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Rex Slocombe

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Rex Slocombe
Toronto, Canada
DiedSeptember 15, 1964

Rex Slocombe (?-1964), "The Talkative Trixter", was a Canadian comic and magician.[1][2][3]


Last name sometimes spelled Slocum, he owned "Happy Hazzard", a ventriloquist's dummy created by brothers George and Glenn McElroy from Ohio. He performed in the "All Clear" musical review that debuted in the fall of 1943.[4]

A publicity photo can be seen at the Conjuring Arts' online exhibit, "The Many Faces of Magic."[5]


  1. Rex Slocombe by Sid Lorraine, Linking Ring, March, 1954
  2. Sid Lorraine's Chatter, New Tops, November 1964
  3. Remembering Rex Slocombe, Magicol No. 184 (Jan 2013)