23 entries in Illusions / Penetration
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, sword through body
Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
Danny Dew Walking Through a String of Beads
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 131
Lester Lake, Percy Abbott The Chinese Chopper for head and both arms
1938 Greater Magic 966
Chung Ling Soo Shooting an Arrow and a Rope Through a Woman
1938 Greater Magic 968
Unknown Cutting a Woman in Half rope through body of assistant
1939 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
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 32
Gary Brenz Zombie Sword Cabinet construction details
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 24
S. E. Josolyne, Harry Houdini Walking Through a Wall
1965 Magician's Magic 155
Ali Bongo Penetration Minus big metal disc in envelope is penetrated with object, then vanishes entirely
1966 The Bongo Book 18
Ali Bongo One Rope Only rope is threaded through hole in big wooden board, rope penetrates assistant
1966 The Bongo Book 36
Arthur Setterington Walking through a Sheet of Metal wooden box, assistant walks through sheet of metal
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 46
Tom Fitzgerald Tom's Thumb Tie Illusion illusion, wooden block penetrates hands, thumb tied around a guillotine-like stand
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (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.
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 79
George Pfisterer Glass Penetration frame with glass, spiked with rods
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 38
Joseph Yadah Girl Thru Tape with two assistants, behind piece of cardboard
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 82
Felix Korim 4th Dimensional Glass needle through big piece of glass
1974 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
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 16
Karl Fulves Body Magic rope through body of performer
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 10
Unknown Ribbonesque No. 10, silk penetrated two ropes which are also around assistant's waist
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 28
Jim Steinmeyer Houdini's Rope walking through a rope with a stand apparatus
1991 Device and Illusion 13
Jim Steinmeyer Neon girl penetrates barrier of lit neon light tubes
1991 Device and Illusion 21
Mila Trnka Das Frauenherz ribbons penetrate a person
Also published here
  • Prager Zaubereien
Sep. 1992 Intermagic (Vol. 17 No. 2) 70
Gary Darwin Darwin's Steel Rod Through Body Push steel rod through body
1998 Black Art Breakthroughs 38