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John E. Coutts

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John E. Coutts

Poster for Coutts movie
DiedJanuary 8, 1944
Tampa, Florida

John E. Coutts (1882-1944) performed a 1922 film exposing the Sawing a Woman in Half.


The movie was shown throughout the United States[1][2][3] Produced by the Alexander Film Corporation, in conjunction with Clarion Photoplays, they were sued by Horace Goldin, who eventually won with the help of Harry Houdini.[4]


  1. Sphinx, June 1922
  2. Sphinx, August 1922
  4. It's Fun To Be Fooled by Horace Goldin