85 Years Since Houdini’s Death & Yet No Word From Harry From the Great Beyond
During the early 20th century perhaps no person was more famous than Harry Houdini.
The master magician and escape artist had a variety of careers besides performing on the stage and in grand public spectacles. Houdini said he was not really a magician but a mystifier. He was the “King of Cards” as a master card manipulator, the “King of Cuffs” as he could escape from any locked device -many times under perilous circumstances; he was a best selling author; lecturer; film star; pioneer aviator and most conspicuously and heroically a spiritual debunker.
When Houdini’s beloved mother Cecilia passed away in 1913, he was devastated. He briefly considered suicide. Continue reading