Monday, August 1, 2005
Their search takes them from Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary, to New York City's Palace Theatre on Broadway (where Houdini performed), to the Houdini Museum in Scranton, and Coney Island.
Did they find him? I don't know. I missed it, dang-it! The show aired Aug 2. Watch for repeats.
The movie follows Houdini's passionate relationship with a woman he encounters in Scotland during a tour of Britain in 1926. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also features in the storyline.
The film will be directed by Gillian Armstrong and was written by Tony Grisoni and Brian Ward.
Called HARRY HOUDINI, the book will be written and illustrated by Jason Lutes & Nick Bertozzi. It is part of the Hyperion/Cartoon Studies Biographies. A terrific full color poster of what presumably is the cover of the book was displayed at Comic Con.
This article first appeared on Houdini Lives.