109 entries in Slate / Appearing Writing
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
1895 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
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 227
Jenkins Die Geisterschrift writing appears on slate, chemical and pre-written words in mirror image on wrapping paper
Feb. 1896 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 Oct. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 61
Unknown Das spiritistische Schreibmedium numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Nov. 1897 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 Nov. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 76
Henry Slade Slade's Geistertafel second part
Related to Dec. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 89
Unknown Neueste Geistertafel writing appears on ungaffed slate, soft chalk writing on wrapping paper
Jan. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 109
C. Wichmann Geisterschrift nach Wichmann writing appears on one of two slates, apparently all sides shown
Feb. 1898 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
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 120
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel oder "Das spiritistische Schreibmedium" on spirit writings on slates, Henry Slade
Related to Nov. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 172
Unknown Die Spiritistentafel part two
Related to Dec. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 187
Unknown Die Stiftspange nail writer, for slate, only on finger tip
Related to Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 12
Unknown Die Stiftplatte nail writer, for slate, only on finger tip
Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 12
Unknown Die Doppeltafel mit ausziehbarem Schiefer two slates tied together and sealed, writing appears inside
Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 13
Unknown Die Doppeltafel mit loser Einlage flap
Related to Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 13
Unknown Die Doppeltafel mit loser Einlage part two
Related to Feb. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 29
Unknown Die mechanische Doppeltafel mit beweglicher Einlage
Related to Mar. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 43
Unknown Die mechanische Doppeltafel mit beweglicher Einlage
Related to Apr. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 4) 59
Henry Slade, Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Zur Slade'schen Schiefertafel
Related to May 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5) 75
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XIV. Telepathie 1. Die Geisterschrift (slates, multiple versions, total of chosen number appears)
2. Die Fernschrift (message appears on paper sealed in envelope, remote writing)
3. Die Rosenverwandlung (rose changes from red to white, red writing appears on paper)
4. Das spiritistische Kartenspiel (deck appears under box and vanishes again, hollow card deck imitation)
1902 Moderne Magie 146
Oswald Rae The Spirit Slate sum and name of actor appear on slate in paper bag, marked slates, Eureka flap
1928 Sub Rosa 68
Tom Sellers A Surprise Slate Trick selected word appears on flap slate
1931 Sellers' Secrets 14
Unknown The Super Slates method for appearing message
1935 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
1937 Magic of the Hands 102
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Comedy Slate Test humorous message appears on one of two slates
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 33
Stewart Judah Slate Writing Without a Flap writing appears on slate
1938 Greater Magic 836
R. M. Jamison Ghost Writer appearing writing on slate
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 297
Dr. Jacob Daley The Answer! silicate slate flaps
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 335
Dr. Jacob Daley Never Fail instructions to rope trick appear on slates
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 541
Stanley Collins Psychic Type several names written on cards, one selected, it appears on previously empty slates
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 644
Al Baker The Baker Slate Easel for appearing writing
1941 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
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 262
Stanley Collins Nonpareil free selection (and switched) appears on marked slates
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 137) 779
Clarence Hubbard "My Case" word from ten selected, appears on previously empty slate, flap with corner cut
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 144) 807
Clayton Rawson Ghost Writer card reversed behind back, name appears on slate
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 147) 821
Tom Sellers New Slate Writing writing appears on examined slate
1943 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)
1943 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
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 151
Jean Hugard The Flap Slate
July 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 2) 7
Roger Barkann Multiple Slate Writing several slates, on every slate appears a message
Related to 1945 My Best 219
Norm Cummins Clean Out Slate Test four cards added, number appears on slates
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 26
C. L. Boarde Prophetics mini slate, two flaps
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 330
Jean Hugard The Slate Trick normal slates, change of slates to let both examine
Apr. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 113
Unknown Simplex Double Slates no flap
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 389
Unknown Transfer Single-Slate Writing transfering chalk from newspaper to ungaffed slate
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 391
Unknown A Visible Message writing appears while rubbing surface with chalk powdered brush
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 392
Jack Miller Jack Miller Slate Routine two slates, no flap
Related to 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 396
Unknown Chinese Comedy Slate Message message appears on signed slate, corner cut flap
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 408
Peter Warlock Pieces of Slate writing appears, version without a flap, chalk can write permanent and nonpermanent
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 134) 537
Joseph C. Keller Spirit Slates & Rising Cards effect combo, deck fastened to slate and card rises, then name of card appears on slate
May 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 7
Bob Somerfeld Loaded Spook
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Gene "Phantini" Grant The Ghostly Hand name of a dead person appears on slate, flap
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 9
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 1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 7
Tot O'Regan Ultra Citation chosen words, symbols appear on slate, special slate design, two methods
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 11
Bill Hendricks My Hero name of spectator appears on slate
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 25
Bill Hendricks The Spirit of Christmas gag
Related to 1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 39
Tony Corinda (1) Spirit Writing on slate, chemical
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 280
Tony Corinda (29) Spirit Writing on a Slate writing appears, with assistant
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 299
Robert A. Nelson Spirit Portraits portrait of selected VIP appears on a slate
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 22
Bill Hendricks Blood from a Turnip gag with slates
Related to 1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 27
Harry Stanley Ghost Writing writing appears on side of a slate
1960 Magic of the Mind 106
Jack Posetary The Fifty Minute Hour Q&A with answers given via spirit writing on slates
Oct. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 125
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle After Glow banded slates, message appears
1970 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 Sep. 1971 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
1972 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
1972 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
1972 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 spectator
Inspired by
  • Laurie Ireland's "Three Slate Routines" (1930s)
Summer 1974 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
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 109) 542
Faucett Ross Books and Slates Freely chosen word from a book appears on slate
1975 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 June 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 971
Al Mann To Read a Question with nine normal slates, wrapped in newspaper
1976 Master Slate Secrets — Part I 9
Al Mann Many Voices nine small slates and a bigger one, messages appear on two slates
1976 Master Slate Secrets — Part I 9
Al Mann The Uproar nine small slates messages appear on five slates
1976 Master Slate Secrets — Part I 12
Al Mann The ESPrit Message chosen ESP sign appears on slate
1976 Master Slate Secrets — Part I 26
Frederick M. Shields Rear-Vision Mirror name of card appears on pocket mirror
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 146) 729
Stan Blumenthal 98-Cent Divination ESP symbol appears on business card, invisible ink
1976 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 1976 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 1976 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)
1976 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
1976 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
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 89
Burling Hull Spirits From China Chinese characters appear on slate, performer translates into anything he wants
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 92
Burling Hull Combination with Dunninger Slater Number Feat combined with visible appearing writing
Inspired by 1976 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
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 94
Dr. Franklin Matula Rememory! Slate message appears on cardboard, tied with ribbon
1977 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-writer
Related to 1979 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
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 76
Tommy Wonder Pocket Slates Routine
Related to 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 842
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine answer appears on slate, Double-Locking Addition Slate
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 176
Unknown The Lappone Move (with pocket slates) No. 40, message appears on tied slates
1983 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
1983 101 Psychic Tests 12
Thomas Alan Waters Palimptest subtlety for appearing message on a slate
1984 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
1985 The Magic of Eric DeCamps 26
Karrell Fox "Company Spirit" company name appears on spirit slates
1986 For My Next Trick... 156
Bruce Cervon Pocket Slate Routine "Prediction" appears
1988 The Cervon File 138
Juan Tamariz The Slates magazine test with slates
Variations 1988 The Magic Way 69
Karrell Fox Confuscious Say routine in which name of selection appears on miniature spirit slates
1991 Goodies 23
Ali Bongo Tafel mit zwei Botschaften slate wrapped in handkerchief, writings appear on both sides, similar to Instant Art
Related to 1991 Ali Bongo 14
Tommy Wonder And Now a Brief Message four messages on all sides of two small slates appear, two flaps
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 86
Unknown The Spirit Slates Chinese characters appear on slate as gag, performer "translates" into selection
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 20
Richard Bartram, Jr. Slated small slates, non-locking
1997 Trephine 143
Jack Avis Slate of Hand card of selection appears on one of two miniature slates in chosen chalk color
1998 Vis à Vis 115
Unknown Spirit Writing making writing look like shaky spirit writing
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 569
Alberto de Figueiredo Más Allá chosen word from magazine appears on slate
2013 Magia Demente 73
Dr. Stanley Jaks Miniature Metathesis symbol on slate changes to other
2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 191
John Lovick Little House on the Scary illustration selected from book appears on slates
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 167
Christoph Borer Die wichtigste aller Fragen spirit slates, symbols to name, storytelling presentation, fairy tale
2016 21 205