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Footage of, or relating to, Houdini

Listen to Houdini’s Final Seance (1936)

By Tom Interval Long before Harry Houdini died on Halloween (89 years ago this Saturday), he and his wife, Bess, purportedly made a pact that the first to die would try to contact the survivor from “the great beyond,” as … Continue reading

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Houdini’s Voice Recorded 100 Years Ago Today

By Tom Interval It was exactly 100 years ago today that Houdini recorded his voice on Edison wax cylinders. This particular version is one I put together a couple of years ago. It’s about 3½ minutes long and is different … Continue reading

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Davenport’s to Exhibit Death Defying Acts Torture Cell

By Tom Interval Ever wonder what happened to the Water Torture Cell in the 2007 feature film Death Defying Acts? Well, wonder no more, Houdini fans. According to an article in the Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Davenport’s Magic Kingdom—an exciting new … Continue reading

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Interactive Panorama of Houdini’s Grave

Here’s an interactive 360-degree panorama of Houdini’s grave at Machpelah Cemetery in Queens, New York. Okay, actually, it’s more like 270 degrees, but it still shows a lot for a little picture. Technically, it’s a video (.mov) file. I found … Continue reading

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Houdini Grave Short Film by NYU Student

A short film by New York University student David Jalbert, made in 2008 (published on YouTube on Feb. 17, 2013, by user nyunyc archave): Tom Interval

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Houdini Makes Tom Interval Disappear

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Hats Off to Houdini

Here’s a quick little video in honor of Houdini. Tom Interval

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