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The famous Australian illusionist [picture] : The Great Levante : and his magical extravaganza : How's Tricks / Robert Temp
Bib ID 5755859
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Printer (Burnley, England : Central Printing Co. (Chao Sowden))
Description [England? : Great Levante?, 193-?] 
1 poster : col. ill. ; 72 x 47 cm. 
Summary

Advertisement for the Great Levante. Artwork depicting the fire rising from a cauldron at bottom left held by two devils. Along the rising fire are group of dancing girls; at top of rising fire is Levante in between two devils. At both sides of the rising fire is other the Great Levante magical performances.

Biography/History

Leslie George "Les" Vante Cole (5 March 1892 - 20 January 1978) was an Australian illusionist, known professionally by the stage name "Levant", "The Great Levante" or "Magician Cole". He was regarded as one of the World's greatest magicians, and is also credited with creating the Impaling illusion. [information from Australian Dictionary of Biography and Wikipedia].

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Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138091192

Subjects Great Levante, 1892-1978 -- Posters.  |  Magicians -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Theatrical posters -- Australia.  |  Performing arts -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Advertising -- Performing arts -- England -- Posters.  |  Australian
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Great Levante

How's Tricks

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