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Ed Mellon

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Ed Mellon
DiedAugust 6, 1960
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ed Mellon (1923-1960) a specialist in mentalism effects.


In the early 1950s, he teamed up with James Swoger to produce many mental effects. Ed Mellon's house organ for his business was called Mental-Wise.

He was elected as Vice President of the Magic Dealers Association and attended the IBM-SAM Convention, in Boston just before his unexpected death of a heart attack.

He widow, Jean R. Mellon, carried on the business under the name of "ED MELLON RELEASES".[1]


  1. Linking Ring, September 1960, page 54