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Len O. Gunn

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Len O. Gunn
BornLen Oliver Gunn
October 13, 1896
Starkville, Mississippi
DiedApril 17, 1975 (age 78)

Len O. Gunn (1896 - 1975) was a part-time professional that did evening, club, and children's shows.

Biography

Gunn started professionally in 1922, specializing in water tricks and live birds.

A member of the I. B. M., Hollywood Mystic 27[1], he wrote a column in the first volume of Genii called Scattered Shots.

Gunn was the first American performer to do television act in magic at the KHJ Don Lee Station. [2]

Gunn was a good friend of Caryl Fleming. When Fleming passed away, he bought his collection of rare magic and opened his Magician's Supply Co. store.[3]

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, September, 1931
  2. The Linking Ring, Vol. 19, no. 3, May 1939, page 218
  3. Obit, Genii 1975 October and MUM July 1975