In this lesson I give you three interesting rubber band effects and an amazing thumb tie experiment. These effects are different and offer wonderful opportunities for showmanship.

1--Two rubber bands are wound finger by finger around right hand. A nickeled ring is placed on second finger and it is shown that the bands prevent ring from passing down to base of finger. Yet suddenly the ring seems to penetrate the bands and slides down the finger. The bands are shown to be still around all the fingers, and yet in another moment the ring slips off the finger.

2-- A rubber band is placed over first and second fingers of right hand. Another band is wound around all the fingers. Suddenly the first band mysteriously jumps to third and fourth fingers. Then it jumps back again in a most puzzling manner.

3--Performer's two thumbs are bound with a heavy rubber band. In spite of this he passes hoops over onto one of his arms and passes his tied thumbs through a broom handle or cane.

4--Famous Japanese thumb tie. Performer has his two thumbs tied with two cords or wires. He then passes his thumbs through hoops, canes, rods, etc., and gets them out again between his thumbs while they are still securely bound.


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