Tag Archives: Magic History

  1. Rare 1901 pictures of Houdini Manacled

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    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. Happy Birthday Harry Houdini!

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    March 24, 2016 by houdiniandhardeen

    Houdini was born on March 24, 1874. He would have been 142 years old today! As a tribute here are …
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  3. Life AND History of HARDEEN

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    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”

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    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

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    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. July 14, 1936 – Bess Houdini’s plans for final Seance

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    October 29, 2015 by houdiniandhardeen

    Newspaper clipping from my collection. Bess Houdini talks about her plans for the final Houdini Séance. She was staying at …
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