The Great Nixon, reputed to be England's Foremost Solo Mind-Reader, was born at Reading. England, and whilst at school at Salisbury he developed an ambition to become a Magician. After leaving school he commenced his professional career as a Magical Entertainer and Illusionist. touring not only in England, but throughout the U.S.A., China, Ceylon, India, Germany. France, Japan, etc. performing before the Crowned Heads of five of those countries, and receiving souvenirs from them, as mementoes of his great performance.
The Great Nixon has a world of experience in the art of deception. He is known throughout the world, for his feats of mental trickery, always with that air of refinement and dignity, that has put this type of entertainment in the bracket of better-class shows.
He has had varied experience in most sides of the entertainment world, having not only spent his life as a Magician, and Mentalist, but has also run two theatres, two cinemas, and a touring concert party.
During the last few years he has been featured at the leading cinemas throughout the country as a special attraction, with his Question Answering Act and various Mental effects. Apart from his cinema engagements, he occasionally plays in Variety, also Private Functions of every description. Most of the effects he presents are original, and he is the only man doing these effects. The presentation of his Billet Reading Act is enhanced by the fact that he incorporates Astrology, of which he is a learned student.
He has one son. professionally known as Vic Perry, who has made a great success and name for himself in America, as a Stage Pickpocket and Actor, in Films, Radio and Television. At the present time he is filming and playing engagements in England.
Not only is The Great Nixon known to the people who have seen his performances, but also to the Theatrical profession. Out of the thousands of amateur magicians, who make magic their hobby, some will possibly have seen him. but many more know of him by repute. He preserves his professional exclusiveness however, and never visits magic clubs. He is one of the remaining older stalwarts of the business, and long may he continue.
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