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[[Edward Victor]] (1887 - April 17, 1964), born  Edward Neuschwander in England to Swiss parents, was a professional magician who played top variety theaters in Europe and South Africa.
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'''Edward Victor''' (1887-1964), born  Edward Neuschwander in England to Swiss parents, was a professional magician who played top variety theaters in Europe and South Africa.
 
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* [[The Magic of the Hands Trilogy]] (1995)
 
* [[The Magic of the Hands Trilogy]] (1995)
 
* Classic Card Tricks (2004) Dover Publications
 
* Classic Card Tricks (2004) Dover Publications
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* [[The Magic of Edward Victor's Hands]] by [[Rae Hammond]] (1995)
  
 
A fourth book in the Magic Hands series "With Magic Hands" is to be included in "The Davenport Story" Volume Two, The Lost Legends (2010).
 
A fourth book in the Magic Hands series "With Magic Hands" is to be included in "The Davenport Story" Volume Two, The Lost Legends (2010).
  
 
== References ==
 
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*[http://magicref.tripod.com/bookssz/victormagichands.htm Edward Victor - Magic of the Hands bibliography]
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*[http://magicref.tripod.com/bookssz/victormoremagichands.htm Edward Victor - More Magic of the Hands bibliography]
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*[http://magicref.tripod.com/bookssz/victorfurthermagichands.htm Edward Victor - Further Magic of the Hands bibliography]
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*[http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/collections/pa/pamss66.html UCSB Special Collections British manuals and guides to magic tricks, conjuring, illusions, and prestidigitation]
 
*[http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/collections/pa/pamss66.html UCSB Special Collections British manuals and guides to magic tricks, conjuring, illusions, and prestidigitation]
 
* [http://www.blackpoolmagic.com/history.html "Blackpool Magicians' Club History"]
 
* [http://www.blackpoolmagic.com/history.html "Blackpool Magicians' Club History"]
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* Obit [[Genii 1964 June]]
  
* [[The Magic of Edward Victor's Hands]] by [[Rae Hammond]] (1995)
 
  
* Obit [[Genii 1964 June]]
 
 
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Revision as of 18:07, 24 March 2012

Edward Victor (1887-1964), born Edward Neuschwander in England to Swiss parents, was a professional magician who played top variety theaters in Europe and South Africa.

Edward Victor
BornEdward Neuschwander
1887
England
DiedApril 17, 1964
Notable worksSympathetic Silks

Contents

Biography

Early in his career he also took up Shadowgraphy.

In 1911, a trial week at St. George's Hall was extended to many months, setting the standard for his professional career. He was often seen on television (including a "What's My Line?" appearance which he was quickly recognized).

Victor was early member of the Magic Circle (which he was promoted to MIMC) and for over twenty years was president of the Merlin Magical Society. He also was the Blackpool Magicians' Club's first Honorary Life President.

Developed Sympathetic Silks after a discussion with G. W. Hunter. Also invented the E-Y-E Count which Alex Elmsley adapted to create the Elmsley Count.

Bibliography

Books

A fourth book in the Magic Hands series "With Magic Hands" is to be included in "The Davenport Story" Volume Two, The Lost Legends (2010).

References

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