Dr. Walford Bodie

Billed as: ‘The Bloodless Surgeon’, ‘The Electric Wizard’, ‘The Modern Miracle Worker of the North’, ‘Electricity’s Emperor’ and ‘The British Edison’

Act: –

  • Ventriloquial sketch
  • Claimed to cure paralysis by means of electricity
  • Electro-hypnotism – a dozen young men are seated on a platform and after being hypnotized, Dr. Bodie makes them sing, dance and make speeches.