22 entries in Illusions / Penetration
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, sword through body
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
Danny Dew Walking Through a String of Beads
The Magic Annual for 1937 131
Lester Lake, Percy Abbott The Chinese Chopper for head and both arms
Greater Magic 966
Chung Ling Soo Shooting an Arrow and a Rope Through a Woman
Greater Magic 968
Unknown Cutting a Woman in Half rope through body of assistant
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 126
Eugene Gloye Two-In-One Illusion Apparatus plan to build cabinet
  • Effect 1: Girl Production
  • Effect 2: Penetration Illusion
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 32
Gary Brenz Zombie Sword Cabinet construction details
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 24
S. E. Josolyne, Harry Houdini Walking Through a Wall
Magician's Magic 155
Ali Bongo Penetration Minus big metal disc in envelope is penetrated with object, then vanishes entirely
The Bongo Book 18
Ali Bongo One Rope Only rope is threaded through hole in big wooden board, rope penetrates assistant
The Bongo Book 36
Arthur Setterington Walking through a Sheet of Metal wooden box, assistant walks through sheet of metal
Straight Line Mysteries 46
Tom Fitzgerald Tom's Thumb Tie Illusion illusion, wooden block penetrates hands, thumb tied around a guillotine-like stand
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 48) 239
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Matter Thru Matter canvas of fabric is penetrated and unharmed
Related to
  • Will Goldston's "Magazine of Magic" December, 1914.
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 79
George Pfisterer Glass Penetration frame with glass, spiked with rods
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 38
Joseph Yadah Girl Thru Tape with two assistants, behind piece of cardboard
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 82
Felix Korim 4th Dimensional Glass needle through big piece of glass
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 86
Punx Das Märchen vom Gläsernen Herzen story presentation to Robert Farchmin's heart of glass, glass in frame is penetrated with object
Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 16
Karl Fulves Body Magic rope through body of performer
Contemporary Rope Magic - Part I 10
Unknown Ribbonesque No. 10, silk penetrated two ropes which are also around assistant's waist
Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 28
Jim Steinmeyer Neon girl penetrates barrier of lit neon light tubes
Device and Illusion 21
Jim Steinmeyer Houdini's Rope walking through a rope with a stand apparatus
Device and Illusion 13
Gary Darwin Darwin's Steel Rod Through Body Push steel rod through body
Black Art Breakthroughs 38