Magician Dick Brookz discloses Houdini’s conflict with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Friday, December 26, 2014 at 12 noon on The Travel Channel. Travel Channel’s Mysteries At The Museum Features Dick Brookz The Houdini Museum for the third time in three months.
Scranton, PA, December 18, 2014 — Travel Channel’s Mysteries At The Museum features magician Dick Brookz of The Houdini Museum for thr third time in the past three months. Renowned magician and Houdini expert Dick Brookz discloses Houdini’s conflict with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Friday, December 26, 2014 at 12 noon on The Travel Channel as their lead story.
TV host Don Wildman tells of the captivating portrait of Houdini’s mother. This portrait was a catalyst for an angry conflict with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on the subject of religion and spiritualism. This is Season 7, Episode 4.
The Travel Channel’s web site states, “Owned by a couple of seasoned magicians, the Houdini Museum has helped put Scranton, PA, on the map with a veritable treasure trove of objects related to the performer, such as mirror handcuffs, a collection of locks and a straitjacket. The most haunting artifact at the Houdini Museum is a piece from the magician’s private collection. It’s a portrait of a white-haired woman wearing a high-necked, black gown and a stoic expression. This photograph was the catalyst for a bitter tale that tormented the great illusionist right up until his untimely death.“
The episode can also be seen on Youtube.com
Brookz has appeared in top venues such as Rainbow Grill at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC, The Americana Hotel in Puerto Rico for 3 months, was held over, returned and headlined Number One Fifth Ave in New York City (Barbra Streisand and Woody Allen also headlined there), the El Morocco in Montreal, repeatedly at New York’s Living Room with Jack Jones, Lonnie Satin, and a series of other top venues He has worked as an entertainer for major corporations such as Coleco, Pepsi, Frito Lay, Maidenform, First Boston, Yago Sangria, Pool Trol, etc., with shows written by him that revolved around the product. His television appearances include Atlantic City Alive, Travel Channel’s “Magic Road Trip”, Biography Channel’s “Dead Famous-Houdini”, Evening Magazine, Good Morning America, Home Box Office, Canada’s Deals From The Dark Side”, Travel Channel’s “Magic Road Trip”, as well as many news programs. He has been hired for major society parties by Diana Ross, Brooke Shields, Carly Simon, Barry Manilow, John Lithgow, David Merrick, Stevie Wonder, multiple times for the Rockefeller family and others. Early in his carreer appeared on the same bill, usually the opening act, with Jack Jones, Jerry Vale, Lou Monte, George Kirby, Pat Cooper, Neil Sedaka, Bobby Darin, Don Cornell and others.
Magicians Dick Brookz and Dorothy Dietrich this past week were featured on the Associated Press feature that can be seen at their Big Story web page.
The Houdini Museum has the largest and only continuing traveling exhibit on Houdini, “Houdini Road Show”, that has finally all come back from being on exhibit at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino in West Palm Beach. http://HoudiniDisplays.com
Two seasons ago Mysteries At The Museum featured the Houdini Museum’s Dorothy Dietrich telling of one of Houdini’s most famous escapes. The Travel Channel’s promo for that show can be seen on their website.
seen at their Big Story web page,
Houdini fans have come to Scranton, PA., the home of the Houdini Museum, Tour & Magic Show for 25 years. It is the only building in the world totally devoted to Houdini, & is the longest running and largest public exhibit in the world dedicated to Houdini. It’s headed up by professional magicians Dorothy Dietrich and Dick Brookz. http://Houdini.org
The Houdini Museum, Tour and Magic Show is located at 1433 N. Main Ave, Scranton, PA, (570) 342-5555, and features year round Houdini tours and magic shows for adults, kids, seniors and teenagers.
Considered leading mystery entertainers Dick Brookz and Dorothy Dietrich are also currently starring in Psychic Theater’s “Haunted! A Fun Psychic & Seance Event!” running evenings for 9 years in the Houdini Museum Theater. It is the longest running seance show in history. http://PsychicTheatre.com
The Houdini Museum
1433 N. Main Ave.
Scranton, PA. 18508