Carl Ballantine

Sep 27, 1922

Bio: Carl Ballantine tells it this way: He aspired to be a famous magician, but was capable only of arousing laughter from his audiences. Making a lemon from lemonade, Ballantine developed an act based upon his ineptitude as prestidigitator. As "The Great Ballantine," he showed up on such 1950s and 1960s TVers as The Ed Sullivan Show and The Steve Allen Show, delivering… More


Carl Ballantine Videos

My Giant
1 minute
Dying To Get Rich
2 minutes 44 seconds
The Best Of Times
1 minutes 5 seconds
The World's Greatest Lover
1 minutes 20 seconds

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