How the famous Durov circus dynasty appeared in Russia
This circus dynasty has been around for more than 150 years. Grandfather Durov – its legendary founder, remained in the memory of people as the first person to refuse the…

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Koshkoterapiya: the best circus performances and exclusive methods of raising children from Yuri Kuklachev
April 12 marks the 67th anniversary of the most famous "cat lover" and "cat specialist", the founder of the circus dynasty, the Creator of the "cat Theater", People's artist of…

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Krasnoselsky circus Museum
In the center of the village of Krasnoselki in the Odessa region, there is a large bright building. This is the Krasnoselsky House of culture. In the evenings it is…

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“Lullaby” from the cult Soviet film “Circus”

The plot of this film, perhaps, everyone remembers. And the moment when the audience and circus workers passed a dark-skinned boy to each other and sang him a lullaby. “Lullaby” from the movie “Circus” impermissibly for that time copied the motives of the forbidden American Blues. And yet the Soviet people fell in love with it.
Lyubov Orlova in this film is simply incomparable. After the Circus, she became the first Soviet movie star-finally and irrevocably. For a long time, there was a legend that at one of the Kremlin receptions, Stalin said to Alexandrov: “if you offend her, we will shoot you.” And in 1937, such a joke could easily become a reality.

 

A parody of a circus
Parody as a genre has recently become widespread. It became popular both in satirical literature and on the stage. In the photo: Yu. NIKULIN and M. SHUIDIN perform the Reprise…

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Article about the circus
Not "circus people", but "circus people". On "circus people" will be offended – this is an insult, like "Jews, Ukrainians". Because circus-a special nationality, a small people numbering about five…

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The king of shapito: how a clown was crowned in Albania
Bearded anecdotes about how politicians look like clowns are already boring, but few people know that there was a funny precedent in history when a professional circus performer actually sat…

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Entertainment or cruelty: 25 vintage images from mobile menageries
The peak of popularity of mobile menageries is considered to be the XIX century: then it was an integral part of everyday entertainment, and even more so fairs and holiday…

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