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[[Appearing Elephant]] is a stage illusion in which an elephant suddenly appears inside a large box and was devised by [[Gustave Fasola]] in the late 1920s.  
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[[Appearing Elephant]] is a stage illusion, devised by [[Gustave Fasola]] in the late 1920s, in which an elephant suddenly appears inside a large box.  
  
[[Howard Thurston]] bought the idea from Fasola and had it built but never ended up performing it because of difficulties in traveling with such a large animal.
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[[Howard Thurston]] bought the idea from Fasola and had it constructed, but never ended up performing it because of the difficulties in traveling with such a large animal.
  
 
[[Doug Henning]] presented the effect during his 1976 television special.
 
[[Doug Henning]] presented the effect during his 1976 television special.

Revision as of 19:37, 20 July 2015

Appearing Elephant is a stage illusion, devised by Gustave Fasola in the late 1920s, in which an elephant suddenly appears inside a large box.

Howard Thurston bought the idea from Fasola and had it constructed, but never ended up performing it because of the difficulties in traveling with such a large animal.

Doug Henning presented the effect during his 1976 television special.

See also Vanishing Elephant.

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