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  • ...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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  • ==Circus Websites== '''Eden Brothers''' Circus []
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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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  • ...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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  • ...cus Arts. Its enormous success soon put the school in the shadows, and the circus took over as the principal activity of the organization. It became one of t ...’s prestigious Lincoln Center for The Performing Arts. The new Big Apple Circus quickly abandoned its spring-summer tours of the northeast United States an
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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 Owner, Animal Trainer, Actress== ...he golden age of Italian cinema. But it was also due to the quality of her circus.
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  • ==Circus Owners, Equestrians, Animal Trainers, Acrobats, Aerialists== ...toured in about thirty countries. The Tognis have also always excelled in circus engineering: they are credited with several technical innovations, includin
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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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  • ...rcus troupe, where he learned a wide range of circus disciplines. (Amateur Circus troupes are the Russian equivalents of Youth Circuses—albeit at a muc ...he performed for twelve years, both in Russia and abroad with the [[Moscow Circus]].
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  • ...echnique, which she developed quite by accident at the [[State College for Circus and Variety Arts]] in Moscow along with her teachers, [[The Durov Dynasty|T ...his wife, Klavdia, née Kazanskaya. Her parents had nothing to do with the circus: they came from peasant stock and both worked in a local factory.
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  • == Equestrian, Circus Owner == ...estrians and traveling entertainers whose origins predate the birth of the circus. His parents, Luigi and Emma Zoppé, owned one of the numerous small circus
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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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  • ...e world’s oldest extant circus building. It is also the world’s oldest circus still in activity: It opened its doors in 1852. Its address, at 110 rue Ame ...e (Paris)|Cirque Olympique]], located some five hundred yards from his new circus, on the portion of the Boulevard du Temple that disappeared in 1862 to give
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  • ...Russia and Eastern Europe. His is by far the most famous (and most copied) circus clown in the world. David is the first traditional circus auguste to have brilliantly synthesized the virtuosity of old musical augus
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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 [[File:Williamsbau_Koln.jpg|thumb|350px|left|Circus Williams in Cologne (1947)]]Max Gebel was drafted into the Wehrmacht and se
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  • === From Ballet Dreams To Circus Challenges === ...other, Martha Avdeeva, was a scion of the old [[The Avdeev Family|Avdeev]] circus family. Martha and her sister, Svetlana, had inherited the legendary "giant
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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 ...and he was drafted by the German Navy; he was subsequently captured by the American forces invading Germany, and interned in a prisoner camp installed on an ai
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  • ...reatest Show On Earth''’s Blue Unit for the next three seasons. It was a great learning experience: Tom had become a bona-fide clown, and he liked it! When his circus contract was over, he returned to the stage, but didn’t abandon clowning:
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  • ...Rabenalt’s ''Die drei Codonas'' (1940)—a very rare occurrence for circus artists—and two romanticized biographies. ...and illiterate—which led the family's name to be registered under a great variety of spellings over the years: Cardoni, Cardownie, Cardone, Codone, C
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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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  • ..., however, has chosen this arduous specialty, and he has performed it with great success for more than three decades, in addition to being a talented august ...e Fratellini’s school had acquired at various times the services of such circus equestrian luminaries as [[Chotachen Courtault]] and [[Francesco Caroli]].
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  • ...chulz as a “honest and courageous guy, who had what it takes to become a great trainer.” ===Circus Debut===
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  • ...y where the level of extreme poverty is still fairly high, a few traveling circus entrepreneurs may have resorted to methods that have fortunately vanished m [[File:Rambo_Circus_(2011).jpeg|thumb|right|375px|Rambo Circus (2011)]]
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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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  • Reggie Armor (1929-2010) was one of the great flyers of the 1960s and 1970s, a triple somersaulter at a time when only a ...29 in Los Angeles, California, to a family that had no connection with the circus world. In his teens, young Reggie learned acrobatics on the famous "Muscle
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  • ...Banola Troupe. Andrée adopted his name (as was the tradition then, in the circus, when a young performer had apprenticed to a famous master) when she starte ...n 1946 (and again in 1950) at Paris’s (and the world's) oldest permanent circus, the [[Cirque d’Hiver]]. The following year, she went on tour with the Fr
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  • 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 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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  • ...obatic Theater followed the same development pattern. Whereas European and American circuses were in a constant search for novelties and new techniques (driven ...more than fifty countries, including Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Great Britain, Italy, the United States, Sweden, France, and other countries in S
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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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  • ...rt biographical note, that: "I gained my first experience in my father’s circus touring Australia and did my first act at the age of three, an act consisti ...s. Old Con seems to have made up his mind to get his family started in the circus business, a hard life—but a lucrative one if a family of performers c
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  • ...Russian pop music—among others. And Leonid Engibarov for the Russian circus. ...he ringmaster in the circus ring, or [[SoyuzGosTsirk]], the central Soviet circus organization, in real life. In this, he embodied the moods of a new Soviet
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  • Barrett has become the most loved and best known circus personality in Great Britain—regarded as "The World’s Greatest Ringmaster," and dubbed b ===Barrett’s Canadian Circus===
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  • ...continents, performing in the most prestigious venues of the international circus and variety scene. ...ry thorough and complete training within his family—like all Italian circus kids—became a solo contortionist, and occasionally appeared as a bare
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  • ...obatic Theater followed the same development pattern. Whereas European and American circuses were in a constant search for novelties and new techniques (driven ...ding a spectacular acrobatic version of ''Swan Lake'' that has toured with great success all over the world.
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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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  • ==Circus Director and Impresario== ...evements were the introduction of theatrical aesthetics into the traveling circus performance, a modern approach to public relations and marketing, his fores
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  • .... The name of that circus was homonymous to that of the legendary Parisian circus, but had no connection with it. It was “the other Medrano”—and st ...t and although they didn’t come from a circus family, they owned a small circus that traveled in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. They always called Ludwig, wh
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  • ==Circus Memorialists== ...perhaps the most remarkable visual documentation existing on the European circus of the first half of the twentieth century.
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  • ...g at age fourteen, when he took theater classes in boarding school with an American teacher, Keith LeFever. (It is while playing Romeo, in Shakespeare’s ''Ro ...and the troupe would have a significant aesthetical influence on the "New Circus" movement.
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  • ...rres_Cole_Bros.jpeg|thumb|left|400px|Rob Torres at Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus (c.1993)]]While in high school, he was a member of the cross-country track ...Upon graduation, he toured for three years with [[Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus]], where he honed his comedic skills in front of large audiences and develo
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  • Faye Moses (who was to marry [[Hugo Zacchini]]). Faye had trained in a circus program that existed then at Florida State University in Tallahassee, and s ...for Terry, the diminutive of her second name, Teresa.) She worked in every circus discipline, on the ground and in the air, including tumbling and high wire.
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  • ...has produced five generations of funnymen, some of whom have become major circus stars in Spain as well as abroad: Pompoff y Thedy, arguably the greatest Sp ...05, and her family had been playing the fairgrounds long before the modern circus was created by [[Philip Astley]] in 1770. Gabriel and Virginie had fifteen
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  • ...d been a center-ring headliner with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus in the United States for seven consecutive seasons. She was also courageous ...troubles, and in an area also totally devoid of competition. (The Spanish circus scene at the time was particularly active.)
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  • ...iners of his generation. Although he came from a well-established European circus family, he spent most of his career on stage in the United States, working ...enda, was the son of Antonin and Ingebord Vinicky. His father was a famous circus equestrian known in the business as [[Toni Smaha]] (1908-1986), and his mo
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  • The Circus-Theater Albert Schumann (also known as ''Circus Schumann'', and later, ''Schumann Theater'') stood in Frankfurt am Main, Ge ===The Circus-Theater Albert Schumann===
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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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  • ==Equestrian, Acrobat, Clown, Circus Owner== ...created there toured extensively, and where he even established a resident circus in Paris.
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  • [[Category:Circuses|Myers Great American 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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  • ...enough, Ernst would give him a solid "rap" on the head. Indeed, like many circus performers of his generation, Walter felt that life was tough for him as a, the Wintergarten’s director. Schuch, who was indeed a savvy judge of circus and variety acts, liked to see young artists try new things, and he made a
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  • Juggler." He was indeed a spectacular and energetic juggler, working at great speed in the "Spanish style" popularized by [[Francis Brunn]]. Which was n Bertha Pauwels, a versatile performer who came from a well-known French circus family.
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  • ...obatic Theater followed the same development pattern. Whereas European and American circuses were in a constant search for novelties and new techniques (driven ...Cirque de Demain]] in Paris and a Silver Clown at the 23rd International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo. Its bicycle act won a Silver Medal at the 27th Fes
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  • ...and the sheer artistry of his presentations make him indeed an outstanding circus artist. ...o, many great Russian animal trainers made their apprenticeship in the Zoo-Circus organization.
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  • ...s performer (through her mother), Lola Dobritch (1922-2008) was one of the great tight-wire artists of the mid-twentieth century, famous for crossing her wi ...dancer. She made her debut on the wire at age ten, in 1932, in the family circus.
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  • ...s business, thanks notably to [[John Ringling North]], who made him a true circus star in the United States and, consequently, all over Europe. Unus was know ...aben, a small town in the northeast of Austria. Franz didn’t belong to a circus family: He began his professional life as a carpenter. Yet over the years,
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  • ..., where they performed extensively on international tours of the "[[Moscow Circus]]." Kio’s illusions had a unique particularity: they were created to be p ...more than their illustrious father, who was a bona fide star of the Soviet circus, Emil, Jr. and Igor became celebrities in their own right; they appeared on
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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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  • ==Aerialist, Acrobat, Animal Trainer, Circus Owner== ...ith her husband, [[The Hanneford Family|Tommy Hanneford]] (1927-2005). Her circus career, both as an artist and a producer, spanned the entire second half of
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  • ==Acrobats, Circus Owners== ===Circus Lorch===
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  • ==Animal Trainer, Circus Owner== ...rainer and circus owner, third-generation of one of the few truly American circus dynasties. He was born on January 15, 1931 in St. Peter, Minnesota to Milto
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  • a magnetic presence and a charm that stirred unbridled enthusiasm among circus aficionados and journalists alike. ...n Rosemarie Goldnagel in 1922 in Vienna, Austria. She didn’t belong to a circus family but she was a very physical and active child, and her parents made h
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  • ...uguste association which became the norm in twentieth century’s European circus, although this can be argued: This entitlement could also be attributed (an ...1) was born on April 24, 1864 in Manchester, England, where his father’s circus was showing. His father’s real name has been said to be Tudor Hall (or Th
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  • ...ed to settle in Germany, where he toured for a while with his own ''Moscow Circus''. Yet, his return to Russia in 2015, for the first (and short-lived) [[Mas ...en visited with his mother the "Old Circus" on Tsvetnoy Boulevard (today [[Circus Nikulin]]), and he remembered (in hindsight, perhaps a little disingenuousl
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  • ...rque Medrano holds a singular place in the Parisian cultural fabric and in circus history. From its beginnings as Cirque Fernando, in 1873, until the end of ...into genuine circus stars; appearing in its ring was a recognition for any circus artist. Its last performance under Jérôme Medrano’s reign in January 19
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  • ...obatic Theater followed the same development pattern. Whereas European and American circuses were in a constant search for novelties and new techniques (driven ...cts that have won several gold, silver, and bronze awards in international circus festivals and national and regional competitions. The Troupe has been comme
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  • ...nguage of the Province of Québec), and suggested that Maurice take a more American-sounding name. He thus become Lou Robertson… and Maurice and Françoise b ...g by his father, but in 1967, during an engagement with the [[Garden Bros. Circus]] in Canada, he met the talented and highly skilled French juggler [[Sampio
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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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  • ==Magician, Circus Owner== ...brated traveling shows, and had been a beloved figure in the international circus community, highly respected by his colleagues and the artists who had been
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  • ...lso offered rare and precious circus prints and other wonderfully selected circus artifacts. of performing, Norman learned baton-twirling, and went on to become the American champion and to win national and international competitions. Eventually, he
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  • ...exception that confirms the rule: Since 1929, they have not only been the great Russian elephant-training specialists, but they also have been among the wo ...sional life as a sailor. At the end of the 1920s, he landed in Samara, the great port city on the Volga river, where he discovered the traveling menagerie o
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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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  • ==Acrobat, Animal Trainer, Circus Director== ...built true circus empires in their own countries equating in strength the circus empires of yore.
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  • ...many—the "temple" of German varieté—and participated in the [[Circus Prinsessan Festival]] in Stockholm, Sweden, where they were awarded a Silve ...d, while they were in Europe, the participated in the 1996 [[International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo]], where they won the coveted Silver Clown award. T
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  • ...obatic Theater followed the same development pattern. Whereas European and American circuses were in a constant search for novelties and new techniques (driven ...Its was the People's Republic of China's reincarnation of the former China Circus & Acrobats that was created in 1948. The troupe is based in Tianjin, one of
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  • ...ed a group of camels and lamas. Wim was not particularly interested in the circus as such, but he was fascinated by its animals. The process of training them ...Wim began his performing career as one of the camel riders at the German [[Circus Roland]], where [[Jos Uyterlinde]]—another of Klant’s pupils—
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  • ...a career in the circus and, therefore, he is indeed an important figure of circus history. ...major influence in reshaping the western clown image. Merging traditional circus clown techniques and classic theatrical pantomime, while escaping the clich
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  • ...d, for that matter, of Europe. For many years, it was the High Society’s circus of choice. Its relatively small size gave it warmth and intimacy (it was so ...irque d’Hiver]], completely refurbished, returned to the presentation of circus shows after a rather futile hiatus as a movie-house and theater; the [[Cirq
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  • ==Gröẞter Rennbahn-Circus Europas== circus and the refinement and intimacy of the traditional European circus.
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  • ==Equestrians, Circus Owners== ...own circus and settled in (and then purchased) [[Ernst Renz]]’s flagship circus in Berlin in 1899—which remained active under Schumann’s ownership
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  • ...e a trio of Italian acrobats whose act met with great success, both in the circus ring and on the variety stage, from the 1940s up to the late 1960s. They be ...utonomous city bordered by Morocco, on the north coast of Africa. Like all circus children, they were trained in all traditional acrobatic disciplines within
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  • ==Circus Owner and Producer== ...y Cottle seized the opportunity, and his name soon became synonymous with "circus" in the United Kingdom and would remain so until Cottle’s untimely death
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  • ...father, Jean-Antoine, nor his mother, Louise, née Escoda, belonged to the circus. Paul was only seven years old when he lost his mother; he was adopted by L ...The animals frequently lived in the cage where they performed. Unlike in a circus ring's large steel arena, there was not much room to move to shelter in cas
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  • ...e was also a remarkable female impersonator and his act, which played with great artistry and flair on gender confusion, was and would remain unique. ...was immediately hooked and, then and there, decided that he would become a circus performer.
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