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April 03, 2011

Houdini's prop list

screen shot of part of Houdini's prop list

If you're the world's greatest magician it takes a lot to put on a show. Back in the day, before Harry Houdini hit the stage he needed (among other things) 100 gallons of boiling water, a fire hose, four gold chairs, and a 3 foot 6 inch step ladder (mahogany colored if possible).

See the full list here.

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Posted by Chris Spurgeon at April 3, 2011 08:08 AM