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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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Monday Movie: Harry Houdini in ‘The Master Mystery’, 1920

Continuing with ‘Houdini Week’, this dusty old 1920 silent-era film stars Harry Houdini as Quentin Locke, manager of the evil Brent Laboratories – but who is secretly working for the Justice Department investigating the violation of recent Anti-Trust laws (1890, 1914). The opening … Continue reading

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