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The Gen Volume 14 (1958)

by Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson
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The Gen Volume 14 (1958) by Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson
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The Gen, Volume 14, Lewis Ganson, editor - new editor

On the covers are

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

  1. Volume 14, Number 1, May, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Will Ayling
  2. Front Page Personality - Will Ayling
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. A new Card Fan - Dudley Fossum (Wisconsin, USA)
  5. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Juggling Tumbler - Will Ayling
  6. Bento's Bat - Bento (Holland)
  7. The Task of the Compere - Clifford Davis
    • Part Three
  8. The Golfer's Dream - Robert Tapper (New Zealand)
  9. Strange as it May Seem - Over to You - Article by Jack Aldridge
  10. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • A Real Magic Wand
  11. Cigarette Switch - Dennis Rawlins
  12. Press the Button - Charles Kingston (USA)
  13. Ticky the Clock - Frederica
  14. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 2, June, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Dai Vernon
  2. Front Page Personality - Dai Vernon
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Magic with Coins
    1. Fifty-Fifty - Ross Bertram
    2. The Oskaloosa Coin Trick - Eddie McLaughlin (USA)
    3. A Coin Quickie - Daniel Dew
  5. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Triple Milk Vanish
  6. A Design and a Prophesy - Pocket Trick by Tom Sellers
  7. Tissues in Transit - Hubert Lambert (Dublin)
  8. Card Magic
    1. You Get It - Gerald Kosky (USA)
    2. 'Do As I Do' with One Pack - Jay Ose (USA)
  9. Transversale - Mental Magic by John Bragoli (Berlin)
  10. Strange as it May Seem - The Moving Picture - Article by Arnold de Seiver
  11. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • Something Fishy
  12. Some Spheres and a Cube - J. Van 'Rink' Rinkhuyzen (Holland)
  13. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 3, July, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Syldini
  2. Front Page Personality - Slydini
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Apparatus Holders - a look at Dai Vernon's attache case
  5. Ribbons Off - Norman Rhodes
  6. Strange as it May Seem - The Answer to a Problem - Article by Malcolm Davison
  7. 60th Century Silks - Frederica
  8. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Perfect Miracle - Aenigma
  9. Jumble Spell - Tom Sellers
  10. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • The Tyler Blotter
  11. Think of a Team - John Bragoli (Berlin)
  12. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 4, August, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Harry Blackstone
  2. Front Page Personality - Harry Blackstone
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Unchained - Close-Up Magic by John A. M. Howie
  5. That First Cigarette - H. Fernandes
  6. The Bending Packet - Pocket Trick by Bento (Holland)
  7. The Visual Torn and Restored Newspaper - Stage or Platform Magic by Alex Elmsley
  8. The Slick Post Illusion - Cabaret Magic
  9. Soccer Cup Tappit - Mental Magic by John Bragoli (Berlin)
  10. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Slow Motion Card Vanish - Dai Vernon
  11. Slydini - list of appearances in England
  12. Ken de Courcy's Practicalities - series
    • Compere Item - A Great Little Item
  13. Calcolate - Card Magic by Jack Avis
  14. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 5, September, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Phoa Yan Tiong
  2. Front Page Personality - Phoa Yan Tiong
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Rice Bowl and Balls - Phoa Yan Tiong
  5. Rink's Lay-Down Change - Card Magic by "Rink" (Holland)
  6. Strange as it May Seem - The Bird that Committed Suicide - Article by Graham Adams
  7. Window Envelope - Mental Magic by Malcolm Davison
  8. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • productions
  9. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Chinese Magic - Dai Vernon
      • Chinese Matches
      • Chinese Coins
  10. Common Sense About Postage ... - comments about postage charges by Harry Stanley
  11. Ken de Courcy's Practicalities - series
    • Close-Up Magic - The Torn and Restored Cigarette
  12. The Perfect Miracle (after Aenigma) - Card Magic by Dudley Whitnall
  13. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 6, October, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Harold G. Beaumont
  2. Front Page Personality - Harold G. Beaumont
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Card in Crystal - Novelty Card Magic by Will Ayling
  5. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Harold G. Beaumont's Manipulation
      • 1. Coin Roll Production
      • 2. Super Coin Pass
      • 3. No Load Multiplying Billiard Balls
      • 4. Golf Ball Gag
  6. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • The Hindoo Yarn Mystery
  7. Magic for Entertainment - Harold G. Beaumont
    • Catch a Falling Star
    • Production Foulard
    • The Educated Goldfish
    • Paper Time
    • 20th Century Twist
    • Lightning Silk Production
    • Running Gags
    • Dizzy Die
    • Colour Changing Lollipop
  8. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 7, November, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Milton Woodward and Millicent Cooper
  2. Front Page Personality - Milton Woodward and Millicent Cooper
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. The Man in the Iron Mask - Malcolm Davison
  5. Utility Mirror Frame - Frederica
  6. Stuntrix - Spasm 1 - quick tricks compiled by Ken Scholes
  7. The Penetrating Ribbons - Tom Sellers
  8. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Slydini's New "Broken and Restored Cigarette"
  9. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • Len Belcher's Magic Slate
  10. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 8, December, 1958, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: "Rink"
  2. Front Page Personality - "Rink"
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Anti-Oil and Water - Elmer Biddle
    • The Biddle Move
    • Anti-Oil and Water
  5. Stuntrix - Spasm 2 - quick tricks compiled by Ken Scholes
  6. Rendezvous with Raffles - Mental Magic by J. Bragoli (Berlin)
  7. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Rink's Sympathetic Silks
  8. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • Startime
  9. The Exchange of a Ring - Tom Sellers
  10. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 9, January, 1959, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Maurice Rooklyn
  2. Front Page Personality - Maurice Rooklyn
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. The Phantom Silk Production - Cyro
  5. Calendar Magic Square - Gerald Kosky
  6. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Tumbler Through Tumbler - Gyorgy Kovari (Hungary)
  7. Jack Le Dair's "Gambler's Dream" - Frank Felstead
  8. Rope Through Neck - Norman Rhodes
  9. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • The Magic Socks - Norman Rhodes
  10. The Spirit Hand Writes - Tom Sellers
  11. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • The Double Lift
  12. Strange as it May Seem - It Could Only Happen to a Magician! - Articles
    • Rink's "Escape" - Rink
    • One Silhouette Dai Didn't Cut - "Silent" Mora
    • Those Early Films - Lewis Ganson
  13. Picture Postcard Divination - John Bragoli (Berlin)
  14. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 10, February, 1959, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Harry Hickson
  2. Front Page Personality - Harry Hickson
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Goyno Galore - Hubert Lambert
  5. The Mind Key - Tony Griffith
  6. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Gathering up the Threads
      • 1. D. Zola, DDS of Michigan, USA
      • 2. Tom Sellers - Ribbons Off
      • 3. Hans Fernandes - Dutch Guiana
      • 4. Gerald Sykes - Lexicon Message
      • 5. Arnold de Seiver - Tips for a Trickster
      • 6. Frederica's "Rope and Ring"
  7. A Flexible Move - Edward Marlo
  8. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • The Ghost Knot
  9. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • The Broken Tambourine
  10. Another Thought Penetrates - Elmer Biddle
  11. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 11, March, 1959, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: Dany Ray
  2. Front Page Personality - Dany Ray
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. "Disc"integrate - Douglas Francis
  5. Gum Fun - Hubert Lambert
  6. Ken de Courcy's Practicalities - series
    • Coins thru' on the Stage
  7. Ball Roll Vanish - John Bowery
  8. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • "Double Dutch" Rope Routine
  9. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • The Pivot Steal - H. P. Graham
    • Fan Closing Steal - H. P. Graham
  10. Arno's Silk Premonition - W. A. Chapman
  11. Children's Corner - series by Wilfred Tyler
    • My Lady's Choice - Magini
  12. Mental Meanderings - Harry Stanley
  13. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

  1. Volume 14, Number 12, April, 1959, 32 numbered pages - cover picture: John Ramsay
  2. Front Page Personality - John Ramsay
  3. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  4. Magic from Scotland - assembled by Frederica
    1. One Hand Discovery - J. B. Findlay (Scottish Conjurers' Association)
    2. The Celebrity Spot - Leslie May (Edinburgh Magic Circle)
    3. The Open Palm Vanish - Roy Scott (Edinburgh Magic Circle)
    4. The Flying Pips - Eddie Dawes (Scottish Conjurers' Association)
    5. The Recurring Ambitious Card - Harry Carnegie (Dundee Magic Circle)
    6. Thought Anticipated - David Campbell (Scottish Conjurers' Association)
    7. Stretching a Rope - Scotty Lang (A Scotsman in Canada)
    8. Sympathetic Clock Dials - Tom Sellers (An Uncanny Scotsman)
    9. Ligua-lusion - Frederica
  5. Lewis Ganson Explains - series
    • Click - Oliver MacKenzie
  6. Next Month - Gala Number of The Gen
  7. Review - comments from Harry Stanley

word count: 169413 which is equivalent to 677 standard pages of text

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