Sideshow freaks

Step into the world of sideshow freaks and be fascinated by their extraordinary abilities. Explore the captivating stories and unique talents of these remarkable individuals.
Gorgeous cast portraits from Tod Browning’s ‘Freaks’ (1932) | Dangerous Minds Portrait, People, Browning, Vintage Photos, Portraits, Actors, Beloved, Old Circus, Lon Chaney

Jenny Lee & Elvira Snow Freaks has earned its place in history as one of the all-time great cult films, though it wasn’t always beloved. The film was reviled by both critics and audiences upon release in 1932. It was a career-killer for Tod Browning, who had previously been a Hollywood golden child with a string of Lon Chaney hits under his belt and who had just come off the enormous success of Dracula. The film shocked audiences with its use of actual sideshow “freaks” as actors: Among the…

Avatar
Shiran Romano
Gorgeous cast portraits from Tod Browning’s ‘Freaks’ (1932) | Dangerous Minds Vintage, People, Vintage Photos, Twins, It Cast, Daisy And Violet Hilton, Conjoined Twins, Circus Performers, Golden Child

Jenny Lee & Elvira Snow Freaks has earned its place in history as one of the all-time great cult films, though it wasn’t always beloved. The film was reviled by both critics and audiences upon release in 1932. It was a career-killer for Tod Browning, who had previously been a Hollywood golden child with a string of Lon Chaney hits under his belt and who had just come off the enormous success of Dracula. The film shocked audiences with its use of actual sideshow “freaks” as actors: Among the…

Avatar
Shiran Romano