June of 1875
|Died||February 22, 1955 (age 79) |
Professor James Carl (1875-1955) was the stage name of semi-profession magician and ventriloquist James Wakefield.
He served with the motor transport in France in the First World War and performed shows to the troops in the hospitals near the front lines. Later he did Christmas entertainment at the Derby Institute for the Deaf for fifty successive years.
Awards and honors
Life Membership of The Magic Circle, which he joined in 1908.
- Practical Conjuring (1911).
- ↑ A rich cabinet of magical curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2010)
- ↑ Magic Circular, April, 1955
- ↑ Illusion Show A Life in Magic by David Bamberg (1991)