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Houdini: the untold story.

Milbourne Christopher

Houdini: the untold story.

by Milbourne Christopher

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1545.H8 C5 1969b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 281 p., 32 plates.
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4977977M
    ISBN 100304934623
    LC Control Number76468614

    With the rediscovery of this escape, Battery Park becomes an even more interesting stop on a tour of Houdini's New York. The Battery is also the location of the arrival of the Weiss family in , and of Houdini's famous overboard box escape (another somewhat untold story). Finally, when I visited the Battery during my recent trip to New York, I took the below photo as I exited the.   The untold story of Hardeen Jr. Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with the nephew of Douglas Geoffrey aka "Hardeen Jr." Despite the fact that Geoffrey was the official successor to the Houdini-Hardeen show, precious little is known about him.

    In his lively review of my book, "Houdini: The Untold Story" (March 23), Maurice Zolotow writes that Houdini "pretended to accomplish his Promethean feats by means of courage and great physical. From road narrative to heroine's odyssey, Courtney Collins' The Untold spins a sprawling tale of life, death, and departure. Once we accept the surreal nature of the story's narrator, a dead and buried baby, the sheer gravitational momentum of Collins' writing propels us into a state of waking-dream wonder/5().

    Houdini: The Untold Story by Milbourne Christopher. First Edition, First Printing. pages plus 32 pages of photos from the Christopher Collection. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. $ Houdini: His Life and Art by James Randi and Bert Sugar. First Printing, softbound, pages, 8 ½ by 11, profusely illustrated with photos from. Milbourne Christopher (23 March – 17 June ) was a prominent American illusionist, magic historian, and author.. President of the Society of American Magicians, an honorary vice-president to The Magic Circle, and one of the founding members of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Christopher wrote a number of books, including a biography of Harry Houdini titled Houdini: The Untold.


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