Tag Archives: Escapology

  1. Rare 1901 pictures of Houdini Manacled


    April 26, 2016 by houdiniandhardeen

    I recently purchased a rare 1901 magazine featuring an article about Houdini published January 5th, 1901. According to Wikipedia: “Black & …
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  2. Houdini, Martin Beck, and Herrmann in Cincinnati!


    April 12, 2016 by houdiniandhardeen

    In my latest quest to find local Houdini History I came across a story of a handcuff escape Harry made …
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  3. Life AND History of HARDEEN


    January 6, 2016 by houdiniandhardeen

    Antique store find – Early 1900’s auto-biographical pitch book by Theo Hardeen brother of Houdini. While looking at the “Smalls” …
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  4. 1940 Playbill featuring Hardeen in “Hellzapoppin”


    November 26, 2015 by houdiniandhardeen

    Antique Mall find – I picked up a 1940 edition of The Playbill featuring a story on a comedy variety …
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  5. October 31 1926 1:26 PM – Houdini Dies


    October 31, 2015 by houdiniandhardeen

    By Harvey Hanford – Updated 10/31/2016 Houdini Died at Grace Hospital on October 31st (Halloween) 1926 at 1:26 PM. Dr. …
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  6. Visiting original site where Houdini escaped a Straitjacket in 1925


    October 14, 2015 by houdiniandhardeen

    I was recently on a road trip. One of my destinations was in Indianapolis. I was aware that Houdini had …
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  7. Hardeen at the Mary Anderson Theatre in Louisville 1907

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    September 28, 2015 by houdiniandhardeen

    While researching places that Houdini and Hardeen have performed near my stomping ground in the Midwest, I ran across this …
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