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.

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Premiere Date: Sep/01/2014

Genre: Educational, History

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Houdini (HISTORY) season 1 episode 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Part 1 of 2

The early years of Erich Weiss' life are chronicled, from his childhood in Appleton, Wisconsin to when he hits the road, learns magic, and becomes a performer. After taking the name Harry Houdini and meeting his wife-to-be- Bess, Erich sets out ...

Air Date: Sep 01, 2014

Houdini (HISTORY) season 1 episode 2

Season 1, Episode 2: Part 2 of 2

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 t...

Air Date: Sep 02, 2014

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