Kar-Mi

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Kar-Mi
BornJoseph Bryant Hallworth
1872
Malden, Massachusetts
Diedcirca 1957

Kar-Mi (1872-c.1957), aka Joe Van Victorina and Joe Karmi, toured the United Sates with a fifteen minute vaudeville act and best remembered for his elaborate poster.

Biography

Among his acts was "Swallows a Loaded Gun Barrel", "Shoots a Cracker from a Man's Head" and the illusion called "Selma" (the name of his wife).

Legend has it that he died of stomach cancer as a results of performing his gun act.[1]

References

  1. 100 Years of Magic Poster by Charles Reynolds
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