Jack Gwynne

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[[Jack Gwynne]] (April 12, 1895 - December 7, 1969) performed in [[vaudeville]] and nightclubs throughout the US often billing himself as "Gwynne the Magician, the Aristocrat of Deception" {{Youtube Thumb|Sh6lIp3Fpzk|400|'''Jack Gwynne and his royal family of magic.'''}}
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[[Jack Gwynne]] (April 12, 1895 - December 7, 1969) performed in [[vaudeville]] and nightclubs throughout the United States, often billing himself as "Gwynne the Magician, the Aristocrat of Deception" {{Youtube Thumb|Sh6lIp3Fpzk|300|'''Jack Gwynne and his royal family of magic.'''}}
  
 
Gwynne began performing professional in 1922 and during World War II, he served in Europe with the psychological warfare department of the Army.
 
Gwynne began performing professional in 1922 and during World War II, he served in Europe with the psychological warfare department of the Army.
  
 
In 1935 Gwynne started to jokingly advertised himself as "The World's Second Greatest Magician." He was on the TV show "Super Circus" and had parts in some movies including "Dark Streets of Cairo" (1941) and "Model Wife" (1941).
 
In 1935 Gwynne started to jokingly advertised himself as "The World's Second Greatest Magician." He was on the TV show "Super Circus" and had parts in some movies including "Dark Streets of Cairo" (1941) and "Model Wife" (1941).
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His "Mystery Manor," a collection of three homes owned by Gwynne and his family, was located in [[Chicago]].<ref>http://www.chicagomagicstudio.com/map/locations/214.html</ref>
  
 
== Contributions==
 
== Contributions==
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Jack Gwynne:The Man, His Mind and His Royal Family of Magic by [[David Charvet]] (1986)
 
Jack Gwynne:The Man, His Mind and His Royal Family of Magic by [[David Charvet]] (1986)
  
== References ==
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* Who's Who in Magic, [[Sphinx]], August, 1932
 
* Who's Who in Magic, [[Sphinx]], August, 1932
 
* Cover [[Genii 1941 February]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1941 February]]

Revision as of 13:59, 2 March 2013

Jack Gwynne
BornApril 12, 1895
Braddock,Pennsylvania
DiedDecember 7, 1969 (age 74)
Resting placeLakeside Cemetery, Colon, Michigan
Jack Gwynne (April 12, 1895 - December 7, 1969) performed in vaudeville and nightclubs throughout the United States, often billing himself as "Gwynne the Magician, the Aristocrat of Deception"


Jack Gwynne and his royal family of magic.

Gwynne began performing professional in 1922 and during World War II, he served in Europe with the psychological warfare department of the Army.

In 1935 Gwynne started to jokingly advertised himself as "The World's Second Greatest Magician." He was on the TV show "Super Circus" and had parts in some movies including "Dark Streets of Cairo" (1941) and "Model Wife" (1941).

His "Mystery Manor," a collection of three homes owned by Gwynne and his family, was located in Chicago.[1]

Contributions

  • Temple of An-Gee (also known as Temple of Benares)
  • Flip-over box

Books

Jack Gwynne:The Man, His Mind and His Royal Family of Magic by David Charvet (1986)

References

  1. http://www.chicagomagicstudio.com/map/locations/214.html


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