Archive for the 'Harry Houdini' Category

The Jewish Museum Of Maryland’s Houdini Exhibit On

Posted by Michael on January 8th, 2019

Houdini’s life is getting renewed interest thanks to the new Science Channel show Houdini’s Last Secrets and Maryland Public Television recently visited the Jewish Museum of Maryland to learn more about their special Houdini Exhibit, which closes next Monday!

Houdini’s Last Secrets: First New Magic Of 2019

Posted by Michael on December 26th, 2018

The Science Channel’s new series Houdini’s Last Secrets premieres on Sunday, January 6. You can read more about the show over on the Wild About Harry site; site owner/author John Cox will be part of the show.

In Memory Of The Great Harry Houdini

Posted by Michael on October 31st, 2018

Ninety two years ago today we lost Harry Houdini, the man whose name is still synonymous, even after a century. Because there are so many people who are unaware of the true story of Houdini’s final days (thanks, in no small part, to the big screen biography starring Tony Curtis) we present a Today I Found Out video from earlier this year.

Harry Houdini Turns 144

Posted by Michael on March 23rd, 2018

It’s going to be Houdini’s 144th birthday Saturday. How could we not show a video clip of the world’s most famous magician?

Jail Cell Escape Challenge!

Posted by Michael on March 23rd, 2018

This weekend is Harry Houdini’s birthday… there aren’t a whole lot of new Houdini videos out there but we did find this video on YouTube posted by user JiggidyNDG showing a visitor’s view of the jail cell escape challenge in the Houdini exhibit at the History Museum at the Castle in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Harry Houdini’s Spirit Speaks (Again)

Posted by Michael on November 3rd, 2017

After like 90 years of nothing, we have a second appearance this week by the spirit of Harry Houdini! This time there is no medium, just a “Wonder Box” that allows for spirit communications. This video is from Huff Paranormal, the people who created the Wonder Box.

Look everyone, I have an awful cold and am a bit overwhelmed by Houdini’s sudden chattiness so I am calling it a day. Have a great weekend everyone!

Houdini The Aviator

Posted by Michael on October 17th, 2017

Since we mentioned the hunt for Harry Houdini’s biplane in today’s Magic Bulletin we figured we’d dig up the footage from the Huntley Film Archives of the famed magician bringing aviation to Australia.