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Ghost Tube

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Ad for "The Phantom Tube"
in Felsman's Magical Review (Aug 1920)


Ghost Tube (or Phantom Tube) is basically a large tube fitted with a secret load chamber for the production of silks or various other items by the performer.

First published as "The Silver Tube Illusion" by Jules Danby in the Magic Wand (April 1919), it would later become marketed in Britain as the "Ghost Tube", and in the United States as the "Phantom Tube" in 1920.

In 1926, The Great Raymond debuted it in South America, where it became known as "El Tubo Raymond".[1][2]

References

  1. Illusion Show: A Life in Magic by David Bamberg (1991)
  2. The Great Raymond : Entertainer of Kings - King of Entertainers by William V. Rauscher (1996)