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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (174 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Extended edition.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
  • Distributor: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frame.
Based on the book Houdini: a mind in chains by Bernard C. Meyer.
DVD release of mini-series originally broadcast on the History Channel in 2014.
Special features: 4 behind-the-scenes featurettes.
Formatted Contents Note:
[Disc 1]. Extended version (174 min.) with special features -- [Disc 2]. Original broadcast version (150 min.)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Uli Edel ; written by Nicholas Meyer ; producer, Ildikó Kemény ; executive producers, Gerald W. Abrams, Andras Hamori.
Music, John Debney; edited by Sabrina Plisco, David Beatty; director of photography, Karl Walter Lindenlaub.
Participant or Performer Note:
Adrien Brody, Kristen Connolly, Evan Jones, Tim Pigott-Smith, Tom Benedict-Knight, Shaun Williamson, Caroline Boulton, Szofi Berki.
Summary, etc.:
Before David Blaine and David Copperfield, there was one man whose name was synonymous with being the master of illusion and escape - Harry Houdini. It follows the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin. The drama will chronicle the life of a man who can defy death through his stunts, his visions and his mastery of illusion.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English; optional subtitles in Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 > Drama.
Escape artists > United States > Drama.
Magicians > United States > Drama.
Immigrants > United States > Drama.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.

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