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Topic: Knot in silk to appearing cane...
Message: Posted by: hagemagic (Jun 17, 2004 05:15AM)
Does anyone know where it is written how to tie a knot in a silk and produce a cane from the knot? I've see this somewhere, but can't seem to find the instructions. Is it on a video maybe?
Message: Posted by: Donald Dunphy (Jun 17, 2004 10:34AM)
I mentioned that trick recently on this thread: [url=http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/viewtopic.php?topic=69920&forum=10&11]Cafe thread... Appearing Cane[/url]

I learned it in Genii several years ago, in a photo article by / about Shimada. More info on that thread.

- Donald.
Message: Posted by: zombieboy (Jun 17, 2004 12:22PM)
It is also on the Steven's Video of Shimada.
Message: Posted by: hagemagic (Jun 17, 2004 05:51PM)
I saw the thread just after I submitted the question. Sorry for duplication.

Zombie, thanks for the tip on the video.

Zombie, what is the name of that Steven's video?
Message: Posted by: zombieboy (Jun 17, 2004 07:33PM)
It is part of their greater magic series. It is called: SHIMADA VOLUME 3, MANIPULATION.

Here is the link:

Message: Posted by: hagemagic (Jun 17, 2004 10:30PM)
Thanks for the help.

What's your favorite Shimada magic?
Message: Posted by: hugmagic (Jun 18, 2004 01:18AM)
I had the pleasure of working backstage with him at Abbott's last year. What a gentleman.

The care and precision of the act is remarkable.

The Parasol act is my favorite.
Message: Posted by: zombieboy (Jun 18, 2004 03:42PM)
I love his card sequence, as well as the 35 Billiard ball routine. Both are covered on that tape.
Message: Posted by: magicofjohn (Aug 2, 2004 09:47AM)
James Dimmare also does this trick, very smooth!