36 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Think a Card / Five Card Mental Force
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Dai Vernon The Vernon Five-Card Mental Force No. 35
1935 Card Tricks that are Easy to Learn, Easy to Do 33
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 30
Dai Vernon Vernon's Psychological Force Five Card Mental Force
1938 Greater Magic 343
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Mental Force
1940 Expert Card Technique 271
Eddie Joseph Thought Transference five card mental force, card to pocket out with four duplicates
1942 Greater Card Tricks 23
Ormond McGill, Dai Vernon Psychological Locations first three cards, then five cards (Vernon's "Five Card Mental Force" credited here to Arthur Buckley)
Related to 1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 23
Dick Johnson Group Reception version of Vernon's Five Card Mental Force, on stage, majority of audience chose same card out of five
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 31
Dai Vernon Vernon Five Card Mental Force
Variations 1962 Early Vernon 20
Gerald Kosky Vernon's F.C.M.F. outs for the Five Card Mental Force
Inspired by 1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 386) 371
Edward Marlo Five Card Mental or "I Have It" one of five
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 107
Edward Marlo Simple Mental Five card thought from five-card packet is divined
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 36
Gerald Kosky On My Mind card ends up at impossible location, Himber wallet
Inspired by 1973 Magick (Issue 87) 431
Nick Trost An Out for the Vernon Force Using odd back
Inspired by 1976 Subtle Card Magic — Part Two 10
Allan Slaight Fource of Hearts Vernon's Five Card Mental Force combined with prediction in envelope, Himber Wallet
Inspired by 1976 Magick (Issue 160) 799
Dai Vernon 5 Card Mental Force
Also published here 1976 Magick (Issue 165) 823
Paul Rylander The Ultra Effect prediction on slip, for five card mental force
Inspired by 1976 Magick (Issue 169) 841
Karl Fulves 5-Card Mental Force Vanish card vanishes
1977 Impromptu Holdouts 10
Allan Slaight Five-Card Mental out
Related toAlso published here 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 6) 1115
Allan Slaight Slaight's Sequel mental speller
Also published here 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 6) 1116
Dennis Marks The Ultimate Out combination of Vernon's Five Card Mental Force and Phantini's Mind Stripper, as an out
Related to June 1982 Magick (Issue 307) 1531
Edward Marlo Vernon Mental Force Handling
1983 Marlo without Tears 47
Thomas Alan Waters Tricessive one behind triple prediction, ESP Symbol, vowels and one of five cards
1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 483
George Pughe Adaptation of Vernon's Five Card Mental Trick
1994 More Greater Magic 1054
Allan Slaight Five-Card Mental No. 23
Also published here 1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 41
Harry G. Franke Vernon's Mental Force, Certain(ly)
Feb. 1996 Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 2) 2613
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force
Also published here 1999 Cunning Card Miracles 26
Jack Avis Outs for Vernon's Mental Force 1. The spelling solution
2. The Mexican solution
3. The Siva solution
4. The display count solution
2002 Ahead of the Pack 49
David Acer Five Card Mental Farce
Related toAlso published here Aug. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 8) 33
Max Maven Suggested Confessions for a Road Warrior reply to the Five Card Mental Force article
Related to Oct. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 10) 73
Richard Killion, Looy Simonoff, Frank Tougas, Werner G. Seitz Messages
Related to Dec. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 12) 15
Jerry K. Hartman Vernon Certain one of five cards thought of, handkerchief put over them, performer removes four cards, mental selection remains
June 2003 Ego (Vol. 2 No. 15) 38
David Acer Confessions of a Road Warrior #12: Five Card Mental Farce
Also published here 2004 Random Acts of Magic 345
Jack Parker Thought Provoker poker-themed out for Vernon's Five Card Mental Force
Inspired by 2007 52 Memories 77
Allan Slaight Five-Card Mental out
Also published here 2008 Spins & Needles 62
Allan Slaight Slaight's Sequel mental speller
Also published here 2008 Spins & Needles 63
John Hostler Five Card Mental Leap one of five cards thought-of, performer wants to remove mate from deck, but it is the actual selection now missing from the packet, mate comes from pocket
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