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The Magic Wand Volume 38 (1949)

by George Armstrong
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The Magic Wand Volume 38 (1949) by George Armstrong
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Numbers 221-224

245 pages

  1. Vol. 38, Number 221, March, 1949 [48 numbered & 16 unnumbered cover, advertising & Vol. XXXVIII Index pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • A Thank You
    • Time for Action
    • Where Does Our Money Go?
  3. The Roundabout - series by Claude Chandler
    • A Pleating Tip
    • Statistics
  4. Mainly for Mentalists - series by Arthur F. G. Carter
    • The Psychic Ace Prediction
  5. Bottle Baffle! - Wilfred H. Tyler
  6. Transposition Extraordinaire - Paul Sleight (Belgium)
    • The (Biseautee) Direct Palm
  7. Lighting a "Spent" Match - Victor Farelli
    • Effect as Seen by the Audience
    • Origin of the Devices Employed
    • Preparation
    • Working
  8. Sellers Magic - series by Tom Sellers
    • Another Magic Welding
  9. Will Goldston - obituary b y George Johnson
  10. Extra photo supplement page - two pictures of Will Goldston
  11. Competition - The Best "Opening" Trick
    1. Jewels of Pai Pah - Frank Butler
    2. A "Name Opening - Arthur F. G. Carter
    3. Silko Drink - Tan Hock Chuan (Singapore)
  12. Mainly Manipulative - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • Bending A Candle
  13. This and That - series by Peter McDonald
    • The Price of a Smoke
    • Five to Four
    • A-Tom-ic Thoughts
  14. Personality - article by John R. Geddes
  15. Reunion with Bacchus - John A. Jonson
  16. The Block and Tennis Ball - J. F. Orrin
  17. Two Magicians - article by Peter McDonald
  18. A Cups and Balls Routine - A. C. Newitt
    • The F.P. Sleight
    • Using the Sleight
    • Requirements
    • Preparation
    • Introduction
    • Move 1
    • Move 2
    • Move 3
    • Move 4
  19. Pips Be-Ribboned - John K. Bays
  20. Book Notes - At the Sign of the Cups and Balls
    • John Ramsay's Routine with Cups and Balls - Victor Farelli
    • Thanks to Leipzig - Victor Farelli

  1. Vol. 38, Number 222, June, 1949 [48 numbered & 12 unnumbered advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • More About N.A.M.S.
    • Congratulations
  3. The Roundabout - series by Claude Chandler
  4. Mainly Manipulative - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • A Method for Recovery of Vanished Coins
  5. The Nikola Stack Speller - A. C. Newitt
  6. Mainly for Mentalists - series by Arthur F. G. Carter
    • Further Adventures with the Psychic Ace
  7. Still a Schoolboy - short anecdote
  8. With a Newspaper - Verrall Wass
  9. The Magician Plays Cards - A Novelty Card Routine - J. K. Bays
  10. Impromptu Rising Card - Devano
  11. Mathematics for the Young - Renoff (France)
  12. The Wizgali Pack - Percy James (Transvaal)
  13. Competition - The Best "Opening" Trick
    1. A Question of Vision - J. A. Esler
    2. Tan's Triple Tumblers - Tan Hock Chuan (Singapore)
    3. Traditional Expectations - Max Matthews
    4. Hanky Panky - W. Worsley
  14. Wine and Water - poem
  15. Invisible Reverse - George Armstrong
  16. Number Please! - George Joyce
  17. Weeping Willows - A Magical Entertainment for Children - John K. Bays
  18. This and That - series by Peter McDonald
    • Miss Rose
  19. A Cups and Balls Routine - A. C. Newitt - continued from page 46
    • Move 5
    • Move 6
    • Move 7
    • Move 8
  20. The Human Voice and Its Importance - article by John R. Geddes
  21. Talking Points - questions
  22. Psychic Photography - Fritz Porupka (Austria)
  23. Three's a Crowd - A Magical Black-Out Sketch - Max Matthews
  24. A False Water-fall Shuffle - Dr. H. J. Tattersall
  25. A Simple Book Test - A. C. Actmann
  26. Book Notes
    • John Ramsay's Cylinder and Coins - Victor Farelli
    • Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Joe Stuthard
    • Stuthard's Bi-Co Trilby Deck - Joe Stuthard
    • How to do Card Fanning - Anthony Norman
    • Select Secrets - Dai Vernon
    • Rough and Smooth Possibilities - Tan Hock Chuan
    • Modes for Mentalists, No. 4 - The Gap in the Curtain - Peter Warlock
    • Impossible - Raymond
    • A Catalogue of Books on Magic - Fleming Book Company
  27. Henry Ridgeley Evans - obituary

  1. Vol. 38, Number 223, October, 1949 [48 numbered & 12 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • The Piddingtons
    • An Editor's Dream
    • The Magic Circle
    • Contributions
    • Ancient Magic
    • Number Please
  3. To-day and The Magic Wand - article by George Johnson
  4. Roundabout - series by Claude Chandler
  5. Magical Glasses - John K. Bays
  6. Mainly for Mentalists - series by Arthur F. G. Carter
    • Spell-As-I-Spell
  7. Magic Wand Year Book - no publication announcement
  8. Sellers Magic - series by Tom Sellers
    • Three Twins - A Trick with Figures
    • A Living and Dead Test
  9. Once a Boy Scout - John K. Bays
  10. Crash! - Verrall Wass
  11. Any Two - W. S. Hartley
    • Part One
    • Part Two
  12. Competition - The Best "Opening" Trick
    1. Opening With a Bang! - John K. Bays
    2. The Magical Opening - Cyro
      • The Opening
      • The Follow-Up
      • Into The Act
    3. Singapore Barrel - Tan Hock Chuan (Singapore)
  13. Funjuring With Cards - Percy James (Transvaal)
  14. Patter - John R. Geddes
  15. Magic With Money - A. C. Newitt
    • The "Davis" Coin Vanish
    • Sleeving
    • A Coin Vanish and Acquitments
  16. A Super Magic Spell - F. T. Horrocks
  17. The Paper Chain - Jack Potter
  18. Ring Craft - Percy James (Transvaal)
    • The Key Switch
    • The Roundabout
    • Display Stand for Rings
  19. Piece de Resistance - A Short Story - Peter McDonald
  20. Book Notes
    • Spirits in the House - T. H. Chislett
    • Encyclopedia of the Three Shell Game - Jack Chanin
    • A New Thumb Tie - Tom Sellers
    • Rainbow Sponge Ball Routine - Douglas Francis
    • 100 Facts on Fortune Telling - The Naldrett Press
    • Rezvanimagie - Maurice Sardina
    • Stars of Magic, Series 5, No. 1 - Dai Vernon's Impromptu Cups and Balls
    • Stars of Magic, Series 5, No. 2 - Dai Vernon's Ambitious Card
    • Stars of Magic, Series 5, No. 3 - Dai Vernon's Mental Card Miraclce
    • Milbourne Christopher's Magazine Test - Milbourne Christopher
    • N.A.M.S. Reviews, Nos. 49/4 and 49/5
    • Les Automates - Editions du Griffon
    • Magic of the Ancients - George Johnson
    • Face Up - -Face Down - Don Maskell
    • Napology - Jack Yates

  1. Vol. 38, Number 224, December, 1949 [48 numbered; 12 unnumbered cover & advertising pages]
  2. Quarterly Notes - by the editor
    • Better Late Than Never
    • The Past Year
    • Television
    • Your Votes Please
    • Another Competition
    • Forty Years Old
  3. The Roundabout - series by Claude Chandler
  4. Mental Miracles - the late Joseph Ovette
    • A Brain Wave
    • Another Brainwave
    • A Party Stunt
    • A Telephone Miracle
    • A Coincidence Quickie
    • Multiple Mindreading
    • Climax for a Mental Act
  5. A New Finish for the "Cords of Phantasia" - Jack Potter
  6. The Brave Bunny - Jimmy Flowers
  7. The "Martina" Production Screen - Roy Green
  8. The Magic Of A Magic Wand - article by John K. Bays
  9. Competition - The Best "Opening" Trick
    1. Silken Cocktail - Tan Hock Chuan
    2. The Opening - "Hen" Fetsch
    3. Chord On! - Wilfred Bader
  10. Mainly Manipulative - E. Brian MacCarthy
    • Suggested Improved Rice-Bowls
  11. Trick o' Numbers - Percy James (Transvaal)
  12. The Hypnotic Book Test - Peter McDonald
  13. Enthusiasm - article by John R. Geddes
  14. More Magic With Money - A. C. Newitt
    • A Slow Coin Vanish
    • A Slow Acquitment
  15. Strike A Light! - Verrall Wass
  16. Glub-Glub - Billy Barton
  17. A Problem - posed by George Armstrong
  18. The Commanding Voice - John K. Bays
  19. Lick It - W. S. Hartley
  20. The Sister Ships - George Joyce
  21. Thoughts on Slipper Packs - Peter McDonald
  22. Umpteen - W. S. Hatley
  23. Book Notes
    • The Royal Road to Card Magic - Jena Hugard & Frederick BrauĂ©
    • Genial Improbabilities - Ken de Courcy
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Book Edition No. 3 (Vols. 5 and 6) - The Fleming Book Company

word count: 91585 which is equivalent to 366 standard pages of text

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