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Message: Posted by: Rick Fisher (Jan 7, 2009 10:17PM)
Okay, my wife says I am having too much fun with this new gadget - Yep way too much fun!!!!!!! Enjoy

T. Nelson Downs - King Of Koins


The Immortal OKITO!

Message: Posted by: jkesler (Jan 8, 2009 06:20AM)
WOW...those clips were fantastic!!!
Message: Posted by: Jimeh (Jan 8, 2009 09:02AM)
O-M-G!!! I had no idea footage existed of T Nelson Downs.

Thank you sooo much for posting that Rick! :bg:
Message: Posted by: MagiClyde (Jan 9, 2009 06:02PM)
No wonder he was called "King of Koins" If he were alive today, he would still be king!

I, too, did not know that fottage of either man existed. Thanks for the links!
Message: Posted by: Rick Fisher (Jan 10, 2009 10:47AM)
Hi...there was a problem with the Downs video
Reloaded..you can check it out at http://www.fabmagicblogspot.com

or at
Message: Posted by: Matt Graves (Jan 19, 2009 03:11AM)
Awesome that at least a little bit of footage was caught of Nelson Downs . . . truly a legend and surprisingly unrecognized by a lot of magicians.
Message: Posted by: critter (Jan 25, 2009 02:42PM)
The Downs video has been removed :(
Message: Posted by: Rick Fisher (Jan 26, 2009 12:32PM)
Hi...no it hasn't ...it is here

Message: Posted by: Levity (Jan 26, 2009 05:04PM)
Thanks for sharing the Okito footage...awesome.

Message: Posted by: critter (Jan 26, 2009 08:24PM)
Yes, I found it. I had to go through the Okito link. It was very cool.
On 2009-01-26 13:32, Rick Fisher wrote:
Hi...no it hasn't ...it is here

Message: Posted by: mrmagician (Feb 6, 2009 08:07AM)
Pause the Okito tape at 19 seconds. Count the fingers on Okito's right hand (the hand on the left side of the video). It is an absolute miracle. The man has five fingers and a thumb. It is a miracle I tell you. The heck with the silk from nowhere. I want to know how he grew an extra finger in 10 seconds?
Message: Posted by: mtpascoe (Feb 6, 2009 04:25PM)
You're kidding aren't you? Of course he has five fingers and a thumb. Since this is not secret session I'll let your own logic take the next leap.
Message: Posted by: magicnewswire (Feb 6, 2009 05:24PM)
Shhh.. don't tell anyone, but if you add the letter "pwn" just before "youtube" in the address, it will download the video to your computer or you to archive .. or whatever..

For example:

Watch the Okito Video:

Download the Okito Video:
Message: Posted by: mrmagician (Feb 7, 2009 12:02AM)
Of Course, I was kidding. I own a few of the realistic six fingers. Some are a stout metal, dating back to around 1900, sold by WD Leroy. I also have one of the fake metal palms he sold. This was a precusor to the Sanada gimmick.

I am impressed that you took the time to stop the Okito video at the 19 second point.