Who is the man on the right?

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Who is the man on the right?

Postby Tabman » May 4th, 2010, 9:48 pm

Well, there was a time when I could name them all I thought but I cant Id the gent on the far right.

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This shot came from around 1950 at a Chicago Hotel at a magic convention, perhaps the combined.

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Richard Kaufman » May 4th, 2010, 10:49 pm

Jeez, that's a hoity-toity group. I recognize everyone at first glance except the tall guy third from the left and the person on the far right.
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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Necromancer » May 4th, 2010, 10:51 pm

While we're waiting, could you please ID everybody else?

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Postby Jim Maloney » May 4th, 2010, 11:02 pm

It's like deja vu, all over again.

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Richard Kaufman » May 4th, 2010, 11:57 pm

That's funny.
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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Tabman » May 5th, 2010, 2:08 am

Necromancer wrote:While we're waiting, could you please ID everybody else?

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I posted this on Genii a few years back and we came up with Walter Graham but Bill Palmer pointed out to me that Graham wasnt old enough.

Someone even came up with the hotel too.

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby amp » May 5th, 2010, 8:56 am

Maybe a guy named Merle E. Faber. He was a winner of a contest at the IBM - SAM convention that year.

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby mai-ling » May 5th, 2010, 10:47 am

I thought the last man on the right was either
Edgar Bergen or julius Sundman...

That is comparing the photo to the poster I have.
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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Philippe Billot » May 5th, 2010, 12:45 pm

In Genii, vol. 11, no. 11, July 1947, page 347, there is a picture with the same lustre but with more magicians.

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby mai-ling » May 5th, 2010, 1:27 pm

Tabman, dad said Edgar Bergman right away.
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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Kevin Connolly » May 5th, 2010, 1:35 pm

It's definetely not Edgar Bergen. Mortimer Snerd, maybe.
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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Tom Ladshaw » May 5th, 2010, 1:38 pm

Sorry...the infamous "guy on the right" is definitely *not* Edgar Bergen. Bergen was much shorter (more Sid Lorraine's height) and at that period would never have been seen in public - much less allowed himself to be photographed - without his hairpiece.

He does look familiar, though.....

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby David Ben » May 5th, 2010, 2:20 pm

The guy on the far right is Dave Coleman.

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Necromancer » May 5th, 2010, 4:23 pm

The cigar goes to David Ben: it's Coleman, all right.

Here he is with the Mrs. in a Life magazine article from 1946 (Mr. and Mrs. Hen Fetsch are also featured):

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Tabman » May 5th, 2010, 11:52 pm

Very cool. Coleman looks just like the guy on the right and I liked seeing the pics of Hen Fetsch too.

The award goes to David Ben alright. Ill be sending his prize to him soon. Actually its the prototype 1939 Sefalaljia set that I was going to send anyway.

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby amp » May 6th, 2010, 8:56 am

Anything for the runners -up. LOL

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby Tabman » May 6th, 2010, 12:01 pm

amp wrote:Anything for the runners -up. LOL


You bet! Beers and BBQ at my shop near the river!!

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby David Alexander » May 6th, 2010, 6:40 pm

Necromancer wrote:The cigar goes to David Ben: it's Coleman, all right.

Here he is with the Mrs. in a Life magazine article from 1946 (Mr. and Mrs. Hen Fetsch are also featured):

http://books.google.com/books?id=mE0EAA ... &q&f=false


Interesting to see that Coleman's unnamed "assistant" in the Life pictures was Milbourne Christopher.

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Re: Who is the man on the right?

Postby amp » May 7th, 2010, 8:48 am

Tabman wrote:
amp wrote:Anything for the runners -up. LOL


You bet! Beers and BBQ at my shop near the river!!

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