Saturday, March 24, 2007

March 24, 1874
Harry Houdini is born in Hungary.

The Secret Life of Houdini: the making of America's first superhero
William Kalush 2006
Biography of Houdini with a focus on his undercover spying for British intelligence during World War I and his efforts to infiltrate the world of spirit mediums.

Houdini!: the career of Ehrich Weiss: American self-liberator, Europe's eclipsing sensation, world's handcuff king & prison breaker--nothing on earth can hold Houdini a prisoner!!!
Kenneth Silverman 1996
Biography of Houdini.

Walter Gibson's Encyclopedia of magic & conjuring
magic tricks

Blackstone Book of Magic and Illusion
Harry Blackstone Jr.
Biography and the history of magic includes some tricks.

Mysterious Stranger: a book of magic
David Blaine
Magic tricks

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