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Monday, April 13, 2009


One of the most creative minds in the world of magic. Beginning his career as Rebo the Clown on The Magic World of Allakazam on CBS-TV and has moved on to the state fairs in just about every state and a 16 year run is Disneys Diamond Horseshoe Review. He has performed from Vegas in the west to Atlantic City in the east. Bev has performed on every major tv Network ABC,CBS and NBC. He has traveled the globe many times over in places such as Australia. He served as president of the Int'l Brotherhood of Magicians, he has been honored many times one of them being the Magic Collectors Association, a lifetime Achievement Award given at the Castle by the Academy of Magic Arts and Sciences, for his long service to the world of magic in Hollywood Calif. Not only was he the funny clown on the Allakazam Program but he was also the He began performing at the ripe old age of 14 touring with Willard The Wizard as well as Silkini's Spook Show, he soon had his own spook show at 18, so he has only been on the road 4 years at this time. While attending the University of Texas he performed in a few shows along with the likes of Fess Parker, later to become Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone for Disney, L. Q Lewis, The Blond Bombshell of her era Jayne Mansfield, comedian Rip Torn, the authors of the longest running broadway show Fantasticks Jones and Schmidt. Soon joining the Air Force he continued performing and won the 1954 World Wide Talent Contest. He soon worked with producer Mark Wilson producing 100s of tv shows and appearing together in as many state fairs. His appearances with the top names in comedy came fast and furious with the likes of Lucille Ball, Red Skelton, Johnny Carson, Merv Griffin, Joey Biship, Bob Hope, Julie Andrews, Carol Burnett, Roy Rogers and Dale Evens, Andy Williams, Steve Allen, Julius La Rosa, Perry Como, Art Linkletter,Jerry Van Dyke. More convention shows then can be counted I'll bet over a thousand.

He has appeared in the top stages in the country as well as around the world. USO toursin the Far East.

He has written Willard the Wizard the Smithsonian Institute has used this book for research of the American Tent Theater. And if you think this is the end of what he has achieved , wrong my magical comrads, he has been in hundreds of TV shows and commercials, stage shows and theme park shows and events, where has he found all the time, if you want to be a hall of famer my friends this is what you must strive for and achieve. His magic tricks are used my many of todays magicians around the world. Balloon animals were also some of his favorites/S.A.M HOF

Is he done yet not on your life he is performing at Sea World 5 shows a day and he is in his 4th year, he still has much more to show us, so sit tight and get on the bumpy ride its a thriller.

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