Milton A. Bridges

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Milton A. Bridges
BornMilton Arlanden Bridges
May 20, 1894
New York City
DiedAugust 19, 1939 (age 45)
New York Post Graduate Hospital

Dr Milton A. Bridges (1894-1939), born in New York City, was an amateur magician and collector of magic books.[1]

Biography

Bridges acquired considerable magical skill, and for some years his services were in demand for charity shows. His medical interests however, have prevented his frequent appearance in public.[2]

References

  1. Dr. Milton A. Bridges, Owner of World's Largest Magic Book Collection, Dies (Obituaries) by William W. Larsen, Sr. Genii 1939 September, page 19.
  2. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 27, No. 6, August 1928, Biographical Sketch of Milton A. Bridges, by John Mulholland, page 249
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 38, No. 7, September 1939, Milton Arlanden Bridges May 20, 1894 – August 19, 1939, page 176
  • Tops Magazine, Vol. 4, N0. 10, October 1939, MAGIC BOOKS, by H. Adrian Smith, Doctor Milton Arlanden Bridges, In Memoriam – 1939, page 26
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 19, No. 9, November 1939, THE BRIDGES LIBRARY, by H. Adrian Smith, page 683
  • Bio-bibliographisches Lexikon der Zauberkünstler Edition Volker Huber, April 2002, Bridges, Milton Arlanden, Dr. = (Dr.) Pontes, USA Zauberkünstler (Amateur) (*20.05.1894 New York; †19.08.1939), page 62
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