What’s the real secret of reading a newspaper on a crowded train?

What's the real secret of reading a newspaper on a crowded train?In 1940, magician and origami expert Robert Harbin does an illusion with a newspaper.

What’s different about his presentation is that Harbin does not merely rip up the paper, but tells a story about a man being squashed on a train by fellow passengers, and how that man copes with his situation. Harbin’s illusion has both meaning and motivation.

Watch Robert Harbin in a British Pathe video>>

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