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Jim Carazini

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Jim Carazini
BornJames Thomas Williams
May 23, 1925
Pineville, Kentucky
DiedFebruary 3, 2011 (age 85)
Harrogate, Tennessee

Jim Carazini (1925-2011) performed as the "Great Carazini" and "The Magical Smoker".


Carazini grew up in Pineville, Kentucky and became known for his Magical Smoker routine producing clouds of smoke throughout his act.[1]

During his career he toured the Playboy Clubs and made several television appearances including Candid Camera, Ed Sullivan Show, Merv Griffin Show and Johnny Carson Show.[2]



  1. Magic, March 2011
  2. Genii_1970_February