56 entries in Cards / Principles / Locator Cards / Long Card
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown La Carte Dansante (The dancing card) selection appears on the wall, goes left and right and up until the card vanishes and appears again, thread and duplicate
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown The Long Card
1876 Modern Magic 60
Unknown A Card having been Chosen and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to Produce the Chosen Card instantly in various ways long card or stripper deck, see following tricks
1876 Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck
1876 Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Change a Card drawn haphazard to the Chosen Card long card or stripper
1876 Modern Magic 63
Unknown Long or Wide Cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 38
Unknown Tricks with Long Cards simple location of a card, either by using long card as key or by forcing long card
1889 Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card
1889 Tricks with Cards 42
Unknown The Pocket-picking Trick selection extracted by feel from deck in spectator's pocket, stripper or long card or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 97
Unknown Die absichtlich verzögerte Volte "by Dr. K. in L.", delaying the pass by marking the position with a wide or long card first and tabling the deck
Aug. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 116
Carl Willmann Card Clip to mark a Position small metal clip attached to a card to make a key card, "impromptu" long card
Aug. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 117
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen der Gedanken spectator stops during deal, number of dealt cards matched prediction, long card under predicted number, excess cards palmed and transferred
Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 164
Carl Willmann Das Kartenrätsel four selections shuffled back, deck delt into piles of four cards each, all selections are in chosen pile
Mar. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 36
Unknown Long Card
1909 The Art of Magic 87
T. Nelson Downs Sixth Method featuring a new locator card, alternative for long card with portion sticking out in middle of one end
1909 The Art of Magic 155
Unknown The Demon Card Trick card rises to top in paper-wrapped deck
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 104
Unknown The Pocket-Picking Trick card located in spectator's pocket
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 105
T. Page Wright Card Force and Reverse card forced via peek force, it then turns over fairly
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 22
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Now! attributed to Robert-Houdin, three cards selected, three times stop by spectator to find their cards
Related to Jan. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 34
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate two decks, two cards match, chosen with handkerchief force
Also published here 1944 Practical Mental Effects 296
Rémi Ceillier Tour de cartes spectator spells his name to select a card and performer's name is then spelled to find it again
Also published here
  • Jules D'Hotel's "Préstidigitation sans bagages"
1945 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 1&2) 11
Conny Steffensen Magische Lektionen brief explanations of various techniques to control a card, followed by french translation "Leçons de Magie"
  • 1. Durch Forcieren
  • 2. Anwendung der Volte
  • 3. Mit Hilfe der untersten Karte
  • 4. Ein Ersatz für die Volte
  • 5. Lange und breite Karte
  • 6. Eine billige, lange Karte
  • 7. Gebrochene Ecke
  • 8. Dicke Karte
  • 9. Kurze Karte
  • 10. Vergilbtes Spiel
  • 11. "Bleistiftstrich" auf der Seite des Spieles
  • 12. Rand und "Augen" Methode
  • 13. Die umgekehrte Karte
Related to 1946 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 8 No. 1) 5
Conny Steffensen Magische Lektionen / Leçons magiques brief explanations of various techniques to control a card, followed by french translation
  • "Mappen"-Karte
  • Nagelmarkierung
  • Markierung mit der Stecknadel
  • "Brücke" am Ende des Spieles
  • Ein Ersatz für die lange Karte
  • Staniol auf der Rückseite der Karte
  • Auffinden der Schlüsselkarte durch den Index
Related to 1946 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 8 No. 2) 6
Peter McDonald Which Way? almost the same as Lonley Card
Inspired by 1950 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 11 No. 5) 35
Ali Bongo Jail Break cards with pictures of a prisoner, prisoner vanishes and appears on other card
1966 The Bongo Book 43
Edward Marlo Long and Short Cards from different decks
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 157
Paul Siegel Psychic Perception four spectator sign one side of a blank card and write a three digit number on the other side, sum is predicted
1972 Doorway to Delusion 19
Stephen Minch The Robin Hood Caper three cards are selected and spectator throw Aces in the deck, first spectator is close to his selection, second throws card next to his selection and third pierces his selection
Related to 1982 The Robin Hood Caper 2
Gary Ouellet Key Cards on different Key Card concepts
1. The Short Card
2. The Corner Short
3. The Long Card
4. The Thick Card
5. The Jimmy Ray Card
6. The Kornwinder and similar cards
1986 ProControl 13
Gary Ouellet The ProControl Card scotch tape
1986 ProControl 16
Gary Ouellet ProControl Techniques 1. Cutting to the Key Card
1.1. The Normal Cut
1.2. The Drop Cut
1.3. The Swing Cut
2. Returning the Selected Card to the Deck
3. Security Check
1986 ProControl 18
Paul LePaul, Gary Ouellet The Spread Pass Technique normal and with the ProControl Card
Also published here 1986 ProControl 28
Gary Ouellet The Overhand Shuffle Technique with the ProControl Card
1986 ProControl 37
Gary Ouellet ProAces using the ProControl card
1986 ProControl 41
Gary Ouellet Charlier Technique cutting at ProControl card
1986 ProControl 43
Gary Ouellet Further Applications 1. The ProControl Multiple Card Control
2. ProControl Variations (Glen Brown)
3. The ProControl Force
4. The New Break Method
5. The Flourish Drop Cut
1986 ProControl 46
Claude Rix Le tour "estoupouflant..." three packets cut, cards are divined
1995 Claude Rix et ses 52 partenaires 125
Tom Gagnon Makeshift Double building double-facer, double-backer, long cards, and key cards, with sticky label of card box
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1468
Karl Fulves Chapter 13: The "Long" and "Wide" Card chapter intro
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 213
Ellis Stanyon Description of the Pack No. 1
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 213
Ellis Stanyon The Forcing Pack No. 3, switching deck for short deck after cards have been selected
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 215
Ellis Stanyon The "Cut" Force No. 4, performer cuts apparently randomly at long card, or spectator cuts and hopefully hits it
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 215
Ellis Stanyon The "Ruffle" Force No. 5, long card or step
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 216
Ellis Stanyon The "Jog" Shuffle No. 6, with long card
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 216
Ellis Stanyon The "Gravitational Pull" No. 7, selection comes to bottom of deck
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 216
Ellis Stanyon Card Passes Upwards Through the Pack No. 8
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 217
Ellis Stanyon The Card Freely Chosen Is "Cut" to the Top No. 14
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 220
Ellis Stanyon To Tell the Number of Cards by Weight No. 16, two long cards at known positions
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 220
Ellis Stanyon Two Chosen Cards Found Together No. 17, using the long card as key
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 221
Ellis Stanyon Long and Wide Cards No. 18, one of each in the deck, forced on different spectators
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 221
Robert Cassidy Business Card Telepathy information written on business card is divined, stack of business cards
2004 The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy 106
Frank Lane Wide and Long Card out of celluloid
Related to
  • Here's How, 1934, p. 31
2006 Rara Avis 112
Patrick Dessi Quid de la carte clé? on various key cards
  • Les cartes redimensionnées
    • La carte courte
    • La carte étroite
    • La carte épaisse
  • Les cartes amputées
    • La carte au pouce
  • Les cartes déformées
    • La carte doublement cornée
2009 Le chapelet Periodo-Aperiodique C-PAP 91
Bob Farmer, Steve Mayhew Bolo Jonah methods for marking the Jonah card
  • Marked Cards
  • Short and Long Cards
  • Snap Crimp (Mayhew)
Related to
  • "Lazy Man's Ten-Card Poker Deal" (Steve Mayhew, Labyrinth #8 Part 2, 1998)
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 30
Harry G. Franke Long Card "Harry Franke, Jr."
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 42