by Fena Iseke
Erik Weiss found his passion for magic with nine and started his career with seventeen. With 15 he started calling himself Harry Houdini.
When he was 18 he married Beatrice Raymond and they joined by 1895 the Welsh brother circus.
His career as a famous escape magician began with his trick the "Metamorphosis"
In 1901 he made his first movie and in 1910 he was the first person flying over Australia.
Many person saw an hero in him, because he did "impossible" things.
Questions to the video
- What was Harry Houdini's real name ?
- What trick made him famous ?
Information - http://www.thegreatharryhoudini.com/