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by fausstroll
September 4th, 2018, 11:05 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: About doing magic
Replies: 116
Views: 6970

Re: About doing magic

Totally agree on Magic Alfred Point of explaining very explicitely the starting point and the procedure and reinforcing at each step.

Just one point it is "coup de grâce" (decisive blow).
MagicbyAlfred wrote: the coup de gras

means "fat blow". :->
by fausstroll
August 16th, 2018, 12:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Finding a mentor
Replies: 25
Views: 2004

Re: Finding a mentor

I have learned a lot from :
- Magic of Ascanio book Vol. 1 The Structural Conception of Magic, by Arturo Ascanio
- Juan Tamariz Books (All)
- The books of Wonder, by Tomy Wonder
- Al Schneider Magic, by Al Schneider
by fausstroll
August 14th, 2018, 11:49 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: domino magic
Replies: 6
Views: 1519

Re: domino magic

Thanks for all the ideas
by fausstroll
August 6th, 2018, 4:59 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: domino magic
Replies: 6
Views: 1519

Re: domino magic

... with dominoes of this size ? Not sure what you mean. http://www.domino-play.com/Magic.htm Thx for the link I look for tricks with dominos of "nomal" size (the size used to play domino games). Not interested in large domino tricks like dubious domino for example https://www.magictricks...
by fausstroll
August 5th, 2018, 12:40 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: domino magic
Replies: 6
Views: 1519

domino magic

Hi everyone

I am looking for tricks with dominoes. The only one I found is the domino transpo from Taytelbaum, sold later as dizzy dominoes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51LjZf0ZgCo

are there other tricks or routines with dominoes of this size ?

JM
by fausstroll
August 5th, 2018, 4:26 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Slydini's material
Replies: 34
Views: 4700

Re: Slydini's material

performer wrote:I remember reading a manuscript describing Slydini's Linking Pins. I thought it was bloody awful. You really cannot beat the Andrus Linking Pins.


I don't understant. Slydini and Andrus use the same kind of pin, so why do you judge Andrus superior ? Is it in the routining ?
by fausstroll
August 5th, 2018, 4:21 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Slydini's material
Replies: 34
Views: 4700

Re: Slydini's material

I think some of that stuff later ended up in Chronicles. My copy of Chronicles is in storage but I did look up the table of contents in Dennis Behr's Conjuring Archive website. The Slydini entries are mostly ring and rope effects and some work on the Okito box. Nothing from the Fulves list. Slydini...
by fausstroll
May 4th, 2017, 5:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: On the Pass
Replies: 81
Views: 16344

Re: On the Pass

Not a whole lot to be honest. Sometimes I would just practice until passersby got curious and stopped to watch. Other times I would just sit there with a pack of cards in front of me. It wouldnt take long before a couple would stop to see what it was about. Did you get around the same size crowd as...
by fausstroll
April 13th, 2017, 8:36 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Håkan Berg at Le Plus Grand Cabaret!
Replies: 4
Views: 1420

Re: Håkan Berg at Le Plus Grand Cabaret!

The main responsible for the quality is Monique Nakachian which directs the casting of the plus grand cabaret since the beginning (19 years ago). I think that one reason of the quality is also that it is not a magic show but a "Cabaret". As a consequence the judgement for the selection is ...
by fausstroll
September 14th, 2016, 11:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Most Influential Card Magician of 20th Century
Replies: 50
Views: 12477

Re: Most Influential Card Magician of 20th Century

What about Ascanio or Tamariz ?
by fausstroll
July 5th, 2016, 5:37 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Behind the Scenes of "Fool Us"
Replies: 18
Views: 8350

Re: Behind the Scenes of "Fool Us"

The last three are password protected. Is there some place to register ?
by fausstroll
February 8th, 2016, 5:06 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Cups and balls by an automaton
Replies: 1
Views: 1745

Cups and balls by an automaton

A wooden sweedish automaton performing cups and balls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9daxtL90XY

The models are made up by the artist Per Helldorff
by fausstroll
June 30th, 2014, 5:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Not really magic, but ...
Replies: 3
Views: 1277

Re: Not really magic, but ...

The act is Sanddorn Balance, it was created by the swiss Maedir Eugster Rigolo from circus Rigolo in 1996. http://www.rigolo.ch/balance/creation/?lang=en He was the only person to perform it during 15 years. Then he decided to transmit it to few persons. He has presently 5 "disciples" http...
by fausstroll
July 10th, 2013, 4:41 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Levitating Superconductor on a Möbius strip...
Replies: 1
Views: 952

Re: Levitating Superconductor on a Möbius strip...

With the help of a plastician artist, this is much more impressive and beautiful

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjQhOXT0AOs

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