Doug Bennett is an inventor of many visual close-up magic effects.
He started out going to Pharmacy School in 1970.
In Vista, California, he worked under contract for Food Maker, a corporation which owned over twenty restaurants in the San Diego area. He rotated in a number of their restaurants doing both close-up and lounge shows.
Bennett worked on TV shows including The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express.
Bennett was the subject of the special Genii issue, October 1985 (Vol 49, No. 4).
- BewildeRing ( New Stars of Magic Series-Vol. 2 No. 2, 1984 )
- Twilight Restoration in Close-Up Kinda Guy by Paul Harris (1984))
- The Business Merger Book (1984)
- Criss-Cross Cards in Genii 1985 October, Vol. 49, no. 4, page 227, performed on Doug Henning's TV special