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BBC television's annual visit to the big top for international circus entertainment from stars of the future.
Introduced by ringmaster David Smart Jr From Britain:
Eight Appaloosa ponies presented by Tommy Roberts From Italy:
Miss Barbara juggling 25 feet above the circus ring on a single trapeze and Rey de los Muneos
SILVANO and his eight-year-old daughter MARAIKA with a comedy contortion act
From Portugal: The Lorados bouncing across the ring on a slack rope
From Liverpool: The Dounos three talented acrobatic young ladies
Phyllis Allen and her dogs, assisted by Giselle Wilson From Italy:
The Biasini Family
MARAIKA, SERGIO and LARRISA with their traditional rolling globes From England:
Davida and Gabriella Smart working on a unique revolving aerial trapeze created especially for this occasion with The Jackie Palmer Dancers
Circus production OLGA SMART
Musical director LAURIE HOLLOWAY Lighting SAM BRANTER Sound JEFF BAKER
Designer ALLAN ANSON
Television presentation KEN GRlFFIN
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