Tuesday, August 24, 2021



Roger Smith said...

Poodles Hanneford supported by Charles Clarke. Charles was brother Ernest Clarke's catcher for the Clarkonians two-man flying act. Their timing skill was so precise, they worked with no one up there to drop bars. Fans of the film TRAPEZE recall Burt Lancaster's character insisting on the purity of the two-act. This is what he meant. Ernest married Elizabeth Rebecca Hanneford, and the families formed a successful bond of tradition.