Harry Houdini

By: Vicki Cobb

Harry Houdini

"No performer should attempt to bite off red hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth."

- Harry Houdini

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About Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini. ( Ehrich Weiss) Born March 24th 1874, in Budapest Hungary, was a famous magician. He didn't become a famous magician till 1891 with Jake Hyman. Later on he worked with his own brother as "Brothers Houdini." He was the first to succeed of flying an airplane in Australia. He was mostly famous for his escapes. His most famous attempt was the " Straight Jacket Escape." Died on October 31st 1926 in Detroit Michigan of an ruptured appendix.

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Criss Angel Straight jacket escape.

Criss Angel Beating Harry Houdini's Straight Jacket Time