July 27, 2008
Fire in the Big Top!
The Hartford Circus Fire
Well written essay
An American Circus Tragedy
Great information, hideous website
Who was Little Miss 1565?
8 years ago
Damn. I imagine these people were so glad to go to the circus and forget about the war for a few hours, and then, damn. I wonder what the "discrepancies" in the dental records were? Related, because I like steam carousels:
The Janvier stoomcarrousel (Salon Steam Carousel), one of the "Giants of the Fairground" catches fire on 6 October 1946 in the Hague
Charles Nelson Reilly
's account of the experience, interspersed with some vintage footage. (Because that site's 100% flash, you must go to "Media" to find "The Circus". It's worth it.)
(Whoops! I meant: "Media" "Clips")
Turning styles off for that yellow page helps a lot.
But, does it hide the clowns?? /coulrophobia