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The Show of Shows DVD

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£10.00

Description

The official DVD release of the critically acclaimed film, 'The Show of Shows'

 

Detailed Description

Roll Up, Roll Up for an unforgettable experience! This film tells the story of itinerant circus performers, cabaret acts and vaudeville and fairground attractions. In this film, rarities and never-before-seen footage of fairgrounds, circus entertainment, freak shows, variety performances, music hall and seaside entertainment are chronicled from the 19th & 20th century. We will see early shows that wowed the world and home movies of some of the greatest circus families. Director Benedikt Erlinsson takes us back to the days when the most outlandish, skilful and breathtaking acts travelled the world. This rich visual archive has been created with exclusive access to The University of Sheffield's National Fairground Archive and is accompanied by an epic new score by Georg Holm & Orri Pall Dyrason of Sigur Ros, in collaboration with Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson and Kjartan Dagur Holm.

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