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Harry Houdini - Wikipedia
17 Apr 2024 at 7:15am
Erik Weisz (March 24, 1874 ? October 31, 1926), known as Harry Houdini (/ h u? ? d i? n i / hoo-DEE-nee), was a Hungarian-American escape artist, illusionist, and stunt performer, noted for his escape acts.

Harry Houdini - Death, Facts & Quotes - Biography
16 Apr 2024 at 5:29am
Harry Houdini's grand illusions and daring, spectacular escape acts made him one of the most famous magicians of all time. Updated: Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Library of Congress/Getty Images....

Harry Houdini | Biography & Facts | Britannica
16 Apr 2024 at 6:29pm
Original name: Erik Weisz. Born: March 24, 1874, Budapest. Died: October 31, 1926, Detroit, Michigan, U.S. (aged 52) Recent News. Mar. 24, 2024, 3:11 AM ET (ABC News (Australia)) Harry Houdini was a 'handcuff king' and 'extraordinary' showman. At the height of his fame, one trick left him stumped.

10 Things You May Not Know About Harry Houdini | HISTORY
15 Apr 2024 at 4:21pm
Houdini debunked psychics and the supernatural. circa 1920: Hungarian-born escapologist Harry Houdini (1874-1926), whose real name was Ehrich Weiss. As the world?s greatest trickster and ...

Harry Houdini (1874-1926) | American Experience | PBS
14 Apr 2024 at 7:11am
Harry Houdini (1874-1926) Few performers have ever captured the public imagination like Harry Houdini. From his breakthrough in 1899 to his death in 1926, Houdini was one of the world's...

Escape Artist Harry Houdini Was an Ingenious Inventor, He Just Didn't ...
15 Apr 2024 at 3:24pm
Harry Houdini is most often remembered as an escape artist and a magician. He was also an actor, a pioneering aviator, an amateur historian and a businessman. Within each of these roles he was...

10 Facts About Harry Houdini | Mental Floss
15 Apr 2024 at 7:03am
Though Harry Houdini died nearly a century ago, his mystique has never faded. The famed magician captured the imagination of the world with his death-defying stunts and performances, many of...

Harry Houdini - Biography - IMDb
12 Apr 2024 at 12:57pm
Harry Houdini. Actor: The Man from Beyond. The great American escape artist and magician Houdini (immortalized by a memorable performance by Tony Curtis in the eponymous 1953 film) was born Erich Weiss on March 24, 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, though he often gave his birthplace as Appleton, Wisconsin, where he was raised.

Harry Houdini and the Art of Escape | The New Yorker
13 Apr 2024 at 1:10pm
Harry Houdini and the Art of Escape. Why do the magician?s tricks and triumphs still fascinate us? By David Denby. March 23, 2020. Houdini challenged the ultimate reality of death, risking it...

Harry Houdini - The Great Escape Artist - ThoughtCo
16 Apr 2024 at 8:06am
Hungarian-born American magician and escape artist Harry Houdini. (circa 1900). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) By. Shelly Schwartz. Updated on January 22, 2020. Harry Houdini remains one of the most famous magicians in history.

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