Alan Shaxon

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'''Alan Shaxon''' is a professional magician and a former president of The [[Magic Circle]]. He specialises in cabaret performances and is billed as one of England's foremost magicians.
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'''Alan Shaxon''' is a professional magician and a former president of The [[Magic Circle]]. He specialized in cabaret performances and is billed as one of England's foremost magicians.<ref>http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=276106</ref>
  
The Magic Circle gave Shaxon its highest award, "The Maskelyne", for services to British Magic.  
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He has appeared on  television and has cruised the world in cabaret on the luxury liners, and entertained on four occasions at Buckingham Palace. {{Youtube Thumb|YXVWlOvbUSM}}
  
He has appeared on  television and has cruised the world in cabaret on the luxury liners, and entertained on four occasions at Buckingham Palace.  
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Shaxon taught Tom Cruise the sleight of hand for "Mission Impossible", and appeared in Rowan Atkinson's "Mr. Bean".<ref>Alan Shaxon''' is a professional magician and a former president of The [[Magic Circle]].</ref>
  
Shaxon taught Tom Cruise the sleight of hand for "Mission Impossible", and appeared in Rowan Atkinson's "Mr. Bean".
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He had a great deal of the apparatus of [[Robert Harbin]].
  
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== Awards and honors==
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* The Magic Circle gave Shaxon its highest award, "The Maskelyne", for services to British Magic.
  
== References ==
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== Books ==
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* My Kind of Magic (1970)
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* Practical Sorcery (1976)
  
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*{{Imdb name|1589910}}
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* http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-magic-circle
 
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Revision as of 15:41, 28 October 2012

Alan Shaxon
Born?
DiedOctober 28, 2012

Alan Shaxon is a professional magician and a former president of The Magic Circle. He specialized in cabaret performances and is billed as one of England's foremost magicians.[1]

He has appeared on television and has cruised the world in cabaret on the luxury liners, and entertained on four occasions at Buckingham Palace.


Shaxon taught Tom Cruise the sleight of hand for "Mission Impossible", and appeared in Rowan Atkinson's "Mr. Bean".[2]

He had a great deal of the apparatus of Robert Harbin.

Awards and honors

  • The Magic Circle gave Shaxon its highest award, "The Maskelyne", for services to British Magic.

Books

  • My Kind of Magic (1970)
  • Practical Sorcery (1976)


References

  1. http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=276106
  2. Alan Shaxon is a professional magician and a former president of The Magic Circle.
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