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Beatrice and Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, seated, facing front, 1899.
 

哈利.胡迪尼与美丽的碧翠西于1899年合影

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哈利.胡迪尼 (Harry Houdini) 娶了碧翠西
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你可能听说过一位传奇的魔术师哈利.胡迪尼,但是你知不知道哈利.胡迪尼跟美丽的碧翠西的故事呢?当胡迪尼遇到葳贺米娜.碧翠西.拉娜 (Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner) 的时候,似乎出现的最神奇的魔术。哈利本来是一位默默无闻的魔术师,而碧翠西则是在纽约布莱顿海滩 (Brighton Beach) 上表演歌舞的「花姊妹」 (Floral Sisters) 之一。哈利与碧翠西坠入爱河,并于1894622日展开夫妻新的一幕生活。 

胡迪尼结婚之后,碧翠西就离开「花姊妹」,并且成为丈夫的舞台助理。有了碧翠西的辅助,胡迪尼大肆宣传他能够比任何人都从更多手铐、脚镣的捆绑中逃脱。四年之后,胡迪尼魔术师在表演中有了令人惊讶的改变。你知道是怎么样的改变吗?


You may have heard about the legendary magician Harry Houdini, but do you know the story of Harry Houdini and the beautiful Beatrice? It was magic at its best when Harry Houdini met Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner. Harry was an unknown magician and Beatrice was singing and dancing as one of the Floral Sisters in West Brighton Beach, New York. Harry and Beatrice fell in love, and on June 22, 1894, the couple started a new act as husband and wife.

When the Houdinis married, Beatrice left the Floral Sisters and became her husband's stage assistant. With Beatrice at his side, Houdini advertised he had "escaped out of more handcuffs, manacles, and leg shackles than any other human being living." Four years later, Houdini the magician made a surprising change in his act. Do you know what it was?

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