Harry Houdini had always wanted to perform this event but didn’t get to before his death.
He later followed up this event in November of 2000 with the stunt of “Frozen in Ice” at Time Square New York City.
More recently, in 2012 he did event called “Electrified” at Pier 54 in New York City for over 72 hours a million volts of electric from Huge Tesla Coils passed through a suit he as wearing. Howard Stern said he is “the greatest magician that ever lived” and in many ways he may be right.
David has pulled off some amazing stunts and has been burried alive, frozen alive, drowned alive, stayed on top of a 100 foot pillar, caught a bullet in his mouth, and has even set Guniness World Records.