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Frank Garcia (May 8, 1927 - July 15, 1993) was a very popular magician who was known as "The Man With The Million Dollar Hands." His specialty was gambling scams and cheating.
 
 
 
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'''Frank Garcia''' (May 8, 1927 - July 15, 1993) was a very popular magician who was known as "The Man With The Million Dollar Hands." His specialty was gambling scams and cheating.
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
Son of Spanish immigrants, he decided to become a magician after seeing a performance of [[Fu Manchu]].
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The son of Spanish immigrants, Garcia decided to become a magician after seeing a performance of [[Fu Manchu]]. {{Youtube|LJJrTXlz1WM}}
  
 
As "The Gambling Investigator" he demonstrated and exposed cheating methods at tradeshows and to law enforcement organizations throughout the United States and on television shows.
 
As "The Gambling Investigator" he demonstrated and exposed cheating methods at tradeshows and to law enforcement organizations throughout the United States and on television shows.
  
Co-founder (with [[George Schindler]]) of the New York's School for Magicians
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He was co-founder (with [[George Schindler]]) of the [[New York School for Magicians]].
  
 
== Bibliography ==
 
== Bibliography ==
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* [[Exclusive Card Miracles]] (1980)
 
* [[Exclusive Card Miracles]] (1980)
 
* [[The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian]] (1980)
 
* [[The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian]] (1980)
* [[Close-Up Magic of Frank Garcia, Part I & II]] (1982)
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* [[Close-Up Magic of Frank Garcia, Part 1 & 2]] (1982)
* [[Close-Up Magic of Frank Garcia, Part II]] (1982)
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==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 12:49, 18 February 2013

Frank Garcia
BornFrank Garcia
May 8, 1927
DiedJuly 15, 1993 (age 66)

Frank Garcia (May 8, 1927 - July 15, 1993) was a very popular magician who was known as "The Man With The Million Dollar Hands." His specialty was gambling scams and cheating.

Biography

The son of Spanish immigrants, Garcia decided to become a magician after seeing a performance of Fu Manchu.


As "The Gambling Investigator" he demonstrated and exposed cheating methods at tradeshows and to law enforcement organizations throughout the United States and on television shows.

He was co-founder (with George Schindler) of the New York School for Magicians.

Bibliography

References

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