109 entries in Cards / Sleights / Flourishes / Fans with tricky purpose
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Victor Farelli How to "Fan" the Pack reverse fan or spreading action to hide arrangement Controlled Coincidence 15
Charles Eastman Reverse Fan - All White reverse pressure fan Expert Manipulative Magic 9
Ralph W. Hull The Fan one-handed, every other card hidden naturally More "Eye-Openers" 18
Unknown The Expanding and Diminishing Cards in several stages, vanish finale Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 118
Unknown Red or Black deck of all black cards becomes all red, face-up face-down alternating cards as impromptu rough-smooth principle Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 231
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Diminishing Cards fans Greater Magic 12
Unknown, Dr. Jacob Daley Snap!! "A Quick Trick", card appears outjogged from fan, with "take any card" gag by Daley More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 11
Unknown Reverse Blank Fan More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 31
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverse, bluff spacing in fanRelated toVariations Expert Card Technique 344
Louis Zingone Block of Reversed Cards hidden in Fan tight fan Expert Card Technique 345
Unknown The Diminishing Cards - Sleight of Hand Method More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 48
Tom Sellers Double Fan for Fan Workers splitting a fan in two Magical Mixture 11
Del Monte New Color Change of a Giant Card Fan with fanning cards My Best 132
Edward G. Love The Blank Fank reverse fan, one-handed Card Fantasies 18
Edward G. Love, Sidney Smith Flash Fan back design of fan transforms Card Fantasies 30
Paul LePaul The Hand Picked Aces bluff spacing in fanRelated toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 199
Paul LePaul An Instantaneous Palm Flourish fan production The Card Magic of Le Paul 115
Paul LePaul A Card Fan Flourish fan production The Card Magic of Le Paul 119
Lee Grabel Two Grabel Mysteries spectator reads other spectator's mind, reverse fan to force cardRelated to Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 25
Edward Marlo Delayed Fan Control step fan, as Triple Peek Control, two methods Control Systems 83
Edward Marlo Faro Fan Constraint to apparently give a free choice to think of a card, but only half the cards are visible Faro Controlled Miracles 23
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Marlo's Faro Jogs handling possibilities for Alex Elmsley's Faro Fan idea
- Five Methods
- Side Jog to Angle Jog
- Angle Jog to Side Jog
- Table Faro Angle Jog
- Up Jogging the Reversed Card (two methods)
Inspired byRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 54
Edward Marlo Tabled Faro Fan Set-Up using table faro or only even riffle shuffle to get into Faro Fan configurationRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Thumb-Fan Hide-Out jogged card, as switch Expert Card Conjuring 100
Edward Marlo Jog Fan handling for pressure fan with jog(s) Advanced Fingertip Control 56
Edward Marlo The Insertion Method: As a Multiple Control cards fanned with four jogged cards, overhand shuffleRelated to Advanced Fingertip Control 58
Edward Marlo Fantastic Fingertip Controls with step fan, and one hand closing of fan, see also page 85 for "Added Notes on the One Hand Closing of the Fan" Advanced Fingertip Control 60
Edward Marlo right-hand pressure fan notes reverse fan applications, hiding face-up cards in face-down fan, All Backs, ..., right-handed pressure fan suggested by Frank ShieldsVariationsAlso published here Hierophant (Issue 4) 210
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Faro Fan - 1st Discard - In the Hands
- 2nd Discard - On the Table
- 1st Technique - in the Hands
- 2nd Technique
The Ten Hand Poker Stack 117
Jerry Andrus Basic Utility Fan Move Andrus Card Control 48
Stephen Minch A Light Fandango selection rises from fan, wiggles and goes back down, then vanishes from deck Creations of a Magical Madman 37
Warren Wiersbe Pressure Fan with step after peek The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 72
Lewis Ganson Double Fan Separation A New Look at Card Fans 17
Lewis Ganson The Flash Change with a card fan deck A New Look at Card Fans 19
Lewis Ganson Fan False Shuffle A New Look at Card Fans 29
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 182
Unknown Faro Fan Cardworks 67
Unknown Bluff Fan Multiple Shift bluff spacing, all go to the bottom Magic from which Memories are Made! 125
Walt Lees Bluff Spacing Multiple Shift into fanInspired by More Professional Card Tricks 5
Jon Racherbaumer Drawing a Blank tips on the reverse fan Card Finesse 58
Jon Racherbaumer Jog-Podge Control finessed, with fan Card Finesse 125
Unknown Small Packet Fan Faro Best of Friends 260
Unknown Step Fan The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 150
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 48
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 873
Unknown Faro Fan Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1232
Dai Vernon Mental Five one of five, using pressure fan hideoutInspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27) 243
Frederick Braue Braue Fan Jog fan with a retained jogged card The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 17
Unknown Sliding Key Force card under fan The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 22
Dai Vernon, Max Malini Peek Control holding break as deck is balanced on fingers, then step fan (1939)Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 29
Frederick Braue Telemagic spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the room
(a.) card reversed
(b.) reverse fan
- Braue's new method with double facer
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 13
Dan MacMillan Pressure Fan Cull during the square upVariations Riffling the Pasteboards 61
Edward Marlo Olram's Fan Cull Inspired by Riffling the Pasteboards 71
Juan Tamariz Concealment in Left Hand Fan TPC Sonata 36
Alex Elmsley, John Bannon False False Shuffle faro fan Smoke and Mirrors 27
Alex Elmsley Jog Fan brief The Olram File (Issue 10) 14
Unknown Bluff Spacing Fan Distribution cards together but look apart Modus Operandi 35
Bill Kalush Almost Immediately card taken from fan is known instantly, faro fan Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 7) 2242
Unknown Bluff Spacing Fan Distribution Profile (Issue 12) 10
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 341
Juan Tamariz Concealment in Left Hand Fan The Tamariz Perpendicular Control 10
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan reverse fan versionRelated to Cardshark 51
Unknown The Reverse One-handed Fan with blank application Card College - Volume 1 182
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Alex Is At It Again 21
Unknown Reverse Fan spectator names card when looking at (reverse) fanRelated toAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 4
Unknown The Amateur Mindreader spectator names card when looking at (reverse) fanAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 8
David Solomon Right-Handed Triumph faced deck, biased pressure fanAlso published here Solomon's Mind 145
Andrew Wimhurst The Fan Control fanning with four jogged cardsRelated to Down Under Deals 7
Dai Vernon Fan and Step Card College - Volume 3 536
Unknown The Diagonal Insertion and Fan Card College — Volume 3 540
Paul LePaul The LePaul Automatic Jog-Control Card College — Volume 3 538
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Classic Handlings 31
David Regal Reverse Fan Placement reverse fan with face-up cards as pointers to insert cardsRelated to Close-Up & Personal 20
Baltazar Fuentes Cutting the Aces Aces put in different positions in fan with some fake spacing, found Arempi II 28
Chuck Smith The Regular Double-Fan force application, also for half forcing deck Tools Of The Trade 12
Chuck Smith The Regular Reverse Fan double fan application Tools Of The Trade 14
Neal Elias Peek & Cut Control peek, then fan with step and cutInspired byRelated to Gambling Notes 13
Paul Curry Fan Force with reverse fan Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 284
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan half the deck face-up, looks face downRelated to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 190
Thomas Baxter The Fan Cop The Action Cop 21
David Regal Hidden Face-up Cards in Face-Down Reverse Fan Related to Constant Fooling 1 76
Bob King Four Card Control cards inserted in fan with crimp (bluff spacing), then overhand shuffle sequence The Breather 3 6
Dai Vernon Fan with Step Card Fictions 54
Allan Ackerman The HP Action Hidden Packet maneuver, underneath thumb fan Ackerman 2004 9
Allan Ackerman The HP Half Pass Hidden Packet maneuver, under cover of thumb fan Ackerman 2004 11
Harry Riser The Riser-Zingone Four-Card Control four cards put in fan in different spots, bluff spacing and faroInspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, April 2001
Secrets of an Escamoteur 126
Edward Marlo Faro Jog setting up for Alex Elmsley's faro fanRelated to Secrets of an Escamoteur 161
Unknown Hideout Move card hidden behind fan The Wisdom of Solomon 62
Kevin Ho Repainted Blank fan visually changes to fan with indices Smooth Operations 54
Unknown Hidden Face-up Cards in Face-Down Reverse Fan cards inserted next to them Route 52 58
Unknown Blank Reverse Fan tip One Degree 4
Unknown Reverse Fan Lecture Notes 24
Cardini Cardini's Vanishing Stripe using Cardini / Peaux Deaux cards, strip of card fan disappears Nukes 70
Allec Blanco Crimped Fan Corner crimp during one handed fan Glimpse into My Mind 4
Yves Carbonnier Le Contrôle en Éventail Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Notes de Causerie 28
Paul LePaul Controle des Trois Cartes three card control, bluff spacing in fanRelated to Transmutatione Royale 4
Frank Shields Right-Handed Pressure Fan suggestionAlso published here Facsimile (Issue 6) 15
Jack Carpenter Scarne's Dream deck is fanned and instantly four outjogged Aces appear in fan The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 47
Michael Feldman Dangerous Bonus stripper deck face-up/face-down, cards pulled out and faro-fan made as display A New Angle 148
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 104
Johnny Thompson Brainweave Force Deck faro fan The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 105
Harry Riser Fan with Break pressure fan with break, results in step The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 101
Paul Vigil, Unknown Forcing from a Bank - faro fan, one of twenty cards thought of
- secret incomplete faro peek
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 177
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Repertoire 65
Asi Wind Folded Under Pressure fourths, fan coverInspired by Repertoire 121
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Solomon's Secrets 85
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Paper Work 22
Yves Carbonnier Le Contrôle en Éventail Inspired byAlso published here Grand Livre de Cartomagie 144