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641 pages

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 1 - January 1974 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Gale Martin & Harry Collins
  3. Contents
  4. In Profound Tribute - Cardini, November 11, 1973
  5. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • magazines
      • Abracadabra
      • Magick
      • Genii
      • Magigram
      • The Cauldron
      • The Pallbearers Review
      • Necromancer, Vol. 1, No. 2
      • New Pentagram
      • The Magician's Magazine, Nos. 3 & 4
      • M-U-M
      • Orben's Current Comedy
      • Magic Info
      • Calliope
    • Club Papers I Have Seen
      • Houdini-Gram
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • Top Hat
      • The Magician
      • The Pentacle
      • Big Bob's Magic Club News, Summer Special
      • The Spirit Trumpet
      • Yogi-Gram
      • The Barnstormer
      • The Silent Messenger
      • The Spellbinder
      • Son of Bat
      • India Ring Bulletin
      • Magicana
      • Cema Noticas
    • List from the Dealers
      • Robert Nelson
      • Maher School of Ventriloquism - Newsy Vents
      • Tricks Galore - Supreme Magic
      • Magical Trading Post (Norm Osborn)
      • Jerry Mentzer
      • Herb Morrissey - New Bulletin #4
      • Syd Bergson
      • Bill Treber
      • Anthony Vander Linden
      • LaWain's House of Magic
    • New Tricks and Books Dept.
      • Cups and Balls - D. A. Tayade
      • La Monica's Balloon Sculpture
      • Divers Deceits - William Zavis
      • Spectacular - Bruce Psogate
      • Notes from Underground - Karl Fulves
      • Shattering Coins - Eddie Joseph
      • Subtle Card Sleights - Chas. Eastman
      • Punch and Judy - Mariano Palhinha
      • Crystal Thought Condenser - Supreme
      • The Illustrated History of Magic - Milbourne Christopher
  6. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  7. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  8. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • billiard ball sucker trick
  9. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • confetti and talcum power in balloons - Enrique Jimenez Martinez
    • flash paper cigarette - Enrique Jimenez Martinez
  10. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Transposed Aces with Repeat
  11. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • theme - The Police: Our Friends
  12. Magic-Go-Round
  13. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Greg Ginsburg
  14. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  15. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  16. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • "Business" is Back
  17. Weird Transition - Eddie Joseph
  18. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 6, Part 6 - Robert E. Olson
    • The Truth Made Known
    • Booking in the Far East
    • Queensland
    • Hypnotizing a Goose
  19. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  20. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • Loaded with Laughs - John J. Bogorae
  21. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Anyone for Tea?
  22. Duke Stern Memorial Auction - James B. Alfredson
  23. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Invisible Spring
  24. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  25. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • Nailed Thoughts (Mark II) [see correction in April issue]
  26. I'll See You in the Springtime - Neil Foster
  27. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  28. 25 Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Father Becomes a Magician - poem - Dyerino
  29. Cover Portrait - Harry Collins - by Dan Alverson
  30. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 2 - February 1974 - 60 pages
  2. Cover - Henri and his Famous Cards
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Henri and his Famous Cards - by Paul Gretzinger
  5. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • A Call to Area Magi - A Way to Create Interest in Your Fine Art
    • Calling All Magicians
  6. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Calendar of Events - February & March
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - David Sigafus
  7. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  8. My Friend - Frank Buhla - obituary by Tommy Windsor
  9. World Festival of Magic and Accult
  10. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Truly - Unbelievable!
  11. Magi-Go Round
  12. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Glass Seal" for Abbott's Big Effect - Randall Outlaw
  13. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Top Hat Topics No. 6
      • Roy Baker - lists
      • Mental Encyclopedia Volume 2 - Micky Hades International
      • Blair Gilbert Secrets - Micky Hades International
      • Book-A-Log Catalog - Micky Hades International
      • Perputu-List #20 - Micky Hades International
      • Magic, Inc. - Book Catalog
    • New Tricks and Books
      • The Illustrated History of Magic - Milbourne Christopher
      • Spotty - Repro 71
      • The Box - Repro 71
      • Sideshow and Animal Tricks - Hereward Carrington
      • Pre-Clip-Tion - Supreme
      • Ken's Klock - Ken de Courcy
      • Think-A-Number - Ken de Courcy
      • Big Parade of the Kings - Supreme
      • Encyclopedia of Dove Magic Volume 3 - Ian Adair
      • 50 Modern Card Tricks You Can Do - Glenn Gravatt
      • Cartogagia, Volume 7, Enciclopedia Dell'Illusionismo - Salvatore Cimo
  14. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Accidents Cost Money
  15. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • Laughing Matter - John J. Bogorae
  16. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 6, Part 7 - Robert E. Olson
    • The Million Dollar Mystery - Invented by Walter Jeans
  17. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Discoverie of Witchcraft by Reginald Scot - Dover reprint
  18. Magic Market Report - Frances Marshall
  19. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  20. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  21. ... and Now a Book - poem - A sequel to The Collector or The Collector's Wife by Esther F. Olson
  22. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  23. Etiquette Decrees - re: calls after hours - Neil Foster
  24. The World Has Lost its Greatest Magician - Cardini - by Editor
  25. The Druid's Chimney - Eddie Joseph
  26. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  27. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  28. Invisible Thought Transference - Edward Marlo
  29. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  30. Final Curtain
    • Merv Taylor

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 3 - March 1974 - 60 pages
  2. Cover - "Monk" Watson
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Donald 'Monk' Watson - His Eightieth Year - by 'Mink' Watson
  5. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  6. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  7. Invisible Thought Transference - Edward Marlo - continued
  8. Soft Touch - Eddie Joseph
  9. Final Curtain
    • John Giordmaine - Editor
  10. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  11. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • two poems
  12. Fifth Face of a Fox [Karrell Fox] - program review by Ralph L. Erl
  13. 24Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • black metal cup used as a teaching aid for heat radiation - for sups and balls - Greg Stahmer
  14. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  15. New Tops Index 1973 - Volume Thirteen - Dale Salwak, compiler
  16. Springtime in Springfield
  17. Magi-Go-Round
  18. Final Curtain
    • Kent Richards
  19. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • SlaTest - North Bigbee
  20. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The Odd Prediction
    • ESP Card Coincidence
  21. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - David Buckler
  22. Carl Hemeon's Third Annual Wonderful World of Magic A Big Success - Walter Berlin
  23. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • something for an after-dinner party - Reg Holden
  24. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • The Slogan Game - What's Yours?
  25. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
  26. It Really Doesn't Matter - Ron Salzman
  27. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • Here is What's New
      • Irv's In The Can - Irv Weiner
      • Rim Shots - Harry Lorayne
      • E.S.P. Cassette - Bob Mason
      • Innovations - Derek Dingle
        • 1 - Derek Dingle's Master Poker Demonstration
        • 2 - Derek Dingle's Royal Triumph
      • Houdini The Untold Story - Milbourne Christopher
      • Seal Circus - Supreme
      • The Great Masoni Thumb Tie - Supreme
      • At the Drop of a Match - Ken de Courcy
      • Close-Up Magic Vol. 2 - Lewis Ganson - reprint
      • The Magic Manor - Sid Lorraine
  28. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  29. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  30. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 7, Part 1 - Robert E. Olson
    • Specialty Acts - The Magic of India
    • Calcutta, India
    • The Famous Mango Tree
    • Bella Hassan
  31. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Things to Come [calendar]
  32. [three] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 4 - April 1974 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Walter Musial
  3. Cover Portrait - Walter Musial - by Neil Foster
  4. Contents
  5. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Polaroid Camera Magic - Mary-Ann-King
      • Fertile Coins - Imperial Products
      • The Spaghetti Card Trick - Peter Pit
      • Business Man's Bunco - Steve Spillman
      • Alpha Wave Defrabulator [sic] - Wayne Finger
      • Ace in the Hole - Nick Trost
      • Showdown - Nick Trost
      • Wild Duece - Nick Trost
      • Fadeaway - Nick Trost
      • Fool's Mate - Nick Trost
      • Magic Collectors Series - 1901 Issue of Magic - final item
      • The Gilbert Papers - Micky Hades
      • Deceptions - Tony Kardyro
      • Triple Chance - John Brennan
      • R. C. Buff's Penetrating Ropes - SUpreme
      • Jolly Polly - Supreme
      • The Choice is Yours - Supreme
      • E.S.P. Seers and Psychics - Milbourne Christopher
      • Lin Searles - Karl Fulves
  6. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Calling the Hands
    • 4 Blue Backed Aces - Once Again!
  7. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • producing a faint image for '10 Magicians and 9 Hats' - Ken Templin
  8. Construct a Paper Cut-Out Vent Figure - Ed Harris
  9. Magic with Elephants - Daren Dundee
  10. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • The Business Card - That's More Than "Just a Card"
  11. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Ennui
  12. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • candy trick - Paul Brown
  13. Magi-Go-Round
  14. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Gal' Magician of the Month - Bonita Joy Yoder
  15. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  16. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • Comedy Relief - John J. Bogorae
  17. Notice - re: fueds
  18. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • Perchin' Parrot - John Osborne
  19. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  20. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • correction to January, 1974 column re: Nailed Thoughts (Mark II)
  21. Monk's 1974 Talent Contest
  22. In Memoriam - Howard Thurston
  23. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  24. You Too Have Extra Sensory Perception - Tom Hubbard
  25. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 7, Part 2 - Robert E. Olson
    • Rajah Tagore
    • The Hindu Basket Trick
  26. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  27. New Arrival
    • Brenda Lucille Bunn born to Dean and Roberta Bunn
  28. 25 Years Ago in "Tops"
    • House Lights - Ken de Courcy
  29. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  30. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  31. The Super Beetles & Pulse Stop - Bill Mack
  32. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Bob Teela
    • Meaningful Magic
  33. We'll See You in Springfield Missouri May 3 & 4
  34. Suggestions for Presentation of the Palanquin Illusion - Wayne Wissner

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 5 - May 1974 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Presto the Magic Clown
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Presto the Magic Clown - Orenda he Magician - William Dopp - by Neil Foster
  5. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  6. Final Curtain
    • Georgina de Lopez - by Frances Marshall
  7. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - John Bryan
  8. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  9. cartoon - Overheard During Neil Fosters' Act - Ed Harris(?)
  10. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Smile! - Tom Stelzer
  11. Twenty Five Years Ago in Tops
    • Flower Nursery - Walt Cunningham
      • A Suggestion from Mak [Ormond McGill]
  12. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  13. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  14. Final Curtain
    • Muarry and Marie Nevels - Editor
  15. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • Catch Up Month!
  16. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  17. Final Curtain
    • Ronald Haines - by John Braun
  18. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • magazines
      • Abracadabra
      • The Magician
      • The Cauldron Nos. 49 -51
      • Magical Bookie #45
      • Magick
      • Magigram
      • The Pallbearers Review
      • Genii, October & November (published February & March)
      • Magic Info
      • Swami
      • M-U-M
      • New Pentagram
      • New Image L'Majik Satirica
      • Current Comedy
    • Club Papers and Magazines
      • Calliope
      • The Silent Messenger
      • Magicol, January & February
      • Top Hat
      • Big Bob's Magic Club News, January
      • Chaos
      • Yogi-Gram
      • The Spellbinder
      • The Spirit Trumpet
      • Houdini-Gram
      • India Ring Bulletin
      • News Reels
      • The Pentacle
      • Boston Barnstormer
      • Club 71
      • Magicana
      • The Christian Conjurer, Novemeber
      • S.O.B., Jr.
    • From the Advertisers
      • Robert Nelson - list
      • Super News Special - Supreme
      • Top Hat Topics
      • Newsy Vents
      • Kingdom Craft
      • LaWain House of Magic - lists
      • Magic Methods - lists
      • Bob Lynn - book lists
      • MAK-Magic - catalog
    • Just Out!
      • a Toran - D. A. Tayade
      • Clip Art - Ed Harris
      • Encyclopedia Dictionary of Mentalism, Volume 2 - Micky Hades International
      • Al Koran's Professional Presentations - Supreme
      • Amedeo's Continental Magic - Frank Garcia & George Schindler
  19. New Arrival
    • Master Jayson Ray born to Patrick Ray & Marge Chestnut
  20. Jim Reneaux Takes a Bride
  21. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • roll silks around tube to avoid creases - Bob Kempner
    • use food coloring when pouring water - Lynn McCasland
  22. Final Curtain
    • Bert Douglas - by Sid Lorraine
  23. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 7, Part 3 - Robert E. Olson
    • Performing for Indian Magicians
    • Howard Thurston Still Remembered in India Today
    • Howard Thurston Memorial Library and Inn in India
    • Buried Alive
    • Helping the Navy
  24. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Abbott's Magic Get-Together
  25. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  26. Magi-Go-Round
  27. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • Ultisimo Blanko - Stephen Minch
  28. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  29. Tops Congratulated the new I.B.M. "Bob Hurt" Ring 219
  30. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 6 - June 1974 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Larry Valentine
  3. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  4. Contents
  5. Cover Portrait - Larry Valentine - The Clown Prince of Magic - by Clettis V. Musson
  6. New Arrival
    • Miss Jodi Jennifer Thomas - born to Mike and Sil Thomas
  7. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  8. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • Magic Around the Campfire, or The Appearing Mosquito!
  9. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Christopher Payne
  10. New Arrival
    • Master John Joseph Bialek, Jr. born to John and Carol Bialek
  11. New Lamps for Old
  12. Remember - thought to consider
  13. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • Simple ESP Test
    • Magic vs. Mentalism
  14. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  15. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • It's About Time - Ken Mate
  16. Cane-N-Paper - Robert W. Beard
  17. A Pencil Fold - Robert W. Beard
  18. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 7, Part 4 - Robert E. Olson
    • Snake Charmers
    • Mohammed's Turban
  19. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • Boy Scout coin is copper and size of half-dollar - Danny Turley
    • "Airwick Solid" as stand for props - Ernest King, Jr.
  20. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • adaption of ten magicians and nine hats - Ken Templin
  21. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Perpetu-List #21 - Micky Hades
      • LaWain's House of Magic - lists
      • Visual Evangel Publications - list
      • The Magical Manor - Sid Lorraine
      • trick with a card in a can - Irv Weiner
      • Barefaced Brainwave - Ian Adair
      • Ten Little Figures - Supreme
      • Fantastic Four - Repro 71
      • Vedoo Voodoo - Eric Mason - Repro 71
      • Thurston Portfolio - Bud Morris
      • Indian Conjuring - Major L. H. Branson - reprint
      • Mental Mysteries with Cards - William Larsen - Micky Hades reprint
      • Puppetrix - William Larsen - Micky Hades reprint
      • Cartogagia, Volume 7, Enciclopedia Dell'Illusionismo - Salvatore Cimo
  22. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The Hotel Mystery - Updated
  23. Twenty-Five Years Ago [in "Tops"]
    • Cane and Dove Flash - Tom Rainey
  24. New York S.A.M. Annual "Salute to Magic" April 27
  25. Think Touch Turn - Edward Marlo
  26. Cigarettes to Matches Plus - J. F. James
  27. Annual Chicago I.B.M.-S.A.M. Show April 20
  28. Magi-Go-Round
  29. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • June
  30. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  31. Golden Wedding Anniversary - Charles and Madeline RossKam
  32. Monk's 1974 Talent Contest
  33. A New Routine with the Egg Bag - Eddie Joseph
  34. Ring on Stick - Eddie Joseph
  35. The Drunk Plays Bridge - Howard P. Albright

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 7 - July 1974 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Doug Henning
  3. Contents
  4. "The Magic Show" Starring Doug Henning - reviewed by Larry Valentine
  5. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Locked Deck - predecessors
      • two new books by Eddie Fechter
      • Fold 'N' Snip Bible Bits - Arnold Carl Westphal
      • Paper Tearing Trick Talks - Arnold Carl Westphal
      • Transcornered - John Blunt
      • Magic with a Smile - Ralph Dell
      • Magic in the Morris Manner - Bud Morris
      • pocket bit of pseudo-psychery - Bud Morris
  6. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  7. Final Curtain
    • Eddie Joseph - Editor
  8. Some Thoughts on Abbott's Now You See It - Louis Phillips
  9. A Prediction Box - Tom Hubbard
  10. Die-Vertisement - North Bigbee
  11. Magi-Go-Round
  12. Bob Brown and Brenda
  13. Springfield, Missouri's "Magical Maifest" Makes Magnanimous Magic - Dr. William Howard
  14. Is Neil Foster's Zombie Lost?
  15. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 7, Part 5 - Robert E. Olson
    • The Hindu Rope Trick
    • The Thurston Presentation
  16. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • ironing spring flowers - Mark E. Trimble
  17. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • The Case for Immortality - Allen Spraggett - book
    • The Book of Thoth (Tarot Trickery) - Stephen Minch
  18. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Divining the Total of Three Bottom Cards - Nick Trost Variation
  19. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • The Blaze of July
  20. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  21. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Michael Symes
  22. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  23. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Camel Through the Eye of the Needle - Copper Through Silver
  24. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • Your Research Library - Is It Too Dusty?
  25. In Memoriam - Duke Stern
  26. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • list of Walter Gibson books
  27. Final Curtain
    • Howard W. Padowitz - by Charles RossKam
  28. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
  29. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • Castle and the Cascading Jewels - Sam Lord
  30. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Forgetful Freddie
  31. Museum of Witchcraft & Magic
  32. A Girl Needs Money - Robert W. Beard
  33. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 8 & 9 - August & September 1974 - 76 pages
  2. Cover - Clare Cummings
  3. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
  4. Contents
  5. Cover Portrait - Clare Cummings - Milky the Clown - by Bob Pinney
  6. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • ESP Symbol Vanish
  7. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Numerology Makes Good!
  8. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Sin card trick
  9. The Marlo Shelf - From Notes on the Hung Card - Edward Marlo
    • Loading the Shelf
      • First Method: Single Card
      • Second Method: Multiple Load
    • The Ultimate Spectator Cuts the Aces
    • Same Effect: Second Method
    • Another Universal
    • Odd Think a Card
    • Loading Card Into Hung Card Gimmicks
    • From Shelf to Palm
    • Loading from the Lap
    • A Card or Cards Slough Off
    • Without Shelf or Clips
    • No Palm Replacement
    • The Built Up Clip Gimmick
    • Some Observations
  10. Final Curtain
    • Felix Greenfield - by Emil Loew
  11. A Lecture on Magic by the Late Paul LePaul - August 2, 1900 - June 8, 1959 - Through the Courtesy of Joe Scott & Bob Parrish
  12. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • Uri Geller in Modern Photography
    • reviews
      • Games and Puzzles - magazine
      • How to Detect Marked Cards - gag booklet
      • Phantom Artist - Jimmy Lake
      • Smellavision - Reg Holden
      • Phone Book Magic - The Amazing Maurice
      • Sex and the Single Magician - Jim Magus
      • J. N. Hofzinser's Card Conjuring - Ottokar Fischer & S. H. Sharpe - Fulves revised edition
      • How to Make Money with Carnival Games - Theron Fox paperback reprint
      • Glug-Glug-Glug - Kali of Holland
      • Epilogue, March '73, July '73 & November '73
  13. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  14. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Chinese paper tear
    • "Safety" DIY effect
  15. In Memoriam - Percy Abbott
  16. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 7, Part 6 - Robert E. Olson
    • The Hindu Rope Trick
  17. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • card case as card stand - Bob Brethen
    • "Cable Release" for remote balloon burster - Paul Fishman
  18. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • Your Credentials - Do You Publicize Them?
  19. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • review of the Dante show - Claudia Cassidy
  20. 25 Years Ago in "Tops"
    • re: Paul LePaul
    • Christopher Takes a Bride
    • The Magic Knot
    • Genii-Conjurors' Now One
    • Buried Alive - Passes Out
    • Windsor Day in Marietta
  21. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  22. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Loch Ness Monster
  23. Magi-Go-Round
  24. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • microphone gag
  25. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • His First Patient - Lee J. Pittsburg
  26. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  27. Pictorial of The Great K. Lal's "Mayajal" from India
  28. Bob Kramer and Judie - by Marc Lampert
  29. Guntown Mountain - Bob and Gill
  30. Tom Mullica
  31. Golden Wedding Anniversary - Mr. & Mrs. Lester R. Marshall, Sr.
  32. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  33. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  34. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  35. cartoon idea - Ed Harris

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 10 - October 1974 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Tad Ware
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Tad Ware - Businessman - Collector - Magician - by Mark Wilson
  5. In Memoriam - Harry Houdini
  6. Fu Manchu - My Friend David Bamberg - Neil Foster
  7. Magic Trip to Argentina - Neil Foster
  8. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  9. Help! - re: letters with no return address - Editor
  10. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • 10 Card Poker Routine
    • a Variation on the Card Puzzle
  11. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
  12. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
  13. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Magic in the Morris Manner - Morris-Dalal
      • Simplex Catalog No. 3 - James Rainho Products
      • Catalog No. 27 - Silk King Studios
      • Reader's Digest book test - U. F. Grant
      • name badges - Bill Treber
      • Close-Up A-Ginn - David Ginn
      • Murray - Val Andrews
      • Blind Man's Bluff - Joe Riding
      • Posi-Negative - Luber [sic] Fiedler
      • The Dizzy Dots - Supreme
      • A Case of Color - Supreme
      • A Simple Miracle - Tony Chaudhuri
      • Flabbbergasting - Irv Weiner
  14. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • Bluing an Okito Box - Tom Jorgenson
    • Canadian coin balancing - Stephen Marvel
  15. Final Curtain
    • Vic Perry - by Bascom Jones, Jr.
  16. Dove Magic (in the Bible) - Editor
  17. Claire Manley Works a Special Brand of Magic With Her 'Helping Hands'
  18. S.A.M. Boston Convention 1974 - Photo Highlights - Irving Desfor
  19. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Greg Otto
  20. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Indian Summer
  21. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • ESP Tips
  22. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  23. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  24. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  25. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • Do You Have a Resume?
  26. Abbott's Homecoming, Colon, 1974 - Frances Marshall
    1. photos - Wednesday Night
    2. photos - Thursday Night
    3. photos - Friday Night
    4. photos - Saturday Night
  27. photo - Colonel Bill Boley
  28. Monk's 1974 Talent Contest - Monk Watson
  29. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 7, Part 7 - Robert E. Olson
    • Specialty Acts
    • Paul Kleist - The Famous Black Art Comedy Musical Act from the Leading Theatres of Europe
  30. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  31. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  32. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Animal Safety
  33. Magi-Go-Round

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 11 - November 1974 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Dick Williams
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Dick Williams - by Neil Foster
  5. Bottom Deal Exchange - Edward Marlo
    • The Basic Technique
    • B. D. E. Stop Effect
    • Ambigious [sic] Transpositions
    • Triple Transposition
    • Prisoner of Love
  6. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • Question Man - John J. Bogorae
  7. Nuzzo's Reverse - Dr. James Nuzzo
  8. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  9. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  10. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Crandall Comments - new monthly
      • Table Hopping - Bruce Posgate
      • Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups - Karl Fulves
      • Faro & Riffle Technique - Kael Fulves
      • The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes - Karl Fulves
      • Close-Up Mental Act - Karl Fulves
      • Paul Curry Presents - Paul Curry
    • In the Magazines
      • Magigram
      • Magic Info
      • Genii
      • The Pallbearers Review
      • Chaos
      • Magical Bookie
      • Magicol
      • The New Pentagram
      • Swami
      • Magick
      • Current Comedy
      • L'Majik Satirica
    • Among the Club Papers
      • Calliope
      • Houdini-Gram
      • The Boston Barnstormer
      • The Magician
      • Yogi-Gram
      • The Silent Messenger
      • The Spellbinder
      • Big Bob's Magic Club News
      • Top Hat
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • Magicana
      • The Spirit Trumpet
      • India Ring Bulletin
      • Newsy Vents
      • S.O.B., Jr.
      • Current Comedy
    • dealers
      • The Magic Shop of Los Alamitos - newsletter
      • Top Hat Topics
      • Kingdom Kraft
      • Supreme - lists
  11. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  12. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magicians of the Month - Clark, Mark & Marcia Carr
  13. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • replacement bottle for "Tricky Bottle Trick" - Thomas Carlin
    • tip for Brainway [sic] and Ultra Mental Decks - Bob Brethen
  14. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 8, Part 1 - Robert E. Olson
    • Hong Kong
    • The Dida Illusion
    • A Near Disaster
  15. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Cut Coincidence
  16. In Memoriam - Blackstone
  17. New Ways With Old Magic - Dr. Edmund E. Evans
  18. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Thanksgiving Time
  19. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Rabbit in the Hat
  20. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • ball palming effect
  21. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • Ghost Writer Hide-Away - Jerry Fulton
    • Flying Symbols - Bob Brethen
  22. In Memoriam - Cardini
  23. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  24. Golden Wedding Anniversary - Mr. & Mrs. William F. Becker
  25. Magi-Go-Round
  26. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris

  1. The New Tops - Volume 14, Number 12 - December 1974 - 60 pages
  2. Cover - Jack Barrows
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Jack Barrows - by Jeff Wawrzaszek
  5. Gene Gordon's Gallimaufry
  6. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Here's "Hoo" with Coins - Bill Spooner
      • Four Letter Words - Irv Weiner
      • Tricks with gag Card - Steve Dacri
      • Commercial Close-Up - Lecture No. 1 - Steve Dacri
      • Ultimate Close-Up Mat - Steve Dacri
      • More Card Manipulations - Series 1-4 - Jean Hugard - Dover reprint
      • Card Manipulations - Series 1-5 - Jean Hugard - Dover reprint
      • The Holiday Game - Joe Riding
      • Have a Drink on Me - Joe Riding
      • The Repeat Drink Trick - Joe Riding
      • And Then There Were Three - Tony Shiels, Tony Raven & Roy Fromer
      • Invocation - new periodical
      • Silk to Egg - Royden
      • Royden's Swallowing and Vanishing Wand
      • Dr. Zodiac's Mystic Card Box - Royden
      • Dr. Zodiac's Phantom Card Box - Royden
      • Ollie the Talking Elephant - Supreme
      • Kids - Supreme
      • Abracadabra - Bill Lainsbury
      • The Eye Doctor's Dilemma The Magic Shop of Los Alamitos
      • Magic in the Morris Manner - Morris & Dalal
      • Magical Trading Post - lists
      • LaWain's House of Magic - list No. 130
  7. New Approach Location - Edward Marlo
  8. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  9. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Bottoms, Seconds and Centers Demonstration
  10. Wizard of Colon - re: Recil Bordner - by Werner "Dorny" Dornfield
  11. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • The Dusty Road to Magic Riches
  12. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • Master Symbol Match - Bob Brethen
  13. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Pam" for dove workers - Dr. Ronald Weber
  14. Señor Alberto Vergonjeanne's Masterpiece - Neil Foster
  15. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  16. In Memoriam - Jack Gwynne
  17. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
  18. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Merry Christmas
  19. The Last Year of Fu Manchu - Señor Alberto Vergonjeanne
  20. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  21. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Year - John Bryan
  22. Tannen's 12th Annual Jubilee - Ed Mishell
  23. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  24. New Ways With Old Magic - Dr. Edmund E. Evans
  25. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  26. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 8, Part 2 - Robert E. Olson
    • The Vanishing Horse
  27. Magi-Go-Round
  28. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Delivering a Doubter

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