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Genii Volume 14 (Sep 1949 - Aug 1950)

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Genii Volume 14 (Sep 1949 - Aug 1950) by William W. Larsen

September 1949 - August 1950
Mr. & Mrs. William W. Larsen, Editors

441 pages (7 double pages)

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 1 - September 1949 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Ron and Thelma Greenwood
  3. Facing the Facts - Bill Larsen
  4. Fun with Firebowl and Flowers - "Dr. Chang" Sherman Ripley
  5. By George! It's Sandsational - George Sands
  6. Master Balls and Cigarettes - Al Sharpe
  7. The Invisible Man - William W. Larsen
  8. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: a card trick
  9. Results of the Genii-Orben Poll - Robert Orben
    • Article Four
  10. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  11. Publicity of the Month
    • Ray Muse Sometimes Saws Ladies in Half
    • 'Sawing in Half' Now Without Box [Robert Harbin]
    • Around and About The Sheraton-Biltmore - Harry Baker
    • Harry Baker, Magician, Opens 2-Week Stand At Sheraton-Biltmore
    • Deerhead Show Featuring AN Amazing Act Tonight - Don and Thelma Greenwood
    • It's A Business, Says Conjuror - McDonald Birch
  12. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • review of past year
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, June
    • Pentagram, June
    • Phoenix No. 181
  13. Coming! Next Month
  14. Magic Made Easy - humor - Al (Nothing Up My Sleeve) Steen
    • The Disappearing Elephant
    • The Vanishing Indians
    • The Mangled Jewelry
  15. cartoon
  16. Is Mental Magic Modern? - Ray Muse
    • Se-Osiris
    • Reading of the Sealed Letter
  17. Magical Reviews - clipped by "Fletcher"
    • Blackstone Opens in Milw'kee Spet. 11
    • Lawsons Rack It Up on Tenn. Midniters; Ready School Dates
    • Mr. Magic and J.J. [Norman Jensen]
    • Program Review of John Calvert
    • Long Tack Sam Back to His Native China
    • John Brandon
    • Duval
    • Gali Gali
    • Hypnotist Slater, Back From European Tour, Blasts Brit. Tooters
    • Three Little Words - film
    • Jack Gwynne
    • Doc Marcus
    • Canfield Smith
    • Billy Bishop
    • "Think-a-Drink" Hoffman
    • Roy Benson
    • Paul Winchell
    • Fergoletto Bros.
    • Dolinoff and Raya Sisters
    • Frakson
    • Wally Dean
    • The Marvellos
    • Clifford Guest
  18. Ron and Thelma Greenwood - biographical sketch
  19. Harriet Dreilinger National President of Magigals
  20. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  21. A Letter to the Editor - from Virgil

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 2 - October 1949 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Dr. Stanley Jaks
  3. Facing the Facts - Bill Larsen
  4. The Cockeyed Skeleton in the Closet - James Lucier
  5. The Invisible Card - Jack Vosburg
  6. Halloween Ghost Show - Ray Muse
  7. Inverted Aces - Jack McMillen & Charles Nyquist
  8. The Mystery of the Scarab - Dr. Stanley Jaks
  9. Dr. Stanley Jaks - biographical sketch
  10. Cobwebs and Shadows - Bascom Jones Jr.
  11. Double Daring - Michael Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: Halloween ideas
  12. Results of the Genii-Orben Poll - Robert Orben
    • Article Five
  13. Publicity of the Month
    • S.F. Teen-Age Youths Make Summer Magic [Bob Fisher & Pete Ruppert]
    • Here and There L.A. County Fair [Dante]
    • Cpnjuring Stars to Appear On Three Night Shows [Colon]
    • Behind the Makeup - Round the Town [Edgar Bergen]
    • 'Magic Lady' on TV [Gerrie Larsen]
    • Variety - Chester Morris
    • Dunninger Held In Alimony Contempt
    • Variety - "Think-a-Drink" Hoffman
    • more on the "Magic Lady and Boko" [Gerrie Larsen]
    • Show Stopped; Blackstone Ill
  14. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Phoenix Nos. 182-185
    • The President Calls - Mariano Palhinha
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, July and August issues
    • Pentagram, July
    • The Wizard, July
    • The Budget
    • Abracadabra Nos. 179-187
      • Peter Warlock's list of recommended books on the "technique" of magic
  15. Cantu - death notice
  16. A Letter to the Editor - Aunt Agatha Entertains - Frank Huck, M.D.
  17. Charlie McCarthy's In Love Again - Vivian Cosby
  18. Next Month
  19. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  20. In Memorium - Captain Charles Howard
  21. Hazel Price, National Vice-President of Magigals
  22. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  23. Abbott's Get-Together - Geraldine Larsen

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 3 - November 1949 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - George Boston
  3. Facing the Facts - Bill Larsen
  4. The Rabbit Die-Box - A. N. Rossi
  5. Rice Bowl Finish - Rossi
  6. Baffles The Magician - Charles R. Brush
    • Story of the Pipes - Twamley
  7. Wand Winner - Dolf Rudin
  8. By George! It's Sandsational - George Sands
    • Cremated Currency and Comedy
  9. Number on Business Cards - Jack Sargent
  10. The San Francisco Shuffle - Charles Nyquist & Jack McMillen
  11. One Way Disguise - Jack Vosburg
  12. Forgotten Ideas - Ray Muse
    • Handkerchief Tube Transposition
    • Crystal Casket, Silk Penetration
    • Typewriter Vanish
    • The Kitchen Oven
    • Patter for Wonder Screen
    • Black Art Comedy
    • Man in the Iron Mask
    • Electric Chair
  13. A Ball and Silk Mystery - Don Greenwood
  14. Cigar Surprise - Jack Vosburgh
  15. Double Daring - Michael Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: mentalism
  16. Publicity of the Month
    • Attention, Dummies! Charlie [McCarthy] Needs You
    • 'Take a Card,' He Said -- And He Took Home the Trophy - Aubrey
    • Magic Fantasy - Magic Gal Fantasies
    • Old and New in Magic Used in CHS Show - C. Thomas Magrum
    • The Inquiring Reporter
    • Magician Act Here Thursday - C. Thomas Magrum
    • Telereview - Magic Lady and Boko
    • It's Magic - Marion Chavez, Jeannie & Gerrie Larsen
    • Now You See It - Fun Frolic - Norma
    • Cantini Prepares For Fun Frolic
  17. Results of the Genii-Orben Poll - Robert Orben
    • Article Six
  18. The Dealers Answer The Orben Poll - Merv Taylor
  19. Paging the Ladies - Geraldine Larsen
    • Margaret Walpole, National Treasurer of Magigals
    • Magic Gals Fantasies - Hollywood Magigals
    • Parent Assembly Hospital Show
  20. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Bi-Co Trilby Deck - Joe Stuthard
    • Magic of the Ancients - George Johnson
    • General Improbabilities - Ken de Courcy
    • Silk King Studios catalogue
    • The Linking Ring, September
    • The Sphinx, September
    • Phoenix Nos. 186-187
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, September
    • Mental Magic - Al Baker & Jean Hugard
  21. cartoon
  22. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  23. Xmas Special
  24. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  25. George L. Boston - biographical sketch
    • Typical Comments and Recent Boston Appearances
  26. Trophy Night - Ray Muse

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 4 - December 1949 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Merry Christmas - The Larsens
  3. Petty Larseny [sic] - Bill Larsen
  4. Merry Happy - George Sands
  5. The Magic Sculptor - An Illusion - Theo Dore
  6. Slow Motion Vanishing Match - Jack Vosburgh
  7. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  8. Bloodhound Tape - Bob Haskell
  9. Dead Name Duplication - Johnny Sayer
  10. Flash Four Ace Trick - A. N. Rossi
  11. Minar's Modern Miser's Dream with a Lamp of Aladdin - Minar of Algeria
  12. Fans in Magic - Fan Tricks and Fan Act - Ray Muse - 1 of 2
    • Collected Historical and Fancies Concerning Fans
    • Collected Fan Tricks and Sources
  13. Kardyro's Kreations - Tony Kardyro
  14. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Dan McGrew
  15. Double Daring - Michael Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: Christmas column
  16. Briefs from Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward Dart
  17. Publicity of the Month
    • Presto! Sets Radiate - T.V. Color, Done by Disk - Paul Stadleman
    • Still Up to Their Old Tricks - Australian Society of Magicians
  18. The Harbin Show
  19. On the Other Foot - re: Ed Massey
  20. The [Walter B. & Litzka] Gibson Wedding Party - photo
  21. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, bound volume - Volumes 5 & 6
    • Mental Magic - AL Baker
    • The Card Magic of Le Paul
    • Ghostly Seconds - Vynn Boyar
    • Magnetic Aces - S. Leo Horowitz
    • The Conventioneer's Caravan - Ralph Read
    • Paul Fleming Book Reviews Nos. 145-149
    • Tops, November
    • The Linking Ring, October
    • The Magic Wand, October
    • Triks
    • Hugards's, October
    • Phoenix No. 189
    • Pentagram, September
    • Abracadabra Nos. 192-196

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 5 - January 1950 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Dariel Fitzkee
  3. Magic Dealers - Past & Present - from the Collection of Thomas C. Worthington III
  4. Petty Larseny [sic] - Bill Larsen
  5. Five Routined Effects with a Book of Matches - Monte Harris
    • Long and Short
    • Color Match
    • Story of a Redhead
    • I'll Match You
    • Rising Match
  6. The Cut and Restored Bicycle Hose - Viggo Jahn
  7. Olaf Corsen's Traveling Cane
  8. Diabolical Divination - A Mental Effect - Sherman Ripley, "Dr. Chang"
  9. cartoon
  10. By George! It's Sandsational - George Sands
    • Razor Blades and Cutting Remarks
  11. Comedy Card Table - Jack McKinney
  12. Fans in Magic - Fan Tricks and Fan Act - Ray Muse - 2 of 2
    • A Fan Act for One Performer
    • Fan Act for Two People (Full Stage)
  13. Mistakes Will Happen - Gerald Kosky
  14. Chicanery by Chaudet
  15. Double Daring - Michael Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: calendars
  16. Your Dollar Manuscript - Let's Talk Magic - William Larsen
    • Turning the Tables
    • Coins, Cuff Links, Stamps and Tricks
    • Miniillusions and Closing Tricks
  17. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Money Multiplication - Elliott Mini
  18. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  19. Dariel Fitzkee - biographical sketch
  20. New York Notes - Bert Feinson
  21. Dell-O-Toons - Dell O'Dell and Geo. Johnstone
  22. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Mental Magic - Al Baker
    • Emergency Full Evening Show - Joseph Elon Kemp
    • Magic for Bartenders - Senor Mardo
    • The Maze Rope Routine - Senor Mardo
    • Phoenix Nos. 190-191
    • Pentagram, October
    • Abracadabra Nos. 197-199
    • The Linking Ring, November
  23. Publicity of the Month
    • Trick nearly cost him his life - Alan Alan
    • Stop, Listen, Look - Boko and the Magic Lady
    • There's "Magic" in the Giordmaines' Garage Door - John & Joseph Giordmaine
    • When Audience Can't Come to Show - Show Comes to Audience - Shatzi, the Magician
  24. Notes From The Magicians Guild - Walter Gibson
  25. Phil Huckabee, The Gapette Magician
  26. Results of the Genii-Orben Poll - Robert Orben
    • Article Seven
  27. Next Month

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 6 - February 1950 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Rudy Roxo
  3. Of Tricks and Men - William W. Larsen
  4. The Elusive Blades - Knife Cut Ups - Eddie Joseph
  5. On The Nose - H. F. Carlburg
  6. Garrett's Ideas - Teral Garrett
  7. A New Cigarette Gimmick and Routine - A. N. Rossi
  8. The Prophetic Dice Card Location - Nyle Rothenback [sic]
  9. Rainbow Water - Colero
  10. Boarded - Neil Smith
  11. Mechanical Magic - George L. Kier
    • Tube for Tomorrow
    • Gekay Card Case
  12. Magic Hath Charms - Ray Muse
  13. Excelsior Rope Tie - Richard Gray
  14. Double Daring - Michael Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Mimic Gimmick
  15. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Bob Fischer
  16. Herr Caroli - The Hypnotist Who Exposed His Own Act - Victor Farelli
  17. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  18. The Magic of Alphonse Delaporte
    • Card and Ribbon
    • Hindu Rope
    • Ankenaman's Pyramid - Alphonse Delaporte
    • Alphonse Delaporte - photo
    • Look--No Passes! - Alphonse Delaporte
  19. Publicity of the Month
    • Magic Coming to Washington - Fred W. Johansen
    • Midnight Stage Show At Tivoli, Friday, 13th - Bill Becker
    • Seymour Davis, Entertainer Deluxe - photo
    • New Business to Move Here [Traverse City] from the West - Thayer Studios
  20. Do You Remember? Re: Edwards Monthly (May 1909)
  21. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • The Card Magic of LePaul
    • Conjuring with Christopher - Milbourne Christopher
    • an You Tell Fortunes? - Victor Farelli
    • Phoenix Nos. 192-193
    • Pentagram, November
    • The Wizard, October
    • Abracadabra Nos. 200-205
    • Djinn, July, August, September & October issues
  22. Rudy Roxo (Clayton Jacobsen) - biographical sketch
  23. Notes From The Magicians Guild - Walter Gibson
  24. Results of the Genii-Orben Poll - Robert Orben
    • Article Eight
      • Most Used Trick in Repertoire
  25. Remember Next Month
  26. I.B.M.-S.A.M. Convention Committee
  27. Briefs From Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward Dart
  28. Magigals
    • Parent Assembly No. 1
    • Pasadena Assembly No. 6
    • Hollywood Assembly No. 8

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 7 - March 1950 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Capt. T. Jones and Marion
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. By George! It's Sandsational - George Sands
    • Sympathetic Linking Rings
  5. Harry Louine - King of Koins - Presenting Artistic Deceptions - First of a Series
      The Miser's Dream
  6. Ladies Choice - The Mystery of the Hinged Card - Len J. Sewell
  7. Rattle Bar - George Kier
  8. No Worry: Even Tho You Travel with a "Loaded" Set of Rice Bowls - Dr. R. V. Stone
  9. Trick Lock Illusion - "Lew" Youngs
  10. Garrett's Ideas
  11. Chicanery by Chaudet
    • The Transposed Knots
  12. How to Stack a Deck Without Skill - Vic Lopez
  13. Double Daring - Michael Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: thought transference and prediction
  14. Lucier's Arm Chopper - Psychological Discovery
  15. Two Illusions by the Great LaFollette - One Old and One New
    • Flight of the Mandarin! (Old)
    • The Russian Anarchist (New)
  16. Amulets and Talismans - article - Ray Muse
  17. Publicity of the Month
    • Take A Card - photo - Blackstone
    • The Rambler - Slydini
    • Unbelievable Things Occur For Magician - Virgil
    • Virgil Comes to California
  18. Results of the Genii-Orben Poll - Robert Orben
    • Article Nine
  19. cartoon - Tom Lawless
  20. cartoon - Tom Lawless
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • handkerchief and milk transformation - Howard Adams
  22. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  23. Briefs From Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward Dart
  24. National Member-at-large of Magigals - Dolorys (Marian Chavez) - Vivion Cosby
  25. Magigals
    • New York Magigals
  26. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • [John Ramsay's] Triple Restoration - Victor Farelli
    • Mainly Mental, Volume Two - C. L. Boarde
    • Cuba-A-Libre - instructions - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Paul Fleming Book Reviews Nos. 160-162
    • Phoenix Nos. 194-196
    • Hugards, January
    • Abracadabra Nos. 207-108
    • The Wizard, November
    • Modern Magic - More Magic - Later Magic - Professor Hoffmann
  27. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  28. First Combined Convention - Chicago
  29. Capt. T. Jones and Marion - biographical sketch

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 8 - April 1950 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Volta
  3. The Magi-Market
    • Passe Passe Three Feathers - Richard Himber
    • Diminishing Canada Dry Bottles - Richard Himber
    • Conjuring with Christopher
    • Funny Rubber Hand - Abbott
    • Zebrasilk
    • Bullet Catching Trick Blueprints - Thayer
    • The Chambers Co.
    • Yogi Magic Mart
    • Collapsible rubber cake - Stage Magic Factory
  4. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  5. Fans in Magic - Tan Hock Chuan
  6. Kalman's Card Control - Bill Kalman
  7. Durham's Safety Pin Thru Hank - Richard Durham
  8. A Baker's Dozen of Ideas and Bits of Business with the Miser's Dream - William W. Larsen
  9. Harry Louine - King of Koins - Presenting Artistic Deceptions
    • Ring On Wand
  10. New York Notes - Bert Feinson
  11. The Tortoise and the Hare - Edward C. Jochens
  12. The Magic of Costume Jewelry - An Act - Ray Muse
  13. Suggested Tricks
  14. Fortune Telling
  15. Remember Next Month
  16. Double Daring - Michael Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Mephisto's Monocle
  17. Wet or Dry - George Kier>
  18. No Deposit Bottle Baffles Berle - photo - Richard Himber & Milton Berle
  19. Publicity of the Month
    • Magician Claims Altitude Record for Feat - Woodrow Platt "Marvin the Magician"
    • Giving Edison the Bird - The Great Virgil
    • At 15 Keeps 'Em Spellbound - Gordon Hyatt
    • Magician To Appear For Lions Club - Lee Grabel
    • Name Your Card - Gerrie Larsen
    • Neff's "Madhouse of Mystery"
    • Houdini Didn't Try It - Magician Catches Bullet in Teeth to Amaze His Fellow Tricksters - Hubert Lambert
    • Magic Is His Hobby - He Can Even Make a Trick Roll Over and Do Tricks - Robert J. Arenholz
  20. The Amazing Volta - Burling Hull - biographical sketch
  21. Members of San Jose Mystic Thirteen
  22. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Ralph Wendell Calvert
    • New Card Star
  23. cartoon
  24. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • The Art of Body Loading and Productions - Eddie Joseph
    • The Linking Ring, February
    • Thimble Notes - new magazine
    • Phoenix No. 197
    • Abracadabra Nos. 209-211
    • Pentagram, December
    • The Wizard, December
    • Sphinx, February
  25. Results of the Genii-Orben Poll - Robert Orben
    • In Conclusion
  26. Notes From The Magicians Guild - Walter Gibson
  27. A Houdini Escape - Edward Saint & Mrs. Harry Houdini
  28. Be Careful of Television - It Can Hurt You - Burling Volta Hull
  29. Hecklers Are Made ... Not Born - Opinion - Felix Korim
  30. cartoon
  31. First Combined Convention - Chicago - Al Leech
  32. P.C.A>M. Convention News - Portland - Chandler Stevens
  33. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  34. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 9 - May 1950 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Evelyn and Leedy, Hypnotism and Magic
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. Production Parasol - George Kier
  5. "Ex-Am" Production Tube - George Kier
  6. Stage Hypnotism - John Leedy
  7. Kiss and Tell - Ken de Courcy
  8. cartoon
  9. The Triangle, Square and Circle - Eddie Joseph
  10. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  11. The First Society of American Magicians - An Excerpt from His Lecture "The Magic of the American Medicine Man" - Ray Muse
  12. Opportunity with A Big "O" - opinion - Felix Korim
  13. cartoon - Johnstone
  14. Predict-A-Coin - James Lucier
  15. A Telephone Prediction - Bob Menten
  16. Sympathetic Inks
  17. The African Knot - Enrique Solanas "Henry"
  18. A Mell of a Hess or The Watch, Lemon and Dollar Bill Melange - Joe Karson
  19. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • re: book test
  20. Harry Louine - King of Koins - Presenting Artistic Deceptions
    • Coin Penetration
  21. Fifteen Year Old Girl Becomes a Magician - Vivian Cosby
  22. Publicity of the Month
    • The magic lamp shines 2,500ft. up - Bob Voltaire
    • AS Hi-Y Clubs Held Annual Dad's Night - The Great Mora
    • Local People Give Magic Show for Covina Church Group - Virginia Church & Barrett Kellogg
    • Alethea Eyster
    • Oakland Magigals
    • EC Showcase - Bob Voltaire
    • He puts lights under water - Bob Voltaire
    • Local Boys Make Good - Eddie Silverman & Joe Greene
    • Colta & Colta - Magicians and Puppeteers
    • Magician Combines Tricks with Preaching - Joe Kemp
    • British Magician's Dollar Hocus Fails = Magic Circle at Ahinner
  23. Routining a Magic Show - Don Greenwood
  24. John Leedy and Evelyn - biographical sketch
  25. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Lord Gaylord
  26. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  27. Magic Wonder Show [S.A.M.]
  28. The Great Houdini - Beryl Williams & Samuel Epstein
  29. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • books: Europe vs United States
    • Patter for Standard Tricks - Robert Orben
    • Night Owl - Robert Somerfield
    • Phoenix Nos. 198-200
    • Hugard's, March
    • Abracadabra Nos. 213-217
    • Pentagram, February
  30. Remember Next Month
  31. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  32. P.C.A.M. Convention - Chandler Stevens, P.C.A.M. President
  33. First Combined Convention - I.B.M.-S.A.M.
    • Warning! - Verne Uker, General Chairman
    • Hotel Sherman - Chicago - Al Leech

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 10 - June 1950 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Neil Foster
  3. The Magi-Market
    • The Ring on the Wand
    • Slow Motion Four Aces - Dai Vernon
    • The Travelers - Dai Vernon
    • spring Guinea Pig - Abbotts
    • Night Cap Tear - Karrel Fox
    • Milk Can Escape - blueprint - Thayer
    • Smart Comedy - George McAthy
    • Pepsi-Cola effect - Richard Himber
    • Spur Trick - Richard Himber
    • Inexhaustible Bottle - Richard Himber
    • The Wandering Lipsticks - Golden Gate
    • Kanter catalogue No. 9
    • Thayer catalogue No. 10
    • Hulse catalogue No. 1
    • Nelson catalogue
    • "This Week" Sunday Supplement for June 4
    • Moderne Merry Widow Illusion - blueprint - Thayer
  4. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  5. Unseen and Untouched - Eddie Joseph
  6. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  7. The Baffling Bunny - Nyle Rothenbach
  8. Louie the Dip - Paul W. Schoeffler
  9. Where is Alfie? - photo re: Chris Charlton
  10. Punchy - Louis Beftol
  11. Durham's 48-Card Trick
  12. Vanishing Bowl on Pole - Chan Wing
  13. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • re: prognostication
  14. Magic in the Foster Fashion - Neil Foster
  15. Publicity of the Month
    • Rabbit-in-Hat Boys Up to Old Tricks - Combined Convention
    • Combined Convention Program
    • Rabbit-Shedding Hats for Sale! - Combined Convention
  16. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • George Thompson
  17. Color Disc - George Kier
  18. Remember Next Month
  19. Your State's Magic - Ray Muse
  20. Magic Needs Music - Charles Carlton
  21. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Les Trucs du Lacet (Tricks with Shoe Laces) - G. Gloria
    • The Sphinx, April
    • The Linking Ring, April
    • Thimble Notes No. 2
    • Phoenix No. 201
    • Pentagram, March
    • The Magic Wand, December
    • The Wizard, February
    • Abracadabra Nos. 218-222
    • strange books
      • Shadows in the Moonlight - force book - T. Page Wright
      • Magically and Idea or Two - William Larsen
      • Goldston's locked books
      • Spirits in the House - Chislett
      • The Un-Masking of Robert-Houdin - Harry Houdini
      • Les 'Erreurs' of Harry Houdini - Sardina
      • Tarbell's Magic Kit [1938]
      • Encyclopedia of Silk Tricks - hand-lettered - Harold Rice
      • Original Magic - Richard Heinemann
      • Dramatic Art of Magic - Haley
      • Higher Magic - Oscar Teale
      • Neo Magic - Sharpe
  22. Meet Neil Foster - biographical sketch - Vivian Cosby
  23. Notes From The Magicians Guild - Walter Gibson
  24. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  25. Brindamour Benefit Magic Show - Vivian Cosby
  26. These Are Some of the Handcuffs Docweiss Escaped From
  27. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  28. P.C.A.M. Convention - Price Burlingame

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 11 - July 1950 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Chandler Stevens
  3. The Magi-Market - Genii-Conjuror's Awards - 1949-1950
    • First Award - Pocket Magic - The Wandering Lipstick - Golden Gate Magic
    • First Award - Coin Magic - In Your Palm - Paul Rosini
    • First Award - Card Magic - Unbelievable - Bascom Jones & Michael Shields
    • First Award - Sleight of Hand - Dai Vernon's Ring on Wand - Holden's
    • First Award - Apparatus (general) - Passe Passe Bottle Trick - Richard Himber
    • First Award - Apparatus (cards) - Conley Card Sword - Abbott's
    • First Award - Apparatus (production) - Production Bird Cage - Marv Taylor
    • First Award - Apparatus (spirit) - Bill Nord's Diablo Slate - Holden's
    • First Award - Apparatus (mental) - Bill Nord's Bill-Ze-Bub - Holden's
    • First Award - Novelty Magic - Polka Dot Hank - Paul Stadleman
    • First Award - Comedy - Patter for Standard Tricks - Robert Orben
    • First Award - Books - The Card Magic of Le Paul - Jerry McDermott
    • First Award - Rope Trick - Bill Nell's Miracle Rope - Abbott's
    • First Award - Special - Zinab Fan Deck - Abbott's
    • Sweepstakes Award - Buy of the Year - Hugard's Magic Monthly Book Edition No. 3
  4. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  5. Sir Edward's Blooming Bouquet Stand - Using Marshall's Automatic Blooming Bouquet
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  7. Brain-Wave for Experts - Gerald Kosky
  8. Walker's Packing Box Escape - Jimmy Walker
  9. Whose Fingerprints? - A Mystery in Detection as Revealed to the Editor - Phil Schutz
  10. New Cut and Restored Bandage - Silent Mora
  11. A Simplified Razor Blade Routine - Sherman Ripley
  12. Garrett's Ideas - Teral Garrett
    • Opening Stunt
    • Bird Production
    • Comic Opening
    • Entirely Surrounded Boquet [sic] Production
    • Human Jack in Box
    • Very embarrassing
    • Now for the Climax
    • Cat Gut for Magical Accessories
  13. It's A Neat Trick - Spectator Shoots Selected Card Out of Magician's Hand - Eddie Silverman
  14. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • re: living and dead test
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  16. Okito's Foulard Transposition - Theo Bamberg
  17. Letters from the Kids - Ray Muse
  18. Why They Think You're Crazy - J. G. Demaray
  19. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Ray Bedwell
    • Color Changing Pencil - Ray Bedwell
  20. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  21. Chandler Stevens - President P.C.A.M. 1949-1950 - biographical sketch
  22. London Letter - Ted Elliott
  23. Publicity of the Month
    • Love that Magic! - Tricky Mickey and Miss Terri
    • Even the Magicians Themselves are Skeptical - Tom Tripp, George W. Flippin & Vin Thomas
    • photo - Jack Leser
    • 'Normal' Trickery Out - Body-in-Air Challenge Issued by Magicians - Magic Circle
    • A Success in Hollywood - Bill Wilder
    • Rifle cracked ... Mr. Fogel spat out a bullet - Maurice Fogel
    • Bank man fired at his teeth - Maurice Fogel
    • photo - Neil Foster
  24. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  25. cartoon
  26. New S.A.M. Parent Assembly President Paul Morris
  27. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Smart Comedy - George McAthy
    • One Howl After Another - Art Paul
    • Scarne's "Quartet"
    • The Book of Routines, Volume 1 - Samuel Berland
    • The Amateur Magician's Handbook
    • re: Dr. Jaks
    • re: Geoffrey Buckingham's thimble routine
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  29. Notes From The Magicians Guild - Edward Dart

  1. Genii - Volume 14, Number 12 - August 1950 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - photo montage
  3. Volume XIV Dealer's Directory
  4. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  5. Television Card Frame De Luxe - Len J. Sewell
  6. Telemental - Nyle Rothenbach
  7. A Quintet of Illusion - William W. Larsen
    • The Blonde Witch
    • And This is What I Saw
    • Girls Will Be Boys
    • The Trunk that Grew
    • The Crystal Cube
  8. Color Change Regulation - Kalman
  9. Submerged Card Mystery - Joe Karson
  10. Out of My Hat "Smitty" Charles Smith
  11. Piser's Dream - Richard Piser
    • An Opening for the Miser's Dream
    • The Coin Cane
  12. Garrett's Ideas - Teral Garrett
    • Atom Bomb (Devil Tears, et. Al., etc.)
    • The Resurrection
    • Spook Show Idea
    • Comedy Hat Gag
    • Trouble Wit
  13. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Ray Bedwell
    • Ray Bedwell's Premonition
  14. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • Tarot Prediction
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  16. Your New Act from Genii - Ray Muse
    • Pocket Close-Up Act (No Cards)
    • Impromptu Card Act (Close-Up)
    • Mental Act
    • The Club Magician's Act
    • Close With
    • Full Evening Show - One Assistant "Full Stage"
  17. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Kanter's Catalogue
    • The Stars of Magic, Series No. 6
      • Series 6, No. 1: Dai Vernon's The Ring On The Wand
      • Series 6, No. 2: Dai Vernon's Slow-Motion Four Aces
      • Series 6, No. 3: Dai Vernon's The Travelers
    • Jack Chanin's salt trick
    • T-V Surprise - Jack Chanin
    • The Linking Ring, June
    • Coven, First Issue
    • Pentagram, April
    • Phoenix Nos. 203-206
    • Abracadabra Nos. 223-229
    • Tops, July
  18. cartoon
  19. Houdini Club Members of Chicago
  20. Watch for Next Month's Genii
  21. Publicity of the Month - P.C.A.M. Convention
    • Hand Still Quicker Than Eye, Even When Experts Watch Deal - Magician's Convention Startling to Unwary
    • Out of Nowhere - Magicians Strut Stuff for Public
    • Magicians, Bags of Tricks, Marshaled for Convention
    • Magic Fails; Police Needed
    • Stunts Shown By Magicians
    • Magic Shown By Visitors
    • Rabbits in Hiding as Magicians Invade
  22. P.C.A.M. Convention - Harvey Long
  23. My Impressions of Me - I. M. Grate
  24. Battle of the Magicians - for New York Heart Association
  25. The Great Leon and His Growing Orange Tree - photo
  26. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  27. Sorcar - photo
  28. Notes From The Magicians Guild - Edward Dart
  29. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  30. Index to Genii Volume 14

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