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Vearl Cross

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Vearl Cross

Cover of Genii (1946)
BornVearl T. Cross
July 21, 1899
DiedAugust of 1980 (age 81)

Vearl Cross (1899-1980) performed as "CROSS The Magician" around Toledo, Ohio.[1]


In the 1940s, his day job was as a precision grinder for the National Supply Company in Toledo.

He started in magic in 1942 and in his spare time he built big illusions. His favorite magic was silk manipulations.[2]

He contributed magic effects to the Linking Ring and Tops.

Some articles list his name as Vearl "E." Cross.


  1. Cover, Genii 1946 May
  2. Linking Ring,April 1945