Richard Valentine Pitchford (November 24, 1895 – November 13, 1973) was a master magician under the name Cardini, whose career spanned almost half a century. Description from thesorcererscabinet.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Edwardian Evening Formal: White Tie. At first glance, this is what many folks will mistake you for in cloak and top hat: The Stage Magician. But this is the basic ensemble for attending any evening event in mixed company.
hurston, Eggs Extraordinary, 1910 Half sheet, Strobridge Litho Co., Cin'ti & New York, linen mounted & restored. Handsomely framed. 29.25" x 19.25" In 1903 Thurston developed several routines which he kept throughout his career, from 1908 to 1936, as America's top magician presenting a full evening touring show. One of the audience favorites is depicted in this poster, wherein Thurston produced eggs and hens from the mouth, shirt, and back of a boy volunteer.
Al Mann was one of the most creative minds in mentalism. Author of over hundred pamphlets with such intriguing titles as 'The Tesseract', 'Page of Swords', 'The Kolophon', 'Acidus Plus' Martin Breese managed to persuade him to make an audio recording in order that mentalists may get to know him better. You will hear Al Mann describe how he first became involved with magic. He details some of his experiences and early influences and describes an effect which is seldom seen today - reading a…