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The Great Houdini (1976)

TV Movie | 120 min | Biography, Drama

A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.
Archie R. Dalzell (as Arch R. Dalzell)
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Updated Oct 8, 1976

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Oct 8, 1976 (United States)


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21 cast members
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Paul Michael Glaser
Harry Houdini (Erich Weiss) Harry Houdini (Erich Weiss)   See fewer
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Sally Struthers
Bess Houdini Bess Houdini   See fewer
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Ruth Gordon
Cecilia Weiss Cecilia Weiss   See fewer
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Vivian Vance
Minnie (Nurse) Minnie (Nurse)   See fewer
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Adrienne Barbeau
Daisy White Daisy White   See fewer
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Bill Bixby
Reverend Ford Reverend Ford   See fewer
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Jack Carter
Theo Weiss Theo Weiss   See fewer
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Peter Cushing
Conan Doyle Conan Doyle   See fewer
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Nina Foch
Reverend Le Veyne Reverend Le Veyne   See fewer
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Wilfrid Hyde-White
Superintendent Melville Superintendent Melville   See fewer
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Geoffrey Lewis
Dr. Crandon Dr. Crandon   See fewer
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Maureen O'Sullivan
Lady Conan Doyle Lady Conan Doyle   See fewer
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Clive Revill
Dundas Slater Dundas Slater   See fewer
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Barbara Rhoades
Margery Crandon Margery Crandon   See fewer
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Marilyn Brodnick
Dorothy Weiss Dorothy Weiss   See fewer
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Patrick Culliton
Franz Kukla Franz Kukla   See fewer
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Richard Kennedy
Pub Policeman Pub Policeman   See fewer
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Karin Collison
Barmaid (as Elizabeth E.Moor) Barmaid (as Elizabeth E.Moor)   See fewer
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Jan Stratton
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Jerome Thor
Conductor Conductor   See fewer
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Bob Harks
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Ratings Breakdown

6.4 / 10 | 352 votes