Canvas print, A Night in Tokyo, Chang and Fak Kong magician,

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Chang and Fak Hong, united magician, Circa 1930. Their original magic show included a number of magic acts including; cutting women in half, levitating people off tables, shooting women with bullets and more! This particular poster was for their Oriental review entitled : A night in Tokio. Fak-Hong was renowned throughout Europe during the 1920s and 30s and he along with Chang traveled to the United States as well as all around Europe. Chang was an illusionist from Panama, both impresario and magician. He interestingly often played the role of an Asian even though he was born in Juan Jose Pablo  in Panama. This poster printed in Spain features ghosts, goblins, skeletons, unicorns and snakes to project a dark, evil and mysterious feeling.