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(Chicago, Illinois: September 1st, 1916 - Maesapequa Park, New York: January 2nd, 1966)
Alwyn "King" Stevenson was well-known for his handling of the Stripper Deck. He was a magician, hypnotist, and magic dealer.
New York magician-dealer (The Wizard's Shop in the 42nd Street Subway Arcade). Invented the Deck on the Ceiling (1958) and Blanka Deck (1959). Invented the process for making spongeballs by machine, later adopted by Goshman.
Wrote 75 Tricks with a Stripper Deck (1957, 48pp; 2nd ed rev, 1962, 40pp) and 75 Tricks with a Svengali Deck (1964, 40pp). Many tricks in Hugard's Magic Monthly.