My Secret Power – By Houdini

My Secret Power – By Houdini I have read Mr. Gow’s article about myself, and am naturally interested in his point of view, having made a study both of conjuring and what is known as spiritualism. He tells me he knows very little about conjuring in itself, and he...

How Houdini Died

HOW HOUDINI DIED. Manager Declares Illness Was Caused by Blow Though, according to the doctors who operated upon him, the death of Harry Houdini, the famous magician, was due to peritonitis supervening upon appendicitis, his manager, Mr. Stuckel, blames a student for...

The “Handcuff King” Interesting Stories

THE “HANDCUFF KING” INTERESTING STORIES HOUDINI’S BIG LIFT IN BRADFORD. News of the death in America of Harry Houdini, the famous “Handcuff King” and one of the greatest of modern magicians, will be received with regret by many Bradfordians, for it was at Bradford...

Me by Houdini

Do I know FRAGMENTS? Course I do.  Sure I’m a reg’lar fellah. But I’m not “English” No, nor Scandinavian either. I’m just an honest-to-goodness American, born way up in Appleton, Wisconsin of rich but honest parents. “Perhaps it is because I’ve worked here for such a...

Houdini, The Mystery Man

Houdini- The Mystery-Man By David Gow Editor of “Light” “Some people say, Mr Houdini,” I remarked, “that some of your feats are so impossible of explanation along ordinary lines that you are really a medium and are assisted by spirits.” The great magician, with whom I...