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Join us for these events at Jewish Museum Milwaukee:

Thursday December 5th, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Houdini and the Cult of Celebrity
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Houdini was the last of the steam-age celebrities, whose fame grew from many of the same developments that transformed American life in the industrial age. Explore how the notion of celebrity has evolved between Harry Houdini’s time and today with Rick Popp, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies at UWM.

Thursday December 19th, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
December 'Thirdsday' + Master Mystery Screening
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

We will be screening the entire "Master Mystery" series throughout the run of 'Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini;'  this "Thirdsday' we will screen the conclusion of the film. Join us to view the last five parts of this important piece of film and Houdini history.

Wednesday December 25th, 2019 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annual Christmas Cinema: Houdini
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Looking for something fun to do Christmas Day? Come to Jewish Museum Milwaukee to enjoy Houdini, the 1953 biopic starring then husband-and-wife Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh as Harry and Bess Houdini. Film begins at 1:00 pm, giving you enough time to view the permanent and special exhibits before or after the film.

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