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Topic: Franz Harary Appearing Submarine
Message: Posted by: top_illusionist (May 9, 2019 06:32PM)
I've been trying to get a hold of an old video of Franz Harary where he performs an appearing submarine illusion. Then goes on revealing his method. I believe it was on a show called That Impossible or That's Incredible. Can anyone share a video link?

You don't have to post it here. Send me a private message. Thanks.
Message: Posted by: Tudormagic (May 17, 2019 12:43PM)
Penn and Teller did something similar
Message: Posted by: omagico (Jun 2, 2019 08:21PM)
If anyone finds It I'm interested in seeing the video also
Message: Posted by: the Sponge (Jun 2, 2019 10:19PM)
Well, the appearance part is easily found using the mighty Google. However, the video doesn't show the second (reveal) part.
Message: Posted by: Micheal Leath (Jun 3, 2019 08:33PM)
It was a show called "How'd They Do That." I remember watching it when I was a kid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJ-UH1oNRtM
Message: Posted by: top_illusionist (Jun 3, 2019 08:42PM)
But where's the reveal part? That's what inquiring minds want to know? .. lol

Oh, c'mon someone must have this video footage somewhere. I would call Franz myself but I'm sure he wouldn't be too happy for me bringing it up.
Message: Posted by: Micheal Leath (Jun 3, 2019 08:49PM)
Can't find the reveal anywhere. I'm sure at some point I had it on VHS. I recorded everything magic related when I was a kid. I have all the VHS tapes in box. Not sure if I still have that one and really don't feel like going through at least 100 hours of magic that I recorded.
Message: Posted by: illusionman2 (Jun 4, 2019 05:20AM)
The video posted above has a different method of production then the one he showed the method to.
Message: Posted by: Micheal Leath (Jun 4, 2019 12:58PM)
[quote]On Jun 4, 2019, illusionman2 wrote:
The video posted above has a different method of production then the one he showed the method to. [/quote]

On the show, he performed it as in the clip and then showed the method a few minutes later. For some reason that part is cut. I saw it when it first aired. The show was about explaining how things worked.
Message: Posted by: top_illusionist (Jun 4, 2019 08:02PM)
All I remember about this illusion reveal is that the submarine was built from 3 separate moving parts. The assistants would hide behind the side and back pillars and come out on cue carrying the parts center stage behind the temporary upright panels. The submarine looked solid but the metal parts where just a lightweight shell. I was really interested in seeing the choreography take place in real-time again. So when you're ready Micheal, do share the video with the group.

:D