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The Magic Wand Volume 36 (1947)

by George Armstrong
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The Magic Wand Volume 36 (1947) by George Armstrong
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Numbers 213-216

261 pages

  1. Vol. 36, Number 213, March-May, 1947 [48 numbered & 12 unnumbered covers and advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Magic for the Amateur
    • The Dealers
    • Our New Artist
    • Magical Broadcasts
    • Indian Magic
    • The Tribulations of a Publisher
  3. Colour Changing Water - P. C. Sorcar (India)
  4. The Roundabout - article by Claude Chandler
  5. The Princess and The Pirate - Lamonte
  6. The Appendix to Robert-Houdin's "Confidences" - translated by S. H. Sharpe
    • General Programme of the Experiments Invented and Performed During the Course of my Representations
    • The Inexhaustible Bottle
  7. Mug's Game - W. S. Hartley
  8. Mental Magic Competition
    1. Prediction A-B-C-D - Frank Butler
      • I. Preliminaries
      • II. Critical Operations
      • III. Finale
      • Explanations
      • Summary of Moves
    2. Acme Telephone Mentality - Arthur F. G. Carter
    3. Simplisissimus - T. Ellrock
    4. Perfection Living and Dead Test - J. A. Esler
    5. Mental Mendacity - Robert Fairthorne
      • Sympathy
      • The Malkin [entry #1]
      • A Billet Switcher [entry #2]
      • Divination
    6. A Giant Memory Test with Cards - Robert A. Ingle
      • The Card System
    7. A Hand of Cards - Robert A. Ingle
    8. Calling Long Distance - George Joyce
    9. Basic English Mental Test - M. Thesscroft
  9. Melange - notes and comments from George Johnson
    • Size and Scale
    • Publishing Troubles
    • Predictions
    • Illuminating
    • Inspiration
  10. Competition - The Best Effect for Entertaining Children - announcement
  11. Pronto Card Appear - Allan Lambie (Canada)
  12. Book Notes
    • Rings in Your Fingers - Dariel Fitzkee
    • Twelve New Tricks [T.N.T.] - Fabian, editor
    • Abracadabra Christmas Special - Goodliffe, editor
    • How to do Juggling - John J. Mills
    • Patterns for Psychics - Peter Warlock
    • Neo Magic - S. H. Sharpe
  13. Magic for Sale
    • Pay Day - Bayard Grimshaw

  1. Vol. 36, Number 214, June, 1947 [48 numbered & 12 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Wizard
    • The Encyclopaedia (Metalica) of Magic
    • Magic is Fun
    • Originality in Magic
  3. To Set You Thinking - article by Vernon Foster
    • III - You Are the Master
  4. Congres Magique International - Paris 1947 - announcement
  5. Mental Mendacity - Robert Fairthorne - continued from page 34
    • Clumsy Forces
  6. The Appendix to Robert-Houdin's "Confidences" - translated by S. H. Sharpe - continued from page 15
    • The Fantastic Orange Tree
    • The Marvellous Fishing
  7. Mental Magic Competition - winners announced
    • First Prize - Prediction Supreme - Al Koran
    • Second Prize - Prediction A.B.C.D. - Frnak Butler
    • Third Prize (tie) - Acme Telephone Mentality - Arthur F. C. Carter
    • Third Prize (tie) - Six to One - Bar None - P. C. Tweedie
  8. The Best Effect for Entertaining Children - contest announcement
  9. Milko Multum Im Parvo - Tan Hock Chuan (Singapore)
  10. The Roundabout - article by Claude Chandler
  11. Sellers Magic - Tom Sellers
    • The Tubes of China
    • Easy Thought Reading
  12. Professional Magic - Douglas Francis
    • The X-Ray Torch
    • A Light Affair
    • "Sucker" Nap Deal
  13. Let's Not Keep Kicking! - article by Fabian
  14. Magazine Notes
    • The Pentagram
    • Abracadabra
    • Mac's Monthly
    • The Gen
    • The Magi
  15. Three Guesses - Rupert H. Slater
  16. Card Geography - cards from 1590 acquired by the British Museum
  17. Mainly Manipulative - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • Continuous Production of Coins
    • The Perfect Back and Front Palm for a Coin
  18. Dye-Fly - J. C. Fraser Smyth
  19. Pasteboard Panegyric - comment from Lamonte
  20. The Magic Angle - Bill Bishop
    • Outlook
    • The Magic Angle
    • Couplets
  21. Magic Wand-erings - column by Verrall Wass
    • Walking Through a Handkerchief
  22. The Houdini Colour Change - Victor Farelli
  23. Some Notes on Chapeaugraphy - J. A. Esler
    • The Felt Ring
    • Style of Presentation
    • Accessories
    • Musical Accompaniment
  24. The Magic Letter Box - correspondence
  25. Book Notes
    • Expert Manipulation of Playing Cards - Lewis Ganson
    • Card Control - Arthur Buckley
    • The First Book of William - Billy McComb
    • Now You See It - John Goodrum
    • Don't Be Fright - Sirdini
    • Flight Free - Herman L. Weber
    • Magical Data Sheet No. 1 - Claude Edwards

  1. Vol. 36, Number 215, October, 1947 [48 numbered & 18 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Exposure
    • Coincidence
    • Milko Multum Im Parvo
    • Publicity Stunts
    • Performing Rights
  3. Professional Magic - Douglas Francis
    • Monocle Production
  4. Exposure and Fair Play - article by Rev. Owen R. Brandon
  5. Roughing Fluid - formula from J. E> Barnes
  6. Some Notes on Chapeaugraphy - J. A. Esler - continued from page 94
    • How the Hats are Made
  7. Mainly Manipulative - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • A Card Spelling Routine
    • Concealing Cards When Running Through Pack with Faces Towards the Audience
    • A Colour Change Sleight
  8. The Roundabout - article by Claude Chandler
  9. The Flying Saucer - Cedric
  10. Competition - The Best Effect for Entertaining Children
    1. Fido - Charles W. P. Aldridge
    2. The Statue - Reg. Gayton
    3. Floriculture - F. J. Huntsman
    4. Evaporation Extraordinary - F. J. Huntsman
  11. The Magic Angle - Bill Bishop
    • Part II
      • The Need of Originalities
      • Ability
      • Time
      • The Bishop Card Box
  12. Registration of New Effects - offer
  13. Knotted Handkerchief Problem - A. G. Willmott
  14. The Magic Letter Box - correspondence
  15. This'll Kill You - M. C. Paine
  16. The Appendix to Robert-Houdin's "Confidences" - translated by S. H. Sharpe - continued from page 59
    • The Aerial Clock
    • Second Sight
  17. Mental Mendacity - Robert Fairthorne - continued from page 57
    • Query
    • Illuminated Thought
    • Line Shooting
  18. Melange - notes and comments from George Johnson
    • Secrets
    • Another Idea
    • Thumb Ties
    • Production Tubes
    • Making Money
    • Ching Ling Soo
  19. The Cantankerous Pip - J. F. Orrin
  20. Magic Wand-erings - column by Verrall Wass
    • Taking His Medicine
    • Re-ORGAN-ised Pipes
    • Re-ORRIN-tated
  21. Book Notes
    • A Conjuring Mélange - Stanley Collins
    • Join the Party - W. G. Strickland and Eric P. Wilson
    • Reading is Believing - Trevor H. Hall
    • Right Under Your Nose - Douglas Francis
    • Willane's Wizardry - Willane

  1. Vol. 36, Number 216, December, 1947 [48 numbered; 26 unnumbered cover, advertising pages & Vol. XXXVI Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Ambition
    • Card Fiends
    • News from America
    • Originality
    • New Books
    • Greetings
  3. The Roundabout - article by Claude Chandler
  4. The Travelling Cigarette Packet - Allan Lambie (Canada)
  5. Three on a Card - Roy Cowl
  6. The Written Word - Humber Lambert (Erie)
  7. Dariel Fitzkee - Famous American Writer on Magic - An Appreciation - Victor Farelli
    • Works by Dariel Fitzkee
  8. Well, I Never - M. C. Paine
  9. Extra photo supplement page - Dariel Fitzkee
  10. Competition - The Best Effect for Entertaining Children - continued
    1. The Babes in the Wood - Cyro
    2. The Sun and Moon for Children - Dennis Gardner
    3. The Afgan Races - Les Vincent
  11. Magic Wand-erings - column by Verrall Wass
  12. Too True! - excerpt
  13. Three Colour Thimble Change - Wilfred Bader
  14. Sellers Magic - Tom Sellers
    • The Mystic Bulb
    • Pedestal and Bowl Production
  15. The Sixth Card - W. S. Hartley
  16. The Appendix to Robert-Houdin's "Confidences" - translated by S. H. Sharpe - continued from page 132
    • The Surprising Silk Handkerchief
    • The Ethereal Suspension
  17. The Facile Princeps Card Discovery - H. C. Mole
    • A Modern Miracle
  18. Some Notes on Chapeaugraphy - J. A. Esler - continued from page 106
    • Some More Hats
  19. Haphazard Stack - Stanley Davis
  20. The Magic Angle - Bill Bishop
    • Part III
      • The Idea
      • How to get the Idea
      • Pins - And Cards
  21. Book Notes
    • Magic with Small Apparatus - Jules Dhotel, MD
    • My Best - J. G. Thompson, Jr.
    • Open Sesame - Eric c. Lewis and Wilfred Tyler
    • Bohleno's Msyteries - Henry Bohlen

word count: 99000 which is equivalent to 396 standard pages of text

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