Harry Houdini

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Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini

Another method of eating burning coals employs small balls of burned cotton in a dish of burning alcohol.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:47]
But it must not be thought that I say this out of personal experience: for in the many years that I have been before the public my secret methods have been steadily shielded by the strict integrity of my assistants, most of whom have been with me for years.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:51]
But then, so far as I know, I am the only performer who ever pledged his assistants to secrecy, honor and allegiance under a notarial oath.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:55]
Fire has always been and, seemingly, will always remain, the most terrible of the elements.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:09]
Flames from the lips may be produced by holding in the mouth a sponge saturated with the purest gasoline.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:14]
How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear, and if there were ever any records of this kind the Church would hardly allow them to become public.
More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:21]
I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:34]
I think that in a year I may retire. I cannot take my money with me when I die and I wish to enjoy it, with my family, while I live. I should prefer living in Germany to any other country, though I am an American, and am loyal to my country.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:40]
It is still an open question, however, as to what extent exposure really injures a performer.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:51]
My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:58]
No performer should attempt to bite off red-hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:03]
Only one man ever betrayed my confidence, and that only in a minor matter.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:10]
The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:16]
The great day of the Fire-eater - or, should I say, the day of the great Fire-eater - has passed.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:22]
To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm.More Harry Houdini [08/30/2011 09:08:28]
I think that in a year I may retire. I cannot take my money with me when I die and I wish to enjoy it, with my family, while I live. I should prefer living in Germany to any other country, though I am an American, and am loyal to my country.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No performer should attempt to bite off red-hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear, and if there were ever any records of this kind the Church would hardly allow them to become public.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Another method of eating burning coals employs small balls of burned cotton in a dish of burning alcohol.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But then, so far as I know, I am the only performer who ever pledged his assistants to secrecy, honor and allegiance under a notarial oath.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Rosabelle - answer - tell - pray, answer - look - tell - answer, answer - tell.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm tired of fighting, Dash. I guess this thing is going to get me.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I knew, as everyone knows, that the easiest way to attract a crowd is to let it be known that at a given time and a given place some one is going to attempt something that in the event of failure will mean sudden death. That's what attracts us to the man who paints the flagstaff on the tall building, or to the 'human fly' who scales the walls of the same building.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The great trouble with magicians is the fact that they believe when they have bought a certain trick or piece of apparatus, and know the method of procedure, that they are full-fledged mystifiers.More Harry Houdini [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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