Cover of Genii (1942)
June 21, 1918
|Died||February 22, 2002 (age 83) |
Arnold Furst (1918-2002) was a magician, author, lecturer and hypnotist.
Furst was known to magicians as the inventor of the "Fresh Fish" paper tear in which a strip of paper with the words "Fresh Fish Sold Here Today" is torn into pieces using a comical presentation and then restored.
As a magician he toured during WWII with the USO presenting his routine with Oscar the white rabbit. After the war he performed in nightclubs and did many shows for children.
- Famous Magicians of the World (1957)
- Case histories in Hypnotherapy (1959)
- Magic for Monsters (aka Kid Stuff 6 – 1960)
- Mightier Than The Bullet (1961)
- The Hypnotic Approach to Successful Salesmanship (1961)
- Great Magic Shows (1968)
- How to Get Publicity in Newspaper ... and Other Media (1975)
- ↑ Genii 1938 April
- ↑ http://www.ibmring21.org/famous.html
- ↑ Cover, Genii Magazine, Vol. 7, No. 3, November 1942, Arnold Furst, page 81
- Cover, The Gen, Vol. 12, No. 2, June 1956, Front Page Personality ARNOLD FURST, by Harry Stanley, page 27
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 82, No. 5, May 2002, Broken Wand, Arnold Furst (Furstenberg), by Bob Wagner / Bill Bowers, page 114
- M-U-M, Vol. 92, No. 1, June 2002, Broken Wands, Arnold Furst, by Bob Wagner, page 59
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 82, No. 12, December 2002, Pictures from the Past, page 50, page 57
- Obit Genii 2002 May