Houdini, Harry (1874-1926)

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Houdini, Harry
Hudini, Hari (1874-1926)
Vais, Erik (1874-1926)
Weiss, Ehrich (1874-1926)
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Harry Houdini made the second controlled flight in Australia, on 18 March 1910, near Melbourne.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Houdini, Harry
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by Harry Houdini (89)

  1. Spiritualistic scrap books : important for date and crime material
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1902-1922 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
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  2. America's sensational perplexer!
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1903 ]
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  3. [Postcard from Ehrich Weiss to his mother]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1886 ]
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  4. Magic
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Unpublished : 1921-1926 ]
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  5. [Scrapbook on magicians and the occult,]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1694-1914 ]
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  6. [The history of magic scrapbooks from the Houdini collection, with related material from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Published : 2008-2015 ]
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    At 2 libraries
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  7. [Magicians and mediums scrapbook,]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1860-1906 ]
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  8. Mein Training und meine Tricks / von Harry Houdini
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1900-1976 ]
    Languages: German
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  9. Spiritualism clippings + notes
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1873-1924 ]
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  10. [Miscellany]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Published : 1848-1924 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
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  1. Houdini
    [ Video : 1991 ]
    Houdini
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Harry Houdini, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Spiritualistic scrap books : important for date and crime material
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    [ Book : 1902-1922 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
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  4. America's sensational perplexer!
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1903 ]
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  5. [Postcard from Ehrich Weiss to his mother]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1886 ]
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  6. Magic
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Unpublished : 1921-1926 ]
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  7. [Scrapbook on magicians and the occult,]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1694-1914 ]
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  8. [The history of magic scrapbooks from the Houdini collection, with related material from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Published : 2008-2015 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 2 libraries
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  9. Mein Training und meine Tricks / von Harry Houdini
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Book : 1900-1976 ]
    Languages: German
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  10. [Miscellany]
    Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926
    [ Published : 1848-1924 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
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  1. [Postcard from Ehrich Weiss to his ...
    Houdini, Harry, ...
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1886 ]
  2. [Houdini removes his jacket]
    [ Photograph : 1913 ]
  3. [Houdini and man on cliff in scene ...
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1921 ]
  4. [Harry Houdini with his mother Ceci ...
    [ Photograph : 1907 ]
  5. [An escape with a view]
    [ Photograph : 1913 ]
  6. [Harry Houdini strapped to cot, wit ...
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  1. HOUDINI.
    Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA : 1910 - 1924) Saturday 16 April 1910 p 6 Article
    ... HOUDINI. (By A. G. Stephens.) The man who does one thing better than any other man in the world is ... that Houdini does is to escape from locks, bolts, bars, links, chains, hasps, clamps, staples, latches ... 2225 words
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  2. HOUDINI
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Monday 8 November 1926 p 6 Article
    ... HOUDINI The death of Houdini is some his-torical importance to Australia be-cause he was the first ... days. there was magic in the feat. AFTER this exploit at Rosehill Racecourse. Houdini packed his ... 506 words
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  3. HOUDINI.
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Friday 5 November 1926 p 8 Article
    ... HOUDINI. Houdini, The handcuff king, whose death was reported from America a few days ago, was a ... machine did leave the ground, but the experts of the time de-clared that had Houdini got into the air for ... 163 words
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  1. Magicians, jugglers, second-sight, spirit cabinet workers : addresses and people interested cumenceing [sic] Sept 30 [19]10 : property of Prof. Harry Helms ... ...
    Helms, Harry, d. 1924
    [ Unpublished : 1910-1924 ]
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  1. Index page
    New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 - 1930) Sunday 31 December 1916 [INDEX Jan 1916-Dec 1916] p 32

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    ... , 26 Harris-street, Balmain. Balmain.—A warrant has been issued by the Balmain Bench for the arrest of ... complexion, clean shaved; dressed in a grey tweed sac suit and straw hat; is known as “Houdini, the handcuff ... 1380 words
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  1. Harry Houdini
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  2. Life of Harry Houdini
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  3. Harry Houdini: the aviator
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  2. John Henry Dixon
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    Said to have made first powered flight in Australia 17 March 1910, one day before Harry Houdini's flight.

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