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Topic: Finger tip silk vanish
Message: Posted by: vaillant (Apr 6, 2004 03:17PM)
Can anyone help with a silk vanish using a finger tip not a thumb tip.


Message: Posted by: clivealive (Apr 6, 2004 03:39PM)
Hi Otto
There is an effect called Finger Tip Silk Vanish it is described in commercial magic 2000 lecture notes by Nicholas Einhorn.You will need a finger tip and a 12 inch silk. It is a good alternative to the thumb tip as it is not so well known.

Message: Posted by: magicjoe (Apr 6, 2004 03:41PM)
I think the dvd with the magicians going on a road trip (not sure the name) but there is a good performance were he vanishes the silk then it appears in a coin purse. Hope that can help. Sorry I don't know the name.
Message: Posted by: vaillant (Apr 6, 2004 05:11PM)
Thanks for the info will look up the Nick Einhorn effect

Message: Posted by: Han Solo (Apr 6, 2004 08:27PM)
The name of the dvd is I think Flicking Fingers The Movie.
Message: Posted by: tommy ng (Apr 8, 2004 01:56AM)
The trick name on Flicking Fingers is called 'A Rose is a Rose' by Stephan Kirschbaum.
Message: Posted by: Bill Hegbli (Apr 8, 2004 02:03AM)
On 2004-04-06 16:17, vaillant wrote:
Can anyone help with a silk vanish using a finger tip not a thumb tip.



What kind of help do you need? The moves and handling is basicly the same as with a TT.
Message: Posted by: -The Scot- (Apr 9, 2004 09:51AM)
Jeff McBride talks briefly about manipulating the 'finger tip' on Magic on Stage vol 2. Well worth checking out if you are using this little gem!
Message: Posted by: clivealive (Apr 27, 2004 12:18AM)
I saw the Nick Einhorn lecture for the second time on Sunday and was fooled by the finger tip vanish. Everybody is looking for the thumb tip and it is not there.
Message: Posted by: Daniel Faith (Apr 27, 2004 01:17AM)
If your familiar with a TT then you will be able to work out a FT.