She was the first female to have executed a straitjacket get away and the just girl to have caught a bullet in her mouth area. It had been reading a biography of Harry Houdini that led her to initial attempt straitjacket escapes. For breaking the cup ceiling for ladies in magic, she was dubbed THE FEMININE Houdini as well as the First Female of Magic. She was raised in Erie, Pa with six brothers; she frequently performed the damsel linked with the railroad monitors. She was a visitor in the Montel Williams present.