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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 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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His son [[Martin Lewis]] carries on the magic tradition.
  
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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.
 
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==
 
*[[Well I Never!]] (1931)
 
*[[Well I Never!]] (1931)
 
*Studies in Mystery (1941)
 
*Studies in Mystery (1941)
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*Eric Lewis’ Rope Routine (The Triple Cut Rope Routine) (1969)
 
*A Choice of Miracles (1980)
 
*A Choice of Miracles (1980)
 
*A Continuation of Miracles (1981)
 
*A Continuation of Miracles (1981)
 
*The Crowning Miracles (1983)
 
*The Crowning Miracles (1983)
*Martin's M*I*R*A*C*L*E*S (1985)
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*[[Martin's Miracles]] (1985)
  
*Eric Lewis’ Rope Routine
 
  
 
*[[The Berg Book]] (1983) (with [[David Avadon]])
 
*[[The Berg Book]] (1983) (with [[David Avadon]])
*Walter Jeans, Illusioneer (1986) (with Peter Warlock)
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*[[P.T. Selbit: Magical Innovator]] (1989) (with [[Peter Warlock]])
*P.T. Selbit: Magical Innovator (1989) (with [[Peter Warlock]])
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Revision as of 13:13, 5 August 2012

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

Eric C. Lewis
Born1908
UK
DiedNovember 23, 1993
CategoriesBooks by Eric C. Lewis

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.

His son Martin Lewis carries on the magic tradition.

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)



References

  1. Genii 1975 June (cover with son Martin Lewis)