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Charles Brush

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Charles Brush
BornNovember 12, 1892
Zanesville, Ohio
DiedJanuary 28, 1949 (age 56)
Los Angeles, California
CategoriesBooks by Charles Brush

Charles R. Brush (1892-1949), also known as "Baffles", was a part-time professional lyceum magician.

He started performing in 1907, specializing in flower art.

He was the editor of the "Current Magic" department within The Sphinx in the 1930s.[1]

One of his pet effects was the Six Card Repeat.[2]



  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, November, 1932, page 349
  2. World's Fair, Saturday, January 27, 1968, page 6
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 29, No. 1, March 1949, The Broken Wand - CHARLES R. BRUSH, page 97
  • Genii, Vol. 13, No. 6, February 1949, Facing the Facts, with Bill Larsen, page 167
  • The Sphinx, Vol. XLVIII, No. 1, March 1949, Squawks by Frazee - "Baffles" Brush, page 23
  • Tops, Vol. 14, No. 3, March 1949, "BAFFLES" BRUSH DIES, page 25