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BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Books and articles about individual women,
listed alphabetically by the subject’s name.

 


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Abbott, Annie

Dawes, Edwin A. “Annie Abbott—The Georgia Magnet: A Powerful London

Attraction.” The Magic Circular. Dec 1991.

—. “Annie Abbott: The Georgia Magnet, The Controversy Rages.” The Magic Circular. Jan 1992.

—. “Annie Abbott: Explanations and an Unaccepted Challenge.” The Magic Circular. Feb/Mar 1992.

—. “Annie Abbott: Demagnetisation and Return Visits to Britain.” The Magic Circular. Apr 1992.

—. The Rich Cabinet Collection, Vol. III. 2023. (contains all four previous entries).

Harrington, Hugh and Susan. “Annie Abbott—The Little Georgia Magnet.” The Linking Ring. May 2003.

—. Annie Abbott: The Little Georgia Magnet and the True Story of Dixie Haygood. 2010.

—. “Georgia’s Dixie Haygood: The Original Annie Abbott.” Georgia Historical Quarterly. Fall 2002.

—. “How the Annie Abbott Act Was Performed.” The Linking Ring. Jun 2003. 

 

Ainsworth, Michelle

—. “Magic on Display.” The Yankee Magic Collector 18. 2018.

—. “Peter Samelson’s PaperWork.” The Yankee Magic Collector 19. 2020.

—. “Science Magazine: Magic Exposure History.” The Yankee Magic Collector 20. 2022.

—. Wonderful Things. 2022.  

 

Alana

Greenspon, Jaq. “Alana: The Girl Just Wants to Have Fun.” MAGIC. Jan 2013.

Stinett, Dustin. “Alana: Defining the (Fine) Lines.” Genii. Nov 2014.

 

Alicia (Easton)

Eldin, Peter. “Alicia.” The Magic Circular. Jan/Feb 1996.

 

Amberlynn

Romhany, Paul. “Questions and Answers with Amberlynn.” Vanish. Dec 2019.

 

Anchal (Kumawat)

Boyd, Connie. “Anchal.” Vanish. Jan 2022.

 

Anderson, Jennie / Jane Whiteside

Reid, Bernard. Conjurors, Cardsharps and Conmen. 2015.

—. “Jane Whiteside: New Zealand’s First Professional Magician.” MUM. Aug 2022.

Reilly, James V. Darling Jennie. 1991.

 

Anderson (Daughters of John Henry Anderson)

Bayer, Constance Pole. The Great Wizard of the North. 1990.

Dawes, Edwin A. “Miss Louise Anderson.” The Magic Circular. Sep 1974.

. John Henry Anderson: The Great Wizard of the North and His Magical Family. 2014.

 

Andrée, Louise

Earrey, Rob. “Diversity in Magic: Louise Andrée.” The Magic Circular. Jul 2023.

 

Andrews, Jeanette

Greenspon, Jaq. “Jeanette Andrews—Sounds of Success.” MUM. Sep 2021.

Olewitz, Chloe. “Sensory Contemporary Artist: Jeanette Andrews.” Genii. Dec 2023. 

 

Anguinet, Mlle Benita

Taillefer, Pierre. “Benita Anguinet, La Conquete de L’Independence.” Revue de la Prestidigitation. Jan-Feb 2021.

--. Benita Anguinet, La Premiere Magicienne. 2023. 

 

Arkane, Nikola

Arkane, Nikola. In Plain Sight. 2021.

—. Pop. 2022.  

Lipman, Larry. “Nikola Arkane.” The Linking Ring. May 2021.

Stone, Tom. “A Day with Nikola Arkane.” Genii. Apr 2023.

 

Armstrong, Ellen

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic A: Ellen Armstrong.” The Linking Ring. Jun 2006.

Magus, Jim. Magical Heroes: The Lives and Legends of Great African-American Magicians. 1995.

—. That Old Black Magic. 2020.

Sobanski, Julie. “Ellen, Mistress of Magic.” MUM. Jan 2008.

 

Atelenta

Dawes, Edwin A. “Comanche Jim, Atelenta ‘The Lady Houdini,’ and Zano.” The Magic Circular. Dec 2001.

 

Austini, Peggy

Larsen, William. “Our Cover Girl.” Genii. Feb 1945.

Proskauer, Julien. “Soldiers in Grease Paint: USO-Camp Shows Magicians.” The Conjurors’ Magazine. Aug 1946.

 

Autumn Morning Star

Smith, Lindsay. “Autumn Morning Star: Native American Artistry.” MUM. Sep 2013.

 

B

Baird, Paula

Armstrong, George. “Paula Baird.” The Wizard. Jun 1948.

Baird, Paula. “Magic for your Party.” The Star. 22 Dec 1955.

Blanchard, Peter. “This is Your Life Paula Baird.” The Magic Circular. Feb 1992.

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic B: Paula Baird.” The Linking Ring. Jul 2006.

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Bamberg, Marie

Ireland, Frances. “Marie in Wonderland.” The Linking Ring. Apr 1950.

 

Barnett, Lucille

Conklin, Rex. “My Father and the Lucille Collection.” Magicol. May 1994.

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Goldston, Will. “Lucille Barnett.” The Magician Monthly. Feb 1938.

Proskauer, Julien. “Soldiers in Grease Paint: USO-Camp Shows Magicians.” The Conjurors’ Magazine. Aug 1946.

 

Belmont, Madge

Hunt, Gary. “Madge Belmont: America’s Escape Artist & Straitjacket Expert.” Magicol. Sep 2019.

 

Black, Ariann

Black, Ariann. MUM columnist. 2009, 2020, “Conjuring Women” 2021.

Darkstone, Anthony. “The Secrets of Ariann Black.” MUM. May 2020.

Moehring, John. “Ariann Black at Fitzgeralds.” MAGIC. Jan 2003.

 

Blackstone, Gay

Robards, Ann. “Casting Her Own Shadow.” The Linking Ring. May 2003.

Schick, Dennis. “Gay Blackstone and Masters of Illusion.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2014.

 

Blaney, Becky

Lewin, Nick. “Becky Blaney: Rising to the Top.” The Linking Ring. Nov 2012.

Willmarth, Phil. “Becky Blaney.” The Linking Ring. Nov 1994.

 

Bond, Trixie

Bond, Trixie. “Fechter’s Finger Flicking Frolic 2004.” Genii. Jun 2004.

—. “Women in Magic Conference.” The Linking Ring. Jun 1998.

—. You Entertain Children . . . at Birthday Parties (and Other Events). 2002.

Randall, Charlie. “Trixie Bond: Party Girl.” MAGIC. Jun 2002.

 

Bosco, Madame

Black, Ariann. “Conjuring Women: Madame Bosco.” MUM. Oct 2021.

 

Boyd, Connie

Faverty, Richard. “Connie Boyd.” MAGIC. Feb 2010.

Johnston, Rory. “Sirens at Sea.” MAGIC. Mar 2014.

Olewitz, Chloe. “Connie Boyd’s Signature Feminine Twists.” Genii. Jul 2019.

Rich, Lance. Neon Dreams, The Story of Las Vegas Magic. 2023.

 

Braham, Pauline

Hunt, Gary. “The First Handcuff Queen: Pauline Braham.” Magicol. May 2023.

 

Brandon, Joan

Bergeron, Bev. “Joan Brandon: Lady Magician and Hypnotist.” The Linking Ring. Apr 2014.

Brandon, Joan. “Pretty Egg Trick.” Life. 21 Mar 1949.

—. Science of Self-Hypnosis. 1959.

—. Successful Hypnotism. 1956.

 

Byron, Roberta and Marion

Cover photo. The Sphinx. Aug 1934.

Durbin, W. W. “Roberta and Marion Byron.” The Linking Ring. Sep 1936.

Fajuri, Gabe. Child Prestidigitators. Monograph. 2001.

Frank, Gary. “Pictures from the Past.” The Linking Ring. Oct 2019.

Gibson, Walter. The Story of Roberta. Monograph. Ca 1932.

—. “Roberta, the Dainty Miss of Mystery.” The Seven Circles. May 1931.

Roberta. “Roberta’s Views on Women in Magic.” The Linking Ring. Mar 1933.

Sauder, Rae Norden. “The Magic Touch.” The Family Circle. 11 Dec 1936.

 

C

Caesar, Joan

Critelli, Paul. “In Flight with Joan Caesar.” Genii. Jun 2005.

Kalver, Bruce. “Joan Caesar: New President.” The Linking Ring. Jul 2008.

 

Campbell, Mary Ann

Bamman, Howard. “Mary Ann Campbell.” The Linking Ring. May 1979.

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic C: Mary Ann Campell.” The Linking Ring. Aug 2006.

Frank, Gary. “Pictures from the Past.” The Linking Ring. Oct 2022.

Marshall, Frances (ed). Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Cardoza, Nicole

McCarthy, Lauren. “Being a Woman in Magic may be the Hardest Trick of all." The New York Times. Dec 2023. 

McDonald, Kenrick. “Black Magical History is not only in February.” MUM. Feb 2023.

 

Carmo, Rita

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Caroll, Shelley

Severn, Bill. Bill Severn’s Guide to Magic as a Hobby. 1979.

 

Cazan, Florence 

Melson, Howard “Mel.” “Cazan—The Girl Houdini.” Tops Jan 1945. 

 

Chappell, Lynette

Anderson, Mary. “The Lady Behind the Magic.” Genii. Jan 1983.

Siegfried and Roy. Mastering the Impossible. 1992.

Stevens, Amy. “Miracles Offstage.” Genii. Mar 1987.

 

Charke, Charlotte

Charke, Charlotte. A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Charlotte Charke. 1755.

 

Chavez, Marian

Chavez, Marian. Encyclopedia of Dove Magic. 1968.

—. Home Study Course in Prestidigitation and Showmanship. 1960-62.

Foster, Neil. “Marian Chavez.” The New Tops. Jan 1979.

Frank, Gary. “Pictures from the Past.” The Linking Ring. Jul 2011.  

Nelson, Mark. “The Chavez College of Magic: A Tradition of Quality.” MAGIC. Sep 2009.

 

Chen, Juliana

Boyd, Connie. “Juliana Chen First Lady of Magic.” Vanish. Jul 2022.

Cover story. “Juliana Chen.” MAGIC. Sep 1997.

—. “Juliana Chen.” Magicseen 16. Sep 2007.

Willmarth, Phil. “Juliana Chen: World Champion Manipulator.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2000.

 

Clare, Janet

Blanchard, Peter. “This is Your Life Janet Clare.” The Magic Circular. May 1993.

 

Claudine

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Clarke, Marlene

Bail, Mark L. “Marlene Clark: Clown, Magician, Vent and More.” MUM. Mar 2024. 

 

Clinton, Janet

Severn, Bill. Bill Severn’s Guide to Magic as a Hobby. 1979.

 

Coghlan, Helen

Thornton, Doug. “Helen Coghlan and Her Dad, Arthur—A Visit from Down Under." MUM. Feb 2024. 

 

Colombini, Rachel

Warren, Bobby. “Rachel Colombini: A Heart for Magic.” The Linking Ring. Oct 2010.

 

Cosby, Vivian

Crawford, Joan. “Our Cover: Vivian Cosby.” Genii. Dec 1951.

 

Crandon, Mina

Bird, J. Malcolm. Margery. 1925.

Jaher, David. The Witch of Lime Street. 2015.

Kalush, Bill and Larry Sloman. The Secret Life of Houdini. 2006.

Teitze, Thomas. Margery. 1973.

 

Crasson, Sara

Crasson, Sara. Columnist for Genii. 2013, 2016.

—. Own Your Magic: A Magician’s Guide to Protecting Your Intellectual Property. 2019.

Myers, Hal. “Sara J. Crasson.” Vanish. Dec 2019.

 

D

Dailey, Margaret

David, Le Grand. “Margaret Dailey: SAM National President.” MUM. Jul 1990.

Rodriguez, Dan. “The Society of Young Magicians.” MUM. Sep 2015.

 

D’Alton, Emilie (Mrs. Carl Hertz)

Hertz, Carl. A Modern Mystery Merchant. 1924.

Price, David. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater. 1985.

Reid, Bernard. Conjurors, Cardsharps and Conmen. 2015.

 

Dante, Madame

Blackmore, Kent. Oscar Eliason. 1987.

Price, David. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater. 1985.

 

Davis, Mandy

Davis, Mandy. “Club Night Events.” Column in The Magic Circular. 2000s-present.

—. Secrets. Editor.

Earrey, Rob. “Diversity in Magic: Mandy Davis.” The Magic Circular. Dec 2023. 

 

Dawes, Amy

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

—. “The Female of the Species: Magiciennes of the Victorian and Edwardian Eras.” Early Popular Visual Culture. 2007.

Grimshaw, Bayard. “Eddie Dawes’ Wife Amy.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Day, Marian

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic D: Marian Day.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2006.

 

Dea, Gloria

Genzlinger, Neil. “Gloria Dea, Magician Rediscovered Late in Life, Dies at 100.” The  New York Times. Apr 2023.

Rich, Lance. “First Star of the Night: The Search for Vegas’ First Magician.” MUM. Dec 2021.

—. Neon Dreams, The Story of Las Vegas Magic. 2023

 

Deguzman, Anna

Armstrong, Vanessa. “The Eye: Anna Deguzman Places Second in AGT.” Genii. Dec 2023. 

McCarthy, Lauren. “Being a Woman in Magic may be the Hardest Trick of all.” The New York Times. Dec 2023. 

 

Deja

Maven, Max. “Deja View.” MAGIC. Jul 2004.

 

De Lamond, Madame Cora

Black, Ariann. “Conjuring Women: Cora De LaMond.” MUM. Aug 2022.

Marshall, Frances (ed). Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Reid, Bernard. Conjurors, Cardsharps and Conmen. 2015.

Reilly, James. “Stories of the Past: Madame Cora du Lamond.” Magicana. Feb/Mar 1993.

—. “Stories of the Past: Madame Cora Revisited.” Magicana. Feb/Mar 1994.

—. “Cora, One More Time!” Magicana. Apr/May 1994.

 

De Lara, Marguerite

Dawes, Edwin A. “Paul De Lara and his Daughter Marguerite.” The Magic Circular. May 2020.

 

Delbert, Donna

Teller. “My Search for Donna Delbert.” The New York Times Magazine. Apr 1994.

 

De Lonno, Madame

Dawes, Edwin A. “Madame DeLonno and Leotard Bosco Revisited.” The Magic Circular. Aug 2013.

 

De Lyle, Wynne

Dawes, Edwin A. “Wynne de Lyle: Britain’s Premier Lady Ventriloquist.” The Magic Circular. Jan 2002.

 

Dennis, Gene

Abbott, David P. and Walter Graham. The Wonder Girl. 1992.

Buescher, John. Radio Psychics. 2021.

Teller and Todd Karr. David Abbott: House of Mystery. 2005.

Voris, Kirsten. “Wonder Girl: Gene Dennis.” MAGIC. Nov 2009.

 

Désirée, Aimée

Roy, Fergus. The Davenport Story: Volume 2. 2010.

 

Diaz, Dania

Boyd, Connie. “Dania Diaz Champion.” Vanish. Jul 2021.

Regal, David. “The Magical Appearance: Dania Diaz.” Genii. Jul 2021.

 

Dietrich, Dorothy

Brooks, Dick. “Dorothy Dietrich: Female Houdini.” Hocus Pocus. 1980.  

Chow, Rod. “Restoring the Honor: The Houdini Gravesite Restoration Project.” MUM. Aug 2023.

Cioffi, Mickey. “Dorothy Dietrich: First Lady of Magic.” Grit. Apr 1980.

Kalver, Bruce. “Dorothy Dietrich: A Great Escape.” MUM. Apr 2016.

Marshall, Frances (ed). Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Robinson, Ben. Twelve Have Died. 1986.  

Severn, Bill. Bill Severn’s Guide to Magic as a Hobby. 1979.

 

Dietrich, Marlene

Field, Roy. “Marlene: The Unlikely Magician's Assistant." 

 

Dillies, Lyn

Dilles, Lyn. Your Vote is Magic! 2012.

Oliver, David. “Your Vote is Magic.” Genii. Jan 2009.

White, Jack. “Lyn Dillies: Magic at the Symphony.” MAGIC. Jul 2005.

“The Magic of Lyn.” MUM. Mar 1999.

 

Doré, Ruth

Black, Ariann. “Conjuring Women: Ruth Dore.” MUM. Jan 2022.

Proskauer, Julien. “Soldiers in Grease Paint: USO-Camp Shows Magicians.” The Conjurors’ Magazine. Aug 1946.

 

Dove

Malbrough, Jay. “Goldfinger and Dove.” Genii. Nov 1982.

 

Drescher, Kayla

Corsaro, David. “No Smoke, No Mirrors.” MUM. Jan 2018.

Drescher, Kayla. “The SYM and My Magic Career.” MUM. Apr 2023.

Solomon, Arlen. “Interview with Kayla Drescher.” MUM. Jun 2023.

 

Dukore, Joan

Marron, Simone. “The Magical Charm of Joan Dukore.” The Linking Ring. Feb 2024. 

Regal, David. “Walking the Walk.” Genii. May 2021.

Thompson, Pam and Joan Dukore. “The Professional Assistant’s Handbook.” 2001.

 

Duvivier, Alexandra

Bloom, Gaetan. “The Duviviers: An Appreciation.” Genii. Jun 2013.

Boyd, Connie. “Alexandra Duvivier.” Vanish. Jun 2021.

Wild, Boris. “30 Years of Le Double Fond.” Genii. Oct 2018.

 

E

Eagle, Georgiana

Dawes, Edwin. “Barnardo Eagle, the Royal Wizard of the South, and his Daughter Georgiana, Madame Gilliland Card.” The Magic Circular. Jan 2014.

Loomis, Bob. A First Look at Second Sight. 2021.

 

Eden, Hope

Buescher, John. Radio Psychics. 2021.

Cartlidge, Ron. “Hope Eden: The World’s Smallest Mentalist!” The Yankee Magic Collector 13. 2008.

 

Ekaterina

Boyd, Connie. “Ekaterina.” Vanish. May 2021.

Greenberg, Don. “The Magic of Russia.” The Linking Ring. Aug 2012.

 

Eng, Julie

Ben, David. “Julie Eng: Buried Treasure.” Genii. Dec 2016.

Boyd, Connie. “A Celestial Celebration: A Tribute to Women in Magic.” Vanish. Nov 2023.

--. “Julie Eng.” Vanish. Mar 2021.

Caesar, Joan. “Julie Eng.” The Linking Ring. Feb 2003.

Eng, Julie (editor). Magicol. 2023-present.

Fajuri, Gabe. “Julie Eng: Onstage, Offstage, and Backstage. MAGIC. Aug 2010.

Grove, James. “Outs: Julie Eng.” The Linking Ring. Oct 2020.

Heath, Rick. “NEMCA 2021 Founders Award Presented to Magicana.” The Linking
          Ring.
Nov 2021.

 

England, Hollie

Black, Ariann and Anthony Darkstone. “Magic Around the World: Hollie England.” MUM. Sep 2020.

 

Enireb, Evita

Jiménez-Martínez, Enrique. “The Great Enireb.” The Yankee Magic Collector 20. 2022.

 

Evans, Celeste

Evans, Celeste (ed). Has This Ever Happened to You? 2008.

—. I Can Still See Me. 2011.

Foster, Neil. “Celeste Evans: The Beauty of Magic.” The New Tops. Aug 1964.

Goodsell, David. “Magicians Who Happen to Be Women.” MUM. Jan 1998.

Heft, Rodney, “Celeste Evans.” Northern Peaks. Sep 2003.

Larsen, William. “Celeste Evans.” Genii. Aug 1957.

Schick, Dennis. “Celeste Evans: The Beauty of Magic.” The Linking Ring. May 2011.

Severn, Bill. Bill Severn’s Guide to Magic as a Hobby. 1979.

Stapleton, Dan. “In Memoriam Celeste Evans.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2017.

Zweers, John. “Magician of the Month: Celeste Evans.” MUM. Feb 1976.

 

Evason, Tessa

Johnston, Rory. “The Evasons: Marvels of the Mind.” MAGIC. Sep 2001.

 

F

Fay, Anna Eva                                    

Jiménez-Martínez, Enrique. “Anna Eva Fay in Mexico.” The Yankee Magic Collector 19. 2020.

Loomis, Bob. A First Look at Second Sight. 2021.

Mulholland, John. Beware Familiar Spirits. 1938.

Price, David. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater. 1985.

Wiley, Barry. “The Fay Family Fight.” The Yankee Magic Collector. 1983.

—. The Indescribable Phenomenon. 2005.

—. “The Indescribable Phenomenon.” Genii. Apr 2005.

 

Fonda, Ruth

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic F: Ruth Fonda.” The Linking Ring. Nov 2006.

 

Frances, Lady

Frances, Lady. “Afraid of Television?” The Linking Ring. May 1954.

Larsen, William. “Our Cover.” Genii. May 1951.

Marshall, Frances (ed). Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Sachs, Bill. “Lady Frances.” The Linking Ring. May 1954.

 

Funovits, Angela

Cover story. “Angela Funovits.” Magicseen 37. March 2011.

Henderson, Brad. “Phenomenon.” Genii. Mar 2008.

Howard, Alan. “Wizard Wars.” MAGIC. Mar 2014.

Paskell, Mark. “Angela Funovits: Twenty-Year-Old Phenomenon.” MAGIC. Aug 2008.

 

G

Gibb, Rosy

Blanchard, Peter. “This is Your Life Rosy Gibb.” The Magic Circular. Sep 1995.

 

Gibson, Litzka Raymond

Gibson, Litzka. “Big-Town Rooster.” This Week. Jan 1949.

Rauscher, William. The Great Raymond. 1996.

Reynolds, Bruce. “Litzka Raymond—Great Lady of Magic. The Linking Ring. Jan 1949.

Sobanski, Julie. “Litzka: A Harp, a Rooster, and Two Master Magicians.” MUM. Dec 2008.

 

Goodsell, Jann Wherry

Goodsell, David. “Jann Wherry Goodsell—National President 2000-2001.” MUM. Jul 2000.

Goodsell, Jann Wherry. “Share the Magic.” Presidential column. MUM. 2000-2001.

 

Griffin, Roberta

Griffin, Ken and Roberta. Illusion Show Know-How. 1972.

Griffin, Roberta. “Magic Caravan.” Genii column 1970s and ‘80s.

 

Gwendie

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic G: Gwendie Voltaire.” The Linking Ring. Dec 2006.

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

H

Haag, Elizabeth

Hunt, Gary. “The Haags: Handcuff Queen and Jail Breaker.” Magicol 198. May 2023.

 

Hardy, Ann

Van Herwegen, Christ and Kobe. “Ann Hardy—The Singing Magician.” Perennial Mystics Squared 25. Oct 2022.

 

Harris, Arla “Granny”

Ginn, David. Kidshow Kompendium. 2017.

Plough, Alvin. “Cpl. ‘Granny’ Harris Gets More Honors.” The Linking Ring. Jul 1951.

Vincent, Grace. “Interesting People in the Service: ‘Granny’ Harris.” US Lady. Jul 1959.

 

Hathaway, Ruth

Price, David. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theatre. 1985.

Schlesselman, Julie. Buried Alive Every Afternoon, Burned Alive Every Evening: The Life of Lester Lake. 2016.

—. “The Lady of Mystery and the Human Bonfire.” The Yankee Magic Collector 18. 2018.

 

Hendrix, Carisa

Gladwin, Andy. “Carisa Hendrix: Lucid Dreaming.” Magicseen 112. Sep 2023.

Grove, James. “Outs.” The Linking Ring. Dec 2020.

Stinett, Dustin. “Carisa Hendrix and the Birth of Lucy Darling.” Genii. May 2020.

 

Herrmann, Adelaide

Burgess, Clinton. “Mme. Adelaide Herrmann Dies in New York.” The Linking Ring. Mar 1932.

Caveney, Mike. “J. B. Hargett to Adelaide Herrmann.” Classic Correspondence from Egyptian Hall Museum II. 2014.

Christopher, Milbourne. The Illustrated History of Magic. 1973.

Claxton, Michael. The Magical Life of Dell O’Dell. 2014.

—. “Women in Magic H: Adelaide Herrmann.” The Linking Ring. Jan 2007.

Copperfield, David, Richard Wiseman and David Britland. David Copperfield’s History of Magic. 2021.

Evans, Henry R. “Adelaide Herrmann.” The Linking Ring. Nov 1927.

Everett, Ruth. “Best Tricks of Famous Magicians.” Cosmopolitan. Dec 1902.

Goodsell, David. “The Serpentine Dance.” MUM. Sep 2021.

Greenberg, Don. “Youth Trivia Contest.” The Linking Ring. Dec. 2023. 

Hamilton, James. “Adelaide Herrmann.” Genii. Aug 2000.

—. The Queen of Magic: The Story of Adelaide Herrmann. 1992.

—. The Herrmann Chronicles. 2023.

Haversat, David. “Adelaide Herrmann Does a Good Deed.” MUM. Oct 2017.

—. “Home Again.” MUM. May 2020.

Herrmann, Adelaide. “The Art of Palming.” Broadway Magazine. Feb 1905.

—. “Confessions of an Assistant Magician.” Lippincott. Oct 1893.

—. “Magic as a Home Amusement.” Women’s Home Companion. Jun 1900.

—. “Popularity of Magic.” The New York Dramatic Mirror. Feb 1912.

—. “Should Women Take Up Magic?” Crest Trading Company promo. 1905.

—. “The World’s Only Woman Magician.” Broadway Magazine. Oct 1899.

Lane, Dexter. “Herrmannic Convergence.” MAGIC. Nov 2007.

Lund, Robert. “Something for the Girls.” The Linking Ring. Nov 1948.

Moulton, H. J. Houdini’s History of Magic in Boston 1792-1915. 1983.

Newmann, C. A. George. “Madame Adelaide Herrmann.” The Linking Ring. Sep 1950.

Price, David. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater. 1985.  

Rockliff, Mara and Iacopo Bruno. Anything but Ordinary Addie: The True Story of Adelaide Herrmann Queen of Magic. 2016.

Severn, Bill. Bill Severn’s Guide to Magic as a Hobby. 1979.

Steele, Margaret (editor). Adelaide Herrmann Queen of Magic. 2012.

—. “Adelaide Herrmann and the Society of American Magicians.” MUM. May 2011.

Wilson, G. Barton. “Adelaide Herrmann: Queen of Magic.” The Sphinx. Oct 1905.

 

Hilda (Hilda Borgeson)

Hunt, Gary. “The Mysterious Hilda.” Magicol. Jan. 2024. 

 

Hilshey, Alyx

Cover story. “Alyx Hilshey.” Vanish. Nov 2021.

 

Horowitz, June

Horowitz, June. “June’s Runes.” Column in The Linking Ring. Aug 1987 to Jun 1988.

Marshall, Frances. “June Horowitz.” The Linking Ring. Jul 1987.

—. Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Schick, Dennis. “In Memoriam: June Olive Horowitz.” The Linking Ring. Aug 2018.

Vander Wal, Randy. “An Interview with Past International President June Horowitz.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2013.

 

Houdini, Beatrice

Brandon, Ruth. The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini. 1993.

Charvet, David. “Beatrice Houdini.” MAGIC. Oct 1995.

Christopher, Milbourne. Houdini: The Untold Story. 1969.

Cover photo. “In Loving Memory of Harry and Bessie Houdini.” Genii. Oct 1961.

Gresham, William Lindsay. Houdini: The Man Who Walked Through Walls. 1959.

Kalush, Bill and Larry Sloman. The Secret Life of Houdini. 2006.

Kellock, Harold. Houdini: His Life Story. 1928.

Larsen, William. “Beatrice Houdini.” Genii. Oct 1939.  

Rauscher, William. The Houdini Code Mystery. 2000.

Silverman, Kenneth. Houdini!!! The Career of Erich Weiss. 1996.

 

Hudson, Kat.

Cover story. “Kat Hudson.” Magicseen 101. Nov 2021.

Earrey, Rob. “Diversity in Magic: Kat Hudson." The Magic Circular. Sep 2023. 

 

Hurst, Lulu

Callahan, Terri Lynne. Lulu Hurst Atkinson, 1869-1950. MA Thesis. 1989.

Hurst, Lulu. The Georgia Wonder. 1897.

Price, David. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater. 1985.

Wiley, Barry. “Magnetic Girls.” The Linking Ring. Jul 2000.

—. The Georgia Wonder. 2004.

 

Hurst, Minola Mada

Dawes, Edwin A. “The Magic Kettle Craze of 1904.” The Rich Cabinet Collection, Vol. II. 2022.

Goldston, Will. “Miss Minola Mada Hurst.” The Magician. Apr 1905.

 

I

Ibáňez, Maria

Bull, David. “Maria Ibáňez: Magical Storyteller.” The Linking Ring. Feb 2021.

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic I: Maria Ibáňez.” The Linking Ring. Feb 2007.

Ibáňez, Maria. Columnist for MUM. 2007-2008.

Moehring, John. “Merlina: Making Dreams Happen.” MUM. Jul 2007.

 

Inés

Greenspon, Jaq. “Inés.” MAGIC. Dec 2014.

Inés. Magia Inés ... plicable. 2009.

Nelson, Mark. “Nada X Aqui.” MAGIC. Sep 2008.

 

Ionia

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Dawes, Edwin A. “Ionia and the Family De Vere.” The Magic Circular. Dec 1978.

—. “Ionia and the Family De Vere.” The Rich Cabinet Collection, Vol. I. 2022.  

Greene, Charles. “Ionia The Queen of Mystery.” MAGIC. Dec 2006.

—. Ionia—Magician Princess—Secrets Unlocked. 2022.

—. “Ionia Secrets of the Princess Unlocked.” Genii. Aug 2022.

Wilson, A. M. “Ionia DeVere.” The Sphinx. Mar 1911.

 

J

Jade

Bamman, Howard. “Jade.” The Linking Ring. Jun 1991.

Goodsell, David. “Magicians Who Happen to be Women.” MUM. Jan 1998.

Kaufman, Richard. “Jade.” Genii. Dec 2000.

Nelson, Mark. “Jade Polished.” MAGIC. Jul 2007.

 

James, Ann Myrece

James, Ann Myrece. “Collecting Magicians’ Christmas Cards.” Magicol. Nov 2009.

—. “The Dancing Magicienne.” Magicol 198. May 2023.

 

Jane, Jessica

Johnston, Rory. “Sirens at Sea.” MAGIC. Mar 2014.

Vorjohan, Tom. “Jessica Jane Open Doors.” The Linking Ring. Jun 2018.

 

Jayne, Su

Eldin, Peter. “Cover Personality.” The Magic Circular. Sep 1996.

 

Jerome, Gloria

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic J: Gloria Jerome.” The Linking Ring. Mar 2007.

Marcom, Ralph. “Gloria Jerome—A Magical Lady.” The Linking Ring. Dec 1993.

Sharpe, Al. “Cover.” Ollapodrida. Jul/Aug 1984.

 

Johnson, Kristen

Humston, Scott. “Breathtaking: The Escapes and Illusions of Kristen Johnson.” The Linking Ring. Jun 2009.

Posnanski, Joe. The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini. 2019.

 

Johnson, “Sunny”

Willmarth, Phil. “Our Cover: Sunny Johnson.” The Linking Ring. Mar 2002.

 

Jones, Jan

Jones, Jan. “My Husband . . . the Magician.” Genii. May 1969.

—. The Magician’s Assistant. 1982.

Larsen, William Jr. “Chuck and Jan Jones.” Genii. Sep 1976.

 

Josephine

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

K

Kamia, Delia

Kamia, Delia. Memorias de una Maga. 1956.

Luduena, Federico. “Borges and Magic.” Gibecière. Summer 2016.

 

Kent, Dolly

Ludueña, Federico. “The Magic and Burlesque of Dolly Kent.” Genii. Jul 2013.

 

Kenyon, Ann

Claxton, Michael. “Ann Kenyon: Lady Magician and Card Manipulator.” The Yankee Magic Collector. 2016.

 

Kidd, Billy

Earrey, Rob. “Diversity in Magic: Billy Kidd.” The Magic Circular. May 2023.

Lambert, Krystyn. “Stage as Studio: Epically Elevating Our Magic.” Genii. May 2020.

Ling, Felice. “Women Street Performers.” Genii. Apr 2014.

Olewitz, Chloe. “Billy Kidd.” MUM. Dec 2018.

 

Kimlat, Amy

Howard, Alan. “Q & A with Amy Kimlat.” MUM. Dec 2022.

Kimlat, Amy and Srinidhi Srinivasan. Hocus Pocus Practice Focus. 2022.

 

Kingsland, Florence

Kingsland, Florence. Miss Kingsland’s Parlor Magic. Ca 1870s.

 

Kolar, Betty Jane

Fajuri, Gabe. Child Prestidigitators. 2001.

Tarbell, Harlan. “Betty Jane Kolar.” The Sphinx. Dec 1929.

 

Koringa

Jiménez-Martínez, Enrique. “Blacaman the Fakir—In History and Legend. Gibecière Summer 2021.

Mills, Cyril Bertram. Bertram Mills Circus: It’s Story. 1967.

Williamson, A. Stanley. On the Road with Bertram Mills. 1938.

 

Kramer, Jen

Earrey, Rob. “Diversity in Magic: Jen Kramer.” The Magic Circular. Oct 2023. 

Olewitz, Chloe. “Everybody Loves Jen Kramer.” Genii. Feb 2019.

Posnanski, Joe. The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini. 2019.

Solomon, Arlen. “Jen Kramer’s Las Vegas 500.” MUM. Sep 2022.

 

Krieger, Norma

Brown, Gary. The Coney Island Fakir: The Magical Life of Al Flosso. 1997.

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic K: Norma Krieger.” The Linking Ring. Apr 2007.

 

Kroetch, Katrina

Kroetch, Katrina. “5 Tips for Live Virtual Magic.” The Linking Ring. Jul 2020.

—. “Virtual Vision.” Column in The Linking Ring beginning Oct 2021.

 

Kyle, Léa

“Dressed to Thrill.” Vanish. Nov 2020.

“Léa Kyle.” Vanish. May 2022.

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L

Lake, Veronica

Scott, Myron. “The Cover.” The Linking Ring. May 1942.

 

LaMar, Leona

Buescher, John. Radio Psychics. 2021.

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic L: Leona LaMar.” The Linking Ring. May 2007.

Nickell, Joe. Secrets of the Sideshows. 2005.

Rauscher, William. The Mind Readers: Masters of Deception. 2002.

 

Lambert, Krystyn

Johnson, Rory. “Sweet Sixteen.” MAGIC. Sep 2007.

Kaye, David. “Turn it Around.” MAGIC. Jul 2008.

Lambert, Krysten. “Stage as Studio.” Column in Genii beginning May 2020.

Marron, Simone. “Where Are They Now?” The Linking Ring. Apr 2019.

Regal, David. “The Defynytion of Krystyn.” Genii. Jul 2020.

Rose, Dakota. “Millennials Rising: Magic Stars of Tomorrow.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2007.

 

Lane, Diane

White, Jack. “Diane Lane: San Diego’s Magic Lady.” The Linking Ring. Jan 2004.

 

Larsen, Erika

Greenleaf, Vicki. “Erika Larsen Reflects on Her Magical Legacy.” Genii. Jun 2016.

Larsen, Erika. Editor Genii. 1993-1998.

Stinett, Dustin. “Black Magic, Blonde Magic.” Genii. Jun 2014.

 

Larsen, Geraldine

Bert, Guy. “Geraldine Conrad Larsen.” Les Annales de l’Illusion. 1947.

Cover photo. Genii. Dec 1943.

—. Genii. Jan 1955.

Eastland, George. “Magic’s Stimulant: The Larsens.” The Linking Ring. Apr 1942.

Larsen, Bill. “Geraldine Frances Conrad.” Genii. Aug 1938.

Larsen, Ericka. “Geri Larsen.” Genii. Dec 1995.

Larsen, Geraldine. Diary of a Magician’s Wife. 1941.

—. Editor Genii. 1953-1957.

—. “Magic Day Proclamation.” Genii. Aug 1954.

—. The Magic Lady from Storyland Presents Jack N’ Jill. Pitch book. 1948.

—. “Magigals Page.” Column in Genii. 1940s. 

—. “Mr. and Mrs. Art Baker.” Genii. Sep 1957.

Larsen, Milt. My Magical Journey. 2012.

Poinc, Eugene. “Forever the First Lady of Magic.” The Linking Ring. May 2005.

Stanley, Harry. “Front Page Personalities.” The Gen. Feb 1955.

 

Larsen, Irene

Larsen, Irene (Editor with Bill Larsen). Genii. 1963-1993.

Larsen, Milt. My Magical Journey. 2012.

Maven, Max et al. “Irene Larsen: Heart and Soul of Magic.” MAGIC. Apr 2016.

Stevens, Amy. “Irene Larsen’s Legacy to Magic.” Genii. Aug 1989.

Stinett, Dustin et al. “Irene Larsen 1936-2016.” Genii. Apr 2016.

 

Lawton, Joan

Stinett, Dustin. “In Memoriam: Joan Lawton.” Genii. May 2020.

 

Leedy, Evelyn

Larsen, William. “May Cover.” Genii. May 1950.

 

Lenert, Tina

Allen, Stan. “Tina Talks.” MAGIC. Nov 1995.

Booth, John. “Magic’s Young Publishers Extraordinary.” The Linking Ring. Jun 1985.

Caveney, Mike. “The Tina Lenert That I Know.” MUM. Jun 2023.

—. “The Tina Lenert You Don’t Know.” MAGIC. Nov 1995.  

Goodsell, David. “Magician of the Month: Tina Lenert.” MUM. Jan 1988.

Lenert, Tina. “Not Quite Tonight.” MAGIC. Sep 2015.

Stevens, Amy. “The Right Hand Knows What the Left is Doing.” Stevens Magic Emporium. Summer 1994.

Stinett, Dustin. “The Magic and Memories of Tina Lenert and Mike Caveney.” Genii. Dec 2005.

Zabrecky, Rob. “A Conversation on Character.” MAGIC. Apr and May 2014.

 

Leon, Teddy

Larsen, Gerrie. “Theresa (Teddy) Leon.” Genii. Jun 1978.

 

Lester, Gabriella

Boyd, Connie. “Gabriella Lester: A Shining Northern Star.” Northern Peeks. Jan 2024. 

 

Levante, Esmé

Blackmore, Kent. Levante: His Life No Illusion. 1997.

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Ganson, Lewis. “From the Gen Desk.” The Gen. Jun 1964.

 

Lewis, Shari

Burns, Stanley. Other Voices. 2000.

Herman, Beth Ann. “Sheri Lewis: A Retrospective.” Genii. Jun 1983.

Lewis, Shari (with Abe Hurwitz). Magic for Non-Magicians. 1975.

 

Ling, Felice

Ling, Felice. “Women Street Performers.” Genii. Apr 2014.

 

London, Laura

Britland, David. “Laura London: Magic Saved My Life.” Genii. Dec 2018.

Cover story. “Laura London.” Magicseen 104. May 2022.

Houstoun, Will. “Laura London: An Hour for Magic.” The Magic Circular. Sep 2014.

 

Lorraine, Effie

Hunt, Gary. “Effie Lorraine: The Venus of Handcuff Queens.” Magicol. Jan. 2024.

 

M

Macallister, Madame

Braun, John. “Madame Macallister.” The Linking Ring. Jun 1970.

 

Mada-Hurst, Minola

Dawes, Edwin A. “The Magic Kettle Craze of 1904.” The Magic Circular. Sep 1984.

—. “The Magic Kettle Craze of 1904.” The Rich Cabinet Collection, Vol. II. 2022.

 

Madge-E-Kwand

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Mandrake, Velvet

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic M: Velvet Mandrake.” The Linking Ring. Jun 2007.

Mandrake, Lon. “Velvet Mandrake: The Life of an Assistant.” Genii. Sep 1992.

Mandrake, Lon and Linda. The Real Mandrake the Magician. 2018.  

O’Connell, Sheldon. Mandrake the Incomparable. 1998.

 

Manley, Claire

Cox, Claire. “Cover Portrait . . . Claire Manley.” The New Tops. Dec 1966.

 

Margo, Mlle

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Palmer, Jay. “Drinks from Pitchers: Section Two, Mlle Margo.” Genii. Oct 1953.

 

Marshall, Frances Ireland

Bamman, Howard. “Our Cover.” The Linking Ring. Nov 1976.

Fajuri, Gabe. “Fran.” MAGIC. Jul 2002.

Marshall, Frances Ireland. “Around Chicago.” Column in The Linking Ring. 1945-1990.

—. “For Women Only.” Column in The New Tops. 1960s. 

—. Kid Stuff 1-5. 1954-1974.

—. “How America Lives.” Genii. Jan 1960.

—. Ireland Yearbooks. Editor. 1934-1970.

—. My First Fifty Years. 1981.

—. The Success Books 1-4 (with Jay Marshall). 1973.

—. Those Beautiful Dames.1984. 

—. “Trade Winds.” Column in The Sphinx. 1940s.

—. With Frances in Magicland. 1952.

—. “World of Frances Ireland Marshall.” The Linking Ring. Aug 1961.

—. You Don’t Have to be Crazy. 1946.

Lippincott, Jack. “Frances Ireland.” The Linking Ring. Mar 1952.

Meyer, David. Fran and Me. Monograph. 2002.

—. “Fran and Me.” The Linking Ring. Jul 1994. (reprinted Aug 2002).

Reynolds, Charles. “Franny at Eighty.” Tannen’s Magic Manuscript. Mar/Apr 1990.  

Severn, Bill. Bill Severn’s Guide to Magic as a Hobby. 1979.

Willmarth, Phil. “Frances Ireland Marshall.” The Linking Ring. Aug 2002.

 

Maskelyne, Mary

Maskelyne, Mary. “Conjuring for Women.” The Morning Post (UK). 15 Dec 1932.

 

McChesney, A’ree (sometimes Arie or Aree)

Larsen, William. “A’ree Queen of Hearts.” Genii. May 1953.

 

McFalls, Eileen

McFalls, Eileen. No Ordinary Magic: Unexpected Travels with the Great Cellini. 2019.

 

McLay, Alice

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Dawes, Edwin A. “Alice in Conjureland.” The Magic Circular. Jul 2006. (Republished in The Rich Cabinet Collection, Vol 6, 2023) 

Johnson, Bob. “Unlike Men—Magiciennes All Have Different Acts.” The Budget. Nov 1969.

 

McNeal, Violet

McNeal, Violet. Four White Horses and a Brass Band. 1947.

 

Melinda

Bryant, Steve. “First Lady of Magic: Melinda Saxe.” Genii. Aug 1999.

Geeslin, Ned. “Melinda Saxe, Who Levitates Toward Magic’s Highest Realm.” People Weekly. 5 Sep 1988.

Larsen, Dante. “Lance Burton and Melinda.” Genii. Aug 1993.

Rich, Lance. Neon Dreams, The Story of Las Vegas Magic. 2023.

Stevens, Amy. “An Interview with Melinda Saxe.” Stevens Magic Emporium. Summer 1992.

 

Menna, Lisa

Daisy, Belle. “VIP: Lisa Menna.” Second Sight. Nov 1988.

Goodsell, David. “Lisa Menna: Corporate Magic.” MUM. Jan 1999.

Grove, James. “Outs: Never Perform Without a Lota Bowl.” The Linking Ring. Feb 2021.

Olewitz, Chloe. “Lisa Menna: Starting a Superstition.” Genii. Mar 2020.

Orleans, Danny. “Lisa Menna: Magician and Free Spirit.” Genii. Jan 1997.

Schick, Dennis. “Cause to Wonder: The Lisa Menna Story.” The Linking Ring. Feb 2014.

 

Merlin, June

Andrews, Max. “Meet June.” The Magic Magazine. Dec 1955.

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Sobanski, Julie. “It’s June.” MUM. Jun 2008.

Stanley, Harry. “Front Page Personality: June Merlin.” The Gen. Aug 1957.

 

Mignon

Taylor, Tony. Spotlight on 101 Great Magic Acts. 1964.

 

Miller, Hazel

Crawford, T. J. “Miss Hazel Miller.” The Linking Ring. May 1941.

Krock, Hazel Miller. “Letter from Hazel Miller Krock.” The Linking Ring. May 1957.

Smith, Samuel Patrick. “The Story of The Linking Ring: Part Six.” The Linking Ring. Feb 2013.

 

Mills, Katherine

Britland, David. “Katherine Mills: Magic and Mind Games.” Genii. Feb 2017.

Lampert, Nicole. “Glamorous Assistant? No, I’m the Magician.” Daily Mail Weekend. Sep 2014.

 

Minerva

Steinmeyer, Jim. The Complete Jarrett. 2001.

 

Minoprio, Dorothy

Dawes, Edwin A. “Mysterious Minoprio: The High Society Magical Golfer.” The Rich Cabinet Collection, Vol. IV. 2023.

Pitt, Nick. “The Boldest Swinger in Town.” Sunday Times Color Magazine. Mar 2004.

 

Monros, Monique

Malkah, A. “Monique Monros the Magic Genie.” The Linking Ring. Dec 1999.

 

Muden, Mandy

Cover story. “Mandy Muden.” Magicseen 88. Sep 2019.

Field, Matthew. “Mandy Muden: Performing Great Comedy Magic.” The Magic Circular. Jul 2009.

 

Mysterious Lady

Loomis, Bob. A First Look at Second Sight. 2021.

Price, David. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater. 1985.

 

N

Narda, Princess

Levent and Todd Karr. Roy Benson by Starlight. 2006.

Mandrake, Lon. “Narda Mandrake: Dancer, Assistant and Magician.” MUM. Feb 2019.

Mandrake, Lon and Linda. The Real Mandrake the Magician. 2018.  

O’Connell, Sheldon. Mandrake the Incomparable. 1998.

 

Nelson, Catherine

Hunt, Gary. “Mlle Catherine: The Only Lady Prestidigitator in the World.” Magicol. Jan 2013.

 

Neptune, Cynthia

Palfreyman, John. “Cynthia Neptune: British Ring President.” The Linking Ring. Mar 2004.

 

Nicola, Marion

Nicola, Marion. “It was a Great Life!” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Nielsen, Lupe

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic N: Lupe Nielsen.” The Linking Ring. Jul 2007.

Howard, Alan. “La Maga Lupe: A Backstage Life in the Spotlight.” MAGIC. Feb 2013.

Moehring, John. “Conjuror, Craftsman, and Collector as Well.” MAGIC. Sep 2000.

Nielsen, Lupe. “The Nielsen Gallery: Curtain Call.” MUM. May 2017.

 

Nilsson, Milan

Greenspon, Jaq. “Making a Smoked Herring Swim: The Magic of Malin.” MAGIC. Nov 2008.

“Milan Nisson.” Vanish. Dec 2020.

Witt, Wittus. “A Garden of Art: The Magic of Markus Zink.” MAGIC. May 2013.

 

Ning, Magic Babe

Black, Ariann and Anthony Darkstone. “Magic Around the World.” MUM. Jun 2020.

Cai, Ning. Who is Magic Babe Ning? 2014.

Cover story. “Magic Babe Ning.” Magicseen 29. Nov 2009.

 

O

O’Carroll, Debbie

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic O: Debbie O’Carroll.” The Linking Ring. Aug 2007.

O’Carroll, Debbie. Bridget Boylan: Girl Magician. 2007.

 

O’Dell, Dell

Anonymous. “Good Housekeeping Finds Out What a Magician Does.” Good Housekeeping. May 1942.

—. “Mistress of Mystery.” Calling All Girls. Apr 1943.

Armstrong, Vanessa. “Dell O’Dell’s Trailblazing Magic Show Cast a Spell on Early Television Audiences.” Smithsonian Magazine. Oct 2023. 

Bergeron, Bev. “Dell O’Dell: A Great Magician Who Happened to be a Lady.” The Linking Ring. Jul 2005.

Boston, George. “Dell O’Dell Obituary.” Genii. Mar 1962.

Braun, John. “Dell O’Dell: Cover Girl.” The Linking Ring. Sep 1944.

Claxton, Michael. “Collecting Dell O’Dell.” Magicol. Jun 2015.

—. Don’t Fool Yourself: The Magical Life of Dell O’Dell. 2014.

—. “Rethinking Dell O’Dell.” MAGIC. Nov 2014.

Copperfield, David, Richard Wiseman and David Britland. David Copperfield’s History of Magic. 2021.

Cover photo. “The Funsation Femagician.” Genii. Dec 1952.

Larsen, William W. “Our Cover Girl: Dell O’Dell.” Genii. Mar 1943.

Leen, Nina. “Suburban Madhouse.” SPOT. May 1942.

Klosterman, Ken and Gabe Fajuri. Salon de Magie. 2006.

Marshall, Frances (ed). Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Mulholland, John. “Dell O’Dell.” The Sphinx. Nov 1939.

O’Dell, Dell. A Book of Entertainment. Pitchbook. 1944.

—. Both Sides of the Footlights. Pitchbook. 1946.

—. “Del-lightfully.” Column in The Linking Ring. 1942-1951.

—. Everybody’s Fun. Pitchbook. 1943. 

—. Magical Moments. Pitchbook. 1939. 

—. “The Lady Looks Around.” Column in Tops. 1940-1942.

Orben, Robert. “Dell O’Dell Queen of Magic.” Magic is Fun. May/Aug 1946.

Phillips, Steven. “Mistress of Mystery.” The Linking Ring. Oct 1941.

Robson, Stuart. “Stuart Robson Presents Dell O’Dell.” Conjurer’s Chatter. Feb 1944.  

Sobanski, Julie. A Dell-ightful Magician. 2007. (Also published in MUM Aug 2007).

Thomas, Dorothy. “Top Lady of the White Art.” The Woman. Jun 1949.

 

Okinu

Kosky, Gerald and Arnold Furst. The Magic of Tenkai. 1974.

 

Okita

Booth, John. Wonders of Magic. 1986.

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Dawes, Edwin A. “Toole . . . and his Link with Okita.” The Rich Cabinet Collection, Volume IV. 2023.  

Greene, Charles. Ionia—Magician Princess—Secrets Unlocked. 2022.

Ewing, Tom. “The Nielsen Gallery.” MUM. Jan 2017.

Roy, Fergus. The Davenport Story, Volume 2. 2010.

 

Omene

Black, Ariann. “Omene.” MUM. Sep 2021.

 

P

Paddy

Rogers, Don. “Southern California.” The Linking Ring. Jan 1955.

 

Patrice, Mlle

Black, Ariann. “Mademoiselle Patrice: The Conjuress.” MUM. Dec 2021.

Bruning, Peter. “Mademoiselle Patrice.” Magicol. Apr 2018.

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

Dawes, Edwin A. “Mademoiselle Patrice—Lang Neil’s Vanishing Lady.” The Magic Circular. Jun 1980.

—. “Mademoiselle Patrice—Lang Neil’s Vanishing Lady.” The Rich Cabinet Collection, Vol. II. 2022.

—. “Buatier de Kolta and the Vanishing Ladies of 1886, Part One.” The Magic Circular. Dec 2009.

—. “Charles Bertram ... and the Lang Neils.” The Rich Cabinet Collection, Vol. II. 2022.

—. “A Magical Pot Pourri for Christmas.” The Magic Circular. Dec 2011.

Neil, C. Lang. The Modern Conjurer. 1903.

—. “Chapeaugraphy for Ladies.” Royal Magazine. 1902.

Patrice, Mlle. “A Clever Trick and How it is Performed.” Penny Pictorial Magazine. Mar 1902.

—. “Conjuring—A Capital Accomplishment for Ladies.” Lady’s Magazine.

            Sep 1902.

—. “Magical Problems Explained by Madam Patrice.” The Magician Monthly. 4 issues in 1912.

 

Pendragon, Charlotte

Howard, Alan. “Passions.” MAGIC. Jun 2000.

Pendragon, Charlotte. “The Body and the Grand Illusion.” Genii. Dec 1989.

—. and Joe Patire. “Clearly Impossible.” Genii. Jun 1993.  

Pendragon, Jonathan. “Charlotte Pendragon.” Genii. Mar 1986.

Pitt, Peter. “The Pendragons.” Genii. Jan 1992.

 

Piddington, Lesley

Braddon, Russell. The Piddingtons. 1950.

Loomis, Bob. A First Look at Second Sight. 2021.

 

Poole, Marietta

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic P: Marietta Poole.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2007.

 

Presto, Fay

Boyd, Connie. “Fay Presto.” Vanish. Jun 2022.

Chalmers, Robert. “Is This Magic’s Final Disappearing Act?” The Mail on Sunday. Mar 2000.

Cover story. “Fay Presto.” Magicseen 89. Nov 2019.

Houstoun, Will. “Fay Presto: The Magic Circle Close-up Magician of the Year.” The Magic Circular. Oct 2012.

Presto, Fay. “Guest Editorial.” The Magic Circular. Sep 2002.

Wiltshire, Jo. “More Than a Woman ...” Night & Day. Mar 2003.

 

Price, Mattie Lee

Dicksson, Donna Lee. Mattie Lee Price: The Forgotten Georgia Wonder. 2015.

Houdini, Harry. Miracle Mongers and Their Methods. 1920.

Wiley, Barry. The Georgia Wonder. 2004.

 

Purcell, Donna

Schlanger, Steven. “Alexanderia the Great.” The Linking Ring. Jun 2016.

 

Q/R

Queen, Trixie

Dawes, Amy. “Those Beautiful Dames in Great Britain.” Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Rain, Randi

Munton, James. “Pro Files.” MUM. Dec 2011.

 

Ray, Shirley

Warlock, Elizabeth. “President of the British Ring: Shirley Ray.” The Linking Ring. Jan 2010.

 

Reckless, Dolly

Proskauer, Julien. “Soldiers in Grease Paint: USO-Camp Shows Magicians.” The Conjurors’ Magazine. Aug 1946.

 

Redan, Ellinor

Kahlow, Larry. “Madame Redan.” MAGIC. Sep 2001.

Pelaez, Cesaro. “The Pythias.” MAGIC. Jul 2001.

 

Reed, Jessica, Shayna and Mandy

Bortel, Heidi. “The Reed Sisters Three.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2003.

Rose, Dakota. “Thief of Hearts: Meet Shayna Reed.” The Linking Ring. Jun 2007.

 

Reno, Emma

Burlingame, H. J. Leaves from Conjurers’ Scrap Books. 1891.

Claxton, Michael. “Women in Magic R: Emma Reno.” The Linking Ring. Nov 2007.

Meyer, David. “King of Conjurors.” MAGIC. Jul 2013.

Wilson, A. M. “Mme. Reno.” The Sphinx. Feb 1912.

 

Resnick, Rose

Proskauer, Julien. “Soldiers in Grease Paint: USO-Camp Shows Magicians.” The Conjurors’ Magazine. Aug 1946.

Resnick, Rose. Dare to Dream: The Rose Resnick Story. 1988.

 

Revelle, Renee

Taylor, Tony. Spotlight on 101 Great Magic Acts. 1964.

 

Reynolds, Regina

Reynolds, Charles and Regina. 100 Years of Magic Posters. 1976.

 

Rhindress, Adele Friel

Domingo, Diego. “Blackstone’s Assistants Reunite.” Genii. Mar 2007.

Rhindress, Adele Friel. Memoirs of an Elusive Moth: Disappearing Nightly with Harry Blackstone and his Show of 1001 Wonders. 2011.

—. “1001 Wonders Firsthand.” MAGIC. Jul 2011.

—. “Disappearing Nightly.” The Linking Ring. Dec 2011.

—. “Memories of the Blackstone Cast.” The Linking Ring. Sep 2012.

—. “Memories of Blackstone’s Magic Barn.” The Linking Ring. Dec 2013. 

—. “Costumes, Music, and a Cast of Thirty—Mostly Girls.” The Yankee Magic Collector 18. 2018. —. “Return to Blackstone Island.” The Linking Ring. Dec 2019.

---. “Offstage with Harry. Blackstone.” The Linking Ring. Dec. 2023. 

—. Columnist for The Linking Ring. 2010s.

Rauscher, William. “Our Friend, Adele.” The Linking Ring. Dec 2019.

Smith, Samuel Patrick. “From the Editor.” The Linking Ring. Aug 2023.

 

Rhodes, Katherine

Earrey, Rob. “Diversity in Magic: Katherine Rhodes.” The Magic Circular. Apr 2022.

Houstoun, Will. “Katherine Rhodes.” The Magic Circular. Mar 2015.

Rowland, Ian. “Circular Mentalism: Magical Rhodes Show.” The Magic Circular. Sep 2013.

 

Riana

Olewitz, Chloe. “The Shy, Scary Sacred Riana.” Genii. Oct 2019.

Regal, David. “The Magical Appearance: The Sacred Riana.” Genii. Jul 2021.

 

Roberts, Lucille

Larsen, William. “The Roberts—Eddie and Lucille.” Genii. Dec 1942.

Loomis, Bob. A First Look at Second Sight. 2021.

 

Robinson, Dot

Andrews, Val. A Gift from the Gods: The Story of Chung Ling Soo. 1981.

Christopher, Milbourne. The Illustrated History of Magic. 1973.

Dexter, Will. The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo. 1955.

Frank, Gary. Chung Ling Soo: The Man of Mystery. 1988.

Karr, Todd (ed). The Silence of Chung Ling Soo. 2002.

Price, David. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater. 1985.

Steinmeyer, Jim. The Glorious Deception. 2005.

 

Roman, Madame Artot

Clarke, Sidney. The Annals of Conjuring. 1924-1928 (edited by Edwin Dawes and Todd Karr 2001)

Roy, Fergus. The Davenport Story, Volume II. 2010.

 

Romany

Brown, Matthew. “Romany: Diva of Magic.” The Budget. May 2013.

Earrey, Rob. “Diversity in Magic: Romany.” The Magic Circular. Nov 2023. 

Romany. “The Highs and Lows of a Traveling Diva of Magic.” The Magic Circular. Nov 2004.

—. “This Ain’t No Dress Rehearsal.” The Magic Circular. May 2005.

—. Spun into Gold: The Secret Life of a Female Magician. 2018.  

Spina, Joanie. “Directions: Swooning Her Way Into Your Heart.” MAGIC. Nov 2010.

Warren, Bobby. “Romany: Diva of Magic.” The Linking Ring. Aug 2007.

 

Rose, Evelyn

Ganson, Lewis. “From The Gen Desk.” The Gen. Nov 1962.

Marshall, Frances. Those Beautiful Dames. 1984.

 

Rouclere Jr.

Daily, George. “Rouclere Jr. Strikes Back.” The Yankee Magic Collector. 2014.

Guest, Leslie. “Assembly No. 25.” MUM. Aug 1959.

 

Roxanne

Alexander, Jörg. “Topas.” MAGIC. Oct 2001.

Britland, David. “Topas Virtuoso.” Genii. Nov 2019.

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Yuka

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Yumi

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Zurbano, Maritess

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