Tag Archives: Vaudeville

  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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