and Walking Through Ribbon Illusion
  7. Message Reading - Orville Meyer
  8. Orville Meyer's Card Box Routine - drawn by Tom Lawless
  9. The Magic of Tomorrow - Dr. Richard Straussberg
  10. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  11. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Evaluation System
    • Six-Trix for 1944 - Bob Hummer
    • Fun at Dinner with Napkin Folds - Tom Osborne
    • Our Mysteries
    • The Sphinx, January
    • Linking Ring, January
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly
  12. William and Verna Van Berkel - biographical sketch
  13. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Magic and U.S.O. Shows - Jack Trepel
    • Forward ... March
      • Bill Chaudet
      • Pvt. Martin Levy
      • Sid Fleischman
      • Bob Gunther
      • Frank Herman
      • Harvey Long
      • Bobby Fenton
      • Sandy Callow
      • Alan Wakeling
      • Sgt. Charlie Matthews
      • Sgt. Jim Conley
      • Tommy Woo
      • Lt. Frances (Mrs. Larry Hess)
  14. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Theron Fox
    • W. J. Hooper
    • Chas. J. Jones
    • R. C. Buff
    • Max Katz
    • Hardeen
    • Howard Gerlach
    • Jim Sherman
    • MacDonald Birch
    • Gene Owen
    • Wally Anderson
    • J. S. Neish
    • The Goofus
    • Bill Haxton
    • Dr. Has Van Baaren
    • George C. Foote
    • Richard Heinemann
    • Grant Stuart
    • Prof. Jack Miller
    • Mike Kanter
    • Arnold Furst
    • Jimmy Grippo
    • MacDonald Birch
    • Doc Cunning
    • Max Holden
  15. Magigals - Geraldine Larsen
    • Magigals Parent Assembly
    • Magigals Pasadena Assembly
    • Magigals Los Angeles Assembly
    • Seattle Magigals
    • Oakland Magigals
    • Magigals Chicago Assembly
    • Magigals St. Louis Assembly
    • Magigals Houdini Assembly
    • The Magical Mirror
  16. Al Baker Testimonial Show - announcement
  17. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • 434th meeting
    • Annual Benefit Show
  18. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • Notice of National Council Meeting
    • Notice to Assembly Treasurers
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • C.S.M. Assembly No. 37
    • Omaha Assembly No. 7
    • National Council - applications
    • Kansas City Assembly No. 38
    • Indianapolis Assembly No. 31
    • Rhode Island Assembly No. 26
    • Valley Conjurers' Assembly No. 17
    • Philadelphia Assembly No. 4
    • Salt Lake City Assembly No. 34
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • New Orleans Assembly No. 36
    • Royal Vilas Assembly No. 20
  19. Eugene Laurant - obituary - Leslie P. Guest

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 8 - April 1944 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Eugene Pronk
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. Off the Record - Sid Fleischman & Bob Gunther
  5. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  6. Balled-Up Bungalow - R. M. Jamison
  7. A Magician Retires - poem - Paige Hammond
  8. Balled-Up Bungalow - R. M. Jamison - drawn by Tom Lawless
  9. Ideas for a "Circus" Card Routine - Charles L. Anderson
  10. Eugene Pronk - biographical sketch
  11. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  12. Karl Germain - Dr. R. W. Stone (Ramo)
  13. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Ray Muse
    • Grady Nicholson
    • Theron Fox
    • John Giordmaine
    • W. J. Hooper
    • Paul Smith
    • Chas. Perrin
    • Jim Sherman
    • Max Holden
    • Mike Kanter
  14. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  15. A Letter to the Editor - The Grate Gus - humor
  16. Magigals Page - Geraldine Larsen
    • Los Angeles Assembly of Magigals
    • Pasadena Magigals
    • Parent Assembly
    • Seattle Magigals
    • Magigals Chicago Assembly
    • A V Mail Letter - Peggy Austini, Iceland
  17. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, January and February
    • Phoenix No. 53
    • The Bat
    • Conjurer's Chatter
    • The Sphinx, February
    • Tops, February and March
    • Linking Ring, March
  18. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • 435th meeting
    • Family Night Show
  19. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council - applications
    • Texas Assembly No. 19
    • Northern Connecticut Assembly No. 21
    • Southern California Assembly No. 22
    • Philadelphia Assembly No. 4
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Chicago Assembly No. 3
    • Cleveland Assembly No. 10
    • Kansas City Assembly No. 38
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • Robert-Houdin Assembly No. 24
    • Rhode Island Assembly No. 26
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • Reno Magic Circle Assembly No. 28
    • Demon's Club K-T Assembly No. 6
    • S.A.M. Annual Benefit Show - photos

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 9 - May 1944 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - G. Ray Terrell
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. Silk Production - Glenn G. Gravatt
  5. Appearing Silk in Glass - Glenn G. Gravatt
  6. You-Do-As-Hydro - Orville Meyer
  7. Joseph Dunninger - Mind Reader - Grant Stuart
  8. HOWIWORKCHAPMAN'STRICK - How I Work Chapman's Trick - Sid Lorraine
  9. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  10. The Coin Catching Cane - Lu Brent
  11. A Parody - The Table with the Fringe on Top - Chester Morris
  12. The Coin Catching Cane - Lu Brent - drawn by Tom Lawless
  13. Switch That Slate! - Richard Buffum, y/3, USCGR
  14. Military Secrets - Milbourne Christopher
    • Continuity
    • English Version
  15. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Military Magic
      • Donna & Bob Stull
      • Pvt. Bill Wilson
      • Major T. J. Roberts
      • Bill Sulzer
      • Len Gunn
      • Sgt. Arthur Zander
      • Pvt. Bill Fenton
      • Eddie Cochran
      • Box Haxton
      • Dr. Rudy Teschan
      • Captain Alonzo Olsen
      • Cpl. Larry Weeks
      • Arnold Furst
      • Jerry Bergman
      • Maldo
      • Glen Pope
      • Tommy Woo
    • photo - Sgt. Tom Auburn, Canadian Army
  16. Book Test - Sylvan-Barnet
  17. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  18. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Evaluation System
    • The Art of Illusion - John Mulholland
    • Ted Annemann's Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks
    • Chap's Amazing Manuscript - Frank Chapman
    • The Magic Wand, March-May
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, March
    • Phoenix No. 55
    • The Bat No. 7
    • Tops, April
    • Sphinx, March
    • The Linking Ring, April
    • The Only 6 Ways to Restore a Rope - Dariel Fitzkee
  19. Chaps Corner - Frank Chapman
  20. A Letter to the Editor - The Grate Gus - humor
  21. Magigals Page - Geraldine Larsen
    • Magigal Founder's Day - April 16th
      • Parent Assembly
      • Pasadena Assembly
      • Los Angeles Assembly
    • Seattle Magigals
    • Marion Day - article and photo
  22. Baker Testimonial Huge Success
  23. It Really was Al Baker Day at the Al Baker Testimonial Show - photos
  24. New Horizons in Magic - Ward Bentley
  25. G. Ray Terrell - biographical sketch
  26. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • 436th meeting
    • The Al Baker Show
  27. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Tommy Woo
    • Paul Smith
    • Bill Heisel
    • Ray Ramsden
    • Joe Scott
    • Paul Fleming
    • Jack Gwynne
    • Gene Owen
    • Virgil
    • Bobo
    • Mr. & Mrs. Floyd Brown
    • Orville Meyer [married on April 22]
    • Robert Gunthers [married on April 23]
    • Jim & Jane Conley
    • Pvt. Marvin Levy
    • Roy Benson
    • Julian Neilsen
  28. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • National Council Spring Meeting - Leslie P. Guest
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Valley Conjurers' Assembly No. 17
    • Southern California Assembly No. 22
    • Chicago Assembly No. 3
    • Notice of Annual Meeting of National Council
    • Washington Assembly No. 23
    • National Council - applications
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • Al Baker Assembly No. 35
    • Demon's Club K-T Assembly No. 6
    • Other Assembly News
      • Omaha Assembly No. 7
      • Atlanta Assembly No. 30
      • Cleveland Assembly No. 10
      • Philadelphia Assembly No. 4
      • Rhode Island Assembly No. 26
      • Indianapolis Assembly No. 31
      • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
      • New Orleans Assembly No. 36
      • Houston Assembly No. 19
      • Denver Assembly No. 37
      • Kansas City Assembly No. 38

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 10 - June 1944 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Mike Zens
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. From the Pen of Glenn G. Gravatt
    • 20th Century in Reverse
    • The Silken Sneeze
    • Cards to Ball
  5. Card-Trix - Henry B. Weisl
    • Another Spelling Trick
    • This Sums It Up
  6. Black and White - Pilot Officer John B. Poole
  7. Post War Magic - Clarence T. Hubbard
  8. The Magic of Tomorrow - Dr. Richard Straussberg
  9. The Hi-Jackers - Charles Hudson
  10. Quite Natural - "Hen" Fetsch - drawn by Tom Lawless
  11. New Horizons in Magic - Ward Bentley
  12. Michael F. Zens - biographical sketch
  13. Bill [VanBerkel] Drills Jill - illusion - photo
  14. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Evaluation System
    • Celestial Agent - C. J. Maly
    • Recommended Mental Effect Boos
      • Behind the Scenes With Mediums - David P. Abbott
      • Physical Phenomena of Spiritualism - Hereward Carrington
      • The Jinx
      • Annemann's Complete One-Man Mental and Psychic Routine
      • En Rapport - Annemann
      • How to Answer Questions - Burling Hull
      • 50 Sealed Message Reading Methods - Burling Hull
      • World's Greatest Mental Tests - Burling Hull
    • Linking Ring, May
    • Tops, May
    • Phoenix 57 & 58
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly
    • Here's Magic - Joe Berg
    • Showmanship for Magicians - Dariel Fitzkdee
  15. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  16. Magigals Page - Geraldine Larsen
    • Rachel Joy - National President of Magigals - article and photo
    • Magical Highlights
      • Parent Assembly
      • Los Angeles Assembly
      • Pasadena Magigals
      • San Jose Magigals
  17. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Paul Huckabee
    • Mike Kanter
    • Audley Durham
    • Major Victor M. Trask
    • William T. Mack
    • Gene Owen
    • Martin Sunshine
    • Jay Gore
    • Clyde Thompson
    • Tommy Windsor
    • Walt Kaeber
    • Bill Heisel
    • Bert Kalmar
    • Sgt. Bill Chaudet
    • Paul Smith
    • The Los Magicos Club of the Rio Grande
    • Hal Robbins
    • Ray Frazier
    • Max Holden
  18. Caesar Honored
    • Biography of Frank Caesar
    • Caesar Testimonial - Eugene Clarke
  19. Parent Assembly News - Steven Phillips, editor
    • 437th meeting
    • Carnival Night
    • Annual Meeting
    • Annual Show - May 20th
  20. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • Washington Assembly No. 23
    • Annual Meeting of National Council - Leslie P. Guest
    • Valley Conjurers Assembly No. 17
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • National Council - applications
    • Philadelphia Assembly No. 4
    • Southern California Assembly No. 22
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Robert-Houdin Assembly No. 24
    • Additional Assembly Reports
      • Indianapolis, Ind.
      • Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
      • Providence, R.I.
      • Chicago, Ill.
      • Stamford, Conn.
      • Pittsburgh, Pa.
      • Cincinnati, Ohio
      • Dallas, Texas
      • Kansas City, Mo.
      • Cleveland, Ohio
  21. [Frank] Caesar in 1900

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 11 - July 1944 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Frank Wagar
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. Stuff You Can Use! - Frank Herman
    • Pop Up! Rabbit Routine
    • Rice Bowl Rib
    • Card in Balloon Gag
    • Do You DO the Cut and Restored Necktie?
    • Lizard Legerdemain
    • Encore Speech
  5. Trix - Glenn Gravatt
    • Vanishing Glass of Water
    • Cute Combination
    • Super Penetration
    • Color Changing Billiard Balls
    • Vanishing Cigarette
  6. Impromptu Telepathy - E. G. Ervin
  7. AT a Mentally Chosen Number - Sylvan Barnet
  8. Magic Recipe - James Knox
  9. A Shot of Scotch - Chester Morris
  10. Coin Passe - Bobo
  11. Tips on Tricks - Ribbons to Rope - Sgt. Milbourne Christopher
    • Mental Test
    • Pig Looking Round
  12. Proskauer Retires from Office
  13. Frank Wagar - biographical sketch
  14. Fire Guts Kanter Shop
  15. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Evaluation System
    • Twenty Stunners with a Nail Writer - Frank Chapman
    • Night Club Act - Keith Clark
    • The Sphinx, May
    • The Linking Ring, June
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, May
    • The Phoenix No. 59
    • Magical Moments - Harry Opel
    • Tops, June
    • The Cards Up the Sleeves - Down's The Art of Magic, page 114
  16. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Max Holden
    • Joe & Mrs. Walter
    • Eddie & Nadyne Cochran
    • Don Rogers
    • R. W. Ramsden
    • Dr. Aaron Weiss & Miss Lea Milans
    • Dick Wehmeyer
    • Roger Barkann
    • Bob Weill
    • Gene Owen
    • Hal Robbins
    • E. Vaughn Kleinn
    • Tech. Sgt. Tony Lopilato
    • Captain Hugh Riley
    • Harry G. Shaw
  17. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Patterson Patters - Edward S. Patterson [with photo]
      • The Dyeing Silks - Set to Music
      • Tip on the Mi9lk Pitcher
      • Serpent Silk
    • Parents Get Citation Awarded to Deceased Soldier - re: Staff Sgt. Dale S. Walter
  18. Moron Magic - Mandroop the Magician [George McAthy]
  19. [C. A. George] Newmann Volumes Rate Columns
  20. Salt and Pepper - Irving Joslyn
  21. Magigals Page - Geraldine Larsen
    • Marie Morgan - National Secretary of Magigals - article & photo
    • Magical Highlights
      • Magigals Parent Assembly
  22. Did You Know That - Maury Kains
  23. cartoon - Jack Coniff
  24. Annual Parent Assembly Show - photos
  25. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • Hocus Pocus Club Assembly No. 12
    • Chicago Assembly No. 3
    • National Council - applications
    • Southern California Assembly No. 22
    • Colorado Assembly No. 37
    • Texas Assembly No. 19
    • Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • Queen City Assembly No. 11
    • Valley Conjurers' Assembly No. 17
    • Cleveland Assembly No. 10
    • Hartford Assembly No. 21
    • Rhode Island Assembly No. 26
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2

  1. Genii - Volume 8, Number 12 - August 1944 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - George McAthy
  3. Genii Speaks - editorial comments
  4. Trinket Test - Jack Vosburgh
  5. The Self-Penetrating Handkerchief - Jack Vosburgh
  6. Comedy One Man Mind Reading Act - Lu Brent
  7. The "Square" Pig That Turned "Round" - Warren E. Simms
  8. A Few Ideas You May Like - M. F. Zens
  9. Spoon Manipulation - Jack Vosburgh
  10. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  11. George McAthy (Mandroop, the Magician) - biographical sketch
  12. Index in this Issue - announcement
  13. Why Not - Pilot Officer John B. Poole
    • In Producing a Bowl of Goldfish from a Table
    • In Producing Silk Streamers from Rices's Haunted Chimneys
  14. Johnny's Jottings - Johnny Sayer
  15. Cutting a Lady in Half - Charles L. Anderson
  16. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Hallucination Improved - Murray Rosenthal - instruction sheet
    • The Card Stylist - Henri - instruction sheet
    • Steve Shepard's Egg Bag - instruction sheet
    • Paul Fleming Reviews 60-65
    • Magic Doubletalk and Monkey Business - Wallace Lee
    • Little Miracles - Jack Vosburgh
    • Forty Four Foolers - Clettis V. Musson
    • The Magic Wand, June-September
    • The Linking Ring, July
    • The Sphinx, June
    • Tops, July
    • The Bat, Numbers Eight & Nine
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, July
  17. On the Land - On the Sea - In the Air - Magicians in the Service
    • Magic Goes to War - Lt. R. P. Hoffman
      • re: camouflage
      • Magic Throughout the Army
  18. A Letter to Genii - Everett S. Capron
  19. Moron Magic - Mandroop the Magician (George McAthy)
  20. cartoon - Jack Miller
  21. Magigals Page - Geraldine Larsen
    • Vera Baxter - National Magical Historian
    • Magical Highlights
      • P.C.A.M. Business Meeting & Show
      • Pasadena Parent Assembly [?]
      • Los Angeles Assembly
      • Pasadena Magigals
      • Oakland Magigals
  22. Of Magicians - Who They Are - Where They Are - What They're Doing
    • Mike Kanter
    • Gene Owen
    • Clara & Brewerton Clarke (Choai and Sir Felix Korim)
    • R. W. Ramsden
    • Howard Gerlach
    • Bill Heisel
    • Marvin Levy
    • Dr. E. G. Ervin
    • Bob Novak
    • Lew Dick
    • Joseph P. Schad
    • E. S. Capron
    • Jack Trepel
    • list of Magicians entertaining the armed forces
    • list of Magicians entertaining bedridden wounded men
  23. P.C.A.M. News
    • Orla Moody New P.C.A.M. Prexy
    • Jones' Party Huge Success
  24. The Enlarging War Bond - Ray Muse
  25. New Horizons in Magic - Ward Bentley
  26. M-U-M - The Society of American Magicians
    • Parent Assembly No. 1
    • Chicago Assembly No. 3
    • National Council - applications
    • Southern California Assembly No. 22
    • Notice - Membership List to be in September Genii
    • Boston Assembly No. 9
    • Demon's Club - Kellar-Thurston Assembly No. 6
    • Omaha Assembly No. 7
    • Queen City Assembly No. 11
    • Golden Gate Assembly No. 2
    • Syracuse Assembly No. 14
    • New Orleans Assembly No. 36
    • Philadelphia Assembly No. 4
    • Royal L. Vilas Assembly No. 20

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