Silent Sundays: Olga the Headless Lady (1930)

Headless Girl Illusion 1930'sOlga the Headless Lady, sideshow “headless girl” illusion invented by Egon Heineman, 1930′s.

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8 thoughts on “Silent Sundays: Olga the Headless Lady (1930)

  1. That’s the exact illusion I saw when I went to Professor Vanessa’s Wondershow, a kind of re-invented sideshow in tents lining the walls of the theatre. The acts in them used illusions like the one above while acrobats etc performed on a small stage in the middle. It was great!

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