Sunday, May 20, 2012

LINK: Who was Houdini's father? New insights

Author and historian David Saltman is investigating the mystery and history of Houdini's father, Mayer Samuel Weiss. David has uncovered some excellent info that he's presenting in a series of weekly posts on his blog The Houdini File.

Click the headline to read the latest, in which David takes a look at what Mayer Samuel did for a living in Budapest. "Rabbi" Weiss? Not exactly...

David also promises to investigate the strange story of the duel with the prince that, apparently, necessitated the Weiss family's move to America.

UPDATE: Who was Houdini's father? The duel

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