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A dramatic new E-book     by Jim Cain, pictured 1970, who
claims to be Walford Bodie's great grandson   

Via Email,          on PDF File attachment,
or on DVD


Parts A B & C
Part A $9 USD +Free upgrade See Page 3  

DVD Version
500 E-Pages 130K Words 200 Photos


*Drew McAdam says

* Drew McAdam is Scotland's foremost mentalist, and an 'Edinburgh Evening  News' theatre critic. Find him on YouTube and Facebook

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Who was Walford Bodie? A great achiever? Or a chess-master? The world's greatest showman? Or simply the most gregarious? Should we love him? Or loathe him? Did we ever get to know the man behind the magic?

  See the slideshow below

'Doctor in Drag' is the true story of 'Doctor' Walford Bodie, the great Scottish showman, hypnotist, mentalist, ventriloquist, electrical wizard, innovator, and 'healer.'

The inventor of stage hypnosis, as we know it today. One of the world's greatest ventriloquists. The world's highest paid entertainer throughout the Edwardian decade.

In 1904, 'The Rage of London.' In 1905, a 'Freeman' of  the great city of London (the first of his kind). The Elvis Presley of his day. A 'sedulous  artiste.' An ardent womanizer.

The man who 'made' Harry Lauder, was imitated on stage by Charlie Chaplin, and became a great
of Harry Houdini. The public loved him. So too, did royalty.
Houdini fans: See the Houdini page 

Yet the Medicos hated him. They branded him 'Merry Devil.' Why did they riot, affray, burn his effigy, march in their hundreds, and bitterly label him a 'Doctor in Drag'?

Walford Bodie - 'Doctor in Drag.' The 'warts and all' E-book about a truly remarkable man. A man who could seriously claim to be 'The Most Remarkable Man on Earth.' 

'Loving it'...'Fascinating'...'Inspiring'

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The audio player has the beautiful 'Long, Long Time,' sung by Linda Ronstadt. Linda is one of the world's top artists. Download on MP3   

Remember to see >Main Slideshow B (P5 'Buy the Book?'). Every page has slides. There are 33 slides. The book has 200 photos 

  There's never been a book like this one! 

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