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|Born||William E. Beatty|
Bill Beatty was a part-time professional club act magician who billed himself at times as "the Mental Wizard" and "The Mystic Marvel".
He started professionally in 1921, specializing in sleight-of-hand; ed. Bellevue High School. He was later a member of both S. A. M. and I. B. M.
Beatty joined the old Pittsburgh Association of Magicians in 1918 (which later became the Society of American Magicians Assembly 18).
He was taught sleight-of-hand by Silent Mora and his "REEL MOVES FOR THE RISING CARDS" effect, along with his picture was published in the March 1944 issue of the Linking Ring. 
The MUM for December 1978, shows a reinstatement of William E. Beatty from Avalon, PA.
- ↑ Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, January, 1932
- ↑ Linking Ring, March 1944