The on- and off-stage lives of the world's most famous magician and escape artist, Harry Houdini, are chronicled in this "American Experience" documentary. Rare film footage, archival photos, and interviews with David Copperfield, The Amazing Randi, and author E.L. Doctorow help tell Houdini's remarkable story, from his impoverished beginnings and rise to international fame to his days as an occult "debunker." 60 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH).
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