Rex Slocombe

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Rex Slocombe
Born?
Toronto, Canada
DiedSeptember 15, 1964
NationalityCanadian
Flourished1920s-1960s

Rex Slocombe (?-1964), "The Talkative Trixter", was a Canadian comic and magician.[1][2][3]

Last name sometimes spelled Slocum, he owned "Happy Hazzard", a ventriloquist's dummy created by brothers George and Glenn McElroy from Ohio. He performed in the "All Clear" musical review that debuted in the fall of 1943.[4]

A publicity photo can be seen at the Conjuring Arts' online exhibit, "The Many Faces of Magic."[5]

References

  1. Rex Slocombe by Sid Lorraine, Linking Ring, March, 1954
  2. Sid Lorraine's Chatter, New Tops, November 1964
  3. Remebering Rex Slocombe, Magcol No. 184 (Jan 2013)
  4. https://sites.google.com/site/daddyatwar/8-the-cas/rex-slocum
  5. http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/rex-slocombe/


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