68 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Stabbing Routines / with Knife on the table
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Der magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 4
Unknown Der Degen im Frieden card thought of and removed from new deck and noted on piece of paper, shuffled back and deck distributed on floor, stabbed with optionally borrowed sword
Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 138
Unknown Der Degen im Frieden card stabbed on floor, control with short deck and deck switch
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 224
Unknown The Pierced Card blindfolded, deck crimp location
1897 New Era Card Tricks 136
S. W. Erdnase The Divining Rod blindfolded
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 174
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Card Shuffled into Pack Blindfolded
1902 The Modern Conjurer 102
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Cards Shuffled Into Pack Blindfolded
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 72
Unknown The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection
1909 The Art of Magic 127
Unknown The Transfixed Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 174
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Bunte Blätter multi-phase card routine, card stab, color change of cards, card through handkerchief and rising cards from wooden box
1922 Zwölf Schlager der Magie 65
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Unknown Two Viewpoints challenge location with sticky substance on finger, cards stabbed on table
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Unknown The Phantom Stab one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 140
Theodore Annemann Five Card Stabbing Mystery one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 140
U. F. Grant Simple Triple Location one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 151
Unknown Card Stabbing svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 250
Unknown "Stripper" Stabbing stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 270
Unknown Card Stabbing duplicate in newspaper
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 302
Capt. J.E. Stone The Stabbed Card. New Version with darts on table
1938 Greater Magic 251
Theodore Annemann The Five Card Stabbing Mystery five selections, one-way
1938 Greater Magic 539
Theodore Annemann The Impaled Card
1939 The Jinx (Issue 66) 460
Jean Hugard A New Card Stab cards are stabbed with knife, all cards above selection are pierced and packet cut at that position
Nov. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 6) 24
Unknown Card Stab Through Newspaper six methods
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 284
Edward Marlo Jab It! knife is stabbed in back of cards, some cards are pierced, bottom one is selection
1945 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 85
Dr. William Weyeneth La carte choisie percée à travers un journal avec un couteau deck spread on table, covered with sheet of newspaper, followed by german translation "Der Paini-Trick in neuer Aufmachung"
July 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 10) 6
George G. Kaplan Card-Stabbing three cards are stabbed from a gaffed tallyho deck
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 119
Bill Simon Two Blades with two knives
Related toAlso published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 159) 640
Arthur H. Buckley Stabbing Chosen Cards While Blindfolded selections made, rest switched for deck with a marking in a corner
1948 The Card Expert Entertains 155
Alexandro Dagger in the Mind blindfolded card stab, two cards, two decks
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 203) 811
Max Malini Card Stabbing
Related to 1952 Stars of Magic (Vol. 11 No. 1) 152
Bill Simon Two Blades with two knives
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 143
Max Malini Blindfold Card Stabbing several selections
Related to 1962 Malini and His Magic 25
James G. Thompson Jr. Deck Stabbing stabbing a knife next to a named card, edgemarked
Also published here 1967 Between Two Minds 30
Alton Sharpe, Del Ray The Great Stabbing Trick
Related to
  • Reinhard Müller's "Dai Vernon Lecture in Germany", 1997, p. 5, for credit information
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 163
Unknown Stab-Mental thought of card is found
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 75
James G. Thompson Jr. Pierced under newspaper
1972 The Living End 94
Unknown A) Card Stabbing
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 36
Ken Green, Alf Strack, Mo Howarth Kartenstechen Superb comedy routine in which table breaks down during card stabbing routine, at bottom of table is giant selection
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, 1957/1958
June 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 83
Unknown Kartenstechen I card stab, blindfolded on table
1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 51
Fred Lowe Kartenstechen with newspaper cover
Aug. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 61
"Magic" Christian Stelzel, Valentino Graziadei My Card Stabbing with close-up board held by two spectators, blindfold and a sheet of newspaper
1983 Lecture Magic 23
James G. Thompson Jr. Kartenstechen stabbing a knife next to a named card, edgemarked
Also published here Dec. 1987 Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2) 89
Lisa Menna The Cinderella Card-Stab two selections, one stabbed with shoe, other in shoe
1990 Spectacle 3
Jamy Ian Swiss Stabbing Case deck in case held against piece of wood, knife stabbed into it and case pulled away, selection remains stabbed to wood, case destroyed but deck intact
Also published here
  • Genii
1990 Thaumatolatry II 2
Unknown The Card Stabbing Trick (Pack Spread on Table)
1994 More Greater Magic 1214
Michael Weber The Knowledgable Knife or The Klever Kleaver signed card, through newspaper sheet
1994 Correctors Workshop
Vanni Bossi My Card Stab without table, two spectators hold newspaper
1995 Vanni Bossi Lecture Notes 18
Pete Biro Der komische Kartenstecher comedy routine, giant cards stabbed on tray
Mar. 1995 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 2) 64
Christoph Borer Impossibile clever presentation, table is flipped over at the end
Also published here 1997 Seminar 1997 10
Jeff Busby Chapter 10: The Texan Card Stab intro with credit information
1998 The Secret of the Palmettos 89
Guy Hollingworth A Card Stab UCS, last card stabbed by Specator, signed
1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 237
Ellis Stanyon The Blindfold Stab No. 15
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 25
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Loft covered by newspaper
Also published here 2000 Anam Cara 31
Tino, Oriol El Juego Sin Sentidos designed as a routine for a duo
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 315
Luis H. Trueba El Ciego card stab on table, story presentation
2003 Magia y Dramagia 143
Patrik Kuffs P.K. Card Stab on table through paper cover, fair wash shuffle by spectator
2004 Seven By Patrik Kuffs 22
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Card Stab covered by newspaper
Also published here 2006 Compilation 108
Christoph Borer Impossibile clever presentation, table is flipped over at the end
Also published here 2006 Compilation 120
Christoph Borer Impossibile clever presentation, table is flipped over at the end
Also published here 2007 Seminarnotitzen 2007 20
Jon Racherbaumer The Divining Rod comment
Related to 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 206
David Ben Psychic DNA blindfolded, knife balances on finger and points out selected card
Inspired by 2010 Miracles of my Friends II 13
Mike Caveney Halloween Card Stab on the back of a kneeling assistant, person stabbed
2013 Wonders 141
Roberto Giobbi Stickler detailed description, single card stabbed, newspaper cover, credit information
2016 Standup Card Magic 242
Johnny Thompson Parrish the Thought spectator stabs performer's signed card, performer spectator's, half the deck signed by performer
Inspired by
  • Robert Parrish trick
Related to
  • "The Incredible Signature" (Barry Stevenson)
  • "Double Pointed Miracle" (Dick Zimmerman, Genii, Vol. 47 No. 11)
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 141
Iñaki Zabaletta Psycho Cartas Apuñaladas, five cards
2019 ¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta? 147
Max Malini, Steve Cohen Blindfolded Card Stab discussions with various ideas
  • The Campaign
  • The Blindfold
  • Stab Revelations
Related to 2022 Max Malini 343
Bob Sheets Card Stab Commandments
2022 Max Malini 358
Max Malini Stab Trivia Malini anecdotes
2022 Max Malini 362