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Bob Neale is well known for mental magic.  He became interested in magic after seeing a Tarbell show when he was ten.
  
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Bob Neale earned degrees from Amherst College and Union Theological Seminary in New York.  At the later institution he received his Ph.D. and became Professor of Psychiatry and Religion for a time of 24 years. 
  
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Bob Neale is interested in occult, fortunetelling, eyeless vision, hypnosis, and also practiced self-hypnosis.  He became well known for folding paper into magical forms.  Religious training provided him with new possibilities for understanding magic, but following the rule always keeping magic and religion separate.
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<ref>M-U-M, Vol. 93, No. 10, March 2004 “Robert Neale: Imagination at Play”, p.28</ref><ref>Genii Vol. 58, No. 1, September 1994 “Much Ado About Me”, p.19</ref>
  
 
==Marketed Tricks==
 
==Marketed Tricks==
 
*[[Bunny Bill]] (origami - 1964)
 
*[[Bunny Bill]] (origami - 1964)
 
*[[Trapdoor Card]] (topology - 1983)
 
*[[Trapdoor Card]] (topology - 1983)
 
  
 
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* [[This Is Not a Book]] (2008)
 
* [[This Is Not a Book]] (2008)
 
* Magic Matters: Tricks and Essays (with Larry Hass) (2009)
 
* Magic Matters: Tricks and Essays (with Larry Hass) (2009)
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Revision as of 17:17, 30 May 2012

Dr. Robert Edward Neale is an Amateur magician, puzzler and origami expert.

Robert Neale
BornRobert Edward Neale
June 23, 1929
Mount Clemens, Michigan

CategoriesBooks by Robert Neale

Bob Neale is well known for mental magic. He became interested in magic after seeing a Tarbell show when he was ten.

Bob Neale earned degrees from Amherst College and Union Theological Seminary in New York. At the later institution he received his Ph.D. and became Professor of Psychiatry and Religion for a time of 24 years.

Bob Neale is interested in occult, fortunetelling, eyeless vision, hypnosis, and also practiced self-hypnosis. He became well known for folding paper into magical forms. Religious training provided him with new possibilities for understanding magic, but following the rule always keeping magic and religion separate. [1][2]

Marketed Tricks

Books

References

  1. M-U-M, Vol. 93, No. 10, March 2004 “Robert Neale: Imagination at Play”, p.28
  2. Genii Vol. 58, No. 1, September 1994 “Much Ado About Me”, p.19