Jack Chanin
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In Collection
#742
10*
Conjuring
Magician / Clown
Photograph 
Original 8x10, Black & White, undated promotional photo;

"Jack Chanin",undated c1940/50's...



Product Details
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Jack Chanin

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 magic shop owner, 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.

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.

Contributions:

Mesh Egg Bag

Books:

Seven in One (1928)
Hello, Sucker! (1934)
Cigar Manipulation (1937)
Enyclopedia of Sleeving (1947)
Chanin, The Man with the Magic Hands by David Haversat (2002)
Jack Chanin: Classic Deceptions CD from Miracle Factory (2008)

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Jack Chanin
From MagicPedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.

Born

January 15, 1907
Ukraine

Died

November 09, 1997 (age 90)

Nationality
Ukrainian

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.

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.

Marketed Tricks
•Mesh Egg Bag (1953)

Books
• Seven in One (1928)
• Hello, Sucker! (1934)
• Cigar Manipulation (1937)
• Grand Finale (1937)
• Encyclopedia of Sleeving (1947)
• Chanin, The Man with the Magic Hands by David Haversat (2002)
• Jack Chanin: Classic Deceptions CD from Miracle Factory (2008)

References
1.Article Genii 1954 March
2.Cover Genii 1993 February
3.Obit Genii 1997 October
4.Magic History - Jack Chanin
5.Radio Program interview with Jack Chanin
6.Jack Chanin Bibliography
7.The Magic Cafe Forums - Jack Chanin's little shop in Philly