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Inside the Soviet circus

Author: Theodore BikelMiriam BirchNorris BrockJohn DabneyNational Geographic Society (U.S.)All authors
Publisher: [Washington, DC] : National Geographic Society, ©1988.
Series: National Geographic Society special.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look inside the Soviet Circus, whose performers enjoy wages and social status greater than any other citizen except top scientists and high government officials. It all starts at the Moscow Circus School where 70 teenagers are chosen annually from 1000 applicants to hone their skills in acrobatics, ballet, clowning, juggling and rope-walking.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Bikel; Miriam Birch; Norris Brock; John Dabney; National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
OCLC Number: 17616318
Credits: Written and produced by Miriam Birch; photographed by Norris Brock; edited by John Dabney.
Performer(s): Theodore Bikel.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: National Geographic Society special.
Responsibility: produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh.

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A look inside the Soviet Circus, whose performers enjoy wages and social status greater than any other citizen except top scientists and high government officials. It all starts at the Moscow Circus School where 70 teenagers are chosen annually from 1000 applicants to hone their skills in acrobatics, ballet, clowning, juggling and rope-walking.

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