Who is this man?

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Who is this man?

Postby Philippe Billot » October 15th, 2010, 1:38 pm

Who can tell me who is this magician?

See here :

http://geniimagazine.com/magicpedia/Fil ... l_1928.jpg

Thanks in advance

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Re: Who is this man?

Postby Joe Pecore » October 15th, 2010, 1:48 pm

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Re: Who is this man?

Postby pduffie » October 15th, 2010, 2:21 pm

It's Walter Jeans (Leeds, England)

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Re: Who is this man?

Postby Philippe Billot » October 15th, 2010, 2:26 pm

Thanks to Richard Lane who think it is Walter Jeans and give us this link to compare :

http://www.google.com/images?q=walter20 ... 80&bih=917

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Re: Who is this man?

Postby Joe Pecore » October 15th, 2010, 2:28 pm

I confirmed.
It states on page 171 of that April 1928 issue that "WALTER CERRETA JEANS I. B. M. No. 53 Leeds, England - On the outside cover for this month appears the picture of a most ingenious magician who is a little more than fifty years old."
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Re: Who is this man?

Postby Philippe Billot » October 15th, 2010, 2:33 pm

And thanks to Peter Duffie.


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