George McAthy

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George McAthy
BornMay 24, 1910
Oswego, New York,
Died1971
CategoriesBooks by George McAthy

George McAthy (1910-1971), also known as Mandroop the magician, was an amateur magician and member of the IBM.[1][2]

McAthy wrote a column, "For Vents Only" for a number of years for Tops Magazine (he was on the cover in 1944)

He formed a comedy magical society called the "D.O.P.E.S." (the Deceptive Order of Prestidigitoral Entertainers).

He was a member of the IBM Ring 21 in Hollywood, California.[3]

McAthy also made the covers of Linking Ring in 1953 and Genii again in 1967.

Books

  • Gags, Tricks and Patter (1936)
  • Double Talk (1938)
  • Mandroop's Gloombusters (1945)
  • Smart Talk for Magicians and M.C.'s (1945)
  • Smart Business for Magicians & M.C.'s (1946)
  • Smart Tricks for Magicians & M.C.'s (1947)
  • Magicomedy: By McAthy ; Illustrated by Micky Hades (1967)
  • Magic From the Dope Den by George Mcathy (1967)
  • New Laff-Tested Dialogues by George McAthy (1967)
  • The Dope Sheet by George McAthy (1967)
  • Smart Stuff
  • Laff Letters
  • 12 Ways to Use the Big Nickel

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, April, 1932
  2. Cover of Genii 1944 August
  3. http://www.ibmring21.org/famous.html


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