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EPISODE #37

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This is Episode #37, which aired on week 37, June 10th, 1961.  Rebo's Balloon Shop, the beginning of what will become a series of "Rebo" theme shows.  (Previously there is an episode called, "Rebo's Photo Studio.")  It's also a one cartoon show with LOTS of magic.

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The Kids in the opening scream with all their might, "Kellogg's"... the magic word.  Another happy group of children that actually got to watch the show live and in-person.  Did you ever go see the show being taped?  Let me know!

Allakazam Episode #37, Rebo's Balloon Shop

"What's the Magic Word Kids?... KELLOGG'S!"


Mark's manipulation skills are well demonstrated in his presentation of the Billiard Balls.  He does his own routine with what he calls "Golf Balls".  Nani comes to assist, carrying a Top Hat, that Mark uses to discard the balls into.  As a finale, the individual balls vanish... as Mark reveals a single large ball, and an empty hat.  

I might be a little bias, but I think Nani looks so charming and endearing as she focuses her attention on the "magic" of the moment.

Mark's Multiplying Billiard Balls

Have fun watching this routine, and think how you can modify your own magic to create new presentations, with surprise endings!

Mark's Billiard Balls transform into  a giant  ball!

Next the team present "Coin in Ball of Wool", and by team, as you watch it, you may deduce that each person on camera plays an important role in accomplishing this clever magical effect.  The kids have no idea how!

Unrolling the Ball of Wool, the magic in their hands!


Just before the next commercial, Mark goes into the audience for his traditional audience participation segment.   And as we should now expect, he does magic that relates to the theme of the show... Balloons!  Watch it to see what he does.

How cute and well dressed these kids are!

The big feature section, Rebo's Balloon Shop, is a collection of balloon art, some twisted by Rebo on camera, and a cute dancing doll of balloons that becomes Nani in the "big trick" for the segment.  But what is most interesting to me, is that the art in the background still exists!   I found it a long time ago, but had never made the connection to this episode.  As a matter of fact, I actually hung the art in my bedroom when I was a kid.  Mom had it framed for me.  Just imagine how surprised I was when I watched this episode.  

Art highlighted in the Balloon Shop Set!


One more Balloon trick to end the show, and I think Mike liked it a lot!  It's performed twice in the Episode, once to intro the Cartoon, and then to close out the show.  Of course, because it's the ballon magic show!

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Look at the happy magical surprise in Mike's face!

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AIRED 37TH WEEK June 10 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #37

EPISODE #34

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This is Episode #34, which aired on week 34, May 20th, 1961.  This show features the Motley Man illusion, that was also presented on the Magic Circus in the 1970s.  It's a fun way to make the illuion interactive.

I'll write more about this show soon.

Allakazam Episode #34, The Motley Man Show

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AIRED 34TH WEEK May 20 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #34

Mark Wilsons Magic Club 1967 TV Series

Recently, as I was digging through our collection of 16mm film to catalog all the Allakazam Episodes we have.  It's interesting that some are named "Magic Land" as it was often called in various TV Guides and Newspaper reviews.  But then I ran across a group of film cans that were called "Magic Club" and they did not match the length or style of the actual film cans that house Allakazam Episodes.  

Well, those reels were intriguing, and deserved further exploration.  But it was not until we celebrated Mom and Dad's birthday at the office, that we finally watched some of those films!  To my surprise, and Mark and Nani's as well, it was a COLOR TV show that they had forgotten that they made!  Wow!

The show was made in 1967, we figured out from the copyright at the end of the credits.

As we dig through more of the Archives, I'm finding more pieces of the puzzle.  Like many photos that I had mis-labeled, thinking they went with another project, but now realize they came from this show!  

A good friend that works at a local production company, helped introduce me to the right person that could get these shows digitized on a 2K machine (each frame is scanned, instead of the telecine format that catches the images as they are projected into a camera).  So  now we can see what's on many of the films.  Not all were transferred, just the ones I suspected to be really good or special for some reason.  In the process we discovered some more material.  One was a commercial made for the show!  It's designed to advertise the show on TV, not so much for selling it to the Network.  

While I'm currently researching what the best thing is to do with the shows, we are having an exclusive PREMIERE screening at our offices on Saturday August 24th!  Your contribution of $250 per seat will be used to help transfer more material, and preserve the collection.  We do not have any government grants or other funding, so we rely on the love and support of our Allaka-Fans.  If you see this posting and want to come, we have very limited seating, but you can email me at:

Wilson@AllakazamArchives.com

Since I announced the discovery online, many people have asked for a preview of the Premiere.  So, here it is... the Commercial for the series, originally made in 1967.  Please enjoy the video below:

To see the full version of what we have found, and to learn more about the whole AllakazamArchives.com project... and most importantly, to share time with Mark, Nani, and tour the collection, come join us on this Saturday, August 24th, 2019.  We currently are exploring offers, and will update everyone as soon as we know what our plans are!  And we have a lot of other material we will Premiere on Saturday!  

We hope you can come.  Please email me at the address above. 

EPISODE #33

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This is Episode #33, which aired on week 33, May 13th, 1961.  This show has a sci-fi magic illusion... Yes, that's right, a "Sci-Fi Magic Illusion."  Georges Melies would be proud!

When I watched the show, I realized that, most of the time, Nani is the only one that has to wear a costume to match the theme of the segment.  Rebo will add to his basic outfit sometimes, but consistently Nani is in the special costume.  This particular Sci-Fi outfit is sitting in our warehouse!  I've seen it, and when I can find it again, I'll show you.  I'm not sure about the helmet, but the Tunic exists.  

I remember one halloween, a long time ago, Mom and Carol Beth (she was the secret behind so much of the fabric creations, both for costumes and magic props) made a Space Man Tunic for me!  It was grey felt, with silver metallic brocade trim, probably left over from some magic cloth or costume!  Little did I know it, but I was wearing an outfit suitable for Allakazam!  So cool in hind-sight.

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"The Magic word is... Kellogg's!" Episode #33

After the opening and traditional screaming of the magic word, "Kellogg's"... Mark and Nani and Rebo present a trick that I have done with them and performed on my own shows, but it's always a mess... the Multem in Parvo!   

That is the beginning of the "Science" theme for this weeks episode.

Little Mike participates, somewhat reluctantly, in the intro to the Yogi cartoon.  He actually has performance duties that he thankfully pulls off just fine!

Rebo attempts to do a cut and restored handkerchief trick, but messes it up... and he does it with a borrowed Cub Scout Bandana!  Oh no, can mark fix it?

Watch the show to find out!

Multem in Parvo - or whatever it's called... the trick where the liquid pours from large to small glasses and always fills the container!  Episode #33

Sun and Moon effect done with a Cub Scout handkerchief and a solid color one... Episode #33

Watch closely for this tender moment between Father and Son.  Mike has just presented the gift to the young boy in the previous trick, and Mark is plunging forward into the "Mark in the Audience" segment.  Imagine being little Mike, looking out at all those Girl Scouts in the audience.  Mark pulls Mike close, to give his head a little rub of love... being the second son, I know of those moments and remember how reassuring it feels at that time, that Dad loves you!  I hope when Mike sees this post, that he might remember those tender times.

A sea of Girl Scouts waiting for Mark!  Episode #33

Mark tenderly pulls his 6 year old son Mike in close, with love.  Episode #33

Mark then goes into the audience to present the Hydrostatic Glass.  It's a combination of science and magic, and obvious but excellent choice!

The Hydrostatic Glass!  Surrounded.  Episode #33

Mark produces the biggest box of cereal I've ever seen!  Does anyone know if that Costco size was available back in the 60's way before Costco!

That's the biggest cereal box I've see!

The finale Illusion segment is so cute.  Not nearly as big a production as Episode #31 with the melodrama, but still they had to find that big switch contraption, and whatever that set piece is on the right.

If you are a magician, you might recognize the illusion is "The Princess of Thebes" or aka, "The Girl without a Middle".  However, in this show, they needed time, so they made it into a longer effect.  Watch the show, I'm not going to give you all the answers here!

I leave you with these thoughts again... my hopes that you enjoy watching these shows as much as I do.  It really puts the Magic into Allakazam, or does the show create that feeling of "Allakazam" which to me is "Magic"... think on that.

Write to me, please! 

Best Magical Wishes,

Greg  

Rebo and Mark put Nani into the Science Experiment!  Episode #33

Watch as the inventors try their contraption out on the innocent Nani Darnell!  Episode #33

Good Bye Wave, Episode #33

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AIRED 33RD WEEK May 13 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #33

EPISODE #31

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This is Episode #31, which aired on week 31. But for me, Greg Wilson, this was the first episode I ever saw!  On my 10th birthday, my mother set up a film projector in the kitchen and we closed the curtains and watched Allakazam all day.  This was the first episode she picked... and it got me hooked!  I instantly became an Allaka-Fan for life.

Why did she pick this particular show?  Well, it features the debut of "The Allakazam Players".  The team gave themselves that name, and I think it united them and gave them another format and style for presenting magic.

Magic Land of Allakazam show #31, the introduction of "The Allakazam Players"

The show has only 1 cartoon, so it's got the extra time they needed for a fun feature illusion segment at the end.  But this Illusion is so creative, so ingenious, that it is not even called to attention in the presentation of the story.    But I'm getting ahead of myself.

Mark does a clever card trick with Mike to introduce the first cartoon.  Mike was not in on the secret, so his reaction is genuine magic fun!  

The Commercial is another reinforcement of integrating the sponsor branding and the use of the Magic Word, "Kellogg's".    It's a great example of magic and message.

Mark and Nani present a coin routine that they clearly must have been performing for many years.  If you ever wondered about Mark Wilson being "just an Illusionist" this coin manipulation will convince you otherwise!

And Nani, the consummate magical partner, handles her part of the "work" seamlessly.  I bet, that if I did not say anything here, you would not have even thought twice about her participation in the presentation of this routine!  

I'm so proud of my folks!  

And look how cute they are. 

Mike Wilson makes a special appearance during the intro of theYogi Bear Cartoon.  His Dad, Mark, actually let Mike be a real "audience member" and have the fun of experiencing the magic happen!  Listen closely for Mike's joy at the end of the trick.

Coin Manipulation, Episode #31

Mark and Nani - Copenetro , Episode #31

Mark presents his regular bit in the audience, with the kids all around him.  It's a guarantee for fun.  I especially like the reaction of the little boy in the striped shirt behind Mark's shoulder.  He's clearly amazed!  That's what I call a real emotional "Allakazam" magical moment.

The sweet little girl at the edge of the frame on the left is adorable, especially when the bird appears.

After the commercial break, Mark teaches the audience about what an old Melodrama is, and how the audience should cheer and boo the hero and villain.

Mark then introduces the full cast of "Allakazam Players".

Bird Production, Episode #31

Rebo is the Father, Episode #31

But the evil Villain threatens to ruin everything, demanding the rent, or the hand of Little Nell.  Of course, Father does not agree!

Rebo, "Father" is a wacky inventor that just can't seem to get things to go quite right, but it takes Little Nell's magic touch to make his wireless electricity work!

With the electricity working, Father may be able to solve the rent problems.

And Mark Truehart and Little Nell clearly have something good going on!

Now  you need to watch the rest of the show to see the magic.  And it's pretty amazing magic.  And the story is a fun one too.  The melodrama plays out to a happy ending, as one might suspect.

Mark as "Mark Truehart", Episode #31

Nani as cute "Little Nell", Episode #31

Granny is played by Robert Fenton, Episode #31

Towner as the Villain, Episode #31

You don't really want me to tell you the secret of this magical story, I know, because I did not want to know when I first saw it.  I did not want the "magic" of the experience taken away.

So as you watch it, just know that they are not breaking any rules that Mark established for magic on TV.  No editing tricks, nothing that the Live Audience does not also see.  Which means that this same bit could be performed on any stage, in a regular theater!  Siegfried and  Roy adopted a similar method for the reproduction of their elephant in the closing sequence of their history making show at the Mirage in Las Vegas.

After you watch this show please let me know what you think.  I was Allaka-bamboozled when I first saw this show on my 10th birthday.  What a great way to be introduced to "The Magic Land of Allakazam".

Best Magical Wishes,

Greg  

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The Happy Ending, Episode #31

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AIRED 31ST WEEK Arpil 29 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #31
(l Cartoon)
Opening - Production 0:06
Welcome to Allakazam 1:43
Teaser - Allakazam Players 1:50
Opening Magic Word - Kelloggs 2:06
Confetti Bowl - Production-Harriot the Harmonious Hampster 2:12
Commercial - Tape - All Stars 2:59
Cartoon lead in - Yogi Cards - With Mike 4:00
Cartoon - Yogi (Cut)
Commercial (Cut)
Penetro - Coins - SOH 4:54
Mark in Audience - Dove Bag - Scott - Jimmy 7:49
Commercial - Tape - Rice Crispies - Magic Word "Kelloggs" 8:56
Allakazam Players - Melodrama 9:56
Fenton – Grandmother,
Towner – Villain,
Rebo – Father,
Nani - Little Nell,
Mark - Hero - Mark Truehart
Commercial (Cut)
Melodrama Cast Intros 17:57
Ticket Info 18:45
Vanishing Alarm 19:11
Cast - Good bye 19:25
Close - Credits 19:30
End - TRT Edited version 20:42

EPISODE #30

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This is Episode #30, which aired on week 30 as planned.  The team has already made more shows in the first year than most current series do in their first year.  

Here's my observation about this production... It's really creative!  You may think I'm bias, just because its my parents and a team of people I love, but really, it's a super creative show, and I can prove it.  Below are some of my observations.  Read on, then watch the show for yourself, and tell me what you think.

My first clue was to notice that the opening sequence is substantially  shorter than all 29 that came before it.  That made me think that they are saving time for more magic later.  And it's only a 1 Cartoon show!  Bonus time!

Not counting the commercials, and the cartoon intro which are all very creative, let's start with the first magic after the opening.  Mark does the Gypsy thread with a ball of yarn.  Notice his handling.   If you know the secret to this effect, you will appreciate Mark's Magical Hands during the "restoration" moment, and the clean-up at the  end.  So nice, so simple, and so practiced.  I've never seen Dad perform that effect in my lifetime in quite that way, so it must have been from his years of being a Demonstrator and doing so many live shows and on TV before Allakazam.

"The Magic word is... Kellogg's!"  Episode #30

"The Magic word is... Kellogg's!" Episode #30

Magic with Yarn, Episode #30

Magic with Yarn, Episode #30

Then Mark, Nani, and the team present an amazing version of the mutilated parasol.  Notice the subtitles during the whole presentation... I don't want to blow it for you, but the end is really cute, and could be done live.  Well, you need a nice team to help out, but it's REAL, and not done with plants or pre-selected objects, and certainly NO CAMERA TRICKS.  You might think there are "doubles", but not so!  Also keep your eyes on the Lovely Nani Darnell and how deftly she unrolls the Parasol to reveal the Transposition.  I hope I can find that prop someday.  This is clearly not your standard Mutilated Parasol!

Mark's audience interaction, a standard in every show, leaves them with a custom made ending, a prize that's worth the effort to make.  Again, you won't find those T&R props in your normal magic shop these days. 

The Innovative Parasol Mystery, Episode #30

The Innovative Parasol Mystery, Episode #30

Mark in the Audience, Episode #30

Mark in the Audience, Episode #30

And finally we get to the Big Illusion finale.  The Fantasy from the Far East.  See how many cast members you can spot in this sequence.  I'm actually not sure myself, can you figure out who is playing the part of the male assistant in the whole bit.  I have some thoughts but I want to hear what you think first.  Then I'll ask Mark and Nani... and if they don't know, I'll ask John Gaughan.  He might remember.

The very end, after the big Illusion, Mark invites kids to write in and ask for tickets.  Was this an early way to promote "social media feedback".  There was no "email" but everyone could afford a stamp for a REAL LETTER!  Many of those wonderful and charming letters are in the "Fan Mail Library."  Just click on the link above and check them out.

To cap it off, that brilliant group of minds came up with a "bookend" for the finale.  It ties in with the "Mark in the Audience" bit.  I don't see it as a duplication of effect, because the result is so different.  It's all about where you "take the audience" on their magical adventure. 

As my good friend and mentor, Jack Goldfinger, taught me, "He who controls the story, controls the ending." Which is so applicable with his other teaching, "Take them someplace new and unexpected." 

I leave you with the above thoughts, and my hopes that you enjoy watching these shows as much as I do.  It really puts the Magic into Allakazam, or does the show create that feeling of "Allakazam" which to me is "Magic"... think on that.

Write to me, please! 

Best Magical Wishes,

Greg  

Far East Fantasy Opening, Episode #30

Far East Fantasy Opening, Episode #30

Far East Fantasy Mark and Nani, Episode #30

Far East Fantasy Mark and Nani, Episode #30

Far East Fantasy Assistant Rebo and Mark, Episode #30

Far East Fantasy ???, Rebo, and Mark, Episode #30

Mark and Nani looking cute! Episode #30

Mark and Nani looking cute! Episode #30

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AIRED 30TH WEEK April 22 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #30
(1 Cartoon)
Opening - Production 0:06
Welcome to Allakazam 1:38
Teaser - Fantasy from the Far East 1:49
Opening Magic Word - Kelloggs 2:03
Crystal Dove Box 2:13
Commercial - Tape - OK's 2:54
Cartoon lead in - Huck out of Hat - Picture Frame 3:54
Cartoon - Huck (Cut)
Commercial - Film (Cut)
Yarn Trick - SOH 4:21
Parasol with Borrowed Articles 5:52
Mark in Audience - Torn tissue to Apron and Hat 9:21
Commercial - Tape - Frosted Flakes 10:23
Fantasy from the Far East 11:27
Commercial - Film (Cut)
Ticket Info 18:13
Tissue Tear - Good bye 18:42
Cast 19:15
Close - Credits 19:20
End - TRT edited version 20:37

EPISODE #29

Magic Land of Allakazam Show #29

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This is Episode 29, aired as Show 29 on TAX DAY, April 15th, 1961... well, Tax Day was set to "April 15th" in 1955, but this year everyone got lucky because the 15th fell on a Saturday!  Which meant that everyone could watch Allakazam!  The fans were so happy that the  deadline was moved to Monday the 17th.

I'm glad I have to watch these shows so many times in the process of putting them online.  I'm lucky that way.  First seeing it as I transfer it in real time from tape to digital.  Then I study it a number of times in the process of editing and noting the running times, etc.  Finally, with the finished render, export, compression, and upload to the web, I check the whole show again and again.

This Episode, #29, has so many little touches that I discovered because of the repeated viewings.  If you take the time to watch it a second of third time, I bet you will find new things you missed the first time thru!

I'll give you some clues...

Find the face on the giant Alarm Clock... and it's not the one with the numbers!  Think about how hard Rebo is working in that illusion.  Remember he has gloves on!  Notice the care Mike takes as he caries the dove...  and more.  Put your discoveries in the comments below.

Later in the show Mark and Rebo do a broken and restored watch routine with a Scout from the audience.  He sure looks happy when his watch is finally returned.  But without revealing the secret, the important moment when the tricky part happens totally went past me the first time I saw it.   Now that you know, I wonder if it will fool you as strongly as it did me.

Do you think the two boys in the front row of the audience are twins?  Or just brothers?  Looks like they are dressed alike too.  I wish dad had produced a watch from each of them, but who could have known that during pre-production!

The final illusion sequence is very creative.  Putting those varied effects together into one presentation was a brilliant idea.  Each was more than a vanish and reproduction, they were transpositions with a variety of mediums, including Nani.  Pay close attention to the little boy's face when Mark hands him the Hour Glass.  His face lights up... He's excited to have that magical responsibility.  Also, check out the Dragon paint job on the "Princess of Theibes" Illusion.

 As you make your discoveries, Please let me know!  Share them with the rest of the community here at the Archives.

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AIRED 29TH WEEK April 15 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #29
(1 Cartoon)
Opening - Production 0:06
Welcome to Allakazam 1:37
Teaser - Grandfather's Clock 1:48
Opening Magic Word - Kelloggs 2:14
Big Alarm Clock (Drum) - Produce Rebo 2:24
Commercial - Tape - Corn Flakes 4:08
Setup Prediction Chest 5:08
Cartoon lead in - Yogi split screen 5:23
Cartoon - Yogi (Cut)
Commercial (Cut)
Nest of Boxes, (Gary Justice) Rebo Fix Watches 6:18
Mark in Audience - Watch Sleight (Alan & twin) 10:33
Commercial - Tape - Rice Crispies 10:49
Setup Magic Hourglass Story (Alvin Peachman) 11:44
Grandfather Clock (Mummy case) 13:54
Time Machine (Princess of Theibes) 15:36
Commercial - Film (Cut)
Cast - Good bye 18:56
Close - Credits 19:02
End - TRT edited version 20:43

EPISODE #26

Magic Land of Allakazam Show #26

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This is Episode 26, aired as Show 26 on March 25th 1961.  Catching up is quite a chore, apparently, for me.  The good news is this is another great show.  It's the start of some of the bigger sets and bigger story lines.  This show is called, Rebo's Photo Studio!  

I think Glenn Schmidt was quite busy creating all that art for the set and props.  I wonder who made those custom heads?  (when you watch you will understand what I mean.

Mark's small magic is strong too.  It's a one cartoon show, and they did a quick opening, so there's a lot of time for magic in this one.

MORE TO COME... as Carson used to say!

Have fun.  I'd love to hear what things you get out of this episode.  There's always something new I discover as I watch the shows.  

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AIRED 26TH WEEK March 25 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #26
(1 Cartoon)
Opening - Production
Teaser - Photo Switch
Production - Botanic (Giant)
Commercial - Tape 1139 Stars 60
Cartoon lead in - Picture Vanish - Huck
Cartoon - Huck Hound
Commercial - Film - 10 - 232
6 Bill Repeat
Puzzle - Rebo - "What does the Girl in Card Store Weigh"
Mike Trick - Wand, Paper Silk (P & L Wand)
Mark in Audience - Cut and Restored Ribbon, Enchanted Rabbit Hutch (3 Baby Rabbits)
Commercial - Tape - 1140 - RK6O
Photo Switch - Triple Switch - Rebo, Welcome - Artist's rocks
Commercial - Film
Puzzle Answer - Rebo "Candy"
Cast - Good bye
Close - Credits

EPISODE #25

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We are back from the International Brotherhood of Magicians Convention in Scottsdale AZ, and it was a great adventure.  I'll fill you in on the trip and this episode later... but the important thing is I want you to see it!

MORE TO COME... as Carson used to say!

Have fun, it's another great show.  I'd love to hear what things you get out of this episode.  There's always something new I discover as I watch the shows.  

Time to be RE-ENCHANTED!

The Allakazam Archives has digitized to preserve  Episode 25 of  The Magic Land of Allakazam!

IF YOU SEE THIS TEXT...
IT MEANS YOU ARE NOT WATCHING THE VIDEO.  BUMMER!    BUT JUST LIKE MAGIC...
IF YOU SUPPORT OUR PRESERVATION EFFORTS
WITH A PAID MEMBERSHIP, OF ANY KIND...
THIS SPACE WILL MAGICALLY TRANSFORM INTO
THE MAGIC LAND OF ALLAKAZAM ON A TV!

AIRED 25th WEEK March 18 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #25 
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EPISODE #24

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We are getting ready to go to the International Brotherhood of Magicians Convention in Scottsdale AZ, and it's eating up all my time.  I'll fill you in on this episode later... but the important thing is I want you to see it!

MORE TO COME... as Carson used to say!

Have fun, it's another great show.  I'd love to hear what things you get out of this episode.  There's always something new I discover as I watch the shows.  

Time to be RE-ENCHANTED!

The Allakazam Archives has digitized to preserve  Episode 24 of  The Magic Land of Allakazam!

IF YOU SEE THIS TEXT...
IT MEANS YOU ARE NOT WATCHING THE VIDEO.  BUMMER!    BUT JUST LIKE MAGIC...
IF YOU SUPPORT OUR PRESERVATION EFFORTS
WITH A PAID MEMBERSHIP, OF ANY KIND...
THIS SPACE WILL MAGICALLY TRANSFORM INTO
THE MAGIC LAND OF ALLAKAZAM ON A TV!

AIRED 24th WEEK March 11 1961 KELLOGGS SHOW #24 
(SHOW FORMAT/LIST TO COME, PLEASE STAND-BY)
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