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The Magic Wand Volume 12 (1923)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 12 (1923) by George Johnson
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Numbers 117-120

279 pages

  1. Vol. 12, Number 117 March-May, 1923 [48 numbered & 12 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • What Of The Season?
    • Wireless Stage "Stunts"
    • One Penny!
    • Burglars
    • Two Conjurers
    • Where Ignorance Is Bliss
    • Our Correspondents
  3. The Writing of "Nothing"
  4. Soldiers of the King - Eric P. Wilson
  5. The Greedy Goblin - James Mearns
  6. Hot Coffee - G. O. Cox
  7. A "Perpetual Calendar in Your Head" - F. R. Stanes
  8. The Enchanted Dairy - Norman Hunter
  9. Designing a Stage Setting - Sylvia M. Rangel
  10. Pink and White Magic - Gwen Hilton
  11. The Treasury Note and Lemon - Ray W. Lawes
  12. The Artificial Eye - Len. J. Sewell
  13. The Eternal Triangle - A Slice of Life Illustrated with Cards - Roy Cowl
  14. An Impromptu Marionette Show - Eric P. Wilson
  15. A "Hoffmann" Card Trick - G. F. F. Hodges
  16. Jack and The Beanstalk - Will Blyth
  17. Loading the Dye-Tube - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  18. An Opera Hat Effect - Rupert Howard
  19. An Invisible Break - G. S. Brownlow
  20. A Card Subtlety - Stanley Norton
  21. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • An Impromptu Puzzle - Will Blyth
    • A Ventriloquial Accessory - Eric P. Wilson
    • The Watch Winder - Stanley Norton
    • A Treasury Note Puzzle - James Patrick
    • Two Suggestions - Rupert Howard
  22. Programme
    • Frederick Culpitt at The Alhambra
  23. Magical Reminiscences from Overseas - Adam Hull Shirk
  24. The City of Lost Illusions - drawing by Nathan Dean
  25. The Professional - poem by Cynicus
  26. Correspondence
    • The Role of the Magician
  27. Two "Rice Bowl" Suggestions - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  28. Book Reviews
    • Easy Magic for Evening Parties - J. F. Orrin
    • Impromptu Magic with Patter - George De Lawrence
    • Water Wizardry - Arthur Ainslie
    • Paper Magic - Houdini
    • The Conjurer's Vade-mecum - J. F. Orrin
    • After Dinner Tricks - Walter B. Gibson
    • Magic Made Easy - H. A. Palmer
  29. Our Summer Number - announcement
  30. Magical Society Notes
    • The Magic Circle
    • Mahatma Circle of Magicians
    • Glasgow Society of Magicians
    • Hull and East Riding Magical Society
    • West of England Magical Society
    • Bristol Society of Magic
    • Northern Magical Society
    • The Sheffield Circle of Magicians
    • The British Magical Society
    • The Magicians' Club
  31. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 12, Number 118 June-September, 1923 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Moving with the Times
    • Did William Tell?
    • Angelo - At Drury Lane
    • The Limit of Popularity
    • The Magical Pessimist
  3. A Dyeing Silk Novelty - Eric P. Wilson
  4. From My Note-Book - Harry Latour
  5. A Psychic Bull's-Eye - Billy O'Connor
  6. The Perfection Spirit Knots - George W. Hunter
  7. Producing Matches from the Finger Tips - Wilfred O. J. Morel
  8. Cigarettes and Handkerchief - J. Whitehead
  9. A Magical Marriage - Prof. Evol
  10. Listening-in - Bruce Hurling
  11. The Tragedy of Humpty Dumpty, with Patter "In Prose and Worse" - Wilfred G. Jonson
  12. A Cigarette Change - E. G. Brown
  13. The Dividing Line - Will Bland
  14. Antiquity Re-Dressed - J. A. Esler
  15. The Navy Cut Coin - Stanley Norton
  16. All Accidents! - S. Carton
  17. Real Flower Growing - J. F. Orrin
  18. Why Work--? - Charles Waller
  19. A Floral Candlestick - Owen Clark
  20. A Coin and Match-Box Trick - J. Whitehead
  21. The Al Fresco Entertainment - Norman Hunter
  22. A Combination Coin Effect - Clifford Mason
  23. On Forcing - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  24. The Wizard's Progress - poem by E.J. & S.C.
  25. Caramels from Paper Ribbon - Prof. Edgar
  26. A "Short" Tragedy - Frank Staff
  27. The Penny Through the Table - James Patrick
  28. Programmes
    • Lewis Davenport, Grand Seance Programme
    • Herbert Milton at Maskelynes
  29. New Books - Reviews
    • Making Magic Pay - H. Syril Dusenbery
    • Workable Wizardry - Hermalin
  30. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • A Suggestion - Stanley Norton
    • A Silk Vanish with the Wand - Eric P. Wilson
    • Card Control - Wilfrid G. Jonson
    • The Dye Tube - Wilfrid G. Jonson
    • Match-Box Coin Exchange - J. G. Pedgrift
    • An Egg Item - Stanley Norton
    • Tutankhamen - Norman Hunter
  31. Correspondence
    • Will Blyth's Humpty Dumpty
  32. Pocket "Matter Through Matter" - Edward Estrange
  33. The Sign of the Zodiac - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  34. New Apparatus
    • The Hidden Number Mystery
    • Flower Pot and Cone
    • Card and Swatch Stand
    • A New Clock Dial
    • The Magic Cotton Reel
    • The Spirit Slide
    • A Startling Paper Tube Production
    • Tinto
    • A Doll's House Changing Box
  35. Magical Society Notes
    • The Magic Circle
    • The British Magical Society
    • The Order of The Magi
    • Mahatma Circle of Magicians
    • West of England Magical Society
    • Bristol Society of Magic
  36. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 12, Number 119 October-December, 1923 [56 numbered & 12 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • New Season Prospects
    • The Marionette Players
    • Sound and Light Waves
    • Magicians Who "Mix It"
    • Early Catalogues
    • Cylinders and Precipitated Glass
    • Ancient Stage Effects
  3. An Infallible Forcing Deck - Oswald Williams
  4. The Conjurer is Nearly Caught - E. G. Brownlow
  5. The Perfected Jumping Peg - Nelson Meredith
  6. Eighty Years' Wizardry - George Johnson
  7. A Novel Coin Fold - Wilfred G. Jonson
  8. From "Modern Magic" - Wilfred G. Jonson
  9. A Use for the Card Stand - F. R. Stanes
  10. The Multiplying Coins - "Dorian"
  11. Magic in France - Bruce Hurling
  12. Another Rising Cigarette - Eric P. Wilson
  13. A Vanishing Candle and Candlestick - James Mearns
  14. The Card Ejector and Card Frame - Frank Herbert
  15. An Improved Butterfly Harness - "Dorian"
  16. Money for Nothing - Frank Staff
  17. Simplifying Card Effects - article by Nelson Meredith
  18. A Productive Fan - Harry Latour
  19. The Ace of Spades - James Mearns
  20. The Red Tape Mystery - W. A. Flaig
  21. The Magical Medical Man - Rupert Holmes Slater
  22. A Tipping Table
  23. A New Changing Card - J. Whitehead
  24. My Library - article by Harry Price
    • Bookplate
    • Photo of library
  25. The Rod, Ball and Ring - Stanley Norton
  26. A Spectacular Card Mystery - De Vega
  27. By Way of Suggestion - J. A. Esler
  28. A Novelty in Productions - Eric P. Wilson
  29. General Post - J. F. Orrin
  30. Assembly - G. O. Cox
  31. The Christmas Number of The Magic Wand - announcement
  32. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • A Thimble Sleight - Nelson Meredith
    • A Suggestion - Rupert H. Slater
    • A "Hoffmann" Card Trick - F. R. Stanes
    • An Original Coin Sleight - Fred Hocking
    • A "Stirling Egg" Vanish - Carlton King
  33. Magical Society Notes
    • The Magic Circle
    • The British Magical Society
    • West of England Magical Society
    • Mahatma Circle of Magicians
    • The Order of the Magi
    • Leeds Magical Society
    • The Sheffield Circle of Magicians
    • Hull Magical Society
  34. Correspondence
    • Physical and Super-Physical Illusion
  35. Book Reviews
    • For Magicians Only - Charles Waller
    • Stage Illusions and Entertainments - Cassell's, London
    • Thoughtful Magic - Harry Leat
    • String Figures - W. W. Rouse Ball
    • Further Expert Magic - compiled by Percy Naldrett
  36. Programme
    • The Indestructible Girl - P. T. Selbit - at Maskelyne's
  37. New Apparatus
    • The Spooky Spools
    • Massey's Diminishing Card
    • The Jose Folding Pocket Table
  38. Peculiar Potions - James W. Middleton
  39. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 12, Number 120 December, 1923 [68 numbered; 16 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XII Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Annals of Conjuring
    • Helping the Novice
    • Psychological Swindles
    • The "Prop" Basket
    • A Wonderful Visit
    • A Question of Degree
    • Christmas
  3. What's in a Name? - Arthur H. Paul
  4. A Silken Secret - Bridger Lewis
  5. The Magic Wand Book Department - notice
  6. The Chocolate Cigarettes - C. Kersey
  7. The David Bell Utility Tube - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  8. Building a Picture - De Vega
  9. What is Wrong with Magic? - article by Oswald Williams
  10. The Inexhaustible Match-box - J. F. Orrin
  11. The Note in the Egg - Bruce Hurling
  12. The "Sharpe" Scissors Problem - S. H. Sharpe
  13. Crackers and Children - Charles Waller
  14. The Secrets of Dr. Zoroaster Phaze - Rupert Holmes Slater
  15. Curious Prints and Engravings - from the editor's collection
  16. three pictures
  17. Original Magical Novelties - Norman Hoole & J. J. Shepherd
    • Rainbow Ribbons
    • The Vanishing Wand
    • The Flight
    • A Financial Catastrophe
    • Mirrors of Mystery
    • Cameos in Cambric
    • The Pass Superseded
    • A Novel Production
    • Silk and Sorcery
    • A Little Surprise
    • Merely Illusive
    • The Fourth Assistant
  18. The Ring and String Trick - George W. Hunter
  19. Little Miss Muffett - A Ventriloquial Dialogue - Will Blyth
  20. The Cabinet of Honan - Leslie R. King
  21. The Wandering Cigarette - George W. Hunter
  22. Spring Flowers - Edward V. Smith
  23. A Fruitful Die - J. Whitehead
  24. Arts and Crafts - article by J. A. Esler
  25. Book Reviews
    • Simplified Conjuring - Norman Hunter
    • More Paper Magic - Will Blyth
    • Magic of the Depots - complied by Harry Leat
    • The Art of Chapeaugraphy - J. G. Hambley
    • Children's Stories and How to Tell Them - Woutrina A. Bone
    • Tested Magic - Eric P. Wilson
  26. The Invisible Dog - drawing by W. G. Jonson
  27. Magical Society Notes
    • The Magic Circle
    • Mahatma Circle of Magicians
    • The British Magical Society
    • The Order of the Magi
    • Sheffield Circle of Magicians
    • Bristol Society of Magic
    • West of England Magical Society
    • Glasgow Society of Magicians
  28. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • Billiard Ball to Flowers - Arthur H. Paul
    • Torn and Restored - Bert White
    • A Funny Card Item - Rupert H. Slater
    • A Penetrating Die - Leslie R. King
    • Simplicitus Rising Card - Dorian
  29. New Apparatus
    • Ventriloquial Head and Figures - Hambley's, Ltd.
    • A Colour Changing Pencil - Hambley's, Ltd.
    • Early Magical Apparatus - Hambley's, Ltd.
    • A New Handkerchief Producer - L. Davenport & Co.
    • Giant Playing Cards - L. Davenport & Co.
    • A Card Slide - L. Davenport & Co.
    • The Telephone - L. Davenport & Co.
    • Cutting Through a Doll - The Globe Magical Mart
    • The "Elka" Tumbler and Paper Clips - Leslie R. King
    • Golf Balls at Finger Tips - Wilford Hutchinson
    • My Lady's Purse - Harold Comden
    • Pip Pip - Harold Comden
  30. Programme
    • Fred Brezin - Anglo-French Entertainer - at the Coliseum
  31. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

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