Circus Queen and Tinker Bell
The Memoir of Tiny Kline
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Circus Queen and Tinker Bell by Tiny Kline
Book DescriptionThis engaging memoir follows the life and career of circus performer Tiny Kline (1891-1964) from the burlesque house to the circus tent, and on to Disneyland and the silver screen. While working for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Kline became well known for her signature \u0022slide for life\u0022 stunt, an \u0022iron jaw\u0022 act in which she slid to the ground while dangling from trapeze rigging by her teeth. Kline renewed her spectacular acrobatics at the age of seventy when she played Tinker Bell in the \u0022Fantasy in the Sky\u0022 fireworks show at Disneyland. In that same year, she also began writing her life story. Extensively annotated by Janet M. Davis, this memoir documents twentieth-century changes in popular amusements, while providing fresh insight into circus personalities such as John Ringling, acrobat Lillian Leitzel, and big cat trainer Mabel Stark, as well as mainstream entertainers like Florenz Ziegfeld, John Philip Sousa, and others. Kline also provides intimate details about the daily machinations at the circus, including fascinating accounts of its sexual politics, racial dynamics, risky nature, and labor relations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252075100
(5983mm x 3971mm x 23mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 18-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Tiny Kline
Janet M. Davis is an associate professor of American studies and history at the University of Texas, Austin, and the author of The Circus Age: Culture and Society under the American Big Top.
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