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[[Miser's Dream]] is a classic coin production routine in which coins are plucked
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'''Miser's Dream''' is a classic coin production routine in which coins are are seemingly plucked from thin air and dropped into a bucket.
from thin air and dropped into a bucket.
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The name of the routine was '''imported''' by [[T. Nelson Downs]] in 1895. This title was used long before by de Linski under the name ''Le Rêve de l'Avare''. See L'Illusionniste, vol. 1, 3, march 1902, page 4
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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".  
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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>
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[[Robert-Houdin]] was doing his version called  "Shower of Money" by 1852.
  
 
== Prominent performers ==  
 
== Prominent performers ==  
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== Publications ==
 
== Publications ==
* [[Tarbell Course in Magic]]
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* [[Tarbell Course in Magic]], Lesson 23 (1927)
* [[Classic Secrets of Magic]]
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* [[Classic Secrets of Magic]] (1953)
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== References ==
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[[Category:Illusions]]
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[[Category:Coins]]

Latest revision as of 13:18, 12 May 2012

Miser's Dream is a classic coin production routine in which coins are are seemingly 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.

Prominent performers

Publications

References

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