Author Looks to Unlock Truth of Houdini's Final Vanishing Act

Montreal Mirror | November 4, 2004
J. Gordon Whitehead visited Houdini backstage and punched the master of escape in the stomach. Houdini died a few days later. Was it murder or a dumb prank gone wrong? Don Bell, one of Montreal's great essayists, spent the last two decades of his life tackling the mystery.

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