Holden, Max; Programmes of Famous Magicians
©1937, Max Holden, NY
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 48 pages
Programmes of Famous Magicians
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Max Holden: Programmes of Famous Magicians

Comments: Illustrated by Hahne. Provides samples of show programs from various magicians. details include acts and sequence performed, dress, stage layout, etc.
From the book, "It is obviously impossible to include the programs of all professional magicians in this book. I am well aware that many skillful and talented performers who have possibly achieved greater reputation than many in these pages are not included. My selections, to a certain extent, have been decided by the numbers of requests received to include the programs of certain magicians and as many varied routines as possible."

Contents (from book):

2 Percy Abbott: AMAC With the Elusive Lady, Special Drops, Full Stage, Full Dress
3 Annemann: Private Enterainment 1930
4 Al Baker: Tuxedo, Patter and Situations of a humorous nature
4 Roy Benson: Magica Master of Ceremonies
5 Walter Baker & Co: Special Drops, One Assistant
5 McDonald Birch & Co.: Full Stage, several assistants
5 John Blackledge: Private entertainment
5 John Booth: Club Magician
6 Harry Blackstone: May 1935 NYC
7 The Late Herbert Brooks: Chicago 1925
7 Milbourne Christopher: Tuxedo
7 The Great Carmo: London 1931
7 Keith Clark: Full dress, drop in one, silent act
8 Cardini: The Peer of all sleight of hand artists
8 Cortini: European Magician
9 Chris Charlton: Special drop in full stage
10 Jusdon Cole: Keiths Theatre, Flushing, NY 1930
10 Henry Clive: A programme of 1917
11 Culpitt: Famous Magician and Comedian, assisted by Miss Jan Glenrose
11 Dante: Alhambra Theatre, London 1936
13 Louis Davenport: Silent Act
14 Arnold De Biere: London 1931, full dress
14 Douglas Dexter: NYC, 1934
15 De Roze: NYC 1935
15 Frank Ducrot: NYC 1934
15 T. Nelson Downs: Full dress, 1912
16 W.W. Durbin: a programme of 1910
16 Duval - A Rhapsody in Silk
17 Dunninger: Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, NY, 1934
18 Gus Fowler: two assistants, full stage
19 Frazee: Club magician
19 Frakson: Stage in One, full dress
19 Gali Gali: Egyptian Magician, NYC 1935
20 Grover George: Full stage, full dress
20 Gwynne: NYC 1936
21 Giovanni: The Pickpocket Magician, NYC 1933
21 Goldin: Royal Illusionist, London 1933
22 Larry Grey: The Dizzy Wizard, 1936
22 Hardeen: 1931
23 Charles Hoffman: The Doctor of Deception, NYC 1936
23 Henry Hilton: England
23 S.S. Henry and Co.: Beaver Falls, PA 1933
23 Stanley Hunt: NYC 1934
24 Holden and Graham: from Billboard, 1929
24 Henry Huber and Company: Full stage, 4 Girl Assistants
25 Hanson and the Burton Sisters: NYC 1928
26 Houdini: from Max Holden's Sphinx column, Mar 1926
27 Jean Hugard: Orpheum Theatre, GA
27 Jarrow: Humorous Trickster, in One
28 Fred Keating: Full Dress, NYC
28 J. Warren Keane and Co.: NY 1936
28 Frank Lane: 1933
29 Leipzig: Manipulation Supreme
29 The Great Leon: NYC 1931
30 Le Paul: NYC 1933
30 The Great Levante: London 1935
31 Cecil Lyle: The Magical Milliner, London 1935
32 Eugene Laurant: Evening dress, one assistant
32 George La Follette: NYC 1931
33 Arthur Lloyd: NYC 1935
33 Long Tack Sam: The Oriental Master of Magic, Assisted by His Troupe of Chinese Artists
33 Lesta: World Traveler and Magician
33 Miaco: NYC 1936
34 Tommy Martin: Capitol Theatre, NY 1935
34 Murray: London 1933
35 Mulholland: Entertainer of Society, NYC 1935
36 The Great Maurice: NYC 1936
36 Silent Mora
36 Charles Nagle: NYC 1936
37 Nixon 1928
37 Louis Nikola: Maskelynes, London, 1931
38 Billy O'Connor: London 1920
38 Tom Osborne: Club worker and private engagements
38 Okito: London 1922, Chinese Costume
38 Pablo: In One, Full Dress, Silent Act
39 Frederick Eugene Powell: The Dean of American Magicians, NYC 1930
39 Glen Pope: Tuxedo, NYC 1934
39 Oswalk Rae: English Magicin, NYC 1930
40 Carl Rosini and Co.: NYC 1934
40 Paul Rosini: 1935
40 Elmer Ransom: NY 1933
40 The Greaty Raymond: Full stage, full dress, 6 assistants
41 Allen Shaw: The Famous Money Maker, NY 1933
41 Russell Swan: NY 1936
41 Thurston: The Master Magician, 1931 Tremeont Theatre, MA
43 Howard Thurston: Philadelphia 1935
43 Dr. Harlan Tarbell: NY 1936
44 Tenkai and Okinu: Japanese Magicians, NY 1934
44 The Ushers (Harry and Frances): NY 1931
44 Dai Vernon: Private entertainer, NY 1931
45 Edward Victor: England 1924
45 Oswald Williams: England's Foremost Illusionist, London 1918
46 Oswald Williams: Assisted by Miss Mary Maskelyne, London 1931
46 Willison: NY 1936
47 Wallace: 1934
47 Herman Weber: One man full evening show 1936
47 Luiz Zingone: NYC 1934

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