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Magic Searchlight

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See also: Magic Searchlight Maddock's Magic Searchlight.
Magic Searchlight
EditorsJames Cameron
First issueSeptember, 1917
Final issueSeptember, 1917
Total issues1

Magic Searchlight was a journal for the Universal Society of Magicians. Only one issue was release in September of 1917.

Probably the first Scottish magical club to issue its own magical magazine, the back page states "The Journal of the Universal Society of Magicians".

Only forty copies were printed, which was hand written and copied on a cyclo machine (the forerunner of the duplicating machine). The cyclo was loaned by Leslie Maxwell. The front cover was reminiscent of Stanyon's Magic Magazine cover.

The only issue told of a visit to Glasgow by Fred Hengler and also of the show by Dr. Walford Bodie in the Lyceum Theatre in Glasgow.[1]

References

  1. http://www.scamagic.org/index.php/History-of-Magic-Clubs-In-Scotland/universal-society-of-magicians.html