Carl Langdon

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Carl Langdon
BornCarl M. Langdon
October 30, 1917
Sullivan County, Indiana
DiedMarch 1, 1995 (age 77)
Resting placeResthaven Park Cemetary in Phoenix, Arizona

Carl Langdon was a semi-professional magician performing under the name of "The Mysterious Mr. E."

He was also a columnist for Genii, writing the column "From the Mysteries of Mr. E." in the late 1950s.

Langdon had served as President of the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians in 1961, was a past president of Ring 55 of the [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]] in Phoenix, edited the Ring 55 newsletter for ten years, and was a charger member of S.A.M. Assembly 248 in Scottsdale, Arizona.[1] [2]

Effects found in Genii:

  • "The Cerebral Undulation With A Bent-Over Mexican From the Mysteries of Mister E" in Genii 1958 November (Brainwave effect where the odd-backed card is produced, then a card is named.)
  • Cerebral Undulation in Genii 1958 November


  1. Obit, Genii 1995 May
  2. Cover, Genii 1961 July

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