420 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Cut Forces
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Cutting Force spectator cuts to a break while performer holds deck
1876 Modern Magic 84
Unknown Cut Force spectator cuts into break
1889 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
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 29
Unknown Cut Force spectator cuts off packet at secret break
1897 New Era Card Tricks 196
Jack Merlin A Sure Fire Force cards cut behind performer's back, card is added while turning over
1927/28 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)
1931 Controlled Coincidence 6
Laurie Ireland Break Cut Force spectator cuts at break
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Unknown A Simple Infallible Force spectator cuts behind performer's back
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 39
Henry Christ The 203rd Force
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 38
Theodore Annemann With One Hand spectator cuts deck held by performer behind his deck
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 42
Unknown The Trio three cards divined, no-touch confusion force
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown Under-Handkerchief-Cut-Force
1935 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
1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 1
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
Related toVariations 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 135
Unknown Under Handkerchief Force
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 155
Dr. James William Elliott The Trio simple no-touch force for any number of cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 20
Unknown Prediction confusing cut to force two cards, possibly by Ralph W. Hull (see Trost reference)
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 23
Conrad Rheiner Cut Force with Side Slip
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 332
Tom Sellers Card and Envelope card added from underneath envelope
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 346
Glenn G. Gravatt Card and Envelope No. 2 card added from underneath envelope
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Oscar Weigle, John Goodrum Face Force cut force with double facer
1937 You'd be Surprised 38
Edward Victor A One-Hand Force in the hands, secretly revolving half
1937 Magic of the Hands 7
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Unknown Cut Card Force spectator (hopefully) cuts above bunch of short cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 311
Unknown Bridge Force
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 384
Henry Christ The Perfect Force double backer, 203rd force
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 128
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1938 Greater Magic 500
H. Adrian Smith Out of Hands Force spectator forces card to himself
1938 Greater Magic 465
Clayton Rawson The Force That Couldn't Be Done spectator cuts, bottom pile secretly turned over
1938 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 1939 Be Deceived 9
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 96) 593
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 606
Max Holden 41 - The "Cut Force". Basically Max Holden's Cross Cut Force
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 57
Theodore Annemann Simple Force bold
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 670
Unknown Cross Cut Force with time misdirection
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 138) 786
L. Vosburgh Lyons The Lyons Force cutting through handkerchief
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 14
Unknown Force Behind Performer's Back bold
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 267
Clayton Rawson The Force That Couldn't Be Done spectator cuts, bottom pile secretly turned over
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 76
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 77
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 76
Unknown Under Handkerchief Force
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 77
Dr. H. Walter Grote Cut and Turnover Force
Variations Feb. 1944 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 July 1944 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 1945 My Best 75
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions
1945 My Best 78
Lin Searles The "So Simple Force"
1945 My Best 116
George F. Wright Reversette spectator reverses one card behind his back, divined by medium on telephone
Variations 1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 12
Henry Christ Christ Force
1945 My Best 76
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 5
Clayton Rawson, Arthur H. Buckley The Force That Couldn't Be
1946 Card Control 14
George F. Wright An Addition to Reversette
Inspired by 1946 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 18
Clayton Rawson The Force That Couldn't Be Done
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 133) 534
Unknown Cut Force criss cross
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 210
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 606
Unknown Bottom Force spectator cuts from bottom, deck in magician's hands
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 205
Unknown Crystal Clairvoyance featuring a napkin force
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 179
Unknown Cut The Pack Cross Cut Force
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 26
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 182) 728
M. J. Oeink Charlier Cut Force one-handed, apparently card in center shown and deck given out
Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 4
Bob Somerfeld Flipper! under handkerchief cut force, clever gimmick
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 701
Eddie Clever Criss Cross Cut Force in the hands variation
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 15
Clayton Rawson The Impossible Force
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 402
Unknown Force Under Handkerchief
1951 Who is this Dr. Jaks? 8
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 252) 1007
Bill Simon Cut Force cut and reverse, under the table
1952 Effective Card Magic 161
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
1953 Card Man Stuff 3
Edward Marlo Christ Force Handling double facer
1953 Unlimited 11
Unknown Packet Cut Force
1953 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 1954 The Nullificator 3
Stewart James To Force Two Cards with Nullificator
1954 The Nullificator 6
Unknown All Fair Force under handkerchief, Peter Warlock's Pentagram Vol. 5 No. 12
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 70
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1956 The Best in Magic 115
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
1956 Top Secrets of Magic 16
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
1959 Marlo Meets His Match 18
Charlie Miller, Cardini Miracle Location "Cardini Cut" (spectator cuts at break)
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 52
Unknown Force Under Handkerchief
1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 30
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1962 Close-up Card Magic 46
Henry Christ Christ Force
1962 Close-up Card Magic 98
Hubert Lambert Cutting Deeper Force Variation
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 347
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1965 Magician's Magic 119
James G. Thompson Jr. Basic Glide Force cards are cut in the hands, glide holds force card back
1967 Between Two Minds 16
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force with a short card to set-up
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 99
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force continued on p. 198
Related to July 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 194
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
1969 Entertaining Mental Miracles 3
Robert Parrish, Steadly Take Me bold, for credit correction see reference
Related to 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 17
Edward Marlo Air Mail Prediction featuring finesse for a Henry Christ force beneath table
Related toVariations 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 65
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 31) 153
Eddie Fields The Farcical Force bold
Variations 1971 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 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 283
Edward Marlo Cut Deeper Force Handling
Related to 1972 The Universal Card 19
Unknown Cut and Turn Over Force reversed cards
1972 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 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 86
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force half pass
1972 Card Cavalcade 114
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force Variation as Lynn Searles, portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
1972 The Living End 52
Roy Walton Christ Force Handling
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 74
Lin Searles Christ Force Handling
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 37
Eddie Fechter A Fechter Force packet cutting timing force with out
VariationsAlso published here 1972 Card Cavalcade 45
Nate Leipzig Under The Handkerchief Force
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 259
Richard Williams Perfect Card Force Variation cutting under handkerchief force
1972 The Living End 53
Edward G. Brown The Cut different ways to force a card by cutting a deck
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 183
Edward G. Brown The Card Is Chosen by a Series of Complex Cuts and Movements
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 194
Jerry K. Hartman Push Up Force
1973 Means & Ends 10
Jerry K. Hartman Underturn Force Force using the Underturn concept
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 11
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force
1973 Means & Ends 57
Edward Marlo Cut Deeper Force Variation with two cards
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 112) 558
Unknown Added Note Cross Cut Force
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 121
Unknown Cross Purposes "offbeat variation of the cross-cut" force
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 239
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
July 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 985
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1975 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 1975 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 408
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Card Force Spectator look at card cut to, is actually a force
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 217
Russell T. Barnhart Cut Force No. 1, spectator cuts at his selection, palmed card added
1975 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
1975 The Master Palm 50
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1976 The Ascanio Spread 21
Jerry Andrus Fair Cut Force
1976 Andrus Card Control 44
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force no-touch, spectator cuts and turns over one pile
1976 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
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 81
Al Mann The Cut Force sewn cards
1976 The Third Ecstasy 27
Henry Christ The Original Christ Force including five variations, one with double backer
Also published here 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 32
Unknown Cut Force criss cross
1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 505
Unknown The Crisscross Force
1977 The Magic Book 79
Unknown Cut Deeper Force using Tarot cards
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 181) 903
Henry Christ Cut Deeper Force
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 186) 928
Unknown The Revolving Force cut deeper
1977 The Magic Book 80
Unknown X'Ing the Cut cross cut force
1978 Close Up Sorcercy 2
Ed Balducci, Henry Christ Cut Deeper Force
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 70
Lin Searles Cut Deeper Force here credited to Lin Searles
1978 51 Faces North 4
Karl Fulves Cut-Deeper Force motivated with presentation
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1091
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
1978 World of Super Mentalism 46
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 70
Jeff Hughes Utility Reverse while doing a swing cut, also as a force
Related to 1978 The Talon (Issue 1) 3
Jerry K. Hartman, Henry Christ Christ Force Variation behind the back, interesting
Jan. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 155
Henry Christ Christ Force
Jan. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Unknown Under-the-Hank Force
1978 51 Faces North 23
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1979 CardMagic 132
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
1979 Close-up Entertainer 25
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1979 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 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 36
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
1979 LIPS 3
Unknown Cut Force
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 691
Karl Fulves The St. Regis Sleight card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle, color forced
Variations 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control
Karl Fulves The St. Regis Sleight Variation card selected from tabled incomplete faro, color forced
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 1
Henry Christ Christ Force
1979 That Certain Something... 15
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Force packets are cut, spectator says stop
1979 Quantum Leaps 228
Unknown The Blindfolded Deck No. 3, underneath-handkerchief cut force, secret deck turnover
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 3
Rovi Cut Force similar to a criss-cross force, but a single card marks position
1980 Rovi Reveals 23
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
1980 Mind Runes 6
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1980 OICUFESP (Issue 4 - esp card & mental miracles RETURN) 7
Philip T. Goldstein Under Orders clever combination of principles to divine two cards
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 256) 1279
Unknown Force Under Handkerchief
1980 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 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 10
Jack Avis Optical Notes variations
Inspired by 1981 The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1360
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Christ Location no-touch cut-deeper selection procedure
Variations 1982 Sessions 39
Stephen Tucker No Cover Henry Christ inspired by the cut deeper force
Related to 1982 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
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 231
Unknown Turnover Force bottom cards reversed
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 22
Henry Christ Henry Christ Force
1982 Best of Friends 349
Meir Yedid Perpetual Force Variation see Zarrow's Christ Force handling
Inspired by 1982 Incredible Close-Up Magic 100
Derek Dingle Packet Cut Force
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 20
Unknown Timing Stop Force packets cut on table, spectator stops
1982 Seminarheft 17
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 56
Henry Christ Christ Force Variation
Also published here 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 32
Mike Bornstein Running Force during running cut, Hindu Force variation
Sep. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 822
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1984 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
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 77
Karl Fulves Cross-Cut Force Handling
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 86
Ed Balducci, Lin Searles Cut Deeper Force
1984 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
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 57
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper No. 56
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 81
Unknown Cut Force
1984 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 2 18
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force straight cut and turn over
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 79
Dick Koornwinder To Force a Card spectator cuts at locator card
1984 Diverting Kreations 13
Gianni Mattiolo Psy-Cross Force kind of in-the-hands cross cut force
Feb. 1985 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
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 7
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Unknown Spectator Ace Cut single cross-cut to find four aces
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 5
John Quine Two "Cut Deeper" Forces
Dec. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 1146
Frederick Braue Flip-Flop Force cut-deeper force
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 8
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 134
Brother John Hamman Cut Force
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 289
Thomas Alan Waters Cut Force cards under table
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 702
Unknown Cut in Glass Force force card has lip and is held back
Related to 1985 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
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 7
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts to bridge
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 7
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts into bridge
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 30
Lou Gallo Im-Packed disguised Christ Force, selection changes back color
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 196
Henry Christ Henry Christ Force
1986 Angel Card Rise Plus 20
Ken Simmons Discrepant Packet Force spectator calls stop during running cut to table
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 34
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
1987 The Performance of Close-Up Magic 27
Max Holden Cross Cut Force
1987 Doth 8
Roberto Giobbi Criss-Cross Force
1987 Nepomuk 9
Randy Wakeman Covered Half Pass used as force here (Stewart James' "Nullifactor")
1987 Special Effects 4
Ken Simmons The Pick-Up Force spectator cuts (hopefully) into break
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 54
Steve Beam Forced Add-On without disturbing the top and bottom cards
Inspired by 1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 16) 272
Unknown Timing Cut Force spectator says stop during consecutive cuts
1987 New Wave Close-Up 97
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
1988 Daryl does Den Haag 11
Unknown Under-Handkerchief Cut-Force
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 182
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 82
Brother John Hamman The Rolling Control variation of Cut Deeper Force, "Flip-Flop Force"
VariationsAlso published here 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 185
Herb Zarrow Revolving Force
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 35
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force only one cut, uncredited
Related to 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 99
John Scarne Long Distance card chosen on other side of the room, risky force, position named
1989 Prototype 2
Karl Fulves Bermuda Triangle three packets made, a card chosen, it is the originally third card from top and can be divined
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 17
Henry Christ Christ Force
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 92
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1990 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
1990 Finally! 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Single Cut Force
1990 That's It 44
Edward Marlo Marlo's Single Cut Force
1990 Finally! 60
Robert Parrish Die Parrish-Force spectator cuts anywhere, bold
Related to 1990 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 1990 Cardfixes 66
Unknown Spectator Cuts to Break Force
1990 Finally! 20
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 28
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1991 Digital Card Scanner 3
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 15
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 27
John Riggs Card Force in Leftovers
Related to 1991 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
1992 The Olram File (Issue 11) 13
Steve Dusheck Double Cut Double Cross two cards cut to in mini decks match prediction card, cards on other side of cut match another prediction card
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 18
Ed Balducci, Henry Christ Cut Deeper Force
July 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2098
James Swain The Free Cut Force force via spectator cut, uses crimp
1992 Don't Blink 95
Henry Christ Henry Christ Force
1992 Deceptive Practices 37
Michael Close Criss Cross Force Handling
1993 Workers Number 3 75
Max Holden Criss-Cross Force
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 6
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 5
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1993 The Olram File (Issue 14) 11
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
1993 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 446
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1993 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
1993 Card Selection 1
Henry Christ Christ Force
1993 Applications 45
Ken Simmons Discrepant Packet Force spectator calls stop during running cut to table
1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 25
Eddie Fechter A Fechter Force packet cutting timing force with out
Also published here 1993 Fechter 237
Eddie Fechter Bar Towel Force
1993 Fechter 212
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 435
Unknown Criss Cross Force Variation as stabbing force with knife
1994 More Greater Magic 1071
Unknown Cut-Deeper Force here credited to Henry Christ
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 83
Lewis Jones, Harry Lorayne Cut Force
Jan. 1994 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
1994 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 1994 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 1994 Rigmarole (Issue 10) 114
Roger Crosthwaite Variation: The Charlier Force bold, bottom card shown to spectator during Charlier Cut
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 54
Jack Avis The Lap Addition Christ force under the table
Related to 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 192
Jack Avis Under-the-Table Reverse getting ready for Christ type force under the table
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 193
Max Holden The Crisscross Force
1995 Card College — Volume 1 85
Unknown Criss Cross Force
1995 Simply Simon 89
Unknown Double Cross Cut Force one of two cards forced
1995 Underworld (Issue 2) 19
Ed Balducci, Henry Christ, Edward Marlo The Balducci Force cut deeper
1995 Card College — Volume 1 86
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 2) 8
Horace Goldin The Goldin Force also suitable for standing performances
1995 Card College — Volume 1 88
Steadly Take Me Force bold
Related to 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 32
Randy Wakeman, Tom Gagnon Master Move
Related to 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 55) 1035
Karl Fulves Bold Cut Force deck behind the performer's back, spectator cuts off two packets
1995 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
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 29
Edward Marlo Henry Christ Force Handling
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 96
Unknown Cross-Cut Force
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 126
Unknown Cut Deeper Force Key Placement
1996 13 Prophets 10
Ed Balducci, Henry Christ Cut Deeper Force
1996 Miracles with Cards 28
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1996 Method in Effect 2
Tom Daugherty Nervous Ace & Hartman Force
Mar. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 3) 2623
Karl Fulves Self-Force spectator forces card on himself
1996 Blocking Off 84
Unknown Simple Cut Force deck cut on table, reversed card placed on top half and cut completed
1996 Underworld (Issue 4) 56
Edward Marlo Marlo on the Christ Force second variation, key placement
Also published here 1996 Facsimile (Issue 4) 10
Pablo Domenèch, Jon Racherbaumer Forzaje por Extension / Inversion sobre la Mesa five variations on the Christ Force and cut forces
1996 La Magia de Pablo Domènech 180
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 71
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 72
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1997 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)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 311
Unknown Cross Cut Force
1997 Day For Any Date 29
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 38
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 182
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1997 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)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 312
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
1997 N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 2
Aaron Fisher The Aggressive Force/Prediction
June 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 6) 2806
Lin Searles The "So-Simple" Force
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 281
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force
1997 Effortless Card Magic 71
Ken Simmons Cut Force spectator cuts into break
Related to
  • "Guarded Secrets Revealed" (Ken Simmons, 1988)
1997 Solomon's Mind 29
Henry Christ The 203rd Force / Henry Christ Force
Related to 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 194
Henry Christ Christ Force 203rd force
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 4 63
Eddie Fechter Cutting Force timing
1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 126
Ed Balducci Cut-Deeper Force
1998 Deck Direct 3
Tom Gagnon The Imperfect Force
Inspired by 1998 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 1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 118
Doug Conn Criss Cross Force Handling involving dribbling the cards
1999 Tricks of my Trade 30
Ed Balducci The Cut-Deeper Force
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 41
Ed Balducci The Cut-Deeper Force
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 142
James Swain The Dummy Force no-touch Force
1999 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
1999 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 1999 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.
1999 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
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 215
Eddie Fechter Cutting Stop Force timing, see p. 165 for Fechter's out
1999 Tricks of my Trade 158
Chan Canasta Cross-Cut Force used in TV, with outside broadcast, cards match
2000 Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 94
Sam Schwartz Fourtell prediction of four cards chosen in different ways, one thought-of, cut-deeper handling
Variations 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 103
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 73
Al Baker The Impossible Force
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 185
Edward Marlo The Under-the-Table Force
Related to 2000 Card College — Volume 4 793
Jerry Mentzer Two Keys
  • As a Locator
  • As a Force (one of two)
2000 Card File Two 53
Unknown The Cut Force spectator cuts into break
2000 Card College — Volume 4 796
Unknown 203rd Force Variant under the table
2000 I'm Dancing 25
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Unknown The Packet Force
2000 Card College — Volume 4 799
George G. Kaplan Forcing under a Handkerchief
Also published here 2000 Card College — Volume 4 802
Paul Curry Criss-Cross Force Variant
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 34
Unknown Cross Cut Force
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 149
Edward Marlo Finessed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
2001 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
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 288
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941
2001 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
2001 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 2001 New Card Controls 94
Paul Curry, Henry Christ Variation of 203rd Force
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 99
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 32
Brother John Hamman Flip-Flop Force variation of the Cut-Deeper Force
2002 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 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 34
Ron Bauer, "Senator" Clark Crandall Why use the Cross Cut Force?
2003 Cut-Up Card Trick 10
Wayne Dobson Face-Up Criss Cross Cut Force
2003 Dobson's Choice 2 10
Karl Fulves, Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Variation
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 52
Karl Fulves Overthrow cut deeper force applied to red/black alternating set-up
Related to 2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 329
Karl Fulves Cut Shallow "cut shallow force" as opposite of "cut deeper force"
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 331
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force without Searles credit
Related to 2003 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 85
Karl Fulves Deep Cut Note after some cutting procedure the Aces are only odd-colored cards in two packets
2003 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")
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 17
Unknown Under-the-Handkerchief Force
2003 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
2004 When Psychics Play Poker 45
Brother John Hamman Flip-Flop Force variation of Cut Deeper Force
Also published here 2004 Diamonds from Coal 134
Basil Horwitz Lowest Card Force deck cut in piles, top cards removed, lowest card thought-of
2004 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 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 217
Reinhard Müller The Ones We Can't See using variation of Hamman's Flip-Flop Force
2004 Diamonds from Coal 142
Henry Christ Christ Force 203rd
2004 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
2004 Under Tension 71
Max Holden Criss Cut Force
2005 Full Metal Jacket 14
Arthur Carter Crossing-the-Cut Embellishment
2005 Act Two 243
Bébel Cross-Cut Shredder cut force, in the hands of the spectator
2006 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.
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 224
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
2006 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
2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 17
Alex Gutierrez, Brother John Hamman The Rolling Control Variation as a force
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 20
Jack Avis A Method for the Cut and Stop Force timing cut force
2006 Rara Avis 162
Max Holden Cross Cut Force
2007 52 Memories 125
Robin Robertson Double-Duty Balducci cut-deeper-force variation (vertical display), can be used as force and control
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 228