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Wrapped in chains and encased in a crate, magician Harry Houdini was dropped into New York's icy East River. Horrified onlookers watched him emerge, unharmed, less than 60 second later. Easily the world's most famous escape artist, Houdini mesmerized audiences with astonishing acts of magic like the Water Torture Cell. A circus performer turned gifted artist, Houdini confronted humanity's greatest fears: entrapment, pain, and death.
Wonderful documentary. I bought it for my 95 old father and he loved the music. The history facts were too much for him but I was pleased to learn so much from Houdini. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ELENA BROSZKOWSKI
Quite historical with several new to me stories about him.Published 6 months ago by Michael Koudriavtceff