November 26, 2009

Soapy Smith prize package soap racket (video)

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unknown Saloon in Denver, Colorado
Could it be the Tivoli Club?
Courtesy of the Denver Public Library

Back on April 11, 2009 I posted a short write-up on Emmett Miller a Chicago based magician who performs Soapy's prize package soap racket. Here is a You Tube video of Emmett performing the sale. Note how quickly he sells ten bars of soap. I particular enjoyment of his gambler's prayer at the end.










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