79 entries in Propless / Body Mutilation
  
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Unknown To thrust a bodkin into your head without hurt thin knife through head with blade that slips into handle, optional sponge with blood or wine for additional gore effectRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 196
Unknown To thrust a bodkin through your toong, and a knife through your arme: a pittifull sight, without hurt or danger gimmicked knifes with bend in middle The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To cut halfe your nose asunder, and to heale it againe presentlie without anie salve gimmicked knife with gap, apparently cut through noseRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown To cut off ones head, and to laie it in a platter, &c: which the jugglers call the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusionRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown To thrust a dagger or bodkin into your guts verie strangelie, and to recover immediatlie false belly with animal blood The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown To drawe a cord through your nose, mouth or hand, so sensiblie as is woonderful to see crotch with thread through it, really inside the wood around noseRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 199
Unknown How to put a locke upon ones mouth lock with slit
- The use of it
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 27
Unknown How to seeme to make a tooth drop out with a touch big tooth drops out of mouth, gag? The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 37
Unknown How to seeme to cut ones nose halfe off knife with half-moon cut outRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 22
Unknown How to seeme to pull a rope through your nose crotch with thread through it, really inside the wood around noseRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 23
Unknown How to seeme to thrust a Bodkin in your fore-head knife through head with blade that slips into handle, optional sponge with blood for additional gore effectRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 27
Unknown How to seeme to cut off a mans head, it is called the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusionRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 34
Jean Hugard Amputation Apparently remove thumb, with thimble as extra convincer Thimble Magic 27
Jean Hugard The Elastic Finger Stretch forefinger with thimble as convincer Thimble Magic 27
Unknown Yogi Stuff holding a cigarette at the burning end Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 8) 2
Joseph Ovette Impaled thumb covered with newspaper is pierced with needles Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 4) 2
Joseph H. Fries Painless Chirurgery cut in thumb heals The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 730
Bruce Elliott Make the Pulse Go Faster The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 91) 371
C. R. Eaton Two Tips on Tricks - needle through thumb ( illusion of blood)
- Silk to Egg (color of the eggs)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 8
Billy McComb William's Fantastic Table table lift, with ring, then legs fall off and when the table top is shown, the hand stuck to it apparently cut off from the armRelated to The First Book of William 44
Stuart P. Cramer Parlour Yoga - pulse stopping
- blood flow
- hand turns white
- pin smashed in table with palm
- hand removed from skunk trap
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 178) 713
Orville Brasher Comedy Bit with the Wrist Chopper cut finger Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 8
Ormond McGill Blood and Pulse Control stopping and starting pulse at will Psychic Magic - Vol. 5 25
Ormond McGill Black Death pulse in both arms and heart beat stops Psychic Magic - Vol. 5 27
Ormond McGill Yogi Anesthetic human pincushion, needles are pushed in arm, needle through the flesh of a spectator Psychic Magic - Vol. 5 27
Ormond McGill The Trap Mystery activating a jump trap without being harmedRelated to Psychic Magic - Vol. 6 8
Stuart P. Cramer The Parlor Yogi stopping pulse and blood flow HEX! 1
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen, Somerset Maugham Grand Guignol thumb is cut with a knife until the performer bleeds, wound is healed The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 126
Jack Kent Tillar "Blister" blister appears on fingerVariations Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 379
Paul Harris Thumb-Break thumb squashed flat against card, then card to pocket Close-up Fantasies Finalé 69
Meir Yedid The Telescopic Pinkie Related to
  • Martin Gardner's "Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic" in "Hugard's Magic Monthly" July 1949
Meir Yedid's Finger Fantasies 25
Meir Yedid, John Bentz Hitchhiker's Thumb thumb traveling Meir Yedid's Finger Fantasies 35
Meir Yedid The Amputation finger cut off with knife falls on floor, spare fake finger is attached to replace it Meir Yedid's Finger Fantasies 39
Meir Yedid, Tony Lopilato, Joe Safuto The Vanishing Pinkie front and back display of handRelated to Meir Yedid's Finger Fantasies 13
Meir Yedid Far Flung vanish of first, second and third fingerRelated toVariations Meir Yedid's Finger Fantasies 29
Arthur Setterington Thimble Finger "Here are a couple of gags which create a great deal of amusement and surprise especially amongst the ladies."
mummified finger in box
Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 6) 1051
Thomas Alan Waters SOREcery blister appears on thought of finger Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 245
Chris Ball Basket Case joke and idea to generate tips, with finger chopper Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 33
Dr. Peter Moffat Drip milk tumbler as blood transfusion device, attached to spectator, tumbler fills with blood Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 19) 362
Joe Safuto, Meir Yedid The Travelling Thumb thumb penetrates table, with ring as proof Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 124
Joe Safuto, Meir Yedid Thumb Through the Table glass through table, then thumb through table, seen in reversed glass on table Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 128
Meir Yedid Disengaged Digit vanish of first finger
- Finger Back Palm
Close-Up Hallucinations 27
Wayne Kyzer Caught comedy routine with a bear trap, activating a jump trap without being harmedRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 20
Wayne Kyzer Rat Trap comedy routine with a bear trap and a fake mouseRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 93
Stephen Tucker A Tip finger vanish Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 34) 655
Pat Hazell, Meir Yedid Finger Thru Head finger is apparently pushed through ear into mouth Finger Secrets 12
Pete Biro Knuckle Snap cracking knuckles of the fingers, illusion Finger Secrets 15
Bob Jepson Bob Jepson's Finger in Ear gag, fingers put in ear separate from hands Finger Secrets 18
Meir Yedid The Preordained Accident prediction of finger performer lost in accident Finger Secrets 25
Meir Yedid Elongated Thumb stretching thumb with teethAlso published here Finger Secrets 9
Meir Yedid Gloved Fingers finger sticks to glove, and is attached again to hand Finger Secrets 26
Meir Yedid Godzilla 2001 little finger vanish, apparently Godzilla puppet eats itRelated to Finger Secrets 27
Meir Yedid Vanishing Thumb Finger Secrets 29
Meir Yedid Acid Test finger is used to stir up acid and falls off the hand, bone remains in liquid Finger Secrets 30
Meir Yedid Jack and Jill double finger vanish, ring and littler fingerRelated to Finger Secrets 31
Meir Yedid Triple Finger Vanish angly, second, third and fourth finger vanishRelated to Finger Secrets 33
Meir Yedid Cautious Clapping finger falls from hand, because of clapping to hard, joke Finger Secrets 34
Simon Lovell The Explod-ing Eyeball Rub eyeball, pretend eyeball explodes with creamer packet Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 49
Simon Lovell Tongued Magician puts nail through his tongue, then restores tongue Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 103
Richard Bartram Eyepopper punching a hole in the eyelid The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 549
Shinkoh Twisting Arm Illusion hand on table is turned 360° Twisting Arm Illusion 2
Shinkoh The Real Work misdirection for the Twisting Arm Illusion Twisting Arm Illusion 3
Shinkoh Presentation Do As I Do presentation for Twisting Arm Illusion Twisting Arm Illusion 5
Gary Kurtz, Joe Monti, Meir Yedid, Shinkoh, Mark Mitton, David Oliver, Gaëtan Bloom Extra for Experts tips and ideas for the Twisting Arm Illusion by various people Twisting Arm Illusion 5
Meir Yedid, Looy Simonoff Verlängerter Daumen long thumb, biting on thumb and stretching itAlso published here Meir Yedid 33
Meir Yedid Elongated Thumb stretching thumb with teethAlso published here Memorable Magic 3
Joe Rindfleisch Needled #1 long needle pushed through neck, impromptu The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 54) 1007
Joe Rindfleisch Needled #2 long needle pushed through neck, impromptu The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 54) 1007
Anthony Davis Skin Graft pealing of some skin, also to remove a coin from under skin The Minotaur (Vol. 7, No. 1) 5
Joe Rindfleisch The Illusion Card zig-zag finger with playing card, first finger and thumb, four phases, eventually card is restored Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 2 143
Joe Rindfleisch The One-Handed Zigzag zig-zag finger with playing card, first finger Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 2 148
Jack McCandless Within Your Reach The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 255
Gregory Wilson Within Your Reach - Variation 2 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 256
Steve Bedwell Thumbs Up comedy routine, during a rope cutting routine, performer apparently cuts off his thumb and then puts it back on The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 62) 1216
John Swomley Real World Rat Trap comedy routine, performer apparently puts hand in rat trap The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 66) 1316
Joshua Jay Fingertip Fingerip Magician removes end of pinky finger, and restores it A Teen's Routines 45
David Berglas Magic Fingers small illusion, hand on a black board, fingers can be moved away from the hand The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 165
Luke Jermay Stigmata to Go Please blood stigmata on palms of the hand Building Blocks 69
Michael Weber Band-Aid blister healedInspired by Seventeen Secrets 15