Friday, January 14, 2011

Link: Houdini in San Diego

The blog San Diego Yesterday has a PDF download of an article from the San Diego Union-Tribune about Houdini's performances in that city in 1907. The article also notes that Houdini performed an underwater escape at McArthur Park in Los Angeles, something I never knew. Click on the headline to get the PDF at San Diego Yesterday.

Photo: "On our way to San Diego Calif." from Houdini His Legend and His Magic.

5 comments:

  1. Good link.

    Haven't seen that pic before. Love the way she's immaculate as usual and he looks like he's just done an upside down straitjacket escape. Hey, he probably had.

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  2. It's a terrific pic. You MUST find a copy of Doug Henning's Houdini His Legend and His Magic, melbo. The book contains a full photo album filled with candid shots like this.

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  3. Dang, I think I saw it on Amazon yesterday but my book budget has blown out so no more shopping for me for a while. I'll stick it on my list for future reference. Thanks.

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  4. You have great finds for the Houdini followers. Keep UP the good work! You are an amazing young man Mr. Cox. Thanks.

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