Presenting the amazing Harry Kellar! The first magician to receive international fame! The most well-known illusionist at the turn of the twentieth century! The model for the Wizard of Oz! Author Gail Jarrow follows Kellar from a magicianas assistant traveling and performing across the United States during the Civil War to an international superstar with a show of his own, entertaining emperors, kings, and presidents. Jarrow uses Kellaras own words and imagesahis amazing four-color promotional postersato tell his riveting story in this first Kellar biography for young readers. And she reveals the science behind Kellaras illusions and explores nineteenth-century entertainment and transportation as well as the history of magic, spiritualism, and sAcances.Great American Magician Gail Jarrow. Harry gave a ... One year he watched Maskelyne do the best levitation hea#39;d ever seen. Although Kellar already performed a levitation, he wanted something more baffling and unforgettable. He attendedanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Amazing Harry Kellar|
|Publisher||:||Highlights Press - 2013-01-01|