'The horse courser, video clip' by art+power

This clip shows Faustus’ second trick. Using his magic powers that Lucifer has given him, he creates a horse from hay and sells it to a canny horse dealer who buys and sells horses for racing.

The horse turns back into hay when it is ridden into water, and the horse dealer angrily returns to deal with Faustus. However, Faustus plays a second trick: he is asleep when the dealer returns and, in trying to wake up Faustus, the dealer accidentally pulls off Faustus’ leg!

The dealer is forced to pay out more money to buy Faustus’ silence. The missing leg is, of course, another magic trick, and Faustus, with both legs again, dances to celebrate his good fortune.

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