Wild West show


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Wild West show

n
(Theatre) US a show or circus act presenting feats of horsemanship, shooting, etc
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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.
THEATRE FUNBOX THE WILD WEST SHOW See this show with your little ones on Saturday at noon and 3pm at His Majesty's Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen.
Haddo House, near Tarves August 10 FUNBOX THE WILD WEST SHOW Funbox hit the road with their brand new Wild West Show.
The ghost shirt was presented to Glasgow in 1891 when Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show visited the city.
But this year they've swapped the dinosaur scales for stetsons and they're stepping out in their spurs in The Wild West Show.
It belonged to my great-uncle who ran off with the Buffalo Bill Cody Wild West Show when it came to New York City in July 1902.
"Pawnee Bill" Lillie's Wild West Show. The 14-room mansion, completed in 1910, is fully furnished with their original belongings.
Which American sharpshooter who performed in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show inspired the musical Annie Get Your Gun?
Howard Kazanjian and Chris Enss' The Trials of Annie Oakley (9781493017461, $24.95) provides a biographical coverage that focuses on the feisty independent woman who advanced the image of women in American history both through her performances in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West show and in her advocacy efforts.
COLONEL William Frederick Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill, came to Cardiff with his Wild West Show three times - in 1891, 1902 and 1904.
Vuillard also considers Sitting Bull, the great Lakota victor of the battle of Little Bighorn, who joined the Wild West Show to earn money by being paraded in front of booing crowds, signing autographs, and posing for pictures.
At the end of the 19th century, Buffalo Bill Cody was not the only entrepreneur to have a Wild West Show. Gordon Lilly, aka Pawnee Bill, had his own traveling show from 1888 to 1908 in which he featured Oklahoma Indians, particularly Pawnee and Ponca, from near his home outside Ponca City, Indian Territory.