Cardiff's old Empire music hall in its days of Edwardian splendour, where legends such as Harry Houdini
Factfile on the great escaper HARRY HOUDINI
(pictured) was born Ehrich Weisz on March 24, 1874 in Budapest.
would have struggled to squeeze himself into the bag MI6 spy Gareth Williams was found in, an inquest heard yesterday.
His family moved to New York, took US citizenship, and Eric briefly changed his name to Ehrich Weiss before settling on Harry Houdini
as a stage name.
"I have been deeply fascinated by the life of Harry Houdini
since I was young, and in many ways I've been preparing for this role my whole life," the New York Daily News quoted Jackman as saying.
From Levi Strauss and Golda Meir to Albert Einstein and Harry Houdini
, kids with good reading skills will appreciate the detailed coverages.
DEATH DEFYING ACTS (PG, 96 mins) During his 1926 world tour, renowned escapologist Harry Houdini
(Guy Pearce) arrives in Edinburgh offering a pounds 10,000 prize to any psychic able to relay his mother's dying words.
During his 1926 world tour, renowned escapologist Harry Houdini
(Guy Pearce) arrives in Edinburgh offering a EUR10,000 prize to any psychic able to relay his mother's dying words.
When famous escapologist Harry Houdini
(Guy Pearce) arrives in town he challenges her to prove her powers by telling him his mother's dying words, so she stalls for time while getting to know him, and falling for him.
THE STORY: The famous escapologist Harry Houdini
(Pearce) arrives in Edinburgh and offers a hefty EUR10,000 reward to any psychic who can make contact with his deceased mother.
On the one hand, there is Harry Houdini
, one of the great, publicity-seeking showmen of the 19th and 20th centuries.
1923: Illusionist Harry Houdini
freed himself after being put in a straight-jacket and suspended 40ft in the air