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10 Secrets Behind Harry Houdini’s Greatest Illusions

There is an unwritten rule among magicians never to reveal how a trick is done. So when a 2004 exhibition explained Harry Houdini’s illusions, magicians around the world were apoplectic. David Copperfield called it a breach of magic protocol, and performers declared that they would boycott the exhibition. Many claimed to still use Houdini’s tricks themselves.But Harry has been dead nearly 90 years. Despite their claims, few modern illusionists use his dated techniques. And the great magician’s secrets had been revealed decades earlier. He had been in his grave just three years when his team began spilling the beans.This list is for those who want to know Houdini’s secrets. Those who don’t want to know should stop reading now.

read more 10 Secrets Behind Harry Houdini’s Greatest Illusions – Listverse.

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This entry was posted on November 6, 2014 by in History.

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