|Born||Edward Morrell Massey|
February 9, 1889
|Died||November 15, 1964 (age 75) |
|Resting place||Great Valley Baptist Church|
|Categories||Books by Edward Massey|
Edward Massey (1889-1964) was an author, inventor, amateur magician and magic dealer.
He worked with various firms in Philadelphia in an advertising capacity and was a member of the S.A.M., I.B.M. and the M.D.A. He contributed articles to The Sphinx using his own drawings for illustrations.
Massey created numerous magic effects including Squeezaway Block, Silk Cabby, Finger Guillotine, Rod Thru Body and Chinese Flame Clock, Indestructible Ribbon, Ribbon Fantastique, Corker, Baffler, Cabinet of Deodar, Card Dagger, Card in Glass, Century Silk Frame, Divination Slate of Fate, Chest of Wang, Wrist Chopper, Glass Penetration, and AmazRing.
- New and Original Magic (1922)
- New and Exclusive Magic (1922)
- Left Hand Left (1932) (a detective novel, as "Morrell Massey")
- Adventures of a Boy Magician (1934) (as "Morrell Massey")
- Through the Lens (1933) (as Morrell Massey)
- Five Were Called (1941) (as Morrell Massey)
- ↑ Cover, The Sphinx, Vol. 22, No. 12, February 1924, Edward M. Massey, page 351
- ↑ Obit, Genii 1964 November
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 27, No. 4, June 1947, Edward Morrell Massey, by Luther Southworth, page 23
- Genii Magazine, Vol. 17, No. 10, June 1953, News of The Magic Dealer Association – Edward M. Massey, page 427
- Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 45, No. 4, September 1955, Edward Morrell Massey, magician-of-the-month, by Leslie P. Guest, page 148
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 44, No. 12, December 1964, Broken Wand, Edward Morrell Massey, page 138
- M-U-M, Vol. 54, No. 8, January 1965, Broken Wands, Edwad M. Massey, page 406
- The New Tops, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 1965, Final Curtain, Edward M. Massey, page 5
- M-U-M, Vol. 103, No. 1, June 2013, Massey’s Sawing Through an Arm, by Ken Klosterman, page 168