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Identifier

2005002r_N-183-02_The_Star_of_the_Side_Show

Creation Date

1912

Subject—Topics

Thanhouser Company; Silent films; Motion pictures; The Star of the Side Show; Eline, Marie; LeViness, Carl; Blanchard, Bertha; Thompson, David; Carr, May

Date Range

1912

Description

A 1912 Thanhouser silent film, “The Star of the Side Show,” Marie Eline [far right] as a midget; Carl LeViness [in background in top hat] as the side show barker, Bertha Blanchard as the albino, David H. Thompson as the strongman, May Carr as the fat lady, Fanny Gregory as the bearded lady, Mignon Anderson [between them] as the snake charmer, and Robert Milasch, the actor seated on the far right.

Format

BW film negative; 5.5" x 3.25"

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

N-183-02

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