Kellar, Harry

Kellar, (Harold) Harry

(1849–1922) magician; born in Erie, Pa. A protegé of Houdini, he involved audiences in his sleight-of-hand tricks, slipping out of knots they had tied and handing out roses he "created" on stage.
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