Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sun, Oct 21, 2012
7:30pm
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THE EGYPTIAN AT 90
Double Feature! Houdini Presentation, Rare Photographs & Footage, & Live Escape Attempt!
THE MAN FROM BEYOND / TERROR ISLAND

Show your ticket stub to any of the Egyptian 90th events on October 18, 19 and 20 to receive free admission to this event (this excludes free member tickets to ROBIN HOOD on October 18).

Budapest-born Harry Houdini (1874-1926) was a world-famous magician and escape artist who also had a short film career starring in and even directing a number of films between 1919 and 1923. Featuring outrageous plots and unusual characters, one of the main treats of these thrillers is a chance to see this master showman actually perform some of his daring feats.

Rare Houdini photographs and footage, and multimedia presentation on Houdini by professional magician Mark Paskell, who will conclude the lecture with an attempted escape from a regulation straitjacket. Bonus drawing for free magic lesson and other prizes!
90th Anniversary!

THE MAN FROM BEYOND
1922, Kino International, 74 min, USA, Dir: Burton L. King

Harry Houdini plays Howard Hillary, a man who is thawed out after being encased in Arctic ice for a century. He meets Felice, who seems like the reincarnation of his lover from 100 years past, and soon must rescue the young woman’s abducted father. This silent showcases both Houdini’s interest in life after death and some of his most breathtaking stunts, including a sequence that brings the legendary magician/escape artist to the brink of Niagra Falls!


TERROR ISLAND
1920, Kino International, 55 min, USA, Dir: James Cruz

Young Beverly West (Lila Lee) has a map to a priceless cache of jewels, but is much more interested in locating her father. Inventor Harry Harper (Harry Houdini) sails to a South Seas island to find them both, doing battle with treasure hunters and cannibals in the process. Though a couple of its reels are lost to time, this may be Houdini’s most exciting big screen effort, packed to the gills with action (including an underwater safe escape). Costarring Eugene Palette.


Screening formats: Digital
Egyptian Theatre • Sun, Oct 21, 2012 • 7:30pm
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