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See also: Carlton Lodge Matteson (1903-1991), a commercial artist and semi-professional magician that performed at clubs and private parties in Chicago..
Carlton
BornArthur Phelps
1881
London, England
DiedJune 27, 1942
CategoriesBooks by Carlton

Carlton (1881-1942) was the stage name of Arthur Phelps (1881-1942) who performed as "the human hairpin".

Biography

He developed a presentation of the Die Box, which many use today, in 1907. Started off working as a 'barker' for a side-show at the Westminster Aquarium then worked for Jennings, a showman who specialised in illusions. But, found success as a comedy, card magician playing every important tour in the UK and other countries, receiving salaries that no other card magician had been known to get.

He worked for ENSA during World War Two.

Books

References

The Magic Wand (Vol 31, No 195 p130 1942)