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  • ..., or wooden constructions that were erected in a town, and then dismantled and transported to the next—or simply sold at wood value at the end of th ...ofitable, and they quickly prevailed: From roughly 1870 to 1930, they made circus the most popular performing art in America.
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  • ...the firstborn of a very large family: She had six brothers and one sister, and all her life she would assume a sort of matriarchal responsibility for her ...on presentation at the time. Her tricks included heel-catches, neck-hangs, and a slide to heel-catch in full swing, which had been a specialty of the grea
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  • ...1967, the troupe came to the United States, where they performed in fairs and traveling circuses. ...arized this style of frenetic high-wire daredevilry, but when the Carrillo Brothers began performing their act, it was still a novelty.
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  • ...rs, Tito Gaona caught flawless triple somersaults with extraordinary grace and astonishing consistency. ...former military officer (whose brother, Rodolfo, was a well-known torero), and Carlos León, a trapeze artist. Victor's father, also named Bernabé, was a
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  • ...woman, she was a photographer, a published writer, a model and cover girl, and even held a pilot's license—all this at a time when women were suppos ...ecovered, they married. They had two daughters, [[Lou Ann Jacobs|Lou Ann]] and Dolly Jean.
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  • ==Circus Owners, Equestrians, Animal Trainers, Acrobats, Aerialists== ...g cupola (in the 1970s), the quarterpole-free big top (also in the 1970s), and the round-cupola, quarterpole-free "Florilegio" big top (in the 1990s).
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  • ...|Pedro Carrillo]]. When he was eighteen, Pedro, Jr. began his professional circus career as a catcher for the [[Flying Españas]]. Two years later, he joined ...a trapeze act, taking advantage of both Pedro’s experience as a catcher and Tatiana’s experience as an aerialist.
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  • ...s|Pedro Carillo]]. When he was eighteen, Pedro, Jr. began his professional circus career as a catcher for the [[Flying Españas]]. Two years later, he joined ...a trapeze act, taking advantage of both Pedro’s experience as a catcher and Tatiana’s experience as an aerialist.
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  • [[Image:Circus_Nikulin_logo.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Circus Nikulin's logo]] == The Circus On Tsvetnoy Boulevard ==
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  • ...alented and charismatic performer, he was also, for circus enthusiasts and circus professionals around the world, one of the greatest animal trainers of the ...local bars. Needless to say, Gunther's early childhood was far from happy, and the advent of World War II would further tear apart his already dysfunction
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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 ...ther was interned in Ravensbrück, and Heinz was sent to a Nazi orphanage, and then to work on a farm.
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  • ==Acrobat, Circus Owner, Animal Trainer== ...mal trainers of all times—and as such, a major circus star in Europe and America.
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  • ...WII, in the circuses of whom he presented for many years all sorts of wild and domestic animals. Daniel grew up in the circus. He was still a teenager when he was hired by [[Jo Clavel]] to work in [[Je
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  • ...decades, it has remained the same in form—a mixture of foot juggling and risley act, which, over the years, has been increasingly interspersed with ...Nona, their mother, was born [[The Bedinis|Bedini]], a celebrated Russian circus family of Italian origins.
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  • ...roupe were contracted by [[Hoxie Bros. Circus]] to perform their high wire and flying trapeze acts. Young Robinson performed in both acts; brother Alex wa ...retired from performing, Robinson replaced him as the catcher of the act, and Alex became the main flyer.
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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== ...he Royal Air Force. After the Bertram Mills Circus closed down in 1967, he and Cyril Mills remained close friends.''
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  • ...d took them away to the bush to stand on his line-up boards to take on all and any challengers. ...he island of St Thomas in the West Indies (now one of the Virgin Islands), and Julia Robertson, née Saunders, aged thirty-three years, a half-caste Abori
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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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  • ...-up comedian: "A smashing bloke and a very very nice man… A loyal friend and a very very very nice man." Quite an amazing epitaph for anybody! ===Barrett’s Canadian Circus===
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