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J. F. Orrin

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J. F. Orrin

From "The Conjurers Vade Mecum"
BornJames F. Orrin
1897
Sussex
DiedApril 28, 1976
Hove, Sussex
CategoriesBooks by J. F. Orrin

J. F. Orrin (1897-1976), an author from England, gave demonstrations at Magic Circle functions for over 40 years.

Biography

He died in a nursing home, after a long illness, at the age of 79.[1]


Books

  • The Conjurer's Vade Mecum (reviewed in Paul Fleming Book Reviews) (1922)
  • Easy Magic for Evening Parties (1923)
  • Ring up Curtain (1930)
  • Put It Over (1933)
  • On With The Show (1943)
  • CARDBOARD, GLUE & ELASTIC (1946)
  • MECHANICAL MAGIC (1952)
  • Cardano the Gambling Scholar (1953)

References

  1. The Magic Circular, Vol. 70, No. 772, May/June 1976, Obituaries, J. F. ORRIN, M.I.M.C., page 118
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 27, No. 6. August 1947, MR. J. F. ORRIN ... M.I.M.C. by "Dexter" of Australia, page 24
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 88, No. 8, August 2008, OUR SIDE OF THE POND, by Elizabeth Warlock, page 70
  • NINTH COLLECTORS ANNUAL, A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS ON CONJURING AND THE ALLIED ARTS IN THE J. B. FINDLAY COLLECTION