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Paul Fleming

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Paul Fleming Gemmill (May 30, 1890 - December 30, 1976) was a professor of economics (at the University of Pennsylvania where he taught for over 40 years) and professional magician born in York, Pennsylvania. He was assistant to both Eugene Laurant and Karl Germain. In 1915, he took over the Karl Germain tour and toured as "Paul Germain".

He founded the Fleming Book Co. with his brother Walker, which published many classics books on magic. He edited The Fleming Classics in Magic series of books.

He wrote what some consider the best book reviews in magic, which have been published in a three volume set.


  • Paul Fleming Book Reviews, Vol. 1 (1944)
  • Paul Fleming Book Reviews, Vol. 2 (1946)
  • Paul Fleming Book Reviews, Vol. 3 (1978)