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Magic World (Thurston)

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See also: The Magic World by Pierce and The Magical World published by Max Sterling..
Magic World
EditorsRichard R. Fisher
First issueDecember, 1911
Final issue?

Magic World was a periodical released in December, 1911 that was edited by Richard R. Fisher out of New York City and published "In the interest of the World's Greatest Magician."[1]

It consists of 8 pages exploiting the Howard Thurston show.

Page one carries large portrait Thurston. Page two had the interior and exterior views of Thurston's shop, a portrait of Beatrice Foster, a scene at matinee in Ford's Opera House, Baltimore,Maryland and sketches of Thurston in action at Crown theatre in Chicago. On page three carried Thurston and a group East Indian fakirs in city of Bombay; his company at Agra, India; the Lady and Lion illusion; Indian Rope Climbing Trick; Hindus welcoming Thurston at Delhi; the tent in which Thurston toured India; a trip on the river Ganges, and another showing Thurston in Hong Kong, China. On page four there were "Tricks You Can Do At Home"


  1. Chronology of Magic's Periodical Publications compiled by Clinton Burgess in The Linking Ring (August 1932)