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Jack Chanin

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Jack Chanin (1907-1997) was born in the Ukraine fled to Poland, and finally immigrated to the USA in 1926. Besides being a manufacturer, creator and owner of Chanin's Studio of Magic, he was also a performer and demonstrator. He would performed an Oriental act under the name Cha-Nin. He ran Philadelphia's oldest magic studio, Chanin's Studio of Magic, until 1981.

Jack Chanin
Born1907
Ukraine
DiedNovember 09, 1997
CategoriesBooks by Jack Chanin

He had two different playing cards printed which were used for his promotions. A blue and gold bordered card featuring his Chinese act called Cha-Nin and a red and gold card titled "The Man With The Magic Hands" featuring photos of him performing manipulative routines.[1][2]

Marketed Tricks

  • Mesh Egg Bag (1953)

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  1. Article Genii 1954 March
  2. Obit Genii 1997 October