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Preface, Erdnase

Preface, Erdnase

Slydini - Coin Routine

Tony Slydini appeared on The Dick Cavett show on November This was the first time that most Americans had ever had the chance to witness a perform.

Pepe Carrol

Pepe Carrol

S.W. Erdnase

S.W. Erdnase

Fred Astaire’s signature look of a tuxedo with tails was inspired after Astaire saw a performance of the legendary sleight of hand magician Cardini.

Fred Astaire’s signature look of a tuxedo with tails was inspired after Astaire saw a performance of the legendary sleight of hand magician Cardini.

Performing Street Magician, a masterpiece from Cahan (circa 1928).  On the auction block now: http://www.martinka.com/martinka/auction/APViewItem.asp?ID=22108

Performing Street Magician, a masterpiece from Cahan (circa 1928). On the auction block now: http://www.martinka.com/martinka/auction/APViewItem.asp?ID=22108

Biographies Page CDE

Inventors of Magic - last names beginning with C,D or E

Dante the Magician - Magic Tricks for Kids

Harry August Jansen, who became better known as Dante the Magician was born in Copenhagen Denmark in He moved to the United States 6 years later.

Juan Tamariz

Juan Tamariz

7 Lesser-Known Victorian Inventors Who Were Just As Fascinating As Tesla

7 Lesser-Known Victorian Inventors Who Were Just As Fascinating As Tesla

John Nevil Maskelyne - magician, escapologist, inventor and paranormal investigator

This coffee table has mostly personal effects of Dai Vernon, one of my favorite magicians, including the handwritten introduction to his Vernon Chronicles series.

This coffee table has mostly personal effects of Dai Vernon, one of my favorite magicians, including the handwritten introduction to his Vernon Chronicles series.

Cardini (Richard Pitchford) (1895-1973)

Cardini (Richard Pitchford) (1895-1973)

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