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Houdini in the German Courtroom, 1902

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Houdini in the German Courtroom, 1902
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Houdini in the German Courtroom (Ehrenerklarung!), 1902 1 sheet, Atelier J. Zier, Liepsig. Handsomely framed. 43" x 30" Another press stunt of Houdini's was to goad/arrange officials into denouncing him in public and in newspapers as a fraud, unable to really escape from chains, boxes, jails, etc., etc. Houdini would then sue for libel and slander, and create a spectacle in Court, by escaping in view of the Judges/Jury/Public/Press in attendance. RESERVE
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Houdini in the German Courtroom, 1902

Estimate $65,000 - $75,000
Dec 09, 2012
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0019: Houdini in the German Courtroom, 1902

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Est. $65,000 - $75,000Starting Price $40,000
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Houdini in the German Courtroom (Ehrenerklarung!), 1902 1 sheet, Atelier J. Zier, Liepsig. Handsomely framed. 43" x 30" Another press stunt of Houdini's was to goad/arrange officials into denouncing him in public and in newspapers as a fraud, unable to really escape from chains, boxes, jails, etc., etc. Houdini would then sue for libel and slander, and create a spectacle in Court, by escaping in view of the Judges/Jury/Public/Press in attendance. RESERVE

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