Julien Proskauer

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Julien J. Proskauer (1893–1958) was an American magician and author.[1]

Preoskauer was a friend of Harry Houdini and was well known for debunking fraud mediums. His book The Dead Do Not Talk (1946) exposed the fakes, frauds and tricks in spiritualism.[2]

He was the President of the Society of American Magicians (1935–1936).[3] He was a contributor to many magazines and journals on magic.


  • The Dead Do Not Talk (1946)
  • Fun at Cocktail Time (1938)
  • Suckers All! (1934)
  • How'd ja do That? (1934)
  • Spook Crooks! (1932)


  1. ^ Popular Science. (1944). November. Vol. 145, No. 5. p. 68
  2. ^ Arthur Hidden Raynolds. (2011). This Gullible World. Tate Publishing. p. 115. ISBN 978-1617778216
  3. ^ Claudia De Lys. (1979). Giant Book of Superstitions. Citadel Press. p. 436