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The Magic Wand Volume 27 (1938)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 27 (1938) by George Johnson
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Numbers 177-180

253 pages

  1. Vol. 27, Number 177 March-May, 1938 [52 numbered & 8 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Regarding a Card Problem
    • Happy Acknowledgements
    • Benevolent Concerns
    • A Magical Weekly
    • A Sot of Bother
    • Cheery Amusement
  3. Triple Card Discovery - John K. Bays
  4. They Have Laid Aside the Wand - obituaries
    • Tom Fagan
    • Linga Singh
    • Robert H. Gysel
  5. A Tunnel Change - H. W. Brehaut
  6. The Penetrating Hoop - J. F. Orrin
  7. The Four Spots - Lavilette
  8. All Bluff - Tom Sellers
  9. A Production Box - Leslie Drake
  10. An Easy Drum Trick - Tom Sellers
  11. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  12. A Tantaliser - Wilfred Huggins
  13. The Divining Notes - Peter Warlock
  14. The Sense of Touch - C. Ducarel
  15. A Visible Thimble Colour Change - C. Dudley Whitnall
  16. Capsules and Corks - G.J.
  17. An Illustrated Fairy Tale - S. P. Bowman
  18. A Musical Item - R. S. Hoare
  19. Anything New? - Wilfred Huggins
    • A Die and Hat Effect
  20. Modern Magical Methods - Allan Peterson
    • With a Silk
    • Matches from Silk
    • Colour Change
  21. The Magical Miscellany - Contributed by the Readers
    • The Bewildering Bowler - Rupert Slater
    • A Cups and Balls Move - Tom Sellers
    • Silks from Felt - Tom Sellers
    • Penetrating Handkerchief - C. Ducarel
  22. A Crowning Effect - J. H. Steele
  23. Utility Card Stand - Harry Thomson
  24. A White Rose and a Red - Charles Waller
  25. The Stretched Rope - Lavilette
  26. Programmes
    • The Great Levante - Hows Tricks? - Kingsway Theatre
    • A New P. T. Selbit Illusion
    • Jack Le Dair - Ritz Theatre, Ipswich
  27. The Restored Newspaper - A. Robert Johnson
  28. Book Notes
    • It's Fun to be Fooled - Horace Goldin
    • The Whole Art of Ventriloquism - Arthur Prince
    • Hugard's Annual of Magic, 1937 - Jean Hugard
    • Watch Me Closely - Louis Lam
    • Kandle Magic - Joseph Ovette
    • A.B.C. Book of Patter - Bert Douglas
    • Comic Trick Cartoons - H. C. Bjorklund
    • Aus Eins Mach' Zehn - Ottokar Fisher
  29. The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe - H. W. Brehaut
  30. A Silk Production Dodge - E. Brian McCarthy
  31. A Novelty Ghost-Tube - Paul L. Bell
  32. Making a 'Floating Ball' - Harry Latour
  33. Card On Candle - Lavilette
  34. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 27, Number 178 June-September, 1938 [56 numbered & 8 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Grand Séance
    • A Floating Tumbler
    • The More You Watch--
    • John Nevil Maskelyne
    • Card Sleights
  3. Cards & Manipulation - column by J. Armstead & F. Haywood
    • Original Back and Front Palm with a Silk
    • The Slow Motion "Split Steal"
    • Phantom Cards Routine
    • The Iron Cards
  4. Rhythm in Magic - article by Roy Cowl
  5. Magical Apparatus - Prof. Edgar
    • Vanishing Card Pips Houlette
    • Flap Changing in Top Hat
    • A Suggestion for the Links in the Chain Effect
  6. The House of Fido - Lavilette
  7. What Do You Think? - comments by W.H.
  8. The Decapitated Match - Rupert H. Slater
  9. A Humorous Monthly - re: Franks Lane's Cheap Talk
  10. More Magic - Tom Sellers
    • The Penetrating Ring
    • A Ring Release
    • A Good Night Finale
  11. On the Ceiling - re: postage stamp on ceiling
  12. Mental Telepathy - H. W. Brehaut
  13. Two Useful Coin Sleights - S. H. Sharpe
    • The Sleeve Throw-Vanish
    • A Simple Change-Over Palm
  14. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • A New Colour Change
    • Another Colour Change
    • The Confetti Composition
    • A "New Candle-Handkerchief Combination"
  15. Magical Pennies - G.J.
  16. Another Card Problem - Peter Warlock
  17. Diversified Deceptions - C. Ducarel
    • The Cut and Restored Potato
    • Improved "Kling Klang"
    • The Obsequious and Contrary Candles
    • Mouuchoir de Feu
    • Mysterious Illumination
    • Loading a Hat
    • Vanishing Glass of Water
    • Bullets and Lemon
  18. Programmes
    • Horace Goldin at the Balham Hippodrome
    • Wu Ling (Current Programmes)
  19. Anything New? - Wilfred Huggins
    • diminishing cards
    • Card in Cigarette
    • With a Borrowed Pack
  20. Ropes and Releases - J. Ovette
  21. Two Ideas - Leonard Ashton
    • A Cut Rope
    • With a Pack of Cards
  22. A Rag and a Silk - Allan Peterson
  23. Pebbles on the Beach
  24. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  25. Book Notes
    • Frank Lane's Ideas, No. 4 - Frank Lane
    • Peppy Picture Stunts - H C Bjorklund
    • You'd be Surprised - R. Parrish & J. Green
    • Further Magic for You - Leeds Magical Society
    • Patter - Sid Lorraine
  26. Amid the Magazines
    • The Magic Circular
    • The Magi
    • The Sphinx
    • Genii
    • Jinx
    • The Linking Ring
    • Tops
    • Frank Lane's Cheap Talk
    • Magic Quarterly
    • The Magician
    • Literary Selections
    • The Journal
    • Le Magicien
    • Le Journal de la Prestidigitation
  27. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 27, Number 179 October-November, 1938 [48 numbered & 8 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Writing Conventionally
    • The Best Trick
    • Ventriloquism
    • 'Legerdebrain'
    • Spook Business
  3. Obituaries
    • Bernard Carton
    • Vincent Dalban
    • Hubert L. Lea
  4. Ventrilude - Stuart Good
  5. The Hayarm "Dynamic" Illusion - J. Armstead & F. Haywood
    • Extra photo page - Li-Chung-Soo
  6. Programme
    • Milton Woodward and Millicent Cooper at the Southdene Pavilion, Filey, Yorks.
  7. It's Easy - Anybody Can Do It - A Humorous Comedy Routine - Eric Williams
  8. A Thimble Holder - John Robinson
  9. Ring Through Rope - Peter Warlock
  10. Cards From The Neck - Rupert H. Slater
  11. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • Pudding by Telephone
    • A New Ball Vanish
    • Yet Another
    • A New Divination Effect
  12. The Jardine Ellis Ring - B. A. Millidge
  13. A "Light of the Garter" - W. C. Innes
  14. This Penetration Racket - J. F. Orrin
  15. The Penetrative Card - Leonard Ashton
  16. A Boy and Some Cards - Rupert H. Slater
  17. Cigarettes on Parade - Charles Waller
  18. Three Workable Effects - H. W. Brehaut
    • Cutting Through a Cigarette
    • Spotting the Red
    • A Novel Card Frame
  19. Up-to-date Colour Change - W. G. Innes
  20. Threading a Metal Tube - hint from Prof. Edgar
  21. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  22. Balancing the Setting - E. Brian MacCarthy
  23. Book Notes
    • Close Up Magic (second edition) - Jean Hugard
    • Jinx Programmes -- A Club Magic Act (1); A Mental Club Act (2); A Magical Club Programme (3); A "No Card" Mystery Act (4); "No Code" Telepathy (5)
    • Wonders of the East - Wun-Fang-Sing (Leeds Magic Circle)
    • 32 Impromptu Card Tricks - Arthur P. Felsman
    • 37 Effective After Dinner Tricks - Arthur P. Felsman
    • More Card Manipulations - Jean Hugard
    • Subtle Problems You Will Do - S. Judah & J. Braun
  24. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 27, Number 180 December, 1938 [60 numbered; 12 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XXVII Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The 'Dynamic' Illusion
    • Into the News
    • Artistic Presentation
    • Corns
    • Poof!
    • The Adelphi
    • Midland Bank Magical Society
    • The Hardy Annual
  3. Tricks and Appliances - Tom Sellers
    • The Wonder Cup
    • Non-Mechanical Cigarette Dropper
    • The Wand from Nowhere
    • Shadow Lamps
  4. More Deceptions (From An Old Note-Book) - C. Ducarel
    • The Tapping Wand
    • Card Discovery
    • A Handkerchief Trick
    • A Card Sensation
    • Notes on 'A Card Sensation'
  5. obituary - Wilfrid Allen
  6. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Peter Warlock
  7. Burnt but Restored - J. K. Bays
  8. Twenty-Five Years Touring - article by Lavilette
  9. The Jewel Robbery - J. K. Bays
  10. Penny Into Matchbox - E. Brian MacCarthy
  11. A Cigarette Table - J. K. Bays
  12. The Invisible Author - W. H. Greenland
  13. Making Portable Punch and Judy Shows - article by Henry Harrold
  14. Patter and Pretty Ladies - article by Roy Cowl
    • Pretty Ladies - cigarette cards
  15. Impromptu With Cards - Leonard Ashton
  16. Anything New? - Wilfred Huggins
    • Cups and Coins I
    • Cups and Coins II
    • A Cigarette Ladder
  17. The Sen Yen Barrel Mystery - Li Chung Soo
  18. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  19. Under Glass - C. W. Collier
  20. Book Notes
    • Nothing Up My Sleeve - Douglas Beaufort
    • Bookano Stories - S. Louis Giraud, editor
    • Cordially Yours - Al Baker
    • Death from a Top Hat - Clayton Rawson
  21. obituaries
    • T. Nelson Downs
    • Cecil Ducarel
  22. Amid the Magazines
    • The Sphinx
    • Genii
    • The Linking Ring
    • Jinx
    • Institute of Magicians' Journal
    • The Tops
    • The Dragon
    • The Magi
    • The Magic Circular
    • Magical Quarterly
    • Lucille's Catalogue
    • Hungarian Magicians' Journal
    • The Magician
    • Le Magicien
    • Sunday Express
    • Magical Quarterly [again]
  23. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

word count: 97856 which is equivalent to 391 standard pages of text

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