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Houdini (HISTORY)

Houdini (HISTORY)

This two-night mini-series chronicles the career of one of the most famous magicians of all time, Harry Houdini. From childhood, Harry dedicates himself to magic and the celebrity that comes with it. However, his obsession may cost him his family, his marriage... and his life.

Episode Info

Prev: 1x02 -- Part 2 of 2 (Sep/02/2014)

As his career as a magician wanes, Harry finds a new calling when his beloved mother dies and he learns of spiritualists bilking the public by claiming to contact their loved ones. The escape artist goes on a crusade to bring them down... a crusade that results in his death.

Adrien BrodyAdrien Brody
As Harry Houdini
Kristen ConnollyKristen Connolly
As Bess Houdini
Evan JonesEvan Jones
As Jim Collins
Megan DoddsMegan Dodds
As Margery Crandon
David CalderDavid Calder
As Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Linda MarloweLinda Marlowe
As Lady Doyle
Tim Pigott-SmithTim Pigott-Smith
As William Melville
Tom Benedict KnightTom Benedict Knight
As Dash Houdini
Madeleine PotterMadeleine Potter
As Houdini's Mistress


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1x2: Part 2 of 2 recap: Trapped beneath the river ice, Harry tries to find his air hole... and imagines his mother, gesturing to him... read more.

1x1: Part 1 of 2 recap: 1913.. read more.
Recurring Guests

Eszter Ónodi as Cecilia Weiss (2 eps)
Louis Mertens as Erich Weiss (2 eps)

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Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: History
Status: Ended
Network: HISTORY ( USA)
Airs: Mondays, Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 120 Minutes
Premiere: September 01, 2014
Ended: September 02, 2014
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