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Louis F. Christianer (? - 1929) was co-owner with [[Floyd Thayer]] of the Thayer & Christianer Magic Shop (later to become [[Thayer Magic Company ]].
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'''Louis F. Christianer''' (? - 1929) was co-owner with [[Floyd Thayer]] of the Thayer & Christianer Magic Shop (later to become [[Thayer Magic Company ]].
  
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== Biography ==
 
He was taken in as a partner by Thayer and the arrangement prospered until "Chris" went went off to war in 1917.<ref>Floyd and Jennie Thayer, [[Genii 1942 September]]</ref> While with Thayer he was editor of the [[Magical Bulletin]].
 
He was taken in as a partner by Thayer and the arrangement prospered until "Chris" went went off to war in 1917.<ref>Floyd and Jennie Thayer, [[Genii 1942 September]]</ref> While with Thayer he was editor of the [[Magical Bulletin]].
  
 
Christianer gave the first description of a [[Sandwich]] trick in The [[Magic Wand]], Vol. 7, No. 77, january  1917.
 
Christianer gave the first description of a [[Sandwich]] trick in The [[Magic Wand]], Vol. 7, No. 77, january  1917.
  
By 1917, Christianer had been engaged in the specialization of magic for the
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By 1917, Christianer had been engaged in the specialization of magic for the
17 years. He played [[vaudeville], but his favorite line of work was society entertaining. <ref>Magical Bulletin, Vol. 05, March 1917 (cover)</ref>
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17 years. He played [[vaudeville]], but his favorite line of work was society entertaining. <ref>[[Magical Bulletin]], Vol. 05, March 1917 (cover)</ref>
It was reported that he died a young age after a long illness <ref>Linking Ring, November 1929</ref> <ref> Magic Wand, Vol. 18, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER, 1929, page 155</ref>
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It was reported that he died a young age after a long illness <ref>[[Linking Ring]], November 1929</ref> <ref> [[Magic Wand]], Vol. 18, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER, 1929, page 155</ref>
  
 
==Books==
 
==Books==
 
*[[Effective Tricks]] (1915)
 
*[[Effective Tricks]] (1915)
*Cigarette Tricks (1916)
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*[[Cigarette Tricks]] (1916)
 
*[[Effective Card Tricks]] (1916)
 
*[[Effective Card Tricks]] (1916)
*More Effective Tricks (1916)
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*[[More Effective Tricks]] (1916)
*String Tricks (1916)
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*[[String Tricks]] (1916)
*An Effective Coin Act (1917)
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*[[An Effective Coin Act]] (1917)
*Magical Notions (1917)
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*[[Magical Notions]] (1917)
*Modern Magical Effects (1917)
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*[[Modern Magical Effects]] (1917)
*The Art of Ventriloquism (1918)
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*[[The Art of Ventriloquism]] (1918)
*More Effective Card Tricks (1919)
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*[[More Effective Card Tricks]] (1919)
*New Magical Conceptions (1919)
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*[[New Magical Conceptions]] (1919)
*Original Deceptions (1919)
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*[[Original Deceptions]] (1919)
*Selected Tricks (1923)
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*[[Selected Tricks]] (1923)
*The Shell Coin Revised (1923)
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*[[The Shell Coin Revised]] (1923)
*Cigarette Manipulation (1924)
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*[[Cigarette Manipulation]] (1924)
*Thimble Manipulation (1924)
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*[[Thimble Manipulation]] (1924)
*What You Can Do with a Paper Napkin (1924)
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*[[What You Can Do with a Paper Napkin]] (1924)
 
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== References ==
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Latest revision as of 15:52, 22 September 2013

Louis Christianer
Born?
Died1929
CategoriesBooks by Louis Christianer

Louis F. Christianer (? - 1929) was co-owner with Floyd Thayer of the Thayer & Christianer Magic Shop (later to become Thayer Magic Company .

Biography

He was taken in as a partner by Thayer and the arrangement prospered until "Chris" went went off to war in 1917.[1] While with Thayer he was editor of the Magical Bulletin.

Christianer gave the first description of a Sandwich trick in The Magic Wand, Vol. 7, No. 77, january 1917.

By 1917, Christianer had been engaged in the specialization of magic for the 17 years. He played vaudeville, but his favorite line of work was society entertaining. [2]

It was reported that he died a young age after a long illness [3] [4]

Books

References

  1. Floyd and Jennie Thayer, Genii 1942 September
  2. Magical Bulletin, Vol. 05, March 1917 (cover)
  3. Linking Ring, November 1929
  4. Magic Wand, Vol. 18, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER, 1929, page 155