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Ewing, Thomas A.: Conjurors and Cornfields Magic on the Indianapolis Stage
©1999 Thomas A. Ewing
Hardcover, 178 pages
Conjurors and Cornfields
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Thomas A. Ewing: Conjorors and Cornfields

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Contents:

1 Preface
2 Chapter 1 1825-1866 No Fiddle Music Allowed
9 Chapter 2 Grand Magicians
17 Chapter 3 Ghosts at the Academy
20 Chapter 4 English's Opera House
35 Chapter 5 B.F. Keith's Vaudeville
41 Chapter 6 Wild Animals, Wild West and Wild Performers
45 Chapter 7 Dancing Handkerchiefs and Things That Go Bump in the Night
50 Chapter 8 Local Professionals
89 Chapter 9 The Semi-Professionals
96 Chapter 10 The Amateurs
112 Chapter 11 Magic Collectors
121 Chapter 12 Conjuring Clubs and Societies for Sorcery
133 Chapter 13 Let's Put on a Show
137 Chapter 14 Famous Hoosiers in Hocus Pocus
149 Chapter 15 Acquired Apparatus
159 Chapter 16 Tom Ewing and Some of His Friends
175 Concluding Thoughts
176 Appendix
177 Bibliography
178 Index



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