Cover of Genii (1984)
|Born||John Ross Bertram|
July 28, 1912
|Died||June 12, 1992 (age 79) |
Ross Bertram (1912 - 1992) was a pioneer in the field of trade show magic.
Bertram performed for 19 continuous seasons at Toronto's famous Royal York Hotel until 1953, was a regular TV guest in both variety and chat shows, illustrated crooked gambling techniques and was featured in the Stars of Magic series.
Fellow Canadian David Ben's formative years were spent under the tutelage of Mr. Bertram.
- Stars of Magic, Series 9 (1951) Ross Bertram on Coins
- The Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram (1978)
- Bertram on Sleight of Hand (1983)
- Magicana's Ross Bertram Exhibition
- Genii 1955 December, Vol. 20, No. 4, News of the I.B.M., IT’S IN THE BOX, page 169
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 68, No. 9, September 1988, Memoirs of a Magician's Ghost, The Amazing Skills and Concepts of Ross Bertram, page 68
- Cover Genii 1984 July
- Obit Genii 1992 July
- Cover Genii 2003 March