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Tommy Tucker

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Tommy Tucker (c.1915-1991) began his performing career as a manipulative act under the name, "The Boy Wonder" and went on to performed in night clubs, hotels and theaters. He spent the War World Two years in U.S.O. shows overseas and his career spanned more than six decades, covering 28 countries.

Tommy Tucker
BornEllsworth H. Tucker
circa 1915
DiedFebruary 06, 1991 (age 75)
CategoriesBooks by Tommy Tucker

Tucker developed a two person mentalism act with his wife Liz. Their act became very popular, once flying on 97 planes in one month and five in one day to make dates on a dinner club circuit.

He invented many effects, some finding their way into Jean Hugard's books and Greater Magic without credit. He created the Six Card Repeat routine at the age of 16.[1]

Awards and honors



  1. Expert Manipulative Magic (1933) by Charles Eastman, page 18, under The Six Card Repeat Mystery.