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Houdini

Harry, real name Ehrich Weiss. 1874--1926, US magician and escapologist
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The police then put a response in the paper stating that if he tried anything of that nature they'd have him for it - and it went on like that, back and forth, until, come the big day, thousands flocked to Newport Bridge to see Houdini make his dive.
The real Houdini couldn't escape mortality, but at least Brody, the History Channel's version of the man, is able to escape some mediocre filmmaking.
But Houdini took one look at the lock and refused three times to take up the challenge.
A Regular Little Houdini is set in Newport at the turn of the last century and is a coming-of-age story about a young boy from Pill who idolises Houdini and gets himself into all sorts of trouble trying to emulate his hero's magic tricks and escapes at Newport's famous landmarks.
An ITV spokesman said: "At the turn of the 20th century, the police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders, including Houdini and Doyle.
David Bowers, head of the Houdini gravesite restoration committee, said the national magician society, not the local chapter, is working with Dietrich and the cemetery to pay for the upkeep and plans to clean and recaulk the granite, give the mosaic a face lift and fix the damaged markers.
Even if she says she doesn't want anything, don't listen," says Houdini.
NineMSN Au pointed out that Jackman may likely have more chances of working on another sequel of the "Wolverine" franchise after clearing his calendars from the Houdini musical.
A beta release of Houdini is expected to become available in 4Q'2001.
Houdini, for example, who solves crimes using illusion and magic, offers the reader the chance to buy a selection of the illusion and magic trick kits, as used by Houdini in the stories, from inside the comic itself.
The Linthwaite-based daredevil hopes to succeed where Houdini failed with his next charity fundraising thriller.
HARRY HOUDINI performed a mysterious stunt in Liverpool 101 years ago.