Oct 062017
 

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October marks Ithaca's silent movie heritage
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In a local film industry boom between 1913 and 1919, film companies churned out pictures for a national and worldwide audience right here in Ithaca, bringing a steady stream of stars to town – including Lionel Barrymore, Oliver Hardy, Harry Houdini

houdini movie – read mores

Sep 292013
 

Tom Mullica, one of the funniest magicians of all time, is the cover subject of the October 2013 issue of The Linking Ring. He recently moved to Las Vegas, but is still making people laugh as Red Skelton, in Branson, Missouri. This issue also continues coverage of the I.B.M. convention in Phoenix; includes coverage of the KIDabra Conference, continues an excerpt from Harry Larayne’s new book, brings you a list of Ring Themes to choose from; and announces an exciting project to fight malaria in Africa, while bringing you some great magic. Let’s take a walk through the issue.

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Sep 212013
 

The October 2013 Broken Wand in The Linking Ring pays tribute to fifteen magicians in a final salute to them for their many years of making people laugh. It is always a privilege to celebrate the lives of those who gave of themselves over the years. These will be printed in the October 2013 issue of The Linking Ring. That issue will appear here on October 1 — either as a PDF download, or in digital form. Of course hard copies should be delivered by way of the U.S. Postal Service, by the end of the first week of October.

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Sep 182012
 

The Broken Wand which will appear in the October 2012 issue of The Linking Ring, will pay tribute to five magicians who have died, with obituaries. We print these obituaries early, so friends can contact the families sooner. One of them died in 2011, and another in 2010. The I.B.M. Office only found out about their deaths recently. Once again, we ask everyone and anyone, to please report any death of a magician or magician’s assistant, to the I.B.M. Office as soon as posible. Please don’t assume we already know. 

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Oct 012011
 

The Broken Wand for October, 2011 has been posted for the October issue of The Linking Ring. We salute and pay tribute to thirteen magicians whose deaths we have found out about since mid-September. These dedicated people who devoted much of their lives to entertaining other people. Of course you can also read these obituaries — and even see photos of some of them — in the October 2011 issue of The Linking Ring.

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Oct 032010
 

including the Emmy-winning “Intervention,” “Dog The Bounty Hunter,” “Hoarders,” “Paranormal State” and “Criss Angel Mindfreak,” and the most successful justice shows on cable, including “The First 48” and “Manhunters.” 
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