Vanishing Elephant

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[[Vanishing Elephant]] is a stage effect where a live elephant instantly disappears.
 
[[Vanishing Elephant]] is a stage effect where a live elephant instantly disappears.
  
It was created by [[Charles Morritt]] (as the Disappearing Donkey) and first performed with an elephant (2 ton "Jennie", advertised as 5 tons) by Houdini in 1918 at the [[Hippodrome]] in New York city.
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It was created by [[Charles Morritt]] (as the Disappearing Donkey) and first performed with an elephant (2 ton "Jennie", advertised as 5 tons) by [[Houdini]] in [[1918]] at the [[Hippodrome]] in New York city.
  
 
It has also been performed by:
 
It has also been performed by:
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==References==
 
==References==
* ''Houdini's Vanishing Elephant'' as seen by [[Leslie P. Guest]]. Article in [[MUM]], Vol. 54, 5, october 1964, page 203.
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* ''Houdini's Vanishing Elephant'' as seen by [[Leslie P. Guest]]. Article in [[MUM]], Vol. 54, No. 5, october 1964, page 203.
 
* [[Hiding the Elephant]] by [[Jim Steinmeyer]] (2003)
 
* [[Hiding the Elephant]] by [[Jim Steinmeyer]] (2003)
  
 
[[Category:Illusions]]
 
[[Category:Illusions]]

Latest revision as of 01:56, 18 May 2011

Vanishing Elephant is a stage effect where a live elephant instantly disappears.

It was created by Charles Morritt (as the Disappearing Donkey) and first performed with an elephant (2 ton "Jennie", advertised as 5 tons) by Houdini in 1918 at the Hippodrome in New York city.

It has also been performed by:


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