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The Centenary History of The Modern Mystic League By Roger Woods
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In 2014 The Modern Mystic League (Blackburn and District Society of Magicians) celebrated the Centenary year having been founded in February 1914 by nine gentlemen in the Blackburn, Lancashire area.... More > This book charts the history of the Society over the first 100 years. You will read about the members and the venues, the shows and special events, the unique trophies and the widely-respected Memel magazine, the advent of the Junior section and many MML celebrities such as Johnny Hart - the first winner of the Magic Circle Young Magician of the Year competition, won again in its 50th golden year by member Ben Proos. The author, Roger Woods, has been a member of the Society for nearly 40 years and is President in 2015 for the third time having acted as Chairman, Secretary, Concert Secretary and Librarian at various times over the years. He has won numerous awards for his writing on magic-related themes.< Less
The Centenary History of the Modern Mystic League By Roger Woods
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In 2014 The Modern Mystic League (Blackburn and District Society of Magicians) celebrated the Centenary year. This e book charts the history of the Society. A full description appears in the details... More > for the paperback edition.< Less
The Centenary History of The Modern Mystic League By Roger Woods
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In 2014 The Modern Mystic League (Blackburn and District Society of Magicians) celebrated the Centenary year having been founded in February 1914 by nine gentlemen in the Blackburn, Lancashire area.... More > This book charts the history of the Society over the first 100 years. You will read about the members and the venues, the shows and special events, the unique trophies and the widely-respected Memel magazine, the advent of the Junior section and many MML celebrities such as Johnny Hart - the first winner of the Magic Circle Young Magician of the Year competition, won again in its 50th golden year by member Ben Proos. The author, Roger Woods, has been a member of the Society for nearly 40 years and is President in 2015 for the third time having acted as Chairman, Secretary, Concert Secretary and Librarian at various times over the years. He has won numerous awards for his writing on magic-related themes.< Less
Chris Van Bern The Busy 'B' By Roger Woods
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The story of Chris Van Bern, The Busy 'B' The original British magician and Variety performer
Houdini The Myth Maker By Roger Woods
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This book examines some of Houdini’s escapades in Lancashire, England and explodes some of the myths that the world famous escapologist built up around himself. It draws on contemporary... More > newspaper accounts and sources. Amongst other stories it relates closely the controversy surrounding Houdini’s appearance at the Palace Theatre, Blackburn in October 1902 when he faced one of his severest challenges from William Hope Hodgson, who was to go on to be a writer of fantasy literature before his death in the First World War. Houdini, a master of showmanship and publicity, was able to exploit the ordeal for many years afterwards.< Less