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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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  • ...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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  • ...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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  • ...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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  • ...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 ...of the monumental [[Circus Busch]] in Berlin, and had reigned over a vast circus empire that included circuses in Altona, Hamburg, Breslau, and Vienna, and
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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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  • ==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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  • ...trainer Fritz W. Schulz (1910-2010) was one of Australia's most celebrated circus personalities. He had a long and brilliant career that spanned six decades ===Circus Debut===
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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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  • ...'s Horses at Liberty, in Thames Television's ''[[Billy Smart]]'s Christmas Circus'', shot in Windsor, England (1978).
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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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  • ...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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  • ...y with the rank of Captain, and he would be often billed in his subsequent circus career as "Captain Ankner." ...em to [[The Great Carmo|Harry Carmo]] for his newly formed Great Carmo’s Circus in Ireland—and thus Ankner became the Equestrian Director of the Carm
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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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  • ...e of its famous name) with the legendary [[Cirque Medrano (Paris)|Parisian circus]]. ...sartelli family managed to become in just a few decades one of the largest circus families in Europe; it counts today about one hundred members.
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  • ==Acrobat, Circus Owner== ...pted England. Yet, this highly respected artist and impresario came to the circus quite by accident, and in very unusual circumstances.
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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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  • ...oxes of Kellogg’s Sugar Smacks—and has been often used on European circus posters as a generic clown image. ...|Ringling]] brothers combined it with the Ringling-owned [[Barnum & Bailey Circus]] the following year. He would be working for the Ringling organization, wi
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  • ...Pedro and Juan began performing a trapeze act. Pedro later joined another circus, Circo Alegría, where he met—and later married—a French acroba ...name Boby) and Polo performed their first clown entrée in the new family circus.
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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== ...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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  • ...South Holland, in the Netherlands, to a family that was not related to the circus. As a young woman, Tini went on to work as a stenographer at the Dutch Defe ...the traditional winter season of [[Circus Strassburger]] in the legendary "circus-theater." The polar bears belonged to the Klant Zoo, created by [[Willy Hag
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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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  • ...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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  • ...tion in that domain was [[Margarita Nazarova]] (1926-2005), another Soviet circus legend, who began performing in the cage fourteen years after her! ===From Competitive Sports to The Circus===
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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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  • ...at the end of his act. His was a remarkable presentation which won him his circus title, "The Tiger King." In his book ''Les Dompteurs'' (1929), French circus historian (and amateur cat trainer) Henry Thétard described Henricksen’s
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  • ==Circus Director== ...eat names of the past by taking good advantage of the struggle of some old circus luminaries to stage a comeback.
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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== ...ee-ring circus and the refinement and intimacy of the traditional European circus.
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  • ==Clown, Circus Owner, Animal Trainer== ...no]] bought and continued to exploit his elegant and revolutionary touring 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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