General Circus and Variety Scrapbook 12

Scope and Content

Scrapbook labelled 'Circus and Variety' on spine and features ticket stubs pasted onto the inside front and back covers. Also includes:

  • Article on Royal visit, 1953
  • Article entitled 'Are Nude Shows Killing the Music Hall?'1953
  • Profiles of Joan Rhodes (strongwoman), Terry Thomas (TV's highest paid comedian at the time) and Leazar 'BABY' Scruggs (US burlesque performer)