The Resource Houdini's death defying acts, direction, Gillian Armstrong ; screenplay, Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward, (videorecording)

Houdini's death defying acts, direction, Gillian Armstrong ; screenplay, Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward, (videorecording)

Label
Houdini's death defying acts
Title
Houdini's death defying acts
Statement of responsibility
direction, Gillian Armstrong ; screenplay, Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward
Title variation
Death defying acts
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mary McGarvie is a beautiful con artist who, with the help of her young daughter, fools audiences into believing she is psychic. The legendary magician Harry Houdini comes to town with a skeptic's challenge. He is going to give $10,000 to anyone who can correctly 'channel' his mother's dying words. Mary accepts the challenge. Houdini enters into a passionate affair with the charming clairvoyant even as he prepares for the most dangerous stunt of his career
Cataloging source
SDM
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.4372 H
PerformerNote
Guy Pearce, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1969-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Armstrong, Gillian
  • Grisoni, Tony
  • Ward, Brian
  • Zeta-Jones, Catherine
  • Pearce, Guy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Channeling (Spiritualism)
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Houdini's death defying acts, direction, Gillian Armstrong ; screenplay, Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
4 1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192005060
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
07328
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
A906049
Video recording format
other
Label
Houdini's death defying acts, direction, Gillian Armstrong ; screenplay, Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
4 1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192005060
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
07328
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
A906049
Video recording format
other

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