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Genii Volume 23 (Sep 1958 - Aug 1959) by William W. Larsen

September 1958 - August 1959
Geraldine Larsen-Baker, Publisher 7 William Larsen, Jr. & Milton Page Larsen, Dorothy Larsen Editors

446 pages (6 double pages)

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 1 - September 1958 - 40 pages
  2. Cover - Larry Weeks
  3. Letters
  4. In This Issue - contents
  5. Our Cover - Meet Larry Weeks
  6. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  7. Holy's Miracle - Holly F. Schramm
  8. Noisy Comedy Cabinet - Johnny Geddes
  9. The Linking Rings (For Bewildered Beginners) - Glenn Gravatt
  10. Richard Himber Writes AN Open Letter To U. F. Grant [re: spike thru balloon]
  11. Knee-Deep In Handcuffs - Larry Weeks
  12. Ring And Rope - Glenn Gravatt
  13. Pictures In A Series - Seventh Of A Series Of Articles On Publicity - Arnold Furst
  14. Index to Genii Volume 22
  15. You Too Can Be A Genii Mentalist - Ray Muse
  16. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • card sword variation
  17. Bagdad - News From All Over the World - WWL (Jr)
  18. Coming Conventions
  19. Magigal Moments - Wanda Laughlin
    • 13th Annual business Meeting of Magigals, Inc.
  20. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Mark Edmund Straw
    • correspondence
    • Silken Knots - James M. Dickson, Jr.
    • making a lump of sugar burn
  22. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • visit with Richard Himber [tables]
    • Devil's Flask - Tannen
    • Hand Crocheted Balls - Tannen
    • Mystery of the Pyramids - Potts
    • Portfolio - Richard Himber
  23. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Gag Showcase - Robert Orben's 29th
    • Kanter's Magic Shop No. 10 Catalog
    • No. 1 Book of Origami Senor Maldo
    • Magic Wand No. 254
    • Larry Weeks listings
    • Axel Rasmussen's listings
    • Gen, July
    • Triks No. 10
    • Cardiste No. 10
    • Pentagram, June
    • Ireland's Trick Talk, Vol. 1 No. 7
    • Edgar Heyl's Catalog No. 28
  24. The Birch Show - by J. Marberger Stuart
  25. You've Got Just 20 Seconds - Art Baker
  26. Magic in Pictures
    • Sorcar Honored by the Otago Magic Circle
    • Al and Vicki Lynn Hixenbaugh
    • Ken and Roberta Griffin
    • Doug Anderson and Gayle
  27. Dealer's Directory
  28. P.A.C.M. News - Lloyd E. Jones
    • 1959 Gearhart, Oregon Convention
    • Oakland Magic Circle
    • Japanese Amateur Magicians' Society
    • National Magic Day

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 2 - October 1958 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Willard The Wizard
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. Letters
  5. Hypnotic News - Arnold Furst
  6. Magic in Pictures
    • Dunaldo (Donald L. Gilbert)
    • New San Diego Assembly Officers
    • J. Marberger Stuart
    • Lucien Stephano
  7. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  8. E.S.P. - Gerald Kosky
  9. "Fall-Out" Color Change - Joseph M. White
  10. Drink Surprise - Eddie Joseph
  11. Instant Ectoplasm - Leroy Fromer
  12. Ball and Silks - Glenn Gravatt
  13. They'll Do It Every Time - cartoon - Jimmy Harto
  14. Coin Through A Glass - Lee Henneberry
  15. Our Cover - Meet Willard The Wizard - M. S. Mahendra
  16. T.A.O.M. Highlights - M. S. (Doc) Mahendra
  17. T.A.O.M. Pictures
  18. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • The Two Faced Book Test
  19. Finding An Angle For Your Story - Eighth Of A Series Of Articles On Publicity - Arnold Furst
  20. Bagdad - News From All Over the World - WWL (Jr)
  21. Coming Conventions
  22. Northwest Magicians Conclave - Arnold Furst
  23. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  24. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • John Doyle
    • correspondence
    • card trick with mathematics
  25. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Color Changing Flower - Tannen
    • Roydon's Genie Beads
    • Fantastic - Royden
    • Fantastic Match Boxes - Tannen
    • Artanis explains the bottom deal
  26. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Illustrating Scripture Truths - Rev. Dana M. Pankey
    • ESP Brain Busters - Bob Nelson
    • Canar's Poker Deal - Harry A. Canar
    • Artanis Explains The Bottom Deal [photos and record] - Sid Weissman
    • Lines From Lawton No. 25
    • The Magis Den Memos, Vol 1, No. 8 - Gene DeVoe
    • Ed Mellon's Mental-Wise, Vol. 4, No. 5
    • The Christian Conjurer, Vol. 3, No. 2
    • The Cardiste, No. 11
    • Gen, Vol. 14, No. 4
    • The Magnet, Vol. 3, No. 5
  27. P.A.C.M. News - Lloyd E. Jones
    • 1959 Portland/Gearhart Convention
  28. Dealer's Directory
  29. Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Gene Grant - Hocus Pocus Magic Co.

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 3 - November 1958 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Lee & Rita
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. Letters
  5. Our Cover - Lee and Rita: Versatile Moderns
  6. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  7. The Cerebral Undulation With A Bent-Over Mexican from The Mysteries of Mister E - Carl M. Langdon
  8. Ropo-Rings - George Johnstone
  9. Practical Close-up - Lee Henneberry
    • Back Palming
  10. Patter Bit - Glenn Gravatt
  11. Sorry, Wrong Number - John A. Hardman
  12. Christmas Chimney - Joseph M. White
  13. How To Use Props In Your Pictures - Ninth Of A Series Of Articles On Publicity - Arnold Furst
  14. The Ubiquitous Match Pack - Glenn Gravatt
  15. Fifty Tricks And Ideas For The Holiday Season - From The Writings of William W. Larsen, Sr.
  16. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  17. Coming Conventions
  18. Convention Reports
    • Houdini Club Convention - "Doc" Mann
    • 23rd New York State and Canada Conclave of Magicians - Bob Follmer
  19. Dave Price Writes from Egyptian Hall - Nashville, Tennessee
  20. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Philip L. Stimmel
    • correspondence
    • More Figures
  21. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Canar's Poker Deal
    • The Gen, Vol. 14 No. 5
    • On Stage, Vol. 1 No. 4
    • Potluck - Mariano Palhinha
    • Top Hat Topics, Vol. 11 No. 3
    • The Journal of the American Medical Association [on hypnotism]
    • Triks, September
    • Journal de la Prestidigitation, September-October
    • CIGAM
    • Edgar Heyl's Catalogue No. 29
    • Pentagram, July
  22. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - Richard Himber's Diamond Treasure/Prediction Chest
    • Deluxe Canes - Appearing and Vanishing - Tannen
    • Automatic Clip Board - Abe Gordon
    • E.S.P. Brain Busters - Bob Nelson
    • Petrie-Lewis
    • D-D-D - Dial A Date Deal - Bob Hummer
  23. Magic Dealers Association, Inc.
    • Howard Campbell - Howard's Fun Shop
  24. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  25. Dealer's Directory
  26. P.A.C.M. News - Lloyd E. Jones
    • 1959 Portland/Gearhart Convention
    • San Jose Mystic Thirteen
    • Oakland Magic Circle
    • S.A.M. Assembly No. 2
    • S.A.M. Assembly No. 22
    • Seattle
    • Long Beach Ring 96
  27. Magician's Guild of America News - Jerry Jacobs
    • September Guild Meeting
  28. Hypnotic News - Arnold Furst

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 4 - December 1958 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Merry Christmas
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. Two Eyes - Jean Hugard
    • The Riffle Pass
  6. No Questions Asked - Sensational Telephone Trick - Richard Himber
  7. Chinese Style Pickpocket - Gene Gloye
  8. The Saga Of Second Deal Sam - Glenn Gravatt
  9. A Simple Sleight, One Effect, and an Idea - Pete Howard (Maxwell the Magician)
  10. Visible Packing Box Escape - tenth Of A Series Of Articles On Publicity - Arnold Furst
  11. Novel Ball Production - Lee Henneberry
  12. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • card discovery in a cigarette
  13. Nectar Of Aladdin - Bower High
  14. Who Said It Couldn't Be Done - advertisement - Ken Allen
  15. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  16. Coming Conventions
  17. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  18. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Fred Knaack
    • correspondence
    • Breakaway Telephone
  19. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - Orb of the Orient - Fu Manchu's No-Assistant Floating Ball
    • Blair's Better Than Best Diminishing Cards
    • Dove Bag - The Great Maurice
    • Larry the Magician game
    • Geni-Eye - Gene Gordon's Magic Shop
    • Five Rope Repeat - Hen Fetsch
  20. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Magic and Magicians - Bill Severn
    • The Zombie, Vol. 1 No. 1
    • The Gen, October
    • Notias Magicas, No. 2 (Brazil)
    • Pink Sheet - Crandall
    • Edgar Heyl October List (#31)
    • Teral Garret lists
    • Routined Magic Finale - Ganson
    • Ed Mellon's Mental Wise, July
    • Triks, October
    • CIGAM
    • What's New In Magic - Gen Grant catalog
    • Gene Gordon listings
    • Pentagram, August
  21. P.A.C.M. News - Lloyd E. Jones
    • 1959 Portland/Gearhart Convention
    • S.A.M. Assembly No. 2
    • S.A.M. Assembly No. 22
  22. Dealer's Directory
  23. Magic in Newspapers
    • Harry Blackstone, Jr. - Student at Texas U.
    • cartoon from France - Jean Giraud
    • Lucille & Eddie Roberts
    • Marvin Roy
    • P. C. Sorcar
    • They'll Do It Every Time - Jimmy Hatlo
  24. Magic Dealers Association
    • Ed Dart
  25. Explanatory Program of Joe Paffen & Co. - Ray Muse
  26. Explanatory Program of Magical Ovette - Ray Muse
  27. Explanatory Program of Hurd (Fred) - Ray Muse
  28. Explanatory Program of Great Lester, Orpheum Theater, 1939 - Ray Muse
    • Full Stage
    • Now Into "Full"
    • Now Into "One"
  29. Hypnotic News - Arnold Furst

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 5 - January 1959 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Snag Werris - Jerry Lewis "The Geisha Boy"
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr.)
  5. Perceptive Deception - William Miesel
  6. Witness For The Prosecution - Glenn Gravatt
  7. Ooooouch! - Pete Howard (Maxwell the Magician)
  8. The Australian Torture Crib - J. H. Trudel
  9. Holly's Classy Glass - Holly F. Schramm
  10. Go And Come Coin - Glenn Gravatt
  11. Conjuring For The Cognoscenti - Tom Harris
    • Mnemonics For Magicians
      • Introduction and Overview
      • Remembering Anything
      • Book Tests
      • Pseudo-Psychometry Tests
      • Lightning Calculation
      • Prediction Effects
      • Memorized Deck Effects
    • Miscellanea
  12. The Wonder Chain Trick - J. H. Trudel
  13. Gimmicks, Gags, "Geisha Boy" - Snag Werris
  14. Hypnotic News - Arnold Furst
  15. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • slitted envelope idea
    • Ambitious Card move
  16. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  17. Coming Conventions
  18. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  19. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Magic and Magicians - Bill Severn
    • The Gag Bag, five issues - Elmer Morris
    • How to Write Your Own Vent Routines - Elmer Morris
    • Naughty Not Knots - Dr. Frank E. Blaisdell
    • Symphony of the Rings - Dai Vernon
    • program for Sorcar tribute
    • How's Your Library - James B. Findlay
    • Backstage, November
    • Barny (The Boston Barnstormer
  20. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - The Solid Ghost - Tannen
    • Twin Twain - Hen Fetsch
    • Sammy the Speedster - Jack Hughes
    • Huff'n Puff - Hen Fetsch
    • New Personal Card in Wallet - Davenports
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Henry Durkin
    • correspondence
    • Spirit Match - David Chew
    • flash paper and cigarette quickie
  22. Ramo, Prince of Magic (Dr. R. V. Stone) - Ray Muse
  23. Magic Dealers Association - Thom Henricks

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 6 - February 1959 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Frederick M. Shields
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. Recurrent Smoke - Eddie Joseph
  6. Ideal Solid Thru Solid - Glenn Gravatt
  7. Play It Up - Lee Henneberry
  8. Himber Again - Open Letter
  9. Contests I Never Entered - Bob Kepley
  10. Dove Pan Foolery - Gerard Kosky
  11. Conjuring For The Cognoscenti - Tom Harris
    • Mnemonics For Magicians - continued
      • The Literature and The Systems
    • Miscellanea
  12. Dave Price Writes from Egyptian Hall - Nashville, Tennessee
  13. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Switch Board
  14. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  15. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  16. Coming Conventions
  17. Our Cover - Frederick Michael Shields - WWL (Jr.)
  18. Alfred Dunn - by Wallace Lee
  19. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • It's Strictly Comedy - Johnny Geddes
    • The Gag Bag, Volume 4 - E. W. Morris
    • The Gen, Vol. 14 Nos. 7-8
    • CIGAM, October
    • Zombie, Nos. 2-3
    • Triks, November
    • Barnstormers, January
    • Pentagram, October
    • Lines From Lawton No. 26
    • Catalog No. 32 - Edgar Heyl
    • Abra
    • Teral Garrett's Lists
    • Pips
    • Backstage
  20. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • John Moehring
    • correspondence
    • trick with dominos
  21. Magic Dealers Association
    • Chet Roth
  22. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - Ein-Stein - Richard Himber
    • Elizabeth Warlock's "Fantastic Joker"
    • Kanter's Catalog No. 10
    • Sadie the Seal - Jack Hughes
    • It Can't Be - Ken Krenzel
    • Cig-O-Rama - Frank Garcia
    • Ultra Cups - Conrad Haden
    • Marconick's Silken Bombshell
    • Omega Rope Trick - Maurice the Great
    • Big Nickel Trick - Johnnie Giordaine
    • Three-Card Monte - Bob Hummer
  23. A Boy's Best Friend Is His Rabbit - Bob Parrish
  24. Hypnotic News - Arnold Furst

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 7 - March 1959 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Johnny Platt
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. A Stab In The Pack - Glenn Gravatt
  6. Production of a Coin from Playing Cards - Lee Henneberry
  7. Adamsecret - Howard A. Adams
  8. Head Pin-A-Tration - Joseph M. White
  9. Chinese Blocks - Patter Routine - Jack Wipper
  10. The Rybolt Colored Ball Prophecy - Glenn Gravatt
  11. Conjuring For The Cognoscenti - Tom Harris
    • Mnemonics For Magicians - continued
      • The Memorized Deck
    • Miscellanea
  12. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Out of Pocket
  13. Memories 1909 - Fifty Years Ago Magicians and Magic - Clarence E. Blair
  14. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  15. Coming Conventions
  16. Charles A. Nichol Died - obituary by Jack La Wain
  17. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Harry Latz
    • Magicians' Guild Holds Fifteenth Annual Banquet
  18. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - Mechanical Miser's Dream - Tannen
    • The Interlocked Back-and-Front-Hand Production - Walter B. Gibson & Kanter's
    • Himber's personal Bill-Fooled
    • Sands of Sorcery - Fikert Fescier
    • Jack Miller's Egg Bag Routine
    • Three-Sword Suspension Streamlined - Jack Hughes
  19. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  20. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Vic Lawston's Giant Surprise Catalogue of Professional Magic
    • Magic Catalog No. 26 - Nelson Enterprises
    • Current Comedy series - Robert Orben
    • Wit for Moderns - Bob Wencil
    • The Gen, Vol. 14, No. 9
    • On Stage, Vol. 1, No. 5
    • Zombie
    • The Christian Conjurer, Vol. 3 No. 4
    • Backstage, Vol. 7, No. 6
    • Triks, Vol. 16, No. 4
    • The Magnet, January
    • CICAM, Vol. 5 Issue 61
  21. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • James Steffner
    • correspondence
    • comedy effect with yackety-yack teeth - Jim Williams
    • correspondence
  22. Magic Dealers Association - Thom Hendricks
    • "Gen" Grant, M.D.A. President, "Edison of Magic"
  23. Hypnotic News - Arnold Furst

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 8 - April 1959 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Kodell
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. Letters
  5. The Genii Speaks - George L. Boston & WWL (Jr)
  6. Spirit Slate - Joseph M. White
  7. Warded Padlock Master Keys - J. H. Trudel
  8. Another Practical Use Of The Back Palm - Lee Henneberry
  9. The Long and Short Of It - Glenn Gravatt
  10. Multiplying Coins - Lee Henneberry
  11. Pirate's Nemesis - Glenn Gravatt
  12. Zens, Revisited - Glenn Gravatt
  13. Conjuring For The Cognoscenti - Tom Harris
    • Mnemonics For Magicians - continued
      • Getting the Memorized Deck into Action
    • Miscellanea
  14. The Gyp Artist, Part One - From The Writings of William W. Larsen, Sr.
    • The Golden Fleece
  15. cartoon - Poinc
  16. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Two Card Prediction
  17. The John Calvert Show - J. Marberger Stuart
  18. Bagdad - News From All Over the World - WWL (Jr)
  19. Coming Conventions
  20. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - Locked Bill-Fooled - Richard Himber
    • An open letter to Ed Mishell - Richard Himber
    • King Flash Powder - King Magic Studio
    • Comedy Mind Reading - Walter Gibson
    • Nelson's Production Pen
  21. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  22. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Case Histories In Hypnotherapy - Arnold Furst
    • Smuggled Into Paradise - Axel P. Johnson
    • TV's Original Balloonatic - La Wain's House of Magic
  23. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Kenwood Mestrovich
    • correspondence
    • The Hypnotic Revelation - Henry Durkin
    • a coin quickie
  24. Magic Dealers Association
    • Ireland's
  25. Magic! What's Wrong? Remedies - R. Thomson

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 9 - May 1959 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Carl Owen
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Deal Reveals - Glenn Gravatt
  6. Five Card Do As I Do - Glenn Gravatt
  7. The "Tied" Box - Don Stewart and Gene Gloye
    • A Rope Routine - Don Stewart
    • Sympathetic Silks - Gene Gloye
  8. A Refreshing Interlude - Joseph M. White
  9. Speak, Thee, Spirit - Joseph Bevilacqua
  10. A Medley of Surprises - Glenn Gravatt
  11. A Coin Move - Karlin, Dr. of Phoolosophy
  12. A Bit of Hokum - Karlin, Dr. of Phoolosophy
  13. Conjuring For The Cognoscenti - Tom Harris
    • Mnemonics For Magicians - continued
      • Memorized Deck Magic
    • Miscellanea
  14. The Gyp Artist, Part Two - From The Writings of William W. Larsen, Sr.
    • The Million Dollar Bond Swindle
    • The C.O.D. Office Hoax
    • Sold For Taxes
  15. Our Cover - Magic Street - The Man Carl Owen - by Fred Rickard
  16. Bagdad - News From All Over the World - WWL (Jr.)
  17. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Magic Color Changing Clown - Tannen
    • Gripe Department
    • 12 Ways to Use the Big Nickel - George McAthy
    • Frank Garcia's Practice Mirror
    • Jack Miller's Egg Bag Routine
    • Bouncing Bubbles - Kanter's
    • Leather Card Case - Ken Allen
    • Corinda's H-Bombshell Prediction
    • Owen Brothers and Merv Taylor
  18. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  19. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • More Miracles in Mentalism - Bob Nelson
    • Case for Cards - Stuart James
    • Self-Hypnosis Can Help You - Morton Greene
    • Bulletin of Magic - Marcus Bloch
    • Lines From Lawton No. 27
    • Ireland's Trick Talk, January thru March
    • Tannen's Top Hat Topics, Vol. 4, No. 1
    • Ed Mellon's Mental-Wise, Vol. 4, No. 6
    • Gen, February and March
    • Pentagram, Vol. 13, No. 4
    • CIGAM, Nos. 62-63
    • Triks, February
    • Journal de la Prestidigitation
    • Zombie
    • New Pips, Vol. 1, No. 14
    • On Stage. Vol. 1, No. 6
    • Magia Moderna, Vol. 7, No. 1
  20. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • William P. Burke
    • correspondence
    • The Great Spelling Trick - Max Storm
    • cartoon - G. Burns
  21. Magic Dealers Association - Thom Hendricks
    • Will It Be You This Year?
  22. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Seymour M. Heilbron

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 10 - June 1959 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Stanley Payne
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. Halves In Harmony - Eddie Joseph
  6. Frame Of Mind - Glenn Gravatt
  7. The Dragon's Inferno - Holly F. Schramm
  8. the first Magic Convention - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  9. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Everywhere and Nowhere
  10. The Gyp Artist, Part Three - From The Writings of William W. Larsen, Sr.
    • The Fifth Race Is Fixed
    • Dealing In Pictures
    • Genuine Antiques At Auction
  11. Conjuring For The Cognoscenti - Tom Harris - continued
    • Mnemonics For Magicians - continued
      • Calendar Memorizing and Its Uses
  12. Bagdad - News From All Over the World - WWL (Jr)
  13. Coming Conventions
  14. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  15. Our Cover - The P.C.A.M. Convention - A Tribute To Stanley Payne - WWL (Jr)
  16. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - Spirit-ography - Mohammed Bey (S. Leo Horowitz)
    • The Kahn Slate Effect - Corinda
    • Holden's Exclusive Balloon Card Star
    • Prisoner Silk - Marconick
    • Kanter's Comedy Lit Cigar
    • Witch Doctor Can - U. F. Grant
    • cigarette effect - U. F. Grant
    • Ted Collins opened Mecca Magic Studios
    • Maggic - aka Clippo - Mecca Magic Studios
    • Victor's "Little Wonder Silk Vanish" - Mecca Magic Studios
    • a two-deck effect - Harry Lorayne
  17. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Case Histories in Hypno-Therapy - Arnold Furst
    • Corinda Series - Thirteen Steps to Mentalism
    • Patterns for Psychics - Peter Warlock
    • Mentalism and its Presentation - Bob Nelson
    • Booking Magic - Dick and Virginia Williams
    • The Locked Book of Secrets - Magic Exchange of Hollywood
    • Allen's Attic
    • Backstage
  18. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Jim Williams
    • correspondence & magazines
    • trick with a pencil
  19. Magician's Guild of America, Inc. - Seymour M. Heilbron
  20. Magic Dealers Association - Thom Hendricks

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 11 - July 1959 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Carl Ballantine
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. Letters
  5. The Genii Speaks - (WWL Jr)
  6. The Mystic Square - Eddie Joseph
  7. page numbering skipped pages 392-393
  8. An Open Letter to Bill Larson - Four Tricks In Search Of A Character - Richard Himber
  9. Deuces Wild - Harold L. Robinson, Jr.
  10. I.B.M.-S.A.M. Combined Convention Chicago - 1959 - WWL (Jr)
  11. The Gyp Artist, Part Four - From The Writings of William W. Larsen, Sr.
    • Count Your Change Before You Leave The Window
    • Letter Of Credit
    • Eighteen Karats
    • And Five Makes Twenty
    • This Is Your Last Chance
  12. Conjuring For The Cognoscenti - Tom Harris - continued
    • Mnemonics For Magicians - continued
      • Book Tests
  13. Magician's Guild of America
  14. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • Clairvoyant Cubes
  15. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - And There Was Light - Richard Himber
    • Grant's Da-Lite Production Tube - U. F. Grant
    • Radar Chips - Lou Tannen
    • Modern Universal Vanisher - Russ Walsh
    • Harvey - Richard Himber
    • The Cannibal Cards - Lin Searles
  16. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Corinda's 13 Steps to Mentalism
    • Comedy Quickies (No. 30) Robert Orben
    • Pink Sheet No. 6 - Senator Crandall
    • The Manual of the Three Shell Game - Eddie Joseph
    • Take A Card - Association of Playing Card Manufactures
    • The Gen, April
    • Zombie, May and June issues
    • New Pips, June
    • Triks, Nos. 6-8 of Vol. 16
    • CIGAM Nos. 64-65
    • Geo. Jenness List No. 65
    • Edgar Heyl Lists 36-37
    • Martin's Magic Shop list
  17. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Roger Weber
    • correspondence
    • miniature card effect - Henry Durkin
    • correspondence & magazines
  18. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon

  1. Genii - Volume 23, Number 12 - August 1959 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Robert Gurtler
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
    • Floyd G. Thayer obituary
  5. Extratour - Glenn Gravatt
  6. Manila Extract Card Effect - Joseph M. White
  7. Flash - Lane Bateman
  8. A Poker Jolt - R. M. Jamison
  9. Great Balls Of Fire! - Hardini (Jim Sollis)
  10. Climax Jumbo Card Production - Lu Brent
  11. Card Thru Plate - William Miesel
  12. P.C.A.M. Convention Gearhart, Oregon - 1959 - WWL (Jr)
  13. Letters
  14. Our Cover - Review of the Gurtler Show - Mark E. Barker
  15. Illusion-Delusion - Patter for the Visible Block Penetration - From The Writings of William W. Larsen, Sr.
  16. Conjuring For The Cognoscenti - Tom Harris - continued
    • Mnemonics For Magicians - continued
      • Book Tests - continued
  17. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - Blend-O-Bills - Lu Brent
    • The Paul Fox Beer Trick
    • Fan-See Card Rise
    • Mini Card Rise - Tannen
    • lecturer - Satan
    • Unconquered Coin - Satan
    • Slow Motion Poker Deals - Lin Searles
    • Rainbow Silk Appear - Lou Tannen
    • Himber's Fabulous Gimmic
  18. Double Daring - Frederick M. Shields & Bascom Jones, Jr.
    • T.C. Telephone Test
  19. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Modern Illusion - Tom Palmer
    • Owen Magic Supreme Catalog
    • Slow Motion Poker Deals - Lin Searles
    • TV Dove Classics - Kirk Kirkham
    • Senor Carlos Pack - Vernon C. Stiles
    • How to Win at Poker - Ernie Bryan
    • The G-D D - N Truth About Magic - Burling Hull
    • Academia Portuguesa de Ilusinismo Catalog No. 2
    • Corinda's Thirteen Steps to Mentalism
  20. Magician's Guild of America, Inc.
    • The 141th Guild Meeting
  21. Without the Shuffle - Gene Gordon
  22. Towns' Teen Topics - Glen E. Towns, editor
    • Bill Reems
    • correspondence & magazines
    • The Bewitched Cigarette

word count: 316293 which is equivalent to 1265 standard pages of text

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