Vaudeville

Vaudeville performers awed audiences with high wire and acrobatic acts, dancers and singers captured their attention, comedians made them laugh, and Houdini, as well as lesser-known magicians, amazed them. Of the numerous types of acts and hundreds of performers, trick and fancy skaters became part of the vaudeville circuit.

Come learn about Charles Frank, The Dean of Roller Skating, and Lillian Frank as well as a variety of other skating vaudeville stars including Jessie Darling, Inez Sibley, and Earl Van Horn.

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