Friday, June 25, 2010

CLOWN ALLEY: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey (1962)

Click the link for newsreel footage of the Ringling show in Washington in 1962. The clip features Mike "Coco" Polakovs walking stilts over Harold Ronk as well as Otto Griebling, Freddie Freeman and Billy Leveshire doing the boxing gag...

Clowns perform acrobatics during a circus show in Washington DC.

1 comment:

Mike Naughton said...

A guess -
the two ladies revolving on the perch might be The Georgians from the George Hanneford Family.
Like I said, it is a guess. Can anyone confirm?