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Laurence Staig as a young boy in Battersea with his dog
Laurence's dad on the 'Wheel of Death'
Robert Harbin

Ray Machine

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Laurence Staig's adopted Uncle was the famous illusionist Robert Harbin who invented the Invisible Ray machine. Laurence's dad teamed up with Harbin and they travelled the country with their illusions.

Laurence tells David how he helped build the Invisible Ray and used to help demonstrate it...
Smokestack Lightning (Teenage Memoirs S.) by Laurence Staig, published by Walker Books Ltd - ISBN: 0744523796

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