Peter Warlock (magician)

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Peter Warlock
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Born Alec William Bell
(1904-10-30)30 October 1904
England
Died 17 December 1995(1995-12-17) (aged 91)
Nationality British
Occupation Magician, publisher
Known for magic

Peter Warlock (born Alec William Bell; October 30, 1904 – December 17, 1995) was a semi-professional magician and publisher of the British magic magazines "Pentagram" (1946–59) and the "New Pentagram" (1969–89).[1]

In 1960, he became the honorary president of the Paisley Magic Circle.[2] Peter Warlock was also asked to accept the Honorary Life Presidency of the Blackpool Magic Club after the death of Edward Victor.[3]

Inventions[edit]

  • Self Contained Milk Pitcher
  • Ringcord
  • Out of the Loop
  • Giant Size Triple Tubes
  • Silk Filter
  • Adhesive Glass
  • Cream of the Jest
  • Atomic Silk
  • Ring and Rope Release

Published works[edit]

  • The Best Tricks With Slates (1942)
  • Plans for Deception (1942)
  • Patterns for Psychics (1947)
  • Peter Warlock's Book of Magic (1956)
  • Warlock's Way (1966)
  • The Magic of Pavel (1981)
  • P.T. Selbit: Magical Innovator (with Eric Lewis; 1989)
  • Buatier de Kolta: Genius of Illusion (1993)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • One Hundred by Warlock by Elizabeth (2005)

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