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Stage name of Irving Feldman (1915 - )
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[[Eddie Fields]] (February 5, 1915 - September 30,2001 ), born Irving Feldman,  was a magician, gambler, pitchman, astrologer, pool shark and mind reader.
  
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Fields was trained as a radio operator in the U.S. Army, but ultimately found his way into special services where he performed shows.
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He was part of the group known as "The Unholy Five" consisting of himself, [[Audley Walsh]], [[John Scarne]], [[Walter B. Gibson]] and [[Orson Welles]] that would meet for lunch at the Dixie Hotel just across from Max Holden's magic shop.
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He did a mind reading act with [[Freddie Teschner]] and later with [[George Martz]].
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Most known for developing the [[Invisible Deck]] routine.
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== Awards and Honors ==
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* cover of [[Linking Rings]] November, 1992
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== References ==
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* A Life Among Secrets by Stephen Minch
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* The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields by Jon Racherbaumer
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* Invisible Secrets Revealed (with Mike Schwartz)
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* The Greater Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields by Jon Racherbaumer
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* Broken Wand, Linking Ring, October 2001.
 
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Revision as of 12:17, 10 December 2008

Eddie Fields (February 5, 1915 - September 30,2001 ), born Irving Feldman, was a magician, gambler, pitchman, astrologer, pool shark and mind reader.

Fields was trained as a radio operator in the U.S. Army, but ultimately found his way into special services where he performed shows.

He was part of the group known as "The Unholy Five" consisting of himself, Audley Walsh, John Scarne, Walter B. Gibson and Orson Welles that would meet for lunch at the Dixie Hotel just across from Max Holden's magic shop.

He did a mind reading act with Freddie Teschner and later with George Martz.

Most known for developing the Invisible Deck routine.

Awards and Honors

References

  • A Life Among Secrets by Stephen Minch
  • The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields by Jon Racherbaumer
  • Invisible Secrets Revealed (with Mike Schwartz)
  • The Greater Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields by Jon Racherbaumer
  • Broken Wand, Linking Ring, October 2001.