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The Magic Wand Volume 13 (1924)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 13 (1924) by George Johnson
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Numbers 121-123

290 pages

  1. Vol. 13, Number 121 February, 1924 [56 numbered & 10 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Undue Pessimism
    • The All-Round Show
    • The Loan of Books
    • A Peep Behind the Scenes
    • Tricks by Wireless
  3. The Evolution of the Ace of Spades - Prof. Day
  4. Obituary
    • Charles Oswald Williams
  5. The Drum Head Tube - Oswald Williams
  6. The "Sharpe" Scissors Problems - Louis F. Christianer
  7. A Triple Transposition - George Joyce
  8. Loading a Card in an Envelope - J. A. Esler
  9. What is Wrong with the Magicians? - article by Rupert Holmes Slater
  10. The Bacchanalian Tankard - A Mystery of the Open Air
  11. An Emergency Changing Envelope - Ashby Lorton
  12. Cutting Through a Playing Card - D'arcy Gordon
  13. A Flash Affair - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  14. An Interesting Combination - Harry Latour
  15. AN Examination Paper - George Joyce
  16. The Annals of Conjuring - article by Sidney W. Clarke
    • Introduction
    • A Gipsy Juggler - photo page
    • Ancient Conjuring
    • The Mediaeval Jugglers
    • The Tomb of Rahere - photo page
    • Gonin performing on the Pont Neuf, Paris - photo page
  17. More Shopping - Eric P. Wilson
  18. Time Flies - Norman Hunter
  19. Tumblers - Nelson Meredith
  20. Coin in Knotted Handkerchief - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  21. A Coin Item - Horace W, Ray
  22. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • Miraculous Rainbow Water - Billy O'Connor
    • Flower Production - C. Barnard
    • The Magic (Sewing) Circle - Baffles Brush
    • It Will All Come Out in the Wash - Baffles Brush
    • A Coin Vanish - J. Whitehead
  23. Book Reviews
    • Elliott's Last Legacy - edited by Houdini
    • Modern Master Mysteries - Brunel White
    • Fouty Years In and Around Magic - Harry Leat
    • Psycho Fakeries, No. 3 - R. H. Gysel
    • Cigarette Manipulation - Louis F. Christiamer
    • Thimble Manipulation - Louis F. Christiamer
    • What you can do with a Paper Napkin - Louis F. Christiamer
  24. A Surprising Effect - S. H. Sharpe
  25. The Torn Strip of Paper - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  26. Programme
    • Louis Nikola at the Kingsway Hall
  27. Our Contemporaries - a list of magic magazines
    • The Sphinx [USA]
    • The Magician [UK]
    • The Magical Observer [UK]
    • The Magical Monthly [UK]
    • The Conjurer's Chronicle [UK]
    • The Magic World [USA]
    • The Conjurer [Australia]
    • The Magical Bulletin [USA]
    • Le Prestidigitateur [France]
    • Boletime Magico [Brazil]
    • Passez Muscade [France]
    • O Illusionista [Portugal]
    • Magie [Germany]
  28. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments
  29. New Apparatus - Milk-Eau

  1. Vol. 13, Number 122 June-September, 1924 [56 numbered & 12 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Diplomacy
    • £5 A Head
    • Illustrating the "Annals"
    • Carl Hertz
    • Highbrow Magic
    • More Frightfulness
    • The Grand Seance
    • The Magical News
    • A Story of Long Ago
  3. A Billet Switching Device - E. B. Ward
  4. Tic-Toc-Go! - Eric P. Wilson
  5. A Pyramid Production - J. F. Orrin
  6. The New Season (October) Magic Wand - announcement
  7. An Experiment in Telepathy - George Johnson
  8. A Cigarette Sleight - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  9. Find the Doll - Stuart Lucienne
  10. The Die and Glass Casket - J. Whitehead
  11. The Mystery of Omar Khayyam - Rupert Holmes Slater
  12. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • The Jugglers' Tricks
    • Hocus Pocus (1600-1700)
    • Besson's Wonderful Barrel - photo page
  13. Cone, Glass and Flying Ribbons - George Johnson
  14. Incomplete - Prof. Day
  15. Light Rays - E. B. Ward
  16. Is Lafayette Alive? - article by Chris Charlton
  17. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • That Change-Over Palm - E. V. Smith
    • Filtering Ink Through Hat - "Clement"
    • Old Props - J. Whitehead
    • The Phantom Card - Cosmo
  18. Programmes
    • Hey Presto! At Maskelyne's
    • Marius at St. Peter's Hall, Wimbledon
  19. Book Reviews
    • Diversified Magic - Harry Leat
    • O. J. Morel - Office of "Le Prestidigitateur" - brochure
    • Perleu de Magie - H. W. Sperling-Tagrey
  20. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 13, Number 123 October-November, 1924 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Defeat?
    • Dr. Wilson Speaks Out
    • The Closed Door
    • At the Exhibition
    • Two True Little Tales
  3. Soo Secrets - Norman Hunter
    • Fish and Frog Bowl
    • Ball and Mouse Bowl
    • Bowl and Five Balls
    • Ball and Egg Changing Bowl
  4. The Egg Bag - Leslie B. King
  5. A Spirit Trumpet - Stuart Lucienne
  6. The Painted Skeleton - Frank Staff
  7. Memorabilia - Rupert Holmes Slater
    • A Use for the Card Box
    • Cutting a Lady in Half
    • Bank Note and Orange
    • Tumblers
    • Misdirection
  8. The Death Ray - Prof. Day
  9. Forthcoming Publications - books soon to be published
  10. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • Card Notions - J. Whitehead
    • A Turnover - J. Whitehead
    • Ideas for a Magical Sketch - George Joyce
    • The Spelling Bee Again - T. H. Chislett
  11. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • Hocus Pocus (continued)
    • Fawkes at Bartholomew Fair - photo page
    • The English Showmen (1700-1800)
    • Johannes Brigg - photo page
    • Southwark Fair - photo page
    • The Bottle Conjurer - photo page
  12. The Dove Pan or Plates - Leslie B. King
  13. Book Catalogues - article
  14. Matches - Charles Waller
    • The Multiple Matchbox
    • The "Live" Matches
    • The Way the Money Goes
  15. The Rod and Ring - George Johnson
  16. Felix - Sidney H. Burdett
  17. Programme
    • Le-Dair at the Bristol Hippodrome
  18. The Unlimited Challenge Escape - Billy O'Connor
  19. New Apparatus
    • The Magic Frame
    • Ring Boxes
    • Soldier of the King
    • Metal Thumb Tips
  20. Correspondence
  21. Book Reviews
    • A Modern Mystery Merchant - Carl Hertz
    • Words of Wizards - George Schulte
  22. A New Cigar Trick - Baffles Brush
  23. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 13, Number 124 December, 1924 [62 numbered; 18 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XIII Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Magical Revival
    • Books of the Year
    • Mr. Nevil Maskelyne
    • The Lion Hunt
    • Our Greetings - Entre Nous
  3. The Closed Door
  4. A Clever String Trick - Billy O'Connor
  5. We Three - A Christmas Story for Little Folk - J. F. Orrin
  6. Christmas Conjurers - act by J. G. Pedgrift
  7. Easy Magical Effects
    • A Fancy Vanish
    • A Flower Box
    • A Production Box
  8. Brush Mind-Reading Effect - Baffles Brush
  9. Illusion and Disillusion - article by T. Westwood Bradley
  10. The Christmas Cracker - Bruce Hurling
  11. Pleating a Flag - G. Gordon Powell
  12. The Treasury Note Mystery - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  13. Showman's Alley - article by Frank Staff
  14. Ending in Smoke - Prof. Day
  15. An Improved Handkerchief Changing Box - J. Whitehead
  16. Impossible Possibilities - Brunel White
  17. The Measured Cut and Restored String - George Johnson
  18. A Drawing-Room Card Act - Rupert H. Slater
  19. Santa Claus' Little Joke - Charles Waller
  20. Programmes
    • Horace Goldin at the Coliseum
    • Lapp & Habel at the Coliseum
  21. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • The English Showmen (continued)
    • Conjuring at the Fair & Nailing a Card to the Wall - photo page
    • Denton - photo page
  22. The League of Notions - Sidney H. Burdette
  23. The Wizard's Vision - poem by T. Page Wright
  24. More Ink Magic - S. H. Sharpe
  25. Parlour Bombs - De Vega
  26. cartoon by W.G.J.
  27. Book Reviews
    • Practical Telepathy - Joseph Ovette
    • Magic of the Depots, 1924 - Harry Leat
    • More Magical Experiments - Percy Naldrett, complier
    • Impromptu Conjuring - Will Blyth
    • Exclusive Problems in Magic - Edward Bagshawe
    • The 50 Best Conjuring Tricks - Charles Crayford
  28. New Apparatus
    • Card and Envelope Stands - Messrs. Leslie R. King and Co.
    • "Probus" Matter Thro' Matter - Messrs. L. Davenport and Co.
    • The Jumping Spoon - Messrs. L. Davenport and Co.
    • The Hot Ball - Messrs. L. Davenport and Co.
    • The Boxes of Wung Fu - Messrs. Hambley's, Ltd.
    • The Calculating Cubes - Messrs. Hambley's, Ltd.
    • The "Spot It" Card and Tray Trick - Messrs. Hambley's, Ltd.
    • A "real" Marvel - Messrs. Hambley's, Ltd.
    • Thought-Reading Die - Messrs. Hambley's, Ltd.
    • The A.I. Vanishing Alarm Clock - Mr. J. W. Humber
    • The Vanishing Bottle of Beer - Mr. J. W. Humber
  29. Magical Secrecy - article by Will Blyth
  30. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • Producing a Handkerchief - G. Gordon Powell
    • A Vanishing and Appearing Egg - G. Johnson
    • Billet Switching - J. Gambling
    • A Spirit Envelope - J. Whitehead
    • Another Silken Secret - Bridger Lewis
    • Bag Servantes - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  31. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

word count: 125261 which is equivalent to 501 standard pages of text

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