69 entries in Cards / Sleights / Glimpse / For single Card or small Packet
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Glimpse of Palmed Card while showing another card with same hand
May 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 5)
James J. Moren Palmed-Card Glimpse
1919/1920 36
Glimpsing a Card
1940 95
Walter B. Gibson Card Case Glimpse "Flap-Flap" card put in card case is glimpsed later
The Jinx (Issue 86)
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 58
Glimpse Envelope to glimpse single card in envelope
1941/27 200
Theodore Annemann Glimpse glimpsing a card while transferring it from the deck on the palm
Nov. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 22)
Jean Hugard Palm Glimpse glimpsing a card palmed with face to palm
Nov. 1945 167
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley´s Method of Sighting while Fanning the Cards fanning a small packet
Also published here 1946 43
Fan Peek glimpsing a card in center of small packet fan
1948 62
Palm Glimpse glimpsing palmed card
1948 88
Arthur H. Buckley Corner Bend Glimpse corner bent in back of fan
1948 171
One Card Glimpse
1950 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 269
Card Glimpse while bending the card, Flicker Glimpse precursor
Variations Feb. 1954
The Phoenix (Issue 300)
Theodore Annemann Glimpse glimpsing a card while transferring it from the deck on the palm
1956 103
Edward Marlo Toss Glimpse single card is tossed on table and tilted so it can be seen
1962 13
Eddie Fay Fay's Gambling Methods - Peek and Deal shiner/glimmer handling
1969 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 291
Dr. Jacob Daley Side Steal Cover And Glimpse No. 562, side palm with glimpsing of palmed card
1972 157
Peek Diablo while picking a card up from the table
Also published here 1973 115
Tony Mullé The Rockin' Chair cards glimpsed while dealing them
Related to 1973 73
Tilt Glimpse
1973 78
Harry Lorayne The Utility Deal Peek during deal
1973 93
Harry Lorayne Deal Dodge glimpse during deal, for credit information see reference
Related to June 1973
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Bend Glimpse
1975 54
Bob Ostin Fan Hide Move one handed fan hides card, also as glimpse
Also published here 1976 ca. 5
Edward Marlo Glimpse position of four Aces is glimpsed
1977 17
Edward Marlo The Tilt Glimpse single card glimpse
1977 148
Glimpse flicker glimpse
Inspired byRelated to 1977 54
Karl Fulves FlaPSI word written on card and put in case divined
1979 35
Terry LaGerould Blind Peek peek method for one spectator
Also published here 1979 72
Glimpse Through Envelope thin paper
1979 8
Peek Diablo While picking a card up from the table
Also published here 1979 9
Dai Vernon Counting Glimpse as card is taken from deck in hand
1989 9
Edward Marlo Tilt Glimpse extended arm
Apr. 1991 10
Arthur H. Buckley Bubble peek
1992 21
Flicker Glimpse as card is displayed with one hand
1993 112
Flimpse "A Third Rendition", flicker glimpse, credit information
June 1993 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 64
Terry LaGerould Blind Peek peek method for one spectator
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer)
Larry Jennings The Double Verdnase Glimpse small packet
1997 83
Larry Jennings The Triple Verdnase Glimpse small packet
1997 84
Dai Vernon Tent Vanish Glimpse
1997 90
Larry Jennings Paddle Move Glimpse single card
1997 92
Dai Vernon Flicker Glimpse flimpse, single card
1997 93
Eddie Fields Window-Less Window Envelope glimpsing the index of a card placed in an envelope
1997 54
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
Alfonso Bartolacci Boxed Clairvoyance card put in borrowed shoe carton which is sealed with tape, performer divines card
July 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 11)
Coffee Shiner on surface of cup of tea or coffee
2001 77
Angle Glimpse
2003 1323
Paul Chosse The Flicker Glimpse credit claim
2004 44
Glimpse While Bowing Card
2004 244
Bob Ostin The "Fan Hide" Move one handed fan hides card, as a glimpse, to load card
Also published here 2005 26
Glimpse Case with hole
2006 171
Benjamin Earl Refined Peek Technique peek and glimpse
2007 16
Card glimpse as you place cards into breast pocket
2007 310
Grace Ann Morgan Flicker Glimpse Choreography glimpsing selection
2009 30
The Flicker Glimpse credit information
2009 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
Oct. 2010
Gambit (Issue 2)
John Born Time to Shine Three glimpses using a shiny surface on a metal watch
2012 45
Tony Chang Bend Glimpse outjogged card
2013 18
Chris Mayhew Peek Achoo card outjogged in deck
2014 15
Pick-up Glimpse as card is picked up, bold
Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 23)
Roberto Giobbi The Accidental Glimpse glimpsing a selection or a card that is in the hands of spectator
Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 9)
Flicker Glimpse flimpse
2017 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 12
Johnny Thompson Pick-up Glimpse Finesse deck on glass, cards picked up one by one
Related to 2018 103
Dai Vernon Flick Glimpse
2019 441