visiting British magician in Japan around in 1908

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MitsuMatsu
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visiting British magician in Japan around in 1908

Postby MitsuMatsu » September 27th, 2019, 8:24 am

Does someone know who this magician is?
He appeared in Tokyo Japan around 1908 and formed a magicians’ troupe with local Japanese magicians, males and females. They were received well.
According to some Japanese newspapers, he was reported as a British magician and his name seems something like Barre, Verle, Valley, etc.
Unfortunately, I failed to attach his photo.

Jack Shalom
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Re: visiting British magician in Japan around in 1908

Postby Jack Shalom » September 27th, 2019, 10:07 am

Perhaps you can email the photo to someone here, and they can post it for you. If you'd like to send it to me, I'm at jshalom@worldshare.net

Paco Nagata
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Re: visiting British magician in Japan around in 1908

Postby Paco Nagata » September 27th, 2019, 8:59 pm

Charles Bertram?
He was British, visited several Japanese cities as Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, Kobe...
However he passed away in 1907; are you sure about the year?
Other candidates:
L. H. Branson, or Wild Goldston, but I don't really know if they visited Japan.
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Paco Nagata
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Re: visiting British magician in Japan around in 1908

Postby Paco Nagata » September 27th, 2019, 9:23 pm

Or,
maybe this is the magician you are looking for?...
Fred Brezin
http://www.tokyomagic.jp/labyrinth/tsuc ... ods-13.htm
"The Passion of an Amateur Card Magician"
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"La pasion de un cartómago aficionado"
https://bit.ly/2kkjpjn
Latest erratum corrections and improvements update, 6/12/2019.


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