Greatest Show on Earth

Definition

Theater

  • The billing for P. T. Barnum's gigantic travelling show. Acombination of circus, menagerie, and freak show, it was exhibitedacross America from 1871 and merged with a similar enterprise run by his chiefrival, James Bailey, a decade later. The show was presented at the LondonOlympia in 1889 and sold to the Ringling Brothers in 1907.
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