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Houdini

A computer chip compatible with both IBM and Apple computers. A Houdini helps facilitate business between companies (or persons within a company) using different types of computers.
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Visiting legends, from left, Buffalo Bill Cody, Lily Langtree and Harry Houdini
NEW YORK CITY: Nearly a century after Harry Houdini amazed audiences with death-defying escapes from handcuffs, straitjackets and water-filled tanks, the legendary magician and escape artist has conjured a major museum exhibition.
The first magician who was ever honored in such a ceremony was Harry Houdini, who was president of the Society of American Magicians from 1917 until his death in 1926.
Magician and escape artist Harry Houdini is made accessible to children through a new book about his life and his tricks.
Illustrated with fascinating b/w period photos, the narrative traces the rise of young Ehrich Weiss, son of a rabbi, from obscurity to worldwide renown under the name Harry Houdini.
Harry Houdini is a legendary stage magician whose legacy and influence have served to inspire practitioners of legerdemain down to the present day.
Harry Houdini Guy Pearce Mary McGarvie Catherine Zeta-Jones Mr.
THE daring escapes and magical illusions of the world's greatest magician Harry Houdini come to the Warwickshire stage next week.
In Magician in the Trunk, which is scheduled for release in February, Mattie, Alex and Sophie meet Harry Houdini at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, while in Giant in the Garden, which is also scheduled for release in February, the children enter a fairy tale.
The plot involves a psychotherapist and his patients and includes some real-life Harry Houdini stunts.
Some famous "Dog people" are: Bill Clinton, Harry Houdini, Shirley McLain, Judy Garland, Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland and Michael Jackson.
There is, for instance, the passport application from magician Harry Houdini.