Miser's Dream

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''Miser's Dream'' is a classic coin production routine in which coins are plucked from thin air and dropped into a bucket.
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'''Miser's Dream''' is a classic coin production routine in which coins are plucked from thin air and dropped into a bucket.
  
The name of the routine was '''imported''' by [[T. Nelson Downs]] in 1895, which was previously had been known as "Aerial Treasury".  
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The name of the routine was ''imported'' by [[T. Nelson Downs]] in 1895, which had previously been known as "Aerial Treasury".  
  
This was also used long before by de Linski under the name ''Le Rêve de l'Avare'' (See L'Illusionniste, vol. 1, No. 3, march 1902, page 4.)
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This was previously used long before by [[de Linski]] under the name ''Le Rêve de l'Avare'' (The Dream of the Miser)<ref>L'Illusionniste, vol. 1, No. 3, march 1902, page 4.</ref>
  
 
[[Robert-Houdin]] was doing his version called  "Shower of Money" by 1852.
 
[[Robert-Houdin]] was doing his version called  "Shower of Money" by 1852.
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* [[Tarbell Course in Magic]], Lesson 23 (1927)
 
* [[Tarbell Course in Magic]], Lesson 23 (1927)
 
* [[Classic Secrets of Magic]] (1953)
 
* [[Classic Secrets of Magic]] (1953)
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== References ==
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<references />
  
 
[[Category:Illusions]]
 
[[Category:Illusions]]
 
[[Category:Coins]]
 
[[Category:Coins]]

Revision as of 20:07, 3 January 2012

Miser's Dream is a classic coin production routine in which coins are plucked from thin air and dropped into a bucket.

The name of the routine was imported by T. Nelson Downs in 1895, which had previously been known as "Aerial Treasury".

This was previously used long before by de Linski under the name Le Rêve de l'Avare (The Dream of the Miser)[1]

Robert-Houdin was doing his version called "Shower of Money" by 1852.

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References

  1. L'Illusionniste, vol. 1, No. 3, march 1902, page 4.
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