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Person: DEVANT, David  (1868-1941)

Biographical summary of this person
David Devant in 1896

Portrait photo from The Strand Magazine, December 1896, demonstrating paper-folding tricks

Full name
David DEVANT
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
magician and pioneer cinematograph performer
Main period of activity
1890s
Other internet resources
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
22 February 1868
born at
13 October 1941
73
died at
References
Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), pp. 40-41
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)
  –  cinematograph show at Brechin
Lucerna ID  6003288

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 July 2018

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