161 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Super-Senses / Sense of Touch
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Unknown To call for any Card in the Pack deck behind back naming card, bringing deck in front of body and dropping card on table, sequence is repeated Breslaw's Last Legacy 67
Unknown To Pick out the Card,the Pack being placed in a Person's Pocket stripper or with palm Modern Magic 62
Unknown To name any Number of Cards in succession without Seeing them cards named one by one with deck behind backs, two methods Modern Magic 70
Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife Modern Magic 69
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown The Pocket-picking Trick selection extracted by feel from deck in spectator's pocket, stripper or long card or ungaffed Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed Tricks with Cards 97
Unknown Clairvoyance by Touch chosen card is extracted from deck in spectator's pocket, the repeat in which spectator extracts right card Tricks with Cards 113
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead Tricks with Cards 127
Unknown To Name Cards without Seeing them More Magic 30
Unknown To distinguis the Suit of any given Card by Weight cards with glazed back, marked with water marks More Magic 50
Charlier Reading the Cards More Magic 68
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck More Magic 81
Unknown Könige, Damen und Buben picture cards shuffled and placed underneath handkerchief, performer produces all kings, queens and jacks without looking, two methodsRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft cards given to blindfolded performer are named by him Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen deck behind back, performer names one card after the other, two handlings Der moderne Kartenkünstler 42
Unknown Nennen der obersten Karte im Spiel performer names top card of shuffled deck multiple times Der moderne Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown The Mysterious Production any card called for from pocket New Era Card Tricks 65
Unknown The Improved Mysterious Production any card called for from pocket, featuring detachable inside pocket, also with selections and no card index New Era Card Tricks 66
Unknown Improved Cards Read Behind The Back shuffled pack, order called out from behind back, with finesse New Era Card Tricks 67
S. W. Erdnase Naming Cards... The Expert at the Card Table 181
Unknown Second Method cards named without seeing them The Art of Magic 165
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings Later Magic 719
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deckVariations Ireland Writes a Book 19
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards The Book Without A Name 35
L.E. Duncanson With Sight Unseen divining cards behind back, small mirror between legs The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 18
Herbert Brooks Tip for Named Card From the Pockets "Thoughts in General" The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Otis Manning Aces of Eight!! eight aces used, brought from behind the back as wishedRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 64
Unknown Method of Changing Packs selection produced at named number from pocketed deckVariations Mental Magic with Cards 15
Unknown Reading any Card Called For forced card produced from pocketed deck Mental Magic with Cards 18
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Unknown Reading the Cards with the Fingers using "Bending the Deck Inwards" glimpse Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 141
Unknown Thought Card from Pocket one of five, deck is put in pocket and performer removes thought-of card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Unknown Naming Cards in the Dark cards are divined by touch with lights out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Findley, Charles T. Jordan The Secret Mathematician from any named card the performer removes a card with same suit and cards that add up to the value from pocketed deck, binary, which "Findley"? Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 35
Howard Albright The Secret Mathematician - Variation Inspired by Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 36
Unknown Card in Pocket selection located in pocket by touch, sticky card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 113
Charles T. Jordan The Flush Trick from underneath handkerchief performer removes any royal flush Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 184
Unknown The Conjuror's Touch three selections are found beneath handkerchief, secret pocket in handkerchief with duplicates Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 337
Unknown Phenominal Thought Cards selection is found by sense of touch blindfolded, punch marked key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 83
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Unknown Switching the Deck - 1. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 189
Unknown Switching the Deck - 2. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Reading the Cards reading cards with fingertips, 2 simple one-ahead methods Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 361
Henry Hardin Hindu Miracle reading cards with fingertips Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 361
Unknown The Belt Trick reading cards with fingertips Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 362
Sam H. Sharpe Modern Card Reading Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 362
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 4. Al Baker's Method No. 2 during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Howard Albright Seeing with the Finger Tips - No. 1 Lip Reading Test
- No. 2 Here's Your Card
- No. 3 The Master's Touch
three phases with stacked deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 216
Ivanhoe Trudell Any Time, Any Day, Card Reading Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 362
Theodore Annemann Mystery Card Reading Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 363
Unknown Read Them Off cover card with torn off corner to provide window Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 363
C. O. Williams X-Ray stack, two riffle shuffles Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 364
Unknown Reading Cards, Mirror Methods Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 364
Unknown Another Method Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 364
Louis Nikola The Sense of Touch memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind the Back memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called for From the Pocket memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Theodore Annemann Two Cheating Mysteries two-way-force deck
- fair stop and count-down trick with two selections
- one-handed location in hat
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 176
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Unknown A Novel X-Ray Trick top six cards are named after shuffling, stripper deck Greater Magic 456
Unknown Another Method top six cards are named after shuffling and deck is cased again Greater Magic 457
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 371
Walter B. Gibson The 20 Card Trick as seen by Agostin, twenty cards are selected and shuffled back, all found blindfolded from pocket in apparently random order The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 428
Unknown Reading the Cards of Any Deck actually touch presentation Expert Card Technique 228
Henry Hardin Henry Hardin's Cards in Hat Discovery deck in hat, performer removes cards and names them Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 245
Unknown A "Sense of Touch" Discovery cards are shuffled in hat, performer "feels" selections Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 243
Edward Marlo Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in hat, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking Deck Deception 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Four Card Discovery return of selections with rubber banded deck, four cards found in pocket Prepared Cards and Accessories 30
Lu Brent How'd He Find It! selected card is taken out from the packet by touch The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 46
Unknown The Conjurer's Touch deck in performer's pocket, he produces any suit and value on command Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 218
Otis Manning Aces of Eight!! eight aces used, brought from behind the back as wished Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 15
Art Lyle The Similarity Is In the Difference spectators write names on blank cards, deck in pocket, cards are found The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 44) 182
Eugene Bernstein Sensitive Fingers five selected cards are found by touch alone My Best 72
Teral Garrett Dark Eyes four Aces in enveloppes are ascertained behind the back, unusual method involving sugar, salt and Aspirin My Best 91
Eddie Clever The "Red and Black" Effect one red and several black cards are put in envelopes, magician identifies red Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 203
Arthur H. Buckley Naming the Top Card Experiment No. 14 - top card glimpse while looking at bottom Card Control 164
Warren Wiersbe, Bob Hummer Double Separation packet shuffled face-up face-down, then statement over condition made and colors separated, inspired by trick from "Half-A-Dozen Hummers"Inspired by Mental Cases With Cards 11
Edward Marlo The Three Packets performer announces how many aces & kings are in a certain pile, punch deal Marlo In Spades 22
J. B. Bobo Naming Top Card performer repeatedly knows top card after shuffle Watch This One! 24
Unknown The Selective Touch finding matching cards from pocket for any named card, binary four card set-up that combines to any cardVariations The Royal Road to Card Magic 225
Bob Somerfeld On the Spot behind back divination with fingertips Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 2
John Scarne Aces from the Pocket Shuffled deck placed in pocket, performer able to pull out four AcesVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 11
Bob Hummer, John Scarne Sensitive Fingertips Performer unmixes a packet of cards that has been shuffled face up/down. Shown to have odd number of cards in packet Scarne on Card Tricks 36
Bob Hummer Topsy-Turvy Deck Deck of face up/down cards split into two by performer, each half has equal number of face up cards Scarne on Card Tricks 49
Herb Runge Effect #2 seeing with fingertips, name of cards The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 238) 951
Herb Runge Effect #3 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 238) 952
Tony Corinda (8) Reflectors and Shiners short routine, feeling cards with fingertips Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 138
Tony Corinda (4) Psychic Sorting Ghost Deck, performer divides deck in to red and black by touch, then sorts the red into hearts and diamonds and odd and evenRelated to Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 45
Dai Vernon Cocktail Cards cards are mixed in hat, yet three cards are found Inner Secrets of Card Magic 10
Unknown Back to Back card is put on the back of the performer and he divines it Card Tricks 329
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer Card to Wallet 30
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 1 selected card named and found in pocket The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 5
Al Leech Doubly Marked variation on "The Marked Card" Super Card Man Stuff 10
Al Leech The Marked Card humorous interlude Super Card Man Stuff 9
Bob Hummer, Harry Lorayne Hummer Addition spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color My Favorite Card Tricks 30
Jack Avis Sensitive Fingers naming card when feeling them behind back, then cards on either side of a selectionVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 38
Karl Fulves Four from Eight Problems with Cards - No. Six
two torn up cards mixed up in bag, performer removes four pieces which make up one card
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 55
George de Ghetto Four from Eight solution with restoration finishInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
Robert Parrish Magician vs Pickpocket signed card in deck, deck rubber banded, wrapped in newspaper and put in spectator's pocket, performer reaches in and removes signed card, see p. 874 for vague Charles Jordan creditRelated to
  • p. 116 for correction
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 101
Karl Fulves Over/Under - Monge Notes special shuffling procedure and some propertiesRelated to Epilogue (Issue 2) 10
Charles T. Jordan An Unpublished Trick cards face-up and face-down sorted by touchRelated to
  • p. 158 for correction
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 150
Robert Page, Bob Hummer Hummer of a Trick! face-up and face-down cards separated by performer behind backInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 10) 197
Don Nielson Sense of Touch comedy routine with cards, case and knife in bag, with a jumbo card, p. 241 for further reference, p. 246 for idea by Robert Eagle The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 1) 217
Lou Borin Mind vs. Money ten bills borrowed, performer reveals serial numbers behind back, see p. 246 for further references & p. 258 for Evan Shanahan playing card adaption The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 237
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 to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 1) 291
Edward Marlo Out of Sight fingertip peeked at card is located from fan by sense of touch Advanced Fingertip Control 86
Roy Johnson Sensitive Fingers naming card when feeling them under table, then cards on either side of a reversed card are predictedInspired by The Roy Johnson Experience 41
Edward Marlo Startling Climax two cards selected, first found in pocket, transforms in second card Advanced Fingertip Control 121
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought Related to The Book of Numbers 12
Unknown To Switch for Gimmick or Feke value of card is matched in pocket Expert Card Chicanery 63
Jon Racherbaumer Turning on an Audience performer names card that is selected behind his back, three methods/phases Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 85
Edward Marlo Conditional Find selection found behind back, three cards of same value turn over, inspired by John Cornelius problem Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 29
Slydini Sightless Vision card divined behind back, corner torn off The Best of Slydini ...and More 17
Martin A. Nash The Side-Pocket Swindle card located in pocket, shuffle tracking presentation, deck switchRelated to Ovation 7
Karl Fulves Non-Sight Location performer names several cards from shuffled deck, using a card with torn-off cornerInspired by
  • "New Card Reading" (Charles Jordan)
After Jordan 5
Bjorn Hanson First Sight nail polish transforms nail into "mirror" Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 4) 1481
Dai Vernon Nerves on Edge feeling face up and face down behind back The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 215
Brother John Hamman Seeing with the Fingertips The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 155
Ian Baxter Quartette Divino effect combo Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 11) 2146
Karl Fulves Face Value cards shuffled face-up/face-down, cards dealt into performers hand until he calls stop, number of face-down cards then equals face-up cardsInspired by Deceptive Practices 25
John Scarne 4枚の一致 (Four Cards Together) Spectator selects card face down. Deck placed in pocket, magician pulls out three other cards of same valueInspired by Larry Jennings's Card Technique 121
Darwin Ortiz Harry in Your Pocket cased deck is in pocket, card fished out very fastRelated to Cardshark 113
Nick Trost Blind-Sight Gilbreath principle, shuffle two decks together The Card Magic of Nick Trost 162
Unknown Card Reading naming cards from shuffled deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 23
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher Symbol Discernment Detect ESP symbols by sense of touchInspired by
  • "Suit Discernment" (Paul J. Flory, The Linking Ring, Jan 1979)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 290
Marty Kane Mish Mosh Tell-A-Vision suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectatorInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1262
Christian Scherer Ganz einfach deck under handkerchief held by spectator, performer reaches under silk and produces selectionInspired by Karten à la carte 24
Andrew Wimhurst Dirty Harry location of mates in pocket which turn out to be selectionsInspired by Low Down Dirty Tricks 13
Christian Scherer Sensitive Finger five phases blindfold routine with sense of touch presentation
1. finger print, by touch
2. think stop
3. rising card under handkerchief, magnetism presentation
4. card identity divination
5. location of selection
Inspired by
  • Al Koran's "Koran's Miracle Blindfold Card Act" in Lewis Ganson's "Routined Manipulation Part II", 1951
Related to
  • Carl-Horst Meier's "Ein Psycho-Kartenprogramm" in "Intermagic" Vol. 4, No. 1, 1976
Sensitive Finger 9
Roberto Giobbi In a Flash chosen card penetrates a sealed card case in the performers pocket Card College - Volume 4 871
Unknown Super-sensitive Fingertips Magician divines cards behind his back - merely by touch Card College - Volume 4 992
Andrew Wimhurst Dirty Harry location of mates in pocket which turn out to be selections Jiggery Pokery 13
Darwin Ortiz The Quick & The Dead performer produces mate of selection from pocket (where the deck is) Scams & Fantasies with Cards 120
Darwin Ortiz Fastest Gun Alive performer locates selection while deck is in pocket Scams & Fantasies with Cards 124
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Synonymous Thoughts #1 two selections shuffled back, performer locates cards from another deck in his pocket Hofzinser's Card Tricks 16
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Sensation deck in pocket, any card named, it's removed from pocket, then wrapped in handkerchief, another card transposes with it Hofzinser's Card Tricks 49
Pit Hartling Colour Sense feeling colors through table, packet of thirteen cardsRelated toVariations Card Fictions 36
Al Baker Sense of Touch Card Trick producing certain cards with pack in pocket The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 736
Karl Fulves Hofzwindle red-backed deck cut in half, card chosen from each half, blue-backed duplicates produced from pocket from blue deck Hofzinser Notebook 5
Karl Fulves Transformism two cards chosen from red-backed deck, blue-backed deck in pocket, duplicates removed by touch, then decks transpose Hofzinser Notebook 32
Karl Fulves Jacks & Joker four jacks and joker dropped in hat, performer removes two named jacks without looking, then all change to jokers, quartet gimmick Hofzinser Notebook 65
Karl Fulves Less Than Perfect royal flush dropped in hat, named card removed without looking, rest changes into aces, quartet-type gimmick Hofzinser Notebook 67
Karl Fulves The Hunt For Diamonds two cards chosen, deck thrown in paper bag and mixed, performer removes all diamonds without looking and then names selections, hidden rubber bandRelated to Under Tension 66
Karl Fulves A Game Of Touch suit removed, spectator deals it from top or bottom into pile and retains last card, performer sort suit below table top and divines selection Combo II 52
Dai Vernon Name a card Magician can name cards behind the back, punched Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 56
Mark Levy Bux Vision random cards are named, can only be performed in totally dark room Best of Friends - Volume III 463
Denis Behr Packet Trick looks like it messes up the order, memorized deck Handcrafted Card Magic 51
Mark Levy Pitch Black Triumph can only be performed in totally dark room Best of Friends - Volume III 466
Benjamin Earl Fingertip Memory named card instantly produced from shuffled deck Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 16
Steve Beam Running the Scales Ace to Ten are mixed and pocketed, then produced by touch in order Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 268
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Partagás Switch Plus - Triple Partagás three selections found in pocketInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 45
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra Two-Pocket Partagás two cards found in half the deck in each pocketInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 48
Roberto Giobbi Because the Cards Know "The Ace-Two-Four-Eight Divination", thought of card divined via other cards in pocket, binary, card optionally transformed into selection The Art of Switching Decks 55
Laurie Ireland, Roberto Giobbi Bonus free selection located in pocketInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 57
Daniel Celma Blindfold Act 6 phases, blindfolded seeing with the fingertipsAlso published here Lecture Notes 2014 31
Benjamin Earl Finish 52 finding matching cards from pocket for any named card, then taking all cards except selection from pocket, binary five card set-up that combines to any cardInspired byRelated to
  • "The Smiling Mule" (Roy Walton, The Complete Walton 1)
F for Fiction 7
Daniel Celma Blindfold Act 6 phases, blindfolded seeing with the fingertipsAlso published here 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 62
Roberto Giobbi X-ray Trick deck cut into three piles, performer names top card of each pile Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 23) 243
Geno Munari Reading a card from the back Facsimile (Issue 5) 28