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'''J. Marberger Stuart''', a semi-professional magician, was a senior partner in a large New York law firm working as John M. Stuart.
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'''J. Marberger Stuart''' (1927-1993), a semi-professional magician, was a senior partner in a large New York law firm working as John M. Stuart.
  
With help from his amateur magician father, Stuart won his first prize as a magician in an amateur
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With help from his amateur magician father, Stuart won his first prize as a magician in an amateur contest at the age of nine.  Later most of his  prize-winning mysteries are designed by his artist wife, Marjorie.
contest at the age of nine.  Later most of his  prize-winning mysteries are designed by his artist wife, Marjorie.
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In 1969, the Stuarts presented in New York a full evening magic show with a murder mystery plot.  They also wrote a novel which was gimmicked in several was as a [[Forcing Book]], "You don't have to slay a dragon" (1975).
 
In 1969, the Stuarts presented in New York a full evening magic show with a murder mystery plot.  They also wrote a novel which was gimmicked in several was as a [[Forcing Book]], "You don't have to slay a dragon" (1975).
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A life members of the [[S.A.M.]], he was on the chair of the judges for the Milbourne Christopher awards by the  S.A.M.  He has also served as a judge at [[F.I.S.M.]]
 
A life members of the [[S.A.M.]], he was on the chair of the judges for the Milbourne Christopher awards by the  S.A.M.  He has also served as a judge at [[F.I.S.M.]]
  
The Stuarts founded their own [[Dragon Award]], which is presented at [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]] Conventions, to encourage the greater use of dramatics in magic. <ref>Cover, MUM, January 1993</ref> <ref>Obit,Linking Ring, February 1993</ref> <ref>http://www.death-record.com/l/96484127/John-M-Stuart</ref>   
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The Stuarts founded the [[Dragon Award]], which is presented at [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]] Conventions, to encourage the greater use of dramatics in magic. <ref>Cover, MUM, January 1993</ref> <ref>Obit,Linking Ring, February 1993</ref> <ref>http://www.death-record.com/l/96484127/John-M-Stuart</ref>   
  
 
He was elected into the [[S.A.M. Hall of Fame]].
 
He was elected into the [[S.A.M. Hall of Fame]].

Revision as of 14:23, 8 December 2012

J. Marberger Stuart
BornJohn Marberger Stuart
April 03, 1927
DiedJanuary 2, 1993 (age 65)
Manhasset, Nassau, New York

J. Marberger Stuart (1927-1993), a semi-professional magician, was a senior partner in a large New York law firm working as John M. Stuart.

With help from his amateur magician father, Stuart won his first prize as a magician in an amateur contest at the age of nine. Later most of his prize-winning mysteries are designed by his artist wife, Marjorie.

In 1969, the Stuarts presented in New York a full evening magic show with a murder mystery plot. They also wrote a novel which was gimmicked in several was as a Forcing Book, "You don't have to slay a dragon" (1975).

A life members of the S.A.M., he was on the chair of the judges for the Milbourne Christopher awards by the S.A.M. He has also served as a judge at F.I.S.M.

The Stuarts founded the Dragon Award, which is presented at International Brotherhood of Magicians Conventions, to encourage the greater use of dramatics in magic. [1] [2] [3]

He was elected into the S.A.M. Hall of Fame.

References

  1. Cover, MUM, January 1993
  2. Obit,Linking Ring, February 1993
  3. http://www.death-record.com/l/96484127/John-M-Stuart