a magic touch

a magic touch

a special ability to do something very well The film's great success will no doubt please the 46-year old director who was rumoured to have lost his magic touch.
See also: magic, touch
References in classic literature ?
The face was still imperfect; but gradually, by a magic touch, intelligence and sensibility brightened through the features, with all the effect of light gleaming forth from within the solid oak.
Any one observing him would have seen a change in his complexion, in the adjustment of his facial muscles, in the vividness of his glance, which might have made them imagine that every molecule in his body had passed the message of a magic touch.