Autographs: One More for the Road

As we conclude our week of Doug autographs, I just wanted to thank everyone that took the time to submit their items. I believe I posted everyone’s.  The above one is from the collection of Dan Sclare, and is typical of Doug’s autographs. Flashy, positive, and inspirational. Just like the man himself.  See you next…

Autographs: From Doug to Dunninger!

This autograph comes from the collection of Michael Whitecar and features what can be called a true meeting of the magical minds! Joseph Dunninger (1892-1975), was not only a popular magician of his time, but a master debunker of fraudulent spiritualists and mediums. A friend of Houdini, Dunninger spent a good part of his life…

Autographs: Part 2

  What’s in a name? In this case, Doug’s autograph sits side by side with its, well, namesake, in the book “World’s Famous Magic” by Hyla M. Clark As Nick Saint-Erne explained to me, he obtained this autograph after meeting Doug backstage at a show in Las Vegas on April 2, 1978. It reads: To…

Autographs! Autographs! Autographs!

Hello, and welcome back everyone! You may remember last week I put out a call for people to send any unique autographs they may have of Doug lurking in their collections. I definitely wasn’t disappointed, and will be sharing some of them with you this week.  The first one comes from William Gallaher, and is…

Do You Have An Autograph From Doug?

The above signed photo was sent to me by Kevin Segall, and got me thinking. Doug signed a lot of autographs in his lifetime, some extravagant and flashy, and others not.  Now I know a lot are still out there in private collections. If readers want to send me theirs, I’ll be sure to spotlight the…