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Ross Bertram (1912 - June 1992 ), born John Ross Bertram, was a Canadian magician who was one of the pioneers in the field of trade show magic.
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Ross Bertram (July 28, 1912 - June 1992 ), born John Ross Bertram in Toronto Canada, was one of the pioneers in the field of trade show magic.
  
He had performed for 19 continuous seasons until 1953 at Toronto's famous Royal York Hotel, was a regular TV guest in both variety and chat shows, illustrated crooked gambling techniques and was featured in the [[Stars of Magic]] series.
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He had performed for 19 continuous seasons at Toronto's famous Royal York Hotel until 1953, was a regular TV guest in both variety and chat shows, illustrated crooked gambling techniques and was featured in the [[Stars of Magic]] series.
  
 
Ross was a confidant of [[Dai Vernon]], [[Dr. Jacob Daley]], and [[Francis Carlyle]].
 
Ross was a confidant of [[Dai Vernon]], [[Dr. Jacob Daley]], and [[Francis Carlyle]].
  
Fellow Canadian [[David Ben]]'s formative years were under the tutelage of Mr. Bertram
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Fellow Canadian [[David Ben]]'s formative years were spent under the tutelage of Mr. Bertram.
  
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==
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* [[Bertram on Sleight of Hand]] (1983)
 
* [[Bertram on Sleight of Hand]] (1983)
  
 
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== References ==
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*[[Genii]] March 2003 (cover)
 
[[Category:Biographies|Bertram, Ross]]
 
[[Category:Biographies|Bertram, Ross]]
 
[[Category:Canadian magicians|Bertram, Ross]]
 
[[Category:Canadian magicians|Bertram, Ross]]
  
 
[[Category:Professional magicians|Bertram, Ross]]
 
[[Category:Professional magicians|Bertram, Ross]]

Revision as of 00:43, 6 December 2008

Ross Bertram (July 28, 1912 - June 1992 ), born John Ross Bertram in Toronto Canada, was one of the pioneers in the field of trade show magic.

He had performed for 19 continuous seasons at Toronto's famous Royal York Hotel until 1953, was a regular TV guest in both variety and chat shows, illustrated crooked gambling techniques and was featured in the Stars of Magic series.

Ross was a confidant of Dai Vernon, Dr. Jacob Daley, and Francis Carlyle.

Fellow Canadian David Ben's formative years were spent under the tutelage of Mr. Bertram.

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