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'''Carlton King''' (1896-1977) was a professional magician who performed  in the British music halls.
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== Biography ==
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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.
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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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Latest revision as of 20:18, 5 January 2014

Carlton King
BornWilliam H. Davison
1896
Blackpool, England
DiedMay 21, 1977
Englewood,New Jersey
CategoriesBooks by Carlton King

Carlton King (1896-1977) was a professional magician who performed in the British music halls.

Biography

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