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The Gen magazine was published by Harry Stanley just after the war. The first issue came out in December 1945. The magazine was published for 26 years with 303 issues covering a total of 8,685 pages. Lewis Ganson, one of the greatest British magical writers ever, was the editor until the magazine changed hands in 1971. It continued under the editorship of Val Andrews for a further two issues as the New Gen.

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Magic of the Mind

Lewis Ganson

Magic of the Mind by Lewis GansonThis is a wonderful collection of some of the best mental magic published in The Gen.

CONTENTS:

Section One - Predictions

  • The 100% Prediction (Punx)
  • Total Prediction (Gerald Kosky)
  • The Direct Prediction (John Rice)
  • Note and the Jar (Tom Sellers)
  • Phenomenal Forecast (Jack Cook)
  • The One-man Full-Vu Prediction (Ken De Courcy)
  • Mental Flashes (Dr. Stanley Jaks)
  • The Patient Telepath (Peter Warlock)
  • Novelty Dice Prediction (Tom Sellers)
  • Predicted From the Papers (Tom Sellers)
  • Super Forethought (Cyro)
Section Two - Book Tests
  • Unique Book Test (Harry Stanley)
  • Magazine Test (Ali Bongo)
  • Danson's Book Test (Ted Danson)
  • A Telephone Directory Test (Eric...
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The Gen: 10 effects from volume 4

Cameron Francis

The Gen: 10 effects from volume 4 by Cameron FrancisCONTENTS:
  • ONE GOOD TURN (Al Koran) - A card is selected and replaced. A spectator, while the deck is behind his back, takes one card from the middle and reverses it. It is the selected card.
  • ZOMBIE CARD RISE (Eddie Ward) - A very clever floating card under handkerchief. No gimmicks. Everything can be examined.
  • FOLLOW MY LEADER (Ed Marlo) - A very easy to do Follow The Leader routine using ten red and ten black cards.
  • KNOT ON THE CORNER (Tom Sellers) - A knot appears on the corner of a handkerchief.
  • THE SLIP CUT EFFECT (Ed Marlo) - A selected card keeps appearing face up on top of the face down deck. You'll...
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The Gen: 10 effects from volume 3

Aldo Colombini

The Gen: 10 effects from volume 3 by Aldo ColombiniCONTENTS:
  • TUNED MINDS (Jack Avis): Four spectators chose four numbers which are used to reveal the four Aces (or four selections).
  • HAVE A MATCH (Magini): A novelty funny trick. You offer a match to a spectator and the match rises from the box. A good laugh.
  • TWO BALL TRANSPOSITION (C. King): You show a red and a green ball (or any two colors) and they, using a handkerchief, transpose. A strong effect for any ball routine.
  • A CHANGE OF PLANS (Bill Simon): A nice routine using the four Kings where they follow the leader. One King changes into an Ace and the other Kings change into Aces too.
  • A CARD TRANSPOSITION...
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The Gen: 10 effects from volume 2

Aldo Colombini

The Gen: 10 effects from volume 2 by Aldo ColombiniCONTENTS:
  • THE EVER READY SPELLER (Al Koran): An excellent impromptu card trick where a selected card is revealed after reciting any jingle (or a short poem). Funny stuff. Can be done in any language.
  • MY NAME YOUR NAME (Lewis Ganson): The selected card is revealed using the name of a spectator.
  • BETWEEN THE ACES (Don Loder): You give the four Aces to a spectator to hold. A selected card vanishes from the deck and reappears between the Aces.
  • ADD-A-PAIR (Tom Sellers): You find two selected cards from a shuffled deck without any help from card keys or other devices.
  • CARD PENETRATION AND CHANGE (Cy Endfield):...
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The Gen: 10 effects from volume 1

Aldo Colombini

The Gen: 10 effects from volume 1 by Aldo ColombiniThe Gen magazine was published by Harry Stanley just after the war. The first issue came out in December 1945. The magazine was published for 26 years with 303 issues covering a total of 8,685 pages. Lewis Ganson, one of the greatest magical writers ever, was the editor until 1971.

CONTENTS:

  • RATHER ODD (Frank Potts): A selected card turns out to be the only red-backed card in a blue deck and then the back changes back to blue.
  • WHICH POCKET, SIR (Archie Byford): The Aces are shuffled with other cards and four packets are placed into different pockets in a spectators jacket. The four Aces appear in a single packet. ...
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The Gen Index

Michael Colley

The Gen Index by Michael ColleyThe GEN Index covers the 26 volumes of Harry Stanley's GEN, plus the two issues of the New GEN.

There are four sections:

  1. List of categories and their abbreviations
  2. List of footnotes
  3. List of entries by category and alphabetically by author within each category. This constitutes the main part of the index.
  4. List of entries alphabetically by author.

2nd edition 1995; 161 pages

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The Gen Volume 26

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 26 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • M. D. Smith, Dai Vernon, Faucett Ross, Martin Gardner, and Jerry Lukins
  • Christopher Woodward
  • Kovari
148 pages
  1. Volume 26, Number 1, May-June, 1970, 52 numbered pages - cover picture: Marshall D. Smith (seated with, left to right) unknown magician, Jerry Lukins, Faucett Ross, Martin Gardner, and Dai Vernon
  2. Menu - Table of Contents
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Card Magic
    • Potty Printing - Joe Riding
    • Aberration! - Hugh Miller
    • Deck Switch - Harry Stanley
    • Tattoo - Mel Davis
    • The Mark - Sid Carter
      • Card Stab
      • Coin Divination ...
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The Gen Volume 25

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 25 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Harry Stanley
  • Tom Parker
  • Tan Choon Tee
  • Jens Korth
  • Harvey Rosenthal
  • Neville Wiltshire
  • Bert Douglas
  • Keith Clark
  • Stuart Leith and Gladys
  • Alexander Adrion
  • Carl Ballantine
  • Al Mann
  1. Volume 25, Number 1, May, 1969, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Harry Stanley
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Magic for Youngsters
    • Konjuring for Kids, Part V - Apparatus Tricks - Jack Gittings
  4. Magic for the Pocket
    • Colour Blind - Trevor Dawson
  5. Money Magic
    • Hocus Pocus Coin - using any kind of folding coin, with routines - Al Koran ...
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The Gen Volume 24

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 24 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Alan Alan
  • Roy Baker
  • Will Ayling
  • William Zavis
  • Albert Goshman
  • Valerie Swadling
  • Dennis Allen
  • Ed Mishell
  • Dave Campbell
  • Jack Gittings
  • Bobby Bernard
  • Cliff Osman
296 pages
  1. Volume 24, Number 1, May, 1968, 22 numbered pages - cover picture: Alan Alan
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Just Between Us - Part Three - William Zavis
    • The Running Side Steal
    • Luck, Numerology, Coincidence - Magic!
  4. Close Up Magic
    • Miniature Predicto Frame - Magini
  5. Card Magic
    • Two from Sellers - Tom Sellers
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The Gen Volume 23

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 23 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Peter Oran
  • Larry Jennings
  • Milton Kort
  • Rev. Stephen Blood
  • Dai Vernon, Bruce Cervon, Steve Young
  • John Shearer
  • Rink
  • Jacques Dugour
  • Tom Johnston
  • Fugi Fuchs
  • Bob Batey (Navette)
  • Richard and Mary Suey
288 pages
  1. Volume 23, Number 1, May, 1967, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Peter Oran - Magic from Holland Issue
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Money Magic
    • "Do It Yourself" Bank Notes - Peter Oran
  4. Coin Through the Table - Alvara
  5. Close Up Magic
    • The Mouse Paddle - Eddie Taytelbaum
  6. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Blank Card...
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The Gen Volume 22

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 22 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Al Spackman, Al Brema
  • John Gilliland
  • Dennis Patten
  • Tony Shiels
  • Alan Kennaugh
  • Maurice Rooklyn
  • Eddie Joseph
  • Jim Cook - Campbell McRae
  • John Alborough
  • Graham Wilson and Hazel
  • Ricky Lester
  • Max Murdoch - Sanara
324 pages
  1. Volume 22, Number 1, May, 1966, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Al Spackamn
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Silken Bombshell - Extra - A. Del Roy
  4. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Noted Number - Al Spackman
  5. Magic for Youngsters
    • Attention - Children's Entertainers! - Part One - Cyro
      • A. My Grandma went...
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The Gen Volume 21

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 21 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Arnold De Seiver
  • Harold Taylor
  • Billy Day
  • George Hammerton
  • Dick Scott (Yimka)
  • Anverdi
  • Ross Bertram
  • Drew Masters
  • Bayard Grimshaw and Harry Stanley
  • Oscar Paulson
  • Finn Jon (Finn Hauger)
  • Hugh Miller
336 pages
  1. Volume 21, Number 1, May, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Arnold de Seiver
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Close Up Magic
    • Slydini and Delmin's Popper - Horace Bennett
      1. Variations on the [Syldini] "Flyaway Coin" Routine
        page 5 is missing
      2. Delmini's Popper
  4. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland ...
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The Gen Volume 20

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 20 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Roy Baker
  • Esme Levante
  • Al Flosso
  • Jay Ose
  • The Magic Castle
  • Roger Crosthwaite
  • Jack Mayes
  • Oliver Mackenzie
  • Horace Bennett
  • Bob Olson
  • Valerie and Robert Swadling
  • Keith Lawrence
332 pages
  1. Volume 20, Number 1, May, 1964, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Roy Baker
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Mainly Manipulative
    • Tissue Vanish - Robert Hamilton
  4. Magic with Apparatus
    • Out of the Rut - or The Devil of a Box - Norman Rhodes
  5. Money Magic
    • Hypno-Tisn't - Horace Bennett
  6. Magic for Youngsters
    • Turkish Delight...
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The Gen Volume 19

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 19 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Val Andrews
  • Ron MacMillan
  • Dr. Raymond L. Beebe
  • Frank Garcia
  • Sydney Lawrence
  • Eddie Dexter
  • Jack Gillespie
  • De Vega
  • J. A. M. Howie
  • Roger Klause
  • John Booth
  • Dino
336 pages
  1. Volume 19, Number 1, May, 1963, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Val Andrews
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Magic with Apparatus
    • Presentation of Cylindro - George Durant
  4. Magic for the Pocket
    • I.O.U. - An Original Pocket Trick - Edward Victor
  5. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Murray on Mentalism
  6. Psychojazzology - John Bragoli
  7. Just a Few Words and Bits and Pieces...
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The Gen Volume 18

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 18 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Albert Verity
  • John Ramsay
  • Tom Morley
  • Chris Woodward
  • Ralph Chart
  • Eddie Taytelbaum
  • Evelyn Rose
  • Leslie May
  • Kovari
  • Andrew Dalziel
  • Ludow
  • David Hemingway
  1. Volume 18, Number 1, May, 1962, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Albert Verity
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Double Knot Release
  4. The Homing Matches - Rink
  5. Coins Across - Rink
  6. Corner Count - Tom Sellers
  7. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Colour Television - John Bragoli
  8. A Sel-Dem Prediction - Jesse Demaline
  9. Lewis Ganson Explains...
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The Gen Volume 17

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 17 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Hugh Wylie
  • Fred Lowe
  • Docteur J. Dhotel
  • Dorothy and Al Roberts
  • Hans Anderson and Jeanette
  • George L. Boston
  • Bill Simon
  • Jimmy Findlay
  • Johnny Hart
  • Glenn G. Gravatt
  • Ken Brooke
  • Sitta
340 pages
  1. Volume 17, Number 1, May, 1961, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Hugh Wylie
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Card Magic
    • Dice Scripto - Frederica
  4. Take It Slowly - Robert Hamilton
  5. Silk Magic
    • A Silken Interlude - Hugh Wylie
  6. Improvement for the "Knife and Square Papers" - Jean Charles (France)
  7. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland ...
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The Gen Volume 16

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 16 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Al Koran
  • Allan Jamieson
  • Lloyd E. Jones
  • Gerald Kosky
  • Peter Pit
  • Douglas Francis
  • Lewis Ganson
  • Mavis Murrell
  • Don Alan
  • Iris and Lester Sharpe
  • Laurence Glen
  • The Tornedo's
304 pages
  1. Volume 16, Number 1, May, 1960, 24 numbered pages - cover picture: Al Koran
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Card Magic
    • Rainbow Pips - Bernard Shaw
  4. Card Seance - John Howie
  5. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • The Sailor's Trick
  6. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Penetration of a Cigarette
  7. Magic with Apparatus
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The Gen Volume 15

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 15 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonThe Gen, Volume 15, Lewis Ganson, editor

On the covers are

  • Don Lawton
  • Bob Lawrence
  • Wilfred Tyler
  • Murray
  • Jac Olten
  • John Giordmaine
  • Ernest Wethered
  • Archie Tear
  • Frank Brooker
  • Chan Canasta
  • Hubert Lambert
  • Sam Hughes
310 pages
  1. Volume 15, Number 1, May, 1959, 34 numbered pages - Gala Issue cover picture: Don Lawton
  2. Front Page Personality - Don Lawton
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Magic for the Pocket
    • Pocket Size Indian Rope - Aenigma (Holland)
  5. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Behind My Blackboard - Dr. Stanley Jaks (USA)
  6. New Lamps for Old...
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The Gen Volume 14

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 14 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonThe Gen, Volume 14, Lewis Ganson, editor - new editor

On the covers are

  • Will Ayling
  • Dai Vernon
  • Slydini
  • Harry Blackstone
  • Phoa Yan Tiong
  • Harold G. Beaumont
  • Milton Woodward and Millicent Cooper
  • Rink
  • Maurice Rooklyn
  • Harry Hickson
  • Dany Ray
  • John Ramsay
384 pages

  1. Volume 14, Number 1, May, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Will Ayling
  2. Front Page Personality - Will Ayling
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. A new Card Fan - Dudley Fossum (Wisconsin, USA)
  5. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Juggling Tumbler - Will Ayling
  6. Bento's Bat - Bento (Holland) ...
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The Gen Volume 13

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen Volume 13 by Harry Stanley & Lewis GansonOn the covers are
  • Ron Urban
  • Ed Marlo
  • Frederica
  • June Merlin
  • Michael and Valerie Bailey
  • ?
  • Levante
  • Donald G. Crombie
  • Nelson Downs
  • Remo Inzani
  • Clifford Davis
  • John Young
383 pages
  1. Volume 13, Number 1, May, 1957, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Ron Urban
  2. Front Page Personality - Ron Urban
  3. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
  4. The Magic of Coins - series by Charles Kingston (California, USA)
    • One - Such Flimsy Material
  5. More Finishing Touches - Nic Niberco (Hollnad)
    • Simplified Hofzinser Top Change - and a Trick
    • The Changing Card
  6. A Trio from Tom Sellers ...
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