Harry Houdini

The Religious Affiliation of
Harry Houdini

Religion: Jewish CBR Scale: S

Name: Harry Houdini

Other Names: Ehrich Weiss; The Great Houndini

Classification: real/historical person real/historical person  

Publisher(s): Vitaphone Corporation Warner Brothers

Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: Thrills of Yesterday (1931)

Creators: Burnet Hershey

Number of Appearances: 48

   Comic Book Appearances: 21

   TV, Film Appearances: 13

   TV, Film Appearances As Himself: 14

Occupation: escape artist, stage magician

Birth Place: Budapest, Hungary

Gender: male

Note: son of a rabbi; active debunker of seances, spiritualists

This character is in the following 3 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Flaming Carrot Comics (vol. 2) #28 (Aug. 1992): "When Houdini Escaped from New Jersey" (mentioned)
Green Lantern (vol. 2) #1 (July-Aug. 1960): "Menace of the Giant Puppet!" (mentioned)
Thrills of Yesterday (1931)

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