Penn on magic in the movies

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Penn on magic in the movies

Postby Bill Mullins » July 19th, 2019, 12:32 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3vTld5pNlI

He critiques scenes of magic from several movies.

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Re: Penn on magic in the movies

Postby Max Maven » July 20th, 2019, 4:09 am

Alan Shaxon devised the disc vanish that Tom Cruise performed in the first Mission Impossible movie, and clearly Penn doesn’t know the method.

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Re: Penn on magic in the movies

Postby Chris Aguilar » July 20th, 2019, 11:55 am

While this was a fun video, I would have preferred to hear Teller's take on the same subject.

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Re: Penn on magic in the movies

Postby erdnasephile » July 20th, 2019, 7:24 pm

Max Maven wrote:Alan Shaxon devised the disc vanish that Tom Cruise performed in the first Mission Impossible movie, and clearly Penn doesn’t know the method.


Thank you, Mr. Maven---I have always been fooled and entertained by that scene and I'm now very pleased to know who came up with it.

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Re: Penn on magic in the movies

Postby Jonathan Townsend » July 20th, 2019, 11:26 pm

Avner the Eccentric did something akin to what's in The Prestige in his stage act. From side to side of the stage around behind the back curtain. :)
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