(Nottingham, England: 1912 - 26th December 1980)
Nom de magique of C[harles] Goodliffe Neale. Inspired around age 7 by semi-pro neighbor De Brusia. Briefly a pro performer and magic dealer. Then a full-time dealer in R.C. Church furniture. Founding editor-publisher of Abracadabra 1946-80 and several magic books. MIMC 1960. 1970 AMA Special Fellowship. 1978 Magic Circle "Magician of the Year" award.