Gene Grant

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Known as "Mr. Magic" while appearing for many years on local television, he gained a worldwide reputation among mentalists for a number of books and effects that he marketed under the pseudonym of "Phantini."  
 
Known as "Mr. Magic" while appearing for many years on local television, he gained a worldwide reputation among mentalists for a number of books and effects that he marketed under the pseudonym of "Phantini."  
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A native of Belfast, Maine, but had lived in Jackson, Mississippi, for over 60 years.
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[[IBM]] Ring 98 was named the "Gene Grant Ring" in his honor.<ref>http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=280978</ref>
 
[[IBM]] Ring 98 was named the "Gene Grant Ring" in his honor.<ref>http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=280978</ref>

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Gene Grant
BornBelfast, Maine
DiedJanuary 18, 2013
Flourished1950s-1980s

Gene Grant was a magician specializing in mentalism.

Known as "Mr. Magic" while appearing for many years on local television, he gained a worldwide reputation among mentalists for a number of books and effects that he marketed under the pseudonym of "Phantini."

A native of Belfast, Maine, but had lived in Jackson, Mississippi, for over 60 years.


IBM Ring 98 was named the "Gene Grant Ring" in his honor.[1]


Books

  • Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets (1955)
  • Phantini's Mental Key (reviewed in Genii 1956 November)
  • Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets (2 vols, 1980, 1981).
  • Phantini's Challenge Mental Act (reviewed in Genii 1982 March)
  • The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks (with Al Mann)


References

  1. http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=280978


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