The Secret Of The Indian Rope Trick

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The Secret Of The Indian Rope Trick

Briefly, the effect of the Indian Rope Trick is this: The conjurer sits cross-legged in an open space. He throws one end of a coil of rope in to the air and about fifteen feet of it (sometimes twenty or twenty-five) remains stiff, like a pole.  A little boy climbs the rope and balances himself at the extremity. At a word from the conjurer he vanishes, and is discovered in a basket or comes running in to the crowd from a distant spot. Then at a signal, the rope crumples to the ground. There is a more colourful...

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