Jean Hugard - Postcard
5
 (1935)
In Collection
#1250
10*
Conjuring
Ephemera, Memorbilia
Memorbilia, Ephemera 
Private Order Postcard
Product Details
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Jean Hugard
(1871-1959)

Born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Stage and pen name of John Gerard Rodney Boyce, originally aka 'Jean Hugarde', later aka 'Chin Sun Loo'. Inspired in 1880 seeing Haselmayer show. Learned a week later reading Robert-Houdin's Secrets of Magic, then Hoffmann's Modern Magic. Debut in 1896. Pro since 1900. Moved to USA in 1916, working vaude 1916-18 and in own magic theater in Luna Park (at Coney Island) 1919-29 when retired in Brooklyn to write and edit magic. Named 4th SAM Dean of Magicians in 1951. SAM Hall of Fame.