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  • - August 21-September 26, 1817: British equestrian James West builds a new wooden circus structure on the east side of Broadway, at - October 3-June 10, 1864: James N. Nixon serves as manager.
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  • ...both the gigantic corporate affair that was [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] and the pathetic remnants of the defunct golden era of the three-ring big ...ut it on the map: Elizabeth I. McCann, one of Broadway's finest producers; James C. McIntyre, who came from Carnegie Hall; and Gary Dunning, who hailed from
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  • Two equestrian statues framed the entrance: a seductive Amazon by James Pradier on the left (which is said to have been modeled after the famous eq ...orhood, Place du Château d’Eau (today's Place de la République): the [[James Washington Myers|Grand Cirque Américain]]. Inaugurated in December 1875, i
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  • Tom Dougherty was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 27, 1956, the son of James A. Dougherty, a lawyer, and Elizabeth Dougherty, née Muller, a private sch .... As fate had it, he saw in a newspaper that [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] was holding auditions for its [[Clown College]]: Tom didn’t know what C
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  • ...cumentary, Jack Cummings’s ''Swing High'' (1932), a romanticized biopic, A.M. Rabenalt’s ''Die drei Codonas'' (1940)—a very rare occurrence for ...t: Alfredo was hired to perform his single trapeze act with the [[Barnum & Bailey Circus]] for two seasons (1910-1911), while Victoria did her slack wire act
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  • ...Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and later with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]]'s ''Greatest Show on Earth''. That same year, the Hassani Troupe were cast in John Glen’s James Bond film, ''Octopussy'' (released in1983), which marked the beginning of a
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  • ...her exotic animals led to the creation of a bona fide traveling menagerie. Bailey's increasing prosperity convinced other farmers from the Somers area to go ...lasted from 1876-78. After Barnum's death, Bailey took their Barnum & Bailey "Greatest Show on Earth" on an extensive European tour, from 1897 to 1902,
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  • ...anksgiving Day, November 25, 1954, he married in the center ring Mary Ruth James (1936-2015), a young equestrian on the show who, as they say, had "run away ...eer that would take them from "mud shows" to [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] and everything in-between, and eventually to their own circus. Whatever c
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  • ...y every week, was rich and varied: The opening performance even included [[James C. Edmonds]]’s elephants, a spectacular type of act that was not frequent ...of WWII, Jérôme would send Vasconcellos to [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus in the United States, where the famous equestrian became a long-ti
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  • ...ropean tour of the giant American circus [[Barnum & Bailey Circus|Barnum & Bailey]], which introduced European audiences to their first three-ring circus tra ...on, Adolf Frohn, Jr. (1904-1955), joined the [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus in 1945 before settling in Marineland, Florida in 1948 and becomin
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  • ...sitting astride her horse, like her male counterparts; the incomparable [[James Fillis]], who had just authored the horseman’s new bible, ''Principes de bareback riders who had been (and would be again) stars of the Barnum & Bailey circus, made one of their multiple appearances at the Nouveau Cirque (altho
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  • ...oday’s 3,250 Euros, a comfortable sum then. Albert also performed with [[James Washington Myers]] in England, and then at Paris’s [[Cirque Medrano (Pari ...lavish spectacles in the United States on Broadway and for the [[Barnum & Bailey Circus]] in the late 1880s and early 1890s. Kiralfy’s tenure on Karlstras
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  • ...2)|400px|left]]Sarasota was the winter home of [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey]] Circus, as well as home to several other circuses and many circus familie '''James Anthony Bailey''' (circus owner),
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