Rub A Dub Dub patter for Cups and Balls

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Postby Guest » 05/02/05 09:12 AM

Could anyone advise me where to find or purchase Bateman's "Rub A Dub Dub" patter for the cups and balls? Someone said that Michael Skinner often performed this. Did Michael Skinner ever :help: publish his routine?
Thank you, and best regards,
Red
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Postby Doug Brewer » 05/02/05 09:15 AM

The entire routine and patter were provided in the (somewhat) recent Skinner issue in Genii. This routine has some really magical moments in it, particularly since it uses 5 balls, as opposed to the regular 4.
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Postby Guest » 05/02/05 09:42 AM

Thank you for letting me know about the material in Genii. Would you know what Volume and Issue number this would be? Please tell me How do I get one from Genii?
Best regards
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Postby Guest » 05/02/05 10:17 AM

Originally posted by RedDiamond:
Thank you for letting me know about the material in Genii. Would you know what Volume and Issue number this would be? Please tell me How do I get one from Genii?
Best regards
November, 2000 (Vol.63,No.11)

Buy it here .
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Postby Guest » 05/02/05 10:34 AM

Thanks James,

Have ordered Nov. 2000 back issue ftom Genii.

Any Idea where a copy of the original Bateman patter could be found?

I purchased one from Gene Gordon's Magic Shop in Buffalo, NY in 1951 that came with a set of 3 small red plastic cups and had 4 star-shaped flat pieces of felt, representing the men in the patter, rather than balls.

Best regards,
Ron
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Postby Guest » 05/02/05 12:06 PM

particularly since it uses 5 balls, as opposed to the regular 4.

Jack Bateman's Rub-a-Dub-Dub used 5 balls. The Skinner routine published in Genii is verbatim to the instructions that came with the Bateman routine.

Mike
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Postby Doug Brewer » 05/02/05 04:30 PM

Interesting to find the history on this routine. I had someone perform this for me at a restaurant nearly 10 years ago and thought it was clever and deceptive. I didn't have a clue who's it was until I saw the write-up in Genii - then I about fell over . . .
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Postby Guest » 05/02/05 10:05 PM

Thank you Doug and Mike for your help With Rub A Dub Dub.

I have you ever attempted the cups and balls with something different like little fake jewels,
or Imp Bottles?

The Imp Bottles talk a lot, and I wonder if I can cut down on this by using plastic tumblers lined with black foam. There is a type of plastic disposable cup that is shaped to have room when nested. Also doing it on a foam close-up pad would cut down noise.

You can go in and out of the 3 in the hand, one in the pocket.

Have you always used balls?

Best regards,
Ron :)
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Postby Doug Brewer » 05/03/05 01:53 PM

always
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