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Saturday Showtime: HOUDINI – starring Tony Curtis & Janet Leigh

As promised, here’s the 1953 movie we’ve been building up to all week – “Houdini” in vivid Technicolor majesty. Starring a young Tony Curtis as Houdini, and Janet Leigh as his love interest, the story begins in an 1800’s circus-like side-show. A … Continue reading

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SentiMental Sunday: It’s Houdini Week!

Tonight’s SentiMental moment is dedicated to Harry Houdini. The Master Escape Artist was made famous with his straight-jacket escapes, and was best known for his death-defying feats, including being chained inside of a weighted coffin and dumped into the river. His later interests … Continue reading

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