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It was reported in the [[Sphinx]] for June 1917 that he was opening on June 20th in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa.
 
It was reported in the [[Sphinx]] for June 1917 that he was opening on June 20th in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa.
  
To promote his program of magic, he was going to make the auto drive blindfolded on each afternoon preceding his act of the evening.
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To promote his program of magic, he was going to make the auto drive blindfolded on each afternoon preceding his act of the evening.<ref>http://lynnspot.wordpress.com/tag/great-poluhni/</ref>
  
 
His promotional photo can be see online at the [[Conjuring Arts]]' "The Many Faces of Magic" exhibit.<ref>http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/poluhni/</ref>
 
His promotional photo can be see online at the [[Conjuring Arts]]' "The Many Faces of Magic" exhibit.<ref>http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/poluhni/</ref>
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Revision as of 12:03, 23 February 2013

Poluhni
BornWilliam J. Powell

Flourished1910-1920

Poluhni was a Lyceum and Chautauqua magician.[1]

It was reported in the Sphinx for June 1917 that he was opening on June 20th in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa.

Along with him performing tricks on stage, his wife Mimi played the chimes.


To promote his program of magic, he was going to make the auto drive blindfolded on each afternoon preceding his act of the evening.[2]

His promotional photo can be see online at the Conjuring Arts' "The Many Faces of Magic" exhibit.[3]


References

  1. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.award/iauchau./poluhni/1
  2. http://lynnspot.wordpress.com/tag/great-poluhni/
  3. http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/poluhni/