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The Coney Island Fakir: The Magical Life of Al Flosso

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The Coney Island Fakir: The Magical Life of Al Flosso
AuthorGary Brown
PublisherL&L Publishing
Publication Date1997
LanguageEnglish
Pages221
 

The Coney Island Fakir: The Magical Life of Al Flosso was first published in 1997 by L&L Publishing.

The book traces Al Flosso's career, from his days as a street-corner shill, carnival pitchman, Punch & Judy operator and sideshow magician to his work on Broadway, film and television. He worked the Marx Brothers, Bud Abbott, Ed Sullivan and Jackie Gleason. As owner of a New York magic shop, he served many of the 20th Century's greatest magicians, from Harry Houdini to David Copperfield.[1]


Reviewed in Genii, December 1997.


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