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BornJoseph Bryant Hallworth
Malden, Massachusetts
Diedcirca 1957

Kar-Mi (aka Joe Van Victorina and Joe Karmi) toured the United Sates with a fifteen minute vaudeville act and best remembered for his elaborate poster.

Among his acts was "Swallows a Loaded Gun Barrel", "Shoots a Cracker from a Man's Head" and the illusion called "Selma" (the name of his wife).

Legend has it that he died of stomach cancer as a results of performing his gun act.[1]


  1. 100 Years of Magic Poster by Charles Reynolds