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David Copperfield, magician, on:
Houdini’s lasting appeal

David Copperfield It was a great era for his kind of entertainment. I mean, it really can’t be duplicated today. You know, this man that could escape from anything, be free of all boundaries. It was a time of boundaries. It was a time of constraints. So he was kind of a walking metaphor, which is probably why he’s lasted so long in our consciousness.

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