Most unusual effect you’ve ever seen

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Re: Most unusual effect you’ve ever seen

Postby Jonathan Townsend » January 8th, 2019, 7:01 pm

There's comment about Nate Leipzig doing something similar using a coin. There's an item in the Ganson book about him doing similar animations with a coin dropped into a glass of beer. The rubber band dates back to the 1800s https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubber_bands :) So maybe there's a reference to the amusement of "shooting" bands from back then?
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Re: Most unusual effect you’ve ever seen

Postby Bill Mullins » January 8th, 2019, 9:08 pm

Jonathan Townsend wrote:There's comment about Nate Leipzig doing something similar using a coin. There's an item in the Ganson book about him doing similar animations with a coin dropped into a glass of beer.


If you could provide the references on these I'd be interested in seeing them.

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Re: Most unusual effect you’ve ever seen

Postby erdnasephile » January 8th, 2019, 10:23 pm



Thanks for posting! That's a free download of the method as well! Cool!

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Re: Most unusual effect you’ve ever seen

Postby Jonathan Townsend » January 8th, 2019, 11:14 pm

Bill Mullins wrote:...If you could provide the references on these I'd be interested in seeing them.

The Leipzig mention is from Charlie Miller in Intermission page 426 October 1973 Genii Magazine.
"From what I read about it the action is similar to spinning out a silver dollar in the manner of the late Nate Leipzig."
The Nate Leipzig trick using a penny in a glass of beer (dropped it - it floats back up to the top) is in the Vernon Tribute to Leipzig by Ganson page 171
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Re: Most unusual effect you’ve ever seen

Postby Conrejour » January 9th, 2019, 1:53 am

Jonathan Townsend wrote:About the band trick - at a New York convention Weber performed the stunt. Here's some background on it: https://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/vie ... 7&start=20



Thank you for that very interesting piece Jonathan
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