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There is much speculation about the death of Houdini. Many of the detail remain mysterious. I hope you enjoy this look into the possibilities.

A special thanks to Mike Chang of SixPackShortcuts for letting me punch him in the gut as hard as I could. Check his stuff out:

Music "A little discomfort, a whole lot of Freedom", and "Piano Improvisation" by A Shell In The Pit.
You know Gordon's music by now. It's all good.

I shot the punch with a Phantom MIRO LC320S made by Vision Research:

With thanks to Houdini Historian
John Cox, who provided the drawing at 1:07
For more information about Houdini visit John's blog
"Wild about Harry"

A big thank you to Ben Eells who responded to my call for help on Facebook and spent both a Saturday and a Sunday to shoot footage of Houdini's grave for us. He originally went on Saturday but the graveyard was closed for the Sabbath. I didn't know that! I'm getting Smarter Every Day I guess.

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