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Harry Houdini

Intro to Computers
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Kara Prachar

on 22 April 2010

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Harry Houdini Ehrich Weiss A.K.A. Escape Acts Using: Aviation Born March 24th in Budapest, Hungary in 1874 Voisin biplane March 18, 1910 Books Films: A Magician Among the Spirits (1924) Houdini's Paper Magic (1922) Miracle Mongers and their Methods (1920) The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin (1908) The Right Way to Do Wrong: An Expos of Successful Criminals (1906) The Grim Game (1919)
The Master Mystery (1920) Terror Island (1920 The Soul of Bronze (1921) Immigrated to Appleton Wisconsin in 1878 *1st Act*
Trapeze Act in 1883
"Ehrich, the Prince of the Air". *1st magic show*
with friend Jacob Hyman
at a fair doing a dime show
in honor of popular magician Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin marries Wilhelmina Beatrice "Bess" Rahner in 1893 Life Outside the Box: Challenge Act introduced in 1898 (escaping handcuffs) 1908:
"Milk Can Escape" (handcuffs and water)
Boston's Harvard Bridge (locked in chains) His Acts! 1918- made elephant disappear at New York's Hippodrome. Houdini Died October 31st, 1926
of peritonitis from a ruptured appendix. No magic trick here: escapes straight jacket first time in 1899
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