In 1947 hypnotist Harry Arons demonstrates the ever-popular "human plank" trick that was the focus of turn-of-the-century medical concerns about hypnotism's dangers.

From Wonder shows: performing science, magic, and religion in America by Fred Nadis

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    1. In 1947 hypnotist Harry Arons demonstrates the ever-popular "human plank" trick that was the focus of turn-of-the-century medical concerns about hypnotism's dangers.