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.

Item number 13667
Category Periodical
Type Magic Lantern
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Robert MacDonald (Editor)
Dennis Crompton (Editor)