Houdini girl

by Martyn Bedford

Publisher: Penguin in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 374 Downloads: 972
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Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Viking, 1999.

StatementMartyn Bedford.
The Physical Object
Pagination374p. ;
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18634599M
ISBN 100140285369

Story and Art by Cynthia Von Buhler. Cover by David Mack. Unappreciated at her father's detective agency, the fabulous, rabbit-loving Minky Woodcock straps on her gumshoes in order to uncover a magical mystery involving the world-famous escape artist, Harry Houdini. This highly fanciful but immensely entertaining biopic stars Tony Curtis as legendary magician/escape-artist Harry Houdini. Janet Leigh, Mrs. Tony Curtis at the time, co-stars as Houdini's wife 85%. is the homepage of Patrick Culliton, actor and writer, whose most recent book, Houdini--the Key, has created a sensation since it exposes virtually all of Houdini's secrets. Links to pages about Clayton Moore, James Dean, Robert Preston. The Houdini Girl on America's Got Talent: Houdini's Chinese Water Torture Cell. Celebrating the th Anniversary! Full View Water Torture Cell: Practicing in the Pool 2: Dayle Krall was featured on the popular Blog Talk Radio show Adventure Woman Radio. Click here to listen.

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About the Book The protagonist, British magician Fletcher "Red" Brandon finds the girl of his dreams,the witty,beguiling Rosa Kelly, a beautiful,independent,combative, fiery young Irish woman. After stealing his heart, she is suddenly killed, setting Red off on an obsessive chase to determine the cause of her death.

Houdini is a American Technicolor film biography from Paramount Pictures, produced by George Pal and Berman Swarttz, directed by George Marshall, that stars then husband-and-wife Tony Curtis and Janet film's screenplay, based upon the life of magician and escape artist Harry Houdini, is by Philip Yordan, based on the book Houdini by Harold by: Roy Webb.

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The result is a new, crafty. I spotted Houdini Heart by Ki Longfellow back when it was released on Ap but it appeared from the description on Amazon that it only name-checks Houdini in its title -- using the master magician as a metaphor rather than an actual character in the book (similar to The Houdini Girl a few years back).

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Cynthia will draw you as a supporting character in the series. Published by Hard Case Crime/Titan Comics in   Detective Minky Woodcock, star of Titan Comics and Hard Case Crime's graphic novel The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini, is making her way to live-action on the was created by artist.Following his taut debut, Acts of Revision (), with a more maudlin tale of love and loss, Bedford offers a promising yet finally disappointing story of a magician unable to perform the ultimate trick: bringing back to life the woman he adored, then betrayed.

On first meeting in an Oxford pub, Red and Rosa click, although they're too cool to let on. But after he tosses off a Author: Martyn Bedford.