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Martinelli

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Martinelli
Born?
Died?
Flourished1930s-1950s

Martinelli The Great (fl. 1930-1950s) was a professional illusionist.[1]

Biography

Some touring dates reported in Genii magazine over the years:

  • Booked for the New York World's Fair in 1939
  • Detroit 1940
  • Philadelphia 1948
  • Boston 1952

In the April 1960 issue of The Linking Ring there was this announcement "IF YOU KNOW THE ADDRESS OF MICKEY MARTINELLI, WHO WAS PROFESSIONALLY KNOWN AS THE HANDCUFF KING OR THE HUMAN SPIDER, PLEASE CONTACT MELVIN MARTINELLI, 3419 BOSTON STREET, HOUSTON 16, TEXAS, HIS GRANDSON. THEY HAVE NOT SEEN EACH OTHER SINCE HE WAS A SMALL BOY AND NOW MELVIN IS MARRIED AND HAS TWO CHILDREN.

References

  1. Genii 1939 June