Scenes of the Houdini Museum (on the 90th Anniversary of His Death)

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90 years ago this very night, Harry Houdini shuffled off this moral coil. I happened to find myself near the Houdini Museum today, so I popped in to remember him (it’s located in the Fantasma Magic Shop, across the street from Penn Station.) Here are some snaps I took:

This bust, modeled from life, was removed from Houdini’s grave monument in Queens

For more on Houdini, magic, and vaudeville consult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous

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