36 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Forcing from a small Fan or Spread
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Force from tabled row counting from either end, with eight cards
1910 Kartenkünste 14
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine beliebige Karte des ausgebreiteten Fächers erraten fan force, card is touched and fan separated at this point, card angled under fan
1930 Zauberkunststücke 88
Arthur H. Buckley One of Four Packets probability force which packet of four is chosen
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 32
Billy O'Connor A Card with a Certain Number of Pips six cards in a row, one value forced
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 32
Unknown Psychological Force one out of four
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 333
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser To Force any Number from One to Eight
1938 Greater Magic 196
Unknown To Force the Second Card of a Row of Four
1938 Greater Magic 198
Unknown For Forcing One of Two Cards or Piles on the Table
1938 Greater Magic 199
Unknown The Second (and Third) Card forcing a card in a tabled row of five
1938 Greater Magic 341
Unknown The Third Card from a packet of ten cards
1938 Greater Magic 342
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Mental Force
1940 Expert Card Technique 271
Unknown Forcing one of Four Cards on Table three method, one with die
Related to 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 271
Unknown Forcing One of Four Cards by Using Deck
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 273
Unknown one of four
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 94
Charlie Miller Bold Miller Force from fan of small packet, not really a force
1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 31
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
Edward Marlo Forcing one of four
Related to 1976 Lecture Notes 1 27
Edward Marlo High Card Force spectator is asked to think of highest card
1979 Quantum Leaps 141
Roy Walton Alternate Take Force from small packet magician and performer take turn in taking a single card, the values are forced
1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 18
Philip T. Goldstein Quintest packet of five ESP cards (or other cards), spectator cuts packet, then follows instructions and ends up with force card
May 1986 The Card Man-uscript (Issue 5) 39
Richard Sanders Force from Packet
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10) 6
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
Karl Fulves One out of Four Force number from one two four, involves spelling
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 168
Eugene Burger Card Force one of eleven cards is forced
1989 The Experience of Magic 115
T. Page Wright Force from Ten Cards psychological, face up or down
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 281
Ellis Stanyon Forcing the Choice of One of the Three Cards on the Table No. 7, three duplicate force cards palmed into play
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 274
Ellis Stanyon Naming a Number Between One and Four No. 15, counting from left or right
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 276
George G. Kaplan The "Stop" Fan Discovery
Related to 2000 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 1 59
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Force from tabled row counting from either end
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 23
Ron Bauer Hofzinser Fan Force under-spread fan force
2002 Chick Trick 16
Pit Hartling, Helge Thun A Force one of four packets, magician's choice
2003 Card Fictions 38
Bob Ostin The Multi-Card Gimmick multi card to force one out of six cards
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 90
Steve Beam The Fertilizer Spreader forcing a card from a spread, reverse spread
  • Triple Strength Fertilizer Spreader
  • Surplus Fertilizer
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 226
Michael Raeburn Psychological Force from Small Packet
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 319
Fredric Payne, Juan Tamariz May the Force be With You bold idea to force one of three cards, giving them characteristics , asking for a characteristic and then claiming that the force card is the chosen one
Related to
  • "The Impressionable Joker" (Fredric Payne, Simply Wizard, Goodliffe, p. 77)
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Sep 15) 266
Christopher James Rose, Paul Vigil The Five-Card Force one of five cards forced
2017 The Doors of Deception 163