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The Resource Escape! the story of the great Houdini, Sid Fleischman

Escape! the story of the great Houdini, Sid Fleischman

Label
Escape! the story of the great Houdini
Title
Escape! the story of the great Houdini
Statement of responsibility
Sid Fleischman
Title variation
Story of the great Houdini
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats
Cataloging source
UWB
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1920-2010
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Fleischman, Sid
Dewey number
793.8/092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Taylor Mali and the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mali, Taylor
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Magicians
  • Escape artists
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Escape! the story of the great Houdini, Sid Fleischman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sleuthing the Houdini story -- He was born, but where? -- From rags to rags -- King of the necktie cutters -- The Pygmalion of East 69th street -- Dressing up the act -- Magic for sale -- Mr. Beck beckons -- Don't walk on the grass -- The queen's dress -- The Siberian mystery -- Double-crossing -- The ink-stained wretch -- The life expectancy of an eggshell -- Unmasking an icon -- Walking through a brick wall -- One elephant to go -- The movie star -- The man who fooled Sherlock Holmes -- The phantom follies -- The pajama pocket -- Postmortem -- Digging around in Houdini's past
Control code
1087344
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (approximately 3.5 hrs.) ;
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780976193258
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1087344
  • (OCoLC)122257156
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Escape! the story of the great Houdini, Sid Fleischman
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sleuthing the Houdini story -- He was born, but where? -- From rags to rags -- King of the necktie cutters -- The Pygmalion of East 69th street -- Dressing up the act -- Magic for sale -- Mr. Beck beckons -- Don't walk on the grass -- The queen's dress -- The Siberian mystery -- Double-crossing -- The ink-stained wretch -- The life expectancy of an eggshell -- Unmasking an icon -- Walking through a brick wall -- One elephant to go -- The movie star -- The man who fooled Sherlock Holmes -- The phantom follies -- The pajama pocket -- Postmortem -- Digging around in Houdini's past
Control code
1087344
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (approximately 3.5 hrs.) ;
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780976193258
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1087344
  • (OCoLC)122257156
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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