Utilising exclusive access to Harry Houdini’s highly secretive diaries, along with a vast library of his own personal documents and letters, this documentary sheds new light on many of the mysteries that have consumed popular culture for the past century.
Even in death, Harry Houdini has remained an illusory figure.
But now, a personal diary that’s been kept under lock and key for
a century may hold revelations about the man behind the magician’s
persona. The special begins with the diary’s unveiling, then recounts
Houdini’s life up to his strange death through the prism of his