Chronicling the life and career of master illusionist Harry Houdini.

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For Adrien Brody, History's Houdini Is a Dream Come True

Adrien Brody might have already won an Oscar at 29 for his work in The Pianist, but for the actor, playing the legendary magician Harry Houdini for History's latest miniseries was a real bucket list moment. "He was a very heroic person to m… Read more

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Part 2 Season 1, Episode 2 Sep 2, 2014 Subscription

Harry Houdini conducts an epic battle against the spiritualists whose practices he found to be false and misleading. As the 20th century progresses and modernity overtakes industrial age antiquity Houdini must come to terms with his new place in a fast-changing world. Adrien Brody stars as The Great Harry Houdini with Kristen Connolly and Evan Jones co-starring. (2014)

Houdini Season 1, Episode 1 Sep 1, 2014 $1.99

Starring Academy Award winner* Adrien Brody and Kristen Connolly, HOUDINI, as seen on HISTORY, follows the world-renowned master of escape's transformation from immigrant to superstar. Driven and disciplined, Houdini constantly pushed his physical limits to accomplish feats of strength that amazed all. And though they saw what he wanted them to see, his reality was more elusive than his escapes.

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Get a first look at the behind the scenes of the highly anticipated 2-night event, Houdini. Includes interviews with stars Adrien Brody, Kristin Conno (more…)

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  • Premiered: September 1, 2014
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Chronicling the life and career of master illusionist Harry Houdini. (more)

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