Here's four photos from the television show, "The Big Top." The program originated live from the facilities of WCAU-TV, Channel 10 here in Philadelphia and was carried coast to coast on CBS-TV. It aired Saturdays from noon to 1 pm. These pictures were taken when the broadcast came from the Camden, New Jersey Armory which was destroyed later that year by a fire.

WCAU-TV Personalities Bill Hart (left) and Chris Keegan (right)

A troupe of Aerialists

A lion tamer

A performer rides an elephant

From the official archive of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
Photos originally donated by Al Carfagno and his website (now offline)
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