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Stuart Cumberland
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Season's Greetings!

I took a trip down to visit Ted Annemann's grave on the weekend and posted a couple of pics on my blog and some brief comments.

Just thought some of you might be interested...

http://www.mental-list.com/blog
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If I go visit, will that billet be switched for a blank one ? Smile

Nice gesture and thanks for posting the pictures.
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Thanks for the sharing the photos with us and the respect given to Annemann's grave.
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Stuart:
A touch of class! Thank you.

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Stuart,

We all spell his last name ANNEMANN. That is how it is spelled on PRACTICAL MENTAL MAGIC; however, on his tombstone it is THEO. ANNEMAN.

Any idea why the different spelling of his last name?

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One reason might be that the book Practical mental magic not really was written by Anneman but by Mr. Cummins Jr. 2 years after Annemans' death. Crummins wanted to compile some of the best effects out of The Jinx and maybe by publishing the book they transformed Anneman to Annemann.

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That is an interesting question. His stepfather's name was Anneman, but the name on his daughter Mona's birth certificate is Annemann (November 1, 1935). My speculation is that he he changed it by adding the extra "n" on the end (much like Houdini with the "i").

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THanks Tony, interesting info. I also did some search now and I agree that the real name was ANemann and somtimes around there was a change and from then on almost all publications carry Annemann.

SO when I looked at my copies from The Jinx there is ANeman on the Cover and inside. So this indeed was his real name.

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Annemann's birthname was Squires. His stepfather's name was Anneman.
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Stuart and Tony are both right.
This info is covered in the massive Annemann biography/compilation by Max Abrams, a book for which I thank the heavens almost daily.

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Two shots of Lagavulin and then a five hour drive back. Over here at this time of year we call that taking a chance.
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On 2005-12-20 16:13, dr chutney wrote:
Two shots of Lagavulin and then a five hour drive back. Over here at this time of year we call that taking a chance.


There's a difference between a toast and slamming back shots! Smile

One shot goes on the grave. The other goes traditionally. It's an age old tradition.

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Thanks for sharing Stuart. Such a short life he had.
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The same as Mozart - but what achieved!
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