Harry Houdini


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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)
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The Barking mob were renowned as the Harry Houdini of the greyhound betting world in the early 90s when many a terrible ante-post position was somehow rescued.
THE magical world is sawn in half over a US museum exhibit that has let the secret of Harry Houdini's legendary Metamorphosis escape trick out of the bag.
The Society of American Magicians was founded there in 1902 and Harry Houdini was once a part owner.
Students played such inspirational figures as Albert Einstein, Helen Keller, Harry Houdini, Harriet Tubman, Amelia Earhart, Wilbur Wright, Daniel Boone, Sacajawea, Gen.
The period of the piece alternates between 1977, the year Gary Gilmore came to national attention, and the 1890s, when, according to family legend, Gilmore's grandmother Fay met Harry Houdini - a longstanding Barney obsession - and conceived Gilmore's father Frank.
From a comedic ditty about legendary escape artist Harry Houdini, to a tribute to the courageous doctors who battled the deadly Ebola virus, to a rap battle between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, to a song in honor of expert scientist Stephen Hawking and more, Sing-a-Long History, Vol.
However, when Harry Houdini, the world-famous 'Handcuff King', performed a spectacular stunt on top of Newcastle Castle Keep, ninety-six years ago this month, very few people turned out to see it.
Harry Houdini failed in 1915 as did British escapologist Alan Alan in 1949.
The TV show is a supernatural crime drama which was based on the real-life friendship between the author of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and the master illusionist Harry Houdini.
The Episodes star will play the writer alongside House actor Michael Weston as magician and escape artist Harry Houdini.
The confabulist is Martin Strauss, an elderly man based loosely on the student blamed for the accidental death of Harry Houdini.
ON January 7, 1918 Harry Houdini made an elephavanish in front of a capacity crowd at New York's Hippodrome Theatre.