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Genii Volume 42 (1978)

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Genii Volume 42 (1978) by William W. Larsen

January 1978 - December 1978
William Larsen, Jr., Publisher and Executive Editor

796 pages

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 1 - January 1978 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Robert Harbin
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Cups and Clowns - Henrique
  7. Mickey's Magical Workshop - Mickey O'Malley
    • Keys 'N' Koins
  8. Quiccolo - Achim Haekel
  9. E.S>P. Cube - Glenn Gravatt
  10. Two Card Location - Rouvan
  11. Wordo, Expanded - Glenn Gravatt
  12. Coin Bender - Wm. S. Birdsall
  13. Puzzled Forecast - Lovall Buchanan
  14. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Charles Miller, editor
    1. Two Ideas - E. Raymond Carlyle
    2. Intermission - Elizabeth Wilson
  15. Index to Genii Volume 41 - Dale Salwak
  16. Hints on the Use of a Svengali Deck - Doug Maihafer
  17. Robert Harbin (February 12, 1908 - January 12, 1978) - Eric Lewis
  18. Theo-Doré Honored on 85th Birthday
  19. Looking Forward On My 85th Birthday - Theo-Doré
  20. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  21. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  22. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • The Magic Book - Karl Fulves
    • The Magic Book of Harry Lorayne
    • Milbourne Christopher's Magic Book
    • Presto! - George Schindler
    • Pinch Cut - Del Dixon
    • New Reference File - Sid Lorraine
    • How to Make Money at Trade Shows and Fairs - Publicity and Promotion Series No. 13 - Lee Jacobs
    • Becoming Known - Tom Zoss
    • Magical Wanderings, monthly
    • The Magician Again, September/October
    • Jim Hagy's journal
    • The Magic of Gerald Kosky - lecture notes
    • Lecture Notes - Joe Berg
    • Scattershot - Phil Goldstein
    • Paul Diamond's Magic Shop Catalog No. 77 (?)
    • Phil Temple posters of tour in Japan
    • Sid Lorraine lecture notes No. 4
    • Entertainment First! - lecture notes - George Schindler
    • Good Turns - Jon Racherbaumer
  23. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  24. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  25. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • One Cup Routine - Shigeo Takagi
    • Close-Up Linking Rings - Fashion Magic
    • Order Please - Len Belcher
    • The Mandarin Mystery Coin - Paul's Magic & Fun Shop
    • Card Coins - Double Diddle - Jon Racherbaumer - Paul's Magic & Fun Shop
      • Super Circus Trick
      • Odd-Ball Miko
      • Instant Coin Press
    • Red Hot Wire - Lubor Fiedler
    • Clip-Switch - John Stuart
    • Elmwood Rabbit's Magic Carrot - Supreme Magic
    • Presto! - Magic for the Beginner - book - George Schindler

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 2 - February 1978 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Doug Henning
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. A Program For St. Patrick's Day - Saverio Russo
  7. Cash, Card or Credit? - Alan Shaxon
  8. Sealed Envelope Mystery - Glenn Gravatt
  9. Elongation - The Growing Lady - Sam Bertram
  10. Triple Surprise - Glenn Gravatt
  11. A Straw-Full Trick - Larry White
  12. Suzy Wandas Bennett: Legendary Lady of Legerdemain - Robert Wicks
  13. Discretion - Phil Goldstein
  14. Coin Game - Russ Romans
  15. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Charles Miller, editor
    1. A Couple Of Gags - Roy Roth
    2. Intermission - Elizabeth Wilson
  16. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  17. Doug Henning's World of Magic - Bill Larsen
    1. After the Show ... a wedding
  18. Magic Caravan - Roberta Griffin
  19. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  20. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Hyper-Twist - Paul's Magic and Fun Shop
    • The Good Letter - Kirk Stiles
    • The Don Tanner Portfolio - Six Card Mental Test
    • Classic Prediction
    • Repeat-O Pocket Cards
    • O. Henry Monte - O'Dowd Mfg. Co.
    • Koreagate - Zanadu
    • Sucker Card Frame - Zanadu
    • Die Box Kit - Zanadu
    • World Magic Festival Poster - Morabilia
    • Dewey's New Balloon Animals - Mystofire Magic
    • balloon routines with a religious motif - Mystofire Magic
    • Cig to Bill - Elmo Magic Supreme
    • Colombini's Cups and Balls - Supreme Magic
    • Checks to Cash - Elmo Magic Supreme
    • Astra Mental - George Miles
    • Cheek to Cheek - George Miles
    • Improved Lit Torch to Cane - Paul's Magic and Fun Shop
    • Mirage - Opti-Gone Associates, Inc.
    • Cyclopean Eye - Syd Bergson
    • Skin Tight - Syd Bergson
    • Simplex Wild Cards - John Fedko
    • Magic Power - Bill Pryor Productions
  21. It Ain't All Glamour! ... or Turkey Time Down South ... and North and East and West! - Carol Roy (AKA "Mrs. Electric")
  22. Magic Through the Centuries - Ward Bentley
  23. Early Frustrations - Paul Curry
  24. Goodbye to the Great Levante - newspaper clipping
  25. Master of magic and illusions dies [The Great Levante] - newspaper clipping
  26. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 3 - March 1978 - 68 pages
  2. Cover - Topper Martyn
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Topper Martyn Special Issue
    1. Topper Martyn - by William Zavis
    2. Conjuring for Conjurers - Topper Martyn
    3. Aces Infinity - Topper Martyn
    4. Marked Deck - Topper Martyn
    5. Linking Loops - Topper Martyn
    6. Airborne Malini - Topper Martyn
    7. 7 Keys to Baldpate - Topper Martyn
    8. Gladstone Bags - Topper Martyn
    9. photo of Topper Martyn and Charlie Miller at the Magic Castle
    10. Ball Box Routine ... for Magicians Only - Topper Martyn
    11. The Mosshagen Miracle Method - Topper Martyn
    12. photo of Topper Martyn circa 1920 - Topper Martyn
    13. The Stupid Mouse - Topper Martyn
    14. The Fantastic Travelling Card Box Feke
    15. How to Make a Real Handkerchief Egg - Topper Martyn
    16. Gun Duel - Topper Martyn
    17. photo of Topper Martyn's Witchcraft Objects
    18. photo of more of Topper Martyn's collection
    19. Gags - Topper Martyn
      • Birdcage
      • Close-up Mat
      • Spotlight Gags
    20. More Gags - Topper Martyn
    21. endpiece - Topper Martyn
  7. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  8. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Elizabeth Wilson, editor
    1. Galli-Galli Switch - Gerald Kosky
    2. Intermission - Elizabeth Wilson
  9. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  10. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  11. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  12. Magic Caravan - Roberta Griffin
  13. A Report on the First Annual Fachkrongress [Boeblingen, West Germany] - by the Magic Hands
  14. History of a Sleight - Gary Goldberg
  15. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • For The Mentalist - Laboratory Conditions - Magic Unlimited
    • Magnetic Chinese Ring Illusion - Steve Dusheck, Jr.
    • Target Telepathy - Richard Mark
    • Klamm's Brite-Lite Floating Skull - Klamm, The Magic Man
    • "Pandora's Box and the Sybylline - Al Mann
    • Water of Ganges, Funnel and Foo Can - D. A. Tayade
    • Through Explosion Wallet - Supreme Magic
    • The Peanut Trick - Al's Magic Shop
    • The Lightning Switch Pad - R.A.R. Magic
    • Pre-Clip-Tron - Supreme Magic
    • Coins of the Desert - Zanadu
    • Billusion - Richard Cowolsky
    • Half of a Miracle - Bill Pryor Productions
    • Transwand - Superior Magic
    • Indian Boy Trick - Lehman Graphics
    • The Six Thousand Repeat - Don Wilson
    • Elmo Sure-Fire Shuffle Force - Elmo Magic Supreme
    • Karrell Fox - King of Komedy - Konguring - Supreme Magic
    • Wiz-Whistle - Frank Herman

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 4 - April 1978 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Norm Nielsen & Werner "Dorny" Dornfield
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Lucifer's Lucite - Peter Warlock
  7. The Impossible Prediction - Orville Meyer
  8. Visible Ring Off Rope - Glenn Gravatt
  9. Stan's Spouts of Water From Your Fingertips - Stanley Blumenthal
  10. Game Chip and Card Penetration - Glenn Gravatt
  11. Back Away - Phil Goldstein
  12. Terrific Tricky Traffic Light - Bob Bradley
  13. Another Shell Game Finish - Bill McLaury
  14. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Charles Miller, editor
    1. Another Ring Move - Earl Nelson
    2. Intermission - Elizabeth Wilson
  15. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  16. Tenth Annual Academy of Magical Arts Awards Show - Bill Larsen
  17. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
    • Socialist Tricks Only, Magicians - newspaper clipping
    • TV 'Tricks' Charged - newspaper clipping
  18. Clown Magic ... Serious Business - Robert Momyer
  19. cartoon - reprinted from New Yorker
  20. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • H. Marshall and Co. still in business
    • Jumbo Maze - Supreme Magic
    • The Ring of E O K - Ken de Courcy
    • Wanna Bet - Supreme Magic
    • Louis Ganson Teach-in Series
      • Three Chinese Rings
      • Zombie
      • The Floating and Dancing Cane
      • The Sympathetic Silks
      • Matching the Cards
      • Mark Weston's Continuous Cigarette Production
    • Smoking the Thumb - Supreme Magic
    • The Hilarious Hacksaw - Supreme Magic
    • Half Wild - Nick Trost
    • Snap Through Coin - George Schindler
    • Entertainment First - George Schindler
    • Al Koran's 5 Star Miracle Prediction - Elmo Magic Supreme
    • Supreme Mirage - Supreme Magic
    • The Magic Catalogue - William Doerflinger
    • The Sequel - Samuel Berland
    • The Holland's Improved Climax Egg Bag - The Wizard's Hideout
    • Improved Devil's Handkerchief - The Wizard's Hideout
    • 15 Tricks with a Devil's Handkerchief - The Wizard's Hideout
    • Catalog of Magic - David Kaye
  21. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • The Mental Mysteries and Other Writings of William W. Larsen Sr.
    • Magical Fun with Magic Squares - Dr. Frank E. Blaisdell
    • Cards as Weapons - Ricky Jay
    • Fund-Raising Magic - Harvey Long
    • Bryant on Cards
    • Norgil - fiction - Walter B. Gibson
    • Modern Magic - reprint
    • Chap's Scrapbook - Magico Magazine
    • Newsletter - Stan Allen
    • Magick
    • Pabular
    • Bulletin for Friends of Magical History - Steve Tigner
    • Apocalypse
    • Magician's Week
    • Hocus Pocus
    • Micky Hades Publications Catalog No. 32
    • Hundred Dollar Bill Switch - Mike Kozlowski
    • Chemical Magic - J. Walter Wilson MD, Dr. J. Walter Wilson, Jr. & Thomas F. Gardner MD
  22. Exposure on National T.V. - Jean-Guy Aubry
  23. Magic Caravan - Roberta Griffin
  24. Obituary
    • U. F. "Gen" Grant
  25. Collector's Corner - Topper Martyn
    • An 18th Century Magic Toy
  26. World's Easiest Lie Detector Card Trick - Ronald Williamson

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 5 - May 1978 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Eddie Fechter
  3. In This Issue - contents (mis-numbered as page 200)
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Eddie Fechter - cover story
  7. Fechter's Finger Flingers - Jay Marlborough
  8. Bill From Coaster - Achim Haekel
  9. Three Chip Divination - Glenn Gravatt
  10. Back It Up - Phil Goldstein
  11. Quintuple Coincidence - Glenn Gravatt
  12. Crazy Calling Card Quickies - Joe Ricciardi, Jr.
    • Trick Photography - or- Another Magic Cliche
  13. Lie Deck-tector - Robert Farmer
  14. Silk Snap = Pekka Gunst
  15. Free Publicity Escape Trick - B. W. McCarron
  16. The World Magic Show - An Annual (?) First in Hong Kong - Peter Pit
  17. Obituaries
    • Gertrude Desfor
    • Olindo Galluccio
  18. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  19. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  20. Bon Marché - Jay Marlbrough
    • Howard's House of Hocus Pocus AKA Gene Gordon's Magic Shop
  21. It Ain't All Glamour! ... ANopther ... "Seven Days In May" - Carol Roy (AKA "Mrs. Electric")
  22. The History Of Magic In America - Robert E. Olsen
  23. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Brass Pail - Nat Litt
    • Card on Ceiling - Chanin's
    • Double Load Crystal Dove Cylinder - Elmo Magic Supreme
    • Monkey Bar - Mollo Magic
    • Zig-Zag Can - Carlton Bradford
    • Show Boat Pilot Wheel Paper Tear - Tommy Windsor
    • Royal In-N-Outer Box - Magic Center
    • Strings of Sausage - Wes Strong
    • Coin Sleights - manuscript - Zanadu
    • Glitter Coins - Mollo Magic
    • Marvy Color Tricks - Magic Center
    • Magi Magoria - book - Supreme Magic
    • Flower to Dove - Show-Biz Services
    • Card Mint - Hans E. Trixer
    • Hofsinger's [sic] Transparent Card - Cards by Martin
    • Joker's Delight - Bruce Cervon
    • Mandroop's Spot Laffs and Props Gags [George McAthy]
      • Bartender's Badge
      • Union Rabbit Letter
      • Genius Card
      • 4 Ace Gag
      • Hare Restorer
      • For Sale Sign
    • Cups and Balls - The Magic Studio
    • Colorings - Pavel
  24. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Posters - Lee Jacobs
    • Tommy Windsor's Pitch Act Book - Lee Jacob's Publicity and Promotions Series No. 15
    • The Magic Payoff - Lee Jacob's Publicity and Promotions Series No. 14
    • Tommy Windsor's Showboat Pilot Wheel Paper Tear
    • Money Making Ideas for a Successful Show Plan - Tommy Windsor - Lee Jacob's Publicity and Promotions Series No. 12
    • Lee Jacob's Publicity and Promotions Series No. 13
    • Suppose You Los t Your $100,000 Overnight - Lee Jacob's Antique Jewels Series No. 1
    • Phil Temple Posters - Lee Jacobs
    • Secret Magic Words - Fetaque Sanders
    • The Circuited Sorcerer - John Sherwood
    • Right Under Their Noses - George P. Sanderson
    • The Magic of Ronal - Ron Alesi
    • Short Changed - Ralph Mayer
    • With Deck in Hand - Amado Narvaez
    • Counts, Cuts. Moves and Sublety - Jerry Mentzer
    • Howie Schwartzman's lecture notes
    • Notions - Phil Goldstein
    • Tom Zoss advertising and publicity materials
    • Bob Read's Transpo Tumbler
    • Innovation No. 2
    • Flight Plan - Bob Lynn
    • Tannen's Topics
    • Yogigram
    • Al's Magic Shop newsletter
    • Barney
    • Spellbinder
    • The Gimmick
    • The Billion Dollar Bait - Burling Hull
    • Mantra

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 6 - June 1978 - 68 pages
  2. Cover - P.C.A.M. President Teddy Leon
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Midriff Magic - Or Costive Conjuring - John B. Young
  7. Beauty at the Fingertips - Robert W. Phillips
  8. Mickey's Magical Workshop - Mickey O'Malley
    • Vanishing Wands
  9. Our Cover - Theresa (Teddy) Leon - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  10. The Great Leon - WWL (Jr)
  11. Links to Chain - Leon M. Leon
  12. Aquarium Production - The Great Leon
  13. The Great Leon on the cover of Sphinx
  14. Be Original - Think! - Leon M. Leon
  15. Cups and Coins - Leon M. Leon
  16. A Tribute to The Great Leon - Loring Campbell
  17. photos of The Great Leon
  18. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Magic Mirror - David Robbins
    • Son of Oops - Bill Pryor
    • Mat-Trix-Masterpiece - Ed Mishell
    • How to Make Money at Trade Shows and Fairs - Tommy Windsor - Lee Jacob's Publicity and Promotions Series No. 12
    • The Tommy Windsor Money Making Ideas for Your Successful Show Plan - Lee Jacob's Publicity and Promotions Series No. 13
    • The Magic Payoff Plus 10 Ways to Make Money in Magic - Lee Jacob's Publicity and Promotions Series No. 14
    • The Flash Die - John Cornelius
    • Posters - Lee Jacobs
    • Secrets of the Sleeve - Peki
    • Star Wars - Nick Trost
    • Big Foot - Nick Trost
    • Horsin' Around - Nick Trost
    • Jumbo Finale - Nick Trost
    • Australian Aces - Nick Trost
    • Simply Miraculous - Paul Curry
    • Couples - Paul Curry
    • Tommy Windsor's Pitch Act Book
    • The True Story of Tex McGuire - Lee Jacobs Productions
    • Allan Hayden's Lecture Notes
    • The Polish Calendar - R. W. Klamm
    • Sooper Buck - R. W. Klamm
  19. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  20. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  21. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  22. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram
    • Son of Bat, Jr. (S.O.B. jr.)
    • Sticks and Stones - Jon Racherbaumer
    • Arch Triumphs - Jon Racherbaumer
    • Introduction to Coin Magic - Shigeo Futagawa
    • Collector's Edition of Mentalism - John Philip Machniak
    • Escape, issue 5
    • The Blue Print
    • Magick
    • Magic Sounds
    • Mistica - Spanish language magazine
    • Magic Info
    • D. A. Tayade catalog
    • Galdini catalog
    • La Wain's List 136
    • Marvin Kaye's Catalog of Magic
  23. The Congress of Latin-American Magicians - Caracas, Venezuela - by Gregory and Kay
  24. S.A.M. Annual Salute To Magic - Raymond C. Ewen
  25. George Schindler's Fourth Annual Weekend of Magic
  26. Bob Hurt Testimonial
  27. 9th Annual Collectors Weekend - Hugh Riley
  28. Illusions - poem - Mark Thiede
  29. Obituaries
    • Nina Kametaro - by Bayard Grimshaw
    • Alice M. Billingsly - by Lindsay Crawford
    • Roscoe L. Gaylord
  30. Magic and Electronics - Tommy Tucker
  31. Magic Caravan - Roberta Griffin

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 7 - July 1978 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Lloyd E. Jones
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. 25 Years Gone ... But Not Forgotten - Bill Larsen, Sr.
  6. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  7. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  8. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  9. Obituary
    • John Brown Cook
  10. Genii's Lloyd E. Jones - Bill Larsen (Jr)
  11. Lloyd E. Jones (At least the one I know) - by Pete Biro
  12. an early Jones poster
  13. Lloyd Jones The Magigal?
  14. East Meets West - photos of Lloyd E. Jones
  15. William and the Egg - From "Meet the Boys" - Lloyd E. Jones
  16. A One Man Mind Reading Act - From "Meet the Boys" - Lloyd E. Jones
  17. photos of Lloyd E. Jones
  18. Tommy and the Turkey - From "Meet the Boys" - Lloyd E. Jones
  19. Card and Slate Miracle - From "Meet the Boys" - Lloyd E. Jones
  20. Too Many Bottles - Lloyd E. Jones
  21. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  22. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  23. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Split-O - Ickle Pickle Products
    • Instant Change Tubes - Ickle Pickle Products
    • The Ultra Clear Animal Balloon Penetration - Ickle Pickle Products
    • Ultimate Ring Flite - David Lederman
    • A Demonstrator's Dream (Part 1) - booklet - Mr. Z Magic Enterprises
    • Club Special - John Brown
    • The Duplicator - Ickle Pickle Products
    • Walloping Wallet - Tony Baronio
    • Gems - Walt Maddison
    • Rat Traps - Bob White
    • The Whole Thing - Larry West
    • Go-Go-Cig - Ed Mishell
    • Aldini's New Improved Magic Salt Shaker
    • Money Monte - Tom Fitzgerald
    • Close-Up Pads - Harry Damereck
    • One Card Thru the Newspaper - Micro-illusions
    • Posters - Lee Jacobs Productions
  24. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • The Card Expert Entertains - Dariel Fitzkee
    • The Fine Art of Magic - George Kaplan
    • Our Magic - Maskelye and Devant
    • Sach's Sleight of Hand
    • The Complete Book of Spells, Ceremonies and Magic - Migone Gonzalez-Wippler
    • Invocation, 16 edition
    • Pagan Images - Stephen E. Fabian
    • Magick
    • Cane and Candle Book - David Ginn
    • Professional Magic for Children - David Ginn
    • Comedy Linking Rings - David Ginn
    • New Dove Magic - David Ginn
    • The Comedy Lunch Box - David Ginn
    • Strictly Visuals Two - David Ginn
    • The Upside Down Toppit - Danny Korem
    • Zig Zag Card - Danny Korem
    • Danny's Bag - Danny Korem
  25. Chavez Graduation Night - Dale Salwak
  26. It Ain't All Glamour! Or A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Japan ... Again! - Carol Roy (AKA "Mrs. Electric")
    • Part I

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 8 - August 1978 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Jeffrey Atkins & Bill Pitts
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. The Image of Illusion - Paul Whitestone
  7. Patter or Prattle? - Dick Seaman
  8. Mickey's Magical Workshop - Mickey O'Malley
    • Tipsy Tumblers
  9. cartoon - Ted Salter
  10. Animated Ball and Glass - Glenn Gravatt
  11. Silver Through Sleeves - Gordon Bean
  12. Crazy Calling Card Quickies - Joe Ricciardi, Jr.
    • E.S.T. (Extra Smart Termites)
  13. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  14. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  15. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  16. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Jack Barrow's The Magician Again, January-February & March-April issues
    • Top Hat
    • Mantra, issue 28
    • Magician's Week, second issue
    • Ocoelhinho Magico
    • Al's Magic Shop news Mailing
    • Brainstormer
    • Spellbinder
    • The Gimmick
    • Yogi Gram
    • Blue Print
    • Big Bob's post cards
    • Magic Sounds
    • Lee Jacob's posters
    • Bulletin for Friends of Magic History, starting Volume 3
    • Abracadabra
    • Abracasseta
  17. The P.C.A.M. - Magigals Convention [Los Angeles] - Bill and Irene Larsen
  18. Siegfried & Roy Lido de Paris - Mark Tan in The Vegas Review
  19. The S.A.M. International Convention (New York) - Patrick Page
  20. Caught Out Paddle Move - Henrique (Alan Goodall)
  21. The Wonderful Handkerchief - Glenn Gravatt
  22. What You Need To Know To Be A Magician - Fred and Alice Darugh
  23. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  24. The I.B.M. 50th Anniversary Convention (San Diego) - Bill and Irene Larsen
  25. Blackstone Show to Tour [schedule]
  26. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Ball of Flowers - Santiago & Zanadu
    • Sure Shot Flash Pistol - Zanadu
    • Escape Irons - Zanadu
    • The Locked Deck - Zanadu
    • Totem Pole - Edward E. Ritchell
    • Sly Salt - Cuffy Hancuff
    • Hot Spot - Emporium of Magic
    • The Money Game - Starring "Osgood" - Ickle Pickle Products
    • Miracle Mental Watch - Sam Samborne
    • Mystery Box - Mollo Magic
    • Nu-Way [20th Century Silks] - Magic Center
    • Money Cups - Arty Severtsen
    • 15 Tricks with a Devil's Handkerchief - manuscript - Devin Hollands
    • Miss-Die-rection - Zanadu
    • Chop-Chop Cup - Arty Severtsen
    • Only Webster "Noahs" for Sure - Mister Z Magic Enterprises
    • Ribbon Eternal - Mollo Magic
  27. 8th Annual Close-Up Convention, Or Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic - "Obie" O'Brien
  28. The Ormond McGill Show in Boise, Idaho - review by Henry B. Valleau
  29. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
    • 25 Years Later, Gerrie Speaks
  30. Obituaries
    • Leon L. List - by Mildred List
    • Andre Mayette - by Gene Kirk
    • Doris Mae Brown Corbin

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 9 - September 1978 - 4 pages
  2. Cover - Tony Griffith
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Tony Griffith - A Few Personal Thoughts and Details
  7. The Mutilated Parasol Routine - Tony Griffith
  8. The Instantaneous Silk on Rope - Tony Griffith
  9. A Case for Magic - Tony Griffith
  10. Padlocked - Tony Griffith
  11. Fold It - Spell It - Tony Griffith
  12. Tony Griffith's Back to Back Routine - Tony Griffith
  13. The Magic Square in Compass - Tony Griffith
  14. A Demonstration of Psychological Perception - Tony Griffith
  15. The Knot That Will Not Knot - Tony Griffith
  16. drawings of Tony Griffith
  17. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  18. Magician's [Phil Thomas] Restoration Act To Follow Fire - newspaper clipping
  19. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  20. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  21. Magic Caravan - Roberta Griffin
  22. Bon Marché - Jay Marlbrough
    • Entrepreneur of the Plains [Stevens Magic Emporium]
  23. The Micky Hades "Magic Fun and Film Festival"
  24. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  25. The Magician's Bookshelf of 100 Books - Mike O'Dowd
  26. A Most Amazing Man ... Ken Noyle - WWL (Jr)
  27. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel - Harry Lorayne
    • The Book of John - late
    • A Demonstrator's Dream (parts one and two) - Lex Zaleta
    • The World's Greatest Magic - Hyla Clark
    • The Original Houdini Scrapbook - Walter B. Gibson
    • Magic - A. Hopkins
    • The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin
    • Mysteries - Brick Tilley
    • Close-Up Magic - Brick Tilley
    • Look Out Cleveland - Brick Tilley
    • Higher Mentality - J. B. Bobo
    • Lecture Notes - J. B. Bobo
    • posters - J. B. Bobo
    • Coin Book - J. B. Bobo
    • Kid Stuff Five
    • Watch This One! - J. B. Bobo
    • 15 Tricks with a Devil's Handkerchief - Devin Hollands
    • Re-Pro 71 catalog
    • Simplex Magic catalog #4 - James Rainho Products
    • Our Magic - newsletter - Zanadu
  28. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  29. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Comic Props Kit - Daren Dundee
    • Silk to Egg Surprise - Magic Center
    • The Zanadu Princess - Zanadu
    • etchings - Gibson Magic
    • Cardwise Dice - Mr. Z Magic Enterprises
    • Pop-Out - Richard Cawolsky
    • Balloon Fantasia - book - Richard Cawolsky
    • Illusion Rings - book - Richard Cawolsky
    • Out of Your Tree Card Monte - Mr. Z Magic Enterprises
    • A Demonstrator's Dream (parts one and two) - Lex Zaleta
    • Card Mystique - Jose De La Torre
    • Real Magic - book - Jose De La Torre
    • Berland's Pokereno - Sam Berland
    • Lecture Notes - J. B. Bobo
    • Blanks A Lot - Mr. Z Magic Enterprises
    • Sure Thing - Paul Curry
    • Case of Identity - Steve Dusheck, Jr.
    • Voice of the Image - Tom Palmer
    • 3-2-1 Rope Trick - Chanin's

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 10 - October 1978 - 80 pages
  2. Cover - Jack Hughes
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Meet Jack Hughes - George Schindler
  7. Sucker Trunk Mystery - Jack Hughes
  8. photo of Hughes' daughter Lynn Sharon
  9. photo of Bernard Hughes (Zelka) and Honor Hughes
  10. The Magic House That Jack Built - Sid Lorraine
  11. Peg Box - Jack Hughes
  12. Wine and Women - Jack Hughes
  13. photo of Chris North and Jill
  14. Hughes News - Jack Hughes
  15. M'Lady's Hat - Jack Hughes
  16. Petticoat Lane - Jack Hughes
  17. Vakil Indian Rope Trick - Jack Hughes
  18. photos of Jack Hughes
  19. Magic's Master Craftsman - Goodliffe
  20. A Salute to the Man Who Taught Me Carpentry ... But Denies It - Billy McComb
  21. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  22. Life is never dull when Jack and Bernard Hughes are around - Jack Devlin
  23. photo of the Zelka Broomstick Illusion
  24. Interviewing Jack Hughes - George Schindler
  25. photo of Jack Hughes in 1955
  26. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  27. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  28. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  29. A Note About Tony Griffith - Goodliffe
  30. A Letter From Walter "Zaney" Blaney
  31. Blackstone Magic Show
    • The Harry Blackstone, Jr. Tour Route
  32. S.A.M. Convention Photo Follow-Up
  33. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Visible Doves to Rabbit - Elmo Magic Supreme
    • Combination Table and Close-Up Case - Mollo Magic
    • Wiz - Bob Little
    • No Pepsi-Coke - Arty Severtsen
    • Four Different Cards - Arty Severtsen
    • effect with two cylinders and balls - D. A. Tayade
    • Rigid Rope - D. A. Tayade
    • Sucker Bill Tube - D. A. Tayade
    • cutting a cigarette in half - D. A. Tayade
    • Giant Size Rising Cards - Arne Barnett
    • The Shimmering, Spinning, Floating Cube - Harry's Magic Shop
    • Giant Crystal Cylinder - Elmo's Magic Supreme
    • Shrinking Card Case - John Cornelius
    • Suitcase Table - Perfect Magic
    • Instantaneous Color-Changing Jumbo Cards - A & B Novelties Magic and Fun Shop
    • Future Foretold - Perfect Magic
    • Diamond Delight - The Magic Room
  34. The S.A.M. Hall of Fame and Magic Museum - John U. Zweers
  35. Obituaries
    • Bill Baird - by C. Verne Bloch
    • Seymour Westerman
    • Kismet (Martin L. Sunshine)
    • Elsworth Lyman
    • Tommy Windsor
  36. Magisk Festival - Sandefjord, Norway - Jolly Ericson
  37. Collector's Corner - Topper Martyn
    • A Street Conjurer by Hjalmar Morner

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 11 - November 1978 - 72 pages
  2. Cover - Tonny Van Dommelen
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Illusions Ideas - Blair Marshall
    • Suspensions
  7. Lap Table - Sam Cramer
  8. Just Picture This (No. 2) - Glenn Gravatt
  9. Finding The Finder - Phil Goldstein
  10. Crazy Calling Card Quickies - Joe Ricciardi, Jr.
    • Mind-Power
  11. My Favorite Cane - Glenn Gravatt
  12. Janusian Die - Phil Goldstein
  13. White on White - Or, How to Mark Cards Easily - Russell T. Barnhart
  14. Simplex Elevator - Tommy Ellison
  15. Blackstone Magic Show - Bill Larsen
    • The Harry Blackstone, Jr. Tour Route
  16. Let's Get A Contract - Bill McLaury
  17. Applause and How to Get It - Henning Nelms
  18. Misdirection, a Misnomer - Dick Seaman
  19. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  20. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  21. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  22. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • Variations - Earl Nelson
    • The Card Ideas of Simon Aronson
    • Willard The Wizard - Bev Bergeron
    • The Close-Up Mentalist - S. D. Threadgill
    • Richard Buffum list
    • Byron Walker List #3
    • La Wain's List #435 (?)
    • Morrissey Magic News Bulletin #11
    • Measure of Fun - Daren Dundee
    • Anatomy of Misdirection - Joe Bruno
    • Alla-Kazm, issue No. 1
  23. Magicians Alliance of Eastern States 36th Annual Convention (Reading, PA) - Joseph Keppel, Jr.
  24. 33rd Annual T.A.O.M. Convention (Fort Worth, TX) - Bill [sic] Willmarth
  25. British Rings 42nd Annual Convention (Hastings) - Hugh Riley
  26. People to Watch - Street Performer, 15 [Jim Pappe], Wows Sausalito-San Francisco Ferry Passengers - Ward Bently
  27. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Ringon Ringon - Supreme
    • Nu-Clear Fusion - A & B Novelties, Magic and Fun Shop
    • Coin Chase - The Magic Room
    • Card Stab - Temple Magic Co.
    • Impossible Matrix - Temple Magic Co.
    • Chinese Prediction - Perfect Magic
    • Vibrations - M & M Magic Mart
    • A Touch of Tarot - M & M Magic Mart
    • Billy Beer - Nick Trost
    • Nuts to Carter - Nick Trost
    • Hot Dog Card Trick - Nick Trost
    • letterhead - Tom Fitzgerald
    • Vernet's Insta Salt - D. Robbins and Company
    • Pins Thru Cigarette - D. Robbins and Company
    • Vanishing Watch - D. Robbins and Company
    • Cane Plumes - D. Robbins and Company
    • Dracula and Skeleton - D. Robbins and Company
    • Twin Signal - D. Robbins and Company

  1. Genii - Volume 42, Number 12 - December 1978 - 68 pages
  2. Cover - Christmas Cover - Dai Vernon
  3. In This Issue - contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - WWL (Jr)
  5. The Vernon Touch - Dai Vernon
  6. Visible Rope and Ring Penetration - Glenn Gravatt
  7. Illusions Ideas - Blair Marshall
    • Girl in the Drum with Variations
  8. Three Coin Divination - Glenn Gravatt
  9. Professor's Nightmare - A Surprise Ending - Jim Kahlert
  10. The 25th Anniversary of the NTV - The Grand Prix of World Magic '78 [Tokyo, Japan] - Bill and Irene Larsen
  11. Bagdad - News From All Over the World
  12. 25 Years Ago In Genii - Gerrie Larsen Jaffe
  13. Siegfried and Roy - Stardust Hotel, Las Vegas, NV - Bill Larsen
  14. The Magic of David Copperfield (CBS) - Bill Larsen
  15. Master of Illusion - poem - John E. Collins
  16. Knights at the Magic Castle - Peter Pit
  17. Light from the Lamp - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • The Mental Writings of William Larsen, Sr.
    • Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram
    • Tarbell Course
    • The Introduction to Coin Magic
    • Rings in Your Fingers - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Fleming Classics
    • Our Magic- Maskelyne & Devant
    • Fine Art of Magic - George Kaplan
    • Sleight of Hand - Sachs
    • Magic Without Apparatus
    • Mainly Mental - C. L. Bearde
    • Joe Cossari's Card Act
    • Tommy Windsor's passing - and his items at Lee Jacobs Productions
    • posters - Lee Jacobs Productions
    • Sharps and Flats - John Nevil Maskelyne
    • Children Laugh Louder - David Ginn
    • Macabre Chemical Magic - Botwinik
    • Mr. "Balloon Man"
    • So - You Want to Make a Buck, the Magic Manner of H. Claude Enslow
  18. This Was Their Finest Hour - Peter D. Blanchard
  19. How Your Hands Give You Away - Robert H. Hegar
  20. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  21. Obituaries
    • Marian A. Chavez - WL
    • Edward Smith
    • Jack Potter
    • The Great [Edgar] Benyon
  22. Expose on Exposures - Dick Seaman
  23. cartoon - Mickey O'Malley
  24. Coming in February - Free Genii Classified Ads
  25. The Harry Blackstone, Jr. Tour Route
  26. Tricks of the Trade - Ed Mishell
    • Tarot-Son - Bill Pryor Productions
    • My Pet Duck - Bill Pryor Productions
    • Joe Cossari Card Act
    • fanning cards - Joe Cossari
    • Mini Rising Card - J & J Card Co.
    • Posters - Lee Jacobs Productions
    • Cahowen's Another Year Shot to Hell - Gibson Magic
    • On Stage - lecture notes #2 - Tom Ogden
      • Candle Delite
      • Supersonic Dove to Silk
      • Double Whammy
      • Pulling a Boner
      • Professor's Three to One Nightmare
      • jumbo card effect
      • All Backs
      • Cards Across
    • Crawford & Gloria Poster - Lee Jacobs Productions
    • One Card Thru the Newspaper - Micro-illusions
    • Don Wayne's Dancing Hank
    • Cordially Yours - Sam Berland
    • Improved Expansion of Money - Sam Berland
    • Perfection Torn and Restored Bill - Sam Berland
    • Bill Tear - Sam Berland
    • Now You See It - Richard Himber

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