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Walter B. Gibson (1897–1985)

Walter B. Gibson was born on September 12, 1897 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, USA as Walter Brown Gibson. He was a writer, known for The Shadow (1994), The Shadow and The Shadow Strikes (1937). He was married to Pearl Litzka Raymond. He died on December 6, 1985 in Kingston, New York, USA. See full bio »

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The Shadow Writer
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 1994 The Shadow (Video Game) (characters) (completed)
 1994 The Shadow (character The Shadow from stories)
 1991 Thwarted (Short) (characters)
 1958 Invisible Avenger (uncredited)
 1946 The Missing Lady (character - uncredited)
 1946 Behind the Mask (stories - as Maxwell Grant)
 1946 The Shadow Returns (character - uncredited)
 1940 The Shadow (based upon stories in "The Shadow" magazine by - uncredited)
 1937 The Shadow Strikes (story "The Ghost of the Manor" - as Maxwell Grant)
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 1981 In Search of... (TV Series documentary)
- Houdini's Secrets (1981) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Story: "The Ghost of the Manor" (filmed as The Shadow Strikes (1937)).

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Alternate Names:

Maxwell Grant

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Though he began as a reporter, Gibson had loved stage magic since childhood and collaborated with Harry Houdini, Howard Thurston, and Harry Blackstone. During the 1930s and 1940s, Gibson wrote for magazines, some self-help books, new magic books, and two novels. When he met (not his first wife) Pearl Raymond, a professional magician, he launched into writing novels in a serious way. Later in life... See more »

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