Houdini Action Figure

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Houdini Action Figure

Postby mai-ling » September 4th, 2008, 4:55 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Green Skittle » September 4th, 2008, 5:25 pm

It would be brilliant if you opened the box and it was empty...

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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Richard Kaufman » September 4th, 2008, 7:25 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby David Thomas » September 4th, 2008, 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Jonathan Townsend » September 5th, 2008, 9:36 am

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

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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby DrDanny » September 5th, 2008, 9:45 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Jonathan Townsend » September 5th, 2008, 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby amp » September 5th, 2008, 10:38 am

They should have Harry Blackstone,Sr. and Percy Abbott Rock 'Em Sock'Em robots.

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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby mai-ling » September 5th, 2008, 12:33 pm

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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » September 5th, 2008, 1:37 pm

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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby mai-ling » September 5th, 2008, 3:04 pm

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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby David Thomas » September 5th, 2008, 6:46 pm

They should have larry Jennings burning gimmicked decks in his fireplace :D

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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Gord » September 5th, 2008, 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby mai-ling » September 6th, 2008, 3:39 pm

Doug Henning I'm OK with.
A Criss Angel or David Copperfield one, I'm not OK with.
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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Jonathan Townsend » September 6th, 2008, 4:09 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby critterrice » September 6th, 2008, 6:05 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Gord » September 6th, 2008, 9:34 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby mai-ling » September 6th, 2008, 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby Gord » September 7th, 2008, 2:21 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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Re: Houdini Action Figure

Postby mai-ling » September 7th, 2008, 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.)

Gord


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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