Romance and smuggling gold in the Far East, while witnessing the beginning of WWII. An old time adventure story based on true happenings and the telling of untold stories that happen before the World War II started. Join our master magician as he cons his magical way across the Orient out smarting the USA, British and Japanese Governments with a shipload of gold.
"I started to read your Magic Connections book last night thinking I would finish it in a few days. I became so involved in the adventures of the traveling troupe of entertainers that I spent the entire night reading until this morning - I finished the book. A great story - a must read." - Bill Rauscher
Bev Bergeron is known over this world as a performer/creator/writer of magic shows for stage and television. Besides playing his clown character, Rebo, on CBS-TV and later ABC-TV "Magic Land of Allakazam," he was head-writer for the series 5 year run. Later he got with Mark Wilson and Nani on three other projects ending with the 1970s TV specials "Pillsbury's Magic Circus."
Bev joined a traveling tent show when he was 17 and later wrote a book about his adventures: The Smithsonian selected "Willard The Wizard" as its reference book in their tribute to American Tent Theatre in 1983. Several other books have come from Bev's keyboard with award results.
His written material has been seen on Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Merv Griffin, Jackie Gleason, Roy Rogers, "The Greatest Show on Earth" (TV); Disney theme parks, SeaWorld of Florida, Six Flags of St. Louis and on and on.
He was voted into the Society of American Magician's "Hall of Fame;" Elected President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians in 1996; an honoree of the Magic Collector's Conclave; Disney Hall of Fame; The Jimmy Durante Comedy Award; Life Time Achievement Award presented by the Magic Castle of Hollywood, etc.
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