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Billy Smart's Children's Circus


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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
From Scotland:
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
Television presentation KEN GRlFFIN


Presented By: Tommy Roberts
Unknown: Phyllis Allen
Assisted By: Giselle Wilson
Dancers: Jackie Palmer
Director: Laurie Holloway
Unknown: Ken Grlffin

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Billy Smart's Children's Circus

BBC One London, 1 May 1978 17.20

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