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Elmer Biddle

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Elmer Biddle
BornElmer Korth Biddle
November 27, 1903
DiedJanuary 5, 1981 (age 77)
Gardena, California
Resting placeOgden City Cemetery, Ogden, Utah

Elmer Biddle (1903-1981) was a cardman and magic dealer (owner of the Unique Novelty and Magic Co.) in Los Angeles, California.[1]


Biddle invented the sleight which changed the face of the card magic for the average cardman, to wit The Biddle Move which was described in Genii 1947 April, Vol. 11, No. 8, page 241 under the title Transcendent.

He was active in the Morman Church, having come from Ogden, Utah and was an active member of the International Guild of Prestidigitators.[2]


  2. Obit, Genii 1981 January