...ands, and two hundred wagons traveling by train were used to transport the circus equipment and house the personnel.
...I by Karel Kludský (Carl Kludsky, as he became known in the West-European circus business). From humble beginnings, Karel Kludský had managed to build one
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...e end of the eighteenth century (see ''[[Short History of the Circus]]''), circus performances were originally presented in buildings, either permanent struc
...ofitable, and they quickly prevailed: From roughly 1870 to 1930, they made circus the most popular performing art in America.
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...nal clown character that stands as one of the twentieth century's greatest circus icons.
...s, the brothers began performing a trapeze act. Pedro later joined another circus, Circo Alegría, where he met—and later married—a French acroba
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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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==Acrobat, Circus Owner, Animal Trainer==
...the greatest wild animal trainers of all times—and as such, a major circus star in Europe and America.
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==Circus Owner and Director==
...unced the "Death of Britain’s Nº 1 Showman" and the "King of the Modern Circus," indicating the unrivalled position in which the showman was revered.
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==Circus Owner and Director==
...break for National Service in the Royal Air Force. After the Bertram Mills Circus closed down in 1967, he and Cyril Mills remained close friends.''
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...(1868-1948), an equestrienne and a sister of the [[The Wirth Family|Wirth brothers]], proprietors of one of Australia’s largest circuses.
...he "American fearless hurricane hurdle rider." Like the most ''adroit'' of circus performers, bareback riders in particular, May was short but strong. She g
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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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==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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==Acrobat, Circus Owner==
...pted England. Yet, this highly respected artist and impresario came to the circus quite by accident, and in very unusual circumstances.
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...oxes of Kellogg’s Sugar Smacks—and has been often used on European circus posters as a generic clown image.
...|Ringling]] brothers combined it with the Ringling-owned [[Barnum & Bailey Circus]] the following year. He would be working for the Ringling organization, wi
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...go) of one of the trio's original members, [[Charlie Rivel]], who left his brothers in 1935 to replicate the family act with other, anonymous partners and even
...Pedro and Juan began performing a trapeze act. Pedro later joined another circus, Circo Alegría, where he met—and later married—a French acroba
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...common denominator between Roman and modern circuses is the word itself, ''circus'', which means in Latin as in English, "circle".
===Philip Astley: The Father Of The Modern Circus===
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==Carola Williams And Her Circus==
...he Althoff Dynasty|Althoffs]], she ran from 1945 to 1968 a very successful circus, which presented elegant shows with excellent artists and outstanding eques
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...have made his one of the great names of the twentieth century’s European circus.
...]], a French equestrian who had settled in Sweden, where he originated his circus dynasty in the 19th century.
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...South Holland, in the Netherlands, to a family that was not related to the circus. As a young woman, Tini went on to work as a stenographer at the Dutch Defe
...us-theater." The polar bears belonged to the Klant Zoo, created by [[Willy Hagenbeck]]’s stepson, [[Erie Klant]] (1912-1990), on the hill of Cauberg in Valken
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...ntury, under a succession of owners of more or less legitimate lineage. In circus lore, Sarrasani is still a fabled name that evokes a history of epic propor
==HANS STOSCH’S CIRCUS SARRASANI==
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...ill, his name holds a major place in Indian circus lore and legend, and in circus history in general: Not only was Kannan Bombayo incontestably the best in h
...rayi Korumban, struggled as a small farmer, and was not connected with the circus. In India, children’s names are different from their father’s; Kannan B
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=="Größter Circus Europas"==
...t circus building in Munich, the Kronebau, has been home to regular winter circus productions since 1919.
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