ALL STAR CIRCUS: CIRQUE D'HIVER (TV)

Summary

A television special showcasing notable circus acts at the Cirque d'Hiver in Paris, hosted by Tony Curtis. This program circus acts selected for recognition by the Circus Hall of Fame in Sarasota, Florida. Curtis hosts and offers narration throughout. Acts on display include: a horse-riding act performed by Emilien Bouglione; the Flying Cordonas with a trapeze act; a complex series of routines from juggler Francis Brunn; Sampion Bouglione performing with his trained elephants; Gipsy Bouglione performing a tightrope act; an acrobatics display known as a "Rizli act" performed by the Rios Brothers; a lion-taming act performed by animal trainer Catherine Blankard which goes awry; and a routine from the solo trapeze artist Gérard Edon. Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: 1969
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:50:58
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: B:53906
  • GENRE: Specials
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Specials
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV, 1969
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Joseph Cates … Executive Producer
    • Patrick Pleven … Producer
    • Francois Bronett … Associate Producer
    • Walter C. Miller … Director
    • Harold Flender … Writer
    • Tony Curtis … Host, Narrator
    • Catherine Blankard (audio id only) … Performer
    • Emilien Bouglione … Performer
    • Gipsy Bouglione … Performer
    • Sampion Bouglione … Performer
    • Francis Brunn … Performer
    • Gérard Edon … Performer
    • Flying Cordonas, The … Performer
    • Rios Brothers, The … Performer