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LORING CAMPBELL Famous Magician * Ventriloquist * Entertainer Loring Campbell MAGIC LORING CAMPBELL FAMOUS MAGICIAN, VENTRILOQUIST AND ENTERTAINER assisted by Kathryne Campbell, presents the Most Elaborate and Mystifying Two-person Program of FUN and MYSTERY on the Lyceum Platform. Mystifying Magic, Funny Ventriloquism, Clever Sleight-of-Hand, Artistic Rag Pictures, Baffling Illusions, Humorous Situations and Thrilling Escapes. SOME FACTS ABOUT LORING CAMPBELL He is one of America's outstanding professional magicians, and a master at the art of showmanship. He was named as one of the Worlds Greatest Magicians in the Billboard Magazine several years ago. He is not only a clever Magician, but he is a GREAT ENTERTAINER and his program is filled with Comedy, Humor and CLEAN Fun. He has been a Professional Magician for 20 years, and has been doing MAGIC since the age of 12 years. He is one of the busiest and most successful Magicians in America. He has been a Featured Lyceum Headliner since 1925, has given over 10,000 shows and has traveled over 800,000 miles. He has performed in nearly all the leading cities of N. America and has toured all the 48 states 20 times. He has been in Canada and Mexico. He has made all of his tours under contract with 30 of the largest Lyceum, Chautauqua and Celebrity Bureaus. He has a large Magical library and one of the largest collections of Magical apparatus in the world. He is considered one of the best informed men on Magic in America and has one of the largest repetoires of any magician. He has won many prizes in contests with other Magicians. The first of these was on March 15, 1925. Figure Figure SOME OF THE FEATURES OF THE LORING CAMPBELL PROGRAM The Magician's Wand. A Bit of China—You'll Like This. Grandmother's Shopping Bag. A Lesson in Cooking—A Surprise. Where Did He Go? It's a Secret. A Chinese Puzzle. A Patriotic Trick—Laughs—Laughs. Magic Eggs—Where Do They Come From? A South Sea Mystery. Priorities in Checkers. The Hindu Rope Trick. Magic Money—Is It Real? With The Spirits. Sleight of Hand with Cards. Emma—The Magic Snake. An Original Routine. Decapitation—Is It Possible? The Mystery Rings—Original Routine. The Vanishing American. A New Miser's Dream—Coins—Coins. The Chinese Water Bowls. Television and the Spider Web—a clever mystery. A Lesson in Magic. Magic Napkin Ring. A Clean Trick. Bean, Ball and Bottle. An Original Twist on an Old Trick. The Dragon and Castle. Magic Holiday. Fun with a Boy. A Hobby and Magic Combined. The Lie Detector. Solid Through Solid. Assistant's Uniform. The Turban Mystery. A Houdini Escape. Magician's Lunch Art from Rags: a. Dumb Dora. b. Harlem Rags. c. A Trip to Mexico. d. Winter in the Mountains. e. Home in the West. f. A Citizen from Oklahoma. VENTRILOQUISM—Ten Minutes With Jerry Applewood. VENTRILOQUISM Figure THE BIG FEATURE ILLUSION OF THE SEASON THE HEADLESS SPECTOR Everyone has read the story of the Headless Horseman in the Legend of Sleepy Hollow —Loring Campbell does not use a horse, but he will cause a spectator from the audience to become HEADLESS much to their amusement. Then there is a Surprise Finish to this mystery that will be a secret until you have seen it. VENTRILOQUISM Figure Figure LORING CAMPBELLINVENTOR AND WRITER Loring Campbell is not only a master magician, but is a well known inventor and writer of things magical. He has originated and perfected mysteries which have proven so successful, magicians have paid him for the use of his inventions. He writes a monthly column entitled The Campbell Caravan for the Tops magazine, a leading technical magazine as well as contributing articles on the history of magic and original tricks to other magazines, and also, has written for books about magic. Mr. Campbell has long been recognized as one of magic's most progressive contributors. Some of his original illusions include: SPIRIT MIRROR, MULTIPLYING HOT DOGS, A GIRL THROUGH THE NEEDLE'S EYE, LORING CHECKER CABINET, SNAKE ILLUSION, MINDREADING PENCIL MYSTERY, HOUDINI CARD TRICK, SHOOTING A HANDKERCHIEF THROUGH A GIRL AND MANY MORE. A FEW PLACES AT WHICH LORING CAMPBELL HAS ENTERTAINED COLLEGES Austin College, Sherman, Texas University of Texas, Austin, Texas Texas A. & M., College Station, Texas North Texas Agri. College, Arlington, Tex. (2) Mississippi State College, Starkville, Miss. (2) State College for Women, Chickasha, Okla. State College for Women, Rock Hill, So. Car. Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kan. Friends University, Wichita, Kan. Junior College, Tonkawa, Okla. State Teachers College, Keene, N. Hamp. State Teachers College, Alva, Okla. State Teach. College, Cape Girardeau, Mo. (3) State Teachers College, St. Cloud, Minn. State Teachers College, Superior, Wis. Concordia College, St. Paul, Minn. (2) HIGH SCHOOLS South High School, Akron, Ohio South High School, Lima, Ohio Tilgham High School, Paducah, Ky. East High School, Huntington, W. Va. High School, Wheeling, W. Va. High School, Saginaw, Mich. Fairview High School, St. Louis, Mo. Central High School, Tulsa, Okla. (2) Topeka High School, Topeka, Kan. North High School, Wichita, Kan. (2) Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Tex. South High School, Salt Lake City, Utah Technical High School, Omaha, Nebr. Humboldt High School, St. Paul, Minn. East High School, Madison, Wis. INSTITUTIONS Wisconsin State Prison, Waupun, Wis. State School for Deaf, Faribault, Minn. (2) State School for Deaf, Mt. Airy, Pa. State Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kan. State Industrial School, Waukesha, Wis. State Reform School, Glen Mills, Pa. (2) INDIAN SCHOOLS Haskell Indian Institute, Lawrence, Kan. (3) Chilocco Indian Institute, Chilocco, Okla. (3) Jones Academy, Hartshorne, Okla. (5) Fort Sill Indian School, Lawton, Okla. Wheelock Academy, Millerton, Okla. HOTELS Witter Hotel, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. (3) Chalfonte-Haddon Hall, Atlantic City, N.Y. Cloister Bells, Sea Island, Ga. (3) Coronado Hotel, St. Louis, Mo. CLUBS Sequoia Lodge, Acme Brewing Co., Los Angeles, Calif. (2) Hollywood Riviera Club, Redonda Beach, California Uplifters Ranch, Santa Monica, Calif. Patriotic Hall, Los Angeles, Calif. Elks Temple, Los Angeles, Calif. Conservatory of Music, Hollywood, Calif. (2) Womens Contemporary Club, Redlands, Calif. City Club, Milwaukee, Wis. Athletic Club, Milwaukee, Wis. Athletic Club, St. Paul, Minn. Masonic Temple, Akron, Ohio Knife and Fork Club, Ft. Worth, Tex. Yacht Club, Camden, Maine Masonic Temple, Pittsfield, Mass. Foreman's Club, A. O. Smith Corp., Milwaukee, Wis. Goodyear Theatre, Goodyear Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Los Angeles, Calif. CHURCHES Pilgrim Congregational, St. Louis, Mo. Bethany Temple, Philadelphia, Pa. Universalist Church, Bangor, Maine MILITARY SCHOOLS Kemper Military School, Boonville, Mo. Pillsbury Military Academy, Owatonna, Minnesota (4) St. John's Military School, Salina, Kan. Gulf Coast Military Academy, Gulfport, Miss. Georgia Military Academy, College Park, Ga. Admiral Farragut, Pine Beach, New Jersey. Carson Long Inst., New Bloomfield, Pa. (3) Riverside Milit. Academy, Gainsville, Ga. Bordentown Milit. Acad., Bordentown, N. J. St. Thomas Milit. Acad., St. Paul, Minn. Massanutten Milit. Acad., Woodstock, Va. St. Joseph Milit. Academy, Hays, Kan. Randolph-Macon Milit. Acad., Front Royal, Virginia Tupelo Milit. School, Tupelo, Miss. Western Milit. Acad., Alton, Ill. Millersburg Milit. Inst., Millersburg, Ky. Kiski Schools, Saltsburg, Pa. WHAT OTHERS HAVE SAID GLOVERSVILLE, NEW YORK The Collins Entertainments have been held in Gloversville for the past six years and your program afforded the most entertainment of any during these six years mentioned. H. H. Goodemote. ST. PAUL MINNESOTA In the last ten years we have had a number of magicians on our paid assemblies and yours was the best one of all. J. A. Wauchope, Principal, Humboldt High School. SEA ISLAND, GEORGIA Your presentation here was one of the most outstanding features which we have had at the Cloister this summer. J. D. Lucas, Director of Activities, Cloister Bells Hotel. ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY I want to compliment you on the splendid program of magic, mystification and humor presented so ably by you and your company, for the guests of this Hotel this Easter week. It was thoroughly enjoyed by young and old alike. Adrian W. Phillips, Chalfonte-Haddon Hall Hotel. SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Your stage setting, your stage personality and your most clever dexterity was a real treat to see. Ralph E. Burt, Springfield Y.M.C.A. Men's Club. TOPEKA, KANSAS We certainly enjoyed having you with us and your program made a real HIT with our students. It was not only very entertaining but of very high merit. W. N. Van Slyck, Springfield Y.M.C.A. Men's Club. Springfield Y.M.C.A. Men's Club. MIDDLETOWN, PENNSYLVANIA All of your effects were most pleasing and mystifying, indicating a degree of showmanship and skill achieved by only a few. George W. Miller, Director, U. S. O. Club.
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