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Hugard's Magic Monthly Volume 17 (Jun 1959 - May 1960)

by Jean Hugard & Milbourne Christopher
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Hugard's Magic Monthly Volume 17 (Jun 1959 - May 1960) by Jean Hugard & Milbourne Christopher
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Volume XVII (June 1959 - May 1960), Jean Hugard & Milbourne Christopher, editors

144 pages

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 1 - June 1959 - 12 pages
  2. My Favorite 4-Ace Trick - Max Katz
    • Different Variations
    • The Buckle Count
    • The Ace Stack
    • The False Shuffle
    • Deal Five Stacks
    • "You don't want it, I don't want it."
    • The Selected Stack
    • The Miracle
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • TV Topics
    • Harry Lorayne
    • Dick Ryan
    • Jottings
    • News and Notes
    • Okito Writes:
    • Predictions
    • Into Thin Air
    • Bits and Pieces
    • More Re: Checker Puzzle
  4. The Wizard's Variations - Al Stevenson
    • The Blanka Deck
    • Detachable Diamonds
    • "Psycho"-Kenesis
  5. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • Pin-Pointed
    • Instruction Sheets
    • Protective Bags
    • Writing in Books
    • Preparation
    • Scrapbooks
    • Magazine Clippings
    • Unpacking
    • Records
    • The Business End
    • Introductions
  6. Tricks for Children in Search of a Magician - Theo Doré
    • Humpty-Dumpty
  7. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • "My Best" - J. G. Thompson, Jr., compiler
    • Jack Miller's Egg Bag Routine - Jack Miller
    • The Manual of the Three Shell Game - Eddie Joseph
    • For Puzzle Addicts
    • Marginalia
  8. Haskell's "Fly Away, Fly Away - Fred Braue
  9. Patter - Cliff Green
  10. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  11. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, IV
      • The Power of the Mind
      • Three Card Platform Mindread
      • Zig Zag
      • The Brainwave Deck
      • Magnetic Mental Control
      • Spelling Think
  12. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • Loose Ends, Bits & Pieces
      • The Lazy Expansion of Texture
      • The Sleeved Coin Dilemma
      • The Garcia Coin Gimmick
      • The Basic Stuff
  13. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 2 - July 1959 - 12 pages
  2. Bewitched Bottle - Milton Tropp
  3. Editor's Note
  4. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • Hooray for Boxley
    • Kio
    • News and Notes
    • Bits and Pieces
    • Jottings
    • Today's Best Laugh
    • Hypnotism
  5. Tricks for Children in Search of a Magician - Theo Doré
    • The Monkey and the Cocoanuts
  6. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • The Mathematical Puzzles of Sam Lyod - Martin Gardner, editor
    • Dudeney's Amusements in Mathematics
    • The Canterbury Puzzles - Dudeney
    • The Blanka Deck - Al Stevenson
    • Marginalia
  7. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  8. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, V
      • Braue's Platform Mindread
  9. Hu-gardenias - kudos to performers
    • Joseh [sic] H. Fries, M.D.
  10. My Favorite 4-Ace Trick - Some False Counts and the Left Hand and Gambler's Palms - Max Katz
    • False Count With In-Jog
    • False Count With Double Lift
    • The Al Baker False Count
    • False Count With Left Thumb Riffle
    • False Count With Left Little Finger Break
    • The Left Hand Palm
    • Using the Full Deck
    • The Gambler's Palm
    • P.S.
  11. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  12. The Divers - Cards in Pocket - Jean Hugard
  13. Are You a Collector? - Jean Hugard
  14. Patter - Cliff Green
  15. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • Use Your Coin Magic
  16. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • Color-Changing Backs
    • Botania, Jr.
    • Birds
    • Instant Martini
    • Variation
    • New Deck Switch
    • Recommended
    • Drilling Through a Girl
  17. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  18. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  19. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 3 - August 1959 - 12 pages
  2. Jean Hugard is Dead - Blanca López
  3. The Persistent Jack - Jean Hugard
  4. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • re: SAM-IBM Convention
    • Close-Up Session
    • International Night
    • Chicago Show
    • National Night
    • Little Shows
    • Lectures
    • Banquet
    • Other Events
  5. Tricks for Children in Search of a Magician - Theo Doré
    • The Hindu Washline
  6. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • Up in the Air
    • Prepared Cards
    • Nothing Box
    • Card Gag
    • Repetition
    • Fish Finish
  7. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  8. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • Coin in Balloon
  9. Rope & Coat Release - Martin Gardner
  10. Do You Reverse? - Jean Hugard
  11. Hu-gardenias - kudos to performers
    • Vix Torsberg
    • Charlie Miller
    • The Cardinis
    • Francis White
    • Allen Allen
    • All the magicians who were at the Combined Convention
  12. The Wizard's Variations - Al Stevenson
    • The Happy Rabbits
  13. Patter - Cliff Green
  14. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  15. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • sidelights on Houdini's Life
  16. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  17. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, VI
      • Elimination Think
      • Albaka
      • Brainwave Buildup
      • Vernon Plus Braue
      • Tip
  18. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  19. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 4 - September 1959 - 12 pages - Milbourne Christopher, new editor
  2. The Hugard Heritage 1872-1959 - Milbourne Christopher
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • News and Notes
    • Conclaves
    • Busy Magicians
    • Grim Reaper - Emil Jarrow, Bill Williston, Karl Germain, Floyd Thayer & Odin
    • Jottings
    • Thornton
    • Long John
    • Bits and Pieces
    • Letter from Kreskin
    • To Kreskin
  4. Tricks for Children in Search of a Magician - Theo Doré
    • The Cow Jumped Over the Moon
  5. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, VII
      • Cut and Think
      • Outs for All
  6. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • 20th Century Sawing
    • Variation
    • Hugard's Sword and Levitation
    • Visible Chalk
    • Pied Type
  7. The Frightened Card - An Opening Trick for a Card Routine - Jean Hugard
  8. From Jean Hugard's Notebooks - Milbourne Christopher, compiler
    • Nickel and Cup
    • Boomerang Change
    • Vanish of a Pack
    • Changing a Pack
    • The Eyes of a Poker Player
  9. "He Can't See the Forest for the Trees" - Jean Hugard
  10. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • Re: Jean Hugard
    • Houdini - The Man Who Walked Through Walls - William Lindsay Gresham
    • The Magic of Mat [sic] Schulien - Philip Reed Willmarth
  11. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  12. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • The Nothing Coin
  13. Patter - Cliff Green
  14. In Memoriam [re: Jean Hugard] - Al Stevenson
  15. Tips from Jean Hugard
  16. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 5 - October 1959 - 12 pages
  2. Novel Telepathy - Hen Fetsch
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • Believe It or Not
    • TV Topics
    • More on Video
    • Jottings
    • The Magnet
    • Attention Boston!
  4. The Padlock Swindle - The Amazing Randi
  5. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • Another Illusion Idea
    • Last Resort
    • Allerton's Stab
    • Visibility
  6. A German Secret - Stuart Cramer
    • The Spoon Test
  7. Karl German - Obituary by M.C.
  8. Hu-gardenias - kudos to performers
    • Cas Boxley
    • Jack Darrouzet
    • Magicians of Texas
  9. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • Sleighted
  10. The Wizard's Variations - Al Stevenson
    • Blankatiblank Cards - Fred Braue
  11. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • Shadow Magic - Bill Severn
    • Kid Stuff, Volume 2 - Francis Ireland Marshall
    • Navajas y Daltonismo - Arturo de Ascanio y Navaz
    • Tips - Ken Allen
    • Cardmanship - Al Leech
    • Balloon Side Show - various
    • People Know Everything - "Ace" Gorham
    • Special Announcement - re: Dai Vernon's "Secrets of Inner Magic"
    • Marginalia
  12. From Jean Hugard's Notebooks
    • Special Sleight
    • Opening for Act
  13. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, VIII
      • Outs for All (continued)
      • Sleight-of-mind
      • The Double-back Think
  14. Tricks for Children in Search of a Magician - Theo Doré
    • Pick'n' Chicken
  15. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 6 - November 1959 - 12 pages
  2. Don Juan, The Great Philanderer - Jean Hugard
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • News and Notes
    • Jottings
    • Kalanag
    • Grim Reaper - re: George Jason
    • Jottings
    • Boo!
    • Fate
  4. Subject: Locks - The Amazing Randi
  5. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • Dai Vernon's Inner Secrets of Card Magic - Lewis Ganson
    • Frank Garcia's Sponge Balls - Frank Garcia
    • Marginalia
    • Jean Hugard's Bibliography
      • Ten Card Feats (1932)
      • The Automatic Deck and Opening Routine (1933)
      • Mental Magic with Cards (1935)
      • Card Manipulations 1 & 2 (1935)
  6. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • Daub
    • "Squircle"
    • Chick Pan Tips
    • Giant T Puzzle
    • Small T Puzzle
    • Telltale Shadows
    • Short Cut
  7. Patter - Cliff Green
  8. Sputternix - George Gore, Jr.
  9. Fast Fifty - Hen Fetsch
  10. Diablo Telepathy - George Schindler
  11. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • Smoking Han Ping Chien
  12. Hu-gardenias - kudos to performers
    • The Magic Circle
  13. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, IX
      • The 52 Count
      • Simple Swindles
      • Braue Pointer Think
  14. No Table Coins - Jack Paul
  15. From Jean Hugard's Notebooks
    • Vanishing Glass of Water
  16. Follow the Leader - quotation - Dr. Henry Ridgely Evans
  17. Magicana - bits of wisdom
  18. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 7 - December 1959 - 12 pages
  2. Spook Show Secrets - Jean Hugard
    • The Light Séance
    • Explanation
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • News and Notes
    • Grim Reaper - re: Jack Norworth & Señor Mardo
    • Jottings
    • Telethon
    • Bits and Pieces
    • Merriweather
  4. The Wizard's Variations - Al Stevenson
    • The Monster Bill - Henry Durkin
      • Soma Applications
      • Enlarging Taxes
      • The Money Stretcher
      • Visible Blendo
  5. The Secret Out - quotation - Samuel Johnson
  6. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • Magic of the Mind - Lewis Ganson, compiler
    • Marginalia
    • Jean Hugard's Bibliography
      • Card Manipulations #3 (1934)
      • Card Manipulations #4 (1935)
      • Card Manipulations #5 (1936)
      • More Card Manipulations #1 (1938)
      • More Card Manipulations #2 (1939)
      • More Card Manipulations #3 (1940)
      • More Card Manipulations #4 (1941)
      • Close-Up Magic for the Night Club Magician (1934)
      • Coin Magic (1935)
      • Thimble Magic (1936)
      • Silken Sorcery (1937)
      • Money Magic (1937)
      • The Encyclopedia of Card Tricks (1937)
  7. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • The Strung Card
    • Smoky Sorcery
    • Flowery Finish
  8. Hooked - Hen Fetsch
  9. Card Through the Hand - Paul Morris
  10. On Preparing Keys - The Amazing Randi
  11. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, X
      • Do as I Do
      • Think Across
  12. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • Coins Through Table Plus
  13. From Jean Hugard's Notebooks - Milbourne Christopher, compiler
    • Smash
    • Egg Cups
    • Penny Stack
  14. Important Announcement
  15. Patter - Cliff Green
  16. Key to the Mystery - Paul N. Rylander
  17. "Better Late Than Never" - quotation - A La Oswald Williams
  18. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 8 - January 1960 - 12 pages
  2. A La Oswald Williams - Milbourne Christopher
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • Mailbag
    • Jottings
    • Bits and Pieces
    • Grim Reaper - re: Dr. Jaks
  4. Outline of Mystery - The Secrets of 20th Century Magic - Jean Hugard
    • The Basic Elements of Magic
  5. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, XI
      • Three Quick Thinks
      • Mendoza Think
      • Mutus Nomened
  6. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • Bills from Nowhere
    • Quick Cash
    • A Few Tips
    • Silk Production
    • Invisible Cigarette
    • Salt or Sugar
    • Conclusion
  7. Patter - Cliff Green
  8. Levitation Presentation - Howard Thurston
  9. Four Away - Hen Fetsch
  10. Divining Cards by Weight - Milton Tropp
  11. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • Jean Hugard's Bibliography
      • Hugard's Annual of Magic (1937)
      • Hugard's Annual of Magic (1938-1939)
      • Modern Magic Annual (1939)
      • Hilliard's "Greater Magic" (1939) - editor
      • Merlin's "And a Pack of Cards" (1940) - editor
      • Hilliard's Card Magic (1945) - editor
      • Expert Card Technique (1940) - with Fred Braue
  12. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • Change of a Dollar
  13. "Artistic Color Change" by Stuart Cramer - announcement
  14. From Jean Hugard's Notebooks - Milbourne Christopher, compiler
    • Dead Name Passage
  15. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 9 - February 1960 - 12 pages
  2. Artistic Color Change - Stuart Cramer
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • News and Notes
    • Jottings
    • Fuddlers
    • Bits and Pieces
    • Grim Reaper - re: Lloyd Chambers & Leo Irby
    • Success Story
    • Down Under
    • Seen or Heard
  4. Coming Up! - Gene Elmo
  5. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • Nothing New Dept.
    • Secret Shelf
    • Grandmother's Clock
    • A Live Hat
    • Five Away
    • Speedy Silk
  6. The Floating Hat
  7. Roundabout with Fred Braue
    • Think-A-Card, XII
      • Double Back Think
      • Curry's Touch
      • Andrus' Any-pack Brainwave
  8. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • The Security Sleeve
  9. Outline of Mystery - The Secrets of 20th Century Magic - Jean Hugard
    • Common Errors
  10. The Wizard's Variations - Al Stevenson
    • The Jack's Persistency
      • Tips
  11. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • Ireland's Year Book - 1959
    • Window Stoppers - "Gen" Grant
    • Marginalia
    • Jean Hugard's Bibliography
      • Miracle Methods (1941)
      • Miracle Methods No. 2 (1942)
      • Miracle Method No. 3 (1942)
      • Miracle Method No. 2 (1943)
      • Show Stoppers with Cards (1948
      • Sealed Mysteries of Pocket Magic (1943)
  12. The Direct Approach - quotation - Prof. Hoffmann
  13. Bill Stokes' Sucker Move
  14. From Jean Hugard's Notebooks - Milbourne Christopher, compiler
    • Medium's Trick
  15. Patter - Cliff Green
  16. The Reader's Digest Test - The Amazing Randi
  17. Cups and Balls Ideas - Cyril Keller
    • Old and New
    • Steel and Cork
  18. Annemann Special - announcement
  19. Misdirection - quotation - Hatton and Plate
  20. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 10 - March 1960 - 12 pages
  2. Annemann's "Duplicated Name"
  3. Annemann Ad - quotation
  4. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • News and Notes
    • Blackstone
    • Cheats
    • Kardwells
    • DeLage
    • Jottings
  5. Two-Pellet Routine with One Person - Greta Annemann
  6. The Needle Trick - Jean Hugard - announcement
  7. Planning for Television - Stuart Cramer
    • Your TV Script
    • Joe Sleighto - Magician
  8. Annemann on Secrets
  9. Needle Variation - Annemann
  10. Snapperoo - George Gore, Jr.
  11. Thank You, Mr. Vernon! - Paul Morris
  12. A Column for Coin Men - John V. Hope & Robert Olson
    • The Noisy Vanish
  13. Outline of Mystery - The Secrets of 20th Century Magic - Jean Hugard
    • Misdirection
  14. Patter - Cliff Green
  15. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • The Doll's Dream
    • The Dream Revisited
    • The Enigma
    • Slow Motion Card Magic
    • Club Dates
    • Bullets, Billets and Bottles
    • The Jinx
    • Theatre in the Sky
  16. Original Spelling Bee - Annemann
    • Variation
  17. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • The Life and Times of Agustus Rapp - Gus Rapp
    • Frank Garcia's Billiard Balls
    • Further Thoughts on Cards - J. Stewart Smith
    • Marginalia
    • Jean Hugard's Bibliography
      • The Invisible Pass (1946) - with Fred Braue
      • The Royal Road to Card Magic (1948) - with Fred Braue
  18. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 11 - April 1960 - 12 pages
  2. The Needle Trick - Jean Hugard
    • I. Presentation for Parlor or Club
    • II. The Presentation for Stage Performance
    • III. Presentation Allowing Choice of Colored Thread
    • IV. The Best Method for Close Up Presentation
    • V. Mechanical Method
    • VI. Effective Finale by Robert Doidge
    • Final Notes
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • re: Blackstone
    • Circus Illusionist
    • S.A.M. Annual Show
    • News and Notes
  4. The Wizard's Variations - Al Stevenson
    • Card Case Conjuring
      • Some Uses
      • Forcing a Card
      • Spirit Writing
      • Extra Added Attraction
      • Some "Bare Bones"
  5. The Floating Ball - P. C. Sorcar - announcement
  6. Hu-gardenias - kudos to performers
    • Ferry Forst
  7. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • More Smokey Sorcery
    • The Strung Card
    • Fiery Flowers
    • Botania Plus
    • Bill Bath
    • Tip Tip
    • Clothes
  8. Outline of Mystery - The Secrets of 20th Century Magic - Jean Hugard
    • Palming
  9. Self Criticism - quotation - Nevil Maskeline [sic]
  10. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • More Inner Secrets of Card Magic - Dai Vernon & Lewis Ganson
    • Jean Hugard's Bibliography
  11. Patter - Cliff Green
  12. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volume XVII, Number 12 - May 1960 - 12 pages
  2. The Floating Ball - P. C. Sorcar
  3. Backstage - Frank Joglar
    • Magicians' Guild
    • Jottings
    • Combined Convention
    • Canasta
    • Bits and Pieces
  4. The Direct Look - Raymond W. Hafler
  5. Milbourne Christopher's Column
    • re: Floating Ball
    • Dodson's Method
    • Johnson's Combination
    • Douglas Version Air Pressure
    • Floating Glass of Milk
    • The Simplest Device
    • Floating Candle
    • Various
    • The Ball Again
  6. From Jean Hugard's Notebooks - Milbourne Christopher, compiler
    • Floating Head Ideas
  7. My Floating Ball - Jean Hugard
  8. Patter - Cliff Green
  9. Outline of Mystery - The Secrets of 20th Century Magic - Jean Hugard
    • Patter
  10. Cantarelli in Paris - Gerald Kaufman
  11. It's in the paper - Robert Olson
  12. Notes on Floating Objects - Jean Hugard
    • 1. Floating Ball of Paper
    • 2. Variation
    • 3. Floating Candle
    • 4. Floating Glass of Milk
    • 5. Floating Electric Bulb
    • 6. Floating Lantern
    • 7. Floating Dove
  13. Book Profiles - John J. Crimmins, Jr.
    • Magic for Monsters - Arnold Furst
    • Suuri Taikuri-Kirja - Julius Sundman
  14. Endorsed Dealers Offerings

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