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George Schindler

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George Schindler
BornMarch 31, 1929
Brooklyn, New York

CategoriesBooks by George Schindler
George Schindler (b.1929), known in the whole magic world as Mr. Showbiz, is a seasoned entertainer specializing in corporate magic, trade shows, and sales meetings.


Schindler has appeared movies such as Shandu the Great, in Woody Allen’s “New York Stories” and produced his own “World of Illusion” show. He was a consultant to David Mamet on “Oh Hell!” and the New York Opera Company’s presentation of “The Consul.”

In 1973, he became co-founder of the New York School for Magicians.

Awards and honors


  • Magic With Cards with Frank Garcia (1975)
  • Magic With Everyday Objects (1976)
  • Basic Balloon Sculpture (1983)
  • Presto! Magic for the Beginner (1977)
  • Ventriloquism - Magic With Your Voice (1979)


  1. Dean of the Society of American Magicians

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