Circus sideshow talker Ward Hall on the beauty of the deceptive phrase “anthropomorphic freaks”

Circus sideshow talker Ward Hall on the beauty of the deceptive phrase "anthropomorphic freaks"Prince Randian, "the living torso" in Tod Browning’s 1932 movie Freaks, was a "non-anthropomorphic" freak.


Ward Hall explains about "building the tip" or gathering together a crowd at a sideshow, and why anthropomorphic is one of his favorite deceptive words.

Thanks to Boing Boing for the link – What makes a good sideshow "talker">>

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