HISTORISCH OVERZICHT KERMISATTRACTIES: KIJKWERK.

KermisKijkwerk[Book: Karel Loeff & Henni Van Oers – 2001 – 15x21cm – 50 Pages – Many B&W photos]. From the fat lady, animal exhibits, Wall of Death motorcycle stunts; flea circuses and the girl without a head… these are all examples of the wide world of Kijkwerk [Sideshows]. This ancient form of entertainment has now become a rarity. This is a look at freak shows and live entertainment with an explanation of each. Selected Chapter Points: From Travelling to Permanent; Stage and Theatre; Puppets and Marionettes; The Circus; Cabaret; Large and Small Animals; The Flea Theatre; The Mouse City; People and Mystery; Abnormalities; Real or Headless?; Sports Shows; Science and Technique; The World in Miniature; The Bioscope. (Dutch script throughout). ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.