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Norman Hunter

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Norman Hunter
Borncirca 1900
DiedFebruary 23, 1995 (age 94)

Norman Hunter (c.1900-1995) was the last surviving magician from Maskelyne's shows, appearing in shows at both St. George's Hall in 1932 and the Little Theatre in 1934.

Biography

He was a member of both The Magicians' Club and The Magic Circle.

He contributed a magic column to the Practical Mechanics magazine and wrote the Professor Branestawn books, which became famous on BBC "Children's Hour."[1]


Books

  • Hey Presto
  • New Conjuring without Skill
  • The Puffin Book of Magic
  • Magic Tricks (Penguin Books, 1968). Formerly The Puffin Book of Magic.
  • Successful Conjuring for Amateurs

References

  1. Linking Ring, May 1995