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Houdini

Author: Philip YordanGeorge PalGeorge MarshallTony CurtisJanet LeighAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [1991]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tony Curtis is the great Houdini, the struggling circus performer who emerged as the world's most captivating magician and escape artist. From his beginnings as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Harry Houdini; Harold Kellock; Harry Houdini
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Yordan; George Pal; George Marshall; Tony Curtis; Janet Leigh; Torin Thatcher; Angela Clarke; Stefan Schnabel; Ernest Laszlo; George Tomasini; Roy Webb; Harold Kellock; Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
ISBN: 0792119703 9780792119708
OCLC Number: 23742462
Notes: Based on the book Houdini, his life by Harold Kellock.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Credits: Director of photography, Ernest Laszlo ; editor, George Tomasini ; music, Roy Webb.
Cast: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke, Stefan Schnabel.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (107 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi.
Other Titles: Houdini (Motion picture : 1953)
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Philip Yordan ; produced by George Pal ; directed by George Marshall.

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Tony Curtis is the great Houdini, the struggling circus performer who emerged as the world's most captivating magician and escape artist. From his beginnings as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man.

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