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Eric C. Lewis

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Eric C. Lewis (1908-1993) was a British-born illusion builder who emigrated to the United States.[1]

Eric C. Lewis
DiedNovember 23, 1993
CategoriesBooks by Eric C. Lewis

His best known creation is the Diminishing Silk Production. He founded the MagiCraft Magic Manufacturing Co. He also worked with illusion builder John Gaughan before his retirement.

He authored over 20 books.

His son Martin Lewis carries on the magic tradition.


The Academy of Magical Arts voted him Stage Magician of the Year twice, honored him with a Literary Fellowship and in 1985 awarded him the Masters Fellowship.


  • Well I Never! (1931)
  • Studies in Mystery (1941)
  • Eric Lewis’ Rope Routine (The Triple Cut Rope Routine) (1969)
  • A Choice of Miracles (1980)
  • A Continuation of Miracles (1981)
  • The Crowning Miracles (1983)
  • Martin's Miracles (1985)


  1. Genii 1975 June (cover with son Martin Lewis)