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[[Lin Searles]] (1914 - 1972), born Lynn Searles, was author, magic shop owner and magician.
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'''Lin Searles''' (1914-1972), born Lynn Searles, was author, magic shop owner and magician.
 
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He was a semi-professional magician starting in 1929, specializing in slight of hand with cards.
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He was a semi-professional magician starting in 1929, specializing in slight of hand with cards and was a member of [[SAM]] and [[IMC]].<ref>Who's Who in Magic, [[Sphinx]], January, 1935</ref>
  
Searles was an author of many western novels and worked at [[Owen Magic]] for a number of years.  
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Searles was an author of many western novels and worked at [[Owen Magic]] for a number of years and helped write scripts for [[Mark Wilson]]'s TV show "[[Magic land Of Allakazam]]".
  
He was the creator of the classic card plot called [[Cannibal Cards]]. Other creations of his were published in [[Pallbearers Review]] by [[Karl Fulves]].
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He was owner of the Magic Wand magic store in Pasadena, California and died as a result of gunshot wounds inflicted in the course of a robbery there.
  
Searles helped write scripts for [[Mark Wilson]]'s TV show "[[Magic land Of Allakazam]]".
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Searles was the creator of the classic card plot called [[Cannibal Cards]]. Other creations of his were published in [[Pallbearers Review]] by [[Karl Fulves]].<ref>Obit [[Genii 1972 November]]</ref>
 
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Later, he was owner of the Magic Wand magic store in Pasadena, California and died as a result of gunshot wounds inflicted in the course of a robbery there.
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He was a member of [[SAM]] and [[IMC]].
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==References==
* Who's Who in Magic, [[Sphinx]], January, 1935
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* Obit [[Genii 1972 November]]
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Revision as of 08:42, 25 March 2012

Lin Searles (1914-1972), born Lynn Searles, was author, magic shop owner and magician.

Lin Searles
BornLynn Searles
September 13, 1914
Fairport, New York
DiedDecember 22, 1972 (age 58)
CategoriesBooks by Lin Searles

He was a semi-professional magician starting in 1929, specializing in slight of hand with cards and was a member of SAM and IMC.[1]

Searles was an author of many western novels and worked at Owen Magic for a number of years and helped write scripts for Mark Wilson's TV show "Magic land Of Allakazam".

He was owner of the Magic Wand magic store in Pasadena, California and died as a result of gunshot wounds inflicted in the course of a robbery there.

Searles was the creator of the classic card plot called Cannibal Cards. Other creations of his were published in Pallbearers Review by Karl Fulves.[2]

Books

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, January, 1935
  2. Obit Genii 1972 November
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