The true stories of Houdini—the American self-liberator, Europe’s eclipsing sensation, the world’s handcuff king, exposer of fraud, original prison breaker, and master magician. He is an inspiration to generations of children who dare to dream of the impossible. William Pack goes beyond the myth and brings to life the true story of this American icon. GASP at the story of his remarkable death. RELIVE his baffling magic and escapes. HEAR THE ONLY KNOWN RECORDING OF HIS VOICE.
Speaker Bio: William Pack
As a child, William spend much of his summer hanging around his local library. With free access to the book collection, he discovered a voracious desire to read everything. He has used his passionate curiosity to create a diverse collection of programs, covering biography, history, and science.
Born and raised in Chicago, William Pack is a magician, storyteller, and author. At 11 years old, William got his first job in a magic shop and has been performing ever since. William has won numerous awards for his magic and comedy performances. In 2001, he taught actor Will Smith sleight of hand for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali in the film, Ali.