The Magic Lantern

The Magic Lantern No. 12

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Publication date:  September 2017

Editor:  AUCKLAND, Mary Ann

Editor:  SEBUS, Gwen


  • Daniel Pitarch Fernández, History of a Fantascope: a device for education in nineteenth-century Girona, pp. 1,3-5
  • The Magic Lantern Society notice board, p. 2
  • Helmut Wälde, German toy magic lanterns -- projecting phenakistiscopes: part 2 -- Ernst Plank, Nürnberg, pp. 6-8
  • Nicholas Hiley, Harry Stanton and the case of the curious advert, p. 9
  • Jordi Pons, Exhibition at the Cinema Museum in Girona, p. 10
  • Gwen Sebus, A Million Pictures on tour, p. 11
  • Mary Ann Auckland, Lanternists' tales: songs of rays, p. 11
  • Lydia Jakobs, From the ivory tower: my first slide, p. 12
  • Lester Smith, A magic lantern chansonette, p. 13
  • Lester Smith, Holiday magic, p. 13
  • Lester Smith, Quick and easy repair of broken cover glasses, p. 14
  • Gwen Sebus, New take on an old illusion, p. 14
  • Mary Ann Auckland, Summer meeting of the Magic Lantern Society: Deal, 29 July 2017, pp. 15-16


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