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Olympians of the Sawdust Circle: A Biographical Dictionary of the Nineteenth ...

William Lawrence Slout - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 340 pages
The culmination of more than thirty years of research, Olympians of the Sawdust Circle is an attempt to identify every major and minor player in the American circus world of ...
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Lovecraft: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos

William L. Slout, Lin Carter - Performing Arts - 2009 - 266 pages
James A. Bailey and P. T. Barnum first joined forces to produce a double show in 1881--a royal coupling--inaugurating the "Golden Age" of the American circus. This book details ...
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Ink from a Circus Press Agent: An Anthology of Circus History from the Pen ...

Charles H. Day, William Lawrence Slout - Performing Arts - 1995 - 201 pages
One of the most colorful breed of men in 19th-century circusdom was the press agent, whose duty was to act as "an umpire between the show and the newspapers," and promote his ...
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Circus heroes and heroines

Rhina Kirk - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1972 - 91 pages
Brief profiles of famous circus personalities such as P. T. Barnum, Tom Thumb, Clyde Beatty, and Annie Oakley plus a short history of the origins of the circus.
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Here Comes the Circus

Peter Verney - Circus - 1978 - 287 pages
"Discusses the history of the circus from ancient times to today and such aspects as animals, clowns, aerialists, side shows, and the circus way of life."
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