Thomas (Tom) Osborne
(St. Louis, Missouri: 3rd December 1901 - 17th April 1963)
Pro close-up, including many original effects. Worked clubs and private shows. Jack Gwynne Trophy 1937. Invented Razz-A-Ma-Tazz 4-card discovery (by 1947). In 1947 and 1948 had two television programs "Magic Made Easy" and "Black Magic" in Philadelphia. Many contributions in the Linking Ring magazine.
Often miscredited since 1936 with Carl-Lyle’s 3-to-1 Rope Trick, which Osborne merely marketed since 1936.