Blithe Spirit

Set, Projection and Special Effects Design, Scenic Charge, Snow College

List of Special Effects:

Two way mirror

Allowed for an actor to stand behind the mirror and with a lighting effect be seen by the audience.

Levitating Card Table

Card Table would levitate and jostle as if possessed while all actors hands were placed flat on the table top, and then fall to the ground

Self Typing Typewriter

Typewriter would type and chime without any actor touching it

Falling Books 

Books would fall off of the bookshelf without any actors touching them

Rotating Light Sconces

Lighting Sconces would twist and rotate on the walls without any actors touching them

Rotating Pictures

Wall paintings would twist and rotate without any actors touching them

Spandex Coffered Wall

Allowed for hand and face impression from the rear as if ghosts were coming out of the walls

Painting on Scrim

Allowed for rear projection of ghosts through the wall

Smoke Screen Illusions 

Allowed for front projection onto a smoke screen giving an ethereal ghostly quality to moving images