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George Blake

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George Blake (November 5, 1893- August 7, 1979) was a British, ventriloquist, magician and inventor. He was known for Silk in Matchbox, Silver Sceptre, Coin Cups and Uncanny Hank (which was featured in Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 6).

George was founder of first British Ring of the IBM and editor of "The Budget".

In the early 1950's George edited the Magic Magazine for Max Andrews.

He had several effects published in The Linking Ring and was awarded the Linking Ring Statuette.

He wrote regular articles for The Magigram right up to his death and did a segment for Martin Breese's Magicasgettes.


Books

  • The Loopy Loop - A Treatrise on the Endless Chain (1949)
  • Master Magic (1961)
  • More Master Magic (1964)
  • Take a Note (1966)
  • Comedy Magic (1966)
  • Forgotten Magic (1967)