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The airport on North Hollywood Way in Burbank has officially rebranded itself the Hollywood Burbank Airport, putting an end to the former title that paid tribute to the comedian and showman Bob Hope.
The manic, rubber-faced showman who rose to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons. Aug. 20.
Ever the showman, the stage was outfitted with large video screens that provided ambiance to the whole experience.
The manic, rubber-faced showman who rose to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons.
Bailar was most assuredly not a showman or publicity hound.
Certainly the new Hugh Jackman film The Greatest Showman, a highly fictionalized musical biopic starring Rebecca Ferguson as Lind, subscribes to the idea of an infatuation between the showman and the singer.
Prior to his circus days, Barnum has been described as the single greatest showman America has ever seen and one of the most famous men of his time.
On this day in 1852, the Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind sailed home to Europe having concluded a widely celebrated American tour organized by the showman P.T. Barnum.
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