70 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / With Props
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Card Box Force using prop for switch
1876 Modern Magic 136
Unknown Pocket Force spectator quickly extracts card from pocket
1910 Kartenkünste 39
Charles T. Jordan Dice Force two outs
1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 9
Unknown Under-Handkerchief-Cut-Force
1935 Would You Believe It? 4
Clement de Lion Die Force Improvement one of four cards with rolling of die, see 202 Method of Forcing for original
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 91
Orville Wayne Meyer, Jean Hugard, Val Evans Handkerchief Force see credit corrections on page 166 and 198
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Unknown Under Handkerchief Force
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 155
Victor Farelli The Push Force Insert pencil in deck to force card
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 28
Unknown Diachylon Force sticky card and tray
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 106
Leon Maguire Leon Maguire's Card Force deck in glass, spectator removes some cards, face card forced, force card has lip and is held back
Related to 1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 55
Jean Hugard The Handkerchief Force
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 195
Unknown Card under Envelope Addition envelope with card underneath is placed on pile to add (force) card
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 389
Minoe Fan/Ping Pong Bat Force stop force with prop
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
L. Vosburgh Lyons The Lyons Force cutting through handkerchief
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 14
Clement de Lion Die Force Improvement one of four cards with rolling of die, see 202 Method of Forcing for original
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 45
Bruce Elliott Force forcing an ace with a special lighter
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Ka Wü Zü number is divined by stapling three dice and using matches, followed by french translation "Kawuetue"
1943 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 5 No. 1) 14
Unknown Card Force with Matchbox big matchbox, card force
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 26
Sherman Ripley The Handkerchief Force "improved"
Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 141
Dr. William Weyeneth Ein neues Forciermittel case is placed on chosen card, force
1949 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 10 No. 5) 38
Jim Brimble ESP - Stop! forcing an ESP card, rubber band around cards
1970 Magick (Issue 3) 12
Irving Berk Card-Forcing Box box to force a card
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 105
Nate Leipzig Under The Handkerchief Force
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 259
Richard Williams Perfect Card Force Variation cutting under handkerchief force
1972 The Living End 53
Edward G. Brown A Card Chosen by the Throw of a Die or Other Implement of Apparent Chance
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 193
Edward G. Brown The Card Is Chosen from a Shuffled Pack in a Hat or Bag
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 195
Edward G. Brown The Force Card Is Substituted for a Chosen Card by Means of Apparatus
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 195
Unknown Handkerchief Force
1974 The Book of Thoth 34
Victor Farelli Coin Toss Card Force forcing one card out of three, see p. 863 for credit information by Jack Potter
Related to
  • "Magic Wand" No. 206, June-sept 1945, p. 68
Aug. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 777
Al Baker The Forces Within three selected cards are divined, Al Baker's Card Case, gaffed case to force cards
1976 The Third Ecstasy 24
Dai Vernon Knife Stabbing Force
1977 Matching the Cards 6
Unknown Under-the-Hank Force
1978 51 Faces North 23
Jack Hughes Attaboy to force cards
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 46
Unknown The Blindfolded Deck No. 3, underneath-handkerchief cut force, secret deck turnover
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 3
Stephen Tucker Poker Logic with two poker dice, card prediction
Inspired by 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 12) 219
Stephen Tucker Foolproof gag force with a pen, revelation with spectator
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 44
Robert Cassidy Shake Up half of the deck is placed inside a paper bag and mixed, half forcing deck
1984 The Art of Mentalism 51
Unknown Pocket Force spectator is hurried to remove card from pocketed deck
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 1
Unknown Handkerchief Force
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Unknown Cut in Glass Force force card has lip and is held back
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Jeff Busby Folded Card Force folded card chosen from zip loc bag
1985 The Bag Book 4
Karl Fulves Inch By Inch "diminishing force", card from end is eliminated every time an item is placed on tabled spread
Inspired by
  • "Synonymental" (Ed Mellon, first phase)
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1369
Unknown Under-Handkerchief Cut-Force
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 182
Karl Fulves Box Spread Force card loaded under case, case dropped on tabled spread where spectator calls stop
1991 28 Card Tricks 4
T. Page Wright The Card Case Force top few cards are taken and hidden under case that is held in right hand while spectator shuffles, then added back
  • as a force
  • as a hold out for a set-up
  • to add duplicates or gaffs
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 102
Karl Fulves Wire Room packet placed in case, selection paper clipped to top of case, cards removed until stopped, this card is forced and matches clipped selection, two methods
Related to 1992 Deceptive Practices 7
Richard Himber, Steve Dusheck Another Force magnet in wallet used to steal selection
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 132
Steve Dusheck Card Force Box
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 143
Unknown Under-Handkerchief-Cut-Force
1994 Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 3) 11
Derek Renfro Tarot Tin method to force Tarot cards, using box
1994 Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 9) 37
Ken Krenzel, Harry J. Smith Shoe-in force from card case from where cards are removed one by one, ungaffed method
Inspired by 1997 Ingenuities 29
Ken Krenzel, Karl Fulves The Other Shoe force from card case, ungaffed
Inspired by 1997 Ingenuities 33
Tom Sellers, Vanni Bossi, Edward Marlo, Davide Costi The Credit-Card Force piece of card stuck on credit card
Related to 2000 Card College — Volume 4 797
George G. Kaplan Forcing under a Handkerchief
Also published here 2000 Card College — Volume 4 802
Karl Fulves Making the Point No. 31, two cards counted to by throwing two dice, both cards predicted
Related to 2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 47
Unknown Pocket Force spectator quickly extracts card from pocket
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 45
Unknown Under-the-Handkerchief Force
2003 Dobson's Choice 2 4
Davide Costi, Vanni Bossi, Tom Sellers Amex
Related to 2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 71
Karl Fulves Two To One spectator and performer cut to same card with handkerchief covered deck, hidden rubber band
2004 Under Tension 71
Bob Ostin The Paper Clip Force forcing one of six cards, using a die and a paper clip
Also published here
  • "The Paper Clip Force" in Karl Fulves' "Discoverie" Nr. 8. 2003.
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 108
Harry Riser The Thinner Handkerchief Force using translucent cloth
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Aug. 1996
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 75
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card from Pocket Force spectator has to remove it quickly
Sep. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 9) 16
Don Schrager Paper Bag Force cards dumped in paper bag which is shaken up, one card drawn from it
Also published here
  • "Pick Any Card, Under Test Conditions" (Don Schrager, Linking Ring, Mar. 1973)
Oct. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 10) 29
Steve Beam One in a Bazillion Since magician claims he didn't bring any cards, a card is constructed in the mind of a volunteer. It is shown reversed in a pictured spread of playing cards, and then removed from magician's pocket.
Also published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 220
Ryan Schlutz Box Switch card slid into case, later dumped out, using cellophane
Related toAlso published here 2018 False Anchors — Volume Three 26
Steve Beam The Flexible Force forces a number between four and nine, using dice
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 272
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card from Pocket Force spectator has to remove it quickly
2019 Semi Automatic 10
Tom Gagnon Inverse Handkerchief Force handkerchief over tabled ribbon spread, spectator touches card through handkerchief
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 220
Ryan Schlutz Box Switch card slid into case, later dumped out, using cellophane
Also published here 2020 False Anchors 98
Ramón Riobóo Magnetic Force using eight coins, to form a two digit number, limited possibilities and multiple out
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 152