The American Experience: Houdini
"Houdini" follows the transformation of Jewish Hungarian immigrant Ehrich Weiss to the world's greatest escape artist.
And Now Houdini
Little known facts about the life of magician Harry Houdini. Rare photos, posters. Hear him speak, see him perform. Online anniversary seance.
Harry Houdini (1874-1926)
From the PBS network - a short biography.
Houdini in The New York Times
Resource for Houdini enthusiasts who want to access hundreds of articles, features, and letters that appeared in the Times during the first half of the twentieth century.
IMdb.com - Harry Houdini
Filmography, awards, biography, agent, discussions, photos, news articles, fan sites.
NPR : Exposing Houdini
In June 2004 a new exhibition about Houdini opens in Appleton, Wisconsin. But some modern day conjurers want part of the show to disappear. Harriet Baskas reports. Part of the Hidden Treasures Radio Project series. [5:30 Realaudio broadcast plus an online photo gallery] (June 02, 2004)
NPR : The Life and Death of Harry Houdini
The great magician Harry Houdini left this life nearly 80 years ago on Halloween. Some say Houdini's premature death was caused in part by his reputation for bravado and superhuman strength. Hear a seance attempting to contact Houdini [3:30 Realaudio broadcast] and a historian's commentary about Houdini's last days [4:47 Realaudio broadcast]. (October 30, 2003)
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