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Film of Gus Davenport with the 3 Shell Game at the 1936 Munich Convention

The 1936 German Magic Circle (Magischer Zirkel Deutschland) convention was the first one in Germany attended by the Davenports: Lewis, Wynne and Gus. Gus had a great time there. The organisers captured aspects of the convention in a silent 16mm film taken by F.A. Brandt. The film includes a clip, shown here, of Gus Davenport performing the 3 Shell Game. Items N2895 and N2937 will tell you more about this convention.

Item Details

Size 16mm, black and white, no sound. 36sec. The clarity has been enhanced using AI technology.
Date September 1936
Ref no N3282 Film30