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Jack Chanin's Studio of Magic business card
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Jack Chanin
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Jack Chanin
Born Russian Empire Born 1907
Died 1997
Cause of death natural causes
Nationality Ukrainian
Occupation magician / magic shop owner
Known for sleight of Hand, card magic, coin magic

Jack Chanin (1907-1997) was a [Jewish] performer, demonstrator, manufacturer, creator, and magic shop owner.[1] He ran Philadelphia's oldest magic studio, Chanin's Studio of Magic, until 1981. He also performed as an Oriental act under the name Cha-Nin.

He marketed hundreds of effects of his own invention, including the Mesh Egg Bag.[2]

Jack Chanin seemed to be able to reach into the pile behind the counter and produce anything a customer wanted.[3]

1 Published works
2 See also
3 References
4 External links
5 Further reading

Published works
Seven in One (1928)
Hello, Sucker! (1934)
Cigar Manipulation (1937)
Encyclopedia of Sleeving (1947)

See also List of magicians
Card magic
Coin magic
sleight of hand

1. "Jack Chanin MagicPedia entry". http://geniimagazine.com/wiki/index.php/Jack_Chanin.
2. "Who's Who in Magic History - Letter C". http://magictricks.com/bios/whoswho-c.htm.
3. "Daytona Magic Articles". http://www.daytonamagic.com/articles/007.htm.

External links
See more about Jack Chanin at MagicPedia, the free online Magic encyclopedia.
Magic History - Jack Chanin
Radio Program interview with Jack Chanin
Jack Chanin Bibliography
The Magic Cafe Forums - Jack Chanin's little shop in Philly

Further reading
Chanin, The Man with the Magic Hands by David Haversat (2002)
Jack Chanin: Classic Deceptions CD from Miracle Factory (2008)