102 entries in Slate / Appearing Writing
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Unknown Die Gedankenübertragung No. 8, name of chosen cards appears on previously empty slate which is wrapped in newspaper, rope held to forehead of two spectators as comedy prop, mirror writing in chalk on newspaper Der Kartenkünstler 11
Unknown Übertragung der Gedanken von einer Person auf die andere card appears in mirror writing on slate, comedy connection of spectators with rope on foreheads Der moderne Kartenkünstler 227
Jenkins Die Geisterschrift writing appears on slate, chemical and pre-written words in mirror image on wrapping paper Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 31
Henry Slade Slade's Geistertafel second partRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 89
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Geisterschrift à la Conradi numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without coverRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 61
Unknown Das spiritistische Schreibmedium numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without coverRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 75
Henry Slade Slade's Geistertafel piece of chalk under nail of thumb, or sticky invisible writing and chalk powderRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 76
Unknown Neueste Geistertafel writing appears on ungaffed slate, soft chalk writing on wrapping paper Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 109
C. Wichmann Geisterschrift nach Wichmann writing appears on one of two slates, apparently all sides shown Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 126
Unknown Die Geisterschrift in Verbindung mit "Hypnose à la Hansen" No. 5, card chosen and pushed into book, name of chosen card and page numbers appear on previously empty slates, book with same page numbers on every double page Der Amateurzauberer 120
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel oder "Das spiritistische Schreibmedium" on spirit writings on slates, Henry SladeRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 172
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel part twoRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 187
Unknown Die Stiftplatte nail writer, for slate, only on finger tip Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 12
Unknown Die Doppeltafel mit ausziehbarem Schiefer two slates tied together and sealed, writing appears inside Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 13
Unknown Die Stiftspange nail writer, for slate, only on finger tipRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 12
Unknown Die Doppeltafel mit loser Einlage flapRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 13
Unknown Die Doppeltafel mit loser Einlage part twoRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 29
Unknown Die mechanische Doppeltafel mit beweglicher Einlage Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 43
Unknown Die mechanische Doppeltafel mit beweglicher Einlage Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 4) 59
Henry Slade, Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Zur Slade'schen Schiefertafel Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5) 75
Oswald Rae The Spirit Slate sum and name of actor appear on slate in paper bag, marked slates, Eureka flap Sub Rosa 68
Tom Sellers A Surprise Slate Trick selected word appears on flap slate Sellers' Secrets 14
Unknown The Super Slates method for appearing message The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 63
Edward Victor An Idea for Slates - A Novel Production of Names and Drawings on Two Ordinary Slates tied with ribbon Magic of the Hands 102
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Comedy Slate Test humorous message appears on one of two slates The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 33
Stewart Judah Slate Writing Without a Flap writing appears on slate Greater Magic 836
R. M. Jamison Ghost Writer appearing writing on slate The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 297
Dr. Jacob Daley The Answer! silicate slate flaps The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 335
Dr. Jacob Daley Never Fail instructions to rope trick appear on slates The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 541
Stanley Collins Psychic Type several names written on cards, one selected, it appears on previously empty slates The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 644
Al Baker The Baker Slate Easel for appearing writing The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 221
Al Baker Kiddie Party Slate name of two children appears on slates, preshow, flap slate contruction The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 262
Stanley Collins Nonpareil free selection (and switched) appears on marked slates The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 137) 779
Clarence Hubbard "My Case" word from ten selected, appears on previously empty slate, flap with corner cut The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 144) 807
Clayton Rawson Ghost Writer card reversed behind back, name appears on slate The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 147) 821
Tom Sellers New Slate Writing writing appears on examined slate Magical Mixture 26
Clayton Rawson The Backward Ghost two slate mysteries, different working and preparation
- A Merlini Mystery
- The Message From Nowhere
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 151
Clayton Rawson Slate Sleights with small slates, two routines
- The Great Oriental Enigma (selected card appears written on slates, two flaps)
- Ghost Writer's Cramp (four messages, one on each side)
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 35) 143
Jean Hugard The Flap Slate Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 2) 7
Norm Cummins Clean Out Slate Test four cards added, number appears on slates Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 26
Roger Barkann Multiple Slate Writing several slates, on every slate appears a messageRelated to My Best 219
C. L. Boarde Prophetics mini slate, two flaps The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 330
Jean Hugard The Slate Trick normal slates, change of slates to let both examine Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 113
Unknown Simplex Double Slates no flap Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 389
Unknown Transfer Single-Slate Writing transfering chalk from newspaper to ungaffed slate Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 391
Unknown A Visible Message writing appears while rubbing surface with chalk powdered brush Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 392
Jack Miller Jack Miller Slate Routine two slates, no flapRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 396
Unknown Chinese Comedy Slate Message message appears on signed slate, corner cut flap Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 408
Peter Warlock Pieces of Slate writing appears, version without a flap, chalk can write permanent and nonpermanent The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 134) 537
Bob Somerfeld Loaded Spook Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Gene "Phantini" Grant The Ghostly Hand name of a dead person appears on slate, flap Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 9
Tony Corinda (1) Spirit Writing on slate, chemical Mediumistic Stunts 280
Tony Corinda (29) Spirit Writing on a Slate writing appears, with assistant Mediumistic Stunts 299
Robert A. Nelson Spirit Portraits portrait of selected VIP appears on a slate More Miracles in Mentalism 22
Harry Stanley Ghost Writing writing appears on side of a slate Magic of the Mind 106
Jack Posetary The Fifty Minute Hour Q&A with answers given via spirit writing on slates The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 125
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle After Glow banded slates, message appears The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 11) 53
Burling Hull Slate Trick Master Slate Writing, writing appears on slates, described thanks to Mickey Hades (see p. 460)Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 441
Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Uncle's Will Slates messages appear on slates, comedy I Did It My Way 13
Paul Siegel Dart Delirium word from a newspaper is selected by throwing a a dart, word appears on slate Doorway to Delusion 32
Frederick M. Shields Something Old; Something New names of cards appear on green chalk boards, Elmsley count to hide writing, multiple svengali The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 62) 307
Robert Parrish Great Slate Test chosen card divined on slate and duplicate writing appears on another slate, repeated with random name written down by spectatorInspired by
  • Laurie Ireland's "Three Slate Routines" (1930s)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 765
Frederick M. Shields Lilith drawing appears on canvas, postcards with famous places and sights The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 109) 542
Faucett Ross Books and Slates Freely chosen word from a book appears on slate Magic With Faucett Ross 108
Al Mann Retrospective excerpts from future Al Mann manuscript on slate effects, part one
- The Evolution Of Slate Writing
- 1850
- 1852
- Dr. Henry Slade
- Slade's Impact
- Slade's Method
- Truesdell and Slade
- The W. S. Moses Sitting
- Eglinton and S. J. Davey
- 1877
- 1882
- 1882
- 1884
- 1888
- Final Notes
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 971
Al Mann To Read a Question with nine normal slates, wrapped in newspaper Master Slate Secrets — Part I 9
Al Mann Many Voices nine small slates and a bigger one, messages appear on two slates Master Slate Secrets — Part I 9
Al Mann The Uproar nine small slates messages appear on five slates Master Slate Secrets — Part I 12
Al Mann The ESPrit Message chosen ESP sign appears on slate Master Slate Secrets — Part I 26
Frederick M. Shields Rear-Vision Mirror name of card appears on pocket mirror The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 146) 729
Stan Blumenthal 98-Cent Divination ESP symbol appears on business card, invisible ink The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 158) 788
Burling Hull The Invisible Hand Writes writing appears on slate (visibly), Burling Hull Chemical ChalkRelated to The Amazing World of Mentalism 79
Burling Hull, U. F. Grant "The Spirits Know All" - A Living and Dead Combination name of dead person appears gradually on slate
- The Grant Method
- Burling Hull Method
- Another Hull Materialization
- Volta Name Appearance
- The Daring Volta Method
- Mediums Dead and Alive Discovery
Related to The Amazing World of Mentalism 82
Burling Hull The Performer Presents a Number Test row of numbers written on slate, a number arrived at by calculation, numbers wiped away and calculated number appears (1089) The Amazing World of Mentalism 86
Burling Hull The "Spirits" Correct a Mistake slate filled with letters, wiped clean, name of chosen card appears on slate The Amazing World of Mentalism 88
Burling Hull Spirits From China Chinese characters appear on slate, performer translates into anything he wants The Amazing World of Mentalism 92
Burling Hull Thrilling Colored Spirit Paintings Burling Hull Chemical Chalk, visible appearing writing in colors, with forced picture card The Amazing World of Mentalism 94
Burling Hull A Mind Reading Number Divination number chosen, it appears spelled out on slate
- With a Flap
- Without the Flap
- Another "No Flap" Method
The Amazing World of Mentalism 89
Burling Hull Combination with Dunninger Slater Number Feat combined with visible appearing writingInspired by The Amazing World of Mentalism 94
Dr. Franklin Matula Rememory! Slate message appears on cardboard, tied with ribbon The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 178) 889
Thomas Alan Waters The Psychic Coercion of the Interrupted Schoolboy slate in envelope, first the name of a card appears then a number, flap, Mental Masterpiece gimmick, chalk band-writerRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 41
Theodore Annemann, Burling Hull Spirit Writing No. 48, message appears on one of two slates, false count Self-Working Mental Magic 76
Tommy Wonder Pocket Slates Routine Related to Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 842
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine answer appears on slate, Double-Locking Addition Slate Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 176
Unknown The Lappone Move (with pocket slates) No. 40, message appears on tied slates 101 Psychic Tests 12
Al Mann The Spirit Artist No. 41, two picture cards are placed between slates, picture appears on slate and cannot be removed 101 Psychic Tests 12
Thomas Alan Waters Palimptest subtlety for appearing message on a slate Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 576
Eric DeCamps Slate of Hand card chosen, name of it appears on one of two ungimmicked small slates, card itself travels between slates The Magic of Eric DeCamps 26
Karrell Fox "Company Spirit" company name appears on spirit slates For My Next Trick... 156
Bruce Cervon Pocket Slate Routine "Prediction" appears The Cervon File 138
Juan Tamariz The Slates magazine test with slatesVariations The Magic Way 69
Karrell Fox Confuscious Say routine in which name of selection appears on miniature spirit slates Goodies 23
Ali Bongo Tafel mit zwei Botschaften slate wrapped in handkerchief, writings appear on both sides, similar to Instant ArtRelated to Ali Bongo 14
Tommy Wonder And Now a Brief Message four messages on all sides of two small slates appear, two flapsRelated to The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 86
Unknown The Spirit Slates Chinese characters appear on slate as gag, performer "translates" into selection The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 20
Richard Bartram, Jr. Slated small slates, non-locking Trephine 143
Jack Avis Slate of Hand card of selection appears on one of two miniature slates in chosen chalk color Vis à Vis 115
Unknown Spirit Writing making writing look like shaky spirit writing Prolix (Issue 9) 569
Alberto de Figueiredo Más Allá chosen word from magazine appears on slate Magia Demente 73
Dr. Stanley Jaks Miniature Metathesis symbol on slate changes to other The Incredible Dr. Jaks 191
Christoph Borer Die wichtigste aller Fragen spirit slates, symbols to name, storytelling presentation, fairy tale 21 205
John Lovick Little House on the Scary illustration selected from book appears on slatesInspired by The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 167