Invented by Harry Houdini from the French magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin
They are owned by Houdini Inc. which has, since 1984 been a leading supplier of upscale food and wine gifts to retailers including specialty stores, liquor retailers, upscale catalogs and Internet sites.
Houdini lay on his side, still fettered by the manacles.
Such was his reputation for escaping from prison that he acquired the popular nickname, ' the Welsh Houdini ' .
Convertible: The convertible bra is like the Houdini of the lingerie world.
Houdini's Mansion: Located in Los Angeles, the former mansion of the icon of illusion is said to be haunted by his spirit.