The Cast

Andy Mientus

Younger Brother

Shaina Taub

Emma Goldman

With Narration By, 

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Brandon Victor Dixon

Coalhouse Walker, Jr.

Georgia Engel

Houdini's Mother

Bradley Gibson

Matthew Henson

Cooper Grodin

Harry K. Thaw

Joe Harkins


Philip Paul Kelly

Admiral Peary

Larry Daggett

Henry Ford

Annie Sherman

Evelyn Nesbit

Elexis Morton

Sarah's Friend

Jeremy Morse

Harry Houdini

Aviva Winick

Little Girl

Paul Slade Smith

J.P. Morgan

Rod Singleton

Booker T. Washington


Drew Martin

Stanford White

Hudson Loverro

Little Boy

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Footage from The Library of Congress Archives

Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24July1903; H33775.
Camera, Alfred C. Abadie.
Photographed July 9, 1903.