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Billy Smart's Circus

Synopsis

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Under Europe's biggest Big Top
The Guv'nor plays host to star performers specially invited from two Continents.

From the United States of America
with an escort of cowboys, Indians, and the '6th U.S. Cavalry'
Francarro

Star of the high trapeze, from Madison Square Garden.
The Skyrolls
Skating in the clouds
Phil Enos
and his car with a mind of its own
Bob Markworth
America's 'Robin Hood' with his beautiful human target Mayana.

and from Europe
The Domini
Italian elegance, clowning, and gymnastic skill on the horizontal bars.
Titos
A Spanish boy who is more at home on his head than his heels.
Brown Bears from Yugoslavia
presented by Kreft.
The Marconis from the French National Circus
'cyclobatics' on a silver rod high above the sawdust.
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Introduced by Harry Towb.
Billy Smart's Touring Show is appearing at Portsmouth

Contributors

Trapeze artist: Francarro
Skaters: The Skyrolls
Comedian: Phil Enos
Archer: Bob Markworth
Entertainers: The Domini
Performer: Titos
Presented by (Brown Bears from Yugoslavia): Kreft
Entertainers: The Marconis
Presenter: Harry Towb
Ringmaster: A. Delobsq
Musical director: Jack Ansell
Circus presentation: Ronnie Smart
Circus presentation: David Smart
Producer: Derek Burrell-Davis






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