23 entries in Needle / Penetration
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Otto Werner Wie man sich eine Nadel durch den Kopf schlagen kann needle apparently pushed into forehead and removed from back of head
June 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 94
Theodore Annemann No Pain fakir stunt combination:
  • burning cigarette on tongue
  • needle through arm (real)
  • eating pepper
  • putting hand in trap
Related to 1939 The Jinx (Issue 59) 423
Joseph Ovette Impaled thumb covered with newspaper is pierced with needles
Oct. 1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 4) 2
Dr. Stanley Jaks Wenn man gerade keine Karten bei sich hat! needle is hit on forehead and is reproduced behind head
May 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 5) 3
Fakir werden ist nicht schwer fakir tricks, needle through cheek and throat, nail in nose "Human Blockhead"
1946 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 8 No. 2) 9
Tom Ransom No Bop Balloon needle through balloon
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 51
Jerry Andrus Threading a Handkerchief long needle with thread
Also published here 1957 Up Close with Andrus 6
Jerry Andrus Needle Through Handkerchief long needle with thread
Also published here 1964 Nameless Notes 3
Roger Klause Pin-E-Tration pin through skin of the finger and apparently painless into spectator's wrist
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 242
Amedeo Vacca Close-up Needle Mystery threaded needle penetrates the thread
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 64
Gene Finnell Needle And Thread thread on needle, needle pierced through handkerchief while spectator holds thread ends, needle penetrates thread, and back on
Also published here Aug. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 775
Jerry Andrus Needle Thru Handerchief Handkerchief, long needle
Also published here 1974 Special Magic 12
Gene Finnell Gene Finnell's Needle Trick thread on needle, needle pierced through handkerchief while spectator holds thread ends, needle penetrates thread
Also published here 1985 (ca.) Tricks of Conjuring 9
David Harkey Eye of the Needle needle is magically threaded under a handkerchief cover
1991 Simply Harkey 82
Harry Anderson Needle Through Arm version of Bruce Spangler's Needle Through Arm
Variations 1993 Wise Guy 129
Mike Caveney Needle Though Arm on TV on camera tricks used in Harry Anderson's Needle Though Arm in Hello Sucker
Related to 1994 Wise Guy 140
Robert LaRue Mania Pin hat pin is pushed into forehead and pulled out the back of the head
Oct. 1997 Onyx (Issue 1) 15
Barrie Richardson Sew What! needles are threaded in fist without looking
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring, Feb. 1997
1999 Theater of the Mind 190
Rick Bronson Needle Through What?!? needle through balloon supposed to be done blindfolded, when balloon is take with other hand, it is seen that the needle goes through the arm
Also published here
  • Genii, July 1991
2005 Seven By Rick Bronson 24
Just Alan A Trip to Africa on the needle through arm
Nov. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 11) 67
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia The Needle in the Balloon as an opener, thoughts on starting a program
2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 32
Ben Hart Written in Your Blood needle through arm, blood drops onto cloth, it is used to divine a word chosen from a book
2020 The Darkest Corners 260
Andi Gladwin Scream thumbtack pushed into arm
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 2004
2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 358