40 entries in Clothing / Jacket
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Wilhelm Schiele Das Bändchen am Rockaufschlag rubber piece behind lapel to hold things
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 188
Stanley Collins A New Ropes and Rings Experiment similar to Grandmother's Necklace, with jacket, ropes and rings
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 84
John B. Ward Knife Thru Coat borrowed pocket knife with newspaper through jacket
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 4) 1
Han Ping Chien, George LaFollette, Danny Morris Gaglet Department
  • appearance and vanish of a bowl bit (Han Ping Chien)
  • on the Lota Bowls (Lafolette)
  • lose thread pulled from jacket gag (Morris)
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 62
Shaman Big Man! person grows and shrinks, gag
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 112
Clayton Rawson Strip Tease undressing a man's vest without taking off the jacket, then removing someone's tie and shirt, stooge
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 497
Horace E. Bennett Knife Through Coat with pocket knife and newspaper
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 322) 96
Unknown The Puzzling Loop Topological puzzle, loop of rope can escape from loop formed by a person's arm (person must be wearing vest)
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 86
Unknown Reversing the Vest Person wearing vest, hands are clasped together. Vest can be turned inside out without unclasping hands.
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 86
Unknown Removing the Vest Vest can be removed from body without removing coat
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 87
Tony Corinda (14) The Waistcoat Escape removing waistcoat and leaving jacket on, while one hand is held by spectator
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 284
Gene Kirk "Aller et Retour" feather found on shoulder, when blown away it ends up on shoulder again
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 357) 256
Hans Herrmann Gläser durchdringen den Kittel two glasses are covered with jacket, glasses penetrate jacket and appear under hat
1961 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 2) 37
Bob Read Knife Through Jacket
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 28
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot knot while the spectator holds both ends, in the end the rope is linked to performer's buttonhole
Inspired by
  • "Secret of Gordius" (John Benzais, The New Jinx #58)
Also published here
May 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 619
David Berglas Hole-In-One "A Suit-Able Gag", gag, apparently clothes having a hole burnt through them, with gag explenation
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 21
Tan Hock Chuan Knife Through Coat
1977 The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan 43
Slydini Hank Gag handkerchief pulled out of non-existant breast pocket
Variations 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1179
Unknown Button Holed long elastic through spectator's button hole
1979 Elastrix 25
Ken Brooke K.B. Knife Thru Coat
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 56
Unknown Passing a Pencil Through a Loop of String Half as Long as the Pencil No. 9, pencil with string through coat button hole
1983 101 Psychic Tests 3
"Magic" Christian Stelzel My Knife through Jacket with large kitchen knife and newspaper
1983 Lecture Magic 26
Karl Fulves Matches to Go No. 7, initialed matchbook placed on elbow vanishes, then it is put into sleeve and penetrates it
Inspired by 1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 14
Unknown, Bob Read Spot Remover No. 54, pencil through jacket, optional loading/stealing of spectator's pockets
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 93
Terry Seabrooke Cigarette In The Coat comedy routine with lots of gags, cigarette vanishes in spectator's jacket
1986 Seabrooke's Book 39
Steve Beam Comfort joke, jacket is removed and along with it goes performer's hair (toupee)
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 20) 342
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Name Your Price price tag from jacket ripped off, changed from $50 to $300 and reattached to string, see also p. xi at back of book
1987 When Creators Collide... 1
Karl Fulves Well Suited sight gags with suspenders/suit, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 51) 248
Unknown Houdini's Coat No. 11, using a jacket and handcuffs
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 30
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot No. 7, slip knot transformed into overhand knot, then rope becomes linked to performer's jacket buttonhole
Also published here 1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 13
Ken Brooke Messer durch Jacke knife through jacket
Also published here Oct. 1990 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4&5) 152
Unknown The Throw-Away Coat Tie hands tied, yet coat is removed under cover
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 38
Chuck Fayne The Rope in the Coat Effect rope through spectator's coat button hole, behind cover it is moved to performer's coat
1993 Something Old, Something New 16
Karrell Fox The Embarrassed Medal medal on lapel crawls back inside breast pocket after bad joke, sight gag
1995 Much Ado About Something 118
Felix Farrell Pierced Polyester impromptu knife through jacket
Also published here 1995 Aus dem Effeff... 21
Felix Farrell Pierced Polyester knife through jacket
Also published here Apr. 1996 Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 4) 2632
Karl Fulves Maximum Malini "Problems"
button turn off, then button hole disappears, posed as a problem
2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 377
Christoph Borer Jackenumschlag using the lapel to produce / vanish objects
Related to 2006 Compilation 171
Mike Caveney Scissors, Coat, Silverware & Chicken knife through borrowed coat, production from coat of silverware, plates and chicken
  • The Newspaper
  • The Chicken
  • The Load Bag
  • Hiding a Chicken
  • Hiding a Chicken Load Bag
  • Newspaper Art
  • Shower of Silver
  • The Stool
  • The Ultimate Gimmick
  • Crash Landing
  • The Scissors
  • The Logic
  • Pre-Set
  • The Routine
2013 Wonders 373
Steve Cohen Pocket Stitching à la Malini coin travels to spectator's breast pocket, then that pocket is suddenly stitched shut
Inspired by 2022 Max Malini 393