We’re all familiar with the name, Houdini, and picture him hanging upside down in a tank of water or over Times Square, bound in straight jacket, locks, and chains. But how much do you know about his life and career?

Have you ever heard his actual voice? Do you know where he came from? Is Houdini his real name? Whatever happened to him? What drove him? Well, you can find out the answer to many of those questions in the Tmeline sponsored video below. So sit back for a little less than an hour and let the mystery and intrigue sink in.