MJM Magic - Hottest Magic Tricks and Illusions on the Market! : RSS Product Feed :: Laurant Man of Many Mysteries by Gabe Fajuri - Book http://www.mjmmagic.com/store Get the hottest magic tricks at the lowest prices, plus view free online magic demo videos! en Copyright (c) 2017 MJM Magic, Inc. (c) 2004-2013 customerservice@mjmmagic.com (Jeff Mash) Jeff Mash Mon, 22 May 2017 16:31:05 -0700 Zen-Cart v. v 2.1.4 14.02.2008 15:26 RSS 2.0 Feed 1440 MJM Magic, Inc. http://www.mjmmagic.com/store http://www.mjmmagic.com/store/includes/templates/MJMMagic/images/rss.gif Laurant Man of Many Mysteries by Gabe Fajuri - Book http://www.mjmmagic.com/store/laurant-man-of-many-mysteries-by-gabe-fajuri-book-p-13451.html http://www.mjmmagic.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_reviews&products_id=13451 Laurant Man of Many Mysteries by Gabe Fajuri - BookIn 1896, Eugene Laurant became a professional magician. 21 years earlier, as Eugene Greenleaf, he was born on the frontier, in the horse and buggy town that was Denver, Colorado.

Billed as the "Man of Many Mysteries," Laurant spent almost 50 seasons on tour. His stage-filling magic show brought wonder and delight to millions of spectators across North America.

The bulk of Laurant's career was spent not in major metropolitan centers, or hustling, bustling cities like New York. Unlike his contemporaries - Houdini among them - Laurant, for the most part, confined his routes to rural America. It was there that he made his mark. Eugene Laurant was, arguably, king of the small town showmen.

Laurant carried a full compliment of assistants, livestock, baggage and thousands of pounds of equipment-the tools of mystery making-over the rough-and-tumble back roads of America. He logged millions of miles on the road.

His greatest successes were made on the Lyceum and Chautauqua circuits, which enjoyed immense popularity between 1900 and 1920. During those years, Laurant headlined for the most prominent organization in the business, the Redpath Bureau.

Drawing on Laurant's own unpublished writings, scrapbooks, and new research, this book paints a revealing and complete portrait of this early American magician. From his earliest dime-museum days, to Wild West adventure, vaudeville shows and much more, Laurant Man of Many Mysteries tells the tale.

Pages:136 - Hardbound with full-color dustjacket - 6" x 9" - Illustrated with rare photographs and ephemera. Edition limited to 1000 copies.


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