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[ hoo-dee-nee ]


  1. Harry Erik WeiszorErich Weiss, 1874–1926, U.S. magician.


/ huːˈdiːnɪ /


  1. HoudiniHarry18741926MUSTHEATRE: magicianTHEATRE: escapologist Harry, real name Ehrich Weiss. 1874–1926, US magician and escapologist

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Sweden’s Houdini introduces the Mono Air, built with a spandex-free version of Power Air, Houdini demonstrates the potential of circular recycling—meaning fabric can be recycled endlessly with no loss of quality.

Plus, Houdini’s intentional manufacturing—all of its fabrics are now recycled, recyclable, renewable, biodegradable or Bluesign certified—might help take the edge off the very high price tag.

Get a Piece of Houdini Before He Disappears By Nina Strochlic A death-defying magical box.

Even a century after his heyday, Houdini has maintained the same mystique he enjoyed while living.

The auction comes at a particularly zeitgeisty moment for Houdini.

Vaudeville was dead, Houdini was dead—he was off the radar.

He distinctly remembers a new magic store that was literally giving away Houdini artifacts to get people in the door.

Houdini consented, and deposited the 25 with the editor of the Daily Star.

He supposed then that Houdini was an escaping fellow-prisoner.

The gaoler hand only secured it when Houdini presented himself.

Houdini stepped to the footlights and held up his hand for silence.

He defied locks and bolts and dungeons like Houdini, the kid said.


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