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-- -- -- -- -- -- On the Soledad and Roger Dreyer -- who DTE.
-- New York okay how do you still attract -- a magic.
Years of practice and self denial and really yes -- or is there a trick to an anti it is actually a skill I mean as you pointed out on my -- you know I -- -- -- -- look at how he's gotten this.
Like all of my -- of markings on his -- this this is.
I think this is something I could not rehearsed today because a problem and rehearsing this type of thing -- -- But critics stress on my wrists and that becomes harder for me to actually do the name I don't know -- -- asking are you gonna rehearsals are gonna try it -- -- not a lot of I tried -- I do a couple times before.
You get to not run the risk of you know -- -- -- to sort actually do when I need to do it.
Roger you begin entry like I I became -- by Houdini -- by reading a biography of him and an IQ and as a kid I went to Niagara Falls -- -- do you believe it or not the end up there and seeing how he did all these escapees and everything.
I think what's fascinating about him people try to even after his death to try to contact him through seance is and things like that.
And an audio -- some of his most famous tricks though other people have died trying to do.
Perhaps a -- -- from Bob being buried alive.
That's one effect that Houdini try to do and even David Blaine did successfully do it and stayed inside a -- -- numerous amount of days of my butt out what's amazing is how Houdini today would never allow a lot of these.
TV shows that we have that.
Kind of well people will think you're able to contact and communicate with the dead.
Right any wanted to believe we -- he actually wanted to contact his deceased mother.
And his deceased father he actually offered 101000 dollars to anyone could prove that I can speak to my debt relative.
Also there's all these there'll be psychics in New York City they wouldn't even exist today.
As a result he used to go round sort of almost like a ghost -- say -- fraud here yeah.
He's -- skeptic and that's why my sources are not for either of you gentlemen it's for one of these people back here with -- behind that screen.
Did you see what was happening behind the screen either view them.
Okay can you shed some light on how he was able to escape in this hand just -- you -- that.
Behind the curtain exactly but I can't because that's a secret that only magicians yeah.
Vision and no home and I don't want to give away and he's nicely done dance ride it right.
Elitist -- -- so yeah Roger has what does this over here I'm fascinated by go.
Stuff to go one of the cool part of Houdini what are you would actually do -- and it is like -- later shows.
You would have one part escapes one part magic -- one park he bunking in the local mediums and -- -- What do you would actually do on stage and these are actually Houdini is props.
He would say all right everyone let's sit around the table we're gonna have a sense of one close your eyes so please put your hand up.
This close your eyes close your eyes and -- -- to hold onto the rest of the person next year and now go ahead and open up.
You actually feel like my handed -- -- and reality I would go underneath the table and -- take out this what you call a spirit extension rod and I can go ahead and -- Currently so.
Some of the fun things we actually have on display at the Houdini museum of New York never before seen artifacts from his personal collection -- -- -- -- break there's been without much -- And I pay bills that is -- -- -- -- -- do you really need the key is high -- it probably is.
-- -- it might be good mates as well our thanks to you guys for being here and it's -- -- check out the Houdini museum of New York it is open now you're going to be grand opening job and I.
And then -- -- and while we just had our celebrity open where we actually had Dick -- under the -- we detainees bus that was on his grave site.
That was stolen in 1983 for the first time it's been brought about the public viewing well yeah I was checking out the solution thanks guys say it really -- -- -- Warm -- yeah.
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