Who invented the water in newspaper trick?

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Who invented the water in newspaper trick?

Postby Philippe Noël » December 27th, 2014, 11:34 pm

Do you know who invented the water in newspaper trick or "In the news"?

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Re: Who invented the water in newspaper trick?

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 28th, 2014, 1:16 am

Elray and Max Andrews
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Re: Who invented the water in newspaper trick?

Postby Max Maven » December 28th, 2014, 3:47 am

Fascinating information, Richard.

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Re: Who invented the water in newspaper trick?

Postby Philippe Billot » December 28th, 2014, 5:14 am

I don't know who is the creator but at the Austrian Congress of Magicians at Linz-on-the Danube, Oct. 29-30,

"Kurt Franklino, Vienna, offered a variety of small effects including a water in newspaper vanish and reproduction."

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Re: Who invented the water in newspaper trick?

Postby Joe Pecore » December 28th, 2014, 10:10 am

Advertisements for "Absorbing News" by Max Andrews (A glassful of any liquid is poured into folded newspaper. Paper opened and shown both sides—liquid has vanished without a trace) can be seen in the early 1940s in The Magic Wand.
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