Eric C. Lewis

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Eric C. Lewis (1908 - November 23, 1993) was a British-born illusion builder that emigrated to the United States. Founded the MagiCraft Magic Manufacturing Co.  He also worked with illusion builder [[John Gaughan]] before his retirement.
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Eric C. Lewis (1908-1993) was a British-born illusion builder, father of magician [[Martin Lewis]], who emigrated to the United States.<ref>[[Genii 1975 June]] (cover with son Martin Lewis)</ref> 
 
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His best known creation is the Diminishing Silk Production. He founded the MagiCraft Magic Manufacturing Co.  He also worked with illusion builder [[John Gaughan]] before his retirement.
  
His best known creation is the Diminishing Silk Production.  
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He authored over 20 books.
  
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== Awards ==
 
The [[Academy of Magical Arts]] voted him Stage Magician of the Year twice, honored him with a Literary Fellowship and in 1985 awarded him the Masters Fellowship.
 
The [[Academy of Magical Arts]] voted him Stage Magician of the Year twice, honored him with a Literary Fellowship and in 1985 awarded him the Masters Fellowship.
 
He is the father of magician [[Martin Lewis]].
 
 
He authored over 20 books.
 
  
  

Revision as of 12:10, 5 August 2012

Eric C. Lewis (1908-1993) was a British-born illusion builder, father of magician Martin Lewis, who emigrated to the United States.[1]

Eric C. Lewis
Born1908
UK
DiedNovember 23, 1993

His best known creation is the Diminishing Silk Production. He founded the MagiCraft Magic Manufacturing Co. He also worked with illusion builder John Gaughan before his retirement.

He authored over 20 books.

Awards

The Academy of Magical Arts voted him Stage Magician of the Year twice, honored him with a Literary Fellowship and in 1985 awarded him the Masters Fellowship.


Books

  • Well I Never! (1931)
  • Studies in Mystery (1941)
  • Eric Lewis’ Rope Routine (The Triple Cut Rope Routine) (1969)
  • A Choice of Miracles (1980)
  • A Continuation of Miracles (1981)
  • The Crowning Miracles (1983)
  • Martin's Miracles (1985)



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