Harry Houdini


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Harry Houdini - United States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape from chains or handcuffs or straitjackets or padlocked containers (1874-1926)Harry Houdini - United States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape from chains or handcuffs or straitjackets or padlocked containers (1874-1926)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Catty-corner to the depot is Santa Paula's landmark Glenn Tavern Inn, where Harry Houdini and Clark Gable once were guests.
Harry Houdini went to over 200 mediums in an attempt to contact his dead mother and proved them all to be fakes.
As a typical two-year-old, Bonnie does a seriously good impersonation of Harry Houdini.
She plays Harry Houdini who, before attempting an escape from an ice-covered lake, tells us the intriguing story of a performer who pretends to catch bulle ts in his teeth.
In America, only two screens showed the EUR20m Harry Houdini biopic, lasting just one weekend with only EUR3,560 taken at the box office.
IF movies were ranked like magicians, then The Prestige and The Illusionist would be Harry Houdini and David Blaine.
He remembers being home from school with measles and watching the Johnny Grant midday movie, a film starring Tony Curtis about the life of magician Harry Houdini.
Guy Pearce and Catherine Zeta-Jones team up for a costume drama revolving around famed escapologist Harry Houdini.
HARRY HOUDINI could be set for one last escape trick - from his grave.
HARRY Houdini is set to make a final escape, 81 years after he died from a ruptured appendix.
ALAN PARDEW came to Portsmouth to get a lesson from master escapologist Harry Houdini Redknapp - and it paid off.
LEGENDARY escape artist Harry Houdini may have one last trick planned - getting out of his coffin.