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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.

His best known creation is the Diminishing Silk Production.

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.


  • Studies in Mystery (1941)
  • A Choice of Miracles (1980)
  • A Continuation of Miracles (1981)
  • The Crowning Miracles (1983)
  • Martin's M*I*R*A*C*L*E*S (1985)
  • Eric Lewis’ Rope Routine
  • P.T. Selbit A Magical Innovator (1989) (with Peter Warlock)
  • Walter Jeans, Illusioneer (1986) (with Peter Warlock)