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[[Harry Blackstone]] (September 27, 1885 - November 16, 1965) was born Harry Boughton, of Jewish parents and was raised in Chicago, Illinois.  He began his career as a magician in his teens and was popular through World War II as a [[USO]] entertainer. He was often billed as The Great Blackstone. His son [[Harry Blackstone, Jr.]] also became a magician.
 
[[Harry Blackstone]] (September 27, 1885 - November 16, 1965) was born Harry Boughton, of Jewish parents and was raised in Chicago, Illinois.  He began his career as a magician in his teens and was popular through World War II as a [[USO]] entertainer. He was often billed as The Great Blackstone. His son [[Harry Blackstone, Jr.]] also became a magician.
  
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* Blackstone: A Magician's Life by  Daniel Waldron
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Harry Blackstone (September 27, 1885 - November 16, 1965) was born Harry Boughton, of Jewish parents and was raised in Chicago, Illinois. He began his career as a magician in his teens and was popular through World War II as a USO entertainer. He was often billed as The Great Blackstone. His son Harry Blackstone, Jr. also became a magician.

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  • Blackstone: A Magician's Life by Daniel Waldron