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Howard Thurston

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Howard Thurston biography, as originally published in The Crest Magician, January 1908 Howard Thurston was born in Ohio not many more than thirty years ago, and was, like the late Charles Bertram the English magician, intended by his parents for the ministry. With this profession in view he...
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The Last Greatest Magician in the World

The Last Greatest Magician in the World - Howard Thurston versus Houdini & the battles of the American wizards, by Jim Steinmeyer
book review of The  Last Greatest Magician in the World, by Jim Steinmeyer  Here is the seminal biography of the magician’s magician, Howard Thurston, a man who surpassed Houdini in the eyes of showmen and fans and set the standard for how stage magic is performed today. Everyone...
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