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-In his "The Prophecied Leaper [sic],"​ Jack McMillan used a half card glued to the back of the Guarantee Card to force a card, then make it disappear from the portion of the deck in which it was seen. This trick was included by William Larsen and T. Page Wright in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​15058/​The+L+W+Card+Mysteries/​20|The L.W. Card Mysteries]]//,​ n.d. (c. 1928), p. 11 of the second edition. This predates Tom Sellers'​s ​more well-known use of the gimmick in "​Forced Prognostico"​ from //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​12764/​Jinx+No+051+100/​181|The Jinx]]//, No. 79, Feb. 10 1940, p. 517. See "The Opportune Miracle"​ by Ed Marlo in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​24819/​New+Tops/​114|The New Tops]]//, Vol. 7 No. 3, Mar. 1967, p. 4, for his improvement on the gimmick.+In his "The Prophecied Leaper [sic],"​ Jack McMillan used a half card glued to the back of the Guarantee Card to force a card, then made it disappear from the portion of the deck in which it was seen. This trick was included by William Larsen and T. Page Wright in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​15058/​The+L+W+Card+Mysteries/​20|The L.W. Card Mysteries]]//,​ n.d. (c. 1928), p. 11 of the second edition. This predates Tom Sellers'​s ​better-known use of the gimmick in "​Forced Prognostico"​ from //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​12764/​Jinx+No+051+100/​181|The Jinx]]//, No. 79, Feb. 10 1940, p. 517. See "The Opportune Miracle"​ by Ed Marlo in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​24819/​New+Tops/​114|The New Tops]]//, Vol. 7 No. 3, Mar. 1967, p. 4, for his improvement on the gimmick.
  
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