Houdini Action Figure

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Postby mai-ling » 09/04/08 04:55 PM

I saw it for the first time at
a local trick shop I went into
the other day.

I love my Shakespeare and Poe ones a lot.
(In fact I should have a Mozart one for my Mozart Collection)

But I think an entire line of action figures
of dead magicians is needed.

Not just the Houdini one.
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Postby Green Skittle » 09/04/08 05:25 PM

It would be brilliant if you opened the box and it was empty...
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 09/04/08 07:25 PM

I think a Chris Korn action figure is needed, performing the act he did at FISM, where in a severly flatulent moment an entire deck of cards exploded from his rectum. Seriously.
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Postby David Thomas » 09/04/08 10:53 PM

They should have a special boxing cage match with Dai vernon and Houdini action figures duking it out!
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 09/05/08 09:36 AM

Do they come with accessories? Like miniature handcuffs, forcing packs, vanishing bird cage... ?

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Postby DrDanny » 09/05/08 09:45 AM

Get him here (http://www.mcphee.com/categories/action.html)
as well as many many other strange figures.

That place is a wonderland of springboards: that is, items that stir the imagination. Highly recommended browsing.
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 09/05/08 10:17 AM

OMG Robot Chicken props have gone mainstream!

So now you can have mini tea parties where Criss Angel and Harry Houdini can talk about mom, wives and handcuffs.
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Postby amp » 09/05/08 10:38 AM

They should have Harry Blackstone,Sr. and Percy Abbott Rock 'Em Sock'Em robots.
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Postby mai-ling » 09/05/08 12:33 PM

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Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » 09/05/08 01:37 PM

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Postby mai-ling » 09/05/08 03:04 PM

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Postby David Thomas » 09/05/08 06:46 PM

They should have larry Jennings burning gimmicked decks in his fireplace :D
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Postby Gord » 09/05/08 11:58 PM

All told, I'm surprised we haven't seen a Criss Angel figure yet.
But for me, I'd love to see a Doug Henning figure.

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Postby mai-ling » 09/06/08 03:39 PM

Doug Henning I'm OK with.
A Criss Angel or David Copperfield one, I'm not OK with.
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 09/06/08 04:09 PM

Probably a good idea for those who disapprove to buy a few.
One to show around and actively express their disapproval.
A few spares just in case they or others get carried away and damage the item beyond recognizability as they demonstrate their disapproval.
And of course at least one to keep pristine so later on they can sell a first edition ... disapprovingly.
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Postby critterrice » 09/06/08 06:05 PM

If you want a Doug Henning figure then just paint a mustache on this:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/47/12675 ... 11.jpg?v=0
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Postby Gord » 09/06/08 09:34 PM

critterrice wrote:If you want a Doug Henning figure then just paint a mustache on this:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/47/12675 ... 11.jpg?v=0


Where can I get one??????

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Postby mai-ling » 09/06/08 10:14 PM

Gord wrote:
critterrice wrote:If you want a Doug Henning figure then just paint a mustache on this:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/47/12675 ... 11.jpg?v=0


Where can I get one??????

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Postby Gord » 09/07/08 02:21 AM

mai-ling wrote:Doug Henning I'm OK with.
A Criss Angel or David Copperfield one, I'm not OK with.



You know what would be cool. You know those desk globes you can get that is suspended in mid-air between magnets?
Now if someone could do a David Copperfield "flying" figure like that. That would be cool.
(Note: If someone does make this I get 5% net.)

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Postby mai-ling » 09/07/08 10:21 AM

Gord wrote:
mai-ling wrote:Doug Henning I'm OK with.
A Criss Angel or David Copperfield one, I'm not OK with.



You know what would be cool. You know those desk globes you can get that is suspended in mid-air between magnets?
Now if someone could do a David Copperfield "flying" figure like that. That would be cool.
(Note: If someone does make this I get 5% net.)

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I know what you are talking about.

I have cloud city from
star wars: empire strikes back
that suspends.


i suppose it would be OK with David flying.
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