|Died||December 1, 1987 (age 80) |
Paul Clive, brother of magician and ventriloquist Douglas Craggs, was a magic dealer (Paul Clive & Co Ltd.) in Blackpool, England.
His business was started in London, designated “The Home of Sir Pryzes.” He issued separate catalogs for Jokes and for Magic in 1937. They also issued so-called “Splash” leaflets advertising new lines.
In 1939 the business moved to Andover in Hampshire. This premise was requisitioned by the authorities shortly after war broke out and in 1940 Clive moved north to Blackpool, where he remained until relocating to the United States around 1954.
He eventually he returned to Britain and died in hospital in Blackpool.
- Card Tricks Without Skill (1946)