Step into the captivating world of Houdini’s Texas tours! Author, Ron Cartlidge, brings you an complete and up-to-date account of the legendary magician’s two mesmerizing visits to the Lone Star State. Immerse yourself in the headlines that once splashed across Texas newspapers, now masterfully compiled in one place for the first time. Houdini’s performances in Fort Worth, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, and Austin, where he attracted University of Texas students, left the crowds spellbound. Beyond his magical prowess, Houdini worked wonders in securing the limelight through brilliant publicity stunts, including daring straightjacket escapes suspended from the Littlefield Building in Austin, witnessed by 5,000 awe-struck onlookers. This exceptional book, a true collector’s first edition, is a must-have for all Houdini enthusiasts and history buffs alike.