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John Thornton

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John Thornton
BornJohn Stanley Thornton
June 30, 1907
Croydon, Surrey, England

John Thornton was a self-taught semi-professional magician from England.

He first became interested in magic when serving in Royal Air Force as wireless operator.

Thornton organized many shows, including "Music, Mirth and Mystery" for Bridgewater Civic Week in 1933.[1]


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)