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[[Valentine Augustus Walker]] (February 14, 1890 - March 18, 1969) born in England, was an English magician (also known as "Val Enson"), escape artist and illusion designer. He served in the navy and billed himself as the "Wizard of the Navy".
 
[[Valentine Augustus Walker]] (February 14, 1890 - March 18, 1969) born in England, was an English magician (also known as "Val Enson"), escape artist and illusion designer. He served in the navy and billed himself as the "Wizard of the Navy".
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Walker is credited as the designer of the [[Radium Girl]] illusion and John Bull Straitjacket, which was created for a challenge to Houdini in 1926.
 
Walker is credited as the designer of the [[Radium Girl]] illusion and John Bull Straitjacket, which was created for a challenge to Houdini in 1926.

Revision as of 10:57, 13 October 2010

Valentine Augustus Walker (February 14, 1890 - March 18, 1969) born in England, was an English magician (also known as "Val Enson"), escape artist and illusion designer. He served in the navy and billed himself as the "Wizard of the Navy".

Valentine Augustus Walker
BornFebruaty 14 1890
England
DiedMarch 18, 1969 (age Expression error: Unexpected < operator.)

Walker is credited as the designer of the Radium Girl illusion and John Bull Straitjacket, which was created for a challenge to Houdini in 1926.

See also: Henry Barton Turner, The Wizard of the Army.