The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit

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Date(s) - Sunday, July 1, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location
Jewish Museum of Maryland

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Sponsored by The Scientific American Magazine and judged by some of the top scientists in the United States and Harry Houdini himself, The Jazz Age Psychic Contest of 1923-25 offered more money than the Noble Prize. This international search for a genuine psychic attracted one charlatan after another – until a young and beautiful Boston psychic entered at Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s urging. The competition between the medium Margery and Houdini began one of the Jazz era’s most famous rivalries.

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