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The Magic Wand Volume 26 (1937)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 26 (1937) by George Johnson
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Numbers 173-176

244 pages

  1. Vol. 26, Number 173 March-May, 1937 [56 numbered & 12 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • All The Jokes
    • On the Side of Sanity
    • A Little While Ago
    • Conjuring Books for Boys
  3. Obituary
    • Will Blyth
  4. Miscellaneous Magic - Tom Sellers
    • Cards on Ribbon
    • Cut and Restored Ribbon Box
    • Ring Through the Finger
    • The Novelty Prediction
  5. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  6. Modern Magical Methods - Allan Peterson
    • A Novel Penetration
    • A Cigarette Sleight
    • A Good Production
    • Passing a Coin Through the Hand
    • Passe Passe Silks
  7. extra photo page - George W. Hunter's Original Production of 15 Eggs in One Hand
  8. A Mystical "Miss" Fire! - Stanley Norton
  9. A New Version of "Stung" - Lavilette
  10. Cards & Manipulation - column by J. Armstead & F. Haywood
    • Sleights with Twelve Cards
    • The Impossible Colour Change
    • Cards and Silk
  11. Crystal Palace Memories - article by G.J.
  12. Slate Tests - Joseph Ovette
  13. From An Old Note-Book - C. Ducarel
    • Flying Basket of Flowers
    • The Demon Draughtsmen
    • A New Idea for the Torn Strip
    • Chosen Card Caught on an Ordinary Sword
    • Red, White, and Blue Transformation
    • Fake for Handkerchiefs and Soup Plate
  14. A Novel Thimble Trick - Lavilette
  15. Magnetic Trick - Peter Alden
    • The Animated Sketch
    • The Spooky Gate
    • A Magnetic Vanish
    • A Magnetic Production
  16. Homing Cards - Roy Cowl
  17. A Financial Exchange - Rupert H. Slater
  18. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed by the Readers
    • Redressing Old Tricks - Stanley Marelle
    • So Easy - T.W.B.
    • The Dionne Quins - J. Ovette
    • Miser's Dream Finale - A.P.
  19. Book Notes
    • Maskelyne's Book of Magic - Jasper Maskelyne
    • Interesting Tricks - Wm. G. Strickland
    • Simplicity Swindles - Verrall Wass
    • The Magic of the Hands - Edward Victor
    • Lend Me Your Pack - Victor Farelli
    • Programmes of Famous Magicians - Max Holden, publisher
    • En Rapport - Theo. Annemenn
  20. A Match Divination Novelty - Vincent Dalban
  21. Programmes
    • Gogia Pasha, at the Granville, Walham Green
  22. Simplicity in Magic - article by Roy Cowl
  23. A Magic Deal - S.N.
  24. A Few Magical Effects - John K. Bays
    • Fancy Thimble Work
    • The Tag Test
    • Ribbon Penetration
    • A Book Test
  25. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 26, Number 174 June-September, 1937 [52 numbered & 8 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • 'Props' Change Hands
    • Merely Discursive
    • Fire Walking De-Bunked
    • A Royal Command
    • Awarding Awards
  3. Decorations for Conjurers - Douglas Craggs
  4. Obituaries
    • William W. Durbin
    • Oswald Williams
  5. The Tipler Tumbler - Lavilette
  6. Sez You - Rupert H. Slater
  7. An Invisible Pass - Wilfred Huggins
  8. From An Old Note-Book - C. Ducarel
    • A Spirit Silk Production
    • The Demon Glass of Water
    • A Mechanical Pochette
    • Red or Black?
    • Rice to Water
    • The 30th Century Trick
    • The Phoenix Card
    • A Card Caught on a Thin Rod
  9. extra photo page - George Johnson - five photos
  10. The Elusive Egg - Harry H. Thomson
  11. four pages missing
  12. The Rainbow Tubes - J. F. Orrin
  13. Divining Cards - Nicholas Harley
  14. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  15. More Practical Magic - Allan Peterson
    • The Golden Balls
    • A Non-Sleight Method
    • In Lieu of the Bag
    • Red, White, Blue
    • With a Ball
    • Second Method
    • Stringing the Ring
  16. An Opening Ball Production - E. Brian McCarthy
  17. A Good Vanishing Cage - S. H. Sharpe
  18. For "Effect" Only - article/effect by Eric P. Wilson
  19. If I Were an Inventor - H. A. M. Bone
  20. Men and Matters Magical - article - Entre Nous
  21. Cups and Balls and Cards - Tom Sellers
  22. The All Fair Trick
  23. The Disintegrating Girl - A Magical Idea - Melvano
  24. Improvement on a Simple Location (Tom Seller's "21 Card Tricks") - Lavilette
  25. Experimental Magic - S. P. Bowman
  26. Book Notes
    • Silken Sorcery - Jean Hugard
    • Magic for Moderns - Eric C. Lewis
    • Frank Lane's Ideas, No. 5 - Frank Lane
    • Meister der Zauberkunst - Gunther Damman
    • Zauberkunst und Zauberk√Ľnstler - Gunther Damman
    • The Strange Inventions of Dr. Ervin - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Contact Mind-Reading - Dariel Fitzkee
  27. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 26, Number 175 October-November, 1937 [48 numbered & 8 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Good Fellowship
    • Book Titles
    • Experientia Docet
    • Superstition
    • Forthcoming Publications
    • The Card from a Tumbler
    • To Contributors
  3. Obituary
    • Dr. Edwin Smith
  4. On Early Exposers and Other Matters - article by Stanley Collins
  5. Two Cards Lift - Tom Sellers
  6. More Practical Magic - Allan Peterson
    • A Cute Colour Change
    • Silks to Flag
    • A Framed Card
    • A New Servante
    • The Will-O'-The-Wisp Lanterns
  7. Sincerity in Magic - article by Roy Cowl
  8. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed by the Readers
    • Ring Through the Finger - Pilini
    • The Dancing Pip - J. Ovette
    • A Coin Holder - Tom Sellers
    • Cigarette to Pipe - J. B. Bays
    • The Royal Couple - John B. Kays [sic]
  9. The Colour Changing Balloon - H. J. Tattersall
  10. Thimbles - Peter Alden
    • untitled thimble holder
    • A Five Thimble Vanish
  11. A Lesson in Geometry - Novel Presentation of the Torn and Restored Cigarette Paper - Victor Farelli
  12. six pages missing
  13. Moth and Rope - Rupert H. Slater
  14. The Magic Scissors - Peter Warlock
    • 1. With Playing Cards
    • 2. A Children's Version
  15. Card Handkerchief and Numbers - Leslie A. Winter
  16. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  17. Card Divination - Prof. Cyro
  18. Card in Pocket Discovery - G.J.
  19. From An Old Note-Book - C. Ducarel
    • The Mesmerised Walking Stick
    • Vanishing Glass of Stout
  20. Book Notes
    • Cardology (Odds and Ends) - J. Ovette
    • The Oriental Temple of Magic - Wu-fang-sing (Leeds Magic Circle)
    • Encyclopedia of Card Tricks - Jean Hugard, editor
    • Money Magic - Jean Hugard
    • Misdirection for Magicians - Daniel [sic - Dariel] Fitzkee
    • Weird and Psychic Effects (35) - C. V. Musson
  21. Programme
    • Pablo - The Enigma of the Pampas - at the Birmingham Hippodrome
  22. Amid the Magazines
    • The Magician
    • The Sphinx
    • The Linking Ring
    • The Jinx
    • The Conjurer's Chronicle
    • The Imp (Sydney)
    • The Demon Telegraph
    • Will Alma's Magazine
    • Tops
    • The Magic Circular
    • The B.M.S. Journal
    • The Magi
    • Le Magicien
    • Magie
    • Le Journal de la Prestidigitation
    • Subtleties (The Malayan Magic Circle)
    • Tricklets
    • The Magical Quarterly
    • Telegram (Thayer)
    • The Indian Magician
  23. Correspondence
    • Ring on the Finger
    • Cricket Bat Trick
    • Chefalo
    • The Tipler Tumbler
    • Tricks with Tripe
  24. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 26, Number 176 December, 1937 [56 numbered; 12 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XXVI Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Tom Sellers' Rising-Match
    • In a Fix
    • The Times
    • Flash
    • Escape
    • Our Readers and Ourselves
    • A Spirit Slate
  3. Douglas Dexter, as We Knew Him - Nicholas Harley & Wilfrid Allan
  4. Loose Change - Frederic Culpitt
  5. "Chefalo" Knot and Cut Rope Combination - Tom Sellers
  6. An Accommodating Ghost Tube
  7. Find The Lady, 1937 - A. Robert Johnson
  8. Impromptu Spirit Bell - Tom Sellers
  9. A Self-Working Card Trick - Hugh Mackay
  10. Modern Magical Methods - Allan Peterson
    • The Hot-House
    • Master Thimble Vanish
    • Coin in the Ring
  11. The Homing Card - Leonard Ashton
  12. Cards & Manipulation - column by J. Armstead & F. Haywood
    • An Invisible Six Card Pass
    • Card and Plate
    • A Lightning Transfer
  13. With a Lighted Match - not attributed
  14. The Falling Cards - J. F. Orrin
  15. Two Amusing Stunts - Leslie R. King
  16. A Few Tricks - Peter Alden
    • The Coin in the Glass of Water
    • Flower in the Buttonhole
    • A Coin Interlude
    • Silk Production
  17. At The Finger Tips - John K. Bays
  18. Magic for All - Rupert H. Slater
    • The Golden Goblet
    • Unusual Reverses
    • Impromptu Match Penetration
    • The Mascot
  19. The Patriotic Golf Balls - Leonard Ashton
  20. A Simple Card Trick - Roy Cowl
  21. Sequencing For Rhythm - article by S. H. Sharpe
  22. A Houdini Escape - J. Ovette
  23. Card Problems - article by George Johnson
  24. A Flying Lamp - Jos. Ovette
  25. The Man in the Moon - Eric P. Wilson
  26. Programmes
    • Gus. Davenport (Magic Circle Programme)
    • Peter Warlock (Magic Circle Programme)
  27. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  28. Book Notes
    • Jap Box Tricks - Glenn G. Gravatt
    • The Wicked Uncle - Henry Rex Hauptmann
    • The Magic of 1937 - Eric C. Lewis & Dan Bellmann
    • The Encyclopedia of Cigarette Tricks - Keith Clark
    • General Magic - Will Dale
  29. Christmas Catalogues
    • Messrs. Paul Clive & Co.
    • Messrs. L. Davenport & Co.
    • Hamley's Limited
    • Mr. John Douglas
    • Messrs. Edward Bagshawe & Co.
  30. Correspondence
    • Rod and Beads
    • Anything New?
    • Chefalo Again
  31. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

word count: 92904 which is equivalent to 371 standard pages of text
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