Wednesday, May 2, 2007

8th Australian Magic Convention - June 1-4, 1962

The Great Levante (Convention Committee Chairman), sponsored by I.B.M Sydney Ring 102.

Notable Events: Magical Clowns show at Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Magical Quiz, banquet and show, “Ladies only” cosmetics demonstration and tea cup reading. “Men only” gatherings at the NSW Sports Club. Show by the Junior Ring of IBM Ring 102 (founded by George Rees). Comedy Magic show. It was noted that, during the Saturday sessions, Fox Movietone News techicians and photographers would be in attendance.

VENUE: Wentworth Hotel Sydney and Y.W.C.A Theatrette Liverpool Street, I.O.O.F Building Clarence St, NSW Sports Club Hunter St.



Blanche and Francis Haxton (England).



My Favourite Trick -
Quick Tricks -
Close Up Magic -

PUBLIC SHOW: “The Abracadabra Show”, Conservatorium of Music, Sydney.
Sid Madden, Ram Das and Kim, Billy Kearns (comedian), Doc Shawe and Freda (juggling), Merlini and Irene, Gladys Cole (shadowgraphy), Paul Dalton, Stan Penrose (novelty music), Cedric Dahl, The Great Levante.

LECTURERS: Secrets Of My Magic (Len Sewell)
Close-Up Magic (Ram Das)
Talks on Show Business (Franquin)

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