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Haldane of the Secret Service (1923)

Famed escape artist Harry Houdini functions as producer, director and star of Haldane of the Secret Service. After his detective father is murdered by the villains, Heath Haldane (Houdini) dedicates himself to tracking down their scoundrels. Time and again, the bad guys trap Haldane in ropes, chains and strongboxes. And time and time, our hero wriggles out of his predicaments with the skill of? well, of Harry Houdini. The one surprise in Haldane of the Secret Service is the identity of the head criminal, a surprise which will not be revealed in these notes. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

Haldane of the Secret Service
(1923) American
B&W : Six reels
Directed by Harry Houdini

Cast: Harry Houdini [Heath Haldane], Gladys Leslie [Adele Ormsby], William Humphrey [Edward Ormsby], Richard Carlyle [Joe Ivor], Jane Jennings [Mrs. Clara Usher], Charles Fang [Ah Sing], Myrtle Morse [Andrea Dayton], Irving Brooks [Bruce Dayton], Edward Bouldin (Edward Boulden) [Raoul Usher], Bob Rose [Houdini stunt double]

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