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Tops Volume 11 (1946) by Percy Abbott
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January 1946 - December 1946
Abbott's Magic Novelty Company
Percy Abbott, Publisher and Editor
Howard Melson "Mel", Editor

385 pages

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 1 - January 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Duke Stern
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Duke Stern - Gay Musicican-Magician
  6. Ideas on "Repeat-It" - J. Milton Crowson
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • More Tips on Tricks - Milbourne Christopher
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Volumes 1 & 2 - bound volume
      • My Best - J. G. Thompson, Jr., compiler
      • The Owl - periodical
    • Questions and Answers
  8. re: Leo Link
  9. Linking Nineteen Rings - Rodney H. Burk
  10. The "Round Table" Show - Demon Rembrandt
  11. re: Richard Oslund
  12. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stephen Krasny
  13. St. Louis Society of Magicians - Ben R. Badley
  14. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  15. Tops Presents a New Book Feature
  16. Dove Production - J. M. Crowson
  17. Magic with Flaming Liquid - Francis L. LaRue
  18. re: G. Alex Thompson
  19. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • Preface
    • The Enchanted Croquet Balls
    • Spiritualistic Color Bars
    • The Great Orange Vase
    • Self-Adding Blackboards
  20. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  21. Dorny at East Moline Rotary
  22. Bertram's Livestock Case - Ross Bertram
  23. Micardo (Your Card is My Card) - George F. Wright
  24. re: Stan White
  25. Not Magic - But Lettering - Demon Rembrandt
  26. News from [Milbourne] Christopher
  27. Colon Bus Schedule
  28. A Note from "Down Under" - Albert C. Paull
  29. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  30. re: San Jose Mystic 13
  31. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  32. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  33. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  34. Bob Gifford Dies

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 2 - February 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - W. C. Dornfield - "Dorny"
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Dorny - He Masters the Ceremonies!
  6. Sounding-Our-Own-Horn Dept.
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Magic Wand, December
      • Dipali [India]
      • The Bat
      • Juggler's Bulletin
      • Abracadabra
      • The Great Leon Assembly Bulletin
      • KOM
      • Miscallany, January
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, December
      • Dope Sheet No. 5
      • Modern Magi, January
      • Telepathic Trio - Clever & Thompson
      • Projection Card Trick - Milbourne Christopher
    • Questions and Answers
  8. Slow and Easy Cigarette Sleight - Jimmie Wilson
  9. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  10. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  11. Johnny Jones Home from USO
  12. Magi in Chicago - Tom Rainey
  13. Around New York - Max Holden
  14. Bigger and Better Magic - Part 2
  15. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • The Obstreperous Snake
    • The Silent Bells
    • The Purple Orchid
    • The Indo-China Screen
    • Solid Through Brittle
  16. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  17. re: Bill Pitts
  18. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  19. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  20. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  21. re: Lucille and Eddie Roberts
  22. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  23. The Turn Over Force - Roy Shrimplin
  24. [Dave] Colemans in Mexico
  25. Let's Have Zone Numbers!
  26. Switch for Brain Wave Deck - Cpl. J. T. Kenneally
  27. An Idea for "Milk Gone" - Gus Ramage
  28. re: J. F. LeRoy (LeRoy the Wizard) has bus destroyed by fire
  29. A Trunk Substitution - Burton Marks
  30. Magic in San Francisco - re: SAM Assembly
  31. re: Spokane Mystic Club
  32. New Jersey Magicians' Society - Ralph Osmun, Jr.
  33. San Jose's Night of Jan. 12
  34. Vancouver Magi Elect Officers
  35. re: Birch the Magician
  36. re: Bert Allerton
  37. For Collectors of Magicana
  38. re: Sorcerers' Club in Minneapolis and St. Paul
  39. re: Bobo the Magician
  40. re: Gene Keeney

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 3 - March 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - In Memoriam - The Great Nicola
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Photo - The Great Nicola 1882-1946
  6. Will Nicola Dies
    • A Tribute - Percy Abbott
    • The Passing of a Great Magician
  7. Hav-A-Laff Walker Dies
  8. re: Sunshine City Ring IBM [St. Petersburg, Fla.]
  9. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • This is Magic - Loring Campbell
      • Fleming Book Review No. 102
      • At the Table - Neal Elias
      • Routined Magic - Senor Mardo
    • Questions and Answers
  10. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  11. Bigger and Better Magic - Part 3
  12. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  13. re: Dr. Harlan Tarbell
  14. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • Magic Oxen Rope Illusion
    • Giant Dice Through Hat
    • The Molecule Catcher
    • The Jumping Mexican Dollar
  15. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  16. re: Lancaster (Pa.) Junior Magicians
  17. Is It a Crime to be a Magician? - Samuel Safronoff
  18. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • Call the Cops - Walt Cunningham
  19. Visitors at Abbott's - re: Bill Neff & Co., Roy and Vivian Shrimplin, Dorny & Neal Suddard
  20. re: Rhode Island Magicians
  21. A New Milk Pitcher Idea - Allan Slaight
  22. A Move with Dice - Pete Pickard
  23. Allentown (Pa.) Magicians
  24. Around New York - Max Holden
  25. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  26. New Jersey Magicians Society - Ralph Osmun, Jr.
  27. re: Otis Manning
  28. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  29. Vancouver Magic Circle - F. W. "Ben" Benwell
  30. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  31. Good Stunt If He Could Do It - re: Jarvis the Magician
  32. re: Justo Hijo of Magic
  33. Henry Orr Dies
  34. Opening World Tour - re: Little Johnny Jones
  35. re: Tommy Windsor

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 4 - April 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Clyde F. Cairy
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Clyde F. Cairy - the GIs Love Him!
  6. Somebody Might Like It - joke from Sunday Detroit Times
  7. re: Percy Abbott in The Melbourne Herald
  8. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • What They're Saying and Printing, Magically:
      • Abracadabra, Nos. 1, 3 & 4
      • KOM
      • Magical Minutes
      • Great Leon Assembly Bulletin
      • Corsair
      • Juggler's Bulletin, January, February & March
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, February
      • The Bat, January, February & March
      • What's Doing
      • Miscellany
      • The Modern Magi, January, February & March
      • Dipali [India]
      • Continuous Card Production - Joseph Cottone
    • Questions and Answers
  9. The [Loring] Campbell's and Abbott's Rabbits! - photo
  10. Magnetic Personality - John Anderson
  11. Vanish and Reverse Supreme - Tony Kardyro
  12. re: Annual Convention of PCAM to be in Hollywood
  13. Around New York - Max Holden
  14. re: Magic Al Marks
  15. re: Magic Midgets - Jerry Lake & Bill Sands
  16. re: Ormond McGill
  17. The Wizard Club Show - Demon Rembrandt
  18. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  19. Palm Beach Story
  20. Bigger and Better Magic - Part 4
  21. re: Mysterious Lawrence
  22. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • The Blood Bank Funnel
    • Giant Card in Balloon
    • The Rising Broom
    • Cherchez La Femme
    • Time Flies
    • Silks Vanish from Vase
  23. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  24. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  25. Harrisburg Magi Celebrate
  26. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • The Dummy's Name Is "Bobby" - Trudini
  27. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  28. Two Other Trunk Substitutions - Karlin
  29. Slick Silks - John Anderson
  30. Chattanooga Magic Revive Club
  31. re: Magic City Magicians Club (Miami, Fla.)
  32. re: The Dallas Magic Circle
  33. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  34. New Jersey Magicians' Society - Ralph M. Osmun, Jr.
  35. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  36. re: Fred Beckman
  37. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  38. Wedding Bells - re: Milo Lum
  39. Spokane Mystic Honor Leaf - E. V. Klein
  40. re: Milbourne Christopher & Jack Barnett dies
  41. John Booth's Father Dies

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 5 - May 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Tony Kardyro
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Tony Kardyro - His Fingers Are Educated!
  6. re: Milbourne Christopher
  7. re: Johnny Platt
  8. re: Michele Ginsberg (5), Granddaughter of Abe J. Warsaw
  9. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Our Magic - Maskelyne & Devant - reprint
      • Abracadabra No. 8
      • Tommy Windsor Dye Box
      • Twelve Ways to Use the Comedy Lit Cigar - George McAthy
      • Mandroop's 'Spot-Laffs' - George McAthy
      • Hobby Times
    • Questions and Answers
  10. J. C. Green, The Magician, Celebrates 80th Birthday
  11. Mindreading Routine - Karlin
  12. Soda Sorcery - "Hen" Fetsch
  13. Around New York - Max Holden
  14. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  15. Bigger and Better Magic - Part 5
  16. New Jersey Magicians' Society - Ralph Osmun, Jr.
  17. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • The Cat and The Rat
    • Mental Magic Magazine Rack
    • The White Rat
    • Wine, Water and Ink
    • The Squared Circle
    • The Bill in the Cabbage
  18. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  19. Pyramid Magi Elect - re: Pyramid Magic Society of New Jersey
  20. re: Ernest LePell
  21. Soon The Get-Together - Demon Rambrandt
  22. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  23. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  24. Improved Think-A-Name - P. C. Sorcar
  25. re: Wayne H. Rohlf (Le Wayne) & Davenport (Iowa) Den, ISJM
  26. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  27. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  28. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  29. Sharon [Pa.] Magic Club Banquet
  30. re: Bernie Fitzpatrick (The Great Bernardo)
  31. re: Society of Young Conjurors in Albany, N.Y.

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 6 - June 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Nardini and Nadyne
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Nardini and Nadyne - Magic That Is Smart!
  6. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • Among the Magazines and News Sheets
      • The Lamp, May
      • The Bat, May
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, May
      • KOM
      • Miscellany, May
      • Genii, May
      • Fleming Book Review No. 105
      • Dope Sheet No. 6
      • The Modern Magi, May
      • Abracadabra No. 12
    • With the Catalogs and Books
      • The Aries Press Catalog
      • Magicrafts Catalog
      • Winning Wages - MacKenzie Gordon Gant
      • The Fleming Book Company
      • Sleight of Hand - Sachs - reprint
      • Milk Pitcher Magic - "Hen" Fetsch
      • The Encyclopedia of Patter - Robert Orben
    • Questions and Answers
  7. You'll Remember September - Demon Rembrandt
  8. [Stewart] James for Abbott's in Canada
  9. Sorcar's Magic Circle - P. C. Sorcar
  10. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  11. Around New York - Max Holden
  12. re: Willard the Magician
  13. re: Milbourne Christopher
  14. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  15. New Jersey Magicians Society - Kenneth Allen
  16. re: Harvey Rhodes (Harvey the Magician)
  17. Bigger and Better Magic - Part 6
  18. [Milbourne] Christopher Writes
  19. Organize "Mystic 13" Club (Rochester, Minn.)
  20. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • The Nest of Boxes
    • The Coin in the Ball of Rope
    • Bunny Book for Children
    • The Cow Bell Rings Again
    • The Chinese Wands
    • The Heavy Handcuff
  21. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  22. re: Al Robbins
  23. re: M. J. Nunn
  24. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • Johnny. The Insurance Salesman - Karlin
  25. Two Tips on Tips - Karlin
  26. re: New York State Conclave of Magicians resumes
  27. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  28. photo - Dr. Harlan Tarbell, Johnson Musselman (Aska) & G. R. Rinehart
  29. re: Dr. Silkini
  30. re: problems with magic on television
  31. Phantom Color Change - Jimmie Wilson
  32. A Pickpocket Gag - Karlin
  33. The Crawling Tissue - Mariano Palhinha
  34. re: Glenn C. Tompkins
  35. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  36. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  37. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 7 - July 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Eugene Bernstein
  3. With the Editor - Mel
    • Beefing and Griping - Tony Kardyro
  4. Contents
  5. Eugene Bernstein - Top-Notcher in Hypnotism!
  6. Abbott's Branch Stores
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Trickartoons [Book 3] - Harry Bjorklund
      • Card Tricks That Are Easy to Learn and Easy to Do - reprint - Rufus Steele
      • Rope Hectic - Francis B. Martineau
      • Classics of Magic Volume 4 - Poker Demonstration - Tom Osborne
    • Questions and Answers
  8. Drying the Milk Pitcher - Darrell Hammer
  9. Black Ball to White - Gus Ramage
  10. John Snyder Dies
  11. Big Doings Set for Colon - Demon Rembrandt
  12. photo - re: L. Raymond Cox
  13. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
    • letter from A. M. Stevenson to Ed Myhre
  14. re: Bill Neff & Chester Morris
  15. Chicago SAM's Annual Show - Tom Rainey
  16. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  17. re: Robert Gamble to marry
  18. Bigger and Better Magic - Part 7
  19. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  20. re: Karlin the Magician
  21. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • Bye Baby
    • The Sacred Turtles
    • Smoky Joe
    • Knife Through Thumb
    • The Magic Clock
  22. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  23. re: Dr. W. T. Marrs
  24. Around New York - Max Holden
  25. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  26. Edmonton Magi Fete [John C.] Green
  27. PCAM Expects Record Crowd
  28. Blackstar Mystifies Idaho Crowd
  29. Tricks and Ideas - Karlin
    • Stop Card
    • Feats with the Hands
    • Challenge Rabbit or Dove Vanish
  30. Toronto Tri-City Party
  31. re: Al Saal
  32. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  33. re: Jack Herbert recovering from gunshot wound
  34. Memories - poem - Harry Opel
  35. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  36. Joseffy [Joseph Freud] Dies
  37. Magic Activity in Boston - Fantini
  38. New Jersey Magicians Society - Kenneth Allen
  39. re: Tommy Windsor

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 8 - August 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - L. Raymond Cox
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. L. Raymond Cox - "America's Ace Magician"
  6. [Joseph] Ovette Loses Voice
  7. re: G. Ray Terrell
  8. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Showmanship and Presentation - Edward Maurice
      • The Invisible Pass - Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue
      • Magic Memory - MacKenzie Gordon Gant
      • Cherchez La Femme
      • Bite - Roger Montandon
      • The Modern Magi
      • The Dragon - reappears
    • Questions and Answers
  9. About Abbott's
  10. Flag Production - Karlin
  11. Busses to Colon
  12. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  13. Around New York - Max Holden
  14. re: Cape Town magicians
  15. re: Paul Stadelman
  16. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  17. Reno Birthday Party - re: Edward M. Reno
  18. re: Genii Magic Club of San Jose
  19. Bigger and Better Magic - Part 8
  20. Magic in Germany - Thoki Yenn
  21. re: Bobo the Magician
  22. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • The Vanishing Jar
    • Eight Aught Two
    • Batter's Out
    • Opening Roses
    • Walking Away from Shadow
    • Thought Reference
    • Magic Changing Dice
  23. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  24. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  25. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  26. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  27. Rising Card - Thoki Yenn
  28. Another Rising Card - Thoki Yenn
  29. Homing Cards - J. K. Bays
  30. re: Peter Godfrey
  31. re: Prof. Art Johnson
  32. Magic Activity in Boston - Fantini
  33. Abbott's No. 9 Catalog
  34. Victor Barbour Dies
  35. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  36. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  37. [Milbourne] Christopher Reports
  38. Nicola Tribute from Down Under
  39. re: Modern Conjurors' Club of the Twin Cities
  40. re: Willard the Wizard
  41. Dolly Stebbins Dies
  42. Mrs. [Elmer] Eckam Dies in Accident
  43. Tom Osborne's Wife Dies

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 9 - September 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - J. B. Bobo
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Bobo - Modern Miracle Worker!
  6. Nardini Joins Abbott Staff
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • re: death of Joe Ovette
  8. Top Change - Jimmie Wilson
  9. The Living Paper Bird - Thoki Yenn
  10. A Tribute to Joe Ovette - Percy Abbott
  11. Rise Rolling Card - Thoki Yenn
  12. Don Rose Plans Tour
  13. re: Rochester Magicians
  14. Joe Ovette, "The Great Ovette", Passes On
  15. Joe Lightner Dies
  16. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  17. re: Edward M. Massey
  18. Open Letter to Tommy Windsor - Karlin
  19. [C. Thomas] Magrum Books 350 Shows
  20. re: John Cotton dies
  21. re: Magic City Magicians' Club of Miami, Fla.
  22. Bigger and Better Magic - Part 9
  23. New Jersey Magicians Society - Kenneth Allen
  24. Bigger and Better Magic - William Harry Montgomery
    • The Educated Cobra
    • The Vowel Code
    • The Rapping Hand
    • The Sand Frame
  25. Dopey - Sherman Ripley
  26. On "Opening Roses"
  27. A Magician's Query - Karlin
  28. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  29. re: Arthur M. Johnson
  30. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  31. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  32. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  33. Around New York - Max Holden
  34. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  35. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  36. Magic Club in Havana
  37. Some Ideas for a Bubble Act
  38. Cairy's Magic in the Limelight - re: Dr. Clyde F. Cairy
  39. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  40. An Idea on Silks and Milk
  41. re: Rudy Russe
  42. Visitors at Abbott's - re: Lester Lake, Del and Sally Pelton, The Great Lee, Alton Housley, Harry Thurston & Chick LeRoy
  43. Bert Wheeler Dies
  44. Ovette Fund
  45. Rev. F. M. Sherlock Dies
  46. Magician Baffles Photogs - re: Eddie Silverman

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 10 - October 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - John Booth
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Photos from the Get-Together
  6. Record Attendance at Abbott's Get-Together - Demon Rambrandt
  7. Photos from the Get-Together
  8. Some Highlights
  9. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • re: Get-Together
    • Looking Over the Printed Pages
      • Square and Circle Magic - R. C. Buff
      • Card-O-Loges - MacKenzie Gordon Gant
      • The Lamp, August
      • That's As Long As I'll Love You - song - Harry Opel
      • The Bat, July & August
      • The Truth About Magic, Vol. I, No. 3 - Collins Pentz
      • Magical Miscellany, July
      • Fleming Book Review Nos. 107-111
      • Deceptions With A Short Card - Dr. George E. Casaubon
      • Hobby Times
      • KOM, June, July & August
      • Prevues in Magic - R. N. Menge
      • Great Leon Assembly news sheet, June, July & August
      • Genii, August & September
      • Abracadabra & Abracadabra Summer Special
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, August
      • Juggler's Bulletin, July
      • The Modern Magi, August & September
    • Questions and Answers
  10. John Booth - He's Forged Ahead In Magic!
  11. Comedy Magic Gag - Arthur M. Johnson
  12. Casual Rabbit Production - Tom Rainey
  13. The Soldier's Bible - Doc Welbern
  14. Improved Buddha Tube - Rom Rainey
  15. Human Cigarette Machine - Jimmy Wilson
  16. Open Letter to "Karlin" - Tommy Windsor
  17. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  18. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  19. re: Get-Together in The Sphinx
  20. Around New York - Max Holden
  21. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  22. In Appreciation - Fran Ovette
  23. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  24. They Did a Good Job - Thanks! - re: Ovette Memorial Show
  25. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  26. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  27. New Jersey Magicians' Society - Wm. Henderson
  28. re: Al Munroe
  29. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  30. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  31. At 92, Still Tricky - re: S. M. Edwards
  32. Visitors at Abbott's - re: Arnold Furst, Howard Martin, Don Desfors, Pronk the Magician & Jerry and Ida Anderson
  33. re: Wayne Rohlf
  34. [Stuart] Robson and [Leo] Rullman Die Same Day
  35. Everett Morgan Dies
  36. [C. S.] Casselman, Magic Veteran, Dies
  37. re: "Magic in Review" & the Bay State Magic Club of Worcester, Mass.
  38. re: Dunninger

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 11 - November 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Arnold Furst
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Arnold Furst - The "Oscar" Magician!
  6. Max Holden Recuperating
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Paul Fleming Book Reviews, Volume 2
      • Simply Wizard - Goodliffe
      • Cosmic Eye - Jerry Ross
      • Bohleno's Mysteries
      • Smart Business - George McAthy
      • Gem Publicity Trick - Little Johnny Jones
      • Dope Sheet No. 7
      • The Devil's Den, first issue
      • Conjurer's Chatter
    • Questions and Answers
  8. Inside Outside
  9. re: Audley Dunham
  10. Why I Hate Magic - P. C. Sorcar
  11. Baltimore M.A.E.S. Convention - Milbourne Christopher
  12. re: Lucille and Eddie Roberts
  13. re: Bob Magune (Nardini)
  14. re: Mysterious Lawrence
  15. re: Guy and Emily Stanley
  16. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  17. Wizard Club of Chicago
  18. New Jersey Magicians' Society - William Henderson
  19. re: Carl Ballantine {The Amazing Mr. Ballantine)
  20. re: Harry E. Cecil (Moxo the Magician) engaged
  21. Attaboy Patter - George F. Wright
  22. What Price Luxury? - Mariano Palhinha
  23. For the Funny Idea - Dick Ryan
  24. A Cigarette Sleight - Jimmy Wilson
  25. Drinks Versus Concoctions - George Johnson
  26. The Four-Ace Round-Up - Mariano Palhinha
  27. Card Control - Karlin
  28. It's Happened to You - Wilton S. Clements
  29. Visitors at Abbott's - re: Bill Neff, George Loftus, Stan Karteeni, John H. Isley, Jack Schaaf, Joseph Keen & Roger Crosscup
  30. re: Monk Watson
  31. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  32. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  33. Magic Activity in Boston - Fantini
  34. re: Al Wheatley (Tung-Pin-Su)
  35. Looking Over the Latest - Sid Lorraine
    • Phantasma
    • The Strange Cabinet of Deodar
    • Linking Rings [light weight]
    • Clock Cabinet
    • Poop-Away Bottle
    • Abbott's Startling Coin Pail
    • Wa-Ter-Lu
    • Sucker Glass Vanish
    • Mirakil Ring
    • Ghost Card
    • Abbott Botania
    • Body Ringers
    • Pyro Pack
    • Menge's Tricky Tumbler
    • Attaboy
  36. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • Dialog - C. E. Blair
  37. re: Dave and Pauline Coleman
  38. re: Les and Juliet Hunt
  39. re: Mandrake the Magician & Bill Schreibner
  40. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  41. Magic News in St. Pete
  42. Salesmanship for Magicians - R. J. Lang
  43. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  44. Louisville Magi Organize
  45. re: The Great Pronk & Co.
  46. re: Harry Carmer (El Zarro)

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 11, Number 12 - December 1946 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Stewart James
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Stewart James - Debonair Deceiver!
  6. [Francis] Martineau Hit at Vancouver
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • Things That Found Their Way To Our Mail Box ...
      • P. C. Sorcar booklets
      • Magic Chatter - news sheet - Bains
      • Magi-Tales
      • Great Leon Assembly newsletter, September
      • The Barnstormer
      • The Aries Press - catalog
      • Magic Miscellany
      • Pentagram, first issue
      • The Chest of Mystery - MacKenzie Gordon Gant
      • Prevues in Magic - R. N. Menge
      • Abracadabra
      • The Modern Magi, October & November
      • The Bat, October & November
      • What's Doing - periodical
      • The Juggler's Bulletin
      • Genii, November
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, September & October
      • Novel Magic - reprint - Lu Brent
      • Thumbs Up - John Kenyon
    • Questions and Answers
  8. Dat Magic Man - poem - Harry Opel
  9. Trick Contest Coming Up
  10. Dunninger Likes Wa-Ter-Lu - Photo - Dunninger & Karrell Fox
  11. Magicians on Kiwanis Show (Moline, Ill.)
  12. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  13. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • Letter from Bob Wilson
  14. Karlin vs. Windsor - George F. Wright
  15. 'Round the Round Table - Chic Schoke
  16. Wizard Club of Chicago - Eskay
  17. New Jersey Magicians' Society - Kenneth Allen
  18. re: Lucille and Eddie Roberts
  19. Strip Tease - Harry A. Kessel
  20. Dime in the Walnut - Mariano Palhinha
  21. Rapid Transit - Paul Stadelman
  22. Spectator Finds His Card
  23. Ice Cold Water
  24. Removing the Cigar Band
  25. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • Dialog - Corny McGilacudy & George Mandroop
  26. re: G. Ray Terrell
  27. re: Dr. Aaron Weiss
  28. Around New York - Max Holden
  29. A Useful Hobby - Mariano Palhinha
  30. re: Morgan Howard
  31. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  32. On The Jack Gwynne Show
  33. The 'Ol Demon Steps Out - Demon Rembrandt
  34. Detroit Magi's Houdini Seance
  35. Mysterious Lawrence Marries
  36. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  37. re: The Colemans
  38. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  39. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  40. Magic in Philadelphia - George A. Sutters
  41. Magic Activity in Boston - Fantini
  42. Tarbell Testimonial Dinner - Chic Schoke

word count: 239035 which is equivalent to 956 standard pages of text

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