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Genii Volume 18 (Sep 1953 - Aug 1954)

by William W. Larsen
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Genii Volume 18 (Sep 1953 - Aug 1954) by William W. Larsen

September 1953 - August 1954
Geraldine Larsen, William Larsen, Jr. & Milton Page Larsen, Editors

471 pages (5 double pages)

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 1 - September 1953 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Mello, The Magical Clown
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. The Search for the Perfect Egg (Second Edition) - Charles Waller
  6. Relation of English Money to American - Goodliffe
  7. The Serpent Of Cyclops - Robert L. Henderson
  8. The Jumping Signature - Glenn Gravatt
  9. Ideas of Idle Moments - Lu Brent
    • The Coin and Currency Pail
    • Currency Climax
  10. Spooks 'N' Spoofers - Eugene Poinc
  11. Drinks From Pitchers (A Chronological History) - Jay Palmer
    • Introduction
    • Section One - Chevalier Ernest Thorn
  12. Double Daring - Michael Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: humor & Halloween magic
  13. Paying Your Way - Rex, The Ace Magician
  14. Your New Act From Genii - Ray Muse
    • Pocket Close Up Act (No Cards)
      • Have a Coke
      • Reversed Pencil
      • Knot Off Rope
      • Match My Line
      • Knife Thru Handkerchief
      • Color Changing Knife
      • Torn Billet
    • Impromptu Card Act (Close-up)
      • Glenn Gravatt Spelling Card Trick
      • Pairing the pairs
      • Four Aces
      • Rusduck Run-Up
      • Fortune Telling
    • Specialist Acts from Lu Brent
    • The Club Magician's Act
      • Routined Magic
      • Alcoholic Animal
      • Egg Bag Variant
      • Eggs of the Magi
      • Improved Twentieth Century Silk
      • King of Clubs
      • Card Castle
      • Policy Plus
      • Persian Version
      • Judge's Bill Trick
      • Garroting A Girl
      • Puncture Proof
      • Hypnotic Routine
  15. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen
    • The Torn and Restored Newspaper Trick
  16. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Jimmy Weston
    • cartoon - Larry Autry
    • correspondence
    • magazines - The Wand, M.W.C.C.
  17. I Question Orben - U. F. Grant
  18. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  19. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • appointments
    • Parent Assembly
    • Chicago Assembly
    • San Francisco Assembly
    • Rochester Assembly
    • Hartford Assembly
    • St. Louis Assembly
    • Boston Assembly
  20. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • review of William Larsen's literary contributions (including collaboration with T. Page Wright - continued
    • open front egg bag - Chanin
    • Wax Fax - Ed Mishell & Ted Collins
    • Automentalism - Ken de Courcy
    • Entertaining with Contact Mind Reading - S. Edward Dexter
    • Universal Mind - Ron Baillie
    • The Sphinx - suspended publication?
    • Phoenix Nos. 283-286
    • Pentagram, May
    • The Magical Digest
    • The Gen, May
    • The Magnet No. 3
  21. cartoon - Al Kaufman
  22. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Charles A. Rosskam
    • What is Good Publicity?
  23. Our Cover - Mel Jones and Jean
  24. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  25. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  26. Generally Speaking - Gerrie Larsen
  27. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
    • Heard from Here and There
    • A Good Scout
    • Next Guild Lecture
  28. Magic Cross Word Puzzle - Norman Howe
  29. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Ireland Magic Company
    • Haines House of Cards

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 2 - October 1953 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Joe Berg
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. The Devil in Satin - Eugene Poinc
  6. Silk Production - H. Fernandes
  7. Cigarette Penetration - Bob Evison
  8. Gravatt's Royal Marriages
  9. Pirate's Gold - Charles Waller's Version of The Miser's Dream
  10. Ideas of Idle Moments - Lu Brent
    • The Wrinkled Bill
    • Coin Production
    • Egg Bag Fun
  11. Rainho's Coin Fold
  12. Magic for Salesmen - George McAthy
  13. Paying Your Way - Rex, The Ace Magician
  14. Drinks From Pitchers (A Chronological History) - Jay Palmer
    • Section Two - Mademoiselle Margo
  15. Double Daring - Bascom Jones, Jr. & Michael Shields
    • re: book tests
  16. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Bob Hearn
    • John F. Pooley
    • cartoon - Eddie Turner
    • correspondence
  17. The Escape Wizards - Richard Weibel
    • Brinda Mour
    • Houdini
  18. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • The Telegraph Coin Box
  19. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  20. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
  21. Solution - Magic Cross Word Puzzle
  22. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  23. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Parent Assembly
    • Chicago Assembly
    • Demon's Club, Baltimore
    • Omaha Assembly
    • Boston Assembly
    • Queen City Mystics
    • Hartford Assembly
    • Los Angeles Assembly
    • Arrowhead Assembly
    • Santa Barbara
    • Worcester Assembly
  24. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • The Working Comedian's Gag File - Robert Orben
    • Comedy Technique - Robert Orben
    • Superb Tricks - H. Adrian Smith
    • The Magic Wand, June
    • Passe Passe Cup and Ball Routine - Irv Weiner
    • Potter's Bar in The Linking Ring
    • The Magic Magazine, August
    • The Gen, July
    • Phoenix Nos. 287-288
    • Pentagram, June & July issues
    • The Wizard, March
    • Abracadabra Nos. 382-295
  25. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  26. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • Notice To All P.C.A.M. Secretaries
    • Larry Keller, President
    • Oakland Magic Circle
    • P.C.A.M. Roster
    • Up to Date with Magigals
      • Spokane Magigals - P.C.A.M. Convention
  27. Our Cover - Joe Berg
  28. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  29. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • Double Exposure - Herb Stoneham
  30. Texas Association of Magicians Conclave - Frank W. Dacus & Mrs. Della Taylor
  31. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Finis Magic Co.
    • cartoon
    • The Baker Magic and Novelty Company
    • Town House Magic
    • Ireland Magic Company

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 3 - November 1953 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Tommy Windsor's Showboat Specialties
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. Magic Christmas Party - play - Ray Muse
  6. Tipsy T'utankhamen or My Mummy Done Tol' Me - Eugene Poinc
  7. A Transposition Routine - Ed Marlo
  8. Grow Hound - James Murray
  9. Ideas of Idle Moments - Lu Brent
    • Cap-A-Cap
    • Cap This One
  10. Percolation Phenomenal or The Magic Web - Charles Waller
  11. The Flight of a Dollar Bill - Roy Helmetag
  12. The Mischief Joker - Rainho
  13. Lota Finish - Billy Bell
  14. Vin-O - John Novack
  15. Ring and Wand - Harry Louine Miller
  16. Drinks From Pitchers (A Chronological History) - Jay Palmer
    • Section Two - Mademoiselle Margo - continued
  17. Houdini Club of Wisconsin Convention News - Dr. Mann
  18. Paying Your Way - Rex, The Ace Magician
  19. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • The L.W. Super Wand Suspension
  20. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Halloween effect
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • magazines - MWCC Monthly, The Magnet, The Joker, The J.M.D.A. Speaks
    • correspondence
    • Eddie Turner
  22. Magigal News - Alma Pringle
  23. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  24. Cover - Tommy Windsor's Showboat Specialties
    • Hitner's Cotton Blossom Floating Theatre
  25. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  26. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Seattle Assembly
    • Parent Assembly
    • San Diego Assembly
    • San Francisco Assembly
    • Chicago Assembly
    • Haverhill Assembly
    • Worcester Assembly
    • Boston Assembly
    • Havana Assembly
  27. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
    • Opening Guild Meeting
    • Next Guild Lecture
    • Photo - Harry Blackstone, Jay Palmer, Bruce Reynolds & Joe Dunninger
  28. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • Trustees Meet Nov. 21-22
    • Ring-ing Reverberations
  29. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Abracadabra No. 397 - Goodliffe's 40 Best Magicians
    • Abracadabra No. 396
    • re: Fu Manchu's show - The Daughter of Satan
    • Colorfusing Knife - Stanfield
    • Mohammed Bey's Routine with the Okito Coin Box - Leo Horowitz
    • Klorophyl Kard Routine - Holden's
    • M.C. Bits - Robert Orben
    • Nelson Enterprises' catalogue
    • I'll Read Your Mind - George Armstrong
    • Phoenix Nos. 289-290
    • The Magnet, fourth issue
    • Magic Magazine
  30. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • Bert F. Pratt, Secretary
    • P.C.A.M. News
      • The Mystic Thirteen, San Jose
      • Seattle Magic Ring
      • Vancouver Magic Circle
      • Oakland Magic Circle
  31. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Carl W. Jones
    • Edward O. Drane & Co.

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 4 - December 1953 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Seymour the Magician
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. Ace-X-Ace - Ed Marlo
  6. Penetration - H. Fernandes
  7. The Christmas Past - Eugene Poinc
  8. The Little Hindu - Bud Spraker
  9. Ideas of Idle Moments - Lu Brent
    • Pick-A-Drink
    • Strange But True
  10. Here's A Cutie - Bob Evison
  11. A Study in Climaxes - Jay Jordan
  12. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen
    • Larsen on Christmas Conjuring
  13. You Do As I Do - Edward Jockens
  14. Hallucination - Charles Waller
  15. Paying Your Way - Rex, The Ace Magician
  16. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • routine with Chapeaugraphy
  17. Season's Greetings - various
  18. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Philip Halethy
    • cartoon - Jimmy Stewart
    • correspondence
  19. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  20. Cover - Seymour the Magician
  21. Magigal News - Alma Pringle
  22. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  23. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Santa Barbara Assembly
    • Parent Assembly
    • Chicago Assembly
    • Boston Assembly
    • Worcester Assembly
    • Los Angeles Assembly
    • Arrowhead Assembly, San Bernardino
    • Dayton Assembly
  24. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Playing with Magic - Wilfred Tyler
    • Open Sesame - Wilfred Tyler
    • Abracadabra
    • The First Book of Magic - Edward Stoddard
    • Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Volume 2
    • Toni Koynini's Card Miracles
    • X-Jargon - Wallace Lee
    • Phoenix Nos. 291-293
    • Pentagram, September
    • The Wizard, May
    • The Magic Magazine, October
  25. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • Scribblings of a Scribe - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • Robert Gibson
  26. Christmas Greetings - MDA
  27. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • Leo F. Schmitt - P.C.A.M. Treasurer
    • Mystic Thirteen, San Jose
    • Oakland Magigals Assembly 3
    • Special Notice to P.C.A.M. Members Clubs
  28. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
    • The Guild Meeting
    • Just In Fun
    • Bits From The Press
    • Season's Greetings
  29. Publicity of the Month
    • Hugh Riley - photo
    • 'Hobby Man' Retires - Dr. Stone
    • Casper Youth Master of Legerdemain - Van Cunningham
    • View Picture of Chapter Founder [Houdini] - Rev. Willard S. Smith & Jordan J. Derderian
    • Dr. [Marcus] Block to Present Show
    • Magicians Show Tricks - SAM Convention
    • If You'll Just Pick A Card - Cliff Green

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 5 - January 1954 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Frank Herman Assisted by Dorothy Minnick
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. Manee's Magical Strip-Tease - The Square Circle Becomes Adult Entertainment - Manuel Floam
  6. The Magical Farmer - Lu Brent
  7. Blind fold Baffler - Glenn Gravatt
  8. There is a Difference - Harold Rice
  9. The Four Ace Spell - Kalman
  10. The Invisible Egg - Roxy
  11. It's Coin-ey - Gerald Kosky
  12. Without the Shell - multiplying billiard balls - H. Fernandes
    • With and Without the Shell
  13. Kismet - Charles Waller
  14. Silk Dial - Billy Bell
  15. Paying Your Way - Rex, The Ace Magician
  16. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: Magic Welding
  17. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  18. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • The L.W. Poker Deal
  19. You Asked For It - George Boston
  20. Drinks From Pitchers (A Chronological History) - Jay Palmer
    • Section Three - Ryss The Magicain
    • Correction Mr. Palmer, Please - Burling Hull
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Dick Kenfield - with Dave and Mary Ellen
    • magazines - The Ledger of Magic
    • cartoon - Robert Malecek
    • correspondence
  22. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Baltimore Assembly
    • Richmond Assembly
    • Fort Lauderdale Assembly
    • New Orleans Assembly
    • Dallas Assembly
    • Lynchburg Assembly
    • Atlanta Assembly
    • Nashville Assembly
    • Houston Assembly
    • San Antonio Assembly
    • Oklahoma City Assembly
    • Washington Assembly
  23. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  24. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • I.B.M. News From Here to There
  25. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  26. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • The Mystic Thirteen
    • The Oakland Magic Circle
    • Seattle Magic Ring
    • Magigal News - Alma Pringle
      • Parent Assembly 1
      • Oakland Assembly 3
      • Pasadena Assembly 6
      • Hollywood Assembly 8
      • Chicago Assembly 9
      • Parent Assembly Christmas Potluck Dinner
      • Pasadena Assembly Yuletide Party
      • Hollywood Assembly Show
      • Hollywood Assembly Christmas Party
  27. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Abracadabra Nos. 405-408
    • The Magic Wand, October quarterly
    • The Magic Wand, November
    • The Wizard, August
    • The Phantom of the Card Table - Walter Irving Scott
    • The Linking Ring, November
    • benefit subscription for Claudius Odin
    • Phoenix Nos. 294-295
    • The Magnet, sixth issue
    • The Pentagram, October
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, November
  28. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  29. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
    • The Guild Meeting
    • Bits from the Press
    • Vynn Boyar Lecture
    • Goings On
    • Advance Tip
  30. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Max Holden's Magic Shop
    • Golden Gate Magic Co.
  31. Frank Herman - Cover Story

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 6 - February 1954 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Marvin Roy, Artistry in Light
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. Jamison's Magnetic Card Rise
  6. Magic Wand Shell - H. Fernandes
  7. The Chinese Lantern Illusion - Hereward Carrington
  8. Four Bullets Won't Kill You - Ted Rosenthal
  9. Loops Linked - Dr. R. Hubert
  10. Gravatt's Card Miracle (Improved) - J. G. Thompson, Jr.
  11. Drinks From Pitchers (A Chronological History) - Jay Palmer
    • Section Four - Alvata
  12. Sorcerer's Sketchbook - Eugene Poinc
    • The Chessmen
  13. Mentello - Len J. Sewell
  14. Surry Dead Name - Allexandro
  15. Necktie to Silk - Eddie Turner
  16. Paying Your Way - Rex, The Ace Magician
  17. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • A Lesson in Card Magic
  18. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • "mirror glass" bottle utility prop
  19. Magician Carl Lohrey - newspaper photo
  20. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Henry Kerr
    • cartoon - Louis Hornung
    • correspondence
    • magazines - The Ledger, The Wand
  22. Little Rock Magic Circle - new officers
  23. International Guild of Prestidigitators - Deward Lindsey
  24. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Arrowhead Assembly, San Bernardino
    • Los Angeles Assembly
  25. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  26. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • I.B.M. News From Here to There
    • Meet a Southern Gentleman - Isadore L. Culler
  27. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Houdini on Magic - Walter B. Gibson & Morris N. Young, editors
    • new Robert Orben book
    • Lu Brent's Torn and Restored Magazine Cover - Kanter's
    • "new" Magic Wand, December
    • Special Bulletin of Magical Classics - Tom Dethlefsen
    • Phoenix Nos. 296-297
    • M-U-M
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly
    • Abracadabra Nos. 409-412
    • Magic Magazine, December
    • Pentagram, November
    • The Linking Ring, December
  28. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • The Mystic Thirteen
    • Vancouver Magic Circle
    • Seattle Magic Circle
    • The Oakland Magic Circle
    • Magigals - Alma Pringle
      • Chicago Magigals
      • Seattle Magigals
      • Dallas Magigals
      • Parent Assembly Magigals
      • Hollywood Magigals
  29. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  30. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
    • The Guild Meeting
    • Heard From Here and There
  31. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Nelson Enterprises
    • Vin Carey's Magic Shop
  32. Our Cover - Marvin Roy
  33. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 7 - March 1954 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Dominique
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. Tele-Spell - Ben Braude
  6. That's The Magic - H. Fernandes
  7. Trumpet Magic - Wallace Lee
  8. Entertaining Kiddies with Magic - Arthur Leroy
  9. Hat Coil Wrinkles - Billy Bell
  10. Cat Capers - Johnny Geddes
  11. Comedy Match Box - Johnny Geddes
  12. Sorcerer's Sketchbook - Eugene Poinc
    • A Handful of Magic
  13. The Future of Magic - Edward Pierce
  14. The Magical Pirate - Lu Brent
  15. Drinks From Pitchers (A Chronological History) - Jay Palmer
    • Section Five - Merv Taylor
  16. Paying Your Way - Rex, The Ace Magician
  17. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Ouija Board effect
  18. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • The Balanced Discovery
  19. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  20. cartoon - G. Bartlett
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • correspondence
    • magazines - P.M.S. Bulletin, The Hollow Tree
    • Mike Conant
    • cartoon - Tony Shiels
  22. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  23. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Parent Assembly
    • San Francisco Assembly
    • Boston Assembly
    • Providence Assembly
    • Cincinnati Assembly
    • St. Louis Assembly
    • Los Angeles Assembly
    • San Bernardino Assembly
    • Worcester Assembly
    • Hartford Assembly
    • Providence Assembly
    • Chicago Assembly
  24. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Routined Manipulation Finale - Louis Ganson
    • Royal Monte - Dai Vernon
    • The Art of Using the Lap as a Servante - Dr. Jacob Daley
    • Soft Dice - Irv Weiner
    • Thought-Master - Bill Nord
  25. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • Canadian Comedy Conjuror [Bruce Posgate] - by Herb Stonham
    • Scribe's Scribblings - Chas. A. Rosskam
  26. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
    • The A B C's of the Guild
    • The Guild Meeting
    • Annual Banquet and Show
    • the Guild
    • Who's Where
  27. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • Oakland Magic Circle
    • S.A.M. Assembly No. 2
    • Mystic Thirteen
    • Seattle Magic Ring
  28. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Chanin's Studio of Magic
  29. Magigal News - Alma Pringle
    • Chicago Installation
    • Portland Installation
    • Oakland Magigals
    • Pasadena "Gals"
    • Hollywood Magigals
  30. An Early Attack Of Spring Fever - [Maryland] Governor's Proclamation "Magic Day" - obtained by Manuel Floam "Mannee"
  31. Cover - Dominique
  32. Physician Performs Last Trick - newspaper photo - Dr. Jacob Daley died
  33. Coming

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 8 - April 1954 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - The Chaudets
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. Dr. Ray and his M-Ray - A Magic Sketch for Two People - Ray Muse
  6. Our Cover - The Chaudets
  7. Color Separation-Plus - Arthur Andrews, Jr.
  8. Your Card in Review - Robert Maynor
  9. Cane Pro-Bouquet - Johnny Geddes
  10. A Shadow of Things to Come or The 'Disappearing' Dove - Charles Waller
  11. Impromptu Divination - Glenn Gravatt
  12. Card Conception (Stebbin-Less) - John Catlett
  13. I Call It Goffle Dust - Jesse Langston, Jr.
  14. Sorcerer's Sketchbook - Eugene Poinc
    • The Stone Head of Easter Island
  15. A Mathematical Oddity - Hereward Carrington
  16. cartoon - Poinc
  17. Magigal News - Alma Pringle
    • Parent Assembly
    • Chicago Magigals
    • Oakland Magigals
    • San Jose
  18. Paying Your Way - Rex, The Ace Magician
  19. Magicians and Their Programs
    • Kuma - by Ray Muse
  20. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • Ring on Wand
  21. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • The Spirit of Old Granddad - short comedy routine
  22. Daddy Dog - A Lecture on Dachshunds - Blaisdell
  23. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  24. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • John Addie "Eiddanhoj the Great"
    • cartoon - Jimmy Stewart
    • correspondence
  25. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  26. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Dayton Assembly
    • Cincinnati Assembly
    • National Council Spring Meeting
    • Boston Assembly
    • Haverhill Assembly
    • St. Louis Assembly
    • Chicago Assembly
    • Dayton Assembly No. 56 - photo
  27. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Mathemagic - Royal V. Heath
    • Little Stranger - Bob Hummer
    • Phoenix nos. 298-302
    • Abracadabra Nos. 413-422
    • Pentagram, December
    • The Teenage Trixter
  28. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • B. Gilbert Vitale - He Taught the Wizard's Daughter [Jane Thurston]
    • I.B.M. News From Here to There
  29. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
    • The Guild Meeting
    • Heard From Here and There
    • Bits From The Press
  30. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • A Message From Our President
  31. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Bert Easley's Fun Shop
    • Chick Kueser
    • News of the MDA
  32. Publicity of the Month
    • He's a 'thief' in Washington - Harry Baker
  33. Odd Magical Facts - Frank Fewins

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 9 - May 1954 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - John Daniels
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
  5. The Enchanted Flute - James Rainho
  6. Simplified Billiard Ball Routine - John S. (Van) Neish
  7. The Card Wizard's Illusion - Michael Rosenbloom
  8. Do0 You Have That Trick - James Ryan
  9. The Crystal Gazer - Bud Spraker
  10. Sorcerer's Sketchbook - Eugene Poinc
    • The Shrunken Head of the Jibaro Nyanga
  11. The Power of Will - Hereward Carrington
  12. Magicians and Their Programs
    • Lawrence Crane & Co. - by Ray Muse
  13. A. Nugent Handcuff Collection - for sale
  14. Magigal News - Alma Pringle
    • Dallas Assembly
    • Portland Magigals
    • Hollywood Magigals
    • Parent Assembly
    • Chicago Magigals
  15. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • The Card in the Matchbox
  16. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • The Third Eye
  17. The Global Problem - Felix Korim
  18. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  19. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • David Tabis
    • cartoon - Eddie Turner
    • correspondence
    • magazines - The Hollow Tree
  20. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Sleightly Sensational - Bill Simon
      • Effective Card Magic - Bill Simon
    • Blue Ribbon Comedy - Robert Orben
    • glass liquid vanish - William Hanna
    • Hughes News
    • Kalanag Review
    • The New Phoenix No. 3
    • The Gen. December to March issues
    • Abracadabra Nos. 423-425
    • Magic Magazine, January
  21. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Convention
    • Chicago Assembly
    • Parent Assembly
    • Boston Assembly
    • San Francisco Assembly
    • Worcester Assembly
    • San Diego Assembly
    • Los Angeles Assembly
    • San Bernardino Assembly
  22. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  23. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • Herb Stonham, Canadian Conjuror - Bruce Posgate
    • News From The Rings
      • Davenport, Iowa
      • Ring 16, Memphis, Tenn.
      • Little Rock and Pine Bluff, Ark.
      • Houston, Tex. Ring
      • Ring 103, Norfolk, Va.
      • Guatemala Ring
      • Brisbane, Australia Ring
  24. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
  25. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • Convention
    • Seattle Magic Ring
    • Mystic Thirteen, San Jose
    • Magigal News - From Here and There
      • Oakland Assembly No. 3
      • Hollywood Assembly No. 8
  26. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Laurie Ireland Dies
    • First You See It, The You Don't - photo - Martin's Magic Shop
    • News of the M.D.A.
  27. Our Cover - John Daniels
  28. Swami Salami - cartoon - Hume & McAthy
  29. The National-1954 Conventions - Bob Parish

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 10 - June 1954 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - The Traveling Magician
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
    • The Big Question
    • The Professionals
    • The Conventions
    • I Like
    • Milbourne Christopher
    • Bob Nelson
    • In The Mail
  5. Turn About - A Novel Exchange Illusion - James V. Murray
  6. Gravatt's Silk Tube - Glenn G. Gravatt
  7. Our Cover - The Travelling Magician
  8. Speaking of Audacity - Allen Perlin
    • Do As I Do
    • All Do As I Do
    • Coincidence
    • Double Coincidence
    • An Easy Force
  9. Sorcerer's Sketchbook - Eugene Poinc
    • So Show Us A Trick
  10. Mystery Circus - Verne Chesbro
    • Do Not Be Alarmed, or, My, My How Time Flies
  11. Good Luck - H. Fernandes
  12. 26th Annual Conference of the Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
  13. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • re: Hypnotism
  14. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • The L.W. Card Box
  15. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  16. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • John Boyd
    • correspondence
    • cartoon - Ralph Calvert
  17. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • James Swoger
  18. Magigal News - Alma Pringle
    • Chicago Assembly Show
    • Portland's Founder's Day Dinner
    • SAM 21 Spring Magicale
    • Pasadena Magigals
    • Parent Assembly
  19. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • Louisville Ready for I.B.M. Convention
    • I.B.M. News From Here to There
  20. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Kornfidentially Yours - Karrell Fox
    • Magic Wand, March
    • No Clue - Gerald Kosky
    • Phoenix Nos. 304-306
    • The Gen, April
    • The Magic Magazine, April
    • Abracadabra Nos. 427-430
    • Pentagram, February & March issues
    • M.U.M., April & May issues
    • The Linking Ring, April & May issues
  21. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  22. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • P.C.A.M. Convention
    • Seattle Magic Ring
    • Reno Magic Circle
    • Vancouver Magic Circle
    • Oakland Magic Circle
  23. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
    • Heard From Here and There

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 11 - July 1954 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Larry Keller, President P.C.A.M.
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
    • Memorial
    • Visitors
    • The Academy
    • Wha Hoppon!
    • Oakland
    • The Professionals
    • The Little Answer
    • [Dr. Carl] Frischkorn Passes
    • Letters
  5. The Ambitious Ring - Larry Becker
  6. photo - Harry Blackstone & Jay Palmer
  7. Cloak of Invisibility - Felix Korim
  8. Mannee's Magic - Manuel Floam
    • Mannee's Accidential Coin Vanish
    • Mannee's Multiplying Wands
    • Magnetic Cigarette
  9. Psychic Touch - Gerald Kosky
  10. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • The L.W. Patter and Presentation for the Egg Bag
  11. cartoon - Nyle Rothenbach
  12. Sorcerer's Sketchbook - Eugene Poinc
    • Mind to Mind
  13. Mystery Circus - Verne Chesbro
    • Double Climax Rabbit Production
  14. Rabbit Pan with a Large Rabbit - Orville Meyer
  15. 26th Annual Conference of the International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
  16. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • pseudo hypnotism routine - continued
  17. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Van Cunningham
    • magazines - The Wand, Hollow Tree
    • cartoon - Jack Soldate
    • correspondence
  18. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  19. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • Chicago Assembly
    • Portland Assembly
    • Maple Leaf Assembly
    • Golden Gate Assembly
    • Dallas Assembly
    • Worcester Assembly
    • Dayton Assembly
    • Boston Assembly
    • photo - S.A.M. Past Presidents at Chicago
  20. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  21. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Bert F. Pratt
    • P.C.A.M. Convention
    • Seattle Magic Ring
    • Mystic Thirteen - San Jose
  22. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • re: performances and reviews
    • Tag-Lines - Robert Orben
    • An Okito Classis - Chicago Magic Center
    • Phoenix Nos. 307-308
    • Pentagram, April
    • Gen, May
    • Abracadabra Nos. 431-434
    • The Magic Magazine, May
    • The Wizard, January
  23. cartoon - Poinc
  24. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Drake V. Smith
  25. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Ed Dart
  26. Our Cover - Larry Kellar - by Arthur F. Bull
  27. Magigal News - Alma Pringle
    • Chicago Magigals
    • National Magigals' business meeting

  1. Genii - Volume 18, Number 12 - August 1954 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Magic Day Proclamation
  3. Dealer's Directory
  4. On with the Show - Bill Larsen, Jr.
    • Convention Time
    • Frank Lezama
    • The Dealers
    • And Home Again
  5. Gravatt's Question of Memory
  6. In a Cloud of Smoke - Richard L. Piser
  7. The Triple Mystery - A Startling Illusion - A Stanley Collins "Change Principle"
  8. The Trickeries of Bill Larsen - F. Michael Shields
    • The L.W. Patter and Presentation for the Egg Bag - continued
  9. Sorcerer's Sketchbook - Eugene Poinc
    • The Haunted Ant Hill
  10. Mystery Circus - Verne Chesbro
    • The Flying Rainbow
  11. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • gaffed card case
  12. News Flash - Frances Ireland and Jay Marshall married on July 26
  13. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Inc. - Annual P.C.A.M. Convention - William Larsen, Jr.
  14. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Jerry Yerling
    • cartoon - Tony Shiels
    • correspondence
  15. Orben on Everything - Robert Orben
  16. The Society of American Magicians - Ray Muse
    • motions passed and projects planned
    • Parent Assembly
    • Chicago Assembly
  17. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  18. International Brotherhood of Magicians - Chas. A. Rosskam
    • H. R. 'Homer' Hulse - by Goodlette Dodson
    • photo - New Dell O'Dell I.B.M. Ring
  19. Paper and Ink - Dariel Fitzkee
    • review of past year
    • The Mongolian Silk Mystery - Fred Johansen
    • The Eternal Light - Dick Himber
    • Phoenix Nos. 309-310
    • The Linking Ring, June
    • Pentagram, May
    • The Wizard, February
    • Abracadabra Nos. 435-438
    • Gen, June
    • The Magic Magazine, June
    • Hughes News, third issue
    • The Ledger of Magic, December
    • The Wizard's Cauldron, first issue
  20. This Month's Cover - Governor Knight Proclaims September 13, 1954 Magic Day in California
  21. News of the Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Annual M.D.A. Meeting
    • M.D.A. Officers
    • News of the M.D.A. - with photo
  22. Index to Genii Volume 18

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