Now shipping! JARROW: The Humorist Trickster – by David Charvet
The story of one of the great magicians and comedians of the vaudeville era. Jarrow rose from obscurity in the 1890’s to international vaudeville stardom, with an act of small tricks and patter. For the first time, Jarrow’s full story is told, including the full details of the act that made him famous, described by Jarrow himself. Includes dozens of never-before-seen photos of Jarrow in-performance. These photos and material lay hidden for over 50 years and are revealed here for the first time. See the rise and fall of vaudeville through the eyes of one of its brightest stars. An innovative performer, Jarrow set the stage for the explosion of close-up magic seen today. A unique story and career in the annals of magic history. 6″ x 9″ hardbound. 168 pages. Nearly 200 photos.
A phenomenal book that captures the rich history of vaudeville and the art of magic! For any appreciator of magic history – this book is “must have.”