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The Magic Wand Volume 28 (1939)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 28 (1939) by George Johnson
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Numbers 181-184

246 pages

  1. Vol. 28, Number 181 March-May, 1939 [52 numbered & 12 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Worth While Magic
    • Hotel Show
    • The Passing of Anderton's [former home of the Magic Circle]
    • Miry Magic
    • More Ingenuity
  3. Uniting the Nations - H. W. Brehaut
  4. The Magic Bran Tub - J. F. Orrin
  5. A Production Box - John Robinson
  6. On Being Funny - article by H. A. M. Bone
  7. The Twentieth Century (Red, White and) Blues - Harold H. Saunders
  8. The Rise of Genius - S. H. Sharpe
  9. Lemon and Sausage - Wilfrid Jonson
  10. Card and Miscellaneous Magic - Tom Sellers
    • Just Glimpse a Card
    • Torn and Restored Paper
    • New Card Production
    • Find the Picture
    • A New Location
  11. The Severed Strip - Joseph Fitzpatrick
  12. Tea Shop Magic
  13. Conjurer's Tales - article by Li-Chung-Soo
  14. Ball Dropper and Vanisher - Prof. Edgar
  15. The Tasting Trick
  16. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • Cocktails
    • New Cards Up the Sleeve
  17. Coloured Rice and Water
  18. A Lighted Cigarette Acquitment - E. Brian MacCarthy
  19. New Tunes on an Old Fiddle - C. Dudley Whitnall
  20. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  21. A Borrowed Coin - H. W. Brehaut
  22. More Ideas - Leonard Ashton
    • The Electric Circuit
    • The Card and Target
    • Do As I Do
    • With Rug Wool
  23. Liquid Thro' Liquid - Len. J. Sewell
  24. A Chinese Change-Over - W.A. Gripper
  25. Caricatures - idea by Joseph Fitzpatrick
  26. Book Notes
    • Greater Magic - J. Northern Hilliard
    • Proudlock's Egg-Bag and Four Ace Presentations - Edward Bagshawe
    • Cheerful Conjuring - Dan Bellman
    • Are You Seeing Things? - Ross A. Burley
  27. Amid the Magazines
    • The Magician
    • The Magic Circular
    • The Sphinx
    • The Tops
    • The Magi
    • Literary Selections
    • The Linking Ring
    • The Conjurers Chronicle
    • Genii
    • Magicraft Review
    • The Magic Fan
    • Le Journel
    • Le Magicien
  28. Correspondence
  29. A New Magical Club
  30. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 28, Number 182 June-September, 1939 [52 numbered & 8 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Linking Rings
    • Too Ingenious
    • Magical Invention
    • Thank You!
    • Reminiscences
    • Finlico's Bowels
    • Our New Publications
  3. Card Table Magic - Leonard Ashton
    • a 48 card effect similar to the 21 card trick
    • An experiment with Eighteen Cards
  4. Just for Fun - Rupert H. Slater
    • Ale or Water
    • The Last But Two
    • A Card Rises!
  5. Just Another Card Trick - Prof. Day
  6. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  7. A Topical Suggestion - J. F. Orrin
  8. An Elevat-ed Mystery - C. W. Collier
  9. The Magician - poem by T.W.B.
  10. Skip Jack - Rupert H. Slater
  11. Handkerchief from a Board - H. W. Brehaut
  12. The Slippery Soap - Len. J. Sewell
  13. For the Pocket - Stanley Thomas
  14. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • The Spirits Arrive
    • Watch, Glass and Handkerchief
  15. Miscellaneous Magic - Tom Sellers
    • Die Hat and Orange
    • A Card Idea
    • Magic Welding
    • Up and Down
  16. The Midland Bank Magical Society - club show report
  17. More Practical Magic - Allan Peterson
    • A Deceptive Cut Rope Effect
    • The Penetrating Ball
  18. The Grand Séance - Magic Circle show report
  19. A New Attachment - Joseph Fitzpatrick
  20. The Mirror Jar - Harry Latour
  21. Tips for the Thumb Tip - Silvanus
  22. Programmes
    • Jasper Maskelyne at the Coliseum
    • Chung Ling Sen at the Alhambra, Devonport
    • Will Russel, The Comedy Conjurer, at the Metropolitan
    • Silvanus at the Orpheum, Golders Green
    • Murray, the Australian Escapologist, at the Metropolitan
    • George MacDonald (Touring with Casey's Court Revue)
  23. Book Notes
    • Collected Magic For You - D. E. Engle, editor - Leeds Magical Society
    • Conventional Conjuring - De Vega
    • How to Routine Magic - H. Rex Hauptmann
    • Decoupures Magiques du Papier - Monarque
    • Forging Ahead in Magic - John Booth
  24. Summer Ramble - from Davenport and Co. (The Demon Club)
  25. Correspondence
    • An Illusionary Invention
    • Uniting the Nations
    • Manipulative Magic
  26. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 28, Number 183 October-November, 1939 [48 numbered & 8 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Varying Views
    • Curious Items
    • The Guard Book
    • Secrets of the Street Conjurer
  3. Transformation of Ale - Rupert H. Slater
  4. Les Etoiles Mysterieuses (Up-to-Date) - Len J. Sewell
  5. The Passing of Horace Goldin
  6. The Kick Colour Change - Leonard Ashton
  7. House - A New Spelling Bee - Victor Farelli
  8. A Card Clip - Prof. Edgar
  9. A Cigarette Ladder - Prof. Edgar
  10. The Improved Glide - Dr. L. Rothbart
  11. Scot's Magic - notice of upcoming book by Tom Sellers
  12. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  13. An Impromptu Card Trick - Dorian
  14. notice added that this issue was in type prior to September 3, 1939
  15. A Cigarette Acquitment - E. Brian MacCarthy
  16. The Flying Signature - Leonard Ashton
  17. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • Sleight with a Ball
    • The Docile Dumplings
    • Yet Another Card Trick!
  18. A Foot Feat - S.H.S.
  19. Miscellaneous Magic - Tom Sellers
    • The T.S. Dove Vanish
    • A Practical Cigarette Switch
    • Forget It
    • How Many?
    • Wood Through Wood
  20. A Card in a Glass Tube - H. W. Brehaut
  21. The Utopian Societies - article by H. A. M. Bone
  22. Loading a Tambourine - Prof. Day
  23. Malayan Enthusiasm - club notes
  24. Dressing a Doll - Stanley G. Brown
  25. Magical Fancies - Alfred Frangleton
    • Summer Sorcery
    • Mr. Knowall
  26. A Crossword Puzzle - Rupert Slater
  27. London Magic - reviews by Roy Cowl
  28. Programmes
    • Chefalo, at the Chiswick Empire
    • Miss Blanche, at the Kurhaus Cabaret, Scheveningen (Holland)
  29. Book Notes
    • More Card Manipulations, No. 2 - Jean Hugard
    • Les Magie des Cartes - Victor Farelli
    • Summertime Sorcery - De Vega
    • Inside the Medium's Cabinet - Joseph Dunninger
    • Hugard's Annual of Magic - Jean Hugard
  30. Amid the Magazines
    • The Sphinx
    • Genii
    • The Linking Ring
    • The Tops
    • The Magician
    • Magical Quarterly
    • The Conjurers Chronicle
    • The Magic Circular
    • The Magi
    • The Journal
    • The B.M.S. Journal
    • Le Journal de la Prestidigitation
    • Le Magicien
  31. Correspondence
    • Memories and Coincidence
    • The Gentle Art of 'Pinching'
  32. The Card 'Steal' - comments by J.A. Esler
  33. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 28, Number 184 December, 1939 [52 numbered; 14 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XXVIII Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Magic Circle
    • Black Light
    • A Billet-Switching Appliance
    • Scale and Price
    • Queries
    • Our Wishes
  3. Obituary
    • Dr. Milton A. Bridges
    • Nate Leipzig
    • Dr. Walford Bodie
  4. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  5. Lines for the Diminishing Cards - Wilfrid Jonson
  6. Where is Father Christmas? - Roy Cowl
    • A Topical Transposition
  7. Our New Volume - notice of the March, 1940 Magic Wand
  8. Miscellaneous Magic - Tom Sellers
    • A Cage Escape
    • Think of a Name
  9. A New Method for an Old Card Problem - C. W. Collier
  10. Inventions - encore effect in rhyme by George Johnson
  11. A New Pre-arranged Pack - M. C. Paine
  12. About the Ghost Tube - Leslie Drake
  13. The Idol Whispers - Len. J. Sewell
  14. The Invisible Rose Bush - Charles Waller
  15. Crossword Puzzle Solution - from page 141
  16. Vanishing Varnish - H. G. Sparks
  17. Rubbish - J. F. Orrin
  18. A Rope and Ring Trick - Hugh Mackay
  19. A Shadow Appliance - Prof. Edgar
  20. Optico Scopico - W. S. Hartley
  21. The "Wanted" Advertisement Trick - Prof. Day
  22. Good-night - A. Graham Rhind
  23. Hookey Spookems Egg Bag Routine - Hookey Spookems (Harry H. Thomson)
  24. An Encore - Rupert H. Slater
  25. Cards and Boards - Roy Cowl
  26. Makers of the Magic Wand and Its Publications - acknowledgements
  27. Gone to His Head! - Allan Peterson
  28. New Tunes on an Old Fiddle (continued) - C. Dudley Whitnall
  29. Book Notes
    • Entertaining Children with Magic - Eddie Clever
  30. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

word count: 96926 which is equivalent to 387 standard pages of text
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