J. Marberger Stuart
|J. Marberger Stuart|
|Born||John Marberger Stuart|
April 03, 1927
New York City
|Died||January 2, 1993 (age 65) |
Manhasset, Nassau, New York
J. Marberger Stuart (1927-1993), a semi-professional magician, was a senior partner in a large New York law firm working as John M. Stuart.
With help from his amateur magician father, Stuart won his first prize as a magician in an amateur contest at the age of nine. Later most of his prize-winning mysteries are designed by his artist wife, Marjorie.
In 1969, the Stuarts presented in New York a full evening magic show with a murder mystery plot. They also wrote a novel which was gimmicked in several was as a Forcing Book, "You don't have to slay a dragon" (1975).
He was elected into the S.A.M. Hall of Fame.
- ↑ Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 82, No. 8, January 1993, J. Marberger Stuart and Marjorie L. Stuart, by Edward A. Schuman, page 16
- ↑ The Linking Ring, Vol. 73, No. 2, February 1993, Broken Wand, J. Marberger Stuart Taken Suddenly, page 103
- ↑ http://www.death-record.com/l/96484127/John-M-Stuart
- Genii Magazine, Vol. 48, No. 7, July 1984, About J. Marberger Stuart, page 536
- M-U-M, Vol. 82, No. 9, February 1993, BROKEN WANDS, J. Marberger Stuart, page 46