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The Magic Wand Volume 6 (Sep 1915 - Aug 1916)

by George Johnson
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The Magic Wand Volume 6 (Sep 1915 - Aug 1916) by George Johnson
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Numbers 61-72

200 pages

  1. Vol. 6, No. 1, September, 1915 [20 pages]
  2. Miss Marguerite De Lara - biography
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. How to Make an Expanding Die
  5. Order of the Magi - club news
  6. Northern Magical Society - club news
  7. Reviews
    • The Magician - August 1915 magazine
    • The Sphinx - July 1915 magazine
    • Magical Bulletin - magazine
    • The Magic Circular - September 1915 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - August 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - September 1915 magazine
  8. New Pillory Release - Stanley Norton - effect
  9. The Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  10. Notes on the Wine and Water Trick - Cecil Heygate
  11. News and Notes
  12. The "Norton" Matchbox and Bouquet - effect
  13. Programmes - show reviews
    • The Great Karenzo at the Camberwell Empire
  14. Magic as a Profession: The Views and Opinions of Some Leading Magical Workers - George Johnson, compiler
  15. Making a Portable Three-Legged Easel - Harry Exley
  16. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  17. Music and Magic - article by Fred Hocking
  18. The Ball, and Mantle Box - effect by De Vega
  19. The Tricky Treacle - effect by Rupert Holmes Slater
  20. Junior Magical Items
  21. Drawing-Room Magic - Entertaining Children - Kingsley Ronald
  22. Cords and Handkerchief - A Novel Adaption
  23. A Paper Napkin and Candle Mystery - Christianer
  24. Water Magic - New Effects with New Appliances - Roy Cowl
  25. Three Chances - A Card Effect - Bruce Hurling
  26. Sale and Exchange

  1. Vol. 6, No. 2, October, 1915 [16 pages]
  2. Dalban - biography
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. Snakes - article by Frank Staff
  5. A Wineglass Vanish
  6. The Floating Flame - A Suggested Mystery
  7. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  8. Order of the Magi - club news
  9. Musical Magic - Roy Cowl
  10. The Card between Two Boards - A New Version
  11. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Audiences
  12. Les Etoiles Mysterieuses [The Shooting Star] - effect
  13. Northern Magical Society - club news
  14. The Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  15. Programmes - show reviews
    • Chung Ling Soo Matinee at the Palladium
    • "Betty" The Chimpanzee Magician at the Euston Palace
    • Morritt and Hertz Mysteries at the Polytechnic
  16. St. George's Hall: In Search of a Mahatma - playlet review
  17. The Vanishing Mantle - effect by Price Sanara
  18. A Billiard Ball Colour Change - Stanley Norton
  19. Sale and Exchange
  20. News and Notes
  21. Reviews
    • The Magazine of Magic - September 1915 magazine
    • The Magician - September 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Bulletin - September 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - October 1915 magazine
    • The Sphinx - September 1915 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - September 1915 magazine
  22. Entre Nous - tricks, ideas, tips and notions from the readers, compiled by Prof. Edgar
    • Ball Stand
    • Conjurer's Wax
    • Table Covering
    • Thumb Tip
    • Waterproof Varnish
    • To Drill Glass
    • Thread for Rising Cards
    • Flag and Candle Trick
    • Coin in Ball of Wool
    • To paint on Tin
    • Devant's Jar
    • Flash Paper
    • Exchanging Pack of Cards

  1. Vol. 6, No. 3, November, 1915 [16 pages]
  2. Mr. Kingsley Ronald - biography
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. Die and Cheese Transposition - effect by Bruce Hurling
  5. Grip - article by a Student
  6. A Mystery of Smoke and Flame - effect by Roy Cowl
  7. An Addition to the Three-Legged Easel - Harry Exley
  8. The Magic Circle - club news
  9. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  10. Order of the Magi - club news
  11. Northern Magical Society - club news
  12. Another Thimble Effect - W. Melvey
  13. Twists and Tips - article
  14. The Mystic Work Basket - effect by Stanley Norton
  15. A Coin Producing Feke - A. Payne
  16. New Books
    • Thirty-Three Rope Ties and Chain Releases - Burling Hull
    • Tricks for the Trenches and Wards - Draklof
  17. The Glass of Water through Hat - effect by Kingsley Ronald
  18. Mysteries of Olden Days - article by Wilford Heanley
  19. Programmes - show reviews
    • Van Hoven at the Coliseum
  20. Reel Magic - effect
  21. Sale and Exchange
  22. News and Notes
  23. Reviews
    • The Magician - October 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - November 1915 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - October 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - September 1915 magazine
    • Magical Record - October 1915 magazine
    • The Sphinx - October 1915 magazine
    • The Magical Bulletin - October 1915 magazine
  24. Entre Nous - tricks, ideas, tips and notions from the readers, compiled by Prof. Edgar
    • Hook Servante
    • An "S" Hook
    • Vanishing Penny
    • Vanishing Wand
    • Discoloured Ivory
    • Cigarette Production Fake
    • Detachable Hook
    • To Prevent Balls Rolling
    • Vanishing Chalk Mark

  1. Vol. 6, No. 4, December, 1915 [16 pages]
  2. Mr. Fred Hocking - biography
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. The Rabbit Chair: an Up-To-Date Vanish - effect by Owen Clark
  5. The Magic Circle - club news
    • Competition Night
  6. The Elusive Pip: An Amusing Card Effect - Herbert J. Collings
  7. Coin Catching: Notes on Accessories for "The Miser's Dream" - Ernest E. Noakes
  8. Reviews
    • The Magic Circular - December 1915 magazine
    • The Eagle Magician - first number
    • The Magazine of Magic - November 1915 magazine
    • Magical Bulletin - November 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - November 1915 magazine
    • The Sphinx - November 1915 magazine
  9. Drawing-Room Magic - The Adult Audience - Kingsley Ronald
  10. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  11. How to Make Fireworks: A Humorous Magical Act for Children - Frank Staff
  12. Order of the Magi - club news
  13. The Magicians' Club - club news
  14. Northern Magical Society - club news
  15. Where's the Wine? - A Subtle Vanish of a Tumbler and Liquid
  16. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  17. Christmas at the Magical Stores - article
  18. News and Notes
  19. A Fake Envelope - effect by Stanley Norton
  20. A Billiard Ball Move - Tom Ll. Waterman
  21. Programmes - show reviews
    • De Biere at the Oxford
    • Paul Freeman at the Hippodrome, Rotherhithe
  22. Possibilities of the Card Case - effect
  23. A Simple Card Frame - Dr. A. Lindsay Smith
  24. New Books
    • The Saram R. Ellison Collection - Epes W. Sargent
    • The Wizard's Annual - Laurance W. Spitari
  25. Sale and Exchange

  1. Vol. 6, No. 5, January, 1916 [16 pages]
  2. The Load - cartoon
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  4. A Wand for Cigarette Production - James Brewer
  5. Silk Magic: A Novel Combination for Learners - routine by Roy Cowl
  6. A Trick with a Postage Stamp
  7. The Wandering Wine - effect by Christianer
  8. New Books
    • Will Goldston's Annual of Magic - Will Goldston
  9. The Magic Circle - club news
    • Children's Entertainment
  10. A Magical Monster - product review
  11. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  12. Drawing-Room Magic - The Male Audience - Kingsley Ronald
  13. Some Act - A. Payne
  14. The Edgar, Somatome Vanisher - A New Appliance of General Utility
  15. News and Notes
  16. An Idea for the Wine and Water Trick - Edward Cooper
  17. Northern Magical Society - club news
  18. Reviews
    • The Sphinx - December 1915 magazine
    • The Magician - December 1915 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - December 1915 magazine
    • The Magi - December 1915 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - December 1915 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - January 1916 magazine
    • The Magical Bulletin - December 1915 magazine
    • The Eagle Magician - December 1915 magazine
  19. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  20. Order of the Magi - club news
  21. The Impromptu Performance - article by Stanley Norton
  22. Answers to Correspondents
  23. Sale and Exchange
  24. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Time of Presentation
  25. A Card Change - effect
  26. Entre Nous - tricks, ideas, tips and notions from the readers, compiled by Prof. Edgar
    • Flag Staff Holder
    • The Vanishing Man
    • Substitutes
    • Tambourine Fake
    • Billiard Ball Equipment
    • Egg Manipulation
    • Card Standing on Edge
    • A Wand for 2d

  1. Vol. 6, No. 6, February, 1916 [16 pages]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
  3. The Sun and Moon Trick: An Original Version - Owen Clark
  4. An Illusive Pull - Professor Edgar
  5. Evading the Act: New Topical Patter and Presentation for the Aquarius Tube - Nathan Dean
  6. The "Picitt" Rice Trick - Dr. A. Lindsay Smith
  7. Notes on the Keyboard - article by A Student
  8. The Card and Plate - effect by Christianer
  9. The Elusive Orange - effect by Frank Staff
  10. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Thimbles
  11. The Magicians' Club - club news
  12. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  13. Double Reverse - effect by Christianer
  14. News and Notes
  15. A Candle and Handkerchief Combination - effect by Bruce Hurling
  16. A Legend in Sand: An Egyptian Mystery - effect by Stanly Norton
  17. Programmes - show reviews
    • Speedwell, The Wizard Painter at the Palladium
    • The Mystery Maid at the Devonport Hippodrome
  18. A "Ripping" Trick - A. Hill
  19. Reviews
    • The Magazine of Magic - January 1916 magazine
    • The Magician - January 1916 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - February 1916 magazine
    • The Sphinx - January 1916 magazine
    • The Magi - January 1916 magazine
    • The Eagle Magician - January 1916 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - January 1916 magazine
  20. Northern Magical Society - club news
  21. The Mysterious Matchboxes: An Experiment in Divination - effect
  22. A Subtle Card Force - James Steedman
  23. The G.H.E. Colour Change - effect by G. H. Entwistle
  24. Answers to Correspondents
  25. Sale and Exchange
  26. Entre Nous - tricks, ideas, tips and notions from the readers, compiled by Prof. Edgar
    • Card Reading
    • Tambourine Fake
    • Vanishing Wand Improvement
    • Imitation Tobacco
    • To Soften an Egg-shell
    • Floating Wand
    • New Handkerchief Ball
    • Wire Stands and Supports
    • A Wand Clip

  1. Vol. 6, No. 7, March, 1916 [16 pages]
  2. The Pull - cartoon
  3. Monthly Chat - little bits of news
    • The Grand Seance
    • The Looker-On
    • Keeping Cheerful
    • Refreshing Beverages
    • Silas, The Conjurer
    • In The Long Ago
    • Loading A Kitten
    • At The Front
  4. An Emergency Trick - Ernest E. Noakes
  5. A New Method of Working: A Sensational Card Effect - Bruce Hurling
  6. The Magic Circle - club news
    • The February Social
  7. Conjuring Thirty Years Ago - article
  8. Home-Made Apparatus - Wilford Heanley "Quips"
  9. A Trick for the Enthusiast - Stanley Witcher
  10. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  11. News and Notes
  12. A New Fire and Flower Bowl - Stanley Witcher
  13. Programmes - show reviews
    • Ching Wu at the Empire, Penge
    • Amac at the Islington Palace
  14. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  15. Order of the Magi - club news
  16. Northern Magical Society - club news
  17. The New "Cards to Boxes" - effect by Roy Cowl
  18. The Flame of Pharos: A Candle-Lighting Effect - Edward Cooper
  19. Reviews
    • The Magical Bulletin - January 1916 magazine
    • The Eagle Magician - February 1916 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - March 1916 magazine
    • The Magi - February 1916 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - February 1916 magazine
    • The Sphinx - February 1916 magazine
    • The Magician - February 1916 magazine
    • The Conjuring Record - February 1916 magazine
  20. A Tip re Bretma's Die Box
  21. Polychromic Paper - effect by Melvano
  22. Answers to Correspondents
  23. Sale and Exchange
  24. Entre Nous - tricks, ideas, tips and notions from the readers, compiled by Prof. Edgar
    • Emergency Servante
    • "Wide" or "Long" Card
    • Cigarette Equipment
    • Printing a "Club"
    • Card Location
    • Slate Writing Equipment
    • A Handy Fake
    • Supporting a Matchbox

  1. Vol. 6, No. 8, April, 1916 [16 pages]
  2. cartoon
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
    • April The Seventeenth
    • The Man in the Bottle
    • Sleights
    • Superlative Adjectives
    • More Transparencies
    • Hat-Loading
  4. Northern Magical Society - club news
  5. Obituary
    • Montague Albert
  6. The Fairy on the Wand - effect by Stanley Norton
  7. A Capital Impromptu Card Trick - Rupert H. Slater
  8. Maskelyne's Mysteries - reviews
  9. Herrman's [sic] Rice & Orange Trick - A Modern Version
  10. A Little Different Card Trick - Stanley Witcher
  11. News and Notes
  12. Card Reading Perfected - article by Horace Waldon
  13. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  14. My Idea of Magical Entertaining - article by Sidney Oldridge
  15. An Improved Card to Matchbox - effect by Professor Edgar
  16. Reviews
    • The Magician - March 1916 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - April 1916 magazine
    • The Magi - March 1916 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - February 1916 magazine
    • The Magical Bulletin - February 1916 magazine
    • The Concert Magician - February 1916 magazine
    • The Sphinx - March 1916 magazine
    • The Eagle Magician - March 1916 magazine
  17. Home-Made Apparatus - Wilford Heanley "Quips"
  18. Imitation Thimble - helpful hint
  19. Newspaper Picture Transfer Fluid - helpful hint
  20. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  21. The Magic Circle - club news
    • The Four Ace Problem
  22. Fake Hypnotism - helpful hint
  23. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • Bertram
  24. Answers to Correspondents
  25. Sale and Exchange
  26. Entre Nous - tricks, ideas, tips and notions from the readers, compiled by Prof. Edgar
    • Thimble Manipulation
    • "Die Box" Wrinkle
    • Improved Flower in Buttonhole
    • Well Table Plugs
    • Hat Coil Load
    • Coin Box
    • A Match Joke

  1. Vol. 6, No. 9, May, 1916 [20 pages]
  2. Mr. Albert Daniels - biography
  3. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
    • Quite A Success
    • Quickness of Presentation
    • Registration of Effects
    • More Of It
    • A Lucky Accident
    • Unbreakable Glass
  4. A Bottle of Mystery - effect by Roy Cowl
  5. Humorous Presentation of the Rope and Rings - Rupert Holmes Slater
  6. Still Another Four Ace Trick Card - Stanley Witcher
  7. News and Notes
  8. The Stunner Card Trick - Charles O. Williams
  9. The Wandering Salt - effect
  10. Hints to Magicians at the Front
  11. Pons Asinorum: The Asses' Bridge - effect
  12. Programmes - show reviews
    • Le Dair, The Conjuring Canadian, at the New Middlesex
  13. A Glass Vanish: for the Lady Magician - effect by Roy Cowl
  14. Patter and Presentation for the Smoke Trick - Rupert H. Slater
  15. Further Notes on "A Trick for the Enthusiast - Stanley Witcher
  16. The Grand Seance of The Magic Circle - review
  17. Reviews
    • The Magical Bulletin - March 1916 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - March 1916 magazine
    • The Magician - April 1916 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - May 1916 magazine
    • The Magi - April 1916 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - April 1916 magazine
    • The Eagle Magician - April 1916 magazine
  18. Topical Magic - effect by Ray W. Lawes
  19. Comedy Items
  20. Silk Effects and Commonsense - article by A Student
  21. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Appearance
  22. The Colgate Case - effect
  23. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  24. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  25. Sale and Exchange
  26. A Novel Speciality Turn - review of band saw manipulation
  27. Presentation of the Exploding Soap Bubble - Rupert Holmes Slater
  28. The Magic Circle - club news
  29. Science and Magic - idea for an effect
  30. Answers to Correspondents

  1. Vol. 6, No. 10, June, 1916 [16 pages]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
    • Al Fresco Entertaining
    • Our Props
    • Old Moore - and Magic
    • About "Vesting"
    • B.E.F.
  3. An Effect for the Lightning Cartoonist - Victor Maxwell
  4. A Simple Bowl-Producing Table - Dr. A. Lindsay Smith
  5. Home-Made Apparatus for the Amateur - Stanley Witcher
  6. Northern Magical Society - club news
  7. The Magic Circle - club news
  8. Order of the Magi - club news
  9. Egg, Silk and Confetti - effect by Melvano
  10. A Conjuring Table for a Shilling - De Vega
  11. News and Notes
  12. The "Norton" Matchbox and Card: A Good "Home Made" Trick
  13. The Fairies' A, B, C - novelty routine by Rupert Holmes Slater
  14. The Vanishing Doll: A Modernized Version
  15. Luminous Paint - recipe
  16. "Some Sum": A Good Card Effect - Bruce Hurling
  17. Sale and Exchange
  18. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news
  19. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  20. Reviews
    • The Sphinx - April & May 1916 magazines
    • The Magician - May 1916 magazine
    • The Magical Bulletin - April 1916 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - May 1916 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - June 1916 magazine
    • The Magi - May 1916 magazine
    • The Eagle Magician - May 1916 magazine
  21. Entre Nous - tricks, ideas, tips and notions from the readers, compiled by Prof. Edgar
    • A Handy Chair Servante
    • Watch Gag
    • A Ball Tip
    • Nikola's Billiard Balls
    • Japanese Trays
    • Card to Matchbox
    • A Belgian Flag
    • Bottomless Tumbler
    • Tangerines
    • Rubber Cover Substitute
    • Trick Candlestick

  1. Vol. 6, No. 11, July, 1916 [16 pages]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
    • Preserving Personalities
    • Off The Track
    • Victorian Entertainers
    • The Al Fresco Programmes
    • Ducks and Quacks
    • The Trenches - And Afloat
  3. The Edgar Dissected Houlette - prop
  4. A Bran and Egg Combination - effect by W. J. Atkinson
  5. The Magic Circle - club news
    • Social and Ladies' Night
    • Electricity in Magic
  6. New Books
    • The Book of Magic - A. Frederick Collins
    • Effective Tricks - Lewis F. Christianer
  7. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  8. Al Fresco Programmes - for garden parties
    • An Al Fresco Programme - Hugall Benedict
    • Suggested Programme - Roy Cowl
    • Suggested Programme - Horticulturist
  9. New Billiard Ball Production and Manipulation - Kingsley Ronald
  10. Programmes
    • Ragalio at the London Coliseum - review
  11. The Chinese Rings (My Vest Pocket Version) - Rupert H. Slater
  12. The Simplest Four-Ace Trick - Len. J. Sewell
  13. North Western Society of Magicians - club news
  14. Answers to Correspondents
  15. Sale and Exchange
  16. An Acetylene Generator for Shadowists - Professor Edgar
  17. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • Bertram
  18. How Many Brothers and Sisters? - G. W. Hunter
  19. The Mysterious Voice - a Max Priatel novelty at the Victoria Palace
  20. News and Notes
  21. A New Card Frame - Stanley Witcher
  22. A Twentieth Century Combination - effect
  23. Reviews
    • The Magical Bulletin - May 1916 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - June 1916 magazine
    • The Magician - June 1916 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - July 1916 magazine
  24. Northern Magical Society - club news
  25. Mahatma Circle of Magicians - club news

  1. Vol. 6, No. 12, August, 1916 [16 pages]
  2. Our Monthly Chat - little bits of news
    • "Messers and Muddlers"
    • Near The Firing Line
    • Magic
    • Lop-Eared Rabbits
    • "Hamley's England"
    • "Such Wonderful Things To Do"
    • Sevenpence
    • On Active Service - As Usual
  3. News and Notes
  4. A Die Trick - G. V. Bingham
  5. The Magic Circle - club news
  6. Eastern Perspicacity: Quaint Ideas as to "How It's Done"
  7. The Cups and Balls: In Conjunction with the German Water Effect - Rupert H. Slater
  8. The Little Things that Matter: To the Drawing-Room Conjurer - article by "The Woman in the Audience" (Maidie Spitari)
  9. Our Letter Box - letters to the editor
  10. Reviews
    • The Sphinx - June 1916 magazine
    • The Magical Bulletin - June 1916 magazine
    • The Mahatma Circular - June 1916 magazine
    • The Magi - July 1916 magazine
    • The Magazine of Magic - July 1916 magazine
    • The Eagle Magician - June 1916 magazine
    • The Magician - July 1916 magazine
    • The Magic Circular - August 1916 magazine
  11. Magic and "The Movies" - article by Roy Cowl
  12. The Red, White and Blue Thimble - effect
  13. Yiddle: The Problem of the Allies - puzzle review
  14. A Block of Mystery - effect by Len. J. Sewell
  15. An Entertainer's Experiences: A Naval Coincidence
  16. Programmes
    • Claude Golden at the Wood Green Empire - review
  17. Real Magical History: Conjurers I Have Met - G. W. Hunter
    • Bertram - continued from page 179
  18. Patter for the "Card and Plate"
  19. The Ghost Card and Crystal Cover - effect by T. Wilkey
  20. The Vanishing Gramaphone - effect by Spitari
  21. The "Fan" Colour Change - effect
  22. Sale and Exchange
  23. Talks on Magic - column by De Vega
    • Palming
  24. A New Broken Wand Effect - F. D. Fugler
  25. Entre Nous - tricks, ideas, tips and notions from the readers, compiled by Prof. Edgar
    • Mental Arithmetic
    • To Imitate The Colour of Whisky
    • Card Discovery
    • Afghan Bands
    • A Card Vanish
    • Handkerchief Manipulation
    • Additional Pockets
    • Quite an Old Trick

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