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'''Don Alan''' (February 22, 1926 - April 15, 1999), born Donald Alan McWethy was a pioneer in close-up magic on television.
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== Biography ==
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Alan appeared on his own daytime TV show called Magic. Then worked as "Sir Dono" on Princess Mary Hartline's Magic Castle morning show.  Alan also appeared on other television shows including The [[Ed Sullivan Show]], [[Playboy After Dark]], [[The Tonight Show]], [[Mike Douglas]], [[Dick Cavett]] and Garry Moore.
  
Alan, Don (1926-1999) 
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In the 1960s, he hosted his own TV show, [[Don Alan's Magic Ranch]].
  
Real name Donald Alan McWethy.
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He is best known for his presentations of the [[Chop Cup]], [[Invisible Deck]], [[Rising Cards]], [[Benson Bowl]] and his many kicker endings that he liked to use.<ref>[http://www.magicnook.com/forum/bioAB.htm Brief Biography]</ref>
  
American magician born February 22.
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== Books ==
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=== By ===
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* [[Close-Up Time with Don Alan]] (1951)
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* [[Pretty Sneaky]] (1956)
  
Appeared on his own daytime TV show called Magic.
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=== About ===
 
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* [[In a Class by Himself: the Legacy of Don Alan]] by [[Books by Jon Racherbaumer | Jon Racherbaumer]], published by [[Books published by L&L | L&L]], 2000
Worked as "Sir Dono" on Princess Mary Hartline's Magic Castle morning show.
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Appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, Playboy After Dark, The Tonight Show, Mike Douglas, Dick Cavett and Garry Moore.
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Hosted the 1960's TV program Don Alan's Magic Ranch.
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Buried at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon, Michigan.
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== Books ==
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* [[Books_about_Don_Alan]]
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* Close Up Time by Don Alan (1951)
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* Pretty Sneaky by Don Alan (1956)
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== Videos ==
 
== Videos ==
* Don Alan, Volume 28 THE GREATER MAGIC VIDEO LIBRARY Steven's Magic Emporium
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* Don Alan, Volume 28: The Greater Magic Video Library (1988) [[Stevens Magic Emporium]]
 
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== External links and references==
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* [http://www.magicnook.com/forum/bioAB.htm Brief Biography] at The Magic Nook
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== References==
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<references />
  
[[Category:Biographies|Alan,Don]]
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[[Category:Biographies]]
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[[Category:Professional magicians]]
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[[Category:American magicians]]
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[[Category:1926 births]]
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[[Category:1999 deaths]]
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Revision as of 21:39, 28 February 2012

Don Alan (February 22, 1926 - April 15, 1999), born Donald Alan McWethy was a pioneer in close-up magic on television.

Don Alan
BornDonald Alan McWethy
February 22, 1926
USA
DiedApril 15, 1999 (age 73)
Resting placeLakeside Cemetery in Colon, Michigan.
CategoriesBooks by Don Alan

Biography

Alan appeared on his own daytime TV show called Magic. Then worked as "Sir Dono" on Princess Mary Hartline's Magic Castle morning show. Alan also appeared on other television shows including The Ed Sullivan Show, Playboy After Dark, The Tonight Show, Mike Douglas, Dick Cavett and Garry Moore.

In the 1960s, he hosted his own TV show, Don Alan's Magic Ranch.

He is best known for his presentations of the Chop Cup, Invisible Deck, Rising Cards, Benson Bowl and his many kicker endings that he liked to use.[1]

Books

By

About

Videos

References

  1. Brief Biography