Today we wanted to talk to you about one of magic’s most powerful and enduring effects called ‘The Torn and Restored Newspaper!’
This is a routine where the magician essentially rips a newspaper to shreds with their bare hands only to restore it whole, in a stunningly visual manner, moments later…
- Incredibly visual ✔️
- Incredibly simple ✔️
- Incredible fun ✔️
Now if you’ve never actually seen this particular magic trick before, then there’s no one better to watch then Great Soprano…
As you can see this is an incredible effect that is performed by professional magicians all the time and for good reason.
It’s strong, direct, and the method is very simple.
Which then begs the question:
There’s 2 newspapers.
That’s all I’m saying…
If you want to learn how to truly master this effect, an effect widely regarded as the greatest of all time, then we’d actually recommend you do one of two things…
Option 1: Take advantage of Youtube. There’s so many videos teaching or exposing this trick. Here’s our favourite…
Option 2: Learn every single variation of ‘The Torn and Restored Newspaper,’ from true masters of magic like a true student of magic.
The choice is yours…
Here’s our favourite resource…
Worlds Greatest Magic: The Torn and Restored Newspaper DvD
This is a brilliant masterclass on ‘The Torn and Restored Newspaper’ taught by true masters of magic. They each have there own effect so you’ve got a decent chance you’ll find a variation that suits you…
- Newspaper Tear – Paul Potassy
- Torn and Restored Newspaper – Fielding West
- Signed Torn And Restored Newspaper – Richard Osterlind
- Torn And Restored Magazine – Steve Dacri
- Torn And Restored Newspaper – Alex Elmsley
- Torn And Restored Newspaper Gag – Terry Seabrooke
Before I leave you to master the effect for yourself, we’ve got one more resource I’m going to leave at you’re disposal…
This is a brilliant book all about newspaper magic, featuring some of the greatest routines with newspapers from all around the world, including Gene’s well known handling of the torn and restored newspaper effect!
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