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The Magic Wand Volume 5 (Sep 1914 - Aug 1915)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 5 (Sep 1914 - Aug 1915) by George Johnson
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Numbers 49-60

240 pages

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 1, September, 1914 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Nataprote - Paul Freeman escape illusion review
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. A Crystal Mystery - Stanley Norton - effect
  5. The Christmas Box of Tricks - effect of WWI on magic
  6. A European Question - Percy Naldrett - introducing WWI into magic
  7. Handkerchief and Candle - Horace Rose - effect
  8. Order of the Magi - club news
  9. Rose, Silk and Ivory - effect
  10. The Patriotic Streamers - Stanley Norton - effect
  11. Maskelyne & Devant's Mysteries - reviews
  12. Pocket Card Divination - Kardin - effect
  13. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  14. Reviews
    • The Magician - August 1914 magazine
    • The Sphinx - August 1914 magazine
    • Magic - June 1914 magazine
    • The Magi - September 1914 magazine
  15. News and Notes
  16. Programmes - Carl Hertz at the Chelsea Palace - review
  17. The Vanishing Hand - effect
  18. On the Use of the Superlative - Aliquando - article
  19. Sale and Exchange
  20. Our Monthly Telephone - R. U. There - For the Exchange of Ideas
  21. An Improved Burning Globe - effect
  22. Electrical Magic - H. Syril Dusenbery - sealed letter reading
  23. Correspondence

  1. Vol. 5, No. 2, October, 1914 [16 pages]
  2. Manipulative Magic - Edward Victor
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. Programmes - Siems at the Shepherd's Bush Empire - review
  5. The Vase of Vesuvius - an idea for an effect
  6. News and Notes
  7. À Berlin! - Edward Victor - effect
  8. Taking it for Granted - Owen Clark - article
  9. Magic and Mechanism - Professor Edgar
    • The Card Revolution
    • The Mirror Glass?
    • Edgar's Rising Wand
  10. Twentieth Century Handkerchiefs Up-To-Date - Alfred Brown
  11. A Black Art Table Device - Stanley Norton
  12. Reviews
    • The Magic Circular - October 1914 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - Number 1
    • The Magician - September 1914 magazine
    • The Magi - October 1914 magazine
    • The Sphinx - September 1914 magazine
    • The Conjuring Record - September 1914 magazine
  13. Original Ventriloquial Dialogue - B. Wayre
  14. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  15. Stop Thief - P. T. Selbit
  16. The Honored One - poem by G.J.
  17. Sale and Exchange
  18. Passe-Passe Rubber Bands - effect
  19. Order of the Magi - club news
  20. A Novel Coin Box
  21. Correspondence

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 3, November, 1914 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Mr. Oliver Daly - profile
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. The Indian Needle Trick - A New Version - Stanly Norton
  5. News and Notes
  6. Herrmann's Coin Move - C. H. Shortt
  7. The Magic Circle - club news
  8. Misdirection - Ernest E. Noakes - article
  9. Programmes - Cecil Lyle at the Wood Green Empire - review
  10. Coin Box and Handkerchief - Bruce Hurling - effect
  11. Penetrative Eyes? - Owen Clark - article
  12. New Books
    • Moments of Mystery - H. C. Mole and Percy Naldrett
    • Master Sleights with Billiard Balls - Burling Hull
    • The Art of the Stage - Burling Hull
    • Sleights - Burling Hull
  13. Reminiscences of the Great Box Trick - Edward Cooper
  14. Manipulative Magic - Edward Victor
    • A Billiard Ball Sleight
  15. Reviews
    • The Conjuring Record - October 1914 magazine
    • The Magician - October 1914 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - November 1914 magazine
    • The Sphinx - October 1914 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - November 1914 magazine
    • Magic - July 1914 magazine
    • The Magi - November 1914 magazine
  16. Magic and Mechanism - Professor Edgar
    • New Tambourine and Ribbon Effect
  17. Sale and Exchange
  18. The Homesick Cards - V. P. Sacletti - effect
  19. Our Monthly Telephone - R. U. There - For the Exchange of Ideas
  20. Order of the Magi - club news

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 4, December, 1914 [24 pages incl. covers]
  2. Mr. Ernest E. Noakes- profile
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. A Card Subtlety - C. H. Shortt
  5. The Phantom Greeting - Professor Edgar - effect
  6. New Books
    • The Wizard's Annual - Laurance W. Spitari, editor
  7. Amplification of A Billiard Ball Sleight - Edward Victor
  8. Maskelyne & Devant's Mysteries - reviews
  9. An Improved Mirror Glass
  10. Seeing Stars! - An Addition to the Paper Tearing Act - Edward Cooper
  11. The Magic Circle - club news
  12. Christmas at the Dealers
  13. A Production Accessory - George Johnson
  14. News and Notes
  15. A Pupil - Horace Rose - article
  16. Reviews
    • The Magic Circular - December 1914 magazine
    • The Magician - November 1914 magazine
    • The Conjuring Record - November 1914 magazine
    • The Sphinx - November 1914 magazine
    • The Magi - December 1914 magazine
  17. Junior Magical Items - how it is made column
  18. Making the Union Jack - Lawton Holmes - effect
  19. A Comedy Candle Effect
  20. Sale and Exchange
  21. The Elusive Flag - C. Ivor Smith - effect
  22. Magical Definitions - B. Wayre - humor
  23. An Effective Opening - Stanley Norton
  24. Order of the Magi - club news
  25. The Mysterious Travelling Lemon, Handkerchief and Tumbler - Yelma - effect
  26. Our Monthly Telephone - R. U. There - For the Exchange of Ideas
  27. The Wizard at the Front - poem by H.C.M.
  28. A New Coin Pass

  1. Vol. 5, No. 5, January, 1915 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  3. The Spy - De Vega - effect
  4. Order of the Magi - club news
  5. A Productive Tumbler of Ink - Professor Edgar - effect
  6. New Books
    • Magical Programmes - De Meglio
  7. Obituary
    • Mr. C. H. Shortt, MIMC
  8. Little Things That Tell - Frank Staff - article
  9. Chosen Card Discovered by a Knife - Scott Roberts - effect
  10. The Magic Circle - club news
  11. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  12. Reviews
    • The Magazine of Magic - magazine
    • The Sphinx - December 1914 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - January 1915 magazine
    • The Magician - magazine
    • The Conjuring Record - magazine
    • The Magi - January 1915 magazine
    • L'Illusioniste & Le Journal de la Prestigitation - suspended
  13. The Flowering Cone - Stanley Norton - effect
  14. Programmes
    • Van-Bern at the Shepherd's Bush Empire - review
    • Amasis at the Empress, Brixton - review
  15. The Magic Circle Bell - Ernest E. Noakes - effect
  16. An Effective Discovery - Edward Victor - effect
  17. The Fakirs Again - Further Adventures of the East - G.J.
  18. Junior Magical Items - how it is made column
  19. The Heart of a Magician - Charles O. Williams - article
  20. News and Notes
  21. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • M. Verbeck
  22. Sale and Exchange

  1. Vol. 5, No. 6, February, 1915 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Mr. Bruce Hurling- profile
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. Programmes - Allan Shaw at the Victoria Palace - review
  5. A New Colour Change with a Handkerchief - Sidney Carton - effect
  6. The Magic Circle - club news
  7. The Philosophy of Swank - George Johnson - article
  8. The Coast Line - A Paper-Tearing Effect - Oliver Daly
  9. "My Stodare Egg," and How I Made It - Nathan Dean
  10. Order of the Magi - club news
  11. A Sensational Card Effect - Stanley Norton
  12. Running the Blockade - Percy Naldrett - effect
  13. The Secret! - B. Wayre - humor
  14. Reviews
    • Magic - August 1914 magazine
    • The Magician - January 1915 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - February 1915 magazine
    • The Sphinx - January 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - February 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - February 1915 magazine
    • The Conjuring Record - January 1915 magazine
  15. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Vesting
  16. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  17. News and Notes
  18. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • M. Verbeck - continued from page 83
  19. Sale and Exchange

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 7, March, 1915 [24 pages incl. covers]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  3. A Coin Act for Beginners
  4. Northern Magical Society - club news
  5. News and Notes
  6. Ventriloquial Dialogue - Kindness to Animals - Bruce Hurling
  7. A Novel Tourniquet Pass - Chris Van Bern - coin move
  8. Old Magic Made New - Cecil Heygate
    • A Novel Card and Handkerchief Effect
    • Flag, Fire and Flowers
    • A Card Tip for Sleight of Hand Workers
  9. The Latest Trick: A Comedy Item - Rupert Holmes Slater
  10. A Mystifying Card Trick - Yelma
  11. The Magic Circle - club news
    • Misdirection and Practical Demonstration
  12. A Feat of Dexterity - Horace Rose
  13. Book Notes - reviews
    • The Sphinx - February 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - March 1915 magazine
    • The Magician - February 1915 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - March 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - March 1915 magazine
    • The Conjuring Record - February 1915 magazine
  14. The Golden Spider: A Drawing-Room Illusion - Stanley Norton
  15. Letter Box - letters to the editor
  16. Order of the Magi - club news
  17. Just a Joke
  18. The Patriotic Colours - Yelma - effect
  19. Maskelyne & Devant's Mysteries - reviews
  20. Sale and Exchange
  21. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • The Hands
  22. Junior Magical Items - how it is made column
  23. New Books
    • Tricks of To-Day - Yelma
  24. A Hat Loading Device - Bruce Hurling
  25. The Magnetized Hat - effect
  26. Our Monthly Telephone - R. U. There - For the Exchange of Ideas
  27. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • M. Verbeck - continued from page 99
  28. A Four Ace Trick - Sydney Carton

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 8, April, 1915 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  3. Dundee Society of Magicians - club news
  4. The Hole in the Stocking - a fake used by C. H. Shortt
  5. Moves with a Penny - T. Wilson
  6. The Magical Brewer - Julius Karnof - effect
  7. Order of the Magi - club news
  8. Reviews
    • The Mahatma Circular - number 1
    • The Magi - April 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - April 1915 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - April 1915 magazine
    • The Magician - March 1915 magazine
    • The Sphinx - March 1915 magazine
  9. The Fakir's Tap - Lawton Holmes - effect
  10. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  11. Obituary
    • Mr. H. J. Holland
    • Mr. Albert E. Bodie
  12. The Magic Circle - club news
    • Odds and Ends
  13. Sale and Exchange
  14. The Grand Seance of The Magic Circle - review
  15. A Hint on Making Up - Stanley Norton
  16. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  17. A Coin Trick Modernized - Stanley Norton
  18. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • M. Verbeck - continued from page 118
  19. The 1915 Production Cylinder - Yelma - effect
  20. Tips - H. C. Mole
    • The Disappearing Glass and Handkerchief
    • The 20th Century Handkerchief Trick
  21. News and Notes
  22. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Fakes - Their Use and Abuse

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 9, May, 1915 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  3. Bottle and Candle Mystery - effect
  4. Northern Magical Society - club news
  5. A Novel Topical Illusion - Fred Hocking
  6. Reviews
    • The Sphinx - April 1915 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - May 1915 magazine
    • The Magician - April 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - May 1915 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - April 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - May 1915 magazine
  7. The Magic Circle - club news
    • Simple Methods of Making Conjuring Apparatus
  8. Sale and Exchange
  9. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  10. Two Notions - Kenneth Evans
  11. A Rice Bowl Wrinkle
  12. Mythical Illusions - George Johnson
    • The Spirit of the Shuttlecock
  13. Order of the Magi - club news
  14. Programmes
    • The Great Leon at the Victoria Palace - review
  15. The Magician's Club - Grand All-Magical Seance
  16. Magical Juggling - T. Wilson
  17. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • At The Rise of the Curtain
  18. A Impromptu Combination [act] - Stanley Norton
  19. News and Notes
  20. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • M. Verbeck - continued from page 132

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 10, June, 1915 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  3. The Animated Billiard-Ball and Die
  4. Reviews
    • The Magician - May 1915 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - June 1915 magazine
    • The Sphinx - May 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - June 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - June 1915 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - May 1915 magazine
  5. The Passe-Passe Balloons - Gus Fowler
  6. A Remarkable Ring Trick - T. Wilson
  7. Northern Magical Society - club news
  8. A Penetrating Cube Improvement
  9. The Magic Circle - club news
  10. News and Notes
  11. Mythical Illusions - George Johnson
    • The Transparent Man
  12. A Chat on Practical Problems - A. Student
    • The Smoke Trick
    • The Billiard Ball Trick
  13. The Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  14. Order of the Magi - club news
  15. De Land's Latest [Wonder Deck] - Professor Hoffmann
  16. Programmes
    • The Ten-Ka Troupe of Japanese Magicians - review
  17. The Disappearing Beads: A Simple Combination for Beginners - Stanly Norton
  18. A Rejuvenated Chestnut - card trick
  19. More About Rising Cards - Laurance W. Spitari
  20. A Thimble Twist - Professor Edgar
  21. Wand-erings - or Compressed Magical Wisdom - jokes and proverbs
  22. New Books
    • Modern Card Tricks, Without Apparatus - Will Goldston
  23. The Late Barclay Gammon - obituary
  24. Mr. J. N. Maskelyne again in Control at St. George's Hall
  25. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • M. Verbeck - continued from page 151
  26. A Thoughtful Game of Nap - A. Payne

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 11, July, 1915 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  3. Legerdemain - Horace Rose - article
  4. News and Notes
  5. Reviews
    • The Magazine of Magic - July 1915 magazine
    • The Magical Record - July 1915 magazine
    • The Magician - June 1915 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - June 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - July 1915 magazine
    • The Sphinx - June 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - July 1915 magazine
  6. Horrible - Frank Staff - an effect gone wrong
  7. A Good Cup of Tea - A. Payne - effect
  8. Order of the Magi - club news
  9. The Way to Constantinople - manufactured puzzle review
  10. Squaring the Circle: A Magical Novelty - Bruce Hurling & Stanley Norton
  11. Northern Magical Society - club news
  12. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  13. The Aquatic Ball - A Puzzling Illusion
  14. The Magic Circle - club news
    • Members' Conference
  15. Programmes
    • Yelma at the Camberwell Palace - review
    • Oswald Bemand - trained birds - review
  16. New Books
    • Original Magical Creations - Stanley Collins
    • Tricks for the Trenches and Wards - Draklof
  17. A Wand and Paper Trick - A. Payne
  18. The Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  19. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Holiday Items
  20. An Illusive Card Colour Change - Professor Edgar
  21. A Novel Hat Load - Roy Cowl
  22. Sale and Exchange

  1. Cover, Vol. 5, No. 12, August, 1915 [20 pages incl. covers]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  3. Novel Card Mystery - Cecil Heygate
  4. Postal Order, Confetti and Eggs - Bruce Hurling - effect
  5. Electrolysis of Paper: New Use for Old Apparatus - Roy Cowl
  6. Card Work at Large Halls - A. Student - article
  7. Reviews
    • The Sphinx - July 1915 magazine
    • The Magician - July 1915 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - August 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - August 1915 magazine
    • The Magical Record - August 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - August 1915 magazine
    • The Mahatma - July 1915 magazine
    • The Magical Bulletin - magazine
  8. The Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  9. Abracadabra - A Dictionary and Card Problem - Stanley Norton
  10. The Magic Circle - club news
    • June Social - Ladies' Night
  11. Mythical Illusions - George Johnson
    • The Spirit of the Still
  12. Programmes
    • Melle Margo at the Victoria Palace - review
    • Bernard (and a Pack of Cards) at the Victoria Palace - review
  13. News and Notes
  14. Wisdom of the Ancients - quotations
  15. An Introduction to Cigarette Manipulation - T. Wilson
  16. Order of the Magi - club news
  17. Northern Magical Society - club news
  18. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  19. Two Card Tricks
  20. The Air Eggs - A. Payne - effect
  21. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Copying
  22. A Triple Card Change - Stanley Norton
  23. Don't - Don't for Magicians
  24. Sale and Exchange

word count: 172290 which is equivalent to 689 standard pages of text

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