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

July 01, 2018

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Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Phone:
443-873-5177

Overview

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 Margery and Houdini began one of the Jazz era's most famous rivalries.

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  • Jonestown

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