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This dvd includes a live performance of Whit’s award-winning routine, and instruction that includes all the moves, patter, and presentational tips that make it easy to add this masterpiece to your repertoire. Along with an introduction by Earl Nelson, and Billy McComb's interview with Whit, this dvd includes twenty minutes of video clips from Whit's performances over the last twenty years on cruise ships, at the Magic Castle and at Magic Island, and on large theater stages. These clips illustrate how to handle various types of spectator volunteers, and various reactions and comments from the volunteer. This routine, originally developed for Whit's street magic act in the 1960's, is considered by most experts to be the most commercial version of the linking rings available for any venue. Dai Vernon claimed that this routine had "the first completely new comedy premise I have seen in magic in thirty years."
"If you don't have a linking ring routine and you want to add one to your stand-up repertoire, Whit Haydn's Comedy 4 Ring Routine is the place to start. Ring routines don't get much better than this."
--Michael Close, MAGIC Magazine
"Many professionals agree that of all the Linking Ring routines extant, Mr. Haydn's presentation is perhaps the most commercially viable, fusing a high degree of humor with baffling penetrations."
--Roger Klause, Roger Klause in Concert
"It was a special event in that we were introducing the just published Four Ring Routine which has made a name for Whit Haydn all over the country...We are very enthusiastic about the Four Ring Routine because it has a delightful premise and builds as the performer works to a fine climax."
--Frances Marshall, Around Chicago, The Linking Ring