Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The Sensational Houdini Water Torture Escape

Here is a poster designed by the great Seymour Chwast, he of Push Pin Studios fame, to promote magician Doug Henning's televised recreation of Harry Houdini's infamous stunt. This went down December 26, 1982.

Bill Cosby was there!

Here's a recap of Henning's performance:


Jeremy said...

holy shit that poster is awesome

Benny said...

I just saw the original of that Henning poster this weekend. It was on display here: http://www.thecjm.org/index.php?option=com_ccevents&scope=exbt&task=detail&oid=52