416 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Cut Forces
  
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Unknown Cutting Force spectator cuts to a break while performer holds deck
Modern Magic 84
Unknown Cut Force spectator cuts into break
Tricks with Cards 122
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Einzig unfehlbare Manier, um vom Publikum gemerkte Karten zu erraten strange force of fourth card from top
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 29
Unknown Cut Force spectator cuts off packet at secret break
New Era Card Tricks 196
Jack Merlin A Sure Fire Force cards cut behind performer's back, card is added while turning over
Merlin's Master Manipulations 23
Unknown Cross-Cut Force after knife-stab, see also "A Final 'Tip'" on page 16 for mention of time misdirection
Related to
  • Max Holden description in Bagshawe's "The Magical Monthly" (Vol. 2 No. 18, July 1925)
Controlled Coincidence 6
Laurie Ireland Break Cut Force spectator cuts at break
Ireland Writes a Book 18
Unknown A Simple Infallible Force spectator cuts behind performer's back
Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 39
Henry Christ The 203rd Force
Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 38
Theodore Annemann With One Hand spectator cuts deck held by performer behind his deck
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 42
Unknown The Trio three cards divined, no-touch confusion force
Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown Under-Handkerchief-Cut-Force
Would You Believe It? 4
U. F. Grant Effect No. 2 spectator cuts to the Aces with single cut, cross-cut force with two Aces on top and bottom at start
The Gambler's Expose Act 1
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 135
Unknown Under Handkerchief Force
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 155
Dr. James William Elliott The Trio simple no-touch force for any number of cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 20
Unknown Prediction confusing cut to force two cards, possibly by Ralph W. Hull (see Trost reference)
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 23
Conrad Rheiner Cut Force with Side Slip
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 332
Tom Sellers Card and Envelope card added from underneath envelope
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 346
Glenn G. Gravatt Card and Envelope No. 2 card added from underneath envelope
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Oscar Weigle, John Goodrum Face Force cut force with double facer
You'd be Surprised 38
Edward Victor A One-Hand Force in the hands, secretly revolving half
Magic of the Hands 7
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Unknown Cut Card Force spectator (hopefully) cuts above bunch of short cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 311
Unknown Bridge Force
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 384
Henry Christ The Perfect Force double backer, 203rd force
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 128
Unknown Cross Cut Force
Greater Magic 500
H. Adrian Smith Out of Hands Force spectator forces card to himself
Greater Magic 465
Clayton Rawson The Force That Couldn't Be Done spectator cuts, bottom pile secretly turned over
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 315
Louis Lam The El-El Bluff Force weird force in which card next to previous selection is forced
Variations Be Deceived 9
Unknown Cross Cut Force
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 96) 593
Unknown Cross Cut Force
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 606
Max Holden 41 - The "Cut Force". Basically Max Holden's Cross Cut Force
"Outs" Precautions and Challenges 57
Theodore Annemann Simple Force bold
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 670
Unknown Cross Cut Force with time misdirection
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 138) 786
L. Vosburgh Lyons The Lyons Force cutting through handkerchief
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 14
Unknown Force Behind Performer's Back bold
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 267
Clayton Rawson The Force That Couldn't Be Done spectator cuts, bottom pile secretly turned over
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 76
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 77
Unknown Cross Cut Force
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 76
Unknown Under Handkerchief Force
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 77
Dr. H. Walter Grote Cut and Turnover Force
Variations Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 9) 37
R. M. Jamison Double Back Card Force method to repeat Dr. Grote Cut and Turnover Force with a second card
Inspired byVariations Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 2) 60
Paul Curry Next! the selected card is found next to a card with the message "Your Card Will be next"
Related to My Best 75
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions
My Best 78
Lin Searles The "So Simple Force"
My Best 116
George F. Wright Reversette spectator reverses one card behind his back, divined by medium on telephone
Variations Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 12
Henry Christ Christ Force
My Best 76
Unknown Cross Cut Force
Mental Cases With Cards 5
Clayton Rawson, Arthur H. Buckley The Force That Couldn't Be
Card Control 14
George F. Wright An Addition to Reversette
Inspired by Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 18
Clayton Rawson The Force That Couldn't Be Done
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 133) 534
Unknown Cut Force criss cross
The Royal Road to Card Magic 210
Unknown Criss Cross Force
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 606
Unknown Bottom Force spectator cuts from bottom, deck in magician's hands
The Royal Road to Card Magic 205
Unknown Crystal Clairvoyance featuring a napkin force
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here The Fine Art of Magic 179
Unknown Cut The Pack Cross Cut Force
Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 26
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 182) 728
M. J. Oeink Charlier Cut Force one-handed, apparently card in center shown and deck given out
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 4
Bob Somerfeld Flipper! under handkerchief cut force, clever gimmick
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 701
Eddie Clever Criss Cross Cut Force in the hands variation
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 15
Clayton Rawson The Impossible Force
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 402
Unknown Force Under Handkerchief
Who is this Dr. Jaks? 8
Unknown Criss Cross Force
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 252) 1007
Bill Simon Cut Force cut and reverse, under the table
Effective Card Magic 161
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
Card Man Stuff 3
Edward Marlo Christ Force Handling double facer
Unlimited 11
Unknown Packet Cut Force
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1110
Stewart James The Nullificator based on Henry Christ Force, card cut and turned over behind back of performer
Related to The Nullificator 3
Stewart James To Force Two Cards with Nullificator
The Nullificator 6
Unknown All Fair Force under handkerchief, Peter Warlock's Pentagram Vol. 5 No. 12
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 70
Unknown Criss Cross Force
The Best in Magic 115
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
Top Secrets of Magic 16
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
Marlo Meets His Match 18
Charlie Miller, Cardini Miracle Location "Cardini Cut" (spectator cuts at break)
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 52
Unknown Force Under Handkerchief
Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 30
Unknown Criss Cross Force
Close-up Card Magic 46
Henry Christ Christ Force
Close-up Card Magic 98
Hubert Lambert Cutting Deeper Force Variation
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 347
Unknown Criss Cross Force
Magician's Magic 119
James G. Thompson Jr. Basic Glide Force cards are cut in the hands, glide holds force card back
Between Two Minds 16
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force with a short card to set-up
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 99
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force continued on p. 198
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 194
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
Entertaining Mental Miracles 3
Robert Parrish, Steadly Take Me bold, for credit correction see reference
Related to Expert Card Mysteries 17
Edward Marlo Air Mail Prediction featuring finesse for a Henry Christ force beneath table
Related toVariations Hierophant (Issue 2) 65
Unknown Criss Cross Force
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 31) 153
Eddie Fields The Farcical Force bold
Variations Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 13
Edward Marlo, Henry Christ Marlo on the Christ Force as key card placement, five variations
Related to Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 283
Edward Marlo Cut Deeper Force Handling
Related to The Universal Card 19
Unknown Cut and Turn Over Force reversed cards
Million Dollar Card Secrets 20
Allen Swift, Frank Garcia Swift Poker Deal face-up/face-down shuffled deck, using cut-and-turn-over-force before shuffle
Related toAlso published here Million Dollar Card Secrets 86
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force half pass
Card Cavalcade 114
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force Variation as Lynn Searles, portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
The Living End 52
Roy Walton Christ Force Handling
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 74
Lin Searles Christ Force Handling
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 37
Eddie Fechter A Fechter Force packet cutting timing force with out
Variations Card Cavalcade 45
Nate Leipzig Under The Handkerchief Force
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 259
Richard Williams Perfect Card Force Variation cutting under handkerchief force
The Living End 53
Edward G. Brown The Cut different ways to force a card by cutting a deck
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 183
Edward G. Brown The Card Is Chosen by a Series of Complex Cuts and Movements
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 194
Jerry K. Hartman Push Up Force
Means & Ends 10
Jerry K. Hartman Underturn Force Force using the Underturn concept
Inspired by Means & Ends 11
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force
Means & Ends 57
Edward Marlo Cut Deeper Force Variation with two cards
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 112) 558
Unknown Added Note Cross Cut Force
Another Close-up Cavalcade 121
Unknown Cross Purposes "offbeat variation of the cross-cut" force
Methods with Cards — Part 3 239
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 985
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Afterthoughts 93
Karl Fulves The Optical Force (chapter 33-A added to 1975 edition, see "13 Prophets", p. 20)
two spectators choose cards: mates
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 408
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Card Force Spectator look at card cut to, is actually a force
Magic With Faucett Ross 217
Russell T. Barnhart Cut Force No. 1, spectator cuts at his selection, palmed card added
The Master Palm 50
Russell T. Barnhart Cut Force with Red Back Card No. 2, spectator cuts at his selection, palmed card added, color-changing back kicker
The Master Palm 50
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
The Ascanio Spread 21
Jerry Andrus Fair Cut Force
Andrus Card Control 44
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force no-touch, spectator cuts and turns over one pile
Self-Working Card Tricks 78
Unknown A Cut Force spectator cuts, a card is turned over, deck assembled, turned face-up and spread, card next to reversed card is forced
Self-Working Card Tricks 81
Al Mann The Cut Force sewn cards
The Third Ecstasy 27
Henry Christ The Original Christ Force including five variations, one with double backer
Also published here Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 32
Unknown Cut Force criss cross
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 505
Unknown The Crisscross Force
The Magic Book 79
Unknown Cut Deeper Force using Tarot cards
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 181) 903
Henry Christ Cut Deeper Force
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 186) 928
Unknown The Revolving Force cut deeper
The Magic Book 80
Ed Balducci, Henry Christ Cut Deeper Force
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 70
Lin Searles Cut Deeper Force here credited to Lin Searles
51 Faces North 4
Karl Fulves Cut-Deeper Force motivated with presentation
The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1091
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
World of Super Mentalism 46
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 70
Jeff Hughes Utility Reverse while doing a swing cut, also as a force
Related to The Talon (Issue 1) 3
Jerry K. Hartman, Henry Christ Christ Force Variation behind the back, interesting
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 155
Henry Christ Christ Force
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Unknown Under-the-Hank Force
51 Faces North 23
Unknown Criss Cross Force
CardMagic 132
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
Close-up Entertainer 25
Unknown Cross Cut Force
Self-Working Mental Magic 47
Steve Beam Cutting Match two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling
Also published here Magic — The Vanishing Art 36
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
LIPS 3
Unknown Cut Force
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 691
Karl Fulves The St. Regis Sleight card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle, color forced
Variations Riffle Shuffle Control
Karl Fulves The St. Regis Sleight Variation card selected from tabled incomplete faro, color forced
Riffle Shuffle Control 1
Henry Christ Christ Force
That Certain Something... 15
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Force packets are cut, spectator says stop
Quantum Leaps 228
Unknown The Blindfolded Deck No. 3, underneath-handkerchief cut force, secret deck turnover
Self-Working Mental Magic 3
Rovi Cut Force similar to a criss-cross force, but a single card marks position
Rovi Reveals 23
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
Mind Runes 6
Unknown Criss Cross Force
OICUFESP (Issue 4 - esp card & mental miracles RETURN) 7
Philip T. Goldstein Under Orders clever combination of principles to divine two cards
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 256) 1279
Unknown Force Under Handkerchief
The Magic Pendulum 9
Steve Beam Cutting Match two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling
Also published here Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 10
Jack Avis Optical Notes variations
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1360
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Christ Location no-touch cut-deeper selection procedure
Variations Sessions 39
Stephen Tucker No Cover Henry Christ inspired by the cut deeper force
Related to Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 35
Thomas Alan Waters, Bill Murata Waikikut spectator cuts third on table, next third face up on it and the rest on top, spectator decides which cards performer has to divine, face up card or two face down cards, Bill Murata's Waikiki Location
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 231
Unknown Turnover Force bottom cards reversed
Rubik Cubik Magik 22
Henry Christ Henry Christ Force
Best of Friends 349
Meir Yedid Perpetual Force Variation see Zarrow's Christ Force handling
Inspired by Incredible Close-Up Magic 100
Derek Dingle Packet Cut Force
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 20
Unknown Timing Stop Force packets cut on table, spectator stops
Seminarheft 17
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
Self-Working Number Magic 56
Henry Christ Christ Force Variation
Also published here Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 32
Mike Bornstein Running Force during running cut, Hindu Force variation
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 822
Unknown Criss Cross Force
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1190
Unknown The X-Force No. 53, criss-cross force presented as a freely chosen card that changes into Jack between two Jacks
More Self-Working Card Tricks 77
Karl Fulves Cross-Cut Force Handling
More Self-Working Card Tricks 86
Ed Balducci, Lin Searles Cut Deeper Force
More Self-Working Card Tricks 10
Unknown Hypnotisn't No. 44, two spectators with a deck each, both select two cards with expanded cut-deeper procedure and they match
More Self-Working Card Tricks 57
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper No. 56
More Self-Working Card Tricks 81
Unknown Cut Force
The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 2 18
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force straight cut and turn over
More Self-Working Card Tricks 79
Dick Koornwinder To Force a Card spectator cuts at locator card
Diverting Kreations 13
Gianni Mattiolo Psy-Cross Force kind of in-the-hands cross cut force
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1026
Unknown An Easy Force criss-cross force, with angled packet or piece of paper in between
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 7
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Unknown Spectator Ace Cut single cross-cut to find four aces
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 5
John Quine Two "Cut Deeper" Forces
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 1146
Frederick Braue Flip-Flop Force cut-deeper force
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 8
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Self-Working Paper Magic 134
Brother John Hamman Cut Force
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 289
Thomas Alan Waters Cut Force cards under table
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 702
Unknown Cut in Glass Force force card has lip and is held back
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Lin Searles Searles' Force top half cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over, The "So Simple" Force
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 7
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts to bridge
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 7
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts into bridge
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 30
Lou Gallo Im-Packed disguised Christ Force, selection changes back color
Best of Friends — Volume II 196
Henry Christ Henry Christ Force
Angel Card Rise Plus 20
Ken Simmons Discrepant Packet Force spectator calls stop during running cut to table
Riffling the Pasteboards 34
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
The Performance of Close-Up Magic 27
Max Holden Cross Cut Force
Doth 8
Roberto Giobbi Criss-Cross Force
Nepomuk 9
Randy Wakeman Covered Half Pass used as force here (Stewart James' "Nullifactor")
Special Effects 4
Ken Simmons The Pick-Up Force spectator cuts (hopefully) into break
Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 54
Steve Beam Forced Add-On without disturbing the top and bottom cards
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 16) 272
Unknown Timing Cut Force spectator says stop during consecutive cuts
New Wave Close-Up 97
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
Daryl does Den Haag 11
Unknown Under-Handkerchief Cut-Force
Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 182
Unknown Cross Cut Force
A Phil Goldstein Collection 82
Brother John Hamman The Rolling Control variation of Cut Deeper Force, "Flip-Flop Force"
VariationsAlso published here The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 185
Herb Zarrow Revolving Force
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 35
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force only one cut, uncredited
Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 99
John Scarne Long Distance card chosen on other side of the room, risky force, position named
Prototype 2
Karl Fulves Bermuda Triangle three packets made, a card chosen, it is the originally third card from top and can be divined
Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 17
Henry Christ Christ Force
Randy Wakeman Presents 92
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Close-up Impact! 13
Ed Andres Banded Deck Force a pile is banded with invisible elastic, band secretly removed during display, see also Added Notes on p. 21
Finally! 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Single Cut Force
That's It 44
Edward Marlo Marlo's Single Cut Force
Finally! 60
Robert Parrish Die Parrish-Force spectator cuts anywhere, bold
Related to Horizons 16
Bruce Florek Post-It Prediction prediction on post-it stuck on face card to deck, spectator cuts and faces deck below table at predicted card, with handling without stranger card by Ed Marlo
Inspired by Cardfixes 66
Unknown Spectator Cuts to Break Force
Finally! 20
Unknown Criss Cross Force
Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 28
Unknown Cross Cut Force
Digital Card Scanner 3
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Smoke and Mirrors 15
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 27
John Riggs Card Force in Leftovers
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 678
Edward Marlo Updating the X-Force cross card force handling with prediction effect, with additional thoughts on slick/wave crimp cards
The Olram File (Issue 11) 13
Ed Balducci, Henry Christ Cut Deeper Force
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2098
James Swain The Free Cut Force force via spectator cut, uses crimp
Don't Blink 95
Henry Christ Henry Christ Force
Deceptive Practices 37
Michael Close Criss Cross Force Handling
Workers Number 3 75
Max Holden Criss-Cross Force
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 6
Unknown Criss Cross Force
Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 5
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
The Olram File (Issue 14) 11
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 446
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 5
Peter Duffie Deep Thoughts cut deeper force to decide on two sandwich cards, those sandwich a card which matches another chosen card, sandwich cards change to other two cards of that value
Card Selection 1
Henry Christ Christ Force
Applications 45
Ken Simmons Discrepant Packet Force spectator calls stop during running cut to table
Simplicity at Your Fingertips 25
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 435
Unknown Criss Cross Force Variation as stabbing force with knife
More Greater Magic 1071
Unknown Cut-Deeper Force here credited to Henry Christ
Roger's Thesaurus 83
Lewis Jones, Harry Lorayne Cut Force
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 1) 2306
Basil Horwitz Lowest Card Force deck cut in piles, top cards removed, lowest card thought-of
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 7
Karl Fulves Black Prediction third cut off, one card selected from the pile and "black" written on back, card selected by cutting and turning top half over behind back, only black card
Related toVariations Rigmarole (Issue 9) 105
Karl Fulves, John Scarne He Finds It card selected by cutting and turning top half over behind back, it is a previously named Ace
Inspired by Rigmarole (Issue 10) 114
Roger Crosthwaite Variation: The Charlier Force bold, bottom card shown to spectator during Charlier Cut
Inspired by Roger's Thesaurus 54
Jack Avis The Lap Addition Christ force under the table
Related to Roger's Thesaurus 192
Jack Avis Under-the-Table Reverse getting ready for Christ type force under the table
Roger's Thesaurus 193
Max Holden The Crisscross Force
Card College — Volume 1 85
Unknown Criss Cross Force
Simply Simon 89
Unknown Double Cross Cut Force one of two cards forced
Underworld (Issue 2) 19
Ed Balducci, Henry Christ, Edward Marlo The Balducci Force cut deeper
Card College — Volume 1 86
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 2) 8
Horace Goldin The Goldin Force also suitable for standing performances
Card College — Volume 1 88
Steadly Take Me Force bold
Related to Great Tricks Revisited 32
Randy Wakeman, Tom Gagnon Master Move
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 55) 1035
Karl Fulves Bold Cut Force deck behind the performer's back, spectator cuts off two packets
Easy Magic 17
Herb Zarrow Stop at an Ace No. 17, four chosen cards via cuts or stopping at riffling turn out to be the Aces, consecutive Christ Forces
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 29
Edward Marlo Henry Christ Force Handling
M.I.N.T. — Volume II 96
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 126
Unknown Cut Deeper Force Key Placement
13 Prophets 10
Ed Balducci, Henry Christ Cut Deeper Force
Miracles with Cards 28
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Method in Effect 2
Tom Daugherty Nervous Ace & Hartman Force
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 3) 2623
Karl Fulves Self-Force spectator forces card on himself
Blocking Off 84
Unknown Simple Cut Force deck cut on table, reversed card placed on top half and cut completed
Underworld (Issue 4) 56
Edward Marlo Marlo on the Christ Force second variation, key placement
Also published here Facsimile (Issue 4) 10
Pablo Domenèch, Jon Racherbaumer Forzaje por Extension / Inversion sobre la Mesa five variations on the Christ Force and cut forces
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 180
Unknown Cross Cut Force
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 71
Unknown Cross Cut Force
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 72
Unknown Cross Cut Force
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 142
Max Holden Criss-Cross Force
Related to
  • "The New Knife and Selected Cards" (Max Holden, The Magical Monthly (Bagshawe), July 1925)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 311
Unknown Cross Cut Force
Day For Any Date 29
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 38
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 182
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 304
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Related to
  • "Little Card Rise" (Hugard's Magic Monthly, Jan 1949)
  • "All Fair Coincidence" (Ed Balducci & Ken Krenzel, Hugard's Magic Monthly, November 1956)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 312
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 2
Aaron Fisher The Aggressive Force/Prediction
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 6) 2806
Lin Searles The "So-Simple" Force
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 281
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force
Effortless Card Magic 71
Ken Simmons Cut Force spectator cuts into break
Related to
  • "Guarded Secrets Revealed" (Ken Simmons, 1988)
Solomon's Mind 29
Henry Christ The 203rd Force / Henry Christ Force
Related to The Card Magic of Nick Trost 194
Henry Christ Christ Force 203rd force
The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 4 63
Eddie Fechter Cutting Force timing
L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 126
Ed Balducci Cut-Deeper Force
Deck Direct 3
Tom Gagnon The Imperfect Force
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 67) 1373
Roy Walton Whispering Henry two cards selected, performer names one of them, it turns over, second selection named and found, Henry Christ Force application
Variations Five Times Five — Scotland 118
Doug Conn Criss Cross Force Handling involving dribbling the cards
Tricks of my Trade 30
Ed Balducci The Cut-Deeper Force
Natural Selections — Volume II 41
Ed Balducci The Cut-Deeper Force
Natural Selections — Volume II 142
James Swain The Dummy Force no-touch Force
21st Century Card Magic 91
Ellis Stanyon Name of Selected Card in the Envelope No. 14, card chosen by pile-making and dealing, self-force
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 41
Ellis Stanyon The "Key" Card Forcing and Self-shifting Pack No. 20, having a piece of metal around one end of a card (similar to paper clip) as key card
  • The "Waterfall" Shuffle (with the key card)
  • Dispensing with the "Key"
  • "Bridging"
  • To Force any Two Cards (performer cuts apparently randomly)
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 203
Jerry Mentzer Two Keys Two key cards peeked, deck can be riffle shuffled and one of the key cards can still be used. A bit of fishing possibly needed. Can be used as a force of one of two cards using a bit of equivoque.
Cunning Card Miracles 17
Ellis Stanyon The "Cut" Force No. 4, performer cuts apparently randomly at long card, or spectator cuts and hopefully hits it
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 215
Eddie Fechter Cutting Stop Force timing, see p. 165 for Fechter's out
Tricks of my Trade 158
Chan Canasta Cross-Cut Force used in TV, with outside broadcast, cards match
Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 94
Sam Schwartz Fourtell prediction of four cards chosen in different ways, one thought-of, cut-deeper handling
Variations Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 103
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 73
Al Baker The Impossible Force
Mastering the Art of Magic 185
Edward Marlo The Under-the-Table Force
Related to Card College — Volume 4 793
Jerry Mentzer Two Keys
  • As a Locator
  • As a Force (one of two)
Card File Two 53
Unknown The Cut Force spectator cuts into break
Card College — Volume 4 796
Unknown 203rd Force Variant under the table
I'm Dancing 25
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Unknown The Packet Force
Card College — Volume 4 799
George G. Kaplan Forcing under a Handkerchief
Also published here Card College — Volume 4 802
Paul Curry Criss-Cross Force Variant
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 34
Unknown Cross Cut Force
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 149
Edward Marlo Finessed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
Don England's Paradox 106
Paul Curry Next! card with message "your card will be next" is put into the deck and is found next to selection, first in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 288
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 292
William Alstrand, Karl Fulves Fooling the Experts No. 14, procedure with cuts and deals in which spectator forces a card on himself
New Self-Working Card Tricks 23
Karl Fulves Utility Ideas bottom card reversed while deck is turned over on top of it, Ovette-style beginning, here as simple cut force
Inspired by New Card Controls 94
Paul Curry, Henry Christ Variation of 203rd Force
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 99
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 32
Brother John Hamman Flip-Flop Force variation of the Cut-Deeper Force
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 90
Steve Beam Easy on the Curry cut and turn over to select card, prediction in form of mate
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 34
Ron Bauer, "Senator" Clark Crandall Why use the Cross Cut Force?
Cut-Up Card Trick 10
Wayne Dobson Face-Up Criss Cross Cut Force
Dobson's Choice 2 10
Karl Fulves, Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Variation
Hofzinser Notebook 52
Karl Fulves Overthrow cut deeper force applied to red/black alternating set-up
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 329
Karl Fulves Cut Shallow "cut shallow force" as opposite of "cut deeper force"
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 331
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force without Searles credit
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 85
Karl Fulves Deep Cut Note after some cutting procedure the Aces are only odd-colored cards in two packets
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 333
Robin Robertson, Stewart James Cut Force CF
face-up deck cut and cut-off packet placed face-down on table, rest on top, inverted Henry Christ Force, credit information
  • The Force
  • Delayed Action
Also published here
  • "Handle with Care" (Robin Robertson, 1964)
  • letter from 1957 published in "The James File, Vol. 1" (2000, see trick "Jogestja")
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 17
Unknown Under-the-Handkerchief Force
Dobson's Choice 2 4
Karl Fulves Cut & Cancel weird, card placed on table shows up in deck after two-packet back-and-forth cut deeper force and tabled card becomes prediction
When Psychics Play Poker 45
Brother John Hamman Flip-Flop Force variation of Cut Deeper Force
Also published here Diamonds from Coal 134
Basil Horwitz Lowest Card Force deck cut in piles, top cards removed, lowest card thought-of
The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 5 57
Trevor McCombie Hellish Hot Curry cut and turn over to select card, with two predictions in form of mates
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 217
Reinhard Müller The Ones We Can't See using variation of Hamman's Flip-Flop Force
Diamonds from Coal 142
Henry Christ Christ Force 203rd
The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 5 42
Karl Fulves Two To One spectator and performer cut to same card with handkerchief covered deck, hidden rubber band
Under Tension 71
Max Holden Criss Cut Force
Full Metal Jacket 14
Arthur Carter Crossing-the-Cut Embellishment
Act Two 243
Bébel Cross-Cut Shredder cut force, in the hands of the spectator
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 224
William Goodwin Taken Bi Force variation of Max Holden's Cross Cut Force, using dribble and two cards
Related to
  • J. K. Hartman's "Double Cross Cut Force" in "Trickery Treats" 1999. P. 152.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 224
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 143
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 7. The Red Card Force or Prediction
8. A Red Herring! (Or two!)
card force in which the spectator shuffles, cuts off a pile and remembers the first (or third in No. 8) red card
Penumbra (Issue 10) 17
Alex Gutierrez, Brother John Hamman The Rolling Control Variation as a force
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 20
Jack Avis A Method for the Cut and Stop Force timing cut force
Rara Avis 162
Max Holden Cross Cut Force
52 Memories 125
Robin Robertson Double-Duty Balducci cut-deeper-force variation (vertical display), can be used as force and control
Best of Friends — Volume III 228