Dr. Beaumont

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Postby Guest » 11/25/04 01:41 AM

Does anyone have any info on Dr. Henry Beaumont of the "Great Southeastern Medicine Show and Tent Revival?" All I have is a booklet called "The Famous 3 Shell Game."

Any information would be appreciated.

Postby Guest » 12/03/04 07:15 AM

I saw Dr. Beaumont perform his three shell routine at the Atlanta Harvest of Magic sometime in the early 1980s. I don't have any direct knowledge of who he is but perhaps Dan Garrett would know -- he was around at that time. I remember the routine as being very entertaining. I still remember the spiel he used: "Hey diddle diddle, the pea is in the middle. When the money is down, the pea can't be found."

Postby Guest » 12/03/04 10:27 PM

I believe he owned a magic shop in Atlanta. Surely, someone from down that way knows if he is still alive, or what his address might be.

Postby Guest » 12/04/04 12:43 PM

Dan Garrett tells me Dr. Beaumont was actually Doug D. Bush, who owned a magic shop in the 80's in Atlanta. Anyone have info on Doug Bush?

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