|Born||Isadore Irving Altman|
May 6, 1897
|Died||September 3, 1965 (age 68) |
New Rochelle, New York
|Resting place||Worcester, Massachusetts|
I. I. (Al) Altman (1896-1965) was an amateur magician and a major figure in the motion picture industry as talent scout in New York City for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Al served as chairman of the ethics and standards committee of the Society of American Magicians for many years and just prior to his death, at the age 68, the SAM Parent Assembly in New York City was planning a special tribute to him.
- ↑ Linking Ring, Vol. 45, No. 10, October 1965, Obit, I. I. (AL) ALTMAN, page 125
- ↑ http://www.dianaaltman.com/about.htm
- ↑ Magic Manuscript, August/September 1983