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Rudy Reimer

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Rudy Reimer

At his shop (c.1946)
BornRudolph C. Reimer
circa 1886
DiedMarch 11, 1952 (age 65)
New Haven, Connecticut

Rudy Reimer (1886-1952) opened up a magic store called "Satan's Retreat" in New Haven in the in the 1940s.[1]

Biography

Reimer was a magician well known in the New England area who organizer of the New Haven Magic Society in 1922.

A protege of Henry Hardin, Reimer contributed important information about Hardin in The Jinx during the 1940's. Hardin willed Reimer several pieces of rare antique magical apparatus which he never kept in his magic shop.[2]

Dr. John Henry Grossman stated he was one of the best at the Shell Game he had ever seen.[3]

He died on his way to work at the age of 65.[4]


References

  1. Genii Nov 1940
  2. Magicol, AUGUST 1989, No. 92
  3. MUM, NOVEMBER, 1960
  4. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, May 1952