Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2017.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Tom Ransom

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Revision as of 05:14, 6 September 2010 by Philippe billot (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Tom Ransom
BornThomas Saunders Ransom
1931
Canada

Born in Canada in 1931.

Briefly teamed with Bob Woodhams to present five minutes of silent card manipulations.[1] Also presented Mental Magic and Gamblers Tricks.

Collector of books and magazines on magic an old puzzles.

He became a regular at Toronto's Saturday Round Table, a group of close-up enthusiasts that included Derek Dingle, Elizabeth Warlock, Norman Houghton and David Drake.

Ransom was a contributor to Ibidem and the first to publish Needle Through Balloon concept as "No Bop Balloon" (New Phoenix No. 312, July 23, 1954)

References

  1. Fancy Meeting by Tom Ransom, Genii 1955 February