Conference on Magic History
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Los Angeles Conference on Magic History is a biennial invitation-only conference organized and hosted by Ricky Jay, Mike Caveney, John Gaughan and Jim Steinmeyer. The purpose of the conference is to showcase historical magic.
- 1989 De Kolta's Expanding Die, Automata, Thayer magic.
- 1991 Rene Lavand, The Charles Carter Show.
- 1993 Hooker Card Rise, Sawing a Woman in Halves.
- 1995 Tribute to Robert Lund, The Blue Room.
- 1997 Will, the Witch and the Watch, the Chess Automaton.
- 1999 The Mascot Moth, the Automaton Clarinet Player.
- 2001 Guy Jarrett’s creations, The Million Dollar Mystery, The Great Fasola.
- 2003 Tanagra, Lesley Hazlitt (Piddington), Devant’s Chocolate Soldier from St. George's Hall and Morritt’s famous Oh! illusion from Egyptian Hall. Brindamour, “The Original Jail Breaker and Handcuff King”
- 2005 The Wrestling Cheese, Professor Thomas Tobin’s Palingenesia, Del Adelphia, and Kellar’s Psycho.
- 2007 Hooker Rising Cards.
- 2009 Robert-Houdin's Orange Tree, David Devant's Beau Brocade, Charles Morritt's Goodbye Winter and Pierre-Jacques de Loutherbourg's Eidophusikon.