150 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Spread Force
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Eduard W. Lufa Die bezeichnete Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
under-the-spread force after the spectator's shuffle (palm and replacement)
Aug. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 8) 116
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Fan Force under fan
1910 Kartenkünste 155
Jack Merlin The Spread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually found
Variations 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 20
Oswald Rae Spread Force face up, brief
1928 Sub Rosa 16
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Touch Method
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 40
Unknown Sure-Fire Force under-the-spread force, top card taken singly under spread at start
Variations 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 22
Orville Wayne Meyer The "One of a Bunch" Force no-miss strategy for classic force
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Unknown Spread Force card under spread
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 383
Unknown Under-the-Spread Force
1939 Do That Again! 40
Unknown Forcing Bottom Card under the spread - force
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 265
Edward Marlo Imperfection Force under-the-spread force
Also published here 1947 Marlo In Spades 8
Unknown Sliding-Key Force
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 209
John Hamilton Top Force card is exchanged while removed
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 622
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Arthur H. Buckley The Hofzinser Fan Force bottom card slid out with right fingers
1948 Principles and Deceptions 169
"Senator" Clark Crandall Open Force card placed on top and double lift, apparent mistake
Variations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 77
Unknown Uncanny Revelation unknown card is signed on back and forced from face
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 69
T. Nelson Downs The Downs' Force and Location
  • Card forced while deck is held behind the back
  • Marking cards with sunlight
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 175
Jerry Andrus Clip Force sort of under spread force
1976 Andrus Card Control 42
Jerry Andrus Heel Steal Force angly
1976 Andrus Card Control 43
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Force
1977 Card Cavalcade Four 77
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Force
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 22
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Force
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Tony Miller Down-And-Out Force under the spread handling
Aug. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 809
Len Hollyman Out-And-Down Force off-beat under-the-spread handling
Aug. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 810
Stephen Tucker Under the Spread Force Variation
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 448
Frank Simon Versatile Cull Switch culled card switched for culled card, spread condition retained
  • A Variation
  • Straight Force Variation
Variations 1983 Versatile Card Magic 105
Jerry K. Hartman Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by June 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 935
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Unknown Under-the-Spread Force
1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 57
Jan Torell Card Force slit in card
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 9
Jan Torell Meine Standard-Forcier-Methode
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 12
Stephen Tucker The Forceful Touch under-the-spread force, some cards counted off into right hand, then rest spread on top
1984 May the Force Be with You! 3
Unknown Under-Spread Force under-spread force with load from bottom
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 1
David Britland Deck Version of Mexican Turnover Switch deck is turned face up around selected card
1985 Equinox 29
Larry Jennings L.J. Variation of Marlo's B.D.E. Force
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 120
Robert Gardner Odd Man Out force that hides back of card
Nov. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 1283
Edward Marlo BDE Type Force
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 54
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 153
Unknown One-Handed Bottom Deal Force card touched in spread and placed face-up on table
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 4
Harry Lorayne Spread Passable off-beat spread pass handling as force or control
1990 Trend Setters 221
Gary Ouellet Touch Force
1990 Close-up Impact! 130
Wesley James, "Senator" Clark Crandall The Crandall/James Force forcing one of two selections
Inspired by 1990 Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 45
Gary Ouellet The Touch Force
Variations 1990 Close Up Illusions 171
Steve Spillman The Spill Variation variation of the Touch Force
Also published here 1990 Close Up Illusions 174
Ken Krenzel The Krenzel Color Approach using the Touch Force to hide the back of a different colored cards
1990 Close Up Illusions 175
Simon Aronson Mark-a-Place Force see p. 14 for credit information and applications
1990 The Aronson Approach 11
Michael Close As a Force and a Control MC Spread Double Lift application
1991 Workers Number 2 44
Jon Racherbaumer Spreading the Force credit information for spread cull force
1992 Card Finesse II 116
Ron Bauer The Hofbauer Force finessed Hofzinser Force
1992 Card Finesse II 116
Edward Marlo Marlo's Spread-X Force "Bottom Deal Exchange" (BDE) Force
1992 Card Finesse II 121
Harry Lorayne The "Useful" Force bottom deal flip over force ala Asher
Related to Jan. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 1) 2168
William Goodwin Bottom Deal Upjog Switch touched card is upjogged
1993 Notes from the Batcave 21
Eddie Fechter A Magical Prediction spectator finds his own card from ribbon spread deck, risky method, with outs
Also published here
  • "A Magical Prediction" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1972.
1993 Fechter 222
Juan Tamariz Forcing A Card two methods
1994 The Tamariz Perpendicular Control 23
David Regal Forcing A Change spread change, touched cards, "Isolated Force"
Variations June 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2518
David Regal Touch Force
Jan. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 1) 2458
Darwin Ortiz Underspread Force
1995 Cardshark 77
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Roberto Giobbi, Fred Robinson The Under-the-Spread Force
1995 Card College — Volume 1 189
Lee Asher Four Casting card force, card is touched in the spread and cards turned over except touched card
Also published here 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 59) 1144
Hiroyuki Sakai Four Card Touch Force multiple cards touched, stripped out, first card outjogged by performer
1995 Simply Simon 74
Simon Aronson The S. A. Combination "Self Adjusting", spectator touches force in spread, it apparently does not leave sight, under-the-spread force
A. The Force Procedure
B. Application to the Open Index (spectator touches named card)
Related to 1995 Simply Simon 232
Michael Close, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Under-the-Spread Force Handling
1996 Workers Number 5 9
William Goodwin Block Turnover Force from spread, Two Ton Transpo
1996 Miracles with Cards 2
Edward Marlo, David Solomon Under-the-Spread Force Handling see also p. 35
1997 Solomon's Mind 32
Unknown Bottom Deal Spread Force with odd-backed card
1997 The Inslow Effect 8
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 94
David Regal Isolated Force Spectator touch card in spread, card is reversed in deck, in the process it is forced
Related to 1999 Close-Up & Personal 33
Gary Ouellet The Touch Force
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 138
Ellis Stanyon The "Touched" Card No. 24, card touched in spread, bottom card dragged over becomes bottom card of top section, reverse cull/bottom deal
Also published here 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 15
Ellis Stanyon Passing the Bottom Card to the Right Under the One Touched No. 8, also to force multiple cards one after the other
Also published here 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 274
Gary Ouellet The Touch Fource
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 187
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Underspread Force with odd backed card
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 123
Neal Elias, Edward Marlo Placing A Key Card II top card taken into right hand, deck then spread over it, also with key or force card near top
2001 New Card Controls 26
Neal Elias Force #1 handling for under-the-spread force
2001 New Card Controls 29
Neal Elias Force #2 getting card from the bottom under spread with kelly/ovette type action
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 30
Neal Elias Take Another Card spectator takes the same card, it pops out of spread as he is about to take one (gag?)
2001 New Card Controls 50
David Regal Bottom Deal Spread Force
2002 Constant Fooling 1 67
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Fan Force card under fan
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 120
Unknown Under-the-Spread Force taking top card under the spread by itself as start
2002 2002 — The Last Palindrome 16
Lewis Jones As a Force see the second note
2002 Ahead of the Pack 11
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Under-the-Spread Force Handling spreading over top card
2002 Ahead of the Pack 71
Elias Ugart Siesta Force also with multiple cards
Variations 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 245
Steve Beam Nap Force
Inspired by 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 246
Karl Fulves, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Force Handling under spread
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 19
Burling Hull Super Supreme Force Hofzinser Spread Force variation, reprinted from "Bulletin of Latest Sleights and Tricks" (1914)
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 27
Gary Ouellet, John Bannon Out Of Touch Force Ouellet's "Touch Force" as multiple out
2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 109
Gary Ouellet The Touch Force
Related to 2004 Random Acts of Magic 157
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Cull Force
2004 Random Acts of Magic 248
Wesley James, "Senator" Clark Crandall The Crandall/James Force see also p. 328
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 92
Fred Robinson, Gary Plants Perfect Force Handling cull
Related to 2004 Lecture Notes — The Second Super Session 10
Steve Beam The Accordion Spread Force forcing a number of cards, packet size
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 242
Ron Frost The Fan Two See Force Slip card from the top of deck into the spread
Variations 2004 After The Force 19
Edward Marlo, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Under the Spread Force Handling
2005 Up In Smoke 8
Gregory Wilson Indiscreet Displacement Variation of Discreet Displacement as a face-down force
Inspired by 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 15
Tyler Wilson Hasselhofzinser card touched in spread is forced, under-the-spread handling
Also published here 2005 Twisting To The Acers 10
Tyler Wilson Hasselhofzinser card touched in spread is forced, under-the-spread handling
Also published here 2005 Just be Glad my Name isn't Greg 4
Erik Nordvall Spread Force Handling Simple hand-to-table variation of Hofzinser Spread Force with cull
2006 Erik Nordvall Lecture Notes Asia 2006 13
Tyler Wilson Hasselhofzinser card touched in spread is forced, under-the-spread handling
Also published here 2006 Dominatricks 30
Tyler Wilson Gag Reflex card jumps forward from fan as spectator is about to pick a card, followed by under-the-spread type force
2006 Dominatricks 34
William Goodwin, Gordon Bruce Block Turnover Force from spread, Two Ton Transpo
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 81
Jack Parker Slip Slide Force Handling for the Hofzinser Spread Force
2007 52 Memories 41
Jack Parker Parker Varies Regal (P.V.R.) Inspired by David Regal's Isolated Force (Close Up & Personal, 1999)
Inspired by 2007 52 Memories 48
David Solomon Under-the-Spread Force Handling
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 63
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange Force
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 180
Edward Marlo Imperfection Force under-the-spread force
Also published here 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 165
Victor Comello, Unknown Fearless Force card outjogged from spread, deck squared, outjogged card moved to top and switched for top card, used for mating trick
Variations 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 328
Unknown Cull para Forzaje simple spread cull force
2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 4) 27
Dani DaOrtiz Cull para Salida de un fallo spread cull force as out for classic force
2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 4) 27
Fred Robinson Ultimate Force under-spread force
Related to 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 125
Ken Krenzel The Vertical Slip Force spectator says stop during spreading, also as key placement
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 17
Chris Mayhew The Schwartz based on Ouellet's "Touch Force"
2009 A Clockwork Apple 51
Unknown The Touch Force under-the-spread cull force
2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 53
David Regal Isolated Force
2010 Reinventing the Real 149
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Spread Force
2010 One Degree 28
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Underspread Force brief
2010 Above the Fold 55
Gary Ouellet The Touch Force
2011 Making the Cut 84
Patrick Page Avoiding the Peek forcing a card near a locator card
2011 Magic Page by Page 115
Patrick Page Avoiding the Peek forcing a card near a locator card
2011 Magic Page by Page 115
Gary Ouellet Touch Force
2011 More Power to You 122
Simon Aronson Underspread Force
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 127
Simon Aronson Under-Spread-Force Finesse
2012 The Brown Shoes Lecture Notes 28
Simon Aronson Under-the-Spread Force Handling
2013 Confident Deceptions 17
Dai Vernon, Juan Tamariz Stop Force cards spread on table, hand over spread, wrist held by spectator
2013 Magia Demente 57
Chris Mayhew Chris Mayhew´s TB Force without removing the double from the deck
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 57
Unknown Under the Spread Force brief
2015 The Veriloquent 48
Lionel Gallardo Moving on Up Control to top and/or bottom of deck
Related to
  • Reverse spread force (J.B. Bernat, Cartomagia: 40 Anos Despues, 1981)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 240
Edward Marlo, So Sato Bottom Deal Exchange Force
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 101
Alexander Hansford Hofzinser Force Handling
2016 Sprezzatura 23
Andy (The Jerx) Reverse Psychology Handling for the spread force added with some psychological subtleties to make it extra fair (allow them to apparently change their mind)
2016 The Jerx 203
Unknown Hofzinser Spread Force
2017 The Doors of Deception 174
Tyler Wilson IKEA Force spectator forces card on himself, "muscle writing"
2017 Rocky Mountain Session 21
Simon Aronson Under-the-Spread Force Handling
2017 In Search of the "perfect" Rise 18
Bob Farmer Touch Force Handling
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 4
Bob Farmer Touch Force Handling
Also published here 2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 29
Harry Lorayne, William Goodwin, Gordon Bruce Useful Force block turnover
Related to 2017 JawDroppers! Two 178
Gary Ouellet Touch Force
2018 False Anchors - Volume Three 7
Harry Lorayne, Harapan Ong Flip Force Variation deck reversed around selected card while switching it
Inspired by 2018 Principia 24
Simon Aronson Under-the-Spread Force Handling
2018 Game Changer 25
Michael Close MC Spread Double Lift
2018 Game Changer 39
John Bannon Touch Force as Multiple Out
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 154
Steve Beam Single Stack while forcing a card from a bank, controlling mates, with three variations
Inspired by
  • Martin Gardner's "Five Nine King" in "Scarne on Card Tricks" 1950.
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 24
Steve Beam Cluster Force spectator grabs cards from a spread and remembers the bottom one
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 71
Vic Trabucco Isolated Touch Force
Inspired by 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 191
Elias Ugart Siesta Force
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 241
Unknown Spread Cull Force
2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 47
Edward Marlo The Bottom-Deal Exchange also for forcing an odd-backed card
2019 Card Theater 28
Helder Guimarães Finesse - Convincing Force handling for under-the-spread force
2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 82
Michael Powers The Centripetal Force card touched, top half turned over and selection pushed out, switched
2019 Tesseract 195
Gary Ouellet Touch Force
2020 False Anchors 79
Steve Beam Nine Times One forcing a bunch of cards in a spread, similar to classic force
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 52
Peter Gröning In-the-Hands Spread Stop Force to break
2020 Resigned to Miracles 12