Wild About Harry (Houdini)

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Ultra rare Houdini poster found at yard sale (update)

Over the Halloween weekend David Haversat of David Haversat Magic announced the incredible discovery of a rare Houdini 3-sheet by Russell-Morgan.

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Houdini Seances go virtual for 2020

Due to Covid, The Official Houdini Seance and The Original Houdini Seance were both virtual events this Halloween.

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How to watch today's Houdini-David Copperfield event and get the poster

Special livestream event TODAY at 5 PM PST / 8 PM EST.

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Everyone's first Houdini poster

Recently I was going through boxes of posters and was delighted to discover my original "King of Cards" poster.

WILD ABOUT HARRY: Another German gem German, Deutsch, German Language

Another German gem

Das ist gut!

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Hang Houdini on your Christmas tree

This is not an ad. Just a shout out from a satisfied customer.

"Houdini cares not for showy clothes"

I love stories about Houdini the sloppy dresser, and there are no shortage of them!

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The secret origins of the annual Houdini Seance

The origins of the annual Houdini seances as we've come to know them do not track back to Houdini nor even Bess, but to a group of magicians in Detroi

WILD ABOUT HARRY: The outlier

The outlier

Harry Houdini Boy Magician by Kathryn Kilby Borland and Helen Ross Speicher is a book that seems like an outlier in the world of Houdini juvenile biog

WILD ABOUT HARRY: I'm starting to think Houdini isn't always honest ...

I'm starting to think Houdini isn't always honest with us

There are many examples of Houdini stretching the truth.

WILD ABOUT HARRY: The ship(s) from Haldane of the Secret Service

The ship(s) from Haldane of the Secret Service

What do we know about the Carvania? Well, for starters, it didn't exist.

WILD ABOUT HARRY: Pre-order 'David Copperfield's History of Magic' Anthony Burgess, Annie Oakley, Tony Curtis, Orson Welles, Library Of Congress, Filming Locations, Reality Tv, History, Wood Print

Pre-order 'David Copperfield's History of Magic'

This new book just appeared for pre-order on Amazon. Release date is October 26, 2021.

WILD ABOUT HARRY: Set of Houdini printing blocks sell (quickly!) on ...

Set of Houdini printing blocks sell (quickly!) on eBay

On Monday there was some excitement on eBay when six original Houdini wood printing blocks appeared from a seller in Florida.

WILD ABOUT HARRY: Houdini and Evatima Tardo

Houdini and Evatima Tardo

Houdini and Tardo worked together at Middleton's Clark Street dime museum in Chicago during the week of March 14, 1898.

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Andrew Basso now owns Houdini's tuxedo collar

World Champion Escape Artist Andrew Basso from The illusionists is now the owner of a true Houdini holy relic.

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Never too young for Young Houdini

Here's a book I missed when it was released back in November 2019.