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Topic: Jeff McBride's Torn and restored bill
Message: Posted by: Servaas Koomen (Feb 2, 2010 01:22PM)
Hi all,

a question about jeff McBride's torn and restored bill from "the magic of jeff McBride".

I got the impression that it is an close-up effect. if so, can you tell me something about its resetability, angles and pocket management?
Message: Posted by: tommeepickles (Feb 2, 2010 05:00PM)
It can be done for parlor or closeup. It has about 160 degrees of good angles. It's not his bill tear, I forget the original but it's on a VHS tape called "session 2" or something like that. The bill cannot be handed out, you must switch it out.
Message: Posted by: Servaas Koomen (Feb 3, 2010 12:37AM)
Mmm. 160 degrees. that's not brilliant for restaurant work I guess. do you agree?


I'm looking for a good multi-phase paper money effect, so if you have any suggestions..
Message: Posted by: tommeepickles (Feb 3, 2010 08:28AM)
You could always use easy money/hunny 500/ etc... pocket switch into greed to 50 cent piece into coin effects... just an idea. Greed would have some of the same angle issues as the bill tear but its all in positioning.
Message: Posted by: Servaas Koomen (Feb 3, 2010 09:21AM)
Thanks.

I will let my mind simmer for some time, then I will construct a routine of my own.
Message: Posted by: cairo (Feb 3, 2010 09:22AM)
Good multiphase paper money effect for restaurant walkaround is Himber's Poloroid Money.
Message: Posted by: Bastien (Feb 5, 2010 01:28AM)
If this is the same torn and restored effect McBride that appears on the L&L "world's greatest money effects" then it does not seem to me to be easily resetable, and you need to be seated in order to do lapping.
Message: Posted by: Servaas Koomen (Feb 5, 2010 06:56AM)
Then it will probably be not for me them. too bad, maybe I can develop a standing version