Was Houdini left-handed?

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Postby Guest » 03/04/07 10:00 PM

Quick question:

Was Houdini left-handed?

I am away from all of my books, and no, am not in the mood to Google.

You experts are way faster anyway! :D :help:

Postby Leonard Hevia » 03/17/07 05:54 PM

I believe he was right-handed Dave. There's a photo of him in one of my Houdini books that clearly shows him at his desk (the one that might have been Edgar Allen Poe's?)in the upper floor of his Harlem brownstone. Houdini is writing with his right hand, and holding his pen in an unorthodox manner between is index and middle fingers.
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