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Name Mr. Bill Martin
Email billm0688@gmail.com
Website http://mindreachentertainment.com
Phone 505/896-0100
Address PO Box 44547
Rio Rancho, NM  87174
US
Biographical Info Bill Martin is a magician, escapeologist, and retired Naval Aviator. He has been a Golden Gloves boxer, carnival wrestler, hardrock miner, tractor mechanic, and nightclub entertainer. He has performed Houdini’s famous milkcan escape on national television.
Program Title MYSTERY, MYTH, & MAGIC: Houdini
 
Program Description This presentation will include a discussion of the incredible life and times of Houdini, the greatest magician, escape artist and showman of his time. Bill martin will appear as be believes Houdini would return today; as the "GREAT and MAGNIFICENT SWAMI SALAMI." A magic show and discussion will follow, tailored for your appropriate age group from 5th grade to senior citizen. Throughout the show, you will learn how the Jewish kid from Budapest became known as the "the great self-liberator" to the new American immigrants, and how his dangerous escapes became metaphors for their personal freedom and newfound belief in themselves. Escapes will be demonstrated.
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