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John Gaughan

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John Gaughan

Cover of Genii (1974)
BornJohn H. Gaughan
Dallas, Texas

John Gaughan (b. 1940), an expert mechanic and woodworker, is a designer-builder of illusions and a builder-restorer of automata.


  • Antonio Diavolo (with Jim Steinmeyer) (1986)
  • The Mystery of Psycho (with Jim Steinmeyer) (1987)


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  • Cover, Genii, Vol. 38, No. 4, April 1974, Our Cover, JOHN GAUGHAN, page 160
  • THE SUCCESS BOOK VOLUME THREE (ca. 1975) by Frances and Jay Marshall - THE JOHNNY GAUGHAN I KNOW, by Hugh Riley, page 603
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 64, No. 3, March 1984, Memoirs Of A Magician's Ghost, by John Booth, CHAPTER 183 - To Superstars of Magic Illusion Builders, page 43
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 64, No. 4, April 1984, Memoirs Of A Magician's Ghost, by John Booth, CHAPTER 183 (cont.) - Gaughan: Collector, Restorer, Builder, page 50
  • Cover, The Linking Ring, Vol. 67, No. 2, February 1987, OUR COVER - JOHN GAUGHAN, page 57
  • Cover, Genii, Vol. 52, No. 10, April 1989, John Gaughan by Arny Stevens, page 622
  • Cover, The Magic Circular, Vol. 96, No. 1026, January 2002, John Gaughan, The Master Builder, by Michael Bayley, page 18
  • Cover, Genii, Vol. 69, No. 10, October 2006, John Gaughan by Dustin Stinett, pages 38 to 53

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