Encyclopedia of Pickpocketing - 4 Volume Set
Nicholas Byrd and James Coats discuss the theory, routines, body positioning, body contact, putpocketing and the techniques of pocketing on this four volume set of DVDs.
Volume One: Watch and Jewelry Removal:
Contents include: Alligator Clasps, Rolex Expanding Metal Clasps. Leather Banded Expanding Clasps, Leather Band Buckles, C-Clasped Bands, Velcro Clasped Bands, Expanding Metal Stretch Bands, Rubber and Plastic Buckle Bands, Rings, Bracelets, Necklaces, and Cufflinks. Running time: 124 minutes.
Volume Two: Pickpocketing:
Contents include: Hanging Items (Keys, Cellular Phones, Badges, etc.), Items from Shirt Pockets (Cigarettes, Lighters, Pens, Glasses, etc.), Items from the inside or outside of a Jacket., Coat, or Blazer, Items from the front pockets of pants (The Dip, the Remington Shake, The Pop-Up), Items from Back Pockets of Pants (Wallets, The Ravel Hang, The Modified Ravel Hang, The Dip) and Ricky Dunn Pickpocketing. Running time: 124 minutes.
Volume Three: Putpocketing and Shocking Steals:
Contents include: Putpocket items that has been Pickpocketed for the ultimate reveal, Putpocket items into backpacks and purses, Putpocket Coins and Cards into the pockets of jackets, Pants, and Shirts, Learn shocking steals such as: Removing a Tie, Removing Glasses from the face and body, Removing Suspenders, Removing a belt, and Removing a bra. Running time: 123 minutes.
Volume Four: Stages, Stooges, and Table Work:
Contents include: Pickpocketing in a straight jacket with 3 different escapes, The Shirt Pull, Shadow Pickpocketing, Stage Whispering, Pickpocket Stage gags such as: Dirty Underwear and Underwear Pull. Also discussed are theories, props, tricks, and techniques you can use to successfully add pickpocketing to your stage and/or restaurant routines. Running time: 124 minutes.
Encoded for worldwide viewing. Sold for entertainment purposes only. Produced by Murphy's Magic Supplies. Original release date: DVD: September 2004. (Sold separately for US $29.95).