Wakeling Bar Act

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Carl Mercurio
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Wakeling Bar Act

Postby Carl Mercurio » August 21st, 2003, 10:29 am

Just read about the Bar Act in The Magic of Alan Wakeling and am very impressed. I know that Steve Cohen does a version in his parlor magic act, using a tea kettle. Where can I read other similar versions that use real drinks as opposed to the chemicals that only achieve color....

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Re: Wakeling Bar Act

Postby David Garrity » August 21st, 2003, 8:25 pm

Carl,

Jim Steinmeyer's book, "Modern Art and Other Mysteries" has a version of that act called "Hospitality" that Jim says was inspired by the Wakeling routine. The climax of "Hospitality" allows you to hand out all the drinks to the audience at the conclusion.
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Re: Wakeling Bar Act

Postby Pete Biro » August 21st, 2003, 9:33 pm

Darn, wish this was posted yesterday. I was at Steinmeyer's office today and didn't ask about it... oh well... :genii:
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