Robots Prepare To Torch Harry Houdini

Several people have sent me this link, and that is because they, and it, are awesome: the trailer for a new DVD of Harry Houdini’s film career. Gizmodo declares, based on this evidence, that “Houdini was the first person ever to fight a robot on film.” I think they mean to say, “the first person to fight a robot in a fictional film”–but now I’ve said too much. Click through for hot Houdini on robot action plus a couple of stern looks and many death-defying stunts. Eat your heart out, Gene Autry!

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  1. Yeah, Chris and I were all a-twitter about this yesterday. Cool stuff. Hopefully Netflix will offer it, otherwise I may just end up buying it.

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