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New York City's Hippodrome Closed Its Doors for the Last Time


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Houdini and Jennie, the elephant, performing at the Hippodrome, New York

Others might pull rabbits out of hats, but at the Hippodrome Houdini made a 10,000-pound elephant named Jennie disappear

CREDIT: Houdini and Jennie, the elephant, performing at the Hippodrome, New York, 1918. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-112421.



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