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Walter B. Gibson and the Shadow

Author: Thomas J Shimeld
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? ... The Shadow knows!" And who knew The Shadow better than his creator, Walter B. Gibson. Relatively few people have heard of Gibson, but many more are familiar with The Shadow, having listened to the Blue Coal Radio Program in the 1930s and read the Street & Smith novels." "Walter B. Gibson's life and career come out from behind The Shadow in this biography. It
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
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Shimeld, Thomas J., 1977-
Walter B. Gibson and the Shadow.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003
(OCoLC)606931298
Named Person: Walter B Gibson; Walter B Gibson; Shadow, (Fictitious character); Walter B Gibson; Shadow, (Fictitious character); Walter Brown Gibson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Shimeld
ISBN: 0786414669 9780786414666 0786423617 9780786423613
OCLC Number: 51342619
Description: x, 190 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword / Robert W. Gibson, M.D. --
Setting the Scene of an Extraordinary Life --
The Magical Years of Youth --
Shaping the Future --
Howard Thurston --
Harry Houdini's Final Escape --
Casting the Shadow --
Who Knows the Shadow? --
Shadows of the Shadow --
Harry Blackstone, Sr.--Lighting the Floating Bulb of Friendship --
Psychic Phenomena and Mental Magic --
Litzka Raymond Gibson--A Uniting Force of Magic --
A Fading Shadow --
Alfred Gibson's Account of the Lincoln Conspiracy Trials --
Gibson Diary Extract, 1919.
Responsibility: Thomas J. Shimeld ; foreword by Robert W. Gibson.

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Walter B. Gibson's life and career come out from behind "The Shadow" - his famous radio and literary creation - in this biography. It covers his formative years in Philadelphia, his development as a  Read more...
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