World's Greatest Magic - Coins Across
DVD or download by Various ($19.95)
Of the various plots that make up the world of coin magic, Coins Across has always held a special place in the heart, and repertoires, of close-up magicians. Audiences always seem to be intrigued by the idea of coins traveling invisibly between the performer's hands, which accounts for the enormous popularity of this very magical effect.
Coins Across effects
- Winged Silver - Johnny Thompson
- Incredible Coins Across - Michael Ammar
- Coins Across - Al Schneider
- Mr. Clean Coins Across - Jay Sankey
- The Flying Eagles - Paul Diamond
- Coins Across - Fernando Keops
- Flying Eagles - Michael Skinner
- Chinese Money Mystery - Alexander De Cova
- Too Ahead - Michael Close
- Passing the Buck - Ross Bertram
On this DVD, you'll see ten different takes on the Coins Across effect. The approaches are different, but the main thing they all have in common is that there are absolutely no gaffed coins required for any of the versions presented here. You'll see Johnny Thompson perform Dai Vernon's Winged Silver, perhaps the version that started it all. Michael Ammar demonstrates why his Incredible Coins Across is appropriately named as the coins travel into the spectator's hand - and the last one appears visibly in his open hand! You'll find easy-to-do versions such as Alexander de Cova's Chinese Money Mystery and Paul Diamond's Flying Eagles, to more technically-demanding versions such as Jay Sankey's Mr. Clean Coins Across, Michael Close's Too Ahead and Ross Bertram's Passing the Buck.
From classic handlings from Michael Skinner and Al Schneider to interpretations with a surprise ending, such as Fernando Keops' offering, there's enough material here to enable you to pass coins back and forth between your hands for a lifetime.
Customer reviews for World's Greatest Magic - Coins Across
I am love coin magic. I am studying coin across and wanted to learn different handlings by the masters. It is always good to get different routines for the same affect in one place. I love it and want to recommend to all the coin workers.
I wanted to find a good 4 coin "coins across" routine. What I found with this DVD is two solid routines and a crippling sense of inadequacy when I realized how little skill I have with coins. I'd definitely recommend it.
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