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'''Handy-Bandy''', with his American wife who performed as "[[Nadia-Nadyr]]", presented an Egyptian style magic act throughout Europe in the 1920s.
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'''Handy-Bandy''' (c.1899-1933) presented an Egyptian style magic act, with his American wife who performed as "[[Nadia-Nadyr]]", throughout Europe in the 1920s.
  
Starting out performing a Japanese act in variety theaters around Berlin, inspired by [[Okito]]'s Oriental magic. After a great deal of criticism from those who had seen both performers, Makarius took on the character of a Egyptian.
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== Biography ==
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Starting out performing a Japanese act in variety theaters around Berlin, he was inspired by [[Okito]]'s Oriental magic. After a great deal of criticism from those who had seen both performers, Makarius took on the character of a Egyptian.
  
The placed the London Coliseum in 1927.
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They played the London Coliseum in 1927 and were last seen at the beginning of the German Nazi era, around 1930-33. <ref>HANDY-BANDY and NADIA-NADYR by Fred Maldino, Magicol No. 136</ref>
 
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The were last seen at the beginning of the German Nazi era, around 1930-33. <ref>HANDY-BANDY and NADIA-NADYR by Fred Maldino, Magicol No. 136</ref>
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Latest revision as of 13:16, 17 March 2014

Handy-Bandy
BornFuad Makarius
circa 1899
Egypt
Diedcirca 1933 (age 33)

Handy-Bandy (c.1899-1933) presented an Egyptian style magic act, with his American wife who performed as "Nadia-Nadyr", throughout Europe in the 1920s.

Biography

Starting out performing a Japanese act in variety theaters around Berlin, he was inspired by Okito's Oriental magic. After a great deal of criticism from those who had seen both performers, Makarius took on the character of a Egyptian.

They played the London Coliseum in 1927 and were last seen at the beginning of the German Nazi era, around 1930-33. [1]

References

  1. HANDY-BANDY and NADIA-NADYR by Fred Maldino, Magicol No. 136