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Produced by Nancy Porter
Beth Tierney

Edited by
Peter Rhodes

Music by
Claudio Ragazzi

Cinematography
Boyd Estus
Jeri Sopanen
Christine Burrill

Houdini's escapes performed by
Robert Fellows
Mind Matters, Inc.

Production Assistant
James Whitters

Research Assistant
Arda Collins
 
Recreation Performers

Tom Kemp
James Fellows
Edward Germain
Pier Gustafson

Set Design
Katha Seidman

Costumes
Ann Yoost Brecke
Interchanges

Musicians
Billy Novick
Brian Clague
Alon Yavnai

Sound
Peter Frumkin
Yuri Raicin
John Zecca

Assistant Camera
Jill Tufts
Dick Williams

Gaffer
Guy Holt

Grips
Jeffrey King
Walter Argo

Intern
Jeremy Roby

Still Animation
The Frame Shop, Ed Joyce

Sound Design and Mix
Heartpunch Studios
Greg McCleary & Geof Thurber

On-line Editor
Dave Allen, Multivision

Narration Recording
Sync Sound

Film to Tape Transfer
Roland House

Historical Advisors
Kenneth Silverman
Don B. Wilmeth

Archival Footage
Archive Films
George Eastman House
Richard Flint
The Image Bank
International Magicians Society
John E. Allen, Inc.
Library of Congress
The WPA Film Library
Worldview Entertainment

Photographs
American Jewish Archive
Archive Photos
Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Billy Rose Theatre Collection, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations
Brown Brothers
Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library
Carrandi Collection
Chicago Historical Society
Milbourne Christopher Collection
Kevin A. Connolly Collection
David Copperfield Collection
Corbis-Bettman
Culver Pictures
David De-Val Collection
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library
Ed Hill Collection
Sidney H. Radner Collection, Houdini Historical Center, Appleton, WI
Library of Congress
Library of Congress, Rare Book Room, McManus-Young Collection
Robert Lund Collection
William H. McIlhany
Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson Theatre Collection
McGill University Archives
Minnesota Historical Center
Minnesota Historical Society
Museum of the City of New York
The New York Historical Society
Kenneth Silverman
Rosebush Enterprises and Lee Jacobs Productions
Society of American Magicians
Stanley Palm Collection
Morris Young Collection
Manny Weltman Collection

Special Thanks to
David Copperfield
Kit and Gerry Laybourne
Sidney H. Radner
James Randi
Chris Spriano
Richard Wood, Strand Theatre
 
 
FOR THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
On-Air Promotion
Frank Capria
James Dunford
Post Production
Maureen Barden
Raymond Powell

Field Production
Larry LeCain
Bob McCausland
Chas Norton
Dan Lang
Series Designers
Alison Kennedy
Chris Pullman

Title Animation
Lizard Lounge Graphics, Inc.

Online Editor
Mark Steele

Series Theme
Charles Kuskin

Series Theme ADAPTATION
Michael Bacon
BUSINESS Manager
Christine Larson

Project Administration
Nancy Farrell
Helen R. Russell
Andre Jones

Interactive Media
Rick Groleau
Danielle Dell'Olio
David Condon

Publicity
Daphne B. Noyes
Johanna Baker

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Series Editor
Joseph Tovares

Senior Producer
Mark Samels

Executive Producer
Margaret Drain
 
 
A Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. film
for THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
 
 
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