Houdini, born Ehrich Weiss
in Budapest in 1874, and the son of a Rabbi, spent his early years as a locksmith's apprentice before becoming a vaudeville performer and earning worldwide fame with his amazing escapology exploits.
Born Ehrich Weiss
in Hungary in 1874, Houdini's family emigrated to America when he was four.
Houdini was born Ehrich Weiss
in 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, but moved to Wisconsin as a child before he found international fame.
And Blaine has been compared with Ehrich Weiss
, or Harry Houdini to use his stage name.
HOUDINI (Ehrich Weiss
, 1873-1926) appeared in more than a dozen films from 1918.
Was it: a) Robert Maxwell, b) Ehrich Weiss
, c) Douglas Fairbanks, d) Yul Brenner.
But the great escapologist - born Ehrich Weiss
in Budapest - did not drown.