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Ralph W. Hull

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Ralph W. Hull
BornJuly 05, 1883
Crooksville, Ohio
DiedMay 20, 1943 (age 59)
CategoriesBooks by Ralph W. Hull

Ralph W. Hull (July 5, 1883 - May 20, 1943), born in Crooksville, Ohio was a professional magician, author and inventor of a number of commercial effects.


Hull was a performer at Coney Island as the Chautauqua and Lyceum headliner.

He was also involved in his family business, Hull Pottery manufacturing company, in Ohio.

He is best know for the mechanical decks he developed using his Rough and Smooth principle. John Northern Hilliard's Greater Magic has a chapter devoted to Hull, "The Tuned Deck".


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