|Born||Earl Albert Lockman|
June 12, 1893
|Died||April 18, 1967 (age 73) |
Los Angeles, California
Earl Lockman (1893-1967), a member of the pioneer Essanay film company in Chicago, became a magician and escape artist ("Locks Don't Lock Lockman").
Lockman was a charter member of Chicago chapter of Society of American Magicians.
He invented many effects, including a Production Cabinet and the Hindoo Torture Chest.
Lockman provided the props and routines for Paramount's "Houdini" movie starring Tony Curtis.
He performed in night clubs and theaters for many years, and in Las Vegas later in life. 
- ↑ Cover, The Sphinx, Vol. 24, No. 4, June 1925, EARL A. LOCKMAN, page 111
- ↑ Genii Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 9, May 1967, Obituaries, EARL LOCKMAN, page 397
- The Sphinx, Vol. 23, No. 7, September 1924, An Evening of Music and Mystery Presented by Lockman the Magician, page 214
- Locks Don't Lock Lockman by Dustin Stinett, Genii 2015 January