broom suspension

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Dale Shrimpton
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broom suspension

Postby Dale Shrimpton » August 17th, 2005, 7:59 am

A simple enough question, but one i cant find an answer for.
Who was the first to use a broom in the " broom" suspension?
Houdin used his cane, as did most people. Yet today, the broom is the norm.

someone must know... :)


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Joe Pecore
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Re: broom suspension

Postby Joe Pecore » August 17th, 2005, 8:13 am

Here is a picture of Milbourne Christopher on Broadway using broom if that helps:
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