Li King Si

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Jack Shalom
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Li King Si

Postby Jack Shalom » February 28th, 2019, 10:07 pm

Saw a magician on YouTube billed as from the Orient named Li King Si in a 1957 Ernie Kovacs television Festival of Magic special. He did a credible Zombie. He and his female assistant looked...well let's just say Billy Robinson looked more the part.

Turns out he was a Frenchman named Farhat. Anyone know anything more about him?

Jack Shalom
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Re: Li King Si

Postby Jack Shalom » March 1st, 2019, 9:17 am

Actually, though he performed under the name "Farhat" his real name appears to be Edouard (Georges) Cassel, according to Magicpedia.


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