Magic History Moments

Ring 170 & S.A.M. 99

 

2007

1. Floyd Thayer and his Magic Company – September 2007

2. Doing Magic History Research – The Top 10 for 1950 and The Linking Rings

3. Dr. Samuel Hooker’s Impossibilities – November 2007

2008

4. The History of Brookledge and the 75th Anniversary Celebration – April 2008

5. Humboldt and the Globe – May 2008

6. The Great Herrmanns

7. The Magic of Carl Williams, Part I – July 2008

8. Magic Convention Programs – September 2008

9. NEMCA’s Yankee Gathering

10. Those Marvelous Thayer Boxes - Part I – March 2009

11. Those Marvelous Thayer Boxes - Part II – April 2009

12. Thayer at War - Bonus Geniuses – May 2009 & Hocus Pocus (13)

13. Thayer Magic Tables and the Owen Auction – July 15, 2009

14. Chung Ling Soo – William Robinson – Posters, postcards, history

2009

15. Silks! and the Silk Cabby – August 2009

16. The Card Pickers from Jo-Anne to Fifi – September 2009

17. Illusions - Torture on Stage (including the Demon of Doom) – October 9, 2009

18. 11th Conference on Magic History – November 18, 2009

2010

19. Magic Paper, Printing Process from Broadsides to Lithography – February 17, 2010

20. Magic Sets from Mysto to Remco (Sneaky Pete) – March 2010

21. Chung Ling Soo (William Ellsworth Robinson) – April 2010

22. A Treatise on Trays – May 19, 2010

23. The Marvelous Professor Hoffmann (Angelo Lewis) – June 2010

24. The Magic Wand – July 2010

25. Magic’s Greatest Secret: S.W. Erdnase – September 2010

26. Thayer’s Unpublished Catalog 10 and the Printing Plates – October, 2010

27. Harry Kellar, Part I - November 17, 2010

2011

28. Carl De-Voy Williams, Inventor & Builder – February 16, 2011

29. Bevely Bergeron aka Rebo the Clown – March 16, 2011

30. Edward Maro, The Prince of Magic – April 20, 2011

31. Claude Conlin, The Great Alexander – June 15, 2011

32. Richard Himber and Milbourne Christopher – July 20, 2011

33. Etta Ion, Vonetta – August 17, 2011

34. Halloween – October 1, 2011

35. The Story of Brookledge – November 16, 2011

2012

36. Thayer Blueprints – January 18, 2012

37. Frederick Eugene Powell – February 15, 2012

38. Howard Thurston – March 20, 2012

39. The Thayer Magic Catalogs – April 2012

40. Ten Basic Magic Books, Hoffmann to Erdnase to Tarbell – May 16, 2012

41. Will Goldston, magic entrepreneur, author, publisher & dealer – June 20, 2012

42. Bautier de Kolta and his Inventions – July 18, 2012

43. My First Magic Tricks – August 2012

44. The Great Wizard of the North (John Henry Anderson) – September 2012

45. Nineteenth Century Books – October 2012

2013

46. Thayer Die & Drawer Boxes – February 2013

47. John Daniel and Irene Larsen – March 2013

48. Chautauqua and Lyceum Performers – April 2013

49. Carter the Great (Charles Carter) – May 2013

50. Leroy-Talma-Bosco, The Triple Alliance

51. Harold Rice and his Silks – August 2013

52. The History of the Playing Card - September 2013

53. The Séance – October 16, 2013

2014

54. Magic Firsts – January 12, 2014

55. Signor Antonio Blitz – February 20, 2014

56. Raymond the Great (Maurice Raymond) – March 2014

57. Harry Kellar, Part II – April 16, 2014

58. Virgil and Julie – May 20, 2014

59. Golems, Chess Players and Clowns – June 18, 2014

60. Thimbles – July 14, 2014

61. James Barton (El Barto) and the Billiard Ball Box – September 2014

62. The World’s First Superstar, Harry Houdini – October 15, 2014

2015

63. They Do It With Mirrors – January 21, 2015

64. Artiface, Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table – A Treatise on the Science and Art of Manipulating Cards – February 18, 2015

65. Carter The Great – Charles Carter – April 15, 2015

66.6 The Role of A Magician – May 20, 2015

67. Just In Case The Saw Slips? – Horace Goldin – June 17, 2015

68. It Was The Autopsy That Killed Him – Washington Irving Bishop – July 12, 2015

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70. Philippe Talon – September 16, 2015

71. The War Magician – Jasper Maskelyne – October 2015

72. Bonus Genius - The Vanishing Doll – November 18, 2015

2016

73. Who Knew? – Alexander (Part 2) – February 17, 2016

74. Second Sight – Hellerism – March 16, 2016

75. David Abbott and the House of Mystery – April 20, 2016

76. Giving Props To Antique Apparatus – May 18, 2016

77. Magic Catalogs and, sometimes,  Misleading descriptions -  June 15 ,2016

78. Magic Stands, Racks and Easels. -   August 17 ,2016

79. “Dell O’Dell, the Queen of Magic.” -   September 21 ,2016

80. “World’s Greatest Jailbreaker” -  George Brindamour - October 19 ,2016

81. "How To Present Magic." It was a look at Dariel Fitzkee - November 16 ,2016

2017

82. The story of  “Rhia Rhama Rhoose” - February 21, 2017

83. A look at his collection of letters between Charles Carter and Floyd Thayer - March 21, 2017

84. John Nevil Maskelyne ( 1839-1917) - June 21, 2017

85. Dr. James William Elliott  (1874 - 1920) was a physician and  magician from Rumford, Maine

86. Phil Schwartz - restoration vs repair  of antique magic apparatus

87. Magic Exposure over the years

 

 

 

 

I.B.M. Ring 170 & S.A.M. 99
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