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George Grimmond

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George Grimmond

Cover of The Gen (March 1951)
BornApril 20, 1901
London, England
DiedMarch 6, 1985 (age 83)

George Grimmond (1901-1985) was a professional magician and escapologist throughout the south of England since 1914. [1]


He built much of his own equipment and his training as an engineer enabled him to devise ingenious escape props.

For many years, he acted as agent for dozens of Eastbourne's large hotels, booking acts for the Christmas season.

He often appeared in the Magic Circle shows at the Scala Theatre in London and Paul Daniels performed his triple box escape on T.V.[2]

Marketed Trick

  • Triple Forecast (1951)


  • Engineering as applied to Magic


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)
  2. Obit, Magic Circular Vol. 79, March/April ,1985