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HOUDINI DOCUMENTARY IN PRODUCTION
  Houdini  
  Houdini  
  For ITV
In this film for ITV's arts strand, Perspectives, comedian Alan Davies will explore the real life story of the world's most famous illusionist, Harry Houdini. For Alan Davies, Houdini is the ultimate entertainer, but believes his great success was borne out of a life of struggle. Alan wants to unlock the extraordinary story of the man who sought to achieve and maintain unprecedented international fame, through sheer emotional and physical effort. Alan will explore how HoudiniÕs extraordinary life encapsulates the birth of the modern world; electricity, aviation, motion pictures, psychology, and celebrity culture. Arriving in American in 1878 as Erik Weisz, a four-year old immigrant from Hungary, Houdini becomes the ultimate self-made man, escaping poverty and obscurity to create a life of enormous wealth and international fame. Travelling from freak shows of 19th century New York, to 21st century magic in Las Vegas, we enter a dark and yet enthralling world of sword swallowers, contortionists, sˇances and illusion, as Alan Davies investigates the true identity of his hero, the magician and escapologist, Harry Houdini.
 

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News for "Alan Davies" NEW YORK LAS VEGAS HOUDINI
Alan Davies's Travelling Life
Telegraph.co.uk - 5 days ago
Alan Davies, the comedian and QI panellist... I'll be in New York and Las Vegas to do a documentary about Houdini for ITV.