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as Harry Houdini
as Bess Houdini
as Harry's Mother
as Prosecuting Attorney
as Mrs. Schultz
as White-haired Man
as Esther's Girl Friend
as Girl in Guillotine Act
as German Judge
as Fat Girl
as Woman Who Screams
as Official-Looking Man
as Alhambra Manager
as Prof. Allegari
as Italian Basso
as Strong Man
Critic Reviews for Houdini
There's enough whimsy on display to make the film a pleasant charmer.
Colorful, but full of falsehoods, story of Houdini. Curtis is pretty good.
Accuracy, be darned; this is pure entertainment bio-pic with Tony Curtis at the height of his charismatic matinee idol period; plus working with wife Janet Leigh isn't bad either.
Standard issue star vehicle biopic.
O filme se preocupa mais em mostrar o relacionamento de Houdini com a esposa do que sua obsessão por escapadas. De todo modo, Curtis está muito bem e convence como mágico.
Audience Reviews for Houdini
An interesting movie about the great magician Houdini, but it could have been better, maybe more biographical?
It was okay, a nice little love story in there, it had some interesting things
Highly fictionalized but very entertaining story of the great magician. Curits acquits himself well in the lead and Janet is lovely.
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