328 entries in Slate
  
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown How to rub out Twenty Chalks at five Times, rubbing out every Time an odd one puzzle or wager, chalk strokes on a board
Breslaw's Last Legacy 44
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
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Geisterschrift à la Conradi numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 61
Unknown Das spiritistische Schreibmedium numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related 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 powder
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 76
Henry Slade Slade's Geistertafel second part
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 89
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
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Geisterschrift oder das unergründliche Geheimnis No. 33, freely named word appears on wrapped slate, chalk is shorter as well, assistant in table writes with magnet and chalk has iron core
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 96
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 Slade
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 172
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel part two
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 187
Ferdinand Hügelin "Mephisto" der lebende Teufelskopf slate on table on stage with drawing of devil's head, head moves and coughs out selection
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5) 76
Carl Willmann Die Changiertafel slate that can be used as a tray to switch billets, coins, card pieces
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 151
Unknown Die Stiftspange nail writer, for slate, only on finger tip
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 12
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 Doppeltafel mit loser Einlage flap
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 13
Unknown Die Doppeltafel mit loser Einlage part two
Related 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
Al Baker My Method of getting rid of flap while in audience see title
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 466
Oswald Rae The Miracle Slate sum appears on initialed slate under individual numbers
Between Ourselves 43
Oswald Rae Mems From My Note Book "Being a selection of useful recipes gathered at various times from different sources too numerous to enumerate"
  • To Render Fabric Fireproof
  • Fireproofing Wood
  • To Clean Velvet or Plush
  • To Clean Glassware
  • To Gloss and Clean Ivorine Balls
  • Red Billiard Ball Dye
  • To Dye Flags, etc
  • Various Coloured Inks or Dyes (Red, Blue, Gold, White Ink)
  • Varnishes
  • To Harden a Felt Hat, etc.
  • Varnish Remover
  • Paint Remover
  • Luminous Paint
  • Porcelain Fekes, etc.
  • Celluloid Varnish
  • To Apply Sealing Wax Evenly
  • Pads for Thought Readers
  • Reading Through Sealed Envelopes
  • Ink for Lightning Artists
  • Stains
  • Black Crayon for Lightning Artists
  • Dull Black Paint
  • Spirit Gum Substitute
  • Gold Paint
  • Chemical Slate Writing
  • Trick Seals
Between Ourselves 85
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
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Perfect Club Slate Routine name written up secretly on paper appears on slate
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 22
Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attribution
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Tom Sellers Named Card and Slates named card vanishes from box and reappears between slates
Card Tricks That Work 13
Theodore Annemann The Prophecy of Occurence two card prediction, slates
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 37
Theodore Annemann Dead Men Tell No Tales!
Variations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 44
Unknown The Super Slates method for appearing message
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 63
Theodore Annemann, Tom Bowyer Impromptu Frame Ups card divination with instant stooge
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 22
L.E. Duncanson Thought Rays writing on cleared slate read, oil
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometry
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Al Baker Undercover drawing duplication, mirror (!)
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 105
Jean Hugard The 20th Century Slate Test flap handling
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 87
Sigmund Krumgold Color Blindness color of writing on slate changes
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 167
Dr. Jacob Daley The Ultra Slate Message
Variations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 88
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
Theodore Annemann Two Card Slate Prophecy two cards divined and written on slates, stacked deck and forcing deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 348
Theodore Annemann Slates and Aces message on slate changes itself
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 357
Robert Gysel The Gysel Slate handling for flap slate with hook
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 231
Robert Parrish A Slate-Writing Method card and name of dead person appear on slate
You'd be Surprised 18
Glenn G. Gravatt Cards and Slates chosen card appears between two slates, Menetekel Deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 260
Dr. Jacob Daley The New Addition Slate Presentation
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Theodore Annemann Psychic Card Test dressed up simple divination with two slates
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writer
Related to You'd be Surprised 20
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
Unknown The Empty Frame Idea
Greater Magic 836
Henry Christ Fatal Number coincidence with name list and name cards, slate writing
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 334
Oscar Weigle Phantom Hand message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 263
Franklin M. Chapman Psychic Slate Mystery predictions of two selected cards on slate, chalk swami
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
Unknown To Number the Sides and Yet Have a Message Written on One Side
Greater Magic 835
Gordon R. McKenney Sacred Script message appears on slate with reference to bible in which number is found, see also page 345
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 305
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish Transposed Minds two people remember things from two slates they are shown, yet when they recall the items they are on the other slate
Do That Again! 21
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish Comedy "Color-Changing" Slate "black cats at midnight", "white swans in snowstorm" appear on slate
Do That Again! 23
Peter Warlock The Satchel book test with slates
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 414
Theodore Annemann The Perfect Club Slate Routine name written up secretly on paper appears on slate
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 446
James Thompson X-Add-Ray number written on paper divined, pocket slates gimmick
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 454
Tom Sellers The Name of the Slate slate is covered with white chalk, when washed, name of card remains, flap
Scots Magic 23
Theodore Annemann Slates and Aces initialed message on slate changes itself
Also published here The Incorporated Strange Secrets 14
Robert Parrish Picture Projection slate as mirror
VariationsAlso published here Do That Again! 19
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
Joseph Ovette Slate Message Reading three pieces of information are written on a slate and divined by performer
Fast Ones 24
Walter B. Gibson Before Your Eyes Improvement improvement
Inspired by The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Dr. L. Rothbart The Spectre Slate chosen object is divined, with slate, hard and soft chalk
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 4
Henry Hardin Spirit Slate showing slates empty
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 598
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
Al Baker The Number and Book Test numbers on billets in changing bag
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 224
Al Baker Seeing through solid Matter
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 214
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 236
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 775
U. F. Grant, Danny Morris, Howcani Gaglet Department
  • idea for Al Baker's "Salt Trick" (Morris)
  • idea for cleaning slates, when done with chemical formula (Grant)
  • gag, where two eggs are cracked and one put in pocket, but still three yolks are seen (Howcani)
Inspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
Tom Sellers New Slate Writing writing appears on examined slate
Magical Mixture 26
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
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
Jean Hugard The Flap Slate
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 2) 7
Willard S. Smith Special Sale coins and slate idea, with defense stamp
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 187
Clyde Cairy Hoomdangs result of some calculations with the serial number of a chosen bill, appear on slates
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 123
Hen Fetsch Cute! Huh! one of two coin penetrates a slate, name of selection appears on slate
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
R. M. Jamison The Oracle Speaks answer to a question appears on slate, from Thayer Oracle Numbered Question Book, with change box for billets
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 2) 57
Roger Barkann Multiple Slate Writing several slates, on every slate appears a message
Related to My Best 219
Norm Cummins Clean Out Slate Test four cards added, number appears on slates
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 26
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
Harry Dobrin Double Locking Slate
Related to My Best 228
Harry Dobrin Double Locking Periscope Slate with mirror, design duplication
My Best 229
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
Also published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 348
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 flap
Related 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
Unknown Double Slate Writing flap slates, forcing deck
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 375
Unknown Two Messages on Slates flap slate
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 378
Unknown Numbered Double-Slate Writing flap slates
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 386
Unknown Single-Slate Writing flap, big envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 390
Harry Dobrin Double Locking Slate moving part
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 392
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Larsen and Wright Double Message one slate, flap, large envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 394
Roger Barkann Multiple Slate Writing four slates, flap
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 399
Walter B. Gibson A Spooky Message flap, wordplay
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 402
Unknown Message on Paper message appears on paper between slates
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 406
Unknown White Chalks of Many Colors white writing changes color, flap
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 411
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
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 438
Cyril Marriott Facsimile content from billet is reproduced on a slate
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 415
R. M. Jamison Specks in Specs glasses of spectator as mirror, drawing on slate duplicated, or bottom card of deck known after spectator's shuffle
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 185
Peter Warlock Pieces of Slate writing appears, version without a flap, chalk can write permanent and nonpermanent
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 134) 537
Howard A. Adams Cheap Look into the Future flap
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 600
Bruce Elliott Slate of Mind flap that can be palmed off
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 150) 602
Harvey P. Graham, Bob Somerfeld Future Minus sum divination with slates, flap
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 646
Unknown, Nate Leipzig Slate Move apparently showing all four sides of two slates blank
The Fine Art of Magic 219
Joseph C. Keller Spirit Slates & Rising Cards effect combo, deck fastened to slate and card rises, then name of card appears on slate
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 7
U. F. Grant Slate-of-Clock alarm clock set to any time by spectator, chalk clock face on slate becomes the same time
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 10
George B. Anderson The Ultimate Prediction - A "No Smudge" Swami prediction in envelope, secret writing method
Related to It Must Be Mindreading 44
Bob Somerfeld Thumb Fun duplication of letters, drawing and figures, with slates
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 7
Bob Somerfeld Loaded Spook
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Eddie Clever By Chance Alone two selection put on slates with written predictions match
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 9
Maurice Kump The Hommade Magician
  • Hair (for thread work)
  • Thumbtips
  • Slates
  • Carbon
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 1
Ormond McGill A Climactic Test prediction of sum, flap
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 23
Don Alan Keep Your "I" on Your Hat two pocket slates, signatures of performer and spectator on one side, hat size on the other, hat sizes change places
Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 12
Harry Banderob The Cards and Slates with medium on stage, coding card by flashing bottom card
Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 28
Ormond McGill Telepathic Drawing drawing duplication on slates
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 11
Ormond McGill A Theatrical Mindreading Act divination of an ESP sign and start of Q&A act by getting a spectator's full name with just having the initials
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 17
Ormond McGill Automatic Slate Writing spectator writes yes or know on a slate, general comments on automatic writing
Psychic Magic — Vol. 5 10
Theodore Annemann A New Slate Writing Wrinkle flap added
Annemann's Buried Treasures 14
Bill Simon Telepathy spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined and written on a slate
Effective Card Magic 104
John Hamilton Annemann's Slates and Aces in Miniature prediction of an ace, slate in envelope
Also published here The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 279) 1116
Aage Darling Instanto Book Test book test, several books first word is divined
I'll Read Your Mind 7
Stewart James Nullificator Slate Mystery names of cut to cards are predicted on slate
The Nullificator 6
Robert Parrish The No Gimmick Slate Gimmick slate as mirror
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 32
Robert Parrish Telepathic Drawings design duplication with slates, wet slate as mirror
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 195
Gene "Phantini" Grant The Ghostly Hand name of a dead person appears on slate, flap
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 9
Gene "Phantini" Grant Miracle Design Duplication with slates
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 13
Don Tanner The East India Card Trick basket and rope drawn on slate, rope on drawing begins to raise and picture of selection appears, Cardographic
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 7
Jack Yates Astral Headline medium divines words from newspaper
Minds in Duplicate 24
Tot O'Regan Ultra Citation chosen words, symbols appear on slate, special slate design, two methods
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 11
Bill Hendricks My Hero name of spectator appears on slate
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 25
Stewart James Slatest symbol and color are selected, appear on slate, with cards and chips
Magic Mine No. 1 22
Bill Hendricks The Spirit of Christmas gag
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 39
Tony Corinda 18. The White Swami writing appears between two slates
The Swami Gimmick 22
William P. Miesel Another Spirit Slate after writing appears, slate is still wet
The Cardiste (Issue 10) 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
Bill Hendricks Blood from a Turnip gag with slates
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 27
Bert Douglas Make Safety a Habit for safety school show, slate message transforms
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 10
Harry Stanley Ghost Writing writing appears on side of a slate
Magic of the Mind 106
Harry Stanley Unique Book Test flap index
Magic of the Mind 30
Cyro Think of a City several cities are written on a slate, one thought of and performer divines it by marking an X next to it, moving part
Magic of the Mind 60
Len Belcher Radiopathy writing duplication on slates by medium, slates in bags
Magic of the Mind 62
Len Belcher Some Total sum prediction
Magic of the Mind 61
Eugene Gloye, Billy McComb Surprise Prediction McCombical Prediction variation, with slate
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 356) 253
Thomas Alan Waters Addenda to "Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded
Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 360) 269
Jochen Zmeck Das Mene-Tekel-Spiel roughed short/long menetekel and applications
1. card to top
2. card through table
3. divination
4. rising card
5. card to pocket
6. card travels between two slates
7. having multiple cards chosen
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 21
Paul Marcus The Tehunga's Secret comedy routine, question is answered, answer appears on unknown language on slate and performer translates
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 339
Aaron Wainer Doubles two slates, message on one, spectator chooses right one, flap
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Eddie Clever Influence of Evil five ESP symbols on slate, one spectator rubs out four of them behind back, another selects ESP card from deck, they match
Related to
  • p. 35 for suggestion by Peter Warlock
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
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
Burling Hull on Dunninger's Slate Trick and Al Baker's improvement
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 105
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum prediction
VariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 90
Tony Bartolotta Epic Slate Test - Alternate Method sum prediction
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 97
Robert Parrish Omega Spirit Slates display sequence for two slates with different colored surfaces, writing appears, example: some freely chosen cards placed between slates, some of their names appear written
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 124
James Porter, Karl Fulves Little Albert Slate Variation
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 213
George McLean A Slate Secret peek mirror on watch face, non-mirror method
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 178
Ray Hyman Experiment in Auras Slate duplication effect with newspaper
Newspaper Magic 84
Theodore Annemann A Slate Secret peek mirror
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 163
Albert Spackman Miniature Rapping Hand miniature doll hand in box rapping and answering questions, different routine ideas,
  • word and card divination and with spirit slates
  • stop trick with cards
  • whistle put into the box and the hand moves and the whistle blows
  • gipsy thread is restored in the box, while hand moves
  • in conjunction with "The Thing"
  • card turnover

Related to The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 74
Paul Sweetman New Slate Flap flap rolls itself up
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 10) 276
Aldini Slate-O-Vision ESP card prediction, cards clipped on slate
Roughingly Yours 14
E. Leslie May Controlled Thot ESP card chosen, written on slate by spectator and performer and they match, see also p. 283 & p. 348 for references
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 281
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser A Slate Test four numbers added, predicted
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 296
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle After Glow banded slates, message appears
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 11) 53
Alan Shaxon In Person! MC trick, a name is chosen from a booklet containing artists as well as his telephone number, the number appears on a slate, the picture of the artist in a frame and the artist performs next, forcing the artist
My Kind of Magic 70
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
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 376
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
Roy Johnson, Peter Warlock On the Slate two signed slates with different symbols, one put under spectator's foot and one in envelope, symbols change places, flap
Variations Second Time Around 53
Al Baker Spirit Sum flap slate
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Charles Ostin The King's English spectator writes letter on slate, next spectator adds later and so on until word is formed, this is predicted in typed form, see p. 426 for comment by William Taylor
(spelled "Charles Osten", see p. 637 for correction)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 397
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
Orville Wayne Meyer Spirit Transposition designs on miniature slates change position, flap
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 29
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
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 498
Paul Siegel Numeration Sensation several numbers are added, total is predicted on slate
Doorway to Delusion 14
William Patterson Epic Force! 'force' of one out of three symbols, for last phase of Mental Epic
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 54) 268
Charles Ostin Trance Slate sliding slate used for a word divination by spectator
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 637
Ben Christopher Dead Slate living dead test, names written on a slate, assistant divines
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 659
Ben Christopher Mental Detective see also p. 728 for comment by Eric Kaufman
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 677
Karl Fulves Remembrance Of Things Past ESP signs design duplication with gaffed peek slate and paramnesia presentation, see also p. 690 for comment
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 683
Karl Fulves History on peek slates, see-through, electronic with light source
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 685
Robert Parrish Great Slate Test chosen card divined on slate and duplicate writing appears on another slate, repeated with random name written down by spectator
Inspired 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
Karl Fulves Predelection spectator makes cross on slate with chalk on list, location is felt behind back
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 810
Al Mann Golden Digits two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
  • First Method
  • Revised Method
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 832
Robert Parrish Picture ESP slate as mirror
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 770
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 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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 982
Al Baker, Robert Gysel The Baker-Gysel Flap
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 982
Pierre L. O. A. Keeler Keeler's Baffling Slate Test theory by Al Mann
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 982
Peter Warlock Gap In The Curtain three predictions on slate are correct
Also published here
  • Mode For Mentalists series, 1940s
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1047
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Addition Slates add-a-number slate, flap
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 125
Fredric Broder Fortune's Cookies prediction of message from fortune cookies, lot of cookies in a box, several are selected
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 641
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 Chalk
Related 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 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 Spirits From China Chinese characters appear on slate, performer translates into anything he wants
The Amazing World of Mentalism 92
Burling Hull Combination with Dunninger Slater Number Feat combined with visible appearing writing
Inspired by The Amazing World of Mentalism 94
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
Philip T. Goldstein Geometric Shape on Slate suggestion
Verbal Control 8
Al Mann The Flap history of the flap, locking flap, flap designs
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 19
Robert Gysel, Al Baker The Gysel-Baker Flap
Also published here
  • in "The Sphinx" Vol. 22 #10, 1923
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 21
Robert Gysel The Hook Flap
Master Slate Secrets - Part I 21
Al Mann A Magnetic Flap
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 21
Al Mann, E. J. Moore The Cloak of the Unseen camouflage pattern on slate, flap
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 22
Al Mann The Telepathic Artist design divination of five people, with slate, flap
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 23
Al Mann The Locking Flap Dr. Q slates
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 25
Al Mann Multiple Slate Writing with Dr. Q Slates with stand
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 25
Al Mann Minute Man's Locking Flap rubber cement coating
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 27
Al Mann Let it Be Written slate secrets in literature
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 13
Al Mann, J. F. Orrin The 13th Veil normal slate
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 17
Al Mann Messages from Babel four seance slate methods, several ungimmicked slates
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 8
Al Mann, Henry Slade The Ultimate Slate Test
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 15
Stewart James Unique Slate Test
Also published here
  • in "The Sphinx" Vol.29 #1, 1930
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 18
Burling Hull Number-Vision Flight spectator writes three-digit number on a slate, performer divines it, palmed diminishing mirror
The Amazing World of Mentalism 13
Al Mann, Harry Faber, Samuel Berland The Spirit of the Faberlands two slates, flapless, apparently showing all four sides empty, message appears on two sides
Inspired by
  • Faberlands' "Spirits?" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 20, No. 3
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 1
Al Mann Spirits by the Number two slates, flapless, apparently showing all four sides empty, message appears on one side, numbered sides
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 5
Alan Shaxon Final Epic shaxon's mental epic board
Practical Sorcery 38
Dr. Franklin Matula Rememory! Slate message appears on cardboard, tied with ribbon
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 178) 889
Karl Fulves The Isis Slate coding four numbers (or other things) with two lines on a slate
VariationsAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1072
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-writer
Related 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
Karrell Fox Colormixtrick performer writes the words RED, YELLOW, BLUE and GREEN with white chalk on slate, they change into colored writing
Another Book 175
Hiram Strait Four-Letter Words four scrabble pieces are selected and a word is formed, prediction on slate
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 247) 1233
Karl Fulves Slate Sorcery chapter intro
Self-Working Mental Magic 73
Robert Parrish Telltale Slate No. 45, five spectators write favorite tv show on slate, first spectator's one divined
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 73
Robert Parrish Handwriting No. 46, identifying handwriting of five persons
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 75
Karl Fulves Thoughts in Color No. 47, spectators write down favourite car on slate, performer knows who wrote which from a distance
Inspired by Self-Working Mental Magic 76
Karl Fulves Faces and Slates No. 49, four people written on slate, medium can identify a chosen one
Self-Working Mental Magic 79
Karl Fulves It's Murder No. 50, word code
Self-Working Mental Magic 80
Karl Fulves Hyperspace No. 51, slate under table pressed to table, spectator writes word, it goes through fourth dimension and is now in mirror writing
Related to Self-Working Mental Magic 81
Karl Fulves Epic Slate Test No. 53, sum prediction after addition
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 85
Robert Parrish Picture ESP No. 54, slate as mirror
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 87
Karrell Fox An "Epic" Force forcing one from several coins, can be used as final choice in Mental Epic routine
Another Book 126
Tommy Wonder Pocket Slates Routine
Related to Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 842
Martin Gardner Euclid's Vanish number of objects drawn on a slate changes from seven to six, sliding part
Variations Curioser 11
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine answer appears on slate, Double-Locking Addition Slate
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 176
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine (With Dobrin Slate) flap to hide center
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 178
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Pantograph copying or enlarging an autograph on a slate
Phanta-Graphs 11
Johnny Thompson Polish Epic
Inspired by
  • "Mental Epic" (Hen Fetsch)
Related to
  • "Twin Prediction Miracle" (The New Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mentalism, Vo. 2)
Also published here
Polished Polish Prestidigitation 23
Thomas Alan Waters Elementeerie the four elements are written on a slate by spectator and the slate put in an envelope, three elements are chosen and found to be crossed out on the slate, clear flap
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 251
Al Mann The Gemini Slate design duplication slate, impression device for design duplications, dated to 1968
Cero-Mentics 5
Thomas Alan Waters Automaticard spectator turns a card over behind his back, a second spectator is blindfolded and by automatic writing on a slate divines the card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 214
Thomas Alan Waters Blackard fair single card prediction, in glass in front of the blackboard
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 311
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
Joseph Dunninger The Miracle Slate Test (The Baffling 16 Digit Effect) closing effect, four four digit numbers are added and sum divined, flap
Variations Dunninger's Act 9
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Tips on Slate Technique having an index on the slate or a writing pad, or programmed into a pocket calculator
Astrology — The Hidden Force 29
Thomas Alan Waters Palimptest subtlety for appearing message on a slate
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 576
Thomas Alan Waters Tranceplant hallucination theme, spectator writes word on a slate, word is selected from a book and it matches word on slate but spectator complains, that this is not the word he wrote down, both words are found on a prediction
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 625
Thomas Alan Waters Wipeout before your eyes as a multiple out
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 562
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
Thomas Alan Waters, Stanley Collins Kineslate gag divination, won turns into one on a slate
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 748
Jack Miller, Burling Hull Slate Display Sequence done with cardboard
Related to Self-Working Paper Magic 97
Karrell Fox "Company Spirit" company name appears on spirit slates
For My Next Trick... 156
Roberto Giobbi Nepomuk name of chosen card appears on slate, flap with card back on one side
Nepomuk 5
Bruce Cervon Pocket Slate Routine "Prediction" appears
The Cervon File 138
Juan Tamariz The Slates magazine test with slates
Variations The Magic Way 69
Steve Beam Armchair Painter toy letters on a slate forming a message, some fall down and forming name of selection
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 428
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 Art
Related to Ali Bongo 14
Steve Dusheck Additional Thoughts mental epic idea
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 38
Karl Fulves Spook Slate small slates, bills cling to them and move, then bill prediction appears on one slate, off-beat use of flap
Related to Verbatim (Issue 9) 114
Thomas Alan Waters Dell-Epathy spectator writes four-letter word on slate, performer divines it by reading definition from a dictionary, first published in "Magick" No. 321, 1983
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 448
Karl Fulves Spook Slate two small slates are initialed, headline prediction by performer and page number by spectator, sealed in envelopes, one kept by spectator, several days later: headline on chosen page is predicted on slate
Related to Verbatim (Issue 10) 144
Tommy Wonder And Now a Brief Message four messages on all sides of two small slates appear, two flaps
Related 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
Karl Fulves Voice Print freely chosen card, deck in glass, message appears on slate to locate card
Related to Underworld (Issue 4) 53
Unknown Slate Display Sequence two slates
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, 1928
Underworld (Issue 4) 54
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
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
Also published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 258
Karl Fulves, Joseph Dunninger, Theodore Annemann, Peter Warlock On One-Ahead & Mental Epic comments, quotes and references
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 173
Christoph Borer BOE spectator's name written on slate transforms into chosen word from a newspaper
Also published here Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 16
Peter Warlock Miracle Slate sliding section on slate, part of slate covered with paper, can be filled in from behind for any prediction
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 230
Al Baker Spirit Slates - Master Addition Slate locked flap
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 578
Al Baker Spirit Slates - Lock Spirit Slate slate with moving flap
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 579
Al Baker Slate Trick
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 737
Alexander de Cova, Peter Alexis 16 Digits sum prediction with slate
Inspired by Gambit 5
Christoph Borer Geistertafeln spectator's name written on slate transforms into chosen word from a newspaper
Also published here Compilation 118
Mick Ayres Subliminal Message words on white board are erased, some letters remain and form name of selection
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 17
Mick Ayres Cue-Cards words on whiteboard are erased, some letters remain and form other message, humorous routine
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 18
Jack Avis A Tale of Two Slates two miniature slates have writing with two colors, chosen color changes into name of selection
Inspired by Rara Avis 197
Christoph Borer, Krabat, Mireille, Nadia "Lou" Schürmann Toro zodiac prediction, written on slate, prediction is turned over and correct zodiac is found, when performer erases slate with sponge, transformation of the word
Related toAlso published here Seminarnotitzen 2007 11
Karl Fulves One-Ahead Systems
  • As a Revelation
  • As a Prediction
  • Mental Epic
  • No-Gaff Epic
Related to Prolix (Issue 8) 537
Unknown Spirit Writing making writing look like shaky spirit writing
Prolix (Issue 9) 569
Karl Fulves Epic Outcomes "No Force 'Mental Epic'"
methods without force to clean up
  • Reading The Results
  • Mental Epoch
  • Copy Paper
  • Me Thinks
Related to Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 61
Christoph Borer, Krabat, Mireille, Nadia "Lou" Schürmann Toro zodiac prediction, written on slate, prediction is turned over and correct zodiac is found, when performer erases slate with sponge, transformation of the word
Related toAlso published here Endlose Möglichkeiten 10
Christoph Borer Die Verwandlung der Schrift message transformation, thorough study and lots of ideas
Related to