The event miniseries follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America's first bonafide world-renowned superstar. From humble beginnings at circus sideshows to sold-out concert halls, Eastern European immigrant Erich Weiss rose to become a household name across the globe - Houdini. Academy Award(R) winner Adrien Brody stars as The Great Harry Houdini as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists, and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Arthur Conan Doyle and Rasputin. A thrilling ride throughout Harry's psyche, HOUDINI delves deep behind the curtain into his life through his stunts, his visions, and his mastery of illusion.

Houdini - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 2014-09-01

Houdini - Houdini (album) - Netflix

Houdini is the fifth studio album by the Melvins, released in 1993 on Atlantic Records. The album was the band's major label debut after releasing their previous albums on the independent label Boner Records. The album features a cover of the 1974 Kiss song “Goin' Blind”. The songs “Hooch”, “Lizzy” and “Honey Bucket” were released as singles with accompanying music videos. “Night Goat” is a partial re-recording of a song the band had released as a single in 1992. Nirvana's Kurt Cobain is given co-production credit alongside the Melvins on six tracks, for guitar on the song “Sky Pup”, and percussion on the song “Spread Eagle Beagle”.

Houdini - Legacy - Netflix

Treblezine named Houdini as one of the “10 Essential Sludge Metal Albums” and “The 30 Best Grunge Albums” rated it as number 10 on its list of “10 Best Grunge Albums” The track “Hooch” is rated as one of the best songs of the decade by Pitchfork in the book The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present. Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor listed the album as an influence. In 2005, the album was performed live in its entirety as part of the All Tomorrow's Parties-curated Don't Look Back series. Subsequent performances of the album occurred over the next few years, such as their appearance at the Primavera Sound festival in 2007 and on the bands 25th Anniversary tour in 2009. A specially recorded live performance of the album was released as A Live History of Gluttony and Lust in 2006. Largely out of print since the 1990s, the album was reissued in 2016 through Third Man Records.

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