Talk:Harry Houdini

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Fixing[edit]

On death section, there is this "gesturing that he had had enough, and adding that he had had no opportunity to prepare himself against the blows", please fix. . .36.84.70.62 (talk) 05:34, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

Fixed 7&6=thirteen () 14:51, 9 June 2016 (UTC)

i[edit]

Houdini didn't believe that i at the end of a word meant "like" in French, he associated an i at the end of a word with prestige. I read this in a biography of Houdini. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2601:197:301:3E3D:21B:63FF:FECA:8BB4 (talk) 00:43, 23 April 2016 (UTC)

Houdini in Popular culture[edit]

  • An episode of Quincy ME has a murder case involving a underwater escape artist who learned the challenge secret from Houdini {"The Death Challenge"}
  • An episode of Simon & Simon has the Simon brothers investigating a magician death-possibly connected with a missing book of Houdini's secrets? {"Grand Illusion"}
  • An episode of The Real Ghostbusters cartoon series has the Ghostbusters trying to trap the ghost of Houdini who escapes from every trap they put him in-and which also involves a crooked magician who stole notes of Houdini secrets! {"The Cabinet of Calamari"} — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.5.80.190 (talk) 11:53, 9 June 2016 (UTC)

Father not a rabbi, but a Jewish soap maker[edit]

According to this article [1] and others, Houdini's father was a soap maker, not a rabbi. --Ghettobuoy (talk) 05:08, 9 July 2016 (UTC)