62 entries in Clothing / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann The Magician's Dress
  • Profondes
  • Pochettes
  • "Loading" Pockets
1876 8
Die Schosstaschen des Fracks pockets in tails
Feb. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Carl Willmann Das Verschwinden einer brennenden Petroleum-Lampe vanishing lit petroleum candle, using a fake strapped-on arm
July 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Professor Hoffmann Chapter I - The Conjurer's Dress and Contrivances in Connection therewith chapter intro
1903 1
Oswald Rae Milady's Dorothy Bag (Improved Version) small bag with make up powder and soap, powder poured out and soap placed in powder box, then they change places again
1928 42
Theodore Annemann Fake Tear Sound gag
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1938)
Laurie Ireland How to Wind and Tie a Turban
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943)
N. Majahara Destroyed and Restored Dress hem of a dress is cut, burnt and restored
June 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 38)
Jack Blades Gag with a Lady's Purse loading stuff in a lady's purse
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944)
Greer Marechal Jr. Purse Pastry cake in the hat with spectator's purse
Oct. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 114)
Clayton Rawson Strip Tease undressing a man's vest without taking off the jacket, then removing someone's tie and shirt, stooge
Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 124)
Billy McComb William "discovers" "Multicore" Solder two ideas with a special wire
  • bending flower
  • gag with tie
1947 22
Eddie Joseph Body Productions for Stage or Platform bill to banana, producing women's underwear from spectator during routine
1950 43
Leonard Austin Sands of Time three buckets are filled with sand, they change into costumes
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Paul Curry, Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, slit, with reflex beginning
Also published here 1956 169
Martin Gardner Clothing Chapter intro
1956 86
Gene Kirk Scotchman "Elevator" Gadget thread with weight in breast pocket, silk jumps back, floating silk etc.
May 1962
The New Phoenix (Issue 369)
Jason McArdle Paper Routine Produce clothing from newspaper, then cut and restored
1968 90
Jimmy Williamson Caught Short panties appear between two knotted silks
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Arthur Setterington Crazy Apron apron worn by kid falls on the floor during show, gag for "Baking a Cake"
1972 12
Billy McComb Resurrected! ideas for gag in which thread comes out of clothing and is pulled and then becomes very long
1972 123
Martin Gardner Brush Gag apparently brushing spectator's jacket
Related to
  • Whisk Broom Nr.2 in Martin Gardner's "Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic" p.570
1973 27
Karrell Fox Close-Up Cumberbund storing and organising props in cummerbund
1976 137
Punx Indisches Märchen pearl necklace is cut and restored, pearls travel to hand and necklace enlarge
1977 25
Karrell Fox Mentalism in Disguise images with faces with different beards, spectator selects one while performer turns his back, when performer turns around again he has the same (fake) beard in his face
Related toVariations 1979 121
Karrell Fox The Great, "Broom-Schtick" Illusion gag, brushing off dust from spectator's jacket
1979 315
Ken Brooke Collared! gag with paper collar
  • Two Handed Gag (for double act)
1980 44
Vest Turning No. 13, hands tied, vest turns inside out
Related to 1983 5
"Magic" Christian Stelzel My Tie Cut - The Cut and Restored Tie tie placed in folded jumbo card
1983 19
M. B. Grierson Lost Fumbulators joke, pull pants pocket out and showing the elephant "impersonation"
joke with an envelope
Oct. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 8)
Steve Dusheck On to the Vest invisible vest under jacket, left side for vanishing and right side for loading
  • Adjustments to the Vest
  • Adjusting the Production Vest
  • Topit adjustments
1985 2
Steve Dusheck Close-up Vest using Dusheck Vest to store items for close-up or walk-around, pocket management
1985 12
Karrell Fox "Cups and Balls Apron"
1986 172
Meir Yedid Cut and Restored Scarf instant restauration
1986 31
Karl Fulves Well Suited sight gags with suspenders/suit, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 51)
Rich Bloch Streaker design duplication, packet of cards, tunnel from breast to side pocket
Sep. 1988
Magick (Issue 410)
Slydini No Pockets No. 6, sight gag, silk pulled from breast pocket even though no pocket is there
1988 17
Salverio Piacente The Pocket Full of Miracles Pocket is turned inside out and "rises"
Aug. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 8)
Cardini Laden aus dem Frackschwanz load from tailcoat, with small card manipulation sequence
1989 35
Michael Weber Knocked for a Loop ripped and restored belt loop
1991 56
Neal Prete Nose to Nose images with different clowns, spectator selects one while performer turns his back, when performer turns around again he has a nose of the same color in his face
Inspired by Mar./Apr. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Steve Dusheck Auto Silk plastic jumbo coin produced from silk, applications with Dusheck Vest and Fanglassic
Also published here 1992 87
Alan Wakeling The Parisian Costume Trunk in trunk a woman appears wearing a chosen dress
1993 293
Alexander de Cova Etwas über Halterbefestigungen on attaching holders to the clothing
Also published here Mar. 1995
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 2)
John Graham On Sale number prediction on price tag of jacket, spectator guess price correctly
Variations Mar. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 3)
Larry White The Necklace in the Light Bulb
Also published here
  • "The Necklace in the Light Bulb" in "MUM" April, 1991.
Dec. 1997 11
Alexander de Cova Frack, Weste und noch viel mehr... clothing for stage manipulation
  • "Neuralgische" Punkte im Frack
  • Paddings
  • Das Topit
  • Das Nackenband
1998 52
Dondrake Darwin's BlackArt Striptease Lady's clothes slowly float away from her body one by one into a basket, then clothes in basket vanish
1998 33
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Schnitt für eine Gauklertasche how to make a pouch / gibeciere, template
1999 69
Chad Long The Lint Brush lint brush is full of lint after brushed against spectator's jacket
2000 8
Alexander de Cova Etwas über Halterbefestigungen on attaching holders to the clothing
Also published here 2002 11
Trevor Lewis Bathing Beauty presentation for "Bathing Beauty", rolled picture of a woman, clothes are removed
2009 31
Jim Steinmeyer A Dress Possessed dress floats, lady appears inside wearing it, using bridge system
2009 180
Alexander de Cova Die neue Gauklertasche design for busking pouch
2011 4
Patrick Page Baby Baby baby clothes and baby bottle are produced from spectator's jacket
2011 294
Axel Hecklau Die Universalweste design for secret waistcoat, to store props
2013 18
Roberto Giobbi Modern Magic From the Modern Conjurer? illustrations of old secret pockets from Hoffman's "Later Magic"
Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 20)
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Mirror Mirror interlude to draw attention to performers's clothing
Related to 2020 49
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Explaining Misdirection carrot, shoe and waistcoat travel across stage between two performers
  • Carrot/Pen Gimmick
  • Copy of Mr Morgan's Waistcoat Front
2020 191
Mike Helmer Is Kempt A Word? "Fathom -- Unsolved Problems"
performer in run-down clothes with dirty deck, magically the appearance fixes in several stages and deck is now new, posed as a problem
Alarum (Issue 3 (Spring #1))
John Graham Final Sale number prediction on price tag of jacket, spectator guess price correctly
Inspired byRelated to 2021 115
Rune Klan The Beard Book sketchbook with faces with different beards, one chosen, when lowered performer wears a fake beard that matches chosen beard, for credit information see August 2006 reference
Related toAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Jan. 2006
2022 466