J. Marberger Stuart
|J. Marberger Stuart|
|Born||John Marberger Stuart|
|Died||January 2, 1993 |
J. Marberger Stuart, 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).
He was elected into the S.A.M. Hall of Fame.