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[[Karrell Fox]] (January 30, 1928 - March 12, 1998), born in East Rainelle, West Virginia, was one of the first Trade Show magicians and billed himself as "King of Korn".
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'''Karrell Fox''' (January 30, 1928 - March 12, 1998), born in East Rainelle, West Virginia, was one of the first magicians to work Trade Shows and billed himself as "King of Korn".
 
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== Biography ==
 
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When Fox was a child, his parents operated a small restaurant. A customer sneaked out without paying his bill, but left behind a few small tricks. With these, Karrell began his magic career. By the age of 18, Karrel appeared on the "[[Ed Sullivan Show]]" and was co-owner of a Detroit magic shop.{{Youtube Thumb|pLBP4tb0fkg}}
== Bibliography ==
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When Fox was a child, his parents operated a small restaurant. A customer sneaked out without paying his bill, but left behind a few small tricks. With these, Karrell began his magic career. By the age of 18, Karrel appeared on the "Ed Sullivan Show" and was co-owner of a Detroit magic shop.{{Youtube Thumb|pLBP4tb0fkg|350|Fox performing at the 1997 Abbott Magic Get Together}}
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He created the "Magic Wold of Ford" for the Ford Motor Company and toured with it for many years.  He later had his own TV show, performing as Milky the Clown.  
 
He created the "Magic Wold of Ford" for the Ford Motor Company and toured with it for many years.  He later had his own TV show, performing as Milky the Clown.  
  
Fox was a regular perfromer at [[Abbott's Get-Together]]s. [[Abb Dickson]] was Karrell's "Partner in Fun" for more than 25 years, performing with him at magic conventions all over the world. For several years he wrote the "FOX-TALES" Column in "[[TOPS]]" magazine.
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Fox was a regular performer at [[Abbott's Get-Together]]s. [[Abb Dickson]] was Karrell's "Partner in Fun" for more than 25 years, performing with him at magic conventions all over the world. For several years he wrote the column "FOX-TALES" in "[[TOPS]]" magazine.
  
 
Fox served as the 48th International President of the [[I.B.M.]] from 1986 to 1987.
 
Fox served as the 48th International President of the [[I.B.M.]] from 1986 to 1987.
  
Karrell Fox was buried at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon Michigan.
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Karrell Fox was buried at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon Michigan.<ref>Cover [[Genii 1977 July]]</ref><ref>http://stevensmagic.com/gemini/karrellfox.htm</ref>
  
 
== Awards and Honors ==
 
== Awards and Honors ==
 
*Sphinx Silver Medal (at 17)
 
*Sphinx Silver Medal (at 17)
 
*Creative Fellowship from the [[Academy of Magical Arts]]
 
*Creative Fellowship from the [[Academy of Magical Arts]]
 
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== Bibliography ==
 
==Contributions==
 
==Contributions==
 
*Bullseye Card
 
*Bullseye Card
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*No Not
 
*No Not
 
*Baffling Blow-Outs
 
*Baffling Blow-Outs
 
== Bibliography ==
 
 
=== Books ===
 
=== Books ===
 
* Kornfidentially Yours (1954)
 
* Kornfidentially Yours (1954)
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* Another Book by Karrell Fox (1979)
 
* Another Book by Karrell Fox (1979)
 
* Abra K Fox (1983)
 
* Abra K Fox (1983)
* For My Next Trick (1986)
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* [[For My Next Trick]] (1986)
 
* My Latest Book (1988)
 
* My Latest Book (1988)
 
* [[Much Ado About Something]] (1995)
 
* [[Much Ado About Something]] (1995)
 
 
=== Videos ===
 
=== Videos ===
 
* Karrell Fox, The Legend (1998)
 
* Karrell Fox, The Legend (1998)
  
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==References ==
 
==References ==
* http://stevensmagic.com/gemini/karrellfox.htm
 
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
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Revision as of 17:34, 9 April 2012

Karrell Fox (January 30, 1928 - March 12, 1998), born in East Rainelle, West Virginia, was one of the first magicians to work Trade Shows and billed himself as "King of Korn".

Karrell Fox
BornJanuary 30, 1928
East Rainelle; West Virginia
DiedMarch 12, 1998 (age 70)
Resting placeLakeside Cemetery in Colon, Michigan

Contents

Biography

When Fox was a child, his parents operated a small restaurant. A customer sneaked out without paying his bill, but left behind a few small tricks. With these, Karrell began his magic career. By the age of 18, Karrel appeared on the "Ed Sullivan Show" and was co-owner of a Detroit magic shop.


He created the "Magic Wold of Ford" for the Ford Motor Company and toured with it for many years. He later had his own TV show, performing as Milky the Clown.

Fox was a regular performer at Abbott's Get-Togethers. Abb Dickson was Karrell's "Partner in Fun" for more than 25 years, performing with him at magic conventions all over the world. For several years he wrote the column "FOX-TALES" in "TOPS" magazine.

Fox served as the 48th International President of the I.B.M. from 1986 to 1987.

Karrell Fox was buried at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon Michigan.[1][2]

Awards and Honors

Bibliography

Contributions

  • Bullseye Card
  • B.S. Miser's Dream Pail
  • Magical Assets
  • Nite-Cap
  • Take It and Stick It
  • Two Fisted Book Test
  • Mene-Tekel Book Test
  • Knifty Knot
  • No Not
  • Baffling Blow-Outs

Books

Videos

  • Karrell Fox, The Legend (1998)

References

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  1. Cover Genii 1977 July
  2. http://stevensmagic.com/gemini/karrellfox.htm
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