Jack Chanin Bound Booklets
Jack Chanin
Jack Chanin
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Chanin, Jack: Jack Chanin Bound Booklets
©1934-1947 Jack Chanin, Philadelphia, Pa
Hardcover, 229 pages

Further adventures of the seven in one - from 1938

Comments: A routine and principles that can be used for many card effects

Contents:

3 Dear Jack (Al Baker): letter of praise
4 Here It Is!: The 7-in-1 routine described, uses a Crimp
10 The Ladies Stick Together: with the four Queens, several versions
12 Special Blindfold Test
14 Remarks: more tips

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J C Grand Finale - from 1940

Comments: Jack Chanin's Grand Finale was originally released in 1940 and was only 13 pages, but was greatly expanded in 1952. Earlier versions were stapled. So if you are buying a used copy of this book, be sure of which edition you are getting! Also available as an e-Book as part of the Chanin Collection CD from The Miracle Factory.


Contents:

3 To All My Friends In Magic (Frank Lane)
4 The New Grand Finale (Jack Chanin): Letter to Jean Hugard
5 Dear Friend Jack (Jean Hugard)
6 The Author Speaks: about this updated version
10 As Seen By the Audience: routine described
11 What Performers of the Grand Finale Have to Say About It
14 Thumb Tip: great details of its use for this effect
21 Hanky Ball: details on its use
26 Small Silks
28 Rubber Bands
29 Everything About the Ribbons and How to Use Them
33 Preparation of Large Silks
35 Silk Folding
38 Silk Holders
41 The Large Silks and How to Use Them
42 Giant Silks 6ft x 6ft or 8ft x 8ft
46 Streamers and How to Fold
47 Flower Darts
50 Flower Production
55 Fish Bowl Production from Body
56 Music
57 Giant Stack of Fish Bowl Production
63 Disposition of Material
64 What One Amateur Thinks of The Grand Finale
65 No Gimmick Routine, Routine #1
70 J.C. Favorite Production of Silks, Routine #2
76 Multiplication of the Large Silks Routine #3
79 Routine #4 With the Aid of One Assistant From the Audience
81 Routine #5 With the Aid of Two Assistants From the Audience
83 Routine #6, No Assistants
85 The Grand Finale Routine #7
88 A Symphony in Silk, Routine #8
91 Just for Kids, Routine #9
92 Silk and What Type to Use
93 Different Types of Openings
94 Closing Remarks

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Handle with gloves - from 1941

Comments: "1st and Only Complete Treatise on Sleeve Magic. Thoroughly Illustrated, Comprehensively Described, Equal to Personal Instructions."
Available as a 52 page PDF e-Book ©2010 from Trickshop.com, or as part of the Chanin collection CD from The Miracle Factory.


Contents:

4 A Tiny Message from Rosini (Paul Rosini)
8 Just a Word to My Many Friends (Chanin)
9 Letter from Al Baker
8 Letter from Chanin to Al Baker
10 This is Basically Important!: introductory tips
13 Sleeving: about
15 Sleeving a Cigar
17 Retrieving Cigars, Cigarettes, Coins
19 Sleeving Cards
20 J.C. Multiplying Cards
23 J.C. Six Card Repeat
25 J.C. An Old Masterpiece
27 J.C. Mind Reading Supreme
29 J.C. Have a Smoke
32 J.C. Making Money
33 J.C. Wandering Coin
35 J.C. Pied Piper
37 J.C. Reincarnation
41 J.C. The Amazing Yarn
43 J.C. Stack of Halves and Quarters
48 French Drop
49 J.C. Table Knife from Purse
49 J.C. Presto-Chango
51 J.C. Amazing Production
53 J.C. Pencil Poof, Etc.
55 J.C. Snap Vanish
56 J.C. Up the Sleeve
56 J.C. Sucker Gag
58 Another Basic Principle
62 Basic
62 J.C. Light at Fingertips
64 J.C. Cry Buffalo
65 A Tailor Dream
70 Vanishing Spoon
71 J.C. Squeeze Vanish
72 J.C. Expanding Die
74 J.C. Egg Bag, Billiard Balls, Color Changing Knives: tips
75 Razor Blade Trick Needles
78 Watch the Watch
80 Practice Practice Practice
81 Chart of 25 Items
83 Ads for Other Chanin Books

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Hello, Sucker! - from 1934 (3 Shell Game)

Comments: "The 3 Shell Game exposed completely for the first time". This short booklet provides the basic philosophy of the game, and six pages of fundamental and special moves for the shells that you can incorporate into your own routine. It does not present a full routine, but rather the building blocks for making your own. Note that in 1948 Mr. Chanin release a greatly expanded version of this book. Also available as part of the Chanin collection CD from The Miracle Factory.


Contents:

i Foreword
i The Author Speaks
ii The 3 Shell Game Sometimes Known as the Old Army Game: intro
1 Fundamentals: finger position, moves
2 You Hold It! A Fooler for the Wise: spectator holds the shell
3 Over the Top!: shells moved over each other
4 Back Hand Kick: pea can't be found
5 Open Hand Shift: shells held between fingertips
6 The Finger Slide: again with spectator holding shell

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Enyclopedia of Sleeving - from 1947

Comments: "1st and Only Complete Treatise on Sleeve Magic. Thoroughly Illustrated, Comprehensively Described, Equal to Personal Instructions."
Available as a 52 page PDF e-Book ©2010 from Trickshop.com, or as part of the Chanin collection CD from The Miracle Factory.


Contents:

4 A Tiny Message from Rosini (Paul Rosini)
8 Just a Word to My Many Friends (Chanin)
9 Letter from Al Baker
8 Letter from Chanin to Al Baker
10 This is Basically Important!: introductory tips
13 Sleeving: about
15 Sleeving a Cigar
17 Retrieving Cigars, Cigarettes, Coins
19 Sleeving Cards
20 J.C. Multiplying Cards
23 J.C. Six Card Repeat
25 J.C. An Old Masterpiece
27 J.C. Mind Reading Supreme
29 J.C. Have a Smoke
32 J.C. Making Money
33 J.C. Wandering Coin
35 J.C. Pied Piper
37 J.C. Reincarnation
41 J.C. The Amazing Yarn
43 J.C. Stack of Halves and Quarters
48 French Drop
49 J.C. Table Knife from Purse
49 J.C. Presto-Chango
51 J.C. Amazing Production
53 J.C. Pencil Poof, Etc.
55 J.C. Snap Vanish
56 J.C. Up the Sleeve
56 J.C. Sucker Gag
58 Another Basic Principle
62 Basic
62 J.C. Light at Fingertips
64 J.C. Cry Buffalo
65 A Tailor Dream
70 Vanishing Spoon
71 J.C. Squeeze Vanish
72 J.C. Expanding Die
74 J.C. Egg Bag, Billiard Balls, Color Changing Knives: tips
75 Razor Blade Trick Needles
78 Watch the Watch
80 Practice Practice Practice
81 Chart of 25 Items
83 Ads for Other Chanin Books










Product Details
No. of Pages 229
First Edition Yes
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf D
Condition Very Good
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Chanin, Jack
(1908-1997)
Born in the Ukraine, fled to Poland, and finally immigrating to the USA in 1926, Jack began a career as a magician, inventor and magic dealer.He excelled in the art of sleeving, and ran Philadelphia's oldest magic studio (Chanin's Studio of Magic) until 1981, marketing hundreds of effects of his own invention.
Invented: Mesh Egg Bag
A favorite at magic conventions, he also performed an Oriental act as Cha-Nin. Works include: Enyclopedia of Sleeving, 1947; Hello, Sucker! 1934; Cigar Manipulation, 1937; Silks at Your Fngertips.,

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Jack Chanin

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.

Biography:
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
•Magic History - Jack Chanin
•Radio Program interview with Jack Chanin
•Jack Chanin Bibliography
•The Magic Cafe Forums - Jack Chanin's little shop in Philly