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  • ...928, in a family connected to show business and animals, albeit not to the circus: Heinz’s father was a movie stuntman who worked with horses for UFA in Be ...of the monumental [[Circus Busch]] in Berlin, and had reigned over a vast circus empire that included circuses in Altona, Hamburg, Breslau, and Vienna, and
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  • Over many years, Norman Barrett has become the most loved and best known circus personality in Great Britain—regarded as "The World’s Greatest Ring ===Barrett’s Canadian Circus===
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  • ...ed period of forty years, from 1939 through 1979, at Blackpool’s [[Tower Circus]], of which he became the undisputed star and, without a doubt, the most po ...an old French circus family of Italian origins—like so many ancient circus families anywhere else in the world. As for [[Jean-Marie Cairoli]] (1879-1
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  • ==Juggler, Magician, Circus Owner== ...gedy. He might also be considered the man who launched the [[Bertram Mills Circus]] on its first tour, having had a short connection with [[Bertram Mills|Ber
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  • ...d circus director, [[Alphonse Rancy]] (1861-1933). She belonged to genuine circus aristocracy and, not surprisingly, she was an equestrienne of great talent. ...e]] eventually turned into a unforgettable tiger trainer—and a major circus star when he became the first "Tarzan" of the big cage in the 1940s, wearin
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  • ...for his long partnership with [[Charlie Cairoli]] at Blackpool’s [[Tower Circus]]. He was, however, first and foremost a musician. Born on 26th August, 190 ...successful revue starring the popular comedian Tommy Trinder. The "Cairoli Brothers" (Charlie Cairoli and his father, [[Jean-Marie Cairoli]]) were featured in
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  • Walter remembered that he was very slim when he started his trapeze act. The brothers were working very high, and their father was standing underneath, watching ...enough, Ernst would give him a solid "rap" on the head. Indeed, like many circus performers of his generation, Walter felt that life was tough for him as a
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  • ==Acrobats, Circus Owners== ===Circus Lorch===
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  • ...d, for that matter, of Europe. For many years, it was the High Society’s circus of choice. Its relatively small size gave it warmth and intimacy (it was so ...irque d’Hiver]], completely refurbished, returned to the presentation of circus shows after a rather futile hiatus as a movie-house and theater; the [[Cirq
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