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Friday, January 4, 2013
Thurston, Kellar's Successor -- January 4, 2013
Magician Howard Thurston established himself as a successful vaudeville performer, then joined with Harry Kellar on his farewell tour. When Kellar retired in 1908, Thurston carried on as his successor. Thurston carried on performing until he suffered a stroke in 1935.
The ad is from the 28-April-1910 Washington Times.