Comprises 5 parts. Part 1 is the Newsletter which contains articles including: a report by Kentwood Wells on the Magic Lantern Society of the US and Canada's 13 International Convention in Washington, DC from 10 to 13 July 2008; a report by Jeremy Fisher on the Society's summer meeting on 19 July in Bath; 'Spirits and shadows: forerunners of the magic lantern' by Colin Fryer; 'Webchat' by Mark Butterworth, plus an obituary for John Barnes with personal appreciation by Stephen Herbert; reviews of books and DVDs including the Bill Douglas Trilogy. Part 2 is the minutes of the business part of the Society's summer meeting. Part 3 is the agenda for the Society's autumn meeting on 11 October 2008 in London. Part 4 is members' sales and wants No. 52, October 2008. Part 5 is a 6-page fold-out leaflet for 'Professor Pepper's Ghost - six evenings of optical magic' to be presented by The Magic Lantern Society and the University of Westminster fortnightly from 23 September 2008 at the latter.
|Country of origin||UK|
|Related people||Robert MacDonald (Editor)|
|Dennis Crompton (Editor)|