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Circus
Lancaster’s Handstand

Lancaster’s Handstand

Here’s Burt Lancaster — yes THAT Burt Lancaster, the movie star — doing a handstand in his suit coat and penny loafers soon after he arrived in New York from Italy aboard the SS Liberté. This shot was from December, 1951. Lancaster developed an interest in acrobatics...

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The Pasquali Brothers

The Pasquali Brothers

A look at the Pasquali Brothers (there were actually three of them: Bibi, Harry, and Willie.). They were born in Italy, where their father and mother were both well known circus performers and the boys began their training as soon as they could walk. They took up the...

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Tag:
Circus
Lancaster’s Handstand

Lancaster’s Handstand

Here’s Burt Lancaster — yes THAT Burt Lancaster, the movie star — doing a handstand in his suit coat and penny loafers soon after he arrived in New York from Italy aboard the SS Liberté. This shot was from December, 1951. Lancaster developed an interest in acrobatics...

read more
The Pasquali Brothers

The Pasquali Brothers

A look at the Pasquali Brothers (there were actually three of them: Bibi, Harry, and Willie.). They were born in Italy, where their father and mother were both well known circus performers and the boys began their training as soon as they could walk. They took up the...

read more