Happy Birthday Ms Berlin Sr!!!

Happy Birthday Ms Berlin Sr!!!

Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday dear Youhoo, Happy Birthday to You! Hurray Hurray Hurray! xoxo Mimi

These are the Ross Sisters, acrobats in Broadway Rhythm .,1944

The Shellveys; Human Totems

The Shellveys; Human Totems

“Germany Free State Prussia Berlin: Equilibrists Contortionist act of The Shellveys in Berlin’s Wintergarten vaudeville theater. Contortion is often part of acrobatics and circus acts and involve dramatic bending and flexing of the human body – undated, probably 1912 – Published by: ‘Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung’ 50/1912 Vintage property of ullstein bild” (getty images)

It’s things-from-the-past-you-should-see-week, an educational program at Mimi Berlin.

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