Theo Dore

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Theo Dore

Cover of Genii (1967)
BornTheodore T. Levy
October 26, 1893
New York City
DiedApril 8, 1985 (age 91)
New York City

Theo Dore (1893-1985) was Theodore Levy, a part-time professional specializing in Children's parties. [1]

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Biography

A former instructor at a Trade School[2], he was an author of over 300 articles in Conjurors' Magazine, Genii, Abracadabra, Magic Circular, Tops, and the Linking Ring. He was on the editorial staff of Hugard's Magic Monthly.

Many of his original ideas and designs were manufactured and sold by Max Holden, Lou Tannen, Supreme Magic and Tenachi in Tokyo, Japan.

He maintained his dexterity well into his ninety-second year.[3]. His daughter, Ruth Dore also took up magic.[4]

Awards

  • Hocus Award in 1970 by the Linking Ring (I.B.M.) for the "best series of articles submitted that year."
  • First prize for the Best Children's Trick in an Abracadabra

Books

  • Magnetrix (1971).

References

  1. Cover - Genii 1967 October
  2. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, April, 1932
  3. Obit, Genii 1985 September
  4. (Cover) Genii Salutes Theo Dore by Dan Driscoll, Genii 1983 September



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