A Mentor

by Scott McClelland

 

 

Also During this time, strong man and escape artist Mike Yanyk joined the show performing feats of strength such as bending iron bars in his teeth and escaping from ropes and chains.

 

Nick would perform The HUMAN PINCUSHION and Anastasia would SWALLOW 7 SWORDS at one time!

 

During the Depression years the show rolled on and Nick opened a side company called New Era Publishing, which printed posters, catalogues and calendars etc.

 

This was another time of innovation for as Vaudeville began to die, Nick started to take an interest in expanding into a travelling Carnival and shows.

 


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