Cello (Blue Gimmick) by Mickael Chatelain - trick
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|Once again Mickael Chatelain is offering a curious new experiment! |
Imagine the passing of matter through matter. A passage so clean that it could be done only by magic!
In less time than it takes to write this, you will be able to transform a your deck of cards, your pack of chewing gum, or your pack of cigarettes into a formidable magical prop!
Borrow a single coin from a spectator.
From your pocket, take out your pack of chewing gum or cigarettes. Show it from all sides. There's nothing to see.
Show clearly that your pack is enclosed all around by cellophane.
Bring the spectator's coin up against the pack and rub it slowly against the cellophane. In a few seconds, you take your hands away and your spectators will notice that the coin has penetrated the cellophane!
Illusion or not? Pull back the cellophane just a bit and your spectators will see that the penetrations is real - the coin is really trapped in the cellophane! In order to free the coin, you or your spectator will have to pull the cellophane all the way back.
Illusion or not? Immediately hand out everything to your spectator for close examination. The cellophane is absolutely ordinary, as is the coin. No openings or trickery. The coin, of course, can be examined. Remember you can borrow it. How is it possible that in full view a single coin could pass through an ordinary cellophane wrap? Your spectators will be wondering for a long time!
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