MAGIC BY MAGICIAN
DOROTHY DIETRICH
Female Houdini (tm), First Lady of Magic, Pioneer woman magician, escape artist


Columbia University Encyclopedia picked the 8 most noted magicians of the late 20th century
and included... Siegfried and Roy... Doug Henning... Harry Blackstone, Jr.,
David Copperfield..... and Dorothy Dietrich.

The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition 2006
Columbia University Press


Go to the photo session that made one of her posters possible.

Go to Ron Walotsky: the famous fantasy artist who painted this poster. He also did covers for Conan the Barbarian.


This site features well known magician-entertainer Dorothy Dietrich with links to Pages with such stars as Robert Klein, Tony Curtis, KISS, Tom Snyder, Bill Cosby, Muhammad Ali, Brooke Shields, David Copperfield, etc.

It tells of historic magic done by the magician-entertainer often called "the world's leading female magician," "the first lady of magic," and "Female Houdini" (tm). Many of the things she has done are unprecedented in the history of magic. She has paved the way for future female magicians in the magic and escape field. The leading female magician in the world. Columbia Encyclopedia (Columbia University Press) calls her "one of the most noted magicians of the late 20th Century." She often does shows at Scranton's Harry Houdini Museum & Show that she has founded. She also presides over the Famous Harry Houdini Seances held each Halloween, and is keeper of the Houdini grave site witht he sanction of the family of Houdini and the management of the cemetery. She recently replaced Houdini's bust, destroyed by vandals 38 years ago, at his grave site.

She has starred on an HBO Special with Tony Curtis, on Mysteries At The Museum, Magic Road Trip, Monel Williams, You Asked For It, etc. Her appearnces include a Bill Cosby Special, The Robert Klein Show, Just For The Record, The Best Of Everything, Evening Magazine, Man and His Mysteries, etc. Isla Fisher, star of the action thriller, "Now You See Me" used Dorothy's carreer and work as inspiration for her role in the hit movie.Isla Fisher Dorothy Dietrich Now You See Me

Dorothy Dietrich, one of the best known woman magicians in the world, is on the Board of Directors of the Harry Houdini Museum. An feature story in the New York Times said "she essentially is a magician - on the strength of her televised stunts, could claim preeminence to Houdini, the first woman to saw a man in half, the first woman to catch a bullet in her mouth"

She also helped found New York City's Magic Towne House, a world famous magic show spot and magicians meeting place for some 13 years and was an editor of Hocus Pocus Magic Magazine for three years, before moving to Scranton in the Pocono region of Pennsylvania.

For availability call The Houdini Museum at (570) 342-5555

Go to Magician Dietrich with celebrities such as Robert Klein, Muhammed Ali, Tony Curtis, Kiss, Tom Snyder, Bill Cosby, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, David Copperfield, Doug Henning, etc

Go to Magician Dietrich with some of her pet animals.

Go to Magician Dietrich's exhibit at The Houdini Magic Hall of Fame in Niagara Falls before it burned down

Go to Magician Dorothy Dietrich's performing and winning first prize at the New York City Book Fair and representing Harper Collins new book by author Kenneth Silverman, "Houdini!!!".

Go to some of Magician Dorothy Dietrich's television appearances.

Go to Magician escape artist Female Houdini (tm) Dorothy Dietrich doing a daredevil style upside down Straight Jacket Escape 150 feet above the earth suspended from a burning rope after being put in by police and security guards. The only woman in history to do this stunt.

Go to Female Magician Dietrich doing the famous jinxed bullet catch stunt at Resorts International, the stunt that has killed twelve men, and injured many others. She is the first and only woman to ever catch a bullet in her mouth. Dare devil/magician Houdini backed away from doing this stunt!

Go to Woman Magician Dietrich doing the Jinxed Bullet Catch Stunt for the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Go to The Famous Houdini Museum, of which Dorothy Dietrich is a director..




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