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  • Having pulled off more than one narrow escape, Fortescue Metals Group 's founder and chief executive, Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest , could be called the Harry Houdini of the global mining industry.

    Fortescue Doubles Down on Iron Ore

  • He did not take the name Harry Houdini until he had been a performer for many years.

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  • iWon News - Book Paints Escape-Artist Houdini As Spy: NEW YORK AP - Eighty years after his death, the name Harry Houdini remains synonymous with escape under the most dire circumstances.

    Harry Houdini, Spy

  • iWon News - Book Paints Escape-Artist Houdini As Spy: NEW YORK AP - Eighty years after his death, the name Harry Houdini remains synonymous with escape under the most dire circumstances.

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  • French magician Robert Houdin and American stuntman and escapologist Erich Weiss, popularly known as Harry Houdini, are the other two magicians in whose memory stamps have been released.

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  • Nearby are the oversized and obviously empty dollhouse out of which rose a live woman after fervid abracadabra incantations, and the wooden trunk from which Erich Weiss - better known as Harry Houdini - emerged damp but undaunted after a splash in the Hudson.

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  • GOP Senator Arlen Specter is known as the Harry Houdini of Pennsylvania politics.

    Arlen's Fatal Stimulus

  • They recall a time when Coney Island's cabarets and music halls rivaled its amusement parks and were proving grounds for iconic entertainers such as Harry Houdini, Irving Berlin, Jimmy Durante and George Burns.

    Surf Avenue Turf War

  • Essendon ruckman David Hille is fast becoming the 'Harry Houdini' of the AFL for his ability to keep escaping punishment from the match review panel after he yet again beat a charge of rough conduct on Monday.

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  • Joining them are iconic figures such as Harry Houdini, Henry Ford, Booker T. Washington and Emma Goldman.

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