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Ching Wu

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Ching Wu
BornAlfred J. Banks

Flourished1910s - 1940s.

Ching Wu (fl. 1910s-1940s), a professional cricketer before he retired, presented a Chinese illusion act.


He began performing professional in 1919 when he toured the former Chung Ling Soo show (after Soo's death).[1]

His sons carried on the magic tradition as Cingalee and Kharkov.


  1. James H. Steinmeyer. Glorious Deception The Double Life of William Robinson, aka Chung Ling Soo . (2005): 424