Billetti - June 9, 1933 News Comet - East Berlin, PA
PAGE POUR Hagenbeck Circus In York June 7 The Great Hagenbeck-Wallace circus, one of the two largest railroad shows in America, will exhibit in York on Wednesday, June 7. The huge circus, traveling on three special all-steel trains of Â·Â·double-length circus cars, will, this year, offer more brilliant features than ever before. Everything on ."tengthy program is new and of gigantic proportions, resplendent with scores of features new to patrons. Clyde Eeatty, world famous wild animal trainer, will again, occupy, in person, the highlight position the extensive program, with his group of forty lions and tigers. most thrilling display of the kind in the world. Other stellan features will include the famous Hanneford family of bare-back riders, starring "Poodles" Hanneford, greatest of riding clowns; the Billetti troupe of breathtaking high-wire performers; "Bom- bayo," the man from. India; the Canestrelly family, sensational un- Bupported-ladder performers; the Hying Hills, and the Clarkonians, thrilling trapeze displays; the Pic* chiani troupe of spring-board acrobats, and over 100 other ring, and stage displays offered by the men and women arenic stars with the mammoth show this season. The performances will open with a new 1933 version of "Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt," gorgeous spectacle of ancient Egypt, which climaxes an elaborate pyrotechnical display, Â·while a whole congress of clowns to the number of sixty-five will -weave mirth and merriment throughout the length of the thrilling program. The great Hagenbeck-Wallace menagerie, tlte largest on tour in the world, is, this year, augmented by five herds of performing elephants--40 in number, 30 camels, and a herd of zebras. Performances are scheduled for 2 and 8 p. m., the doors opening one hour earlier allowing time for inspection of the mammoth zoological display.