Adrien Brody Makes "Houdini" Worth Watching

August 29, 2014 10:41 PM

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Adrien Brody is in the spotlight for two nights when A&E presents "Houdini," a mini-series presented September 1 and 2 at 9PM. This is an in depth look at the life and times of Harry Houdini, the renowned escape artist who stunned the world in the early 1920's. This television production gives us more details about Houdini's life and helps audiences to understand the drive within him to be the best in his field.

The movie shows through flashbacks Houdini's early life when he was known as Eric Weiss and was the son of a local Rabbi in Wisconsin. He adored his mother (Eszler Onodi) but feared his father. To stay away from home he and his brother Dash practiced sleight of hand tricks and made a few coins from ...

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