Houdini (Rpt)

29th November
6.55am on Monday 29th November (2 hours 5 minutes) on Talking Pictures TV.

The story of how struggling performer Harry Houdini became a success in Europe and, following his return to the USA, began to establish himself, by way of his death-defying feats, as the greatest escapologist of all time. Starring: Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.

 

History's Greatest Mysteries with Laurence Fishburne

29th November

12 midnight on Monday 29th November (2 hours) on Sky History.

Houdini's Lost Diaries. Celebrated escape artist Harry Houdini left behind a diary that had been kept from the public, held under lock and key by a wealthy New York City family. Now, magician and Houdini expert Bill Kalush has finally secured access to these pages. A team of experts help unveil the diary, using new information gleaned from these personal accounts to form new insights into this enigmatic man's life.

 

Pawn Stars (Rpt)

30th November
1.10pm on Tuesday 30th November (30 minutes) on Blaze.

Houdini's Handcuffs. Series 3, episode 18. The guys are thrilled to come across Harry Houdini's shackles and handcuffs, as well as rare 1940s cereal box freebies and the 1999 Vince Lombardi Super Bowl trophy.

 

And the Same to You (Rpt)

30th November
6.30pm on Tuesday 30th November (1 hour 30 minutes) on Talking Pictures TV

Comedy starring Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day. The boxing-mad nephew of a pious clergyman embarks on an elaborate plan to keep his boxing career a secret. Director: George Pollock. (Black and White, 1960, U)

 

Pawn Stars (Rpt)

2nd December
1.35pm on Thursday 2nd December (30 minutes) on Blaze.

The Great Escape. Series 4, episode 26. Series following pawn shop owners in Las Vegas, the range of goods that come their way and the fakes that might just catch them out. The guys are presented with a Harry Houdini straitjacket, a letter from activist Helen Keller and a loudspeaker from the former home of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

 

Pawn Stars (Rpt)

3rd December
5am on Friday 3rd December (30 minutes) on Blaze.

Houdini's Handcuffs. Series 3, episode 18. The guys are thrilled to come across Harry Houdini's shackles and handcuffs, as well as rare 1940s cereal box freebies and the 1999 Vince Lombardi Super Bowl trophy.

 

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