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If I was worried about my contract, and Heaven knows I was - the reputation of one of the leading magazines in the United States was wholly in my keeping - Harry Houdini was deeply concerned about me.
The Linthwaite-based daredevil had hoped to go one better than Harry Houdini by escaping unaided after being handcuffed and buried in a standard-sized grave under six feet of soil.
The TV show, to be broadcast later this year on ITV, is based on the reallife friendship between the author of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and the master illusionist Harry Houdini.
Then the greatest escape artist of all time Harry Houdini came to the Oxford palace.
But what's less known about Harry Houdini - the 140th anniversary of whose birth took place this year - was his love of a certain South Wales city, at which he performed some of his most spectacular feats and even got himself arrested in the process.
Bringing a personality such as Harry Houdini to lite is no easy feat, but Redhill does it well.
HOUDINI Channel 4, 9pm The first of a two-part drama following the life of legendary illusionist and escape artist Harry Houdini from humble beginnings at circus sideshows to sold-out concert halls.
Harry Houdini escaped death time and time again, only to die of peritonitis and a ruptured appendix at 52 in 1926.
According to CNET, Stessel of New Jersey's Martinka, a magic shop that is considered America's oldest and was formerly owned by Harry Houdini, developed the Magic Phone Stand as a fun way to make it look like a phone was magically charging high up on a thin cord.
But as it recalls all the big acts that played there - from international stars including Harry Houdini, Laurel and Hardy to the likes of Morecambe and Wise, Roy Hudd and Des O'Connor (who famously fainted on stage) this doubles up as a history of variety theatre as well.
Max thinks his parents are stage magicians, and he's following in the footsteps of his idol, Harry Houdini.