24 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)
Theodore Annemann No Pain fakir stunt combination:
  • burning cigarette on tongue
  • needle through arm (real)
  • eating pepper
  • putting hand in trap
Related to Aug. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 59)
Joseph Ovette Impaled thumb covered with newspaper is pierced with needles
Oct. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 4)
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)
Fakir werden ist nicht schwer fakir tricks, needle through cheek and throat, nail in nose "Human Blockhead"
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Tom Ransom No Bop Balloon needle through balloon
July 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 312)
Jerry Andrus Threading a Handkerchief long needle with thread
Also published here 1957 6
Jerry Andrus Needle Through Handkerchief long needle with thread
Also published here 1964 3
Roger Klause Pin-E-Tration pin through skin of the finger and apparently painless into spectator's wrist
1967 242
Amedeo Vacca Close-up Needle Mystery threaded needle penetrates the thread
1974 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 775
Jerry Andrus Needle Thru Handerchief Handkerchief, long needle
Also published here 1974 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.) 9
David Harkey Eye of the Needle needle is magically threaded under a handkerchief cover
1991 82
Harry Anderson Needle Through Arm version of Bruce Spangler's Needle Through Arm
Variations 1993 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 140
Robert LaRue Mania Pin hat pin is pushed into forehead and pulled out the back of the head
Oct. 1997
Onyx (Issue 1)
Barrie Richardson Sew What! needles are threaded in fist without looking
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring, Feb. 1997
1999 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 24
Just Alan A Trip to Africa on the needle through arm
Nov. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 11)
Andi Gladwin Pin thumb tack pushed in arm and removed
Also published here
  • "Scream", MAGIC, Dec. 2004
2009 2
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia The Needle in the Balloon as an opener, thoughts on starting a program
2015 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 260
Andi Gladwin Scream thumbtack pushed into arm
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 2004
2022 358