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Genii Volume 15 (Sep 1950 - Aug 1951) by William W. Larsen

September 1950 - August 1951
Mr. & Mrs. William W. Larsen, Editors

512 pages

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 1 - September 1950 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Billy Bishop an' Ann
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. Miracle Card Vanish - W. B. Scott
  5. The Enchanted Tumbler - Marvin Roy
  6. Afghan Bands - Tommy Thompson
  7. The Sucker Newspaper Tear - Eddie Joseph
  8. Watch for Next Month's Genii
  9. Rusduck Readers - Rusduck
  10. Thimble Cane - Richard Piser
  11. Spirit Board - New Use for Rapping Hand Board - Bud Spraker
  12. New Lamps for Old - William Larsen
  13. The Phantom Rod - George Kier
  14. The Firecracker Girl - An Illusion - First in a Series - Sir Felix Korim
  15. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • re: handwriting analysis
  16. Dante - photo
  17. Carter - photo
  18. Hugard - photo
  19. Chang - photo
  20. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Counts of Conjuring [CofC]
    • Bill Kuethe - card trick
    • Bob Fisher - music for magic
  21. cartoon
  22. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  23. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Stinger Kliptrik - Stuthard
    • Math Miracles - Wallace Lee
    • Phoenix No. 207
    • Katch-o-Kard - Jack Chanin
    • transposition of milk - Jack Chanin
    • Hugard's, July
    • Coven No. 2
    • Pentagram, June
    • radio transmitter and receiver - J. Elder Blackledge & Robert Nelson
    • The Gen, July
    • The Magic Wand, March
  24. Publicity of the Month
    • Memories of Century of Magic in Collection of Onetime Performer - Edward J. Miller
  25. Society of American Magicians News Highlights - Leslie Guest
  26. Publicity of the Month
    • Professional Magician, Visiting His Old Home Town, To Attend Show by Amateurs - C. Thomas Magrum
    • photo - Carl Jones & Paula Bird
    • Charity Will Get $100 If Magician's Prediction Fails - Don Greenwood
    • George Johnstone - photo
    • Magic Mixed Into Marriage - George Johnstone
  27. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  28. Notes From The Magicians Guild - Edward Dart
  29. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
  30. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • Joseph Garofalo, President of the P.C.A.M.
    • Highlights of the P.C.A.M. Convention
    • Board
  31. Patter Points - George Schindler
  32. John Scarne at Open House New York City - Bert Feinson
  33. London Letter - Ted Elliott
  34. News Flash! - re: Prince Mendes
  35. Billy Bishop an' Ann - biographical sketch
  36. Ed Drame M.D.A. Prexy

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 2 - October 1950 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Jack Gwynne
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. Nordnes Glass and (Original) Silk Routine - T. Nordnes
  5. Pinockle Permutations - Rusduck
  6. A Puff of Silk - Marvin Roy
  7. Jack Gwynn Mysteries [cover]
  8. Paper Bag Tricks - James Lucier
    • Crush a Bottle
    • Tremendous Load
    • Water Vanish
    • Hat Loader
    • Confetti Vanish
    • Thin Wall Vanisher
    • Foo Bag
    • Flower Production
    • Colored Sands
    • Cold Drink Transposition
    • Cut and Restored Hank or Tie
    • Article Transposition
    • Mento Reader
    • Spirit Card Threader
    • Lighter Than Air Comedy
    • Bag Vanisher
  9. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • Just a Chicken Sandwich
  10. Box-O-Blox - Sir Felix Korim
  11. New Lamps for Old - William Larsen
  12. Notes From The Magicians Guild - Edward Dart
  13. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • Pumpkin Head
  14. Paul Fox - photo
  15. Ade Duval - photo
  16. Harry Thurston - photo
  17. W. C. Dornfield - photo
  18. Original Bag Escape - Chas. Ruben
  19. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Half and Half - Al Robison
  20. Houdini's Handwriting - Ray Muse
  21. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • The 10 Most Useless Books in Magic
      • Higher Magic - Oscar Teale
      • The Dramatic Art of Magic - Louis Haley
    • review of past year's books
    • Tops, September
    • Phoenix No. 211
    • The Sphinx, August
    • Magicol - new quarterly
    • Pentagram, July
    • The Gen, August
    • The Linking Ring, August
    • A Trick for Eddie Clever - George Anderson
  22. Publicity of the Month
    • Just Squeaky Floors - L.A. Ghosts? Nary a Spook in Town - Spook Chaser Hunts Houses to 'Haunt' - Dr. Hereward Carrington
    • Rabbits from Everywhere - Gerrie Larsen
    • When Magicians Get Together They Do Tricks to Confuse Each Other - El Paso Magicians Club
    • Houdini notice from 1916
    • L.A. Couple Outfit Magic Bus for New Tour - Earle and Linnie Crawford
    • Back-to-School Stars - Bozo
    • Teacher Turns Illusions Into Magician's Success - Merv Taylor
    • P. C. Sorcar - Acclaimed As World's Greatest Magician
    • Don Greenwood and Thelma
    • Chang the Magician
    • 'The Great Virgil' Leaves SRO Audience Gasping
    • Bob Fisher & Pete Ruppert
    • Plan Outstanding Labor Day Program At Lawrence Park - Don Sweet
  23. Society of American Magicians News Highlights - Leslie Guest
  24. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  25. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  26. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
  27. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • P.C.A.M. Personalities - Merv Taylor - 1st Vice-President of P.C.A.M.
    • P.C.A.M. News Notes
  28. Patter Points - George Schindler
  29. Next Month
  30. Fifth Annual T.A.O.M. Convention AT San Antonio, Texas
  31. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 3 - November 1950 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Hollywood Magic Shop
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. Harry Usher, Noted Magician, Dies After Heart Attack in LA
  5. Nested Necromancy - C. L. Boarde
  6. Durham's Beer Can - Richard Durham
  7. Color Transpo - William Kalman
  8. The Flying Carpet - Marvin Roy
  9. Canfield ala Stebbins - Rusduck
  10. Clam Comedy - Richard Gray
  11. Strobelite - A Simple Card Trick - Silent Mora
  12. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • Variations on a Theme
  13. An Open Letter to Joe Karson - from George Johnstone
  14. Great Sidecar Reveals His Original Vanishing Hot Dog with Mustard - G. D. Sidecar - as explained to Sir Felix Korim
  15. Patter Points - George Schindler
  16. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • re: crossword puzzles
  17. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Gus Weber
  18. The Great Nicola - photo
  19. Adelaide Herrmann - photo
  20. The Great Zamlock - photo
  21. Thurston and Houdini - photo
  22. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Milbourne Christopher's act on TV
    • The Amateur Magician's Handbook - Henry Hay
    • Super-Clip - Bill Kalman
    • Additional Tips on Jack Hughes' Snake Basket - Bill Kalman
    • Phoenix No. 212
    • Abracadabra Nos. 230-243
    • The Wizard, July
    • The Magic Wand, June
    • Seattle Magic Ring directory and program
  23. Echoes From The Guild Hall - Edward Dart
  24. Hollywood Magic Shop - Cover Photo
  25. Lord Chesterfield
  26. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  27. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • Vynn Boyar, National Secretary
  28. Publicity of the Month
    • Hospital Has Magic Show - Nick Nelson & Jimmy Muir
    • Fakir's Tricks Put Hex on a Pixie - John Mulholland & Sorcar
    • Top Performers - Senorita Dorotea and Senor Ramon
    • Blind Driving Test Planned - Nick Nelson
    • Blindfolded, He Drives in Traffic - Nick Nelson
  29. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • Don Rogers, Second International Vice President
    • Around the Rings
  30. Report on Houdini Club of Wisconsin State Convention - Walter J. Gydesen
  31. Fourth Midwest Magic Conclave - John Keenan
  32. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • P.C.A.M. Personalities - Everett Lyda, Secretary of P.C.A.M. - Ted Slater
    • News Highlights
  33. The Convention of the M.A.E.S. - Bruce Reynolds

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 4 - December 1950 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - Marvin Roy
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
    • Marvin Roy
  4. Santamazia - A Christmas Fantasy - Sir Felix Korim
  5. The Sealed Prediction Sensational Sensational - James Auer
  6. Addresses of this Month's Genii Contributors
  7. Silent Mora's Rose Cabinet - Kalma & Co.
  8. Card Case - George Kier
  9. Card Location - Rusduck
  10. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • Verne's Top Card Switch
  11. The Caliph's Colors - Marvin Roy
  12. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Coincidence? - Paul J. Seigel
  13. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • Order Now for Christmas
  14. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Routined Manipulation
    • Les "Erreurs" de Harry Houdini - Maurice Sardina - English translation by Victor Farelli
    • Scarne on Card Tricks
    • Professional Patter - Robert Orben
    • Imperator Mental Test - Bryce Chambers
    • Nelson Enterprises Catalogue No. 23
  15. cartoon
  16. Frank Fewins - photo
  17. Ren Clark - photo
  18. Dick Richards - photo
  19. Ralph W. Read - photo
  20. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  21. Patter Points - George Schindler
  22. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • William R. Greenough, Reg. Vice President for New England
    • S.A.M. News Notes
  23. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  24. Echoes From The Guild Hall - Edward Dart
  25. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • Dr. A. L. Baldwin, I.B.M. International Secretary - Al Munroe
    • Around the Rings
  26. Publicity of the Month
    • Final Curtain of Life Drops for Si Stebbins
    • Fowl Play? - Don Grosini
    • Genii
    • Sorcar - photo
    • Albert Ching Jr. - photo
  27. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • P.A.C.M. Personalities - Robert A. Young, Second Vice President
    • News Highlights
  28. European Tour of Ralph Read's Conventioneers - Ralph W. Read
  29. Next Month
  30. Magician Weds - Harry Blackstone and Elizabeth Ross

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 5 - January 1951 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Harry Blackstone
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. A Fantastic Combination - Enrique Solanas "Henry"
  5. A Scandinavian Magician with Success [Jack Atkins] - Aage Rasmusen
  6. Old Magic for New - Let Your Imagination Transform these Oldies - Edward C. Pearce
    • Musician Magician
    • Musical Silk Migration
  7. The Young Man Begs Your Pardon, Madam! - Gene Gloye
  8. A Routine with Harbin's Dippy Magnet - Jack Potter
  9. The "Flick" Visible Card Change - Bill Turner
  10. The United Nations Trunk - Sir Felix Korim
  11. The Roses of Bagdad - Marvin Roy
  12. Harry Blackstone - cover - biographical sketch
  13. Orange and Skittle - R. D. Spraker, Jr.
  14. Bill Larsen's Magical Meanings
  15. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • patter for newspaper tear routine
  16. Carl Herrmann - photo
  17. Alexander Herrmann - photo
  18. Leon and Adelaide Herrmann - photos
  19. Herrmann and Rig - photo
  20. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • book test with telephone directories
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Robert Reon
  22. Rusduck-Setup
  23. Patter Points - George Schindler
  24. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Expert Card Technique [new chapters in third printing] - Hugard & Braue
    • The Bat, bound edition
    • Paul Fleming Book Reviews Nos. 153-156
    • Stars of Magic, Series 7
      • Series 7, No. 1: Dr. Jacob Daley's Cards Up The Sleeve
      • Series 7, No. 2: Dr. Jacob Daley's The Itinerant Pasteboards
      • Series 7, No. 3: Dr. Jacob Daley's The Cavorting Aces
    • WHereisit? - Mariano Palhinha
    • Phoenix No. 215
    • The Magic Wand, October
    • The Gen, September, October & November issues
  25. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • Robert Haskell, Regional Vice President, West Coast
    • S.A.M. News Notes
  26. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  27. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • C. James McLemore, Ring Counselor - by C. Verne Bloch
  28. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • P.A.C.M. Personalities - Treasurer Leo Schmitt
    • News of the P.C.A.M.
  29. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  30. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  31. Publicity of the Month
    • Theres' Still 'Magic' in London, Paris, 1918 Doughboy Finds - Elmer Eckam
    • Magic Party - KTTV - Frank Herman
    • Our Own Oddities - Guy L. Gerber
  32. Morris Fox - M.D.A. Treasurer
  33. Coming
  34. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  35. Proskauer Is Named To Gen. Clay's Staff For Civil Defense
  36. Now You See It - photo - Rochester Magician's Club
  37. John Platt - cartoon biography

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 6 - February 1951 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Joyce Holden & George Boston
  3. The Johnstones in "Distinctive Deceptions" - cartoon by Elliott
  4. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  5. Penetrationifty and Double Spell Discovery - Nyle Rothenbach
  6. Clipped - Bill Woodfield
  7. Tie Tomfoolery - Richard Gray
  8. Bra-Men - J. J. Langston, Jr.
  9. Boston Baffles Beauteous Babe - cover
  10. Black or Red - Original Trick - Aage Rasmusen
  11. Necessity is the Mother - Dr. R. V. Stone (Ramo)
  12. Build-Up DeLuxe - Rusduck
  13. Targo Illusion - Sir Felix Korim
  14. Skull Days - Marvin Roy
  15. Next Month
  16. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • gag patter routine for the repeat bills
  17. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Darwin Thorpe "Trasu, The Magician"
  18. Al Flosso - photo
  19. Milbourne Christopher - photo
  20. Augustus Rapp - photo
  21. Harold Rice - photo
  22. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • The Rule of Three [using the push-in move]
  23. Patter Points - George Schindler
  24. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  25. Magicians and Their Programs - William W. Larsen, editor
    • No. 1 - Thurston
  26. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  27. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • Edward O. Drane
    • S.A.M. "Big Shots"
  28. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Hobby Magic - Dr. Morris N. Young
    • How to Book Your Attraction - Robert Nelson
    • Mental Miracle - Ed Stoddard
    • Kardkut - Hen Fetsch
    • Phoenix Nos. 218-219
    • Pentagram, August to November issues
    • The Wizard, September
    • Grapette Club booklet
    • Abracadabra
  29. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  30. Paging the Ladies - Magigals - Hazel Payne
  31. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • Arthur D. Reichenbach - Verne Bloch
    • Around the Rings
  32. Magician's Guild to Feature Lecturers
  33. Bill Larsen's Magical Meanings
  34. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • Charles N. Smith, P.A.C.M. Historian
  35. Publicity of the Month
    • Magic is coming back - San Francisco YMCA Junior Magicians Club
    • Harry E. Cecil - photo
    • Breeze Carriers Have Own Party Saturday Morning - Frank Herman
    • Drip's Festival Committee Works - Magicians May Swing It - Oral D. Cloakey
    • Franke Second Magician Club Head In 25 Years - Edward O. Franke

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 7 - March 1951 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Mandrake The Magician
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. The Boxed Magician - Kalman
  5. A Mutilated Parasol That is Different - Everett Wees
  6. Pennytration - Johnny Geddes
  7. New Lamps for Old - William Larsen
  8. Bill Larsen's Magical Meanings
  9. The Banshee Trunk - Sir Felix Korim
  10. The Sultan's Necklace - Marvin Roy
  11. Hidden Desires - Bert Feinson
  12. Steve's Tips on Tricks
    • Bob-Tail Shuffle - for use instread of the pass
  13. File Away Your Troubles - James Auer
  14. Fireproof - Royal Brin, Jr.
  15. Pipcardtrick - H. Fernades
  16. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • Double Lift Build-up
  17. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Leroy Fromer
    • Tom Fool's Escape
  18. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  19. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • four ace effect
  20. Harry Kellar - photo
  21. Imro Fox - photo
  22. The Zanzigs - photo
  23. Eugene Frederick Powell - photo
  24. Magicians and Their Programs - William W. Larsen, editor
    • Nate Leipzig
  25. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  26. Patter Points - George Schindler
  27. Mandrake The Magician - cover
  28. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • A Word from the M.D.A. President - Edward Drane
    • Joe Berg, A Magic Dealer from Way Back
    • In the Dealers' World
  29. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • Jean Hugard, National Treasurer
    • S.A.M. News Notes
  30. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  31. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • The Growth & Development of Magigals, Inc.
    • Magigal Magic Chest P.C.A.M. Perpetual Trophy
  32. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Hobby Magic - Dr. Young
    • Still More Magical Object Lessons - Sterling Magic
    • Practical Hypnotism - Ed Wolff
    • Perfected Sealed Message Reading - Ed Stoddard
    • Intuition - Ed Stoddard
    • Brainstorm - Ed Stoddard
    • Abracadabra Nos. 244-260
    • Phoenix No. 220
    • Hugard's, January
  33. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • Alvin Richard Plough - Editor of The Linking Ring
    • Around the Rings
  34. DeLage an' Shirley - promotional cartoon
  35. Clown Conjuring - Tom Lawless
  36. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 8 - April 1951 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Jay Palmer and Doreen
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. Taught Many - 'Great Leon,' Magic Master, Dies at 75
  5. Multiplying Golf Balls - Without Gimmicks - Clarence Peterson
  6. Miracle Mentalism is Easy - J. G. Demaray
  7. Hocus Hatchery - Marvin Roy
  8. News Flash - S.A.M. Assembly 22 - Annual Spring Benefit
  9. Terrorilla - Sir Felix Korim
  10. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • Verne's 4-Way Palm
  11. Our Cover - Jay Palmer and Doreen
  12. Double Brainwave Premonition - Nyle Rothenbach
  13. Steve's Tips on Tricks
    • Slick Steal - Ball and Tube
  14. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • a spelling effect
  15. John Crimmins, Jr. - photo
  16. Lu Brent - photo
  17. Clarence Hubbard - photo
  18. Phil Huckabee - photo
  19. Collecting Magic - Charles R. Blyth, Jr.
  20. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  21. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • Leslie P. Guest - Regional Vice President, Eastern Seaboard
    • S.A.M. News Notes
    • S.A.M. to Have Own Magazine
  22. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
  23. Spokane Magic Club Honors P.C.A.M. President
  24. Korim Does A Disney
  25. Paging the Ladies - Magigals - Hazel Payne
    • Parent Assembly No. 1
    • Seattle Magigals Assembly No. 2
    • Oakland Assembly No. 3
    • St. Louis Assembly No. 4
    • Pasadena Assembly No. 6
    • Hollywood Assembly No. 8
    • Portland Magigals Assembly No. 11
    • New York Assembly No. 12
    • New Jersey Assembly No. 14
    • Connecticut Assembly No. 17
    • Allentown, Pa. Assembly No. 18
  26. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • I.B.M.'s Hazel Krock - I.B.M. Treasurer, Executive Secretary
    • Around the Rings
    • Also an Ace Exploiter
    • High Jinks and $1,000 Net
  27. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Ventriloquism - Paul Stadelman
    • White Sorcery - Senor Mardo
    • Stars of Magic, Series 8
      • Series 8, No. 1: Slydini's Cigarette Miracle
      • Series 8, No. 2: Slydini's Flight Of The Paper Balls
      • Series 8, No. 3: Slydini's Flyaway Coin Routine
    • What Day of the Week Was That? - Professor El Tab
    • The Bat, February - No. 86 last issue
    • Phoenix Nos. 222-224
    • The Sphinx, March
  28. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  29. Magicians and Their Programs - William W. Larsen, editor
    • Mme. Adelaide Hermann - Ray Muse
  30. Bill Larsen's Magical Meanings
  31. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • The Pride of Boston - Herman Hanson
    • In the Dealers' World
  32. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  33. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 9 - May 1951 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Lady Frances
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. The Vanishing Clock - Johnny Geddes
  5. Reading the Cards - Kalman
  6. A Quick Change of Sox - Paul V. Mullen
  7. Calendar Magic - Milbourne Christopher
  8. Comedy Climax for Cut and Restored Rope - Nyle Rothenbach
  9. Speed in Presentation - Victor Farelli
  10. Two Original and Practical Escape Ideas - Chas. Ruben (Rubini)
    • Impossible Wrist Shackle Release
    • Cedar Chest Escape
  11. New Wand from Pocket Book - Mora, The Magician
  12. Juggling By-Paly - Marvin Roy
  13. Patter Points - George Schindler
  14. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • Table to Hat, Cane, and Clock
  15. The Japanese Fan and Egg - Sir Felix Korin
  16. Notes From The Magician's Guild - Justin Ratterman
  17. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • Double Dice Prediction
  18. Professor Hoffmann - photo
  19. The Martinkas - photo
  20. Adrian Plate - photo
  21. Will Goldston - photo
  22. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Jack Reeves - production tubes
  23. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  24. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • Rev. Willard S. Smith - National Chaplain
    • S.A.M. News Notes
  25. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Book 4
    • The Sphinz [sic] Golden Jubilee Book of Magic
    • Patter and Gags - Tiny Grant
    • Flash Paper Tips - Stuart and Ralph Read
    • More Tips on Flash Paper
    • Chandu's Psychoanalysis - George Armstrong
    • Avec un Jeu Emurunte Victor Farelli - the French translation, by Maurice Sardina of Lend Me Your Pack
    • The Magic of Rezvani
  26. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • News of the P.C.A.M. trophies
  27. Magigals - Hazel Payne
    • Oakland Assembly No. 3
    • Pasadena Assembly No. 6
    • Oakland Magigals - photo
    • Hollywood Assembly No. 8
    • Portland Magigals Assembly No. 11
    • Magic Manipulations - press clipping - Frances Ireland
  28. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • Dr. Zina B. Bennett - Executive Committee - by Charles A. RossKam
    • Around the Rings
  29. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  30. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  31. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Look for the M.D.A. Emblem
    • Harold Sterling - Magic Wholesaler
  32. Magicians and Their Programs
    • Prince Karmi - Ray Muse
  33. Our Cover - Lady Frances
  34. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  35. 1951 Mid-Century S.A.M.-I.B.M. Magic Convention - Rowland D. Goodman
  36. Magic Collector's Associate

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 10 - June 1951 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - "Red" Baker
  3. Volta's Atomized Bathing Beauty Illusion!" - promotional cartoon by D. Edwards
  4. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  5. cartoon
  6. The Split Deck Sequel - Paul Eaton & Harvey Long
  7. Another Idea for "The Dime and Penny" - Paul Mullen
  8. The Prayer Wheel - Bud Spraker, Jr.
  9. Splash - The Tube of Neptune - Paul Hollis
  10. Patter Points - George Schindler
  11. A Fake Square Knot for the Cut & Restored Rope Trick - W. Keith Lingley
  12. More Beercantric - H. Fernandes
  13. Half Through the Hole - Milbourne Christopher
  14. The Third Eye Blindfold - Sir Felix Korim
  15. Magician's Card Lost - Arthur Andrews
  16. Watch for Next Month's Genii
  17. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • advertising folder
  18. The Golden Coin - A Mystery, In Money - Marvin Roy
  19. Our Cover - Red Baker
  20. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • Color Vision Box
  21. Flash News - 1951 Mid-Century S.A.M.-I.B.M. Magic Convention
    • Highlights of Business Meeting
  22. Publicity from the Mid-Century Combined Convention
    • Merlins Try Pulling Rabbits Out of Rival's Hats - Trick-Stealing's A Favorite Sport
    • Abracadabra, New-Style
    • Magicians Hold Convention Here
    • Magicians Gather For 4-Day Parley
    • Stage, Amateur Magicians Here Just for Tricks
  23. Convention Photo Highlights
  24. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Byrne Perkins - twist on the Zombie
  25. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  26. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • The Demons Club House - Baltimore, Maryland
    • S.A.M. News Notes
  27. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • The Stars of Magic, Series 9, No. 1, Ross Bertram On Coins
    • Name-A-Date Calendar - Willard S. Smith
    • Paul Fleming Book Reviews, Nos. 157-159
    • Clayton Rawson to write book on the magic of Al Baker
    • Conjuriana - new quarterly
    • The Linking Ring, April
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, April
    • Phoenix Nos. 225-228
    • The Gen
    • Abracadabra Nos. 261-274
    • The Wizard
    • The Magic Wand
    • Pentagram
  28. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • P.A.C.M. 16th Annual Convention
  29. Monkey Mystery - re: Joe the Magician - Bill Grace
  30. Magigals - Hazel Payne
    • No. 1 Parent Assembly
    • No. 2 Seattle Assembly
    • No. 3 Oakland Assembly
    • No. 4 St. Louis Assembly
    • No. 6 Pasadena Assembly
    • No. 7 San Jose Assembly
    • No. 8 Hollywood Assembly
    • No. 9 Chicago Assembly
    • No. 11 Portland Assembly
    • No. 12 New York Assembly
    • No. 13 New Jersey Assembly
    • No. 17 Connecticut Assembly
    • No. 18 Allentown, Pa. Assembly
  31. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • Forrest P. Hendricks - Executive Committee - Charles A. RossKam
    • Around the Rings
  32. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  33. Insurance Broker, J. C. Walter, Dies
  34. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  35. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • In the Dealers' World
    • The Yogi Himself - Phil Thomas of the Yogi Magic Shop
    • Personal Message from Phil Thomas
  36. Notes From The Magician's Guild - Justin Ratterman

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 11 - July 1951 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Joseph Garofalo
  3. Loring Campbell - cartoon
  4. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  5. Glass of Milk and Hat Trick - Roxy and Drakon
  6. Square Circle Sorcery - Bud Spraker, Jr.
  7. Lucier' Silk Act - James A. Lucier
  8. The Cup and the Ball - William W. Larsen
  9. Those Fishy Bowls - Paul Hollis
  10. Dyeing, Dyeing Dead! - Paul Mullen
  11. The Shadow Master - Sir Felix Korim
  12. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • booking your act
  13. Fantasy - Marvin Roy
  14. When a Knot is Not a Knot - Larry Becker
  15. George Pughe - photo
  16. Paul and Trudy Stadleman - photo
  17. J. G. Thompson, Jr. - photo
  18. Carl Rosini - photo
  19. Magicians and Their Programs
    • Carl Rossini - by Ray Muse
  20. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  21. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • simple two-person telepathic effect
  22. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • John and Kenneth Herman - The New Wonder Fan
  23. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  24. News of the P.C.A.M. - Everett Lyda, editor
    • San Jose Mystic Thirteen & P.C.A.M. Convention Planning
    • San Jose Magigals & P.C.A.M. Convention Planning
  25. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Pentagram, December thru April issues
    • Juggler's Annual Bulletin, 1950
    • Telepathic Perception Cards - Robert Nelson
    • The Art of Cold Reading - Robert Nelson
    • M-U-M (Vol. 41, No. 1) - first issue of the new M-U-M
    • The Sphinx to become a quarterly
  26. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • James C. Wobensmith - Past National President
    • S.A.M. Convention Notes
  27. Paging the Ladies - Magigals - Hazel Payne
    • President's Message - Hazel Payne
    • Seattle Magigals Assembly No. 2
    • Oakland Assembly No. 3
    • St. Louis Assembly [No. 4]
    • Hollywood Assembly No. 8
    • Portland Assembly No. 11
  28. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • Around the Rings
    • Magician Out-Magicianed - re: L. C. Harmon
    • New Faces in High Places - James B. Lake - New I.B.M. President
  29. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  30. Notes From The Magician's Guild - Justin Ratterman
  31. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • M.D.A. News
    • Magic's Youngest Dealer - Don Redmon
  32. Patter Points - George Schindler
  33. Our Cover - Joe Garofalo

  1. Genii - Volume 15, Number 12 - August 1951 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Jay Lee and Jacii
  3. Guys and Gimmicks - William W. Larsen
  4. United We Stand - Nyle Rothenbach
  5. Durham's Card Prediction - Richard Durham
    • Method No. 1
  6. Rabbit to Box of Candy - Robert Henderson
  7. The Hindu Rope - Marvin Roy
  8. Lady in the Golf Bag - Sir Felix Korim
  9. Cigs, Cigs and Cigs for You! - A Manipulative Cigarette Routine - Roxy
  10. Patter Points - George Schindler
  11. Our Cover - Jay Lee and Jacii
  12. Verne's Varieties - Verne Chesbro
    • two variations on the 20th Century Silk trick
  13. Harvey Rising Card Trick - Jesse Langston
  14. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • card trick
  15. San Jose Mystic 13 - 16th Annual Convention - P.C.A.M.
    • Convention Highlights
    • Publicity of the Month - P.C.A.M. Convention
    • Stars of Magic
  16. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Robert Reon - Floating Lady
    • letter from Jay Conte
  17. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  18. The Society of American Magicians - Leslie Guest
    • Judge William D. Askern - West Coast Regional Vice President
    • S.A.M. News Notes
  19. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Comedy Technique - Robert Orben
    • Handkerchief of Plenty - Jack Chanin
    • Rope Illusion - Jack Chanin
    • Forecast - Ed Stoddard
    • The Linking Ring, June
    • Phoenix Nos. 231-232
    • Pentagram, May
  20. International Brotherhood of Magicians News Highlights - Luther Southworth
    • Meet Evans Morgan, Executive Committee - C. Verne Bloch
    • No. 1 for Jimmy Lake
    • Around the Rings
  21. Magicians and Their Programs
    • The Mystic Garden - Ray Muse
  22. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins
  23. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Bon Voyage!
      • Ralph Read
      • Elmer Eckham
      • Laurie Ireland
      • Mystic Craig
  24. Bagdad on the Hudson - Edward W. Dart
  25. Notes From The Magician's Guild - Justin Ratterman
  26. Index to Genii Volume 15
  27. Volume 15 Dealer's Directory

word count: 304575 which is equivalent to 1218 standard pages of text

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