Earl Johnson

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'''Earl "Presto" Johnson''' (1932-2009) was known for his unique manipulation routines with cigarettes, coins, cards, and balls. He began his long career at Hubert's Dime Museum on Times Square in the 1940s, then went on to tour in carnivals and sideshows. He later  got into the cruise ships, resorts field, and night clubs all over the United States.  {{Youtube Thumb|CIgZs21yBOs}}
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'''Earl "Presto" Johnson''' (1932-2009) was known for his unique manipulation routines with cigarettes, coins, cards, and balls.  
 
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He began his long career at Hubert's Dime Museum on Times Square in the 1940s, then went on to tour in carnivals and sideshows. He later  got into the cruise ships, resorts field, and night clubs all over the United States.  {{Youtube Thumb|CIgZs21yBOs}}
  
 
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* [[Genii 2010 December|Genii, Vol. 73, No. 12, December 2010]], Cover item, pages 64-75
 
* [[Genii 2010 December|Genii, Vol. 73, No. 12, December 2010]], Cover item, pages 64-75
 
* Obituary http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/viewtopic.php?topic=312628&forum=36&30
 
* Obituary http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/viewtopic.php?topic=312628&forum=36&30
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Latest revision as of 08:18, 30 March 2014


Cover of Genii (2010)
BornEverett Earl Johnson
October 29, 1932
DiedApril 16, 2009 (age 76)
Newark, New Jersey
Resting placeEvergreen Cemetary in Hillside, New Jersey

Earl "Presto" Johnson (1932-2009) was known for his unique manipulation routines with cigarettes, coins, cards, and balls.

Biography

He began his long career at Hubert's Dime Museum on Times Square in the 1940s, then went on to tour in carnivals and sideshows. He later got into the cruise ships, resorts field, and night clubs all over the United States.


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