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Oofle Dust: The Story of Albert le Bas Ireland's Foremost Magical Entertainer

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ISBN: 9781912328840
Authorle Bas, Barbara
Pub Date01/01/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages182
CountryIRL
Dewey920.BAS
Quick overview A box of tricks, a seven-year-old boy and a dream that would span thirty-seven years. Oofle Dust is the story of Albert le Bas, the softly spoken Irishman who was acknowledged as one of the world's most outstanding magicians. A man at the apex of the ancient and honoured craft of magic.
€10.99

A dream that took him from local carnivals in Ireland during the 1940s to the hallowed stage of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, the BBC studios, West End theatres in London, sparkling venues across Europe and the USA, as well as appearances before royalty.

It is the story of variety and entertainment in Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s. From opening Ireland's first shop for wizards and magicians, performing on Ireland's first television broadcast to becoming the mainstay of the hugely successful Jurys Cabaret, Albert shared his dream with Betty, the love of his life. A life strewn with roses. Until the thorns appeared.

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A dream that took him from local carnivals in Ireland during the 1940s to the hallowed stage of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, the BBC studios, West End theatres in London, sparkling venues across Europe and the USA, as well as appearances before royalty.

It is the story of variety and entertainment in Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s. From opening Ireland's first shop for wizards and magicians, performing on Ireland's first television broadcast to becoming the mainstay of the hugely successful Jurys Cabaret, Albert shared his dream with Betty, the love of his life. A life strewn with roses. Until the thorns appeared.

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