Watch Houdini (1953) online for free full movie and streaming film in English with HD quality. In this fictional account of the great magician’s life, Houdini meets his wife Bess while performing sideshow. The demure Bess rebuffs his advances but is soon attending all of his shows and they are married after a whirlwind romance. His first attempt at performing on stage with Bess as his pretty assistant is less than successful and he decides to take a regular job in a lock factory. His escape from a straight jacket at the annual magicians dinner gets him a ticket to Europe where he becomes a great success, even meeting a challenge to escape from London’s reputedly escape-proof jails. Back home he stages a series of death defying escapes but turns to mysticism after his beloved mother’s death. He eventually returns to great acclaim but dies on stage after accidentally aggravating an inflamed appendix.