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Ross Bertram

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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.

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.

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


  • Stars of Magic, Series 9 (1951) Ross Bertram on Coins
  • The Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram (1978)
  • Bertram on Sleight of Hand (1983)