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For 100 Years, Magicians Have Been Sawing People In Half

On January 17, 1921, in a north London theatre, “an English magician called Percy Thomas Tibbles literally and laboriously sawed through a sealed wooden box that contained a woman. It was a sensation and has since become one of the best known magic tricks, performed with all manner of tools and varying degrees of blood – always involving someone cut in half and nearly always with them miraculously put back together.” – The Guardian
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Split in two: magicians to celebrate 100 years of sawing people in half

London based Magic Circle’s event, streamed on Facebook, will feature David Copperfield, Debbie McGee and more One hundred years ago next weekend, an English magician called Percy Thomas Tibbles literally and laboriously sawed through a sealed wooden box which contained a woman.It was a sensation and has since become one of the best known magic tricks, performed with all manner of tools and varying degrees of blood - always involving someone cut in half and nearly always with them miraculously p...
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