Written by Alan Shaxon. Work of Alan Shaxon. 77 pages (Hardcover), published by A Goodliffe Publication Illustrated with drawings by Dennis. Language. 56 entries for Alan Shaxon. This search includes results that are not relevant to tricks or sleights (e.g. columns, reviews, articles, ). Click here to hide these. Learn about Alan Shaxon: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more.

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My Kind of Magic

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Alan Shaxon was a professional magician and a former president of The Magic Circle A Super Brainwave Pack. Please help improve this media file by adding it to one or more categories, so it may be associated with related media files how?

Contemporary Handkerchief Magic – Part One. This page was last edited on 7 Januaryat A neighbour loaned him some books, one of which was a volume, The Modern Conjurer, written by author and publisher Charles Lang Neil, the husband of a woman magician known as Mademoiselle Patrice.

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It had no working title, but when it was published in it was entitled The Sophisticated Sorcerer. Five years later, he taught Tom Cruise some sleight of hand for the first of the Mission Impossible series of movies.

Professional Cards to Pocket. Scott Penrose and Stephen Short have completed this book, which Alan had started before he sadly passed away in If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. At 18, he was called up to do his National Service and joined the Royal Air Force, where he was posted to the Suez Canal in Egypt and spent much of his service time performing shows for the Army. Always immaculately dressed, with impressive magic be it close-up, cabaret or big illusions, Alan always delivered.

A neighbor loaned him some books to read, one of which was C. Magician John Wade remarked: He was a friend and confidant of magic legend and inventor Robert Harbinand inherited many props of Harbin’s after his death in Media needing categories as of 7 January If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

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Alan Shaxon and Anne entertained and mystified shaoxn all over the world with their magic act billed as “Sophisticated Sorcery. Shaxon died on 27 October following a short illness. Support our sponsor Genii Magazine. Lang Neil’s The Modern Conjurer. This book will be a wonderful addition to magician’s libraries who entertain with close-up, stage, cabaret or children’s entertainment.

My Shason of Magic. His television appearances have been seen by millions, he cruised the world in cabaret on the finest luxury liners, and entertained on four occasions at Buckingham Palace. In Britain, he was invited four times to stage shows at Buckingham Palace and was president of the Magic Circle from to Tarek Iskander announced as new artistic director of Battersea Arts Centre. He earned the respect not only of his audiences worldwide, but also of his peers, and he was one of the last of what I would call traditional magicians.

He changed his name to Shaxon because no one could ever spell his real name although it sounded good and to have a continental sounding name.