Sunday, March 3, 2013

The Great Raymond -- March 3, 2013

Maurice Raymond had a long career in magic.  He was the subject of a book by William V Rauscher.This may be the only occurrence I have ever seen of the word "fantasiest."  His act ranged from conjuring to mind reading to the blindfolded street drive.  When this ad appeared in the February, 1903 New York Clipper, Raymond as "at liberty" (looking for work).

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