World of Magic ’77: Walking Through a Brick Wall in Full

Hey Everyone! Happy Tuesday.  Do you ever get that feeling we all get when you’ve hit your wall so early in the week waiting for Friday? Well, if that’s the case, why don’t you take a breather with this famous clip of Doug literally walking through a brick wall? This breathtaking event occurred as the…

Dai Vernon at Doug’s 1977 Wedding

This little seen picture below was taken at Doug’s wedding to Barbara DeAngelis in 1977. The event itself took place in the Pacific Palisades of Los Angeles, and had about 150 guests in attendance mainly relatives. However, a handful magicians were invited including a long haired Ricky Jay whom you can see right behind Dai…

1977 AMA Awards Banquet Program

The above items come from the collection of Mark Willoughby, and highlight the 1977 AMA Awards where Doug was crowned “Magician of the Year.” As you can tell Doug was in great company that year with other luminaries such as Johnny Thompson, Sid Lorraine, and Billy McComb. The second page gives a more in depth…