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Vearl Cross

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Vearl Cross

Cover of Genii (1946)
BornVearl E. Cross
March 14, 1913
DiedOctober 13, 1992 (age 79)

Vearl Cross (1913-1992) performed as "CROSS The Magician" in his home town of Toledo, Ohio.[1]


In the 1940s, his day job was as a precision grinder for the National Supply Company in Toledo.

He started in magic in 1942 and in his spare time he built big illusions. His favorite magic was silk manipulations.[2]

He contributed magic effects to the Linking Ring and Tops.


  1. Cover, Genii 1946 May
  2. Linking Ring,April 1945