Maskelyne and Cooke – House Of Mysteries

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Maskelyne and Cooke – House Of Mysteries

House Of Mysteries Jubilee Of London’s Oldest Entertainment Conjuring Tricks Which Puzzled The World. News of the World Special –  April 1st 1923 Fifty years ago today two young men from Cheltenham, John Nevil Maskelyne and George Cooke, presented for the first time to a West-end audience an entertainment they have been giving for several years in the province and at the Crystal Palace with Considerable success. The scene of the venture was the now vanished St James’s Hall in Piccadilly, and the...

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