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New Tops Volume 9 (1969) by Neil Foster
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609 pages

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 1 - January 1969 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Dick Oslund
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Dick Oslund - by Dennis R. Loomis
    • A Day with Dick Oslund's "Fun and Fantasy" - Rev. Robert Olson
  5. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Hair Rope"
  6. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  7. Correction - ad for "The Professional Technique for Magicians"
  8. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • re: Sorcar
  9. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • patter in rhyme for 'Give Away' card - Duke Stern
    • patter in rhyme for 'Give Away' card - Dr. F. Cheney
  10. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  11. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Dissolving Knot ala Jap Box
  12. Duke Stern's Magic "Fun-Word Puzzle"
  13. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Full-House Poker Prediction
  14. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  15. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  16. Shapes - Peter Warlock
  17. David Meets Goliath - Eddie Joseph
  18. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - John Daly
  19. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Comedy Magic - Bill Severn
      • The Vanishing Leprechaun - William Elliott
      • Holiday Greetings - Jimmy Lake
      • Flim-Flam - Stan Lobenstern
      • Tel-A-Color Pins - Stan Lobenstern
      • Ready - Stan Lobenstern
      • The Mad Mad Mad World of Bob Lynn - lecture - Bob Lynn
      • Edwin's Ribbon Rings - Edwin Hopper
      • Hallo Mr. Punch - Edwin Hooper
      • Supreme Catalog, No. 4, Part 3
      • The Atomic Beads - Leslie Guest
      • Top Hat Topics
      • Air Pollution routine for Thumb Fun -0 Bill Severn
      • The Pentagram to be re-issued
  20. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Happy New Year
  21. Somersaulting A-2-3 - Edard Marlo
    • Second Method
  22. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Matchless - Olindo Galluccio
  23. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Me Spy? - Jim Williams
  24. Notice! - re" Tony Slydini lecture tour
  25. To Whom It May Concern - Robert Harbin - re: Zig-Zag Girl
  26. In Next Month's Tops
  27. Letter to the Editor - John Salisse - re: Zig-Zag Girl

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 2 - February 1969 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Peter Warlock
  3. Hong Kong Kin Kong - Neil Foster - re: the flu
  4. Contents
  5. Cover Portrait - Peter Warlock - by Elizabeth Warlock
  6. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  7. Bill Sachs - Show Business Magazine Chief Retires
  8. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • Karrell Fox Personal Opinion Awards
  9. Final Curtain
    • James Shannon
    • Dr. Glenn E. Parshall
  10. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - Eye Test - Larry Arcuri
  11. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Come Be My Valentine
  12. Free from Bondage - Eddie Joseph
  13. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Premonition Outdone - Stan Lobenstern
      • 52 Forcing Deck - Stan Lobenstern
      • Come Together Silks - John Scarne
      • Waltzing Matilda - Steve St. Eve
      • Triple Threat - Ned Rutledge
      • Confusing Card Rise - Supreme
      • Pricking the Garter Routine - Fred Lowe
      • Fredlo Developments - list
      • Rat Race - Richard Stride
      • The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields - Eddie Fields
      • Abbott's Anthology of Card Magic - Gordon Miller, compiler
  14. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The Perfecto Bridge Deal
  15. The Return of Stan - Stewart James
  16. Thurston in Chicago in 1909 - John Braun
  17. Multiple Twentieth Century - Peter Warlock
  18. Life's Common Denominator - Benjamin J. Kleinman
  19. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  20. A New Routine for Abbott's Flower Surprise - Sparky "The Magic Clown"
  21. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Memory Act
    • The Christian Conjurer
    • Break Away Box or When the Trumpet Sounds Again
  22. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - Robert Kochan
  23. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • The Birthday Surprise - Mortimer the Magician (M. John Ruger)
    • Parasol Production Opening - Rosario Painchaud
  24. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • a "Math-a-Magical" effect - Cliff Lesta
  25. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  26. Notice from The Chipmunks
  27. Where's My Mail?
  28. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • use of a sunlamp before mingling with customers - Dicky Dean
  29. Answer to last month's "Fun-Word Puzzle"
  30. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 3 - March 1969 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - The Amazing Scalzo & Co.
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - The Amazing Scalzo and Company - Dr. Harry Teel Hoffman
  5. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  6. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Magic Shop Musings
  7. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  8. "Where's My Mail" Follow-Up
  9. Notice - re: Longshoreman's Strike
  10. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • magazines
      • Abracadabra
      • Genii, October, November & December
      • Cooper's Hero Hobby
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • Gospel News
      • The Gen, September thru December
      • Vent-O-Gram
      • The Magic Net
      • The Magic Cauldron
      • The Magic Carpet
      • Top Hat
      • Simsalabim
      • The Magigram
      • The Pallbearers Review
      • Magic Publicity, December
      • The Magical Bookie
    • club papers
      • Yogi-Gram
      • Houdini-Gram
      • Pentacle
      • Barnstormer
      • The Spellbinder
    • tricks, books, etc.
      • Bi-Color-Kut - Leslie Guest & Stewart Judah
      • Supersonic Silk on Sash - Supreme
      • "will this one do? Novelty effect - Supreme
      • Tarbell Index - Mercer Helms
      • Abbott's Anthology of Card Magic - 3 Volumes
      • The Dean Speaks - Dicky Dean
      • Marconick's Unique Silk Magic - Marconick
      • Foiled - Ned Rutledge
      • Sorcar - publicity
    • lists
      • Norm Osborn's Trading Post
      • La Wain House of Magic
      • Martin's Magic Shop
      • Ray Sajor Magic
      • C. B. Yohe
      • Robert Nelson
      • Trick Talk - Magic, Inc.
  11. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - Mike Stratton
  12. News Release - re: Pittsburgh Magic Conclave
  13. Phillip Morris
  14. The Slip Off - Peter Warlock
  15. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The "Elevator" Trick (A Variation)
  16. Latest Head Chopper Gag!
  17. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Rabbit to Candy or The Word of God
  18. My Friend Jimmy Mulcay - Monk Watson
  19. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Will The Real Dummy Please Sit Down - Jim Williams
  20. Final Curtain
    • Herbert Swanson - by Gil Scott
  21. Clown Directory - H. W. Padowitz (Ho-Ho the TV Magic Clown)
  22. Moveable Card Pass - Edward Marlo
    • The Moveable Card
    • Moveable Card Effects
    • Miracle Card Stab Location
    • Marlo's Ultra Mental (Impromptu)
  23. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  24. Letter to the Editor - from Jim Sommers
    • The Great Divide - An Illusion - DeVega
  25. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • variation of a trick involving styro-foam cups
  26. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • keep rubber items in the refrigerator - Doctor Boris Zola
  27. "Magic World" with Milbourne Christopher

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 4 - April 1969 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Gene Gordon
  3. "Make Me Disappear!" - J. Marberger Stuart
  4. Cover Portrait - Gene Gordon - by Sid Lorraine
  5. News Release - Pittsburgh Magic Conclave
  6. Contents
  7. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  8. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • letter from Richard M. Nixon to Bert Pichel
    • Trick of the Month - Copper and Silver Coin Transposition - Olindo Galluccio
    • Second Trick of the Month - addition to The Invisible Thread - Arun Bonerjee
  9. A Letter From the Editor - re: Catherine Marie Creer
  10. Illusion Show To Open in New York - re: "Make Me Disappear!" - J. Marberger Stuart
  11. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  12. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  13. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  14. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  15. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • Warning re Sun Lamp Tip (February "Sid Lorraine Tip of the Month")
      • ""Coppertone Quick Tanning" a safer approach - J. H. Patterson
    • reviews
      • ESP Party Games - David Hoy
      • M-U-M, January
      • Tricks of a Trouper - Jack LeDair - republished
      • Genial Improbabilities - Ken de Courcy - republished
      • Something Strange - Tony Shiels
      • Tannen Catalog Number 7
      • Faro Fantasy - Paul Swinford
  16. Instant Fertile Knots - Eddie Joseph
    • Prime Effect
    • Second Effect
    • Third Effect
    • Fourth Effect
    • Fifth Effect
  17. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • invisible tread hooks from jeweler's sterling silver wire - Mr. Lyle
  18. New Tops Index 1968 - Volume Eight - Dale Salwak, compiler
  19. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Magic Hair Grower - M. J. Ruger
  20. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Batting the Breeze - John J. Bogorae
  21. Announcing!! - Potter Magic Palace
  22. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  23. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - Denny Bush
  24. Clowns of America - The Greatest Club on Earth
  25. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • If Winter Comes & So Forth
  26. Final Curtain
    • Mrs. Richard O. Mossey
    • Stanley E. O'Neal
    • Carl Rosini - by Ed W. Dart
  27. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • card force
  28. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Breaking the Bands of Death
  29. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The Lie Detector (Trost Variation)
  30. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  31. Tops Congratulates
    • Mr. & Mrs. Carl Jay Doxtator on their marriage

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 5 - May 1969 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - The Gustafsons
  3. Cover Portrait - Richard and Joanne Gustafson - Present ... Magic by Candlelight - by Walter Zaney Blaney
  4. Contents
  5. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  6. Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Superguy - David Ray
  7. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Folding Coins
  8. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • The Spook in the Apple
  9. Instant Replay - Stewart James
  10. The Poetess' Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Convention-itis
  11. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  12. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Missionary Draws Crowds to His Sermons with Bag of Tricks
    • Bread to Baker
  13. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  14. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  15. Tantalizing Token - Eddie Joseph
  16. Frances and Jay Marshall will be featured at the Am-Can Conclave
  17. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magicians of the Month - Glen and Lee Schrmm
  18. 41st S.A.M. Gala Meet Set
  19. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • rope magnets from a stud finder - Jerry Fulton
  20. William F. Becker To Tour Europe
  21. Magi-Ministers Lecture August 22
  22. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • Match Book & String
  23. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Q-T Cup - Leslie Guest
      • Mini Wand - Alexander the Great
      • Turnover - Paul Diamond
      • Power of Mind - Magi-Fects
      • Predict-A-Slate - Jim Edwards
      • Mentalistrix Encore - The Amazing Maurice
    • magazines
      • The Boston Barnstormer
      • Abracadabra (now over 1200 issues)
      • The Thistle
      • M-U-M, February & March
      • The Pallbearers Review
      • The Spellbinder
      • The Spirit Trumpet
      • The Pentacle
      • Yogi-Gram
      • Magic-Net
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • Magic Carpet
      • The Magic Cauldron No. 31
      • Red Magic - reprint - Magic Collectors Reprint Series
      • Genii, January & February
      • Gen, January
      • The Magigram, March-April
      • Magical Bookie, January
  24. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Nick's Automatic Nim
  25. Chapeau Act Patter - Philip Morris
  26. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  27. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 6 - June 1969 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - John Grdina
  3. Cover Portrait - John Grdina - Dean of Cleveland Magicians - by James Hagy
  4. Tops Sends Get-Well Wishes To
    • Edward W. Dart
    • Jack Gwynne
    • W. R. (Russ) Walsh
    • Tony Torino [Kardyro]
  5. Contents
  6. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  7. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  8. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • Pullman car puzzle
  9. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  10. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • The Dean Speaks, Supplement - Dicky Dean
      • The New Pentagram, first issue
      • Thumb Fun - presentation - Tom Fitzgerald
      • Rab-Hit - Supreme
      • Sorcar - publicity
    • lists
      • New Era Magic
      • Bud Buonocore
      • Top Hat Topics
      • Guest Chat #3
      • Paul Stadelman
      • La Wain House of Magic
  11. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • The Impatient Bunny - Wm. Mack, Jr.
  12. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - Stephen Beutler
  13. Final Curtain
    • Mrs. Sandy Marshall
  14. Houdini Magical Hall of Fame ... Featuring ... Ron Conley
  15. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Ball Thru Bolt
    • A Camel Through a Needle's Eye
    • Block on Cord
  16. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • roughing fluid for levitations - John Ould
  17. Thank You - from Cathy Creer
  18. Chicago Magigals 25th Anniversary - Frances Ireland Marshall
  19. The Old Rugged Cross - Phillip Morris
  20. A Star is Born - Jole Ann Lund to Dr. John and Donna Lund
  21. Roy Houston Featured Illusionist with Hoxie Borthers Circus
  22. Bob Lynn Fires Away!
  23. "The Witch Went Where" Illusion - Phillip Morris
  24. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Poker Demonstration with Special Pack
  25. The Poetess' Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Chicago
  26. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  27. Abbott's Third Annual Vent-O-Rama
  28. Ken Griffin and Roberta Return from Overseas Tour
  29. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  30. Ventopics - George McAthy
    • You Said It - John Bogorae
  31. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  32. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - coin glass routine - Morty Rudnick
  33. Captive Smoke - Eddie Joseph
  34. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
  35. Phoa Yan Tiong Arrives in United States

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 7 - July 1969 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Abbott's 32nd Magic Get-Together - Bob Lewis & Ginny - Scalzo & Co. - Neil Foster - Ralph Adams
  3. After the Minnows Comes the Whale! - Abbott's Magic Get-Together
  4. Contents
  5. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  6. Ventopics - George McAthy
    • The Two Headed Man - David Ray
  7. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  8. Burst of Color - David Ray
  9. Thinking Cap - David Ray
  10. Self Destruct in 10 Seconds - Dick Oslund
  11. The Uncola Cola - Dick Oslund
  12. Rubber Beer Bottle Gag - Tommy Windsor
  13. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  14. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Now You Can Get The Best of 'Senator' Crandall
      • Nelson Enterprises 50th Anniversary Catalog
      • Ribbon Release - Supreme
      • Encyclopedia of Dove Magic - Ian Adair
      • Wanna Bet? - Frances Marshall
      • Fun With a Handkerchief - Philip R. Willmarth
      • Black Art Well Tricks - Charles Earl Miller, editor
      • The Dove Worker's Handbook, Vol. 2 - Darryl Hutton & Micky Hades
      • Basic Make-Up for Magicians - John D. Pomeroy
      • The New Pentagram, March & April
  15. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "3M Sprament" for Clipp-O - Rick Jefferies
  16. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  17. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - Bill Nagler
  18. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The Card Between Cardboards
  19. Vents Day Is Not Wednesday, It's Saturday - July 19
  20. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  21. To Whom It May Concern - re: Hollywood Ring 21
  22. A Routine for "Phone-Y Ring" - Bert Douglas
  23. Mis-Made Flag Routine for Kid-Shows - Dr. John Lund
  24. Final Curtain
    • Edward J. Caupert
    • Ramon LaRue "Sir Edwards"
    • Cliff Green
    • Mrs. Walter Schroeder
  25. In Loving Memory of Dr. Zina Bennett - from Suzy Wandas Bennett
  26. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Billiard Ball Change
  27. The Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Magic By the Lake
  28. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • Ten-Shun
  29. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - rocketing lit match - John Mueller
  30. Everette Mires the Magician - Wesley Braun
  31. Doubly Odd Combination - Eddie Joseph
  32. photo - SP/5 Marx Straw
  33. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 8 & 9 - August & September 1969 - 72 pages
  2. Cover - Abbott's 32nd Magic Get-Together - Karrell Fox & Duke Stern - Senor Torino & Faye - Bill Tadlock & Sally - The Amazing Conklins
  3. From the Editor's Desk - Neil Foster
  4. Contents
  5. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  6. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  7. The Jack Gwynne Traveling Trophy for Excellence in Magic
  8. Flash - re: John Daniel
  9. The Deal Steal - Jimmy Nuzzo
  10. Coin Crush - Philip Jamison, III
  11. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • practice golf balls as silk gimmicks - Jerry Fulton
  12. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • Look Out Colon! The Canadians Are Coming!
  13. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The Magician and Spectator Select the Same Card
  14. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  15. Deca-Trix - Tom Hubbard
    1. 1 - One Handed Silk Grab
    2. 2 - The Hanging Cards
    3. 3 - Miser's Dream Using a Paper Sack Here Again
    4. 4 - Snap, Crackle, Pop
    5. 5 - Extraordinary Skill and Unconquerable Swiftness
    6. 6 - Snakini and His Little Show
    7. 7 - The Balancing Coin
    8. 8 - Crazy Count Again
    9. 9 - A Relaxed Beginning
    10. 10 - You Too Can Become ...
  16. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Sympathetic Silks
  17. E.S.P. by Phone - Philip Morris
  18. Kolar Plus Kirk - Kirk Stiles
  19. NY-CAN to be Held in Elmira, New York
  20. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Oswald - A Short Treatise on the Care and Handling of a "Life-Like" Rabbit - Mortimer the Magician (M. J. Ruger)
  21. The "Slip Count" Principle (Marlo Technique) - Edward Marlo
    • The Marlo Technique for the Slip Count
    • The Center Variation
    • Mental Stab Again
    • Umpteenth Method
  22. Instant Hypno - Sparky "The Magic Clown"
  23. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  24. In Memoriam - Percy Abbott 1886-1960
  25. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • With The Magic Club Publications
      • Spirit Trumpet
      • Big Bob's Magic Club News
      • The S.A.M. Spellbinder
      • The Boston Barnstormer
      • Houdinigram
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • All India Magic Circle Bulletin
      • The Pentacle
      • Magic Net [India]
      • Yogi-Gram
    • From The Dealers [lists]
      • LaWain's House of Magic
      • Gene Shelly
        • reprinting The Cardiste
    • Lecture - Jimmy Lake
    • Looking Over The Magazines
      • Magic and Publicity
      • The Thistle, June
      • Vent-O-Gram, March-April
      • Cooper's Hero Hobby, Spring
      • The Magic Carpet, 7th Anniversary Issue
      • M-U-M, April & May
      • The Magigram, May-June
      • The Pallbearers Review, March, April & May
      • The Gen, February, March & April
      • New Pentagram
      • Genii, March thru June
    • New Books and Tricks
      • More Fun with Balloons - Van Dyke
      • Popsie - Supreme
      • Chip Stack - Supreme
      • Clown Magic - Stubby the Clown
      • Stage Mentalism - North Bigbee
  26. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  27. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Sitting in for Ed Mishell This Month is James Nagy
    • Trick of the Month - The Indian Stones - Merl Hamen
  28. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - David Baxter
  29. 4 More Routines with Phone-y Ring - John Sherwood
    • Sally
    • Crank Call
    • Repeat Gag
    • Guillotine
  30. A New Star is Born
    • Miss Tracy Debra Curren to Richard and Sheila Curren
  31. The Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Congratulations on Your 32nd Anniversary
  32. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  33. Berlin Brothers Unable to Attend Get-Together
  34. Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Here We Go Again - John J. Bogorae
  35. Parasol Patter - Jimmie Embree
  36. Vanishing Wand Patter - Edmond Hunt
  37. Routine with Four Solid Balls - Con Rad
  38. A Gag for Service Magi - Pfc. Joseph T. Kenneally

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 10 - October 1969 - 60 pages
  2. Cover - Jimmy & Fay Trimble
  3. Cover Portrait - Jimmy Trimble - by Frances Marshall
  4. Contents
  5. Abbott's 32nd Magic Get-Together - John Braun
    1. photos - Wednesday
    2. photos - Thursday
    3. photos - Friday
    4. photos - Saturday
  6. A Quick Card Gag - John Osborne
  7. Tops Congratulates
    • Mr. & Mrs. Malcolm B. Campbell on their marriage
  8. A New Star is Born
    • Jason Todd Glick to Jerrold and Barbara Glick
  9. Poetess' Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Goodby to Summer
  10. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  11. News Release - re: The Armed Forces Magicians' Association (AFMA)
  12. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  13. Handy Halloweener - North Bigbee
  14. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The Bartender's Poker Deal, Improved
  15. Selling Safety Magic - Walter Wilson
  16. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Soft Soap
  17. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • The Hierophant
      • Magical Reprint Series [Walter Graham] - Mahatma, Volume 1, Number 1, March 1895
      • Double Wall Pitcher - Richard Durham
      • Liquid Transposition - Richard Durham
      • Swirl-It Ribbons - Supreme
      • Tri-Empathy - Ned Rutledge
        • Sympatico
        • One Minute Seance
        • Fantom Fingertips
      • Minding the Store - Ned Rutledge
      • Astro-Mental - Ned Rutledge
      • The Burning Witch - Kirk Stiles
      • Roughingly Yours - Aldini
      • Meet "The Senator" Packet - Magic, Inc.
        • Double Confusion
        • All Fair Poker Deal
        • The Senator's Palm Reading Routine
      • An Invitation to Mystery - Tony Griffith
      • Hold-Out Miracles - Ed Mishell
      • Ultimate Color Separation No. 2 - Verne Chesbro
      • David Ginn's Colorful Magic - David Ginn
      • The Art of Eddie Joseph
  18. Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Gorilla My Dreams - Jim Williams
  19. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • Duke's "Spellbinder Deck"
  20. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  21. Tops Sends Get-Well Wishes To
    • Miss Merrillyn Merrill
  22. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • metal clips used to display price tickets
  23. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month No. 1 - necktie gag - Mort Rudnick
    • Trick of the Month No. 2 - giant penny and glass Quickie - Mort Rudnick
  24. A Dream Vacation - Irving Desfor
  25. The Fabulous Jay Vincent Show
  26. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  27. Ray Fillmore Honored
  28. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - Philmutini (Philip the Magician / Philip Sammut)
  29. Strange Affinity - Eddie Joseph
    • The Repeat Demonstration
  30. Final Curtain
    • Lillian A. Brown
  31. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  32. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 11 - November 1969 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Francis B. Martineau
  3. Cover Portrait - Francis B. Martineau - by Sid Lorraine
  4. Contents
  5. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  6. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • Comes Now - Trick Time - tailor's tape force
  7. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  8. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • The Night Club Hindu Rope - Mortimer The Magician (M. J. Ruger)
  9. Tops Sends Get-Well Wishes To
    • Betty Martin (Mrs. Harold Martin)
  10. photo - re: Mr. Bob and Julie
  11. Final Curtain
    • Jean Randlett (Mrs. Sam Randlett) - Frances Marshall
  12. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • The Art of Eddie Joseph - [Hugh Miller, editor]
      • Di-Mini-Fish - Warren Stephens
      • Silly Spots - Warren Stephens
      • Aldini's Miracle Salt Shaker - Aldini
      • Polter Penny - Wallis Reid
      • Bottom's Up - Joe Fenechel
      • Fold 'N Fun
      • Cash Me In - Ken Alfredson
      • Invisible Bottle - Ken Alfredson
      • Bowl-Go - complete or plans - Abbott's
      • The Straight Gambler - Senator Crandall
      • Roughly Wild - Aldini
      • Roughing Fluid - Aldini
      • Jack Gwynne - publicity
      • effect with a religious touch - Jimmy Lake
      • Moon Rock - Sid Lorraine
  13. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - Fred Williams, Jr.
  14. Kismet [Martin L. Sunshine] Honored at Dinner
  15. Poetess' Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • November Anniversary
  16. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • "Seven Card Draw" Prediction
  17. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Scotch Magic Tape" for coin manipulation - Jack Barrows
  18. I Remember ... Harry Blackstone 1885-1965 - by David Price
  19. Invitation to Mystery - Stewart James
    • Aces to the Fore
  20. Mento-Opener - Peter Warlock
  21. The Other Slip Off - Peter Warlock
  22. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  23. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  24. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  25. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Linking Rings
    • Dice Color Change
  26. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Trick of the Month - silk bit - Patrick Page
  27. A Dazzling New Revue - John Daniel's ShaZzam!
  28. Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Ignorance is Bliss - John Bogorae
  29. Rhapsody in Thimbles - Eddie Joseph
  30. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  31. Selling Safety Magic - Walter Wilson

  1. The New Tops - Volume 9, Number 12 - December 1969 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Francis Haxton
  3. Contents
  4. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  5. Cover Portrait - Francis Haxton - by Elizabeth Warlock
  6. Invitation to Mystery - Stewart James
    • Seeing Red
  7. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  8. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Converted Die Box - Lubil
  9. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • Corkless Chinese Bottle
  10. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  11. Wool = Peter Warlock
  12. photo - Bob Lynn
  13. More Puns & Gags for the Crazy $ Collectors - Sid Lorraine
  14. Harry Houdini 1974-1926
  15. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • Annual Listing of Magazines
      • Abracadabra
      • A.I.M.C. Bulletin
      • Boston Barnstormer
      • Bog Bob's Magic Club News
      • ooper's Hero Hobby
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • The Flapping Bird
      • The Gen
      • Genii
      • Houdini-Gram
      • Ibidem
      • The Linking Ring
      • The Magic Carpet
      • The Magic Cauldron
      • The Magic Lamp
      • The Magic Net
      • Magical Bookie
      • The Magigram
      • Magic Publicity Advertising
      • M-U-M
      • Mystics
      • The New Tops
      • The Pallbearers Review
      • The New Pentagram
      • The Pentacle
      • Misdirection
      • The Spirit Trumpet
      • The Spellbinder
      • Top Hat
      • Vent-O-Gram
      • Velki
      • Yogi-Gram
  16. Price Changes for Cat. No. 17
  17. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Office Party
    • Christmas Toast
  18. Selling Safety Magic - Walter Wilson
    • School Safety Story Using 20th Century Silks
  19. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • small metal cups and balls - "Marv" Mathena
  20. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Follow the Leader with Seven Pairs
  21. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • A Simplified Linking Ring Routine - Percy Abbott
  22. photo - Fantasio
  23. The Cascade Finale - Eddie Joseph
  24. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Year - John Daly
  25. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  26. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • The Rice Meters - Bob Logan
  27. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • Two-Timer Card Trick
  28. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  29. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • bags for Hippity-Hop Rabbits - John Osborne

word count: 336460 which is equivalent to 1345 standard pages of text

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