Appeared (as "Lycus, the slave merchant") in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" on Broadway. Comedy / musical (revival). Also in cast: Phil Silvers
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
One-of-a-kind, he was billed as the incomparable Carl "The Amazing" Ballantine, the only magician who NEVER did a trick. Actually, in his early career, he did a manipulation act, but gave up real magic when he realized he could not be as good as some of his peers. However, he did become the first magician to headline in Las Vegas.
Supposed tricks of magic, which always flop
The Amazing Mr. Ballantine