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Max Andrews' Magic Magazine: Volume 1 (Apr 1952 - Mar 1953)

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Max Andrews' Magic Magazine: Volume 1 (Apr 1952 - Mar 1953) by Max Andrews
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Max Andrews' Magic Magazine: Volume 1 (12 issues)
Published by Max Andrews and Vampire Magic, 332 pages

Volume 1, Number 1, April, 1952, 20 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet -- John Bourne
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. Magic of 1951 - Max Andrews
    • Double Magic
  6. Balloonology - series by Charles Cole
  7. Magigags - series by Eric P. Wilson
  8. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
    • Foreword
    • Introduction
    • Original Effect by Suzy Wandas
  9. Stoogie Says - gag column
  10. Funzabuzzin - series by Johnny Geddes
    • Cheeky Charlie
  11. Putting Drama Into Magic - John Bourne
  12. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  13. Strolling Along - Gee and Whizz
  14. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • Creating Atmosphere
    • Magic Stars
  15. Card Racket - Max Andrews
  16. Philosophy and Phun - series by Billy McComb
  17. Magicians in the News
    • Lester Sharpe
    • Eddie Joseph
    • Percy Abbott
    • Edward H. Graves
    • Jac Olten
    • Kalanag
    • Mt. Browning
    • The Devon Magic Circle
    • Goodliffe
  18. Sophisticated Silk - Max Andrews
    • Don't Fear the Smears!
  19. Book Reviews - Maurice Burdin
    • "Magic as a Hobby" - Bruce Elliott
  20. A Good Deck Switch
  21. Mysteries from East and West - series by Lenz
    • Romance of India
  22. The Vampire Club Report - "Buck"
  23. Silk thru Glass
  24. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 2, May, 1952, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet -- Brian Godfrey
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. Flashback!
  6. I.B.M. British Ring 1952 Convention
  7. Balloonology - series by Charles Cole
  8. Alternative Deck Switch
  9. Just a Word - a book test - J. R. Buscall
  10. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
  11. Stoogie Says - gag column
  12. Pro Bono Magico - Vampire Club report by "Buck"
  13. Obituary - Ralph Read
  14. Speech for the Magician - John Bourne
  15. Magigags - series by Eric P. Wilson
    • What's You Line >li>Show a Leg There!
  16. advertisements
  17. Book Reviews - Maurice Burdin
    • "It Must Be Mindreading" - George Anderson
  18. Mysteries from East and West - series by Lenz
    • The Romance of India - A Fakir's Death Bird
  19. Your Worst Figure
  20. Funzabuzzin - Johnny Geddes
    • Some Spoon
  21. What They Say - testimonials
  22. Four Aces and a Joker - series by Arthur Leroy
    • 1. Ace of Spades - Two Minds
  23. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • Money Goes to Your Head
  24. The Curse of Scotland - C. Howetts Dunn
  25. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  26. Wheezy Anna - Jimmy Flowers
  27. Magicians in the News
    • Herbert J. Collings
    • Douglas Craggs
    • Jack Murphy
    • Howard de Courcy
    • Harry Murdoch
    • Tommy Cooper
    • Stuthard
    • The Order of the Magi
    • Freddie Harris
    • W. C. D. Smith
    • The Society of American Magicians
  28. An Idea for a Vent Act - Alex Gordon
  29. What They Say - testimonials
  30. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 3, June, 1952, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - "Steve" Cyril A. Stevens
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. Manxland's Magical Mecca - The World's Most Wonderful Temple of Mystery - by a Manx "Fer-obbee"
  6. Philosophy and Phun - series by Billy McComb
  7. Four Aces and a Joker - series by Arthur Leroy
    • 1. Ace of Clubs - The Big Broadcast
  8. cartoon
  9. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
    • Aquitments
  10. Fantasy - The John Calvert Show
  11. Alarm Clock from Nowhere - Cliff Osman
  12. The Ballet Card - Cliff Osman
  13. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  14. What They Say - testimonials
  15. advertisements
  16. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • Coin Flat with Feet
  17. Pro Bono Magico - Vampire Club report by "Buck"
  18. I.B.M. Dinner - photos
  19. Sensational Telephone Trick - No Questions Asked - Richard Himber
  20. Ten Comedy Tips by Tom Harris
  21. Patriotic Ribbons to Dove - Max Andrews
  22. Glued to the Spot! - J. E. Backer
  23. Mysteries from East and West - series by Lenz
    • The Romance of India
  24. Magigags - series by Eric P. Wilson
  25. Knowing Your Audience - John Bourne
  26. Funzabuzzin - Johnny Geddes
    • Silk Burst
  27. The I.B.M. (British Ring) Dinner
  28. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 4, July, 1952, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Frank Baumforth
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. I Remember - Henry J. Leat
  6. Ode to a Would-Be Comic - "The Jay"
  7. The Landershute Deck - "Hayward"
  8. Squaring the Circle - Roland Fraser
  9. Fried Fish - Roy Baker
  10. Roundabout - column by Alan Kennaugh
  11. Magigags - series by Eric P. Wilson
  12. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
    • First Sleight
    • second sleight
  13. Stoogie Says - gag column
  14. Hands and Feet - John Bourne
  15. The Magician's World - News from and about Magicians
    • T. G. R. Goonewardene - Ceylon Magicians
    • Canon T. J. James
    • Jay Palmer
    • passing of Horace Beer "El-Loodah"
    • Eddie Joseph (Ed Jason)
    • Cecil Lyle
    • The Great Masoni (Eric Mason)
    • Shan
    • Danny Ray
    • Lester & Iris Sharpe
    • Norman A. Perera
  16. Memories of Abracadabra Jamboree
  17. advertisements
  18. Ringing the Bull - A Splendid Children's Effect - Jimmy Flowers
  19. Wishing the Colour - Harold H. Poole
  20. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  21. The Devon Magic Circle's Second Bideford Convention - May 16-18
  22. The Ghostly Signature - F. G. Cleaver
  23. Mysteries from East and West - series by Lenz
    • The Romance of India - The Pigeon Mystery
  24. The Flying Sorcerers, 1952
    • Goodliffe
    • Tom Harris
    • Donald Crombie
    • Graham Adams
    • Francis Haxton
  25. Funzabuzzin - Johnny Geddes
    • Table Trickery
  26. Correction to the June Issue - Richard Himber Telephone Trick
  27. Pro Bono Magico - Vampire Club report by "Buck"
  28. Transparent Clockhand - a New Mode of Presentation - Harold Poole
  29. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 5, August, 1952, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Martini
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. Extenu-endo- Jack Nightingale
  6. Silky Tip - Tom Egan
  7. Two "Cane" Openers - Ken Brooke
  8. Magigags - series by Eric P. Wilson
  9. Roundabout - column by Alan Kennaugh
  10. Lighted Candles - Two Routines for Stage and Cabnaret - Garvan
  11. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
    • Chapter III
  12. Four Aces and a Joker - series by Arthur Leroy
    • "Someday I'll Find You"
  13. Those Awkward Moments - John Bourne
  14. Congres Magique International
  15. The Vampire Club "Pro Bono Magico" - report by "Buck"
    • The Vampires - Pre-Hibernation
  16. Wine Penetration - A New Liquid Effect - P. Ramsdale
  17. The Audience Does It - A New and Foolproof Method for the Final Card Trick - Mysterro
  18. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  19. Mysteries from East and West - series by Lenz
    • The Romance of India - Tongue Cutting Feat
  20. The Magician's World - News from and about Magicians
    • Scottish Convention
    • Jack Ledair passed away
    • Ken Brooke
    • John Calvert
    • Foo Ming
    • Eric Willimas
    • Peter Dulay
    • Tommy Cooper
    • David Goldstein
  21. Almost in Confidence - series by Victor Farelli
    • The Smoking Sailor - Make It Magical!
  22. Funzabuzzin - Johnny Geddes
    • Luminous Moon
  23. cartoon
  24. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • Coin Transit
  25. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 6, September, 1952, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Claude Manley
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. The Three Ball Trick
  6. Four Aces and a Joker - series by Arthur Leroy
    • 4. Ace of Diamonds "Stops 'em Dead"
  7. An Incredible Separation - Phantom Liquids that Appear, Mix and Say Good-Bye - John Lee
  8. Roundabout - column by Alan Kennaugh
  9. Phrantic Flight - A Splendid Routine for Children - Jimmy Flowers
  10. Whizzy cartoon
  11. No Top - No Bottom! - Johnny Geddes gives away a tested laughter maker
  12. The Knowing Ones - John Bourne
  13. Almost in Confidence - series by Victor Farelli
    • Single Rope Strangulation Tie (A Lesson in Misdirection)
  14. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  15. Not an Illusion - Roy Baker
  16. The Magician's World - News from and about Magicians
    • Australian News
    • New Zealand News
  17. Mysteries from East and West - series by Lenz
    • The Romance of India - Tongue Cutting and Fire Cleansing
  18. Dutch National Congress of Magicians - report by Max Andrews
  19. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
    • First Sleight
    • Second Sleight
  20. Magigags - series by Eric P. Wilson
  21. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • Converting a "Pocket Trick" Into a Stage Effect
    • Converting a Stage Effect Into a "Pocket Trick"
    • Coin Transit - continued from August issue
  22. Book Reviews - J. B.
    • Nat Leipzig's Card Stab - Victor Farelli
  23. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 7, October, 1952, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Foo Ming (Dennis Fenwick)
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. The Greeks had a Word for it - Magini (of Ipswich)
  6. Real Ice Cream with "Instant Freeze" - Roy Baker
  7. Where Monocles Come From
  8. Four Aces and a Joker - series by Arthur Leroy
    • 5. Joker "The Talisman"
  9. Magician's World - News from and about Magicians
    • Eddie Joseph
    • Mystic Craig
    • Elmer Eckam
    • Laurie Ireland
    • Colonel Ponsonby
    • Jasper Maskelyne
  10. Roundabout - column by Alan Kennaugh
  11. Make-Up for Magicians - series by Martyn
    • The Straight Makeup
    • The Chinese Makeup
  12. Whizzy cartoon
  13. Ways of Mentalists - John Bourne
  14. Magic from Tan Hock Chuan
    • 1. The Dissolving Ball
    • A Simple Rising Card Effect
  15. Almost in Confidence - series by Victor Farelli
    • The Ottokar Fischer Pass (First Explanation Ever Published)
  16. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
    • Balance Zirka
  17. Magigags - series by Eric P. Wilson
  18. Mysteries from East and West - series by Lenz
    • The Romance of India - Fire Through Water
  19. Money Travels - Claude Manley
  20. Goldilocks escapes from the Three Bears - Johnny Geddes
  21. correspondence
  22. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • Cigarette Divination
  23. The International Convention of Magicians (Geneva) - report by Max Andrews
  24. Eddie Joseph a Myth? - Max Andrews
  25. s - J.B.'s Corner series
  26. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 8, November, 1952, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Mystic Craig
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. Chasing the Ladies - A Gather Round Mystery for the Club Night - Mystico
  6. Notice - humor
  7. It's Here, It's There. It's Gone! - A Pocket Baffler - Trevini
  8. Make-Up for Magicians - series by Martyn
    • The Eastern Makeup
    • The Clown Makeup
  9. Magic for All - series by Tan Hock Chuan
    • I Have Your Number
    • The Long Match
  10. The I.B.M. British Ring Convention (Hastings) - report by Max Andrews
  11. Almost in Confidence - series by Victor Farelli
    • Sudden "Vanish" of Five Cups
  12. A Week with Dante - John Bourne
  13. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
  14. The Magic Soldier - a lovely new children's trick - Jimmy Flowers
  15. Our Dealers Display
  16. Mysteries from East and West - series by Lenz
    • The Romance of India - Day of Punishment
  17. Book Reviews - John Bourne
    • Four Little Beans - a comedy trick
  18. Friend of the Devil - George Reynolds
  19. Out of the Bag - correspondence
    • Your Worst Figure
    • Transvaal Magician's Circle
  20. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 9, December, 1952, 32 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Roy Baker
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. Removing an Appendix - L. H. Slipper
  6. The Magic Circle Grand Festival of Magic - report
  7. Wizard's Wonderland of the Weird - Meloc (S. Jackson Coleman)
    • Arnold Crowther "The Mirthful Mystifier"
  8. Try This New Coin Vanish - A. J. Thomas
  9. Almost in Confidence - series by Victor Farelli
    • The Veneri Rattle Box (First Explanation Ever Publsihed)
  10. Magic for All - series by Tan Hock Chuan
  11. Playing Hands - poem by Frank S. Cooze
  12. Where to Find the Patter - John Bourne
  13. The Vampire Club - Report on Opening Meeting Oct. 31st - by "Buck"
  14. advertisements
  15. Whizzy cartoon
  16. The Penny Travelers - Lenz
    • Lenz' Coin Routine Simply Explained
  17. What they say about the New Book - "Four Little Beans" by John Ramsay
  18. Modifying the Patter - Jack Nightingale
  19. Raising Cane - Johnny Geddes
  20. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • The Foreman Goes to Work - or Electric Matches (Two Methods)
  21. Sympathetic Silks - Without Doubt! - Sidney Twinn
  22. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
  23. Rings that Link Patriotically - L. Barber
  24. Book Reviews - M. B.
    • Modern Coin Magic - J. B. Bobo
  25. What's My Line? - Len Belcher
  26. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 10, January, 1953, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Buck Hurst
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. "Star of Magic Award" Plaque - Presented to Slydini - report by Lew Dick
  6. Dowel Dollies - series by "Just Johnny"
  7. Roundabout - column by Alan Kennaugh
  8. Gypsy Jack - Mystico
  9. Gags for the Vampire Comedy Beer Mug - Roy F. Price
  10. Tips on Card Fans - Frank Cooze
  11. New Ideas for the Chinese Sticks - Mysterio
  12. The Chameleon Ball - Tan Hock Chuan
  13. Jim Roberts - personality
  14. Almost in Confidence - series by Victor Farelli
    • Novel Production of a Ball (for the stage only)
    • Single Rope Strangulation Tie
  15. The Vampire Club - report by "Buck"
  16. Making Soft Soap Extra Clean! - The Merry Mr. E
  17. testimonials
  18. 2nd Spanish National Congress of Magic - preview
  19. Post Prediction - Len Belcher
  20. Spellbound - Edmund Rowland
  21. Little Mentalisms - series by J.B.
  22. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  23. Another Card Rises - A. J. Thomas
  24. Whizzy cartoon
  25. Drat That Fly - Dennis Patten
  26. Things that get Magicians in the News - John Bourne
  27. Imperial Court of Mystery - preview
  28. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 11, February, 1953, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Zicardi (Joe Conn)
  3. Contents
  4. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  5. Christmas Magic at the Fortune Theatre, London - Walter de Frece
    • Murray (Australian Escapologist)
    • Charles Cole
    • Edna Taylor
    • Maskar
    • Kranston
    • Stanley Watson
    • Windy Blow
  6. Dowel Dollies - series by "Just Johnny"
    • The Dancing Tea Kettle
  7. Simple Effects that will Make You Talked About - John Bourne
  8. Vampire Club Cabaret - photos
  9. Almost in Confidence - series by Victor Farelli
    • "Surprise" Ropes and Rings (Using Elastic Bands)
  10. Not Two Sweets - Len Belcher
  11. Double Discernment - Eddie Joseph
  12. Windy Blow - The Balloonatic
    • Shows you how to make a Balloon Dog with only one Modelling Balloon
  13. Memories of Houdini
  14. White Magic - a series of cigarette manipulations - J. H. Vermeyden
  15. testimonials
  16. They Refuse to Mix - New Brandy and Water Separation - Tan Hock Chuan
  17. Inexhaustible Magic Wand - Walter Behm
  18. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  19. The Magician's World - News from and about Magicians
    • Dr. Marcus Block
    • Ken Brooke
    • Magic Circle
    • Roy Billings and Gabrielle Varley
    • George Blake
    • Cecil Lyle
    • Robert Harbin
    • John Calvert
  20. Notice to Australian Magicians
  21. cartoon
  22. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • Penny Thro' Handkerchief
  23. testimonials
  24. advertisements

Volume 1, Number 12, March, 1953, 28 numbered pages without covers

  1. advertisements
  2. Meet - - Jerry Bergman
  3. Editor's Page - Max Andrews
  4. After Visiting London - Herbert S. H. Piolley
  5. Dowel Dollies - series by "Just Johnny"
    • Dancing Kettle Routine
  6. Whizzy cartoon
  7. Sympathetic Transposition - Tan Hock Chuan
  8. Tale of a Shirt - A Brilliant Children's Comedy Routine - Johnny Geddes
  9. Some Magical Questions - John Bourne
  10. Magic Skipping Ropes - Jimmy Flowers
  11. Borrowed Ring on Stick - Eddie Joseph
  12. The Vampire Club "Pro Bono Magico" - report by "Buck"
    • with photos
  13. Book Reviews - Maurice Burdin
    • "It's Easier than You Think" - Geoffrey Buckingham
  14. Past, Present and Tense - Len Belcher
  15. Almost in Confidence - series by Victor Farelli
    • The Maskelyne Box Trick (Was the Trunk Unprepared?)
      • With a Genuine Trunk
      • Method
      • Alex Weyer
      • Bibliography of the Maskelyne Box Trick
  16. Out of the Bag - correspondence
  17. A 'Pocket Trick' Act - Frederick Barlow
  18. An Opening Sequence Using Standard Props - Billy McComb
  19. advertisements

word count: 172900 which is equivalent to 691 standard pages of text

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