Adrien Brody as Houdini Premieres Tonight


We are very excited here at Travalanche. Part one of the two-part Houdini special starring Adrien Brody in the title role airs tonight at 9pm Eastern on the History Channel.

Houdini is one of our favorite repeat topics here on Travalanche, cultural phenomenon that he was. If you’re feeling like some background, here are some of the posts that we’ve done on Houdini over the last few years, Just click on the title for the link to the post.

* Stars of Vaudeville #135: Houdini (full biographical essay) 

* Harry Houdini, Movie Star

* Houdini Art & Magic (Exhibition Review) 

* Houdini’s Rope Escape

* Harry Kellar Meets Houdini

* Houdini’s Grave

* On the Tony Curtis Bio-Pic


To find out more about  the history of vaudevilleconsult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold.


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