Tony Curtis tackles one of his early roles in this biopic of Harry Houdini — the world's most famous magician and illusionist. Many of the details don't mesh with Houdini's…
In this version, Houdini falls victim to a con artist. ‘Harry Houdini: Rube’
Despite being dead for 85 years and the fact that nobody really cares about magicians, the illusionist is now the subject of a third film currently in development.
Harry Houdini is joining the ranks of Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, and Leonardo Da Vinci. That’s right. He’s the latest historical figure to inexplicably get the action hero makeover.
DreamWorks has purchased a script called ‘Voices From the Dead’ by J. Michael Straczynski. It’s all about the real life friendship of Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Oh, also, they solve murders.