Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic" [NOOK Book]

Overview

Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.

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Overview

Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044971653
  • Publisher: Tom Interval
  • Publication date: 9/30/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 69,142
  • File size: 934 KB

Meet the Author

Magician Tom Interval, owner of San Diego-based Interval Magic, provides world-class magic entertainment and training to private and corporate clients locally and throughout the United States.


A member of the Academy of Magical Arts (AMA), International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM), and Society of American Magicians (SAM), Interval has captivated tens of thousands of people at numerous venues, including Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he portrayed a medieval conjurer, complete with a period costume and British accent. During his time at Busch, he also trained employees of the magic shop and promoted the park on several local TV talk shows along the East Coast.


Interval, who has a BA in professional writing, has published articles in international magic journals and local newspapers and magazines in his hometown of Pittsburgh. A major fan of the legendary Harry Houdini, Interval also conceived and created the website, Houdini Museum (houdinimuseum.org), and is now working on several other magic-related writing and website projects.

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