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Daily Mirror - 16th January 1974




I stopped a ship, claims Uri Geller

By CLIFFORD DAVIS Mirror TV Editor




MINDBENDER Uri Geller claimed on ITV last night to have stopped the French liner Renaissance by willpower in the middle of the Mediterranean. Geller, 27-year-old Israeli, was filmed in New York by a Thames TV unit for the first T V documentary to probe his claims.

He was seen in the company of Maria Cooper Janis/ wife of concert pianist Byron Janis. She said she was aboard the liner with Geller when he concentrated on stopping the vessel. Fifteen minutes later it did stop because of a blocked pipe.


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