71 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Table Spread Force
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To "Force" a Card. First Method exposing the card a bit more, also one-handed or in spread on table
1890 More Magic 11
Unknown Table Spread Force brief, force card a bit more exposed
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 12
Unknown Das Forcieren einer Karte, ohne das Spiel zu halten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
classic force from spread on a tray, card more exposed, Willmann recommends older people as spectators, with an out (performer claims he has seen the card)
June 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 83
Unknown Table Spread Force
1897 New Era Card Tricks 17
W. F. "Rufus" Steele Pretty Effect bold "force" in which apparently random card is pushed to spectator, then card is spelled to
1928 Card Tricks You Will Do 11
L'Homme Masqué The Table "Spread" credit unsure, thrown on table, Toss Force
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 39
Victor Farelli For the Table "Spread" Force. setting up
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 74
T. Page Wright Tabled Under-the-Spread Force bottom card dragged along with fingers
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 19
Unknown The Table Spread Force risky, Toss Force
1940 Expert Card Technique 188
Tommy Dowd Card Addition to Packet with table spread force application
July 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 132
Johnny Paul Toss Force brief
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 70
Harry Lorayne Psychological Face-Up Spread Force
1962 Close-up Card Magic 160
Harry Lorayne Absolutely Free Force switch when turning card over
1962 Close-up Card Magic 240
Johnny Paul Toss Force brief
1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 42
Edward G. Brown The Cards Spread on Tray or Table
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 190
Edward Marlo In Case of a Miss spectator chooses odd-backed card via face-up spread force, based on different coatings
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 149
Roger Smith Timing Spread Force spectator moves his finger over spread
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 3
Harry Lorayne A Force, Of Course only one half spread on table for selection
1979 Quantum Leaps 185
Warren Wiersbe Ribbon Spread Control step in spread
1979 CardMagic 126
Paul Harris A Force switch of card in tabled spread, card slid around under palm
1979 Close-up Entertainer 55
Terry LaGerould Streaker tabled spread of ten cards, when spectator runs finger along, force card is dragged with finger
  • The Streaker Principle
  • Performance
1979 Close-up Entertainer 69
Edward Marlo The Cincinnati Force gamble, side-jogged card with turnover of table spread
1982 Card Finesse 96
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Psychological Force "Ribbon-Spread Techniques"
Related to 1982 Best of Friends 128
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Almost Automatic Force "Ribbon-Spread Techniques"
1982 Best of Friends 128
Tony Miller Who Could Ask for Anything More?
Nov. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 849
Ross Bertram As A Free Force spectator touches his own card in spread, switch
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 164
Frederick Braue The Ribbonspread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually found, spread with jogged key card
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 7
Edward Marlo, Larry Jennings The Miracle Spread - Variation
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 13
Edward Marlo Flexible Miracle Spread running card under tabled spread, see also Ibidem #20 (May, 1960)
Related to 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 40
Edward Marlo Last Minute Note note
Inspired by 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 60
Roger Smith, Stephen Minch Ribbon Spread Range Force
Inspired by
  • Ultimate Card Book No. 2, Roger Smith
1987 The Three Faces of Steve 17
Juan Tamariz Ribbon Spread Force
Related to 1988 The Five Points in Magic 31
Unknown Ribbon Spread Stop Force timing
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 145
Karl Fulves Box Spread Force card loaded under case, case dropped on tabled spread where spectator calls stop
1991 28 Card Tricks 4
Randy Tanner Force Handling
Sep. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 9) 2695
Christoph Borer Card Force from Ribbon Spread in steps
1997 Seminar 1997 21
Tom Gagnon Self-Inflicted Spread Force with the Versatile Spread Control
VariationsAlso published here 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 67) 1370
Ellis Stanyon How to "Force" a Card No. 2, also mention of doing it one-handed and in tabled spread with card more exposed
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 214
Ellis Stanyon Forcing a Card from a Pack on the Table No. 5, table spread with force card more exposed
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 271
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note table spread force with pencil dotted card, using it a key otherwise
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 271
Karl Fulves Closed-Eyes Table Spread Force spectator should close his eyes and take a card from tabled spread, application of changing the card to a photograph of the spectator picking a card
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 272
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Ribbon Spread Force bold
2000 Card College — Volume 4 793
L'Homme Masqué, Unknown The Toss Force
Related to
  • "Magic without Apparatus", p. 86
2000 Card College — Volume 4 795
Roberto Giobbi A Question of Sex unknown card marked on back is found by spectator
Inspired by 2000 Card College — Volume 4 805
Christoph Borer Card Force from Ribbon Spread in steps
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 19
Unknown Spread Stop Force timing
2003 Dobson's Choice 2 14
Al Schneider, Wesley James The Intention Force psychological force of odd card in a group
2004 Enchantments 413
Christoph Borer Card Force from Ribbon Spread in steps
2006 Compilation 82
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's Table-Spread Force card thumbed onto table in spread layout with left hand until spectator says stop
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1997
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 15
Justin Higham Illogical Spread Force Tabled spread is separated and top card is dealt off as selection
Variations 2008 Dexterity Manual 18
Jörg Alexander Weber Face-Up Spread Force tabled, in steps, "trick that cannot be explained"
2008 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 2 38
Karl Fulves Fearless Twice two outjogged cards switched
Inspired byRelated to 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 330
Roberto Giobbi A Force and a Location psychological spread force, key card placement out
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 25) 31
Tom Gagnon Ultimate Spread Force spectator divides tabled spread at any point, bottom card of top half forced, using Versatile Spread Control
Inspired by 2011 Avant-Cards 62
Tom Gagnon Miracle Spread Force touched card in tabled spread apparently stays under spectator's finger, using Versatile Spread Control
Inspired by
  • "Miracle Spread" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #20)
2011 Avant-Cards 65
Tom Gagnon Inverse Spread Force using Versatile Spread Control
Inspired byVariations 2011 Avant-Cards 68
Tom Gagnon Immaculate Spread Force using Versatile Spread Control
Inspired by 2011 Avant-Cards 70
Tom Gagnon Self-inflicted Spread Force using Versatile Spread Control
Also published here 2011 Avant-Cards 72
John Born Face Up Tabled Classic Force Cards spread on table, finger moved on top, say stop over selection, includes subtleties
Related to 2012 Seeking the Bridge 145
José Carroll, Iván Mora Card Switch as a force, spread on table
2013 Magia Demente 48
Tom Gagnon Dual Miracle Spread combined with Versatile Spread Control, as force or stab in tabled spread
Inspired by
  • "Miracle Spread" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #20)
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 15
Juan Tamariz And One More for the Classic Force
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue July 11) 199
Unknown Ribbon Spread Stop Force timing, brief
2017 The Pages are Blank 28
Brother John Hamman Ribbon Spread Stop Force timing
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 273
John Carey Ribbon Spread Force
Inspired by 2019 Çerca 46
Edward Marlo The Miracle Spread brief
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 11
Edward Marlo, Tom Gagnon Miracle Spread under Handkerchief spread covered with handkerchief
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 26
Tom Gagnon Airdnase Pitch spectator says stop during ribbon spread, spread broken at that point, force card dropped onto end of spread
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 206
Tom Gagnon Gagnon Transfer Force ribbon spread handling
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 214
Tom Gagnon Brush Force
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 218
Tom Gagnon Inverse Handkerchief Force handkerchief over tabled ribbon spread, spectator touches card through handkerchief
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 220