MINI VERSION OF HIS STAGE PROP
With his left hand, the performer removes a black, white-spotted domino from a small wooden cover. The domino is replaced in the cover and then the cover is transferred to the performer’s left hand. Passing his right hand in front of the cover, he then removes the domino to reveal that its spots have changed from WHITE to ORANGE.
The domino is replaced in the cover and then the moves are reversed, the left hand passing in front of the cover and apparently changing the spots on the domino back to white.
The above moves are repeated once again with the white-spotted domino finally being replaced back in the cover. Not surprisingly, the spectators are not impressed, naturally believing that the domino has orange spots on the other side of it. Well, they are absolutely correct: there ARE orange spots on the other side of the domino – AND BLUE SPOTS AND RED SPOTS AND GREEN SPOTS!
Turning the cover around, the performer removes the domino to reveal that the spots are now multi-coloured.
“Now you are probably wondering what is on the other side of the domino,” says the performer. “Well, it’s as I have just told you. THERE ARE ORANGE SPOTS AND BLUE SPOTS AND RED SPOTS AND GREEN SPOTS!”
The performer turns the domino around again to reveal that it now has multi-coloured spots on each side of it.
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The cover, which features a fretted decoration, is made in teak and measures 3.25 x 2 inches (approx.).