35 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Nerve Trick (Knocking out of Hand)
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown For a Person to chuse a Card, you not supposed to know what it is, and then for the Person to hold the Cards between his Finger and Thumb, to strike them all out of his Hand but the very Card he had taken. "This is called the Nerve Trick"
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 61
Unknown Faire tirer une carte, la mêler avec les autres... La faire rester seule dans la main gauche en faisant tomber les autres par terre chosen card remains in one hand after the rest of deck has been hit by the other hand
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 132
Unknown Various Modes of Disclosing a Discovered Card - First Method deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face"
1876 Modern Magic 44
Unknown The "Nerve" Feat deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face", see also page 42
1889 Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown Leaving Selected Card in Hand of Spectator hitting deck out of his hand
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 169
Unknown Second Method - The Test of Nerve knocking cards except selection out of spectator's grip, "staring him in the face", showing it's not on top or bottom
1909 The Art of Magic 43
Tom Sellers Take It or Leave It selection remains in spectator's grip when deck is pulled out, variation of "hitting the pack" stunt
1934 Card Tricks That Work 18
Unknown The Startler knocking deck out of spectator's hand with selection remaining, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 271
Unknown Strike It deck is slapped out of spectator's hand, selection remains
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 51
Arthur H. Buckley The Card Through Case Experiment No. 8 - very direct handling for Staring him in the Face
Also published here 1946 Card Control 158
John Scarne Hit the Deck No. 41, Performer holds deck, spectator hits deck away, selection is left in performer's hand
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 73
Dai Vernon, Paul Rosini Staring him in the face the classic "knock out of the hand"
Variations 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 33
Peter Kane Anent Pack Switches deck switch during out-of-hand slap
Related to 1967 A Card Session with Peter Kane 18
Chris Gosselin Knocking the Pack
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 65
Eddie Joseph The Smacker
1972 The Living End 106
Unknown The Startler cards are knocked out of spectator's hand, selection remains
1972 The Living End 7
Arthur H. Buckley Surprise Card Thru the Case cards in case are knocked out of spectator's hand, selection remains
Also published here 1972 The Living End 7
Bob Nelson Bob Nelson's Discovery cards are hit out of spectator's fingers
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 262
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico's Application on Bob Nelson's Discovery
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 263
Edward Marlo Marlo's Application Application of Bob Nelson's Discovery
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 263
Edward Marlo Marlo's Sure Grip for Bob Nelson's Discovery
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 264
Edward Marlo Marlo's Twin Discovery Application of Bob Nelson's Discovery
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 264
Unknown Blitzschnell deck is slapped out of spectator's hand, selection remains, with Stripper Deck
Related to 1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 47
Steve Beam, Kevin Justice The Hospital Trick deck in card case, humorous presentation
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 13
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Quick Trick deck is slapped out of spectator's hand, selection remains, with Stripper Deck
Related to 1982 Stripper / Konische Karten 4
Unknown Stunning Production card penetrates case when cased deck is slapped out of hand, case with slit
1982 Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 44
Dai Vernon Staring him in his Face
1988 The Magic Way 57
Juan Tamariz Exactly the Same! combo with Al Koran type deck
June 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 6) 2077
James Swain The Last Good Trick classic Staring him in the face handling
1999 21st Century Card Magic 57
Ellis Stanyon Hitting the Pack out of Hand No. 4
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 20
Ellis Stanyon Jerking the Pack Out of Hand No. 5, without hitting the deck, only hand jerks, in performer's hand
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 21
Ellis Stanyon Knocking the Pack Out of Hand No. 25, elaboration in which top two cards are lifted as one to show that the card is not on top or bottom, no details on double lift
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 29
Unknown Karate Kard
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 68
Roberto Giobbi Staring-Him-in-the-Face deck switch application
Inspired by 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 146
Helge Thun Vertical Nerve Trick with cased deck
2019 Seminah 45