The deceptive hands of Raymond Crowe

 You know how he does it, but you're still amazed.

Raymond Crowe is an Australian "Unusualist" who has performed magic, mime and ventriloquism, but is best known for his hand shadows. In this video, he illustrates Louis Armstrong's song "What a wonderful world." Mr. Crowe never disguises that he's only using his hands to create illusion, but during his performance, you experience multiple things at once - you see his hands as they morph into or out of whatever living thing he's imitating, and then you see the thing itself come alive.

Hand Shadows by Raymond Crowe


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