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The Gen Volume 21 (1965)

by Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson
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The Gen Volume 21 (1965) by Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson
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On the covers are

  • Arnold De Seiver
  • Harold Taylor
  • Billy Day
  • George Hammerton
  • Dick Scott (Yimka)
  • Anverdi
  • Ross Bertram
  • Drew Masters
  • Bayard Grimshaw and Harry Stanley
  • Oscar Paulson
  • Finn Jon (Finn Hauger)
  • Hugh Miller
336 pages
  1. Volume 21, Number 1, May, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Arnold de Seiver
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Close Up Magic
    • Slydini and Delmin's Popper - Horace Bennett
      1. Variations on the [Syldini] "Flyaway Coin" Routine
      2. Delmini's Popper
  4. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • One-Two-None
    • Sucker Knot
  5. Card Magic
    • The Slippery Sam Card Discovery - Ken de Courcy's Practicalities
  6. One Hand Bottom Deal - Barry Covan [Australia]
  7. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Monghan-Mallorca-Shanghai-and Malini - John Pickstone [Palma de Mallorca]
  8. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Fianle to the Miser's Dream - Roger Crosthwaite
  9. Billy Russell - The Grand Old Man of Magic - Part Two - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Bowl Production Supreme
    • The Stage Filled with Equipment
    • The Floating Ball
    • The Magic Clock
  10. Stage Version - Sympathetic Cards - Rev. Robert E. Olsen
  11. Bring 'Em Back Alive - Patten's Publicity Pieces
  12. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
    • Welcome
    • The Diamond Jubilee
    • The Dealers
    • Swadling Swindle and Blasted
    • VooDoo
    • Young Magician of the Year
    • Jay Marshall
    • Henk Vermeyden
    • The Dance and Cabaret
    • The Tombola
    • Magic Circle Magic Show
    • Fred Kaps Lecture
    • A History of Mystery
    • The Gala Show
    • After Gala Show
    • The Farewell Luncheon
    • Apologies
    • Roger Crosthwaite
    • By Request
    • Johnny Hart

  1. Volume 21, Number 2, June, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Harold Taylor
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Wandering Pennies
  4. Card Magic
    • Card Mirage - Horace Bennett
    • Your Number - Your Card - Horace Bennett
    • 1-2-3-4-5 - Noel Stanton
  5. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Pickpocketing - Roger Crosthwaite
      • Lipsticked Cigarette
      • Wrist Watch Steal
      • Expanding Bracelet or Watch
  6. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Easy Giant Memory - Malcolm Davison
  7. Billy Russell - The Grand Old Man of Magic - Part Three - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Bean Trick
    • Magic Clock
    • Lifting Challenge
    • Batavia Convention
    • Started in 1895
    • Houdini's Milk Can Escape
    • Water Torture Cell
  8. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
    • De Nederlandse Magische Unie
    • Crack of Dawn
    • The Town Greeting
    • Concours
    • The First "Set"
    • The Dealers Demonstration
    • Dutch Magicians
    • The Outdoor Stunt
    • Open Air Theatre
    • Shaky Start
    • Naachtfeest
    • Up at the Crack of Noon
    • Prize Winners
    • Last Words
    • Visitors to London
    • "Harry's Eaten Here"

  1. Volume 21, Number 3, July, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Billy Day
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Mainly Manipulative
    • Thimbles - Frank Monaghan
      • Advanced Thimbles for the Under-Privileged
      • Rim Control for the Dancing Thimble
      • A New Single Handed Colour Change
      • The Four in Hand
  4. Tom Sellers' Mental Magic
    • Oracle Revelation
    • The Divination Rods
    • A Number in Space
  5. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Another Oldie in a New Dress
  6. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Pickpocketing (Two) - Roger Crosthwaite
      • Handkerchief Hanky Panky
  7. Card Magic
    • Faro-Fan Control - William Zavis
  8. Stamprediction or A Penny (Stamp) for Your Thoughts - Ron Escott
  9. Money Magic
    • Metallic Oil and Water or Heads Away! - Ken de Courcy's Practicalities
  10. Zombiegonk - Dennis Patten
  11. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
    • Glasgow
    • Johnny Hart
    • "Memories"
    • Duncan Fletcher
    • Disaster
    • Gen-Genii
    • "Senator" Crandall
    • Fire and Flood
    • Ancient and Historic
    • Lots of Good Magic
    • Team-Work
    • Billy Day

  1. Volume 21, Number 4, August, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: George Hammerton
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Magic with Apparatus
    • Sellers' Trio - Tom Sellers
      • Magic Welding
      • Candle, Silk and Glass Tube
      • Ghost Tube 20th Century
  4. Money Magic
    • Copper and Silver Separation - Peter Oran (Holland)
    • Bank Note Snap - John M. Gilliland
  5. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Swami-Doodle - Ken de Courcy
  6. Card Magic
    • The Death of Gaylord Ravenal - David Bornstein (Denmark)
  7. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Pickpocketing (Three) - Roger Crosthwaite
      • DPM [Direct Psychological Misdirection] Pen Steal and Replacement
      • DPM Repeat Transfer Handkerchief Steal
  8. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Triple Dutch Rope Routine
  9. Card Magic
    • A Lesson (Forgotten - and Remembered!) - John Pickstone

  1. Volume 21, Number 5, September, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Dick Short (Yimka)
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Delmini's "Test" Book Test - Elmer Deffenbaugh
  4. The Lucifer Divination - Ken de Courcy's Practicalities
  5. Money Magic
    • Maupin's Mat - Horace Bennett
  6. Card Magic
    • Oran's Thought Card - recorded by Rink
  7. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Card Through Case and Handkerchief
  8. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Pickpocketing (Wallet Wallop) - Roger Crosthwaite
  9. The Half-Stooge - John Pickstone [Palma de Mallorca]
  10. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
    • Thrilled [move]
    • Luxury Studio
    • Tramped Soho
    • Pleasure and Relief
    • The Main Studio
    • Stage
    • Carpeted Wall to Wall
    • Leather-Bound Show-Cases
    • Cocktail Bar
    • Personal Instruction
    • Lounge Area
    • Magicians' Meca
    • Luxury Magic in a Luxurious Setting
    • Middle of October
    • Provinces and Overseas
    • Improved Post Service
    • What Else?

  1. Volume 21, Number 6, October, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Anverdi (Tony de Vries)
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Close Up Magic
    • Sellers' Trio - Tom Sellers
      • Bag Rise
      • Ring and Cord Release
      • Rising Ring on Wand
  4. Rope Magic
    • A Ring and a Rope - Averdi [Holland]
  5. A Patter Story for the Equally Unequal Ropes - C. F. Germelman
  6. Money Magic
    • "New Coin Change" Addition - Horace E. Bennett
  7. Oran's Torn and restored Newspaper - Peter Oran
  8. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Pickpocketing Tie-Up! - Roger Crosthwaite
  9. For My Lady
  10. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Ups and Downs
  11. Card Magic
    • Ten Chance Prediction - Ted Farrington
  12. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
    • Welcome to my new showplace of Magic

  1. Volume 21, Number 7, November, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Ross Bertram
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Stripper Rise - Martin Schwartz [USA]
  4. Magic with Apparatus
    • A Double Diamond Works Wonders! - Norman Rhodes
  5. Two from Tom - Tom Sellers
    • Coloured Discs and Cards
    • Kumbak Knots
  6. Money Magic
    • Peter Oram's Three Coin Transposition - recorded by Rink
  7. Flip-Top Fantasy - Ken de Courcy's Practicalities
  8. Stapled-Reverse - Albert Spackman
  9. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • The Pay Off - Ross Bertram (Canada)
  10. Card Magic
    • A Letter from William Zavis (American Embassy, Ivory Coast)
      • The Jabberwock at the Card Table
  11. Magic for Youngsters
    • Paints for Christmas - Len Belcher
  12. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
    • Bob Backhouse
    • New Studio
    • Bayard Grimshaw
    • The New Unique Studio
    • Smart Displays
    • Unique Films

  1. Volume 21, Number 8, December, 1965, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Drew Masters
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson & Frederica
  3. Magic from Scotland - compiled by Frederica
  4. Magic with Apparatus
    • The Magic Poster - Stuart Leith
  5. In the Groove - Roy Scott
  6. Card Magic
    • Magnetic Ink - Dave Campbell
  7. Another Routine with "Five Star Miracle Wallet" - Harry Carnegie
  8. Farrell's Card Control - Bob Farrell
  9. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Hypnotique - Roger Crosthwaite
      • Variation One
      • Variation Two
  10. Magic for Youngsters
    • Red and Green Rabbits - Drew Masters
  11. Signed, Sealed and Delivered - Frederica
  12. Magic for the Pocket
    • Krazy Kubes - Carl F. Germelman
  13. Double Dutch "Ring Off" - gag from Bob Driebek

  1. Volume 21, Number 9, January, 1966, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Harry Stanley with Bayard Grimshaw
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Rope Magic
    • More Variations on the Equally Unequal Ropes - Bill Shewan
      • The Crossover Move
      • The Count
  4. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • A Thought is Torn - Ron Escott
  5. Card Magic
    • Another Case of the Four Kings - R. Howes
  6. Pop-Up Double Lift - Elmer Defenbaugh
  7. Magic with Apparatus
    • Two from Tom - Tom Sellers
      • 1. Choose a Fan
      • 2. Silks from Water
  8. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Card Production - John Gilliland
      • A - Method One
      • B - Method Two
      • C - Cottone Squeeze Production
  9. Ken de Courcy's Practicalities
    • Flash 'arry
    • Waist of a Card
  10. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Two Rings and a Rope
  11. Routined Impossible - Geoffrey Green

  1. Volume 21, Number 10, February, 1966, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Oscar Paulson
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Easy Giant Memory (Variations)
  4. Magic with Apparatus
    • Duplex - Len Belcher
  5. Card Magic
    • Colour Change - Arnold de Seiver
  6. Money Magic
    • "Will-O-The-Wisp" Jnr. - Horace E. Bennett
  7. Sellers' Trio - Tom Sellers
    • The Numbers in the Smoke
    • The Money Speller
    • Penny to Half Crown
  8. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Balls from Silk - Marconick
  9. Magic for the Pocket
    • Bill in Cigarette - William Zavis (American Embassy, Ivory Coast)
  10. Rope Magic
    • Rope Effects [using the "Jay Bee" principle] - Norman Rhodes
      • Effect 1 - >From You to Me
      • Effect 2
  11. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
    • Hello Again
    • Actually
    • Full of Beans
    • The Magic Scene
  12. Ladies and Gentlemen - A New Style Magical Comment by Ken Brooke [new products]

  1. Volume 21, Number 11, March, 1966, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Finn Jon (Finn Hauger)
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Money Magic
    • Bennett's Change-Over - Horace E. Bennett
    • One-At-A-Time Coins - Horace E. Bennett
  4. Seller's Trio - Tom Sellers
    • Thoughts Can Fly
    • The Penny Speller
    • A Fancy Card Sleight
  5. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • The Globe
    • Cup and Ball Flourish
  6. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Bewildering Silks - Marconick
  7. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Bingo! - W. J. Cheal
  8. Card Magic
    • The Curse of Scotland - Tony Shiels
    • The Resurrected Card - Magini
  9. It's Got to be More Than Magic - The First of a Series by Ken Brooke
  10. Ladies and Gentlemen - A New Style Magical Comment by Ken Brooke [new products]

  1. Volume 21, Number 12, April, 1966, 28 numbered pages - cover picture: Hugh Miller
  2. From The Gen Desk - comments from Lewis Ganson
  3. Mental and Spirit Magic
    • Psychic Poker - John Bragoli
  4. Tom Sellers' Mental Magic
    • Pseudo Memory Test
    • Card Prediction
    • An Idea for the Marked Slate
  5. Money Magic
    • Bennett's Benzais - Coin Vanish and Recovery - Horace E. Bennett
  6. New Lamps for Old - series by Rink of Holland
    • Coins and Sleeves
  7. Apropos the Colour Change - T. Nordnes (Stockholm)
  8. Lewis Ganson's Fotomagic - series
    • Silken Bombshell - Marconick
  9. Card Magic
    • Two Way Traffic - John Pickstone (Palma de Mallorca)
  10. It's Got to be More Than Magic - series by Ken Brooke
  11. Review - comments from Harry Stanley
    • Fred Lowe
    • Memories
    • Walter Jeans
    • Harry Latour
    • The Studio
    • Fogel
    • Million Dollar Mystery
    • Unique Magi-Tutor
    • Finally

word count: 148389 which is equivalent to 593 standard pages of text

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