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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.
 
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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== Awards and Honors ==
 
== Awards and Honors ==
* cover of [[Linking Rings]] November, 1992
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* Cover of [[Linking Rings]] November, 1992
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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Revision as of 15:44, 27 December 2011

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

Eddie Fields
BornIrving Feldman
February 5, 1915
DiedSeptember 30, 2001 (age 86)


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