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us: Gibson, Walter B. (Walter Brown), 1897-1985


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Walter Brown
  • Variants

    • us: Black, Ishi, 1897-1985
    • us: Kineji, Maborushi, 1897-1985
    • us: Gibson, Walter, 1897-1985
    • us: Brown, Douglas, 1897-1985
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1897-09-12
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1985-12-06
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Kingston (N.Y.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Authors
          (lcsh) Magicians
      • Use For

      • Additonal Related Forms

        • us: Grant, Maxwell, 1897-1985
      • Sources

        • found: His Practical card tricks ... c1921.
        • found: His Jade dragon & House of ghosts, 1981: t.p. (Walter Gibson)
        • found: His Rod Serling's Twilight zone, 1983: CIP t.p. (Walter B. Gibson)
        • found: The complete guide to knots and how to tie them, 1995: CIP t.p. (Walter B. Gibson) pub. info. (d. 1985)
        • found: Man of magic and mystery, 1988: t.p. (Walter B. Gibson) p. 1, etc. (Walter Brown Gibson; b. Sept. 12, 1897 in Germantown, Pa., d. Dec. 6, 1985; lists 79 pseudonyms)
        • found: OCLC, Nov. 6, 2007: (hdg.: Gibson, Walter Brown, 1897-; Gibson, Walter B.; Gibson, Walter B. (Walter Brown), 1897-; Gibson, Walter B., 1897-; Gibson, Walter Brown; usage: Walter B. Gibson; Walter Gibson)
        • found: Internet speculative fiction database, 16 May 2016 (Gangdom's doom by Maxwell Grant; pseudonym of Walter B. Gibson, 12 September 1897- 6 December 1985)
        • found: Wikipedia, 16 May 2016 (Walter B. Gibson; Walter Brown Gibson; born September 12, 1897 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was an American author and professional magician, best known for his work on the pulp fiction character The Shadow; Gibson, under the pen-name Maxwell Grant, wrote "more than 300 novel-length" Shadow stories, writing up to "10,000 words a day" to satisfy public demand during the character's golden age in the 1930s and 1940s; he authored several novels in the Biff Brewster juvenile series of the 1960s; he was married to Litzka R. Gibson, also a writer; he died December 6, 1985 in Kingston, New York)
      • LC Classification

        • PS3513.I2823
      • Change Notes

        • 1979-01-31: new
        • 2016-05-18: revised
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