46 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Skill Demonstration / Catching Card(s) out of a shower of Cards
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To Fling the Pack in the Air, and Catch the Chosen Card
1876 Modern Magic 63
Louis Comte The Ladies' Looking-Glass last pair caught from shower of cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 117
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it
1889 Tricks with Cards 187
Unknown Abrakadabra deck thrown in air and selection caught on plate
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 228
Unknown The Card Caught on the Plate deck thrown in air, card sticks to plate
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 72
Francis King Der Kartenfang deck put on plate and tossed in the air, selection caught with plate
May 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 78
Unknown Four Cards Caught At The Finger Tips duplicates
1897 New Era Card Tricks 103
Unknown Friction Toss
1897 New Era Card Tricks 106
Unknown Die Karten auf Wanderschaft four pairs of cards chosen, Ladies' Looking Glass revelation, last pair apparently forgotten and then caught from shower
Dec. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 182
Mademoiselle Patrice Catching Two Chosen Cards from a Pack Thrown into the Air friction toss
1902 The Modern Conjurer 69
Unknown Der Kartenfang am Taschentuch deck thrown up by spectator, ungaffed handkerchief shaken into shower and selection appears at end of handkerchief
Mar. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 36
Mademoiselle Patrice Catching Two Chosen Cards from a Pack Thrown Into the Air top and bottom cards held back by friction
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 41
Unknown Die drei Kartenakrobaten deck tossed up onto head of performer, three selections remain standing on performer's head
Feb. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 18
Victor Farelli Suggestions and "Tips" variations from where to produce the pair that denotes the card
  • Rising Cards
  • Cards in Pocket
  • The Blindfold and Knife
  • Caught in the Air
  • Cards through Handkerchief
1931 Controlled Coincidence 14
Unknown Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 271
Unknown Cards from the Air two cards, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 272
Unknown New Finishes for Card Tricks: 2. Adaption of the "Spring" Flourish cards are sprung in air singly, card at certain position caught
1938 Greater Magic 224
Unknown The Ladies' Lookingglass "A New Version"
1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 20
Cedric Applause named card caught out of shower of cards
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 409
Unknown Ladies' Looking Glass
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 255
Unknown Spring Catch
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 105
Bill Simon The Finger-Stab cards are thrown into the air and selection is plucked out
1952 Effective Card Magic 121
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 15
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 26
Charlie Miller Version of Selbit's Cards and Tray out-of-hand selection of two cards, one from pocket, one caught from thrown up deck
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 30
Mel Jones Shower of Cards
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 79
Unknown The Springing Cards cards are sprung into the air, chosen card is caught
1972 The Living End 9
Louis Comte Cards at the Fingertips similar to Hofzinser catch
1972 The Living End 80
Unknown Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card
1972 The Living End 90
Richard Kaufman Karate Card card is stabbed with forefinger from shower of cards
Related to 1979 CardMagic 7
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
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 17
Nick Pudar Hit the Deck card sword type effect with frisbee
Aug. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 1247
John Carney Natural Selection empty hand catches card, thread
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 9
John Bannon Steel Convergence card stabbed out of shower with knife, impromptu method for John Kennedy's "Mid-Air Card Stab"
1989 Avant Carde I 14
Simon Lovell Squiddle Karate Coin done with cards, but finger is thrust into cards that are thrown in the air, and finger splits a card (selection)
1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 93
John Bannon Steel Convergence impromptu method for John Kennedy's "Mid-Air Card Stab"
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 118
John Carney Natural Selection empty hand catches card, thread
1991 Carneycopia 107
Steve Bedwell The Cloudburst Catch
1995 ca. Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 16
Karl Fulves De Kolta Katch deck fountains out of bag, chosen one is caught out of shower, ungaffed
1996 New Card Rises 31
Karl Fulves High Drive "Unsolved Mysteries"
skydiver catches named card when jumping from an airplane, posed as a problem
1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 77
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra Caught in the Air
1997 Notes 11
Simon Lovell Poked finger is used to stab card out of shower of cards
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 121
Tony Bartolotta Signature Collection spectator choses a half-card from clear plastic bag, some others tossed up and performer catches matching half-card with a deck while riffling it, prediction card in wallet, then a different card is chosen and signed on back, card in wallet then has the signature on back, Himber wallet, clear forcing bag
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 163
Tom Stone Victorious Mead idea
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 72
Wolfgang Moser Karate-Karte karate card, using the "trouser-leg-servante"
Related to 2011 Kreationen 32
Tom Gagnon Cancelled Deck Card Stab whole deck has whole through middle, sprung into air, selection caught with finger through hole
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 124
Charlie Miller Basic English one-word patter throughout, card from pocket or from shower of cards
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 247