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Harry Houdini performs the great milk can escape, 1908.
Harry Houdini is the man in the milk can

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Houdini's Magic Tricks
In 1899, when Houdini decided to stop doing traditional magic and instead concentrate on escapes, his career took off. He created several dramatic escapes. In 1908, in St. Louis, Houdini introduced his escape from a giant milk can filled with water. It became a very popular trick and he took it on tour throughout the U.S., England, and Germany. What kind of escape could top this?
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