Neil Foster by Dorny

Neil Foster by “Dorny”     Important to Abbott Magic Company history and the village of Colon, Michigan is a man by the name of Neil Foster (1921 – 1988). Dorny writes about Neil in his Entre Nous Column in … Continue reading

Surgery for Neil Foster

Feature by John Sherwood about Neil Foster       Published August 9, 1981, in the Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer: “Early inspiration lured Foster to lifetime in magic. About 1929, one of the great touring magicians of the day, the … Continue reading

Neil Foster by John Sherwood 1981

Feature by John Sherwood about Neil Foster       Published August 9, 1981, in the Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer: “Early inspiration lured Foster to lifetime in magic. About 1929, one of the great touring magicians of the day, the … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth II & Neil Foster

Reflections By Neil Foster     Published June 16, 1977, The Battle Creek Enquirer: “Magician Neil Foster of Colon (the Magic Capitol of the World) had cause to look on the Silver Jubilee celebration for Queen Elizabeth II of England … Continue reading

Reflections of Neil Foster by John Sherwood

Reflections of Neil Foster From The “TOPS” Magazine, May 1988. By John Sherwood: “The year before I entered my teens I coerced my mother to drive me the 35 miles that separated me from a fabulous place – a place … Continue reading

Neil Foster Press Release, 1981

Press release for Neil Foster, distributed April 24, 1981     “Neil Foster is an internationally known lecturer, teacher, inventor and performer of magic. He began his career when a senior in high school in his hometown of Autora, Illinois. … Continue reading

Foster’s Final Get-Together

Ovation Given to Foster HODGE PODGE Joe Ganger Published in the Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer, August 11, 1977: “One of the most emotional moments ever seen at the Abbott Magic Get-Together in Colon during the past 40 years occurred Wednesday … Continue reading

Jeanne Foster’s Obituary

Jeanne Foster’s Obituary     Published March 7, 1979, in the Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer: “COLON – Mrs. Jeanne E. (Hammond) Foster, 64, of 201 Goodell Ave., wife of noted magician E. Neil Foster, died Tuesday at her residence. She … Continue reading

Neil Foster Obituary

E. Neil Foster Obituary     From the Sturgis Journal, March 13, 1988:   “BATTLE CREEK – E. Neil Foster, 67, 6471 B Drive North, died March 11, 1988, at the Battle Creek Community Hospital. He was born October 21, … Continue reading

Neil Foster by John Sherwood

Neil Foster by John Sherwood     Feature by John Sherwood about Neil Foster,  published August 9, 1981, in the Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer Early inspiration lured Foster to lifetime in magic About 1929, one of the great touring magicians … Continue reading