Bob Haskell

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Bob Haskell

Cover of Genii (Nov. 1936)
BornRobert Haskell
1914
Died1972

Robert "Bob" Haskell (1914-1972) worked in San Francisco for the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and as a magician in west coast night clubs. During World War II, he toured with his wife Madelaine.[1]

Biography

Haskell played the magician's assistant in the film The Mad Magician in 1954 and appeared on at least 2 episodes of "You Asked For It"

He invented the "Split Deck" and the "X-Salted Shaker" (See Genii 1957 April) in the 1950's, and he may have invented the Appearing Candle. [2]

Books

References

  1. Cover Genii 1936 November
  2. http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=242061#Post242061
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