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[[Jerry Andrus]] (January 28, 1918 - August 26, 2007) was born in Sheridan, Wyoming, but grew up in Albany, Oregon.
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'''Jerry Andrus''' (January 28, 1918 - August 26, 2007) was born in Sheridan, Wyoming, but grew up in Albany, Oregon.
 
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Andrus was well known for his remarkable optical illusions, many created in his shop and home that he called the "Castle of Chaos".{{Youtube Thumb|JTV3_VU2C68|250|'''James ("The Amazing") Randi speaking<br /> shortly after Jerry Andrus' Death'''}} 
  
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In [[1954]] he invented his most famous illusion, the [[Linking Pins]].
  
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An interesting aspect of many of his magic presentations was that Jerry would not say anything that was not true, deceiving the audience by visual means alone.<ref>Cover [[MUM]] Sept. 1958</ref><ref>Cover [[Genii 1989 October]]</ref><ref>Obit [[Genii 2007 October]]</ref>
 
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He was well known for his remarkable optical illusions, many created in his shop and home that he called the "Castle of Chaos".
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In 1954 he invented his most famous illusion, the [[Linking Pins]].
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An interesting aspect of many of his magic presentations was that Jerry would not say anything that was not true, deceiving the audience by visual means alone.
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==References==
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*Cover [[MUM]] Sept. 1958
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*Cover [[Genii 1989 October]]
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*Obit [[Genii 2007 October]]
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* [[More Sleightly Slanted]] (1974)
 
* [[More Sleightly Slanted]] (1974)
 
* Andrus Card Control, 1 & 2 (2000)
 
* Andrus Card Control, 1 & 2 (2000)
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Revision as of 09:29, 2 March 2012

Jerry Andrus (January 28, 1918 - August 26, 2007) was born in Sheridan, Wyoming, but grew up in Albany, Oregon.

Jerry Andrus
BornJerry Andrus
January 28, 1918
Sheridan, Wyoming
DiedAugust 26, 2007 (age 89)
NationalityAmerican
CategoriesBooks by Jerry Andrus
Andrus was well known for his remarkable optical illusions, many created in his shop and home that he called the "Castle of Chaos".

James ("The Amazing") Randi speaking
shortly after Jerry Andrus' Death

In 1954 he invented his most famous illusion, the Linking Pins.

An interesting aspect of many of his magic presentations was that Jerry would not say anything that was not true, deceiving the audience by visual means alone.[1][2][3]

Books

References

  1. Cover MUM Sept. 1958
  2. Cover Genii 1989 October
  3. Obit Genii 2007 October