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Laurie Ireland A Portfolio of Bar and Close Up Tricks on Don Alan, brief
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 28
Don Alan A "Long" Card Trick gag, long card rises from cased deck, then miniature card appears, puns
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 28
Don Alan 7 Up comedy bit for rising card, Seven Up bottle is produced
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 29
Don Alan Parachute cards are thrown into the air, selection floats down on a little parachute
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 30
Don Alan Dice ideas and gags for dice stacking and dice routines, trick die
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 30
Don Alan A Card Stunt name of selection is stamped on back of spectator's hand
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 31
Don Alan Egg Gag with plastic hen
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 31
Don Alan Merv Taylor Split Deck deck cut with a knife, one is only pierced it is the selection
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 31
"Senator" Clark Crandall Some Gags by Senator Crandall as given to Don Alan
  • doll house cleanup set for restaurant / bar work
  • bulldog clip in sleeve, to produce a coin anytime
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 31
Don Alan Don Alan's Cereal Bowl Routine rice bowls type
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 32
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Matt Schulien, Don Alan and his set, Clark Crandall
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 238) 953
Don Alan It's Flashy! sponge balls appear in a flash, with flash paper
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 5
Don Alan Corner Riffle Force by Timing
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 6
Don Alan A Subtle One Way Force Deck with fifteen indifferent cards
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 7
Don Alan The Inflation Pencil gag pencil, to vanish objects
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 7
Don Alan Card in the Egg card is selected and miniature version found in plastic egg, all cards in deck are the same as climax
Variations Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 9
Don Alan You Have Wax in Your Match Box matchbox to obtain wax, daub etc.
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 10
Don Alan Bread Sandwich selection is found between two slices of bread
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 11
Don Alan Keep Your "I" on Your Hat two pocket slates, signatures of performer and spectator on one side, hat size on the other, hat sizes change places
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 12
Don Alan Bill in the Orange
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 14
Don Alan Stuck Up Card card on wall, thumb tack
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 16
Unknown About the Author about Don Alan
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 19
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Milbourne Christopher, Lee Noble, Don Alan, Carl Rosini, George Starke, Stars of Magic, Orson Welles, Cy Endfield, Charlie Miller, Jimmy Grippo, Cardini
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 246) 985
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Don Alan
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 295) 1181
Don Alan Don Alan's Finish for the Benson Bowl
Classic Secrets of Magic 214
Don Alan Choo Choo Train Prop for Kid Shows
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 35
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ricky Dunn, Bill Gresham, Don Alan, Chic Schoke,George Jason, Jack Chanin Frank Jogglar
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1109
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Cy Endfield, Stan Musial, Francis Carlyle, Frank Garcia, Roy Benson, Ballantine, Dante, Don Alan, Del Ray, John Platt, Bert Allerton, Meyer Silberstein, Jack Miller, Leslie Guest, The Seven Circles, Frank Joglar, Raymonde
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 315) 64
Don Alan Walsh Production Table Bit
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 79
Don Alan A World of Gags gags with small globe
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 79
Don Alan Flash String Ideas gags and ideas
  • No.3 card is found with flash string and stripper deck
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 87
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Houdini, Irv Desfor, Senator Crandall, Blackstone, Don Alan, Johnny Paul
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 89
Jay Marshall The Society of American Magicians short description of
  • Clarke Crandall
  • Lee Le Roi
  • Don Alan
  • Johnny Platt
  • Johnny Paul
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 29
Don Alan Pop Corn Swallowing like needle swallowing, for children
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 29
Jay Marshall The Bird Cage Tommy Vanderschmidt, Russell Swann, Earl Adcock, Don Alan, George Carolly, Sid Bergson, Milbourne Christopher, Norman Jensen newspaper clipping
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 305) 20
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Don Alan, Neil Forster, Gen Grant, Roy Benson, The Escape Wizard, Jean Hugard, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Eddie Clever, John Braun, Audley Walsh
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 107
Frances Ireland Marshall Back Talk on Rezvani, James Findley, De Vega, Max Andrews, Eddie Joseph, Ed Marlo, Paul LePaul, Don Alan, Matt Schulien
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 333) 143
Don Alan It's a Small World gags with a small pencil sharpener globe
Pretty Sneaky 42
Don Alan Bowl or Cup Load finish for benson bowl routine, paper napkin wrapped on bowl, production of handkerchiefs
Variations Pretty Sneaky 42
Don Alan Ashes... smudge of ashes penetrates hand of spectator and appears in his palm, first shown to Don Alan by Jim Ryan
Pretty Sneaky 43
Don Alan Bill, Lemon and Wrapper part of serial number is written down, featuring a floating burning wrapper
Pretty Sneaky 44
Don Alan A Darker Shade of Malini lump of coal appears under fez
Related toVariations Pretty Sneaky 46
Unknown About Don Alan
Pretty Sneaky 4
Don Alan Sneaky Card to Pocket two cards selected, the first is not found but mentioned in an insurance policy, the second card appears in a sealed envelope
Pretty Sneaky 6
Don Alan "I'll Find It Wich My Slide Rule" name of selected card appears on slide rule
Pretty Sneaky 7
Don Alan "Wot Hoppened?"
Pretty Sneaky 9
Don Alan The Tree of... paper tree appears from rolled card, gag
Pretty Sneaky 11
Don Alan It Can't Be... three phase routine
  • Aces on table, spectator thinks of Ace, Ace pocketed, it's thought Ace, other aces are also
found in pocket, cards on table are indifferent cards
  • MacDonalds Aces, spectator sits on fourth packet
  • four Aces in performers pocket change places with four indifferent cards in spectators pocket
Related to Pretty Sneaky 12
Don Alan A Pretty Sneaky Nudist...Routine
Pretty Sneaky 19
Don Alan Christine (?), The Sneaky Deck card duck with alphabet cards, producing a message
Pretty Sneaky 22
Don Alan Flaming Han Ping Chien (Presentation) with four coins and a match
Pretty Sneaky 27
Don Alan A Las Vegas Fairy Tale through spectator's hand, with a cone and small die
Pretty Sneaky 28
Don Alan Sneaky Half Dollar in Bottle coin in bottle combined with Anti-Gravico gimmick
Pretty Sneaky 32
Don Alan Cut Down to Half a Pack gag, half cigarette pack
Pretty Sneaky 35
Don Alan Cut Out this Tonite wordplay gag, with paper cuts
Pretty Sneaky 36
Don Alan Ball Point Pen gag, ball appears on pen
Pretty Sneaky 37
Don Alan Bits with Exploding Pellets gags with exploding pellets, loaded dice and exploding match
Pretty Sneaky 37
Don Alan Bent Pins finish for linking pins, bent and impossible linked
Pretty Sneaky 38
Don Alan Reading Palms gag, with rubber hand
Pretty Sneaky 39
Don Alan Flash String Ideas
  • with a coin box
  • string puzzle
  • deck is bound with flash string, cards fall performer holds selection
Pretty Sneaky 39
Don Alan Saddle Bags for Close Up Workers bags on chair
Pretty Sneaky 40
Don Alan Lifesavers and Your Quarter Stack stack of coins idea
Pretty Sneaky 41
Don Alan, Russel Walsh Russ Walsh Production Table Bit presentation idea
Pretty Sneaky 41
Jay Marshall BackTalk on magic magazines, Martin Gardner, Erdnase, Hugh R. Johnston, F. B. Sterling, Tarbell Testimonial, Don Alan, Lee LeRoi, Jim Sherman, Carl Jones, Phoebe Baker, Fred Allen
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 176
Harlan Tarbell Multiplying Corn Flakes and Milk rice bowls variation with cups
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 343) 197
Don Alan Forward!
Comedy a la Card 5
Frances Ireland Marshall The Year Book Album with photographs, John Platt, Bob Lotz, Ben Berger, W. Gilbert, Dorny, Jack Hazelhurst, Jimmy Trimble, Joe Berg, Johnny Jones, Rita del Gardi, Marie Dornfield, Don Alan, Channing Pollock, Johnny Paul, Paul McKamy, Bruno, Carazini, Dr. Clutterhouse, Jim Steranko, Karrell Fox, Harlan Tarbell, Perci Abbott
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 64
Max Malini Production of a Block of Ice under hat, guessing game with coin
Related toVariations Malini and His Magic 55
Don Tanner The Back Room on Don Alan, Burling Hull idea for Spongeball climax (plastic mice), E. W. Brady, Russ Burgess
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 379) 346
Karl Fulves Babel S. Leo Horowitz died age 77, John Scarne on David Frost show, Don Alan on Gary Moore show
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 424
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Michael Albright, The Conjurer, Don Alan
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 141) 704
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Don Alan
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 221
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Don Alan Lectures
notes on the lecture by Don Alan
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 218
Don Alan Introduction
The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 5
Philip T. Goldstein Ranch Dowser with a pendulum, duplicates
Inspired by
  • Ranch Bird (Don Alan)
The Green Book of Mentalism 21
Don Alan Blackjacked brief, suggested as combination
The Book of John 46
John F. Mendoza The Lump of Coal (TLC) lump of coal appears under fez after short coin interlude, then hat is full of pennies
Inspired byVariations The Book of John 83
John F. Mendoza The Bowl Routine longer combination
Inspired by The Book of John 92
Gene Nielsen Tarot Imagery major arcana, prediction of a tarot card
Inspired by
  • Don Alan's "Big Deal"
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 273) 1363
Don Alan Don Alan Turnover Switch envelopes
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 84
John Carney Easy As Hell Prediction card in case matches selection
Inspired by
  • "Big Deal" (Don Alan)
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 9
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) The Greater Magic Video Library: Don Alan by Don AlanInspired by Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 16
Don Alan "Big Deal" Switch with jumbo card or similar object
Carneycopia 124
Don Alan Sneaky Card to Pocket - How Else?
Card to Wallet 82
Van Abernathy Chute deck encircled with rubber band, signed selection floats down attached to small parachute
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 834
Don Alan Thickening A Plot nice card stab presentation, card is stabbed in paper bag
The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 115
Jon Racherbaumer Footnotes To A Book-in-Limbo on the Don Alan book, letter from Louis Falanga to Jon Racherbaumer
Facsimile (Issue 4) 19
Don Alan Four Jacks jumping jacks gag
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 23
Tommy Wonder, Don Alan Magic Ranch card prediction in plastic egg, all cards in deck the same as surprise
Inspired byVariations The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 45
Don Alan Devano Card Rise
Devano Card Rise 2
Reed McClintock Scotch and Soda for Real Transpositions and vanishes of American half dollar and Mexican centavo.
Inspired byRelated to Knuckle Busters Vol. 1 1
Karl Fulves No Way Out Aces on table, spectator thinks of Ace, Ace pocketed, it's thought Ace and others change into Jacks
Related toVariations Hofzinser Notebook 74
Don Alan The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 6
Don Alan Don Alan Chop Cup Loading Technique
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 20
Don Alan The Big Bang chop cup loading technique with bang on table
The Complete Don Alan's Chop Cup 25
Don Alan "Big Deal" Switch under wallet
More Power to You 139
Patrick Page Heba Haba Magic name of card appears on hand of spectator, ink pad
Related to Magic Page by Page 52
G Wonder's Surprise (惊爆蛋) Selected card vanishes from deck, appears inside sealed Kinder Surprise egg
Inspired by Inspiration 15