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[Circus, vaudeville, theatrical performers, sports athletes, other curiosities in Australia and New Zealand, 1912-1937 : newspaper and magazine clippings, collectables]
Bib ID 3002582
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [Australia, 1912-1937] 
3 v. : ill., ports. ; 44 cm. 
Series

Australian ephemera collection (Scrapbooks, etc.)

Summary

Australian entertainers including Wirth's Circus ; stars of George Musgrove and J.C. Williamson productions ; Australian and New Zealand cricket and rugby teams ; circus animals ; eccentrics and other unusual acts all touring the eastern states of Australia and New Zealand. Includes overseas news, movie stars, other performers of similar interests. With a strong pictorial emphasis. Some articles contain descriptions about important historical events such as an ANZAC diary ; a chronological record of the Great War ; list of 64 Australians who won the Victoria Cross (V.C.) ; Charles Kingsford Smith's flying achievement ; Don Bradman's victories.

Notes

PROMPT Scrapbook 10 also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-871584920

Subjects Circus performers -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Entertainers -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Women entertainers -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Athletes -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Circus performers -- Australia.  |  Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Australia.  |  Entertainers -- Australia.  |  Women entertainers -- Australia.  |  Athletes -- Australia.  |  Circus -- Australia.  |  Amusements -- Australia.  |  Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States.  |  Australia -- History -- 1901-1945.  |  Australia -- Social life and customs -- 1901-1945.

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PROMPT Scrapbook 10
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