Category Archives: Other Escapologists

John Cox: Wild About Harry Since 1975

By Tom Interval In 1980, 15-year-old John Cox told a Los Angeles Times reporter he was the third disciple of Harry Houdini. The first two, he said, were carnival worker Edward Saint and noted illusionist and author Milbourne Christopher. At … Continue reading

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The Milk Can Escape in Full View

I’ve never seen this variation of the Milk Can escape, performed by French illusionist Luc Langevin (see embedded YouTube video below). It’s done in full view! You can see genuine concern on people’s faces—an uncommon reaction from today’s oft-jaded audiences. Brilliant. … Continue reading

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