Mike Kanter

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Mike Kanter
BornMitchell J. Kanter
March 10, 1897
New York City
DiedNovember of 1979 (age 82)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Flourished1930s - 1960s

Mike Kanter (1897-1979) was the founder of Kanter's Magic Shop in 1932 in Philadelphia and his Kanter's Komments column in Genii ran from 1937 to 1942.

Biography

Kanter retired in 1962 and sold the shop to Lee Grey and Ed Voorhees.

References

  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 27, No. 6, August 1947, Story of Kanter's Magic Shop by Henry Deane, Jr., page 26
  • Genii Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 10, June 1952, News of the Magic Dealers Association, They all Meet at Kanter's, page 398
  • The linking Ring, Vol. 36, No. 5, July 1956, Something to conjure with by Card M. Gabler, page 40
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 39, No. 9, November 1959, My Boss, Mike Kanter, by Ethel Wapen, page 27
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 42 No. 7, July 1962, MITCHELL KANTER RETIRES; SELLS HIS MAGIC SHOP, page 44
  • The New Tops, Vol. 71, No. 5, May 1971, Final Curtain, ETHEL KANTER, page 33
  • Genii Magazine, Vol. 44, No. 7, July 1980, 25 Years Ago in Genii - THE KANTER ESTABLISHMENT, page 461
  • M-U-M, Vol. 99, No. 11, April 2010, Cover Story – A Lot About a Little, by Bruce Kalvar, page 45



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