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The Magic Wand Volume 14 (1925)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 14 (1925) by George Johnson
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Numbers 125-128

294 pages

  1. Vol. 14, Number 125 March-May, 1925 [56 numbered & 12 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Conjurers v. Spiritualists
    • The Latest Stunt
    • Curious Queries
    • The Magnetic Eye
    • On Contact with the Law
  3. The Vanishing Pencil - An Apparent Impromptu - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  4. China Tea - An Illusion Presented by Chung Ling Soo
  5. The Mysterious Cases - Baffles Brush
  6. Know Thy Card - Leslie R. King
  7. A "Three Card Trick" for Children - Victor J. Peacock
  8. My Apparatus Cupboard - article by Frank Staff
  9. The Coin Through the Hand - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  10. The Note in the Egg - Stuart Luciene
  11. Coin Levitation - George Johnson
  12. Passing a Lighted Cigarette through a Handkerchief - Victor J. Peacock
  13. Sundry Tricks and Sleights - Professor Hoffmann
    • To Palm a Single Card Without the Aid of the Other Hand
    • A New Version of the "Torn Card" Trick
    • The Lost Card
    • New "Card in Pocket" Trick
    • Aerial Billiards
    • The "Excelsior" Four Ace Trick
    • A New Billiard Ball Expedient
    • A New "Vanish" for Two Billiard Balls
    • Novel Tumbler and Handkerchief Trick
    • The Changing Handkerchief
    • The Ping-Pong Ball and Handkerchief
    • New Coins and Tumbler Trick
  14. Thought Cards - Colin Donister
  15. Give it Up - J. F. Orrin
  16. The Annals - comments from the editor
  17. The "Magic Wand" Crossword Puzzle
  18. A Handy Production Accessory - Victor J. Peacock
  19. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • Continental Conjurers in the XVIIIth Century
    • A Conjurer under the Directoire - photo page
    • Breslaw - photo page
    • Guisippe Pinetti - photo page
  20. Where the Tricks Come From - article by Eric P. Wilson
  21. Rising Cards - Oliver Haslam
  22. The Coue Card Trick - Max Holden
  23. The Lemon Box - Stuart Luciene
  24. Not a Cross Word - Eric P. Wilson
  25. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • A Novel Card Frame - J. Whitehead
    • A Box of Props - Jules Danby
    • A Key Card - Leslie R. King
    • A Penny in the Trousers Leg - Leslie R. King
    • Vanishing Matches - J. Whitehead
    • Producing a Handkerchief - A Correction
  26. Book Reviews
    • A Magician among the Spirits - Houdini
    • "Margery" the Medium Exposed - Houdini
    • The Lightning Sketcher - Geo. M. Munro, compiler
  27. Correspondence
    • The Closed Door
  28. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 14, Number 126 June-September, 1925 [56 numbered & 12 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Punch, on the Conjurers
    • A Safety Valve
    • The Grand Seance
    • A Sale by Auction
    • Too Much Advice?
    • Two Remarkable Books
    • The Haunted Fountain
  3. Our Crossword Puzzle
  4. The Flying Card - Wilfrid G. Jonson
  5. Matter Through Matter - Stuart Luciene
  6. The Jardine Ellis Slate Mystery - Stanley Norton
  7. The Little Red Devils - Bert Douglas
  8. The Severed Tape - Rupert H. Slater
  9. For Children and Adults - C. Ramsey
  10. A Study in Black and White - Will Blyth
  11. Tea for Two - Eric P. Wilson
  12. Card, Flag, and Bottle - Ernest A. Oakes
  13. Something New - article by Prof. Day
  14. More Memorabilia - Rupert H. Slater
    • A Pocket Challenge Mystery
    • The Spiritualistic Ring
  15. The Changing Cards - Dan Keene
  16. A Trick Soup Plate - Oswald Rae
    • Silk and Soup Plate
    • A Torn Card Effect
    • A Very Black Affair
  17. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • Knots in Handkerchiefs - C. Ramsey
    • A Mantle Box Effect - J. Whitehead
    • A Simple Puzzle -
    • The Ball Box - J. Whitehead
    • The Magnetized Knife - George Johnson
    • Wand Wangles - Stanley Norton
    • Cigarettes at the Finger Tips - V. J. Peacock
    • Mere Trifles - Tom Ll. Waterman
  18. Humorous Card Effects - Rupert H. Slater
  19. New Apparatus
    • Messrs. L. Davenport & Co.
      • The Wonder Glass
      • A Transposition of Silks
      • A New Vanishing Wand
      • The Bag of Bananas
      • Rubber Eggs
    • The Eric P. Wilson Magical Service
      • Laces
  20. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • Continental Conjurers in the XVIII Century [continued]
    • An Escamoteur - photo page
    • Robertson's Fantasmagoria - photo page
  21. An Electrically Lighted Lantern - W. G. Jonson
  22. A Psychic Slate Effect - Fred Hocking
  23. Obtaining a Load - Bruce Hurling
  24. The Watch, Glass and Handkerchief - Tom Ll. Waterman
  25. Programmes
    • Captain E. Clive Maskelyne, M.C. - Through the Eye of a Needle
    • Mr. George Sylvestre - The Sunshade Maker
    • Mr. P. T. Selbit - The Mummy Mystery
    • Mr. P. T. Selbit - In the Indian Rope Trick
  26. Correspondence
  27. Book Reviews
    • Magic in the Making - John Mulholland and Milton M. Smith
    • Tragic Magic - Harry Leat
    • Weird Wonders for Wizards - Sidney E. Josolyne
    • Original Magical Problems - Bert Douglas
    • Thayer's Quality Magic: Catalogue No. 6 - The Thayer Manufacturing Co.
  28. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 14, Number 127 October-November, 1925 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. A Cabinet of Conjuring Tricks for the Queen's Doll House - photo page
  3. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Popular Presentation
    • Broadcasting Again
    • Two Tales
    • A Card Trick
    • The Queens's Doll House
  4. Second Sight - Vincent Dalban
  5. Obituary - Aldolphe Blind
  6. The Whirling Wheel - A Sensational Stage Illusion
  7. The Value of Combination - J. Whitehead
    • No. 1. Keeping the Peace
    • No. 2 The Encore
  8. Unexploited Phases of Conjuring - Alec Bell
    • Number One - Domestic - The Cheddar of Cagliostro
    • Number Two - Self-Raising Flour
  9. A Turkish Delightful Experiment - Frank Staff
  10. Misdirection Only - The "Piano Trick" in a Brilliant Setting - Rupert Holmes Slater
  11. The Magic Wand Christmas Number - announcement
  12. Cards, Bag, and Ribbon - David Lymer
  13. The Box of Shadows - Chas. Waller
  14. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • The Decline of Conjuring
    • Ingleby & Comte - photo page
    • The Invisible Lady & Bartolomeo Bosco - photo page
  15. The Spirits of Scotland - Stanley Norton
  16. Cigar or Nuts? - Norman Hunter
  17. Confidence Crooks I Met in London - article by C. Ramsey
  18. A Cup and Ball Sleight - W. G. Jonson
  19. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • An Effective Colour Change - Stanley Hunt
    • A Match Reversal - Oswald Williams
    • A Simple Force for the Above - George Johnson
    • Silks and Matchboxes - Leslie R. King
    • For the "30 Card" Trick - Frank Herbert
    • For the Cups and Balls - H. S. Thomas
  20. The Victoria Cross - awarded to Captain Nevill Maskelyne Smyth
  21. Very Assorted - Wilfrid G. Jonson
    • A Card Colour Change
    • The "Stunner" Card Trick
  22. Omega - A Rising Card Trick - Prof. Day
  23. Book Reviews
    • U.S.A. Depot Magic - Harry Leat, compiler
    • Premier Amateur Conjuring Book - annoymous
    • The Moral Destiny of British Music - Lala Rephael
  24. Magazine Notes - article
  25. A Twist in Whist - Vincent Dalban
  26. Correspondence
    • Matter Through Matter Developments
  27. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 14, Number 128 December, 1925 [68 numbered; 16 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XIV Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Gratuitous Advice
    • Spiritualism and the Press
    • Creating Conditions
    • Random Recollections
    • The origin of the "Ghost Tube"
    • The Whirling Wheel
    • Our Greetings
  3. The Knot That Is Not - Victor J. Peacock
  4. Another "Jardine Ellis" Idea - George Johnson
  5. A Pair of Sparking Eyes - George Johnson
  6. The Mirror of Ink - contributed
  7. Beans - A Spectacular Effect for Children - C. Ramsay
  8. A Puzzle from the Pyramids
  9. Off The Beaten Track - E. Nöel Dransfield
  10. Tour Au Laity - A Glass of Milk and Transformation - Bruce Hurling
  11. The Queen of Hearts - A Grown-Up Nursery Rhyme - J. F. Orrin
  12. The Best Library of One Hundred Books - article by Partic Playfair
  13. Fleeting Sand - Oswald Williams
  14. Nine-a-Side - Will Blyth
    • The King of Hearts and His Golden Tarts
  15. A Tumbler Trick - Harry Latour
  16. The Annals of Conjuring - Sidney W. Clarke [continued]
    • The Wizard of the North and the Mechanical Conjurers
    • A Paris Street Performance & Itinerant Conjurer - photo page
    • The Cups and Balls & Blitz - photo page
  17. A Good Coin Trick
  18. Unexploited Phases of Conjuring - Alec Bell
    • Number Three - Domestic - The Lampshade
  19. Production from a Large Egg - Stuart Luciene
  20. Making the Most of the Slate Trick - Rupert Howard
  21. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • A Quadruple Changing Card - J. Whitehead
    • A "Watch, Glass and Handkerchief" Move - F. R. Squire
    • The "Spangled Wand" - Jules Danby
    • The Christmas Party Coin Illusion - Jules Danby
    • Dolly Dyes - Alfred Brown
  22. The Puzzle - A Humorous Glass of Milk Production - Victor J. Peacock
  23. Help - humor by Cosmo
  24. For the Ventriloquist - Prof. Evol
  25. A "Novel" Experiment - J. A. Esler
  26. Much Needed Inventions - article by Wilfrid G. Jonson
  27. Book Reviews
    • Volume 6, Collected Magic Series - Percy Naldrett, compiler
    • Secrets of Modern Conjuring - Horace & Albert Walker
    • More Magical Mysteries - Edward Bagshawe
    • Card Tricks for the Amateur Magician - U.S. Playing Card Co.
    • Classical Conjuring - Hugh Mackay
    • New and Easy Magic - Norman Hunter
  28. Find The Lady - G. W. Hunter
  29. Our New Volume - announcement
  30. Christmas at the Magical Stores - article
    • Messrs. L. Davenport & Co.
    • Messrs. Hambley's
    • Messrs. A. W. Gamage, Ltd.
    • Mr. J. F. Orrin
    • The Magical Apparatus Co.
    • Messrs. Will Goldston, Ltd.
    • Bretma Manufacturing Co.
    • Mr. Wilford Hutchinson
    • Messrs. The Eric P. Wilson Magical Service
    • Mr. Arthur Margery
    • Messrs. C. O. Williams
  31. A Topical Production - Stuart Luciene
  32. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

word count: 123758 which is equivalent to 495 standard pages of text

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