Category Archives: Holidays

Houdini the Mystercist Wishes You a Happy Fourth of July

By Tom Interval Ladies and gentlemen, presenting  the mystercist, wizard, and expert in extrication and self-release, HOUDINI, assisted by MME. HOUDINI, in new illusions this Fourth of July, 1899, at the Orpheum, 110 S. Main St., Los Angeles, California. Both masters of … Continue reading

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Houdini’s Suspended Straitjacket Escape at Police Field Day Games

By Tom Interval There’s no enviable day to die, but if you’re a magician, and you have to cash in your chips, anyway, it might as well be on Halloween. That’s exactly what Harry Houdini did 91 years ago today: … Continue reading

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Houdini Jack-o’-Lantern 2017

By Tom Interval Last year I skipped my annual ritual of carving a Houdini jack-o’-lantern, but on this day—the eve of Halloween and of Houdini’s 91st death anniversary—I’m pleased to share a few photos of the one I made this … Continue reading

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In Memory of Houdini on the 90th Anniversary of His Death

By Tom Interval It’s been 90 years since Harry Houdini (1874–1926) died on Halloween, yet his name lives on—a testament to the genius behind his showmanship, originality, technical abilities, and knack for attaining publicity. Unhappy anniversary, Harry.    

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Holiday Wishes

By Tom Interval Best wishes to you and your loved ones this holiday season.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Young Houdini

  I hope everyone has a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Tom Interval, Interval Magic, Houdini Museum Note: The image above is Photoshopped, which should be pretty obvious to graphic designers and Houdini enthusiasts.

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Houdini Died Today, 89 Years Ago

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