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.
The poster advertises the IBM British Ring show at the time of a Northampton convention. The bill includes George Davenport “Magic of 1933”, the man who swallows razor blades.
The poster advertises the Saturday night evening show of the IBM British Ring convention in 1934. According to the write-up of the show in ‘The Budget’ of July 1934, not all acts appeared. The act billed as Davenport and Company Magic of 1934 was George Davenport.
The printer’s date is 23 September 1920.