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In Memory of Henry Muller

By Tom Interval Henry Muller, cofounder of the Houdini Magical Hall of Fame, a public museum and tourist attraction operated in Niagara Falls, Canada, from 1968 to 1995, died on Feb. 28 in Hamilton, Ontario. He was 86 years old. … Continue reading

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Unpublished 1992 Houdini Seance Photos

By Tom Interval Doug Johnson, a photographer living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, attended and photographed the 66th official Houdini seance, held on October 31, 1992, at the Houdini Magical Hall of Fame in Niagara Falls, Canada. Almost 23 years later, … Continue reading

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‘Harry Harry don’t go’: The Final Moments of Houdini’s Death

By Tom Interval Magicians the world over have heard of magic historian and author Edwin A. Dawes. But there’s another Edwin A. whose role in the history of magic and Houdini has been either overlooked or simply unknown: Edwin A. … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls Lovebirds

A rare, never-before-published photo of Harry Houdini and his wife Bess inhabiting this dimension to visit the Houdini Magical Hall of Fame in Niagara Falls, Canada. May your Valentine’s Day be equally anachronistic. Tom Interval

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Tidings from the Houdini Magical Hall of Fame

By Tom Interval The Niagara Falls-based Houdini Magical Hall of Fame (1968-1995) started a  magic club called The Houdini Magical Fraternity. Members would receive promotional discounts and the monthly Fraternity newsletter, Tidings. If you’ve never heard of Tidings, check out the photo … Continue reading

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Houdini Magical Hall of Fame Footage from 1994

By Tom Interval In 1994, one of my magic students visited the Houdini Magical Hall of Fame in Niagara Falls, Canada. He captured about 40 minutes of video footage that provides an interesting look inside the museum at the time. … Continue reading

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