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'''Carlton King''' was a professional magician who performed  in the British music halls.
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Starting out as an act with his wife as  Carlton King and Dorothy, they 
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played the Rainbow Room and other posh nite clubs during the 1930s and 1940s.
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King moved to the United States in 1930 and  joined the [[IBM]] in 1956 (member no. 16105).
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During the 1950s and 1960s, he worked club-dates alone. He was active until 1969 when  a neurological problem denied him the use of his left hand.
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King died at the  Actors' Fund Home in Englewood, New Jersey.<ref>Obit, Linking Ring, August 1977 </ref>
  
 
==Books==
 
==Books==
 
*[[Exclusive Magic from Our Notebook]] with [[Laurie Ireland]] (1933)
 
*[[Exclusive Magic from Our Notebook]] with [[Laurie Ireland]] (1933)
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Revision as of 11:45, 27 September 2011

Carlton King
BornWilliam H. Davison
Blackpool, England 1896
Britain
DiedMay 21, 1977 (age Expression error: Unexpected < operator.)
Englewood,New Jersey
CategoriesBooks by Carlton King

Carlton King was a professional magician who performed in the British music halls.

Starting out as an act with his wife as Carlton King and Dorothy, they played the Rainbow Room and other posh nite clubs during the 1930s and 1940s.

King moved to the United States in 1930 and joined the IBM in 1956 (member no. 16105).

During the 1950s and 1960s, he worked club-dates alone. He was active until 1969 when a neurological problem denied him the use of his left hand.

King died at the Actors' Fund Home in Englewood, New Jersey.[1]

Books

References

  1. Obit, Linking Ring, August 1977