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[[Vanishing Elephant]] is a stage effect where a live elephant instantly disappears.
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[[Vanishing Elephant]] is a stage effect where a live elephant is made to disappear.
  
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 (two-ton "Jennie", advertised as five tons) by [[Houdini]] in [[1918]], on stage at the [[Hippodrome]] in New York City.
  
=References=
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It has also been performed by:
* ''Houdini's Vanishing Elephant'' as seen by [[Leslie P. Guest]]. Article in [[MUM]], Vol. 54, N° 5, october 1964, page 203.
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Also performed by:
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* [[Carter]] (1927)
 
* [[Carter]] (1927)
 
* [[Nicola]] (1931)
 
* [[Nicola]] (1931)
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* [[Blackstone Jr.]](1980)
 
* [[Blackstone Jr.]](1980)
 
* [[Siegfried & Roy]] (1981).
 
* [[Siegfried & Roy]] (1981).
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See also:  [[Appearing Elephant]]
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==References==
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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.
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* [[Hiding the Elephant]] by [[Jim Steinmeyer]] (2003)
  
 
[[Category:Illusions]]
 
[[Category:Illusions]]

Latest revision as of 19:43, 20 July 2015

Vanishing Elephant is a stage effect where a live elephant is made to disappear.

It was created by Charles Morritt (as the Disappearing Donkey), and first performed with an elephant (two-ton "Jennie", advertised as five tons) by Houdini in 1918, on stage at the Hippodrome in New York City.

It has also been performed by:


See also: Appearing Elephant

References