Harry Houdini: Biography

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Harry Houdini: Biography Born in Hungary and moving to the United States as a boy, Harry Houdini did not start out as a successful magician. His first performance job was as a trapeze artist, and he soon moved on to card tricks. These first efforts proved unproductive, so he added escapes to his act. This is when Houdini's career really began to take off. Not long after, he was one of the highest paid performers on the vaudeville circuit, and he was constantly defying death with his daring escapes. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns more about the life and accomplishments of magician Harry Houdini.

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