Category Archives: Other Escapologists

By Tom Interval This man claimed to be Harry Houdini’s assistant and stand-in for 33 years. It just ain’t so. Read more at the Interval Magic blog: https://intervalmagic.wordpress.com/2019/06/25/when-harry-met-larry/ # # # Advertisements

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Blogcast #9: Harry Haudyni, German Houdini Imitator

By Tom Interval Three days ago I posted an entry on my Interval Magic blog about Harry Haudyni, the German imitator of Harry Houdini. Blogcast #9 elaborates on that a bit and provides a way for you to listen to … Continue reading

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John Cox: Wild About Harry Since 1975

By Tom Interval Listen to/watch this blog entry in video format → 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 … 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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