Wild West show


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Wild West show

n
(Theatre) US a show or circus act presenting feats of horsemanship, shooting, etc

Wild′ West′ show`


n.
a show depicting scenes from the early history of the western U.S. and displaying feats of marksmanship, horsemanship, rope twirling, and the like.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.Wild West show - a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scaleWild West Show - a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe
show - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
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1860: Annie Oakley, marksman who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, was born.
Later she became a storyteller for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show before ultimately settling in Montana.
Moreover, while "Little Miss Sure Shot" is presented chronologically (apart from the prologue) and skips certain periods and in the attempt to focus on those that are especially vital, such as the early years Annie spent with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, including her tours through Europe.
The musical, which opened last night, stars Jason Donovan, Norman Pace, and Emma Williams as Little Annie Oakley, and tells the story of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.
Pickett's success and notoriety as the "only professional bulldogger in the world" caught the attention of the Miller Brothers who's 101 Ranch Wild West Show in Oklahoma was quickly becoming the best such entertainment in the country.
of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) takes the unique approach of presenting his material as a wild west show, explaining how the shows (and exhibits, art and other materials) began as crude displays of Native Americans to become elaborate, idealized, and, above all, profitable.
Its most romantically adventurous tale concerns Simpson's great great grandmother who left her husband, to join the Wild West Show fronted by her new love - American sharpshooting cowboy Samuel Cody.
If Joy Kasson exposed Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show as a nationalist narrative of expansion, McNenly, in turn, reveals how Native performers transformed their role as actors from exotic savage to worthy adversary.
AUG 10-11: Families should visit Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park in Essex for Kid Fest, featuring a Mister Maker craft zone, Bob the Builder plus vintage funfair and circus plus a Wild West show, as well as Justin Bieber and One Direction tribute acts.
The Festival Fun Day yesterday came complete with a real cowboy flavour courtesy of leading Wild West show, Martell's Raiders.
Canada is to have a home made wild west show as well as the United States.
Oakley's amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar.