Chung Ling Soo was one of the acts in the first half. The second half was devoted to “Futurity Winner”, a playlet written by Edmund Day.
The bill includes The Davenports, lightning illusionists and magicians. No time to talk.
Lewis and Julia Davenport had a second spot on the bill as Doo and Dare, Comedy Jugglers.
The Davenports were Lewis Davenport and his first wife Julia. Julia did magic in the act, rather than acting solely as an assistant.
The bill includes starring engagement of The Davenports, Lightning Magicians and Illusionists.
The bill includes The Davenports, Lightning Magicians and Illusionists.
Reprinted from The Encore, 3 December 1908. La Devo was a stage name of Will Goldston’s wife, Leah. This item advertises the act in which she used de Kolta’s expanding die illusion.
The citation on the display stand reads: Presented to M. Gintaro Japanese Juggler in recognition of his great success during nine years with MASKELYNE and DEVANT. 6th February 1908. See also the citation on the back of the medal.