Burling "Volta" Hull (1889 - 1982) was an expert manipulator, mentalist, escape artist, illusionist, night-club performer, TV pioneer, and master marketer.
Pictured here with many early editions of his prodigious output, Hull was one of magic's most inventive and prolific minds. With the permission of legendary inventor Thomas Edison, for whom he performed, Hull took the title "Edison of Magic". Touch an item with mouse and click for further information.