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Felix Greenfield

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Felix Greenfield
BornFelix R. Greenfield
June 5, 1917
New York City
DiedJune 13, 1974 (age 57)
Lakeside Hospital, Capiague, N.Y.

Felix Greenfield (1917-1974) was a public relations man connected over a period of 34 years with Warner Brothers and a professional mentalist who had a radio show in the 1940s.

Biography

Like his friend Annemann, Greenfield performed astonishing feats while attired in street clothes and was remembered for his close-up magic in addition to his more sensational mentalism and bullet-catching routine.[1]

He was a Past President of most magic organizations in the New York Area including the S.A.M. Parent Assembly No. 1, Ring 26 of the I.B.M. and the Magicians Guild. He was also a member of the London Magic Circle.

Greenfield was involved in the fight against fraudulent activities in the occult world and was in the midst of writing a book about the life of Dr. Stanley Jaks when he died. [2]

References

  1. Twelve Have Died, Bullet Catching - The Story & Secrets by Ben Robinson,Larry White (1986)
  2. Genii Magazine, Vol. 38, No. 4, April 1974, Obituaries Felix Greenfield, by Emil Loew, page 164
  • Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 49, No. 8, January 1960, Felix Greenfield, magician-of-the-month, by Leslie P. Guest, page 351
  • Cover, The Linking Ring, Vol. 45, No. 3, March 1965, Felix Greenfield, IBM Promotionist, by Irving M. Lewis, page 21
  • M-U-M, Vol. 64, No. 4, September 1974, Broken Wands, Felix Greenfield, by Emil Loew, page 8
  • The New Tops, Vol. 14, No. 8-9, August-September 1974, Final Curtain, Felix Greenfield, by Emil Loew, page 31