Category Archives: Harry Blackstone Jr.

Happy 83rd Birthday to Harry Blackstone Jr.

By Tom Interval 1934 was an eventful year: The first Flash Gordon comic strip was published. Nepal and Bihar experienced one of the worst earthquakes ever to hit those areas. Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., now known as Fujifilm, was established. … Continue reading

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Harry Blackstone Jr. Died 19 Years Ago Today

By Tom Interval In memory of Harry Blackstone Jr., who died on this day 19 years ago, I’m posting this photo again.  I met him in Pittsburgh on June 4, 1981, when my father, Jerry Interval, a professional photographer, was … Continue reading

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Happy 81st, Harry!

By Tom Interval Harry Blackstone Jr., the last great Golden Age-caliber magician, would have celebrated his 81st birthday today. Born on June 30, 1934, Harry was a superb entertainer whose classic style was, and is, unmatched in the world of magic. His commanding, honey-smooth speaking … Continue reading

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Harry Blackstone Jr. Born 79 Years Ago Today

By Tom Interval You’d think only one entertainer at a time could bill himself as “America’s foremost magician,” but that didn’t seem to phase some early to mid 20th-century performers, such as Ralph Richards, Antone Zamloch, Bob Haskell, McDonald Birch, and … Continue reading

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In Memory of Harry Blackstone Jr.

In memory of Harry Blackstone Jr., who died in May 1997.  

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