Howard Thurston levitates an assistant in a publicity still from 1930.
Houdini and Jennie, the disappearing elephant, at the Hippodrome in New York in 1918. The act was called “The Vanishing Elephant,” and when Houdini fired a pistol, Jennie,…
Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh in ‘Houdini’ (Dir. George Marshall, 1953)