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Kreskin in Toronto

The Amazing Kreskin is in Toronto, Ontario this month performing twice daily shows at the annual end-of-summer Canadian National Exhibition ("The Ex"). Check out the photos and text review at Canada's Magic blog, here: http://canadasmagic.blogspot.ca/2014/08/guest-post-kreskin-at-cne.html ...
by MagiCanuck
08/23/14 08:20 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Kreskin in Toronto
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: Dallas Turner - Final Curtain

Dallas was extensively quoted in the excellent "Border Radio" by Gene Fowler and Bill Crawford (University of Texas Press, 2002). It's a highly entertaining read about all those "quacks, yodelers, pitchmen, psychics and other amazing broadcasters of the American airwaves" that us...
by MagiCanuck
05/22/14 11:37 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Dallas Turner - Final Curtain
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: John Giordmaine (1898-1974), Canadian children's magicia

Very Healthy & Happy Holidays to all! TRIBUTE WEBSITE UPDATE - DECEMBER 2013: LATEST ADDITIONS * A rare 1930s promotional mail-out postcard from Johnny, not seen in public for perhaps 80 years - courtesy Matthew Crabtree (added September 2013); * Vintage archival IBM Ring 17 photos featuring Joh...
by MagiCanuck
12/15/13 08:49 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: John Giordmaine (1898-1974), Canadian children's magician
Replies: 2
Views: 1074

Re: John Giordmaine (1898-1974), Canadian children's magicia

Hello again! UPDATE (March 2013) It's now the fifth anniversary of our online tribute to Canada's most beloved children's magician, Johnny Giordmaine (1898-1974). Many thanks to those of you who have have already visited us in the past. Here's news about our latest updates that might bring you back ...
by MagiCanuck
03/06/13 03:48 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: John Giordmaine (1898-1974), Canadian children's magician
Replies: 2
Views: 1074

John Giordmaine (1898-1974), Canadian children's magician

Long time Genii reader and forum lurker here! Some of you might remember John ("Johnny") Giordmaine, Canada's legendary children's magician (1898-1974). Malta-born, Toronto-based Johnny inspired hundreds, maybe thousands of kids to become amateur and/or professional magicians over his life...
by MagiCanuck
01/01/13 10:49 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: John Giordmaine (1898-1974), Canadian children's magician
Replies: 2
Views: 1074

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