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Vanishing Elephant

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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 (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

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