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The Magic Wand Volume 20 (1931)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 20 (1931) by George Johnson
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Numbers 149-152

272 pages

  1. Vol. 20, Number 149 March-May, 1931 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • In the Fog
    • Mr. Tom Sellers
    • The I.B.M. British Convention
    • Swindling in Excelcis
  3. page 4 is missing [Obituary: T. Page Wright]
  4. page 5 is missing [Reflected Thoughts by S. H. Sharpe]
  5. The Turkish Bath Murder Mystery - J. F. Orrin
  6. Tripoint Again - Wilf Huggins
    • The Rising Cards
  7. The Sympathetic Cards - E. Albert Gillett
  8. Entre Nous - miscellaneous comments by Wilfrid Jonson
  9. Another Display Stand - W. H. Eyles
  10. Telepathy! - Eric C. Lewis
  11. Programme
    • The Gate Theatre Studio and Mr. Peter Godfrey
  12. The Silks and the Lemon - Wilfrid Jonson
  13. The Broken Match - J. V. Gilfillan
  14. Lighted Match Production - Austin J. Randell
  15. If this be Magic - I - article by Charles Waller
  16. Puhl's Sealed Letter Reading Surprises - H. C. Schreck
  17. New Ideas for Magical Programmes - Arnold De Brett
    • The Improved Organ Pipes
    • A Different Card Trick
    • The New Patriotic Papers
    • The Floating Ball of Paper
  18. The Divining Weed - Wilf Huggins
  19. The Roaming Ribbon - Eric C. Lewis
  20. A Fifteen Minute Act - Charles Trickey
  21. The Rope and Rings - correction to page 121 of the October-November, 1930 Magic Wand
  22. Peterson's Magic - Allan Peterson
    • A Mysterious Table
    • The Bewildering Bon-Bon
    • The Bewitched Basket
    • Wireless Cards
    • A Needle in the Haystack
  23. The Songs the Sea Shell Sings - Charles Waller
  24. Financial Notes - humor
  25. Variegated Paper Tearing - Will Blyth
  26. A Little Different Slate Test - Jos. Ovette
  27. Book Reviews
    • Houdini's Escapes - Walter B. Gibson
    • Here's Magic - Nelson C. Hahne & Joe Berg
    • Sensational Secrets - De Vega
    • Broadcast Conjuring Tricks - Cyril Shields
    • The Wizard's Magic Book - Peter Adams
    • The Amazing Candle - Eric C. Lewis
    • The Rupert Howard Magical Course
    • Essence - Verrall Wass
  28. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • The Ghostly Candle - Jules Danby
    • Good evening - Francis White
    • Zip - F. Jackson
    • A Novel Living and Dead Puzzle - A. De Brett
    • A Good Turnover - J. F. Orrin
    • Burlesque Ideas - F. Jackson
  29. New Apparatus
    • The Great Test - Harold Comden
    • The "Ultra" Divination - Messrs. E. Bagshawe & Co.
  30. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 20, Number 150 June-September, 1931 [60 numbered & 12 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Grand Seance
    • The Dustbin of Dreams
    • The Fruit of Experience
    • A Competition
    • To Contributors
    • Robert Ganthony
    • The Card Curtain
  3. Your Favorite Flower - Wilfrid Jonson
  4. Dealing Seconds - Wilf. Huggins
    • The Spelling Bee
  5. Everywhere and Nowhere--Using Giant Cards - T. H. Chislett
  6. The Prodigious Production Tray - C. Ramsey
  7. Doll Dressing - Ernest Castro & W. G. Miller
  8. With a Tobacco Tin - Austin J. Randell
  9. Extra photo page - The Dustbin of Dreams
  10. Magic for Children - -Ridiculous Rupert - Francis White
  11. Peterson's Magic - Allan Peterson
    • A Question of Cover
    • The Spinning Card
    • Bewildering Blocks
    • An Improved Cover
    • A Novel Appearing Card
  12. The "Crystal" Tray - Dleisfen
  13. The Dissolving Knot - Alec Bell
  14. Special Bargain - silk for sale
  15. The Sausage Machine - F. B. H. Marshall
  16. Two Simple Card Effects - H. Fiddian
    • Lucky Thirteen
    • Where Do I Live?
  17. Extraordinary! - Eric Widger
    • A Flap Slate Trick
  18. If this be Magic - II - article by Charles Waller
  19. Have You Ever? - Wilf. Huggins
  20. Easy To Make Changing Cards - J. Whitehead
  21. Impromptu Card Reading - S. H. Sharpe
  22. The Morning Paper Mystery - Wm. G. Strickland
  23. Red Stain for Wood - A. De Brett
  24. The Use of the Wand - article by T. Westwood Bradley
  25. New Apparatus
    • Gee Whiz! The Latest Card Mystery - offered by Mysticus
  26. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • A Silkworm Trick - H. Latour
    • Duplex Coin Vanish - Allan Peterson
    • Divination of Liquids - Prof. Cyro
    • The Talking Tray - J. Whitehead
    • Burlesque Ideas - F. Jackson
    • A Good Turnover - Hubert L. Lea
    • A Coin Move - Harry Latour
    • Match-Box at Finger-Tips - Harry Latour
    • Renovating Playing Cards
  27. A Comedy Alarm-Clock Effect - C. Ramsey
  28. Book Reviews
    • Wessex Wizardry - Wm. G. Strickland
    • New and Improved Effects with Cards - Arthur H. Buckley
    • Magical Mentalism - John Booth
    • Manuscripts
      • Master Mentalism - Edwin A. French
      • Flap Slate Wrinkles - U. F. Grant & H. Adrian Smith
      • Tricks with Toys - De Vega
      • French's Mysteries - Edwin A. French
      • The Rupert Howard Magical Course
  29. Correspondence
    • Re Sellers' Secrets
  30. The Sphinx - review of supplement to March 1931 issue
  31. The Affiliated Magical Societies - convention announcement
  32. The Lemon and Note - Wilf. Huggins
  33. A Conjurer Looks Back II - article by J. A. Esler
  34. The Rope and Rings Again - Austin J. Randell
  35. The Two Idols - Rupert H. Slater
  36. Belles - Lettres - article by Frank Staff
  37. The "Pipsagone" Mystery - Prof. Cyro
  38. Programmes
    • Henry Hilton - Theatre Royal, Torquay
    • The Great Mystello - at the Lyceum, Ipswitch
  39. Head Over Heels - S, H. Sharpe
  40. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 20, Number 151 October-November, 1931 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • High Jinks
    • Pros and Cons
    • Fountain Pens
    • Spiritualism
    • J. N. Hofzinser's Card Conjuring
  3. Obituary
  4. Bernard Irving
  5. Frank Herbert
  6. William Geoffrey
  7. The Aquaglass Mystery - Prof. Cyro
  8. Magic for Children - Ridiculous Rupert - Tom Bowyer
  9. The Ghost Card - J. Whitehead & Wilf. Huggins
  10. A Coin Transposition - J. A. Esler
  11. A Study in Red and White - Silks and a Lighted Cigarette - Austin J. Randell
  12. Between Two - Wilf. Huggins
  13. A Handkerchief Lemon - A. De Brett
  14. The Travelling Teddy Bear - A Stage Illusion in Miniature - A. De Brett
  15. A Complimentary Entertainment - announcement
  16. The Missing Card - Eric Widger
  17. Programmes
    • Artemus - Theatre Royal, Torquay
    • Keith Clark - Empire Music Hall, Paris, June 18th, 1931
    • Guili-Guili - "Baghdad," Colonial Exposition, Paris, June 22nd, 1931
    • Paris Reviews
  18. The Indian Rope Trick - Wilf. Huggins
  19. The "Aajar" Colour-Change Fake - Austin J. Randell
    • The Handkerchief Pocket Servante
  20. Peterson's Magic - Allen Peterson
    • The Magic Button
    • A Subtle Face Card Change
    • Production from the Wand
    • A Cluster Production
  21. A Coin Move - Ernest Ward
  22. If This Be Magic - III - article by Charles Waller
  23. A Handy Coin Fake - A. De Brett
  24. The Sand Pie - A. De Brett
  25. Psychic Pockets - Roy Walker
  26. Magic and Financial Recompense - article by Victor Farelli
  27. That Conjurer's Wand - W. G. Weirer, Jr.
  28. On a String - Jos. Ovette
  29. Book Reviews
    • The "Book without a Name" - Theo Annemann
    • Try This One - Eric F. Impey
    • The Rupert Howard Magical Course
    • Silk Creations - Joseph Ovette
    • Grant's Counterfeit Card Miracles - U. F. Grant
    • Farelli's "Master Speller" - Victor Farelli
  30. New Apparatus
    • Ring It
    • The Poster Effect
    • The Mat from Madagascar
  31. The Spelling Bee - Wilfrid Jonson
  32. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • The Ring and the Pencil - Tom Sellers
    • Sellers' Secrets Again - Austin J. Randell
    • Torn Paper and Glass of Water - Tom Sellers
    • A Human Battery - Wilf. Huggins
    • The Card and Book - Tom Sellers
    • Ridiclous Rupert - the editor
  33. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 20, Number 152 December, 1931 [64 numbered; 12 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XX Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Luminous Illusions
    • Changing Interests
    • To Our Good Companions
  3. An Effective Opening Combination - A. De Brett
  4. Rotatit - J. F. Orrin
  5. A Magical Interlude - Tom Sellers
  6. Between Two, II - Wilf. Huggins
  7. Theories of the Indian Rope Trick - S. H. Sharpe
  8. "Wallop" Again - Charles Eshelby
  9. The Magic Incantation - article by Bertie White
  10. The "Classic" Book Test - Roy Walker
  11. Alleged Thought Transmission - Eric J. Williams
  12. The "Spelling Bee" with a Borrowed Pack - The Most Complete Series - Victor Farelli
  13. Some More Ideas - With a Billiard Ball - Rupert H. Slater
  14. Daddy Christmas - Wilf. Huggins
  15. Little Miss Muffet - Another Variation - Eric J. Williams
  16. Peterson's Magic - Allan Peterson
    • A Sensational "Slave Bangle" Effect
    • The Levitation of Tissue
    • The Beads of Lung Foo
    • Ping!
    • Lighted Cigarette Production
    • A Perplexing Knot
    • The A.P. Wand
    • The A.P. Control Mystery
    • Paper Bag Magic
  17. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed By Our Readers
    • A Matchbox Trick - G. W. Hunter
    • Gocigar - Cee Dee
    • A New Handkerchief Matchbox - Allan Peterson
    • The Flying Note - Harold Bevir
    • A Cod Cut - F. Jackson
    • A Spring Flower Tip - Professor Edgar
    • A Finish for the Rope Trick - W. H. Eyles
  18. Reminiscences of the Road - article by Arnold De Brett
  19. Rising and Falling Wand - Harry H. Thomson
  20. The Chameleon and the Silks - Prof. Cyro
  21. Pepper and Salt - W. H.
  22. Book Reviews
    • The Secrets of Houdini - J. C. Cannell
    • The Best Tricks and How to do Them - David Devant
    • 100 Tricks You Can Do - Howard Thurston
    • Controlled Coincidence - Victor Farelli
    • The Odin Rings - Victor Farelli
    • The Rupert Howard Magical Course
    • Twenty Practical Liquid and Chemical Effects - Dr. William M. Endlich
  23. New Apparatus
    • Stanley Collins's Whisper Word
  24. The Forceful Card - Charles E. Eshelby
  25. Programme
    • Horace Goldin - at the Palladium
  26. The Triple Turnover - Wilfrid Johnson
  27. two pages missing
  28. Correspondence
    • Coin Transposition - Slate Writing
    • Exposures - A Joke Pencil
    • Dealing Seconds
  29. A Pack Reversal Idea - F. Jackson
  30. An Opening Silk Effect - Eric J. Williams
  31. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

word count: 121492 which is equivalent to 485 standard pages of text

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