Growing up in the Davenport family, Gus was surrounded by magic performances and the manufacture and sale of magic. Fortunately, he embraced it. This short article describes Gus the man and the personality and skills that led him to particular styles of performing.
Anne Goulden describes how Clive Maskelyne’s Speed Show touring company was reviewed by the press in Leamington Spa. These were not easy times for Clive.