Archive for the 'History' Category

Karrell Fox Takes You On A Tour Of Lakeside Cemetery

Posted by Michael on August 21st, 2020

Meir Yedid posted this clip from the Abbott’s 1993 Get-Together Highlights Video featuring Karrell Fox conducting a tour of Colon, Michigan’s Lakeside Cemetery which is available on Meir’s website.

Singapore’s National Library Looks At Magic Publication

Posted by Michael on August 14th, 2020

This piece produced by the National Library of Singapore looks at a unique magic item in their collection: a 1930s magazine published by the Malayan Magic Circle called The Magic Fan.

A Look At The War Magician From BBC Reel

Posted by Michael on August 3rd, 2020

BBC Reel posted this featurette on Jasper Maskelyne and his efforts to help the British war effort in World War II.

Saying Goodbye To Magicland

Posted by Michael on July 17th, 2020

What better way to end our look at Magicland than with highlights from the final episode from January 1989.

Have a great (and safe) weekend everyone!

Dick Williams Behind The Scenes

Posted by Michael on July 17th, 2020

A look behind the scenes of Magicland with Dick Williams, who was a TV weatherman in addition to hosting the longest running magic series in the world.

The Classic ZigZag Lady

Posted by Michael on July 17th, 2020

Another Magicland clip, this one circa 1971.

Remembering MagicLand

Posted by Michael on July 17th, 2020

We are going to spend this Video Friday checking out Dick Williams’ long running Memphis TV show Magicland, starting with this montage from the MagicLandTV YouTube page.