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The Magic Wand Volume 31 (1942)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 31 (1942) by George Johnson
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Numbers 193-196

256 pages

  1. Vol. 31, Number 193 March-May, 1942 [56 numbered & 8 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Magic Circle
    • Fortunes and Misfortunes
    • Zodiastar
    • A Strange Book
    • Magical News
    • Professional Help
    • To Our Friends
  3. A New Clock Dial - with Ratchet and Pawl Control - Tom Sellers
  4. Hypnotic Influence - Max Andrews
  5. Spots Before Your Eyes - Wilfred H. Tyler
  6. Tricks, Notes and Notions - Alfred Frangleton
  7. Slightly Different - Alf's Button
  8. A New Ball Sleight
  9. Levitation Extraordinary - by "One of the Boys"
  10. Slow Motion Card Vanish - Allan Lambie
  11. Thimble Work - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • Passing four thimbles from one hand to the other
    • A Thimble Steal
  12. Horace Spencer - obituary
  13. I Leave it to you Partner - Prof. Day
  14. A Magician in the Forces - article by Cpl. G. A. McIntyre
  15. Impromptu Card Effects - Nicholls Harley
    • III. Sympathetic Thought
  16. Repeat Vanishing Wand - Frederick Lowe
  17. Pocket Tricks - adapted from a lecture by Frederick Barlow - continued from number 192, page 202
    • Publicity with Agents and Clients
    • Presentation
    • The Best "Pocket Tricks"
    • A "Pocket Trick" Act
    • Complaints and Suggestions
  18. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • Exchange of Prisoners
  19. One in a Thousand - W. S. Hartley
  20. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  21. Solution to the Puzzle on page 173 of the December 1941 Magic Wand
  22. Colour Changing Match - Jack Donovan
  23. Simplex Diminishing Card - Allan Lambie
  24. The Broken Plate - Charles Waller
  25. A Rough Reversal - Victor Thornton
  26. A Name Found - Tom Sellers
  27. Potted Presentations - Victor Thornton
  28. Camp Shows - article by Eric D. Widger
  29. Max Sterling - Magician - obituary
  30. Theo Annemann - obituary
  31. Single operator Mental Marvel - Joseph Ovette
  32. Book Notes
    • Marvels of Mystery - John Booth
    • More Studies in Mystery - Eric C. Lewis, editor
    • Fast Ones - Joseph Ovette
  33. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 31, Number 194 June-September, 1942 [56 numbered & 8 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • More About It
    • Dowsing
    • A Ball Problem
    • Museum Pieces
    • Preserved Snow
  3. The Amazing Moth - J. F. Orrin
  4. Pocket Tricks - Frederick Barlow
    • Coin Transit
    • A Coin Feat with Feet
  5. Impromptu Card Effects - Nicholls Harley
    • IV. The Flight
  6. The Magic Circle Grand Seance
  7. A Torch Light - Ernest Webb
  8. The Note - A New Old Idea - Rupert H. Slater
  9. What! Egg-ain? - Eric D. Widger
  10. A Coin Acquitment - E. Brian Magical Nerves - article by Frederick Lowe
  11. The Magic Chest of Drawers - Harry H. Thomson
  12. Flashes from the Forge - H. G. Sparks
    • Chinoiserie
  13. Experimenting (with Rope and Ring) - Rupert H. Slater
    • Rope and Rings
    • To Split Thread
  14. A Simple Speller - Roland Winder
  15. Revelation - Les. Vincent
  16. A Puzzle and a Climax - Cliff Osman
  17. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • The "Beat 'Em" Colour Change
    • You Think that You Know
    • Ju Ju Arithmetic
  18. Lament for Magic - poem by T.B.D.
  19. The Dutchess's Diamonds - AN Original One-0Man Magical Sketch - Thomas B. Donovan
  20. Three in One - Allan Lambie
  21. Programme
    • Lucille - The Hippodrome, Golders Green
  22. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  23. Book Notes
    • Miracle Methods - Stripper Deck
    • 1942 Annual, Leicester Magic Circle
  24. The Spirit Knot - George Armstrong
  25. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 31, Number 195 October-November, 1942 [52 numbered & 8 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Home of New Magic
    • The Old Controversy
    • The Rod and Ring
    • Fort Worth
    • The Magic Circle
    • A Prophecy Fulfilled
    • A Real Magician
  3. The Sellers' Quick Stocks Escape
  4. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • The Night Has Eyes
    • The Merlin Memory
    • Ball Routine
  5. A Slow Sleight with a Coin
  6. Take a Card - Frank Staff
  7. Heads You Win
  8. Live Stock Vanishing Box - Tom Sellers
  9. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  10. The Perfect Magical Effect - Jeffrey Norris
  11. Gardening Made Easy - T. H. Donovan
  12. A Juggling Knot - Leslie Drake
  13. Programmes
    • Roy Carter - The Empire, Gateshead-on-Tyne
    • Holden with M.E.S.A.
  14. Book Notes
    • Tricks of the Masters - Will Goldston
    • Silks Supreme - Keith Clark
    • The Tarbell Course in Magic - Harlan Tarbell
    • Magical Ways and Means - Al Baker
    • Expert Card Technique - Jean Hugard & Fred Braue
  15. A Mutilated Book Problem - J. F. Orrin
  16. Card Boxes - Montague Wynne
  17. The Invisible Card - Reg. Wright
  18. A Card Deal - Ivor Lewis
  19. It Worked - Alfred Frangleton
  20. Old Principles New Methods - Rupert H. Slater
    • The Analogical Cards
    • Second Version
  21. A Rope Hitch - For the Ropes and Rings - Prof. Edgar
  22. A Cunning Transposition - Wu Chang
  23. For the Cigarette Act - Rupert H. Slater
  24. "O-so-Easy" Rope and Ring Effect - Allan Lambie
  25. Jottings by the Way - article by Fritz
  26. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

  1. Vol. 31, Number 196 December, 1942 [56 numbered; 12 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XXXI Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • A Magical Federation
    • That Little Twist
    • Howard--Dexter
    • Coin and Folder Papers
    • To Our Readers
  3. To Contributors - guidelines
  4. A Magical Cracker - John A. E. Goss
  5. Visible 'Twentieth Century' - Tom Sellers
  6. Professional Problems - Frederic Culpitt
    • A New "Palm Off"
    • £1,000 Reward
  7. La Pilule Du Diable [The Pill of the Devil] - Modern Magic - poem
  8. Shadow Appliance (Crushed Hat) - Prof. Edgar
  9. It Could Be ... - Tony Taylor
  10. Chit Chat - article by Frederic Culpitt
  11. Magical Notions - Allan Lambie
    • New Thumb Amputation
    • Simplex Prediction
    • New Thimble Production
  12. A Card Deal - Correction to page 152 of the June Magic Wand
  13. Faces Up - Tony Taylor
  14. The Choo Choo Express - Reg. Wright
    • The Engine
  15. The Net Ball Problem [ref: page 58 of the June Magic Wand]
    • I - Reg. White
    • II - Leonard Ashton
  16. Balanced Coins
  17. An Expanding Box Problem
  18. A Move with the Chinese Rings - E. Brian MacCarthy
  19. "Find the Picture" Tip - Sikandra
  20. A Utility Prop - Stanley Thomas
  21. Can I Borrow a Hat? - Prof. Day
    • A Glance Backward
    • The Method Alters
    • Hartz Again
    • Some Further Notions
  22. All Pals Together (Old Song) - Frank Staff
  23. Quelling the Mob - Wilfred H. Tyler
  24. Tricks with Bricks - Norman Conquest
  25. Mere Illusion - idea
  26. My 'Penny' Collection - George Johnson [things that used to cost a pence]
  27. The Poopartace - Rupert H. Slater
  28. Colour Location - Len. Vincent
  29. Cigarette Penetration - V. T. Bridle
  30. Book Notes
    • Cut the Cards - Martin Gardner
    • Publicity Miracles (II) - Joseph Ovette
  31. The Card Deal Again - more from page 183
  32. Amid the Magazines
    • The Journal
    • The Magic Circular
    • The Mahatma Circular
    • The Magical Gazette
    • The Magi
    • The Wessex Magical Budget
    • The Thistle
    • The Sphinx
    • Genii
    • The Linking Ring
    • The Tops
    • The Cosir
    • The Dragon
    • The Demon Telegraph
  33. Olla Podrida - miscellaneous comments

word count: 94825 which is equivalent to 379 standard pages of text

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