The Burning Rope Escape

Michael Lee Conquers The Escape That Houdini Would Never Attempt.

Michael prepares for the escape.

Strapped into a regulation hospital straight jacket, Michael's crew set his leg rigging.

As a crowd of thousands watch, Michael's assistant sets the rope a blaze!

Michael effects his escape.

Suspended upside down 10 stories up.

Television news coverage caught the dramatic event.