...e and animal training by [[John Gindl]], who was at the time Billy Smart's Circus's head trainer.
...a BBC Holiday special that aired for several years after the Billy Smart's Circus had ceased touring.
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...Billy Smart began his circus venture and created [[Billy Smart's New World Circus]].
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==Circus Owner and Impresario==
...s Olympia during the Christmas season in conjunction with [[Bertram Mill's Circus]]. Billy Smart was a true showman: his enterprise was by no means a vulgar
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...ue de Demain]] in Paris. There Anthony performed in front of all the major circus and variety directors and agents, and won the coveted Gold Medal.
...n Mother and the Prince and Princess of Wales. In addition, he competed in circus festivals in Italy, Belgium, and Mexico, each time earning the top prize.
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== THE FIRST CIRCUS IN AMERICA==
...t performance of Mr. John Bill Ricketts's company at the ''Circus''. The ''Circus'' was a roofless arena that could accommodate some eight-hundred spectators
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==Circus Director and Animal Trainer==
...d Rajah, thus beginning a long career as an animal trainer in his family's circus.
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==Circus Owner, Equestrian==
Philip Astley (1742-1814) is considered the creator of the modern circus. He was born January 8, 1742 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in the West Midlands,
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...circus, ''Circo Reina Victoria''; Paulina was, therefore, thrown into the circus world from the very moment she first opened her eyes.
...presenting a famous parody, on the flying trapeze, of Charlie Chaplin. In London the following year, while her father was participating in, and winning, a c
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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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...fter World War II, and the Rios Brothers are generally perceived as French circus artists.
...decided to combine their talents into a risley act, a particularly arduous circus discipline.
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...Rabenalt’s ''Die drei Codonas'' (1940)—a very rare occurrence for circus artists—and two romanticized biographies.
Alfredo (1893-1937) and Abelardo ("Lalo," 1895-1951) Codona were born into a circus family. Their grandfather, Henry, came from a long line of Scottish showmen
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[[File:Chiarini_Utagawa_Masanobu.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Chiarini's Circus in Japan (1886)]]
==Equestrian, Circus Entrepreneur==
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...oroccan troupe of tumblers, to his last job as a stunt coordinator for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1997. Most of it was spent in music halls and circus
...on with it, the troupe was renamed The Seven Hindustans (and sometimes The Royal Hindustans)—perhaps to make it less foreign-sounding without losing i
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...er luminaries of the British circus, they still hold an important place in circus history.''
...rcus performers and entrepreneurs, thus establishing one of the very first circus dynasties.''
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...n [[Alessandro Guerra]] and his troupe gave their first performance in the circus they had just built on the old Place des Manèges—the "merry-go-round
...in Rimini, Italy, Guerra (1782-1862) had started his career at Vienna's [[Circus Gymnasticus]], under the management of the Latvian equestrian [[Christoph d
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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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...Bundaberg, Queensland, in Australia, the daughter of John Edward Zinga, a circus artist from Mauritius (an island nation off the southwest coast of Africa)
...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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...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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