On Volume One you’ll learn:
The History of the Thumb Tip
Who invented it?
In what year?
What effect was first performed with it?
The Tuck – Gary?s Theory on how to Vanish a Silk Hanky.
The Push – Matches, Cigarettes, Coins, etc.
The Pinch – Lance Burton?s ultimate variation on “Darwin?s Flick”.
The Finger Palm – When you?re not using the Thumb Tip.
The Fitting of the Thumb Tip – All amateurs do it wrong.
The Darwin Dump – Gary?s sure-fire out when someone challenges you.
Cut and Restored Rope – Darwin?s simplified variation on the old classic.
Swallowing Cigarette ? An idea that goes way back, great for parties.
Darwin?s Multiplying Hankies ? An accidental invention.
Salt Trick ? The updated version with a special thanks to Lance and Siegfried. This routine is worth the price of the whole DVD. Great Finale for your act!
Silk to Tube – Darwin’s variation on an old P&L collectable.
Dai Vernon?s Kicker ? Vernon?s clever one-finger ?move-less? tuck.
Spoon Bending ? Darwin’s simple improvement allows you to easily bend spoons and keys.
Darwin?s Linking Chain ? Better than the Chinese Linking Rings, this is so good it’s been sold as a stand alone effect for years.
Chop Cup ? Darwin?s simplification that lets you do your chop routine with a regular cup!
Cockroach Resurrection ? Not the best dinner trick! (But, a great bar trick)
Color Changing Hanky ? Fielding West?s method, PLUS an alternate method.
Torn and Restored Napkin ? Darwin does it professionally. Great opener!
Cigarette to Ice Cube ? Another great one for a party!
Paper Balls over the Head ? Darwin?s touch on the classic effect.
Miser?s Dream ? Solari?s clever idea with a TT and a Jumbo Finale.
Vanishing Quarter – With a thumb tip it’s instant gratification.
Thumb Tips on Video
Thumb Tip Related “Fakes”
On Volume Two you’ll learn:
Restored Napkin – Also called “The Smoking Jacket”, this old classic is very strong when you do it Darwin’s way. Most people do it wrong!
Large Napkin Vanish – Vanish items that would never fit in your Thumb Tip!
Paper Clips – Bob Fenton’s clever idea.
Alternate Cut & Restored Rope – A hell of an idea. Blows the magicians away.
Butchers Cord – The cord restores in the spectator’s hands! Very strong!
Firecrackers – A neat little idea with an appearing string.
Candy – If you work in a restaurant this simple little effect will double your tips.
Vanishing Cigarette – This is strong stuff. Darwin?s reproduction is a KILLER. One of the top 5 things Darwin?s ever invented with the thumb tip.
Vanishing King Sized Cigarette – The one that destroyed Johnny Thompson. Party ready.
Broken Toothpick – Cute little effect for the dinner table.
Flash Paper – Such an improvement on the old method. More flash!
Escape from Handcuffs – Escape from any pair of handcuffs using a Thumb Tip!
Cellophane to Crystal – Another great one for the table workers.
Vanishing Thimble – Put this one in your thimble routine!
Straw Production – Great little effect anytime you’re sitting at the table
Bank Night – It’s BEST done with a Thumb Tip.
Nuts & Bolts – Egor Polo?s brilliant little effect.
Spikes through Thumb – Mini Illusion with a thumb tip and a black art secret.
Bill Switch – One of the top five Thumb Tip Tricks explained in GREAT tremendous detail by special guest and Las Vegas pro Jeffrey Richards.
Dollars to Quarters – A comedic trick with a great finish.
Burnt & Restored Match – One of the highlights of the set.
Trick Tips – Darwin takes you on a quick tour. Everything from picking up a flame your bare hands to a showgirl?s thumb tip. Tips of all colors, shapes, and sizes.
Thumb Tip Packaging
On Volume Three you’ll learn:
Balanced Card – Tremendous effect. Magician fooler.
Gold Cord – Darwin sells this one separately. Very commercial.
Sponge to Power Pad – This little idea gives you a great way to get your number to a girl.
Color Changing Sponge Balls
Sponge Rabbits – Darwin?s funny finish to Robert Nelson?s classic effect.
Candy Mentalism – Read people’s mind with a thumb tip!
Silk to Pocket – Darwin?s modernization of the old principle.
Nickles to Dimes – Darwin?s startling climax improves on the old classic.
Drop Dead – Your pulse stops at your command.
Cigarette in Hanky – When you do it Darwin?s way you?re one step ahead.
Center Tear – Mentalism effect and Darwin?s finish on the Invisible Deck.
Burst & Restored Balloon – Strong Trick. Darwin invented this one over 25 years ago.
Vanishing Silk Hanky – A wild concept! Vanish the Hanky in the spectator?s hand!
Rubber Bands – A little mystery with a rubber band.
Purse Frame – The thumb tip improves the old classic!
One Handed Silk Production
Instant Breakfast – Fielding West loved it, and you will too.
Expanded Hanky – Melvin Christopher and Hen Fetch Popper.
Burnt & Restored Bill – Good trick, close-up or stage. This one gets more laughs.
High Sodium Napkin – A new principle.
One Handed Coin Vanish
Thumb Through Shirt
These DVDs are dedicated to Siegfried and Roy — Gary Darwin