These 'carte de visites' were widely collected by Americans and made quite a bit of money for the 'freaks' and the owners of freak shows
The final two episodes may reveal the purpose or it may end with a new world order, where freak shows
have no place.
I think back in season one, she said, 'We've got to do carnival, freak shows
,' and she kept sending me books,'' he said.
20) Again the more culturally homogeneous crowds of Blackpool were more interested in the pubs and dance halls than in freak shows
The exhibition's combination of didacticism with morbid titillation also harks back to old horror movies and freak shows
The materiality of the ticket, itself a reminder of viewership, opens up histories of cinematic racial spectacle, carnivals, and freak shows
, providing an interpretative grid to read Demme's Beloved.
While John admits to being fascinated by the Victorian freak shows
of old this is much more contemporary entertainment.
have been around since Victorian times but in those days many were fake shows.
THE JIM ROSE Circus harkens back to a more perverse period in our history when old-fashioned freak shows
stumped about on this earth.
And the worst TV nature programs are glorified freak shows
They're freak shows
and people who agree to go on them deserve everything they get.
Adams arranged the material thematically, separating playhouse licenses from those for provincial tours of tumblers and freak shows
, and treating the few examples of active censorship in isolation.