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Gene Grant

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

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

Grant was a native of Belfast, Maine, but lived in Jackson, Mississippi for over 60 years. [1]

The IBM Ring 98 in Mississippi was named the "Gene Grant Ring" in his honor.[2]


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
  2. http://www.magician.org/member/ring98/contact