137 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls / Single Card Controls / Peek forms
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
T. Nelson Downs Spectator's Peek as done by Downs
1909 143
T. Nelson Downs Second Method deck crimp/bridge at peeked at card
1909 150
Jack Merlin Side Slide Palm and Flesh Frip side palm after a peek
1927/28 5
Peek first finger, then transferred to fourth finger "as usual"
1933 26
Franklin M. Chapman Just Peek card peeked at behind performer's back, deck immediately shuffled, performer locates card
1937 7
The Peek two methods
1938 32
Sam Leo Horowitz Holding the Break After a Spectator Peeks at a Card
1938 205
Oscar Weigle Nu-Locato key card placement after peek
1939 39
The Peek Crimp
1940 91
The Specator Peek Improved
1940 93
After the Spectator Peek
1940 94
The Spectator Peek - The Last Word third finger break
1940 94
The Spectator Peek in context of "missed" peek
1940 411
Edward Marlo Marlo's Rosini card glimpsed, no break, deck cut and card spelled to, deck crimp during spectator's peek
Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto)
Peek Handling old fashioned
1941/27 253
Jean Irving Peek
Sep. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 70)
Improved Peek
1946 33
Warren Wiersbe Peek! delayed control with step fan
Variations 1946 15
U Peek, I Peek card in center is glimpsed at back end as spectator is looking at it from opening in front
1947 25
The Peek spectator peeks, detailed description
1948 30
The Step securing control after peek, overhand shuffle
1948 33
Arthur H. Buckley The Peek Location spectator peeks
1948 169
Arthur H. Buckley The Flesh Grip peek with first-finger break
1948 116
Paul LePaul Peek with Fingertip-Grip for Demo
1949 46
Eddie Joseph Can you see your Card? spectator peeks at a card, performer ribbon spreads the cards face-up and names selection, performed with one hand
Related to 1950 14
Paul Rosini The Peek Trick spectator peeks a card, performer asks whether she really saw one as misdirection to control it, another is peeked, second found, changes in first
1950 46
Edward Marlo Technique of the Peek basic peek handling with riffling
1952 5
Edward Marlo Marlo's Step Control multiple cuts to table sequences to control peeked-at cards
  • A. To Control One Or More Cards To The Top
  • B. To Control One Or More Cards To Bottom
  • C. Double Peek Control - Top and Bottom
  • D. Double Peek to Bottom
  • E. Double Peek To Top
  • F. Triple Peek to Bottom
  • G. Triple Peek To The Top
1952 12
Edward Marlo The Shuffle Control sequences to control peeked at cards with overhand shuffles, one by one or more at once
  • A. Shuffle Control for One or More Cards to the Top
  • B. Shuffle Control to Bottom
  • C. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Bottom
  • D. Double Peek Shuffle Control with Repeat
  • E. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Top and Bottom
  • F. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Bottom by Pull Out Method
  • G. Triple Peek Shuffle Control to the Bottom
1952 32
Edward Marlo Cut Control sequences to control peeked at cards with in the hands cuts
  • A. Cut Control to the Top
  • B. Bottom or Top Cut Control
  • C. Double Peek Cut Control to Top
  • D. Double Peek Cut Control to Bottom
  • E. Alternate Cut Control
  • F. Triple Peek Cut Control
  • G. Triple Peek Cut Control No. 2
1952 48
Edward Marlo Delayed Crimp Control crimping peeked card, complete edge bent
1952 91
Edward Marlo Using a Short in Combination with Peeks or any type of key card
1952 108
Spectator's Peek spectator opens deck
1953 14
Cy Endfield The Spectator's Glimpse Fingertip-Grip for Demo
1955 21
Edward Marlo Peek Handling
1957 2
Elmer Biddle Elmer's Spell running cut to place peeked-at card at certain position from top
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
Peek Technique
1959 3
Dai Vernon Riffled Thought break
1960 12
Cliff Green Topping the Peek to top after peek, passive
1961 74
Cliff Green The Peek Crimp in context of card to pocket/wallet/...
1961 75
Nate Leipzig Peek Control spectator opens the deck
1963 26
Dai Vernon Peek Handling either spectator peeks, or performer riffles
1967 127
Dai Vernon Methods of Handling - 2 short card starts on bottom, card peeked, overhand shuffle and cut to bring selection next to key
Related to 1967 150
Peek Key Card Placement key placed next to peeked at card
Related to 1967 23
Eddie Joseph My Card Peek spectator peeks himself
1969 21
Edward Marlo Fingertip Spectator's Peek spectator pushed deck open, yet it appears to be a fingertip peek
1970 5
Edward Marlo Key Card Throw-Offs peek control with key card
1970 37
Edward Marlo An Important Tip using secret incomplete faro condition to facilitate side steal
1970 76
Edward Marlo The Tight Peek using second finger break
1970 82
Dr. Jacob Daley Peek Key Control setting key next to peeked card
1972 107
Dai Vernon Vernon's Key Card Contrive No. 51, two placements of key card, probably No. 2 & 3 from references
Related to 1972 17
Dai Vernon, Max Malini Vernon - Malini Card Break Transfer No. 69, to right little finger after peek
Also published here 1972 21
Dai Vernon Vernon's Peek - One Hand Shuffle Control No. 113, overhand shuffle to break, break kept with right thumb while deck is turned
1972 33
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Peek "Open and Shut" Reverse Fan Location No. 122, peek, then step fan as delay, then cut
Related to 1972 36
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Note - 3) No. 247-3, riffle shuffle control after peek, cryptic
1972 62
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's New Peek Control No. 260, procedure not clear
1972 65
5) Peek 1/2 Drop Push Location No. 427-5, delayed location, not enough detail
1972 118
Dr. Jacob Daley Peek - Half Drop - Jog Location No. 548, jog to delay control after peek
1972 154
Eddie Fechter, Edward Marlo The Estimation Peek
Related toAlso published here 1974 169
Martin A. Nash Milking the Peek from the break
1975 62
Harry Lorayne The Peek Lap directly after spectator's peek
Also published here 1975 37
Ken Krenzel The Peek Corner Crimp
1978 77
Ken Krenzel "Breakless" Peek handling with immediate table spread
1978 137
Side Steal after peek
  • Transferring the Break
1978 55
Edward Marlo Out of Control Control "How It Appears" one handed peek, instantly given out for shuffling, using one handed center crimp
1979 50
Edward Marlo Control Throw-Offs in foreword, magician thinks he follows control of card
  • First Approach
  • Second Approach
  • Third Approach (with riffle shuffle)
VariationsAlso published here 1980
Paul LePaul Peek Finesse fingertip convincer
1980 18
Basic Peek Technique
1980 38
Spectator Peek
1980 23
Michael Ammar Peek Justification
1980 9
Karl Fulves Peek Technique
1981 20
Karl Fulves Other Peek Techniques letting a spectator peek at a card
1981 23
Fred Lowe The Ghost Break alternative for pinky break
1982 48
Steven Kuske Location card peeked at in case is found
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6)
Pascal Monmoine Peek Crimp crimping peeked card
Dec. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32)
Ben Harris Peek Finesse featuring a break display
1985 491
Arthur Gross, Frederick Braue The Peek Card Knowledge book break glimpse after peek
1985 14
Another Peek glimpse after spectator's peek behind back
1985 15
T. Nelson Downs Downs Sidesteal first finger break
1985 15
Peek and Sidesteal
1985 17
Roger Crosthwaite Think-a-Card
Related to 1985 34
Peek Key Card Placement
Oct. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
Edward Marlo A Marlo Control using step handling, with tapping on table
1988 265
The "Peek" Location
1988 65
Justin Higham One-Hand Peek
Variations 1988 13
Justin Higham One-Hand Svengali Peek cards in secret incomplete faro condition
Inspired byVariations 1988 13
Dr. Jacob Daley The Hair's-Breadth Stall delaying a control
1989 39
Justin Higham One Hand Peek Control
Inspired by May 1989
Inside Out (Issue 6)
Justin Higham Spectator Peek Location with pre-set break and distance from break is counted
Related to May 1989
Inside Out (Issue 6)
Roger Crosthwaite, Harry Lorayne Side Swipe simplified handling for Crosthwaite's Longitudinal Peek Steal/Control
1990 165
Ken Krenzel Free-Form Peek Control refinements to standard peek control
1990 177
Ken Krenzel Slide Steal inspired by Crosthwaite's "LTP Peek", fingertip side steal after peek
1990 180
Edward Marlo Fingertip Side Steals four methods
1990 1
Roger Klause The Breakout Display bending deck and displaying it resting on fingers of one hand
Variations 1991 117
Edward Marlo Drop Cut Control placing key next to peeked at card during running cut
Apr. 1992
The Olram File (Issue 11)
Gary Kurtz The Spectator Peek And Glimpse spectator peeks himself, then three handlings for the glimpse
  • Der Peek des Zuschauers
    • 1. Ihre Instruktionen an den Zuschauer
    • 2. Über Blickwinkelprobleme
    • 3. Offenheit in der Handhabung
    • 4. Verbale Manipulation
  • Der Glimpse
    • 1. Die klassische Technik
    • 2. Die Gary Kurtz Technik
    • 3. Eine weitere Technik (Gary Kurtz)
Also published here 1992 35
Harry Riser Peek Handling
1993 53
Eddie Fechter Imperfection Peek
1993 35
Eddie Fechter Estimation Peek
Also published here 1993 255
Vicente Canuto Control por Vistazo del Espectador: El "Peek" spectator peek
1993 224
Roger Crosthwaite Erdnase Method A "Technical Roots"
Inspired byRelated to 1994 48
Roger Crosthwaite Variation One: Verbal Stop Technique peek-type selection, dressed as think-a-card
1994 49
Gene Maze After The Peek card angle-jogged out and deck spread diagonally
1994 127
Martin Lewis The Sinister Glimpse left-handed peek & glimpse
July 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Peter Duffie Peek Break Technique for getting break above selection
1995 258
The Peek Control including a method for letting the spectator peek
1995 72
Roberto Giobbi Peek Check Points selling peeked card as thought-of card
1995 74
Gary Kurtz The Spectator Peek And Glimpse spectator peeks himself, then three handlings for the glimpse
  • Der Peek des Zuschauers
    • 1. Ihre Instruktionen an den Zuschauer
    • 2. Über Blickwinkelprobleme
    • 3. Offenheit in der Handhabung
    • 4. Verbale Manipulation
  • Der Glimpse
    • 1. Die klassische Technik
    • 2. Die Gary Kurtz Technik
    • 3. Eine weitere Technik (Gary Kurtz)
Also published here 1995 26
Doug Edwards Sneaky Peek interesting peek procedure
Aug. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 8)
Jeff Busby Bottom Key Placement peek and running cut, key starts on bottom
Inspired by 1998 66
Jeff Busby Top Key Placement peek and running cut, key starts on top
1998 68
Roger Crosthwaite LTP Peek Steal directly into LTP
1999 147
Ellis Stanyon The "Ruffle" Force with an Ordinary Pack No. 11, stopping shortly at middle of riffle and holding break, spectator hopefully remembers the only card he sees
1999 275
Dai Vernon, Max Malini Vernon-Malini Card Break Transfer to right little finger after peek
Also published here Nov. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 11)
Justin Higham Fine Step Control post-peek step control
1999 17
Justin Higham Note on the Riffle Peek on picking up the break
1999 31
Don May Flummoxing Find peek challenge location, fourth finger nail makes mark on face at break
May 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 9)
The Peek
2001 51
Basic Peek Selection
2004 48
Eddie Fechter Peek Gambit "did you get one?"
2004 78
Bruce Cervon Cut Control after peek with charlier cut
2007 7
Bruce Cervon Trap Door Control Peek Control with One Handed Cut
2007 10
Benjamin Earl Refined Peek Technique peek and glimpse
2007 16
Harry Lorayne The Peek Lap directly after spectator's peek
Also published here Jan. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 1)
Chad Nelson Peep Control card peeked at and then cut into center, spectator pushes it in
Inspired by 2010 5
Ryan Schlutz Pivotal Peek after spectator's peek
Also published here 2011 7
Dave Buck Peeping Palm Diagonal Palm Shift from peek
Inspired by 2011 34
Shane Cobalt Peek Handling deck higher in hand as usual
2012 11
Alexander de Cova Peek-Techniken peek and book turnover glimpse
2015 189
Benjamin Earl Peeked Card as Thought-of Card
Related to 2016 9
Johnny Thompson Spectator's Peek
2018 265
Shane Cobalt From The Peek DPS from peek, with original peek handling
Inspired by 2019 38
Larry Jennings New Peek Control end-for-end turnover with step
2020 398
Roberto Giobbi The Peek Control reframing example
2021 93
Roger Crosthwaite Longitudinal Tenkai Palm (LTP) Add-On Finesse steal from peek, add-on onto tabled packet
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Mar. 2006
2022 481
Ryan Schlutz Pivotal Peek after spectator's peek
Also published here 2022 593
Joachim Solberg Expertalk: Joachim Solberg on the J.S Control handling for peek and Mahatma style control after peek
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2010
2022 942