(ABOVE) Johnny entertaining the troops in the Toronto area as part of the Eaton Masquers, early 1940s. He made it look so effortless! Photo: T. Eaton Co. (BELOW) Eaton's famous "Toyland" circa 1950s. Johnny ran its magic counter from 1930 to 1960. It was Toronto's version of "Tannen's". Photo: Herb Nott & Co.

(RIGHT) Johnny performs the levitating glass, circa 1960s. Doesn't he look amazed?

(LEFT) An early photo from 1930. Johnny playing Alladin with the Eaton Dramatic Society in Toronto. (Actress unknown.)

All photos on this page courtesy Joseph Giordmaine.


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