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Multiplying Bottles (like Ken Brookes) by Show-Biz Services

(c. 2008) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

The Multiplying Bottles was created in Chicago by Arthur P. Felsman in the 1920’s (see here for more details.).  Ken Brooke c. 1950 created one of the most popular and enduring routines which was packaged and sold with Harry Stanley’s nine bottle set around the same time. For decades these were the bottles to get. And even today Ken’s routine is still the standard.

The best bottles I have ever handled are still the Magicus ones.  However, these bottles look very like the old Ken Brooke (Harry Stanley) sets from the 1950’s and in some ways they are better and look more realistic than the Harries ones, except for the tubes.  The tubes are cheap cardboard and not going to win too many fans.  The one other issue with these bottles is that they are fairly narrow and so finding glasses to fit under them is not a straight forward task.

Effect: A Glass and a Bottle under different covers repeatedly change places. A bottle magically jumps from one tube to the other, then back! The performer and audience never seem to know where it is. Then a second bottle appears, then a third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, and finally the ninth appears! There are bottles everywhere!

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Approx. Price: $420.00 (2009) ***

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1 review for Multiplying Bottles (like Ken Brookes) by Show-Biz Services

  1. Andy Martin

    The Best Looking Bottles Available Today

    So I often get asked which set of Multiplying Bottles are the best and for me it is clear that these are easily the best ones available today. They are even nicer than the Harries ones, and they were the best set until recently. These ones just look more real and classic.

    The only issue I have had with these bottles is finding a set of glasses that fit under the bottles – they do not come with ones and it is smaller than you would imagine under there.

    In other good news, the classic Ken Brooke routine is available again from here.

    All in all good news for magical entertainers everywhere!

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