63 entries in Cards / Sleights / Glimpse / For single Card or small Packet
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Glimpse of Palmed Card while showing another card with same hand
May 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 5) 69
James J. Moren Palmed-Card Glimpse
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 36
Unknown Glimpsing a Card
1940 Expert Card Technique 95
Walter B. Gibson Card Case Glimpse "Flap-Flap" card put in card case is glimpsed later
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 548
Unknown 42 - "Blindman's 'Bluff'." Way to glimpse a card when met with a heckler, even when deck is held behind back the entire time (card also chosen behind the performer's back)
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 58
Unknown Glimpse Envelope to glimpse single card in envelope
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 200
Theodore Annemann Glimpse glimpsing a card while transferring it from the deck on the palm
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
Jean Hugard Palm Glimpse glimpsing a card palmed with face to palm
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 167
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley´s Method of Sighting while Fanning the Cards fanning a small packet
Also published here 1946 Card Control 43
Unknown Fan Peek glimpsing a card in center of small packet fan
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 62
Unknown Palm Glimpse glimpsing palmed card
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 88
Arthur H. Buckley Corner Bend Glimpse corner bent in back of fan
1948 Principles and Deceptions 171
Unknown One Card Glimpse
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 79
Ed Costello, Bill Simon Seeing Through the Deck No. 140, Spectator cuts deck into two piles. Magician correctly divines a card from each pile, and repeats the feat.
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 269
Unknown Card Glimpse while bending the card, Flicker Glimpse precursor
Variations 1954 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 300) 1199
Theodore Annemann Glimpse glimpsing a card while transferring it from the deck on the palm
1956 The Best in Magic 103
Eddie Fay Fay's Gambling Methods - Peek and Deal shiner/glimmer handling
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 19
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Nor Eyes To See With
  • performer finds red card in black packet behind back
  • circled number on paper is divined behind back
  • set time on watch revealed behind back
fiber optic tube, see also p. 320 for idea by Harold Bester, p. 644 & p. 728 for comments by Syd Bergson & Karl Fulves
Related toVariations Nov. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 291
Unknown Peek Diablo while picking a card up from the table
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 115
Tony Mullé The Rockin' Chair glimpsing cards while dealing them
1973 Rim Shots 73
Unknown Tilt Glimpse
1973 Rim Shots 78
Harry Lorayne The Utility Deal Peek during deal
1973 Rim Shots 93
Harry Lorayne Deal Dodge glimpse during deal, for credit information see reference
Related to 1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 45
Unknown Bend Glimpse
1975 The Master Palm 54
Bob Ostin Fan Hide Move one handed fan hides card, also as glimpse
Also published here 1976 ca. Sleightly Surprising 5
Edward Marlo Glimpse position of four Aces is glimpsed
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 17
Edward Marlo The Tilt Glimpse single card glimpse
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 148
Unknown Glimpse flicker glimpse
Inspired byRelated to 1977 Card Cavalcade Four 54
Karl Fulves FlaPSI word written on card and put in case divined
1979 Inner Sanctum 35
Terry LaGerould Blind Peek peek method for one spectator
1979 Close-up Entertainer 72
Unknown Glimpse Through Envelope thin paper
1979 ESP Card Magic 8
Dai Vernon Counting Glimpse as card is taken from deck in hand
1989 Cards on the Table 9
Edward Marlo Tilt Glimpse extended arm
1991 The Olram File (Issue 4) 10
Arthur H. Buckley Bubble peek
1992 Don't Blink 21
Unknown Flicker Glimpse as card is displayed with one hand
1993 By Forces Unseen 112
Unknown Flimpse "A Third Rendition", flicker glimpse, credit information
June 1993 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 2) 8
Roger Crosthwaite Mindreading Experiment 2 card put in case, performer does not know it, mate forced on spectator, glimpse via hole in case, belly stripper suggestion
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 64
Terry LaGerould Blind Peek peek method for one spectator
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 155
Larry Jennings The Double Verdnase Glimpse small packet
1997 Jennings '67 83
Larry Jennings The Triple Verdnase Glimpse small packet
1997 Jennings '67 84
Dai Vernon Tent Vanish Glimpse
1997 Jennings '67 90
Larry Jennings Paddle Move Glimpse single card
1997 Jennings '67 92
Dai Vernon Flicker Glimpse flimpse, single card
1997 Jennings '67 93
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 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 1
Unknown Coffee Shiner on surface of cup of tea or coffee
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 77
Unknown Angle Glimpse
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1323
Paul Chosse The Flicker Glimpse credit claim
2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 44
Unknown Glimpse While Bowing Card
2004 Mnemonica 244
Bob Ostin The "Fan Hide" Move one handed fan hides card, as a glimpse, to load card
Also published here 2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 26
Unknown Glimpse Case with hole
2006 Power Plays 171
Benjamin Earl Refined Peek Technique peek and glimpse
2007 Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 16
Steven Youell Flicker Glimpse Choreography glimpsing selection
2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 30
Unknown The Flicker Glimpse credit information
2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 54
Justin Higham Reflections on Reflectors on shiners, edited from "Secrets of Improvisational Magic"
  • French Window
  • Table Knife & Teaspoon
  • Café Table
  • Sunglasses
  • Table Sign
  • Menu-Card Holder
  • Mobile Phone
  • Wine Glass
  • Coins & Keys
  • Impromptu Peek Deck
  • Smiley-Face Cards
  • Reflector Awareness
2010 Gambit (Issue 2) 6
John Born Time to Shine Three glimpses using a shiny surface on a metal watch
2012 Seeking the Bridge 45
Tony Chang Bend Glimpse outjogged card
2013 I Was Kidnapped 18
Chris Mayhew Peek Achoo card outjogged in deck
2014 The EH Team 15
Unknown Pick-up Glimpse as card is picked up, bold
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 23) 243
Roberto Giobbi The Accidental Glimpse glimpsing a selection or a card that is in the hands of spectator
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 9) 322
Unknown Flicker Glimpse flimpse
2017 En Route 18
Joseph Barry LLL Peek packets dealt on table until spectator says stop, selection glimpsed
Also published here
  • Inscrutable, Disc 2 (Joe Barry, 2013)
2017 Eleven 12
Johnny Thompson Pick-up Glimpse Finesse deck on glass, cards picked up one by one
Related to 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 103
Dai Vernon Flick Glimpse
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 441