Jack Merlin was an American card manipulator that performed in vaudville.
Jack lived for a while in Indianapolis. His wife assisted him in the act in the manner of a spectator (picking cards and showing them to the audience).
Merlin always opened his act with the penetration of a glass of water through a derby hat and closed with cards across from C. Lang Neil's book "The Modern Conjuror".
He died some time prior to 1966.
- "To me practice is something I cannot resist. I practice because I enjoy it. When I force myself to do it, I accomplish nothing."
- And a Pack of Cards (1940)
- Genii Vol 30 - Intermission by Charles Miller