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* [[William Stickland]] created a gasmask version from the torn pieces (1939).
 
* [[William Stickland]] created a gasmask version from the torn pieces (1939).
 
* A version in which the torn papers become a pair of ladies panties was being sold in the 1940s.
 
* A version in which the torn papers become a pair of ladies panties was being sold in the 1940s.
 
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* [[Jim Bergstrom]] has a version that was published in 2007 as part of the ''[[Ron Bauer]] Private Studies Series'' (#22 ''Jim Bergstrom's Hat Trick'').
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 02:56, 27 December 2014

Paper Hat Tear (or Paper Hat Trick or Hat Tear) is a routine in which colored pieces of paper are torn to create a hat.

A follow-up involves having the paper restored into a pair of panties and known as Hat' and Pants.

The paper tear was created by Cecil Lyle in the 1920s as part of his "Magical Milliner" act.[1]

Other magicians who regularly performed this effect:


Variations

  • William Stickland created a gasmask version from the torn pieces (1939).
  • A version in which the torn papers become a pair of ladies panties was being sold in the 1940s.
  • Jim Bergstrom has a version that was published in 2007 as part of the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series (#22 Jim Bergstrom's Hat Trick).

References

  1. Encyclopedic Dictionary of Magic by Bart Whaley