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None were able to do so and the prize was never collected. In 1918 he registered for selective service as Harry Handcuff Houdini. To this day the Society holds a broken wand ceremony at the grave site in November.

He first attracted notice as "Harry Handcuff Houdini" on a tour of Europe where he sensationally challenged different police forces to try to keep him locked up. Houdini made a number of movies but quit acting when it failed to bring in money. He was also a keen aviator and aimed to become the first man to fly a plane in Australia.