|Born||Henry J. Christ|
February 19, 1903
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||August 27, 1972 (age 69) |
Flushing, New York
Henry J. Christ (1903-1972) was an American magician and advertising executive who created such card sleights and routines as the Christ Force, Color-Changing Deck, Christ Half Pass, Fabulous Four Ace Routine, and Dead Man's Hand.
Christ (rhymes with "missed") worked as an engineer with the New York's Transit Authority for over forty years before retiring to practice guitar and magic.
He was a contributor to the Jinx magazine and his "Dead Man's Hand" routine appeared in issue No. 33 (June, 1937) page 209.