The bill for this Magic Circle show included Gus Davenport with his sister Wyn in a “Shady Act”. The act made use of George Sylvestre’s sunshade act, which the Davenport family had purchased, along with some other tricks.
This magic show was presented by the Magicians of Mann.
The item on page 32 is headlined ‘King of Magic’s Command Show’. It describes a visit to the Putney Home for Incurables by members of The Magic Circle, at the invitation of David Devant. The article reported Devant’s view that ‘Conjuring has certainly not made the advance during the last twenty years that it should have done.’