Ricardo Richardine, Jr.

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'''Ricardo Richardine, Jr.''' is the son of magician [[Ricardo Richardine, Sr.]] who took over the illusion show when his father retired in 1959.  
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'''Ricardo Richardine, Jr.''' is the son of magician [[Ricardo Richardine, Sr.]] who took over the illusion show when his father retired.  
  
He started working in his father's magic shows at the age of six.
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Ricardo Jr. started working in his father's magic shows at the age of six. After his father's retirement in1959, he tried his hand as a flamenco dancer, but eventually started performing magic again. His father also came out of retirement to rejoin the show for a while. Richardine Jr. tried to change his name to DANTEL to avoid confusion with his father's name, but it doesn't appear to have stuck.  He also performed with his sister, Marga, The Princess of Nan King.
  
After his father's retirement, he tried his hand as a flamenco dancer, but eventually started performing magic again. To avoid confusion with his father's name, he started to billed himself at DANTEL (Richardine Jr.)  He also performed with his sister, Marga, The Princess of Nan King.
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One of his best known effects was his take on the Broom Suspension. In Richardine Jr's routine, the girl laid down with the back of her neck against the broom bristles. When she was lifted horizontally, she was facing straight up rather than the traditional version of being on her side. But that was only the start of the routine. Richardine Jr would then begin to remove articles of clothing from the suspended lady showing that she had no secret device concealed beneath her clothing.
  
 
He was performing up until at least 1976 as reported by Frances Marshall in the Around Chicago column in the January 1976 issue of the [[Linking Ring]] (page 42).
 
He was performing up until at least 1976 as reported by Frances Marshall in the Around Chicago column in the January 1976 issue of the [[Linking Ring]] (page 42).
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Ricardo Richardine Jr died February 13th 1986 of cancer.
  
 
{{See also|[[Ricardo Richiardi, Jr.]]}}
 
{{See also|[[Ricardo Richiardi, Jr.]]}}

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Ricardo Richardine, Jr.
BornRicardo Deben
1931
Bogota, Columbia
DiedFebruary 13 1986

Ricardo Richardine, Jr. is the son of magician Ricardo Richardine, Sr. who took over the illusion show when his father retired.

Ricardo Jr. started working in his father's magic shows at the age of six. After his father's retirement in1959, he tried his hand as a flamenco dancer, but eventually started performing magic again. His father also came out of retirement to rejoin the show for a while. Richardine Jr. tried to change his name to DANTEL to avoid confusion with his father's name, but it doesn't appear to have stuck. He also performed with his sister, Marga, The Princess of Nan King.

One of his best known effects was his take on the Broom Suspension. In Richardine Jr's routine, the girl laid down with the back of her neck against the broom bristles. When she was lifted horizontally, she was facing straight up rather than the traditional version of being on her side. But that was only the start of the routine. Richardine Jr would then begin to remove articles of clothing from the suspended lady showing that she had no secret device concealed beneath her clothing.

He was performing up until at least 1976 as reported by Frances Marshall in the Around Chicago column in the January 1976 issue of the Linking Ring (page 42). Ricardo Richardine Jr died February 13th 1986 of cancer.

See also: Ricardo Richiardi, Jr..

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