130 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Stabbing Routines / In the Deck
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer spectator stabs knife into shuffled deck, performer names card, bottom card slipped into position Der moderne Kartenkünstler 28
John Northern Hilliard The Transfixed Pack deck wrapped in paper, knife thrust between selections, two methods, for credit information see Parrish referenceVariations The Art of Magic 52
Unknown Divination Supreme out-of hand selection, one-way back Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 139
Unknown Cutting the Pack with a Knife svengali deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249
Unknown The Wrapped Pack with knife, svengali deckRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 4 spectator places reversed card between two selections, performer really blindfolded, short card Greater Magic 466
Billy O'Connor Two Card Discovery card stabbed in deck by spectator next to two selections, short card Greater Magic 469
Frederick Braue The Score Card Scores ad card used to stab next to selection More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 46
Dr. Jacob Daley Two Cards in Fear two spectators stab two knives in deck wrapped in newspaperRelated toVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 543
The Great Merlini Behind the Eight Ball Effect #1: Top card changes into selection
Effect #2: Another selection comes to top
Effect #3: selection is stabbed to with another card
Effect #4: Magic Thrust
Effect #5: spectator seals card in envelope (glimpsed with alcohol)
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 673
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Dig with a Spade performer pushes card next to selection for real, stripper deck The Stripper Deck 19
Unknown The Two Card Stab spectator stabs with knife Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 269
Unknown The X-Ray Knife spectator stabs knife into deckRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 274
Unknown The Magnetic Knife spectator stabs knife in pack Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 277
Louis Tannen Simplified Stabbing Trick spectator stabs knife into pack Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 279
Russel Walsh The Flash Card Stab deck wrapped in flash paper Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 282
Unknown The End Stab Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 289
George Boston Boston's Stabbed Card stripper deck Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 291
Frank Kelly Double Double prediction of two cards on double blank card, card is inserted in the deck next to the predicted one'sRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 256
Edward Marlo Simplex Card Stabbing two selections with wrapped deck and knife Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 82
Edward Marlo V. Double Lift A. From the Peek
B. Key Card
C. Imperfection
D. One Hand
Marlo In Spades 37
Frank Garcia Garcia's Grand two cards are found, with napkin and knife, reinvention of "The X-Ray Knife", see also p. 515Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 127) 509
Robert A. Nelson Flap Stab cards in deck, spectator pushes flap in deck, next to selection Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 33
Jack Yeager Unique Card Stabbing with a card Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 21
Nate Leipzig Card Stab Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 7
Nate Leipzig, Victor Farelli Using a "Key" Card Leipzig Card Stab with short card Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 19
Edward Marlo Two Card Stab deck wrapped in newspaper, knife Control Systems 103
Edward Marlo The Stabber stabbing into run of spades, value then is used to count to selection Control Systems 109
Bill Simon The F.B.I. Card stabbing the deck with a card, finding the selection above, with second deal Effective Card Magic 87
William Larsen Peek Stab with napkin The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 260) 1038
Bill Simon Card Affinity someone names a suit and another spectator names a value, mostly two knives, one finds correct value and the other the suitRelated to Effective Card Magic 51
Al Leech Wild Deuces deuces lost and found (Last Word on Card, 1952) A Last Look at Leech 21
Mark Fitzgerald Sword Play with plastic sword from drinks The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 281) 1124
Dr. Ben B. Braude Simplex Card Stab The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 293) 1173
Don Tanner, Dr. Stanley Jaks Don Tanner's 4 Items - miniature deck from sealed cigarette pack
- selection rises from cigarette pack
- card stabbing, wrapped in paper
- tie gag
The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1102
Karrell Fox A Direct Stab Kornfidentially Yours 23
Edward Marlo Card Stab Side Steal 54
Edward Marlo For the Purist spectator stabs Side Steal 56
Nate Leipzig, Dai Vernon Nate Leipzig's Card Stab The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 143
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8Related to The Cardiste (Issue 3) 9
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #8 using mechanical estimation Faro Notes 56
Bert Allerton Card Stabbing Trick any named cardRelated toVariations The Close-Up Magician 36
Hans E. Trixer (9) Card Stab any card is named, and the pack stabbed at that card Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 155
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 3 stabbing between to cards in wrapped deck, stabbing by spectator suggested The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 10
Unknown Card Stabbing wrapped in newspaper The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 51
Cardini Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 8 spectator locates card by stabbing joker in pack The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 19
Edward Marlo Mental Stab performer places spot card next to thought-of card Estimation 55
Edward Marlo Super Mental Stab thought-of card is always above a face up indicator Estimation 57
Edward Marlo Miracle Card Stab Location estimation Estimation 59
Edward Marlo, Bert Allerton Marlo Miracle "Stop" Stab deck wrapped in paper, estimation Estimation 65
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite Out Inspired by Estimation 60
Harry Lorayne Stab-Two between two selections, estimation Close-up Card Magic 39
Francis Carlyle, Harry Lorayne Personally Yours three cards are located by stabbing business card in deck one by one Close-up Card Magic 125
Harry Lorayne Reverse Location spectator finds two selections via stabbing in fan Close-up Card Magic 179
Nate Leipzig Card Stabbing two selections, with newspaper Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 54
Al Koran Encore Card Stab stacked, estimationVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 57
Lu Brent Card Stab Outdone with knife, card split in two sheetsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 128
Paul Swinford The Joker is Wild not really tossed..., two selections Faro Fantasy 16
Paul Swinford The Cabalistic Pair not tossed, Joker is found between 2 chosen cards after faro shuffles, CCCC Epilogue (Issue 4) 25
Paul Swinford The Cabalistic Pair not tossed, Joker is found between 2 chosen cards after faro shuffles, CCCC More Faro Fantasy 59
Sid Marshall Super Stab with small dagger in squared deck, using faro placement Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 289
Carl Sten, Arnold Furst Once in a Knife Time knife stabbed into pack from back, penetrates cards until selection Expert Card Chicanery 62
Frank Garcia Once In a Knife-Time spectator stabs Million Dollar Card Secrets 77
Frank Garcia, Bert Allerton Miracle Stab stabbing any card called for, stacked Million Dollar Card Secrets 73
Karl Fulves Notes On The Handling - 5. Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 53
Dick Zimmerman Impromptu Card Stab with a telescoping pen Creative Magic 10
Roy Walton Color Flite a card from red and blue deck are chosen, jokers pushed in deck of other color, they're supposed to be next to selections, but change in actual selectionsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8) 632
Karl Fulves An Infinity Of Footnotes application of the Stevens Control with crimps (1), edge marks (2), stabbing (3), as a cull (7), and more Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Two 108
Jon Racherbaumer The Stabbing Myth card is stabbed between two selections by spectator Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 41
Arthur Finley Two Card Discovery Indifferent card stabbed into deck to find two selections Magic With Faucett Ross 213
E. Leslie May Spotting the Spot card stab with paper-knife, the card found is blank and the value is now on the paper-knife Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 5) 208
Bernard Bilis Joker Finder Joker inserted into deck, inserted in between two selections Close Up, French Style 20
Karl Fulves Card Problems - (1) deck wrapped in newspaper, card stabbed with knife, rest of deck vanishes, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 10) 38
Gaetan Bloom Occamitis card is found with the aid of a razor blade Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 5) 356
Ken Krenzel The Finger Stab finger stabs in pack The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 49
Bruce Ikefugi Lightning Stab Change indifferent card is stabbed in deck face up and at that moment changes into selection, lapping Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 234
Tim Wenk Stabbing Locator card is pushed next to selection by performer Quantum Leaps 62
Richard Kaufman Flotation Stab card stabbed between two selections CardMagic 113
Greg Miller The Humble/Arrogant Card Trick stabbed indifferent card changes to selection, variation: stabbed card transposes with card above it Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 381
Simon Aronson Ad-Jacent advertisement card is used to stab between selections Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 51
Jerry K. Hartman Under The Influence Red card stabbed into blue deck, next to matching card Means & Ends 58
Allan Ackerman Ultra Sucker Insertion Ace of spades changes into selection with stabbing-presentation Best of Friends 180
Thomas Alan Waters Pointalism a knife is stabbed in tarot book and one in a tarot deck, page describes card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 274
Larry Becker Grand Opening while deck is in case, crimp Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 6) 791
Jerry Sadowitz Prone to Live Dangerously sucker effect in which performer stabs card next to selection which can be seen on faceRelated to Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 9) 1100
Paul Hallas, Jerry Sadowitz, Theodore Annemann More Dangerous Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 2) 1181
Robert Gardner Stab-ility using double deal from center and impromptu double backer Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 3) 897
Ken Krenzel Variation on Stab-ility see Afterthoughts Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 3) 897
Jerry Sadowitz Prone to Live Dangerously performer places ace of spades next to selection, sucker effect Cards Hit 6
Thomas Alan Waters Pierception with box, thought of card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 527
Dick Koornwinder the poor man's Card Stab with scissors into deck that's wrapped in paper napkin Diverting Kreations 14
Dick Koornwinder Smart Scissors card stabbing with a pair of scissors Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 1132
Robert Bengel Signatures Attract business card finds selection, prediction on business card Best of Friends - Volume II 131
Steve Beam Double Prophecy two cards stabbed in the deck, value is used two find two selections, see p. 160 for correctionsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 132
Rolland Hamblen Card Location Ten Card Location routine
1. Say Stop
2. Spell Out
3. Spring Location
4. Stabbed Card
5. The fifth card
6. Stabbed Cards
7. Card through handkerchief
8. - 10. catch from shower
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 17
Larry Jennings Fan-Stab-Stic spectator stabs in fan The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 195
Jay Sankey Split Ends selection is stabbed and its cardboard layers split, then restored Sankey Panky 64
Randy Wakeman Teflon Card Stab paper wrapped deck, slick card Special Effects 21
Thomas Alan Waters Stableau with tarot cards, two spectators stab two knives in deck, signed cardsInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 782
Lamont Ream The Double Card Stab with knife in wrapped deck, no crimps Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 2) 14
Eugene Burger A Card Stab Routine the second time the spectator stabs The Experience of Magic 60
Steve Beam Have It Your Way card selected and replaced, deck is in new pack order and card put in proper position of the sequenceVariations The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 727
Steve Beam Opening Stab A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope.Related toVariations The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 728
Alex Elmsley, Richard Himber Cold Steel knife is stabbed between two selections The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 440
Unknown The Card Stabbing Trick (Pack Wrapped in Paper) More Greater Magic 1213
Paul Gertner The Vanishing Card Stab wrapped in paper napkin and stabbed with knife, deck vanishes as climax Steel and Silver 103
Robert Parrish The Card Stabbing Trick rubber banded and paper wrapped deck, stabbed with knifeInspired by Great Tricks Revisited 81
Michael Skinner A Needle in a Haystack joker placed next to thought-of card under challenge conditions, thirteen extra cards behind back Classic Sampler 74
Michael Close, Bert Allerton The Card Stab stabbing to any named card, memorized deckInspired by Workers Number 5 154
Karl Fulves Fork Lift stabbing with fork into deck Blocking Off 105
Karl Fulves Named-Card Stab shiny blade Blocking Off 148
Bert Allerton, Ken Krenzel Stabbing to Any Named Card deck wrapped in napkin Ingenuities 173
Unknown The Wrap Stab deck wrapped in newspaper or flash paper The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 14
Bruce Cervon The L.C. Stab Hard-Boiled Mysteries 85
Bruce Cervon Son of L.C. Stab Hard-Boiled Mysteries 86
David Regal Crazy & Lazy face up stabbing variation Constant Fooling 2 50
David Regal Stabbed with extreme Prejudice Constant Fooling 2 145
Al Baker Stabbing Card Trick with second improved method The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 739
Eric Mead Jazz Chart & Favorite Licks strategies
- Opening Gambits
- Cheating
- A Favorite Lick
- Formula Lick
- Superior Lick
- Quick Lick
- Last Dance
- Tips and Tools
Inspired by Tangled Web 123
Christoph Borer Der Messerstecher wrapped in newspaper Compilation 85
Vanni Bossi The Surfing Card Stab card placed on ribbon spread stabs card Lecture Notes Las Vegas 2007 3
Thomas Otto Spectator Card Stab spectator stabs deck, wrapped in paper, half forcing deck Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 35
Roberto Giobbi Give It a Stab stabbing effect with Svengali DeckRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 17) 86
Alexander de Cova, Patrick Page, Al Koran Der Stich im Dunkeln mate of free selection is stabbed by performerInspired by Seminar-Leviten 8
Darwin Ortiz Test Your Luck spectator stabs random card next to named card Lessons in Card Mastery 255
Allan Ackerman, Rafael Benatar A Cull for R. B. spectator pushes performer's favorite card in deck between two previously named cards The Cardjurer 53
Dr. Stanley Jaks Card Stab deck wrapped in dollar bill, two selections The Incredible Dr. Jaks 113
Steve Beam Reopening Stab A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope.Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 142
Vanni Bossi The Surfing Card Stab deck spread on table, joker placed on spread, spread turned over and joker rides along and slides into spread next to selection The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 93
Adrian Vega Baraja Apuñalada deck in case is pierced with a knife, knife pushed through all the cards and when pulled out sideways from deck only selection is found on knife Area 52 29