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Morrissey Magic Ltd.

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Morrissey Magic Ltd. (1959-2013) was a magic manufacturer established in 1959 by Herb Morrissey (1938-2003) in Canada to sell his Morrissey Cups.[1]

Morrissey Magic would later supply magic equipment and supplies to magicians in Canada and throughout the world.

In 1964, Morrissey opened a retail magic shop in Montreal, Canada on Bluery Street.

In 1978, they opened a second magic shop in Toronto. Herb Morrissey moved to Toronto and Richard Olsen, a partner in the business managed the shop in Montreal as well as the manufacturing and mail order business. The Toronto store was a retail only magic shop.

In 1986 Herb's son, Dan Morrissey joined the business and eventually the whole operation in Montreal was moved to Toronto.

In 2013, they closed their doors after 54 years of magic manufacturing. The remaining stock was purchased by D. Robbins.[2][3]

References

  1. http://www.morrisseymagic.com/history.htm
  2. http://forums.geniimagazine.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=42973&sid=ec13239b6720785e4d1e5827978daa8d
  3. http://canadasmagic.blogspot.com/2013/08/goodbye-to-morrissey-magic-end-of-era.html