A freak show is an exhibition of biological rarities, referred to as "freaks of nature".
Typical .... 1739: Peter the Great's niece Anna Ioannovna had a parade of circus
freaks escort ...
Feb 3, 2014 ... Everyone is familiar with the strongman, the bearded lady, or the Siamese twins
Chang and Eng, but they were not the only examples of---for ...
Oct 8, 2014 ... The freak show has a long and bizarre history. Here are some of the most famous
circus sideshow performers to ever mesmerize audiences ...
When we think of circuses and carnivals we picture manic clowns, bustling
crowds, animal acts, overpriced rides and unfair games of supposed chance and
Aug 4, 2015 ... This installment is giving you a look at what awaits behind the curtain with the
Top 10 Weirdest Circus Sideshows and Freaks! It should be ...
Jun 27, 2012 ... Similar in many respects to the circus sideshows, these museums featured
human "freaks" who displayed their odd physiognomies and ...
Sep 7, 2015 ... The remains were to be then returned to Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan by William
Burke, the circus manager, but he balked at the effort and ...
Aug 31, 2016 ... “Congress of Freaks” circa 1924. Wikimedia Commons. On May 19, 1884, the
Ringling Bros.' Circus officially opened for business, capitalizing ...
Jul 29, 2015 ... Pictures of sideshow "freaks" pop up all the time online, but rarely do we ... Since
Inside the Actors Studio didn't exist for circus performers back ...
Apr 30, 2014 ... "When you're born, you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in
America, you get a front row seat." -- George Carlin. In 19th century ...