Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2016.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Vanishing Elephant

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search

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: