Doug’s Fan Club HQ Today

One of my favorite things to do is researching old buildings that famous people, or their companies once inhabited. Yesterday’s post regarding Doug’s old fan club got my wheels turning. While I have seen Doug’s Van Nuys headquarters on Valjean Avenue in person before, his fan club’s offices on Odessa Street are a mystery to…

Doug Henning Suncatcher- Revisited

Today’s post is a revisiting of one from a few years ago. The Doug Henning Sun catcher was an item available through Doug’s official fan club, and my original post was brief and only one photo as I recall.  Recently, I was sent some photos that reveal the item in greater detail, as well as…

The Doug Henning Magic Fan Club Newsletter-Spring 1982

Today’s post is something never seen before on “The Doug Henning Project.” It’s Doug’s Official Fan Club newsletter.  Appearing, once or twice a year, the newsletter kept rapt members updated on the comings and goings of Doug’s career. This one in particular details his appearance on “Night of 100 Stars,” and also something called “Merlin.”…

The Doug Henning Magic Fan Club: Follow Up

When I put out a request for any items that people may have from Doug’s fan club I didn’t expect to get a response so soon. Jim Klodzen was kind enough to forward onto me his original membership kit, in perfect condition, and all the items that came along with it.  The club itself looked…

The Doug Henning Magic Fan Club

Once upon a time, there was a “Doug Henning Magic Fan Club.” Yes, you heard me. For the magical sum of $10 you would have paid your annual dues for the year, and received a full color poster, four issues of the club newsletter, a certificate autographed by the man himself, and a membership card. Of…