- Houdini's Movies
- Les merveilleux exploits de Houdini à Paris (1909)
- The Master Mystery (1918)
- The Grim Game (1919)
- Terror Island (1920)
- The Man From Beyond (1922)
- Haldane of the Secret Service (1923)
- Velvet Fingers (1925-26)
- Medium Well Done (1937)
- Religious Racketeers (1938)
- Houdini Picture Corp.
- Film Developing Corp.
- Filming locations
- Unmade Movies
- Deconstructing Houdini '53
- Beatrice Houdini
- Theo Hardeen
- Cecelia Weiss
- Mayer Samuel Weiss
- Jim Collins
- Franz Kukol
- Martin Beck
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- J. Gordon Whitehead
- Edward Saint
- Jacob Hyman
- Leopold Weiss
- Carrie Gladys Weiss
- Bernard M.L. Ernst
- Charmian London
- Jess Willard
- H.P. Lovecraft
- Sherlock Holmes
- Other magicians
- Full Bibliography
- By Houdini
- For Kids
- Wild About Harry Bookshelf
- Houdini His Life Story (1928)
- Houdini The Man Who Walked Through Walls (1959)
- Houdini The Untold Story (1969)
- The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini (1993)
- Houdini!!! The Career of Ehrich Weiss (1997)
- The Secret Life of Houdini (2006)
- The Metamorphosis: The Apprenticeship of Harry Houdini (2012)
- The Witch of Lime Street (2015)
- The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini (2019)
- The Official Houdini Seance
- Terror Island screening on Catalina (2018)
- Visiting the Copperfield Collection (2018)
- 278 Open House (2017)
- Los Angeles Conference on Magic History (2015)
- Official Houdini Séance, San Francisco (2015)
- Houdini Historical Roast (2015)
- Midwest Magic History Weekend, Marshall (2015)
- The Grim Game premiere in Hollywood (2015)
- Houdini at Hollywood Heritage (2014)
- Official Houdini Seance, Fort Worth (2012)
- Magic Collectors Weekend, Chicago (2011)
- Houdini Art and Magic exhibition (2010-2012)
- Tony Curtis at The Magic Castle (2009)
Monday, October 31, 2022
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Friday, October 28, 2022
The Houdini ExperienceIt's the last four days for this very special magic and Houdini tribute show featuring Master Mentalist Jon Stetson at the Emerson Hall Theater in Salem, Massachusetts. Join the experience! Details and tickets.
Salon de Magie: The Klosterman Collection Part IIIPotter & Potter's third magic auction featuring treasures from the Ken Klosterman collection includes many high end Houdini lots. The auction starts at 10 AM CDT. You can watch and bid online via the auction website.
John Cox UnchainedI will be at the Houdini Unchained: The Legacy of Harry Houdini exhibition at Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim giving impromptu tours and answering questions from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Come stump the chump! Muzeo website.Magic Collectors' Corner Halloween Special from 278Yes, The Magic Collectors' Corner Online will be hosting their show from Houdini's New York home! These are always a blast and this one should be extra special. More details.Time: 5 PM Pacific / 7 PM Central / 8 PM EasternMeeting ID: 846 7877 5161Password: Dante
The Original Houdini Seance Live on ZoomDorothy Dietrich and Dick Brookz will hold their Original Houdini Seance from the Houdini Museum in Scranton live on Zoom starting at 12:30 PM EST. The event is free and open for anyone to join. More details.Meeting ID: 822 7797 3604Passcode: 026330The Official Houdini Séance (private)The legendary Official Houdini Séance will be held this year at the historic Edgewood Manor in Providence, Rhode Island. This is a private event so we'll have to wait to hear if Houdini joined the group. More details.
Let me know if there's anything I missed. Hope to see you at some of these events!
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
This Special Halloween Show Will Be Absolutely Full Of Tricks And Treats!
It's the Halloween season! It's Magic Week! It's Houdini Time! And this show promises to be one of our most memorable ones EVER!
We're in New York City... and we'll be broadcasting LIVE from one of the most unique magical places in the entire world! Have any ideas of where we'll be yet? Here's a hint... I could give you at least 278 reasons why you shouldn't miss this show. That's a pretty strong clue. Any guesses yet?
On the eve of the 96th anniversary of the untimely death of Harry Houdini, we're going to join you LIVE from the actual home of one of the biggest names in magic! YES, IT'S ABSOLUTELY TRUE! For this show only, we've relocated our little Magic Collectors Corner studio from St. Joseph, Missouri to 278 West 113th Street in New York City! You read that correctly... we'll be doing our Halloween special show from the actual home of Harry & Bess Houdini!!! We owe a special thanks to the current owners and residents of Houdini's home, Vincent & Niro Toms, who will give us a tour of this historical property!And to make a great thing even better, Houdini expert and historian John Cox will be joining us for the fun and sharing some unbelievable stories and facts!
PLUS... we will talk to the incomparable Leo Behnke about one of the finest manufacturers and inventors of magic, Merv Taylor! Leo is an incredible wealth of information and stories... and we'll sit down with him in the unbelievable library at David Copperfield's International Museum and Library of the Conjuring Arts!
But wait... there's more! If time allows, we'll head over to Egyptian Hall and the home of Mike Caveney in Pasadena and drool over some gorgeous posters very few people have ever seen! Seriously, you won't believe your eyes!
It's this Sunday, October 30, 2022! Trust me... it's going to be jam-packed and phenomenal!
As usual, the show will be held on the ZOOM platform. The start time is 5:00pm Pacific, 6:00pm Mountain, 7:00pm Central, and 8:00pm Eastern.Topic: Magic Collectors' Corner Live Event - October 2022 Halloween SpecialMeeting ID: 846 7877 5161Password: Dante
IMPORTANT NOTE: Our ZOOM event is limited to the first 100 participants. Because we almost always typically fill to capacity, a LIVE simulcast can be viewed on our Facebook Group Page (Magic Collectors Corner). Join it now so you'll be assured you can watch the program: https://www.facebook.com/groups/magiccollectorscorner/
Looking forward to seeing you all on Sunday, October 30, 2022!
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Monday, October 24, 2022
Sunday, October 23, 2022
Coming this October 31, HALLOWEEN, our classic and internationally famous ORIGINAL HOUDINI SEANCE! It will be on ZOOM and live at The Houdini Museum. The last two years each had over 200 attendees making them the largest Houdini Seances in history. And as demanded by Bess Houdini, THEY'RE FREE TO ALL!
The event will begin at 12:30 PM EST. There will be several speakers who will give insights into Houdini and the meaning of the event. There will be several demonstrations and artifacts will be displayed. At 1:26 PM a moment of silence immediately followed by the Seance.
After Party… Open the zoom audience to discuss Houdini and the Seance experience.
You are invited to get a virtual front row seat and close up look at this memorable historic Houdini event. Will Houdini give us a sign from the Beyond? Who Knows…
Join The Original Houdini Seance on Zoom
Meeting ID: 822 7797 3604
Saturday, October 22, 2022
Friday, October 21, 2022
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
It is a glorious place – huge pools with gold fish – fountains – and beautiful patio with swings and sun shades – then the awful horrors – half dead men and women in wheelchairs – nurses – doctors and sick people – that's all I see all day.
I did manage to navigate to the bathroom by myself until this morning – then I fell – now I've got a nice big egg on my head – and a scolding from my nurse. Even that did not "squash" me until I saw a big huskie put an oxygen tent next to my bed – I screamed – I saw my beloved Houdini – then Ed Saint die whilst using this – and the memory was too much for me.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Harry has always admired the famous escape artist Houdini. And when Houdini asks for help in coming back to life, it seems like an amazing chance...or could it be Houdini's greatest trick of all?
Monday, October 17, 2022
His Life His Magic!
In this fascinating one-man show The Great Houdini shares his secrets of success, his obsession with magic, the occult and the amazing stunts that drove him to an early grave.
Will the show include elements of Houdini’s life? Of course it will. Will the show include escapes and magic? Of course it will. Will the show captivate the young, the old, and everyone in between? Of course it will.
Will the show reveal all of Houdini’s secrets? Well, you will have to watch won’t you?
Saturday, October 15, 2022
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Friday, October 14, 2022
Join us in Salem for an evening of intelligent, Interactive, Halloween Hijinks! Throughout this 75 minute engaging performance you will experience the spirit of Houdini and the secrets he tried so desperately to take to his grave. Jon Stetson will guide you into the mysteries surrounding the life & death of America’s first master showman. Will Houdini’s secrets be revealed?
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Grab 9 of your closest mystic friends for a private party and seance. Enjoy the run of the exhibition, specialty refreshments and a chance to speak to the man himself, Harry Houdini. What will you ask him? Will he respond? Who will be with him?!? This program is for entertainment purposes only and Muzeo is not responsible for anyone (or thing) that follows you home!The evening will include a private tour of Houdini Unchained, an open dessert and cocktail bar, a medium to guide through the seance, and special surprises. Availability is limited and reservations are available from October 9th - January 22nd, 7:00PM-9:30PM.You can book your reservation by emailing email@example.com.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Houdini's Personal Seance ClockThis clock was used in Houdini's "debunking" seance performances of 1923 to 26 trickery in which he demonstrated how fraudulent mediums used trickery (in this case a wax hand taking the place of the medium's hand while the real hands were busy stopping in the clock!)
Monday, October 10, 2022
Larry Bounds has presented Houdini for Chautauqua audiences since 2007 in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee. He has also presented other Chautauqua programs since 2002 including Churchill, Disney, Cronkite, and Einstein for audiences across the country from Florida to Colorado.
Sunday, October 9, 2022
Saturday, October 8, 2022
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Friday, October 7, 2022
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
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