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[[Frances Ireland Marshall]] (March 25, 1910 - May 26, 2002) was born Frances Ahrens.
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'''Frances Ireland Marshall''' (March 25, 1910 - May 26, 2002) was an accomplished magicienne, specializing in children's shows.<ref>M-U-M, Vol. 69, No. 1, June 1979, WITH FRANCES IN MAGICLAND (A POSTSCRIPT) by Joe Palen, page 17</ref><ref>M-U-M, Vol. 70, No.11, April 1981, S.A.M. Magic Hall Of Fame by John U. Zweers, President, page 14</ref> 
 
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Around 1931 she started working at Ireland's Magic Company in Chicago and eventually married the owner [[Laurie Ireland]].
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Frances became an accomplished magicienne, specializing in children's shows.  
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Around 1931 she started working at [[L.L. Ireland Magic Co.]] in Chicago and eventually married the owner [[Laurie Ireland]] in August 21, 1940.
  
 
In 1938 she founded Magigals with [[Bess Houdini]], an organization for female magicians. She was the first editor of its magazine and also wrote regularly for several other magic magazines including the long running "Around Chicago" column in the [[Linking Ring]].
 
In 1938 she founded Magigals with [[Bess Houdini]], an organization for female magicians. She was the first editor of its magazine and also wrote regularly for several other magic magazines including the long running "Around Chicago" column in the [[Linking Ring]].
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In 1955, she married magician, [[Jay Marshall]].
 
In 1955, she married magician, [[Jay Marshall]].
  
In 1963, the Ireland Magic Co. was incorporated. The Marshall's renamed the
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In 1963, the [[L.L. Ireland Magic Co.]] was incorporated. The Marshall's renamed the company [[Magic, Inc.]].<ref>The Linking Ring, Vol. 82, No. 4, "Chicago's Magic, Inc. Celebrates Its 75th Year, by Robert K. Miller", page 43</ref>
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==Books ==
 
==Books ==
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*Kid Stuff, Vol. 3 (1962)
 
*Kid Stuff, Vol. 3 (1962)
 
*Kid Stuff, Vol. 4 (1968)
 
*Kid Stuff, Vol. 4 (1968)
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*[[Newspaper Magic]] (with [[Gene Anderson]] - 1968)
 
*The Success Book (four volumes/1973-84)
 
*The Success Book (four volumes/1973-84)
 
*Kid Stuff, Vol. 5 (1974)
 
*Kid Stuff, Vol. 5 (1974)
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*The Happy Birthday Business (1978)
 
*The Happy Birthday Business (1978)
 
*My First 50 Years (1981)
 
*My First 50 Years (1981)
*Those Beautiful Dames (1984)
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*Those Beautiful Dames (1984)<ref>[http://library.brown.edu/find/Search/Results?lookfor=Frances+Ireland+Marshall&type=Author&submit=FIND  Frances Ireland Marshall books at Brown University]</ref>
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[[Category:Biographies|Marshall, Frances]]
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[[Category:Female magicians|Marshall, Frances]]
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Revision as of 19:45, 26 August 2012

Frances Ireland Marshall (March 25, 1910 - May 26, 2002) was an accomplished magicienne, specializing in children's shows.[1][2]

Frances Ireland Marshall
BornFrances Marie Ahrens Vandevier
March 25, 1910
Chicago
DiedMay 26, 2002 (age 92)

Around 1931 she started working at L.L. Ireland Magic Co. in Chicago and eventually married the owner Laurie Ireland in August 21, 1940.

In 1938 she founded Magigals with Bess Houdini, an organization for female magicians. She was the first editor of its magazine and also wrote regularly for several other magic magazines including the long running "Around Chicago" column in the Linking Ring.

Frances continued to run the company after the death of Laurie in 1954. In 1955, she married magician, Jay Marshall.

In 1963, the L.L. Ireland Magic Co. was incorporated. The Marshall's renamed the company Magic, Inc..[3]

Books

  • You Don't Have To Be Crazy (1946)
  • With Frances In Magicland (1952)
  • Kid Stuff, Vol. 1 (1954)
  • How to Sell by Magic (1958)
  • Kid Stuff, Vol. 2 (1959)
  • The Sponge Book (1960)
  • Kid Stuff, Vol. 3 (1962)
  • Kid Stuff, Vol. 4 (1968)
  • Newspaper Magic (with Gene Anderson - 1968)
  • The Success Book (four volumes/1973-84)
  • Kid Stuff, Vol. 5 (1974)
  • Kid Stuff, Vol. 6 (1975)
  • The Happy Birthday Business (1978)
  • My First 50 Years (1981)
  • Those Beautiful Dames (1984)[4]

References

  1. M-U-M, Vol. 69, No. 1, June 1979, WITH FRANCES IN MAGICLAND (A POSTSCRIPT) by Joe Palen, page 17
  2. M-U-M, Vol. 70, No.11, April 1981, S.A.M. Magic Hall Of Fame by John U. Zweers, President, page 14
  3. The Linking Ring, Vol. 82, No. 4, "Chicago's Magic, Inc. Celebrates Its 75th Year, by Robert K. Miller", page 43
  4. Frances Ireland Marshall books at Brown University
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