isla fisher, the star of the summer hit movie "now you see me," has revealed in several interviews that she studied the life and work of magician illusionist dorothy dietrich, as inspiration for her role.
inspiration for her character from the american escapologist dorothy dietrich.
actress isla fisher stars as a houdini-style escape artist ... based her on dorothy dietrich
she also watched all of houdini's work and dorothy dietrich.
fisher studied the life and work of illusionist dorothy dietrich to prepare for the role.
in the uk in the telegraph
she took inspiration for her character from the american escapologist dorothy dietrich. 'she can catch a bullet between her teeth. she�s fabulous � youtube her,�
and in irelands laois tatler
she�s a fearless escapologist and i actually based her on dorothy dietrich�a wonderful american escapologist who can catch a bullet between her teeth and get out of a straight jacket. she is fabulous. she�s such a character, such an anarchist. she could stand on the edge of a cliff and not care. even though she embraces her femininity, she�s happy to be in a masculine world and be one of the boys. http://laoistatler.ie/2013/07/thrilling-new-heist-film-now-you-see-me-opened-in-cinemas-in-laois-on-july-3rd/
�i got to train with dorothy dietrich, the first lady magician to catch a bullet with her teeth.
i watched all of houdini�s work and dorothy dietrich, who is a female escapologist, who is amazing, you have to watch her.
fisher studied the life and work of illusionist dorothy dietrich to prepare for the role. "i wanted henley to be as to be as daring and dazzling and surprising offstage as on, so we never know what she is thinking," she says. "dorothy is a real female escapologist who is working today. she was the first woman to capture a bullet between her teeth, which is an amazing feat. she's not only good at misdirection, but she also connects emotionally with the audience, so she's better able to involve them in the stunts."
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