|Died||February 2, 1979 |
Victoria, B.C., Canada
William (Billy) Harkness was named by Bess Houdini as the "Canadian Houdini."
He served in World War I with the Black Watch and Highland Light Infantry, and moved to Canada in 1922.
Along with his escapes, he was known for his manipulations and comedy situations.
- Houdini Handcuffs (1936)
- Houdini Wand (1937)
- Houdini Medallion