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Topic: Cups and balls - rub a dub dub
Message: Posted by: roguemagic (Apr 8, 2003 09:53AM)
A few years ago, I was able to find the routine "Rub a dub dub" on the internet, for the cups and balls. I remember that it was rather clever. I am currently tutoring a student of mine, and thought this routine would be perfect for him. Does anyone know where I might find this?

Please PM me if you have any info.

Take care,
Craig Wilson
Message: Posted by: dmk_kirkland (May 28, 2003 02:38PM)
This was published in the Michael Skinner issue of Genii - sorry I don't know the issue but you should be able to get it from the Genii site. I don't know where it is available on the internet.
Message: Posted by: Terry Holley (Jun 3, 2003 11:01PM)

I got it off a site back in Jan. 2000. It was a routine by Jack Bateman and I believe the site was put together by Lou Lancaster.

Lou's new site is


The routine is not on it now, but I'm sure if you contact Lou via the e-mail option on his site he might be able to get it to you.

Message: Posted by: Rover (Jun 4, 2003 12:53AM)
Lou Lancaster.... now there is a name you don't here much any more. I used to have his Commercial Close-up Magic video years ago. Some great stuff on there that I still use to this day.

I contacted him recently via the website listed above to see if the video or book was still available, and unfortunately they are not. He did return my e-mail rather quickly. Hope he has the information you are looking for.
Message: Posted by: Randy (Jun 4, 2003 10:13AM)
The original routine was by Gene Gordon and is published in "Gene Gordon's Magical Legacy"
Message: Posted by: mike gallo (Jul 23, 2003 03:31PM)
The original routine was by Gene Gordon and is published in "Gene Gordon's Magical Legacy"

Randy, actually the routine was by Jack Bateman...Gene marketed the effect. Something few people know about though is that there was actually one more phase...the final loads. Gene had decided to keep that phase out in order to keep the effect in the "self-working" class.