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Life, history, and handcuff secrets of Houdini.

Life, history, and handcuff secrets of Houdini.

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Published by Conjurers" Magazine Publishing Co.? in [New York City? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houdini, Harry, -- 1874-1926,
  • Magicians -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHarry Houdini, the adventurous life of a versatile artiste
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsOsgood, Whitman., McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress), Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1545.H8 H3 1907
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23640184M
    LC Control Number63056967

    A vintage paperback copy of Life, History and Handcuff Secrets of Houdini magazine. The magazine features photographs and text detailing the career of famed stage magician and stunt performer, Harry Houdini. It was published in the early . Harry Houdini Birth Date Ma Death Date Octo Place of Birth Budapest, Hungary Place of Death Detroit, Michigan AKA Harry Born:

      Handcuff Secrets, by Harry Houdini Also from the Miracle Factory, this slim volume by Harry Houdini does pretty much what it says on the cover. It reveals the tricks used by, as Houdini derisively calls them, “Manacle Monarchs, Handcuff Kings, and Jail Breakers” (though not, he alleges, the “very deep intricacies” practised by.   The magician did not guard his secrets as closely as the profession usually dictate, revealing some of his escape techniques in a book, Handcuff Secrets. He is also credited with some of the first uses of product placement marketing, as his escapes were often sponsored by local companies and merchants.

    By the end of the year, a frustrated Houdini is considering leaving show business, and mails out a sixteen-page catalogue for "Harry Houdini's School of Magic." After struggling for six years Author: American Experience.   The Secret Life of Houdini - The Secret Life of Houdini audiobook, by William Kalush Handcuff King. Escape Artist. International his death eighty-eight years ago, Harry Houdini&#;s life has been chronicled in books, in film, and on television. Now, in this groundbreaking biography, renowned magic expert William Kalush and bestselling writer 3/5.


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