Brydon Signs Leo Singer's Midget Troupe


Inks Other Midway Units

CHICAGO May 7, Leo Singer's Midgets have been signed by Ray Marsh - Brydon, supplier of midway shows to fairs and parks.  The midgets will open at Riverview Park here when the funspot bows and will continue there until the opening of its fair route Brydon announced.  One of the fairs the troupe will play is Ohio State Fair, Columbus, where Brydon also disclosed that he has closed with Jack Green, of T. & G. Producing Company here, for the latter to produce three tents shows for Brydon's fair dates.  these units will be a Latin-American revue, a posing show, and a jig show, the latter to be produced under the direction of Sherman Dudley.

New Show

Warren B. Irons, former Kansas City burlesque operator, is to frame and operate a walk-thru show under the Brydon banner.  This unit, now being readied, will play fairs only.

Julius Kuhnel has been signed to handle a three-in-one freak show for Brydon.  The unit, which will include Susie, the elephant girl, and Albert-Alberta, is to  open May 9th at Edgewater Beach Park, Detroit, and will shift later to fairs.

Archie McAskill again will have the Illusion Show, Brydon said.

Before leaving here for Savin Rock, Conn., where he has the Sideshow Brydon denied rumors that Sally Rand would head a girl show for him.  He left here accompanied by Red Friend, who is the replace Norman Wolf as manager of the Brydon Sideshow at Savin Rock.


Billboard May 14th 1949

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