Magic (nearly) on West Wing

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Bill Mullins
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Magic (nearly) on West Wing

Postby Bill Mullins » April 24th, 2003, 2:04 pm

Last night's episode of West Wing had some flourishey moves with cards and coins. Will Bailey (played by Joshua Malina) forced a card with a Hindu Shuffle just before he was shot at; and later, during a poker game, C.J. Cregg (Alison Janney) dealt a poker hand one-handed, and Bailey did a very smooth coin roll over his knuckles with a poker chip.

Bill Duncan
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Re: Magic (nearly) on West Wing

Postby Bill Duncan » April 24th, 2003, 2:53 pm

You must be new to the show Bill... West Wing is magical every week.

Pete McCabe
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Re: Magic (nearly) on West Wing

Postby Pete McCabe » April 24th, 2003, 4:06 pm

I've known Josh Malina for years and while he's not a magician, he is a hell of a poker player.

So he can handle cards and chips with the aplomb of someone who's spent many hours doing it.

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