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    The Great Harry Houdini could escape anything. Houdini was a man who could take a hard hit. He was a unpredictable human being. At one point he had a straight jacket on held by his ankles upside down and some escaped the straight jacket. Harry Houdini was born in Budapest Hungary. Houdini's real name was Erich Weiss. He was on March 24, 1874. Eric and his family moved to Appleton, Wisconsin. Where he later claimed he was born. He also claimed to be born April 6, 1874. At a young age he wanted to a magician. Robert Houdin inspired Erich to be a magician. He had gone to a couple of his shows. Houdini was a great and talented magician. When he first got in to magic he had changed his name from Erich Weiss to Harry Houdini. Many people new that Houdini was fearless, so he pulled off some crazy things. A large amount of people have a fear of drowning. So he was put in wooden box floating down the river and escaped. Houdini had a lock picking kit. He could pick pretty much any…

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    Harry Houdini didn’t want to be a typical entertainer and many people can agree that he succeeded. He had done things unthinkable at the time, breaking away from the basic, boring amusement. He gave entertainment a jolt, making it bigger, and better than ever before. Entertainment, especially magic, may not be the way it is today without him. Not only did he break away from his poor, immigrant background, but also he inspired other people to do it too. Entertainment throughout 1874-1929 was the…

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    Harry Houdini the Escape Artist The great Harry Houdini once said “My Brain is the key that sets me free”. Harry Houdini is not his real name, his real name is Erich Weiss, he got the name Harry Houdini by another magician Robert Houdin and he was born in Budapest, Hungary. He came to America with his family when he was only four years old. Harry Houdini, arguably the greatest escape artist of all time, had a great impact in the entertainment industry in the 1920s. Harry Houdini had a rag to…

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    This quote is one of the many famous statements made by Harry Houdini, a master mind in the art of illusion. Harry was one of the biggest entertainers of his generation, amazing his audiences with his hand cuff tricks. He set high standards for Magicians at the time. Harry took magic to whole new level. Over time, he evolved from doing simple illusions to death defying acts which left audiences all over America quaking in their seats. Harry Houdini is widely recognized as one of the best…

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    Houdini was very very famous escape artist.For an example,he was really unique because of how different he was from other escape artist .In the text it says no one before has so completely defined the art of escape as Harry Houdini. Houdini is popular because he was unique because he always tried dangerous tricks that nobody,he was also different the other escape artist ever did and was very very good at all his magic tricks.Most famous people were not magicians.That is why he was so good…

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    The Day of the Speech My informative speech topic was on the life of Harry Houdini and the purpose of it was to inform my classmates on his early life, most famous acts, and his tragic final days. My strengths were my eye contact and my extemporaneous delivery. My weaknesses were the verbal citations and the degree of nervousness. One of my strengths I felt was strong was eye contact with my audience. Giving speeches makes me nervous, but making eye contact doesn’t cause me to become more…

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    Kotkin. Unlike Harry Houdini, David Copperfield was an only child. Like Houdini, David Copperfield started doing magic at a young age; only he started when he was about twelve years old. About four years after he started doing magic, he was teaching a course in magic at New York University. Copperfield was engaged to Claudia Schiffer for about six years, but unlike Houdini he has not gotten married, he broke it off with Claudia a short time before they were going to have the…

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    Harry Houdini Me - “I would like to introduce you to Harry Houdini, a Death-Defying Showman.” “Harry I would like to ask a few questions and discuss your life before all the fame.” “Can you tell us a little about your family.” Houdini- “I have six siblings, Leo, Carrie, Herman, Nathan, William, and Theo. My original name isn’t Harry Houdini, it is Ehrich Weiss. I was born in Budapest, Hungary on March 24, 1874. My father, Rabbi Samuel Weiss left Hungary to work as a Rabbi when I was 2.…

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    As a 2nd grade student I was enrolled in “Magic Lessons” at the Houdini Museum in Appleton, which of course held some of Mr. Radner’s collection. I spent years taking lessons there with some great local talents leading the way! It was during that time that I had a very supportive teacher who did a unit on Houdini, and this had a huge impact on my life and my personal growth. I remain in contact with that teacher to this day! This year she retired from teaching, and I was able to find a replica…

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    Harry Houdini is a very famous magician. Harry Houdini has risen to fame over the years by amazing people with his magic tricks. Houdini is a good honest man that has taken the world by storm due to his magic tricks. Houdini is a great escape artist with many tricks up his sleeve . In the following paragraphs I will be answering the questions and supporting my claim with text evidence about Harry Houdini. I believe Houdini is such a popular entertainer because he amazed people with his…

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