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Houdini

Part 1 (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 84 min | Biography, Drama

From humble beginnings at circus sideshows to sold out concert halls in Europe, Part 1 of Houdini follows the rise of the boy Erich Weiss as he becomes the man Harry Houdini, master escapologist. The rabbi's son from Wisconsin is the ...See moreFrom humble beginnings at circus sideshows to sold out concert halls in Europe, Part 1 of Houdini follows the rise of the boy Erich Weiss as he becomes the man Harry Houdini, master escapologist. The rabbi's son from Wisconsin is the epitome of the American Dream as he makes his way through the early 20th century vaudeville craze and emerges as America's first bonafide world renowned superstar. Written by Jiilo_Kim See less
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Director
Writers
Nicholas Meyer | Bernard C. Meyer (based on the book "Houdini: A Mind in Chains: a Psychoanalytic Portrait")
Producer
Ildiko Kemeny (as Ildikó Kemény)
Composer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 1, 2014

Release date
Sep 1, 2014 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Adrien Brody
Harry Houdini Harry Houdini   See fewer
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Kristen Connolly
Bess Houdini Bess Houdini   See fewer
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Evan Jones
Jim Collins Jim Collins   See fewer
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Tim Pigott-Smith
William Melville William Melville   See fewer
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Tom Benedict Knight
Dash Houdini (as Tom Benedict-Knight) Dash Houdini (as Tom Benedict-Knight)   See fewer
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Madeleine Potter
Houdini's Mistress Houdini's Mistress   See fewer
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Stevan Rimkus
Maxwell Maxwell   See fewer
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Anthony Cozens
Chauncey Kidd Chauncey Kidd   See fewer
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Eszter Ónodi
Cecilia Weiss Cecilia Weiss   See fewer
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Louis Mertens
Erich Weiss Erich Weiss   See fewer
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Connor Kelly
Young Dash Weiss Young Dash Weiss   See fewer
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Jeremy Wheeler
Rabbi Weiss Rabbi Weiss   See fewer
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Tim Woodward
Sheriff John Sheriff John   See fewer
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Mark C. Phelan
Dr. Lynn (as Mark Phelan) Dr. Lynn (as Mark Phelan)   See fewer
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Anett Bittner
Chorus Girl Chorus Girl   See fewer
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Veronika Fazekas
Chorus Girl Chorus Girl   See fewer
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Caroline Boulton
The Bearded Lady The Bearded Lady   See fewer
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László Kormos
Armondo the Armless Man Armondo the Armless Man   See fewer
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Szofi Berki
Madame Marcanti Madame Marcanti   See fewer
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Patrick McCullough
Sheriff Olson Sheriff Olson   See fewer
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Stephen Saracco
Andy Rohan Andy Rohan   See fewer
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Eric Loren
John Wilkie John Wilkie   See fewer
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Niké Kurta
Young Woman Young Woman   See fewer
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Zétény Nagy
Maxwell's Son Maxwell's Son   See fewer
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Gyula Mesterházy
Kaiser Wilhelm II Kaiser Wilhelm II   See fewer
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Iván Fenyö
German Lieutenant German Lieutenant   See fewer
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Iván Kamarás
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Simon Nader
Tsar Nicholas Romanov Tsar Nicholas Romanov   See fewer
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Tsarina Tsarina   See fewer
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László Konter
German Ambassador German Ambassador   See fewer
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Major (as Wayne Allan Brett) Major (as Wayne Allan Brett)   See fewer
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Bernie (uncredited) Bernie (uncredited)   See fewer
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General (uncredited) General (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.8 / 10 | 408 votes