Effect :- The performer allows a member of the company to
tie his thumbs securely with string, solid hoops are thrown to performer,
immediately they touch his fingers as if endowed with life, they fly on to his
arm. His thumbs are found tied securely as before.
EXPLANATION :- False thumb and nothing more. The old story,
all tricks are simple once you have learnt the secret. Gamages are supplying
this thumb at 5/- each.
Date on article: July 20th, 1905
Written by: Robertson Keene