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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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  • ...ctivity of the organization. It became one of the world’s most respected and successful circuses—until the economic crisis of 2008, which dramatic ...andoned its spring-summer tours of the northeast United States and beyond, and limited its activity to its Lincoln Center four-month winter season. Howeve
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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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  • ==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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  • ...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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  • ==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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  • ...-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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  • ==Circus Director and Impresario== ...potential, and the pioneering of trans-national synergies between major European circuses.
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  • ...as also courageous and resilient: she survived three near-fatal accidents, and each time resumed her precarious career on the trapeze. ...troubles, and in an area also totally devoid of competition. (The Spanish circus scene at the time was particularly active.)
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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== ...of the twentieth century: [[Charly Baumann]], [[Gunther Gebel-Williams]], and [[Gerd Siemoneit]].
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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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  • ...asionally brought close to bankruptcy) by the larger-than-life personality and extravagant vision of its famous founder, Hans Stosch-Sarrasani. ==HANS STOSCH’S CIRCUS SARRASANI==
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  • ...ife of its three historic directors: Louis Fernando, [[Geronimo Medrano]], and [[Jérôme Medrano]]. ...reign in January 1963 was an event attended by the Tout-Paris of the arts, and its demolition in December 1973 caused a massive uproar that eventually led
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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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  • ...h a wonderful “Latino” temperament, he worked without a balancing pole and without a net, in the manner of low wire artists such as [[Con Colleano]]. ...in his mother’s apartment! He quickly developed a talent for the craft, and eventually participated in a televised talent show in Philadelphia, where [
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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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