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Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 2nd, 2015, 2:15 pm
by Riversky
The Andy Griffith Show: Season 2, Episode 6 Opie's Hobo Friend (13 Nov. 1961)

Storyline:
Andy and Opie are going fishing when they come across a wanderer who impresses Opie with his good humor and 'magic fish talk'. The man's name is Dave Browne and it isn't long before Barney hauls him before Andy for vagrancy. Dave isn't booked and he continues to form a bond with Opie. Opie soon begins to pick up his bad habits such as avoiding work and playing hooky to go fishing. This concerns Andy who must break up this friendship and get Opie back on the right track...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=b50VxOufX2o

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 2nd, 2015, 2:16 pm
by Richard Kaufman
Buddy Ebsen was a known fan of magic and often presented an award at the AMA Award Show in the 1970s.

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 2nd, 2015, 2:31 pm
by Joe Pecore
He was on the cover of Genii for November 1948: http://geniimagazine.com/magicpedia/Genii_1984_November

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 2nd, 2015, 3:00 pm
by Matthew Field
Gollll-eeee.

Matt Field

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 2nd, 2015, 3:00 pm
by Richard Kaufman
Tell ya a little story about a man named ...

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 2nd, 2015, 7:45 pm
by Jonathan Townsend
@ 4:19 into the show if you're looking

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 3rd, 2015, 7:35 pm
by Riversky
Flash @ 4:22 into the show if you're looking

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 3rd, 2015, 9:41 pm
by Bill Mullins
At 13:34 in this video, you can see Val Kilmer do a coin roll.

And here (from The Prestige) Christian Bale does a ring roll.

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 4th, 2015, 12:27 am
by J-Mac
Don’t know where Val Kilmer might have picked that up, but I believe that Ricky Jay and Michael Weber were consultants on "The Prestige".

Jim

Re: Buddy Ebsen's French Drop

Posted: July 4th, 2015, 10:33 am
by Bill Mullins
J-Mac wrote: I believe that Ricky Jay and Michael Weber were consultants on "The Prestige".


You are correct, sir.