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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''' (1912 - 1992) was a pioneer 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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== Biography ==
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Bertram 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 ==
* Stars of Magic, Series 9 (1951) Ross Bertram on Coins
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* [[Stars of Magic]], Series 9 (1951) Ross Bertram on Coins
* The Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram (1978)
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* [[The Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram]] (1978)
* Bertram on Sleight of Hand (1983)
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* [[Bertram on Sleight of Hand]] (1983)
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{{References}}
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* [http://rossbertram.magicana.com/rossbertram/Welcome.html Magicana's Ross Bertram Exhibition]
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* [[Genii 1955 December]], Vol. 20, No. 4, News of the I.B.M., IT’S IN THE BOX, page 169
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* The Linking Ring, Vol. 68, No. 9, September 1988, Memoirs of a Magician's Ghost, The Amazing Skills and Concepts of Ross Bertram, page 68
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* Cover [[Genii 1984 July]]
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* Obit [[Genii 1992 July]]
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* Cover [[Genii 2003 March]]
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Latest revision as of 08:02, 7 July 2017

Ross Bertram

GeniiCoverV48N7.jpg


Cover of Genii (1984)
BornJohn Ross Bertram
July 28, 1912
Toronto, Canada
DiedJune 12, 1992 (age 79)
NationalityCanadian
CategoriesBooks by Ross Bertram

Ross Bertram (1912 - 1992) was a pioneer in the field of trade show magic.


Biography

Bertram 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.

Books

References