Saturday, April 14, 2018

Carnegie: Magic Detective: Who Was Houdini's Boyhood Hero?

I'm relisting one of my older articles. Today is the day that President Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theatre in 1865. I had written a couple pieces about Lincoln and Houdini and Lincoln and magic in general a few years ago. I wanted to offer them up to my readers again in a slightly updated form. I had to correct a piece of info that I had gotten wrong. I hope you enjoy this bit of Lincoln and Houdini history. Please click the link below to view that story...

Carnegie: Magic Detective: Who Was Houdini's Boyhood Hero?: The first thought that comes to mind was Robert Houdin the french magician who Houdini acquired his name from. But actually if that was y...


  1. Check out THAT other photo of HH with Lincoln's ghost in Lot 58 of the upcoming Haversat & Ewing auction.

    1. Yeah, that one is great too. I just saw another version which is totally different. Kinda blew my mind.

  2. There's a third Lincoln ghost photo?