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Dorothy Young, Houdini's assistant, on:
his most prominent feature

Dorothy Young His eyes. He had the most electric eyes. Piercing eyes. But with the piercing, they could be very tender eyes, enough though at times, you know, when he would be doing his tricks, you know, and flashing his eyes as he would perform– because he was a master showman. But it’s strange, being that way, in private life being so soft and gentle.

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