David Neighbors – The Coinjurer
David Neighbors is considered one of the top magicians who specialize in the field of magic with coins. On this DVD he performs and explains some of his advanced coin routines and techniques using regular coins and known coin gaffs.
Routines performed and explained:
EZ Hank Backfire:A handkerchief has its corners folded and a coin is placed under each. Magically the coins appear under one of the corners. As a surprise ending all four coins vanish and are found under the handkerchief.
Open Travelers:Four coins are used to demonstrate how gamblers conceal objects in their hands by having them invisibly move from your palm to the table.
Hypnotic Stone:A rare looking stone is used to hypnotize people into believing that three silver coins visually change places with three Chinese coins.
3-Coin Monte:Two copper coins and a silver coin are used to demonstrate a Three-Card-Monte scam. The two copper coins are placed in one hand while the silver in the other. When the hands are opened the coins have changed places. The sequence is repeated several times using a purse and even your pocket.
Winged Copper/Silver:Three silver coins and three copper coins are used to attract each other in this multi-phase routine where the silver coins keep vanishing from your hand to join the copper coins.
Trilogy:A three-phase routine where three brass coins and three silver coins pass through an invisible soft spot in the center of the table?? change places and finally all vanish.
Triple Change Wild Coin:An alchemy themed routine where American coins change into British coins and finally into coins from different countries.
Techniques explained within routines include:Palm-To-Palm (Table) Change?? Classic Palm To Finger Palm Transfer?? Nesting Slide?? Robert-Houdin Click Pass?? Heel Clip?? Kick Move?? Bobo Switch?? Shell Change?? Shuttle Pass?? Back Palm?? Friction Pass?? Slydini Sweep?? Pickup Change?? and many others.
A Meir Yedid Magic product. Original release date: DVD: October 2007?? VHS: 1994. Running time: Approximately 90 minutes.