Tuesday, December 9, 2014

How Houdini ended the Depression

Is there no end to the accolades that we can heap upon Harry Houdini? Apparently not. Here's an item from the New York Post (reproduced in the January 1937 Jinx) which cites the Final Houdini Seance as evidence the Great Depression of the 1930s must surely be at an end.

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Thanks to Lisa Cousins of the William Larsen Sr. Memorial Library at the Magic Castle for finding this gem and sharing it with me.

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