151 entries in Slate / Flaps & Moving Parts
  
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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 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 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 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
Unknown The Super Slates method for appearing message
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 63
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
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
Unknown The Empty Frame Idea
Greater Magic 836
R. M. Jamison Ghost Writer appearing writing on slate
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 297
Henry Christ Fatal Number coincidence with name list and name cards, slate writing
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 334
Dr. Jacob Daley The Answer! silicate slate flaps
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 335
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
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
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 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
Al Baker Seeing through solid Matter
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 214
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
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
Willard S. Smith Special Sale coins and slate idea, with defense stamp
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 187
Jean Hugard The Flap Slate
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 2) 7
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
Harry Dobrin Double Locking Slate
Related to My Best 228
Harry Dobrin Double Locking Periscope Slate with mirror, design duplication
My Best 229
C. L. Boarde Prophetics mini slate, two flaps
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 330
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 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 Chinese Comedy Slate Message message appears on signed slate, corner cut flap
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 408
Unknown White Chalks of Many Colors white writing changes color, flap
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 411
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
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
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
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
Theodore Annemann A New Slate Writing Wrinkle flap added
Annemann's Buried Treasures 14
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
Gene "Phantini" Grant The Ghostly Hand name of a dead person appears on slate, flap
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 9
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
Robert A. Nelson Spirit Portraits portrait of selected VIP appears on a slate
More Miracles in Mentalism 22
Bert Douglas Make Safety a Habit for safety school show, slate message transforms
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 10
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
Eugene Gloye, Billy McComb Surprise Prediction McCombical Prediction variation, with slate
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 356) 253
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
James Porter, Karl Fulves Little Albert Slate Variation
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 213
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
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
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
Orville Wayne Meyer Spirit Transposition designs on miniature slates change position, flap
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 29
Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Uncle's Will Slates messages appear on slates, comedy
I Did It My Way 13
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
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
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 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
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 The ESPrit Message chosen ESP sign appears on slate
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 26
Al Mann Minute Man's Locking Flap rubber cement coating
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 27
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, Stanley Collins Kineslate gag divination, won turns into one on a slate
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 748
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
Karrell Fox Confuscious Say routine in which name of selection appears on miniature spirit slates
Goodies 23
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
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
Richard Bartram, Jr. Slated small slates, non-locking
Trephine 143
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
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
Christoph Borer Geistertafeln spectator's name written on slate transforms into chosen word from a newspaper
Also published here Compilation 118
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
John Lovick Little House on the Scary illustration selected from book appears on slates
Inspired by 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
21 205
Gene Anderson Picto Transpo performer draws spectator and vice versa on poster boards, signed pictures change places in envelopes
A. Performance
B. Introduction
C. Set-up and handling
D. Gene's script
E. Props
Inspired by Gene Anderson - The Book 17