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Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell
Old 02-24-2007, 10:16 AM   #1
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Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell

Watch this through to the end.
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell
Old 02-24-2007, 10:35 AM   #2
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell

Oh my - that was amazing - I just watched the movie "The Prestige" and it had some similar illusions.
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell

quite good!
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell

Interesting.
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell
Old 02-24-2007, 11:00 PM   #5
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell

Speaking of Paul Winchell, did you know...

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Paul attended Columbia University in 1959 and became a Doctor of Acupuncture after graduating from The Acupuncture Research College of Los Angeles in 1974. Dr. Winchell worked at the Gibbs Institute in Hollywood as a medical hypnotist, creating new innovations in the field of hypnotherapy. He was honored by The National Christian University with an honorary doctorate in Science for his invention and patent of the artificial heart. Paul Winchell is the original patent holder of the artificial heart, which he donated to the University of Utah and spent time with Robert Jarvik and heart surgeon Dr. William Devries. The rest is history.

Very few people know that “Winch”-as he is called-was the first person to present the disposable razor to the public. Skeptics thought his disposable idea was crazy. "No one would buy a product and then throw it away", they said but how wrong they were. Unfortunately, at the time Paul put too much stock in the views of others and dropped the project. Another company applied the same concept and made billions on a product that is used worldwide today.

Other inventions include the flameless cigarette lighter, illuminated pen- ballpoint (behind cartridge), the freezer interrupt indicator (which allowed people to see if their food had gone bad when their electricity was interrupted), battery heated gloves, a battery lighted key case, a portable blood plasma defroster, a sectional garment for hypothermia, a piezo-electric diaphragm, an aluminum electrical generator, novelty phonograph records, novelty upside down mask and mirror, a reversible alphabet that could be seen normally when shown in a mirror, rubber sand that allowed for the sturdy attachment of pictures to frames, an invisible garter belt and a retractable fountain pen.
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell

Pretty neat, but the cameraman should be shot for using a camera cut during both of the trickiest transitions -- first when he transfers his hand fromt he puppet head to the staff, then when uses some stobe and blacklight effects to transition his head for the final illusion.
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Re: Amazing - Long way since Jerry Mahoney and Paul Winchell

What illusion? I couldn't help thinking of one of those funny halloween costumes during the whole thing.

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