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Skating

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:

Aldershot Hippodrome Poster, 14 September 1931 and during the week

 Item
Reference code: 178R38.12
Scope and Contents

Neil Kenyon comedian, Nixon Grey comedian, Harry Taft the new M.P., Norman Court comedian with dog, Gatcum & Dawson, Handby Celeine Trio skaters, Lou Radford xylophonist, Art & Jean Kildare singers and dancers, Pathe Supersound gazette. Red and green type on cream background with red border. Printed by T.J.S. Guilford & Co. Ltd, Printers, Kingston-on-Thames-1266 G.T.

Dates: 14 September 1931 and during the week

Argyle Theatre Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0117
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large number of posters as well as business records including records of artist bookings, accounts, scrapbooks, contracts and correspondence.

Dates: 1865 - 1941

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 1 November 1897

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.117
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Professor Duncan’s Wonderful Collie Dogs, J.H. Hurst Comedian and Descriptive Vocalist, The Brothers Edgar Comedians, Vocalists and Dancers, 7 Savonas Musical Marvels, Miss Amy Lyster Serio Comedienne and Characteristic Vocalist, Ethel Wood Serio Comic Vocalist and Dancer, Mr George Fairburn in "Parliamentary Personages", Erny Leader Eccentric Comedian, The Seven Marvellous Elliotts Cyclists, Musicians, Jugglers, Monocyclists, Unicycle and Roller...
Dates: 1 November 1897

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 30 May 1904

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.150
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Verno and Voyce Vocal Burlesque, Jack Sheppard Burglary at the Grange, Bob Hamilton Scotch Comedian and Concertinist, Joe Cheevers and Ned Kennedy Irish-American Sketch Team, Madge Daly Comedienne and Vocalist, Abel and Welsh Comic Gymnastic Grotesques, Gus Hindell Character and Descriptive Vocalist, Hess and Lisbon Comic Skaters introducing the Jumbo Policeman, Johnny Worman Comedian and Dancer, Motoring a Clever Sketch Produced by Harry Tate’s...
Dates: 30 May 1904

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 17 July 1939

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.81
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Gipsy Nina Singing Accordeoniste, Paul and Earl Rollo with Carole Skaters, Freddie Bamberger Jester Piano Player, Rex Ramer Impressionist, The Embert Sister Scottish Comediennes, Earl and Babette Dancers, Tex Shamva and Co. In Thrilling Mexican Speciality, Three Loose Screws Crazy-but Harmless!. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Red type.

Dates: 17 July 1939

Bertram Mills Circus Drawing, 22 December 1929

 Item
Reference code: 178V11.23
Scope and Contents Ink on board drawing by Arthur Ferrier (1891-1973). Black and white illustration of circus acts coming out of a paper hoop including a lady on an elephant's trunk, Whimsical Walker clown, trapeze act, equestrian rider, a roller skating act, clowns and floor acrobat, also a small scene of performer in the tube with text on bottom left corner, signed Arthur Ferrier on bottom right corner in ink, on reverse 'Comic Artists impression of the Circus at Olympia', on mount board 'Reproduced in the...
Dates: 22 December 1929

Billy Bellhouse Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0038
Scope and Contents

Photographs, handbills, newspaper reports and financial records relating to Billy Bellhouse and his life as a wall of death rider as well as other performers.

Dates: 1914 - 1960; 2016

Billy Smart's Circus Poster, 18 March - 3 April 1964

 Item
Reference code: 178R47.124
Scope and Contents Birmingham, Hay Mills Recreation Ground. Les Arata on the silver wire, 16 aerial trapeze artistes, The riding machine, Brooke Bond's chimpanzees, 20 elephants, The Two Rapolli juggling act, The Six Skating Willers, U.S. Seventh Cavalry, Fairyland Story, The Flying Ibarras, The Atlas Sahara Troupe, High stilt walkers, 14 polar bears, The Roever Sisters, The Six Cycling Kludsky, The Aerial Antinous. Multicolour type on multicolour background baloons on right hand side, colour illustration of...
Dates: 18 March - 3 April 1964

Blackpool Tower Circus Fantastic Programme, 1975

 Item
Reference code: 178K41.3
Scope and Contents

Charlie Cairoli and his Company, Mary Chipperfield and her animals, The Flying Marilees Flyers Aerialists, Circus Knie’s Horses, Franz R. Althoff elephants, Kris Kremo juggler, Fattini blancing act, Skating Rolwoods, Chy Bao Guy Troupe, The Six Bertinis trick cyclists and balancing act, Desmond and Marks clown, Helen Piderman. Notes of times handwritten on programme. Contains photos, 12p.p.

Dates: 1975

Business Records, 1938 - 1939

 Series
Reference code: 178H16
Scope and Contents

Contracts of work for the Handby Celeine Four and Handby Celeine Trio.

Dates: 1938 - 1939

Chester Royalty Theatre Poster, Week commencing 4 July 1932

 Item
Reference code: 178R38.11
Scope and Contents

Colin Wark presents, Troise and the Mandoliers, Gerard Snoeck the squeeze-box merchant, Handby Celeine Trio in skatorial moments, Mayfair Sisters two grass widows in something different, Bert Hopping mountain of mirth, Betty Bruce feminine but funny, Ivor John from Covent Garden & Carl Rosa Opera Co., Revill and Syd versatility personified. Blue and red type on cream background. Printed by Taplen & Paddock Printers, Cuppin Street, Chester.

Dates: Week commencing 4 July 1932

Christopher Palmer Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0105
Scope and Contents

Circus programmes and VHS tapes from Billy Smart’s Circus and Chipperfields’s Circus collected during the 1970s and early 1980s by the TV producer, Christopher John Palmer. There are also a number of promotional photographs of artistes and other ephemera related to the circus.

Dates: 1973 - 1983

Circus Films, c1950 - 1959

 Item
Reference code: 178D24.5
Scope and Contents

Copy of films on DVD showing trampolin scene, female tumbling and acrobatics, female aerial acts, a religious ceremony in a circus tent, a circus parade, equestrian act, foot juggling, wild animal acts, Chinese flag jumping act, dancing, slack rope act, trapeze, clowning, skating, military band, cycling act, rolling ball act, various animal acts, chair balancing act and knife throwing. Colour and black and white, silent.

Dates: c1950 - 1959

Circus Films, c1950 - 1959

 Item
Reference code: 178D24.1
Scope and Contents

Copy of film on DVD showing performers at Harringay and with Bertram Mills, Polack Bros. Cole Bros Circus and Rosaires among other circuses. Also showing Digger Pugh on the trampoline and roller skates, other acts include female aerial acts, acrobatics, clowning, wild animal acts, equestrian acts, fakir acts, clowning and circus parades. Also scenes of performers behind the scenes and outdoor performances. Black and white and colour with narration and background music.

Dates: c1950 - 1959

Circus Films, c1950 - 1959

 Item
Reference code: 178D24.2
Scope and Contents Copy of film on DVD showing scenery and cities around the world including Berlin, China, Paris, New York City, Coney Island, women lifting weights on the beach, acrobatics, scenes at Clyde Beatty circus and elephants at Sarasota among others. Also people ice skating, people on a cruise ship, a plane taking off, a lorry on fire, people parachuting from a metal contraption, warships being sunk, a street festival in Africa, a football match, scenes in India including a burial, a female...
Dates: c1950 - 1959

Circus Films, c1950 - 1959

 Item
Reference code: 178D24.4
Scope and Contents This film contains scenes of animal cruelty and human casualties that may be upseting to some viewers. Copy of films on DVD showing circus parade, city scenes, the set of the film Cleopatra starring Elizabeth Taylor for which Digger Pugh was animal director, training scene of tampolin act on an elephant outdoors with the elephant collapsing and struggling against the chains on his legs (this scene can be upseting), actors in costume, a religious pageant possibly in Spain and scene of a bull...
Dates: c1950 - 1959

Circus Friends Association Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0122
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a large library of books and journals, as well as archival material including posters, programmes, photographs, films, handbills, research material, scrapbooks, original artwork and many other items of ephemera relating to British, Irish and European circuses

Dates: 1795 - 2020

Contract, 9 March 1939

 Item
Reference code: 178H16.1
Scope and Contents

Contract between Ernest Binns’ Enterprises, Morecambe, and the Handby Celeine Four, signed by Ernest Binns and Florence (Thorne or Horne).

Dates: 9 March 1939

Contract, 14 June 1938

 Item
Reference code: 178H16.2
Scope and Contents

Contract between Tom Arnold Ltd, Shaftesbury Avenue, London and Handby Celeine Trio to appear at the Empire Theatre, Glasgow, signed by Tom Arnold.

Dates: 14 June 1938

Correspondence, c1939 - 1945

 Series
Reference code: 178F22
Scope and Contents

Employment related correspondence addressed to Handby Celeine from theatrical agencies and production companies.

Dates: c1939 - 1945