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Aldini

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Aldini
BornAlex H. Weiner
October 12, 1917
Chicago
DiedAugust 11, 1989 (age 71)
Garden Grove California
CategoriesBooks by Aldini

Aldini (1917-1989), born Alex Weiner, managed and owned magic shops from the late 1950's though the 1970's.

Biography

He owned and operated his own shop and operated magic shops at Disneyland. During World War II, he traveled throughout Asia with the movie star, Melvyn Douglas, presenting magic shows for U.S. troops.

Aldini was a contributor to many magic magazines including a column in The Tops.

He was a member of the Order of Merlin, I.B.M. Ring 138 (Santa Monica) and Ring 21 (Hollywood), which he served as Vice President.[1][2]

Contributions

  • Aldini Bowl Production variation on the Westgate Bowl Production
  • Clock-A-Rama
  • Acroback Cards
  • Hippity-Hop Rabbits routine and patter variation

Books

References

  1. The Linking Ring, Vol. 69, No. 11, November 1989, Broken Wand, Aldini (Alex Weiner), page 152
  2. Genii Magazine, Vol. 53, No. 3, September 1989 (January 1990), Obituaries, Aldini, by Tommy Garbin, page 207
  • Magie (Magischer Zirkel v. Deutschland), Vol. 70, No. 1, Januar 1990, Magie-International, by Reinhard Müller, page 29