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January 1997 - December 1997
Stan Allen & Associates
Stan Allen, Editor

1327 pages (1 double page)

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 5 - January 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - David Copperfield
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • New Year's Evolutions
  5. Letters
  6. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Tim White and Lisa Comeaux - married
      • Seymour Davis - died
      • Robert F. "Bob" Kavanaugh - died
      • William I. "Bill" Joy - died
    • From Cover ...
    • ... To Cover
  7. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • Escape To Cyberspace
      • Lybrary of Congress - Houdini
      • Houdini!
      • Houdini Museum
      • The Picture Place
      • The Life and Magic of Harry Houdini
  8. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Cybercon
      1. Buffalo Gat-Together - David Drake
      2. Atlanta Harvest of Magic - Earle Christenberry
      3. Convention Calendar
  9. A Most Sympathetic Client - A Conversation With Borra - David Avadon
    • A Pickpocket Primer
    • Esquire on Borra
  10. 1996: A 'Peak' Year - John Moehring
    • TV Magic ... Without David There Were Nine
    • Curtains 'Up'
    • Leaving Las Vegas ... Viva Las Vegas
    • A Magical Year To Celebrate
    • Publishing in '96
  11. Cover: David Copperfield: Dreams & Nightmares - Stan Allen
    • The Martin Beck
  12. Monday Night Magic! - Anthony Owens [sic]
  13. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Subtle Silver Splits - Joel Givens
    2. Millennial Cards Across - Jim Swain
    3. Hole In The Head - Chris Bailey
    4. Attribution Retribution
    5. Sired Liar - Edward Marlo
  14. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Balancing A Book
  15. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • The Perforated Brick
  16. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Darwinism
      • Classic Sampler - Michael Skinner - book
      • Dai Vernon's Inner Card Trilogy - Lewis Ganson - combined volumes
      • Blizzard - Dean Dill - effect
      • The Baby Bag - Algonquin McDuff - prop in a book
      • Dishonest Abe - Gregory Wilson - effect
      • New Pen Through Quarter - Al Lamfers - effect
      • The Complete Dungeon - Anthony Owen, editor - magazine compilation
      • The Card Magic of Paul Gordon - Paul Gordon - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  17. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  18. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  19. Advertisers Index
  20. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 6 - February 1997 - 104 pages
  2. Cover - Luis de Matos
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Who's Where???
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - January 1997 - Sired Liar by Ed Marlo
  7. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • TWGM3 Plugs IBM
    • Milestones
  8. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • How To Make Magic
      • Magic Central - The David Copperfield Fan Club
      • Magic in Sydney - Kent Blackmore's Home Page
      • Oz Magic
      • Magic Show's Magic Theater
      • Meir Yedid Magic
      • The Magic Shop, Cape Town, South Africa
      • Repro Magic United Kingdom
  9. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Millennium Flacon
      1. Yankee Gathering VI - Frank Dudgeon
      2. Ron & Martin McMillian's International Magic Convention - Elizabeth Warlock
      3. Convention Calendar
  10. The Magic of the London Palladium - Christopher Woodward
  11. The State Of The Art - Ragtime: The Musical - David Ben
  12. A Magical Blend of Art & Architecture
  13. Dealers Of Yore - John Moehring
  14. Cover: Louis de Matos - Mike Caveney
    • Guest Artists: Ilusões com Luis de Matos
  15. How To Make Magic Changing Pictures - Martin Gardner
    • Origins - Tom Ransom
  16. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Restoration Fuse - Frank Zak
    2. Pasteboard Calculus - Doug Conn
    3. The Lighter Side - Paul Diamond
    4. Pre-Princess - Edward Marlo
  17. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Magnetized Pencils
  18. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Polterdiced
  19. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Epiphany
      • The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser - Harry Riser & Ed Brown - book
      • The Great Raymond - William V. Rauscher - book
      • A Magician Among the Spirits - Harry Houdini - book reprint
      • The Illustrated History of Magic - Milbourne & Maurine Christopher - book
      • The Banquet Magician's Handbook - David Charvet - book
      • The Restaurant Worker's Handbook - Jim Pace & Jerry MacGregor - book
      • Super Script Packages - Doc Wayne - audio tapes and scripts
      • ... From a Shuffled Deck in Use ... [FASDIU] - Paul Cummins - book
      • The Ultimate Magic Square - Chris Wasshuber - effect
      • Alien Invasion - Danny Archer - effect
      • Grandpa's Deck - Danny Archer - effect
      • The Gim-Crack - John Swomley - effect
      • The Magazine Department
        • Finbin - John Fleischer & TJ Shimeld, editors
        • The Illusionist - Edd Schultz, editor
        • The Altar Flame - Mary Tomich, editor
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  20. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 7 - March 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Guy Hollingworth
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Brit-Land
  5. Errata - February 1997 - Dealers of Yore
  6. Letters
  7. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • Movies
    • In The News
    • Before your very Eyes
    • Milestones
      • Bernard Reid and Gabriel Lyster - married
      • William "Bill" Derman - died
    • Earthly Matters ... - re: Eco Magic Set
  8. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • Now You See It
      • Le Monde Magique de Fred Derik
      • The Little Egypt Gazette
      • Doug Henning's World of Magic - Unofficial
      • Magikraft Studios
      • Magic Castle Page By Infobahn Xpress
      • The Magic of Christian V. Andersen
      • The Greatest Magic Page On Earth
      • Magie Illusion und Täeuschungskunst
  9. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • There Must Be A Pony In All Of This
      1. Top Ten Complaints About Magic Conventions
      2. Magic Hands Frankenkongress - Craig R. Dickson
      3. The Professional Performer's Workshop (PPW) - Dick Bowman
      4. Magi-Fest - Scott Wells
      5. Convention Calendar
  10. In His Words: Ken Silverman - Interview by Richard Kaufman
  11. Slightly Off Broadway - Richard Cohn
    • Thomas Solomon's Theatre of the Macabre
    • J.P. Jarrett's Altered Reality
  12. Mystery Of Beni Hassan - Jim McKeague
  13. Cover: Who Is This Guy? - re: Guy Hollingworth - David Britland
    • The London Collection
    • The Deal Shift - Guy Hollingworth
  14. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Malone's Faux Pass - Bill Malone
    2. Two-Bit Bic-Traction - Bob King
    3. Signing On The Chairman - John Lenahan & Anthony Owen
    4. Kings Cleve, Aces Arrive - Seth Kramer
    5. Magic Day - Marty Kane
  15. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • A Mirror Paradox
  16. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • Rice And Water
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Blob-O-Vision
      • The Missing Flim-Flam Column
      • Hey, Isn't That The Aces OF Spades On The Other Side OF The Street
      • Farmarx Updated
  18. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • It's Not Magic, But ...
      • Harkey On Video - David Harkey - video
      • Off The Cuff - Gregory Wilson - video
      • The Dungeon Video - Anthony Owen - video
      • Superstarsign - Anthony Owen - effect
      • Hocus Poker - David Solomon - card routine
      • Candle Caps - Marcelo Contento - utility prop
      • The Book of Imagination - Kymystical Magic - book
      • Using Magic to Prevent Drug Abuse - Stan Davis - book
      • Covert Operations - Tom Frame - notes
      • The Abracadabra Kid - Sid Fleischman - book
      • Yankee Magic Collector #7 - magazine - reviewed by John Moehring
      • It's Still Not Magic, But ... Classic Text Adventure Masterpieces of Infocom
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  19. Who's Where
    • Lectures/Seminars
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  20. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  21. Advertisers Index
  22. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 8 - April 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Jason Byrne
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • The Joke's On Us
  5. Letters
  6. Thought Snapper
  7. Errata - July 1997 - Jack Chanin's address
  8. Guest Editorial - Who Am I To Disagree - Bill Goldman
  9. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Lewis "Lew" Zafran - died
    • Fallout
  10. 1997 Spring Convention Guide - Advertising Supplement
  11. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • My Best
      1. Upcoming Conventions
      2. Convention at the Capitol - Bruce Sandercock
      3. Magical Mardi Gras Event - Jon Racherbaumer
      4. Blackpool Magicians' Convention - Anthony Owen
      5. Intermagic '97 - Eric DeCamps
      6. Desert Magic Seminar XX - Jon Racherbaumer
      7. Convention Calendar 1997-98
  12. Lance Burton: The Encounter - Rory Johnston
  13. It's All In The Program - John Moehring
  14. Cover: The Power, Then The Glory - re: Jason Byrne - Mac King
  15. Jokers Wild - John Moehring
  16. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Finger-Melt - Joel Givens
    2. Teeter-Totter Change - Edward Marlo
    3. Hip Hip-Hop - Edgar C. Hernandez-Viera, M.D.
    4. Making John Doe Moe - Eddie Fields
  17. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Which Thread?
  18. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • Two Mene Card Tricks
      • A Case Of Collusion
      • Sextabulous
  19. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Art Beats Science
      • Chain Game Triplecross
  20. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • Changing Feet
  21. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Let Me Be Brief
      • Expert Impromptu Magic Made Easy (Three Volumes) - Tom Mullica - three videos
      • Ken Krenzel's Ingenuities - Stephen Minch - book
      • It's Not Magic, But - The Wonders of Solitude - Dale Salwak, editor
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  22. Who's Where
    • Touring
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
  23. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  24. Advertisers Index
  25. Upcoming In Magic
  26. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 9 - May 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Omar Pasha
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Stock's Up!
  5. Letters
  6. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Arturo de Ascanio y Navaz - died
      • Roger Coker - died
      • Jim Hooper (Nemo) - died
      • Ron Berg - died
      • Howard P. Bamman - died
  7. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Upgrade!
      • The Art of Hopping Tables, Part One and Two - Mark Leveridge - 2 videos
      • Doing Time - Mark Leveridge - effect
      • Deck-Aid - Mark Leveridge - gimmick
      • The Looking Glass #3 - Kaufman, Racherbaumer & Hobbs, editors - magazine
      • The Art of Metal Bending - Guy Bavli - notes
      • The Sharpie We Use - Pete Peddicord - effect
      • Illusion Projects: Sub Trunk - Clayton Cavaness - manual & video
      • The Magicians' Yearbook 1997 - Anthony Owen, editor - book
      • Music for Magicians, Volume 1 - Mike King & Bill White - audio
      • Super Rope - Malek Enterprises - prop
      • Produce! - Tom Crowl - audio-cassette newsletter
      • Magic of the Renaissance - Tom Crowl - manual
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  8. In His Words: Derek Dingle - Interview by Tamara Marotta
  9. Dresden Update [FISM '97] - Scott Wells
  10. Academy of Magical Arts 1997 Awards Banquet - Mike Caveney
    • And The Winners ...
  11. Indian Rope Trick Revisited
    1. Clive's Hindu Rope Trick - Dave Berry
    2. Indian Rope Connects Comics to Horror Flick - Max McLaughlin
    3. Indian Rope Stories Unravelled
    4. Categories of First-Hand Observations of Rope-Trick
    5. Another Rope Poster, Another Rope Story
  12. Ladies' First - Women-In-Magic Conference - Trixie Bond
  13. First Black Artifice
  14. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Warpogami - Alain Nu
    2. Gaze Detection - Ken Krenzel
    3. Wallet-Wave - Frank Zak
    4. Elastorama - Randy Wakeman
  15. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Sneaky Switches
  16. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • Strange Power
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Catch 23
      • Roped In
  18. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • Trick Question
      • Who Are You?
      • McBrideMagic.com
      • Debbie O'Carroll's Magical Theatre for Children
      • The Magic of Lyn
      • Master of Illusion - Brian Glow
  19. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Time To Report
      1. Magic Virginia '97 - Michael P. Lair
      2. New England Magicians Conference XVI - Kat Lovell
      3. Winter Carnival of Magic - XXIII - Tom Vorjohan
      4. Magic Convention in Paradise: The Hawaii Wonderworkers Workshop - Carl Andrews
      5. Abbott's Close-Up Convention - Mike Powers
      6. Magie Montreal - Joan Caesar
      7. Convention Calendar
  20. Who's Where
    • Touring
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
    • Reminder
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Upcoming In Magic
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 10 - June 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Harry Blackstone Jr. 1934-1997
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Virtual Reality
  5. Letters
  6. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Harry Blackstone Jr. 1934-1997 - died
      • William S. "Bill" Morton - died
      • Howard Bone - died
      • Louis Berkie - died
      • Chip Lowell and Lisa Casullo - married
    • Magic of art or art of magic?
  7. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • They All Float Down Here ...
      • Pocket Levitator - Andrew Mayne - self-levitation effect
      • The Pilot - Ted Harding - self-levitation effect
      • The Elmsley Tahoe Sessions - Volumes 1-4 - Alex Elmsley - 4 videos
      • Encyclopedia of Card Sleights Volumes 7 & 8 - Daryl - 2 videos
      • Natural Selections - David Acer - book
      • Everything is Funnier with Monkeys - Doc Dixon - book
      • Fascinating Origami: 101 Models - Vicente Palacios - book
      • The Quadro-Chick - Jon Allen - effect
      • IT - Gregory Wilson - effect
      • The No 2 Pencil - Mark Jenest - effect
      • Miracle Monte - Anthony Owen & Andy Nyman - effect
      • Pot vs Kettle Department - letter to Mike Maxwell
      • It's Not Magic, But - Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative - Edward Tufte - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  8. Cover: In His Words: Harry Blackstone Jr. - Interview by Stan Allen
  9. TV Madness - John Moehring
    • The World's Wildest Magic
    • All-Star T.G.I.F. Magic
  10. David Blaine: Nowhere Man - Jon Racherbaumer
    • Bingo Bango! Mondo Magic Guy - reviewed by Jon Racherbaumer
    • Traffic Counts
    • Plane Blaine - Interview
  11. Spellbound m'97 - review by John Moehring
  12. Twins - David Charvet
    • Houdini Exposed ... How Else? - Jerry Foley
    • Magic's Most Unusual Illusion - David Charvet
  13. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Gold Strike - Chad Long & Ray Kosby
    2. Doubly Daring Revelation - Doug Conn
    3. Phantom Cigarette - Coe Norton
    4. Tic-Tactic - Henry Lewis
  14. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Two Ten-Cent Betchas
  15. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • The Scram-And-Scram Ten Card Deal
  16. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • The Devil Box
      • White Rabbit
      • Translation
      • The Magic of David Copperfield
      • Siegfried & Roy
  17. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Spring Kick-Off
      1. Upcoming Conventions
      2. East Coast Magic Spectacular IX - Beth C. Sheligo
      3. Hank Lee's Cape Cod Conclave - Father Stephen A. Fernandes
      4. Glass City Conjuror's Conclave - Mike Duseburg
      5. Michigan Magic Day - Randall Jack Vander Wal
      6. Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic - Scott Wells
      7. Magic in the Midlands - John W. Ackerman
      8. Magicians Alliance of Western New York - Gene Doane
      9. Convention Calendar
  18. Who's Where
    • Touring
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
  19. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  20. Advertisers Index
  21. Upcoming In Magic
  22. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 11 - July 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Escamoteur
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Bold
  5. Letters
  6. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
  7. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • 'S Juanderful
      • Lessons in Magic: Volumes 1-3 - Juan Tamariz - three videos
      • The Magic of Spain: Ascanio - Arturo de Ascanio - video
      • T.A. Waters: Mind, Myth, and Magic - T.A. Waters - book
      • Entertaining with Balloons, Volume 1 and 2 - L'il John (Todd Watson) - two videos
      • Natural Selections: The Companion Video - David Acer - video
      • Pocket Power: The Video - Jarle Leirpoll - video
      • Jean Hugard - James B. Alfredson - book
      • Charles Bertram: The Court Conjurer - Edwin A. Dawes - book
      • Swami/Mantra - Sam Dalal - bound magazine reprints
      • The Art of Deception - Chuck Romano - book
      • Levante: His Life, No Illusion - Kent Blackmore - book - reviewed by John Moehring
      • It's Not Magic, But - Hitchcock by Francis Truffaut - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  8. In Their Words: Patrick Watson & David Ben - Interview by David Peck
    • David Ben is ... The Conjuror - Robert Allen
  9. More TV Madness - John Moehring
    • Disney's Melinda, First Lady of Magic
    • Most TV Madness
  10. Choreographic Misdirection - Jarle Leirpoll
  11. Before Your Very Eyes - Ryan Oakes
  12. Cover: The French Connection - Escamoteur - Bob Read
  13. Copperfield Wins Right To Fly Solo - C. Paul Spurgeon
    • Copyright - What Does It Protect?
  14. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Pitchin' Penetration - Paul Cummins
    2. Six Murders & Six Cops - Ramón Riobóo
    3. Convincing Tent Vanishes - Kevin Kelly
    4. The Irrestible [sic] Force - David Avadon
  15. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • The Five Senses
  16. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • The Zen Card Deal
      • Duffie's Zen Card Deal
  17. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Penny For Your Thoughts
  18. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Puffery?
      1. Upcoming Conventions
      2. U.S.-Canadian Deaf Magicians Festival - Craig Dickson
      3. Louisiana Magic Weekend - Charlie Randall
      4. U.S./Canada Connection - Ron Zollweg
      5. Magic on Manhattan - Scott Wells
      6. Word Magic Summit V - Jon Racherbaumer
      7. Florida State Magic Convention - David Sandy
      8. Magic Collector's "British" Weekend - Claude Crowe
      9. Convention Calendar
  19. Who's Where
    • Touring
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
  20. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  21. Advertisers Index
  22. Upcoming In Magic
  23. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 12 - August 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - FISM 1997
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • How Was FISM?
  5. Errata - July 1997 - Before Your Very Eyes
  6. Letters
  7. Special Advertising Section - Marco the Magi's production of Le Grand David and his own Spectacular Magic Company
  8. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Abe Steier - died
      • Jay Bedsworth - died
      • James [Maitland] "Jimmy" Stewart - died
  9. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Floats 'Em Jetsam
      • Zero Gravity - Mike Bent - levitation effect
      • The Self-Levitation Video - Mike Maxwell - video
      • Max Maven's Videomind: Three Volumes - Max Maven - three videos
      • Effortless Card Magic - Peter Duffie - book
      • Dai Vernon's Symphony of the Rings - Lewis Ganson - booklet
      • Growing in the Art of Magic: The Book - Eugene Burger - transcript
      • Thought Sender - Eugene Burger - effect
      • Shotglass Surprise - Eugene Burger - effect
      • The Perfect Clip Board - Roy Oron & Guy Bavli - effect
      • Signed Bill in Pen - John Cornelius - effect
      • The Animated Wand - John Cornelius - effect
      • Commercial Carney - John Carney - video
      • Three Ropes and a Baby - Richard Sanders - effect
      • Picture This! - Richard Sanders - effect
      • A Price Guide to Books: 1639-1990 - Michael Canick - book
      • Sad News Department - The Minotaur to cease publication
      • It's Not Magic, But - The 101 Most Asked Questions About Las Vegas and Casino Gambling - George Joseph - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  10. In His Words - Harry Lorayne - Interview by Stan Allen
  11. Ragtime - An American Premiere - T.A. Waters
  12. Return to The Magical Empire - John Moehring
  13. Edward Maro: A Forgotten Master - Mike Caveney
    • Maronook Sojurn - Brad Ball
  14. Cover FISM '97 - The 20th World Congress of Magic - Mike Caveney
    • FISM Award Winners
    • FISM Snapshots - Gary D. Hughes
  15. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Book Mark - David Nolan
    2. Reversal of Fortune - Tom Frame
    3. A House In New Orleans - Luis Iglesias
    4. Calculating Bullets - Aldo Colombini
    5. Attribution Retribution
      • King Cleve, Aces Arrive - Seth Kramer
      • Wallet-Ave - Frank Zak
      • Warpogami - Alain Nu
      • Doubly Daring Revelation - Doug Conn
  16. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • Voodoo Economics
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Face-Up Blackjack
  18. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • A Water Transfer
  19. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Hocus Politicus
      1. IBM Ring 21 Day of Magic - Donald Desfor
      2. 69th Annual Society of American Magicians National Convention - Ryan Oakes
      3. 75th Diamond Jubilee International Brotherhood of Magicians National Convention - Carey Lauder
      4. Convention Superlatives - SAM - IBM
      5. Convention Calendar
  20. Who's Where
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
    • Touring
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Upcoming In Magic
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 7, Number 1 - September 1997 - 104 pages
  2. Cover - Juliana Chen
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
      Cover Up
  5. Letters
  6. Index Update
  7. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • Penn & Teller Tour
    • In The News
    • Milestones
    • FizBin
  8. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Odds And Ends
      • The Card Magic of Nick Trost - Nick Trost - book
      • Simon Says - Simon Lovell - book
      • The Amazing Jonathan's [sic] Weird Stuff - The Amazing Johnathan
      • Marc Paul Lecture Video - Marc Paul - video
      • The B*M*K Wallet - Anthony Miller - prop
      • Aces In Their Faces - Bob Kohler - effect
      • Magic Shoes - Bill Goldman - effect
      • World's Greatest Card Trick - Bill Goldman - effect
      • The Magicard - Mark Jenest - effect
      • Wild Hand - Bob Miller - effect
      • Hard 8 - Todd Theman - effect
      • The Amazing Miniature Card Sticker Book - Jeff Brown - props & manuscript
      • Slurp - Mark Parker - effect
      • Nothing Up My (Green) Sleeves - Paul Green - notes
      • The Haunted House Handbooks - Shawne Baines - four books
      • From The Horse's Mouth Department
      • It's Not Magic, But - Meer Me at Jim & Andy's: Jazz Musicians and Their World - Gene Lees - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  9. In His Words: Michael Ammar - Interview by Stan Allen
  10. Maverick Illusion Show - Stan Allen
  11. Not Just Another Lecture - re: Die Fertigen Finger - Ryan Oakes
  12. The Story Of The "Zig-Zag Girl" - Eric Lewis
    • The "Walking Zig-Zag" - Eric Lewis
  13. Vegas Day-Tripper
  14. Cover: Juliana Chen - John Moehring
    • Crds, Cards, Cards
  15. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Hang 'Em High - Bob Sheets
    2. Sock Hop: The Ultimate Piano Card Trick - Scott Cram
    3. Gwynne Kin - Cy Keller
    4. The Blue Danube - Anthony Owens [sic]
  16. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • The One-Man Band
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • The Twenty Card Deal
      • Half The Twenty Card Deal
      • The Twenty Card Deal
      • The Duffie Ten Card Deal
  18. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • The Rising Marble
  19. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Breathless
      1. Upcoming Conventions
      2. PCAM Convention - Bruce Sandercock
      3. Convention Calendar
  20. Who's Where
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
    • Touring
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Upcoming In Magic
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 7, Number 2 - October 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Jeff Sheridan
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Done
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - September 1997 - Vegas Day Tripper - August 1997 - Inside Magic & Letters
  7. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Alhaji Moshood Abiola - died
  8. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • ... An Occult Hand ...
      • Raising the Dead for Fun and Profit - Jim Magus - manuscript
      • Magicclips CD-ROM - Studio Aholiab
      • The Six-Hour Memorized Deck - Martin Joyal - book
      • Digital Effects - The Magic of Joe Mogar - Steve Beam - book
      • Get Your Show on the Road - Leith Johnson - book
      • How to Make Money Performing in Schools - David Heflick - book
      • The Yellow Lecture Notes - Peter Studebaker - notes
      • The Green Lecture Notes - Peter Studebaker - notes
      • Working the Tables - David Drake - manuscript
      • The Expert Card to Wallet Randy Wakeman - effect
      • Clone Zone - Peter Duffie - effect
      • Ghost Flight - Peter Duffie - effect
      • Minds Master! - Peter Duffie - effect
      • Clipped - Danny Archer - effect
      • The Emergency Card - Danny Archer - effect
      • From The Horse's Mouth
      • It's Not Magic, But - Origami in Action - Robert J. Lang - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  9. In His Words: Milt Larsen - Interview by Bill McIlhany
  10. Magicians Among The Spirits - Gary R. Brown
  11. They're Back! - Jason & Justin Senft
  12. The Best Show I Ever Saw - re: 1967's It's Magic - Stan Allen
  13. 'Tis The Season - John Moehring
    • Illusions In The Night
    • Hotel Halloween
    • Nightmare Castle
    • Halloween Magic & Ghost Show
    • Pandemonium Carnival of Oddities and Illusions
    • Early Haunts
  14. Cover: Jeff Sheridan: Scenes From A Hidden Life - Richard Kaufman
    • Jeff Sheridan: Scenes From A Movie
  15. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Swoggled And Boggled - Charles McFarland
    2. Flushock - Peter Duffie
    3. Hugger Mugger Replacement - Paul Cummins
    4. Count Down Con - Giovanni Livera
  16. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • The Purse Trick
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Blackjack Attack (Inspired By Actual Events)
  18. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Retinal Retention
  19. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • All Grown Up
      1. Upcoming Conventions
      2. Fellowship of Christian Magicians National Convention - Bob Klamm
      3. Abbott's Magic Get-Together - Mike Powers
      4. 23rd Annual Tannen's Magic Camp - Tom Ogden
      5. 36th Midwest Magic Jubilee - Joe Dobson
      6. Texas Association of Magicians - Scott Wells
      7. Convention Calendar
  20. Who's Where
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
    • Touring
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Upcoming In Magic
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 7, Number 3 - November 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - The Story of Magic & Ricky Jay
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • My Pets
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - it is Anthony Owen not Owens
  7. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Mario J. Gonzalez, Jr.
      • John Denver - died
  8. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Ouch!!!
      • Hand Dragon - Chappy Brazil - fire effect
      • Inviso-Torch - Jim Pace - fire effect
      • Inferno - Steve Sheraton - fire effect
      • The Greater Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields - Jon Racherbaumer - book
      • The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 - Jack Carpenter - book
      • Folding Money Fooling - Robert E. Neale - book
      • It's Not Magic, But - Origami Plain and Simple - Robert E. Neale - book
      • Hocus Pocus Junior - Steve Burton Magic - book reprint
      • Magic - Peter Eldin - juvenile publication - reviewed by John Moehring
      • Elegant Card Magic: Volumes 1 and 2 - Rafael Benatar - two videos
      • Cups and Balls: Execution, Theory, and Practice - Rafael Benatar - video
      • Shell Shocked - Barry Taylor - video
      • From The Horse's Mouth
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  9. In His Words: Gary Ouellet - Interview by Stan Allen & John Moehring
  10. When Orson Called ... - John Daniel
  11. Still Life With Iris - review by Stephen Minch
  12. Birth Of The Pearl - Brian McCullagh
    • Pearl Revelations
  13. Cover: Stories Of Magic - John Moehring
    • The Story of Magic
    • The Art of Magic
    • The Mysteries of Magic
    • The Secrets of Magicians & Mentalists
    • Grand Illusions: The Story of Magic
    • What, When, Who ...
  14. Tricks For The Trade - Rick Gerber: A Corporate Magician ... No, Really! - Stan Allen
  15. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Push-In Change Transpo - Joseph K. Schmidt
    2. Finessed Christ Force - Karel Ditta
    3. All The Trappings - Peter Duffie
    4. Hammanesque Twist - Gene Castillon
  16. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Vaya Con Dios Con
  17. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Water Level Riddle
  18. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • To See Or Not To See
      1. British Ring Convention (61st) - Elizabeth Warlock
      2. Carole's Pocono Mountain Magic Fest (3rd) - Ed White
      3. Convention Calendar
  19. Who's Where
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
    • Touring
  20. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  21. Advertisers Index
  22. Upcoming In Magic
  23. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 7, Number 4 - December 1997 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Will, the Witch & the Watch
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • White-Knuckler
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - November, 1997 - In His Words
  7. Guest Editorial - Let's Play - Steve Bedwell
  8. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Leo Behnke & Pat McCarty - married
      • Wendel W. Gibson - died
      • Jack Chanin - died
      • Glidden Elmo "Glid" Lister [Jo-Jo the Clown Magician] - died
      • Jim Hanning - died
  9. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Job 2:7
      • Jennings '67 - Richard Kaufman - book
      • Intimate Miracles: The Magic of Dean Dill - Tim Trono - book
      • Ah-Ha! - David Harkey & Eric Anderson - collection of 21 effects
      • Switch*A*Roo - Russell Niedzwiecki - utility prop
      • Arcade Dreams: Marlo Without Cards - Jon Racherbaumer & Edward Marlo - book
      • Super Showdown - Nick Trost - effect
      • The Mastering System - John Altpeter - prop & video
      • Magazine Department
        • Onyx - Ken Simmons, editor
        • The Magic Menu, Volume Seven
        • The Little Egypt Gazette - to cease publication
      • Oops Department - Errata - Expert Card to Wallet & fire devices
      • From The Horse's Mouth
      • It's Not Magic, But
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  10. It's Magic - review byStna Allen
  11. Second Time Around ... The Christopher $ale - Gabe Fajuri
    • Auction By The Numbers
    • Top 10 Lots
  12. The World's Greatest Magic IV - Stan Allen
    • For The Record
  13. Random Reflections On The Cardwright Larry Jennings (1933-1997)
    • Richard Kaufman
    • Mike Skinner
    • Roger Klause
    • Louis Falanga
    • Jon Racherbaumer
  14. Los Angeles Conference On Magic History
    • Day One - Stephen Minch
    • Day Two - Edwin Dawes
    • Day Three - Richard Kaufman
  15. Cover: A New Production Of Maskelyne's Will, the Witch & the Watch - Jim Steinmeyer
    • Programme
    • The Story
  16. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. One-Handed False Cut - David Drake
    2. Hooked Up - Eddie Adams
    3. Fisher Ring - Bob Miller
  17. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • card stunt
  18. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • Contagious Red
  19. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Fall Back
      1. International Festival of Children's Magicians - Samuel Patrick Smith
      2. Tannen's 35th Magic Jubilee - Craig R. Dickson
      3. 2nd Buffalo Get-Together - David Drake
      4. 12th Annual Central New York Magic Fest
      5. Convention Calendar
  20. Who's Where
    • United States
    • International
    • Cruising
    • Touring
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Upcoming In Magic
  24. Finally

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