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Jack Gwynne

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Jack Gwynne
BornApril 12, 1895
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]


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


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