In the collection there are two programmes for this season with different magicians on the bill. (The other programme is Ref. no. N2365.) Each programme has Jasper Maskelyne as the star.
Roy presented this talk in the History of Mystery session at the British Ring of the International Brotherhood of Magicians convention in Buxton, 9 September 2016. Click on this PDF to join the conventioneers of 1931, and to understand what happened and why it was so enjoyed by the participants.
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.
This was a show from the British Ring No. 25 of The International Brotherhood of Magicians. The bill includes Maskelyne’s Mysteries presented by The Davenports.
The bill includes the original Maskelyne’s Mysteries presented by The Davenports. The show was put on by the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring.