166 entries in Cards / Sleights / Glimpse / Bottom or near Bottom
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An other waie to doo the same, having your selfe indeed never seene the card card glimpsed with diversion (like letting some cards fall), making piles and following the card, then giving it to spectator and divining it
Related to 1584 189
To Get Sight of a Drawn Card
  • First Method (center)
  • Second Method (bottom)
1876 34
To get Sight of a Card for top (first palming the card), center and bottom
1889 18
The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation
1889 93
Hand-Over Glimpse bottom card glimpsed as deck is handed to spectator
Aug. 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8)
Charles T. Jordan Multiple Card Glimpse during in-the-hands riffle shuffle
1919/1920 48
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Spring Glimpse spectator says stop during springing and remembers bottom card of top half, glimpsed at same time
Related to 1928 6
To "Sight" the Bottom Card bottom card buckle
1933 73
Glimpse through Handkerchief
1935 18
Sighting the Bottom Card 1. Tilting the Pack
2. The Rear Bend
3. Buckling the Card
4. Variation of No. 2
5. Turn over Flourish on Arm
6. Pulling back Sleeve
7. Under Cover of Card Fan
8. Bending the Deck Inwards
1936 139
Frank Lane "Glimpsing" Method to glimpse bottom card by extending arm
1936 19
Tilt Glimpse as deck is handed to spectator with thumb below, fingers above
1937 88
Riffle Shuffle Glimpse bottom card during riffle and square up
1937 39
Bottom Card Glimpse brief
1938 229
A Maneuver for Stud Poker buckling bottom card glimpse
1938 306
Glimpsing Bottom Card of Face-up Pack
1940 229
Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
1940 334
Edward Victor Key Card – Spring Glimpse top half is squeezed to be sprung and bottom card is sighted
1940 ca. 22
Edward Victor ”Sighting” A Card in the Pack selection is second from bottom, bottom card is Glided back to get glimpse, bottom cover card is “convincer” for audience
1940 ca. 40
Glimpse through Handkerchief
1941 15
Sighting the Card at the Bottom hindu shuffle glimpse
1941 8
Lu Brent False Face Glimpse bold glimpse
June 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 12)
Second From Bottom Glimpse
1942/27 206
Dr. William Weyeneth Kaertenkunststücke bold glimpse of bottom card during fan production from behind spectator's ear, followed by french translation "Tours de cartes"
July 1945 6
Arthur H. Buckley Sighting while Cutting the Pack using buckling action
Related to 1946 40
Glimpsing the Bottom Card
1946 43
Bottom Card Glimpse pointing on a card on the table
Sep. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 112)
J. B. Bobo Bottom Peek during center cut
1947 21
Bottom-Card Glimpse three methods
1948 59
Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
1948 194
Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
1948 43
Paul LePaul Bottom Glimpse as Switch
1949 176
Bottom Glimpse
1950 9
Bottom Glimpse
1950 28
Bottom Glimpse
1950 73
John Scarne The Betting Card Trick No. 42, "The next card I turn over will be your card" sucker gag
1950 75
Bottom Glimpse
1950 122
One Handed Bottom Peek
1955 16
Edward Marlo Tabled Bottom Placement tabled Kelly / Ovette move, with additional ideas
Also published here 1959
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
Edward Marlo Marlo's Turnaround Glimpse all-around square up glimpse
VariationsAlso published here 1961 56
Lane Bateman Fingerless Psycho variation on Larry Becker's Psycho
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961)
Edward Marlo Push Down Glimpse multiple cards at bottom of packet/deck
1962 62
Replacement Glimpse as top half is replaced
1962 76
Dr. Stanley Jaks Q. T. divination of card, deck cased, with peek case with hole in corner
Also published here Aug. 1963
Ibidem (Issue 29)
A Maneuver for Stud Poker buckling bottom card glimpse
July 1968 193
Macco Nur für Kartenkünstler glimpse for bottom card, bend against right thumb
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 6)
Roger Smith The FFF Card Peek glimpsing card during FFF which ends up on bottom or top
1970 7
Gambler's Buckle Peek
1971 170
Bottom Glimpse buckle
1972 154
Dai Vernon Vernon's Peek Glimpse Push-Over No. 1, partial reverse fan used to glimpse a card either near top or near bottom
1972 7
Paul Rosini Rosini's Riffle Force Glimpse No. 367, spectator says stop during springing and remembers bottom card of top half, glimpsed at same time
Related to 1972 102
Bottom Glimpse Palm No. 527, palm after gambler's glimpse with card almost bent in half, followed by spreading cards
Related to 1972 148
John Scarne Scarne's Bottom Glimpse No. 665, side crimping bottom card
1972 182
Bottom Card Glimpse
1973 67
A Maneuver for Stud Poker buckling bottom card glimpse
Oct. 1973
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Dai Vernon Bottom Card Peep Peeking at bottom card by buckling bottom card
1975 224
Francis Carlyle Mental Selection of a Card single card divnination
1975 67
Francis Carlyle One Hand Pass Locator glimpsing bottom card, for magicians
1975 81
Francis Carlyle More Tips and Bits
  • memory stunt linked to David Roth
  • Laurie Irelnd Charlier Pass Peek
  • Dunninger using prominent people
  • remembering serial number of bill
1975 129
Mental Divination tear in top of case allows glimpse of bottom card of cased deck
Related to
  • an item in The Gen
Also published here
1975 18
Dennis Marks Glimpse and Transfer card on bottom of pushed out packet is glimpsed and transferred on top, key card
Magick (Issue 123)
The Bottom Card Glimpse bottom card is buckled
1976 16
Another Bottom Card Glimpse
1976 16
Case Extraction Glimpse as deck is removed from case
1976 2
Nate Leipzig Through-Handkerchief Glimpse
1976 105
Bottom Glimpse glimpsing the top few cards of face up deck
1978 40
Jerry K. Hartman Transfer Glimpse Glimpsing bottom card while transferring deck from right to left hand
Also published here 1978 1
Bottom Card Peek during sleeve tucking
1978 45
Harry Lorayne Peripheral Glimpse
1979 169
Gambler's Buckle Peek
1979 170
Glimpse of Bottom Card and Card at Center at the same time
Magick (Issue 237)
Glimpse through Handkerchief
1979 10
Bottom Glimpse basic
1979 19
All Around Square-Up Glimpse
1980 11
Philip T. Goldstein Glimpsing the Bottom Two Cards
1980 14
Card Reverse glimpse and reverse, while turning deck over
1980 12
Han van Senus Glimpse-Crimp Location method to crimp and glimpse a card at the same time
June 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 6)
Walt Lees Overhand Shuffle Glimpse with comments on glimpsing
1981 23
Christian Scherer Swivel Glimpse deck is swiveled in left hand, like in Leipzig's Swivel Cut
1982 144
Mental Divination tear in top of case allows glimpse of bottom card of cased deck
Also published here 1982 34
Edward Marlo Dribble Glimpse bold
Related to 1984 312
Gambler's Bottom Peek bending bottom card
1987 69
Darwin Ortiz Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
1988 48
Gary Osborne Off-Bottom Glimpse second, third, fourth from bottom
Aug. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 8)
Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7 & 8 Arcane)
Point Glimpse
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7 & 8 Arcane)
Second Card Glimpse
1989 46
Jerry K. Hartman Transfer Glimpse Glimpsing bottom card while transferring deck from right to left hand
Also published here 1991 121
トップカード、ボトムカードのグリンプス (Top card / Bottom card glimpse) Glimpse using riffle shuffle
1993 35
ボトムカードグリンプスI (Bottom Card Glimpse I)
1993 113
ボトムカードグリンプスII (Bottom Card Glimpse II)
1993 113
Bottom Peek bubble type
1993 205
Vicente Canuto Vistazos de la Carta de Debajo glimpse of bottom card
  • 1.- Por Inclinación de la Baraja
  • 2.- Al Cuadrar y Girar
1993 77
Card Case Gaff bending part back to glimpse card inside case
1993 338
Cut Glimpse in the hands
1994 66
Bottom Card Glimpse
1994 320
Roger Crosthwaite Incomplete Shuffle Glimpse bottom card, after tabled riffle shuffle
1994 9
Glimpsing the Bottom Card with a Hindu Shuffle
1995 157
John Riggs Peek Case gaffed case in cellophane
Related to
  • Marc Spelmann's "Glimpse", 2004
1995 36
Bottom Card All-around Square-up Glimpse
1996 357
Situational Bottom Card Glimpses many practical methods
1996 357
Ellis Stanyon Reading the Index Pip No. 1, bending upper portion to get glimpse of its bottom card
  • Supplementary Note (clarification by Karl Fulves)
1999 1
Ellis Stanyon The "Key" Card Obtained by the Index No. 14, sighting bottom card of top half as card is replaced
1999 8
Ellis Stanyon Bottom Glimpse glimpsing bottom card during sleeve pulling
1999 214
Justin Higham Half-Pass Action Glimpse during cutting action, also for multiple cards
1999 30
Steve Bedwell Sneak Peek
2000 25
Joseph K. Schmidt Spring Peek during springing flourish, dated 1939
Related to 2000
Discoverie (Issue 4)
Behind Back Glimpse as deck is put behind back
2001 10
Bottom Card Glimpse all-around square up
2001 535
Edward Marlo All Around Square Up Glimpse
2002 88
Glimpse of cased Deck slit in case allows glimpse
2002 102
All-Around Square-up Glimpse
2002 227
Jerry K. Hartman Transfer Glimpse
2002 67
Roberto Giobbi The Overhand Shuffle Glimpse
2003 1122
The Gamblers' Bottom Card Glimpse
2003 1123
Swivel Cut Glimpse
2003 1320
Flex Glimpse
2004 78
The Pivot Glimpse all around square-up
2004 44
Juan Tamariz The Chorus-Line Bottom Glimpse several cards at once
2004 220
Edward Marlo Glimpsing the Bottom Card of the Deck two methods, turnaround and bowing of bottom card
Also published here 2004 327
Juan Tamariz The Chorus-Line Multiple Bottom Glimpse glimpse of multiple cards
2004 331
Barrie Richardson Double-Sided Peek Box slide covers under cellophane on both sides
Also published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 2002
2005 54
Gambler's Peek bending bottom card
2006 49
Charlier Cut Glimpse
2007 34
Glimpse glimpsing reversed card on bottom
2007 258
Card glimpse as you place cards into breast pocket
2007 310
Jerry K. Hartman Transfer Glimpse
Also published here 2007 350
Pointing glimpse of bottom card to get key card
2007 363
Roberto Giobbi Overhand Shuffle Glimpse
Feb. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2)
Fred Robinson Charlier Cut Swindle
2009 70
Edward Marlo All Around Square Up Glimpse
Also published here 2009 55
Patrick Dessi Quelques cartes à l'oeil methods of glimpsing the bottom card
  • La pousette
  • La montre
  • Dessus/dessous
  • D'après vous?
  • L'égalisation du manchot
  • Machinalment
  • Charlier?
  • Celle-ci ou celle là?
2009 65
Gambler's Peek bending bottom card
Prolix (Issue 8)
Dani DaOrtiz Kaps on Kards on Fred Kaps' video and notes "Kaps on Kards", translation of
  • empalme en giro (Tenkai)
  • empalme de la carta superior (Hugard)
  • empalme al coger la copa (Kaps)
  • vistazo inferior (Buckley)
El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Bottom Buckle Glimpse
2012 244
Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
2012 57
Tilt Glimpse
2012 61
John Born Time to Shine Three glimpses using a shiny surface on a metal watch
2012 45
Buckle Glimpse
Oct. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 10)
Lance Caffrey Squaring Flash/Peek No. 1 of Peeks & Flashes, during Hindu Shuffle
2013 41
Lance Caffrey Shuffle Side Flash/Peek No. 3, during Hindu Shuffle
2013 46
Lance Caffrey Squeeze Peek No. 4, during Hindu Shuffle
2013 48
Justin Higham Thumb-Off Glimpse as card is thumbed off onto table
  • In the Hands
2013 17
Justin Higham Packet Reversal Glimpse as top part of deck is lifted and turned face towards audience
  • Handling One
  • Packet-Reversal Glimpse Variations
    • Handling Two
    • Handling Three
2013 51
Dr. Stanley Jaks Q. T. divination of card, deck cased, with peek case with hole in corner
Also published here 2014 215
Roberto Giobbi The Casual Glimpse flexing the deck
Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 12)
Roberto Giobbi Running Cut Glimpse tabled
Hidden Agenda (Issue Oct 31)
Roberto Giobbi The Accidental Glimpse glimpsing a selection or a card that is in the hands of spectator
Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 9)
Bottom Card All-Around Square-up Glimpse bottom two cards
2016 215
Edward Marlo Tabled Bottom Placement
Inspired byAlso published here 2017
Facsimile (Issue 6)
Patrick G. Redford The Ninja Glimpse Box deck inside case
2017 150
Harry Riser, Johnny Thompson Impromptu Shiner black coffee
  • Spread Key Card Glimpse
  • Riffle Key Card Glimpse
  • Dribble Key Card Glimpse
  • Peek Control
2018 113
Johnny Thompson Pushover Glimpse bottom card of face-up deck, also near bottom via Ed Marlo's Kick-off Count
2018 188
Johnny Thompson Johnny's Glimpse setting and glimpsing key card during one-handed shift
Inspired by 2018 258
Edward Marlo Turnaround Glimpse
Related to 2018 82
Steve Forte bottom peeks buckle peek, with variations
2020 482
Steve Forte pick-up peeks deck held from above, bottom card buckled
2020 483
Walter Scott phantom peek
2020 483
Steve Forte base-of-thumb peek
2020 484
Steve Forte wrap-around peek
2020 484
Steve Forte chop-peek during overhand shuffle, more than one card
2020 484
Steve Forte overhand shuffle and off-the-table riffle peeks
2020 485
All-Around Square-Up Glimpse
2020 424
Sylvain Juzan Convincing Glimpse handling for convincing control in which deck is cut several times with out-jogged selection, selection glimpsed in the process
2021 48
Joshua Jay Expertalk: Joshua Jay on Peek Finesse second-from-the face peek, in-the-hands spread gesture
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Sep. 2011
2022 1064
Juan Tamariz A Multiple Glimpse Using TPC (Tamariz Perpendicular Control) with reversed and perpendicular bottom cards under small in-the-hands spread
2022 41