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Spider Girl

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Spider Girl or Spidora the living spider lady is an illusion based on the Sphinx Illusion credited to Henry Roltair in which the head of a live girl is seen on top of a huge spider's body. Often performed at Sideshows and Spook shows.

The illusion was featured in Tod Browning's 1927 silent feature film, THE SHOW.