HUMAN ODDITIES ... vintage sideshow freakshow circus performers. Digital Printable Collage Sheet

HUMAN ODDITIES - Digital Printable Collage Sheet - Vintage Circus Freakshow Performers, Freaks & Geeks, Unusual Beauty, Digital Download

HUMAN ODDITIES ... vintage sideshow freakshow circus performers. Digital Printable Collage Sheet

Gorgeous cast portraits from Tod Browning’s ‘Freaks’ (1932) | Dangerous Minds

Gorgeous cast portraits from Tod Browning’s ‘Freaks’ (1932) | Dangerous Minds

Rosa and Josefa.

8 Incredible Vintage Photos of 'Freaks' Who'd Rock AHS: Freak Show

Robert Owen Melvin (1920-1995) had neurofibromatosis that enlarged half his face.  He was barred from school as a child but he excelled at math, and often helped with the bookkeeping for the sideshows.  Bob first entered show business in 1949. When he married his longtime girlfriend Virginia in 1952, observers were heard to mutter that the match-up wouldn't last a year, but in fact it lasted more than forty.  They had one daughter.

Robert Owen Melvin (1920-1995) had neurofibromatosis that enlarged half his face. He was barred from school as a child but he excelled at math, and often helped with the bookkeeping for the sideshows. Bob first entered show business in 1949. When he married his longtime girlfriend Virginia in 1952, observers were heard to mutter that the match-up wouldn't last a year, but in fact it lasted more than forty. They had one daughter.

geisterseher:    History and medical description of the two-headed girl : sold by her agents for her special benefit, at 25 cents (1869)  Millie and Christine McCoy (1851-1912) (side show poster / freak show

geisterseher: History and medical description of the two-headed girl : sold by her agents for her special benefit, at 25 cents (1869) Millie and Christine McCoy (1851-1912) (side show poster / freak show

Jenny Lee & Elvira Snow Freaks has earned its place in history as one of the all-time great cult films, though it wasn’t always beloved. The film was reviled by both critics and audiences upon release in 1932. It was a career-killer for Tod Browning, who had previously been a Hollywood golden child with a string of Lon Chaney hits under his belt and who had just come off the enormous success of Dracula. The film shocked audiences with its use of actual sideshow “freaks” as actors: Among...

Jenny Lee & Elvira Snow Freaks has earned its place in history as one of the all-time great cult films, though it wasn’t always beloved. The film was reviled by both critics and audiences upon release in 1932. It was a career-killer for Tod Browning, who had previously been a Hollywood golden child with a string of Lon Chaney hits under his belt and who had just come off the enormous success of Dracula. The film shocked audiences with its use of actual sideshow “freaks” as actors: Among...

These 20 Vintage Sideshow Photos Are So Odd. #15 Has To Be Fake. How Is That…

These 20 Vintage Sideshow Photos Are So Odd. #15 Has To Be Fake. How Is That…

Gorgeous cast portraits from Tod Browning’s ‘Freaks’ (1932) | Dangerous Minds

Gorgeous cast portraits from Tod Browning’s ‘Freaks’ (1932) | Dangerous Minds

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