New York Coin guys, David Roth, Dr. Michael Rubinstein, and Mike Gallo,
are back with a vengeance, with their latest set of DVD's!!
14, 15, and 16, subtitled Methods, Performances, and Presentations,
each contain 2 hours of the same, hard hitting, cutting edge coin magic,
that have defined their prior offerings. Joining them in this venture
are special guests Bob Fitch, Doug Brewer, and Jean Emmanuel Franzis,
with contributions from Dan Watkins, Bill Citino, and guest host, Marc
the tone with thirteen jaw dropping coin routines. Dr. Michael Rubinstein
showcases three routines that illustrate the use of the ever popular slide
move. Sliding Wild Coin is a production, change and vanish, that will
make you look like a sleight of hand master, but without the difficulty!
Twilight Zone Wild Coin takes Rubinstein's classic patter and adapts it
to a standup, walk around handling of this classic effect. The Blank Coin
Routine combines ideas of Roth and Rubinstein for a very magical effect
where the images of three different coins appear and vanish from the faces
of blank coins!
Gallo also releases some of his pet effects from his vast repetoire. Triple
Penetration is a coins through the hand routine, with audience involvement.
His Coins Across is an entertaining version where three silver coins join
three chinese coins, the last one appearing in the hands of a spectator.
O-Kort-O Box is a new coin box routine, with a "solid" ending!
Roth performs and explains Purse Frame Production, using classic Roth
technique. In Leipzig Coins to Glass , a signed coin finds its way into
a glass covered by a deck of cards and a silk. Rounding out the trick
section are contributions from Doug Brewer, Bill Citino, and Jean Emmanuel
Franzis, with Bob Fitch finishing by teaching two of his favorite coin
bonus section is loaded with material taken from the last coin seminar.
Dr. Michael Rubinstein teaches some useful double faced coin moves. David
Roth shows some unusual coin gimmicks from his vast collection. Mike Gallo
performs and explains the soon to be classic Five Dimes Better. However,
the highlight of this section, and worth more than the cost of the DVD
alone, is the mini lecture by the legendary Bob Fitch, on Body Language,
Movement and Space.
up where Volume 14 leaves off, jam packed with seventeen incredible coin
routines! Dr. Michael Rubinstein's Voodoo Revelation starts off as a card
trick, but the voodoo coins steal the show! Copper Silver Brass Coins
Across, uses three different ungaffed coins, with the last coin appearing
in the spectator's hand. Matchbox Treasury Redux is an update of a routine
that appeared on the cover of Apocalypse over 20 years ago.
Gallo performs and explains Psychological Coins To Glass, and his King
Midas is a triple wild coin routine with a "golden" ending.
With Oil and Water, Gallo adapts the classic card plot to coins. David
Roth shows how to produce coins from a hankerchief and two seemingly empty
hands. Doug Brewer uses the coin cup for two powerful routines, The Red
Planet, and The Magic Cauldron. Dan Watkins offers an updated handling
of his Penetrating Okito and Beyond. Rounding ot the section are two more
offerings from Jean Emmanuel Franzis, and a classic effect of Bob Fitch,
the Wallet, the Coin, and the Spectator.
bonus section is loaded with material from the last coin seminar. Bob
Fitch performs one of his signature routines, The Bag. Dr. Michael Rubinstein
teaches some more useful coin moves, and Mike Gallo adds FOUR more routines
to finish this section.
Is the perfect closure to the three volume set, with fifteen additional
wonderful coin routines. In Dr. Michael Rubinstein's Bent Coin Routine,
not one, but two coins are bent by brute strength, one belonging to the
spectator. Oil and Water is Rubinstein's take on the classic card plot,
adapted to coins. Nest of Boxes is an update on a routine taught on an
earlier DVD, where the loads occur right under the noses of your spectator.
Gallo offers a mysterious transpostion of a chinese and silver coin in
Dragon Coin Part Two. Two Copper Silver contains some eye popping changes
not found in other routines There are additional selections by Marc DeSouza,
Bob Fitch, and Doug Brewer, and a novel approach to the Cylinder and Coins
by Jean Emmanuel Franzis.
Highlight of this DVD, though, is David Roth's Asian Act, performed and
explained. This was only seen once before, at the New York Magic Symposium
in Tokyo, back in the Eighties. After seeing The Reflection, the Chopstick,
and The Kite, you will believe in defying gravity!
out this DVD is a HUGE bonus section, taken from the latest coin seminar.
Bob Fitch performs one of his signature effects, Money Makes the World
Go Round. Dr. Michael Rubinstein explains in detail several types of coin
loads. Mike Gallo teaches three more eye popping routines. David Roth
performs a NEW coin trick, the Record. Bob Fitch gives another wonderful
lecture on Changing Focus and Space, a perfect closure to the three volume