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Dante (I) (1883–1955)

Danish-born Harry August Jansen was not the first magician to don the sobriquet 'Dante the Magician' -- that honour belonged to fellow Scandinavian Oscar Eliason (born in Utah to Mormon parents). Eliason, invariably attired in courtly dress, performed stage illusions, including the spirit-cabinet act, touring the United States, Mexico, Canada and ... See full bio »

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The Golden Coach
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Bunco Squad
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A-Haunting We Will Go
A-Haunting We Will Go Dante the Magician
Dantes mysterier


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 1995 Magiskt (TV Series)
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- Special guest: Patrick Page (1995) ... Magic film clip
 1952 The Golden Coach
 1950 Bunco Squad
Dante the Magician
 1942 A-Haunting We Will Go
Dante the Magician (as Dante the Magician)
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 1958 The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) (writer: "Jeg rev et blad ud af min dagbog")
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 1931 Dantes mysterier

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Other Works:

Stage, vaudeville, burlesque, circus, radio, and television actor.

Alternate Names:

Dante the Magician


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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Billed as "Dante, King of Magicians"

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