40 entries in Slate / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Ferdinand Hügelin "Mephisto" der lebende Teufelskopf slate on table on stage with drawing of devil's head, head moves and coughs out selection
May 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5)
Carl Willmann Die Changiertafel slate that can be used as a tray to switch billets, coins, card pieces
Oct. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10)
Glenn G. Gravatt Cards and Slates chosen card appears between two slates, Menetekel Deck
1937 260
Dr. Jacob Daley The New Addition Slate Presentation
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37)
Theodore Annemann Impromptu Frame-Ups feeling time behind back, knowing what is drawn on slate, instant stooge
  • 1. Envelope Test
  • 2. Watch Test
  • 3. Slate Test
  • 4. Another Slate Test
  • 5. Shirt Test
Also published here 1944 113
Dr. Jacob Daley Ultra Addition
  • Dr. Daley's Variation with Mechanical Slate
Related toAlso published here 1944 196
Harvey P. Graham Slate Plate slate effects using a dinner plate, brief explanation of a living and dead routine, appearance of a writing and a design duplication
July 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 109)
Milbourne Christopher Think of a City list of cities written on slate, performer predicts one with chalk mark, magnetic movable mark
  • Variation 1
  • Variation 2
Sep. 1946 248
Milbourne Christopher Passe-Passe Slates two slates with different colors written on them are placed inside two bags with same colors, transposition, Edward Massey's Duplex Slates
Sep. 1946 248
Milbourne Christopher Massey Slate Tip gag
Nov. 1946 264
Maurice Kump The Hommade Magician
  • Hair (for thread work)
  • Thumbtips
  • Slates
  • Carbon
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950)
Don Tanner Slate Magic No. 8, vase drawn on slate, spring flower bouquet appears in drawn vase
1958 ca. 3
Burling Hull on Dunninger's Slate Trick and Al Baker's improvement
June 1967 105
George McLean A Slate Secret peek mirror on watch face, non-mirror method
Related to May 1968 178
Aldini Slate-O-Vision ESP card prediction, cards clipped on slate
1969 14
Robert Parrish Duplex Slates color, food and city written on slate by different spectators, then put in envelope, another slate (signed by spectators) is used by performer to divine choices
Winter 1970
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio)
Karlheinz Krummel La merveille de la transmission de pensee one ahead prediction with three slates, names of spectators written on one side, with stand
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 2)
James G. Thompson Jr. Strongest Thought five spectators write stuff on billets, secret instructions on what type of information to write on billet, sealed envelope reading method, chalk with razor blade
Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Adding Slate Flap Effect No. 159, seems to be a secret flap turnover as one approaches a spectator to add up numbers on slate
Related to 1972 41
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Rope And Spirit Slate No. 287, cut rope is knotted and put between two slates, comes out restored with knot remaining between slates
1972 73
Dr. Jacob Daley Slate Tricks No. 442, list of four slate effects without much detail
1972 126
John D. Pomeroy Dr. Q Slate Routine locking flap, duplication of word, number and color
1973 9
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 June 1975 971
Al Mann Retrospective excerpts from future Al Mann manuscript on slate effects, part two
  • The Flap Slate
  • The Baker-Gysel Flap
  • Other Flap Slates
  • Keeler's Baffling Slate Test
  • Spirit Slate
  • Spirits By The Numbers
  • Fourth Dimensional Math
  • Dunninger's Miracle Slate
  • Mental Epic
  • The Mystic Slate
Related to July 1975 982
Gerald Kosky Mass Hypnotism pseudo hypnotism act, audience is apparently hypnotised, things written on slates are different, scarfs are not knotted and cards are different then remembered
1975 194
Al Mann Let it Be Written slate secrets in literature
1976 13
Al Mann, J. F. Orrin The 13th Veil normal slate
1976 17
C. L. Boarde Reference Procedures - Variation B on hiding a list of words, with a slate
1978 11
Karl Fulves Slate Sorcery chapter intro
1979 73
Bayard Grimshaw Die Blitz-Transpo Tafeln two slates, one with writing by performer, one spectator, they transpose
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, May 1972
Aug. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Klein-Täfelchen-Routine three slates
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
Al Mann The Gemini Slate design duplication slate, impression device for design duplications, dated to 1968
1982 5
Ali Bongo Tafel mit zwei Botschaften slate wrapped in handkerchief, writings appear on both sides, similar to Instant Art
Related to 1991 14
Hen Fetsch, Peter Warlock Klapp Klapp two miniature slates, two designs by spectator and performer transpose, flap lapped
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
Joseph Ovette The Egg Plant "egg plant" constructed on blackboard from silks, eggs become real eggs
Also published here
  • Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 9
2002 55
Docc Hilford Raven's Slate writing can be heard from slates, name appears
  • The Slate Move
  • Sounds of Writing
2005 5
Mick Ayres Subliminal Message words on white board are erased, some letters remain and form name of selection
Inspired byRelated to 2006 17
Mick Ayres Cue-Cards words on whiteboard are erased, some letters remain and form other message, humorous routine
Inspired by 2006 18
Alexander de Cova Addendum zu den Geistertafeln double-writing chalk into two colors
Also published here Nov. 2013 16
Alexander de Cova Doppelschreiber-Kreide double-writing chalk into two colors
Also published here 2015 202